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Screen Sharing changes resolution for no reason

I'm using the built-in Screen Sharing client in macOS to connect to a Mac Mini 2020 M1 by running Connect to Server in Finder and choosing the vnc://machine-name.local link. The connection works fine, ...
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Dynamic reference to a cell from another sheet based on text

I am trying to learn how to refer "dynamically" to a cell from another sheet given a textual condition. I have the following scenario: Example There are two sheets labelled "A" and ...
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Ctrl+; does not work to "Move Window to Left Side of Screen" for Firefox

I set a shortcut for All Applications, Ctrl+; to "Move Window to Left Side of Screen" and Ctrl+' to "Move Window to Right Side of Screen" it works for Safari, but when I use it on ...
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How can I make a folder that two users will have full read/write permissions for all files and subfolders, including new ones?

I have a folder that I need for two different user accounts to be able to fully access. Both user accounts need to be able to read and write to all of the files within this folder, including its ...
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Equivalent of shift tab for Notes on macOS

How do I achieve this, hello how to, hello how that is I want to reverse tab. On Notes, I select how, then press shift + tab it does nothing. it does not reverse tab.
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I can't boot up disk options when I startup my Mac

I recently installed Asahi Linux, and for a few months now I've had no issue with it. Now, however, my computer decided to boot me up into Asahi Linux when I started charging it after it died. Usually,...
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Automatic log each session from Terminal

Just moved off from windows into a Mac. I used to use Putty and it has a feature of logging sessions into a folder so everything that happens (stdin/out) goes also to a folder for historic record. I ...
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Mark unsorted recents photos in iPhone

I've a habit of sorting all my 'recent' photos into different local albums on my iPhone. I've 30,000+ photos in 'recent' album and NOT all are sorted in various local albums. How can I mark the photos ...
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How to change the default event time to all-day? [closed]

defaults write com.apple.iCal 'Default duration in minutes for new event' 1440 I tried this but this just creates a 24hr event that starts at 9am Alternatively, is there a way to change the ...
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Combining lots of photo folders

I have lots of photo folders, including some with duplicates. I want to end up with a master set which contains everything, with no duplicates. I was wondering what would be the best way to do this? I ...
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Why Might an iPhone Crash and Reboot in Safari?

A few days ago I accidentally clicked an ad in Safari on my iPhone (iOS 15.4.1) which sent the browser through a long chain of redirects, and then the device rebooted. I've heard in the past about ...
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How can I directly download a PDF without previewing it first on a web browser on iPad?

I had the URL of a large PDF (e.g., https://aclanthology.org/2021.acl-long.pdf). How can I directly download the PDF without previewing it first on a web browser on iPad? I would like to open it in ...
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why does the legend or code or elements computer stuff pop up when I press increase volume?

So, I don't know what exactly I did but all of a sudden I couldn't hear sound through my headphones. I had checked if the volume still works and it does. It turns out the volume on my headphones was ...
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Where should Apple Watch be held during calls?

I normally hold my Apple Watch up close to my face when taking a call on Apple Watch. But after a short while, my arm starts to ache. Is there a way to hold the Apple Watch so that my arm does not ...
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How can I stop VNC/Remote access freeze without rebooting or logging out current user?

I have several macs that I login to remotely periodically and sometimes the login will hang and display a spinning wheel. Currently, I have to ssh to the system and run sudo pkill loginwindow which ...
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Can my Macbook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) be connected to two monitors at the same time? (Through one USB-C port)?

I would like to connect my Macbook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) to 2 screens simultaneously. I've seen people using two Multi-Ports/Adapters/Hubs connecting them to 2 different USB-C inputs, but I only ...
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Unable to Drag and Drop files/directories from local Mac (High Sierra) to remote Mac (Mojave) via screenshare

I have a user who cannot drag and drop files from her local Mac (High Sierra) to her remote Mac (Mojave). She can copy and paste text but not transfer files. It comes up with a small grey forbidden ...
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Remove target="_blank" behaviour from all links

In Safari, how can I prevent any links from opening their pages in new tabs? I would like all links to be totally under my control and always have this behaviour: click: open in current tab, add to ...
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Spyware in MacOS: Spotlight Search Privacy

I have Macbook Pro 14.2 from 2017. I don't have Apple ID and I don't own Iphone or any other apple products. I wanted to know are Spotlight search private? Or, in my case is it possible to mask my ...
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You can’t open the “Energy Saver” preferences pane because it is not available to you at this time.?

Today I see that in spotlight energy options, and this options is not working: p.s I have MacBook 16 from this year. I want remove from mac this panel by sudo, but I can get information: m@m /S/L/...
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Mac keybindings not working in OneNote

I've remapped my home and end keys to behave like Windows using https://damieng.com/blog/2015/04/24/make-home-end-keys-behave-like-windows-on-mac-os-x/ Shift+end highlights text from the cursor to the ...
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Limit number for "Hide my Email"?

I am in the process of modifying all my accounts to assign a unique email address to each one via the "Hide my Email" function. I am currently at 273 addresses created for the occasion but I ...
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Is there a way to check the serial number of my MacBook motherboard that shipped with my MacBook, with the Macbook's serial number?

Is there a way to check the serial number of my MacBook motherboard that shipped with my MacBook if I have the machine serial number? I'd like to check if a 3rd-party repair shop swapped out my ...
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macOS Monterey shows a suspicious terminal window on start up

macOS Monterey version 12.3.1 (21E258) shows a suspicious terminal window on start up. The title of the window is "Window". See at second 3 here https://youtu.be/ajRt_2cU6OQ?t=3 Still ...
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Why is Software Update offering RC version of Command Line Tools for Xcode and how do I prevent this in the future?

As of yesterday, I'm seeing a software update notification for Command Line Tools for Xcode version 13.4. I have Xcode and the Command Line Tools for Xcode installed on my machine, but am using Xcode ...
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Macbook Pro Can't Boot From macOS Monterey of External SSD

I have recently decide to install dual OS (macOS and Windows 10) on this newly bought SSD to run both Mac and Windows on my Macbook Pro 2017. What I did was, Disk Partition on Windows. Got three ...
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"English version for information purposes only" word iPad [closed]

Hello everyone and thanks in advance for the help. Opening a Word document on iPad shows this underlined phrase that is not in the document.
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Overlapping of shortcuts in macOS for VS Code and Evernote

CommandShiftF is a shortcut that I use widely in VS Code and Evernote for search. Behaviour in VS Code: Behaviour in Evernote: The Problem. If both apps are opened, when I press CommandShiftF in VS ...
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Need to buy a MacBook Pro with a French Canadian keyboard but don't live in Canada

I live in Japan and I need to buy a new MacBook Pro with a French Canadian keyboard (physical, not just changing the keyboard layout in the OS). The option of a French Canadian keyboard is only ...
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How can I see the NPU cores?

NPU cores don't show up in system information or Activity Monitor. Is there a way to see their utilization -- something like nvidia-smi or nv-top?
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How to use input variable in .zshrc alias?

I'm trying to create this alias: alias mrc="php artisan make:controller $(user_input) --resource" so that I can just type mrc ControllerName in the terminal to produce: php artisan make:...
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Most homebrew installed commands outputs "zsh: killed"

When I type brew, I get the output: zsh: killed brew Writing out the whole path still gives the same output, so it doesn't seem like a path problem. Furthermore, running /bin/bash gives the ...
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What happenned to Quartz Composer? How can I get that functionality?

What, if anything, has replaced Quartz Composer? How can I access my camera without it?
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New Battery Problem iPhone 7

I’ve decided to change my Battery all of the sudden while I was on a tour in an another country so I went to a Apple certified shop , they told me to charge my iPhone for 6 hours without interruption ...
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Macbook Air Charging Habit

I'm using Macbook air 2020 M1, use it for my main driver, and I usually work quite a lot both in workplace and home. Since MBA 2020 has amazing battery life, usually I don't bring my charger to ...
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How do I allow specific (uncodesigned) programs to access certain keychain items without password?

I use the python keyring module to interact with with macOS Keychain, and I got a prompt to enter my login password to allow access (which I always click "Always Allow") every time I run my ...
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When “Automatically sync when this iPhone is connected” is enabled, when does sync happen?

I can trigger sync on macOS in Finder, but how often does it sync? Can I trigger a sync using command line or on iPhone? Thanks for helping out.
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Admin account sudo code asking for password in Applescript

I'm trying to create an Applescript that COMPLETELY removes the user from having to set up an admin account AND with full access to the disk (on macbooks/macbook pros). The newly created admin account ...
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Why a new M1 brand new Mac takes so long to start after login?

I have no application starting or loading anything when the mac starts. I start my mac, see the login window, type my password and after that it takes a long time to login. I guess 2 to 4 minutes to ...
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Is there anyway to speed up the animation when switching between spaces?

This has been bothering me for a while now. When I got my new 16" M1 Pro MacBook Pro with a variable refresh rate display (ProMotion) I realized that the animation when switching between spaces ...
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Terminal window spurious resizing with iPad (sidecar)

I'm using an iPad to extend the desktop on a Macbook Pro. Suppose I disconnect the iPad (either by asking nicely or because it the connection gets dropped). When reconnecting the iPad, Terminal ...
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non-iPhone TRRS headset microphone not recognized on Macbook Air

I'm trying to use a TRRS headset with my Macbook Air 2017 (Catalina), but the Air is only recognizing it as output, but ignoring the microphone as input. The headset is HTC-branded (it was included ...
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Why are some 3D buildings more detailed than others in iOS's Maps app?

In iOS's Maps app, some 3D rendered buildings have ample details and colors, such as the San Francisco Golden Gate bridge or the details of the Oracle Park: However, some other buildings have less ...
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External Thunderbolt SSDs not showing space after deleting files

I have two external Samsung X5 2TB Thunderbolt 3 SSDs. Both of them work fine after I reformat them. But when I delete files (and empty the recycle bin), the space on them does not increase. In ...
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Chrome and Safari find localhost in two different locations

I've been trying to set up MAMP (macOS, Apache, MySQL, PHP) using Homebrew on macOS Monterey. I set the file directory for Apache as /Users/myname/Sites in httpd.conf. When I go to http://localhost in ...
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What is myName-mbp.lan on macOS?

I am new to macOS. What is myName-mbp.lan? Where is defined? Under System Preferences > sharing, that is not my computer name. I'm using a MacBook M1 Pro with Monterey. Thanks
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Why is my browser hogging the focus in MacOS?

I have a strange situation, which has now occurred with two browsers (Chrome and Edge). I'm running MacOS 11.6.5 on a Macbook Pro 13" 2017. After a while of running with no issue, I will try and ...
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Is there a way to alert on disk usage (or disk space left) prominently in iOS?

Is there a way to show disk usage (and disk space left) prominently in iOS by issuing alerts when threshold is met? I wish I could see my disk usage (and remaining disk space) like "10GB/256GB ...
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Shell command no longer working

I'm on a M1 MacBook Pro running macOS 12.3.1. I've had some AppleScripts that perform a shell script run happily for many years. For some unknown reason these have just stopped working today - nothing ...
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FreeIPA LDAP server configured with Big Sur but can't log in as LDAP user

I'm using Big Sur as client and FreeIPA as LDAP server. I've configured the LDAP server using Directory Utility and see the LDAP users in the Directory Editor tab. id someuser in Terminal displays UID ...
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