A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

Taking the output of a computer and affixing it to paper
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The Apple Watch is a watch-like accessory for the iPhone 5 and beyond
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A special message thrown/displayed by software to indicate a problem, usually in a dialog box
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The process of identifying and/or authenticating a user to grant access to a computer, server, or website.
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management software that facilitates VNC-like control of Macs as well as automating remote management and reporting tasks
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Headphones are a pair of small speakers that are held close to the user's ears. They typically have a wire leading to each speaker (although there may only be one); they may also be wireless. Either w…
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Pictures displayed on a computer screen
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Questions that relate specifically to Macs and peripherals with DisplayPort hardware (not Thunderbolt).
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for all processes and protocols for doing name to address translation locally on Apple products as well as in general relating to his DNS works.
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Usually referring to the startup process of a device or computer from an initial "cold" state rather than sleep or hibernation.
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The term "resolution" refers to the accuracy of a display, or the measurement of pixels in both the horizontal and vertical directions.
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General usage of any python tool and running scripts and Apple specific questions are on topic here. Detailed languag-specific questions about programming (where it won’t matter if python runs on an…
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The visual representation of a computer's contents when no open programs or windows are visisble. Often home to program shortcuts, datafiles, and lists of mounted drives etc.
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"Icon" is a term for a small graphical image used to identify an application or a function within the application. Icons often can be clicked upon by the mouse to launch an application or invoke a com…
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iTerm is a third party replacement for the built-in Terminal application.
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The configuration settings or preferences within a given app/program/environment
Any thing that helps perform repetitive tasks via an application or script
The region of a window or screen where drop down menus are displayed. The menu bar allows for easy access of an application's menus and commands.
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Allowing information to be used by more than one user
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An image or video taken by a computer to record the visible items displayed on the monitor, television, or another visual output device. Usually, screen capture is a software process where the image i…
'iPod' is a line of portable music media players from Apple Inc. Use the tag ipod-touch for iPods using the iOS operating system.
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A filesystem developed by Apple Inc first introduced in macOS Sierra 10.12 Developer Release and for public use in macOS High Sierra 10.13.
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Covers all stand-alone Mac OS X Server versions, which includes 10.0 through 10.6 Snow Leopard. Use [server.app] for Server questions on Lion 10.7 and newer.
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The Mac Pro is a workstation computer manufactured by Apple Inc.. The first Mac Pro was based on dual Dual-core Xeon Woodcrest processors and formally announced on August 7, 2006 at WWDC. The current …
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A combination hard drive and 802.11n wireless base station designed to work out-of-the-box with Time Machine in OS X. It also doubles as a standard wireless access point.
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The act of searching for data by providing keywords which are either checked directly against contents, or against a search index in order to provide relevant results.
and also list the exact version in questions (especially during beta season), but this tag for macOS 12 may be helpful in questions that aren’t abou…
Spaces were renamed Desktops and brought together with Exposé and Dashboard as Mission Control with the release of Mac OSX 10.7 Lion.
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An unintentional mistake or omission in the programming code of an application that causes undesirable results. This tag will be used in discussions identifying potential bugs and seeking ways to circ…
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Server Message Block (SMB) is an application-layer network protocol allowing access to shared files and shared printers over a network.
Moving data from one device to another
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In UNIX, a panic is an unrecoverable system error detected by the kernel.
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App Store Connect (formerly iTunes Connect) is a suite of web-based tools created for developers to submit and manage their apps for sale via the App Store.
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Java is a cross-platform programming language created by Sun Microsystems and is now owned by Oracle. Do not confuse this tag with JavaScript or JScript. Questions about installing/running Java on mac…
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Window management refers to software that controls the placement, layout, and appearance of various windows on OS X.
An application provided with the original iPhone, and made available on the Mac in Mac OS 10.8 Mountain Lion. Used to record text notes, and can be synced using iCloud or other services.
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