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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-14-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Straitsfan
Good free text editor and IDE for OS X

I apologize in advance if this isn't the right place.

I do java programming, and right now I'm using Text Edit for my classes; but it doesn't allow for formatting like Word;so it can be difficult...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-10-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By Straitsfan
Change cursor-ibeam pointer

Is there anyway to change the type of cursor (or is it the ibeam pointer) in Yosemite? Not the mouse/trackpad arrow pointer, but the cursor in a text document like Textedit or word, or Neooffice,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-07-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Straitsfan
Thanks; but can you tell me where the "MacUpdate"...

Thanks; but can you tell me where the "MacUpdate" is that you're talking about? I can't find it, which means it's probably right in front of me. :-)

Never mind--realized what you meant.

I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-06-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Straitsfan
How to get any file to open in the same position on display after closing

Not sure if this is the right place, so I apologize in advance:

Whenever I open my text edit files, they always open in the same place in the display; how can I get these files (or any files for...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-05-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By Straitsfan
how to see firewire connected mac in terminal

I have my MB pro connected to my iMac via firewire.

I forgot how to do this, but I know there's a way to 'see' either machine via the terminal app. I can't see either one right now; can someone...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-29-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By Straitsfan
Thanks; that's what did it. My other third party...

Thanks; that's what did it. My other third party apps like libreoffice were showing recent items; so that's why I was wondering about this.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-28-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By Straitsfan
Text edit -- no recent files in "open recent' on menu

Just curious -- I'm writing java programs in text edit; yet whenever I open Text edit and go to open recent in the file menu nothing's there; just "clear menu"

Is there any way to get Text Edit to...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-24-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Straitsfan
Any way to get rid of drown history menu in the address bar in Safari

Is there any way to get rid of the history menu that displays below the address bar in Safari? There has to be a way to to this.

What I'm talking about, just to be clear, are the various sections...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-17-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By Straitsfan
I appreciate the humor, but I meant that would it...

I appreciate the humor, but I meant that would it be all right to use a regular floor vaccum with a special attachment, etc, or a hand held vac?:)
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-17-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By Straitsfan
Is there a special kind of vacuum that I need to...

Is there a special kind of vacuum that I need to vacuum out the vents?
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-17-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By Straitsfan
Raz0orEdge: One follow up, if I may. the...

Raz0orEdge:

One follow up, if I may. the machine has been running 'regularly' with Parallels for the past hour. I stat pro says the CUP usage is between 98 and 95 % 'idle.' I also noticed that...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-17-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By Straitsfan
Okay; thanks, but what concerned me as well is...

Okay; thanks, but what concerned me as well is that when I close everything the fans still run high; they may slow down a bit, but just this morning, for example, when I closed everything and let it...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-17-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By Straitsfan
Hi fan rpm's on iMac

This may be a dumb question, and this may not be the right place to ask, but it seems that I'm getting really high RPM's for the fans on my iMac; 27" quad core i& mid 2010, 12 GB RAM.


I run...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-04-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Straitsfan
Can't put Macs to sleep while wi-fi is on

I'm running yosemite on my iMac and MB Pro. I can't put them to sleep when I'm connected to the Wi-Fi. I have to turn it off to get it to go to sleep.

I've checked the energy pane of all the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-24-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By Straitsfan
How to copy file on my iMac to MB pro using terminal.

Been I while since i did this; got my iMac 27" and Mb Pro 13 inch, but on Yosemite, and want to copy a file from the iMac to the MBPro using the terminal application. Yes I can do it through the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-14-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,062
Posted By Straitsfan
Location of Mail folder(s) in Yosemite

Upgraded a few days ago and am looking for the mail folder(s), but can't seem to find it. They used to be in the Library folder of the home folder, but even that seems to be gone. Can anyone tell...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-11-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By Straitsfan
Exhaust fan speeds or MB Pro and iMac -- why the difference

Got a 2010 iMac quad core i7 and a 2010 MB Pro intel core2 duo. Have istat pro on both.

Noticed when watching videos that the exhaust fan speeds on the two differ when watching vide online. The...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-28-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Straitsfan
No; checked and not there.

No; checked and not there.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-28-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Straitsfan
Location of downloaded photos used as desktop photo

Downloaded a photo from a site as a desktop photo, but can't seem to locate it in my machine. Could anyone tell me what folder it would be in?

Using mavericks.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-04-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Straitsfan
Then I don't think that will be a problem --...

Then I don't think that will be a problem -- Windows 7 is installed as a VM on the mac partition -- it's only XP that's on the bootcamp partition that Parallels uses if I choose to. (Rather than...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-04-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Straitsfan
Bootcamp -- how to delete XP partition in Mavericks

Have an XP boot camp partition -- i was using to run parallels. Got Windows 7 and installed that as a Virtual Machine on the Mac partition.

I opened up boot camp assistant to delete boot camp...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-14-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,384
Posted By Straitsfan
Is it safe? I get wary about using some apps;...

Is it safe? I get wary about using some apps; etc. Just cautious/curious.

It did it again this morning, by the way.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-12-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,384
Posted By Straitsfan
Icon preview not working properly in Mavericks

Hi guys --

I've got some problem with Mavericks that's driving me nuts. Sometimes when I turn on My MB Pro (haven't noticed it yet on my iMac, but I haven't been using it much since I downloaded...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-07-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Straitsfan
Thanks; I'll do that, but I mean to say that even...

Thanks; I'll do that, but I mean to say that even when I quit Safari (or quit everything) it can happen. I check out the activity monitor and see what comes up the next time it happens.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-07-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Straitsfan
Even with Safari closed it won't go to sleep --...

Even with Safari closed it won't go to sleep -- unless you mean that with the cable or wi-fi connected that it's keeping it going; but it's strange -- when I disconnected the ethernet cable it slept,...
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