Monthly Archives: May 2013

FolderBrander To The Rescue

My desktop looks like a list of all the things needed for Thanksgiving dinner. I’m not kidding. I have 91 items (documents, folders, screen shots) on my desktop right this minute and I will need them all within the next … Continue reading

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Temporarily Moving The Dock

I got an email today with the following question. In my universe the Dock goes on the bottom of my screen.  I’m sorry, but that is just the way it is.  When it is moved somewhere else my eyes twitch, … Continue reading

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Dealing With Fonts

A few years ago, maybe 4 or 5, I had a problem with a font. I tried for a couple of days to solve it, assuming, as I tend to do, that I was doing something wrong. As I recall … Continue reading

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The Window is To Big For the Screen

Problem: a Window on your screen is too big to resize, it looks like it is hanging off the screen. You can’t grab hold of the bottom right corner to drag to resize because you can’t see the bottom right … Continue reading

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A Solution For Wonky Problems

A wonky problem with your Mac is a weird problem that is driving you nuts because it doesn’t seem logical. I made that definition up in case you have any doubt. It covers a lot of territory. One of the … Continue reading

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Page Up, Page Down, Get Where You Want To Go

Sometimes I surprise myself with how obtuse I can be. Granted, I looked for a solution for this particular problem, but I didn’t look in the right place and I didn’t ask. I have put up with a very annoying … Continue reading

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Looking Up Words The Fast Way

I can’t spell worth a darn. Never have been good at it and never will be. I like to blame it on brain damage I suffered at birth. (I am a twin and I was breach.) It is as good … Continue reading

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