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Enabling Screen Sharing without Control Center

I have disabled Control Center by moving ControlCenter app to a different location, but due to that I am not able to share screen on Safari on Ventura as well as Sonoma during Google Meet, or on any ...
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Desktop > Clean Up By > Size : The resulting arrangement makes no sense. Am I missing something?

If I run the action: Desktop > Clean Up By > Size : The resulting arrangement makes no discernible sense. Am I missing something? I have had this problem persist through many macOS updates. I do ...
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Documentation on Application Firewall [closed]

macos is shipped with the "traditional" firewall DISABLED and has "Application Firewall"^1(not a good reference). My understanding is the application firewall, just like Windows ...
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why printer presets are failing on MacOS [closed]

For at least two years, user-created printer presets fail to load back the same settings they supposedly saved. Thousand of people affected. Presets by Preview, Photoshop, PrintTool and more affected. ...
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How can I diagnose why my iPhone cell service would be unpredictably up and down?

I’ve got ATT and called them and confirmed my account is paid up and the cell phone towers are fine. My phone normally works completely fine. Today there have been weird periods of losing internet ...
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Custom DNS entries based on Network

I've got a situation where I want to connect to servers using the same name but different ip addresses based on the network I'm connected to. Sometimes I'm working from home (with and without VPN), ...
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Ensure macOS mail application is downloading and keeping locally all messages with IMAP

I have an IMAP email account. I am reading my e-mails with macOS Mail application. Emails are kept on server. It seems they are also kept locally but I am not sure if it is a temporary cache. Is there ...
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How to stop an AirTag from beeping when not near iPhone?

I use all Apple devices, and my partner uses all Android devices - let's assume that won't change. I have put AirTags on various suitcases etc. My partner went to stay many miles away for a week. ...
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How to permanently disable "Secure Keyboard Entry" for terminal

Related to Touch ID window for sudo doesn't get focus when opened from iTerm Every time I restart Terminal I have to remember to turn off "Secure keyboard entry". I did try adding ...
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Which type of screen protector should I buy for my iPad Pro? [closed]

I have recently purchased the 12.9 inch iPad Pro(2022). My main purpose for buying it is for note-taking, so I intend to use the Apple Pencil quite often. I am considering buying a screen protector ...
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Remove shared NAS drive from MacBook Air

I set up a share on to a NAS on our home LAN on my wife's MacBook Air using the admin account of the NAS. This gives her access to every folder on the NAS as this screenshot shows: I just want her ...
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Can I still use iTunes instead of music on Windows?

The music tab is gone for me in iTunes, and I am being forced to use apple music on windows. Is there any way to make "music" reappear in iTunes so that I can use iTunes to listen to apple ...
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Using VBA to copy from Excel to Word [closed]

I'm trying to copy data from excel to word to create pdf's (up to 20 of them) I dim wdapp as a word.application And then try to run set wdapp = New word.application And then get an error...Automation ...
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iPad app for handwriting with Apple pencil including a button on-screen to quickly erase content

I discovered that I recall more, for instance, using Anki, by writing with the Apple Pencil instead of using a keyboard. However, it's a bit tedious to use GoodNotes, write something, and then having ...
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Use Preview to edit at PDF which asks for two different phone numbers

I need to edit a PDF which has two fields marked "Phone no.". The phone numbers should be different from each other. Preview recognizes that these fields are for phone numbers, and "...
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Remount encrypted APFS volume without explicitly providing password

It is possible to remount an HFS+/CoreStorage Logical Volume using diskutil mount diskXsY if keychain stores the password for that volume, but trying to remount an APFS Volume even though the password ...
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Half of Macbook Pro Keyboard backlight is not working

I opened case in order to clean fans in my Macbook Pro 16-inch 2019 2,3 GHz 8-Core Intel Core i9 Left half of backlit keyboard stopped working. I have very similar Macbook which came from service and ...
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How to get an M2 Mac mini printing to a Canon MP990 Printer with Ghostscript/Gutenprint?

I bought a new M2 Mac mini, my first Apple Silicon Mac. The Canon MP990 Scanner still scans fine with VueScan, but printing now fails. I'd set up the Intel Macs with Gutenprint (I use HomeBrew for as ...
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How unsafe is connecting a jailbroken iPhone to Mac by USB cable? [closed]

I read an article about security researchers finding a way to load malicious apps by USB from a computer to an iPhone, using a developer certificate. This made me wonder about the reverse: a ...
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Remove rounded corners in image preview when using Quick Look

Is there any way to remove the rounded corners of the image preview in Quick Look? Maybe some hidden preference? I have to preview large amount of small images (assets for the applications I develop),...
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Working in Apple's Photos, referenced files and keywords

I am told I have 2000 files in Photos which are referenced (not imported into Photos). Every help-file I can find says "click on a referenced file and select "Consolidate"." But ...
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Can Safari's sidebar hover pop-out hint be disabled?

Sites that have a left-edge menu frequently cause Safari's tab-bar to pop-out, I presume as a discoverable hint that the sidebar can be extracted for tabs, reading list, etc. This animation is ...
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Spellcheck underline color

Is there a way to change the color of the spellcheck underline? For colorblind people, red is not the best option.
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Why does my script to copy folders fail?

I need to make a local copy of everything within the iCloud Drive folder. Here is what I have so far: #!/bin/bash #make archive folder is desired location mkdir /Users/username/iCloud\ Drive\ Archive ...
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Can't Tile Windows after macOS reinstall

I recently had to reinstall macOS (Sonoma) on my M3 MacBook Pro and I no longer have the option to Tile windows to either side of the screen. This option has been replaced by Move Window to X Side of ...
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Re-Using MacBook display 16" 2019 A2141 [closed]

What controller I need to buy so that i can detach my MacBook Pro 16" (2019) Laptop which isn't working and lying as an ewaste in my home. What LVDS controller i need to buy to make it an ...
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ES Explorer is using over 50GB: how can I empty it without reinstalling it?

ES Explorer is using over 50GB on my iPhone 12 mini (~57.7GB): I don't see anything in ES Explorer: How can I empty it without reinstalling it?
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External Microphone turns off when MacBook is closed

I know the MacBook internal microphone is disabled when the MacBook is closed. I bought an external webcam with microphone, so I could use that for meetings when I am at my desk setup with a large ...
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My WD hard drive isn't working after upgrading my system from Big Sur to Sonoma

I just upgraded my Mac from Big Sur to Sonoma. I have a hard drive - WD My Passport (1 TB) - the hard drive LED light is lit but the drive is not showing on my Mac. I tried using a different laptop ...
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How to open a 'save webpage' with all the photos on iPhone?

My intention is to download a particular Facebook page and read it offline. As described in this site, I did Ctrl + S and have now a folder and .html file saved on my PC. Now, how do I open this ...
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My collector does not collect! [closed]

My understanding is that a map implements the Collector protocol and therefore can be used in the into: part of a comprehension. To try this out, I wrote the following program: lt = [{"ab", &...
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2020 M1 Macbook Air having random CPU spikes when using browser

I've noticed that every few minutes my CPU spikes to a 100% (sometimes even higher) whenever I'm using my browser. This happens randomly, but it usually happens when I'm trying to click on something ...
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Filtering windows from screen share?

I recently discovered the ScreenCaptureKit API which has the SCContentFilter interface to allow filtering sensitive windows from your screen capture. https://developer.apple.com/documentation/...
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Thunderbolt monitor screen going dark

I am running a 2018 Mac Mini with a 27" Thunderbolt display as the main and a 27" Benq as a 2nd (extended) display. I'm using an Apple TB3 to TB2 adaptor for the Thunderbolt and connecting ...
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slow disk ejection macbook air M3

On a new Macbook air M3 (macOS 14 Sonoma), when I try to eject my external hard drive (eject button in the Finder), it takes a very long time. The hard drive is connected through a hub via USB-A 3.0 ...
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How can I prevent macOS from rearranging windows?

macOS appears to rearrange windows, sometimes. I haven't figured out the exact circumstances, but it always seems to occur while the system is idle, usually long enough for the external monitor to ...
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How to configure Norwegian Windows keyboard on a Mac? Should display @, not ™

New Mac user here. I got a Mac Mini for testing at work, and connected a Norwegian Logitech Bluetooth Windows keyboard to it. This mostly works well, but some of the keys result in different character ...
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Why every app that is using iCloud Drive is stuck on iPadOS 17.4.1?

I have been having this kind of issue since Friday evening (2024.04.05). It all started with the Files app not responding (not showing deleted/updated/downloaded... files), then it propagated to other ...
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extracting cell contents using Numbers

I have a Number's file. Each row has details for a different person. One of the columns is their email address. How can I extract these addresses and put them in a simple, unformatted text file - ...
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Some keys do not work

27" Retina iMac, with the Apple keyboard. All of a sudden, some keys do not work anymore when logged in to the system (specifically O,L,K,M). Surprisingly, they work when doing the log-in, so it ...
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Turn off memory swapping for Anaconda/Python

I would like to turn off memory swapping on my MacBook Air M2 for Anaconda/Python. When I run some python codes (in jupyterlab Chrome) they can easily swap 20 GB, I don't want to swap it since speed ...
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iCloud downloads unknown data

iCloud sporadically synchronizes more than 12GB data, although all folders are selected with "remove Download". To be sure that every single file in my iCloud is removed as download i ran ...
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How to install official python releases in MacOS without using the GUI

How do I install the release from python.org on my MacOS? I downloaded the latest release of Python from the official website, verified the PGP signature, and now I want to install it -- but how? user@...
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Why does each Cocoa application has its own menubar? [closed]

Accessibility Inspector gives info of the menubar, that is different for each application, regardless of that this application is currently active and occupying the menubar or not. Even Notification ...
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How to prevent keyboard and trackpad to wake up Mac from Sleep?

I have removed the screen on my Macbook 2019 16 inch (Intel) device, because my LCD was damaged, so I decided to just use an external screen. However, the problem I am facing now is, when I put the ...
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Spotlight indexing turned off, but want to turn it on only for Applications

New Macbook, I've turned off Spotlight indexing because it takes massive loads of processing power for ages. Also because I only use Command+Space for searching apps. Spotlight off: % sudo mdutil -sa /...
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Deleting music from library also "deletes" from purchase history

I recently discovered that deleting a song from my music library on either my iPhone 15 Pro or my Macbook Pro will also cause it to "disappear" from my list of purchased songs, making it ...
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Is it possible to send a sms text to someone’s iPhone and make it appear that they replied to a number that they did not reply to?

I received a text from a number in my iMessages and then synced with iCloud and therefore showed up on my iPhone that I do not recognize. The strange thing is that there is no conversation thread. The ...
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MacOs Python command is inconsistent? [closed]

shutil.copytree(path_in, path_out,copy_function=shutil.copy2) This Python command copies files and its metadata - creation date , modified date.... It works well on the same SSD like system volume but ...
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Does WhatsApp use data from an inactive SIM card?

I associated my WhatsApp account with a Canadian mobile/cell number. I am now in UK without any local SIM card installed. If I use WhatsApp outside of Wi-Fi, will it try to use/charge the Canadian ...
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