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Create globally available volume control for iTunes

I'd like to change the volume on iTunes from the keyboard at anytime, regardless what app is currently being used. I understand there are the keys at the top dedicated for system volume (this won't ...
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What does “case (let foo):” without an assignment to foo mean in Swift? [on hold]

I'm clear on the difference between let and var in Swift. That's not what this question is about. What I've not been able to find any explanation of is a construct such as enum Bar { case(let foo): ....
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How to Install OS X on new hard drive on a Late 2012 Mac mini

I have a Late 2012 Mac mini. I want to replace the hard drive with a SSD. The computer place wants to charge $99 for installing the OS on top of the $129 for installing the new SSD. The tech said I ...
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Run multiple instances of Telegram

I have 2 iphones and use 2 seperate Telegrams. The 2nd one is assigned to me by the external project phone I'm assigned to and that company uses Telegram extensively. There is 1000's of employees ...
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How can I view blue “replace” suggestions in Preview?

In Preview, how can I see the suggested replacements noted by blue strikethroughs? Do I need adobe acrobat to view these?
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What does the red i in I phone 5s mean? [on hold]

I press on the red i to be alerted to what to do next or for guidance or explanation of what this means. Could someone assist me on how to rid this caution symbol? Thank you!
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My Mac doesn't let me change file Icons

My Mac doesn't let me change a file icon no matter what I do. Instead of showing the picture (or icon) that I want it to use, it just says the type of file that it is, like PNG. It looks kind of as if ...
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Trying to run VMware Horizon on MacBook Air

I have VMware Horizon installed on my MacBook Air but when I try to use it I get this error almost immediately, "Unable to connect to Desktop" and the app closes. When I use the browser version ...
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What is the Numbers equivalent of Excel's “Solver”?

I'm a former Excel user and particularly of the "Solver Routine" I have found nothing of that nature in Numbers. Also is there an integration routine to find the area under curves?
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Disk Utility will not repair permissions

I have tried to repair permissions multiple times using Disk Utility.app and also using the command-line diskutil. I always get the same output, so apparently it's not fixing the problem. I've also ...
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Preview custom files types in Finder

I would like to preview my experimental data stored as text files with specific extension in Finder. I mean I would like to see the experimental curve in Finder. Is it possible to do this by scripting ...
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1answer
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Should I have my MBP “take breaks” while working hard, or are its fans sufficient?

I want to transform some data by doing (from Terminal) a Python command that runs on a single core only and doing something I expect to be CPU bound once data is pulled from disk and is accessible at ...
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Where does Photos store Live Photo videos?

The Photos app in OSX El Capitan can import Live Photos from my iPhone. But when I look in the folder where photos are stored, ~/Pictures/Photos Library.photoslibrary/Masters, I don't see any videos ...
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Can I undelete a matched track from iTunes Match?

I accidentally deleted one of my matched tracks from iTunes when I really just wanted to remove the downloaded copy. Is there a way to resurrect it? The downloaded copy was sitting in my trash, so I ...
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iOS in-app purchase: Keeping consumable counter in keychain, do I need to document export compliance

The answer to iPhone - in-App purchase consumable correct approach on stackoverflow is very appealing for keeping track of consumables in the keychain. However, using the keychain for this purpose (...
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1answer
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Shortcuts for Inserting objects in PowerPoint for Mac

The screenshot shows the common items to be inserted into a PowerPoint Presentation. Being on a Mac, of course we are handicapped on not having mnemonics support to perform the action by the keyboard. ...
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1answer
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Given son-in-laws old imac, it is still registered under his iCloud and need to switch it to mine.

How do I switch iCloud accounts on a gifted imac desktop from son-in-laws to mine. It won't update because it says it is registered to another account. Son in law did give me his iCloud signin info. ...
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How do I get my photos/videos off of icloud directly to an external hard drive?

I have a MacBook Air and a hard drive that is compatible. I have already moved all photos and videos from my computer storage to my harddrive so no issues there. My problem is that I can't figure out ...
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MacBook Pro 2009, can't format/fresh install

So, i'm in a (bit of) a pinch. I was doing a format/fresh install of MacOS on my old 13-inch 2009 MacBook Pro going through OS X Utility and Reinstall OS X. Unfortunately when i do enter my Apple ...
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Keyboard intermittently stops responding when I turn on magic mouse

When I turn on magic mouse my external Apple keyboard sending signals with sufficient delay until I turn my mouse off. The same time external trackpad works fine. If I turn off mouse - keyboard ...
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1answer
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How does OS X connect to other computers on the LAN?

I am behind a router, with some windows users, and I noticed that their computers show up in my finder, under shared. I never closely examined this feature, but today I decided to connect as my user ...
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How to show a large notification banner on OSX screen?

Is there a tool to programmatically, from command line, show a large notification banner on top of other windows, on all screens, or at least on the currently active screen? I mean obnoxiously large, ...
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1answer
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Grey screen apple logo prohibitory sign etc MacBook 2009

I have an older Mac book that will not boot. I have tried all key commands including fcsk which resulted in a "mach kernel" end result, so nothing worked. I don't have a system install disk (bought ...
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Force finder to “refresh” an icon

Sometimes, newly-copied apps (though a bash script) end up retaining the "circle with strike-through" on top of their icon, even after running them. Restarting the system fixes this issue. Is there ...
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Black screen after chime before booting

I have a mid 2014 rMBP 13". When turning it on, I can hear the chime and then the screen remains black for a variable amount of time between 15-25 seconds. It doesn't always happen, the issue seems ...
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Seemingly Random files and folders are automatically deleted on Mac Server via AFP at the same time as a connected iMac is shutdown

Here's a link to the Apple Support site from 2013 describing the same problem we're having, with updates from a couple others since then: Mac automatically deleting Folders from AFP-Share every Night ...
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1answer
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Multiple or duplicate cursors

I'm seeing a problem where I have multiple mouse cursors on certain parts of my screen or screen configurations. I've searched bug reports and haven't seen any mention of something similar, so I'm ...
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How to force a kext to load in safe mode?

Many kexts are prevented from loading in safe mode, e.g. the msdos.kext. I would like to explore which one was problematic by loading them one-by-one yet can't get them to load: kextutil complains ...
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0answers
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Can't login to one specific website from my iPads

I have an iMac, an iPhone, and two iPads; I can't login to one specific website from either iPad. I have no problem logging in with either the iPhone or the iMac. I have the latest version of IOS, I ...
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Can rEFInd startup from APFS volume? [on hold]

Supposing I'll update my iMac to Sierra, will it be possible to boot into macOS from the rEFInd boot manager - or not?
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Removing all unwanted dependencies after uninstalling a package

To give some context, I am currently installing Wine, and I see that it is installing a lot of dependencies. Wine has instructions on their website on how to uninstall Wine, but I don't think this ...
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Program hangs when running from a .plist but not from a command script, in OS X El Capitan

I'm having a problem running InDesignServer CS6 on a Mac from a .plist. InDesignServer runs a plugin which the company that I work for wrote. However, all attempts to trace the problem to the plugin ...
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1answer
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Using email addresses in App Store screenshots

An app we're working on has a field to accept email addresses. For a screenshot, we want to show something in the field. Some concerns: Can we use non-Apple domains? (e.g. outlook.com, gmail.com, ...
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Open Directory network user last logon time

I am looking for a bash command to query my LDAPv3 server from the client side in order to find the current user's last logon time.
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Heating problm of iphone 5s. [on hold]

My iphone 5s is gettng heat while charging n charger too. Sometimes my battery finish quickly. Tel me what shud i do..??
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Backup iPhone contacts etc to move to new iPhone (no iCloud)

I have three iPhones linked to my AppleID. (Don't ask me why, it began when Apple was not providing family access.) I already have iCloud Contacts, Calendars, etc. on my AppleID made from one of my ...
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1answer
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How does one type circumflexes in El Capitan?

After updating to El Capitan I discovered that I was no longer able to type circumflexes. Before I was able to enable the "International Extended" keyboard in settings. Now it seems to be replaced ...
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Onetab or similar for Chrome or Safari on IOS / iphone [on hold]

Can anyone point me in the right direction to find a tab manager in the iOS app store, similar in functionality to Onetab, for Safari, on iPhone? Thanks in advance
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IPhone 6 volume goes to 100% when I press play on Audible book

So I plug my earbuds into my iPhone to listen to my audio book, then I'm sure to turn the volume way down, but when I press play, it shoots up to 100% volume, blasting my eardrums. I find this ...
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Setting up AppleRaid Mirror + CoreStorage Encryption

I'm on a Mac Mini Server 2011, which has two 500GB disks. I'm trying to set up a AppleRaid Mirror with Core Storage encryption. I boot the machine through an OS X Installation USB PEN. Going to ...
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1answer
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Unable to unlock Apple Account

So recently I have been facing an issue where I cannot unlock my apple ID. Here how my process goes: Login to my apple ID/icloud from either web or my MBA I enter the username and password. I get a ...
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0answers
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iOS in-app purchase: If a user cannot make payment, can she still restore transactions?

I'm just adding in-app purchase to my app, and I'm trying to figure out the various flows, constraints, and so on. One thing that I can't figure out by reading doc, SO questions and answers, etc, is ...
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Battery Charging:: When to charge and when NOT to charge? [duplicate]

I got a new Macbook Pro, I live in Karachi, Pakistan where weather ranges from 20 -40 in summer season and 8 to 18 in winter. I want to know how can keep my battery in good shape? At what percentage ...
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1answer
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How do I set an animated desktop background without OnyX?

In OnyX, there is a setting in Parameters > General > Animated desktop background: where animated wallpapers can be set. While this doesn't seem to work very seamlessly (moving between spaces displays ...
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Will my Triple-Boot still be working with MacOS Sierra? [on hold]

Here's my scenario: My iMac 27" late 2012 has 2 internal HDDs. On the first I have the following partitions: EFI partition w/ rEFInd (EFI) OS X partition (HFS+ that will become Apple FS) Another ...
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Why is Bootcamp showing Win 7 system data instead of my Win 8.1 install when accessed in OS X 10.11.5?

Recently rebuilt my late 2013 iMac 27" hard drive after bad RAM corrupted it. It now has a fresh install of OS X 10.11.5, as well as a new Bootcamp partition with Windows 8.1 Pro. Despite having ...
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1answer
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Antivirus in Macbook [duplicate]

Do we need to install antivirus in OS X? I'm using macbook Pro 13" currently. Which antivirus is recommended (and free)? Any other better way to protect information in OS X?
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OS X Internet Recovery doesn't see SSD drive

I wanted to do a clean install and booted from OS X recovery partition. In disk utility I selected "erase" option. SSD was working correctly before that. Now, if i startup, the only way to proceed is ...
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0answers
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Duplicate libraries iphoto/photos issues. Why Finder miscalculates the free space available?

As I upgraded to Yosemite, Photos appeared as the suggested picture handling app. I decided to stay with iPhoto for many reasons, mainly events and overall look. I noticed that the picture library ...
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When I download and install an item in Logic Pro X, what is it and where does it go?

For example, I'm downloading and installing some of the different items like Trombones for EXS24 as in this picture: What type of file does it get saved as and where does it go? I'm trying to find ...

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