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Solved Move document/template etc to desktop... 451 Views / 1 Replies  
Solved

Move document/template etc to desktop so it doesn't get covered by 'customise toolbar' dropdown sheet. Then drag it into the toolbar.
Posted by posthumanus, on Aug 20, 2015 at 08:02 PM, in macOS
Finder Toolbar 451 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got some .pages I want to move to/& keep in the Finder's Toolbar.

Has this 'Customise' feature disappeared?

Ideas?
Posted by posthumanus, on Aug 20, 2015 at 01:58 AM, in macOS
That did it. Thanks. 534 Views / 2 Replies  
That did it. Thanks.
Posted by posthumanus, on Feb 20, 2015 at 12:41 AM, in macOS
Finder closes when ... 534 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi there ...

Whenever I eject and remove a USB stick from my laptop my Finder closes and when I open it again, it often comes back in a different configuration.

Any ideas? This has been going...
Posted by posthumanus, on Feb 18, 2015 at 10:20 PM, in macOS
looked at the flash panel in system prefs and... 664 Views / 4 Replies  
looked at the flash panel in system prefs and deleted stuff. updated to latest flash.

it hasn't returned
Posted by posthumanus, on Jun 18, 2014 at 02:48 AM, in Applications
Bump 664 Views / 4 Replies  
Bump
Posted by posthumanus, on Jun 6, 2014 at 05:01 AM, in Applications
done:) 454 Views / 3 Replies  
done:)
Posted by posthumanus, on Jun 2, 2014 at 01:46 AM, in macOS
full screen mode - control panel gone 664 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi there

The little control panel (play pause volume scroll) has disappeared when streaming video in safari (in full screen mode)

QT & Flash plug-ins are all installed but I can't for the life...
Posted by posthumanus, on Jun 2, 2014 at 01:45 AM, in Applications
full screen mode-control panel? 454 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi there

The little control panel (play pause volume scroll) has disappeared when streaming video in safari (in full screen mode)

QT & Flash plug-ins are all installed but I can't for the life...
Posted by posthumanus, on Jun 1, 2014 at 01:27 AM, in macOS
okay, but it charged to 100% every day... 756 Views / 3 Replies  
okay,

but it charged to 100% every day before it went to the shop.
now it doesn't.

???
Posted by posthumanus, on Jan 12, 2014 at 12:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Battery swapped? 756 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi there,
My 9 mth old MBP recently had to go in for repair (power port). Since it came back, the battery only charges to 96%!
Is there anyway to check ‘my’ current battery is the original one?...
Posted by posthumanus, on Jan 10, 2014 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the advice Sadly, she had not... 3,066 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the advice

Sadly, she had not backed up anything.

I'm sure that will change in future though

Cheers ...
Posted by posthumanus, on Jan 5, 2014 at 11:26 PM, in macOS
Partition Map Repair Failed ??? 3,066 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi there,

Daughter's MacBookPro got the question mark on boot after updating. Booted it from an external HD but the MBP didn't show up on the desktop.

Tried disk utility from extHD and got:...
Posted by posthumanus, on Jan 5, 2014 at 09:44 PM, in macOS
so this worked UNTIL i got to the copy/drag... 2,688 Views / 8 Replies  
so this worked

UNTIL i got to the copy/drag stage - when it made an alias on my desktop - ?

so then i tried dragging installESD.dmg off-site (to an ext.HD) then dragged it back (to make 2...
Posted by posthumanus, on Oct 24, 2013 at 03:41 AM, in macOS
i think you're giving me too much credit. i... 2,688 Views / 8 Replies  
i think you're giving me too much credit.

i don't even know what "parsing" means.

i just dug this up from a Lion install i did years ago and was wondering ...
Posted by posthumanus, on Sep 30, 2013 at 04:33 AM, in macOS
okay so I take it that's right ... 2,688 Views / 8 Replies  
okay

so I take it that's right ...
Posted by posthumanus, on Sep 29, 2013 at 02:16 AM, in macOS
Mavericks “InstallESD.dmg” 2,688 Views / 8 Replies  
hello there

is there any reason why this procedure would not work with Mavericks?

Quit the OS X Mavericks installer as soon as it auto starts.

Go to Applications/Install Mac OS X...
Posted by posthumanus, on Sep 22, 2013 at 04:31 AM, in macOS
cool. thanks for the link 1,079 Views / 3 Replies  
cool. thanks for the link
Posted by posthumanus, on Jun 20, 2012 at 08:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
disassemble aluminium macbook 2008 1,079 Views / 3 Replies  
hello all

i’ve inherited a 13” Aluminium MacBook from 2008 that’s had milk tea spilled on it. i’ve aired it until dry and now want to get inside and clean with rubbing alcohol

it has booted and...
Posted by posthumanus, on Jun 20, 2012 at 02:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ok thanks 600 Views / 5 Replies  
ok thanks
Posted by posthumanus, on Jun 15, 2012 at 09:02 PM, in macOS
um, what's 'Context-Click' ? 600 Views / 5 Replies  
um, what's 'Context-Click' ?
Posted by posthumanus, on Jun 15, 2012 at 03:55 AM, in macOS
M/Lion standalone .dmg ? 600 Views / 5 Replies  
will Mountain Lion be a standalone .dmg with a package inside?

or do i have to re-learn the whole 'InstallESD' extraction process?

cheers

posthumanus
Posted by posthumanus, on Jun 14, 2012 at 03:25 AM, in macOS
brilliant thanks 701 Views / 7 Replies  
brilliant

thanks
Posted by posthumanus, on Feb 9, 2012 at 03:46 PM, in Applications
VIDEO_TS folders to DVD image? 701 Views / 7 Replies  
hello all

so it has come to pass that i have (paid for) the entire collection of Sir David Attenborough’s nature documenteries: however, i do not have the discs - the data is all in VIDEO_TS...
Posted by posthumanus, on Feb 8, 2012 at 09:26 PM, in Applications
this whole AppleID/iCloud thing's been a giant... 7,786 Views / 10 Replies  
this whole AppleID/iCloud thing's been a giant clusterf**k for me.

i purged it as much as i could. the only inconvenience left (i think) is having iPhone apps 'purchased' by different me's
Posted by posthumanus, on Dec 24, 2011 at 01:06 AM, in Applications
look guys, i don't mind you implying i have a... 609 Views / 7 Replies  
look guys, i don't mind you implying i have a mental illness. but windows?! that's going too far.
Posted by posthumanus, on Dec 11, 2011 at 11:58 PM, in macOS
okay then, thanks. (no shrinks for me though) 609 Views / 7 Replies  
okay then, thanks.

(no shrinks for me though)
Posted by posthumanus, on Dec 11, 2011 at 04:06 AM, in macOS
what does this mean? 609 Views / 7 Replies  
i was running some maintenance and this came up:

Warning: SUID file “System/Library/CoreServices/RemoteManagement/ARDAgent.app/Contents/MacOS/ARDAgent” has been modified and will not be repaired....
Posted by posthumanus, on Dec 9, 2011 at 07:41 PM, in macOS
i am amused by myself sometimes 1,069 Views / 4 Replies  
i am amused by myself sometimes
Posted by posthumanus, on Nov 3, 2011 at 10:32 PM, in Applications
fixed it the hard way: created folders 'on... 972 Views / 1 Replies  
fixed it the hard way:

created folders 'on my mac' then dragged stuff from 'iCloud' folders into them. laborious, but luckily many of them were repeating events

once done, the 'iCloud' section...
Posted by posthumanus, on Nov 3, 2011 at 06:44 AM, in Applications
so, i'm not as dumb as i look 1,069 Views / 4 Replies  
hah! i was onto this 2 weeks ago. take that, internet!
Hidden iCloud 'feature' may someday challenge Dropbox | MacNN...
Posted by posthumanus, on Nov 3, 2011 at 03:58 AM, in Applications
iCal can’t escape the iCloud loop! 972 Views / 1 Replies  
hello

this iCloud has been a nightmare i can’t shake.

i set up iCloud and now can’t ditch it without losing all the calendars on my MB. i’m somehow caught in an impossible loop and i’ve tried...
Posted by posthumanus, on Nov 2, 2011 at 10:13 PM, in Applications
you can also drag it to the sidebar for easy... 731 Views / 11 Replies  
you can also drag it to the sidebar for easy access.

i like to manually manage my clean installs (ie. pick and choose what i bring across) and with your Library in the sidebar you can get to your...
Posted by posthumanus, on Nov 1, 2011 at 01:25 AM, in macOS
thank you 412 Views / 2 Replies  
thank you
Posted by posthumanus, on Oct 31, 2011 at 12:32 AM, in macOS
boot lion from a back partition? 412 Views / 2 Replies  
so the question is, can i boot lion from a back partition on a Lacie external HD? (it's an older one that spins).

i ask because i'm buying a USB STB (set top digital TV receiver) and they all,...
Posted by posthumanus, on Oct 30, 2011 at 03:35 AM, in macOS
'Mobile Documents' folder 1,069 Views / 4 Replies  
hi there,

in my ~/Library (which i moved to the sidebar for permanent access) there’s a Mobile Documents folder. is there anyway that .pages files can be moved/duplicated/synced there and turn up...
Posted by posthumanus, on Oct 22, 2011 at 05:29 AM, in Applications
thanks. in Australia we have AC/DC. which would... 3,025 Views / 13 Replies  
thanks. in Australia we have AC/DC. which would also make a great name for a band.
Posted by posthumanus, on Oct 18, 2011 at 02:18 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iWeb webpage start-up 464 Views / 1 Replies  
hello all

i’m starting to build my iWeb website but don’t need to publish it for some time yet.

now i’ve started building, just as apple has stopped hosting, i’ll want to publish it through my...
Posted by posthumanus, on Oct 17, 2011 at 01:34 AM, in Applications
you mean i've still gotta plug the thing in? 3,025 Views / 13 Replies  
you mean i've still gotta plug the thing in?
Posted by posthumanus, on Oct 16, 2011 at 11:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i must be missing somethinh here (other than a... 3,025 Views / 13 Replies  
i must be missing somethinh here (other than a few brain cells). if backup=sync then how can my iCloud & iPhone stay in sync when there's no wi-fi?
Posted by posthumanus, on Oct 16, 2011 at 09:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
thank you it's like looking for something... 3,025 Views / 13 Replies  
thank you

it's like looking for something that's right in front of you
Posted by posthumanus, on Oct 16, 2011 at 02:35 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
does this have something to do with 'Default'... 3,025 Views / 13 Replies  
does this have something to do with 'Default' settings?

basically, i want my MacBook/home wireless to take the hit.
Posted by posthumanus, on Oct 16, 2011 at 01:59 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iCloud data usage cellular vs wifi 3,025 Views / 13 Replies  
ok, so i’ve finally got the whole thing running smoothly and don’t want to mess it up by changing the wrong settings, but

i’m confused about which data plan is being drained whenever info is...
Posted by posthumanus, on Oct 16, 2011 at 01:54 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iCloud: syncing the obvious 348 Views / 0 Replies  
after 2 days of bashing my head against the wall i finally realised i hadn’t enabled AddressBook and iCal in their preferences/accounts

i’d done my research but there was no hint or mention...
Posted by posthumanus, on Oct 16, 2011 at 01:52 AM, in macOS
yes, we booted from the snow leopard (bought) DVD... 1,120 Views / 4 Replies  
yes, we booted from the snow leopard (bought) DVD a few days ago (when i had it with me)

we just let it cool a bit and it booted fine.

tried the ALT thing and it re-booted fine

could this be...
Posted by posthumanus, on May 28, 2011 at 09:43 PM, in macOS
MBPro 10.6.7 won't boot after clean install 1,120 Views / 4 Replies  
hi there,

so just had to do a clean install on an older macbook pro for a friend and now start-up hangs with a distorted (fat) apple logo until the screen goes black.

ran applejack who said: ...
Posted by posthumanus, on May 28, 2011 at 09:13 PM, in macOS
I'm still wondering too ... I was over it a week... 773 Views / 19 Replies  
I'm still wondering too ... I was over it a week ago

posthumanus
Posted by posthumanus, on Oct 19, 2010 at 11:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"But let's not assume that the guy doesn't have... 773 Views / 19 Replies  
"But let's not assume that the guy doesn't have some kind of personal code in place which means he hasn't donated to starving kiddies."

This offensiveness negates any kind of "personal code": This...
Posted by posthumanus, on Oct 16, 2010 at 03:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Diamond iPhones !!! 773 Views / 19 Replies  
World's most valuable iPhone: $8 million | MacNN (http://www.macnn.com/articles/10/10/15/it.does.come.with.a.case.but.no.cell.plan/#comment_frame)

I am so ****ing furious that an obscenely rich...
Posted by posthumanus, on Oct 15, 2010 at 03:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
thanks for that: now i'll wait for... 827 Views / 17 Replies  
thanks for that:

now i'll wait for 'cremate' to catch fire: but i'm betting my 15 minutes of fame are already over

posthumanus
Posted by posthumanus, on Apr 8, 2010 at 01:01 AM, in macOS
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