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How To Run The Apple Hardware Test On Your Mac

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After I did my last post on 4 Months After Switching Over From Windows To A Mac, I got asked about how I actually ran the Apple Hardware Test on loop mode. To do so, you’ll need the Applications Install DVD that came with your Mac. This is the one that has a little block of text in the upper right corner that says to press D to launch the Apple Hardware Test when starting up. Follow those...

How To Add Cron or Cron-like Jobs To Mac (With MAMP or Otherwise)

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The Mac runs on Unix, which makes it incredibly powerful. You might be running MAMP or a stand-alone version of Apache, and one of the things that you might want to run is cron, which is a scheduling tool. Instead of cron though, you could actually have your Mac just run a launch daemon. Just go to terminal, and type: cd /Library/LaunchDaemons/ Now type: sudo vim yourfile.cron.plist You’ll...

How To Edit Cell With A Keyboard Shortcut In Mac Excel

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I was doing up several worksheets in Excel, and I was finding it incredibly disruptive to my workflow to edit a cell. I had to take my hands off my keyboard, reach out to my mouse, and double-click the cell before I could edit it. So I went searching, and turns out that there’s a keyboard shortcut for this! Just press Ctrl-U to edit the cell contents! Not sure why they chose the letter u...

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