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  • Is There a Terminal Command To Bring Back “Save All”?

    3h By forum
    In Preview (Mac OS), under File, there were options for, among other things, “save,” and “save all.” If you had, for instance, resized 20-photos, you could just save them all at once. Eventually that fell by the wayside and each has to be saved…
  • How Do I Open a File Extension HEIC?

    1:46pm By forum
    I am trying to open a photo sent to me with the extension .heic and I cannot find any app that will open it. I have Mac El Capitan 10.11.6. —– Bill in Tempe
  • How Do I “Create a Web Photo Gallery” Without Photoshop Elements?

    12:44pm By forum
    Adobe Photoshop Elements has been warning me about the upcoming “64 bit” operating systems, and I don’t want to pay “rent” for their P’shop services. I’ve found (with your help) good substitutes for editing photos, etc., but have not found a…
  • What Is Holi and Other Days On Apple's US Holidays Calendar?

    7:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Today is Holi, the Hindu Spring festival. It is one of many cultural and religious holidays included on Apple's default US Holidays calendar. Not everyone in the US celebrates all of the days on the US Calendar. Looking up the holidays you are unfamiliar with…
  • Change Your System Alert Sound

    Wed 11:11pm By Gary Rosenzweig
    Don’t like the sound your Mac plays when there is an error or alert? The default alert sound can be changed in System Preferences, Sound, Sound Effects. You can also adjust the volume of the alert. Not all apps will use this alert sound.
  • Apple Launches New Second-Generation AirPods

    Wed 10:23am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Seems that Apple has planned all along to release new products each day this week ahead of next week’s “It’s show time” event. This morning Apple launched the long-rumored new AirPods. They allow users to speak commands using Hey Siri instead of…
  • Understanding Note Types

    Wed 9:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    When you create the Notes app on a Mac or iOS device, you can usually use advanced features like tables, checklists, font styles and images. But sometimes you may notice that you can't use any of these features. This is because the Notes app lets you access…
  • Why Does Mojave Not Share Word Doc In Email?

    Tue 9:10pm By forum
    I have always been able to go into Word, File, Share, Email as an attachment until I updated to Mojave. Now an email does not open and I have to do things in reverse. Open a new message drag and drop Word doc. However, if I go to Print I can send in email.…
  • Apple Updates iMacs, iMac Pro

    Tue 10:17am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Apple updated most of its iMac lineup today with new Intel processors, graphics and storage options. The design, ports, screens and pricing for the 4K and 5K iMacs remain the same. The base 4K 21.5-inch iMac comes with a 3.6GHz quad‑core i3, 8GB of memory,…
  • Comparing Magnetic Power Adapters for USB-C MacBooks

    Tue 9:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    MacBook users miss the old MagSafe power adapters. Third-party products offer an alternative in the age of USB-C power cables. You insert one part into your MacBook and leave it there, and the other part connects to it magnetically. However, since they stick…
  • Apple Launches New iPad Air, iPad mini

    Mon 10:33am By Gary Rosenzweig
    The new iPad Air includes a 10.5-inch display, A12 Bionic chip, and Apple Pencil support for $499. This model replaces the 10.5-inch iPad Pro, retired today. The new iPad mini also gets the new A12 chip, Apple Pencil support and an updated 7.9-inch display for…
  • How Can I Get Messages On iPad?

    Mon 10:03am By forum
    I have an iPhone and two iPads. I can receive and send messages on one of my iPads, but I get a “message failed to send” message on the other. I would like all 3 to be synced to send and receive messages. Are there settings I need to check? Are there other…
  • How Do I Print a List In the Reminders App?

    Mon 9:59am By forum
    I cannot find any print command in the reminders app. What am I missing ? —– Jean-Marc
  • How Do I Create Alphabetical Lists?

    Mon 9:55am By forum
    How do I arrange a random group of names into alphabetical order? —– M. F.etcher
  • How To Change Instruments Used By Loops In GarageBand

    Mon 9:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    When you use Software Instrument Loops in GarageBand, you can switch the instrument used by the loop to something else. For instance, a piano loop can be changed to use guitar or orchestral strings. You can also change the drum kit instrument used by drum…
  • How Do I Reset an iPad Without the Passcode?

    Sun 11:05am By forum
    I am helping a neighbor who has an iPad he got from a friend who owed him money. The friend is in a Nursing facility in California and we are in Florida. The owner does not remember much and definitely not the password. How can I reset this new (older model)…
  • How Do I Control My MacBook Air With Cracked Screen?

    Sun 11:02am By forum
    I have an MBA I’d like to deauthorize from my Apple account. I know I can deauthorize all, but I’d prefer to just do it from the MBA. Trouble is, the MBA has a damaged screen and I can’t use trackpad blind. How do I connect to my iMac to enable me to see…
  • In Preview, Can I Change Where the Insert Text Appears?

    Sat 7:45pm By forum
    Using Preview, when I insert text it always inserts it in the middle of the document (pdf, Word, .txt, etc). I then need to move it to wherever I want. Can I change this to insert the text where I click? And, can I change the text to be Left Aligned instead of…
  • How Do I Make an Address Book In Pages?

    Sat 1:31pm By forum
    I want to make an alphabetized address book in Pages, but don’t know if it will do that? I don’t even know how to begin it. There is no template that I can see in the Pages “New” settings? Any suggestions for me, please? —– Jude Hibler
  • How To Use PhotoShop Layers In Final Cut Pro

    Mar 15, 2019, 9:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    If you want to use complex graphics or create an animation in Final Cut Pro, you can build your image in Photoshop or another advanced image editing app that supports layers. You can then import that layered document into Final Cut Pro and access the layers.…
  • How Do I Video Capture a Screen Recording Like Your Tutorials?

    Mar 14, 2019, 8:13 pm By forum
    Thank you for your list of devices and apps used in making your great tutorials. How do you screen capture them? Do you use the QuickTime screen recording? If you want to use a video clip in a tutorial do you have to use Soundflower to capture system audio? I…
  • How Do I Get More Than One Mail Address To a Smart Mailbox?

    Mar 14, 2019, 6:13 pm By forum
    I am trying to get more than one mail address to go to one smart mailbox. i can get one address but when i add another address all email disappears. when i delete one then the emails reappear. I am using “from” “contains” then the “email address”…
  • WWDC 2019 Officially Announced

    Mar 14, 2019, 1:31 pm By Gary Rosenzweig
    Apple has sent out the official announcement for their Worldwide Developer Conference, which will be held from June 3 to 7. Developers wishing to attend can register for a lottery to get tickets. In addition to developer sessions, workshops and consultations,…
  • How Do I Write a Currency Conversion Formula With PayPal Fees AUD To USD?

    Mar 14, 2019, 10:10 am By forum
    I am new to numbers and am trying to convert Australian Dollars to USD at the PayPal Rate with there fee included. Can you write the formula for me? Thank you. —– Brett Kroos
  • How To Split and Merge PDF Documents In Preview

    Mar 14, 2019, 9:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You can copy pages in a PDF document in Preview and paste them to get a new document with only the pages you want. You can split a PDF into two or more smaller documents. You can also merge documents by dragging pages from one document into another.…
  • Quick Look Full Screen Mode

    Mar 14, 2019, 12:14 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You can select a file in the Finder and press the spacebar to preview the file in Quick Look. There is a button at the top of the window then to take you into full screen Quick Look mode. But you can hold the Option key down and press the spacebar to jump…
  • Why Use a SIM PIN On an iPhone X?

    Mar 13, 2019, 12:25 pm By forum
    What are the pros/cons of having a Sim Pin on an iPhone X? —– Mike
  • How Do I Capture Mouse Pointer With Mojave Screen Capture Utility?

    Mar 13, 2019, 10:33 am By forum
    When using Mojave’s screen capture utility to capture a selection, I choose the “5 second delay” and “Show Mouse Pointer” options. But the mouse pointer doesn’t show up in the screen capture. Am I forgetting something? —– Jean-Claude
  • How Do I Install Mojave On My Mac Book Pro (17″ Mid 2010)?

    Mar 13, 2019, 10:29 am By forum
    Why does the App store say “can’t install on this computer” when I hit “install” from the App Store? —– Rajesh Singh
  • How Do I Sort Bookmark Folders?

    Mar 13, 2019, 10:27 am By forum
    I want to sort the Bookmark folders alphabetically. How do I do that? —– Peter Paul Mendel