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Search: Posts Made By: Mikeo1938
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By Mikeo1938
Using an old Mac as an outboard display for MBP?

I have a spare MPB (in good order) with Snow Leopard; my main machine is an MPB with 10.10.2. Can I somehow connect these together so that the screen of my old MPB acts as an additional display?
...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-23-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By Mikeo1938
Signatures in Mail 8.2

I sometimes need to append a long disclaimer statement at the end of an e-mail and this is saved in Signatures. When I was using Mail 5, new messages would default to 'no signature' and if I needed...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-30-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By Mikeo1938
How to select a column in Pages

I have created a two-column table in Pages. In the left column the text is in German; in the right column the text is in English. When I did this is Word, I selected the left column and arranged the...
Forum: iOS and Apps 03-09-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By Mikeo1938
iPad Mini will not change to UK Store

My wife's iPad mini (8.2) has 15 apps awaiting update but they will not come down because the iPad is stuck on the French store. When I try to change to the UK store, I keep getting the message,...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-04-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks for your reply. In fact, I think that...

Thanks for your reply.

In fact, I think that I called 'wolf' too soon regarding my inter-para spacing!

In the Pages version, when I look at the text inside a paragraph, it is all 11 pt as...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-03-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Mikeo1938
Spacing between paras in Pages

I had a very long document (work in progress) in Word for Mac 2004 that I've converted to Pages on my new MBP (OS 10.10.2).

The font was Aerial 11 pt and to save space, I had manually set the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-28-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Mikeo1938
OK, thank you again for your help. M

OK, thank you again for your help.

M
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-28-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks again “chscag" for your help and advice...

Thanks again “chscag" for your help and advice regarding MS Word.

It doesn't seem possible to buy Word on its own and I wouldn't need the other components. However, it does seem that I can do...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-27-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks for your prompt reply. As you will...

Thanks for your prompt reply.

As you will know, I cannot use my Word for Mac 2004 with the new MBP.

I’d be happy to leave the documents in the Pages format. Anyway, I carried out a minor test...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-27-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Mikeo1938
Saving a document in Pages

I’ve migrated my Word for Mac 2004 documents from an MBP OS 10.6.8 to a new MBP with OS 10.10.2. The latter is, of course, equipped with Pages and my Word documents can be read and edited by Pages. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Mikeo1938
For the benefit of anyone else stuck with the...

For the benefit of anyone else stuck with the above, this is what I did:
The "matters requiring attention" were resolved when I pressed on and went to migrate the user account. I was then asked a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thank you. Well, I started again, pressing the...

Thank you.
Well, I started again, pressing the T as required. It told me that I had achieved a partial migration: I did not attempt to migrate my user folder because it said "this needs some...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Mikeo1938
Well, I went out to the shops for a couple of...

Well, I went out to the shops for a couple of hours and when I got back things were the same. So I stopped the process and will have a think before starting again. At one point the new Mac displayed...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Mikeo1938
Has migration stalled?

I'm migrating data fm an old Mac 10.6.8 to a new MBP with Yoshimite. The new Mac is showing "Checking old Mac" and a black wheel is turning (not beach ball). The old Mac is showing "Looking for other...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-06-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Mikeo1938
OK everyone and thank you for your advice. I...

OK everyone and thank you for your advice.

I vaguely remember from 2009 when I did a migration from an old MacBook to my existing MBP that there was some kind of problem over user names. Something...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-05-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Mikeo1938
Sorry - I see that harryb2448 included a comment...

Sorry - I see that harryb2448 included a comment about back-ups in his reply.

M
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-05-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks to both of you for your help. Sorry about...

Thanks to both of you for your help. Sorry about the MPB glitch ... got stuck in a groove!

OK about the applications: MS Office (my main tool) is 2004 and so I fully expect to upgrade that.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-05-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Mikeo1938
Migrating an MPB (10.6.8) to a new MPB

I’ve seen the information at Move your data to a new Mac - Apple Support (http://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT5872) but would appreciate clarification.

My plan is to get a new MPB to replace the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-28-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,730
Posted By Mikeo1938
I’ve been using a Magic Mouse for some three or...

I’ve been using a Magic Mouse for some three or more years and find it VG. The only problem I had was about a year ago when I tried some cheap re-chargeable batteries and their associated charger....
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-29-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks again to both ... yes, I've put it inside...

Thanks again to both ... yes, I've put it inside a folder for now.
M
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-29-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By Mikeo1938
Yes, that's it, Dave. Thanks very much because I...

Yes, that's it, Dave. Thanks very much because I am now reassured and realise that it's an official Apple icon. I upgraded our two iPads over the weekend; also an iPhone 5. All are now on iOS 8.1 and...
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-29-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By Mikeo1938
Yellow icon like a light bulb?

A yellow icon like a light bulb (not an energy-saving bulb with a thick element) with the letter T in the middle has appeared on the screen of my iPad (iOS 8.1). I didn't download it via iTunes; and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-20-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 384,305
Posted By Mikeo1938
Regarding your trackpad: a couple of years ago, I...

Regarding your trackpad: a couple of years ago, I was cleaning the keyboard and top surface with a damp cloth but this must have been a little too damp! The trackpad then also went crazy and sent the...
Forum: Security Awareness 09-29-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,403
Posted By Mikeo1938
How about a patch for 10.6.8? Will that be...

How about a patch for 10.6.8?
Will that be forthcoming?
M
Forum: iOS and Apps 08-14-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,030
Posted By Mikeo1938
Here’s a reply in response to my own question –...

Here’s a reply in response to my own question – hopefully this may help others who get screwed up with the App Store.

The cause was ‘finger trouble’. When my wife got the iPad mini, she didn’t...
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