This brief tutorial will show you how to install and use a simple Chrome Extension that lets you edit text within a Tab in Chrome.
- Visit http://jackens.cba.pl and click the Download button.
- If Google Chrome doesn’t automatically start to install the Extension, you may need to install it manually.
- Once installed, open a new Tab and navigate to your Apps section. Click the new CromEditor icon.
- A new Tab will open and all you need to do is click anywhere inside the window and start typing!
- There are a few options/customizations available – to access them, select the Chrome “Options” button, select Tools from the menu, and then Extensions from the secondary menu.
- Locate ChromEditor in your Extensions, and select the Options link below it.
- From here you can change the size of the font, and enable spell checking. Make any changes you deem fit, then close the tab (the changes will be saved automatically).
- In the example image below, you can see that I increased the font size.
- I wouldn’t recommend using this method to write very important notes. While ChromEdit does have a built in save feature – you can close the tab, quit Chrome, and your text will still be there when you open ChromEdit next – I still don’t think it’s as safe as using Notepad or TextEdit to keep track of important .txt files.
Regardless, it’s a great way to quickly create and store little notes right from within your browser.