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Forum: iPad Info Center 05-11-2013, 08:21 AM
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Posted By allanb
Thank you, that's fixed it.

Thank you, that's fixed it.
Forum: iPad Info Center 05-10-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,075
Posted By allanb
Thanks. But that procedure seems to tell me that...

Thanks. But that procedure seems to tell me that I'm already in the French store – i.e. it shows my correct e-mail address, which is French, and it shows France as my Country/Region.

Just in case...
Forum: iPad Info Center 05-10-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,075
Posted By allanb
Switching iTunes store on iPad

I'm trying to sort out a problem with The Times online app; I live in France. I'm getting the following message on the screen:

Your account is not valid for use in the UK store. You must switch...
Forum: System 04-03-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By allanb
Trevor: problem solved. In case you're...

Trevor: problem solved. In case you're interested: I did the safe boot, following your link, and got as far as the login screen with the message "Safe Boot" added. However, the machine was still...
Forum: System 04-02-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By allanb
Laptop freezing on startup

My wife's laptop is refusing to go any further than the screen that asks her to select the user. The cursor moves around in response to the mouse, but doesn't do anything, i.e. it doesn't let her...
Forum: Applications 03-19-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By allanb
Finally I understand from another source that...

Finally I understand from another source that this is an old bug, reported many times to Apple. So I suppose I should just update the software and hope that it's been fixed.
Forum: Applications 03-15-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By allanb
PS: I forgot to say that I have quit and...

PS: I forgot to say that I have quit and restarted iPhoto a couple of times, but it didn't change anything.
Forum: Applications 03-15-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By allanb
iPhoto: problems with place names

I have OS X 10.6.8 and iPhoto '09 (8.1.2). Something strange is happening when I try to enter a place name on the 'back' of a photo. Certain letters are doubled whenever they are entered as the...
Forum: Applications 03-04-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By allanb
iPhoto: understanding paper sizes

I want to print from iPhoto but I'm not sure how to control the image and paper sizes. My printer is a Brother DCP-330C and I'm using Kodak 4 x 6 paper.

In the 'print settings' window there are...
Forum: Applications 02-20-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By allanb
You're right!

You're right!
Forum: Applications 02-19-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By allanb
Thanks. I didn't know what Remote Disc referred...

Thanks. I didn't know what Remote Disc referred to.

It seems from your answer that there's no connection between the Remote Disc and my question about the LaCie drive.
Forum: Applications 02-19-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By allanb
Strange items in Finder

I have Mac OS X 10.6.8. Two odd things are happening in the Finder window; I'm mentioning them both here because I noticed them both at about the same time and I suppose they may be connected.
...
Forum: iPad Info Center 02-18-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,554
Posted By allanb
The "arrow" symbol produces a box with nine...

The "arrow" symbol produces a box with nine buttons, one of which is "Bookmark". For some reason I wasn't getting that box. Maybe my finger wasn't up to normal strength.

Now when I press...
Forum: iPad Info Center 02-17-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,554
Posted By allanb
I think I've got it now. The iPad guide is...

I think I've got it now. The iPad guide is somewhat misleading it tells you to tap on the symbol that shows an arrow emerging from a little square, and then tap "Bookmark." That gets you nowhere....
Forum: iPad Info Center 02-13-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,554
Posted By allanb
Sorry about that.

Sorry about that.
Forum: iPad Info Center 02-12-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,554
Posted By allanb
Safari (iPad) bookmarks

Can anyone point me to a good explanation of how to create, save, edit, and retrieve bookmarks? The instructions in the iPad user guide seem to me incomprehensible.
Forum: Applications 01-30-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By allanb
Problem solved. Thank you for the link.

Problem solved. Thank you for the link.
Forum: Applications 01-29-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By allanb
Conflict between iPhoto and Finder?

I have a problem which I think I may have caused myself, by trying to reorganize some photos without using iPhoto. Unfortunately it was a long time ago and I didn't make notes, but here are the...
Forum: Applications 01-19-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By allanb
That was my mistake. Fixed now. Many thanks.

That was my mistake. Fixed now. Many thanks.
Forum: Applications 01-18-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By allanb
Number format: OSX versus Excel

I need to have numbers displayed with a period as the thousands separator and a comma as the decimal separator. I'd like to have this as a default, so that I don't have to build a custom number...
Forum: Applications 01-09-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By allanb
"Reduce file size" worked but there seems to be...

"Reduce file size" worked but there seems to be no control over the amount of reduction; in my case it pulled the file size from 2.8MB all the way down to around 40KB, which made it very fuzzy and...
Forum: Applications 01-08-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By allanb
Reducing size of e-mail attachments (PDFs)

I have several .pdf documents which I need to send by e-mail. Each of them occupies about 2.8 MB, and it will be horribly slow unless I can reduce the file size somehow, like reducing an image size...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 01-04-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,335
Posted By allanb
Thanks, that answers the question. I have a 2009...

Thanks, that answers the question. I have a 2009 Mini now, but I can see the future benefit of going for a 3.0 drive.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 01-04-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,335
Posted By allanb
USB compatibility

I have a Mac Mini with peripherals connected through a USB 2.0 hub. I intend to buy an external drive, mainly for Time Machine backups. Does it matter whether the drive is rated 2.0 or 3.0 ?
Forum: iPad Info Center 12-30-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,257
Posted By allanb
Weird behaviour of Calendar

I have an iPad with iOS 6.0.1.

The Calendar will not allow me to switch the month display to March 2013. As soon as I tap the "March" button, the Calendar closes down and I'm taken back to the...
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