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Your command is adding a BOOL true or false. So you needed to declare it as such by adding -bool. Otherwise you are changing to a string. But also with this change you need to relaunch the dock for it to pick up the changes. You can do this by adding a second command. killAll Dock In one command: defaults write com.apple.dock autohide -bool no;killAll ...


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You can set the Language spelling to look for spelling in multiple languages. My example is English and Spanish. In the Keyboard System preferences go to the Text tab. Set the Spelling dropdown to: Automatic by Language Then opening the Spelling dropdown go down to Set Up… Drag your two (or more) preferred Languages to the top. And then hit the Done ...


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Depends on whether you want to stick with shell, or use applescript. This applescript script gives you a popup for password: do shell script "defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.alf globalstate -int SomeInteger" with administrator privileges tell application "System Events" to if (first application process whose name is "System Preferences") ...


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This got it working for me. Set "TrackpadThreeFingerDrag"=YES and also "Dragging"=YES in "com.apple.AppleMultitouchTrackpad.plist" inside "~/Library/Preferences". Repair Permissions with Disk Utility Reboot


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You could try to type-in the name of your printer inside Spotlight, the interface showing up should let you click on the "Scanner" button. The quickest way I found so far; and I don't think you can get to that "scanner-button-interface" directly i.e: you have to go through the printer-interface. (see How can I access my scanner directly without going ...


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~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Preview/Data/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Preview.plist and ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.TextEdit/Data/Library/Preferences/com.apple.TextEdit.plist ~/Library/Containers does not seem to be indexed, at least on my system, so mdfind didn't find them. That said, I have a copy of my system on another hard drive, which IS ...


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For TextEdit : $ ls ~/Library/Preferences/ | grep Text com.apple.TextEdit.LSSharedFileList.plist com.apple.TextEdit.SandboxedPersistentURLs.LSSharedFileList.plist For Preview : $ ls ~/Library/Preferences/ | grep Preview com.apple.Preview.LSSharedFileList.plist com.apple.Preview.SandboxedPersistentURLs.LSSharedFileList.plist



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