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Microsoft Outlook 2011 constantly crashing

I just purchased Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac last week. Outlook CONSTANTLY crashes. I have tried everything… uninstall and re install twice, rebuilding main identity. Please help! I am so frustrated ...
2
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1answer
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Showing Windows apps in Parallels Coherence with mac-style title bar with red/yellow/green dots on left?

On my Mac, I need to use some Windows-only apps in a Windows 10 Parallels 11 VM. One thing I find annoying is remembering to click in the upper-right to close Windows windows but clicking in the ...
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1answer
131 views

How can I add a margin to a table cell in Pages?

How do I change Cell margins and padding? I'm not seeing any options for these anywhere. Is that possible with Pages?
11
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1answer
660 views

OS X terminal “open” command and keeping focus on the command line

I appreciate the "open" terminal command to launch OS X apps. When invoking the open command for any purpose, it is overwhelmingly likely that I will have at least one other command I would like to ...
7
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3answers
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How do I require password prompt EVERY time I close my MacBook's lid?

This doesn't seem to always work. Also (perhaps related?): when I close the lid of the laptop when it's connected to the Thunderbolt display, how do I make the display go black? Basically, I am ...
4
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3answers
5k views

iTunes on PandaBoard/Rasperry Pi or other single board computer

Has anyone being able to get iTunes to run on a single board computer like PandaBoard or Rasperry Pi? I would like to do this to build a low cost, low power consuming media center. If one could bring ...
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2answers
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My mac is rebooting everytime I login

I have downloaded these apps to conveniently shutdown or restart my MAC from spotlight. Usually I used the shutdown app which worked great. Today I used the restart app. Since then my MAC is ...
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0answers
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Notes lost on iCloud

Took my iPad & iPhone to Apple Store for numerous problems. They backed both up to the cloud, showed me everything was there; including my notes which are my entire business. I make organic soaps ...
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2answers
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Can I move a movie rental from my Apple TV to my iPad?

If I rent a movie on my Mac, I can move the rented movie to my iPad. Can I do the same if I rent a movie directly on my AppleTV?
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0answers
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MX Master continuously unpairing itself

I have an issue with my Logitech MX Master mouse continuously fail to reconnect when I get back to my desk. I have to press the connect button on the bottom of the mouse and pair it. This is getting ...
0
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1answer
20 views

My Mac displays some glitches

Sometimes my Mac Mini, plugged to an LG IPS screen, display some Glitches. For example, times ago, in my Launchpad appears these glitches: To solve these glitches I had to restart the Mac. Now in ...
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0answers
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Emacs-like cursor moving function (ctrl+a: go to start of line), doesn't work when using Thai

I'm learning Thai, so of course I need to have input method of Thai. By adding the Thai keyboard I can use Thai now, but when I'm using it emacs-like key bind like Ctrl+a for go to start of a line or ...
3
votes
3answers
52 views

How to copy-paste in Finder when there's no right-click space?

I'd be very surprised if this doesn't trouble anyone else. Sometimes I want to paste a copied file in a Finder window, but there is just no "empty" space for me to right-click on and hit 'Paste ...
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0answers
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Opening “Advanced Search” in Acrobat Reader from Command Line on a Mac

I need to access some software documentation that (unfortunately) requires opening a particular pdf file in Adobe Acrobat opening a menu by using the mouse to Edit > Advanced Search (or through the ...
6
votes
1answer
10k views

cannot install iOS 7.1 simulator for Xcode 6 (weird file mounting error)

I have XCode 5.1 working without problems with iOS 7.1 simulators until yesterday when I upgraded to Xcode 6, the installation was completed successfully, but whenever I try to download and install ...
2
votes
0answers
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Best software for monitoring/alerting based on log files?

I'm setting up an iMac to use as a server that will be doing some automated file copying/moving via the Hazel app, in conjunction with some shell scripts. It's a system for dropping off files, which ...
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vote
2answers
3k views

New to OS X - How do I navigate through finder?

I am used to Windows because I simply go to computer and can click my partition and see my entire file structure right there. I can go to users, and then view my documents, and I also have the handy ...
0
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0answers
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Code Signing: Where is the “encrypted hash” of a signed blob?

Reading the developer docu about Code Signing, it says in section Digital Signatures and Signed Code: To create a digital signature, the signing software computes a special type of checksum ...
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2answers
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How to determine which files are on SSD on Fusion Drive?

My question is: How can i determine which files are on the SSD "partition" on Fusion Drive? I have an iMac with 1TB Fusion Drive, and it would be good to know which apps or data are on which ...
1
vote
2answers
196 views

Cannot connect to App Store via iPhone - Wrong Password although password is right

So I have this weird problem. I can connect to the App Store via iTunes on my Macbook. However, if I try to connect via the iPhone appstore using the same email and password I get: "Verification ...
1
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2answers
3k views

iPhone / iPad: Reply to Email with embedded image — Image gets replaced with image.png

Here is the case: User Receives an email with and embedded image in the body of the email. replies to the email and the embedded image gets removed from the body. forwards the email.. its fine the ...
1
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3answers
34 views

iPhone 5S vibrating constantly when I view a message

My iPhone 5S (iOS 9.2) is having the following problem: it can receive text messages and iMessages as normal, but when I view them my phone vibrates constantly until I stop viewing them, and moreover ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

How can I tell Firewall to allow incoming connections for Python.app running Django

Each time I run my Django development server, I get a dialog to allow incoming connections. No matter what I do : Click Allow in the dialog box Add to the Firewall via the OS X GUI (both real and ...
0
votes
0answers
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Editing site specific cookies in Safari extension

What I am trying to do is have an extension that can modify a cookies value for specific sites. I've gone through the Safari Developer page and library but I cannot find aside from blocking a cookie. ...
3
votes
1answer
40 views

Stuck “Enter your Apple ID password”

I just changed the password of my Apple ID. When I started using my Mac, several minutes later, the system preferences asked me to enter my password to continue using iCloud. after entering my new ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Disable Continuity with iMessages.app

I have a work Macbook Pro and do not want to use iMessages.app at all to sync to my phone. When I open up the Messages application on my iPhone, Continuity tries to handoff the application to the OSX ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Afconvert & 5.1 audio: “transcoding multichannel audio may not handle channel layouts correctly”

Whenever I buy a Bluray, I convert it to an mp4 using a combination of makemkv and ffmpeg. This allows me to store my films on a single large hard drive without using up shelf space I don't have. I ...
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2answers
482 views

What is this 'Autoupdate' app that keeps popping up in the dock?

I've recently seen this app show up in the dock a couple of times. Any idea what it is? I'm slightly concerned as it doesn't look very official and I fear it could be malicious:
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votes
1answer
1k views

iOS8.1.3 will not update

I have the iphone 6 and it will not update past the current OS 8.1.3 The process gets as far as the terms and conditions screen and will not go any further. Have tried turning the phone off and on ...
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0answers
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Get current app from two instances with same name by Apple Script

How to address an active window of an active app by AppleScript when two instances of the same app are running? The script below addresses the other app. Probably because the name and id of the app ...
0
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0answers
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“Where is FinderSyncAPIExtension?” (Google Drive)

For the last week or so I have been periodically getting this dialog popping up, shown below. It would seem from googling around that this is related to Google Drive. I have tried the recommendations ...
2
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0answers
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Removing ALL characters with Command+Delete when renaming a file/folder removes/trashes the file/folder entirely

Reproducible steps: Open a Finder window (either via an 'open/upload file' in another application or directly) select a folder with one click hit 'Enter' to change the name Use 'Command+Delete' to ...
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0answers
8 views

AppleScript: Trouble controlling Spotify over eppc (Apple Remote Events)

I would like to know if it is possible to control Spotify remotely using AppleScript. Spotify has a nice AppleScript dictionary, and I can control the software successfully as long as I do it ...
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0answers
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Is iPad useable as programming device,itself or others? [on hold]

Have tutorials that run xcode Ide on iPad which may not though enable itself too use that? Have free terminals for python,c code,c#,swift,etc but it is suggested you use a Mac desktop as iPad can't or ...
1
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3answers
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Macbook Pro Crashing and Startup Failure

Firstly, some background information for the problem: My girlfriend's Macbook Pro had an issue that was annoying, but not fatal. Roughly once a day (but sometimes not for a few days, and sometimes ...
0
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0answers
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How can I format a USB drive on a Mac so that it works on all old PCs as well? [duplicate]

I've tried FAT32 but old PCs won't read it. I could try NTFS but then Macs would treat it as read-only. I'm pretty sure I've seen USB sticks that work on Macs and PCs but I don't have any to hand so ...
0
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0answers
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Homebrew, keg-only formulas: how to add LDFLAGS and CPPFLAGS to build variables/how to symlink

Well, there are few days I'm trying to find the answer to this question. I'm not a super expert with informatics so I really don't know how to do this. For example brew info flex I get flex: ...
2
votes
2answers
908 views

Multiprocessing in Mac OS X

Would Mac OS X be able to distribute processes to the various cores in an Intel i7 Quad Core processor even if the applications are not multi-threaded?
0
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0answers
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How does iOS distinguish between 'managed' and 'unmanaged' apps under MDM?

MDM pushes a configuration profile listing managed apps, presumably using only their BundleIDs? iOS takes this information and makes logical decisions/rules for that application. I know that for an ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Nav bar not displaying properly on Ruby on Rails

I am completely new in programming and rails. I need guide to put my idea into effect. I am stuck on the display of my new rails app which has a navbar (from bootstrap). The navbar does not seem to be ...
1
vote
1answer
191 views

Will Mac OSX 10.5.4 or 10.5.8 run on a PowerMac g5 quad?

I would like to know because I am going to get the highest version that will run on this specific Mac...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

On iPhone, Gmail “new email” notifications keep appearing in lock screen?

On my iPhone, for the Gmail app, I sometimes get "new email" notifications on my lock screen that were from hours ago even when I cleared them (I unlocked the device after they appeared). Even when ...
3
votes
2answers
15k views

How do i get the low battery warning back on my MacBook?

I have a MacBook and I did not take care of the battery properly. It started to shut down unexpectedly at around 20% and then even at 30%. I got a new battery and it seems to work fine; it lets me get ...
18
votes
8answers
101k views

How accurate are iOS apps that measure heart rate?

There are apps like Instant Heart Rate and Cardiograph which claim to be able to measure heart rate by reading color changes on arterial pressure change. They generally require you to place your ...
1
vote
5answers
63 views

Changing from HDD to SSD

I have a MacBook Pro mid 12 with a 500 GB HDD. For performance purposes I want to upgrade to a SSD. My HDD is nearly full I have used 440 GB with a lot of important business files that I cannot afford ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

NTFS drive is not mounted after changing /etc/fstab

I edited the fstab file in order to enable writing on ntfs drives and added all three of my external ntfs drives to it. Two of them work fine. The third one which I added by label because it did not ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Auto-Populate A Pop-Up Menu in Numbers 3.5

I'm trying to steer clear of Excel, despite my sister's nagging, and I've done pretty well to create a Quote and Invoice workbook in Numbers. The problem I am having is working out how to ...
3
votes
1answer
11k views

Restoring selected iOS apps and data to my new iPhone

I made a full backup of my old iPhone 4S (iOS 7.1) with iTunes. I'd like to restore only some of the apps and app data to my new 5s from the iTunes backup. Is this possible? I don't need much of the ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Headphone jack port not working properly

When I plug the headphones all the way in, it gives no sound. If I plug them in half way it does crackling noises. When I plug in the beginning with just a small pressure it gives perfect sound but ...
0
votes
3answers
9k views

Permanently deleting iMessages in a Mac

I painstakingly delete all my iMessages from my Mac (Mountain Lion) but every time someone sends me a new iMessage all earlier messages of that person AND others get downloaded. Is not there a setting ...

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