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As far as I know whatever connection you Mac has... 697 Views / 10 Replies  
As far as I know whatever connection you Mac has will just appear as an ethernet connection to the virtual machine. So if you Mac is connected via wireless then the virtual machine will just have its...
Posted by WJMoore, on Jun 1, 2008 at 07:08 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Sorry not at the moment. I like the sound of... 2,128 Views / 31 Replies  
Sorry not at the moment.

I like the sound of Amorya's idea too, just don't have the setup to be able develop it.
Posted by WJMoore, on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:38 AM, in Applications
Interesting ideas Amorya and Andy8. You must... 2,128 Views / 31 Replies  
Interesting ideas Amorya and Andy8. You must watch a lot of YouTube Andy :) Amorya, I don't have a dual screen setup so development and testing would be difficult. They are both simple and practical...
Posted by WJMoore, on Feb 18, 2008 at 05:45 AM, in Applications
You can add contextual menu items to the Finder... 2,128 Views / 31 Replies  
You can add contextual menu items to the Finder (at least you could in previous versions of Mac OS X, haven't checked recently) through a supported plugin API, but they will only appear in the Finder.
Posted by WJMoore, on Feb 11, 2008 at 03:21 PM, in Applications
Could probably do most of that with an Apple... 2,128 Views / 31 Replies  
Could probably do most of that with an Apple Script that would appear in the scripts menu. Contextual menus and toolbar buttons however would require resorting to hacks as outlined above. :-/
Posted by WJMoore, on Feb 11, 2008 at 12:06 AM, in Applications
That's interesting, I wondered if 1366 would work... 1,061 Views / 15 Replies  
That's interesting, I wondered if 1366 would work out of the box or not. I had a look at DisplayConfigX, what are the back/front porch settings you referred to?
Posted by WJMoore, on Feb 10, 2008 at 06:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the interesting and unexpected ideas... 2,128 Views / 31 Replies  
Thanks for the interesting and unexpected ideas everyone. I'm surprised that the majority of the requests are for modifications to existing applications. This is a difficult one as whilst possible,...
Posted by WJMoore, on Feb 10, 2008 at 06:35 PM, in Applications
Sounds exactly like what I'm after. What TV do... 1,061 Views / 15 Replies  
Sounds exactly like what I'm after. What TV do you have, I've found very few with a dedicated DVI connector?
Posted by WJMoore, on Feb 6, 2008 at 07:21 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm pretty sold on the Mac mini idea. A friend... 1,061 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm pretty sold on the Mac mini idea. A friend pointed out that HDMI caries a DVI signal (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High-Definition_Multimedia_Interface) so that's not a problem. As you point out...
Posted by WJMoore, on Feb 6, 2008 at 07:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This is where I'm at now. It seems there are... 1,061 Views / 15 Replies  
This is where I'm at now. It seems there are cheap options (http://www.hometheatre.net.au/dvi_hdmi_cables.htm) that have their limitations but might work.
Posted by WJMoore, on Feb 6, 2008 at 06:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm thinking I chose the wrong forum... any... 2,128 Views / 31 Replies  
I'm thinking I chose the wrong forum... any chance it could be moved to apps?
Posted by WJMoore, on Feb 6, 2008 at 04:23 AM, in Applications
@GORDYmac I hadn't seen that EyeHome before and... 1,061 Views / 15 Replies  
@GORDYmac I hadn't seen that EyeHome before and it looks like its discontinued, however they do have the EyeConnect.

@ginoledesma The Xbox 360 is an option I hadn't considered, its a pretty good...
Posted by WJMoore, on Feb 5, 2008 at 11:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Small Application Ideas 2,128 Views / 31 Replies  
I'm looking for ideas of a small application to work on. I've negotiated 1 day off a week to work on a small Mac OS X development project, now I just need to find the project. Now I'm sure you're...
Posted by WJMoore, on Feb 5, 2008 at 09:31 PM, in Applications
Apple TV or other media player? 1,061 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm moving house and setting up a home theatre from scratch. My current setup is a Power Mac G5 with an EyeTV hybrid and a 24" Dell LCD. This works well as I can play any video, any music and watch...
Posted by WJMoore, on Feb 4, 2008 at 09:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
FA Various Apple/iPhone related domain names 393 Views / 0 Replies  
I've registered a few domain names over the year but never found the time to create the accompanying website. The are all starting at AU$5 (~US$4.40) and wil be transferred to the winners Namecheap...
Posted by WJMoore, on Nov 25, 2007 at 03:33 PM, in Marketplace
I know you weren't entirely serious but the... 1,652 Views / 38 Replies  
I know you weren't entirely serious but the reason is developers are generally more qualified and likely provide useful bug reports on problems they encounter. Then there's the whole PR thing.
Posted by WJMoore, on Jul 2, 2007 at 05:17 AM, in macOS
Yep Messenger is crashing for me too. The... 5,004 Views / 268 Replies  
Yep Messenger is crashing for me too. The backtrace shows the crash is related to WebKit so I'm thinking the Safari beta is the cause.
Posted by WJMoore, on Jun 21, 2007 at 08:55 AM, in Applications
Certainly is ever so transparent, pointless but... 116,934 Views / 2,183 Replies  
Certainly is ever so transparent, pointless but nice touch.
Posted by WJMoore, on Jun 19, 2007 at 07:10 AM, in macOS
I know you got a solution with Stuffit but to... 479 Views / 9 Replies  
I know you got a solution with Stuffit but to answer your questions:
Doesn't matter, whatever the person on the other end uses to extract ZIP files will prompt them for the password.

Quick and...
Posted by WJMoore, on Jun 17, 2007 at 06:33 AM, in Applications
Command line zip does exactly what you want, use... 479 Views / 9 Replies  
Command line zip does exactly what you want, use the -e option:
Posted by WJMoore, on Jun 17, 2007 at 12:16 AM, in Applications
I don't think ixus_123 is after individual zip... 605 Views / 9 Replies  
I don't think ixus_123 is after individual zip files.

The create archive option doesn't put the files in a folder if you do what besson3c said in the first reply. It will most likely create a...
Posted by WJMoore, on Jun 17, 2007 at 12:15 AM, in Applications
Safari has had spellcheck for ages... 40,441 Views / 443 Replies  
Safari has had spellcheck for ages...
Posted by WJMoore, on Jun 13, 2007 at 10:44 AM, in macOS
iPhone "development" 515 Views / 3 Replies  
Anyone found any documentation on the so called Web 2.0 iPhone development? I'm curious as to how these so called apps will inherit the iPhone look and feel and also how they go about accessing the...
Posted by WJMoore, on Jun 12, 2007 at 07:03 AM, in Developer Center
Excellent point, I was sceptical how it would... 116,934 Views / 2,183 Replies  
Excellent point, I was sceptical how it would work too so I tried out (by Photoshopping). Even with the menu bar at 50% transparency with a totally black background its still pretty usable. Don't get...
Posted by WJMoore, on Jun 12, 2007 at 06:34 AM, in macOS
Its a known bug... 3,663 Views / 6 Replies  
Its a known bug (http://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8439) that is also flagged in Apples internal bug tracking system so I expect that it will be resolved at some point.
Posted by WJMoore, on Jun 12, 2007 at 06:14 AM, in Applications
"Marketing" the fact that they added an alpha... 6,917 Views / 297 Replies  
"Marketing" the fact that they added an alpha channel to the menu bar as a new feature is the biggest load I've ever heard. Not only that, I think it looks like pretty cheap as well. I thought we'd...
Posted by WJMoore, on Jun 12, 2007 at 06:06 AM, in macOS
Its a heart in DOS, that char code won't display... 6,295 Views / 4 Replies  
Its a heart in DOS, that char code won't display what you want in the Terminal, as you've seen. You want to use Unicode characters. These are UTF-8 sequences I got from the Character Palette. The...
Posted by WJMoore, on Jun 10, 2007 at 11:43 PM, in Developer Center
I think its just a phrase. I don't think it means... 116,934 Views / 2,183 Replies  
I think its just a phrase. I don't think it means Core Animation + anything. We'll find out soon enough though.

Where's that photo from?

Also excellent to see ZFS becoming the default...
Posted by WJMoore, on Jun 7, 2007 at 03:18 AM, in macOS
I think you want to use changeColor: instead. 4,208 Views / 4 Replies  
I think you want to use changeColor: instead.
Posted by WJMoore, on Jun 7, 2007 at 03:11 AM, in Developer Center
Uninstall the official DivX component and use... 1,826 Views / 2 Replies  
Uninstall the official DivX component and use Perian (http://perian.org/) instead, should work fine.
Posted by WJMoore, on May 31, 2007 at 08:31 AM, in Applications
That's a bit strange, did you burn it as an audio... 359 Views / 5 Replies  
That's a bit strange, did you burn it as an audio CD? What are you playing it in?
Posted by WJMoore, on May 31, 2007 at 08:29 AM, in Applications
:thumbsup: I like the way you phrased that :) 453 Views / 8 Replies  
:thumbsup:

I like the way you phrased that :)
Posted by WJMoore, on May 31, 2007 at 08:26 AM, in Applications
Well bugger me you're right. I got PS Elements... 967 Views / 16 Replies  
Well bugger me you're right. I got PS Elements the other day and I have the Open in Opera service as well. Selecting a URL and choosing the service does indeed fire up Opera. I did Reveal in Finder...
Posted by WJMoore, on May 31, 2007 at 08:21 AM, in Applications
What for? :) I can't remember the last time I... 116,934 Views / 2,183 Replies  
What for? :) I can't remember the last time I actually clicked on anything on the desktop. In fact I just don't see my desktop. I frequently use the Desktop folder for transient data though, so I see...
Posted by WJMoore, on May 31, 2007 at 07:55 AM, in macOS
So many choices and none of them involve getting... 922 Views / 10 Replies  
So many choices and none of them involve getting locked into Microsoft products:
C# with Mono
Objective-C with GNUStep
C++ with Qt
C with GTK+
Posted by WJMoore, on May 7, 2007 at 10:00 AM, in Developer Center
Just create the new virtual machine in Parallels,... 1,508 Views / 2 Replies  
Just create the new virtual machine in Parallels, allocate it a new hard disk image on the external drive and don't bother with partitions etc.
Posted by WJMoore, on May 4, 2007 at 08:18 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
What do you like about the case preserving mode... 40,441 Views / 443 Replies  
What do you like about the case preserving mode of HFS+? I've only seen drawbacks. Eg. I once tried backing up some data from my Linux server, rsync would sync one version of a file then overwrite it...
Posted by WJMoore, on Apr 26, 2007 at 09:48 AM, in macOS
Like do what XP does and just let the app in... 40,441 Views / 443 Replies  
Like do what XP does and just let the app in question stop responding entirely, including redraws and put (Not Responding) in the title bar... yep that sounds better ;)
Posted by WJMoore, on Apr 25, 2007 at 06:55 AM, in macOS
I use the command line zip: comes with the system... 4,961 Views / 100 Replies  
I use the command line zip: comes with the system and doesn't add MACOSX directories.
Posted by WJMoore, on Apr 24, 2007 at 08:08 AM, in macOS
Also check out the Perian (http://perian.org/)... 331 Views / 2 Replies  
Also check out the Perian (http://perian.org/) QuickTime component.
Posted by WJMoore, on Apr 23, 2007 at 09:46 AM, in macOS
I don't know of such a thing but every Mac has... 775 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't know of such a thing but every Mac has the Apache mime.types file at /etc/httpd/mime.types which maps many mime types to extensions.
Posted by WJMoore, on Apr 19, 2007 at 08:13 AM, in Applications
Hi, I have the same phone and see exactly the... 366 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi, I have the same phone and see exactly the same behaviour. My solution is write to the card with a card reader. I put it down to bad firmware on the phone and Nokia's almost complete disregard for...
Posted by WJMoore, on Apr 19, 2007 at 08:09 AM, in macOS
There are no other drivers. If it doesn't work... 482 Views / 7 Replies  
There are no other drivers. If it doesn't work then it probably won't. Best bet is to get a real Mac. :-)
Posted by WJMoore, on Apr 17, 2007 at 08:03 AM, in macOS
Have you reported what you saw to the friendly... 2,658 Views / 7 Replies  
Have you reported what you saw to the friendly folks at Panic? I'm sure they would look into it if you give them a decent bug report.
Posted by WJMoore, on Apr 16, 2007 at 09:19 AM, in Applications
Yep, Chartsmith (http://blacksmith.com/products/). 729 Views / 3 Replies  
Yep, Chartsmith (http://blacksmith.com/products/).
Posted by WJMoore, on Apr 16, 2007 at 09:13 AM, in Applications
Technically nothing is "using" RAM in the... 487 Views / 9 Replies  
Technically nothing is "using" RAM in the inactive state. Its just marked with what it once belonged to. If you start another app that needs a big chunk of RAM it will be dramn from the free +...
Posted by WJMoore, on Apr 15, 2007 at 09:26 AM, in Applications
Its unlikely those things are the result of a... 766 Views / 12 Replies  
Its unlikely those things are the result of a memory leak. They sound more like plain bugs. However I don't use FF on OS X so can't comment on whether they occur for me or not.
Posted by WJMoore, on Apr 15, 2007 at 09:21 AM, in Applications
Open all the images and then right click in the... 739 Views / 7 Replies  
Open all the images and then right click in the thumbnail drawer. Click name to sort by name.
Posted by WJMoore, on Apr 15, 2007 at 09:13 AM, in macOS
I believe Apple use Perforce mostly, which locks... 1,200 Views / 12 Replies  
I believe Apple use Perforce mostly, which locks by default. You issue p4 edit to edit a file. If someone else issues p4 edit before you check the file in it will complain.
Posted by WJMoore, on Apr 9, 2007 at 04:44 AM, in Developer Center
I don't think so. If the tag specifies an... 568 Views / 1 Replies  
I don't think so. If the tag specifies an external file with 'src' then I think the content of the tag is ignored. This is speculation though, try it with a simple test case (alert() is your friend)...
Posted by WJMoore, on Apr 9, 2007 at 04:38 AM, in Developer Center
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