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Automator Action/Bash Script for selecting files from a list

As a part of my workflow, I often face this scenario: I have a folder with let's say, 100 files named 1.mov to 100.mov I have a list of valid files let's say, files 1.mov, 2.mov .... 15.mov (These ...
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Easy way to see a list of all the apps I have installed on my iPhone

I'm looking for an easy way to see a list of all the apps that are currently installed on my iPhone (running iOS9). In earlier versions of iOS it was possible to just type a '.' into Spotlight and all ...
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mid 2011 iMac colored blocks and freezes but mouse still works

So this has been going on for years. The longer it is powered down, the longer it lasts without issues. I brought it to an apple certified place and they replaced my hard drive. It was ok for a day or ...
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Applescript dialog loses focus when I click another window, but doesn't get focus back when I click the dialog window

I have a short applescript I run on a schedule to pop up a dialog and ask me to log an entry. The script then submits the data to a shell/curl script. I must note that I barely know how to use ...
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Is there a way to list all available commands in terminal

Is there a way to list all available commands in terminal? I know linux has compgen -c is there an equivalent command for OS X? Update: The actual issue was that I was using zsh instead of bash. So ...
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Chrome downloads all files as MP4A

I am a new Mac user of less than a year. One of the first things I did was to install my favorite web browser - Google Chrome. However, there is this annonying issue each time I try to download any ...
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1answer
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When on a call, the screen turns off; when I turn it back on to unmute I am not on the call screen and have to go back to it

This is probably the most annoying thing I have to deal with on my iPhone 6s. I am often on conference calls for work. I mute myself so the background noise is not a problem, and I hit the power ...
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My iCloud account syncs with old me account [on hold]

My mac syncs notes with my "me account" notes but my iphone syncs with "icloud account" notes.
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1answer
11 views

error “The variable var is not defined.” number -2753 from “var” in a method

I'm trying to write a method that waits for an element on a webpage to appear before continuing, this code works when not placed in a method but I cannot appear to place it in one without getting the ...
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1answer
8 views

Separating emails from a common iTunes account

My wife and I share a common iTunes account. She bought a new iPad Air 2 and we used iTunes from my iPad to download her new iPad via iTunes. My e-mails come on her mail. How do I get her e-mails to ...
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1answer
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Adding a face in Photos

I am running El Capitan Ver 10.11.5 and in Photos am unable to add a face. When I go into 'info' I do not get the option to add a face like is shown here in help regarding this. I can add a ...
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What are these codes ? Is my iPhone 6 hacked? [on hold]

{"timestamp":"2016-06-29 19:05:20.20 -0500","bug_type":"167","os_version":"iPhone OS 9.3.2 (13F69)"} Date:2016-06-29-190520 Incident ID:CF69323E-F9DC-42ED-BBF6-D4FB6DA89056 Hardware Model: iPhone7,2 ...
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Do Airport Base Station Timed Access Controls Apply to Clients of a Guest Network?

Suppose a network administrator set up timed access controls and then later went back and set up a guest network. Would clients of this newer guest network with relevant IP addresses then still be ...
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1answer
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Ipad Mini 2 Warranty for Damage

I bought my daughter her ipad for Christmas (7 months ago) and she dropped it the other day cracking the screen; you can actually see inside of it at the top. Does this come with a manufacture ...
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0answers
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Mouse cursor periodically jumps to left side of screen automatically even when mouse is off!

I work in a museum and we've set up some interactive stations for the public that use Mac computers. 6 of our 7 Macs work perfectly, but one has a problem that is seriously disrupting some of our ...
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Why do we have no choice about deleting specific emojis? [on hold]

I love about 1/10th of the emojis on my phone and the rest are uninteresting and tedious to scroll through. Why won't apple make editing them an option?
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14 views

How do I use separate dock for each monitor? [duplicate]

I have three monitors. I'd like to use a dock on each monitor that displays the apps / windows open on that monitor. Is this possible? Thanks!
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OSX Facebook Notifications saying “New Message” instead of the actual message [duplicate]

Up until today, when I would get a message notification from Facebook, it would say the content of the message and the sender. I had to delete and re-add Facebook to my "Internet Accounts" preference ...
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How to disable smart quotes in Outlook 2016

Same question, different version. Outlook 2016 doesn't have the Edit > Substitutions menu item, and it ignores the setting in System Preferences > Keyboard > Text > Use smart quotes.
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10 views

Migrating OS X Server from Macbook Pro to Mac Mini

We are running Mac Server version 5.1.5 on a MacBook pro running the latest version of El Capitan. We want to migrate this install to our MacMini running the same exact OS and Server versions. What ...
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0answers
14 views

How to delete stubborn files in trash, El Capitain [on hold]

"Prior to El Capitan, it was possible to force emptying of the Trash when stubborn or "in use" items prevented it with "Secure Empty Trash". This option has however been removed in El Capitan." When ...
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Is it possible to reset window sizes of Safari?

Is there a possibility to reset the window size of Safari Mac to it's original size, like when you start up your Mac for the first time? The reason that I am question for is that the hight of the ...
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1answer
7 views

Why will my iPhone 5 not connect to the Internet through 4g but will on wifi

My iPhone 5 will not connect to the Internet via mobile data but will on wifi ? I have rebooted it several times, the first time worked but a few weeks later it has happened again and now won't clear. ...
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0answers
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Bootcamp and Windows Recovery Partition

Currently I am running Windows 10 on my MBP with bootcamp. In OS X, in disk utility, there is an "Untitled" partition of ~ 450MB. Upon closer inspection using disk management in Windows and the "...
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1answer
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External monitor not detected with MacBook Pro

I just got my MacBook Pro, and now I want to start using an external monitor hooked up to it. The connection, from my MBP is an HDMI adapter to VGA, and then the VGA cord to my monitor. So it's HDMI ...
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0answers
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Audio echo playing MP4 with projector connected

I've tried playing videos from 1) Internet via Chrome browser, 2) MP4 via Quicktime, and 3) MP4 via Wondershare players, on two different video projectors in meeting rooms, and there is always a ...
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Using apple trackpad and mouse together - Problems

I am hoping somebody can answer my problem. I have been getting a lot of pain in my wrist with RSI. I use thousands of mouse clicks an evening processing my photos on L?R. It all got too much for ...
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370 views

Facebook message notification showing blank message

Since I updated the system to 10.11.5, the Facebook message notification is not showing message text. Is this a bug in this software upgrade of OSX?
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15 views

Play/pause button on MacBook Pro

On my MBP (early 2015 /osx El Capitan), when I press play/pause button some music is played without any software (no iTunes, no Spotify, no vlc are launched)... When I search the music/video in finder,...
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1answer
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iTunes “Recently Added”

Is there any way of customizing the "Recently Added" view of the iTunes Library? I would like to be able to specify a time range, as it used to be possible prior to iTunes 12.4.x. I'm thinking of some ...
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0answers
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Possible to force command line to be somewhere else than bottom of the screen?

In my vimrc, I have the following line: let so=999 to force the cursor to stay in the middle of the screen, which is something I find more comfortable. However, when going back to the terminal, ...
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Apache matching files in htaccess

I have 3 iMacs all of which have apache installed and the same local website running on them. One of the websites recently had to be wiped and El Capitan re-installed and since then the one that has ...
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0answers
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What is needed to make Messages detect Jabber settings automatically

I'm running a Jabber server and some of my users wish to use Apple's Messages app on macOS. I've correctly set up the _xmpp-client._tcp SRV-post, but the Find server and port automatically-checkbox ...
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Measuring distances in Preview

How do you measure margins in Preview? After opening Crop in Inspector, I can only choose either Points, Inches or Centimeters in the Units: list box. How do I change it to engineering scale, such as ...
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iPhone 4s talks too fastly, screen is off, touch is working fine [on hold]

I accidentally did something in accessibility settings.. Please help
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Apple Script : Remove space / line in variable

I'm using applescript to collect a lost of number from a website, and my script is working fine, I just get a lot of space and a line between the result which I can't figure out how to get rid of. ...
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1answer
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imessage doesn't say “delivered”

I have an internet friend, we were chatting using imessage, everything works properly until i try to send a message and then imessage doesn't say delivered neither sending. I tried using my other ...
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0answers
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Apple Mail moving wrong messages to Junk Box

I have two mail accounts A and B and I don't want the mails from B to be junk filtered. I enabled "junk mail filtering" in the settings and I ticket the option "perform custom actions". The rules I ...
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0answers
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Macbook restarts because of kernel panic

Since a year ago my Macbook Pro (13-inch, late 2011, El Capitan) restarts and shows panic reports. I changed the hard drive and installed a Samsung SSD. Lately, the kernel panics are more frequent. ...
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votes
1answer
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How to scroll a table down to bottom

I know that when you tap on the status bar on top, it will scroll the table all the way to the top. Is there a similar way that can scroll it all the way to the bottom?
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votes
1answer
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Is there any difference between zooming and cropping on iOS?

iOS devices with cameras allow the user to "zoom" into the image being captured. This does not move any lenses or anything; it is a digital zoom and is conceptually equivalent to cropping in post. ...
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votes
1answer
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Where did “Find Album Artwork” go?

I just upgraded iTunes to version 12.4.1.6, and now when I right click on a song the option of "Find Album Artwork" is gone. I use that option when I add new songs that aren't imported with it. (I don'...
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0answers
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Mid 2012 Macbook Pro HDD replacement will not erase in El Capitan

Recently my mid 2012 macbook pro's hard drive began to fail. I backed it up to an external HDD and purchased the HGST travelstar 7200/1tb to replace it. My machine boots from an SSD installed in the ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to connect an iPhone to a bluetooth headset and also to wired headphones?

My wife and I often watch videos on the plane together, we used to use our iPad together with a headphone splitter so we could watch a movie together - but then we lost the splitter. Anyway, I'm ...
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0answers
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OS X El Capitan download won't finish

I've been trying to download os x el capitan for my os x macbookair but the download won't finish. It says download but the download bar never moves. It's been stuck like that every time I try to ...
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1answer
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My kid set a passcode on the iPad and doesn't know it. Now what?

My 7-year-old daughter mistakenly set a 4-digit passcode on the iPad and doesn't remember what it is. Now it is locked and useless. What are my options to recover it (if any)? The answers I have seen ...
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0answers
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Windows 10 client can't connect to VPN

I'm using Mac OS X Server Version 5.1.5 running on Mac OS X 10.11.5. I've turned on VPN and can successfully connect from Mac clients. Trying to connect from a client running Windows 10, and am ...
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1answer
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What is a reasonable workflow to copy Android photos to Photos?

My workflow from an SLR and a small camera is simple. Once a month, I take the SD card out, insert it in my Macbook, and Photos can (usually) correctly detect the new photos. I copy them to the ...
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Can client language settings override a user's phone language settings?

I'm working with an enterprise app, so each user who logs on comes from a client group. Each client group has its own particular language/localization settings. We offer the app in different languages,...
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Unresponsive Macbook Pro. Black Screen. Can't Reboot

The other day my MacBook Pro just spontaneously halted during regular usage. The screen went black, aside from the mouse cursor appearing once every 10 seconds (exactly). I don't seem to be able to ...

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