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Translation of words in spotlight

I am looking for an extension for spotlight on Yosemite, which allows an offline translation of english words into german and vice-versa. Similar to the inbuilt dictionary, but rather giving a ...
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Numbers: How can I display negative values in a column chart?

I am using Numbers '09 v2.1 (436) and I have a table having positive and some negative values. When in my project I add a column chart mapping properly data from that table it displays a chart without ...
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How do I transfer photo/video from Ipad2 to Windows XP computer? What driver when asks for new hardware found? (Don't have disk)

I have an ipad2 and windows XP service pack 3. When put USB to Windows XP it recognizes IPad2 and I can hit "Trust this computer' on Ipad2. However, the windows XP computer then says "new hardware ...
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How to Create an image in DeployStudio

I just installed DeployStudio v1.6.13 on OS X Server Yosemite. Followed some directions to get everything installed and everything looks like it's working. For example, another mac can boot into the ...
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software question about my apple ID

I downloaded the IOS8 and all of the sudden my iphone5 needed restoring and i lost all of my data!!!! Now that i can turn it on its like a brand new phone but my problem is that i cant restore my ...
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Which printer software driver should I use?

When adding a printer in OS X, and assuming the printer is AirPrint enabled, which driver should I use: 1. the AirPrint driver or 2. the CUPS driver for that specific printer? My assumption is that ...
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Looking for Mac Typing software that supports Spanish keyboard layouts - Recommendations?

I've moved from Windows to the Mac a while ago, and in this "self-improvement" path, I've also realized that I need to learn to touch-type (I can do around 50-60 WPM with 3-and-a-half fingers, but I ...
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What are the best WBS and Gantt chart tool working cross platform?

I am searching for the good tools for creating Work Breakdown Structure and Gantt Chart that work cross platform because other people in my team use Window. So, this forces me to find cross platform ...
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iPhone 4s iOS 9.0.1 Won't update

Im having problems updating iOS 9.0.1 I've deleted most apps so memory is fine, yet the phone appears to be frozen. I can't restart or reset it. I've updated only 1 other bit - can't remember how I ...
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Iphone unwanted download stopping me from accessing main screen

I plugged in my Iphone 4 into my computer to charge it, and I believe I turned off the Itunes from coming up (not quite sure). Anyway, when I went to take my Iphone off the charger, there is ...
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Macbook Pro (mid 2010) shutting down upon boot up

Here is my question. My macbook pro has been acting crazy for a while, shutting down unexpectedly daily. Every once in a while it will work for a day or two but eventually will start shutting down ...
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Firefox 38 on OS X - there is no DRM - howto enable?

I found How to disable DRM in Firefox 38 I don't have those settings in my Firefox. See screenshots: Howto enable DRM restrictions?
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Migrating with different operating systems … Issue?

Trying to migrate software on two OS X macs with different operating systems. Source is running mountain lion and target is running Yosemite. Is this an issue?? I'm using an ethernet cable, have ...
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Yosemite update problem

Trying to update to Yosemite. Unfortunately I'm encountering the Verify File System and Repair Fail. Ive got no backup whatsoever prior to updating to the new OS. I have Windows and I can boot on that ...
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Is there an equivalent to copernic pro desktop search engine available for mac?

Is there an equivalent to copernic pro desktop search engine available for mac? I mean something serious not spotlight or found! Something that is able to search terabytes of data and index millions ...
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Adding document to the launchpad

Is it possible to add a document like a pages document or a screenshot into my launchpad? If so how do I do that
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I lost my albums and books

I lost my albums and books in iPhoto and cannot retrieve them. Is there anything I can do to retrieve these lost files?
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iPod Classic 160GB deletes all files and isn't recognized on PC

I purchased a 160 GB iPod Classic last year. Regularly throughout the year I found that the iPod would often freeze and need to be reset every time it was plugged into my computer. Formerly an Asus ...
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Some Software Manager for Mac OS X like Synaptic in Ubuntu

Is there some software manager like Synpatic in Ubunut for Mac OS X.... Right now, I am using kind of old Mac OS X 10.5.8 and want to install softare on it... Like Opera, Firefox... I don't mind that ...
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Problems running Britannica 2013 in OS X 10.8

I recently installed the Encyclopædia Britannica 2013 Ultimate DVD in my Mac running OS X 10.8.2 Mountain Lion. In the box is stated that only 10.6 - 10.7 versions are supported, and indeed I've run ...
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Remote application start

So, I'm abroad and I want to stream my music library, I use subsonic on my main desktop (iMac) to stream music to my MacBook Air. So far it's been working fine, but it seems that the subsonic ...
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Microsoft Excel formula or search?

I have four Microsoft Excel workbooks (excel spreadsheets). One is a list of Donors and the other three are separate campaigns which had click-throughs from an email blast. What I've been asked to do ...
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Can I read one pdf document on two ipads each showing a facing page?

I would like to be able to read a 60 page pdf on 2 ipads that will display facing pages. (one page per ipad) Pages should turn like a book as if both ipads are the facing pages of a book.
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iOS 9.0.1 update fails to update

My iPhone 6 won't let me download iOS 9.0.1. I tried downloading it once and it said error occurred, failed to update as it said preparing update. So I did it again and deleted some storage in case ...
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What programs actually use the memory on a Graphics card?

I noticed that the Graphics Card memory is hardly used at all, even during Cinebench 3D testing despite the FPS being high. What programs actually use the graphics card memory? Trying to determine if ...
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How to disable a specific sensor within a .kext?

I have a Macbook Pro 13" Retina, mid 2014 with a "right palm sensor" that is malfunctioning. It thinks that the computer is overheating, and it therefore is causing the kernel_task to eat up 250% - ...
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Is there an alternative Ventrilo client for OS X?

Are there any decent software packages for OS X that can connect to Vent servers? The Ventrilo for Mac client isn't up to much.
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Problem with bitmaped and vectored graphics

I have a 2009 iMac with El Capitan (10.11.4). I have recently discovered a very subtle problem with both bitmap and vectored graphics. With bitmaps, while making fine adjustments to shapes using ...
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Need 2 versions of a Sketch app on my machine

Sketch 3.7 is a whole different file structure than 3.6. Does anyone know of a way (like Wine Bottler but with Mac Apps) that I can have BOTH versions on my computer without upgrading – essentially ...
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PDF files I download have their extensions changed automatically

So my problem is two fold: Any PDF file I download has the .lspdf extension appended to it automatically, and renaming them manually is a nuisance. The download button in the safari pdf viewer does ...
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Not satisfied with ambient noise reduction in a recording

I was recording some music with the MacBook Pro built-in microphone and I didn't realise the "Use ambient noise reduction" option was enabled (which was default option). I was just surprised by a ...
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Lost calendar events

How can I retrieve old calendar events? I have All selected under calendar sync under settings. But still the only past 6 months stay in calendar. I want them to stay forever. I like to find old ...
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Old calendar events deleted

I like to keep all my old calendar events in my iPhone calendar. Especially doctors and dentist appointments. Even sporting events so I can pull up the map if I'm revisiting a location. I have my ...
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Siri is called repeatedly out of control

I face a problem with Iphone 6. In the middle of work (particularly listening to podcasts), Siri wrongly thinks she is being called, pauses the main work, and starts asking for order. Edit: "Hey ...
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Mathematica Crash OS X El Capitan

I'm running the latest OS X 10.11.1 on my Macbook Air and I'm trying to use Mathematica 6. The reason I'm using an old version is that I have a class I'm taking that requires we use this old, outdated ...
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Keyboard mapping for my mechanical keyboard that doesn't support Mac

I was pretty dumb for buying a mechanical keyboard that doesn't support OSX. It was quite expensive and I don't want it to go to waste. The keyboard isn't necessarily not working, is just the keys are ...
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Charging Issue on iPhone 5S

My iPhone 5S restarts by itself at least once while charging. Am I having software or hardware issue in this case?
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Time Machine Backup to New SSD

I have a mid-2010 Macbook Pro with a 320GB HDD, and I'm upgrading to a 500GB SSD. Does restoring a Time Machine back up to the new SSD also include the OS? Are there any better alternatives? i.e. do ...
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Disable dialog on each restart

I use Logitech G700s mouse on my Mac with its Logitech Gaming Software which configures mouse buttons and their actions for specific applications. I setup it and all works fine. But one thing bothers ...
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Applications With the Ability to Assign single letter shortcuts

What applications are there that have the ability to assign single letter shortcuts? I wish to create a workflow that implements this kind of idea, A file explorer that focuses on single letter ...
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MacBook pro 2010's - software issue -Some issue means keyboard and trackpad completely useless

My MacBook pro 2010 keyboard and trackpad do not work. The trackpad when clicked only brings up the options as if you were holding down ctrl and clicking. The numbers occasionally work, spaces are ...
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Replacing alert file in app package contents?

Probably a strange question - not sure if this is possible or not....I purchased a utility app for Mac recently to manage my NAS and external hard drives. Works great, only thing that's really ...
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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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What's the path for Jitsi config files?

As near as I can tell, Jitsi is able to dial out and make a phone call using babytel: 17:35:39.320 INFO: [881] impl.protocol.sip.OperationSetBasicTelephonySipImpl.createOutgoingCall().184 Creating ...
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Problems with Logitech G402 buttons

I recently bought Logitech G402 and I've got some problems with its customising. I use OS X. Apple's mouse can, for instance, swipe between full-screens. I want to bind two side buttons for those ...
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How to update MacBook Air OS X 10.7.5 to 10.9

I don't want to update to Yosemite but need to update to at least 10.9 or higher so I can re-load my iPhotos app after doing a factory restore. I've tried both suggestions on here already and neither ...
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Possibility of allocating memory into different applications - Activity monitor or a 3rd party source

Is there a possibility to allocate different amounts of memory into a certain application, or prioritize that application to receive more memory. I am almost positive you cannot do this task with ...
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Lubuntu PowerPC no apt repositories

I have installed Lubuntu on my G4 Mac Mini, however it didn't have any apt repositories, except from the CD ones. I copied over the repositories from my i386 installation, but it can't find some of ...
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Developers from which countries can sell their apps in the Apple store?

I'm a peruvian programmer and I'm interested in selling applications on the Apple Store, but I can't find which countries are accepted to receive payments from the Apple Store, can anyone help me?
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Why doesn't FileMerge show full file?

I am trying to compare & merge two text files in FileMerge (using it for the first time). The thing is that the files contents are not shown in full. The contents of the files being compared are ...