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Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-01-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By technologist
Why are you going to all this effort to implement...

Why are you going to all this effort to implement your own version of the stationery pad feature?

OS X Mountain Lion: Create templates (http://support.apple.com/kb/PH10690)
The workings of a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-10-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By technologist
Advantages include People who don't understand...

Advantages include
People who don't understand the distinction between a keyword search and a URL have a much easier time

Disadvantages include The browser no longer remembers keyword searches...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-06-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,025
Posted By technologist
If we were to take that approach, we would have...

If we were to take that approach, we would have to recommend people leave their computers in their boxes and never take them out. Incautious and ignorant people will inevitably have problems. The...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-06-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By technologist
HT2801 is the new 88275

Apple Computers: Troubleshooting the slot-loading SuperDrive (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2801)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-06-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,025
Posted By technologist
Fixed that for you. While there is nothing wrong...

Fixed that for you. While there is nothing wrong with shutting down your computer, it is perfectly fine to let it sleep. Neither Apple nor any other authority will recommend against it.

A...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-02-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,868
Posted By technologist
Safari 5.1 (OS X Lion): Develop menu...

Safari 5.1 (OS X Lion): Develop menu (http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5057)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-02-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,711
Posted By technologist
Excel does have an odd habit of saving temp files...

Excel does have an odd habit of saving temp files on the desktop.

Have you quit Excel? Try logging out and logging back in. If the file is still there, try moving it to the Trash before you open...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-30-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By technologist
I'm talking about Mac Office 2011. You can create...

I'm talking about Mac Office 2011. You can create custom toolbars just as in previous versions of Mac Office. You can use these in addition to, or instead of, the built-in toolbars and/or the Ribbon.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-30-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,365
Posted By technologist
Snow Leopard, and probably Leopard, should be...

Snow Leopard, and probably Leopard, should be available from Apple over the phone.

Not in stores, and not on the web. Call them (1-800-MY-APPLE in the USA)

They don't seem to have worked out...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-30-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,180
Posted By technologist
It should be possible...there's a command line...

It should be possible...there's a command line tool!

Loading… (http://developer.apple.com/library/mac/#documentation/Security/Conceptual/CodeSigningGuide/Introduction/Introduction.html)
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Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-30-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,947
Posted By technologist
I think he's obviously something slightly...

I think he's obviously something slightly different, but I'll tell you what: if his next post indicates any desire whatsoever to take any action beyond complaining in new and innovative ways, I'll...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-30-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,343
Posted By technologist
Your parents' credit cards were probably stolen...

Your parents' credit cards were probably stolen from some site where they used them, not from their computer. If they buy something from, say, walmart.com, and walmart.com gets hacked, then nothing...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-30-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By technologist
My guess is that it's not in the ordering system...

My guess is that it's not in the ordering system anymore, so they have to ship it out for free, because they can't bill you for it.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-30-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,180
Posted By technologist
Have you actually encountered any unsigned apps,...

Have you actually encountered any unsigned apps, or are you asking in the hypothetical?

I would expect that most apps that are still supported would be signed by now.

[EDIT:
deepthought:~...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 07-30-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By technologist
It shouldn't. It's pretty common for people with...

It shouldn't. It's pretty common for people with both Macs and PCs to use both to access their Exchange and IMAP accounts.

The only possible issue is if you are using Exchange and server-side...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-30-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By technologist
Lotta text in this thread, but basically: ...

Lotta text in this thread, but basically:

Apple's stuff works Apple's way.
You don't have to do things Apple's way, but if you choose to go your own way, you'll be on your own.

Man, I could be...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-30-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,947
Posted By technologist
Just let him rant. He doesn't want to help...

Just let him rant. He doesn't want to help himself, and he doesn't want to go back to Apple. What else is there? Perhaps the computer gods will take pity on him, but other than that, there's nothing...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-30-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By technologist
You can. The Standard toolbar is visible by...

You can. The Standard toolbar is visible by default; the Formatting toolbar can be shown by choosing View > Toolbars > Formatting, and the Ribbon will show you the Reviewing toolbar.

You can't...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-24-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 42,953
Posted By technologist
The IIGS was my first Apple, and my first...

The IIGS was my first Apple, and my first computer. It was a very easy, approachable machine, surprisingly capable and yet still compatible with almost all of the old software and hardware. And such...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-23-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,947
Posted By technologist
The plain fact is, there is only one way that you...

The plain fact is, there is only one way that you can ever have your problem resolved. And that is if Apple can find and fix your problem.

And the only way they can do that is if you can take your...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-23-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,265
Posted By technologist
Archived Flash Player versions...

Archived Flash Player versions (http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/archived-flash-player-versions.html)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-20-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By technologist
Apple Computers: Troubleshooting the slot-loading...

Apple Computers: Troubleshooting the slot-loading SuperDrive (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2801?viewlocale=en_US)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-20-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,323
Posted By technologist
Apple Portables: How to use your computer in...

Apple Portables: How to use your computer in closed clamshell (display closed) mode with an external display (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3131)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-20-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By technologist
If you're using a desktop mail application, like...

If you're using a desktop mail application, like Apple's Mail or Microsoft Outlook, just drag them to a folder on your computer.

If you read your mail through a web service, like Gmail or Hotmail,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-19-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By technologist
http://www.me.com/ That would be you.

http://www.me.com/


That would be you.
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