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Application refuses to open files via Finder

I have an application that I'm trying to automate opening a file for. When I try to associate this app with a specific file type in Finder, I get this error: The document "Document.<ext>" ...
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cannot sign iOS app in XCode - in a catch 22

I have built then Archived my iOS app now need to submit to Validate and push to app store xcode says this on main page when checkmark off Automatic signing ... so do manual sign then picked ...
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Any way to install macOS High Sierra in HFS+ on an SSD? [duplicate]

I’d like to create a test SSD with macOS 10.13 and another with macOS 10,.15, formatted in macOS Extended Journalled as it’s more compatible with older macs. Is there any way to install it in HFS+? ...
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Cannot start any Virtual Machine anymore on High Sierra [duplicate]

I just switched from Sierra to High Sierra for some reason, and Virtualbox doesn't work anymore. All my machines (Debian, Windows etc), newly created or existing, show that message when started: The ...
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What is the power input to the iPhone 7 and where is the spec page?

I have an option of chargers with different amp ratings ... The voltage is 5V but what is the current? For example ... 2.4A, 1.0A ... More importantly were is the Apple site for the iPhone 7 where ...
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Can't paste into Apple Script dialog box

I built a workflow combining AppleScript and Shell Script. Running the workflow in Automator I am able to paste from the clipboard into the dialog box that AppleScript creates while testing. When ...
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Re-install MacOS with bootable USB

I'm trying to reinstall MacOS Catalina on a second hand Macbook Pro 2019. I cannot access Disk Utils in any way specified on the web. Only option that is available is Internet Recovery and I face an "...
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Cursor on Macbook Pro stucks (or trembling without response)

I have a very weird issue on my MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014). While using the trackpad, mouse cursor stuck or becomes super laggy for no reason. The only way to come back is if I will close ...
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Faster language/keyboard swapping

I like making a habit to use the different languages I study, to keep that knowledge fresh. So I like typing in those languages when I get the chance. But swapping keyboards under OSX is just a little ...
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Data recovery from Apple MacBook Pro with T1 and T2 & Customer Data Migration Tool (LifeBoat)

There is a lot of fuzz since Apple introduced non-removable SSDs in 2016. If you are spilling water or dropping the notebook it might be a problem to recover the data, as the SSDs are proprietary (...
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My iCloud account was infected with a ransomware virus thru in a Windows Desktop

Do I have to pay the ransom or there is a software I can use? The fies were encrypted and a .ooss extension was added. Thanks in advance for all your input.
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Is it safe to update to OS Catalina while running Logic Pro X version 10.4.6?

I have heard some negative reports concerning Logic's behaviour when updating to Mac OS Catalina. I also had a friend who updated and couldn't even open the program because it was way to glitchy and ...
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Is there a way to get readable iOS crash logs for crashes within a binary framework (cocoapod)

I have a binary framework (cocoapod) created using vendored_frameworks in the podspec. The code for this framework is not exposed (it shows up as XYZ.framework in Pods when installed in an app). When ...
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Unable to verify mail every time I am at a different location

There are a lot of people that have a problem verifying mail clients and there are lots of solutions that may or may not work. I've seen that I have this problem every time my mail client (Catalina) ...
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Repairing Apple Magic Keyboards: iFixIt, documentation - how to diagnose and fix broken circuit paths

I own a large number of Apple Keyboards, and my friends and family as well. Very often these Keyboards start to have the two common issues: either keys are stuck, or keys stop working entirely. I ...
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Remove Default Apps with Configurator 2

I've been tasked with creating profiles and blueprints with Configurator 2 for deployment on company owned iPhones. However, I'm hung up on one problem. I was told to remove some of the default apps,...
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Is it possible to receive information from share action in a shortcut?

For example, I want to have a shortcut "get meta info from image" like this: I open Photos on my iPad. I Select an image and click the Share button. I Select "get meta info from image" shortcut in ...
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Test Active Directory Service Account Credentials

I was provided with a service account and its credentials. How can I test those credentials on a Mac OS X safely? On windows, I've run notepad as the user and entered the password when prompted. I'd ...
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Unreliable WiFi on MacBook: how can I measure how “unreliable” it is?

My MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018) has WiFi problems. It sometimes takes 30 seconds to connect, and even once connected the WiFi will occasionally lock up and have to reconnect. I've also seen hints that, ...
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macOS: Keyboard shortcut for switching between two apps in split-view

This has been asked in the past, but the last time this question was asked was in 2015 and I hope things have changed in the meanwhile. I'm essentially using two (different) apps side-by-side in ...
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Clipboard paste hangs application for 30s

I'm on MacOS Catalina 10.15.3 (Darwin 19.3.0). My Mac frequently gets into a state where every attempt to paste from the system clipboard freezes the application I'm pasting in to for about 30s, ...
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Remap Mac Keys - Terminal

I'm a newcomer here (you can tell by my question). To remap a key, do I just replace the two hexadecimal values for the key I wants to be changed and use the entire string in Terminal? 0x63 for ...
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Change Apple ID with previously used email [duplicate]

I previously had 2 apple IDs using (1) Gmail and (2) my university email. The deletion of (1) was completed, requested on Dec 9, 2019, and completed on Dec 25, 2019. Now I would like to change the ...
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Change Mission Control settings using defaults write

I'm trying to setup Mission Control - swipe up with three fingers - setting using defaults write command on terminal. I'm doing the following steps to achieve this change: Discover which path to ...
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How to get Word for Mac docs to open in a new window by default on my Mac Air?

Can anyone tell me how to set the default so that when I select a Word doc from Finder it opens in a new window? Currently, it opens in the same window as the existing Word doc/s, obscuring the ones ...
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Does Homebrew install use SSL/TLS?

I recently installed Homebrew on my Mac using the UNIX command from the Homebrew homepage /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" When ...
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Thunderstrike 2 Mac Malware and other serious Apple exploits: how to effectively check?

As lowendmac in February 2018 reported, the Thunderstrike Mac Malware had been patched in 10.10.2, but it effectively has to be checked as some users and Macbook (Pro) models "never had the protective ...
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How to update bridgeOS without internet connection?

We recently tried to update an air gapped Mac Mini 2018 with the 10.14.6 Combo Update. It failed because the bridgeOS version was too old. On an internet connected Mac it just downloads the latest ...
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How can I take a screenshot of the app switcher in macOS?

Pressing Cmd + Tab brings up the application switcher in macOS. I'd like to take a screenshot of this view. I've tried: Opening the app switcher with Cmd + Tab, holding Cmd, and then pressing Shift ...
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Automator recipe to speed up backups in Time Machine

Backups on my MacBook Pro (15-inch Late 2016) with macOS Catalina 10.15.3 are ridiculously slow. If I disable the low priority for my backups from the terminal with sudo sysctl debug....
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15.4" Retina MacBook Pro (Mid 2012): Broken metal pieces from connector on the motherboard

Yesterday I was replacing the housing on my 15.4" Retina MacBook Pro (Mid 2012) (A1398). When I was removing the Logic-board, I broke this little metal parts from one connector. I don't actually know ...
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Is it possible to have two computers that save to iCloud independently with the same Apple ID?

I have a MacBook Air 8GB, 128GB and I just bought a MacBook Pro 16GB, 1TB which I have signed into with the same Apple ID. I have Air dropped two files to the Pro but everything from the Air seems to ...
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0xffffff7f8299dad5): why? [closed]

panic(cpu 6 caller 0xffffff7f8299dad5): userspace watchdog timeout: remoted connection watchdog expired, no updates from remoted monitoring thread in 60 seconds, 1157 checkins from thread since ...
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How to start slide numbering from second slide in Keynote?

I want that Keynote numbers the second slide as: 1 Because the first slide is my cover page.
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How to Delete Partitions

I recently purchased a used 2017 iMac 27". It has a 2TB HD and the guy who previously owned ran Windows on Bootcamp. I tried to use the Disk Utility app to merge the partitions but no luck. I keep ...
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Is it possible to use multiple flags on a single email in Mac Mail?

I'm still using El Capitan, for a number of reasons. So in Mac Mail, I have a choice of six different colored flags. I want to be able to flag emails more than once - that is, with multiple colors. ...
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Quicker way to copy files to a set of different folders for classification purposes

I think this is a pretty classic setup, hence I'm hoping for a solution here. In the finder, I have a folder "pictures" containing 15,000 pictures. For each of these pictures, I'd like to send it to ...
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How do we access iCloud game files on mac? [closed]

It seems, a game file that is uploaded on iCloud should be accessible in the same application/game on Mac. For example, several people had used a Python applet to open Banner Saga files from iCloud ...
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Where can I redownload iOS system sound files?

I have a jailbroken iPod touch, so I am able to view root level files. I attempted to swap the names of engage_power (wireless charging sound) and engage_power_short (regular charging sound), but ...
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How do I access files that are owned by another user?

I recently formatted my Mac Pro and I copied all the files to external drive, I didn’t use TM. After creating a new account on a new OS I can’t open the files, because the old user can’t be located. I ...
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How do I delete a new Admin account and its data without knowing the old admin password?

I used my friend's Mac by creating a new admin account. Now I need to return it and want to delete the new Admin account I created without knowing his password. In other words, can I delete my own ...
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MacOS after change of Motherboard

If I want to change the motherboard of a MacBook with a new one and I install on it the same SSD I had on the previous motherboard that has installed the OS and everything. When I boot the Mac with ...
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In Keynote is there a way to lock a presentation in slideshow mode?

In Keynote is there a way to lock a presentation in slideshow mode? I work at a children's museum and want the kids to interact with the iPad and be able to switch between slides, but not be able to ...
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iCloud took my mac as a hostage-how to get back all my files?

Turns out, everything i put inside any folder in my mac, is being uploaded to the cloud, showing me the cloud icon, and files are not available when i need them.(which by itself is a strange UX) To ...
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Is it possible to change the default duration for a new event in Calendar from 60 min to 30 min

I know I can adjust it while I'm creating the event, and I can always change it afterwards, but I'd like the default to be 30 min, as that works best for me.
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Will TimeMachine backup, wipe, re-install, & Migration Assistant remove non-removable Profiles?

a friend owns a recent Macbook Pro that his previous employer installed/configured System Preferences > Profiles (NOT USER PROFILE/ACCOUNT) that we cannot get removed. the minus button is greyed out, ...
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'post' table usability - error when installing .ttf font on mac

So, when i try to install a .ttf font on my mac it stops installing and gives me this message 1 serious error was found. Do not use this font file. and in the list there is, 'post' table usability , ...
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How to make spotlight index specific files immediately?

I have a lot of new files and the CPU is quite busy. When I just add a new file, the command mdfind won't find it immediately. I have to wait for some time (definitely longer than the time needed to ...
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Anyway to block apps iOS iPhone from using Wifi-Network? [duplicate]

Wondering if anyway to block an application from using wifi network like i am able to restrict cellular data? specifically on ios iphone. Or what application could I use?
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Script or App to auto write URL of browser-downloaded files to their respective Comments field (metadata) in the files Get Info sheet?

I'm looking for a script or any other way to automatically write the URL of a download file to its "Comments" field, as shown in a files Get Info sheet (Command+I in Finder). Anyone know if I could ...

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