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gfxCardStatus is an unobtrusive menu bar app for OS X that allows MacBook Pro users to see which apps are affecting their battery life by using the more power-hungry graphics. https://gfx.io By this way you can simply disable your graphic card by an icon in your menu bar.


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You could try just using Quick Look, built into the OS. Select any of the images, tap the Space Bar. Navigate the way you normally would inside the folder, up/down/left/right arrows. Tap Space again to close. This works for more than just pictures, it can handle music, text files, movies etc. & is extendable with new plugins. There's a list here [I ...


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The Preview does not lower the image quality, but will fit it in the given parameters. If you use Preview to open a original image: Example: 5.5 MB file size with Dimensions of 3648 × 2736 pixels Now open the Preview Tools - Adjust Size to see the current settings. The default resolution is set to 72 which is standard for web applications. In that ...


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According to MacTracker.app: Display Connection 1 - HDMI port or Thunderbolt digital video output Display Support Supports an HDMI-compatible device while using one Thunderbolt display or support for two Thunderbolt displays Display Modes Dual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring External Resolution Up to 2560 by 1600 ...


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There's really no point in shoving a low resolution icon into the high resolution icns format. You'll likely need to modify your scaling and make much larger images and then use a tool to assemble the file. Have a pretty in depth read of the OS X guidelines and the iOS guidelines (which are more complicated, but a shorter read): ...


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In addition to @bmike 's answer earlier, here's an AppleScript that automates the process of .icns creation. set export_folder to choose folder with prompt "Please select export folder." set isImage to false repeat while isImage = false set import_image to choose file with prompt "Please select image to covert." try tell application "Image ...


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The xScope app is a veritable powerhouse of overlay, measurement and screen detail functionality. You should be able to set up multiple grid lines if tha is what you want. http://xscopeapp.com/guide#guides


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To get your tablet running in X.11 go back to the latest system you had your tablet installed and functioning. In my case it was Mavericks. There, Configure the tablet settings to your taste. Open 'Wacom Tablet Utility' and do a 'Backup...'. This will generate a file (Preferences.wacomprefs). You can change the name, if you wish, for example: ...


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Here is one way of achieving the stated goal with an Automator Service. Instead of using Scale Images use Run Shell Script with settings, Shell: /bin/bash and Pass input: As arguments and add the following code to it: for f in "$@"; do # Get the creation date time stamp of the target file, saved as 't'. t="$(/usr/bin/GetFileInfo -d "$f")" ...


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Connect the iPhone to a Mac or PC running iTunes and do a complete Restore to factory settings. This will wipe out all media & data and install the latest version of iOS for that device. If you don't have a Mac or PC for this task, on the iPhone itself, you can go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase all content and settings. NOTE: Be sure to disable ...


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Let me guess: the issue appeared with the 10.10.3 update? Well, then I am 98% certain it is a bug in OS X Yosemite. Your issue is related with this one. Users report erratic kernel panics and some users have graphics glitches like you. The only common feature is having a Intel HD 4000 GPU. On MacBook Pros with dual GPU you can avoid the problem by ...


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Yes. This works for any shape. Here's how: Draw a shape. Resize it to the desired size. Position the shape over the image. Select both by shift-clicking them. Choose Format → Image → Mask with Shape from the menu (these menu items are from Keynote 6.5.2, might be different for your version) Mask the image as you'd usually do (by dragging, resizing). Click ...


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Your MacBook Air has integrated graphics so the system memory (total RAM) is shared between the OS (traditional RAM) and integrated graphics (stuff that handles drawing pictures on the CPU, that needs some RAM to itself as well). OS X dynamically partitions that amount of VRAM versus system RAM at any given time (per Apple). Windows likely doesn't have this ...


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Try Microsoft Essentials Photo Gallery The iPhone's folder hierarchy was never meant to be human-readable.


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If your issue appeared with 10.10.3, I am 98% certain it is a bug in OS X Yosemite, introduced with the 10.10.3 update and related to Intel HD 4000 GPUs. Welcome aboard. The kernel panics are totally erratic, some users have also graphics glitches like you describe. The only common feature is having an Intel HD 4000 GPU. However, your case seems more severe ...


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OS X Photos app has this functionality built in, under Image -› Adjust Date and Time. It opens a dialog showing current time stamp and prompting for corrected one. If multiple images were selected, date and time of the first photo is shown; the adjustment is used to calculate time shift to apply to all selected photos.


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I think you are on the right track of optimizing images for mobile devices, but I think that the way you are going about it won't scale very well. If you just target iPhones with resized images, you're going to be supporting 5 different sizes, iPhone 6+, iPhone 6, iPhone 5/5S, iPhone 4/4S, plus the original, which isn't that bad. But what if you want to ...


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Go into Settings.app and then go to Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Scroll down the to Mail section... I hope this helps!


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Perhaps not truly idiot-proof, as this is from an iPhone not an iPad, but the option is the same, even though the layout is slightly different... Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendar... switch off 'Load remote Images'


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Hi I believe it's not a dying GPU because we have same issue in all our MAC's. It started after Yosemite upgrade. https://www.dropbox.com/s/n04b4tmbbggkftd/wierdvideoproblem.mp4?dl=0 It may be Little Snitch. I disabled network traffic activity monitor, because glitch update pattern is like a data transfer pattern. I'll post updates.


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I thought I might like to have something like this too, so I threw together an app that does this. Feel free to try it out! Warning though: I have one video where the skip value doesn't work. I'm not sure why it only has an issue with this one video... Just a heads up. It works 99% of the time though! Push 1 to place the video or image being shown in sort ...


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No, photos added to albums are references to the original. Deleting the original photo removes the photo from any albums that it has been added to.


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After seeing it in Firefox too, I decided it must be hardware-related. To avoid having to open up the Mac and change out the graphics card (which required a bit of effort to get the new card in there in the first place, due to it not aligning precisely with the PCI slot opening in the back), I tried changing out the cord. (I recently switched from having it ...


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What you describe in the post and the comments is definitely a dying GPU. I am deeply sorry for your loss. #AlsoLostAGPUOnMyMac


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My steps (on El Capitan 10.11.2): Deleted com.apple.desktop.plist- problem persisted Replaced /System/Library/CoreServices/DefaultDesktop.jpg (req. disabling System Integrity Protection here) - problem persisted Repaired permission for /System/Library/CoreServices/DefaultDesktop.jpg as detailed here - problem SOLVED (can choose new desktop image via Sys ...


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Yes, this is possible. See Apple's RoundTransparentWindow code example: This sample demonstrates how to create windows with custom shapes, no title bar, and transparent content. It also shows how to change the shape of the window and recalculate the drop shadow around the window border.


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I was having the same issues trying to get my Intuos 2 working (I love this thing have had it for at least 10 years) and when I installed a fresh copy of El Capitan the preferences didn't work. I do have a backup hard drive with my previous OS on there in which the Wacom preferences do still work. If anyone is in desperate needs and has a large Intous 2 ...


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I have a Wacom Graphire 3 and El Capitan. Out of frustration I went back to my Mac scroll wheel mouse, which I set up with the preference pane that had all the options, scroll wheel, etc. To my surprise, the settings then worked with the Wacom tablet/mouse. When I disconnected the Mac mouse, the preference pane reverted to the basic one, but the settings ...


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Graphire 4 CTE-640 and El Capitan OSX 10.11 here. I have been trying various solutions online all day but always had one of two errors: either got the "could not load Wacom Tablet preference pane," or got a preference pane that said "a supported tablet was not found on the system." Tried a ton of different things for about the past 4 hours, but finally found ...


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The only way I got my old Wacom working on Yosemite or el Capitan is to configure settings in snow leopard (good old) and then copy settings from library/launchagents to new system. Find no way to manage settings in the new system.



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