So. You’ve upgraded your Mac and you’ve decided to sell your old Mac. Just how do you go about removing all your personal data? Erase Everything! (The Nuclear Option) If you’re not worried about leaving Apps on for the lucky purchaser or free beneficiary of your new Mac then the best method is the Nuclear […]
So over the weekend I needed to install FileMaker Pro 11 to a customer’s new computer, unfortunately they had misplaced the CD, but total disaster was averted as they had emailed me the serial number when I had first installed FileMaker for them on the old computer. So my main problem was how to locate […]
From the second version of my first database (back in 2002) I have used my FileMaker databases to control the creation of a structured folder system to enable the efficient and uniform storing of structured data for each of the businesses I have worked with. Early on in my development of FileMaker systems I stumbled […]
So I needed to know the default file paths for dropbox on the Mac and different versions of Windows for a Filemaker Custom Function I’m building and couldn’t find a simple listing anywhere on the internet so if you’re interested here they are: Default Dropbox location on Mac OS X: Macintosh HD/Users/YourUserName/Dropbox/ or more quickly […]
So. Dropbox is my favourite file sharing tool. One of the things I use it for, and you can too, is to share Microsoft Word Templates. On Mac this is relatively easy and you can use the following instructions. I have a file in my dropbox called masters and within that a file named Microsoft […]
Well, over the weekend one of my clients offices was flooded by a burst pipe from the apartment above. As I took the call on a surprisingly nice Sunday morning (no snow!) I thought that she couldn’t have imagined for a worse start to the new year. I have spent the last few days assessing […]
So it’s the week before the New Year and like most of you out there I am considering my resolutions and doing some general spring cleaning. Now for geeks (and particularly those of an OCD bent) this normally includes a spring clean of various computer systems. And this year my focus has been on my […]
So continuing my posts on my virus stricken computer drama, see the earlier posts “Poking a hornets nest” and “Dropboxing my way out of a crisis” I had decided after the crisis with iSure (which we had been paying Â£8.30 a month for the privilege of using and had replaced with a free 2gb dropbox […]
How dropbox saved my ass..
Cook with your iPhone and Dropbox.