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yeah, i know. from my initial post: " I hate... 408 Views / 6 Replies  
yeah, i know. from my initial post: " I hate having to go to PS or Elements to accomplish that simple task."
Posted by rtdunham, on Aug 16, 2008 at 03:43 PM, in Applications
periodically i need to apply type to an image... 408 Views / 6 Replies  
periodically i need to apply type to an image area. Overprint, knockout, doesn't matter; sometimes it's for email, sometimes for an image to be posted on a website. It's not an uncommon function,...
Posted by rtdunham, on Aug 15, 2008 at 11:16 AM, in Applications
uhh...to put identifying information on a photo... 408 Views / 6 Replies  
uhh...to put identifying information on a photo so i can post it or send it to someone; to create a title "slide"; etc. not sure i understand your question.
Posted by rtdunham, on Aug 14, 2008 at 11:44 PM, in Applications
type on photos in iPhoto? 408 Views / 6 Replies  
the very fundamental function i miss in iPhoto is the ability to place type on a photo. Am I overlooking something? Or is there a plug-in that grants that sort of functionality? I hate having to...
Posted by rtdunham, on Aug 9, 2008 at 11:53 AM, in Applications
watch streaming video on appleTV? 1,817 Views / 3 Replies  
this may be a no-brainer. But here goes: if i subscribe to mlb.com to watch my out-of-town baseball games live on my computer, is there a way to get them--live--onto my 50" tv instead via the...
Posted by rtdunham, on May 14, 2008 at 05:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
alarm icons missing from calendar events 315 Views / 1 Replies  
when i set an alarm for an event i used to see an alarm-bell icon in the event on the calendar. those icons no longer appear for events i create (the alarms are still triggered and delivered at the...
Posted by rtdunham, on Feb 29, 2008 at 05:02 PM, in Applications
i agree. A sports widget is as important to many... 1,532 Views / 6 Replies  
i agree. A sports widget is as important to many people as the stocks and weather widgets. It should be configurable, like the weather and stock apps, or like the personalized sports score...
Posted by rtdunham, on Sep 17, 2007 at 08:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
imported pix from iPhone can't be edited or emailed 391 Views / 2 Replies  
On several occasions i've imported pix from my iPhone to iPhoto and have been able to edit and email them.

More recently, I took a couple family pix i'd like to keep, but although they import into...
Posted by rtdunham, on Sep 17, 2007 at 08:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
may have found solution 506 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks.

i might have solved it: although i had scrolled thru the page earlier looking for clues and found none, today i noticed new audio playing and scrolled down to find a video link open,...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jul 11, 2007 at 12:37 PM, in Applications
i appreciate the tip, but can you tell me... 506 Views / 4 Replies  
i appreciate the tip, but can you tell me anything helpful in locating it and removing it?
thanks.
Posted by rtdunham, on Jul 11, 2007 at 12:42 AM, in Applications
unwanted audio playing in safari 506 Views / 4 Replies  
for the past several days whenever i go to my Excite home page a recording of a Pres Bush speech begins playing...and it doesn't stop til i leave the page.
Granted, this seems like an excite problem...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jul 11, 2007 at 12:13 AM, in Applications
thanks 467 Views / 4 Replies  
that did it. thanks.
terry
Posted by rtdunham, on Jul 7, 2007 at 09:19 PM, in Applications
been there, done that... 467 Views / 4 Replies  
i went to that site before i posted here: I see only MLB and NBA teams there. I'm looking for the Bucs, and NFL schedules, which logic tells me should be there. But i'm not seeing them. Am I...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jul 7, 2007 at 06:17 PM, in Applications
how subscribe to pro sport calendars for iCal? 467 Views / 4 Replies  
a seemingly simple need: i want to sync to a calendar of Tampa Bay Buccaneers games for the upcoming season. I can't find a thing.

It's not like i'm looking for the schedule of the Florence...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jul 7, 2007 at 03:47 PM, in Applications
Mail app font collections? 343 Views / 0 Replies  
if i select fonts in Mail, i see a typical apple window with collections on the left and fonts in a column to the right. I have two questions:
1) nothing shows in the "recently used" fonts...
Posted by rtdunham, on Feb 23, 2007 at 05:22 PM, in Applications
I appreciate the knowledge you're bringing to... 558 Views / 14 Replies  
I appreciate the knowledge you're bringing to this discussion, and have one more set of questions. I need some larger capacity drives NOW, and my objective in this discussion is to decide whether to...
Posted by rtdunham, on Feb 10, 2007 at 04:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The data you cite suggests eSATA could be two to... 558 Views / 14 Replies  
The data you cite suggests eSATA could be two to three times faster than fw800. RAID enclosures aside (my interest is in eSATA usefulness for new single disc external hard drives for backups, for...
Posted by rtdunham, on Feb 10, 2007 at 01:57 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
what speed is to be expected from eSATA? 558 Views / 14 Replies  
shouldn't transfer rates be much higher in eSATA than fw800?

the only review i could find was one by MacObserver in which the reviewer concludes, ironically, "Unfortunately, I lost my eSATA test...
Posted by rtdunham, on Feb 9, 2007 at 08:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
sata ports in future macbooks & MBPs? 558 Views / 14 Replies  
is there any word on when apple might add sata ports to the usb/fw/fw800 offerings on its laptops?
Posted by rtdunham, on Feb 8, 2007 at 09:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
duplicate title names in iPhoto cause problems? 298 Views / 0 Replies  
should i care if i have multiple images on a roll, with the same "title"? this happens, for example, when a scanning service scans 250 pix and does them in batches of 50 (or, at least, returns them...
Posted by rtdunham, on Feb 6, 2007 at 02:27 PM, in Applications
how track an album image to its library or roll location? 264 Views / 0 Replies  
ALSO, while i'm asking about iPhoto:

is there a way to view a photo in an album and see (from the info pane, i imagine) where it is in the library generally, or by roll? (only way i can figure is...
Posted by rtdunham, on Feb 6, 2007 at 02:24 PM, in Applications
RE-organizing iPhoto film rolls? 306 Views / 0 Replies  
question deleted. couldn't figure out a way to delete the whole entry.
Posted by rtdunham, on Feb 6, 2007 at 02:22 PM, in Applications
where can i order apple's USB dock for the new shuffle? 481 Views / 4 Replies  
the model's been out for a while but i can't find a place on apple's online store to order an extra dock or two: sure as shootin' they'll be cheap, and i'll lose one or at a minimum end up at point B...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jan 15, 2007 at 11:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
But the tests show two computers equipped with... 2,890 Views / 40 Replies  
But the tests show two computers equipped with the SAME amount of ram in paired/unpaired ways.

What we're talking about in practical terms is the choice between adding, say, two pairs of 512s vs...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jan 13, 2007 at 04:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
a user could also point to the PDF file,... 443 Views / 4 Replies  
a user could also point to the PDF file, right-click (or apple-click) on the PDF file, and a drop-down contextual menu should give you the choice to "open with". The user would select that option,...
Posted by rtdunham, on Nov 5, 2006 at 10:31 PM, in Applications
change hours in iCal display? 530 Views / 0 Replies  
My weekly view in iCal shows 24 hour days. I need only 8 am to 10 pm, 14 hr days. I went to iCal>Prefs>general and changed it to those hours and to show only 14 hour days. This resulted in NO change...
Posted by rtdunham, on Nov 5, 2006 at 10:27 PM, in Applications
Hi. Thanks. Cable. DHCP. Any specifics you... 495 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi. Thanks. Cable. DHCP. Any specifics you can tell me to try in that instance? (I'd assume i should ask ISP its speed and then check belkin to make appropriate adjustement.)

Rebooting the...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jun 29, 2006 at 01:29 PM, in Networking
help diagnose connection quirk? 495 Views / 3 Replies  
My attempts to go to a url often result in either 1) a "hang" whereby the activity bar at the bottom of safari window indicates "contacting xxx.xxx" but no subsequent activity occurs, or 2) activity...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jun 29, 2006 at 10:44 AM, in Networking
sync to address book? 5,029 Views / 11 Replies  
do you mean syncing with Address Book? or simply moving the phone's own list of names and numbers back and forth via iSync?

(I'm looking to switch from my treo 650 to a slim phone, but syncing...
Posted by rtdunham, on May 15, 2006 at 05:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm having the same problem--applescript menu has... 2,137 Views / 17 Replies  
I'm having the same problem--applescript menu has vanished from Mail...there IS a sort of OS-universal script menu on the right side of the menu bar, but my Mail script or two have disappeared.
...
Posted by rtdunham, on May 20, 2005 at 04:28 PM, in Applications
both the above replies... 657 Views / 6 Replies  
neither of the fonts suggested are the one i'm looking for. but i appreciate the leads. I'm going to check some older software i have--Canvas, and others--and see if i can find where Architect...
Posted by rtdunham, on May 18, 2005 at 09:19 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Seeking info on "CORDination Station" 366 Views / 0 Replies  
does anyone know whether CORDination Station is still in business? They were exhibiting nifty cord-control/AC outlet units, at MacWorld Expo in SF in January. The fellas working the booth were...
Posted by rtdunham, on May 17, 2005 at 05:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Novice's question about fonts... 657 Views / 6 Replies  
I've got some ads i created as recently as less than a year ago, often using a font i was always fond of on my computer -- "Architect". To the best of my knowledge i've never bought a font. For...
Posted by rtdunham, on May 17, 2005 at 05:28 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
you saw them? 4,203 Views / 52 Replies  
Lancer, were you there? Did you see them? I was there, plenty of people were asking about 1Gigs and weer universally being told only 512s had arrived. while i waited in line i saw hundreds of 512s...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jan 19, 2005 at 07:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i was at the San Fran store at macworld the day... 4,203 Views / 52 Replies  
i was at the San Fran store at macworld the day steve announced the shuffle. They swore they had ONLY 512MB models. I bought four. Nobody was knowingly leaving 1Gig models behind!
Terry
Posted by rtdunham, on Jan 19, 2005 at 07:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Shuffle and audio books 1,103 Views / 7 Replies  
consider your deal sealed! yeah, the shuffle plays audio books. it returns to where you left off if you pause, or if you turn the machine off, or if you leave the book to listen to music a while...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jan 19, 2005 at 12:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
can I use my Shuffle earbuds in other devices? 533 Views / 2 Replies  
Can I use my Shuffle earbuds in my Al PB to listen to audio from a movie DVD? I know I could simply try it, but i don't want to blow anything out if it's not appropriate.

Terry
Posted by rtdunham, on Jan 19, 2005 at 02:19 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
first run today with my iPod Shuffle 1,437 Views / 20 Replies  
put in just under 5 miles with my Shuffle today (bought it at the apple store in san fran hours after steve announced them) and couldn't be happier.

It's got 118 songs + 9 hrs 57 mins of audio...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jan 19, 2005 at 01:08 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
seeking author of Mail "subject line" script 394 Views / 0 Replies  
A year or two ago, probably on this forum, a thread pursued a "fix" for Mail's lack of an easy way to change the subject line of an email.

Someone offered a script, which i've found very useful:...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jan 17, 2005 at 11:22 AM, in Applications
iLife on multiple computers? 682 Views / 2 Replies  
I bought iLife for my daughter's iMac, and just bought a refurb'd G5 dual 2.0 that arrived without iLife installed. Apple's gonna send me the install DVD, but in 7-10 days. Can I do multiple...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jul 4, 2004 at 10:40 PM, in Applications
cube a pioneer; new cube late to the party? 1,281 Views / 36 Replies  
I've read speculation apple might re-introduce a cube or cube-like 'puter, perhaps as a 20th anniversary model.

regardless, this article gives insights into a reported new trend in downsizing...
Posted by rtdunham, on Apr 11, 2004 at 01:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
I use a Treo 300 and for my purposes, yeah, it's... 1,644 Views / 21 Replies  
I use a Treo 300 and for my purposes, yeah, it's far superior to lugging separately a cellphone and a pda. Just some sample benefits:
1) If the phone loses its memory I don't have to re-enter all...
Posted by rtdunham, on Feb 18, 2004 at 02:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
thanks for the link, could prove useful. ... 523 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks for the link, could prove useful.

now, any chance i could convince you i just threw all that clutter on the desk to make everyone feel better about their own work environments? well,...
Posted by rtdunham, on Sep 11, 2003 at 02:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
stupid's too kind a word (PIC) 523 Views / 5 Replies  
http://www.albinotricolors.com/images/iSight%20on%20box%20SM.jpg

see what i mean? the high intensity lamps on either side of the 23" monitor are nice sources of light to supplement the...
Posted by rtdunham, on Sep 11, 2003 at 01:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iSight mounting solutions? 523 Views / 5 Replies  
So I've got this design-centric iSight on my desk, pretty little thing...but it's taped to the top of a foot-high cardboard box in order to position it properly (I have the 23" cinema display and...
Posted by rtdunham, on Sep 11, 2003 at 01:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
recommend a phone 1,880 Views / 46 Replies  
Love my Handspring Treo 300. Works great as a phone, has full Palm PDA capabilities, syncs to Now Up-to-date & Contact on my Mac (dial direct from any of my nearly 600 contacts), and the thumbsized...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jun 17, 2003 at 04:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
12" is the model that SHOULD have lighted keyboard (more) 3,245 Views / 55 Replies  
as has been observed in the preceding posts, the 17" is more likely to be a desiktop replacement and the 12" the road warrior's machine...the 17" often plugged in, the 12" operating in a mobile mode....
Posted by rtdunham, on Feb 3, 2003 at 11:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
well, wait a minute here... 1,045 Views / 18 Replies  
here's what the preceding link says, copied directly from that site:

"* Burning an iPhoto archive to DVD requires Mac OS X 10.2 “Jaguar” and a SuperDrive, or other Mac-compatible DVD burning...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jan 23, 2003 at 11:34 PM, in macOS
potentially good news if true... 522 Views / 4 Replies  
check out the post in this thread on the mac os forum, says iDVD3 does support external drives. I guess we'll find out in a few days.
terryclick here to go to thread cited...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jan 22, 2003 at 01:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PB superdrive or not: will iLife work w/ext drives? 522 Views / 4 Replies  
If the subject line's not clear, here's the question:

I like the integration of apps in iLife and I'll be burning dvds, but i don't think i need that as a mobile capability. I'd be more inclined...
Posted by rtdunham, on Jan 21, 2003 at 12:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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