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Apple's early computers ran on a variety of operating systems, including a Pascal version and one based on CP/M, before releasing its ProDOS with the advent of its 16-bit computer. With the release of the Lisa, which had its own OS, Apple and computing entered the graphical age; it was followed by the Macintosh, which offered a series of "System" operating systems. Other Mac operating systems included PowerPC until Apple acquired NeXT and folded it into the Mac OS. Current operating systems for Apple devices are Mac OS-X and iOS.

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I have a UIPageViewController which I am using for onboarding/walthrough screens but at the moment they only work with swipes. I added a button but I can't actually connect it and create an IBAction. I was able to programatically create a button that could print to console but I don't know how to get it to move the screens like swiping does.

class PageViewController: UIPageViewController, UIPageViewControllerDelegate, UIPageViewControllerDataSource {
    var pageControl = UIPageControl()
    // MARK: UIPageViewControllerDataSource
    lazy var orderedViewControllers: [UIViewController] = {
        return [self.newVc(viewController: "sbBlue"),
                self.newVc(viewController: "sbRed")]
    override func viewDidLoad() {
        self.dataSource = self
        self.delegate = self
        // This sets up the first view that will show up on our page control
        if let firstViewController = orderedViewControllers.first {
                               direction: .forward,
                               animated: true,
                               completion: nil)
        // Do any additional setup after loading the view.
    func configurePageControl() {
        // The total number of pages that are available is based on how many 

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Hi all

we have imacs on windows domain. I have one imac which is getting correct VLAN Ip address, can access internet but does not allow windows users to log on. I can log on locally and access internet but with domain accounts it just does not want to work. i get orange icon near by for connectivity issue.

I am not mac specialist so no idea what else i can do to have look. Any ideas?

hi Apple folks

i prefer using Xcode for Python programming but i notice it has no native support (or full-featured) for debugging Python using Xcode. or, probably i missed something with Xcode?

basically, how can i have full-featured debug functions for Python code using Xcode?

OSX Sierra - incredibly slow mostly starting Office 2016 applications.  I have a user that when starting any office apps can take 45 mins.  I logged in with a different user profile and all seemed to be fine.  Could this be cache?  Should I delete it, and if so how?  Disktools came up clean. Thoughts? Ideas?
i can only login to my macbook on safe mode only not when how i does log in normally. i removed the mac from the domain and re-add and its still not working.

please help
I had a PCI compliance scan done and it came back with a failure for IIS OPTIONS and they said I needed to set to deny it in IIS. Whenever I do that it causes our phone email stop syncing. We are using Exchange 2010 server at the company and Apple Mail app to sync (please don't just suggest I use something else). I have googled until I'm blue in the face and can't find any relationship between OPTIONS method and Apple Mail. Can anyone please help?
Thanks all for your great help. I appreciate
I am using Macbook. I have Mail app. I am not using it, but it has my emails and take huge space. I can't delete the app it's not allowed from Mac OS. So how to stop using it? So I can save the space.

Thanks a lot,
Best regards,
Have been battling this issue for over a year now, here is my setup

i have mac AD users, their macbooks are joined to AD with a software called Centrify, every 90 Days our AD users need to reset their passwords. the Centrify app prompts them to reset their AD password however when they enter their old and new password the Centrify app prompts them that they have not reach their complexity requirements require for their password. Now AD actually takes the password but the user thinks it does not and now the user cannot login to their macbook

the workaround for me is to remove the user from the domain then re-add the macbook

any ideas what this could be.
So  the original SSD of my niece's Macbook Air (early 2014) had failed. I offered to replace the SSD. Silly me, I wasn't aware that Macbook Airs are quite different from normal laptops ...

I bought the Aura Pro X 240 GB SSD but bad news: the host needed at least High Sierra in order to have it recognize the SSD ... but the laptop only had Yosemite. And since the original SSD is broken I couldn't upgrade Mac OS first ...

When booting the Macbook Air and getting into rescue mode at some point, after having tried a zillion things, I suddenly saw the Aura Pro X SSD in the Disk Utility app! I t was even possible to format it and to then (apparently) re-install Yosemite (for some reason) on it. The installation starts but after the reboot, when it should finish the installation, it can't find the disk anymore and returns to the rescue screens :/

I tried to boot from an install thumb drive but although both my own Macbook Pro and mac mini were able to recognize it, the Macbook Air did not!?

I then tried booting from external HDs with a working MacOS Yosemite system on it (which I created from my Macbook). That worked. But when I then wanted to upgrade that version to High Sierra or Mojava, in order to get the Macbook Air's firmware updated, I was told that this version of MacOS could not be installed on external HDs because they have no firmware partition!?

So I am stuck!? It seems like I can't get it two work without having access to an original Apple SSD with a …

I need to lock down the USB ports of all devices to only allow specific device ID's.  I have a solution for the windows PC's but I am looking for the best way to do it on the Mac devices.
This is a domain environment so I need to be able to push it out to multiple machines.

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We have a bunch of Ipads and we have fixed IP's on them.  Is there a way to stop users from changing networks or for that matter locking down setting?
We operate a mixed network of computers, largely PCs with one MAC running High Sierra.  The MAC is new and runs Office 2016.  When we try and mail merge from Word 2016 on the MAC, the computer seems to be refusing to access the merge data .CSV file, saying there's no data at the end of the merge wizard screens.  I've Googled the problem and the most often found solution is that the Apple Sandbox is refusing access to the .CSV file (which is in a shared folder on a file server running WIndows 7).  Is there a way to mark the entire file share folder on the PC as safe?
A client is saying they have malware on their Mac and want to reinstall the OS.  I've read through this a bit https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208496 and it doesn't seem to say anything about malware issues.

My question is: Is it better to reinstall Mac OS to clear up malware issues or erase then restore to factory settings?

Are there other things I should be aware of when performing such a task for this macbook?
I am trying to use the apple script from the answer to this question: to extract attachements from a certain sender in microsoft outlook:

set saveToFolder to (choose folder with prompt "Choose the destination folder") as string
set ctr to 0

tell application "Microsoft Outlook"
	set srcFolder to mail folder "inbox" of exchange account "FOO"
	set selectedMessages to messages of srcFolder
	repeat with msg in selectedMessages
		set ctr to ctr + 1
		set msgsender to the sender of msg
		set senderaddress to the address of msgsender
		if "some@some.some" = senderaddress then
			set attFiles to attachments of msg
			repeat with f in attFiles
				set attName to (get the name of f)
				log attName
				set saveAsName to saveToFolder & attName
				log saveAsName
				save f in POSIX file saveAsName
			end repeat
		end if
	end repeat
end tell
display dialog "" & ctr & " messages were processed" buttons {"OK"} default button 1
return ctr

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However, the script is not able to save the file, ie. it throws: "error "Microsoft Outlook got an error: Parameter error." number -50".
Hi All,

I've got an iMac, which is doing a restart loop, just a white screen and a chime going in a loop.... the screen doesn't go blank when it restarts, stays white and you keep hearing the chime every 2 to 3 seconds, I've tried all the normal fixes, like holding the shift key, pressing command-option-r-p... nothing seems to work, would anyone know a fix?

I know last resort is taking it to Apple but the machine isn't covered by Apple Care...

I have a Macbook Pro Mid 2012 model that recently had a video issue this morning. Screen went black as I was using it, so I hard reset, powered back on and got the login screen. Right as I was typing, screen went black once again and I can no longer get back to the sign in page. Things I have tried:

Typing password and hitting enter hoping it would still go into OSX
Reset PRAM and SMC
Plug in two external HDMI monitors. Them monitor and tv go active like they pick up a device but nothing is ever shown on the screen.
I opened the laptop up, unplugged video cable, plugged back in. Also did the same with the battery cable.

Guessing something on the logic board went toast?

Need iPhone app to track my location

I need to sell on the road and sometimes need a reminder which stores I visited. So, a map if where I went each day would be helpful.

What options do I have?

Is there location data already on the phone I can use?


Does anyone know how to change the default folder location when you open a new tab in Mac Finder?

Thanks in advance for your help.
Hello EE, I've been having difficulty with the IDrive backup software for Mac. The backup (to the IDrive cloud)  inevitably will fail on a number of files having to do with Spotlight Search, temporary browser files, the photos library, etc.

I feel that (for the most part) these types of failures can be safely ignored. I also think the reason it fails is because the IDrive software is not capable of suspending the necessary O/S daemons or processes, leading to activity that causes an issue with the file list it generates. However, it is sometimes difficult convincing my clients of this. Also, I don't wish for myself or my clients to become complacent about a backup status of "Failed."

Instead of pursuing a clean IDrive backup in that manner, I've a new strategy: Use Time Machine to backup to an external drive, then use IDrive to backup the external drive to the IDrive cloud. I think this will avoid the issue described above. I'm posting here in Experts-Exchange to ask if anyone has experience with that same strategy, or if there is some risk that I'm not seeing.
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Windows laptop versus MacBook?

I am a Mac user and love certain features of the Mac. But I also love the incredibly low prices of a Windows Acer laptop.

There is one KEY FEATURE of the Mac that would make the high cost worth me staying on the Mac platform. Key Word Search!

When I try to search on Windows, you better hurry up and wait. When I use Finder, I nearly instantly get a list of files with the search word found in the filename or inside the file (GREP).

I consider this a life-saving feature that lets me find long-lost files, often when I have no idea (or interest in knowing) the physical location of the file.

Can Windows match this awesome power the Mac OS gives me to peruse my files?

macOS High Sierra vs Mojave
Experience of upgrade from macOS High Sierra to macos Majave on a late 2012 iMac.
Dear expert,

I have an external drive formatted with NTFS extension. This drive divided into 3 logical drive as you can see below.
I sold my windows PC and I do not have access to any windows PC.
I am looking for a way to merge these logical drives into one drive then use it as backup on TimeMachine.
InDesign CC won't open on my 2018 iMac. It's stuck on loading until I eventually have to force quit. I've tried using past versions of it too, such as 2017, and I get the same issue. My other Adobe programs work fine. I've also tried opening InDesign CC on a work Macbook and a personal Macbook which worked fine. Something about this new iMac is trippy.
im setting up DEP for Apple with Intune
the dep has been setup
the dep server has been linked with intune
and the devices show up in the apple dep
i assign them to my intune server
the intune dep profile was set to supervised
the phones in intune still say they need to be enrolled
when i enroll them they dont go into supervised mode
i also thought the dep process was to automate the enrollment etc
I would like to find a way where I can screen share from MacBook to 22x iMacs.
We are running a medical imaging course and it would be beneficial for the delegates to see the slides and content that is being shown by the presenter on a MacBook on the podium up close on the iMacs which each delegate will have in front of them. They will be using software on them later in the day.

I know I could use the native OSX screen sharing software but I wonder if it has limitations when trying to share to 22x iMacs simultaneously?

I presume to maintain performance that an ethernet/switch setup is best rather than attempting a Wi-Fi router.

Any advice would be much appreciated.

Apple OS





Apple's early computers ran on a variety of operating systems, including a Pascal version and one based on CP/M, before releasing its ProDOS with the advent of its 16-bit computer. With the release of the Lisa, which had its own OS, Apple and computing entered the graphical age; it was followed by the Macintosh, which offered a series of "System" operating systems. Other Mac operating systems included PowerPC until Apple acquired NeXT and folded it into the Mac OS. Current operating systems for Apple devices are Mac OS-X and iOS.