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Mission Control is the quick way to see everything that's currently open on your Mac. The above statement from the Apple help page WAS true, but now it is OUTDATED. Mission Control used to show all open windows including hidden ones, but Apple excluded hidden windows from the list in the recent versions of OS X. But the documentation is not updated ...


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One trick is to drag their preferences files out onto the desktop and restart the apps - they will build new ones, though you'll have to enter your settings again. You might check if these are taking App Naps - look in Activity Monitor.


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I have struggled with my own connection dropping intermittently (more often, just becoming very slow/weak for periods of time). The problem for me seems to be that I chose a spot in my house that has poor Wifi signal, perhaps due to the configuration of walls, the configuration of metal in my house construction, and so on. If I move my computer a meter or ...


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If the hardware test reports an error, you may have to take it to Apple, however, the memory can be changed on your model, and that may be the source of your problem. If you replaced memory to maximize, try installing the original Apple memory according to the instructions available at: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT1270 If you haven't replaced any ...


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People are yelling thanks for this solution: https://lbarclay.wordpress.com/2009/01/29/macbook-pro-trakpad-and-keyboard-not-working/


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You should be able to do something like this with a product like IK Multimedia's iRig (or a generic equivalent... of which there are plenty). The iRig splits the shared audio input and output on the iPhone/iPad headphone port. Plug a patch cable from your Mac's headphone port to the input on the iRig (you might need adapters to go from mini headphone to ...


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Check the /Library/Application Support/Adobe and ~/Library/Application Support/Adobe folders. The installers and updaters are downloaded as .dmg files. You might also find them listed in Disk Utility in the Sources pane.


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It sounds like you are in rich text mode, so the editor is trying to save the file in non-plain text format. In general for css/html/code you want just plain text. In the "Format" menu, choose "Make Plain Text" then when you do a "Save As..." you should be able to just type whatever extension you need. EDIT -- As Tetsujin mentions, you do should uncheck ...


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If you really need to use TextEdit, simplest might be just to rename in the Finder afterwards. A CSS file is just a text file anyway, so it shouldn't upset anything. If you don't see the existing extension, then there's a pref in Finder menu > Preferences > Advanced to show all filename extensions, & also one just underneath to stop the Finder ...


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You shouldn't take a tag description on a web site not affiliated with Apple as a feature description. See http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204100 for how Apple defines Mission Control (emphasis mine): Mission Control is the quick way to see everything that's currently open on your Mac. To use Mission Control, do one of the following: Swipe up ...


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I think it's been turned off. Is it possible that its got something to do with apple software update - Security update 2014-004? I managed to reinstall Lion seems ok for now. And I did not downloaded any security update, crsud is also not located in that directory yet.


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If you are looking for something to put into a shell script, you can run something like if [[ $(system_profiler SPDisplaysDataType | grep Resolution | head -1 | tr -d ' ') == 'Resolution:2560x1440' ]]; then # do whatever is needed to do for 2560x1440 end if You could also use a case statement to handle several ...


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I created a different kind of bookmarking app for Mac: http://fetching.io In addition to all the bookmarking features, it saves a full copy of every web page you visit then let's you easily search your index to re-find pages later. It' a totally different way of doing things. You don't have to remember to save anything since everything is saved and super ...


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Did you have any luck with this? I'm having the same issue with Yosemite. All the shortcuts work except those ones, I try changing them to anything and they still don't work. I even tried assigning "move right/left a space" on BetterTouchTools and that doesn't work either, even if the assignment is done by using a touchpad gesture, it seems there is no way ...


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Here is the readout from your logs. Your BTLE (Bluetooth low energy) is shutting down (normal ?) The watchdogd is shutting down the corresponding processes, but is is not meant to shut down your system. The SystemWillSleep is for the coreaudiod, due to the airplay shutting down, it does not mean the OS X shutting down. All of the above is happening ...


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Ideally, Apple would offer a Mac equivalent to the iOS Developer Enterprise Program. Sadly, this is not currently offered. Contact Apple Contact Apple through Developer Technical Support or through the Mac App Store. They should be able to suggest the best approach – which Apple will support. At the very least, it will help prove demand for the capability. ...


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In Custom Format, Number… Keep the default [#,###] it will auto-add Drag in a decimal [.##] Drag in a Scale [K] & use the drop menu to change to millions


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I actually think he means the actual subject line above the actual message (it splits the input text area in two, see screenshot). I haven't found this option in iMessage anywhere on Yosemite though...


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To clarify on what @Macmaniman posted, you'll want to change a setting with your notifications. To do this, go to your Settings app > Notifications (upper right corner) > Messages (in the left-hand column). Uncheck Show message preview, which will hide the message previews (or subject fields, as you refer to them). Hope this helps!


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Yes. Per the Mac App Store Review Guidelines: 2.31 Apps that are not sandboxed appropriately may be rejected As of June 1, 2012, all apps submitted to the Mac App Store are required to have sandboxing implemented.


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I'm not sure what you mean for sure, but take a look under system pref and notifications you might find your answer here


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It sounds like your machine is not recognizing the "keyboard type" correctly, thinking you have a JIS (or ISO) type instead of ANSI. See this article for some suggestions on fixing it: http://m10lmac.blogspot.com/2009/12/fixing-keyboard-type-problems.html


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Go to System Preferences > Keyboard > Input Sources tab and click the "+" key to add the US Keyboard:


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You could see about getting a quote from a data recovery team to attempt to reverse engineer your situation. Since you are fairly certain that the key is 12 characters long, that significantly reduces the number of passphrase that must be attempted to unlock the volume. Also, paying a professional to do this means you are only renting the equipment and/or ...


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I found some Docs here: http://support.apple.com/kb/TA20622?viewlocale=en_US Are you running any server software on it? (file servers?) From the link: Automatic Restart (hardware) Watchdog also helps restart the server if its operating system becomes unresponsive (a "hang"). On computers that support automatic restart, this option can be activated ...


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A useful tool in these cases is Apple's "Apple Remote Desktop." This software allows you to manage groups of Macs and has a lot of things that it can do that are outside the scope of the question. But, in your case I would select the Macs I want to run the command on [1], then go to the "Manage" menu and select "Send Unix Command..." that gives me a window ...


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The plists for the iWork suite are stored here: /Users/accountname/Library/Containers/com.apple.iWork.AppName/Data/Library/Preferences/com.apple.iWork.AppName.plist with AppName: Pages, Numbers or Keynote. Note: If you browse the folder "Containers" with the Finder the "directories" com.apple.iWork.pages and com.apple.iWork.numbers look like files but ...


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Finally!! ( in 2015...? ) MacBook Pro Repair Extension Program for Video Issues http://www.apple.com/ca/support/macbookpro-videoissues/ I hope this helps everyone.


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At boot, it was having a problem in finding any users accounts, so it offered to create a new one. In process of doing so, it repaired it self when it found out there are already users.


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Store Menu > Sign Out The downside is apps are tied to the ID, so you won't be able to update the same apps signed to another ID


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If you're willing to go the two Macs route you might want to look into using Rsync and either cron or the new lauchd. First I'd suggest doing a man rsync Rsync will allow computers to mirror the iTunes libraries-- even deleting old files. Cron is outdated, but, it allowed you to schedule a task at a time. Lauchd is a .plist file -- which can run a ...


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You can run "Repair Permissions" as often as you want. All it does is accessing a lot of files/folders and comparing their permissions to a master list known to the OS. In theory this puts a bit more wear and tear on the hard drive (assuming no SSD), but in practice you will get bored of rerunning "Repair Permissions" every few minutes before any negative ...


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You can use an AppleScript to automate reopening the Finder window when it is closed. To implement this: Open Script Editor (in the Applications > Utilities folder). Copy and paste the below script into it. on closing folder window for this_folder delay 1 tell application "Finder" open this_folder end tell end closing folder window for ...


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One way of doing that is to use the "Use as Default" in the View Options after you have adjusted the size. Go to View in Menu bar then select show View Options. Now adjust the size to your liking then click Use as Defaults.


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I had a similar issue with adding group calendars (i.e., calendars for Google Groups to which I had edit privileges) as well as subscribed (read-only) calendars. Checking those calendars on this tiny "Sync Select" settings page on Google fixed the issue for me. Why Google has this obscure, separate settings page for sync instead of consolidated these ...


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I think these two links might answer - In regarding to my comment. http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2009/jan/08/hard-drive-security-which https://askleo.com/how_should_i_erase_my_hard_drive_before_i_give_it_away/ AND did you know Macbook pros use Toshiba Hard Drives, which means in the HDD it's just the same as every Windows PC. So these links should ...


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This will work if the script is called from Script Editor, as it 'gets out of the way' to check the next app in line, but will fail if double clicked from Finder, as Finder will then always be last in line. tell application "System Events" set frontmostProcess to first process where it is frontmost set visible of frontmostProcess to false repeat ...


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You can either show all hidden files or none, there is no in-between. The only way that I know of to easily access dot-files is to create a link to a visible file. For example, you could create a link from ".htaccess" to "htaccess.txt" and then "htaccess.txt" would be visible Here's a way to make those link for all of the .htaccess files in the current ...


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Ok, first lets get our numbers sorted out. Select the mail box (Inbox) you are trying to export, then select all messages and use the Mark as Unread. Now look how many does it shows in that Mail box. Now the export should export all of them. Next is to do the Import Mail box to verify. Use the Import Mailboxes in the File menu then select the exported ...


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None of the other solutions would solve this for me. The odd part about my issue (that others may or may not have experienced) is that the bar had appeared under the downloads folder yet if I opened different apps the bar would remain in place instead of staying centered under the downloads folder. What solved it for me was running killall Dock in ...


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I opened my old OneNote Notebook in Windows, Onenote 2010, and also opened a Notebook already stored in the OneDrive cloud (accessible by Mac). I then clicked on each tab of my old Notebook and copied it into the OneDrive cloud Notebook. I clicked on Sync in the Windows version and then everyone was updated. I could then abandon the Windows version and ...


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You can create an AppleScript that does such by assigning the appropriate keyboard preference in System Preferences. Then an AppleScript icon to the dock like the following. tell application "System Events" set frontmostProcess to first process where it is frontmost set visible of frontmostProcess to false key code 61 end tell


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As SSDs age, it takes more and more work for them to store data. This is only made worse by having less than 1GB of space available. In my experience (with a 2010 Macbook Air, with the 250GB SSD), performance GREATLY improved when I had >10% free space. Do what you can to give your computer some breathing room! Delete some files now! Here's a classic ...


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Yes, Windows 10 works fine in Boot Camp, but the Boot Camp Support Software doesn't really launch correctly. In compatibility mode, it seems to work but I haven't extensively tested whether the settings actually make a difference. Technical Previews are generally 'buggy' too so problems may not solely be due to Boot Camp.


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2009 MacBook Pro's do not output audio through the display port. This feature didn't start until the 2010 models. You will need a second optical cable or headphone cable from the audio port.


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Handoff requires three things: specific bluetooth hardware - this eliminates most of the older devices specific wireless hardware - this has to do with MIMO antennas and a sophisticated wireless chip. This doesn't eliminate many devices as bluetooth capabilities were upgraded at the same time as wifi as far as I can tell. a fast enough CPU Thus the list ...


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Another option, which worked for me, was the following crontab entry, in root's crontab: 0 0 * * * defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.loginwindow LoginwindowText "The date is `date '+%B %d, %Y'`" This sets a message on the lock screen, including the date. It isn't as slick as including the date with the time in the corner, but it has the ...


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Try downloading and installing memtest. See if you have faulty memory. Or, just replace the chips you have with 2 x 4GB for a new total of 8GB. More RAM never hurt.


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I would do this using KeyboardMaestro.


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Don't, just do Command-F. If you are trying to do the bigger period trick though, don't bother. It doesn't work anymore.



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