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How to mask images in Keynote into circles?
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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 ...

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Tired of the Apple Mail Client Woosh sound on mail send
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Go to Mail's Preferences. ⌘+. Mail > Preferences > General tab Deselect the Play sounds for other mail actions checkbox.

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Is it possible to type in macron (e.g. "ā") without using U.S. Extended Keyboard?
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This is just a option without changing the default Keyboard. In OS X, this can be accomplished by holding down the A briefly and a pop-up will appear. Just select by clicking or typing the ...

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How can I get my own phone number from an iPhone running iOS 8?
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Go to settings > phone First line is My Number

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How to use Time Machine backup on a different computer?
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Yes, you can. When you set up the new Mac and connect it to your Time Machine backup either through the network or via cable, you can select restore from Time Machine Backup during setup. If you ...

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How does the Apple Watch get the temperature?
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The temperature shown does come from the Weather App. Small bits of data on the watch face are known as complications. Tapping the temperature on the watch face will open the Weather app thus ...

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Immobilise Desktops
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You can have them all static or dynamic but not a mix of both. To make them static (so they stay as you put them) do this: Open System Preferences Click on Mission Control Uncheck Automatically ...

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Ways to highlight during a presentation
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For Keynote presentations, by using an iOS device as a remote one can draw or use a ‘laser’ pointer on the slides. Although not as elegant as drawing focus to an element, it certainly grabs attention. ...

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How do I make Outlook download images automatically/by default
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Outlook Mail Settings Go to Preferences... ⌘+, in Outlook Select Reading under Email The Security settings allow you change "Automatically download pictures from the Internet:" In all messages In ...

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SUMIF statement with two different conditions (Text based and checkbox)
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Just to make an official answer: Use the SUMIFS() function to use 2 or more conditions. From the documentation: The SUMIFS function returns the sum of the cells in a collection where the test ...

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Mac Keynote: How do I add another bend point to a curved connector line (arc)?
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The tool to use for this is the Draw with the pen tool. This tool is found at the top right of the shape picker window. To add a new point, drag a midpoint to divide a line and add a new point. See ...

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How to make truly single spaced bullet items in Keynote
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Notice the disclosure arrow "▶︎" beside Spacing? There you can reveal the paragraph spacing. Change the Before Paragraph and After Paragraph to 0 pt or the desired amount. Hope this helps!

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Numbers v3.1: Automatically link URLs in spreadsheet?
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Another way to do this without clicking in each cell would be to use the =HYPERLINK() function. Here are some steps: Add a second column (Let's call it B) In the adjacent cell, add a formula like ...

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Change font size for PDF Text Annotation in Preview
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In Yosemite, click the toolbox icon. The tool bar will show all the editing and annotation tools. One of them is the font configuration.

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What are the keys corresponding to the shortcut?
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Apple's Help menu in the finder has an article titled What are those symbols shown in menus? - the related articles at the bottom are great reading. Your specific answer is: shift+fn+delete The up ...

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iMessage "Not Delivered" on my Macbook Pro Mid 2012
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What you are trying to do is send SMS messages from Messages on your Mac to people without iOS devices, correct? (Just fixed this for my wife this morning.) Be sure to add your Mac to your iPhone's ...

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Undo use of F5 which added a thick black line around fields and buttons
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You appear to have enabled the Accessibility shortcut. To toggle it back off, option+command+F5

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How to convert a cell with a duration (datetime difference) to number in Numbers?
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Use the DUR2HOURS() formula. DUR2HOURS(F3) Pass the duration from F3 to the formula.

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How to add suite or apartment number to location in Calendar
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Entering the suite or apartment number on a separate line with a trailing comma, the address will display on the map as valid. The Suite number can even be on the same line as the city and it will ...

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In Numbers, is there a way to get the row instead of the value when using a MAX or MIN Function?
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Using INDEX(MATCH) this can be easily accomplished. Formulas This formula returns the food label: =INDEX(Foods, MATCH(MIN(Cost),Cost)) The INDEX function returns the value in the cell located at the ...

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How to override the delay timer on a Keynote slide during a presentation
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Try this: shift+↓ during playback. EDIT: These are the Navigation keyboard shortcuts for use during presentation.

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Free .CSV text file editor for Mac OS X?
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Numbers Disclaimer: Free on new Macs Apple Numbers also opens and saves to CSV. Just had to add to the list. Numbers: Save as CSV after editing: Note that you can choose text encoding as well when ...

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Where did the digital color meter go in Yosemite?
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You can find it under Applications/Utilities. From there, you can drag it to your Dock to create an alias. See Mac Basics: The Dock for additional info on making the most of the Dock. To remove the ...

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How do I make Evernote always paste in the matching font?
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What you want can be achieved using Paste and Match Style Edit > Paste and Match Style Keyboard shortcut shift+⌘+V This will paste in your clipboard content matching the current style of text in ...

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Screenshot of selected area with shadow?
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Grab doesn't generate the shadow when a Window is copied, it copies the shadow that the OS has already applied to each window. However, If you want to apply a shadow to your screen shots it can be ...

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Signal no longer working on iPhone 4S
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According to Signal support: Confirm that Signal is supported by your iOS. Signal iOS has a minimum iOS requirement of 11.1 Highest version iPhone 4S supports is iOS 9.3.5

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Restore Classic layout to Apple Mail
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To get the Classic view back in Apple Mail: Go to Preferences Select Viewing Tick the Use classic layout checkbox

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Keyboard Shortcut :: Remove Google Chrome Bookmark
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Edit To reverse and accidental bookmark, go to System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts and turn on Full Keyboard Access for "All controls". Now one can use the tab key to highlight ...

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Where are the AirDrop files after transferring to Mac?
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AirDrop defaults to the Downloads folder. When transferring from a device not associated with your iCloud account, i.e. someone else's iPhone or Mac, you may have the option to download to the Photos ...

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macOS Sierra Apple Watch Unlock - persistant iCloud Sign in required dialog
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It appears that macOS needed to be rebooted. To solve the problem: Be sure all of the above steps in question have been done Reboot MacBook Verify the settings in System Preferences > Security and ...

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