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9/22/19
I’m using “Check Boxes” in Numbers. In column A I have the Check Box. In column B I want the date that specific Check Box was checked. If not checked then no date will appear. So far The formulas I’ve tried changes all of the dates in column B to the date of the new ... (2 Comments)
9/22/19
On my Mac I went to the I-Pass site and created a login I.D. And generated a password, using the suggested strong password. Then I downloaded the I-Pass app from the App Store on my IPhone and tried to log in using my same I.D. The question I have is, is there a way to have the ... (1 Comment)
9/22/19
Hi Gary, I used to be able to find the open tabs from my desktop and Mac iOS 10.14 on the bottom of my iOS 12 tabs when opening tabs. It doesn’t seem to be there in iOS 13. Am I missing something? Many thanks, Peter —– Peter K ... (2 Comments)
9/22/19
I used below method but couldn’t able view in my email Email > Prefrence > Viewing > “Show message headrs” > Custom > Message ID (new created) but still not able to view message URL —– Tufail ... (1 Comment)
9/21/19
in ios 12 u would start a message in to type a then u could select the recent group info button and remove from recents that seams to be hidden in ios 13 ex imessage type in to field a and recents appear ie ann and jack how do i clear the group ann and ... (2 Comments)
9/20/19
Having just installed the latest version of Safari the OneNote web clipper can no longer be used. If they had a similar function in the Notes app it wouldn’t be so bad but I use OneNote for saving stuff from the web (eg recipes) so basically I can’t do this ... (4 Comments)
9/20/19
I need to Merge following two tables in ‘Numbers’. Table 1 ID . Name . Gender 1| . A| . M 2| . B| . M 3| C| . F 4| . D|. F Table 2 ID . Class . Status 1| . Boxing| . Scheduled 1| . Dance|. Completed 2| . ... (1 Comment)
9/19/19
I have used Web of Trust on Safari for several years; to try to stay off questionable or dangerous websites. Now it seems that Apple and others discourage its use. Should I stop using it. —– Delmar Knudson ... (4 Comments)
9/19/19
I’m using Mojave 10.14.15. How can I delete more than 1 message at a time from Messages (12.0) app on my Mac? Thanks, again TheTrainRev —– TheTrainRev ... (5 Comments)
9/18/19
when i enter a name to send mail to, 2 or more addresses come up Usually only 1 is right and the others have been changed However If i pick one without checking it is usually wrong How do I delete it from the list —– Sharyn Lucas ... (1 Comment)
9/15/19
Hi Gary, Is there a way to remove some parts of an iMessage conversation, but retain other parts? I see only delete as an option or hide. Thanks —– Ken ... (2 Comments)
9/15/19
Hi, I have a early 2009 iMac with MacOS El Capitan version 10.11.6 which is the last OS it supports. I’m running Numbers version 3.6.2(2577) on it. But whenever I try to open a numbers file created on my MacBook / iPad which have later versions of Numbers, the iMac says ... (8 Comments)
9/13/19
I am transitioning from MS Word and Excel to Mac Pages and Numbers because soon the former will no longer be optimized. I have lots of .docx and .xlsx files. Do I need to re-create all new files, worksheets, templates, etc to .pages and .numbers? Or is there an easier way? ... (3 Comments)
9/12/19
A while back you reviewed the DuckDuckGo extension for Safari. With that extension no longer available, do you use another extension (e.g., Ghostery Lite) when using Safari? —– Michael ... (1 Comment)
9/12/19
Finder opens everytime in a small window. So I have to resize the window every time to make it bigger. If I click zoom, it only enlarge to a long narrow window. It still has the same width. Is there a way that finder can open everytime in a large window (not full screen) when ... (1 Comment)
9/12/19
I use my own Number sheets to check my NYSE stocks. I had a formula that worked until last night. This is it (aprox): IFERROR STOCKH $B$1 CLOSE $A2 It doesn’t show real-time quotes anymore. Does anyone know how to use STOCK “VTMGX” (I mean the formula) to get ... (1 Comment)
9/11/19
We use Family Sharing, and all our family members appear on the map when I open the Find iPhone app. Today, we added our foster daughter to our Family Sharing plan with an iPhone 7. She’s signed into iCloud, and is sharing her location using that device. Location services ... (1 Comment)
9/11/19
Hi Gary is it better to store pages, numbers and keynote files in the pages, numbers, keynote’s own app folders than to store them in different folders (your own) or the document folder? Or is it just a matter of preference? —– Petri ... (1 Comment)
9/11/19
Gary, I may have overlooked it🤔 I’ve read some of your suggestions about staying secure. VPN❓ Do you recommend them and do you use one & if so which one❓ —– D. Smith ... (1 Comment)
9/10/19
I’m looking at buying my a MacBook for my wife in the next year or so and was worried about the ever-controversial butterfly keyboard. I know Apple’s made some improvements to the keyboard, but wasn’t sure if I should just wait for a MacBook that has a new keyboard. So ... (1 Comment)