Questions tagged [notifications]

An indicator of a possible change/update/alert that may be presented in a number of ways, including a banner, popup dialog, or badge on an app icon.

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Is it possible to tame the change notifications each reboot from Mountain Lion Server?

I have Server.app installed on 10.8.1. The only service that is configured is file sharing. No DNS, no OD. After every single reboot I get a push notification and email with the following: Network ...
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Does OS X Notification Center receive messages from APNS, LAN or just locally?

I'm looking for technical details on how the Notification Center is architected on Mountain Lion so I can make the most use of it as a user of OS X. Specifically, does it receive messages directly ...
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Is there a way to add items to notification center through terminal or other means?

I'm wanting to add specific Websites to notification center (the stack exchange network, for example) and I want to be able to see various notifications that the website would send me. Is there a ...
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How to make the Notification Center menu icon glow, (like Twitter does) when notifications are present?

Notification Center is pretty great, however, it's very annoying that I have to click the menubar icon or make a gesture to actually open the notification pane. How to make the Notification Center ...
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Why do Twitter notifications in Notification Center open in Safari?

Is it possible to load Twitter.app instead of opening Safari when clicking Twitter notifications in the Notification Center? The current behaviour really annoys me because it keeps making me sign in ...
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How do I turn off App Store notifications in Mountain Lion

The App Store on Mountain Lion pushes update notifications through Notification Center. Unfortunately, this also happens for users that are not system administrators (and so cannot run the App Store). ...
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Show github notifications in Mountain Lion Notification Center

Simply put: Is there a way to show the notifications on github in the notification center of the new Mountain Lion?
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Is there a programmatic method to detect a click on a Notification Center bubble and run a custom action under Mountain Lion?

I appreciate that Notification Center is in its infancy but I was wondering if anyone had any idea how to intercept clicks on the "bubbles" that are generated and run your own actions. Specifically, ...
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Sounds are not working on Mountain Lion Notification Center

Although I see an option in System Preferences > Notifications to enable applications to pop a sound on new notifications, Mountain Lion is not actually playing those sounds. Has Anyone run into ...
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Can the alert sound in Mountain Lion's notification center be customized?

Is there a way to change the default "Basso" alert sound in Mountain Lion's Notification Center? What I'd really like is support for application-specific notification sounds, so I can tell without ...
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How do I add all Tweets to the Mountain Lion Notification Center?

I love the Notification center gesture and would love to be able to glance at my full Twitter stream that way. How can I put all of Twitter into that notification area?
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When does the Mac App Store produce notifications?

According to Apple's page on Mountain Lion, the Mac App Store is supposed to send you notifications: Mac App Store notifications The Mac App Store notifies you when updates are available for ...
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Get OS X Notification Center State From the Command Line

On OS X 10.8, users can disable Notification Center for a single day. Is there a way to check if it is enabled from the command line?.
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Messages appearing on locked screen

How can I hide text messages from the locked screen of my iPhone 4S? I find that having a password is useless as everyone could read messages from the locked screen.
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How to style notifications in Mountain Lion?

Growl notifications can be styled using css. Has anyone made any inroads on styling the notifications in Notification Center in Mountain Lion?
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How to remap the “Send tweet” hotkey?

In Mountain Lion there is a "tweet sheet" when sharing from either notification center or an app. The default hotkey for "send tweet" is CMDShiftD. I'd like to use something like CMDRETURN. Is there a ...
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Stock notifier for OSX

I am looking for a stock notifier for osx (macbook pro). Is there anything available ? Perhaps, integrated with Growl or Osx notifications.
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Mountain Lion Notification Center glitches

I’m experiencing a number of issues with the Mountain Lion Notification Center and Dock. Just wanted to check whether anyone else is having similar problems. On my 2011 iMac, the Dock doesn’t show up ...
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Have Apps with Notification Center Support Use Growl on Lion

I'm still on Lion, and recently noticed that a lot of my apps are being updated with Notification Center support. Since I'm not on Mountain Lion and therefore don't have Notification Center, I won't ...
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How do I turn off new mail notifications in Mountain Lion?

After upgrading to Mountain Lion, I'm receiving new email notifications. I previously turned these off in the Mail application. How do I turn them off now?
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Email notification issues (iPhone 4S with ios 5.1.1)

I have 5 email accounts on my iPhone 4S. One is my work email and is on a Microsoft Exchange. The other 4 are personal accounts and are Gmail accounts. I have turned on notifications so I will be ...
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How do I limit calendar notifications to certain calendars?

In Calendar, I have a number of "iCloud" calendars that I share with my wife. ("Family", "Me", "Her", etc.) so we can see when we're both free/busy. While I do want to see her whole schedule on my ...
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iMessages - can one disable 'join/leave' messages in group chats?

Does anyone know where you can disable the join/leave messages in group chats in iMessages? In low-traffic chats it's utterly annoying to have scrollbacks full of 'xxx joined the chat.'/'yyy left the ...
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Keyboard, notification, or menubar shortcut to compose mail message?

Im looking for a quick way to bring up a compose mail message dialogue. Either a keyboard shortcut, or even a little tool within mountain lion's new notification center would be cool. Anyone got ...
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Does Mail have to be open for Notification Center to work in Mountain Lion?

I upgraded to Mountain Lion and thought the Notification Center would be quite handy, however I've had a look around the web and it seems to me that emails only appear in notification center while the ...
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iTunes - what playing now notifications [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: iTunes track notifications for Mountain Lion I want to turn on iTunes notifications on Mountain Lion? Anybody knows how I can do this? Growl dosn't work :/
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Can I dismiss a Notification Center Alert using the mouse?

Is it possible to dismiss a sticky "alert" (from Notification Center) from the upper-right corner of the screen by using the mouse?
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How can I disable the tweet sound when using Click to Tweet in Notification Center?

I really like being able to send tweets on Twitter from Notification Center, but I can live without the sound that plays when you click Send. Is there a way to disable or customize the tweet sound?
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No email notifications when Mail.app isn't running?

On Mountain Lion, I don't get email notifications in Notification Center when Mail.app isn't running. This is not the expected behaviour (it is inconsistent with the Mail.app behaviour on iOS) and ...
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How can I send a tweet without taking my hands off the keyboard?

If I'm typing a tweet in Mountain Lion's new Notification Center panel, is there a way to send the tweet without moving my hands to the trackpad to click the "send" button? I've tried return, enter, ⌘...
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Does Notification Center have keyboard shortcuts?

Are there any keyboard shortcuts for controlling Notification Center on OS X Mountain Lion? Of particular interest is a shortcut equivalent of the Click to Tweet button that appears at the top of ...
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Twitter And Facebook Integration Missing In Notification center?

I have recently installed Mountain Lion and noticed that 'Sharing' via Facbook and Twitter are missing! I have checked the System Preferences to enable this feature but I am stuck. Can anyone help me?...
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How can I perform the swipe gesture for quickly accessing Notification Center?

The swipe gesture for accessing Notification Centre is the same as for going back in Safari (amongst others). How can I consistently get it to do one or the other to stop me using the wrong gesture?
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What hooks exist into Notification Center / twitter so that I can tweet programmatically?

I'm specifically looking to design a custom action for LaunchBar so that I can initiate a tweet from that utility. Since Notification Center has a "Click to tweet" button, I wondered if Notification ...
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Disappearing Alerts - Notification Center not working as per Preference Settings

I'm trying to understand how to get Notifications working properly in Mountain Lion. I understand all the concepts about how to enable them, and configure them etc, but it doesn't seem to work as ...
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How to hide notification center button in Mountain Lion?

I am using Mountain Lion. The only advantage (for me) over the gesture is that Option + clicking the button enables/disables showing alerts and banners (toggles the switch in the notifications center)...
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How can I assign a customisable mouse button to open Notification Center?

I want to set my mouse's customisable button to open Notification Centre on OS X Mountain Lion. Is this possible?
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How can I trigger a Notification Center notification from an AppleScript or shell script?

I'd love to be able to take advantage of 10.8's Notification Center features in AppleScripts and shell scripts I write. Is there a built-in command or a third-party library I can use from either an ...
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Receiving an Unknown iOS Notification — Audio Only

I occasionally receive an iOS notification (an Apple push notification) that has sound only and no text. Because it has no text, it does not appear in the notification center and I therefore cannot ...
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Applescript to monitor terminal changes

I want to be able to check if a word appears in a terminal window running a java application and then display a notification. Any ideas?
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iPhone Gmail App won't stop sending notifications

I tested out the Gmail App on my iPhone 4 (iOS 5.1.1) and have now stopped as it keeps asking me for my login details. I haven't deleted it. It is continuing to send notifications even though I have ...
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AppleScript and Growl: How to choose the display style?

I'm using AppleScript and calling Growl notifications and I notice that it ignores my choice of using Bezel as my system default style. It only changes if I manually change it in Growl's preferences. ...
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What does it take to get FaceBook to stop pushing notifications to my iPhone?

I don't want FaceBook to put any notifications on my iPhone's home screen for anything, ever. I've gone into the iPhone's "settings" app and turned off all notifications for FaceBook. I've gone ...
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How to enable push notifications of emails?

A quick question with perhaps no answer, How can I enable push notifications of emails? What currently happens when I get an email is that my phone vibrates or rings, then I look at the locked ...
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How do I temporarily disable or mute Messages (iMessage) on OS X?

I use Apple's iMessage across several devices, including my (OS X Lion) Mac, using the recent Messages beta. However, the application has some undesired behaviour. When I quit Messages, it will ...
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Bluetooth controls from Notification Center on iPad

I find myself spending a lot of time moving through the menus to re-connect my iPad to my iPhone to tether the network. It would be great to be able to perform this task (or at least speed it up) ...
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How do I remove drafts from the iOS Notification Center?

When I pull down the Notification center on either my iPad or iPhone, it displays 5 emails (I have it set to that), but they are not the unread emails at the top of my inbox. They all appear to be ...
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Make the Stock Widget display percentage change [duplicate]

Is there a way to make the Stock Widget in iOS's Notification Center to display percentage change instead of price change? Any Cydia tweak? In the Stocks.app you can switch between those and market ...
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iTunes notifications

I'd like to have a notification displayed in the dock every time a new song is played. Unfortunately, this doesn't exist as an option in the program preferences, but there are ways to do it, see this ...
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MacBook Pro battery not fully charged sometimes. Need tips

I'm using MacBook Pro and it will be in charge nearly 12 hours in a day. I set the battery indicator to Percentage, so it is displaying the battery charge in percentage. The problem I faced is, most ...