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Archive for the ‘macOS 10.13 High Sierra’ Category

high sierra – Remote Desktop 10.2.3 Database Creation Error; 10.2.1 runs fine; 10.2.2 crashes: how to find actual cause(s)? – Ask Different

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/12/21

From a while back:

What would be good steps to find the cause of the below errors?

I get this error when running Microsoft Remote Desktop 10.2.3 or higher on MacOS High Sierra:

Database Creation Error

"An error occurred during persistent store migration.

[Domain: NSCocoaErrorDomain, Code: 134110]"

[WayBack] high sierra – Remote Desktop 10.2.3 Database Creation Error; 10.2.1 runs fine; 10.2.2 crashes: how to find actual cause(s)? – Ask Different

Related Twitter thread: [WayBackJeroen Pluimers on Twitter: “Help! Stuck at @msremotedesktop 10.2.1 (that cannot add new users) on High Sierra because 10.2.2 keeps crashing, and both 10.2.3 and 10.2.4 cannot migrate: “An error occurred during persistent store migration. [Domain: NSCocoaErrorDomain, Code: 134110]””

Tried beta: 10.2.6 (1529) at [WayBackMicrosoft_Remote_Desktop_Beta.app.zip from [WayBack] Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac – HockeyApp

–jeroen

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macos – Bring OS X Error Message window to the front – Super User

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/10/19

Short answer based on WayBack macos – Bring OS X Error Message window to the front – Super User

The GUI way

  1. Press Command+Space to start Spotlight Search
  2. Search for /System/Library/CoreServices/Problem Reporter.app and wait for the result to show up
    (a search for just Problem Reporter.app will not reveal it!)
  3. Press Enter
  4. Now the System Reporter windows is in the front and has focus

The Terminal way

  1. Open a Terminal window or tab
  2. Run open -a /System/Library/CoreServices/Problem\ Reporter.app
  3. Now the “Problem Reporter” windows is in the front and has focus

–jeroen

 

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Quickly See All the Formulas in Excel with This Shortcut

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/04/13

Toggle between regular view and view all formulas in a worksheet via [WayBack] Quickly See All the Formulas in Excel with This Shortcut which I wish I had known years ago:

  • Windows: Ctrl + ` (the acute accent key, found next to the number 1 on your keyboard).
  • MacOS: Cmd + `

Found using image search macos excel show all formulas – Google Search

–jeroen

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Create a custom paper size for printing on Mac – Apple Support

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/04/06

Since a search for this does not result in any hits on the apple.com web site (for instance not “To create a new paper size based on an existing size, select a paper size in the list, then click Duplicate.”), I have quoted it in full.

The main reason: “to change the name, double-click, then type a new name”

I needed this to specify A0 size, in inches, which was hard to find exact dimensions with more than 1 decimal digit, but luckily- unlike ISO 216 – Wikipedia:

And there is the millimeter specs (and way more) at [WayBack] A4 paper format / International standard paper sizes.

The quote from [WayBack/Archive.is] Create a custom paper size for printing on Mac – Apple Support:

Create a custom paper size

If you want to create a document that has a unique size, such as an envelope or card, first see if the paper size appears in the Paper Size pop-up menu. If not, you can create your own custom paper size. Custom paper sizes aren’t available for some printers or for all apps.

Note: The following options might not be available for your printer or app. If these instructions differ from what you see onscreen, refer to the documentation that came with the app you’re using.

  1. Choose File > Print. If you see a Show Details button, click it to show all available options.
  2. Click the Paper Size pop-up menu, then choose Manage Custom Sizes.
  3. Click the Add button  to add a new paper size, then specify the paper size you want.
    Click the Add button to add a new paper size. To change the name of your custom paper size, double-click the name, then type a new one. Choose a printer from the pop-up menu to use its standard margins, or enter custom values in the fields below.

To create a new paper size based on an existing size, select a paper size in the list, then click Duplicate.

To print to a custom paper size, choose it from the Paper Size pop-up menu in the Print dialog (choose File > Print). To set a document size to a custom paper size, choose it from the Paper Size pop-up menu in the Page Setup dialog (choose File > Page Setup).

Tip: If a document is printing with incorrect margins or clipped text, try this: click the Non-Printable Area pop-up menu, choose User Defined, then enter zero for the nonprintable margins. In some cases this allows the document margins to print as expected.

–jeroen

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python – How do I install pip on macOS or OS X? – Stack Overflow

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/03/25

On Mac OS X with stock Python:

All you need to do is

sudo easy_install pip

After this, you might want to upgrade pip:

sudo pip install --upgrade pip

Source: [WayBackpython – How do I install pip on macOS or OS X? – Stack Overflow

You could go the homebrew way, but that means your system will have two Python installations usually causing a nightmare of path dependency orders. In addition, homebrew puts you on the wrong foot, so:

DO NOT DO THIS!

# brew install pip
Error: No available formula with the name "pip" 
Homebrew provides pip via: `brew install python`. However you will then
have two Pythons installed on your Mac, so alternatively you can install
pip via the instructions at:
  https://pip.readthedocs.io/en/stable/installing/

–jeroen

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