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how to remove stubborn guides in pages 5 444 Views / 0 Replies  
I have one that is fixed in one of my creations and I can't move it. This has happened before in pages 09 but I ignored it because it doesn't print.
Posted by imdipped, on Sep 12, 2015 at 11:31 AM, in Applications
I use LibreOffice but my problem is putting... 1,622 Views / 8 Replies  
I use LibreOffice but my problem is putting graphics where I want them and keeping them there. I find that they move after I close the document and then reopen. Also it is not easy (for me) to place...
Posted by imdipped, on May 15, 2015 at 07:59 PM, in Applications
Years ago I looked at Scribus in combination with... 1,622 Views / 8 Replies  
Years ago I looked at Scribus in combination with Inscape and Gimp, and also Scrivener. Scribus was ok but it wouldn't output to a MS format. I needed that because what I do has to be shared with...
Posted by imdipped, on May 15, 2015 at 05:01 PM, in Applications
Replacement for Apple Pages? 1,622 Views / 8 Replies  
I am tired of waiting for Apple to make Pages equal to or better than Pages '09. Are there DTP alternatives that are easy to use?
Posted by imdipped, on May 15, 2015 at 11:48 AM, in Applications
That's what I thought. I was wondering because... 591 Views / 3 Replies  
That's what I thought. I was wondering because the 2014 2.5K iMac screen is all I need. I am not a professional. However I plan to keep the iMac for awhile so it would make sense to future proof by...
Posted by imdipped, on Apr 13, 2015 at 11:49 AM, in macOS
Thank you. I understand. 978 Views / 6 Replies  
Thank you. I understand.
Posted by imdipped, on Apr 13, 2015 at 12:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Is Apple in the process of optimizing all its software for retina displays? 591 Views / 3 Replies  
Is Apple in the process of optimizing all its software, and recommending developers to do the same?
Posted by imdipped, on Apr 12, 2015 at 08:32 PM, in macOS
The sites that describe my late (June 2007) MBP... 978 Views / 6 Replies  
The sites that describe my late (June 2007) MBP say that only one of the usb ports has full power. MBP's that have both ports on the same side, the one in the front gets full power. My MBP has one on...
Posted by imdipped, on Apr 12, 2015 at 08:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
USB port power 978 Views / 6 Replies  
on macbook pro 3,1 which usb port has the most power?
Posted by imdipped, on Apr 10, 2015 at 09:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you, I didn't know if time machine would... 605 Views / 3 Replies  
Thank you,
I didn't know if time machine would do it automatically and if the computers would be separate.
Posted by imdipped, on Jan 21, 2015 at 06:40 PM, in Networking
two computers, different os's, time capsule backups 605 Views / 3 Replies  
1. clone present mac running mavericks and backup to time capsule.
2. next day buy new mac with yosemite, can i backup to time capsule also and keep both computers separate? if so then:
3. day...
Posted by imdipped, on Jan 13, 2015 at 06:31 PM, in Networking
Thank you Vasilis. I will revert back to Snow... 1,596 Views / 9 Replies  
Thank you Vasilis.
I will revert back to Snow Leopard on my laptop after I get another computer (a desktop). Leopard came with my laptop, I bought the retail Snow Leopard disk. Because I will have...
Posted by imdipped, on Dec 12, 2014 at 05:21 PM, in macOS
On Nov. 8th I requested the Administrator to... 1,596 Views / 9 Replies  
On Nov. 8th I requested the Administrator to please remove my thread on the subject of ‘How can I get rid of the mbr?’ because it contains inaccurate and misleading information and would cause...
Posted by imdipped, on Dec 8, 2014 at 11:51 PM, in macOS
Since the time of posting I have done a lot of... 1,596 Views / 9 Replies  
Since the time of posting I have done a lot of research. I have solved my problems. The only books I had were on Snow leopard and they didn't cover my problems. A lot was changed with Lion. The web...
Posted by imdipped, on Nov 11, 2014 at 04:37 PM, in macOS
To the Administrator 428 Views / 2 Replies  
Please remove my threads on the subjects of ‘How can I get rid of the mbr?’ and ‘Update to Mavericks from Snow Leopard 10.6.8’. They cause confusion because they contain inaccurate and misleading...
Posted by imdipped, on Nov 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM, in Feedback
I take it back. I was thinking of my thumb drive.... 1,596 Views / 9 Replies  
I take it back. I was thinking of my thumb drive. I got rid of the master boot Record by formatting the entire device. The actual message I get when I want to clone is:

“The startup disk can’t be...
Posted by imdipped, on Nov 7, 2014 at 04:35 PM, in macOS
How can I get rid of the mbr? 1,596 Views / 9 Replies  
I hope this is the correct forum

I had an external disk that I had two partitioned in two. I cloned my Snow leopard onto one of them and then had the Apple store install Mavericks on my laptop....
Posted by imdipped, on Nov 7, 2014 at 03:04 PM, in macOS
I didn't think of that. However, I don’t know how... 467 Views / 6 Replies  
I didn't think of that. However, I don’t know how this happened. When I went to the Apple Store, I had an external drive with two partitions on it. One with my Snow Leopard backup and an empty one I...
Posted by imdipped, on Nov 6, 2014 at 11:21 PM, in macOS
My bad. I forgot to plug the printer USB cable... 467 Views / 6 Replies  
My bad. I forgot to plug the printer USB cable into the computer. I also found the Library.
Posted by imdipped, on Nov 5, 2014 at 10:20 PM, in macOS
The Genius Bar was able to upgrade me to... 467 Views / 6 Replies  
The Genius Bar was able to upgrade me to Mavericks but it didn’t go according to my plan. They couldn’t give me a disk image so I would have the option to install either over Snow Leopard or do a...
Posted by imdipped, on Nov 5, 2014 at 10:01 PM, in macOS
I have made an appointment at a Genius Bar to see... 467 Views / 6 Replies  
I have made an appointment at a Genius Bar to see if they can help me out. My appointment is on Wednesday afternoon 10/05/14. I'll let you know the verdict.
Posted by imdipped, on Nov 3, 2014 at 02:08 PM, in macOS
Update to Mavericks from Snow Leopard 10.6.8 467 Views / 6 Replies  
When I go to App Store I can't find it to download. External websites that mention downloading supply a link that no longer works. I have prepared and an ready to go. The reason I am going to...
Posted by imdipped, on Nov 2, 2014 at 06:28 PM, in macOS
connect Mini to Dell 2560 x 1440 resolution Monitor 1,043 Views / 2 Replies  
What cable would be the best between a new Mac Mini and the Dell UltraSharp U2713H 27” 2560 x 1440 resolution Monitor?
The Dell has connectors for:
1 Dual Link (DVI-DL) with HDCP
1 DisplayPort 1.2...
Posted by imdipped, on Oct 27, 2014 at 08:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK, this is what I found. It appears that the... 1,925 Views / 23 Replies  
OK, this is what I found. It appears that the stuff in the Mac Mini is much better than what I have in my late 2007 15" MBP. I know the CPU is much better but I was concerned about the "GPU".
...
Posted by imdipped, on Oct 19, 2014 at 05:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
How would the high end mac mini compare cpu and... 1,925 Views / 23 Replies  
How would the high end mac mini compare cpu and gpu wise with a late 2007 macbook pro?
2.2 ghz intel core 2 duo, NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
Posted by imdipped, on Oct 18, 2014 at 07:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
iris, not iris pro? 1,925 Views / 23 Replies  
iris, not iris pro?
Posted by imdipped, on Oct 17, 2014 at 10:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
iPhone 5 110/220 volts 1,276 Views / 1 Replies  
Can the power adapter that comes in the box detect and switch to 220 safely? TIA
Posted by imdipped, on Nov 15, 2012 at 03:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
In addition I would like to see an update to BT4... 527 Views / 3 Replies  
In addition I would like to see an update to BT4 on their peripherals for better battery life.
Posted by imdipped, on Oct 30, 2012 at 06:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, I was hoping each connector was... 527 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, I was hoping each connector was individually powered. At present, the wired mac keyboard and mouse are 2's. If they don't have any measurable effect then Apple probably won't update the...
Posted by imdipped, on Oct 30, 2012 at 06:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
USB3 in New imacs a/o MBP's 527 Views / 3 Replies  
If I plug in a USB2 thumb-drive do I bring all the 3's down to 2? Tia
Posted by imdipped, on Oct 29, 2012 at 03:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thank you, I had googled it and found many... 803 Views / 4 Replies  
Thank you, I had googled it and found many confusing answers. I was concerned that the 6G wouldn't throttle down, the 3G couldn't keep up or there were jumpers involved.
Posted by imdipped, on Dec 7, 2011 at 11:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Will 6G SSD work in 3G mid 2007 MBP? 803 Views / 4 Replies  
Title says it all.
Posted by imdipped, on Dec 7, 2011 at 01:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How many times can you plug and unplug before... 31,401 Views / 147 Replies  
How many times can you plug and unplug before wear becomes a factor on the MBA when connecting to a monitor?
Posted by imdipped, on Oct 1, 2011 at 05:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a mid 2007 2.2 GB MacBook Pro. I drag... 2,193 Views / 14 Replies  
I have a mid 2007 2.2 GB MacBook Pro. I drag backup any new stuff I do (mostly text) to an external HD. I plan to get another Mac after Lion shakes down. I was planning to get Airport Extreme and a...
Posted by imdipped, on Jul 31, 2011 at 06:54 PM, in macOS
Free iMac inner view desktop background from OWC... 2,721 Views / 28 Replies  
Free iMac inner view desktop background from OWC | Other World Computing Blog (http://blog.macsales.com/2976-free-imac-inner-view-desktop-background-from-owc)
Posted by imdipped, on Nov 28, 2009 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Puzzling pop-up message 674 Views / 2 Replies  
My OS is 10.5.6 and for the past five days I’ve been getting a pop-up that says:

“A script in this movie is causing Adobe flash Player 9 to run slowly. If it continues to run, your computer may...
Posted by imdipped, on Mar 29, 2009 at 06:50 PM, in macOS
I hope it's firmware and someone comes up with a... 5,700 Views / 112 Replies  
I hope it's firmware and someone comes up with a hack.

http://www.123macmini.com/news/story/1155.html

OWC offers 4GB memory kits for new Mac mini
Wednesday, March 4, 2008 - 3:06 PM EST
Posted...
Posted by imdipped, on Mar 9, 2009 at 12:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
In checking the specs, I just noticed that while... 7,468 Views / 71 Replies  
In checking the specs, I just noticed that while the new white MB can support external 1920 x 1200 resolution (24 in. monitor) with its mini DVI, the alu MB can support 2560 x 1600 (30 in. monitor)...
Posted by imdipped, on Feb 13, 2009 at 11:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This discussion is interesting. I found it while... 3,945 Views / 39 Replies  
This discussion is interesting. I found it while searching to see if someone had already answered the question of whether SD! could be used to clone to a USB thumbdrive so I could go to another Intel...
Posted by imdipped, on Feb 7, 2009 at 04:21 PM, in macOS
Time machine, AirPort Extreme, External HD 1,098 Views / 1 Replies  
I just read in a book "MacBook Pro Portable Genius" published in 2009 that says "Time Machine does not support backing up to a hard drive connected to an AirPort Extreme Base Station."

I had heard...
Posted by imdipped, on Jan 25, 2009 at 05:40 PM, in Applications
I have a June 2007 MBP manufactured in Dec '07... 618 Views / 10 Replies  
I have a June 2007 MBP manufactured in Dec '07 with the bad (GeForce 8600M GT) graphics. I am waiting for it to fail but so far no indication that it will. I am running a 19" monitor in closed lid...
Posted by imdipped, on Jan 18, 2009 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Chuckit I apologize for not answering your... 17,626 Views / 12 Replies  
Chuckit
I apologize for not answering your question and I hope this is not hijacking the board by talking too much about Linux.

I was thinking about getting one of the netbooks to get familiar...
Posted by imdipped, on Sep 14, 2008 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Calverson, Slax looks interesting. 17,626 Views / 12 Replies  
Calverson,
Slax looks interesting.
Posted by imdipped, on Sep 14, 2008 at 06:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks Guys. I believe I've just reached my level... 17,626 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks Guys. I believe I've just reached my level of incompetence. I'll wait until I buy a Netbook.
Posted by imdipped, on Sep 12, 2008 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I will try that. My effort was to have a bootable... 17,626 Views / 12 Replies  
I will try that. My effort was to have a bootable pen drive with persistence. I guess I didn't want to believe that Apple's Pro machine wouldn't have that feature. Thank you again.
Posted by imdipped, on Sep 12, 2008 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for your prompt reply seanc. I tried... 17,626 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for your prompt reply seanc.
I tried what you said with my fingers crossed, all I got was a chord and then only a picture of an arrow pointing to a Mac Hard Drive. I clicked it (while still...
Posted by imdipped, on Sep 12, 2008 at 04:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
how do I boot from a live Linux USB pen drive? 17,626 Views / 12 Replies  
I don't know the proper forum for this.

I have a 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo MBP.

When I boot from a live linux CD while pressing the C key at startup, it works. When I try booting a live USB pen...
Posted by imdipped, on Sep 12, 2008 at 04:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
USB connector power on MBP 285 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got the previous MBP. A 15.4 in. 2.2 Ghz Core 2 Duo. The System Profiler for the USB BUS indicates:

Apple Internal Keyboard / Trackpad:

Version: 0.18
Bus Power (mA): 500
Speed: Up...
Posted by imdipped, on Aug 17, 2008 at 09:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sharon, thank you for replying and trying to... 1,528 Views / 2 Replies  
Sharon, thank you for replying and trying to help.

.ppt didn’t work for me. I don’t know anything about Microsoft products except Word and I don’t even have that now. I’m trying to make do with...
Posted by imdipped, on Apr 14, 2008 at 02:39 AM, in Applications
I can't get sound when I open a pps presentation 1,528 Views / 2 Replies  
When I first opened the slideshow up in either open office or keynote (I don't remember), I heard the sound. When I next opened it up, no sound. I know the sound is there because I can hear it when I...
Posted by imdipped, on Apr 11, 2008 at 02:14 PM, in Applications
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