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It looks like a simple reboot fixed the problem. ... 247 Views / 5 Replies  
It looks like a simple reboot fixed the problem.

Mac OS X is, by and large, so stable that I don't even consider rebooting as a troubleshooting step. There have been a number of application...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Oct 1, 2012 at 09:52 PM, in Applications
I will try this, when I get home. 247 Views / 5 Replies  
I will try this, when I get home.
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:38 PM, in Applications
Can access mail on home IMAP server from work, but not at home 247 Views / 5 Replies  
At home I have an Xserve running Snow Leopard Server with IMAP service enabled. This runs all my personal email. Even Gmail and iCloud accounts have their incoming mail forwarded to that server,...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:27 AM, in Applications
I had been unaware of 5.1.7. I just installed it.... 467 Views / 2 Replies  
I had been unaware of 5.1.7. I just installed it.

Prior to that, I uninstalled Flash Player and removed all folders containing "flash" inside ~/Library/. I guess, if the problem is solved, I'll...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on May 29, 2012 at 01:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Flash dies in Safari, re-launch revives it 467 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm probably not the only one with Safari 5.1.5 and Flash 11.2.202.235 who has Flash content go entirely black on pages like those on YouTube. In that case, if I really want to view the video, I quit...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on May 29, 2012 at 01:06 PM, in Mac OS X
I should point out that it was an Amazon... 684 Views / 4 Replies  
I should point out that it was an Amazon Marketplace item. When I didn't find it on eBay, I had resigned myself to having to wait for a copy to turn up there. Then I thought of searching on Amazon,...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jan 20, 2012 at 01:54 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Somebody was selling a copy on Amazon for $6.96,... 684 Views / 4 Replies  
Somebody was selling a copy on Amazon for $6.96, including shipping. Can't beat that.
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:01 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Need copy of Acrobat 4 installation CD 684 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi:

I have found myself needing to resurrect some old files that were created under Mac OS. To that end I need a copy of the Acrobat 4.0 CD. I do have the installation code from back then (1998 or...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jan 19, 2012 at 01:59 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Unused redemption codes for The Monster at the End of this Book 877 Views / 0 Replies  
Here are some unused redemption codes for the Starbucks Pick of the Week App The Monster at the End of this Book. They expire on December 9. Your iTunes account must be linked to a U.S. billing...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Oct 12, 2011 at 10:47 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Unused redemption codes for Momento 534 Views / 0 Replies  
These are unused redemption codes for the Starbucks Pick of the Week App Momento. They expire on November 11. Your iTunes account must be linked to a U.S. billing address for these to work.
...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Oct 12, 2011 at 10:44 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Here are more redemption codes, this time for the... 736 Views / 1 Replies  
Here are more redemption codes, this time for the Pick of the Week App, Spy Mouse. These expire on October 15, as well. Your iTunes account must be linked to a U.S. billing address for these to work....
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Oct 12, 2011 at 10:40 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Unused Starbucks Pick of the Week redemption codes 736 Views / 1 Replies  
Shazam Encore (expires October 15):

JEWAWLFRPWYJ
KE79FRK43NTA
KL4K6T7KELTE
HW6NKA9T3PNT
3FKFLXTW4A7X
FWWYTYJLEWWJ
MHYKW7NFNAE7
6H4H6JKXKLTX
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Oct 11, 2011 at 07:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It got fixed by logging out and back in. Strange! 476 Views / 2 Replies  
It got fixed by logging out and back in. Strange!
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Sep 18, 2009 at 03:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Can't access certain folders from File Open/Save dialog 476 Views / 2 Replies  
After installing Snow Leopard and bringing my old home folder back, I noticed that I can't browse to the contents of folders I have created in the Finder since the upgrade. To clarify, I can get to...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Sep 18, 2009 at 03:25 AM, in Mac OS X
Finder crashes when connecting to ssh-tunneled server 590 Views / 2 Replies  
Just for documenting this outside of Apple I am providing the detail of a bug report I filed today:


04-Feb-2009 09:18 AM Dominik Hoffmann:
Summary:
Often, when, after setting up the...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Feb 4, 2009 at 01:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Just today I found out that when I do things in... 1,101 Views / 6 Replies  
Just today I found out that when I do things in this order it works:

1. Hook up the iPhone.
2. Let iTunes sync the iPhone.
3. Quit iTunes.
4. Launch iToner (2.0.1).
5. Drag MP3s to iToner.
6....
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jan 14, 2009 at 03:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Correction: iToner *2.0* won't sync 1,101 Views / 6 Replies  
I had erroneously referred to my copy of iToner as being Version 1.5 in my other post. It is Version 2.0. Sorry for littering the forum!

Regardless, it isn't synching, when I click on the sync...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jan 12, 2009 at 10:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It was Version 2. Sorry about the mistake! I will... 1,101 Views / 6 Replies  
It was Version 2. Sorry about the mistake! I will re-post. Thanks, Big-C, for catching this.
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jan 12, 2009 at 09:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iToner 2.0 won't sync 1,101 Views / 6 Replies  
I can add songs to iToner without problems. However, nothing happens when I hit iToner's sync button. Of course, the iPhone is connected.

Any ideas?
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jan 12, 2009 at 06:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How to export iPhoto '08 images with titles and keywords intact 390 Views / 0 Replies  
When I import photos into iPhoto, I usually give them titles and assign keywords to them. Otherwise, my collection of pictures becomes a giant mess.

My wife wants me to pass a subset of these...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Nov 6, 2008 at 12:26 PM, in Applications
Over at the BrT blog a thread... 7,993 Views / 2 Replies  
Over at the BrT blog a thread (http://zzamboni.org/brt/2008/05/07/removing-all-extended-attributes-from-a-directory-tree/), which led me to this solution:

for i in $(ls -Rl@ | grep '^ ' | awk...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jun 9, 2008 at 12:09 PM, in Mac OS X
How to strip Leopard Extended Attributes from files 7,993 Views / 2 Replies  
After restoring my home folder from a Time Machine backup, which resided on a Mac OS X Server box in the form of a sparsebundle, there are now various problems with the operations of several...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jun 6, 2008 at 05:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Can't remove ACL with chmod -R -N 10,246 Views / 1 Replies  
I am trying to remove all Access Control Lists (ACL) from my home folder by issuing the command

chmod -R -N ~

As a result, however, all "@" in the verbose directory listing are still there:
...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jun 5, 2008 at 05:26 PM, in Developer Center
Preview launches but doesn't open PDF file 473 Views / 1 Replies  
When I try to open any PDF file with Preview, the utility launches but doesn't open the file. Quick Look displays the file without problems. When I log into another account on the same machine, it...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jun 5, 2008 at 03:18 PM, in Applications
Deleted. 4,835 Views / 3 Replies  
Deleted.
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jun 3, 2008 at 12:07 PM, in Applications
I may have succeeded in fixing the problem. This... 4,835 Views / 3 Replies  
I may have succeeded in fixing the problem. This is what I did:

1. Exported all my calendars to individual files.
2. Restart the computer.
3. Delete all com.apple.ical... files in...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on May 27, 2008 at 01:42 PM, in Applications
iCal Helper eats all my free RAM 4,835 Views / 3 Replies  
I believe iCal Helper is a process inside of the iCal app bundle that is in charge of monitoring the time and putting up iCal's alarms.

I lately have had real issues with it in that it would fail...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on May 27, 2008 at 11:22 AM, in Applications
What I usually do is to make a backup of any CD-... 9,628 Views / 12 Replies  
What I usually do is to make a backup of any CD- or DVD-ROM to a disk image file right away. I then store it on my server for later reference, since the information can be read from a disk image,...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Mar 6, 2008 at 06:07 PM, in Applications
It turns out that, because I had installed Office... 9,628 Views / 12 Replies  
It turns out that, because I had installed Office from a disk image I had made immediately after pulling out the disk, I was working with a corrupted installer. I recreated the disk image from...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Mar 4, 2008 at 11:03 PM, in Applications
Actually, I'd like to relate my very pleasant... 9,628 Views / 12 Replies  
Actually, I'd like to relate my very pleasant experience with calling Microsoft's tech support. I got through in less than five minutes. The woman answering my call was very knowledgeable and didn't...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Mar 4, 2008 at 11:01 PM, in Applications
Alas, I have been unsuccessful. I went down this... 9,628 Views / 12 Replies  
Alas, I have been unsuccessful. I went down this route:

1. I deleted everything com.microsoft.* from ~/Library/Preferences/, as well as ~/Library/Preferences/Microsoft/.

2. I deleted...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Mar 4, 2008 at 04:58 PM, in Applications
Help! Office 2008: App launch runs Office Setup Assistant instead 9,628 Views / 12 Replies  
After installing Office 2008 on my MacBook Pro and running AutoUpdate first, before running any of the Office apps, I cannot successfully launch any of them.

When I launch one of them, let's say...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Mar 4, 2008 at 01:22 AM, in Applications
Time Machine and server-hosted home directory 879 Views / 2 Replies  
Mac OS X Server 10.5 (Leopard Server) allows the configuration of Time Machine shares on volumes attached to the server. Client machines can choose to use such a Time Machine share to back up to,...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Feb 5, 2008 at 12:57 PM, in Applications
Where to buy a used Xserve 419 Views / 3 Replies  
I am interested in buying a used Xserve. On eBay I have seen a couple G5 units go for under $1k.

What merchants, fora, or sites do readers of this forum suggest that I frequent, if I want to find...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Oct 25, 2007 at 09:10 AM, in Marketplace
I might give that a try. However 1. I need a... 1,119 Views / 6 Replies  
I might give that a try. However

1. I need a way to split my multipage TIFF into individual files first, and,

2. the file contains 1,000 frames, which might pose a challange simply because of...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jul 25, 2007 at 05:27 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
QuickTime only imports the first frame of a... 1,119 Views / 6 Replies  
QuickTime only imports the first frame of a multipage TIFF file. Unfortunately, the QuickTime Player is therefore of no use in this.
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jul 23, 2007 at 10:47 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
My ideal workflow would be 1. Open multipage... 1,119 Views / 6 Replies  
My ideal workflow would be

1. Open multipage TIFF in GraphicConverter.

2. Save as QuickTime...

3. ...with options of codec, frame rate, etc.

In (3) I would choose H.264, or DV, in case I...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jul 23, 2007 at 10:45 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Convert multipage TIFF to QuickTime 1,119 Views / 6 Replies  
I am using a sophisticated microscope controlled by sophisticated but not ideal software. When doing a timelaps series of images the software spits out multipage TIFFs. I can open those with...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jul 23, 2007 at 05:04 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
WTB: MacBook/MacBook Pro power cord with MagSafe connector 271 Views / 0 Replies  
I would like to buy a broken MacBook or MacBook Pro power supply with at least 4 in of intact wire and an intact MagSafe connector on it.

Dominik Hoffmann
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jun 25, 2007 at 10:55 PM, in Marketplace
I have since found the answer to my question. The... 515 Views / 9 Replies  
I have since found the answer to my question. The procedure I now follow is as follows:

1. In Lightroom, I choose Metadata->XMP->Export XMP Metadata to Files.

2. I launch PictureSync...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Jun 6, 2007 at 12:41 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I just did the export to ZIF-compressed TIFF. The... 515 Views / 9 Replies  
I just did the export to ZIF-compressed TIFF. The resulting collection uses 5.7 GB. That's far worse than Quality 100 JPEG compression.
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on May 30, 2007 at 04:39 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I just looked at the size of the collection of... 515 Views / 9 Replies  
I just looked at the size of the collection of files in the original library, versus the export. The original collection occupies 650 MB, and the collection exported as JPEGs with a quality of 100...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on May 30, 2007 at 03:54 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Sure. I understand. However, I did not myself... 515 Views / 9 Replies  
Sure. I understand. However, I did not myself shoot those images, and I received them as JPEGs, rather than RAWs. The only edit desired is the addition of keywords to the files.

Either way,...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on May 30, 2007 at 03:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Exporting Lightroom JPEGs without recompression 515 Views / 9 Replies  
I am a new user of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. I am managing a library of around 500 photos with it, annotating each photo with keywords. Now, I would like to export these, with the keywords embedded...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on May 30, 2007 at 03:13 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Front Row: Frequency of updates to theatrical trailers 512 Views / 0 Replies  
I have noticed that Front Row's theatrical trailer selection has been pretty 90% unchanged over the past 6 or so weeks. Meanwhile the trailers at www.apple.com/trailers have been updated much more...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Feb 26, 2007 at 11:57 AM, in Applications
How to fix: Emailed vCard opens as blank in Windows? 559 Views / 0 Replies  
Very reproducibly, when I email a contact from my Address Book to a Windows user by attaching the corresponding vCard to my message, the recipient tells me that the vCard is empty. Is there a way...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Aug 23, 2006 at 12:41 AM, in Applications
iPod won't format on MacBook Pro; fine on G4 421 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a 3G 20 GB iPod. After swapping in a Newer Technology battery replacement I once more plugged it into the Firewire port of my MacBook Pro via the appropriate cable. The Finder noticed that I...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Aug 5, 2006 at 04:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I did not resolve this. I no longer work for the... 3,312 Views / 10 Replies  
I did not resolve this. I no longer work for the company where I would have liked to implement this, and while I was still working, I simply used Panic's (http://www.panic.com/) Transmit utility...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Feb 18, 2006 at 03:37 PM, in Mac OS X
I found EasyWMA... 5,756 Views / 1 Replies  
I found EasyWMA (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/14645) through MacUpdate. I am running it on the first file right now. We'll have to see, how well it works.

Dominik
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Oct 17, 2005 at 04:41 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
How to edit and convert .wma files in Mac OS X 5,756 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a number of Windows Media Player sound files recorded with an Olympus recorder. What program do I want to use to edit these and convert them to AIFF or other format more conducive to Mac OS X?...
Posted by DominikHoffmann, on Oct 17, 2005 at 12:04 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
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