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Is there a way to (auto) archive messages from Mac Outlook 15?

Is there a way to archive messages on local hard drive with Mac Outlook 15? I can't even find a way to create a folder on the local drive.
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Indoor Positioning System

We are developing an indoor positioning system. And for locating the indoor position we are using Wi-Fi, as we know GPS does not work properly inside a building so it was ruled out. As I was going ...
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Possible to get a virus from just visiting a website? [duplicate]

This has been something that has been on my mind for quite some time now. I have some experience with Javascript and know that it has a function that can store files on a user's computer. My question ...
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Service com.apple.quickook doesn't stop from restarting

Running Mac OS X 10.2.2 in MacBookPro model MacBookPro11,2. I'm having this issue that I could find using console application: A daemon named com.apple.quicklook deosn't stop from restarting after 0 ...
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GitHub Mac OS application is launched but its application window is hidden

I just installed GitHub Mac OS application. I do some work with that, closed it and then open it again. After that the application opens but apparently the application window is hidden. I can work ...
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Macbook booting itself in to OS X Utilities

Macbook (OS Mavericks) would not boot up last night, screen would go white, I'd see the apple logo and a loading bar which didnt move, then it would shut itself down after a few minutes. I tried using ...
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Where does homebrew install Drush?

Got Homebrew installed by running: ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" After some problem with line endings which I got past I think I ...
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Is it possible to have a file hidden in Windows, but visible in OS X?

Essentially, I am trying to have a thumb drive with two versions of a piece of software, one Windows executable, and one Mac executable. I want the Mac file hidden in Windows, and vice versa. I found ...
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How do I run a rule when I reply to a message?

I want Outlook 2011 to automatically add a category to messages I reply to, when I reply to them. Is this possible? I tried making a rule that runs on message replies, but I only saw these: And I ...
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Microphone not working in Mac Mini

I am having a Mac Mini Mid 2011 Model.Earlier I was having 10.7.5 OS,my microphone was working Fine.But recently i Updated my system to Yosemite 10.10.2 and my microphone stopped working.In System ...
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Hyperlink to file in TextMate

I use TextMate to edit LaTeX documents. Let's say I have the file foo.xlsx on my Desktop. In my .tex file how can I add a hyperlink to foo.xlsx, so that when I click on the link, the file is opened ...
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Can a hacker use a MAC address and steal data or my identity?

I was staying at a hotel, and could not get online in the room via the hotel's wireless system. I called the "technology department" who asked me for my MAC address, which he told me how to look up. ...
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MacOS X: how can I see which application currently have “inactive” memory?

I'm working on MacOS X 10.6 and as my old MacBook only has 3 GB of RAM, I'm currently struggling having enough free RAM to keep it usable. I'm often looking at the Activity Monitor and if I see that ...
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Are these temperature sensor values in the screenshot in line with MacBook Pro i7 parameters [closed]

Are these temperature sensor values in the screenshot in line with MacBook Pro i7 parameters
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how to change the startup apple logo on OS 10.10 Yosemite?

I have tried some applications that replace the apple logo. These worked on older OS's on 10.9 it changed the Apple logo but at bootup you got the apple logo for a second. My understanding is that ...
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Running Mac in Full Screen in Vmware/Virtual Box in Windows

I need to test an application in Mac.Currently im running Mac in Windows using VirtualBox but it runs windowed and does not support guest additions,so full screen is not possible.Can VMWare player run ...
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Excel function - Extract string

I have some urls in various lengths in an excel sheet. ex- www._______________________________/article1-1328904.aspx www.__________________/article1-2754304.aspx I have to extract out the 7 digit ...
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Virtualized Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) stuck on boot and slow [closed]

I have a Mac bar issue. When I downloaded And un7zipped it worked but failed to work but I figured out to enable to get hardware virtualazation is on HP Pavilion TS 15. I pressed esc on boot and ...
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Seeing Google Chrome from Mac icon in the dock

I have two macs running on my desk. Now when I switch to Chrome on 1st of them, on 2nd it shows an icon looking like this in the dock: Sometimes it hides itself, and works that way only, not vice ...
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Is Sync Box 3 (for Mac OS 10.6) still working

I have downloaded Box Sync 3 from https://sync.box.com/static/sync/release/BoxSyncMac.zip It unpacks "Box Sync Installer" which, however, does not seem to install any other program I can see. ...
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How to remove the limit of how many desktop spaces can be opened in mission control?

The title says it. I'd like to remove the limitation of 15 additional desktop spaces from mission control. Is there a way how to do it (for ex. by tweaking some plists or from cocoa app in code)?
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Can't connect Magic Trackpad to MacBook Pro

I've been using both a Mac Mini for a while now with my Magic Trackpad connected. However my son just got a new MacBook Pro so I got his old one. We did a fresh install of the MacBook, and then upon ...
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Move and resize window using a script in Mac OS X

I want to move and resize a window to a particular position and size based on percentage values (e.g.: 30% of screen width; positioned at 2/3rd of screen height). Can this be done using shell ...
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Upgraded to Retina MacBook Pro and now text on my external display is “haloed”

I just upgraded from a 2011 MacBook Air to a new Retina MacBook Pro, and I use an external display (Acer K272HUL, via a Mini DisplayPort -> DisplayPort cable). All text on the new display (everything ...
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Non-Functioning Mac App Store

When attempting to upgrade my OS on my MacBook Pro to Yosemite (currently 10.9.5) by launching the App Store, I receive the following empty screen. I had previously begun successfully downloading ...
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Problems with X11 and Inkscape

How do i get X11 and Inkscape to work together? I cannot seem to locate X11 from Inkscape application when asked to find it. Is X11 a new terminal altogether. In simple, I need to know how to ...
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Images gets distorted when copy/pasting between spreadsheets in Excel (Mac)

I have two spreadsheets with different row heights and cell widths. When I copy rows from spreadsheet #1 to spreadsheet #2 the images get distorted in an inconsistent manner (some end up just a few ...
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Decimal axis min/max in Apple Numbers

I'm using latest Apple Numbers 3.5.2 and faced with strange bug: I can't set non-integer axis min/max value, for example 0.5 or 1.75... Numbers just round it to 0, 1, 2. I tried both "0.5" and "0,5" ...
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TeamViewer Mac OS X Errors

I have been trying to deal with problems with TeamViewer on my Late 2014 Mac Mini for the past few months, and I don't think I'm getting anywhere with the tech support. TeamViewer won't even launch ...
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Safely getting a file from a Mac computer with malware

A family member has a MacBook Pro with a file I need on it, but it’s pretty clear the Mac has some sort of malware on it. Regular Internet browsing—mostly via Google Chrome—opens up ad tabs on ...
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Program is not opening, launchd.peruser 501 code in the console

On Macintosh. From Console: 2015-03-21 5:27:03.107 PM com.apple.launchd.peruser.501[170]: (com.schrodinger.Maestro.5840[11665]) Exited with code: 1 When trying to opening the program from the ...
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Shortcut to maximize the last application that was in focus

I wanted to know how i can switch between applications that are running using the keyboard shortcut.Say I have 4 applications running xcode , terminal , chrome and foo. Now suppose I am on chrome and ...
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sound goes to sleep after 6 hours (after upgrading to Yosemite)

I used to use my laptop to put on sleeping music to add white noise (8 hour youtube video), but after upgrading to Yosemite the sound stops after 4 - 6 hours. touching the touchpad brings the sound ...
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How to correct malfunctioning Terminal in Mac OS X?

I am using Mac OS X 10.10.2 (Yosemite)—not a server version of the OS—and standard “Terminal” commands like ls, sudo, cp, mv, rm are no longer recognized in my Mac “Terminal.” I face this problem ...
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Can't send key combinations with TeamViewer from Mac OS X to another Mac OS X

For some reason I can't send key combinations from my MacBook to my Mac Pro. I tried from a PC and it works, only from my MacBook seems to fail. Does anyone have any idea what the hell it's going on? ...
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Remove shutdown/reset dialog keyboard shortcut

I am often using Ctrl-V (not Cmd-V) inside of some application (ie: source control popup in IntelliJ IDEA), lately, it started popping up an OS dialog asking me if I want to Restart, Sleep, Cancel of ...
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dtruss SQL-Queries on Mac OSX

In our shop we have an inhomogenous environment and doing Java on different boxes - mostly Mac OSX, me on Linux and one Windows box. When it comes to debugging JPQL-Queries and its SQL-outcome, there ...
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My presentation won't show on the screen

MacBook Air running 10.10. Until recently, doing presentations from my mac was easy. Turn up, plug in VGA, begin. At a recent presentation, I could see the presentation on my screen, but not on the ...
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MacBook Air and Dropbox problems?

I just got a new MacBook Air and love it, but unfortunately Dropbox doesn’t work right. I have a shared Excel file for my job that I edit fairly frequently. Dropbox doesn’t let me overwrite the doc on ...
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Unusable Inherited Powerbook

I inherited an Apple PowerBook G4. It boots up to the Apple emblem but no further. How can I rest the system and make it mine. Original disks have been lost.
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Truecrypt volume no longer mounts or is readable

I have a trucrypt volume that worked one day and then the next day I could no longer mount it on my mac. It will mount on my windows system, but when I click on the drive it says that it needs to be ...
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Restoring the XAMPP installation in Mac, MySql

I have a XAMPP on Mac Yosemite that during a mess I was having, I copied the entire directory under /Applications/XAMPP/ to another location. Then I copied it back, but its not working, Apache runs, ...
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Mac OS X Yosemite automatic logon

I want to configure Max OS X Yosemite with automatic logon. I checked tutorials, but the option to activate it, even with superuser, is blocked. Any ideas?
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List wireless networks on Mac with external WiFi adapter

I know I can use the airport command on a Mac to list nearby wireless networks, but this only seems to work for the built-in WiFi card. How can I do this if I'm using an external, USB WiFi adapter? ...
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How do I reset the login password on a Mac OS X guest OS running in VMware Fusion?

I installed an OS X instance inside of VMware Fusion since I needed a clean system to test some stuff on, but I've forgotten whatever login password I set for that guest OS's user account and now I ...
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Can't Get Rid of Mac/Linux Malware or Hardware Bug

My MacBook now has a permanent back door for some hacker that I can't seem to get rid of. I even tried booting from a Linux USB stick, wiping everything including the EFI partition, but every time I ...
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Advice on User Permissions (Mac OS 10.8.3)

My first post here, so apologies for any missing information but I will try to cover as much as possible. In short, I am trying to allow two users access to a folder (and files) in one users Dropbox. ...
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How can I upgrade iMac with Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) to Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)?

I am on a 6-year-old iMac desktop (2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo) running Mac OS X 10.6.8 and Apple’s app store download page gives me an unhelpful error message hinting that I may need to install software ...
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opening zip over a share (guest: mac, host: ubuntu) writes “hidden” files

the settings: server: Ubuntu, running samba server clients, connecting to the server via windows share: Mac osx 10.10.2 Windows 7 Both clients can copy, create, update, delete files on the ...
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Dreamweaver CS5.5 Mac OS X main CONFIGURATION folder deleted

So I had a problem with Dreamweaver telling me that there is something wrong with a file so I went to Google to fix my problem but instead of deleting the configuration folder inside the en_US folder, ...