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Forum: System Yesterday, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By NaOH
It works here searching inside spreadsheets....

It works here searching inside spreadsheets. Problem is, it doesn't index files like Spotlight, so a search within file contents takes it quite a while, even on my current-generation MacBook Air.
Forum: The Coat Room 04-16-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By NaOH
Unless Apple makes some specific statement...

Unless Apple makes some specific statement (unlikely), numbers likely won't ever be clear. The Mac Pro will get lumped under desktop sales in Apple's SEC filings, but that includes the iMac and the...
Forum: Applications 04-15-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By NaOH
You want Pacifist for doing something like this. ...

You want Pacifist for doing something like this.

http://www.charlessoft.com
Forum: macosxhints Feedback 04-14-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,346
Posted By NaOH
For those who didn't see the similar thread that...

For those who didn't see the similar thread that went up today, note there appears to be a workaround: clicking the Printable Hint Format link.
...
Forum: macosxhints Feedback 04-14-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By NaOH
You'll want to see this thread for a full...

You'll want to see this thread for a full explanation:

http://hintsforums.macworld.com/showthread.php?t=170253

In short, the comments on the main Hints site (some others out there, too) use a...
Forum: Applications 04-11-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By NaOH
Either that person has a very specific—if,...

Either that person has a very specific—if, perhaps, unwise—reason for still using WordPerfect, or you're likely going to have to provide post-suggestion help with the installation, migration, and...
Forum: Applications 04-11-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By NaOH
Try a site like www.zamzar.com or...

Try a site like www.zamzar.com or www.online-convert.com for conversion. You could have it made into a PDF to maintain formatting.
Forum: Applications 04-04-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,495
Posted By NaOH
Try Option-Delete. That immediately deletes a...

Try Option-Delete. That immediately deletes a message, skipping the step of going into the Mail Trash.
Forum: Applications 04-04-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,217
Posted By NaOH
Do you have other devices which share your...

Do you have other devices which share your bookmarks through iCloud? I ask because this sounds like a situation where another set of bookmarks is being viewed as the master copy, which is then...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-31-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By NaOH
Did you check inside the battery compartment? Or...

Did you check inside the battery compartment? Or on the underside of the battery? There's often model information or a serial number there.

Failing that, or input from anyone else, MacTracker is...
Forum: macosxhints Feedback 03-31-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,346
Posted By NaOH
Thanks for passing along what you've heard,...

Thanks for passing along what you've heard, Craig. I appreciate that you understood how this affects many people and that they'd be glad to hear about any progress.
Forum: Applications 03-25-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By NaOH
Since your post is light on details, the first...

Since your post is light on details, the first thing I'd suggest is going to System Preferences > Displays, then holding the Option key while clicking Scaled to see if your display resolution is...
Forum: Applications 03-24-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By NaOH
benwiggy is correct. I didn't update Keynote from...

benwiggy is correct. I didn't update Keynote from iWork '09 because it's of no use to me, but I always see the update for the latest version in Mac App Store.
Forum: Applications 03-24-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,073
Posted By NaOH
Speaking of PathFinder and Dropbox, Cocoatech has...

Speaking of PathFinder and Dropbox, Cocoatech has begun announcing features for the next version of PF. In the linked post, they discuss native Dropbox integration. While they don't give too many...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-21-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By NaOH
If I were to guess, I'd think 8GB won't become...

If I were to guess, I'd think 8GB won't become standard in the next revision. Memory has always been an area Apple has been, shall we say, conservative.



This is a good point. Another reason...
Forum: macosxhints Feedback 03-20-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,346
Posted By NaOH
Yesterday was the first time I experienced what...

Yesterday was the first time I experienced what benwiggy described. Using the Learn More link in the popover, I found links to the Google opt-outs. Today the survey was not there, though I can't...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-18-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By NaOH
Agreed. I'm still using an 802.11g-capable...

Agreed. I'm still using an 802.11g-capable Express. I'm holding out for the AC-capable ones before upgrading. My primary Mac has AC, and I assume my next iPhone and iPad will have it, too, since I...
Forum: Applications 03-18-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By NaOH
If I'm reading your description correctly, you...

If I'm reading your description correctly, you can set scroll bars to always be present in System Preferences. In the General section, set Show Scroll Bars to Always.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-18-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By NaOH
One thing to consider about the Airport Express...

One thing to consider about the Airport Express is that Apple is moving its entire product line to support 802.11ac. The Express doesn't support this yet, though the Extreme and Time Capsule do, so...
Forum: Applications 03-09-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By NaOH
I should have noted that this script will ask you...

I should have noted that this script will ask you which email account you'd like to use before you compose it (opposite of what you specifically requested). It will do this by putting a prompt up...
Forum: Applications 03-09-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By NaOH
I don't believe there's a way to do this directly...

I don't believe there's a way to do this directly in Mail, but you could use AppleScript to prompt you.

tell application "System Events"
activate
set theList to {"iCloud", "Gmail", "Yahoo",...
Forum: AppleScript 03-08-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,865
Posted By NaOH
I know you're mighty good with AppleScript, but...

I know you're mighty good with AppleScript, but why not have Hazel do this to files in the ~/Desktop/To Dropbox folder? I mean, if .doc files are going to ~/Dropbox/Engineering and .jpg files are...
Forum: AppleScript 03-03-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By NaOH
Perfect. Thank you.

Perfect. Thank you.
Forum: AppleScript 03-03-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By NaOH
Initiating a Time Machine Backup (10.9)

In the past I've used a script launcher to invoke this script to initiate a Time Machine back up when I'm about to take a laptop out of the house:

do shell script...
Forum: Applications 03-03-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By NaOH
If so, and depending upon which OS you're now...

If so, and depending upon which OS you're now running, there is an option in System Preferences > General to modify this behavior. Under 10.9, checking the option for "Ask to keep changes when...
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