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Chinese symbol on English keyboard layout on iPad Air / iOS 13

Anyone know what this Chinese symbol is on the keyboard next to the return key? There are no Chinese layouts enabled and the OS is in English. Seeing this on an iPad Air 3rd gen / iOS 13.3.1 ...
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Does PressAndHold automatically combine region with general language?

The .plists in PressAndHold.app for en and en_US have different sets of <key< definitions with no overlap. Some have a different naming style. Do they get combined if a US locale is selected? ...
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Late at night with inverted colors on, dynamic background is inverted as well, how to stop it?

I'm having the Catalina background in dynamic setting. I feel it really helps me to have a background that shows night and day on my laptop. However, now that I'm experimenting with working late at ...
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Swift compiler error right after creating a new project [closed]

Immediately after creating a new project, 10 errors are detected. I found posts with the same error, but the errors in those posts were a result of syntax problems. In my case, I didn't get to write ...
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Is a file that can be shown by `mdimport -d2 file` in spotlight database?

I have a file that can be shown with the following command. $ mdimport -d2 file.pdf But when I use the following command to search for the file. The file won't show up immediately. mdfind -onlyin ...
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Suppressing zsh verbose message in macOS Catalina

I know Catalina uses zsh as the default login shell and interactive shell, But it is very annoying when I open iTerm.app or run command with /bin/bash, It shows verbose message like below $ /bin/bash ...
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Battery Not Charging and Light Not Showing Up Again [duplicate]

I just have got a Macbook Pro Retina 2014. The charger is new and 85 Watt. I have two issues. When I first connected the charger, there was 54% charge on the laptop and for only 1 second the green ...
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Script out turning on FileVault via ARD

I need to turn on FileVault on several Macs. Rather than hit each one individually and disrupt users' days, I thought it would be smart to create a script to do it using fdesetup. I need, however, to ...
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detaching a chrome tab on catalina causes a jump to a different workspace

It is my habit to have dozens of chrome tabs open across a dozen workspaces in macOS. Often I want to to re-organize these tabs. For example, I may have an instance of chrome on workspace 5 with 10 ...
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Can I get Siri to not bleep out Bitches Brew when I ask to hear that album?

I use Apple Music and have HomePod and Siri bleeps out some album titles rather than pronouncing them. One is “Hey Siri, play the album Bitches Brew” I see no place in the home app to set explicit ...
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wiping old phone

I just got a new iphone today. I set it up and restored the old information onto my new phone. I went back into my old phone to erase everything on it and it keeps telling me the icloud password ...
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How Can I Recover My Data From a Failed Fusion Drive Using TestDisk?

I have a 2017 iMac (version 18,3) with Mojave on a 2TB Fusion Ddrive. The volume is not encrypted, no Bootcamp, I created no extra partitions. Aside from the migrated data from my old MB Pro, it ...
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Catalina - iPhone Update Problems

Sorry if this question is poorly worded, as I am new to MacOS. I bought this computer to be able to more easily work with my iphones at my shop. I have an iPhone 8 plus that is disabled, so I am ...
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How to share stuff to a group message in iOS?

In iOS/iPadOS, if I open a share sheet, for example this one in the IMDb app: I can select a recently used group chat (circled). However, if that group isn’t in the recent list and I just press on ...
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Is there a way to (re)generate a keychain password so that it contains two numbers?

I am creating an account that requires a password with at least two numbers. I would like to use Apple suggestions of keychain strong passwords but it is generating only passwords with one number. ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to insert text in Preview

I have consulted the official shortcuts documentation and browsed various other resources on Preview shortcuts but have not found the magical key combination. The Toolbar is singularly unhelpful in ...
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Mission Control stopped working then Dock won't restart [duplicate]

i am using a macbook air and with yosmite os At first I could still switch between desktops, just that i could not swipe up/down to access mission control and app exposé. I tried typing in killall ...
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in iOS is it possible to silence call ringing without using Do Not Disturb?

On my phone (iPhoneSE running iOS 12.x) I rarely ever receive any legitimate phone calls, but I get loads of spam. I would like to silence all calls except for my one Emergency Contact, but without ...
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How do I rename thunderbolt display?

Currently, my two thunderbolt monitors are Thunderbold (1) and Thunderbolt (2). Is there a right way to change the name?
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How to manage my own reviews and ratings in Mac App Store?

Is there such an option in Mac App Store? I know in iTunes Store we can manage reviews and ratings in personal account.
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Put a shape as background Pages 8.1 [closed]

Shape background with type...Cannot "send shape to back". Cannot bring type to front
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Is it possible to disable the Command+Tab switcher while in a specific application only?

I using an RDPish client (Teradici PCoIP) and I would like for Command+Tab to activate the remote desktop's window switcher instead of my local one when I am in that program. Is there a way to tell my ...
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MacBook Pro 15" mid 2015 retina randomly freezing, trying to pinpoint the issue (not sleep related)

My MacBook Pro (15-inch, Retina, Mid 2015, fresh install of latest Catalina) freezes randomly. It requires a hard shutdown (power button for > 5 secs) and then it takes a while to turn on. The MacBook ...
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Is there a way to copy the top row of a category to all below? (Numbers) [closed]

I am trying to copy the top row of a category to all of the rows below in the same category. The text in the top row changes frequently and copy / paste will take a while. Is there a faster way to do ...
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How to disable auto text lookup?

This behavior occurs in most Apple-provided apps (Preview, Notes, etc), and it occurs with times, dates, names of bands, etc. I don't even know what it's called, but it's very annoying. Most of the ...
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iPhone dictation character appended: 

Whenever I send a message on GroupMe from my iPhone and I use dictation, I always find this character at the end of my message when I open it on a Windows or on my Android: . It only shows up on non-...
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Is it okay to rely on CocoaPods when deploying an app?

Can I deploy my app to AppStore with 5-10 cocoapods? All pods have MIT licence.
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How to retrieve a password from Keychain command-line?

According to many pages, it should be easy to retrieve command line a password using security. I tried several options without success: $sudo security list-keychains "/Library/Keychains/...
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Can I turn to Dark Mode only for specific apps in macOS Mojave?

The new macOS Mojave Dark Mode function makes all of Apple's built-in apps get the Dark Mode treatment, that is Safari, Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Reminders, Notes, Maps, Photos, Messages, FaceTime, ...
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Right shift and left function keys not working

For some time now (maybe after some Catalina update) I have had problems with some keys on my MacBook Air 2014. The keys not working are the right shift and function keys F1-F9. I am sure it is not ...
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Other Data on Apple - How do I clean cache and other unused data on Mac

How do I clean cache and other unused data on Mac?
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Macbook Pro putting out low sound input

Every app that I use, the speakers hardly put out sound even when set to full volume full blast. I went into sound settings and made sure the volume was up all the way and it sounds like it is on a ...
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MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) Freezes & Crashes too much

My MacBook Pro keeps freezing: Graphics: Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB Processor: 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) OS: Mojave 10.14.6 I tried: Ran Apple Diagnostics => No ...
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Notification on new app version in IOS app store

Is there a way to be notified when a new version of an application is published to the app store? I don't mean the general notification on the app store when opened. I would like to get an email or ...
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watchOS battery drains quickly

I have a GPS-only Series 4 Apple Watch (44mm) running watchOS 6.1.2 (17S796). I bought the Watch new in November 2018. Prior to updating to updating to 6.1.2 (Jan 28, 2020), I had no problems with ...
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Does your app contain, show, or access third-party content webview

If I have an app that has a webview that loads a website, do I need to get exclusive permission from this website to be able to publish it on the app store? If it is a yes, how is this different from ...
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I'm using the f5 software connect to VPN, but errors out with TunnelServer already launched

I'm using the BIG-IP f5 vpn client on my MacBookPro. Most of the time it works fine. Sometimes when my VPN does not exit cleanly I can no longer connect to the VPN. No matter how many times I try ...
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Numbers formula for rolling 12 month sum

I have a table with income data over a 2 year period showing columns: date, description, job1, job2, job3, (the income shown is for 3 different work jobs over a period of time). In a separate table I ...
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Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox Windows 10 PC [closed]

I created a virtual machine and uploaded a macOS Mojave installer iso file. Then I started up the virtual machine and the fs0:\vboxapfs.efi file was run directly. However, it shows the fs0:\vboxapfs....
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Strange looking certificate in macOS Keychain

I need help with a strange looking certificate which has appeared in the Keychain of my Mac. The name of the certificate is "A9936B80-41C7-4D34-8020-59C3E40A31A8 A98369B2-0C8C-4CF8-9921-015C5D9A4C86"....
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How to access local webpage from another host in the same network?

I'm trying to access RSS feeds hosted on my Mac from another computer in the same network. The IP-address of the Mac is 192.168.228.84, the port the server uses is 8080. I can access the page ...
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Catalina login screen hangs after power related restart

When the battery runs out on my MBP, after plugging in and pressing the power button, I am greeted with the login screen. I type my password, then it hangs and the only thing I can do is hard switch ...
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Can I swap the SSD from mid-2013 Macbook Air and mid-2014 Macbook Pro?

I bought a Macbook Air with a 256 GB in mid 2013. I bought a Macbook Pro with a 128 GB in mid 2014. I'd like to swap the SSDs if possible. Are the parts compatible? I'm looking at these two guides ...
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Fixing aliases for hidden files

Had to migrate to a new Mac and all of the aliases I have for hidden files are broken. When I try to navigate to the original file when I click "fix alias", I can't see the file in question in the ...
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iPhone sensor data stream via USB or Bluetooth

Is there a way to stream iPhone's sensor data to my computer via bluetooth or USB cable? For now I'm using an app called Sensor Data by Wavefront Labs, which streams via network using UDP. With the ...
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Apple Script “on idle” only works once with desired speed

I try to use Apple Script to get Keynote directly into presentation mode, and quit when the presentation stops. As one (of many) approaches I tried a Script saved as stay open application: on idle ...
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Screen brightness decreases when I middle-click

I have a logitech wireless mouse hooked up to a macbook pro running 10.7. Whenever I middle-click the mouse button, the laptop's display brightness decreases. It behaves just as if I had pressed the ...
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What is the advantage of upgrading to Catalina from High Sierra? [closed]

I am using High Sierra and debating if the upgrade to Catalina is worthwhile? I have upgraded Office to 64 bit but still have a few apps that are 32 that will not work. DVD,Mac Media Player are two ...
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keyboard that voices out digits inputted

I input lots of digits during my daily work, mostly with keyboard's keypad on the right side. To improve input accuracy, i'd like to hear the digits I just inputted, so I do not need to check again ...
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Pool multiple drives into a single network share in macOS 10.14 or later

I have a mac fileserver with multiple drives that I'd like to combine into a single pool (such that the filesystems appear to be combined together) and then have accessible as a network share, ...

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