Bowen
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Changing the default keyboard shortcuts in iTerm2
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Just tested this in Yosemite. If you re-map the keyboard shortcut for "Close" in the System > Keyboard > Shortcuts, then that changes the ⌘+W behavior. See:

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Set bash_profile to open with Sublime Text 2 by default
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You can temporarily show hidden files. In terminal write: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE and then killall Finder to restart Finder. Change what you need and then hide hidden ...

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Yosemite focus indicator animation & highlight standard behavior
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It looks like you have full keyboard access turned on. I've noticed this makes large borders around sometimes unintended controls. You can change the settings in System Preferences > Keyboard > ...

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Yosemite: Safari's window is too wide
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You can enable "Develop" menu in Preferences > Advanced. Then you can select choose the User Agent to be iPhone or whatever. And then resize the window appropriately: Edit: This doesn't get around ...

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Troubleshooting "Unexpected argument" error when running defaults write
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In addition the quotes and slashes, it looks like you are trying to give an absolute path, so remove the tilde: defaults write com.apple.screencapture location '/Users/tommy/Google Drive/Sync/iMac/...

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How is iMessage/FaceTime/iCloud service in China?
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I was in Shanghai recently (1/1/17). iMessage worked with no problems. I did not try FaceTime.

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Get MacBook to say Thank You when plugging in the power cord?
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This worked for me: global thanks on run set thanks to false end run on idle set battStatus to do shell script "pmset -g | grep \\*" if battStatus contains "AC Power" then if ...

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How do I paste or type without moving the insertion point? (10.8.x)
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I have never seen such behavior on an OS level. This is likely because such behavior is normally needed for a very specialized task like programming or spreadsheeting, which would be better handled by ...

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Screen brightness control (F1, F2) not working on a WASD mechanical keyboard with mac mode keys
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You can use software like Karabiner (free) to remap your keyboard keys. According to their documentation, mapping function keys to brightness settings is one of the settings it comes with. https://...

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Hide dock bar permanently
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You can try hiding it and then setting a long delay before it appears. Something like: defaults write com.apple.Dock autohide-delay -float 10000 && killall Dock

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Why isn't my music syncing from itunes to my ipod?
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Can you play the songs on iTunes? The exclamation mark means iTunes can't find the file associated with that song. Maybe you moved it or it was deleted, or it lived on another hard drive. The solution ...

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OS X Yosemite suspends inactive windows
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It might be going into "App Nap" To disable this for Safari go to Finder, hit ⌘+I and check "Prevent App Nap": You can check to see if it worked by going opening up Activity Monitor, clicking the ...

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How to copy videos wireless from Mac to iPhone? (wireless)
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If you don't regularly sync with your phone with your computer, the easiest way might be to use the Dropbox app. I'm copying my answer from a previous question: The easiest way is to use Dropbox (...

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Can you place a shortcut or a link to a website in the dock in osx?
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Yes. Here are the steps: Create a Bookmark (Chrome/Firefox) or Favorite (Safari) of the sites you want linked. Open up the Bookmarks/Favorites bar, and locate the bookmark you just created. Drag the ...

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How to transfer ONE photo FROM PC to iPhone 6
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The Apple way is to pick a folder on your PC for sync. You do this through iTunes, by connecting your phone and picking the photos tab. Full information here: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4236 ...

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