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Background and explanations Please read all of this post at least once from start to finish before taking any action. All MacBook Pros from 2011 have a serious design defect. The thermal management and the generated heat together with the robustness of the discrete AMD graphics chips do not match up very well. Apple knew this and acted like a typical ...


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Yes. This works for any shape. Here's how: Draw a shape. Resize it to the desired size. Position the shape over the image. Select both by shift-clicking them. Choose Format → Image → Mask with Shape from the menu (these menu items are from Keynote 6.5.2, might be different for your version) Mask the image as you'd usually do (by dragging, resizing). Click ...


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Use imagemagick. Install brew (https://brew.sh/) brew install imagemagick convert file1 file2 file3 output.pdf files 1 through n can be any image or pdf file.


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Took me a while to find this, but here's the profile picture directory in Mountain Lion: ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.ImageKit.RecentPictureService/Data/Library/Images/Recent\ Pictures/


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@Rick - With Mirroring turned off, when you open System Preferences and click Desktop & Screen Saver, you should see a window open in each display that allows you to select a distinct background image for each display. Mac 101: Change your desktop


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The Fastest way to to do this is to change the file extension from name.pages to name.zip (actually manually click on the file name and change the extension to .zip) Now just unzip your document and you will get a folder with all the images in it. Same works for ePubs.


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Actually, it is unnecessary to create a shape in order to mask the image. Place an image on the slide Select the image In the Menu Bar, go to Format > Image > Mask with shape > [select shape] Now drag the mask as desired. Set this image as a Media Placeholder by selecting the image then, Format > Advanced > Define as Media Placeholder Copy the image as ...


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Using ImageMagick: $ convert image.png -crop '1x1+100+200' txt:- Outputs, e.g. # ImageMagick pixel enumeration: 1,1,255,rgb 0,0: (236,236,236) #ECECEC rgb(236,236,236) Or, if the file is PNG-24 file, it outputs e.g. # ImageMagick pixel enumeration: 1,1,255,rgba 0,0: ( 0, 0, 0,243) #000000F3 rgba(0,0,0,0.952941) At -crop option I've first defined ...


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My solution: duplicate the slideshow, resize the entire document (Document tab of the 'properties sidebar' > Slide Size dropdown) copy the correctly sized elements back to the original doc. Any variation of this will probably work - the key principle is that if you resize from the Arrange properties tab, objects will resize whilst text won't; if you ...


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A list of things to try, in order (I'm writing an answer instead of a comment for better formatting). Run hash -r after each step (assuming you're in bash; do rehash instead for zsh; or you can always open a new shell). Run brew --prefix and see if the output is /usr/local. If not, your brew is not installed to /usr/local! Add $(brew --prefix)/bin to you $...


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You can change 'Screen shot' to 'screenshot' with the following commands defaults write com.apple.screencapture name screenshot killall SystemUIServer If you want to go digging a bit deeper in Terminal, you can achieve what you want by doing the following: NOTE: Make a backup of any files you change in case you make a mistake. cd /System/Library/...


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It appears the correct answer is I cannot do this unfortunately.


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Automator You can batch convert these files by: Open Automator from /Applications Create a new Workflow Drag the Get Specified Finder Items to the workflow builder. Drag the Change Type of Images to the workflow builder. This will prompt you to add the Copy Finder Items action as a backup option. That's up to you. Click the Add... button in the Get ...


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From https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3481136: Search for images by pressing Command + F Add a search attribute Pick the "Orientation" attribute Set "equals" to 0 if you want landscape/horizontal, 1 if you want portrait/vertical


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Solved: Booted to Single-User mode and disabled Radeon GPU. Details of investigation: Initially I suspected hard-drive corruption and went about trying to remedy that. Unsuccessfully, I tried the following, with each continuing to hang as described above: Safe boot Boot into recovery (including Internet Recovery) Boot from install media on USB drive Boot ...


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You may want to watch this YouTube video - it shows the scenario that I believe you're looking to solve - it uses Preview to create a multi-page PDF. The steps are: Open your images in Preview Select Print from the File menu (or ⌘P) Click on the "PDF" button in the Print dialog and select "Save as PDF..." from the dropdown Provide a file name and Save


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Preview can't do this. ImageMagick can, and nearly anything you can imagine. You can easily install it with MacPorts (see MacPorts Home): port install imagemagick Let's say your original image is porsche-911.png: Enter in Terminal the following command: convert porsche-911.png -alpha set -channel A -evaluate set 50% porsche-911-50%.png which will ...


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Try Gapplin. It works for me and creates PNG and JPG files from SVG. Simple and effective. If you have a lot of SVG files to convert, ImageMagick is probably your best bet (available directly from imagemagick.org or via Homebrew).


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I've just tried this, and the answer was unexpected... When I created the image it was stored in the following folder (before Mountain Lion): ~/Library/Images/IChat Recent Pictures Please note that as per skh's answer, since Mountain Lion (and still valid for macOS Sierra) the images are now stored in the following folder: ~/Library/Containers/com.apple....


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In later iWork edition Apple made changes to the formats so this is the cause that you can not follow the procedure described in the article that you are referring. The best way to go around this annoyance would be: Open the pages document with your current pages (I assume is the latest Pages), Save us some other name but before you do it extend the save ...


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The weight of data (in gigs) doesn't really matter with iPhoto. That's just file storage. If you have a large HD with plenty of free space (30%+ and never less than 10%), it really doesn't matter. iPhoto used to be rated for 250,000 items in the library, but in the most recent update it has the same format as Aperture, and that is effectively unlimited. ...


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In macOS, you can toggle between thumbnails and actual size (max width = 100%) by right-clicking any image in the note and choosing ‘View as Small Images’. This is not possible to set on iOS.


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It's provided by Dock.app. So you could try osascript -e 'quit app "Dock"' or killall "Dock".


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Yes this is normal. Both the 15" and the 17" MacBook Pro have two graphic cards and use the Intel HD graphics for normal function and switch to the ATI Radeon when a more graphically demanding application is being run. Also when you connect the external display the ATI card kicks in in order to drive both of your screens. This is why you get the blue screen ...


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I can confirm this is a bug with the Intel Graphics 4000 GPU. I see the graphics artifacts on my 13" Retina MacBook Pro and not on my older MBP which has Mt. Lion and an Nvidia Geforce GPU. I have first hand experience with this issue while trying to develop css buttons for websites... I believe the artifacts can be reproduced by using the css3 border-...


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There is a default application named Preview in OS-X for editing images. If you created any screen shots, just open that screenshot image in Preview application and you can see the edit toolbar to edit the image.


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Just sum up all that been said here and in this thread: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6035388?tstart=0 1. Use a legacy driver I've found a link for a driver that works: http://cdn.wacom.com/U/Drivers/Mac/Consumer/530/PenTablet_5.3.0-3.dmg 2. Open System Preferences in 32bit mode Now, to get rid of this error: Locate System Preferences in your ...


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There seems to be a problem with the radeon driver when booting. You can test a fix by doing this: When you see the grub menu, press 'e', which will allow you to edit the entry. Go to the line with "linux...." and look for where it says 'ro'. After the 'ro', add 'nomodeset' (without quotes), and then boot (press F10). If that works, you can make it ...


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