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Possible to change the visibility of a column in finder with AppleScript?

When I change the visible property of a Finder column to false it does not have any effect even after closing and reopening the window. tell application "Finder" activate set visible of ...
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After changing nameservers for a domain only on my Macbook no access possible [on hold]

I have exactly the same issue: Terminal command to clear DNS cache doesn't seem to work Changed the DNS settings for a domain, works perfectly via proxy or on other devices connected to my WIFI, ...
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Turn off invitation mail sending on MacOS/iOS calendar

I would like to disable the automatic mail sending when I add invitees to an event in Calendar. This is really annoying especially when calendar is used through Siri which automatically add invitees. ...
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Why is fsck_hfs slow on *journaled* HFS+

Sometimes my external drives get uncleanly detached, and at the next connection a disk check is necessary. What surprises me now is to see a slow disk check process on a journaled filesystem. ...
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2011 iMac 27": cannot upgrade to latest OSX after replaced failing drive with blank new HDD. Nasty loop [duplicate]

Installed a new hard drive on a iMac 2011 27": old drive would not boot (node errors which FSK cannot fix). This faulty drive was running High Sierra before it stopped booting. Removed the old drive ...
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Horizontal drag motion - How to disable? [duplicate]

I've already disabled the Swipe between pages option, but I still have this drag jitter... Can I turn this off? Edit: It's turned off and not swiping between pages, but I still have this drag motion. ...
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How to block everything except my connection to the VPN?

I'm trying to make Murus block everything, except my connection to the VPN server. I don't want my Mac to make any outbound calls to any ports unless via the VPN connection. I'm trying to add a rule ...
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Books - PDF - Preview - Search : “No Results Found”

I recently upgraded from High Sierra to Mojave, and consequently iBooks became Books. I now have an issue with Books which was not present in iBooks. I have stored many PDFs iBooks. Clicking on one ...
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External IP address for connections via WiFi hotspot [on hold]

Is there a programatic way to determine external IP address of the connection via WiFi hotspot ? Is there a way that all external IP address assigned to WiFi hotspot connections the same ( local ip ...
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Do we have a Screentime on Mac?

I want a tool that limits the usage time of apps. Say, 2 hours per day. It would be even better if there is a Leechblock on Mac for apps, so I can, for example, limit the usage of an app during night,...
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Cannot send outgoing messages in Mac Mail app

Can receive emails, but cannot send No error messages, the Mail app stays in 'sending' status, and the email stays in outgoing box 'Connection Doctor' shows all green. I have several email accounts. ...
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External hard drives are not showing up on the desktop or Disk Utility

I've upgraded to Mojave on my MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015). Now, my external hard drives are not showing up on the desktop nor in Disk Utility. I need to access this work and Time ...
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File transfers to QuickBooks for Mac from eRSP [on hold]

We are using the new upgrade to QuickBooks for Mac2019. QuickBooks has a WEBCONNECT to do file transfers, but we cannot get it to open on a Mac in order to start file transfer from eRSP (cloud-based ...
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Cannot install graphviz with macports

I am struggling with macports trying to install graphviz tool: ... $ sudo port install graphviz ---> Computing dependencies for graphviz ---> Fetching archive for graphviz ---> Attempting ...
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Black screen on startup on iMac

My dad's iMac (2010 27" i7, https://everymac.com/systems/apple/imac/specs/imac-core-i7-2.93-27-inch-aluminum-mid-2010-specs.html) has no gray apple boot screen on startup and displays a black screen. ...
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Any Pitfalls in Replacing gcc and g++ With GNU Versions?

I understand that Clang is the default and recommended compiler for MacOS. By default macOS has binaries for gcc and g++ in /usr/bin/ which are same as clang and clang++. What are the possible issues ...
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Weird behavior when charging iPhone on MacBook

When I connect my iPhone to my MacBook to charge it, a sound is played on the iPhone, the green battery symbol appears instead of the clock, the small battery symbol the upper right corner turns green ...
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Is there a way to save a note as a txt file onto the iPhone and then transfer it to a computer via USB?

I'm pretty sure the process is quite simple, but I'm not being able to do it. I wrote a rather long-winded note on my iPhone 6S Plus, and would like to save it as .txt file so I can keep working on it ...
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Change macOS Mojave system icons

In the past, I changed my folder icons for Applications, Downloads, Documents and for applications like Mail Safari. Now many have reverted or gone to a white page picture. How can I replace them ...
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Disable smart-card login on MacBook

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina 15-inch Mid-2015) running High Sierra OS (10.13.6). At some point, i think i accidentally enabled smart-card login on this laptop. Now, every time i connect a card-reader ...
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How do I get the 10.13.6 update to (reboot and) install?

I have macOS 10.13.4 on my Mac. In the App Store, it shows 10.13.6 as an available Software Update. When I click the "Update" button, I get the notification in the top-right corner of my screen: ...
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What does it mean to be signed in to the devices below?

So I am signed in with my company's Apple ID and I noticed I am signed in to several devices according to Apple website. What exactly does that mean in terms of capabilities and features?
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iPhone System Storage over 50 GB

The extremely high system storage is making my phone unusable. What do I do? None of my apps have any storage more than 3.44 GB. When I connect to iTunes it shows like 30 something GB available. It ...
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Will HomeKit remote access still work if I add a VPN to my Apple TV?

I've currently got a great little HomeKit setup in my home which works perfectly even when I'm out of the house. I understand that HomeKit makes use of the Apple TV as a hub to enable remote access to ...
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Finder doesn't show thumbnails for Alias in OS 10.14.2

Since upgrading to 10.14.2, the Finder doesn't make thumbnails for aliases of jpeg image files, instead, it only displays the generic JPEG icon. Is this a new bug, or is there a hidden setting ...
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Is there an app that allows an iPhone-to-iPhone local network call with shared music?

My wife and I started going to a gym recently. We each have our own separate workouts and we listen to music through our earbuds. We realized though that this has reduced our evening chat time, so I ...
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How can I open a profile in whatever window has focus? [on hold]

See title. I want to open a new profile, but I don't want to open a new tile. It's much more efficient to leave my window split into different windows.
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How do I get llvm-gcc to point to gcc instead of clang?

When I ask which version of gcc I have, I get the following: Configured with: --prefix=/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/usr --with-gxx-include-dir=/usr/include/c++/4.2.1 Apple LLVM version ...
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Bootcamp Support Software 5.0

Does Bootcamp support software 5.0 support a new installation of windows 7 on a disk partitioned by bootcamp assistant on a MacBook Air 11" early 2014 running OS X El Capitan 10.11.8?
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Does an iPhone battery drain faster in cold?

I have an iPhone SE and I have noticed the battery drainage is quicker when outside and in the winter. I have heard some websites and people say that batteries drain faster in cold. Is this true? I ...
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Creating a Windows 10 Install USB when FAT32 has 4GB max file size

So I am attempting to create a Windows 10 install USB on my MBP running macOS 10.14 Mojave. To create a bootable USB it needs to be formatted into FAT32, not exFAT. The issue is that when copying the ....
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Macbook Pro 13" Stolen [on hold]

my Macbook Pro 13" have been stolen at Orlando International Airport, Florida on January 9, 2019 around 9PM
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What Is The Procedure Of Recover Or Reset Aol Email Account? [on hold]

i have email account with aol but the issue is that my account is not login or reset, so any technician related to aol, please help me for recover/reset my email account
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iTunes won't play through Bluetooth when using Radio

So iTunes and my Bluetooth speaker works fine with songs in my library and songs on Apple Music, but if I go to the radio tab and play an Apple Music radio station, it switches to my Macbook's ...
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How to remove obsolete contact groups?

So with Mojave, Apple removed particularly LinkedIn and Facebook internet accounts and as a result my macOs contacts app now have LinkedIn group with hundreds of my LinkedIn contacts which I do not ...
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Can OSX still sync dropbox while “asleep”?

If a Mac Mini running macOS 10.11 is in sleep mode, but powered on and connected to the network, will Dropbox still sync in the background?
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How to remove files that are on iCloud

I have files that are backed up on iCloud that I do not want on my local desktop (they are rather large video files that I rarely refer to). Is there a way to trigger iCloud to clean up space on my ...
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Is it possible to set priority for reminders when adding reminder via siri?

I tried all sorts of things "Remind me with high priority to do XYZ", "do this with high priority on monday" etc... but siri doesn't seem to pick up on either of them. I've googled around but couldn't ...
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How to get calendar invites to come in as iCal when i use a gmail address as my appleID?

I use myname@gmail.com for my appleid username. If i wish to send an invite to my icloud calendar, how can i do so? I have myname@icloud.com and myname@me.com email addresses that are associated with ...
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MacBook Pro stuck on white screen

I have a MacBook Pro mid 2013. As you may have guessed from the title, it won't boot. Neither the Disk Utility boots. The only thing I can do is boot from a bootable USB (CMD + OPTION + R) with OSX ...
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Pixel skewed Photos on Mac [on hold]

Why does Photos keep doing this strange "overlay" to edited photos and is there a way to get it to stop? It appears to be a zoomed in section of the picture added to the "top" of the original. See ...
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How do I get 2 Dell monitors to work with my MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports)

OSX doesn't support MST daisy chaining monitors. I've got 2 brand new monitors and a decent mac and Apple wont let me use it due to software limitations. Is there any product I can buy (Amazon ...
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My External Hard Drive's format changed to FAT16 without any reason

I have an ADATA HD710 1TB external hard drive which I use mostly in my Mac Mini 2011 and I have created two separate partitions for my drive. One of the partitions has APFS (Apple File System) format ...
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How do I remove Outlook mail from Spotlight?

I primarily use Mail.app for my Exchange mail account. But I need to keep Outlook around for those rare cases I need it (for instance editing distribution lists on the server). But this makes ...
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How to reinstall Viber with no connection with my previous Viber usage?

I used to use Viber on iPhone for a while with one set of Viber credentials. Now I want to reinstall Viber on the same device "erasing its memory" completely: to use it with completely different ...
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page loaded in wkwebview but not show dynamic card in html [on hold]

its work on safari and chrome and.... but in wkwebview does not show cardBody items cardBody items read from json in url this function init called onload body " why my cardBody items does not show in ...
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Macos reference manual [on hold]

all, I'm looking for a really good, exhaustive book on all the internal workings of macos, along the lines of Amit Singh's "Mac OS X Internals" book from 2006, but that is a bit more up-to-date. I've ...
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Blinking question mark folder and none of the combination keys worked [duplicate]

When I turn on iMac (iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2428, Model A1311 / Mid 2011) I get the chime and after some time, a blinking question mark inside a folder icon appears. I have tried all combination keys ...
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Can I have my iPhone play sound for MacBook?

Say I am playing a video on my MacBook Pro, and I don't want to distract others with the sound. The problem is, I don't have a 3.5 mm Headphone or AirPods at my hand, but I have an iPhone 8 Plus and ...
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iPhone restore WhatsApp media. free space won't free

My wife's iphone 6s needs repair and the temporary 5s has only 32 gigs of storage. I cannot restore the WhatsApp media because after downloading the backup (probably 8.03GB) it appears WhatsApp tries ...

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