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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 described in several posts, the Ukelele program works to redefine the keyboard if you don't like the default layout. You can at least find the right key using the Keyboard Viewer - steps on that are here: Where's the # key in Lion


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Depends on how you sync Google Contacts to iPhone. If you do it by setting up the gmail account on your iPhone using the Exchange option, then fields in your Google contacts do not transfer to the phone. But the advantage of using the Exchange way is that syncing is instant--edit a contact on the phone and it changes in your Google account as well. If you ...


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Whether they were removed after an App Store rules update I don't know, but one of the first apps I ever downloaded was a 3rd party keyboard called Swype. The difference between it (& others that were or may still be around) is that it cannot be plugged in in the same way as on Android, and become the default keyboard for all text input system wide, and ...


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Open the image that you would like to be the folder icon in Preview. Press ⌘ cmd + A to select the entire image and press ⌘ cmd + C to copy it. Get Info (⌘ cmd + I) on the folder. Click the folder icon on the top-left and press ⌘ cmd + V to paste in the icon. To revert back to the default blue folder… Get Info on the folder. Click your icon in ...


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Just unloading the plist still works for me: launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.notificationcenterui.plist If the plist is not loaded, sudo defaults write /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.notificationcenterui KeepAlive -bool False should have no effect.


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Try the Atomic Web browser, it's UI is a little shoddy and not iPad3 retina ready, but the features are great. It can change the user agent to pretend to be other browsers, download files and then save them to Dropbox, and has a full screen mode. You might also try Google Chrome for iOS, but I'm not sure if what User Agent that sends, I know it uses Webkit ...


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• open Mail • create a new signature • open this folder /Users/you/Library/Mail/V2/MailData/Signatures/ • open the latest *.mailsignature file with a text editor • replace everything under this code with your custom html (replace iso-8859-1 with utf-8 for umlaut support) Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Content-Type: text/html; ...


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I found a great solution and I've used it myself. You should turn off your exchange contacts-sync first (confirm it will remove your contacts) and then you should follow the directions on this support page of Google.


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Try the following: Export all your Gmail contacts in the form of a vCard file. Once you have the vCard file saved to your PC, import it to your iPhone with the help of the following tool: http://www.copytrans.net/iphone-contacts.php If by custom labels you mean contact groups, then you can also recreate the contact groups on your iPhone again via using ...


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~/Library/Preferences/ByHost/com.apple.HIToolbox.*.plist has an AppleSelectedInputSources key, but modifying it directly doesn't seem to actually change the layout. Most of the solutions posted at MacScripter just use UI scripting as well. There's a small Objective-C utility called changeInput though that should change the layout almost instantly.


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You can experiment with modifying system font settings using the free utility TinkerTool. Note that with the Fonts panel open in Tinkertool, you can specify font shadow settings. I don't know what results you might achieve, since the Mac OS prevents you from over-riding certain settings. You can use TinkerTool to reset any settings you change to the ...


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A workaround is to make an alias of the app, drag the alias to Dock and then change the icon for the alias ie. not for the actual app. Downside is that you get a small alias–arrow added to the lower–left corner to the icon. Make an alias Drag the alias to the Dock Change the icon like you would for any Finder item. In the following screenshot we have ...


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I believe that this will allow you to increase font sizes in Mail.app for you but not for recipients of your messages: Quit Mail and run this in Terminal (adjust "16" to the desired font size in pts): defaults write com.apple.mail MinimumHTMLFontSize 16 Source: http://protips.posthaven.com/making-mail-dot-app-fonts-bigger


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TinkerTool 4.7, a free utility for system customization, has just added a new feature for Safari 5.1, "Disable storage of preview images for web pages."


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While not a clean solution and not properly preventing Safari from creating the thumbnails in the first place, this apparently works to keep them from taking up disk space: rm ~/Library/Safari/WebpageIcons.db && ln -s /dev/null ~/Library/Safari/WebpageIcons.db Incidentally, even going to Safari → Reset Safari… and ticking Remove all webpage ...


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Are you really seeing this on a 32x32 icon? This discussion suggests you won't see these controls for icons that are smaller than 64x64, which seems accurate (I just tried it). However, my guess is that it will be impossible to disable this without disabling icon previews. Icon previews seem synonymous with Quick Look, so you either get Quick Look previews ...



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