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Shortcut on Mac: auto google a word/phrase in new window

When doing research, for example, this shortcut is a big help. You highlight a word or phrase on a webpage [then hold down the shortcut keys + hit spacebar, I think ] and it will open a new page with ...
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A strange border at macOS Preview

When I'm opening a PDF-file in macOS Preview I got some annoying white borders in full-screen mode. Does anybody know how I can get rid of this annoying borders? It's about the borders you see at the ...
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Why is /System/Library/User Template protected?

Why can't users read /System/Library/User Template? Is there anything in there that is sensitive and should be protected against reading? If /System/Library/User Template were not protected against ...
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Arranging PDFs within A File

I'm trying to organize photos I've taken in to subfolders within a master PHOTO file. I created a file on my desktop and then drag and dropped images from my Photo library in to that master folder. ...
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how to turn off iCloud on a Mac

Simply said: How do I turn off iCloud on my Mac?
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How to copy thousands photos from Mac/PC to iPhone?

Is there any easy and fast way to copy thousands photos from Mac/PC to iPhone? I tried Dropbox, but I have to export every photo one by one. Also I have tried AirDrop, but my iPhone does not show in ...
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How do I change my emoji on Sierra

How do I change the image of different types of emoji on a Mac, I like the Windows emoji. Can anyone tell me if I can edit the Mac's emoji's to look like the ones on Windows.
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Connecting another MacBook and using their RAM/Memory?

As a person with a rather bad MacBook Pro speed (only have 4GB, and it is currently using 3.5GB with about 1.5GB being compressed memory) at the moment, I'm wondering if it is possible to connect ...
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Typing ~ on macbook pro keyboard

I have a macbook pro 2015, and I've got the UK keyboard layout. I have trouble typing the standard ~ character as I've only got §/±. Does anyone know any workarounds?
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When I plug my earbuds into my macbook pro, the sound in the left side is “Fizzy”

Like I said in the title, whenever I plug my earbuds (or any earbud/earphone) into my macbook pro the sound on the left side only puts out a hiss-like (Fizzy) sound. I've plugged my earbuds into my ...
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Strange messages?

Im hoping some friendly soul would have the time to review these system messages im getting. Are they normal?
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What is the hash to a terminal command?

I entered a Terminal command into TextEdit, but i don't know the hash to Terminal, so I can't change it. I tried changing it into .bash and .rtf, but they don't work. Help Plz???
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How to backup specific apps on OS X El Capitan?

I own a late-2013 Retina MBP 13" running latest El-Capitan OS X version. Currently I feel it's so polluted with crappy files and apps. What I wanna do is: Backup my personal files Backup my ...
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How do I move a window so that its title bar is above the visible screen area?

How can I drag/move a window so that its top is above the screen? I want to be able to resize a window taller vertically than the screen itself, and then take a picture of the window, but I don't ...
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Why is there a round indent in the plastic packaging tray that's inside the box for the iPad Pro 9.7?

I just bought an iPad Pro 9.7. Inside the iPad's box, in the plastic packaging tray that the iPad rests in, there's a small round indent, about the size of a small watch battery. Since everything that ...
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Is there any app to clear cache on iOS?

I've read that applications on iPhone create some service files that even after its removal still on your device. To clean up iPhone it's recommended to delete apps and then install them again. Is ...
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What is Swipe Options in Settings?

What are swipe options and what are their functions?
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Terminal: change of colours guide - file bash_profile - bash not found, permission denied

I tried to change colours in Terminal following this guide: http://voidcanvas.com/ubuntu-like-mac-terminal/ I created bash_profile file, saved and quitted Terminal. Now when i open Terminal I get ...
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Having problems changing shortcut keys combination for input source

Good morning everybody! I'm trying to change the keyboard combination keys for my input source from "control+space" to "command+space" but it wont budge. System prefrences instructs: "To change a ...
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ios10 and os x10.5.8

my iphone ios10 no longer syncs with iphoto on my old imac which has only been updated to osx10.5.8 (no further auto-upgrades recommended by apple software updater). I understand it is possible to do ...
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How can I message a group of 50 all at once?

My iPhone 5s will only allow me to text up to 9 people. It is frustrating to have to text the same text over and over again. I'd like to text them all at the same time.
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cmd+option replaces keyboard panel

I want to use some application keyboard shortcuts. Example on Sublime Text: cmdalt/opt/ = Block comment current selection I don't understand why my keyboard changes as soon as I press (command+...
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How to stop iOS app from updating without permission

More than once, I've unlocked my iPad to see an app and a folder immediately show the updating symbol. I don't know which app in the folder is updating, but the one not in the folder is Memrise. I ...
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What is the most effective forum to request functionality from Apple?

I have a 4s and would like to suggest wifi calling compatibility with T-mobile. I have setup a SIP client on a iphone 4 and unaware of any technical reason UMA or similar VOIP compatibility can ...
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Installing Xcode 4.3 on El Capitan 10.11

How can I install Xcode 4.3 on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan ? Thanks
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After Sierra install, I can no longer scroll using trackpad. I must use down arrow

Post Sierra install, I can's scroll using track pad. I also can't backup using time machine nor external drive connected by USB
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The quality of iOS camera photos after re-enabling the camera

If you are to restrict the camera on iPhone and then enable it again, does that decrease the quality of the photos?
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Restore iPad after apple stops signing?

I have an iPad 3 with iOS 9.3.5. Now AFAIK, iOS 10 will not be releases for my device. After iOS 10 is released for other devices, soon Apple will stop signing iOS 9.3.5 firmware. So if after that, ...
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Can I use 2 Thunderbolt Displays and 1 Cinema Display on my 2015 Macbook pro 15"?

I own a 15" Macbook Pro Mid-2015 with this configuration: Also, I currently have these 2 Apple displays: 27" Thunderbolt Display (connected via Thunderbolt port directly to the Macbook) 27" Cinema ...
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Can not unlock my MacBook Pro once I locked it with Find my iPhone

I thought that i lost my MacBook Pro so I used Find my iPhone to lock it. Now that I found it an interrogation point is appearing on my screen but there is nowhere I can write my pin. Can you please ...
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Does Apple have access to photo data in the cloud in order to optimise them?

In order for Apple to optimise the photos and videos on my devices, does it's cloud servers have access to the photo and video data? How else are they able to resize them? This is concerning for ...
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Disable password authentication for making inbound ssh connection only

I have set Remote Login to "on" for my Mac OS X so that I can ssh into it from somewhere else. For security reason, I want to disable password authentication and only allow public key authentication. ...
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Setting maximum number of running processes

I've got program that create N processes, where N is input argument given in command line. I tried to increase this value and got fork: Resource temporarily unavailable. Even when setting the ...
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Publishing app to the app store as application manager without developer account

I am publishing an app to the app store for the first time. I have an apple id but do not have an developer account. The admin added me to iTunes connect as an application manager. Can I publish an ...
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Sidebar Icons not showing OSX 10.11.6

I have previously deleted the plist to get back the icons in the finder sidebar from applications such as Chrome and Pages. That worked for awhile but now they have disappeared again. Any idea how ...
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1040p monitor for MBP Retina via HDMI?

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inches, late-2013), I'm planning to buy a 1440p monitor. 1- Does my MacBook model support this resolution @60Hz via the HDMI port? 2- If so, how does it affect its ...
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Install Amazon Music on iPhone

The iTunes application for Windows says Amazon Music is available for both iPhone and iPad. However when following the link from the iPhone 5S says "Amazon Music is only available for the iPad"
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How to enable Airdrop in El Capitan on MacBook Pro early 2011 to open in Finder screen to show iOS devices

I can't send or received on Airdrop because to any iOS can't show main option in Finder he say you can send to Mac only or received not including iOS software. please help
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How do I export iPhone contacts to Excel or CSV file?

Not only would I like to backup my contacts to an external storage drive so I can use it for a mail merge. How can I export iOS contacts to a spreadsheet?
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Why does iPhone screen stay lit causing significant drainage to the charge [closed]

Why does screen stay continuously lit causing significant drain on the charge
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How to choose and limit upload and download speed for OS X Yosemite 10.10.5

I need directions on how to do this. This is not a duplicate question. As the answers given in the links before are all outdated and from either 2012 or an Xcode that doesn't support this format. I ...
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Temporary message block

My question is this: is there a way to temporarily block messages from a single contact and receive the messages later? If a contact is placed on the blocked list, the messages are no longer received; ...
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What is my issue when trying to install rails?

I have all the pac managers and etc that i can get from any book or online resources anywhere, ive tried many methods and just about everything i can find online. Can someone who knows exactly what ...
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iMessage Vulnerability With iOS 10 Public Beta 1

According to this CNET article, by sending a certain file in an iMessage an attacker could gain access to stuff like passwords on the victim's iPhone. The good news is that Apple is on top of things ...
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Macbook Pro booting time is slow, can someone decode the system.log excerpts in the description to check if this is a software problem?

So for a month or so my MB has been considerably slow at booting. I tried the OS X hardware test, and the results were fine. Could this be a problem of the hard drive or battery? I don't know. I ...
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How do I uninstall apps that I can't find?

I want to uninstall AirBnb for example. However, in my 7 pages of apps and folders, I cannot find the app. How do I remove AirBnb by name, or some sort of search method?
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Unable to install iOS 9.3 beta Profile

After installing iOS beta 10 and then downgrading again to 9.3 standard with clean install, it seems that I can't install the profile for iOS 9.3 Public Beta via apple beta program. After touching on ...
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Separating emails from a common iTunes account

My wife and I share a common iTunes account. She bought a new iPad Air 2 and we used iTunes from my iPad to download her new iPad via iTunes. My e-mails come on her mail. How do I get her e-mails to ...
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Apple Script : Remove space / line in variable

I'm using applescript to collect a lost of number from a website, and my script is working fine, I just get a lot of space and a line between the result which I can't figure out how to get rid of. ...
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installing osx with usb superdrive on a blanck new hard drive

I have a MacBook Pro mid 2010 with a black hard drive on which I have to install OS X but my optical drive won't work so I'm trying to use a sub SuperDrive which isn't being recognized

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