MacMost: Question and Answer Forum

The MacMost Question and Answer Forum is a place where you can ask how-to questions about your Mac, iPhone, iPad and other Apple products. MacMost specializes in tutorials, tips and techniques of the “how-to” variety, as opposed to “fix-it” questions that are more about something not working as expected.


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9/29/09
Recently changed from PC to MAC and have an Apple Store ID that is a previous email address. I would like to change this ITunes Apple Store ID to my current ‘.mac’ or ‘.me’ email address, while still maintaining a record of previous purchases. Any ... (1 Comment)
9/29/09
Even though I click the ‘save password for future purchases’ selection in ITunes, it still asks for a password on occasion. Any ideas? — Sean McCann ... (7 Comments)
9/28/09
Hi Gary, I recently stumbled across your videos while looking for help about numbers and I have to say they are fantastic!! I just had a few questions regarding numbers. I recently became treasurer of a committee and I have to keep track of the budget, deductions for a total that ... (3 Comments)
9/28/09
I’ve copied several pages of text into Outline View, formatted it as an Outline with I. A. 1. (a). etc (customized Paragraph Styles), but when I go to the normal page layout view, on some of the pages it stops half way or 3/4 of the way down the page, and the rest of the ... (1 Comment)
9/28/09
It is not allowing me to download the Macmost podcasts in iTunes. It shows the new title, but in the download section it just keeps on appearing and disappearing repetitively without downloading the file. Is this something wrong with the Macmost server? — Jason ... (1 Comment)
9/28/09
Is there a way you can change the date of a video clip imported into iMovie ’08? The date in the video cam was 1 year off and now all the event clips are dated wrong and show up in the library in the wrong year. Any way to fix that? — Geoff ... (3 Comments)
9/27/09
Snow Leopard 10.6.1 & (latest version of) Preview When I have multiple pdf files that I want to combine into one document, I used to be able to do that easily in preview but that was until I upgraded to Snow Leopard. I would open the sidebar (on the right) in Preview and ... (4 Comments)
9/27/09
I just upgraded to Snow Leopard. Now one of my games is acting strange. It has these horizontal lines that continuously move, looks like the interference on a TV screen. It makes it impossible to play the game. What can I do to fix the problem. — Vicki ... (1 Comment)
9/24/09
Safari blocks pop ups but not pop unders. This is like waking up and finding your house covered in billboards or going to a bank that leaves the vault open. I keep getting pop unders from the local indian casino. Is there a way to stop this invasion of privacy? — Bruce ... (3 Comments)
9/23/09
has somebody heard about Smack spaces?, Can I use it in Macbook?, Is this apllication secure for mac?. Thanks — Emilio ... (1 Comment)
9/23/09
I have a small medical billing and consulting company. I am researching new practice management and billing software. I’m most interested in Web based software but I’m finding that some say that they are not compatible with Macs, huh? Any help would be ... (1 Comment)
9/22/09
Until recently, and possibly as a result of upgrading to Snow Leopard, I have lost the very convenient ability to begin typing the last name of an address book contact (while in Address Book and in the contact listing) and having the first contact that matched the characters I ... (1 Comment)
9/20/09
I use iChat with my sister who is in another part of the country. We use mostly video chat but sometimes she has a problem with her mac that I need to fix by taking control of her computer. After I gain access to her computer and fix the problem via Share Remote Screen, we would ... (1 Comment)
9/16/09
Since upgrading to SL 10.6 and now 10.6.1, I am unable to print to my HP Laserjet 1012 printer when connected to my wireless airport network via either an extreme or express base station. I detect the bonjour printer and supplied driver when creating the printer but receive a ... (1 Comment)
9/16/09
Is this the correct and confirmed way to hook my Mac Mini to my Standard Definition TV? 1. Mini Displayport to VGA adapter 2. a third-party VGA to video adapter (with composite and S-video out) 3. and a S-Video cable The reason I`m asking is Mac Mini (2009) has a MiniDVI-D and ... (3 Comments)
9/15/09
What are (or is) the best iPhone gps app these days.? — R.B. Pray ... (3 Comments)
9/15/09
It would be great to know how this all works! Create an new event in iCal, invite people to a meeting, appears in iPhone but cannot be altered and I am not sure how it works in MobileMe. — Steven Law ... (3 Comments)
9/15/09
Why doesn’t the Nehalem motherboard architecture have a southbridge chip? and when will PhotoShop CS4 recognize 8 gigs of RAM? — Bob O’Lary ... (1 Comment)
9/15/09
Is this possible? I know that you can change the size of the sidebar itself quite easily, but I’ve not found anyway to make the font larger. — Alex Quin ... (4 Comments)
9/15/09
We’re trying out a new way to let you ask questions. This way, when someone asks a question, the whole community can benefit from the answer and/or discussion. — Gary Rosenzweig ...