TextTool Makes Text Manipulation On iOS Quick And Easy

TextTool Makes Text Manipulation On iOS Quick And Easy
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iOS: Editing text on iOS isn’t easy. Even simple text manipulation takes forever, like encoding for a URL, indenting a series of lines or changing case. TextTool is an app that makes all of that easier.

All you need to do is paste the text you want to edit into TextTool, and then you get the option to bulk-edit that text. You get a lot of options:

  • Affix (add a prefix or suffix)
  • Change Case (change to uppercase, lowercase, Sentence case, or Word Case)
  • Comment/Uncomment (prefix lines with common source code comment characters or remove them)
  • Encode/Decode (for URLs)
  • Dedupe (remove duplicate lines)
  • Entify/Deentify (applies HTML entities to text, such as “&” to “&” )
  • List/Delist (prefix each line with a bullet, asterisk, hyphen, or number or remove it)
  • Entab/Detab (translate tabs to spaces and vice versa)
  • Educate/Simplify (add/remove smart quotes, hyphens, etc.)
  • Escape/Unescape (for inclusion in text strings)
  • Indent/Outdent (by tabs or spaces)
  • Join/Split (join into one line or separate into multiple lines by delimiter)
  • Pop/Shift (remove first or last line)
  • Replace (simple search and replace)
  • Regex (full regular expression support)
  • Sort (sort lines of text)
  • Trim (remove leading and trailing whitespace)
  • Wrap (clean up text and word wrap it)

When you’re done messing around with you text, you can instantly open that up in another app, share to your clipboard and more. It’s niche, but if you do a lot of writing on your iPad or iPhone, TextTool makes it a heck of a lot easier.

TextTool ($5.49) [iTunes App Store via MacStories]