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Ex-special correspondent for the Fortean Times. Now tries to help people with things that beep. Not always successful.


Feb
27
awarded  Necromancer
Dec
8
comment view tab in safari not allowing actual size choice
Just to add to this. If "Actual Size…" is greyed out, it means that you are already viewing the page at "actual size". If you had zoomed in or out of the page you would no longer be viewing the page at "actual size", so the menu item would then be made available to help you "reset" the page to "actual size".
Nov
21
comment Can't select option in OSX Utilities
Are you running the OS X Install application from your internal hard drive or from a separate volume (external hard disk, USB stick, etc.)? If the former, could it be that your Mac won't let you "write over" the existing installation?
Nov
21
comment Stop zooming when I film
To clarify a bit, as it says on page 78 of the iPhone User Manual (for iOS7), "To lock the exposure and focus until you tap the screen again, touch and hold until the rectangle pulses." The full manual (big PDF) is here: manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1565/en_US/…
Nov
21
revised place text over image without imagemagick
Fixed typo
Nov
20
awarded  Yearling
Nov
19
revised place text over image without imagemagick
Fixed typo in command line arguments.
Nov
19
answered place text over image without imagemagick
Nov
4
awarded  Critic
Nov
4
comment Books not purchased in iBooks Store are not syncing between Mavericks and iPhone
Adding this as a comment rather than an answer as I'm not certain, though I have emailed Apple a similar question. I don't think you can sync books that were not purchased via the iBooks store across devices. Yet.
Oct
8
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Jul
7
answered Visually distinguish different lines (for long wrapped lines) in iTerm2 / Terminal
Jul
7
comment Mac 10.7.3 Web Sharing Won't Start
Have you tried… sudo apachectl start
Jul
7
comment Pages: Linked columns
Though not an answer, have you considered using footnotes? You can change where they appear (end of the page, end of a section or end of the document) and with some messing about with the margins of footers you might get a "vertical" split instead of a horizontal one.
Oct
29
answered How do I change the settings of the sounds in iOS 6?
Oct
19
awarded  Supporter
Oct
19
revised Hotkey access to a browser URL based on a URL part on the clipboard
Added links to the websites for Quicksilver and Alfred as I don't want to appear to be a salesman for LaunchBar. :)
Oct
19
answered Hotkey access to a browser URL based on a URL part on the clipboard
Oct
11
comment How can one determine which user deleted a shared file on OS X Mountain Lion Server
I've not provided this as answer as it's just a link and I don't have access to a Mountain Lion server (I have an earlier OS X server) to test, but this page about logs and scripts might be useful, particularly the section about 'AppleFileServiceAccess.log'. But also note that the author of that page indicates that those logs have to be activated in the first place, so this might not help your IT guy.
Oct
6
awarded  Editor