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Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 10-11-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By torchy
Changing the font ~ Not possible. Have a look...

Changing the font ~ Not possible.
Have a look at the options under General > Accessibility.
Larger Type / Bold Text / Increase contrast etc.
Maybe there's an option there that will help.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-18-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By torchy
Right click desktop > View options > set icon...

Right click desktop > View options > set icon size.. say 45 >
Move Grid Slide to the right as far as it will go i.e. to the largest grid > it's usually the setting that moves things around :)
Set...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-07-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By torchy
I also used NeoOffice a few years back as it is...

I also used NeoOffice a few years back as it is more 'Mac Like" than the other open office derivatives.
Now only use Apples iWork .. Pages, Numbers and Keynote.
Forum: iOS and Apps 05-07-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,357
Posted By torchy
iOS 5.1.1. Available

iOS 5.1.1. easy OTA update.. No problems with iPad 1 & 2..
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-13-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,440
Posted By torchy
Plenty of USB > Ethernet connectors around for...

Plenty of USB > Ethernet connectors around for the MBA users, shouldn't be too much of a problem.
Forum: iOS and Apps 03-09-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,806
Posted By torchy
I've tried alternating between OTA and through...

I've tried alternating between OTA and through iTunes for two days.. still "Contacting the iPad software update server".
First time I've not been able to get an update from Apple since 2004..
Maybe...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-13-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,215
Posted By torchy
I tested it in TextEdit which worked but I didn't...

I tested it in TextEdit which worked but I didn't check it in Pages where it won't work..
No idea why as all the default ones do.
Looks as if the third party option comes next.. sorry about that.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-12-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,215
Posted By torchy
System Preferences > Language & Text > Text >...

System Preferences > Language & Text > Text > select use symbol & Text substitution > + type in whatever you want. e.g. I just typed in my initials in the 'replace' column & set my full name in the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-21-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,600
Posted By torchy
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Forum: iOS Development 01-19-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,245
Posted By torchy
If it's for a background / desktop the picture...

If it's for a background / desktop the picture for an iPad needs to be 1024 pixels square.
Remember that landscape doesn't show part of the top and bottom and Portrait mode doesn't show part of the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-18-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,111
Posted By torchy
System Preferences (under the apple icon) >...

System Preferences (under the apple icon) > Sharing > Computer Name.. You can change the name within the box.. don't use the edit option :)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-17-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,350
Posted By torchy
If you open the folder in finder you have other...

If you open the folder in finder you have other options.
Several finder windows can be open at once via command n
You can also drag the folder to the finder sidebar and drop the files back into...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-15-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,249
Posted By torchy
In Finder hold down option key > Go. Click on...

In Finder hold down option key > Go. Click on library to open.
The library icon will then be on the top of the finder window... drag library icon to the Finder sidebar.. Simple drag and drop.
Forum: iOS and Apps 01-09-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,425
Posted By torchy
Attach iPhone to iTunes.. Info Tab > Replace...

Attach iPhone to iTunes..
Info Tab > Replace info > Contacts, Calendars etc.
If that doesn't work don't sync iCal and it will clear all the calendars then resync.
Best.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-07-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,356
Posted By torchy
With a new MacBook you probably have Lion which...

With a new MacBook you probably have Lion which gives you all/most of the accents by holding down the letter key then choosing the one you want.
Change:
System Prefs > Language & Text > Text >...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 01-07-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,602
Posted By torchy
Hold down the command and option keys when...

Hold down the command and option keys when starting iPhoto for various repair options if you haven't used that option.
Otherwise run Onyx.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-27-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By torchy
Preview which you already have.. :) Double...

Preview which you already have.. :)
Double click picture to open in Preview. (Drag out of iPhoto to desktop first)
Tools > Annotate
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 08-16-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,791
Posted By torchy
Attach iPad to iTunes as if you were syncing....

Attach iPad to iTunes as if you were syncing. Select iPad on sidebar..
Tabs on top of window > Info > at the bottom of the info page > Advanced > Replace information on this iPad > Contacts. Select...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 08-15-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By torchy
Just go round them: Apple is an international...

Just go round them: Apple is an international company so owning a carrier seem rather pointless.
Carriers can always use 12 / 24 month plans to cover the cost if they subsidise the hardware....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-15-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By torchy
Using command w to close windows rather than...

Using command w to close windows rather than command q to close apps helps keep the numbers of reopened windows down too. :)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-28-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By torchy
Missed a few numbers off the OS but I'll guess...

Missed a few numbers off the OS but I'll guess OSX 10.4.5.
System Prefs > Universal Access > Voice Over..Turn off and open the voice over utility if there are still problems.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-15-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By torchy
I would wait for new Macs with Lion already...

I would wait for new Macs with Lion already installed.
Many are expecting updates to various models so you could get a better price on an older model and still have Lion free.... :)
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-15-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By torchy
Downloaded iOS 4.3.4 about 4 hrs ago.. No...

Downloaded iOS 4.3.4 about 4 hrs ago.. No problems found.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-09-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 913
Posted By torchy
System Prefs > Language & Text > Input Sources. ...

System Prefs > Language & Text > Input Sources.
Check the Keyboard & Character Viewer.
Check Show Input Menu in menu bar.

Open the keyboard viewer from the icon on the menu bar > Press the shift...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-29-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,762
Posted By torchy
Check to see if your sleeve cuff, watch or...

Check to see if your sleeve cuff, watch or anything else is touching your trackpad while you are typing. I know I brush against mine at times and the curser jumps around and I end up typing in the...
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