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Another vote for Transmit ! 1,049 Views / 11 Replies  
Another vote for Transmit !
Posted by SMacTech, on Mar 5, 2007 at 09:09 PM, in macOS
This is BS, there is no glossy black interface. 122,098 Views / 2,183 Replies  
This is BS, there is no glossy black interface.
Posted by SMacTech, on Feb 3, 2007 at 11:48 AM, in macOS
I never have any problems with MySpace except... 859 Views / 20 Replies  
I never have any problems with MySpace except certain users with heavy graphics and ' transparent like ' themes.
Posted by SMacTech, on Jan 30, 2007 at 07:09 PM, in macOS
Poll: Scrolling with the keyboard arrow keys is really... 2,180 Views / 40 Replies  
Scrolling with the keyboard arrow keys is really messed up with my old G4 dual in Safari. However, I don't think it is a bug, but a ' feature '.
Posted by SMacTech, on Jul 20, 2006 at 01:30 PM, in macOS
Ensure you are not running out of disk space. Bad... 568 Views / 5 Replies  
Ensure you are not running out of disk space. Bad things can happen then.

Create a password protected disk image of the folder you want to keep secret.
Posted by SMacTech, on Jul 18, 2006 at 09:36 AM, in macOS
I agree with Moose and was somewhat surprised to... 1,652 Views / 25 Replies  
I agree with Moose and was somewhat surprised to see his post stating that his ISP may be to blame.

I think your OLD G3 has some problems.
Posted by SMacTech, on Jul 10, 2006 at 11:39 AM, in macOS
Perhaps you can look into the system log and see... 930 Views / 8 Replies  
Perhaps you can look into the system log and see what error messages are showing up there.
Posted by SMacTech, on Jul 9, 2006 at 07:58 PM, in macOS
I noticed the jerky scrolling with the arrow keys... 3,115 Views / 33 Replies  
I noticed the jerky scrolling with the arrow keys very first thing. Quite annoying.

This is on an old G4 dual 867. PowerBook 1.5Ghz and Intel iMac are unaffected.

I did a combo update...
Posted by SMacTech, on Jul 2, 2006 at 03:51 PM, in Applications
In the printer Page Setup dialog, click the... 566 Views / 3 Replies  
In the printer Page Setup dialog, click the Settings drop-down menu and select Save as Default after setting the page size and setup you want as the default. It is the only way it is going to stick....
Posted by SMacTech, on May 23, 2006 at 10:58 AM, in macOS
How much more RAM does he need beyond 2GB ? ... 1,123 Views / 19 Replies  
How much more RAM does he need beyond 2GB ?

I have 1.5GB and hardly ever see the SBOD on a dual 867 G4.
Posted by SMacTech, on May 19, 2006 at 03:36 PM, in macOS
As a former sys admin, I instructed our... 781 Views / 2 Replies  
As a former sys admin, I instructed our typesetters and graphic artists to copy the file locally, make changes, save to local filesystem and then drag n' drop the file to the server.

This was 2...
Posted by SMacTech, on May 10, 2006 at 09:20 AM, in Applications
Well it isn't the drive limitation problem with... 493 Views / 4 Replies  
Well it isn't the drive limitation problem with that Mac. However, the server would not have reported the 230GB either, sorry my bad.
Posted by SMacTech, on May 8, 2006 at 12:10 PM, in macOS
What kind of file server? Looks like possibly an... 493 Views / 4 Replies  
What kind of file server? Looks like possibly an IDE limitation found on older Macs of ~ 137GB.
Taking your 96GB in use and 40GB left over, you are very close to the ATA-5 spec limit.

2^28 * 512...
Posted by SMacTech, on May 8, 2006 at 12:03 PM, in macOS
While it is indeed a helpful tip, I would much... 437 Views / 3 Replies  
While it is indeed a helpful tip, I would much rather have PDF files appear in Safari and I can chose to save the ones I want.

How do you turn it back off, change YES to NO
Posted by SMacTech, on Apr 22, 2006 at 08:23 PM, in macOS
Exactly who is us that you a referring too? Is... 7,357 Views / 121 Replies  
Exactly who is us that you a referring too? Is there more than one person behind the keyboard over there?
Posted by SMacTech, on Apr 21, 2006 at 11:27 AM, in macOS
Reminds me of one of my support calls today. ... 975 Views / 12 Replies  
Reminds me of one of my support calls today.

From a frantic customer "I updated the software today and now I cannot adjust that blue box in the middle of the window."
Posted by SMacTech, on Apr 19, 2006 at 09:09 PM, in macOS
Next time should such a error occur moving files... 601 Views / 5 Replies  
Next time should such a error occur moving files or missing the target, go to the Edit menu and select Undo Move of the Files.
Posted by SMacTech, on Apr 18, 2006 at 02:47 PM, in macOS
His drive probably became corrupted since his... 852 Views / 14 Replies  
His drive probably became corrupted since his last reboot, and something was running from a cached copy and when he rebooted it no longer worked.

I agree it would have nothing to do with the...
Posted by SMacTech, on Apr 18, 2006 at 02:19 PM, in macOS
I have aliases in my dock that when I click on... 711 Views / 9 Replies  
I have aliases in my dock that when I click on them will connect to my G4 sharing the folder the file is contained in.

This is an AFP share, what kind of share are you trying to connect to?
Posted by SMacTech, on Apr 8, 2006 at 11:34 AM, in macOS
I installed XP Pro SP1 on my iiMac. Had some... 13,408 Views / 15 Replies  
I installed XP Pro SP1 on my iiMac. Had some problems with some of the drivers installing and I had to pull them out of the BootCamp folder during the install, after it expanded them.
Posted by SMacTech, on Apr 7, 2006 at 05:12 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Sticky: You need SP2 for an easier install but I have XP... 64,363 Views / 234 Replies  
You need SP2 for an easier install but I have XP PRO SP1 running. Ethernet and wireless would not work until I manually installed the drivers for them.
Posted by SMacTech, on Apr 6, 2006 at 10:23 AM, in Alternative OS Reference
The iMate works on my intel iMac. I just plugged... 579 Views / 4 Replies  
The iMate works on my intel iMac. I just plugged it in and it went through the keyboard identification.

Oh wait, PowerMate =! iMate this is what I have...
Posted by SMacTech, on Apr 5, 2006 at 10:17 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It will do it on all PPC Macs. It did on all of... 9,505 Views / 185 Replies  
It will do it on all PPC Macs. It did on all of my G4s and did not on the intel iMac.

I read that it was to fix disk i/o errors which caused Tiger to kernel panic. A problem I reported to Apple...
Posted by SMacTech, on Apr 4, 2006 at 05:00 PM, in macOS
It is a good update for intel Mac owners who rely... 9,505 Views / 185 Replies  
It is a good update for intel Mac owners who rely on the MacHelp because it was totally broke in 10.4.5!

WY: As underwhelming as it is for you, there are some of us that welcomed it. Everyone...
Posted by SMacTech, on Apr 4, 2006 at 10:44 AM, in macOS
If she is using a router at home they wouldn't be... 844 Views / 6 Replies  
If she is using a router at home they wouldn't be able to do this. NAT will stop it.
Posted by SMacTech, on Mar 22, 2006 at 10:38 AM, in macOS
Well, I think the problem here is in the closing... 1,596 Views / 27 Replies  
Well, I think the problem here is in the closing of an active LAN connection. I usually unmount any shared volumes before just dumping the connection. So if that is not done, you will see some...
Posted by SMacTech, on Mar 16, 2006 at 11:06 AM, in macOS
You got a problem. As others have stated, " I do... 1,596 Views / 27 Replies  
You got a problem. As others have stated, " I do this all the time and don't have this problem "
Posted by SMacTech, on Mar 16, 2006 at 09:53 AM, in macOS
I haven't seen any. I suspect he is having some... 1,210 Views / 17 Replies  
I haven't seen any. I suspect he is having some Shockwave issues, not Java.
Posted by SMacTech, on Mar 10, 2006 at 07:08 PM, in macOS
My shared Epson 870 worked first time without a... 721 Views / 7 Replies  
My shared Epson 870 worked first time without a hitch. Discounting the 30 seconds it took for the shared printers to show.

And so has any networking that I have done so far to my XP Pro via SMB,...
Posted by SMacTech, on Feb 12, 2006 at 06:50 PM, in macOS
False detection, a bogus program and that's all I... 1,820 Views / 7 Replies  
False detection, a bogus program and that's all I can think of, off hand.
Posted by SMacTech, on Feb 8, 2006 at 05:26 PM, in macOS
Yes they do, quite contrary to some earlier... 1,210 Views / 17 Replies  
Yes they do, quite contrary to some earlier reports I have seen. I haven't found a Java or Flash site yet that doesn't work.
Posted by SMacTech, on Feb 4, 2006 at 08:21 PM, in macOS
Mine just arrived and I found my PPC app runs... 9,852 Views / 166 Replies  
Mine just arrived and I found my PPC app runs beautifully in Rosetta. I am a happy camper.
Posted by SMacTech, on Feb 4, 2006 at 12:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mine will be here any minute now !!! 1,483 Views / 22 Replies  
Mine will be here any minute now !!!
Posted by SMacTech, on Feb 4, 2006 at 10:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
I do this ALL the time. Well I drag then to the... 1,947 Views / 27 Replies  
I do this ALL the time. Well I drag then to the Safari dock icon and the html files are from several source programs.
Posted by SMacTech, on Feb 4, 2006 at 09:52 AM, in macOS
And during this time there will be a PPC model... 2,350 Views / 28 Replies  
And during this time there will be a PPC model from Apple or they will lose the Adobites to that other OS we love so much, further eroding their enterprise install base.

Now you won't see the same...
Posted by SMacTech, on Feb 2, 2006 at 01:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's sad that one has to resort to this method... 1,210 Views / 17 Replies  
That's sad that one has to resort to this method to get compatibility. I heard Flash is not functional in Safari with IntelMac, is this true?
Posted by SMacTech, on Jan 31, 2006 at 01:47 PM, in macOS
Why are you being so narrow minded? I have 2... 4,076 Views / 54 Replies  
Why are you being so narrow minded? I have 2 reasons which I am quite sure you wouldn't think of.

Trust me, I have NO love for OS 9, but I do need it.
Posted by SMacTech, on Jan 29, 2006 at 11:19 AM, in macOS
I find it odd that this is posted in a Mac forum. 1,947 Views / 27 Replies  
I find it odd that this is posted in a Mac forum.
Posted by SMacTech, on Jan 27, 2006 at 11:09 AM, in macOS
I use ImageWell which works perfectly for screen... 819 Views / 12 Replies  
I use ImageWell which works perfectly for screen shots and you can annotate them as well. Drop a png in ImageWell and it is converted to a jpg and you can just drag the image to mail.app!
Posted by SMacTech, on Jan 21, 2006 at 10:42 AM, in macOS
Someone much more in the know than I, just... 2,275 Views / 48 Replies  
Someone much more in the know than I, just emailed me and basically confirmed if the driver is NOT part of OS X 10.4.4, or an installed driver specifically stated to support MacIntel, then it WILL...
Posted by SMacTech, on Jan 14, 2006 at 07:47 PM, in macOS
What of all your external devices that require a... 2,275 Views / 48 Replies  
What of all your external devices that require a driver?

My understanding is that if OS X 10.4 didn't support it natively, and you needed to install a driver for supporting that device, then...
Posted by SMacTech, on Jan 14, 2006 at 12:51 PM, in macOS
So will everyone's printers, scanners, and others... 1,787 Views / 27 Replies  
So will everyone's printers, scanners, and others devices for PPC OS X work on a MacIntel without problems? I would assume so, or there will be a lot of unhappy campers and we will return ourselves...
Posted by SMacTech, on Jan 11, 2006 at 07:09 PM, in macOS
Kind of silly that someone would not consider a... 1,175 Views / 22 Replies  
Kind of silly that someone would not consider a clone of something a COPY of it. Backups come in many forms, a cloned drive would be one.
Posted by SMacTech, on Jan 6, 2006 at 12:26 PM, in Applications
My first suspicion would be RAM. I had a bad... 693 Views / 4 Replies  
My first suspicion would be RAM. I had a bad 512mb stick that only reared its ugly head under certain circumstances, namely when all memory was being actively used.

I tried all the tricks,...
Posted by SMacTech, on Jan 5, 2006 at 11:41 AM, in macOS
You don't need mac virus software. 673 Views / 5 Replies  
You don't need mac virus software.
Posted by SMacTech, on Dec 31, 2005 at 11:16 AM, in macOS
I love it too. However, using List view, by... 3,422 Views / 47 Replies  
I love it too. However, using List view, by date, as I click on a file, it then changes to a different file, if one had been modified more recently. If I double-click, I will often get the wrong...
Posted by SMacTech, on Dec 27, 2005 at 11:39 AM, in macOS
I get a similar sound from my PB12" 1.5ghz when... 554 Views / 5 Replies  
I get a similar sound from my PB12" 1.5ghz when it is sleeping. Here I thought it was awake, but no.
Posted by SMacTech, on Dec 26, 2005 at 05:10 PM, in macOS
Yes, that is for a spell checker which your... 13,240 Views / 74 Replies  
Yes, that is for a spell checker which your original question asked about.

Why would someone need a spell checker in a point-of-sale program? Convenience, maybe, not a really needed feature.
Posted by SMacTech, on Dec 25, 2005 at 11:40 AM, in macOS
It can be done and I am working on it to include... 13,240 Views / 74 Replies  
It can be done and I am working on it to include in my app. Not that it is really needed, but just because I can.
...
Posted by SMacTech, on Dec 24, 2005 at 05:54 PM, in macOS
Carbon is not bad, FUD 13,240 Views / 74 Replies  
Carbon is not bad,
FUD
Posted by SMacTech, on Dec 24, 2005 at 12:59 AM, in macOS
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