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How to convert pdf file to tiff, then tiff to pdf with automator?

I have a lot of pdf files with different type of data in it: text, images, stamps etc. And I need to convert them to look like it's a scanned pdf, i.e. bitmap pdf. I need the same file with the same ...
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Command + Tab in the same application with many windows

What I want to do is: if I have 3 open pdf's files, 3 open word's files, among other applications, I want to press Command + Tab and the 3 pdf's AND the 3 word's will appear. For example, in the image ...
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Fix Visual Voicemail not working [closed]

I cant get visual voicemail on my iphone. I even reset network setting and it still doesnt work. Help!
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Restoring iPhone Backup from External Hard Drive

I had recently organised all the storage on my Mac and was finally able to back up my MAC and my iPhone. In order to create more space, I found an article online which told me how to move the back up ...
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My MAC is very slow and lagged while connecting with ViewSonic screen

As the title say , my mac is very very slow - it even load much to open folder it started to be un-normal when I connected it with ViewSonic TD2420 screen what's the issue ? is this screen non ...
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Macbook Pro temp at ~90℃ while gaming, what to do?

My 2019 base MBP runs at 85-90℃ while playing the game "bad north" which is a simple game, it used to run alright in the past days (at ~60℃) Today, It keeps jumping to 85-90℃ and sometimes ...
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Is there a “global” setting for Do Not Disturb on iOS devices?

As the title suggests, I would like to set DND on one device that will affect the other. I have looked through Settings on both devices but haven't found anything (unless it is a deeply hidden setting)...
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Can't update to iOS 13.5 over hotspot [duplicate]

I've been trying to update my iPhone to iOS13.5.1. I couldn't find an option to update via Mobile Data (and apparently it's not supported), so I tried to create a hotspot through another phone and ...
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Change microphone button from start/stop to mute/unmute

I have an external microphone with a single button. When I click it, it controls the start/stop of music; double click jumps to the next song. I want to change that to mute/unmute the microphone, ...
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Can't install Adobe Acrobat Reader. “Found a higher version Adobe Acrobat Reader in the installation location.”

A government client is sending me PDF documents that I can't read - Adobe Acrobat tells me I need a newer version of itself and gives me a link to the Adobe web site. On my Windows laptop, I installed ...
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Force to read aloud only the selected text in Anki

I use Apple's native text to speech function to read the selected text in flashcards when a selected hotkey is pressed. However this function seems to be incompatible with Anki 2.1, when I tap the ...
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Will getting a new battery fix my dead Macbook?

My Macbook (2017 - 12 inch) just died on me. The screen went black and it shut down without warning. I've tried all the suggestions on the Apple help website: tried different power cords, resetting ...
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bootcamp doesn't recognize windows partition to remove; also cannot install command line tools

The problem started when I tried to install the newest version of command line tools (11.5). https://developer.apple.com/download/more/?=command%20line%20tools At the step where I was supposed to ...
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How to code-sign my python script / package packaged for mac using pyinstaller? [closed]

I have written a python script and bundled it using the PyInstaller. My script works fine as a py file and it also works fine after the packaging. I got build and dist folder and the executable file ...
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Search e-mail message data not including a specific phrase in Outlook

In Microsoft Outlook on MacOS - How do I search for e-mail messages that do not include a specific phrase in the message data, including the header? Example: I could do a search for "stack" ...
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Why does phpinfo() still show 7.1 after upgrading to php 7.3 on macOS Mojave (10.14.6)?

I've attempted to upgrade my version of PHP to 7.3 by running: curl -s https://php-osx.liip.ch/install.sh | bash -s 7.3 and then adding the new install to my PATH via the following line in my ~/....
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Install Windows10 on older mac with boot camp does not provide install option

I'm trying to install Windows10 on my old MBP (Model: MacBookPro10,1). I prepared a USB-Stick formatted as FAT32 with a MBR. I followed this documentation (https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/...
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How to make script run on system start/user login via terminal [duplicate]

I have Mac OS PC, let's name it PC1, and I have Linux PC (PC2), on Mac os PC I have python script(reverse shell), I need to make it run on system start or user login(no matter) threw terminal, I have ...
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Where can I find specific Apple firmware like early 2011 SMC 1.69f3

I would like to load a specific firmware from https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201518 My research shows the MacBook Pro early 2011 SMC 1.69f3 seems to be stable. I use links on apple website shows &...
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How to remap keyboard shortcut on non-English keyboard to work as on US English keyboard with Karabiner

For a MacOS app I use (Notion), I wish to toggle the sidebar via the app-designated keyboard shortcut ⌘ + \. This shortcut works fine on US English keyboard layouts, but not on the Swedish keyboard I'...
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Reinstall Cups after unloading/removing its LaunchDaemon

On one of our laptops, we had popups about printer settings update 200 times per day. It was getting really annoying and so without thinking about it enough, I've unload and remove cups service. sudo ...
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Why ist there a UUID Folder in /Volumes?

I noticed that macOS often creates a UUID (in the XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX format) folder under /Volumes. It contains folders like Library/Group Containers and Library/Caches/CloudKit. ...
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Using external drive as a primary storage for iCloud

I'm going to buy an external high-performance 2TB SSD and want to use it as a primary local storage for iCloud, instead of a standard internal SSD 256GB of my MacBook Pro. The question is – how to ...
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How to force iphone to free space when storage is full?

My phone (ios 13.5.1) was running out of storage, so I freed up a few Gbs of space by removing whatsapp album, photos (also clearing the recently deleted album) and a few app. On the next day the ...
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iPhone XS broken screen, still turns on and accessible through Configurator, is it just a broken screen or could the logic board be damaged too? [closed]

My iPhone XS's screen is completely black and doesn't respond to touch, I'm fairly sure water damage is the cause. Using Apple Configurator 2's "Single App Mode" I'm able to confirm it still ...
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Issue: Safari on macOS won't open a new window via keyboard shortcut

I can open a new window from the menu bar, but for some reason Safari insists on opening a new tab rather than a new window when using either the default keyboard shortcut or a custom shortcut. Has ...
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Switched from Verizon to Xfinity Mobile, now iPhone SE can't access LTE for data

iPhone SE, iOS 9.3.4 This phone was on Verizon for years, until a couple months ago when we switched to Xfinity Mobile as we are on WiFi at home like 99% of the time and it was 1/10 the price. We have ...
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If I was to check if a network service Thunderbridge or Bluetooth was enabled how would I do that it in terminal?

From Terminal, it lists that my MAC has six network services: Bluetooth DUN USB Ethernet Wi-Fi (also known as AirPort) Bluetooth PAN Thunderbolt Bridge and VPN My question is this: I want to ...
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How can I export all my Iphone's data from the backup data into a useable format?

I am switching from my iphone after many years to a pinephone. I would like to be able to use or access the data, notes, files, sms, images, voice memos, contacts and so on. I don't need to worry ...
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How can I share a saved search for Console.app?

I'm using Console.app to debug an iPhone app that my team is building. I've customized my view of the events in Console by filtering to exclude noisy libraries, subsystems, and messages. While I can ...
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Time Machine says “There isn't enough space” and says I need 50 petabytes available to back up a one terabyte drive

Time Machine hasn't backed up for a week. It says "There isn't enough space," and yet there is plenty. I'm backing up to a Western Digital My Passport with 5 TB capacity and 4.81 TB free. ...
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Add free space in Disk Utility

I want to take the free space of 200 GB and add it equally to the MacOS partition and the Windows-Bootcamp Partition that is currently 34.3 GB. Can someone please help me through this process? Thanks.
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Late 2013 RMBP switches to SCO(very poor quality) codec when using earbuds microphone

It switches back to AAC once I pick the internal microphone as an input. Does this mean that the bluetooth version is too old to handle both audio input and output with the earbuds? If so, can a ...
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Block Access to Iphone Settings App?

Ok, Ive searched a long time and I dont see an answer. I have restrictions/screen time on my sons iphone. He has found a loophole where he can get onto google or youtube via Settings -> Passwords ...
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macOS (Catalina 10.15.5) - Save dialog - no way to filter/search

In macOS, the Save dialog window has a search box, seemingly to allow for users to search/filter the output in order to use an existing file/folder name as a template to then modify for the new file/...
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Macbook Pro 16“ fried all USB-C ports after using a Samsung 43” monitor

I'm trying to understand what happened to my MBP because it's a rather weird situation. I hooked my MBP to a Samsung CJ89 43" monitor directly through USB type C. It worked for a while and then ...
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Move playlist to folder

I added playlist from Apple Music to my library. Is there any way to move it to folder? Looks like I can organize in folder only my own playlist. But can't do it with playlist which I have added from ...
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iPhone sampling rates

What iPhones support what sampling rates? I want everyone to record their collaborative video projects at 16-bit or 24 / 48kHz but I've read elsewhere the 11 is locked to 44.1kHz. Any info would be ...
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How to boost microphone input volume above 100%?

My internal microphone broke, and I have an external microphone on my webcam on an external monitor that is extremely quiet even when the volume is set to 100%. I tried using Boom, Loopback, and ...
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SIgning to iCloud from macOS shows An unknown error occurred

I'm trying to login to my iCloud account from my macOS and I'm constantly experiencing: I've tried: Reset Keychain Access Delete NetworkPreferences.plist Remove Wi-Fi in Network and adding it again ...
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How to sync videos between a PC and an iPad?

I have edited a video on my computer and I want to upload it to my Ipad. The problem is that the video does not end up on my photos/videos library, hence I cannot reuse it in an ipad application or ...
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How to maximize window horizontally and minimize to its default position without a third party app using keybinding?

I am using my terminal on the right side of the window. When I click on the red line (left side of the terminal) it minimize horizontally. Because this is a built in property of Apple, I don't want to ...
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How do I find a RSS URL for a podcast in the Apple Podcasts directory?

I have both a Mac (macOS Catalina) and an iPhone (iOS 13.5.1). When I find a podcast in the Apple Podcasts directory I'd like to be able to subscribe to that podcast in any RSS reader, which requires ...
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Moving files (manually in Finder, via terminal MV, or via script) appears to leave a 'ghost' file in search results that cannot be deleted

Scenario: I use plex with a DVR and torrents to download tv shows and the accompanying files. The DVR files save to DRIVE_1, and the permanent storage for PLEX is DRIVE_2. Issue: When the files are ...
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Whither macOS Server 5.3.6 installer?

Until a week ago, I was happily running macOS Server 5.3.6 on High Sierra. My hard drive failed, resulting in an eternal beachball instead of restarting. So, I put a clean copy of High Sierra 10.13.6 ...
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Cannot resize APFS container after updating to Big Sur

I've installed Big Sur beta 2 and tried to use Boot Camp Assistant but I got the error "disk could not be partitioned". Also tried to partition manually but "a problem occurred while ...
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How to Quit by default X11 when shutting down

When I shutdown my computer I am having followin pop-up for X11, by default I want to always Quit instead of manually clicking. [Q] How to accept by defualt Quit for X11 when it is closed?
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Macbook kernel panic starting to appear without any reason

I've had 3 kernel panics over the last week, and I try to identify the root cause. This has never happened since I bought my Macbook in 2017/01. (MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports)) ...
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Is there any way to change language input icons on macOS?

Some languages like Spanish and Russian use the country flags for language input, while others like Chinese and Japanese are not. So I would like to change language input icons such that all languages ...
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Is there a way of inserting a tilde (~) on a German keyboard without having to press space afterwards?

I have a german keyboard layout (QWERTZ), and I often need to type a tilde (~) without any other symbols attached to it (e.g. ñ). Currently, the only way I know of to inset a tilde is ⌥ N + Space, ...

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