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For any open/save file-picker dialog which is not rendered as an attached sheet to the underlying window, you can resize from the top then drag the entire window up, or hold Option whilst resizing which will size from top & bottom simultaneously. For an attached sheet, the only alternative appears to be to Esc from the file-picker, fullscreen the app, ...


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As of OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), you can use the Finder to search-and-replace strings in filenames. Select the files you want to rename, then invoke the Renameā€¦ option. You should see a dialog sheet with Find: and Replace with: fields.


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Thumbnails are generated by QuickLook. You can reset its cache by typing qlmanage -r cache. If this didn't work reset it completly with qlmanage -r.


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/bin/sh is actually a lot easier to fix if you have read through something like Linux from Scratch as it is usually a symlink on other UNIXes, pointing to a shell, usually /bin/bash, and occasionally /bin/dash. The quick and fix: sudo ln -sf bash /bin/sh as it will create a symlink pointing from /bin/sh to /bin/bash just like every other UNIX and Linux ...


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So you went to your Keynote presentation document file and used the Finder to "Show Package Contents" then you deleted the image files you found in there. That would cause problems. Try this: Open a new Keynote document and select the Theme that you want to use as the basis for your presentation. Now do... View -> Edit Master Slides Delete all Master ...


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If you want a plain text version (without seeing all the RTF encoding) open the file, then Format > Make Plain Text (shift-command-T). This is going to change the original in the file system, so if you do not want to lose the .rtf version, make a copy first.


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TextEdit > Preferences > Open and Save Check "RTF-files as RTF-code instead of formated text" and reopen the file.


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I tried @Gary 's answer, it didn't work for me. My problem was only concerning Shared folders After a lot of reading and searching, didn't try all solutions, but when i went into the settings-> sharing it was also taking a lot of time to load the settings. So i disabled everything one by one, afp and smb and windows, and then turned off the sharing ...


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You could, also, convert them to mp4/m4v using Handbrake, which is free.


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VideoLAN's VLC is the way to go here, I haven't found a movie file that it can't play.


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One option would be to run the following script in Terminal #!/bin/bash find /Volumes/NAME_OF_EXTERNAL_DRIVE -type f -print | while read f; do case "$f" in *.jpg) cp "$f" "~/Pictures/${f##.*/}" ;; *.mp3) cp "$f" "~/Music/${f##.*/}" ;; *) echo "Don't know how to handle '$f'" ;; esac done ...


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The rules of what is a valid windows filename is extremely complex, see here. It depends on the file system and for instance also on where the Dropbox folder is mounted in Windows (since the complete path name in windows is not allowed to exceed a certain number of characters). And since OSX doesn't know where you will mount Dropbox under windows, it can't ...


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You can do this quite simply and quickly in Terminal: cd /path/to/start/renaming find . -name '*\<*' | while read f; do echo mv "$f" "${f//\</}"; done The command above is a "dry-run" of the command below: find . -name '*\<*' | while read f; do mv "$f" "${f//\</}"; done This will remove any < characters recursively on files and folders ...


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I use Name Mangler 3 for file and folder renaming. There are free options out there, but Name Mangler offers a ton of features that make it well worth the $19.00 to me. Here is Name Mangler on MacUpdate which includes links to many similar programs. Once you have Name Mangler installed, launch it Drag all of the folder you want to rename into the panel ...


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It can be done with shellscript or Automator, but possibly NameChanger might be the simplest option, it's donationware - NameChanger-MRRSoftware


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You can easily do this with a shell script (free), e.g.: !#/bin/ksh for filedirname in `ls -1 *\<*` # Note ls -1(one) not the alphabet L do NEW_NAME=$(echo "$filedirname" | sed 's/\<//g') mv "$filedirname" "$NEW_NAME" echo "Changed name from $filedirname to: $NEW_NAME" done


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If it's the group ownerships, from the command line you could do: chown -R yourusername:staff /Path/To/SharedFolder for each of the shares, if the other non-admin users you mentioned are in the staff group. Otherwise, replace staff with the correct group. It's possible you may not want all the directories underneath the shared directory shared, so you'd ...


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Versions are stored within the same file so a myfile.pages will have all there versions stored within it. A version is only stored when you save from the file menu or use cmd- S The version is just a bit of text that details the changes made since the last version so is not a copy of the file at that stage. So if you sent the file to someone else they ...



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