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Saved images from Photoshop do not show up in folders until restart

I have a problem saving images from Photoshop CC. I usually shoot Camera Raw images, edit them and save them as JPEGs. Photoshop seems to save images normally - it takes about 2 seconds to complete ...
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How can I save a file to a specific “keyed” location? [duplicate]

In Finder to go to a specific location I can do Cmd-Shift-G But what if I want to save to a specific location? That is, I don't want to click through a folder hierarchy in the save dialogue box. For ...
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How to save as into a customized destination on macOS?

When I try to saveAs a file on macOS (like in a browser such as Safari or Chrome), the only destinations I see are "devices", "favorites" or "recent places". However, how to save in a different ...
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Does a power cord use energy when it is not pugged into a Mac?

Does a power cord use energy when it is not pugged into a Mac? In other words, in order to save energy, should I pull the power cord out of the wall after my Mac has been recharged?
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Automator: Save images from a list of URLs in a text file

I have a text file with a list of URLs of images from a website. I would like to download them to a folder named Art on my computer. I have tried Get Contents of TextEdit Document and then Extract ...
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macOS Mojave Beach Ball when saving a file

When I'm trying to save or select a file in a web browser, or any other application the beachball appears and the app hangs for ±30 seconds. I didn't have this problem in High Sierra. Is it a common ...
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New file/database in OmniFocus 2 for macOS

When first starting to use OmniFocus, it opens with some example data preloaded for practice. Am I supposed to delete that bogus data, and continue to use that existing file/database for my own data?...
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How to easily save all open Safari tabs on iOS?

On macOS, I can choose Add Bookmarks for These 108 Tabs... which let's me save all open tabs to a bookmarks folder. Is there an equivalent on iOS? My workaround is to use iCloud tabs to copy the ...
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Problems with saving to external USB Flash Storage

I have an external USB Flash storage which is generally realiable. When editing text files on the drive I often get the message: The document “…” could not be saved. The file doesn’t exist. However,...
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Is it possible to save to my disk from the photos app?

In the past, If I've ever wanted to take a photo on my iPhone and move it to my mac, I'd have to use the files iOS app or google drive. I recently had an idea, instead of uploading the photos to ...
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mac save dialog not showing up for TextEdit/Word/Powerpoint/Excel

I'm facing the weirdest issue and have spent hours googling a solution but returned empty-handed. I have a Mac early 2015 laptop with OS X Sierra(10.12.5) installed on it. Whenever I try to save a ...
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How can I save videos from iCloud Drive or Google Drive to photos on my iPhone?

in the past I’ve been able to click a video in iCloud drive, and the option to ‘save to camera roll’ has been there. From there, I can use the instagram app and it will find the video stored in my ...
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Keyboard shortcut for “Revert Changes” in closing dialog?

A few releases of macOS (Mac OS X) ago, many native apps (such as Preview, TextEdit, etc) changed their closing dialog options from "Don't Save", "Cancel", and Save"… …to "Revert Changes", "Cancel", ...
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Saving Xcode Project to the Desktop

When I open the Desktop folder where I saved my Xcode project, only a "main" or "swift" file is there, not the whole project. I need to zip the whole project and upload it for homework assignments.
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Change location of screenshots mac

Right now they default to desktop, and I followed instructions found here. It works up until I shut down the computer; I was wondering if there was a permanent solution?
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How do I download PDF file?

I am doing web-browsing with Safari on my iphone, and I have opened up a pdf. How do I save the pdf on the iphone? What if I don't want to save it as "ibook"? Thx
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Where is a “Save As” button in Excel on my MAC Pro to save as a New File Name?

Where is a Save As Button in Excel (or Word) on OS X to save as a New File Name in a specific folder?
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Will iMovie erase my work if I quit it?

I have been making an iMovie on OS X El Capitan for the past few days. Unfortunately, I have not saved even once, I just left it open and it would always be there when I clicked on the icon. Now, I ...
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Problem with Photoshop CS6 Freezing up on OSX Mavericks

I have a iMac we purchased last year (27inch, 32GB Ram, 512GB Flash Storage, OSX 10.9 Mavericks) with Adobe CS6 installed on it. About 2 months ago our Graphic Designer started having problems where ...
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When saving a document or editing a file name, with the focus on the string itself, why does CMD+Delete move the file or folder to the trash?

To be more specific, I am saving a file from my markdown editor. Within the save dialog box, I navigate to the folder I wish to save the file. I then decide to change the name of the file. I put my ...
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Playing and editing DV-AVI files on a Mac

I have loads of video files that I have transferred from MiniDV tapes and onto my computer. I used firewire cable and something called WinDV to transfer them and as far as I know they are saved in the ...
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How do I save a document as .doc in Pages 5.2 not .docx?

I have OSX10.9 and pages 5.2 and want to save the document in Pages as a *.doc. I can already export it as *.docx. I need help as to how to export or save it as *.doc?
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How can I save all modified files in Preview in one go?

When I open several images in preview and apply quick modifications in succession I would like to close preview and save all the files without questions. Unfortunately preview keeps asking for each ...
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TextEdit hangs when trying to reopen documents. Can I recover all documents except the one causing problems?

I was using TextEdit with a number of unsaved documents open. I then attempted to paste an unreasonably large RTF table into a new document. After watching TextEdit beachball for about 5 minutes, I ...
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Can't save all photos to iPad air from photostream

It might sound strange but trying to save the photo portfolios to my iPad using photostream to transfer from iMac, noticed that in one of the folders not all the photos were saved. Repeated several ...
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Automator for Saving Attachments

I save MANY attachments from one URL about 50 times a day from clients. I'd like to automate the process for when I click on the download attachment button it will save into 1 specific folder when it'...
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Word “save as” folder no longer original folder after Mavericks

Following upgrade to Mavericks, Word for Mac 2011 has different "save as" behavior. WAS: "save as" would default to the directory of the current/open file. Now: "save as" directory goes to word ...
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iTunes storing iOS updates for later

I'm currently downloading the iOS 7 update (7.01), but I'd like to wait a bit before installing it. After it finishes downloading, will it still stay in iTunes until I'm ready to install, or will it ...
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What is this white 'No items selected' popup box in save/open dialogs?

On a Mac running Lion, in the Save As dialog boxes for seemingly all applications, there's a white popup box that appears and disappears on pressing the space bar. I notice it a lot as I use a ...
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Unable to save hosts file after adding websites to block.

I'm unable to save hosts file after adding websites to block,as well as unable to flush cache. I am not a techie, just researching on the web, and trying to follow directions for terminal and Text ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for Don't Save?

One thing I do a lot is Command ⌘-Tab over to TextEdit, jot down some notes, and then decide to throw them away. I can close the window with ⌘-W, but is there a way to not-save it from just the ...
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Is “The disk copy of 'filename.psd' was changed since…” dialog a sign of harddrive issues?

I saw this message and I'm not sure if it is a sign of harddrive issues (corruption, etc) or anything I should be concerned about. It popped up in Photoshop when saving. Might also be worth noting ...
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Save multiple photos from Mail on iPhone

I send a lot of emails to myself from my Mac to my iPhone containing logos that I am designing, normal pictures or otherwise. However, I have a problem with the Mail app. Whenever I send too many ...
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How can I retrieve files cached in the RAM?

there are some applications that don't write cache files on the disk, instead they write into the RAM directly and thus you can't back it up, analyse it or do anything with it. How can I retrieve (...
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BBEdit - The authenticated save for this file failed (application error code: 20004)

I'm trying to edit my hosts file with BBEdit 10. When I begin, it tells me to unlock the file with this message: Are you sure you want to unlock "hosts"? You aren't a member of the group "...
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Can TextEdit save as plain text?

When I try to save a new file in TextEdit, I always get a popup saying I can't save with ".txt" at the end of the file name. I want to save a plaintext file, but TextEdit insists on saving as .rtf ...
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Control draft saving in Apple Mail?

Is it at all possible to change the time for saving drafts in Apple Mail. I use MobileMe and whenever I send a mail, the draft is not automatically deleted. I don't want to switch off saving of drafts,...