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There is no easy way to do this, but there is a little hack :) Navigate to /System/Library/CoreServices/Dock.app/Contents/Resources/ Backup DockMenus.plist Open DockMenus.plist in your favorite text editor with root access Find section finder-running and add new sub-section <dict> <key>command</key> ...


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note: copied from SuperUser: For older versions of OSX, see this thread on forums.macosxhints.com. Credit goes to dblu for explaining the use of plutil, ZILjr for introducing the wait4path command, and ekl for simplifying the whole thing by eliminating the need for an intermediate shell script. Complete solution: 1. Open Terminal and make a backup copy ...


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There is, at least, a way to speed them up with a SIMBL bundle: http://www.yllier.net/SUFSA.html


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the query string is defined in : ~/Library/Safari/Configurations.plist.signed but the file is signed and cannot be edited without being replaced by safari. Also, it seems that every time you use this search bar, Safari hits This file on apple.com which can make one assume that Safari compares the 2 files and replaces the local one when needed. I think ...


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Yes, there is: Messages > Preferences > Messages You can set the look and feel for incoming and outgoing messages here.


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If you start Terminal, enter sudo defaults write /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.notificationcenterui KeepAlive -bool False and restart, this did the trick for me in Mavericks.


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It is not possible to remove it but you can disable it. In order to do so you need to: Go into System Preferences then under Trackpad and More Gestures you can disable pinch to launchpad Remove it from the dock Use FunctionFlip to reassign the F4 key to something else


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Using BetterTouchTool on the Mac host machine,use a application specific rule for the VirtualBox VM to map the swipe gesture to keyboard shortcuts to change desktops. To tie the rule to the VM and not the prefs app, issue ln -s /Applications/VirtualBox.app/Contents/Resources/VirtualBoxVM.app ~/Desktop/VBVM.app, to create an alias to the VM's app bundle on ...


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I've had a similar problem in the past. First, open the file you want to use as an icon in Preview. Select all, then copy. Close Preview. Navigate to the folder whose icon you want to change. Go to File-> Get Info. Select the icon at the top left of the info window and paste. The folder's icon should be changed. Basically, by copying the image directly ...


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You can go ahead and set it to what you want in Mail Preferences. These settings have no effect on what is seen at the other end. To do that you have to change the font for each outgoing individually in the New Message pane.


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LeoColorBar (Free) Allows you to change the color of the menu bar. MenuShade (Free) Allows you to dim the menu bar. Here's a tutorial on changing the menu bar to black.


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MenuBarFilter - "iOS-like dark menu bar for OSX" http://eece.github.com/MenuBarFilter/


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You can use TinkerTool to change the default system fonts and increase their size.


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Quit Mail, edit the .mailsignature file with a text editor changing the HTML to whatever you like then right click the file in Finder and select "Get Info" then tick the "Locked" checkbox. This prevents Mail from resetting the file to the original version and it uses your version.


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Drag the other controls around it; as long as you don’t grab the Downloads button itself this will work.


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It should not be removed since it is a part of the OS. At best you can completely empty it and remove from Dock. There is a way to empty Launchpad completely—removing even Apple's own apps. The crux of this trick is wiping out the contents of the database Lion uses to know what goes where in Launchpad. To do so, launch Terminal (which, as ...


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Simply drag the folder to the desired position in the sidebar. This adds the folder to the sidebar in every current and future Finder window, as well as Finder Open/Save windows/sheets. Removal is done by dragging the folder from the sidebar out to the side.


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Exactly what do you want to do? You can remove Launchpad from the Dock. Pick it up with your Mouse, and pul it off until it disappears in a puff of smoke. You can also go into System Preferences, and go into the Trackpad Preferences (second row), select More Gestures on the top bar, and deselect Launch Pad by removing the checkbox. This way, you don't get ...


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No it is not safe. Not for technical reasons -- That is impossible to judge -- but look at the seller's profile on amazon. They have thousands of items for sale, yet they have a total of two customer ratings; one rating one star the other two stars (out of five)! This looks very much like a scammy outfit that changes its name when it gets bad reviews. Run ...


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You would need to change *.aif sounds in: /System/Library/Components/CoreAudio.component/Contents/SharedSupport/SystemSounds/finder There are: empty trash.aif and move to trash.aif (self explanatory). I recomend to make backup of those files before swap.


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I would suggest starting with this thread, which describes using Cocoa Objective-C calls from within AppleScript. There is an example Xcode project here. And Launch is a complete application written in AppleScript that functionally does this. Its Xcode project file is here. The basic premise is to generate NSMenuItem instances and add them to the system's ...


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I don't use it, but GLIMS looks like it will easily let you insert a search engine different than what Safari bundles. More intrusive, but way slick in my opinion is the SafariOmnibar it's excellent work and you can customize your search provider since it's hacked into that part of safari using SIMBL - the SIMple Bundle Loader process. I use LaunchBar and ...


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It's very tricky. You have to disassemble the whole iPod nano as the guide for clip removal on iFixit shows. This is a picture taken from the second last step:


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CmdF-selected text doesn't seem to be available to activate. But you can OptTab / OptShiftTabthrough the page's links until you've highlighted the one you want, then Enter to activate it. In Preferences | Advanced, you can reverse the Tab behavior so the Tab selects links and OptTab selects window elements.


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Using /Applications/Utilities/DigitalColor Meter.app set to RGB as Actual Value, 8-bit and then hover over each color to find it's RGB color values. Color Values: ## COLOR HEX (RRR GGG BBB) 1 Red #E7A1A2 (231 161 162) 2 Orange #F9BA89 (249 186 137) 3 Peach #F7DD8F (247 221 143) 4 Yellow #FCFA90 (252 250 144) 5 Green ...


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As far as number one, in Terminal preferences, select the settings tab, select "Pro", and click the default button.


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just drag and drop :) sometimes it does not work so, you do a simple: COPY: copy to clipboard the icon you want to use SELECT: select the icon you want to remove PASTE: paste it


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You can drag and drop an Applescript (script and application) to the finder toolbar, which places the icon for the Applescript in the toolbar just like any other button (though I prefer the menubar's Applescript menu for such things because I can have more scripts available in a smaller space). I don't think you can create a button out of nothing and bind an ...


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As an update to my own question, I have just come across this Safari extension which redirects searches from google.com to google.co.uk. It also redirects Yahoo searches from search.yahoo.com to uk.search.yahoo.com.



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