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Battlefield 2 via CrossOver: Graphic Bug With High Terrain

I'm trying to play Battlefield 2 with CrossOver on 10.7.4 but it produces a graphic glitch: I've already checked the software updates for new graphic-divers but can't find any anything. Is there ...
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Where can I find an iPhone 4S skin image?

We need to build a static web page with an iPhone on it containing animated views to showcase our app. To start with we need an iPhone 4S skin, better to be a white one to hold the rest of images, so ...
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How do I delete all pictures off an iPod Touch?

I'm running Windows iTunes and have copied my DCIM folder to back it up, now I want to delete all the pictures like I would on a digital camera, but the folder appears to be write protected and ...
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Java3d applet won't render on Lion

I have no idea what's the problem, but Java3D isn't rendering in applets. For example if I go to this page: http://www.java3d.org/howto.html and I see the first applet but not the second one. Also ...
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Do games need antialiasing on the Retina MacBook Pro?

Since the pixels in the new display are dense enough that they're imperceptible at a normal distance, doesn't that obviate antialiasing? (Assuming that the game is running at full 2880x1800 ...
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How to show width and height of image files in Finder's column view?

Is there any way to view the width and height of image type files in Finder's column view? I am runnning Snow Leopard. There isn't a checkbox for dimension in the Finder's view options:
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Graphics capabilities of MacBook Pro?

I'm considering purchasing a MacBook Pro, but a major issue for me is whether or not it has the computing power to support graphics-intensive applications. Specifically, the two most graphically ...
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What is a good RAW File Processor/Developer/Editor for Mac?

What is a good quality, and ideally free or cheap, RAW file processor for Mac OS X 10.7? Until I switched to Mac from Ubuntu, I used RawTherapee, which served me well, but unfortunately it's not ...
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How do I reliably get the file name of the current background picture?

Latest Lion update broke a simple Geeklet osascript that used System Events to lookup of Background picture names. Running the associated command from the terminal returns the same name, every time, ...
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New MacBook Pro graphics card?

When I have a monitor plugged in at work (dual monitor) and I go to About this Mac -> More Info it says Graphics Radeon HD6770. But when I unplug the monitor and just use the laptop display (17") It ...
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3D modeling application for Mac?

Background: I recently upgraded my Mac, and it happens to have a pretty nice graphics card (not that my old one wasn't nice ... in 2006). While I didn't upgrade my Mac for this purpose, it has ...
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How to use Scale Action to scale up an image in Keynote without loosing quality?

If I have a really high resolution image in Keynote, and I shrink it down to start out small, and then use the scale up action (animation) to make it big the resulting image is pixelated and low ...
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How to change background of Dashboard in Lion

I find the default background of Dashboard in Lion quite boring. I know how to change the defaultdesktop.jpg for the login screen, and I was wondering if there was a similar process for Dashboard. ...
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What software is available for 3D diagrams and graphs?

I'm looking for software to generate pretty 3D diagrams and graphics for scientific publications, for example something like this: ...
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App Recommendation for automatically stitching screenshots together on iOS

As per this marvellous screenshot on another question, is there an App available (preferably an iOS app, but a Mac OS X one might do) that will take a series of screenshots that are produced by taking ...
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How do I insert a picture into the Notes app?

I use the Notes app for keeping track and sharing the extended notes with fellow physicians in cardiology studies. There are a lot of pros to this app and I would find it very much useful if I could ...
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Animated GIF images are slow on iOS

Animated GIF images seem incredibly slow since iOS 4.3ish. Prior to that, animated GIFs worked just fine and had the same speed as on a computer. I don't mean loading the GIF, but the speed of the ...
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What's the best way to place 4 pictures on a A4 sheet using the mac?

What's the best way to place 4 pictures on a A4 sheet using the mac ? (or iPad / iPhone) ? I need to create a pdf. iPhoto seems not to have such functionality. I would like to know if there is an ...
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Is there an app that allows users to take multiple photos and upload them all together?

I see most of popular iOS apps allow only upload one picture at a time to the service's backend storage. Is there any reason why they don't support upload multiple pictures in one shot?
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How can I generate iOS/Flurry style icons in OS X?

As some of you might know, the iOS treatment of app icons is ruthlessly strict. It forces a certain roundness of the corners and allows no transparency, hence enforcing a unified look. I think that's ...
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Prevent image resizing in Pages

If I paste in an image into Pages '09, it scales the image, creating something that is either too small, or too large. Trying to resize these is driving me crazy, how can I either prevent this from ...
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How can I batch convert image files and PDFs to TIFF?

I have a lot .jpeg, .png and .pdf Files and I want to convert all of them to .tiff all at once. How can I do this?
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Can I efficiently make a pdf out of 10 jpeg images? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I combine two or more images to get a single pdf file? In Lion, how can I efficiently combine 10 jpeg files into a single pdf in which each image is a page? I ...
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Desktop Background is blank

I change my background in system preferences and it says my background is a picture, but my desktop is still a blank gray. How can I fix this?
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ISO 9660 on Lion. “No Mountable Filesystems”

I have a collection iso images that all mount on an imac running snow leopard but not on my 2011 MBP with Lion. They are formatted iso 9660, but I don't know at what level. When I mount them with ...
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An app similar to Gif Text?

Is there any application that is similar to Gif Text but with more images and continous updates ? I tried looking in the appstore but I don't think the keywords I used were good enough. I'm sure gif ...
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Mask editing for Pages

When trying to edit the mask, I am stuck with this blue dot that only rounds the corners of the mask and I can't get rid of it. How do I go about editing the mask borders?
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Change EXIF meta-data of multiple images in single click

I ran into big problem yesterday night. I took out my old digital camera, and started using it without setting current date and time. All photos clicked now have date as Jan 01, 2009 I want to ...
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App that shows an image with transparency so you can see through the window?

Is there an Application that lets you display an image with some alpha transparency ( either in the image or in the app ) that lets you see through the image into what's beneath? (the desktop, or ...
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Extract images from a pages document

I want to extract all of the images out of a large pages document. I found an article about it from 2006 ( see http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20060324033125571 ) which states you can open ...
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SNES Graphics Editor for Mac?

Does anyone know of an editor than can open/read SNES 4BPP graphics files? Or at least one that can convert to/from this format?
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How can I stitch a set of images together?

I have a set of images that are named foo-N.jpg, where N is a number from 0 to 100. I'd like to stitch them together such that I have one long image, where foo-0.jpg is at the left and foo-100.jpg is ...
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In Final Cut Pro can I tile a background image?

I am currently trying to see if I have to make a Tiling background image outside Final Cut or not (I currently am on an Ubuntu Machine which doesn't have access to OSX). If you can, please could ...
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Where is my Skype profile picture stored on OS X?

I took a profile picture for Skype using the "Capture a picture from a video camera" button found in the Skype profile dialog. Now I want to use the picture for other things but I cannot find where ...
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Mac Pro Dual Displays

I have a 2007 Mac Pro that shipped with 10.4.7, and an ATI Radeon X1900 XT graphics card. The card has two DVI outputs for a dual display setup. I recently updated my OSX to Snow Leopard and have ...
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Some application screens won't redraw in MBP

I have a MacBook Pro running 10.6.8. It has all the latest updates (except for an item each for iTunes and Safari). Having not used Mail for a week or so, I've run into some problems with it - plus ...
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why modified pictures lose the little white frame as thumbnails in finder?

Let's say we have a picture. We open it with photoshop and save it a copy. If we open the folder with finder, the original picture has a white frame, but the modified doesn't. Why is this happening? ...
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Where can I find the gray linen texture that's used as the Lion login screen background?

My company just updated to Lion, and I really like the gray linen texture that's used as the initial login screen background. I'd like to use it for my desktop background, but it's not one of the ...
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Can I manually update my display driver?

I've recently acquired a MacBook Pro. It's a 13 inch model which comes with an Intel HD Graphics 3000 display card. I've had a few issues lately (such as flickering graphics in certain games and on ...
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magic mouse vs other mouse for graphic design

I've saw some review that the apple magic mouse isn't recommended by designers. How do you find the magic mouse in your daily graphic design work? Would you recommend it? If not what are some good ...
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How to display (small) image previews at actual size?

After upgrading to Lion, I'm finding that Finder is stretching the preview of smaller images (~100 pixels), which is making them look terrible. Is there a setting somewhere I can check to have small ...
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How can I set the background image the same on all master slides without editing each master slide individually in Keynote?

In PowerPoint the master slides have inheritance, so you can set common elements on all the master slides easily. I don't see anyway to do this in Keynote. For example, if I want to set the background ...
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Fastest way to get an image from Skitch into OmniFocus?

What's the fastest way to get a screenshot from Skitch into OmniFocus? When you drag and drop an image into OmniFocus, it only creates a link to the image, rather than embedding it. One way to do ...
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assassin creed brotherhood : mac requirement [closed]

I have a early 2011 Macbook pro with graphic card as Intel HD Graphics 3000 384 MB, will Assassin creed : brotherhood run on this Mac version.
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Problem starting Preview from the command line

Some of the time, when I start Preview from the command line, it fails to start normally. So for instance I will say "open myfile.jpg", and it appears to be trying to start Preview, but the icon for ...
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How do I kill the Application Switcher?

All of the sudden the Application Switcher's graphics breaks: Restart does help, but became a nuisance. How can I kill it? Restart it? UPDATE: Logging off fixed this. UPDATE 2: I came to a ...
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How to test my video memory on a 2010 13" MacBook Pro?

I have MacBook Pro 13" Mid 2010, NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M Recently (but right after installing OS X Lion) I've encountered artifacts on my screen. It's quite often and I can't say if the problem came ...
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A good (and inexpensive) images manager for Mac?

I'm dealing with a huge variety of image files (photos, vectors, icons, cliparts, etc.). I've organized them in folders and subfolders, in order to find theproper sort of image, but I don't find a ...
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Changing the default screenshot filename

Is there a way to change the default screenshot filename prefix (the Cmd-Shift-4 type screenshot) to something other than the default? The default name looks like this: Screen Shot 2011-08-30 at ...
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How about Parallels 7's Lion support especially in graphics performance?

I heard that Parallels 6 lack of GPU acceleration with Lion guest. So it's very slow. How about this on Parallels 7?