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Search: Posts Made By: John Greer
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-12-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By John Greer
The same 9 "On My Mac" folders appear in the mail...

The same 9 "On My Mac" folders appear in the mail navigation list, but there is only one real underlying folder. I know this because ~/Library/Mail/V2/Mailboxes only has one Archive.mbox. However, I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By John Greer
I now remember what I did to create these...

I now remember what I did to create these duplicates.

Back when I first switched from Windows to Mac, I thought it would speed up the Mail App startup and search functions if I archived old mail...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By John Greer
I cannot delete the pointers because there is no...

I cannot delete the pointers because there is no right-clink within a pulldown menu.
The folder only exists once, but appears in the pulldown many times.
I wish I knew how the duplicates were...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-10-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By John Greer
Question AppleMail shows a folder multiple times in MOVE pulldown

When I MOVE an email from one folder to another, I always see duplicates of the "On My Mac" folder.
...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-18-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By John Greer
Lightbulb I was able to run this mkdir /Volumes/DadUSB ...

I was able to run this
mkdir /Volumes/DadUSB
mount -t afp afp://Greer-iMac.local/Backup2048 /Volumes/DadUSBto get my iMac visible to my sons MacBookPro's TimeFinders. All three systems are now...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-17-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By John Greer
Question My Son's Time Machine allows me to view the drive...

My Son's Time Machine allows me to view the drive I'm using for my Time Machine backup, but it will not let me select it for his Time Machine backup.

Can I get three Mac's to use the same drive...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-14-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By John Greer
Question I'm having trouble excluding iPhoto from a zip backup

I'm backing-up my son's MacBook Pro and I've been able to zip all of his data, but the resulting zip file is very, very large. I'd like to exclude iPhoto from the backup, but cannot figure out the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-14-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By John Greer
Yes, I was referring to my son's attitude about...

Yes, I was referring to my son's attitude about backup, not mine. Sorry for the delay in responding, I've been heads-down trying to create a combination of scripts that will backup his data onto my...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-10-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By John Greer
Solved. See this...

Solved. See this (https://discussions.apple.com/message/25123335#25123335).

Lecture ignored, again.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-10-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By John Greer
Question Command-R Disk Repair Failed

My son's MacBook Pro hung and would not reboot. White screen, then turned off.

Command-R repair got many, many errors - then finally said:
Error: Disk Utility can't repair this disk. Back up as...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-28-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,561
Posted By John Greer
The same thing happened to me yesterday. I'd...

The same thing happened to me yesterday.
I'd like to restore the "on my Mac" calendar from TimeMachine.
Does anyone know where that lives? Is it in /Library/Calendars ?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-21-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,592
Posted By John Greer
Exclamation I'll try to be more specific. When I'm done...

I'll try to be more specific.

When I'm done with an email, I archive it.
Because I have multiple email accounts, this results in emails in multiple Archive folders (one per account).

I'd...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-21-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,592
Posted By John Greer
Question Is there a way to automatically move mail from one folder to another?

Is there a way to periodically, automatically, move mail from one folder to another?

For example, I'd like to move mail from one of my IMAP/Archives folders to my MyMac/Archive folder and I'd like...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-14-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By John Greer
Lightbulb I've tried many suggestions, yet all attempts on...

I've tried many suggestions, yet all attempts on my end (iMac and/or iPhone) still use the underlying iCloud infrastructure and still send the Outlook/Notes user to iCloud.com

I did think of a...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-07-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By John Greer
... but it also doesn't work when I send an...

... but it also doesn't work when I send an invite from my iPhone.
If it were my Mac, then the iPhone would work, and vice versa.
Having them both (iMac Lion and iPhone iOS 5) not work when I...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-07-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By John Greer
Question Hmmmmm. :\ You're right. :Confused: I...

Hmmmmm. :\ You're right. :Confused:
I thought I was on to something, but if it works for you then I'm back to the drawing board.

Do you have any ideas why it would work for you and not me?
...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-07-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By John Greer
Exclamation I sent a test calendar entry from my son's...

I sent a test calendar entry from my son's MacBook Pro. He has the same Lion version, but did not upgrade to iCloud. That invite worked (the way mine used to before the iCloud upgrade). Both...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-05-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By John Greer
I just sent a test calendar entry from my son's...

I just sent a test calendar entry from my son's MacBook Pro. He has the same Lion version, but did not upgrade to iCloud.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-05-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By John Greer
Exclamation Solved. Click here (Solved. ...

Solved.
Click here (Solved.
http://forums.macworld.com/index.php?/topic/141451-ical-find-no-longer-works/page__gopid__938100#entry938100)!
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-04-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By John Greer
That makes two people who told me their Lotus...

That makes two people who told me their Lotus Notes of the same version works. Interesting. Maybe it's something in the Windows version. I know it doesn't work running Notes 8.5 under WinXP.
...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-04-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By John Greer
Exclamation I decided to open a real problem, so I went to...

I decided to open a real problem, so I went to Support.Apple.com and within a few short clicks, Apple called me.

I accidentally hung up on them, and they called back in 2 minutes.

I then waited...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-04-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By John Greer
My invitations no longer work for Outlook users...

My invitations no longer work for Outlook users either.
See this (https://discussions.apple.com/message/16419921#16419921)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-03-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By John Greer
Question iCal Find no longer works

Ever since my boot drive filled a few days ago, Find no longer works in iCal.
The Find Details pane opens, but it's always empty.
I suspect some index or DB got corrupted, but have no idea how to...
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-18-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By John Greer
Question iCloud Calendar Invite not working with Lotus Notes

Ever since I migrated from MobileMe to iCloud last week, my calendar invites from both my iPhone and my iMac are no longer readable by Lotus Notes (my wife). This is, obviously, a big problem!

I...
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-17-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,035
Posted By John Greer
Thumbs up Solved! All accounts, except Google, were...

Solved!

All accounts, except Google, were fixed by deleteing the accounts and re-adding them on the iPhone. The transfer from the iPod Touch, via iTunes backup, must have left some bad...
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