Category Archives for Applications

Katie Floyd Shares Her Favorite Mail Plugins

Katie Floyd share her favorite Mail.app plugins. There are some real good plug-ins on her list. Katie Floyd Share Her Favorite Mail Plugins

28. December 2013 by Matt Chandler
Posted in Mail.app by Matt Chandler Comments Off

Remove old Time Machine Backups form Time Capsule

If you need to delete a Time Machine Backup .sparsebundle file from your TimeCapsule, use the following procedure: Right Click the .sparsebundle file you want to delete and select “Show package contents” You will see a folder named “bands” that … Continue reading

05. November 2012 by Matt Chandler
Posted in Time Machine by Matt Chandler Comments Off

Make External Display the Primary Monitor

When  you connect the external monitor to an Apple Macbook, the external monitor will display as secondary monitor. In order to make the external monitor the primary one, go to System Preferences -> Displays. Select Arrangement. You will see two … Continue reading

02. April 2012 by Matt Chandler
Posted in How-To's, Shortcut-o-the day, System Preferences, Tips & Tricks by Matt Chandler Comments Off

How to “Map” a network drive on a Mac

If you frequently access a file server from a Mac it’s pretty helpful to map the network drive to your desktop. There’s two ways to do this, one method is just mapped for one time use and will reset after a reboot, and … Continue reading

23. November 2011 by Matt Chandler
Posted in Finder by Matt Chandler 2 comments

Pages.app Template Maker

Just the other day I got a question from Anthony about making a Template in Pages.app. Here is his questions “Do you know how to create a template in Pages for paper that has a pre-printed header? The header extends … Continue reading

09. September 2011 by Matt Chandler
Posted in Apple Applications, iWork, Pages by Matt Chandler Comments Off

iCal please stop setting my appointments to all day

Lion’s iCal changes default behavior of the new event creation in Month View and creates all day events by default. This is one of the most annoying bugs in Lion. But it is really not a bug. I learned today … Continue reading

02. September 2011 by Matt Chandler
Posted in ical by Matt Chandler 4 comments

10.6.5 Snow Leopard Update Breaks Letterbox Mail.app Plugin – Quick Fix

For you Letterbox – Mail.app plugin lovers out there here is a quick fix to get you back it working in 10.6.5 Snow Leopard. First off you will need the new “SupportedPluginCompatibilityUUIDs”. 857A142A-AB81-4D99-BECC-D1B55A86D94E BDD81F4D-6881-4A8D-94A7-E67410089EEB Then you will need a program … Continue reading

10. November 2010 by Matt Chandler
Posted in Mail.app, NMU news, Tips & Tricks by Matt Chandler 79 comments

Use the Find command in Safari with out typing the CMD+F First

I am a firm believer in using Safari on my mac. When I had my windows computer I used Firefox and there is one thing I really miss.   The feature is hard to describe in text but here is my best … Continue reading

16. October 2010 by Matt Chandler
Posted in General, Keyboard Shortcuts, Safari, Tips & Tricks by Matt Chandler Comments Off

View Hidden Files in The Finder

As many of you know i run a Computer Support business, Two days ago I had to mount a Windows XP drive to the system and get the “My Documents” Folder and the Outlook .pst files backed up for a … Continue reading

14. October 2010 by Matt Chandler
Posted in Finder by Matt Chandler 2 comments

Get Detailed iPhoto information on your photos

For our summer vacation my parents bought a new camera and we wanted to test it against 2 other cameras. So we headed to the beach with the 3 cameras and took the same shoots. Long story short I came … Continue reading

23. June 2010 by Matt Chandler
Posted in iPhoto, Keyboard Shortcuts, Shortcut-o-the day, Tips & Tricks by Matt Chandler 3 comments

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