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What Is Graphic Switching & Are There Reasons to Turn It Off?

I was tinkering about in the System Preferences of my Macbook Pro yesterday, when I came across "Automatic Graphic Switching" within the Energy Saver pane as exemplied below: What exactly is ...
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MacBook Pro Mid 2012 briefly displays static after waking from sleep

On my MacBook, whenever I wake it up from hibernation, it briefly displays static for about 2 seconds before showing the login screen, very like an untuned analog TV. The problem is purely cosmetic, ...
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Changing dots per inch (DPI) in Powerpoint Office 2011 for Mac

I want to increase the resolution of my images in PowerPoint for (2011 for Mac). In other forums it says to go to Preferences -> Save and from there you can change the dpi...here's a fuzzy screen ...
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Files missing when connecting iPad to Windows 10

When I connect my iPad to my Windows 10 computer, it shows the device "iPad" with the "Internal Storage" as a folder. This storage contains three folders with a couple of pictures and videos I took ...
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Messages showing “Tap to Download” instead of images

Lately when someone sends me a picture via iMessage, I see a box that says "Tap to Download" instead of an image. Most of the time when I try tapping the box, it says "Downloading" but it is stuck at ...
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Macbook Pro 2010 Late Kernel Panic issues

I've had random kernel panics on my computer since about the time I updated to OSX Yosemite. I should add that I have a crucial m500 SSD and use the mini port to connect my laptop to a large external ...
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Is it possible to use old Wacom tablet on 10.11?

I have Wacom Graphire 3 a.k.a CT-630. This model is old Wacom tablet. So, it has no driver for 10.11. Can I use this tablet on my Mac? Any solution?
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Display just an image as a “window”?

Is there an easy way to display a PNG image (with transparency) as its own “window”, without any OSX window features (title bar, buttons, shadows)? Ideally, it could also disappear when ...
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Problem changing desktop background in Mountain Lion (10.8.1)

I have performed an upgrade to the latest Snow Leopard and now to Mountain Lion (10.8.1). Post upgrade my desktop background isn't no longer changing. The background will not change when I try and ...
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Images are “Faded” Emailed from Outlook 2011 for Mac

I have a rather odd issue. I'm running in a Mac/PC environment at work. When I email an image (JPG or PNG) to someone from Outlook 2011 Mac and they open in Outlook for PC (2010), the picture always ...
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JPEG XR support

What kind of support does OSX have for JPEG XR (also known as HD Photo)? I know that there is a Photoshop plugin for it, but are there any other forms of support such as an image preview or other ...
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Screen artifacts that show up in screenshot

My MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) running El Capitan (10.11.1) intermittently displays screen artifacts. I thought the issue might be with my screen connector, but the artifacts are captured when I ...
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How to have Finder open 'Pictures' folder when iPhone connects and photos import via AutoImporter.app?

I have a nifty setup on my MacBook Pro, where, upon connecting my iPhone, I have AutoImporter.app (/System/Library/Image Capture/Support/Application/AutoImporter.app) automatically import whatever ...
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How preserve JPEG date stamps during Automator scaling?

Automator services embedded as a context menu are a great way to quickly scale down JPEGs in the finder. Right click the file, choose your scaling script, done in seconds. The problem is it ...
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Pasting images into pages document very cumbersome - Inline vs Automatic

Pasting images into a pages document is very cumbersome, requiring each individual image to be re-set and location to be adjusted manually to 'Move with Text/ & /Inline with Text' - can ...
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GRUB 2 - “fb: swiutching to radeondrmfb from EFI VGA”

Whenever I try to boot Arch, Mint or Debian from a USB stick using GRUB 2 on my mac with compatibility mode, it freezes on this error (given in the question title). I've tried every available, up to ...
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MBP 2011 Fail GFX Passing Tests

I'm having the issue that a lot of people have with their MacBooks. It's a MBP 2011 15" and it's suffering from the dedicated graphics failure. I get the lines down the screen, screen shifting, and ...
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How to add export formats to Preview.app?

Is there any way to teach Preview how to export/save (and not just import/open) additional formats? If so, how? As you may know, Apple has removed several export formats from the default dialog in ...
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Is there any new version of nvidia geforce 320m that I can use for my mid 2010 macbook [duplicate]

I had opened a question but no luck. Then I researched a little bit. I've heard nvidia stopped supoorting this models after like 2011. so I have exactly "19.01.2011" dated and "8.17.12.6141" version ...
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Garbled screen graphics after wake up Macbook from full battery drain

A couple times now when my Macbook Pro running Yosemite was left unplugged overnight (with the screen open) I have come back to it like this (That's the drained battery symbol that indicates you need ...
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How can I find the pictures I uploaded from an iphone on Mac?

I uploaded all my photos on my photo album to my Mac. My Mac is OS X 10.9.5, I've searched under images, folders, photos, and I cannot find the entire album yet when I type image onto the spotlight ...
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iPhone 4S Gray Light in Middle of Black Screen Fix?

I'm having trouble with my iPhone 4S. It rarely turns on and whenever it does, it shows a gray light in the middle of a black screen with some kind of halo around the light. Also, whenever I hook it ...
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Texture and Pattern generator, Alternative to fireworks

I use Adobe Fireworks for its Texture and Pattern tools to make things like this: and then i copy-paste it to Flash Professional to use there. but fireworks is so slow and buggy is there a free or ...
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Is there a way to force “low power” graphics?

Is there a plist or hidden config to set my graphics/energy preference to "Always use low power/ integrated graphics"? Seems like energy saver preferences only allow choosing between: Smart auto ...
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Apple website images compression

Ok I searched like the whole internet for this topic but couldnt find ANYTHING at all and thought maybe this is the right place to ask such a question. I was recently visiting apples iphone site and ...
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MacBook Pro, OS X El Capitan - Photo Problems

I'm new to MacBooks and I take a lot of pictures. One of the things I appreciated of my previous Windows computer was that the photo organization was great. On my Mac, when I download my photos into ...
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Mid-2015 - Borderlands weird screen texture when playing with the integrated Iris Pro

I'm playing Borderlands 1 GOTY (Game of the year edition) from the App Store. Tried playing it only with the Iris Pro, instead of the Radeon R9 370X, and the performance is stunning. However I get ...
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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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Image editing utility that can cut out strips (remove internal portions)?

I am looking for a simple way to remove (cut out) strips (end-to-end internal regions) from images, similar to how it can be done in this Windows utility: ...
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How to save photos from old Samsung AT&T flip phone with white screen (corrupted gpu) to my MacBook Pro?

UPDATE: This is how I got the photos out. I have some precious photos (family children) and sounds (baby voices) stored on my old Samsung AT&T SGH-a687 phone, not the SD card, that is ...
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Chrome on OS X Yosemite Producing Garbled Graphics

A couple of weeks ago Chrome started producing unusably garbled graphics for me, under OS X Yosemite 10.10.5. It's perhaps easier to show than to tell. For instance, Gmail looks like this: ...
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Change GraphicConverter 9 Concat output resolution?

I am using GraphicConverter 9 to combine multiple images together, and I'm using the Concat function. The issue I'm having is that the outputted image has a resolution of only 10 ppi...which doesn't ...
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How to check OpenGL Version? The version is the same as if i install Windows?

I need to work with at least OpenGL 3.1, and i am not sure which version do i have. When i execute this command on terminal: glxinfo | grep "OpenGL version" i get this message: OpenGL ...
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How to mask images in Keynote into circles?

I have a bunch of photos that I need on a single slide, and I'd like them all to be shown as circles. Can I do that out-of-the-box with Keynote?
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Change background image with Time

I created 288 different earth renders depending on sun position (one for every 5 earth minutes) based on this file from blendswap. It the image sequence starts at noon and ends at noon. I would like ...
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Where does OS X store your current desktop picture?

Where does OS X store your current desktop picture? I read somewhere else that it was in /Library/Caches/com.apple.Desktop. But I don't have that directory.
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Apple Mail: Signature dropdown dysfunctional after adding an image to the signature

I just finished creating a signature containing an image (no HTML, just dragged and dropped a PNG image file into the middle of the signature). However, apart for some strange line breaking errors ...
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How do I investigate my graphics card problem further?

I'm relatively new to OS X and I'm loving it. I've got a MBPr (15″ Late 2013 2.6HGz Core i7 Yosemite 10.10.5 16 GB 1600MHz DDR4 GT 750M, 2GB) that has been serving me brilliantly except for a very odd ...
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Reduce transparency and Lock-screen Background

I'm running El captain public beta but I think this also applies to macs running Yosemite. I really like the look of the reduce transparency + increase contrast in Yosemite/El Captain. Unfortunately ...
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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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How to change email settings on iPad so as not to show images by default

My friend has an iPad. I have never used an iPad, but am trying to help her set things up better -- so it's clearly a case of the blind leading the blind. In my own email (a gmail account, which I ...
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Is this a good strategy to optimise web images for iphone? [closed]

I have a lot of old assets (html and image files) I need to optimise for mobile devices. The existing assets were created for desktop and did not have mobile device in mind. I am planning to make the ...
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How to export a table with transparency from Numbers to PNG?

If I copy a table from Numbers to the pasteboard and then create a new document in Preview, it usually works fine, but if cells contain partially transparent background or border colors (especially ...
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Virtualization with Intel's GVT-d on Mid-2015 Macbook Pro

I have a mid-2015 15" Macbook Pro. The iGPU is part of Intel's Iris Pro brand, which as I understand allows a VM to access the GPU directly with a native driver through GVT-d. I would like to run a ...
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Is it possible to take a screenshot in vector format?

Is it possible to make screenshots in vector format (SVG or PDF) instead of only in raster formats on OS X?
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Tool for drawing bezier lines - inspector for the length of the line

Looking for a tool what allow me: draw shapes with bezier lines the inspector shows the length of the line For example OmniGraffle allows draw a shape with bezier lines, but it doesn't show the ...
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Performance of Virtual Machines on MacBook Pro with and without discrete graphics

I am trying to decide between MacBook Pro 15" with and without Discrete Graphics Card. My work involves running 2-3 Virtual Machines using Virtualbox at a given time with Chrome, Microsoft Outlook ...
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Text Editor Graphical Glitch on Xcode 6.4

I'm experiencing a very odd graphical glitch with the code editor, initially I thought it was my machine's graphics going to pot but after further investigation it is definitely tied to Xcode and/or ...
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Are there any native tools for SVG conversion on OS X? [closed]

How can I convert SVG image to something raster? Are there any native [command-line] tools on OS X that can do that? I am able to open them in Safari or Firefox, but doing "Save as..." only proposes ...
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How can I fix constantly resetting HD 4000 GPU?

Problem: My MacBook Pro started showing graphic issues. For a little bit more than two years the system was running without any major issues, but now it is almost unusable. Last month a few of those ...