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FYI - If using the newest-as-of-2014 Pages application (citing version 5.5.1 here), you cannot access the package contents via the finder, and you can only export to Pages '09. However, if you go to File -> Advanced -> Change File Type and select "Package" versus "Single File," you'll be able to open the file's contents in the finder and be good to go. ...


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I found out, and this is completely unlogical of course, that if I get the blank screen at restart, after I insert an install CD or another bootable volume, and hold down option, my Mac will start normally afterwards. Of course, this won't help in the long run, but this almost always fix the issue for a little while.


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Use Quick Look. Select the first image, then press Space. The arrow keys can then be used to navigate through the images.


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I've had this issue many times over the years. It's kind of like the video ram gets clogged in a way. I've solved it with a PRAM reset. Restart and before the computer actually starts up hold down Option, Command (⌘), P, and R till you hear the second startup chime. Then release the keys. This should take care of that for a while. If you get it again you can ...


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Can you try and see if executing this in the terminal changes modes? <route to app>/gfxCardStatus.app/Contents/MacOS/gfxCardStatus --discrete Other available commands are --dynamic and --integrated. If that works, a workaround solution would be to automatically launch that command on wakeup.


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now i don't know when you purchased your computer, but apple offers 3 years extended warranty for your computer, if you can, make an appointment to a local appplestore, and try to get your graphic card replaced for free!


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I have a 2011 iMac, not a Macbook Pro. Apple has a replacement program for the 6970M video card in these machines for similar issues described here. http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203787 The commands listed by @smr in single user mode work just as well on the iMac to effectively disable the 6970M and force the machine to use the integrated GPU on the ...



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