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Why are the same characters displayed differently in the same sentence?

In some text views on OS X, e.g. in the application QQ, the character →(U+2192) is displayed differently after a Chinese character or Latin character: Also affected are the other arrows, and the ...
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How can I script the setup of preferences in Mac OS X?

I have a couple of Macs and I would like to create some kind of script that I can use to: Easily setup a new Mac after a reinstall Update settings to consistent values (so if I decide to change some ...
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Apple MacBook 13-inch mid-2010, 4gb RAM, 250 Gb HDD: Can I dual Boot to Windows 10?

I'd like to put a larger hdd into this macbook, and then install Windows 10 onto it. Has Anybody successfully updated their Mac-based Wintel install with Windows 10, and what is involved? I realize ...
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Will Windows 8 drivers work with Windows 10 on a Mac?

Is it possible to use my Windows 8 drivers and have most everything run smoothly on windows 10?
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MS Outlook problem

Outlook for Mac 2011 v14.5.3 running on MacBook Pro Retina (2012) repeatedly closing on send/receive since upgrading to Yosemite 10.10.4. Can see old emails but cannot send or receive with this ...
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iPhone can connect to MacBook Pro but iPad cannot in local network

In home local network, iPhone 6 Plus iOS 8.4 can connect to MacBook Pro OS X 10.10.4 (VNC Server), but iPad Air iOS 8.4 cannot. External network (port forwarding), same both iPhone & iPad can ...
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Is it common to not get any response on writing to tcook@apple.com?

Over a week ago, I had written to tcook@apple.com about serious hardware problems with my MacBook Pro. I had attached a number of screenshots like the one below. But I have still not heard anything ...
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iCloud backup not working

I have a new iPad and am trying to backup from iCloud but the new iPad has iOS 7.1 and the backup is 8.4 and it will not complete the backup. Help
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1answer
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Macbook Pro 2012 shutsdown suddenly at 25% battery

I have a Macbook Pro Unibody Mid 2012 and used the battery for only 118 cycles. Since a few weeks ago whenever I'm on battery and it reaches <25% my Macbook shuts down immediately (no warning, no ...
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Is my Mac Mini's fan okay?

I replaced the HDD with a hybrid HDD/SSD about a week ago, following iFixit's guide for doing so. However, when putting it back together, I stripped one of the connectors on the fan. My Mini gets ...
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Has anyone updated their bootcamp win7 to win10?

As the title states has anyone successfully updated their bootcamp install of windows from 7 to 10 with the windows update tool? Is it useable? Do the drivers work? Does it mess up the bootloader?
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Where is my email after failed attempt to move it to IMAP?

when moving emails from a local folder to an IMAP servers while using a poor wifi connection the emails seem to disappear completely. Apple mail informs me: "The message 'foo' cannot be moved to the ...
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Can't enable Java for browser

For some reason, whenever I try to enable Java in the browser by clicking on the checkbox "Enable Java content in browser" in the Security tab of the Java control panel, it asks for my password and ...
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How do I send text messages to non-iPhone owners using the iMessage app on a Mac or the Messages app on an iPad?

TL;DR I was on ATT for years and could text iPhone and Android users with the iMessage app on my Macs and the Messages app on my iPad. I switched to T-Mobile (and ported over the same phone number) ...
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Does Health.app intelligently count step from multiple sources?

I recently bought an external tracker to track various activity and I wonder, whether I should disable tracking on my iPhone? E.g. let's say my tracker reports that I made 1000 steps and my iPhone ...
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Do Google Chrome and Safari keep sending my IP address to websites while in the background on iOS

When you are not actively using Safari or Chrome, but if they are in the background still with open tabs of websites that were visited while in the foreground, do they keep refreshing and sending my ...
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1answer
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Please help me fix my messages

I have an iPhone 5c, when I send iMessages my contact receives them as coming from my email address. I went to Settings to change this but my phone number is greyed out and my email address is in ...
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How do I back up iTunes to an NAS device

I followed your questions/answers on how to backup iTunes to a different location. I am using an WDMyCloudEX2 NAS drive which shares music, videos and photos with all devices in the house. I have been ...
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In App Purchases Review Status

I have an app up for review that includes IAPs. The App has had the status of In Review for three days now. When I went to the IAP page in iTunesConnect, I noticed that all my IAPs had been changed to ...
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Need help with OS X server. I can't get it to resolve correctly

Ok. So I have a static IP set on my router (using fiber so no modem). I have no idea what is going on. but I can't get it to resolve outside the network. Background: Static IP :xxx.xxx.xxx.9 ...
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How to copy found text (highlighted) in TextEdit

I'm looking for copying the patterns that I find. For example for this, I would like to copy all the "bcbc": and being able to paste it somewhere like "bcbcbcbcbcbcbcbcbcbc" (bcbc x5). Do you know ...
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Have Quick Look Treat a New File Extension as .plist

I have a file with extension .whatever and I want to tell Quick Look that it's a binary plist. How can I add a new extension? I see this plugin for text files, but I'd imagine that there's an easier ...
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AppleScript - Add userinput to text file?

How can I add a user input variable to a text file? This is what I have right now: -- ask user display dialog "Enter Cheat" default answer "99 Gold, super health, unlimited Grenades.." set cheat1 ...
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keystrokes laggy/ out of order

My question is might be related to this old question: Keystrokes getting eaten randomly When I type on my keyboard some keys just won't appear. Different from the other issue (link above) the ...
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Virtualizer that provides Retina resolution with Mac OS X as the Guest OS

Do any of the virtualizers running on Mac OS X provide Retina resolution when the Guest OS is Mac OS X? Parallels Desktop For Mac VMware Fusion VirtualBox For example on a MacBook Pro (Retina, ...
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Is it possible to validate XML in Xcode?

I need to validate XML. I know that Xcode has some support for XML, such as highlighting and collapsing. However, I'm having trouble figuring out how to run actual validation of XML from within Xcode. ...
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Cannot get onto Apple Developer Forums

Every time I attempt to log on to the apple developer forums it tells me I need to create a new user account (even though I already have one), and when I try to sign up it gives me an error: Anyone ...
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how to share iBooks not purchased via store

when ctrl-clicking a book in iBooks that was purchased via the iBooks store you get all these options to share it, but this does not happen with old books I have imported from the iTunes store. Does ...
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Weird problem with file ownership

I recently had to move server drives from an OSX 10.6 server to a new Mac mini running Yosemite (10.10.4) and Yosemite server (4.1.3) - meaning I physically unplugged them from the old server and ...
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1answer
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iOS 8.4 app download problem

Whenever I try to download an app it will buffer forever and on my home screen the app will only say waiting. Why is this and what is the solution?
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How can I change the Mail face to show up for to/from fields in a folder?

When I select an email in my sent folder I get the face of the person I've sent the email to: I have a habit of keeping local copies of all sent email for archival. When I copy this email to a ...
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1answer
23 views

Make your iOS device work like an IP-cam? (Remote video watching)

I would like to use my iPad to record video (or even taking continuous photos every few seconds would be fine), and while it is recording, i would like to be able to see the video from my iPhone. ...
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1answer
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Resizing a 100GB Recovery HD Partition

Some time ago, I used BootCamp to set up a partition for Windows 7 on my MacBook Pro (13" late 2014 if it matters) so I could dual-boot. I have since removed the partition using BootCamp, but still ...
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Removing stand for iMac 24" 2008 Model

From my understanding all 24" iMac models have removable stands so that Vesa mounts can be fitted. Insert a card behind the stand you are meant to be able to get a latch to release to reveal some ...
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osx automation using spaces

My ultimate goal is to write an automation script that will collect all the open safari windows in a specific space and spit out the URLs. Can spaces be addressed using scripting?
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Iphone 5s fully crashed

in my jailbreak iPhone i tried to erase & reset all setting to remove jailbreak , but i forget to download os in iTunes , now my iPhone dose not work it just only shows apple logo , what to do now ...
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1answer
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Do I need the DVD to reformat 2011 MacBook Pro with OS X Yosemite

I have a MacBook Pro from early 2011 which was shipped to me with a DVD that I could use to reformat the machine, which I do not have with me at the moment. I have upgraded to OS X Yosemite though, ...
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Incomplete text displayed in reply emails for Outlook Mac 2011? The problem is intermittent and I can't reproduce it on demand, but it happens often

After hitting reply, most of the original text is missing and also prior emails. It works correctly after cancelling and re-attempting the reply a second time. I see no pattern, but it happens to me ...
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Internet not working on iPad mini with iOS 7

Since a couple of days internet connected applications (such as facebook) have stopped working on my wife's iPad mini which has iOS 7.1.2. Further symptoms: internet works in Safari internet ...
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iOS 8.4 does not update apps

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.4 Never had an issue untile three days ago. I went to update some apps from the app store, and it just won't do it. The little circle keeps spinning without ever ...
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Gmail notifications in Notification Center

I am looking for a way to see new emails that I received show up in the notification centre. Right now I am following the advice gleamed from this page but when new emails come in all that happens is ...
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My MacBook Air keeps saying my startup disc is full. [on hold]

I just turned of TimeMachine as advised. In "About this Mac" it says 120.47GB are taken up by "Other"…??? Help!
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How to import m4v files into iTunes 12.2.1.16 on Mac OS X 10.1.2.16?

I converted some mkv files into AppleTV3 files with Handbrake so I could import them into iTunes to watch on my AppleTV 3. I can't seem to import these files into iTunes 12.2.1.16 on Mac OS X ...
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Yosemite Server: lsregister spamming Console with LaunchServices database seeding notifications

I'm running Yosemite Server 10.10.2 on a Mac Mini with several 40TB SAS RAIDs attached and a dozen AFP clients (iMacs running mixed Mountain Lion and Yosemite) connected over the local network. I'm ...
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How to start Tunnelblick VPN connection via Terminal

I can connect/disconnect using the Tunnelblick app. How do I connect via the command line? /Applications/Tunnelblick.app/Contents/Resources/openvpnstart start ??? How do I determine the parameters ...
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Set Brightness to Full on Boot (MacBook Pro)

I frequently have the problem where my laptop's screen is too dim prior to login and I can barely tell where my account or the mouse is. Is there a way to set the brightness to maximum on boot before ...
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Calendar not sending acceptance notifications to meeting organisers (ICS invites)

I am working with iCloud, iPhone and Macbook Pro on Yosemite. I receive ICS calendar invites via mail from a user using Outlook. When I click on the ICS file in the mail, it opens and I can add it to ...
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iPhone 6 dropped on my sink no cracks but broken inside [duplicate]

When I dropped my iPhone on the sink it didn't crack but it did break inside. I can't use my iPhone. I can turn it on but it isn't fully functional. There are lines and white blocks on the screen. I ...
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Macbook Air (2013), 10.11, & Bootcamp Problems

So I have a mid 2013 Macbook Air and I have it running 10.11. I have had a Windows 7 partition running in parallel (not the program) that I created using Bootcamp a couple months after I bought it. ...
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Setup a Wi-Fi which only works at login window

I have a Active Directory domain which has both Mac mini and MacBook as member computers. User login to those computers with their Active Directory credentials. Because Mac mini has a Ethernet port, ...

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