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How to open a Microsoft Word document from the command line in macOS Sonoma?

I think that -a Finder.app is an incorrect syntax. You don't want to open it 'in' the Finder, you want to open it in Word. The following works for me in Sonoma: open -a "Microsoft Word.app" ...
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How to add/keep vscode in dock

It appears that the icon you are referring to is a document icon and not the application icon. If you want to keep the application icon in the dock then right click on the application icon (which ...
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How to open a Microsoft Word document from the command line in macOS Sonoma?

I would type open then drag the document to the shell. (Skip the app entirely) See if the full path opens, no need to involve Finder. Worst case specify “Microsoft Word” as the app to open the ...
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Can't open multiple Finder windows from terminal

The flag -n opens a new instance of the application: it does not open a new window. Application windows are not separate instances of the application. I presume that it's not possible to create ...
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how to write in system directories

The OS is on a separate, secure, read-only volume. "Your Data" -- everything you add -- is on another volume. The Finder presents the two as one combined file structure. If you want to add a ...
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How can I reset my ipad

Apple's documentation for deleting, or accessing, someone's AppleID can be found here: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/102431 If you’d like to request the permanent deletion of an Apple ID and data ...
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In the finder: How many files are you selecting?

In Finder go to the menu bar (top left). Select View and then Show Status Bar. Number of files selected is in the status bar (at the bottom).
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How can I delete photos off my iPhone using my Mac?

As far as I know, three apps have the functionality you want. Or, at least, close to what you want given the limitations Apple places on iOS/iPadOS. iMazing (actively developed) and iExplorer are the ...
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How to add/keep vscode in dock

You can just drag the app itself into the Dock, anywhere left of the dividing line… I don't have VS Code, but you can do this with any app. You can remove an app by dragging it out from the Dock to ...
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How can I stop Microsoft SharePoint keeps adding itself to my Login Items

Microsoft's SharePoint app is contained within the OneDrive app's container, and is loaded into Login Items without the expected user control or authorization. Whether or not this violates Apple's ...
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