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Personaly the fact that powerpoint 2004 it is... 2,685 Views / 43 Replies  
Personaly the fact that powerpoint 2004 it is noticably slower (even against 2001 in classic mode), :brick:
can't run QTVR or SWF correctly in presentation mode (unlike v.X or 2001),:brick:
plays...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Aug 27, 2004 at 05:03 PM, in Applications
Re: Need your advices for my new PowerBook 563 Views / 4 Replies  
Originally posted by ult_David:
Hey guys,

Like many people on thie board, I'm about to become a new member of the MAC community after 12 years in the world of Microsoft

First --- welcome...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 9, 2004 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: UK shipping speed? 508 Views / 8 Replies  
Not sure I totally agree with the difficulty..... I sat down with a pen and pad and tracked 5 obvious UK persons ....... all within 2 weeks (or around that time frame).... in my case I ordered on the...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 8, 2004 at 05:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: memorex dvd+r on new PB 257 Views / 2 Replies  
If your worried about the brand then the old addage of 'try before you buy' may be best .... I'd have wanted to try a single disc of a given brand (if not a couple) BEFORE I shelled out for 50 ........
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 8, 2004 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: PowerPoint and movies question 338 Views / 4 Replies  
oooh :cry: .....fingers crossed with 2004 then!!!!
Looks like I'll have to stick with an HTML link and jump out into an app that does, just for the duration of those specific movies, just like real...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 8, 2004 at 03:26 AM, in Applications
Poll: ditto, although the PB is fresh out the box with... 842 Views / 12 Replies  
ditto, although the PB is fresh out the box with no problems, I don't intend to replace it within 3 years, so I shall get Applecare towards the end of the first year....

The PB is also on the...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 8, 2004 at 03:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PowerPoint and movies question 338 Views / 4 Replies  
Really sorry if this has been asked before ....

I have Office 2001, and when I insert a movie into Powerpoint I can have the option of a control strip below, but only when I'm setting up the...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 7, 2004 at 04:53 PM, in Applications
If the DVD doesn't work on a number of drives (as... 393 Views / 4 Replies  
If the DVD doesn't work on a number of drives (as your post suggests), then you may wish to think about using a different brand of DVD-R .....

Phil
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 7, 2004 at 04:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For what its worth ... I had a play on my... 2,308 Views / 24 Replies  
For what its worth ...

I had a play on my new 15"PB using a Philips DVD+RW(x4)
I only have Toast 5.1.4 to play with (OS X is all new to me, and I need to update my software sometime in the...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 7, 2004 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Normal I hope as mine is about that level above... 1,096 Views / 13 Replies  
Normal I hope as mine is about that level above the surround as well..... with a half mm depression before it clicks....

Phil
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 7, 2004 at 08:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No bad pixels on my new 15" ..... Phil 1,647 Views / 37 Replies  
No bad pixels on my new 15" .....

Phil
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 7, 2004 at 08:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Tracking your PB 15,863 Views / 396 Replies  
Turned out to be a very long day as well!!!! :mad: ..... packages went from 3 to 2 overnight :eek: , with TNT finally coming good tonight ... having rounded up all three packages .... mind you as I...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 4, 2004 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Tracking your PB 15,863 Views / 396 Replies  
aaaaaarrrrrrr ...... agony ..... I've just looked on the TNT site .. and my new baby is sitting in the depot ... just 5 miles away on this rather rainy bank holiday monday ....... so close and yet so...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 3, 2004 at 02:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OMG .... the penny finally dropped .... I'd been... 15,863 Views / 396 Replies  
OMG .... the penny finally dropped .... I'd been using the fully 16 digit code starting with 80 ...... I just looked back over my e-mails and realised I only needed the first 10 digits:eek:
I...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 1, 2004 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: New 15" PB -- is it RevB or RevC??? 647 Views / 12 Replies  
ooops .... yer didn't mean lagging behind in terms of Tech updates, just the Rev tag..... :D

Phil
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 1, 2004 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New 15" PB -- is it RevB or RevC??? 647 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm aware of the issues of when is a RevA not a RevA etc etc .. but I was just wondering what the consensus was as to the New 15" PB -- is it RevB or RevC???
Some posts seem to refer to RevB whilst...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 1, 2004 at 07:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've gone for the same option, so I can transport... 4,642 Views / 25 Replies  
I've gone for the same option, so I can transport the PB in both the incase sleeve in my rucksack to and from work, and use the sleeve (plus straps) on its own to carry the PB between giving my...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 1, 2004 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The PowerBook I ordered is gonna be the first... 15,863 Views / 396 Replies  
The PowerBook I ordered is gonna be the first Apple product I have ever owned or bought.

Let me see if I get this ordering process right:
- The credit card/shipping address authorization goes...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on May 1, 2004 at 06:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm in the same time frame 23rd, Ship 26th (or... 15,863 Views / 396 Replies  
I'm in the same time frame 23rd, Ship 26th (or was it the 27th.. can't remember)... but my tracking page has gone, and comes up with a proxie error .... phoned apple who tell me that the shipment is...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Apr 30, 2004 at 06:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's me ... retro-man :D Right on... 4,542 Views / 116 Replies  
That's me ... retro-man :D



Right on the button .. I'm up to my eyes in lectures that I'm writting and working on .. once the students have gone, and I have the time over the summer .. I'll...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Apr 28, 2004 at 11:07 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Firstly ... thanks to both mrwalker and JayTay... 15,863 Views / 396 Replies  
Firstly ... thanks to both mrwalker and JayTay .... so I was just being too keen, and looking back over your posts, I now understand what you were getting at in previous ones on this thread .........
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Apr 28, 2004 at 10:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Am I being thick ....... I can't figure out what... 15,863 Views / 396 Replies  
Am I being thick ....... I can't figure out what digit code I'm suppost to use to track my PB (plus goodies).

on the Order Status Summary page from Apple I have a Tracking Number from TNT...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Apr 28, 2004 at 07:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yippieeeee ..... we're shipping :D No... 15,863 Views / 396 Replies  
Yippieeeee ..... we're shipping :D

No details for tracking yet (exept that TNT have it) ... very happy considering est. time was on (or before) 30th, from a purchace date on the 21st ...... :eek:...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Apr 26, 2004 at 08:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm still using OS9.1 on my Duel 500 PowerMac... 4,542 Views / 116 Replies  
I'm still using OS9.1 on my Duel 500 PowerMac .....
Can't afford to update my software to fully run on X, along with upgrading my other hardware such as the Epsom printer and Umax scanner, as they...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Apr 24, 2004 at 04:00 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
If you have the cash in hand then I'd have to... 6,782 Views / 150 Replies  
If you have the cash in hand then I'd have to agree, no reason to pay lots more for no good reason .... but for lesser mortals like myself without that cash in hand, if I want that sort of toy to use...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Apr 24, 2004 at 02:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Glad to know I'm not the only sad sod out there... 15,863 Views / 396 Replies  
Glad to know I'm not the only sad sod out there looking at the status page every five minutes or so, in the hope that somethings happened!!!:D ..... still waiting for the joy of seeing mine...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Apr 24, 2004 at 11:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have to agree ...... Just over three and a... 6,782 Views / 150 Replies  
I have to agree ......
Just over three and a half years ago, I wanted / needed a new desktop to replace my old PowerMac G3 …. Only way I could was to stop smoking and take a loan out (having...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Apr 24, 2004 at 07:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: SHIPPED BOOOO YAAAAA 15,863 Views / 396 Replies  
Na ... try from the UK
Ordered this Wednesday (21stApril --see above) .... order confirmed but open ..... shipping date .... on or before 30th April ... so I guess by the time the slow boat sails,...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Apr 22, 2004 at 05:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook fever strikes here too ...... I have... 15,863 Views / 396 Replies  
Powerbook fever strikes here too ...... I have just ordered a 1.5 15 inch BTO, including the faster HD, single gig RAM and 128 video memory, on this rather rainy Wednesday. . I'm replacing my clam...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Apr 21, 2004 at 09:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Finally decided and order in. 396 Views / 4 Replies  
.... snip

Yikes … I can feel myself being draw towards the light (backlight or otherwise) …. :eek:
No, no, I must nail my feet firmly to the ground …. And JUST order a nice SMALLER, SLOWER, 12”...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Jan 17, 2004 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Simon Where to buy … uuuuum … Still... 705 Views / 16 Replies  
Hi Simon
Where to buy … uuuuum …
Still chewing that over……
If I go for Education discount then through the Apple UK Edu Website (and probably have less issues with supply – fingers crossed) ……...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Jan 16, 2004 at 02:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: which is better £ for £ 705 Views / 16 Replies  
Well Simon1, I have to say I’m in the same boat (and have been for sometime)…… was thinking about the 14” ibook… with a lot of the bells and whistles …… under education deal .. I want to use it for...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Jan 15, 2004 at 06:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OS9 Software compatibility under 10 or Classic.. 330 Views / 3 Replies  
Not sure if this is the right place to ask, and if it is I’m sure it’s been asked before (my apologies in advance), but I just can’t face trawling through million and one previous posts to find the...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Nov 19, 2003 at 03:22 AM, in Mac OS X
New combo drive and DVD-RAM?? 346 Views / 2 Replies  
I see on the apple website the following for the slot loading combo drive .....
"Slot-loading DVD-ROM/CD-RW Combo drive
The PowerBook G4’s slot-loading DVD-ROM/CD-RW Combo drive plays CD-ROM, audio...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Dec 29, 2001 at 08:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Photoshop / Quicktime Extension Conflict 399 Views / 1 Replies  
I've also posted this on Apple support.....

Photoshop / Quicktime Extension Conflict
System Info: G4 500 Duel : Mac 9.0.4 :

I have just got a new G4 500, installed PS V. 4 and 5LE, and have...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Jan 10, 2001 at 02:43 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Quark v3.3 and MacO/S 227 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi

Can anyone tell me
1)the MacO/S range that Quark v3.3 will work under.....
2)basic memory requirements for running v3.3

Thanks .. Phil
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Nov 11, 2000 at 12:07 PM, in Applications
ibook,usb,RDC5000 problems 307 Views / 1 Replies  
I don't seem to be able to connect my RDC5000 digital camera to my Apple ibook via the UBS interface ...
I have installed the Ricoh 5000 USB updated Driver for system 8.5 and above..
The computer...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Feb 6, 2000 at 09:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Glowing keyboard 507 Views / 2 Replies  
I've just got an ibook, and all seems fine, exept that the keyboard does not light up like a christmas tree.... and I can't fine a way to do so... the powercable light works, as does the sleep pulse...
Posted by Phil the Fish, on Feb 5, 2000 at 06:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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