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MacBook Air, OS X 10.9.3 - Excel for Mac 2011

I am trying to save a spreadsheet that was built in a different version of excel and the conditioning formatting formulas are too complicated for Excel for Mac 2011. Any ideas?
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Why is iconservicesagent haemorrhaging the RAM on my MacBook Pro

Superusers, I have a MacBook Pro i7 (late 2010) running Yosemite OS. I recently upgraded the machine with a new crucial SSD and 8GB of RAM. Though the machine is working light years better, the ...
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Ruby RuntimeError on launching terminal (Mac)

Whenever I open the terminal on Mac I get this error: /System/Library/Frameworks/Ruby.framework/Versions/Current/usr/bin/ruby: invalid option --1 (-h will show valid options) (RuntimeError) ...
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Problems connecting to a Mac OS X machine via FTP

I have many problems with my Mac OS X. The system is only reachable via SSH, but not with FTP and not with SMB. So I tried to concentrate on FTP, seems easier to debug and may be it's one problem for ...
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is it safe to delete a “login.keychain.sb…” file?

I donwloaded MPlayerX and it seems it had a bunch of Addware. Anytime I type something in Safari it will take so some advertisement site, like MacKeeper, ZipCloud etc... Now I was looking in my ...
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Should I use an A/V program on my MacBook Pro? Some Apple Geniuses still saying it's unnecessary [on hold]

Are Macs, i.e., OSX, vulnerable to malware to the extent that users should run anti-virus and anti-spyware programs? Most Apple Geniuses I've talk to scoffed at the idea.
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How do I configure easy_install to use the right Python interpreter?

I am using mac OSX and have installed python 2.7.9 via this article, from /usr/bin if I run the command ls -l /usr/bin/python* in a bash terminal, I get lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 67 Jan 24 02:12 ...
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Changed home folder name and lost everything

I tried to change the home folder name on my mac by using this sudo code in the terminal: sudo mv /Users/old_name /Users/new_name And I lost everything, every document, every file. Its like my user ...
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Sound output mac Boom

I uninstalled the boom application, I can't find any file related to boom in my system (maybe I am missing something) but I still have this in my output devices configuration: How can I delete the ...
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Upgrade version of PHP installed on Mac OS X 10.5.8

I have Mac OS X 10.5.8 on my PowerBook G4 (both OS and device is ancient i know). The supported version of MAMP on this OS is 1.4.1 came with the following specs PHP 5.1.6 Apache 2.0.59 MySQL ...
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Is exFAT now the best choice for an external hard drive that will be used for Windows, Mac, and Linux? [duplicate]

I'm running a Windows, Mac, Linux tripleboot off of a single SSD, and am now, unsurprisingly, in need of additional storage space in the form of an external hard drive. I want to format my hard drive ...
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Mac Terminal File Rename Randomly

What is the best way to rename files for example .JPG & .jpg at the same time. I have looked on here and google and come across things like below but is there a way to cover both? Script: for i ...
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Connecting two mac with midi cable [on hold]

I'm looking for the simplest and cheapest way to connect two mac using the midi protocol. I can do it using the midi over network capability but I need to manually connect the device at the session ...
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WiFi Hotspot on Mac or Windows

I am trying to set up WiFi hotspot using my MacBook pro laptop. I have both Mac OS and Windows 7 installed. The problem is that my network provider (eduroam, university network) does not allow users ...
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delete column in TextWrangler (too large data - Option key and drag is not an option)

I have a question regarding TextWrangler. I need to delete a column, but my data is so large that it is impossible to just hold down the Option key and then drag to make a rectangular selection (it ...
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How to use 'logon' script for AD users loggin into MAC clients joined to AD domain

I have been trying to make automatic log-in for my shares on MAC client when i login a AD user into the MAC client.In short i am searching for alternative of the functionality called 'logon' GPO which ...
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How do I turn off touch gestures in OS X even when no touchpad is detected?

I have a delicate problem. I use a large multi-touch screen from PQ Labs with a Mac Mini. It is used in an exhibition where I run an application i fullscreen mode. However, since there is a touch ...
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Can I take out the HDD of an EFI/iCloud password protected Mac and clone it?

I have a situation in which I have Macs with an EFI and iCloud password protections, and I just need to clone the data in them (data far outweighs the device price), and I read somewhere that removing ...
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How can I plot the X axis at a different level than 0 in keynote?

How can I plot the X axis at a different level than 0 in keynote? I need to plot a graph were the minimum is 0 and the maximum is 200, but I want to have the X axis at the 100 point/level
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permission denied (publickey) but key seems is present

I hope I didn't overlook an answer but so far it seems I'm hitting a brickwall. I'm using VirtualBox on my Mac OS X with an Ubuntu 12.04 guest system. While it works perfectly fine with password ...
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Mac OS X Yosemite - How to Disable Automatic Logout when idle?

It appears that since I upgraded to OS X Yosemite, and fiddled with some of the energy saver and screen saver settings, that my user is logged out due to inactivity. Where is the setting where I can ...
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How to stop minimized Chrome windows opening automatically in Mac OS

I often leave a Chrome window minimized in the Dock (with something I want to read/do later, and don't want to find again, for example). In the meantime, though, I'll often click on links in emails, ...
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OSX macro to simulate holding down mouse button

I would like to setup a keyboard macro on a Mac OSX that, when triggered by a keyboard command, (say ctrl+m), simulates the left mouse-click button being HELD DOWN. When I hit the combination again, ...
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How to enable path folder in mac terminal

As You see when I put command "pwd" I'm in folder: MacBook-Grzeg% pwd /Users/Grzeg/ticket_managment But my terminal still show only that's: MacBook-Grzeg% Now as you can see I have ...
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Mac OS X: Change UID or permissions?

I keep the /Users directory on a separate hard drive, /Volumes/Media. I recently upgraded my main drive via a fresh install from Mavericks to Yosemite. I have two users (not including root): seamus ...
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How to restore deleted Google Chrome history on Mac

I deleted my Google Chrome history, and now I really need to use records from a few days before as evidence for a cock up on my dissertation hand in. I'm terribly new to Macs and have no idea where ...
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How can I install s3cmd on Mac OS X Yosemite?

I am using Mac OS X Yosemite and want to install s3cmd from S3Tools. Here is a summary of what I have done so far: Downloaded and extracted the .tar.gz. Moved the resulting directory to ...
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How to transfer duplicated subfolders between two Macs on OS X? [closed]

I need to transfer data in the form of OS X folder tree between two Macs and I get errors and failure for software tried including "Migration Assistant" (Yosemite) AirDrop (Yosemite), zip/unzip ...
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How do I use visual studio debugging shortcuts on a Mac?

I want to use 'Step into' debugging in visual studio. I saw question this, 'chrome developer debugging shortcuts on a mac'. I did 'Step over' method but I still can't do 'Step into' method. How do ...
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MacBook Pro 15 late 2013 yosemite 10.10

I'm trying to enable some drivers in my mac and I'm typing this on terminal: sudo nvram boot-args="kext-dev-mode=1" and press "Enter", but nothing happens..., no password requested...what can I do? ...
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Gimp reopens immediately after minimizing (Mac OSX)

When I press the minimize button, the program slides down into the dock, then instantaneously re-expands itself. Has anyone encountered this before, or does anyone have any idea as to what could be ...
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I cant update my computer

My mac os x wont let me update past version 10.6.8 When i check for a software update is says I have the latest software (which i don't) I need to update to use my go pro editing software but I ...
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Source of DNS record on SOHO network?

First, pardon my ignorance, as I'm still getting acclimated to working with DNS. I'm a networking newbie. The basic question: How do I determine the source of a DNS record? Or, it may be more ...
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How to run Minimus to minify files on mac?

I use minimus to minify my js scripts on my Mac. Why there is still the same error: "To view this web content, you need to install the Java Runtime Environment", although I installed Java. What to do ...
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Measure bytes written to disk over a period time in Mac OS X

I’m looking for a way to get the amount of data written to my disk over a period of time. Specifically, at the end of the day, I would like to be able to find out how many total bytes have been ...
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Microsoft Word skipping half the page when i hit enter

Yup. So there is no way to explain this really because it's completely illogical. I've never seen it before. Microsoft word on mac. Which is probably going to be the entire problem. Word version: ...
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Why is this application’s (Mou) window always on in front of all other windows in Mac OS X?

I am using Mou to edit Mardown documents in Mac OS X 10.9.5 and recently it’s oddly been pushing its windows to the front of all applications I have open. I don’t recall this behavior happening in the ...
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Recover data from deleted Macintosh HD partition from linux

Sad story. Accidentally i remove my single partition from my macbook. It was done from recovery mode. Recovery partition is also gone :-( now i have only option as internet recovery, it will ...
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Why isn't a color profile showing up in the Color Sync Utility (Mac OS 10.9.5)?

I'm trying to use a color profile, which isn't showing up in the Color Sync Utility despite being present in ~/Library/ColorSync/Profiles alongside other profiles that are showing up. When I open the ...
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Restore Snow Leopard Mac OS gestures

I haven't used a Mac since Snow Leopard (I am currently using Yosemite) but just got one for work and I was hoping to use the old gestures but cannot seem to get them to work. Is there any way to ...
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nginx auth_basic for mac address verification

nginx auth_basic for mac address verification Is it done? Do you have examples? thnx location = / { satisfy any; deny all; auth_basic "Restricted"; ...
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In Excel for Mac 2011, how do I delete the name from a named cell?

How do I delete the name from a named cell in Excel 2011 for Mac?
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Add “Show in Finder” service to Services sub-menu in OS X

I'd like to create and add a service to the Services sub-menu under the Application menu for applications like Word, Pages etc., where the currently edited file is revealed in Finder. The flow I want ...
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How do I amplify, if possible, a digital USB signal from a sound board to Logic Pro, all via USB?

In our church, we have an Alesis digital board which sends all channels to an external recording media. The board output we use is USB, and the receiving media is Logic Pro on a Macbook Air. We ...
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OSX 10.10 sparsebundle transfer to NAS from external hard drive failed, any way to resume transfer?

I was trying to transfer a 2.6TB sparsebundle file from my external drive to a new 6TB WD My Cloud NAS using finder. The old external drive is connected to my iMac OSX 10.10 via USB 3.0 and the NAS is ...
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Oracle VirtualBox that has Mac doesnt detect my WD MyPassport HDD 2TB

I am trying to repair WD MyPassport 2TB HDD to be used in Os X, but I don't have Mac computer so I just use a virtualbox and put mac os X there. I already format the HDD using Paragon NTFS-HFS ...
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Move mail from outlook mac to windows outlook

Is there any way I can move emails stored in Outlook an a mac onto Windows Outlook?
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Why does my keyboard light up when I start Windows?

I've got Windows 8.1 installed on my MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina 15" via bootcamp and every time I choose Windows my keyboard lights up. It doesn't occur when I choose OS X. How do I disable it?
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Problems mounting AFP share as Volume

I am trying to automount an AFP share on my Macbook Pro running Yosemite to a file share on my QNAP NAS as a volume. However I keep getting the following error: 10/01/15 20:15:14,359 automountd[515]: ...
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Safari quit unexpectedely on my Mac Desk top

When I try to open safari I get this message "Safari quit unexpectedely" Please show how to fix this problem. I have not tried any solution yet to fix this problem.