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Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-24-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By malcolmi
I'm pleased to report that both my Mavericks...

I'm pleased to report that both my Mavericks upgrades were successful: a Macbook Air from Mountain Lion, and an iMac from Snow Leopard. Both had Bootcamp and the Windows partition survived just...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-23-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By malcolmi
Thanks to everyone who replied, in particular the...

Thanks to everyone who replied, in particular the warning about BootCamp. I found the link to the Mavericks installation guide...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-21-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By malcolmi
Upgrading to Mavericks

I have a iMac 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo running Snow Leopard with Time Machine activated. I think I ought to upgrade to Mavericks. I've looked in the forums to see if there might be problems with...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-03-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By malcolmi
Many thanks for the reply. The article looks...

Many thanks for the reply. The article looks highly relevant although I'm not aware of not having the right permissions. Perhaps problem started because I was trying to delete trash from USB drive...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-01-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By malcolmi
Error -8003 emptying trash

I have been getting persistent error -8003 trying to empty trash on Mac OS 10.6.8, even after reboot.

I eventually succeeded by moving files out of trash and re-deleting them in batches, each time...
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-24-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 725
Posted By malcolmi
iPad Safari image rotation

The version of Safari on the iPad is unusual in that it doesn't seem to take account of the EXIF Orientation flag when displaying images. As an example see Photos for Record 4573...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-11-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,426
Posted By malcolmi
I eventually contacted Apple Support about this. ...

I eventually contacted Apple Support about this. It appears that the Address Book data on the iMac was in some way corrupt - although it had always appeared to work perfectly. Support was able to...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-05-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,426
Posted By malcolmi
ipad won't sync contacts

I have a new iPad and have Snow Leopard on my iMac with all software up to date. I have configured the iPad to sync over WiFi and, using iTunes, sync works fine for Calendar and Safari bookmarks. ...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-08-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,767
Posted By malcolmi
Hi Chas, Thanks for the advice - I was...

Hi Chas,

Thanks for the advice - I was unaware of the rebuild feature before. I've tried it but reordering photos in a Slideshow still fails.

A good workround seems to be to create an Album...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-06-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,767
Posted By malcolmi
iPhoto 09 update

I have iPhoto '09 v.8.1.2 on OS 10.6.8. I have found that it crashes consistently when I try to reorder photos in a Slideshow. I can't find an update for this version, so does this mean I have to...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-09-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,014
Posted By malcolmi
Viewing cookies in Safari

In earlier versions of Safari it used to be possible to view cookie details (name, value, host etc.) using Preferences -> Privacy. But in Safari 5.1 'view details' just gives a list of the websites...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-20-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By malcolmi
Thanks to chas_m and Moss for your suggestion -...

Thanks to chas_m and Moss for your suggestion - it works fine and is obviously the best way to do it.

But I'd love to know what iPhoto thinks it's doing with offering jpeg quality options - it...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-17-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By malcolmi
Exporting jpegs from iPhoto

There has been a thread on this topic before, but there doesn't seem to have been an answer.

I have a 1.3MB photo imported to iPhoto 09. All I want is to export the photo in exactly the same size...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-10-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 860
Posted By malcolmi
'Always Open with' won't stick

I don't seem to be successful with the association between a file type and its application ('always open with').

I recently installed OpenOffice 3.0. I wanted to keep OpenOffice 2.3 just in case...
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