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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-09-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,819
Posted By stellman
To chscag: I did exactly as you suggested, but...

To chscag: I did exactly as you suggested, but the missing ribbon did not return. To harryb2448: I re-installed Microsoft Office using a fresh download from my university, but no change. I am game...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-09-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,819
Posted By stellman
Word for Mac 2011 toolbar/ribbon issues

I'm running OS X 10.8.2 on a new iMac and installed World 2011 for Mac. The default toolbars are Home, Layout, Document Elements, Tables, Charts, SmartArt, and Review. They are all there. For...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-11-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,743
Posted By stellman
Neither! I had created pdf versions of the ppt's...

Neither! I had created pdf versions of the ppt's and in my early morning torpor completely failed to notice that I was trying to import those from gmail into Keynote. When I went back and emailed the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-11-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,743
Posted By stellman
Thank you for answering. I'm still not there. On...

Thank you for answering. I'm still not there. On my Mac I emailed it to my gmail account. On the iPad, I went into gmail and found the mailed ppt, which is inside a gray box. I touched it and it...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-11-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,743
Posted By stellman
ppt to ipad via itunes

I want to transport some PowerPoint presentations from my Mac to Keynote on my iPad. Many web sites offer the same advice: connect the iPad to the Mac. In iTunes select the iPad in the Device column...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 10-02-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By stellman
To chas_m - I am satisfied that you diagnosed the...

To chas_m - I am satisfied that you diagnosed the problem correctly when I examined two "albums" that should have been one. The real album had 8 tracks. Album 1 in iTunes contained tracks 1-7, and...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 09-28-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By stellman
This helped for some albums but not others. I was...

This helped for some albums but not others. I was able to fix a few of the "albums," by making sure that track and disk fields were completely filled in (track 1 of 13, 2 of 13, etc., and disk 1 of 2...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 09-28-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By stellman
iPad confuses songs with albums

I have many albums in iTunes. An album can include anything from three to two dozen songs. When my iPad synchs to iTunes on my MacBook, it gets all of the songs OK, but it frequently displays an...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-18-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,844
Posted By stellman
Secure empty trash aborts immediately

This is a re-post of a problem I reported a while ago that hasn't been resolved. There are now about 12,000 files in my trash. When I invoke Secure Empty Trash I get a message that some items are...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-08-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,844
Posted By stellman
Secure empty trash is not working

I posted this 2 weeks ago and to my surprise received no replies. Is this a really exotic problem?

I am unable to invoke secure empty trash. When I try to do it, it tells me that there are both...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-26-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,844
Posted By stellman
Secure empty trash not working

I am unable to invoke secure empty trash. When I try to do it, it tells me that there are both locked and unlocked items and gives me the option of either emptying unlocked items or all items....
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-17-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,090
Posted By stellman
PowerPoint 2011 for Mac Language problem

I have a .ppt file that for some reason PowerPoint 2011 for Mac thinks is French language, even thought it's entirely in English. I tried to spellcheck, but the spellchecker flags all the English...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-17-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,203
Posted By stellman
Ah... the problem is that I didn't state the...

Ah... the problem is that I didn't state the problem correctly. The find command works, but the find dialog box now takes up the entire left-hand column (hard to miss unless you're not looking for...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-15-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,203
Posted By stellman
Word for Mac 2011 - can't use Find

I downloaded Word 2011 from my university software warehouse and installed it, then de-installed Word 2008. In Word 2011 the Find command doesn't activate. It appears in the Find menu, but when I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-15-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 909
Posted By stellman
firefox won't un-remember old username

I belong to an organization which has a public website. The website also has a members-only area that requires entering a username and password to access. When I first go to the public website and...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-11-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,757
Posted By stellman
PowerPoint textbox shortcut to change font size

I have a text box that contains text in several different font sizes. I would like to increase (or decrease) them all by the same amount without having to select and change one size at a time.

On...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,027
Posted By stellman
I went to Show View Options as suggested and...

I went to Show View Options as suggested and checked both Date Modified and Date Created, but the first file I downloaded via Thunderbird still has the timestamp of one minute ago in both the date...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-09-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 675
Posted By stellman
Thunderbird doesn't display full name of attached file

In Thunderbird, files attached to an incoming message are displayed in a panel below the message. If a file has a very long name, only the first 10 and last 5 characters of the name are displayed,...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-03-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 885
Posted By stellman
Does Word for Mac have an F8-like shortcut?

I have to go back and forth between Mac (home) and PC (work). I finally mastered the basic Word keyboard shortcuts on the Mac, but have not found an equivalent to the F8 key which in Word for Windows...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-03-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,854
Posted By stellman
Google for serious searching, Goodsearch (Yahoo) for other

I use Google for professional work for the reasons noted in other responses. However, I am also Treasurer for The Dessoff Choirs, a NYC-based group that performs our own choral concerts and also...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-02-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,027
Posted By stellman
Wrong time stamp in downloaded attachments

When I download a file from, say, Thunderbird to a local folder on my Mac Pro or MacBook, and then use Finder to examine the time and date of creation and modification, Finder shows the time and date...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-16-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,656
Posted By stellman
Thumbs up Mac SPSS does it

Update many months later: This was the solution - changing over to Mac version of SPSS. I had continued to use the PC version because the academic license was July to June making it expensive to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-28-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By stellman
Spotlight help

I am uncertain how to construct a boolean search where one of the terms is a file extension. Specifically, an Endnote bibliographic library is stored as a file with extension .enl. I want to ask...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-17-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 393
Posted By stellman
Weird Parallels behavior

I am running Intuit Quickbooks 2006 for Windows in Parallels. I have been entering financial data for hours with no problem.

Now I want to create a sales receipt for someone whose last name is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-22-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,752
Posted By stellman
Delete Firefox bookmark

I am trying to delete the following bookmark: a816-healthportal.nyc.gov
Instruction manuals and on-line forums say just click on the Bookmarks menu, then right-click on the specific bookmark you...
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