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Discussion in 'iMac' started by gixxerredliner, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. gixxerredliner macrumors regular


    Dec 8, 2008
    Mac Genie, So i got my imac 2.4 last night, ordered 4 GB from crucial which should be at my apt by the time i make it home. Question is I also downloaded a few things and looked at a few PDF files. Question is i have documents popping up from Apps I downloaded such as NEO OFFICE, I have the NEO OFFICE App icon at the bottom on my doc but also in my doc folder its there is it overkill to have it in two locations? can i delete the file in my docs and still use it? Thanks
  2. Bad Paper macrumors 6502

    Apr 20, 2007
    graphite clamshell
    You have the application installed in your Documents folder? Why? It should be in your Applications folder.
  3. spinnerlys Guest


    Sep 7, 2008
    forlod bygningen
    Strange title. Mockery?

    You applications are only in one place (where you put them during install or drag an dropping, or in the Applications folder).

    The Dock is only a short cut for applications you put there, and open applications will show up there too.

    Deleting something on Finder level will most likely delete it for good (if you emptied the trash of course).
    Deleting something from the Dock will only remove the short cut, but the application is still there.
  4. macbkusrndhelp macrumors newbie

    Jul 16, 2010
    Traveling abroad?

    OK, so I'm going to Europe and I purchased a plug adapter for the wall, because my understanding is that the Mac can be plugged in without any voltage converter or anything like that, but my question is, can i plug in a USB cord to my Mac to charge my other electronic devices (cell phone, ipod) from my Macbook? Will it work the same way?
    Thanks in advance.
  5. TMRaven macrumors 68020


    Nov 5, 2009
    The dock is only a shortcut. Windows works the same way with its userbar at the bottom as well.
  6. johnschaefer macrumors newbie

    Jul 16, 2010
    iMac won't play video

    I have new 27" iMac that won't play video from or but plays fine from other sites such as CNN. I reinstalled OS but no help.

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