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Cmd-Shift-CTRL-4 has allowed selection or window... 144 Views / 10 Replies  
Cmd-Shift-CTRL-4 has allowed selection or window Screenshot to clipboard at least since 2008.

There‘s also the „Grab“ app in the Utilities folder, and if you „man screencapture“ in Terminal, you...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Yesterday at 05:38 PM, in Applications
Cmd-Shift-3 for full screenshot saved to the... 144 Views / 10 Replies  
Cmd-Shift-3 for full screenshot saved to the desktop (add Ctrl. to take screenshot to the Clipboard) and Cmd-Shift-4 for screenshot of a selection (hit space to toggle between drag selection and full...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Yesterday at 10:38 AM, in Applications
If you put the VHS tapes onto the iPad, wrap them... 357 Views / 12 Replies  
If you put the VHS tapes onto the iPad, wrap them tightly and keep them in a closet drawer for two or three days, the movies should transfer automatically.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 16, 2020 at 03:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow, hi there! :waves: 475 Views / 3 Replies  
Wow, hi there!

:waves:
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 14, 2020 at 05:41 PM, in macOS
Open Terminal and type „diskutil list“ to have... 550 Views / 13 Replies  
Open Terminal and type „diskutil list“ to have disk utility show you a full list of volumes, logical and physical, and their sizes.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 10, 2020 at 03:49 PM, in macOS
As they are under Catalina. 550 Views / 13 Replies  
As they are under Catalina.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 10, 2020 at 03:36 PM, in macOS
Sierra also had a recovery partition, so there’s... 550 Views / 13 Replies  
Sierra also had a recovery partition, so there’s at least two. If you’re only seeing one, you’re looking at the system partition, not the disk itself.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 8, 2020 at 04:44 PM, in macOS
I'm pretty sure Sierra has four partitions on the... 550 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm pretty sure Sierra has four partitions on the boot drive by default.

The partitioning scheme in Catalina adds one more. The new Apple File System allows for multiple volumes to resize...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on May 8, 2020 at 07:49 AM, in macOS
As soon as you do *anything* with multiple... 920 Views / 15 Replies  
As soon as you do *anything* with multiple tracks, especially if if goes into editing and overdubs, GarageBand runs absolute rings around Audacity.

It is also the digital audio workstation with...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 30, 2020 at 02:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Exactly. 163,908 Views / 659 Replies  
Exactly.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2020 at 08:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, there's an official, established metric for... 163,908 Views / 659 Replies  
Okay, there's an official, established metric for this:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poverty_threshold#United_States

Still a difficulty in establishing how this should be figured for families.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2020 at 01:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's an undefined value. If the point of... 163,908 Views / 659 Replies  
That's an undefined value.

If the point of working is to be able to live (and I'm proposing that, by and large, it is, barring the exceptions mentioned by Andi), then not being able to live off...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2020 at 01:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That doesn't answer the question, because that's... 163,908 Views / 659 Replies  
That doesn't answer the question, because that's not a "point". That's a consequence, but as a purpose, it has no more meaning than "to have something to fill the paper".
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2020 at 09:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Another question: what is the point of defining a... 163,908 Views / 659 Replies  
Another question: what is the point of defining a legal minimum wage if the minimum isn’t defined as a full-time job salary you can actually live off?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 15, 2020 at 02:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
From where I'm sitting, it's primarily the fact... 294,773 Views / 1,173 Replies  
From where I'm sitting, it's primarily the fact that this would even be a problem — that a first-world country would be unable to deal with this crisis because people are busy shooting each other —...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 6, 2020 at 09:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2020/03/18/we-need-... 294,773 Views / 1,173 Replies  
https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2020/03/18/we-need-those-beds-baltimore-mayor-urges-people-to-put-down-guns-after-violence-continues-during-covid-19-pandemic/
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 5, 2020 at 02:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Also: Joe Diffie Alan Merrill Ellis... 838 Views / 1 Replies  
Also:

Joe Diffie
Alan Merrill
Ellis Marsalis
Wallace Roney
Bucky Pizzarelli

There will be a lot of this before the year is out. :.(
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Apr 3, 2020 at 05:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I'm teaching from home as most other music... 2,535 Views / 45 Replies  
I'm teaching from home as most other music teachers are.

But my gigging income, which made for about half of the total, is at zero. Nil.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 19, 2020 at 07:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Also, iOptigan... 1,161 Views / 1 Replies  
Also, iOptigan (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/ioptigan/id1143470101) and Synthmaster One (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/synthmaster-one/id1254353266)
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 18, 2020 at 08:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Plus, denial doesn't work as well when it's not a... 32,203 Views / 111 Replies  
Plus, denial doesn't work as well when it's not a faraway place like Norway, Sweden, or Germany. Those might as well be from a fantasy novel.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 12, 2020 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Opposite here. I keep splitting words by typing a... 60,847 Views / 378 Replies  
Opposite here. I keep splitting words by typing a "space" instead of "n", "m", or "b".
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Mar 7, 2020 at 11:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Text copied from a wedding community forum. 294,773 Views / 1,173 Replies  
Text copied from a wedding community forum.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Feb 29, 2020 at 04:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Couple years back, some asshole was dropping wood... 102,872 Views / 546 Replies  
Couple years back, some asshole was dropping wood blocks off overpasses onto cars on the Autobahn. Hit one, driver and both kids unharmed, killed the mother, though.

Life in prison for murder.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 21, 2020 at 06:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t even 2,191 Views / 6 Replies  
I don’t even
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 15, 2020 at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I remember when the US used to be part of the... 60,847 Views / 378 Replies  
I remember when the US used to be part of the developed world.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 14, 2020 at 09:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How do I print the same layout with, say, twenty... 3,738 Views / 6 Replies  
How do I print the same layout with, say, twenty different addresses?

It used to be that an address area was "smart", so you could just drag a contact there directly from the Address Book, and it...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 14, 2020 at 06:06 AM, in Applications
Same. 14,327 Views / 100 Replies  
Same.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 13, 2020 at 03:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Indeed, that would be good to know. Please... 4,470 Views / 19 Replies  
Indeed, that would be good to know.

Please report back after you’ve tried it.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 7, 2020 at 06:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Saint Nicholas was Greek (from Patara, located in... 2,641 Views / 13 Replies  
Saint Nicholas was Greek (from Patara, located in present-day Turkey).
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 6, 2020 at 01:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The solution to every kevs thread, ever. :stick: 4,580 Views / 26 Replies  
The solution to every kevs thread, ever. :stick:
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 5, 2020 at 05:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wow. That's some impressive carnage. I count at... 102,872 Views / 546 Replies  
Wow. That's some impressive carnage. I count at least thirteen vehicles.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Jan 5, 2020 at 04:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So lifelike. 102,872 Views / 546 Replies  
So lifelike.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 25, 2019 at 01:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have never, ever, ever seen this. Edit: Oh... 1,390 Views / 7 Replies  
I have never, ever, ever seen this.

Edit: Oh yeah, reading along — yes, I used this once or twice when it was introduced three years ago, and had *completely* forgotten about it.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 17, 2019 at 05:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Oh. My. God. 102,872 Views / 546 Replies  
Oh. My. God.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 10, 2019 at 11:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, sometimes at the same time. Or at least, on... 3,236 Views / 15 Replies  
Yes, sometimes at the same time. Or at least, on German trains, the "English" announcements can be an amusing mixture of Saxon and German phonetics, with what is close to a basic English foundation.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 10, 2019 at 10:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm pretty sure "checked luggage" isn't a thing.... 3,236 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm pretty sure "checked luggage" isn't a thing. Riding a train in Europe is like getting on a bus, not like taking an airplane. Unless you've got super bulky stuff like a bicycle or so, you're on...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Dec 8, 2019 at 05:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://killedbygoogle.com 2,897 Views / 3 Replies  
https://killedbygoogle.com
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 22, 2019 at 05:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
…which are just as easily hooked up to the laptop... 47,740 Views / 230 Replies  
…which are just as easily hooked up to the laptop directly via a USB-C to mini-USB cable.

At least, that's what we do around here.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 14, 2019 at 10:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's the definition of a meteor. If it... 3,296 Views / 8 Replies  
That's the definition of a meteor.

If it lands, it's a meteorITE.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Nov 12, 2019 at 03:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I actually bought my AirPods a month ago for a... 47,740 Views / 230 Replies  
I actually bought my AirPods a month ago for a trip, as well, and briefly but seriously considered passing them on to my wife to splurge on the new Pros. You might want to consider that path. :-)
...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 30, 2019 at 07:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Shame about the Merc. 102,872 Views / 546 Replies  
Shame about the Merc.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 12, 2019 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Beautiful 102,872 Views / 546 Replies  
Beautiful
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Oct 2, 2019 at 02:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Does VLC Open them? 2,545 Views / 14 Replies  
Does VLC Open them?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 29, 2019 at 06:12 PM, in macOS
I don’t wear reading glasses yet (I’m... 163,908 Views / 659 Replies  
I don’t wear reading glasses yet (I’m shortsighted, so it’s enough presently to just take off my regula glasses to read up close), but isn’t astigmatism a thing with reading glasses as well? Focal...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 23, 2019 at 01:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The quality of optical glass makes a HUGE... 163,908 Views / 659 Replies  
The quality of optical glass makes a HUGE difference in day-to-day use.

How it refracts especially at angles can be the difference between relaxed viewing and splitting headache. Same with proper...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 22, 2019 at 08:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
MacTracker says "96 GB (8-Core Actual) 48 GB... 47,740 Views / 230 Replies  
MacTracker says "96 GB (8-Core Actual) 48 GB (Quad-Core and 8-Core Apple)"
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 10, 2019 at 11:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh. You selected "Get Info" on a document... 2,068 Views / 4 Replies  
Oh.

You selected "Get Info" on a document in the Finder and tried to change the app used to open that document.

Please take the time to ****ing explain what the hell you're doing if you...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 3, 2019 at 01:43 PM, in macOS
I have absolutely no idea what you're talking... 2,068 Views / 4 Replies  
I have absolutely no idea what you're talking about.

Something in the Finder?
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Sep 3, 2019 at 01:22 PM, in macOS
It’s just *less* annoying than your proposed... 60,847 Views / 378 Replies  
It’s just *less* annoying than your proposed alternative.
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 23, 2019 at 03:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No. Because if they're just dangling, your... 60,847 Views / 378 Replies  
No. Because if they're just dangling, your neighbour is going to grab yours and try to get it to match up.

Also, it's an arrangement thing. Like folded napkins, or tucked sheets. Done as...
Posted by Spheric Harlot, on Aug 21, 2019 at 04:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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