Dori
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How can I get Safari to reopen my last closed tab?
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Try clicking ⌘-Z (for undo).

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Do Macs need to be defragmented?
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It's not necessary. For more details than you could possibly want, read Fragmentation in HFS Plus Volumes by Amit Singh (author of Mac OS X Internals: A Systems Approach).

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Can anyone recommend an app for creating flowcharts and diagrams?
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If you can stretch your budget, get OmniGraffle for Mac. At $149, it's pricier than you'd like (do you possibly qualify for the $89.99 edu price?), but it's exactly what you're looking for. On the ...

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How to stop iPad/Safari from treating certain numbers as 'phone numbers'?
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In the <head> of your web pages, add: <meta name="format-detection" content="telephone=no" /> There's lots more where this came from at Apple URL Scheme Reference: Phone Links.

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How to format the OS X installer USB stick that comes with MacBook Air?
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From Apple's MacBook Air: Frequently Asked Questions about Software Reinstall Drive: Note: The MacBook Air Software Reinstall Drive is read only. You cannot erase it, reformat it, or reuse it as a ...

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How secure is Mac OS X's security?
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It depends on exactly what you mean by: it was protected with a password If it means that they were using FileVault, then their data should be pretty much inaccessible. If it just meant that ...

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How to write the names "iPhone", "iPad", etc. in all capital letters?
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As initially mentioned by Neil, the Apple Publications Style Guide is the place to look. From page 34: What to capitalize: Follow these rules when you use title-style capitalization. ...

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How do I make windows save their position on screen after re-attaching a display?
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Any chance of you upgrading to 10.6? If so, you could use Stay from Cordless Dog.

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Apple-Certified RAM?
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There's one important thing, and only one important thing, about Apple-certified RAM. If you: Buy RAM that isn't Apple-certified Install it (or have it installed by a non-Apple tech) in a Mac Later ...

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What's a good IE tester for Macs?
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The most common ways I know of doing this: Virtual testing: BrowserCam Screen capture and Remote Access service for cross platform compatibility testing and HTML design quality assurance Adobe ...

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Screen Rotation Lock now turns off iPad speaker
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At iPad: Understanding screen rotation lock, Apple says: Beginning with iOS 4.2, the switch previously used for screen rotation lock functions as a silence switch for notifications and system ...

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iPad and iPod virus?
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Okay, I think I've tracked this one down. It isn't a problem with your iPod or iPad, it's a problem with the router itself. Its DNS has been overwritten so that it randomly (about 5% of the time) will ...

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How to stop "password reset" emails from Apple?
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I get these all the time, and it's not even Apple's fault. If—like me—you: Use a me.com or mac.com email address as your Apple ID Have a common username (such as steve, @ either mac.com or me.com) ...

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Where can I get this iPad stand?
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That's not an iPad stand—it's just a cheap three wire display stand. It's the kind of stand that can display anything at all, which could include an iPad, I guess (although I'd want something a little ...

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What is a good indestructible iPad case for toddlers?
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Check out OtterBox's Defender product line. I don't own any of their products, but I've heard from others that they're close to indestructible. More details & reviews: Tough Guys Rock the ...

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Flash plugin crashes frequently
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There's a reason why Apple appears to onlookers to be so anti-Flash, and it's because Flash sucks on Macs (it may also suck on other OSs, but I don't use them enough to be knowledgeable). What to do ...

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Do Macs store a serial number on the disk?
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Apparently the only ways to find out a Mac's serial number (if you don't have the Mac physically present) are: When you had the Mac, you: Registered it with Apple (check your support profile at ...

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Where does Command-Shift-3 or Command-Shift-4 (for taking screen captures) originate from?
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What’s an FKEY? FKEY’s (Function Keys) are resources containing executable code that are called upon by hitting the keys Command-Shift-# (any number 0-9) at the same time. In the standard System file ...

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How do I use the "right-to-left override" in Safari for Mac?
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If all you want is to make it work in Safari: This is left to right, &#8238;but this is right to left,<br /> and then this is back to left to right again. results in: This is left to ...

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Are there Greasemonkey scripts for Safari?
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Another option to run GreaseMonkey scripts is NinjaKit (which is what I use). It's a Safari 5 extension, which means it's just a tad safer than GreaseKit.

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Spelling correction on iPod Touch
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Take a look at Apple's iPod touch iOS4 User Guide. In particular, page 31 has two helpful tips: To reject the suggested word, finish typing the word as you want it, then tap the “x” to dismiss the ...

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Mac OS X Application to Float a Window in Front of Others
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Not built into the OS, but you should take a look at Afloat from Infinite Labs.

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Can I connect more than one external monitor to the late 2010 MacBook Air?
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Adding one external display is easy. The interesting part is adding more than just the one external display. I recommend the USB 2.0 to DVI Display Adapter from MonoPrice. It supports DVI, VGA, and ...

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How Many iTunes Accounts
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I think that Apple's article on iTunes Home Sharing should cover what you're looking for. My husband and I have separate accounts, and anything we both want, we share.

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What's the best text editor for use with large files?
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BBEdit is pretty much the standard for opening large text files on a Mac. I've opened some good-sized files with it, and BBEdit didn't even break a sweat. How large of a file are you talking about? ...

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Is there a way to share a wi-fi connection over wi-fi?
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In order for a Mac to create a local Wi-Fi network, it needs to have a wired Internet source. So what you need to do is: Connect an Ethernet cable from the router (the wired source) to a Mac. On that ...

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How to sync usernames/passwords between Mac Firefox & iPad Safari?
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For passwords, I highly recommend 1Password. It will enter the passwords into Safari for iPad and it will sync your passwords with your Mac (if you setup the sync), and then you can search for what ...

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Best approach for enterprise integration
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While Apple puts their iOS Enterprise Deployment documentation in their developer area, it doesn't mean that you need custom software to handle iPhones and iPads. It's all pretty much what I think of ...

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Editor or notes application with Markdown support?
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If you want a Mac app that actually looks like a Mac app, supports Markdown out of the box (no plugins or add-ons required), and updates on a regular basis, you want BBEdit. I can't recommend it too ...

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How do I detect an iPhone user on my website?
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Don't. The only reasons to ever have a separate mobile site are cheapness and laziness. The right approach is to have your visitors all get the same content; the only thing that should change how ...

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