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Software Documenation / User Documenation Authoring App? 237 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi All,

I'm looking for an app to author user documentation [not API or developer docs, which there are plenty of generators for], such as for software & web applications. I've been searching...
Posted by madmacgames, on May 11, 2006 at 03:32 PM, in Applications
What that website is talking about is point... 886 Views / 15 Replies  
What that website is talking about is point sizes. And that is true, 12pt on OS X is different than 12pt on Windows. But there are plenty of other units to use instead of points.


Well I don't...
Posted by madmacgames, on Apr 8, 2006 at 03:18 PM, in Developer Center
I usually now go as far as turning padding &... 886 Views / 15 Replies  
I usually now go as far as turning padding & margin off on everything, to neutralize the different defaults between browsers, and give myself a known starting position, i.e, the first line of my CSS...
Posted by madmacgames, on Apr 7, 2006 at 07:43 PM, in Developer Center
innerHTML is kind of "hackish" if you go by the... 467 Views / 4 Replies  
innerHTML is kind of "hackish" if you go by the guise that it is not part of EMCA Script or DOM, but was [originally] just an IE thing. But now, pretty much all browsers support innerHTML because...
Posted by madmacgames, on Apr 4, 2006 at 01:40 PM, in Developer Center
I use Studiometry 402 Views / 4 Replies  
I use Studiometry
Posted by madmacgames, on Mar 30, 2006 at 07:19 PM, in Applications
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Posted by madmacgames, on Mar 29, 2006 at 06:35 PM, in Applications
Both the driver and the hardware of the interface... 3,811 Views / 9 Replies  
Both the driver and the hardware of the interface create the overall latency. Some drivers, such as ASIO are designed to deliver lower latencies than other drivers, but this is really a moot point...
Posted by madmacgames, on Mar 29, 2006 at 06:33 PM, in Applications
Recording real instruments (audio), you'll need a... 3,811 Views / 9 Replies  
Recording real instruments (audio), you'll need a decent audio interface to achieve multi-track recording/editing with low latency. The computer's on board audio interface isn't going to cut it; you...
Posted by madmacgames, on Mar 29, 2006 at 05:08 PM, in Applications
If you don't have server access to setup actual... 493 Views / 10 Replies  
If you don't have server access to setup actual mailing lists, what about using a mailing list service like Yahoo Groups or Google Groups?

There are also a number of PHP mailing list scripts that...
Posted by madmacgames, on Mar 22, 2006 at 09:39 PM, in Developer Center
Actually the current version is, and has been for... 499 Views / 9 Replies  
Actually the current version is, and has been for awhile, 8.1. It's just that the OS X version "isn't ready" yet (and I question if it ever will be), so Netscape on OS X is stuck back at 7.2

If...
Posted by madmacgames, on Mar 20, 2006 at 07:17 PM, in Applications
Zend PHP Framework 452 Views / 0 Replies  
Zend has released a preview release of their PHP framework:

http://framework.zend.com/

Seems to be alright for a preview release, but I think I'll reserve judgement until it is more mature.

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Posted by madmacgames, on Mar 4, 2006 at 07:48 PM, in Developer Center
It already is a generic term. The courts don't... 1,414 Views / 21 Replies  
It already is a generic term. The courts don't decide that, the public does. When/if it goes to court, the court looks at the use of the term to determine if it has become generic or not, but the...
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 28, 2006 at 01:16 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi, are you sure the model is 2300? As far as I... 1,428 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi, are you sure the model is 2300? As far as I can tell Lexmark has no "2300" model printer, but possibly did in the past as an old ribbon printer.

What is your printer's actual model number,...
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 23, 2006 at 01:31 PM, in Applications
Well I have CS1 and I have tried with about 5... 521 Views / 14 Replies  
Well I have CS1 and I have tried with about 5 different images and quality 6 always results in a bit smaller and crappier image than setting of 7 does.
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 22, 2006 at 10:25 PM, in Applications
Is 7 actually better quality than 6 though? ... 521 Views / 14 Replies  
Is 7 actually better quality than 6 though? Maybe they just messed up a reference in the programming and 6 is actually 7 and 7 is actually 6? Or maybe not, and they really did a big boo boo.

Can...
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 22, 2006 at 08:17 PM, in Applications
No, I'm afraid they are not "equally powerful". ... 4,313 Views / 53 Replies  
No, I'm afraid they are not "equally powerful". Have you even seen or used the search dialog in BBEdit 8? regex is just the tip of the iceberg, and since they both have it, it was nullified.
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Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 19, 2006 at 12:24 PM, in Applications
Automation isn't a gizmo. It's a useful feature,... 4,313 Views / 53 Replies  
Automation isn't a gizmo. It's a useful feature, but BBEdit has equivalent automation features, so it's not really worth discussing in a comparison since both offer the ability, as far as I can tell,...
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 19, 2006 at 04:50 AM, in Applications
Here are just a few: - Opening files by name,... 4,313 Views / 53 Replies  
Here are just a few:
- Opening files by name, for example system files, TextMate won't do. You have to go into terminal and use the "mate" command line helper, which is a pain unless you are...
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 19, 2006 at 04:46 AM, in Applications
The 5.2 download on version tracker still works. ... 657 Views / 13 Replies  
The 5.2 download on version tracker still works. Try to calm down a bit.
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 18, 2006 at 02:52 AM, in Developer Center
Saying to PM with email for IE 5.2 when I posted... 657 Views / 13 Replies  
Saying to PM with email for IE 5.2 when I posted a link to it on version tracker for starters.
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 17, 2006 at 11:05 PM, in Developer Center
As a programmer, I personally cannot stand... 4,313 Views / 53 Replies  
As a programmer, I personally cannot stand TextMate. Yeah it has some nice flash and gizmo's going for it, but IMO it really does not have alot of useful features and is certainly lacking power...
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 17, 2006 at 08:17 PM, in Applications
having too much beer Chuck? Your posts seem to... 657 Views / 13 Replies  
having too much beer Chuck? Your posts seem to be making less and less sense. :P
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 17, 2006 at 07:58 PM, in Developer Center
That's an "old" one, 5.1... the latest OS X... 657 Views / 13 Replies  
That's an "old" one, 5.1... the latest OS X version was 5.2.3.

It is still on version tracker though:
http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/10902
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 17, 2006 at 06:56 PM, in Developer Center
Well being time limited is what makes a "special"... 941 Views / 9 Replies  
Well being time limited is what makes a "special" a special... in the retail world that is.
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 16, 2006 at 12:33 AM, in Developer Center
Poll: Watching movies, playing games, etc is certinaly... 1,460 Views / 25 Replies  
Watching movies, playing games, etc is certinaly not the whole cause of one's behavior, but if you think they have no effect on your behavior and mind, then you are just as delusion as the people...
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 14, 2006 at 08:34 PM, in Gaming
I use MyDomain.com (http://www.mydomain.com) now.... 941 Views / 9 Replies  
I use MyDomain.com (http://www.mydomain.com) now. $8.50/year. They are a reseller for Dotster but have a bit cheaper price.

*edit* Dotster is having a special. $5.99 / domain name. ...
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 14, 2006 at 06:48 PM, in Developer Center
Also make sure your MySQL user is setup to allow... 587 Views / 7 Replies  
Also make sure your MySQL user is setup to allow to connect from that IP. Usually the default setup is connection allowed on localhost/127.0.0.1

To allow connections across the LAN, you will...
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 14, 2006 at 12:36 AM, in Developer Center
No, I upgraded mine the other day or week, I... 996 Views / 18 Replies  
No, I upgraded mine the other day or week, I can't quite rememeber which... anyways, the latest is 8, I've got 8.0 rc22.

To get the latest player, you can goto macromedia.com and from the nav...
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 13, 2006 at 01:05 PM, in Developer Center
Yes MySQL 4+ has built in query caching that is... 592 Views / 11 Replies  
Yes MySQL 4+ has built in query caching that is enabled by default.
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 13, 2006 at 12:26 AM, in Developer Center
Goto Help -> Installed Plugins to see the exact... 996 Views / 18 Replies  
Goto Help -> Installed Plugins to see the exact flash player version. You can also see the major version if you right click on a flash movie in the browser.
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 13, 2006 at 12:24 AM, in Developer Center
I do not think Flash was ever designed to be a... 996 Views / 18 Replies  
I do not think Flash was ever designed to be a portable document medium or a printable medium. I don't think it ever claimed to be either. Flash is a media medium. So that it does not print, or...
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 11, 2006 at 06:18 PM, in Developer Center
What do you think you know more about Apple's... 89,578 Views / 1,213 Replies  
What do you think you know more about Apple's situation than their COO and CFO? nice try egomaniac.
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 8, 2006 at 08:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Buddy, I am not the one that said they would be... 89,578 Views / 1,213 Replies  
Buddy, I am not the one that said they would be likely to have shortage of MBP's or that their 2nd quarter is not looking to be very strong. Both Apple's COO and CFO said that. I just relayed it. ...
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 8, 2006 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
And the Multi-Safari hack does not completely... 615 Views / 9 Replies  
And the Multi-Safari hack does not completely work on Tiger either. Before coming to Tiger, I built myself a standalone of Safari 1.3.1 to bring with me, but alas it does not work (it uses the...
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 8, 2006 at 02:04 PM, in Developer Center
Mac-onMac does not work with Tiger, either... 615 Views / 9 Replies  
Mac-onMac does not work with Tiger, either running or being run from. It even says that very clearly on the page.
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 7, 2006 at 03:28 PM, in Developer Center
You're saying you think they have an infinite... 89,578 Views / 1,213 Replies  
You're saying you think they have an infinite supply? All resources are scarce, which necessarily makes all supplies limited. That premise is at the very core of modern economic theories.

Apple...
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 7, 2006 at 01:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
not only high demand but many sources are citing... 89,578 Views / 1,213 Replies  
not only high demand but many sources are citing that there is shortage of the processors as well.
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 6, 2006 at 10:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iBank... 1,524 Views / 25 Replies  
iBank (http://www.iggsoftware.com/ibank/index.html)... I've ben using it since version 1, which I really liked... but man I love version 2.
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 2, 2006 at 06:01 PM, in Applications
When you have a name of something like that which... 363 Views / 1 Replies  
When you have a name of something like that which uses characters that javascript will interpret differently, put it in square braces and quote it so that javascript does not interpret the special...
Posted by madmacgames, on Feb 2, 2006 at 05:32 PM, in Developer Center
yeah I know what you mean. And that we web... 758 Views / 18 Replies  
yeah I know what you mean. And that we web developers tend to often get assigned responsibility for things beyond our control (like things the browser does on its own) does not help in the stress...
Posted by madmacgames, on Jan 31, 2006 at 01:43 AM, in Developer Center
Well if you can forget that you know about... 758 Views / 18 Replies  
Well if you can forget that you know about autofill for a minute or two, it is not that dumb of a question, and not that dumb to think that something that happens on a website is caused by the...
Posted by madmacgames, on Jan 30, 2006 at 09:54 PM, in Developer Center
A 3rd vote for Tansmit :thumbsup: If you... 475 Views / 8 Replies  
A 3rd vote for Tansmit :thumbsup:

If you connect to more than one site at a time, you'll love the tab feature.
Posted by madmacgames, on Jan 25, 2006 at 12:12 PM, in Developer Center
well you would think one would not need to repair... 415 Views / 4 Replies  
well you would think one would not need to repair permissions every day, but I guess I could try that (I've only had Tiger installed for a few days and so far have had to repair permissions twice).
...
Posted by madmacgames, on Jan 24, 2006 at 07:34 PM, in Developer Center
Autostarting Apache in Tiger 415 Views / 4 Replies  
I just recently moved up to Tiger, and am finalizing getting my local development server set back up.

In Panther, if I had "Personal Web Sharing" turned on in System Preferences, then apache would...
Posted by madmacgames, on Jan 24, 2006 at 12:45 PM, in Developer Center
backquotes are used to enclose the names of... 1,622 Views / 6 Replies  
backquotes are used to enclose the names of tables and columns. If you don't use them and you have tables or columns whose name is a mysql keyword (which is not all that uncommon), you could run...
Posted by madmacgames, on Jan 22, 2006 at 05:39 PM, in Developer Center
Of course people don't say "POW-ER" unless... 4,155 Views / 95 Replies  
Of course people don't say "POW-ER" unless they're screaming. Only the first syllable is stressed.

But MacBook Pro is actually made up of 3 words, so if you try to stress all 3, then it does...
Posted by madmacgames, on Jan 20, 2006 at 03:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think you have to host iSell with MacDock, and... 596 Views / 5 Replies  
I think you have to host iSell with MacDock, and well, if they won't even answer pre-sale questions, do you really want someone like that as your web host, let alone your businesses web host? You...
Posted by madmacgames, on Jan 19, 2006 at 05:18 PM, in Developer Center
PowerBook also has 3 syllables. American... 4,155 Views / 95 Replies  
PowerBook also has 3 syllables. American education at its finest folks.

For the record, I do realize Icruise already pointed this out, but it is so damn ridiculous, it just has to be pointed out...
Posted by madmacgames, on Jan 19, 2006 at 05:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have you upgraded 10.3 to 10.3.9 yet? Sounds... 458 Views / 10 Replies  
Have you upgraded 10.3 to 10.3.9 yet?

Sounds like a video card issue.
Posted by madmacgames, on Jan 14, 2006 at 10:24 PM, in Mac OS X
I have noticed Safari is particularly difficult... 803 Views / 4 Replies  
I have noticed Safari is particularly difficult to get to update CSS and Javascript files sometimes. It is not uncommon that I'll need to force refresh multiple times to get it to update the CSS or...
Posted by madmacgames, on Jan 14, 2006 at 08:07 PM, in Applications
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