Tag Archives: mac software

Word 2011: paste unformatted (plain) text with Cmd+V shortcut

Update from 2018: for Word 2016 instructions, click here. The following video shows how to assign pasting as plain text (without formatting) to Cmd+V keyboard shortcut/hotkey in Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac OS X. Note that it is not the same … Continue reading

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Easily switch between speakers and headphones on Apogee Duet

Update: this tip no longer works with Apogee Maestro 2. If you want to be able to switch easily between speakers and headphones while using Apogee Duet (perhaps Apogee One too), this simple tip is for you.

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“Recording device error” of Skype for Mac

If you’re using a USB sound card with a headset, the solution is simple as it can be: reconnect your USB sound card.

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Permission error of AppleScript in iTunes

I was getting a permission error (code -54) when trying to set an id3 tag of a track using AppleScript. The solution was to add a delay between each operation: delay 1 Note that the track will remain “locked” until … Continue reading

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Create an iPhone ringtone on Mac

This “how to” will guide you through the process of making an iPhone ringtone from a mp3 file using free tools on Mac OS X. I’m pretty sure most of those steps can as well be reproduced on Windows, since … Continue reading

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BBEdit preview shows raw PHP code

If your BBEdit preview shows raw PHP code, go to “Preferences” and configure a “HTML web-site” with “Use local preview server” ticked.

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