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Search inputs are synced accross applications, how to disable? [duplicate]

A colleague of mine has macOS 10.15 (Catalina) and complained about the following thing: He uses the search bar in Mail and searches for something. Then in Xcode he presses CMD+F and sees the same ...
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Is there anyway to set site's index page header so that site automatically reloads when mobile browser is opened? [closed]

Hi so I have a site whose index file is index.html. I want all mobile browsers or any browser to automatically reload my index page when the app is opened (last page was my site say or site is ...
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MacBook Pro: Glitch/Copy of closed Window - Graphic card or monitor defect

I have issues with my Mid 2012 MacBook Pro Retina 15.4" (16GB RAM, i7 2.6Ghz, 500GB Flash Drive, Dual Graphic: Intel + Nvidia GT 650M) Whenever I open and close any of the application, it still stays ...
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How to remove old iOS device backup (mobile backup) files in macOS Catalina

Before migrating to macOS Catalina, if I had old iOS device backups, I was able to remove them via the Preference window of the iTunes app. Now, the iTunes app is gone. The backup files still reside ...
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iMovie Auto update

I bought my Apple IPad in 2017. How can I update the iMovie software in my iPad so that I get additional features like reducing background noise, equaliser etc.
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Use asterisk/ variables in keyboard shortcuts editor

I'm using a Mac laptop with an external PC keyboard. Via Apps shortcuts I've redefined some of common shortcuts for Find, Copy Paste actions. However, some applications have dynamic actions names, for ...
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Can be iPhone used to burn CD/DVD?

Is it possible to burn CD/DVD with iPhone and USB CD/DVD Writer? I have a camera module for the iPhone to make it as if it has USB female socket instead of lightning one. I’ve verified it works for ...
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“base msg struct error” on Wi-Fi connect

When I connect to any Wi-Fi network in macOS I get this error: There is no connection problem. My Mac connects successfully to the network. But I get this message every time. I have MacBook Pro 2019 ...
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Why can I edit PDF Form Data with Preview but not with Acrobat DC?

So, I have a PDF-Form that I need to fill. Since it is rather big, I downloaded the PDF and am willing to edit the form offline / outside the browser. This seems to work fine with the Preview app, but ...
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File lock kept opened even after closing the file, co-editing gone for toss in my Enterprise

The latest macOS 10.14.x and macOS 10.15.x have degraded their behavior with Word applications on network drives mapped via SMB. These network drives are shared drives on the Windows 2019 file server ...
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FID opens unnecessarily on latest OSx of 10.14/10.15 causing data corruption with Word files on network drives(Windows/Linux File servers)

The latest MAC 10.14.x and MAC 10.15.x OS have degraded their behavior with Word applications on Network drives mapped via SMB. These network drive are shared drives on Windows-2019 File server or it ...
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Audio Interface is not showing up in System Preferences Output Input

Running Catalina OS. Unfortunately when plugging in my Focusrite Saffire 6 interface it is not recognized in System Preferences > Sound > Output Input. Very frustrating. I am using the correct high ...
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IOS device kid changed screen time passcode and claims he did not , help me catch him

My son has a iphone xs. we set a screen time passcode becasue he kept turning off his phone location. and then next when i loooked at the phone, the same restrictions were showing locked. i changed ...
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Trying to setup gmail on an ipad using a g-suite legacy domain. Get an error: “g suite access is disabled on this device”

I have an account in a g-suite legacy domain and I'm trying to setup an iPad (Legacy g-suite domains are from back when they were free and lack some features). I've gone through the process, but ...
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A downloaded webp image from a website could not be opened

When I try to preview a downloaded image, I get an error: The file “file-name.jpeg” could not be opened. It may be damaged or use a file format that Preview doesn’t recognize. However Chrome browser ...
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Is my Fusion Drive set up on my iMac correct? or is there a fix?

I have a 2013 iMac previously running Mojave, now running Catalina. I thought on Catalina, that when in Internet Disk Recovery Mode, you should be able to select the Fusion Drive and be able to erase ...
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Phone calls on iPhone doesn't ring on Bluetooth headphones

I recently started using Bluetooth headphones. Today I received my first phone call since I started using the Bluetooth headphones, and to my surprise my iPhone rang out loud instead of playing the ...
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Remap Keys in Catalina

I asked for, and received, key remapping instructions (Technical Note TN2450 -- but they were for High Sierra. Are those instructions also correct for Catalina? I want to remap the "num/clear" and ...
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How to make App Store forget an app [closed]

It won't let me comment so here is my answer. You have to go into the App Store, click on your profile in the top right hand corner and then click on purchases. If the app isn't currently on your ...
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macOS: App icon shows up in app switcher even if instance is closed

On macOS, when I invoke the app switcher by using the keyboard shortcut Cmd + Tab, I see an array of app instances. If I select an instance and release the keys, sometimes the instance doesn't open up....
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Sophisticated reading for a first-time smartphone / iPhone user? [closed]

I finally got a smartphone (iPhone SE) and I was wondering whether there are guides / tutorials / etc. which target people like me who know their way around a computer, but are just late to the ...
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Reading large .mbox email files without importing to Mail?

I have some very large .mbox files exported from Mail and other applications (unix mail, Eudora, Thunderbird, etc.) over the years/decades. Is there any way, on macOS Catalina (e.g. 64-bit), of ...
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Unable to mount an SMB share from cron

I have a script to temporarily mount an SMB share and copy some files that get generated for my team. It works find locally, but fails to mount the remote share when run from cron. I am not including ...
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How to disable sidetone (voice feedback) on USB headset on macOS Catalina?

I have a Plantronics C5220 USB-C headset and when I use it on Skype I can hear myself in the headset speakers, that's what they call "sidetone" (or voice feedback). Apparently there is a native ...
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2017 27" iMac Keyboard Issue

I'm having an odd problem, I have a 2017 27" iMac, it comes with a bluetooth keyboard in the box. However, I swapped it out for a wired keyboard as I prefer Apple's older wired keyboards over the new ...
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Does FaceID improve over time?

I switched to iPhone 11 recently and I find FaceID rather disappointing, it often analyzes my face several times before recognizing it and sometimes I have to type my code. I tried to reconfigure it ...
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How can I store 15 years of older MacOS Mail on an external drive?

I started with Eudora files and converted them to Mac Mail files. Now I have the Eudora files, which I can easily locate onto an external disk because they're flat files. But I also have that decade+ ...
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Can I sell a PDF through the iBooks store?

I want to sell my children's books on Apple. They are ready because I made them all on Corel. Is there a possibility of turning them into PDF and publishing them in that format or will I have to do ...
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Sync ~/.gnupg dir between multiple Macs? (GnuPG / MacGPG)

I have GPG Suite 2019.2 installed on 2 computers, both running macOS 10.15.3. I would like to sync my GPG keychain and config files between them, so that adding/trusting a key on one machine is ...
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128K Mac without signatures inside

I have a 128K Mac with an odd thing about it. It has no signatures inside the case. Every other 128K and even most 512Ks that I've seen have all the team signatures inside but, this one has doesn't. ...
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Certain playlists in my local Music app are not appearing remotely with library sync + Apple Music turned on

I recently realized I could be leveraging iCloud music library syncing with my Apple Music subscription. It's working well so far other than the fact that certain playlists are not appearing on my ...
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Modify iTunes library from a script

In my project, I have a bunch of music tracks in a directory of my computer. I want to add them to my iTunes library in an automated way. I also want to group them in playlists depending on the ...
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How can I tell what is triggering Bluetooth in use icon on my menubar

I have enabled the Bluetooth menu bar item in System Preferences. Now, whenever a device is trying to talk to my Mac (or vice versa, I suppose) I will see the Bluetooth icon with 3-dots through it. ...
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“Announce the time” in Date & Time preference pane does not work

I have enabled "Announce the time" In the Date & Time Preference Pane. However, no announcement happens. It used to happen and then stopped some time ago. Mac OS: 10.14.6 Mojave Any suggestions ...
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macOS 10.15.3 crashed when Unity3D 2019.3.1 is launched (Kernel Panic)

macOS 10.15.3 crashes when I launched the Unity3D editor. Kernel Panic I was on 10.15.1, I updated to see if the issue resolves but it didn't. Here is some attached log panic(cpu 0 caller ...
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Your iPhone could not be activated because the activation server cannot be reached

So yesterday I went to sleep and I saw an update. I didn't update since I couldn't be bothered, but when I woke up and turned on my iPhone it said update completed. But when I tried to activate it I ...
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Filtering out mailing lists on the server

Apple Mail is good at filtering mailing-list email into my junk folder, and my iPhone is good at recognizing email from a list. I'd like to move this capability to some server-side filter rules and ...
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Can an iPhone 4S take microphone through audio jack?

I can play audio of an iPhone 4S through the 3.5mm audio jack to headphones. I would like to use it with a headset that includes a microphone for making phone calls or recording audio. I'm not sure if ...
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How do 3rd-party programs modify the $PATH variable?

When I echo my $PATH variable, I see the binaries of some programs that I have previously uninstalled, and conversely, I do not see the path to some of the binaries that I can use, such as code. I am ...
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Not receiving iCloud invites

On iCloud.com > Calendar > Preferences > Advanced the "send notification to the app" is enabled If my colleague invites me to his calendar by going into iPhone > Calendar > Calendars > CalendarName > ...
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iPhone, Keyboard and Audio Output

I have a question about dual lightning port and data transfer. I am now using camera module to connect iPhone and portable keyboard which sends midi signal to GarageBand. But thanks to apple’s policy ...
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How to disable powerchime in macOS Catalina?

I have found a lot of post through the internet using com.apple.PowerChime but I can't find this in Catalina.
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OSX Server can't be blessed anymore

I have a headless Mac Pro running as a server, with Mac OS 10.12 I can reach it via Terminal. I can no longer set the Startup Disk by running: "bless -mount "/Volumes/Startupdisk" -setBoot. Even ...
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Can't add new local calendar

I'm using an iPhone 6 running iOS version 12.4.5. In the calendar app I have two calendars which are synced with my employer's Exchange Server. Now I want to add a third, local calendar. I enter a ...
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Properly edit the location in Calendar events on the Mac

It is kind of frustrating what Apple says that about adding a location for Calendar events: If you select a location from the list, a map and weather info are added to the event. If you just use ...
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Is there a way to limit which installed apps a macOS user can use? If so, how? [duplicate]

I'm interested in having two users on my MacBook, but restrict some apps from being used by one of them. Is there a way to block apps from being used by another user of the same Mac? Or maybe ...
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macOS remove lkysearch virus from chrome

I have lkysearch malware installed in chrome. I tried multiple ways to remove it even tried uninstalling and reinstalling chrome but no luck. Chrome does not even allow removing the suspicious "...
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Thunderbolt Ethernet and external monitor causes screen glitches (MBP2013)

I'm using an official Apple thunderbolt-to-ethernet adapter and also connecting to an external monitor via the other thunderbolt port. I'm using a MacBook Pro, late 2013, with and updated Mojave. ...
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Can I select United States if my country is not listed? [closed]

apparently my country is not listed so I'm unable to finish my registration for the apple ID thing. I'm thinking of selecting United States in there but it keeps asking me for a billing address/phone ...
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Mac App Store: View global reviews and ratings

The Mac App Store app shows only the reviews and ratings from my home country on the App Store. For instance, Logic Pro X only has 9 ratings, and GarageBand only has 21 ratings. I am pretty sure that ...

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