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Project based Finder window presets

Does anyone know of software that would allow me to pull up a set of finder windows based on a project type. I'm a user experience manager who's constantly switching between projects and it would be ...
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To use MySQL, system preferences must quit and reopen, and quit and reopen

How do I just get the MySQL Admin GUI to run: then: final loop: I can't seem to get out of whatever sort of infinite loop is in there.
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How do I post a screenshot from Mac OS X Lion on askdifferent?

How do I take a screenshot? On the other Mac I was using, grab was installed, but paying for screenshots seems excessive. System Software Overview: System Version: Mac OS X 10.7.5 (11G63) ...
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How to hide or remove useless network names from the wifi menubar icon

I have obnoxious neighbors that think its funny to use offensive words for their SSIDs. I would like to remove those SSIDs from, at a minimum, the wifi menubar icon. If its easier, hiding/removing ...
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Copying a DVD in Yosemite

I am looking for software to copy a DVD home created without copy guard. Roxio Toast stopped working after installing Yosemite
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What are the search parameters to get Xcode 4.2?

What are the search parameters to get xcode 4.2? I see xcode 6, and searched for 4.2...and got back hundreds of results. https://developer.apple.com/downloads/index.action My system: System ...
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App to allow battery charge only to a certain extent

I'd like to charge my rMBP battery only up to 85% or 90%, in order to preserve it. Is there any app that stops charging at user selected percentages? If not, is there any other method? (Apart from ...
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Looking for calendar app where I can create event by share option in contact

I am looking for calendar app where I can create an event by iOS 8's "Share" option in Contacts. Does one exist?
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What's the best way to edit Microsoft Word documents on iPad?

I'm on the road and have the need to update my CV which is a Microsoft Word document. My CV is accessible via WebDav but I've also got it stored on the iPad using the Synology DS File app. What is ...
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Is there any Safari extension similar to “WasteNoTime” that allows you to attribute different amounts of time for using different sites?

Is there any Safari extension similar to "WasteNoTime" that allows you to attribute different amounts of time for using different sites? For instance, let's say one wants to block completely Facebook ...
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What's a good SSH tunneling client for OS X?

I've using SSH Tunnel manager to easily set up and stop port tunneling over SSH to various servers at my company. That saved me the pain of opening up a new terminal window which will hang out there ...
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Remote access of an iPad display from another iPad

I've got an iPad and I was searching for new applications with new features. Currently I'm searching for an application by that I can remotely access another iPad screen just like Teamviewer. Is ...
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SIP client alternative to Facetime?

Wikipedia says: "Like the video version, FaceTime Audio is currently only available between Apple devices." So...I was going to ask how to make/receive SIP calls from Facetime...but that's not an ...
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Raise/lower/move/resize windows with mouse + modifier keys

I'm a longtime FVWM user over on the Linux side and have developed some keyboard + mouse shortcuts that I find very helpful in managing windows. Specifically: left click + command + shift = send to ...
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Circuit simulator tool for OS X?

Anyone know any circuit simulator tool for OS X like Simulink or Proteus?
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What's a good Windows RDP client for Mac?

I administer a number of Windows machines, and am trying to find a really good application to remote desktop in to them from my Mac. I've tried CoRD, and I really like its library approach to saved ...
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Best app to switch between all open windows (alternatives to Witch)

After 4 years of being a Mac user, there is only one thing that I still miss from the Windows world, and that is being able to switch with a single keystroke between all open windows in the computer. ...
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AutoHotkey Equivalent for OS X?

Is there an equivalent product/method for AutoHotkey. For those that don't know, its a product that allows you to program your mouse movements and keyboard. This allows me to "macro" certain functions ...
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Which standalone player or system plugin works well for WMV media on Mac OS X?

I want to be able to play a WMV file on my Mac, but can't decide which plugin/software to install. In particular, I need something that will interface with Adobe Acrobat reader, as Adobe currently do ...
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Weather apps that report snow accumulation

Are there any weather apps for iOS that report the amount of snow accumulation, not just precipitation? Something like 3-5" of snow is expected. I've tried the stock weather app and several others. ...
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What photo management application can I migrate to that would preserve iPhoto's face detection data?

I've used iPhoto for many years and found that it was suitable for what I wanted to do. Since Apple has discontinued iPhoto and Aperature in favor of their new Photos application, I'm seriously ...
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Rules for from account in Apple Mail

I happily use mail with several accounts. When I send a new email I often forget to choose the correct 'From' account. Is there a mail plugin that allows to set the default 'From' account using some ...
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Looking for an iOS app to announce the time

Is there an application for iOS devices similar to "Announce the time" feature in Mac OS X? This feature simply announces time every hour/half hour/quarter hour with preselected voice. My idea is ...
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Recommendation for an iOS & Mac app suite with iCloud support for editing RTF files?

I'm looking for an app suite of iOS and Mac apps for editing RTF files (originally created with TextEdit) and which allow sharing the files through iCloud. I considered getting the WriteToGo suite of ...
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Sandbox browser for safely viewing malicious websites

I'm looking for a quick and safe way to browse potentially malicious / infected websites. So far all of the products I've found are PC only. I can run a Virtual PC environment but it's a pain and I'm ...
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Stanza replacement recommendation?

Now that Amazon has sunk the usability flagship among e-readers, Stanza, I am looking for a replacement but it turns out to be very difficult. It seems every app praises itself beyond reason. Every ...
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Good PostScript viewer for MacOS?

On OS X, is there a good application to open PS files without converting them to PDF? In addition, I want to associate PS.GZ files to this application, but retain the TAR.GZ association to my ...
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CHM viewer with no continuous search?

I am using CHM View at the moment. The problem is that when I do a typing mistake in one word. I have to wait for long time. I would like to have no continuous search. Only searching when I hit ...
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ss (netstat alternative) for OS X

How do I install ss on OS X? I couldn't find the iproute package in homebrew. Red Hat recommends ss over netstat in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. ss is provided by the iproute package. Red Hat ...
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How to Keep Mac apps updated

Is their anyway to keep all apps installed on my mac updated? As soon as some new version for a particular app launches i get the update automatically. I checked few softwares but all of them are ...
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Calendar App with CSV import

At the moment i'm trying to switch from Outlook to Apple Mail / Cal.app and would like to know if anyone here has found a way to batch import Calendar events consistently from CSV files. The usual ...
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is there an application to manage bookmarks?

I hate the in-built book mark managers of all browsers, it quickly becomes too messy and important links are hard to find Is there desktop application which deal with bookmarks? something that has ...
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Automatic punch hole removal for scanned PDFs

Does anyone know of a tool that can automatically bulk remove punch holes from scanned PDFs? It should really do its job mostly autonomously since it will be used on a few hundred pages. It should be ...
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How to transfer file (PDF) from imac to iphone when no internet

Does anyone know of any software that will allow me to send a pdf from my iMac to iPhone 5 when I have no internet please?
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Different programs in the same Xcode C++ project

I am trying to use XCode as my training environment for simple C++ programs. If I create a new project, I can successfully complete everything (compile, run) but If I add one more file, it can't ...
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I photoshot pages in a book. What's the best way to enhance it?

I shot some pages in a book and I'd like to enhance it. In photos, there's table visible so I'd like some tool that would crop it and scale it and improves brightness and contrast to improve ...
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How to sync EXIF data and date information from iPhoto to original files and flickr

I've recently started a process of scanning old photo albums. I had settled into a nice workflow scanning a few images at a time and using iPhoto to add descriptions and change the dates, thinking ...
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What's a good iPhone app for playing MP3 music?

I have an extensive collection of video game music that I like to keep completely separate from my 'regular' music (which I use iTunes to sync w/ my iPhone and the stock Music.app to play). I'm ...
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How can I make my Mac a DLNA server and/or client?

How can I make my Mac be a DLNA server and/or client?
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Is there an OS X equivalent to iOS's Remote App?

Is there some equivalent to Apple's (iOS) Remote App for the desktop (running OS X)? I.e. some – preferably small – application to control an iTunes instance which is running on another Mac? Maybe ...
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Looking for an app to create icon size art

Can I ask a for a recommendation for an app. I am looking for a user friendly app that I can use to make, resize, and save in jpeg and png format, icon size art. Being new to Apple I have no idea. ...
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About mac programs and usage data [closed]

Are there any mac professional programs where you can use them for free given you provide the company ( that is responsible for the program ) with detailed usage data ( just pertaining to the program ...
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How to simulate multiple mouse clicks while holding the mouse button?

I want my mouse to rapidly auto-click when I hold the left mouse button and to stop as soon as I release the left button. How can I do this? I have searched for hours, I didn't find anything! Is ...
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How can I transfer video from my Sony AVCHD camcorder?

I'm a desperate owner of a Sony HDR-XR520V and an avid Mac user. Sony + Mac users know that the supplied footage management software—Picture Motion Browser (PMB)—is only for Windows. Sony's advice ...
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What a good app to tag my favorite places?

I travel a lot to the same 5 cities for work. Sometimes, if I have a spare hour or two I explore and sometimes on those explorations, I find great places. I'd like to tag those places on a map with an ...
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What desktop software (for Mac OS) is there similar to Zite?

Zite is an awesome iPad app that offers a personalized magazine from web sources (an amazing variety of public RSS feeds from conventional news to popular blogs). You start by giving it some keywords ...
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How do I download Youtube videos for offline viewing on an iOS device?

I have just tried 28 different apps that claim to download youtube videos for offline viewing/listening, including Instapaper and Pocket. None of them do it; they all expect there to be an internet ...
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Is there a way to record my iPad screen for free?

Good afternoon, I own an iPad 2 and a Macbook Pro. I am looking for a free solution to recording my iPad's screen from my computer. I plan to record the gameplay of various iOS games and upload them ...
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Software to draw on the trackpad

I am asking about a software to draw figures and diagrams using the trackpad. I am already aware of Inklet, which works only in conjunction with other software like photoshop. I need another free ...
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Looking for the ultimate IDE for Mac

I am a little disenchanted with development on the Mac right now. I need a single IDE that can handle all of my development needs. I did notice there are other questions on this topic already, but ...