How do I reset my Mac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, etc?

There are a couple of steps to reset some of the underlying power controllers and firmware on a Mac Computer. This has become even more important to know now that batteries are internal and non-removable. - MacBooks with a non-removable battery Shut down your Mac. On your built-in keyboard, press and hold all of these [...]

By |2020-01-19T20:13:25+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Apple, Computers, Documentation, Mac|Comments Off on How do I reset my Mac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, etc?

OS X: Substitute Text In Documents

========= QUESTION --------- In OS X Yosemite, every time I type two dashes in a row, or --- or ---------, it automatically converts it to a long dash, or EM Dash. How do I change this auto correct?   ========= ANSWER --------- In older versions of OS X (Mavericks), all you had to do was [...]

By |2017-12-01T23:47:24+00:00December 17th, 2014|Apple, Computers, Documentation, Mac|Comments Off on OS X: Substitute Text In Documents

OS X Copy Path

Is there a way in OS X to be able to right-click and select an option to copy the path of the current file or directory? I would find this very helpful for when I am trying to quickly save a file to a particular directory and I can quickly find that directory in Finder, [...]

By |2017-12-01T23:47:24+00:00August 10th, 2014|Apple, Computers, Documentation, Mac|Comments Off on OS X Copy Path

OS X: Create an ISO Image File

========= QUESTION --------- How do you create an ISO file in OS X? How do I create an ISO Image File on Mac?   ========= ANSWER --------- Insert the CD Open Disk Utility Click the New Image button Select "DVD/CD Master" from the Image Format drop down list, and Save. Now simply rename the FILENAME.cdr [...]

By |2017-12-01T23:47:25+00:00May 4th, 2014|Apple, Computers, Documentation, Mac|Comments Off on OS X: Create an ISO Image File

OS X Mail: Clearing Cached Email Addresses

========= QUESTION --------- How do I clear cached email addresses from popping up every time I type in an address in a new email?  I need to get rid of a an address that keeps popping up in suggested contacts every time I address a new email - how do I do this?   ========= ANSWER [...]

By |2017-12-01T23:47:26+00:00March 19th, 2014|Apple, Computers, Documentation, Mac|Comments Off on OS X Mail: Clearing Cached Email Addresses

OS X: Right Click New File

========= QUESTION --------- I am switching to Mac from Windows, and miss the option Windows had to be able to right click inside any folder and select New ...text file, word document, etc... Can you do this on a Mac?     ========= ANSWER ---------Short answer? No. There a few pretty viable workarounds though! 1. Terminal: Open [...]

By |2013-03-04T15:35:22+00:00March 4th, 2013|Apple, Computers, Documentation, Mac|Comments Off on OS X: Right Click New File

Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcuts

========= QUESTION ---------   ========= ANSWER --------- Preferences, Keyboard & Mouse This will show the shortcuts that are setup - you want to find the Keyboard Navigation section. Under that you will find 'Move focus to the menu bar' and see the shortcut key assigned to it. Note - the shortcut keys are normall F [...]

By |2017-12-01T23:47:33+00:00January 23rd, 2012|Apple, Documentation, Mac|Comments Off on Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcuts

Fusion: Import a bootcamp partition

========= QUESTION --------- How do I import an existing bootcamp partition into my VMware Fusion installation on my mac?   ========= ANSWER --------- see: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1015088   ========= EXAMPLES ---------   ========= APPLIES TO / KEY WORDS --------- VMware Fusion Mac Macintosh   ========= REF ---------http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1015088   ---http://www.anysitesupport.com/fusion-import-a-bootcamp-partition/http://anySiteHosting.com

By |2011-12-22T07:14:07+00:00December 22nd, 2011|Apple, Computers, Documentation, Mac, VMware|Comments Off on Fusion: Import a bootcamp partition
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