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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-28-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By blswhite
Calendar won't print

When I try to print from calendar, I get the outline of the page, but no individual appointments. It is a blank page.

This started when I loaded the Yosemite Beta (14A299l). However, when I went...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-18-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By blswhite
Disk not readable

When I startup I get the following error message: "The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer."

I have three WD firewire drives, 1 TB, 1.5 TB and 3TB which are permanently connected....
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-27-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By blswhite
Thanks harryb2448. As the article suggested, it...

Thanks harryb2448. As the article suggested, it was the avast! web shield that caused the problem. I have disabled it and problem solved.

Brian
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-26-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By blswhite
Error in Apps Update

I am using Mavericks 10.9.1 on an early 2009 iMac.

At the moment when I try to update apps using the App Store I get the following message:

An error has occurred

The operation couldn't be...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-03-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,623
Posted By blswhite
CleanmyMac2 is excellent

Contrary to what others think I find this program to be very good. I have used it regularly and never had any problems with it.

Brian
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-24-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By blswhite
New version is excellent

There is a new version, CleanMyMac 2, which does everything in claims to do and has caused me no problems.

Brian
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-26-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By blswhite
Bump up

Bump up
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-25-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By blswhite
Completely powered off. I shut it down at night,...

Completely powered off. I shut it down at night, but in the morning it has turned itself back on.

(I shut it down because I have a nifty stand-by power device which switches off devices with...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-25-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By blswhite
iMac starts up by itself

My 2009 iMac has started to start up by itself from shutdown. In Energy Saver/Schedule Start up or Wake is not ticked.

What can I do to stop this behaviour?

Brian
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-09-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By blswhite
Mine never clears completely. As you say it may...

Mine never clears completely. As you say it may be a glitch, but it is annoying as the icon keeps prompting me to install updates I have already installed.

I have two accounts with two email...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-06-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By blswhite
Bump message

Bump message
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-05-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By blswhite
Updates from App Store don't clear from window

When I install updates from the App Store, they don't clear from the App Store window. The list just keeps growing and the updates don't show as installed but as "Update". This is in OSX 10.8.2.
...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-07-2011, 02:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By blswhite
Thanks mrplow, That works, and is simple. ...

Thanks mrplow,

That works, and is simple.

Brian
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-05-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By blswhite
bump topic

bump topic
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-29-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By blswhite
Thanks MGSFan18, That is a good, if tedious,...

Thanks MGSFan18,

That is a good, if tedious, way out, which I will apply now.

The trouble is that it also happens for other CDs. I would love to find a way of stopping it in the first place.
...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-29-2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By blswhite
iTunes splits cds on import

I am trying to import a classical CD with 27 song tracks.

However, iTunes writes three "CD"s, one with 12, another with 9 and the third with 6 tracks. The splits are not in order but there are...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-27-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,005
Posted By blswhite
Thanks lifeisabeach. I had not seen these...

Thanks lifeisabeach.

I had not seen these files in preferences in Snow Leopard and wonder why they are introduced with Lion.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-27-2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,005
Posted By blswhite
Smile .lockfile in preferences

I notice that there are a number of files in \library\preferences with the suffix .lockfile.

Can anyone please advise me what their function is please.

Brian White
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 05-22-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,545
Posted By blswhite
Thanks BrianLachoreVPI. I will certainly...

Thanks BrianLachoreVPI.

I will certainly check those out.

An associated question is the best scanner to get for music. Because most music is bound in booklets or albums it will obviously need...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 05-22-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,545
Posted By blswhite
No, I mean change the music from one musical key...

No, I mean change the music from one musical key to another, say from F to E flat. Sometimes we would say that we are transposing the piece down one tone.
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 05-22-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,545
Posted By blswhite
Scanning & transposing sheet music

I need to be able to scan sheet music and then to transpose it into different keys.

My searches have not thrown up any information on MAC scanning software with OCRs that work with music notation....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-17-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,371
Posted By blswhite
Thanks toMACsh, that certainly works, but I have...

Thanks toMACsh, that certainly works, but I have to delete each repeated entry separately, which is tedious. In any month there are about 18 of these events.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-16-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,371
Posted By blswhite
message bumped I suspect that I should have...

message bumped

I suspect that I should have posted this in Applications and Games.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-13-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,371
Posted By blswhite
Stuck entries in iCal

When I got my iMac (2009) and first started using iCal I imported the database from a Windows calendar program.

Now some of the those imported appointments keep recurring, but when I right click...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-27-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 608
Posted By blswhite
How to set defaults in Pages

I can't find out how to set defaults in Pages so that every time I open a new file I don't have to reset page settings (I need A4), margins, fonts and styles.

Perhaps there are default templates...
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