IMac :: How To Open PDF's Automatically

Jul 24, 2010

I have an imac running snow leopard. When I click on a pdf file it puts it in my download folder. Then I have to click the Macintosh HD, click on downloads, and then click on the file.

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OS X :: How To Automatically Open Webpage At Certain Time

Jul 23, 2009

I was wondering if there was any simply way of setting a repetitive task of checking a certain page at certain times each day. (Like every hour or so).

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OS X :: Is There A Way To Automatically Open System Preferences?

Aug 3, 2009

Is there a way to open System Preferences automatically when a monitor is plugged in and plugged out of the notebook?

It sounds weird, but is important.

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Why Does One Folder Automatically Open

Jun 18, 2012

Every time I start up, one folder automatically opens.  It's called "Transport manager" and there's nothing in there that I uae.  For the first few months, I would automatically close it, but it' getting irritating now. why it's opening, and how to stop it?

Info:
iMac 27" / 17" PowerBook laptop, Mac OS X (10.7.2), 3.4 GHz Intel Cote 17, 8GB RAM

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OS X :: How To Get Downloaded Files To Automatically Open With Firefox

Apr 22, 2009

So I would like to have my files open automatically once there downloaded, be it .pdf, .ppt or .doc.

Is there some setting that i need to change of Firefox (though I have looked) to make this happen

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Applications :: Automatically Run An App When Another Is Opened - When Open Itunes

Apr 3, 2010

Pretty Self explanatory. I want to Click one program, and have that program and another open at the same time. In my case, When I open iTunes, I want Bowtie to open also.

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OS X :: Firefox Won't Open .torrent Files Automatically?

Apr 6, 2010

Firefox won't open .torrent files automatically; instead you need to (OK) confirm-click and following that the torrent is loaded (in my case) in uTorrent.

OSX 10.63
Firefox v.3.63

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Software :: Set .dat Files To Open Automatically With Textfile?

Jul 17, 2009

I have a bunch of .dat files in my computer. How do I set that these files have to be openes automatically with textfile for example? I can do it for one given file, but O would like to do it for the extension...

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Software :: Automatically Open Finder Window For USB?

Aug 24, 2010

I've got this problem that I need to try and solve for a client at work. They've got us to design a sort of media player application in Flash that allows the user to select any of their project videos to watch.

Now, the problem. They want this application to be distributed on a USB stick. They also want the application to automatically run when the USB is plugged in. Now, on Windows machines, this is easy enough. My problem is that I have no idea how to do this on a Mac.

I'm aware that Macs don't have the same AutoRun capabilities as Windows does. What I'm wondering, in the absence of being able to run the application automatically, is it possible to have Finder automatically open up a new window to the directory where the app is stored? Or, better yet, is it possible for Finder to automatically open up some sort of customized window (similar to the ones that pop up when you run an installer package), that just provides a shortcut to the application?

Obviously I need the solution to be common across multiple computers (so any solution that involves changing system settings or the like isn't really useful for me).

Is what I'm trying to do even possible? My knowledge is limited on the matter. I'm actually a video editor. Don't ask me why I've been put in charge of doing this, because I'm sort of wondering that myself.

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: At Startup Applications Automatically Open

Mar 27, 2012

At startup applications automatically open. How can I disable this?

Info:MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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OS X V10.5 Leopard :: Terminal Does Not Open A Window Automatically?

Mar 29, 2012

When I open Terminal, I don't get automatically a new window, even though I have set the relevant option in preferences.

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Mac OS X (10.5.8)

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OS X V10.3 :: Automatically Open The Downloaded Photos In IPhoto?

May 21, 2012

When I download a photo from the internet it automatically opens in preview. On my old MAC it automatically opened in iPhoto. How do I get me new MacBook Air to automatically open the downloaded photos in iPhoto??

Info:
MacBook Air, iOS 5.1.1

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MacBook Air :: Mail Open Automatically After Start Up?

Jun 16, 2012

So i downloaded macoffice on the new macbook air using the internet and the code on the box as per the instructions of the guys at apple. The problem is everytime I start up the macbook, both word, excel and my mail automatically opens up. And when i close excel, he spreadsheet opens up again. How do I stop this?

Info:
MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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OS X :: Disk Image Won't Open Automatically Since Last Security Update

Nov 17, 2010

I am using OS 10.5.8.

In the past, I could double click on my disk image file (secure.sparseimage) and it would procede to ask for password and then open.

Since the last security update, when I double click on the same file, it opens disk utility. I then have to double click on the secure.sparseimage file in the left pane.

I checked disk utility preferences and it is still set to automatically open both read only and read and write disk images.

Anyone have the same experience and possibly an explanation or solution?

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Applications :: Want Vuze To Automatically Open When Torrent Is Downloaded?

Jan 15, 2009

If I download a torrent in firefox vuze automatically opens (because that's what I have set it to do under the application tab in preferences). But I'm using safari, as my primary browser, and I would like for safari to associate torrents with vuze/transmission in the same way.

When I download a torrent from, say, mininova the torrent is downloaded to my downloads folder and is visible in the safari download window (with the azureus icon) - but I manually have to open the torrent for vuze to start downloading. So the torrent is associated to vuze, but it doesn't automatically start downloading.

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MacBook Pro :: How To Get Programs To Not Automatically Open When Power On Laptop

Feb 2, 2012

How do i get programs to not automatically open when i power on my laptop? I tried system preference > General and unchecked the box "Restore windows when quitting and re-opening" that didnt work.

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MacBook
Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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App Store :: Itunes Won't Open Automatically When Ipod Is Connected?

Feb 14, 2012

itunes wont open automatically when ipod is connected

its 4th gen ipod touch

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MacBook Pro :: Programs Not Closing - Open Up Automatically On Restart

Jul 2, 2012

When I quit my programs & then shut down my computer upon restarting my computer the programs open up automatically. Why are the programs not shutting down?

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MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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Applications :: Open A Webpage With A Video File Without It Playing Automatically?

Oct 24, 2010

I recently "upgraded" to Snow Leopard and Quicktime X. Since then, there has been one increasingly annoying problem: Anytime a webpage has a movie (more specifically, a movie with its own URL), it opens it up with QT in the browser and automatically starts playing the movie. Despite deleting QT X and reverting to QT 7, the problem persists, no matter the browser (I have 4).

So 2 questions:1. Why is it that this was NOT a problem at all in Tiger (simply disabled the autoplay in QT, worked for everything), but is a huge problem in Snow Leopard?

2. More importantly, how do I fix it without writing a Terminal script that is the length of War and Peace?

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PowerPC :: DVD / CDRW - Drive Automatically Open When System Turned On

Nov 26, 2006

I retrofitted a Toshiba dvd/cdrw 2512 in my indigo ibook, following instructions found online. Opens fine with f12 key, and drilled hole for paperclip eject if need. Plays dvds and burns cds great (patchburn installed to burn from itunes too). But, the drive also opens when the ibook is turned on and when it comes out of sleep. Is this a glitch that can be fixed. Not a big deal but would like to have it not open if possible.

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OS X :: Open An Mp3 File To Listen To It, It Immediately And Automatically Adds It To The Library?

Sep 7, 2009

I just got a new MacBook Pro and, well, the problem with itunes is simple :As soon as I open an mp3 file to listen to it, it immediately and automatically adds it to the library. How to solve this ?Normally, I guess, we should click on "add to library" to add files...My iTunes version is 8.1 and am running mac OS X Leopard 10.5.7

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Safari Downloads Will Automatically Open In Respective Programs?

Mar 6, 2012

I would love it if my downloads simply opened using their respective programs (e.g word documents, powerpoint slides, PDFs, etc) after they completely finished downloading in Safari.

Info:
MacBook Pro, iOS 5.0.1

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Applications :: When Open A Document In Word, The Elements In Gallery Automatically Opens?

Mar 4, 2009

Every time I open a document in word, the elements gallery automatically opens. I don't use this feature. Anyone know how to turn it off? I tried finding a way in preferences but didn't see anything.

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Make A Disk Image Window Open Automatically?

Apr 3, 2012

When I mount downloaded disk images, they open in a new window automatically.

Info:MacBook, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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Mac Mini :: Stop Preview Program To Open Automatically Every Picture On Hard Drive?

Apr 5, 2012

So this Preview opens automatically every picture on hard drive when I open the program. I haven't found any way to stop it.

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Mac mini

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Prevent Previously Open Windows From Automatically Opening On Application Launch (e.g. Pages, Safari)?

Jun 8, 2012

Whenever I launch Pages, the application opens pretty much all the documents I've worked on.  I take care to close all the windows, hoping that they won't launch again next time I start the application, yet they do.  I can't find a setting in the preferences or Settings to disable this behavior. 

Info:
MacBook (13-inch Late 2009), Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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IMac :: Comes Out Of Sleep Automatically?

Jun 3, 2010

Whenever I put my iMac to sleep it comes out of sleep immediately but the second time it goes to sleep and stays asleep.

I believe this is due to the bluetooth mouse I'm using however I have the setting to allow bluetooth to wake the mac turned off. Is there anyway I can pinpoint exactly what's causing this.

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Hardware :: Imac Powers Up Automatically

Jun 18, 2008

Lately i've been coming home to find my imac on. I've been shutting it down due to all the thunderstorms in my area. Under the energy saver options, wake for ethernet... isn't checked off. I do run eye tv but i dont have anything scheduled. Is there anything else i should check? I have an external hard drive and printer connected to the usb ports. It's an intel imac, 5 months old, 1 gig of ram and running the latest version of leopard.

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IMac PPC :: G5 Shutting Down Automatically Running OS X 10.5.8

Mar 30, 2012

My G5 Power PC imac shuts down on it's own.

Info:
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010), Mac OS X (10.5.8)

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IMac PPC :: Cannot Open Some Sites - Others Open Fine

Jun 11, 2012

I have a PPC iMac G4 running 10.5.8. Both in Safari and Firefox, some sites open right away (mail.yahoo.com, wellsfargo.com, apple.com). But others will not open or will take minutes to open (yahoo.com, mail.google.com, wunderground.com). Bizare for sure. Set up static IP address to find this mac on my network. No settings have changed since this system was set up a few years ago. Other PCs on my network work fiine. Also rebooted DSL modem, and router.

Info:
iMac, Mac OS X (10.5.8), Also HP Notebook Win 7 SP2

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Safari :: When Open Safari 5.1.5, It Automatically Opens All The Pages From Previous Session?

May 6, 2012

When I open Safari 5.1.5, it automatically opens all the pages from my previous session. Can I turn off that feature , and how?

Info:
MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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IMac :: Way To Automatically Adjust The Resolution On The System

Jan 5, 2011

I got screen sharing to work on my local network... so I can connect to my 27" iMac from 13" MBP.ution is just too much for my MBP to handle.Is there a way to automatically adjust the resolution on my iMac when I initiate screen share, and automatically turn it back to native resolution when I stop close screen share?

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OS X :: Why Doesn't IMac Automatically Connect To The Web On Startup

Apr 24, 2009

I click on safari icon on dock but it fails to connect, so I have to go through several windows to get connected, putting the WPA key in each time.

Always after a reboot, and possibly after a logoff/logon situation.

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IMac :: Don't Sleep Automatically When In Idle State

Nov 20, 2009

My new 21.5" iMac didn't go to sleep automatically when in idle state. I read a lot of posts regarding this issue and tried a few of the possible solutions: resetting the SMC and so on. I finally was able to fix my problem (so far) with the help provided in the following link: [URL]

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IMac :: Computer Goes Into Sleep And Wake Up Automatically

Dec 15, 2009

I had my iMac 27" for two months, and I am very pleased with the machine - except for one thing. When I put it to sleep, the computer just go to sleep in a couple of hours and then return to no-sleep. It started just after I bought the computer. I always set my computer to sleep, and so I did even then - but the first thing I noticed was that the hard drive was started during the first night. Strangely, I thought and put it to sleep again. Then I fell asleep, but when I woke up next morning the computer was on.

Then I wrote on another forum and they told me to check out: Wake up in network access, which I did. And then it got better. Now the computer has been without problems for a month, but then a few days ago it came back. This box is still check, so it can not have anything to do with it this time. I've also tried turning off all programs, the keyboard and mouse when it has gone down to sleep, but it still restarted. What is wrong? Please run with Sleep and it is a program that will prevent the computer to wake from sleep, but not:

2009-12-14 00:12:00.870 Please Sleep [8574:207] Sleep notification received from the system
2009-12-14 01:12:38.522 Please Sleep [8574:207] Wake notification received from the system
2009-12-14 01:13:53.122 Please Sleep [8574:207] Sleep notification received from the system
2009-12-15 00:50:54.355 Please Sleep [6883:207] Application started
2009-12-15 00:50:54.357 Please Sleep [6883:207] Application is enabled
2009-12-15 00:51:57.358 Please Sleep [6883:207] Sleep notification received from the system
2009-12-15 04:05:05.591 Please Sleep [6883:207] Wake notification received from the system
2009-12-15 05:22:18.061 Please Sleep [6883:207] Sleep notification received from the system
2009-12-15 07:27:34.597 Please Sleep [6883:207] Wake notification received from the system

What can I do? Can I submit it to Applecare? Some peoples say you do not have to turn off a Mac, but I want to put it to sleep, but it starts up the next day. I've also restarted the SMC, but it gave no effect.

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