505 reputation
1726
bio website dssheep.blogspot.com
location Massachusetts
age 55
visits member for 4 years, 2 months
seen Nov 13 at 20:59

Oct
31
comment Why is Yosemite showing me a dragonfly?
Yes, it is a dragonfly.
Oct
31
comment Why is Yosemite showing me a dragonfly?
No, the keyboard was unresponsive until I opened the laptop, and then the dragonfly flew. The monitor is a Dell U3011.
Oct
26
comment Deleted hidden files and now Mac won't boot, how do I fix this?
Which files in particular.
Sep
2
comment Is any other application known to install TeamViewer?
Well, that's a little reassuring. Thanks.
Aug
31
comment Mavericks 'close the clam' woes
There you are, snippet and gist of a whole lot.
Jan
2
comment Are there any options to control organization for the new photo app?
I checked 'all albums'.
Dec
31
comment Are there any options to control organization for the new photo app?
Nothing from iphoto's albums shows up in the Albums tab.
Oct
21
comment How can I clear unwanted music off of my iphone?
Because the problem songs were 'icloud' songs.
Oct
21
comment How can I clear unwanted music off of my iphone?
No I cannot. Sliding to the left just slides back to the list of 'albums, songs, artists'.
Oct
21
comment How can I remove songs from the Music app on my iPhone?
The procedure does not work as of ios 7. Sliding on an album just opens the album.
Jun
5
comment Can I stop 'instruments' from asking me to authenticate?
Yes I am, and of course no they aren't. Is that recommended? It seems terribly unsafe to me.
May
28
comment What are Mac OS replacements for Visio?
It's my question, and I was shopping.
Apr
11
comment What are Mac OS replacements for Visio?
Visio is / was a very commonly-used tool on Windows and in the relevant industry. I don't believe that anyone who didn't already know what it was would be able to offer an answer. Anyhow, isn't this now a 'shopping' question that should be closed?
Apr
11
comment What are Mac OS replacements for Visio?
Why do you feel the need to clarify a 2.5-year-old question with an accepted answer?
Feb
11
comment Is there a Mac OS X Command Line application that can convert text encodings from one type to another? (Specifically to convert Mac OS Roman to utf8)
No command-line utility will do that. You might get some help from ICU.
Feb
10
comment Is there a Mac OS X Command Line application that can convert text encodings from one type to another? (Specifically to convert Mac OS Roman to utf8)
And what arguments do you pass?
Feb
10
comment Is there a Mac OS X Command Line application that can convert text encodings from one type to another? (Specifically to convert Mac OS Roman to utf8)
The command is iconv.
Oct
21
comment Is there any way to backup an iphone *including* passwords and such?
Can anyone improve on 'i believe'?
Sep
15
comment What do I do if appleid can't send me email?
right, I am there.
Sep
15
comment Retina Macbook Pro: fonts look terrible
Well, Eclipse is in Java/SWT, and I'd guess that someone got to that.