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Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-30-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By toMACsh
Yes, far fewer. Zero for OS X to date. ...

Yes, far fewer. Zero for OS X to date.

There's a lot of misinformation on the net.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-28-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,234
Posted By toMACsh
Well, reading through the whole thread again, I...

Well, reading through the whole thread again, I see that one person reported getting up from the computer, everything was fine, and coming back to it later, and folders were gone. That is what my...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-27-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By toMACsh
What do you intend to use this old Mac for?

What do you intend to use this old Mac for?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-27-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By toMACsh
If you don't have an external drive to use for...

If you don't have an external drive to use for Time Machine backups, that's a good idea. I held out for a long long time. I partitioned my external, and have an "Archive" that I use as well for files...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-24-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By toMACsh
They must have changed it. I'm not on Mavericks....

They must have changed it. I'm not on Mavericks. You didn't find it elsewhere while poking around in Preferences, eh?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-23-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By toMACsh
Text Edit > Preferences > Open and Save >...

Text Edit > Preferences > Open and Save > Autosaving > Never
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-21-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By toMACsh
How many files are you trying to copy? What...

How many files are you trying to copy? What happens if you try to copy one file?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-19-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By toMACsh
That's right. It's Command-drag that moves...

That's right. It's Command-drag that moves instead of copies to an external medium. I just did it. Command-drag should also copy and not move to a different folder on the same drive.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-18-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By toMACsh
What about Option-drag? Won' that move files,...

What about Option-drag? Won' that move files, rather than copy them, to another drive?
Forum: News and Community Announcements 07-17-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By toMACsh
What? Getting people to read it? (much less,...

What? Getting people to read it? (much less, follow it!)

Good info though.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-16-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By toMACsh
An alternative would be to drag the file's icon...

An alternative would be to drag the file's icon to the Dock. It will make an alias there, and not take up a spot on the Desktop.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-15-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By toMACsh
And next time, copy a few items at a time. It...

And next time, copy a few items at a time. It will take more "seat time" but save you lots of grief.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-15-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By toMACsh
First thought: Put the document in a folder in...

First thought: Put the document in a folder in Documents. Does it still do the same thing as before?

Second thought: In that folder, open Show View Options. Play with the icon settings, Show Icon...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-14-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,271
Posted By toMACsh
Saint | Define Saint at Dictionary.com...

Saint | Define Saint at Dictionary.com (http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/SAINT?s=t)

The fourth definition is the one used in the New Testament, as when the apostle Paul wrote to "the saints...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-13-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By toMACsh
Guys! I take that to mean she does not have...

Guys!

I take that to mean she does not have any discs.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-12-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By toMACsh
Well, no sense to someone not "in the know", on...

Well, no sense to someone not "in the know", on the surface. Like the mail to Mytown mailed in Mytown that has to go 90 miles to Chitown and 90 miles back - because there's no longer a sorting...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-12-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By toMACsh
"Mac" is short for Macintosh, of course. Kind of...

"Mac" is short for Macintosh, of course. Kind of like Sue for Susan. Not an abbreviation, though it is abbreviated; and not an acronym for anything.

Yes, I can be pedantic. What bugs me more than...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-11-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By toMACsh
Not much. Unnecessary software. Onyx is about the...

Not much. Unnecessary software. Onyx is about the only maintenance app recommended on this forum.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-11-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By toMACsh
Just don't use Trash for things you're not sure...

Just don't use Trash for things you're not sure you want to delete permanently. Create a folder for those things and put them all together.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-10-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 386
Posted By toMACsh
No, as Van deduced, I meant the "MISSING" letter....

No, as Van deduced, I meant the "MISSING" letter.

Plus I couldn't resist the comment about forgetting in this context.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-10-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By toMACsh
Yes, but a Finder search will not work if the...

Yes, but a Finder search will not work if the drive is not indexed, will it?
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-10-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,271
Posted By toMACsh
Had a outside computer consultant in at work...

Had a outside computer consultant in at work yesterday who declared that Macs now have just as many viruses as Windows. It's pretty incredible that even tech professionals can be so misinformed. So,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-10-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By toMACsh
Do you mean from the menu (File > Open) ? ...

Do you mean from the menu (File > Open) ?

Try clicking the disclosure triangle next to the name of the file in the Open/Save dialog box. Then try it. I'm not sure this is the solution, but I can't...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-10-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By toMACsh
Do you mean "permanently"? If so, go into Safari...

Do you mean "permanently"? If so, go into Safari > Preferences > Tabs and uncheck the appropriate box.
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-09-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By toMACsh
Now you just need to get that sHIFT key fixed. ;)

Now you just need to get that sHIFT key fixed. ;)
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