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Forum: Apple Desktops 02-17-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,602
Posted By andy06
Thanks for the replies guys! Great info. I...

Thanks for the replies guys! Great info.

I (and folks too) are pretty tech literate and comfy with computer operations and so the actual hardware specs and software functionality is something I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,243
Posted By andy06
Thanks for the reply Jay :D I slowly had...

Thanks for the reply Jay :D

I slowly had this realization that long term Mac users tend to always be in List view and indeed, Quicklook works fine then. But it breaks down in Icon view since it...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,444
Posted By andy06
I actually said your idea on how to implement it...

I actually said your idea on how to implement it was nearly perfect. No need to get snarky

INCIDENTALLY, when I checked out Windows, its how its done there as well. It was your own suggestion that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,243
Posted By andy06
Yea I think I'll take your advice and stick to...

Yea I think I'll take your advice and stick to Picasa. iPhoto locks me into Apple's ecosystem and creates copies of everything that I then have to worry about separately. Its like the iTunes of...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-17-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,602
Posted By andy06
Why bother with Apple's desktops (as opposed to their notebooks)?

I'm considering a gift for parents and was going to buy a Notebook without much thought to a desktop (last used a desktop half a decade ago) and so I thought they might worth a revisit.

Thing is,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,243
Posted By andy06
No I agree first party = built into OS What...

No I agree first party = built into OS

What I was explaining when I referred to them is the experience they deliver natively (on their own platforms). So like FB image viewer built into FB (hence...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,444
Posted By andy06
What is the Home Folder? - Switch To A Mac Guides...

What is the Home Folder? - Switch To A Mac Guides (http://switchtoamac.com/guides/mac-os-x/mac-os-x-basics/what-is-the-home-folder.html)

That seems to indicate that a couple versions back, they...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,444
Posted By andy06
Your second solution: Creating the Public folder...

Your second solution: Creating the Public folder in another directory (outside HOME) seems like the perfect solution, no?

I checked and that's how Windows 7 does it anyway, the Public folder is at...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-16-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,822
Posted By andy06
How do you Multitask in OS X?

Recently moved to OS X and I always juggle at least 3 open windows (Browser, Word processor, Finder)

What is the workflow that suits you best and you find to be the quickest and most efficient? I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-16-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,243
Posted By andy06
Oh that'd be a nice solution :D How do I go...

Oh that'd be a nice solution :D

How do I go about making them bigger? I can't find the option in Lion.
(If you meant the two available choices in "Show view options", they can best be described...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-16-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,444
Posted By andy06
It would be better to have all the folders locked...

It would be better to have all the folders locked down (including all new ones) except the Public folder. That would be the obvious way to do it.

That is to say, the public folder would have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-16-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,243
Posted By andy06
In Explorer (or FB or Flickr or G+), you can...

In Explorer (or FB or Flickr or G+), you can click any on any pic and it opens up in an image viewer. Now if you click next, it just goes onto the next pic sequentially.

This does not happen on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-16-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,243
Posted By andy06
This! Every single Mac person I spoke to IRL has...

This! Every single Mac person I spoke to IRL has this workflow but thing is, I don't see how it works.

How would you know which image is which in List view? Consider the 200 vacation pics example,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-16-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,243
Posted By andy06
Finder+Quicklook/Preview don't really satisfy the...

Finder+Quicklook/Preview don't really satisfy the basic image viewing use case though.

All I need is picture viewing like in FB, G+, Flickr, Picasa, Explorer or Nautilus. Any photo utility...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-16-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,444
Posted By andy06
Is there some terminal command which changes the...

Is there some terminal command which changes the setting to force everything in the Home Folder to be "locked". I remember seeing such a command couple of years ago but ignored it at the time since I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-15-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,444
Posted By andy06
Then thats an improper default setting, no? ...

Then thats an improper default setting, no?
Especially in the Home Folder. Consider the Dropbox folder for example, since it is created in the Home folder, its contents (documents, password sync...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 02-15-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,259
Posted By andy06
Problems with Boot Camp on MBA13 (2011): Trackpad

1. Apple's trackpad/touchpad drivers for Windows are borderline atrocious, not half as good as the OS X ones. Anyone know of any alternate drivers or updates? Maybe some settings we can alter?
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-15-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,233
Posted By andy06
Macbook Air 13" 2011 128GB:Battery life and Boot times

I seem to be getting especially slow boot times and short battery life on my new MBA13 (2011).

Boot time (From power on to desktop): ~18 to 20 seconds (Room mates older 2010 MBA13 boots in 12-14...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-15-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,444
Posted By andy06
Glaring Privacy Hole in Home Folder (Everyone can see self created folders)

In OS X, any folders that you create in the Home Folder can be viewed by other users of the Computer!
Isn't this a glaring privacy hole? It does not warn while creating, its not well publicised and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-15-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 979
Posted By andy06
How to enable password when waking from Computer sleep but not display sleep?

I want Windows/Linux kind of behaviour where Sleep and Screen lock are independent. I'd like the computer to ask for my password when waking from Full Sleep but NOT when it simply wakes from Display...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-15-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,270
Posted By andy06
Keyboard shortcut for display sleep on MacBook Air?

The Air has no Eject key, so the Ctrl-Shift-Eject doesn't work. What's the replacement key?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-15-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 925
Posted By andy06
MBA13 2011: How to tell if Display sleeping or Computer sleeping? How to wake?

The MBA has no moving parts, no characteristic hard drive whir, no pulsating power button and no breathing light. How then, does one tell if the laptop is sleeping or just the display?

To make it...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-15-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,244
Posted By andy06
Arrange by vs Clean up by vs Sort by

Whats the difference between Clean up by and Sort by in Lion? It seems to do the exact same thing (sort files n folders according to Criteria).

Wasn't Clean up by slightly different in SL?
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-15-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,243
Posted By andy06
Is there no way to cycle through images in Finder?

I want image folders to be in Icon view and then be able to view the pics and cycle through them in the same order that they are sorted in Finder.
Basic image viewing essentially.

I recently...
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