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  • How Can I Close At Once Various Info Windows I Opened In Finder?

    3h By forum
    If I hit the info icon in finder to get info about a folder, then pops up one(1) info panel! So far so good! But if I accidently do it on a folder with various selected files, then I get for each file an info panel! For example from a folder with 50 selected…
  • How Do I Fix an Apple Generated Password When the Website Rejects It?

    12:04pm By forum
    I like the feature of using an Apple generated strong password but sometimes it is rejected by the website because their rules usually require only certain special characters and not the – which is often generated. At that point I can not find a way to fix…
  • How Do I Add or Correct a “callable” Number On a Calendar Event?

    11:57am By forum
    On some of my calendar events it will show a number with a button to call that number – how do I add or correct the number from my iPhone? —– Annette
  • How To Select Multiple Files On A Mac

    11:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Sometimes you need to select two or more files in the Finder on your Mac. You can do this in a variety of ways depending on which Finder view you are using at the moment. All views let you use the Command and Shift keys to select multiple files, though they…
  • 10 Types Of Accessories You Should Consider Getting For Your Mac

    Mon 11:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    There are lots of useful accessories you can get for your Mac, ranging from $4 to $500 or more. Take a look at 10 very useful accessories you can get, what they will do for you, how to search for one online and what to look for when purchasing.…
  • How Do I Update Apps On My iPhone SE?

    Mon 10:29am By forum
    I often forget to update my iPhone SE apps, then when I do, 60 or more need to be updated. I used to open the Apps application and there would be a list of all that needed updating. I am using iOS 13.3 now, and can’t find an “update all” option. But when…
  • Should We Ever Mess With Keychain Access?

    Mon 10:20am By forum
    Looking in iCloud Passwords… I see there are some in there from 2013 at sites I no longer use. Should I delete those? Are there other areas within Keychain access I can remove? For instance… in Login then Passwords, I see a ‘trialStartDate’… when I…
  • How Do I Print a 6 X 4 Photo On My iPad?

    Sun 6:43pm By forum
    Photos app does not allow me to specify this standard size for printing. Any ideas how to this without trial and error ? Is there a separate app that does this or is there a way in iPad os to help. Thanks —– Tony Goodin
  • How Often Should I Reboot My Modem?

    Sun 2:25pm By forum
    At this time, here in our condo, we are saddled with an AT&T provided modem. They recommend a periodic reboot. Any thoughts on the good and bad of a reboot? —– Don Palmer
  • How Do I Remove Duplicates In iCloud Photos?

    Sun 12:37am By forum
    I have around 20K photos and have noticed tons of duplicates after I switched to iCloud. How can I detect remove these – does photos have an option to do so? —– Ash Shah
  • How To Customize App Window Toolbars On Your Mac

    Fri 11:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Most Mac apps have toolbars at the top of each window with a collection of buttons and other controls. You can customize these toolbars, adding more buttons, arranging them and removing them. You can always easily revert to the default set. Some apps, like the…
  • How Can I Find Out Why the Standard Account On My Mac Mini Is Very Slow?

    Fri 10:03am By forum
    On my Mac mini (late 2014) running macOS 10.15.2, my wife’s Standard Account is much slower than my Admin Account. The beachball appears for almost every app/action. Also ‘Recovery folders’, some containing mysterious Apple system files in them keep…
  • How Do I Make Changes In the Description Field Of “Info” On a Photo In Finder?

    Fri 9:57am By forum
    I have historical photos that have been scanned and imported to both Photos and Finder. The “Info”attached to the photos has spelling and other errors in the “Description” field which I have corrected in Photos. I am unable to edit the “Info”…
  • How Do I Make Hyperlinks In a Pages Document?

    Thu 8:55pm By forum
    I’m writing a very lengthy book, and want to cut down the volume of words in chapters, but still have the information available if it’s wanted. Traditionally, I would move the items to appendices, but want to publish electronically. —– Jeanette Brentnall
  • Sorting By Last Name in Mac Numbers

    Thu 11:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Here is the example file:
  • Contacts App Companies

    Wed 6:35pm By Gary Rosenzweig
    When creating or editing a contact in the Contacts app, there is a checkbox for “Company” under the name. When you check it, the company name and first name and last name fields swap positions. You can then ignore the first name and last name fields and…
  • Creating Circular Text On Your Mac With Acorn

    Jan 15, 2020, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    If you need to draw text along a circular path on your Mac, you'll find you need a third-party app to do it. One general image editing app that will do it is Acorn, available in the Mac App Store at a much lower cost than anything from Adobe. You can easily…
  • How Do I Get My Chart In Numbers To Work Better With My Tables?

    Jan 14, 2020, 10:04 pm By forum
    I have some tables with stats that I’m using to make a dashboard. I have a couple of related questions: 1. How do I position the charts and tables on my pseudo dashboard so I’m constantly not having to zoom in and out? Is there a way to make the canvas…
  • How To Make and Export a Slideshow On Your iPhone

    Jan 14, 2020, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You can quickly and easily made a slideshow in the Photos app, but those can't be exported to share. By using the free iMovie app from Apple, you can build a slideshow from a set of photos in minutes and then export it as video to share. You can also customize…
  • How To Create Custom Folder And Drive Icons For Your Mac

    Jan 13, 2020, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    There are three add-on tutorials that I made that go along with this video. They are all at YouTube: How To Create Custom Folder Icons With Acorn How To Create Custom Folder Icons With Pixelmator Pro How To Find and Use Custom Folder Icons Online
  • How Do I Sync a Keynote Presentation Made On My iMac To My iPad?

    Jan 12, 2020, 11:00 pm By forum
    I would like to present the keynote from my iPad. —– Marc
  • How Do I Get My iPad Pro To Download Emails More Quickly?

    Jan 12, 2020, 9:07 pm By forum
    I’m using Apple’s email client; on my laptop there’s a little envelope-icon that you click and it updates the mail instantly. But on the iPad There is no such icon and I have to wait for a minute or two sometimes. Oh the horror! Is there something I’m…
  • Should I Run Both Mojave and Catalina to Keep Using Photoshop?

    Jan 11, 2020, 2:07 pm By forum
    I am thinking about creating a new volume on my 500 GB internal SSD (APFS) in my 2017 iMac, and installing Catalina on it while keeping Mojave on the “original” volume. I know how to do this using Disk Utility, but would like to know if, in your opinion,…
  • How Do I Uncheck Multiple Items At Once In a Reminders Checklist?

    Jan 11, 2020, 12:42 pm By forum
    OS Catalina in Reminders you can select a particular list > Command A > right click > select Check All. But, is there a way to uncheck multiple items as a reverse to the above? I am looking to avoid the need to click on each and every item to uncheck it.…
  • How Do I Edit Photos In Photoshop Elements and Keep My Library In Mac Photos?

    Jan 10, 2020, 5:34 pm By forum
    Trying keep my photos in Mac photos and edit in Photoshop elements. How to I get my photos into Elements and back to MacPhotos. Working with an iMac 2019,10:15:2 and Elements 2020. —– Eric Nielsen
  • Which App To Use: Calendar vs. Reminders

    Jan 10, 2020, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You can schedule notifications of important items at specific times using eithe the Calendar app or the Reminders app on your Mac, iPhone and iPad. So why are there two apps that seem to do the same thing? These apps do overlap somewhat, but they also have…
  • Adding Captions To Photos Using The Apple Clips App On Your iPhone

    Jan 9, 2020, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    The Clips app is a free iPhone image and video app from Apple. You can use it to do a variety of things. In this tutorial, I'll show you how you can quickly and easily add a fun caption to any photos before sharing it in a message or on social media.…
  • Set Safari’s Default to Never Auto-Play Videos

    Jan 8, 2020, 8:54 pm By Gary Rosenzweig
    Isn’t it annoying when a video on a site starts playing as soon as the page loads? You can set Safari to stop this by going to Safari, Preferences, Websites, Auto-Play. Then at the bottom change “When visiting other websites” to “Never Auto-Play” or…
  • Do Words In Different Cells Make the Same Color?

    Jan 8, 2020, 2:26 pm By forum
    Hello. I want a conditional word to be red and another word on the same line to be red with it. how can I do that. Ex. CAME (RED) will be on the same line HAKAN (RED). thank you —– hakan akiz
  • Creating a Form In Mac Numbers Using a Script

    Jan 8, 2020, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Here is the script. Remember to switch your Script Editor language from AppleScript to JavaScript. // get the two tables involved var Numbers = Application("Numbers"); var database = Numbers.documents[0].sheets[0].tables['Database']; var form =…