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Back in the day, people used to decorate cover pages and more with Word Art created in Microsoft Word, where text was created in an arc, sim...
Greetings, I’m installing a new SSD into my MacBook Pro (late 2008) and need some info and refreshers on proper ways to get a new and ...
Undo key shows up next to space bar on iPad a when I switch to number keyboard. This was not there in previous versions or was it?. I am con...
Just upgraded to an iPhone 8. Everything seemed to transfer except my calendar on the iPhone did not pick up all my appointment and events. ...
I know I can capture the screen of my iPad and I’m curious if I can do the same on my iMac desktop. I would like to send a friend a short ...
When I click to play a video in Keynote through to my wirless speakers there is a 2 sec buffer delay before the video starts. This does not ...
Using Pages V7.1 and Photos v 7.04 How do you access photos to place in a pages document? I am using a template that had a couple of photos ...
Last week I had a Time Machine back up fail with a Copying Error. There were no clues that I could find that indicated what had generated th...
I know, you just click on them to open. But for some reason in the last 6 months or so, something has changed. Most jpg, pdf, mp3 I receive ...
Using one Apple Extreme wi fi router as Base unit and a second Apple Extreme (in the Extended function mode) for adequate wi fi coverage. I ...
sometimes but more so lately, the items i am saving to my desktop are not appearing or they might appear days later. when i go to save the i...
In order to indicate the last version of a Numbers sheet (latest version) I like to add a (changeable) date field either in the header or fo...
I have this long document. I wish to find all paragraphs formatted in style “Normal” and replace the style with “Body̶...
I usually install app just to try. And I cannot help me with that junk the apps left. Is it better to backup before install the app and reve...
A while back, Gary presented a topic on MacOS, where you could create folder in Mac OS Safari to place important MacMost topics. Can you cre...
I have always installed software updates on all my Mac devices as soon as they were provided. And over the years have noticed a trend of dec...
On my iPhone SE,’ iOS 11, I don’t normally answer “No Caller ID” calls so would like to ignore them when phone rings, instead of rus...
I want to change the Mail icon in the dock to a Canadian Flag. I tried what you explained in changing the picture of a file and it works. Wh...
When I try to put my own alert audio files into the System>Library>Sounds>, it won’t allow me to paste any audio files into that folde...
I have many foreign fonts that came with my Mac, which I will never use. I also use Font Book to help me find the perfect font for the job I...
I enjoy your videos, Gary! I’m creating a rubric in Numbers for grading my students’ projects. For each topic on the rubric, I h...
I have a Table with the first header column with the months of the year. The first header row has the years: 2015, 2016… Is there a co...
Have recently acquired an EHD to move my Aperture photo library to so as to free up storage space on my iMac. This has been done. I now real...
Hi Gary, You may have covered this before but I can’t come across it. I am losing the will to live in finding a suitable way to manage my ...
Trying to use the OR logical operator in SUMIF, for example SUMIF(OR($H=”I0000″,$H=”I0001)”),$J) —– Tim ...
Hi Gary, I have heard That I can unlock my desktop iMacWith my Apple watch.Would you please explain how do this. I have the latest model iMa...
Hi Gary, I have heard That I can unlock my desktop iMacWith my Apple watch.Would you please explain how do this. I have the latest model iMa...
So far, I have 2FA set up for Google and my iCloud account. On another site I visited, someone recommended Authy as a more secure alternativ...
I am trying to print info to 3×5 cards. Front Only, Front and Back. Not sure what program and settings to use. Vertical or horizontal l...
The issue is Apple Mail was unable to verify the identity of the server”pop3.knology.net”. My operating system was updated from ...

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