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13-inch Macbook Pro 2015 Battery Draining on standby/sleep

I've been using my Macbook Pro(13-inch Retina, early 2015) for past 10 months. Initially, it's battery did not used to drain at all during sleep/standby mode, but recently it has started to drain (by ...
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MacOS Language and Country Settings

So I am a guy who is switching to a Mac. So I have this question: I am in Germany, however neither I speak nor read any German. Is it possible to setup the Mac language to english and country Germany ...
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How to merge cells in pages

I followed the instructions to merge cells as mentioned on the apple page : select 2 cells > press format > but there are no such a button writing "merge cells"?! Is there a problem with my pages? ...
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App Store won't install apps I'm trying to re-download, I see the iCloud icon instead of INSTALL icon

Once I've deleted an app from my iPad, I only see the iCloud icon with a down arrow rather than the "Install" button. When I click on the iCloud icon, nothing happens. I've looked at App Store ...
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How to distinguish a closing event is triggered by “x” on the left of a tabbed window or “x” on the left top to close all [on hold]

With the latest macOS, the tab feature introduced, my app needs to support this. Here is the thing, I don't know how to distinguish the closing event like the title I said. What I expect is when I ...
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Loose home button on iPad/iPhone

Recently the home button on my 12.9 inches iPad Pro and my 4.7 inch iPhone 6s became loose. Pressing the button feels like you double clicked it, and it also shake around when you put your finger on ...
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cocoa mergeAllWindows greyed out [on hold]

The latest macOS 10.12 involved a new feature "almost tabs in every app", now I run my app in 10.12, when I open several window, and minimise a window, then under "window" menu, "mergeAllWindows" will ...
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How to record from Sony audio recorder to Macbook Pro via headphone jack?

I have a Sony IC Recorder (ICD-BX132) that I am trying to transfer audio files from onto my Macbook Pro 13" Mid-2012 OS X v. 10.11.5. The stupid audio recorder doesn't have a USB port on it though, ...
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No longer able to start Time Machine on NAS

Well, Time Machine used to work just fine to our Synology NAS. Today I got the message that Time Machine needed to restart, so I let it. It has not been able to successfully start, much less complete, ...
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Prevent iOS podcast syncing of position and played status

We are two people with two iPhones that share one Apple ID. We individually listen to some of the same podcasts on each iPhone. The "played" status and current position of the podcast episodes appear ...
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1answer
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OS X El Capitan partial download issue? (125kb file)

I am having trouble downloading El Capitan. I go to the app store and click download button for El Capitan. Pinwheel spins for 5-10 sec then "download" button turns to "downloading" (this doesnt go ...
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1answer
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my OS X El Capitan Version 10.11.5 (Retina 4K, 21.5-inch, Late 2015) Refuses to update to a new version [on hold]

My OS X El Capitan, Retina 4K, 21.5-inch, Late 2015) Refuses to update to a new version
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How can I get repeat 1 and still skip to next song when clicking next

In previous IOS (7), I could have a playlist, shuffle to play the first song, then hit repeat one track and listen to the same music as long as I wanted. When I want another song, I could just hit ...
0
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1answer
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How to open a file with automator and then open another file when the first file is closed?

I have a series of spreadsheets that I work with daily. Is there a way to use Automator to open the first spreadsheet and when I close it because I'm done with it open the next spreadsheet? Thank you....
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where does it save downloaded mp3 file from telegram web service

I have received in my telegram mp3 file. Now i have gone to telegram web service and downloaded mp3 file , now i do not know where does my iphone save this file? Where i have to find that?
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Clean Wipe iMac running 10.4.11 OSX? Please Help!

We recently bought a used iMac (or imac7) from a garage sale. When I plugged it in I saw that the previous owner didn't factory reset it. He left his admin account registered WITH password, so i ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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0answers
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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?
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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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0answers
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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
9 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
7 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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0answers
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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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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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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

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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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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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
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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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vote
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 ...
2
votes
0answers
115 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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votes
0answers
14 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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0answers
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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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