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Bump. Has anyone tested this issue in 9.2? 13,205 Views / 42 Replies  
Bump. Has anyone tested this issue in 9.2?
Posted by desertmac, on Jun 18, 2010 at 09:14 PM, in Applications
After the update I no longer am able to see... 1,821 Views / 34 Replies  
After the update I no longer am able to see Office documents in Quick Look. I just get an icon. Anybody else noticing this behavior?

Edit: Actually it's only happening with some Office documents....
Posted by desertmac, on May 14, 2008 at 01:29 AM, in Applications
Local iCal calendars are stored in... 446 Views / 4 Replies  
Local iCal calendars are stored in ~/Library/Calendars
Posted by desertmac, on Apr 29, 2008 at 03:09 PM, in Applications
Hmmm . . . that's curious. I know iTunes stores... 7,744 Views / 6 Replies  
Hmmm . . . that's curious. I know iTunes stores its artwork in a special file. Perhaps for artwork that it has downloaded (as opposed to artwork that you have imported yourself) it only will...
Posted by desertmac, on Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00 PM, in Applications
Experienced the same problem recently. I found... 7,744 Views / 6 Replies  
Experienced the same problem recently. I found that certain images are too large (in byte size) to display in iTunes. You might try to find a different image (amazon.com is a good source), or try to...
Posted by desertmac, on Apr 23, 2008 at 11:27 AM, in Applications
Congratulations. That's the setup I've got also.... 4,071 Views / 6 Replies  
Congratulations. That's the setup I've got also. Working like a charm.
Posted by desertmac, on Apr 17, 2008 at 09:02 PM, in Networking
That's a good question. JungleDisk encrypts the... 1,546 Views / 25 Replies  
That's a good question. JungleDisk encrypts the data going to S3, but I don't know if it uses SFTP or some other protocol. When I was using Transmit, I was using FTP, but I don't know that SFTP...
Posted by desertmac, on Apr 7, 2008 at 08:10 PM, in Applications
I have looked into a number of the options: Mozy,... 1,546 Views / 25 Replies  
I have looked into a number of the options: Mozy, Amazon S3, SugarSync, and .Mac. Ultimately, I decided to go with Amazon S3 with JungleDisk for my archived data (about 10 GBs). Amazon S3 by itself...
Posted by desertmac, on Apr 7, 2008 at 08:03 PM, in Applications
To the OP: 1. The picture of the LaCie... 2,233 Views / 14 Replies  
To the OP:

1. The picture of the LaCie Little Disk looks like it has a port for a power supply. That suggests that it would may not be able to do USB without power.
2. I have a WD 80gb HD for my...
Posted by desertmac, on Mar 13, 2008 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You set Bridge mode for the TC or AEBS through... 4,071 Views / 6 Replies  
You set Bridge mode for the TC or AEBS through Airport Utility. I also turned off wireless networking in the FIOS router (you do this via a web browser once you have installed the FIOS router) so...
Posted by desertmac, on Mar 11, 2008 at 02:23 PM, in Networking
Yes, both the AEBS and the TC are in bridge mode;... 589 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, both the AEBS and the TC are in bridge mode; the Verizon FIOS router is the only one in router mode.

But in Airport Utility, I have configured TC to create one network and the AEBS to create...
Posted by desertmac, on Mar 10, 2008 at 06:30 PM, in Networking
Thanks Big Mac. Appreciate the response. I... 589 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks Big Mac. Appreciate the response.

I actually have BOTH TC and the AEBS in bridge mode; both are connected to the FIOS router via ethernet cable. So they share one internet connection. The...
Posted by desertmac, on Mar 10, 2008 at 03:52 PM, in Networking
Any advantage to 2 networks with TC + AEBS 589 Views / 4 Replies  
I have recently purchased a Time Capsule. I already have a AEBS (N capable). Both are connected right now to a Verizon FIOS router creating separate N (b/g compatible) networks. I did this so that my...
Posted by desertmac, on Mar 10, 2008 at 02:58 PM, in Networking
This is my exact setup and both the Time Capsule... 4,071 Views / 6 Replies  
This is my exact setup and both the Time Capsule and Time Machine are running just fine.
Posted by desertmac, on Mar 10, 2008 at 10:25 AM, in Networking
FWIW: I bought the 40gb last June, then returned... 2,632 Views / 69 Replies  
FWIW: I bought the 40gb last June, then returned it for the 160gb. But I've found that streaming works so well that I barely use the ATV hd. Could have kept the 40gb version.
Posted by desertmac, on Jan 21, 2008 at 11:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Under Option 1 though, you will still have to be... 11,715 Views / 410 Replies  
Under Option 1 though, you will still have to be booted in OS X on the MBA, right? Which means that you can't do diagnostics that require you to be booted on another drive. Which means Option 2 is...
Posted by desertmac, on Jan 15, 2008 at 05:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Software diagnostics and repairs 11,715 Views / 410 Replies  
Does anyone have a thought about how you will do diagnostics or repairs on this? For example, Disk Utility or DiskWarrior? I use a backup FireWire HD to boot up my portables now, or sometimes connect...
Posted by desertmac, on Jan 15, 2008 at 04:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have you tested MacFusion with Leopard and the... 1,417 Views / 22 Replies  
Have you tested MacFusion with Leopard and the latest version of MacFuse?
Posted by desertmac, on Jan 13, 2008 at 10:59 AM, in Mac OS X
KasCookieAccess.bundle? 901 Views / 3 Replies  
On the advice of MacFixit, I went about cleaning out my InputManager, Internet Plug-Ins, and Contextual menu folders from both my User and System Libraries. Came across this file--...
Posted by desertmac, on Jan 10, 2008 at 01:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes this seems to be printer specific. I can get... 2,357 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes this seems to be printer specific. I can get PPt to work with a Brother MFC 7820N and a Canon iP90 but not a Brother HL 4070 CDW. Your workaround works for me. Choose one of the printers that...
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 26, 2007 at 11:20 AM, in Applications
Update: Decided to go with Remote Desktop... 1,432 Views / 1 Replies  
Update: Decided to go with Remote Desktop instead. Used ports 5900 and 3283 as specified in the RD manual. Working like a charm now.
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 26, 2007 at 10:07 AM, in Networking
Through FIOS 5,920 Views / 4 Replies  
Through FIOS
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 23, 2007 at 10:55 PM, in Networking
That's good news. I am actually trying to reduce... 561 Views / 4 Replies  
That's good news. I am actually trying to reduce the number of apps I have to use. But if I need to revert to Reader glad to know it's more responsive under Leopard.
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 21, 2007 at 12:22 AM, in Applications
That's another good strategy. I have been trying... 561 Views / 4 Replies  
That's another good strategy. I have been trying to ween myself off Acrobat Reader and Professional in Leopard.
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 20, 2007 at 11:29 PM, in Applications
Preview (Leopard) and PDF forms 561 Views / 4 Replies  
I have encountered a strange behavior in Preview (10.5.1) with PDF forms. If you open a PDF form, fill it out and try to save it, you get a message saying "If you overwrite the original file some PDF...
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 20, 2007 at 11:12 PM, in Applications
Unfortunately I have not found a solution. I can... 2,357 Views / 6 Replies  
Unfortunately I have not found a solution. I can typically print handouts in PPt, but not full slides. 10.5.1 did not help.

What I am doing as a workaround is now using Keynote. I am liking...
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 19, 2007 at 03:41 PM, in Applications
Verizon FIOS, Back to My Mac, and 10.5.1 1,432 Views / 1 Replies  
Has anybody gotten Back to My Mac to work with Verizon FIOS and 10.5.1?
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 17, 2007 at 02:19 AM, in Networking
I have a Verizon FIOS router that connects to the... 5,920 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a Verizon FIOS router that connects to the internet through a cable. I have AEBS connected to the FIOS router as a bridge. I have assigned a static IP address to one of my computers, and...
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 17, 2007 at 02:18 AM, in Networking
The problem may be that you deleted the Home and... 5,733 Views / 7 Replies  
The problem may be that you deleted the Home and Work default calendars in iCal before you chose a different calendar to sync to in iPhone. That's at least one hypothesis I developed. You might try...
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 15, 2007 at 09:51 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Figured it out. It's the button next to the text... 262 Views / 1 Replies  
Figured it out. It's the button next to the text color button on the lowest ribbon.
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 14, 2007 at 09:16 PM, in Applications
Highlighting text in Pages? 262 Views / 1 Replies  
I have just started using Pages as an alternative to Word. Is there a simple way to highlight text like the highlighter function in Word?
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 14, 2007 at 02:59 PM, in Applications
I have found several bugs: 1. Mail a.... 42,191 Views / 363 Replies  
I have found several bugs:

1. Mail
a. Attachments: often don’’'t show up in the column until after you open the message.
b.. Column selection for searches don'’t’ stick between launches of...
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 13, 2007 at 06:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Jeff, did you import calendars or just restore?... 5,733 Views / 7 Replies  
Jeff, did you import calendars or just restore? Importing calendars solved my problem.
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 12, 2007 at 12:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can't offer any help, but I am having the same... 277 Views / 1 Replies  
Can't offer any help, but I am having the same problem with Powerpoint. It's erratic though. Yesterday it worked for a little while, then reverted to the behavior you describe. Very strange. Anyone...
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 8, 2007 at 08:34 AM, in Applications
No one else is having this problem? 2,357 Views / 6 Replies  
No one else is having this problem?
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 7, 2007 at 10:57 AM, in Applications
Thanks. That's make sense. 727 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks. That's make sense.
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 6, 2007 at 09:55 PM, in Applications
Powerpoint printing problem under Leopard 2,357 Views / 6 Replies  
Anyone else having these problems? If I open a PPt presentation under Leopard, I get two problems:

1. If I go to print slides, the preview is gibberish and it prints as gibberish. If I choose...
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 6, 2007 at 07:14 PM, in Applications
Apple Remote Desktop under Leopard 727 Views / 3 Replies  
For what purposes do you still need Apple Remote Desktop under Leopard? I have a network with 4 Macs. Is there anything I could not do with screen sharing that I can do with ARD?
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 5, 2007 at 09:08 PM, in Applications
Update: So after an hour with iPhone support,... 5,733 Views / 7 Replies  
Update: So after an hour with iPhone support, found a fix, though we still don't know why. When I upgraded from Leopard, I restored my iCal calendars from a backup. That led to calendars not showing...
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 5, 2007 at 01:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This is new from Tiger. Never had to do this... 468 Views / 6 Replies  
This is new from Tiger. Never had to do this before . . . and . . . even after selecting Auto Quit, the printer is still showing up in the dock after I print. Anyone having this problem?
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 3, 2007 at 10:40 AM, in Mac OS X
Update: I reset the setting on the iPhone, and... 5,733 Views / 7 Replies  
Update: I reset the setting on the iPhone, and re-installed iTunes 7.4.2. No luck. Still not showing the calendars and groups that are present in Address Book and in iCal. Anyone have any ideas?
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 3, 2007 at 10:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Did that . . . with no success . . . 1,087 Views / 9 Replies  
Did that . . . with no success . . .
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 3, 2007 at 01:22 AM, in Mac OS X
C.A.T.S. CEO: How did you enable UPnP on your... 1,087 Views / 9 Replies  
C.A.T.S. CEO: How did you enable UPnP on your FIOS router?
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 2, 2007 at 01:26 AM, in Mac OS X
iPhone Sync problems under Leopard 5,733 Views / 7 Replies  
Have upgraded to Leopard. When I go to sync my iPhone, it shows up fine in the iTunes sidebar. But when I click on the info tab, none of my Address groups or calendars are showing up. The info is in...
Posted by desertmac, on Nov 2, 2007 at 12:55 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I think that worked. Thanks for the tip. 283 Views / 3 Replies  
I think that worked. Thanks for the tip.
Posted by desertmac, on Oct 30, 2007 at 05:57 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the suggestion. I'll try it and report... 283 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the suggestion. I'll try it and report back.
Posted by desertmac, on Oct 30, 2007 at 05:48 PM, in Applications
Safari Quicken download 283 Views / 3 Replies  
I use Citibank website. Downloading to Quicken from the website always generates a generic file in Safari rather than a Quicken WebConnect file. I have used FileType to convert, but that's no longer...
Posted by desertmac, on Oct 30, 2007 at 05:12 PM, in Applications
Applejack and Leopard 7,047 Views / 8 Replies  
Anyone gotten Applejack to work with Leopard?
Posted by desertmac, on Oct 29, 2007 at 11:58 PM, in Applications
Quitting Safari without warning 227 Views / 0 Replies  
Have upgraded to Leopard. Each time I go to quit Safari now, it says I have X tabs open and asks if I really want to quit. Any way to turn this reminder off?
Posted by desertmac, on Oct 29, 2007 at 11:57 PM, in Applications
Cliff_O: You have exactly my set up. Will try it... 19,709 Views / 212 Replies  
Cliff_O: You have exactly my set up. Will try it myself later today or tomorrow, but would really appreciate hearing about any additional experience you have with this.
Posted by desertmac, on Oct 29, 2007 at 10:16 AM, in Mac OS X
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