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Keep note sheet as black text on white background while Notes.app is in dark mode

I am enjoying dark mode in macOS Mojave. This includes the list boxes and sidebar in the Notes.app. Except, the note sheet itself is awkward with white-text-on-black-blackground. Is it possible to ...
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2014 Macbook Air 13 in SSD and Boot up Problems

I recently acquired a 2014 mac book air from a family member that supposedly had a bad hard drive. I did some research and settled on a Cruical NVMe M.2 500GB with the adapter that upon reviewing was ...
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upgrading drive of 2015 macbook air, such thing as too fast?

I was considering upgrading the drive of a macbook air that i got and was amazed at the difference between some of the NVMe PCIe M.2 drives at around 3,938 MB per second and other SATA drives (which I ...
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reclaiming space on TimeCapsule

I tried deleting old backups in order to make space for more. I deleted a bunch with finder, then discovered no space was actually reclaimed. I tried emptying the trash - it ran for three days, ...
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Problems with Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and macOS Mojave 10.14.3

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 with android 4.1.2, when I plug the usb cable to usb port in minimac, macOS don't detect my tablet. With Android File Transfer I can see the disk and the mini card in the ...
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Can 3D Touch be customised?

Attached is a screenshot of when I hard press (3D Touch) on the 2Do app on iPhone X. Annoyingly, the menu doesn’t contain search. Can I alter the menu so that it has a search option (like Apple Music -...
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write a “macro” to launch multiple terminal windows with one icon

I have to send a sales person to a conference, and I have a mack set up with a MEAN app (running mongo and node app in browser), I don't want my sales person to have to know/worry about how to launch ...
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iPhone X won't charge from 2017 MacBook Pro

A few days ago, my iPhone stopped charging from my laptop. I have tried some suggestions and contacted Apple support, but neither was helpful. My phone will charge if it is connected to anything ...
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Security Q:A new app fails signature verification. What steps are appropriate to address this?

I downloaded an app, and after installation, it fails signature verification: codesign -vv Amazon\ Music.app Amazon Music.app: a sealed resource is missing or invalid file added: /Applications/Amazon ...
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Create variable size columns from tab deleminated file

I would like to columnize data from excel. I need to paste the data in a simple text file. Tabs need to be replaced with blanks. What I need is to be able to select the column width.How cat ...
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Error connecting to iCloud

Ever since I update my Mac to Mojave, which was at the end of January 2019, I've been having major issues with network connectivity. So everything works fine in the browser but I can't download or ...
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Is it possible to set up my Apple Watch to show notifications for apps for which I have disabled notifications on my iPhone? If so, how?

I have disabled notifications for pretty much every app on my iPhone. But because the Watch represents a different context, I would like to have some of those apps show notifications on my Watch, ...
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10.13 - Disable Auto screen lock after Apple Remote Desktop Session

Using ARD (Apple Remote Desktop) to login to my Mac Pro running 10.13.6 then exiting the ARD window the Mac Pro locks the screen which is fine sometimes, but not at other times. I would like to ...
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Ghost window appearing on macBook Pro

Anyone know what that little window is? It appears at random times on one of my desktops. It DOES NOT show on the actual screen, just when I preview my desktops. I am hoping someone saw it or has it. ...
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Mirror iPhone to TV with vertical orientation [on hold]

Are there specialized TV monitors that can be positioned vertically (height > width) and directly mirror an iPhone's app in that vertical orientation? It's easy if the TV is in the horizontal (...
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How can I back up my notes in the Notes app?

Is there a way to export all my notes written in the Notes app in any format so that I can import them to another Mac?
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How to sync only Masters folder of Photos library to OneDrive

I manage my picture library in Photos, the size of which is currently about 120 GB. For backup and to have online access to all my pictures I would like to sync the library with the cloud. However, I ...
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How can I restore macOS on a MacBook if all the data on the hard drive is wiped/corrupted?

I want to be secure against a worst-case scenario because I'm about to start tinkering with my SSD (going to try installing Linux). What backup methods would allow me to perform a clean reinstall (I'm ...
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How to send unknown callers directly to voicemail on iPhone (while allowing text and know callers through)

I get about 20 robocalls a day, and I'm trying to figure out how to prevent unknown numbers from ringing my phone. Some ideas 1) Have a silent ring and assign that to all non-contact callers. There ...
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Obtain a private URL to a file in iCloud Drive without making the file available to anyone with the link

I would like to get links to files in my iCloud Drive so that I can paste links to them in other apps (notes, email, etc) for quick access to these files in the future. I know that I can share the ...
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Keychain not accessible when user logs out?

I have a cronjob that runs a bash script every couple of hours. This bash script connects via ssh to a server using ssh keys. The private key I use for connecting to the server is protected by a ...
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I can't Quit or kill (Terminal) Opera web browser

Very seldom I use Opera because of VPN. I can't Quit Opera, so I tried to kill it using the Terminal > ps -ef | grep opera 503 22880 1 0 12:53PM ?? 0:00.02 /Applications/Opera.app/...
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Can't switch the ipad on [on hold]

22/02/2019 ipad serial number -[redacted]. PROBLEM it can't be switched on. The on/off switched does not response
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ionic framework integration with cordova [on hold]

I have created cordova application using xcode. I need to integrate ionic framework into it. Can please someone help to do it?
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My robust broadcom wifi card interferes with my graphic card

I have a robust AC1900 Dual band WiFi Card. Its signal is very strong and this causes interference with my AMD RX-650 card, although I had put the in as far slots as possible on mainboard. When using ...
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What are the ways in which installed software can negatively impact OSX speed over time?

Applications installed on macOS are not always completely self-contained. Sometimes they write files in multiple locations outside their .app bundle, taking up space that they sometimes occupy even ...
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how to find the last time I used my usb drive?

I used to have a Sandisk Ultra Fit 128GB stick plugged onto one of my USB ports of my MBP. I'm running OS X El Capitan (10.11). Today I found that my USB drive is missing. How do I find the last ...
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Keyboard and Trackpad not working while installing windows 10 on MacBook Pro 2018 Touch Bar using Bootcamp

I have tried several times to install Windows 10 on my new MBP 2018, and I have failed till now. I used Windows ISO version 1703 which was ok until an error appeared at the end of setup (the error ...
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Cannot print anything

I have successfully set up the printer But when I print a file, the queue shows it is printing and then disappears on the queue without printing anything. How can I fix it?
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After deleting files to make space for windows partition, 'System' swells in size

I deleted a bunch of files so that I could free up 64GB of space for a windows bootcamp partition. When I started, the 'System' filesize was around 16GB, and now it's doubled to 36GB. Is there any ...
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Airport Time Capsule - check backups with another laptop

My laptop is dead. I got an AirPort Time Capsule, and I want to check if there is a fresh backup inside. But because my laptop doesn't start up anymore, is it possible to use another computer to check ...
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Develop in-house app for another company signing with own Apple Developer Enterprise account

My company has regular/yearly Apple Developer Program membership. At the moment I'm developing an app for another company, to be used only in-house. They are asking me to give them a signed IPA file. ...
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Thumbnail preview for search results on NTFS drive

Image file icons are not shown in thumbnail preview when viewing search result. It is shown in thumbnail preview when on NTFS drive, normal browsing, not search result on HFS/APFS drive, either ...
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Combine Time Machine backups in Mojave

My Time Machine backup drive became corrupt. It would take several minutes to mount, and then MacOS would warn me to back up the data. When I tried copying Backups.backupdb out I got "Error Code -36"...
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Finder Tags not working for any SMB files

I'm having an issue with Finder Tags and SMB share? I can tag a file with a colour. But when I go view in the tags it does not show for any SMB shared files? I have tried everything. Finder is ...
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Safari stops working when attached to a corporate network

My work MBP is in a corporate network which has heavy security. For the last few months Safari has been driving me crazy. It will work for a period of time, then just stop. No matter what web page I ...
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NotesApp in iPhone 6s Plus w/ iOS 10.2.1

My iPhone has 16 notes. When I used a forensic tool to examine my phone, it recovered 27 notes, the 16 that I have and 11 "deleted" notes. All the "deleted" notes are named variations of 3 of the 16 ...
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Why won't my new MBP actually shutdown when I click “Shutdown…” in the “apple” menu

This is related to this other question Prevent MacBook Pro from turning on by touching trackpad. My new MacBook Pro (MBP) seems to fails to actually shutdown when clicking "Shutdown..." in the "apple"...
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How to regain admin powers restricted by Apple? [on hold]

It seems Apple is on a crusade to kill off the admin. On "upgrading" to Mojave I noticed LOTS of areas where normal admin powers have been eliminated: Unable to delete Apple apps (News, Stocks, ...
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Apple Mail reply semantics

If I sent you send me an email, and I hit "reply", it sends the reply to you. If I don't hear back, and I send a followup by hitting "reply" to my last email, it sends that followup to me not to you....
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change default editor for command line tasks?

I want to create a cron job. Launching a terminal window, and entering crontab -e opens my current crontab, but opens it in the editor vi. I would prefer to use the nano editor. How do I configure ...
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Getting list of running processes on iOS Simulator

I am essentially looking for the iOS equivalent of adb shell ps On android this returns to me a list of all apps running on my emulator. For iOS things seem to be a bit more complicated as it looks ...
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Sorting file names using a custom rule

I saw that in iTunes if you select an item in your playlist and go to Edit > Info > Sorting, in the "Sort As" field you can enter the actual name in which you want the item to be sorted as when you ...
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Cannot flush cache

No matter what I do, I cannot get a web site to load after something changes with the DNS. For instance, if meh.blah.example.com had a misconfigured DNS value and produced an ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED ...
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Fetching old chat conversations from Skype (on my MacBook)

In my project, we used to use Skype as a way to communicate information about our work and sharing screenshots and files for years. Now we need to export conversation and files from 2016 and it looks ...
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2018 Macbook Pro 3 Display Set Up - HOW? [duplicate]

New to the forum. I bought a Macbook Pro last year. It has 2 USBC ports. I'd like to set up a 3 monitor system for my home office. Looking for the least amount of adapters and plugs. I am ...
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How do I download full resolution photos on my iphone (8+) to use offline? [duplicate]

I used to keep all of my photos (literally 40K or so) on my iPhone. I did eventually fall into the iCloud trap, and have still not figured out a way to assure that a healthy number of my full ...
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Why does my Mac accumulate too many processes?

I am starting to accumulate too many processes on my Mac. No clue why this is happening, but it is causing a lot of problems such as: programs fail to start or hang on launch in the terminal I get a ...
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grep not listting obvious matches

I am trying to use vi-style key commands for the terminal and run bind -p | grep -v '^#\|self-insert\|^$' In the output from bind -p is a list of the commands and the keys they are binded to. In ...
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If I lose access to my account after enabling two factor authentication, will I lose my entire developer account?

Today I enabled two-factor-authentication for my Apple ID since they required me to do so. Before finishing the process, a message popped up, saying: Apple will not be able to reset your password ...

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