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It works! 353 Views / 2 Replies  
Excellent, this works! Though it is not an Apple-like solution. In OOo and in Excel you don't need to enter a formula. Thanks a lot!
Posted by opsotta, on Feb 7, 2006 at 01:42 PM, in Applications
Pages - how to autofill a table column with a count? 353 Views / 2 Replies  
In OpenOffice and in Excel it is possible to quickly autofill a column with a count. To do this you would enter 1 in the top cell, pull the cell frame down by clicking on the tiny plus-sign
at the...
Posted by opsotta, on Feb 7, 2006 at 07:40 AM, in Applications
OmniWeb 5.1 beta 3 and memory 694 Views / 10 Replies  
Well not here, I've just checked again. Even with some tabs open it uses not more mem than to be expected. Just a lot of threads -- 31. It is still much slower than Camino, but I guess on a fast G4...
Posted by opsotta, on Nov 12, 2004 at 04:43 PM, in Applications
OmniWeb 5.1 beta 3 694 Views / 10 Replies  
I have to correct my recent statement: It is OmniWeb 5.1 beta 3 that now seems snappy enough to be useable, not OmniWeb 5.0.1.
Posted by opsotta, on Nov 12, 2004 at 08:26 AM, in Applications
OmniWeb 5 Features 694 Views / 10 Replies  
OmniWeb 5 has got some tempting features. Now in version 5.0.1 I have the feeling that it runs fast enough on my G3 engine. But I miss one important feature, or did I just oversee it?
Where is the...
Posted by opsotta, on Nov 11, 2004 at 09:40 AM, in Applications
PowerBook with LED-Backlight 11,552 Views / 85 Replies  
What I'd really like to see is a PowerBook with LED-Backlight!
Right now most of the LCDs use a fluorescent bulb. That thing
quickly gets darker during its life span. Plus it has a bad light...
Posted by opsotta, on Sep 28, 2004 at 11:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Dual-Core G4 CPU? 11,552 Views / 85 Replies  
Few weeks ago I was reading about Motoral talking about a Dual-Core G4 CPU, and they mentioned it together with Apple's Power Books. Any news on that topic?
Posted by opsotta, on Sep 25, 2004 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
7B89 1,854 Views / 19 Replies  
There was this thorough report about Panther. It was published by c't. That is germanys most serious magazine about computers in general. There, in one screenshot, you could see a mounted dmg named...
Posted by opsotta, on Oct 24, 2003 at 05:49 AM, in Mac OS X
Maybe it's there 1,858 Views / 51 Replies  
Maybe it's there but not with FWB! One or two of the old team have the source code and didn't publish it to the company. So the new owner doesn't have it. Now they start up their new company and name...
Posted by opsotta, on Aug 27, 2003 at 02:28 PM, in Applications
Sven G: I guess using the Konqueror is not... 623 Views / 10 Replies  
Sven G: I guess using the Konqueror is not possible without a mouse!? Did you read the article at Haxial following the "annoying" link in the first post? It's ... well, entertaining! ;-)
Posted by opsotta, on Jul 9, 2003 at 12:53 PM, in Applications
The best audio-compression codec is Ogg Vorbis... 2,347 Views / 53 Replies  
The best audio-compression codec is Ogg Vorbis (http://www.xiph.org/ogg/vorbis/) when it comes to quality (http://www.3sat.de/neues/sendungen/show/37725/). Are there plans to implement it? This...
Posted by opsotta, on Jul 9, 2003 at 12:48 PM, in Applications
XShelf still needs drag and drop, which is not... 623 Views / 10 Replies  
XShelf still needs drag and drop, which is not efficient.
muCommander looks good, but it is Java and therefore it takes a while to start up and then needs a lot of RAM - together with the Java...
Posted by opsotta, on Jul 9, 2003 at 12:22 PM, in Applications
Whooo, that takes awfully long if you have many... 623 Views / 10 Replies  
Whooo, that takes awfully long if you have many files in different locations and want them to be in different other locations. I guess you have never used a NC clone. You should try it - needs some...
Posted by opsotta, on Jul 8, 2003 at 06:57 AM, in Applications
Managing files in OS X 623 Views / 10 Replies  
In OS X we still don't have a decent tool to manage a large amount of files. If you want to move those around, you have to open two finder windows and use the mouse, clicking back and forth, which is...
Posted by opsotta, on Jul 7, 2003 at 06:06 PM, in Applications
RagTime 2,014 Views / 35 Replies  
I'd give RAGTIME 5 (http://www.ragtime-online.com/) a shot. It is there now for Jaguar and the latest version is 5.6.4. You cannot compare it with M$ Office or Apple Works. Ragtime is more...
Posted by opsotta, on Jul 7, 2003 at 05:34 PM, in Applications
Cannot burn SVCD 1,174 Views / 23 Replies  
Toast still cannot burn S-VCDs.
Posted by opsotta, on Jul 7, 2003 at 05:23 PM, in Applications
Classic speed in Panther 1,075 Views / 13 Replies  
Since the new System called Panther will be faster in all areas (through a more optimized compiler), I wonder how this relates to the Classic-Environment when running in OS X. Will Apple still try to...
Posted by opsotta, on Jul 5, 2003 at 11:35 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Interesting to hear that M$ did create something... 808 Views / 12 Replies  
Interesting to hear that M$ did create something different on a mac. At least for their Office you basically get the same core with all the problems, bugs and errors. Carefully wrapped in a nice GUI,...
Posted by opsotta, on Jul 5, 2003 at 11:30 AM, in Applications
Features 34,276 Views / 777 Replies  
A nice feature of Mozilla is, that you can just save the whole page, including any contents like flash and so on. This is what I'm missing in OmniWeb. Or is there a trick?
Posted by opsotta, on Jul 4, 2003 at 02:39 PM, in Applications
Yeah, and that one browser company thinks it won... 808 Views / 12 Replies  
Yeah, and that one browser company thinks it won the battle; They've already announced not to continue developing their browser as standalone version anymore. And those who "want" the latest version...
Posted by opsotta, on Jul 4, 2003 at 02:32 PM, in Applications
Works like a charm for all the sites I visit. ;) 808 Views / 12 Replies  
Works like a charm for all the sites I visit. ;)
Posted by opsotta, on Jul 4, 2003 at 10:42 AM, in Applications
Yep, 18 threads I've counted. Let iCab... 808 Views / 12 Replies  
Yep, 18 threads I've counted.



Let iCab smile (http://www.icab.de/smile.html) shows how serious the developer of that browser takes the HTML standard. iCab is not finished yet, once CSS is...
Posted by opsotta, on Jul 4, 2003 at 09:43 AM, in Applications
OmniWeb 4.5 beta 2 808 Views / 12 Replies  
I've just had the opportunity to try out the latest beta version of OmniWeb. I like it more than Safari because of more features. But then I've noticed, that it is significantly slower than Safari,...
Posted by opsotta, on Jul 4, 2003 at 06:19 AM, in Applications
Panther is said to have a much improved UFS. This... 638 Views / 10 Replies  
Panther is said to have a much improved UFS. This is the only file system where they could have integrated the SoftUpdates. HFS+ is totally different and doesn't have room for that technology.
...
Posted by opsotta, on Jun 30, 2003 at 06:40 AM, in Mac OS X
Apple says that it will work but they do not... 420 Views / 4 Replies  
Apple says that it will work but they do not recommend it because:

- the battery might not be properly charged (not enough power).

- the 17" might suddenly shut down, especially during...
Posted by opsotta, on Jun 30, 2003 at 06:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
key stutter also on an old iMac 1,602 Views / 24 Replies  
The problem doesn't have anything to do with power or OS installation! It already occured a few years back with AppleWorks when it was new on OS X. That was very bad and they've fixed it.

Now it...
Posted by opsotta, on Jun 30, 2003 at 06:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ragtime is cool 578 Views / 7 Replies  
That public beta on the german website is in fact working in english.
That is when you use a english OS X. Ragtime is really cool. It is
professional and not a big, bloated tool for amateurs, like...
Posted by opsotta, on Apr 25, 2003 at 11:38 AM, in Applications
It works when _only_ enabling Internet Sharing 288 Views / 1 Replies  
Finally I found out how to make Internet Sharing _and_ File Sharing work at the same time with only two Airport equipped Macs! The trick is to follow these steps:
- The dsl connection must be setup...
Posted by opsotta, on Mar 17, 2003 at 03:46 PM, in Networking
Also have the iChat problem 376 Views / 7 Replies  
I also have the iChat problem. Maybe this is now enough to state a report to Apple. Also the file sharing via Airport is sometimes behaving strange. Then, when the connection is lost, two machines...
Posted by opsotta, on Mar 11, 2003 at 09:28 AM, in Networking
Airport disabilities with file + internet sharing 288 Views / 1 Replies  
I have two Jaguar equipped Macs with airport cards.
One is cable-connected to dsl. The other one is
in another room and uses airport for surfing the net.
Now I found out, that when I share the...
Posted by opsotta, on Mar 11, 2003 at 04:10 AM, in Networking
This is possible through chroot. But it is broken... 758 Views / 7 Replies  
This is possible through chroot. But it is broken in 10.2.0 and
in 10.2.1.
Posted by opsotta, on Oct 22, 2002 at 06:33 AM, in Mac OS X
How to change ftp settings in Jaguar? 758 Views / 7 Replies  
Since Jaguar the ftp service is not located in Netinfo anymore.
How do I change ftp settings now?
Thanks!
Posted by opsotta, on Oct 11, 2002 at 11:35 AM, in Mac OS X
No, it did not get hotter and I still consider it... 3,415 Views / 51 Replies  
No, it did not get hotter and I still consider it as slow under OS X.
(Running a 450 MHz iMac)
Posted by opsotta, on Oct 8, 2002 at 06:27 AM, in Gaming
Actually I am connecting FROM a 10.2.1 machine. ... 590 Views / 5 Replies  
Actually I am connecting FROM a 10.2.1 machine.
My IP-number is not a local one.
I'm not connected to the internet though.
A firewall is blocking everything in and out.
However, there was no...
Posted by opsotta, on Sep 19, 2002 at 03:45 PM, in Mac OS X
it's a 10.2 problem 590 Views / 5 Replies  
The original question should have been: What changed between
10.x and 10.2? Cause this Telnet connection worked before 10.2.
And it still works on a pee-cee.

I don't have the local firewall...
Posted by opsotta, on Sep 16, 2002 at 07:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: problems with BitchX not displaying right 338 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, I'm using GLterm (http://www.pollet.net/GLterm/) which is
much faster than Terminal.app and it displays the proper characters.
Posted by opsotta, on Sep 15, 2002 at 07:11 AM, in Mac OS X
telnet connecting lag in Jag 590 Views / 5 Replies  
When I telnet to another computer in my LAN, it takes about
30 seconds until I get the prompt for user and pw.
There must be something changed in Jag. They've switched on
the auto-login feature...
Posted by opsotta, on Sep 14, 2002 at 04:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Ogg Vorbis proofed quality 511 Views / 11 Replies  
There was a public testing of the quality of the Ogg Vorbis compression.
It was being conducted by the german c't magazin. They put a lot of
effort into the test and everybody could participate....
Posted by opsotta, on Sep 9, 2002 at 05:31 PM, in Mac OS X
I used the forms since OSX beta and just used it... 306 Views / 14 Replies  
I used the forms since OSX beta and just used it today to report bugs of Mail.app. So far they didn't listen to my suggestions (still not possible
to set another SMTP port in Mail, for example).
Posted by opsotta, on Jun 27, 2002 at 01:11 PM, in Mac OS X
"On Mac OS 9, the depending on which hardware you... 313 Views / 15 Replies  
"On Mac OS 9, the depending on which hardware you have, the driver would do more or less work to make all the audio devices appear the same. On Mac OS X, we've taken the opposite tack. We want the...
Posted by opsotta, on Jun 25, 2002 at 12:48 PM, in Mac OS X
The secret behind the different sound quality on... 313 Views / 15 Replies  
The secret behind the different sound quality on the G3 iMac speakers is this:
Apple licenced an algorithm for OS 9. It is SPATIALIZER (R) from AUDIO LABORATORIES.
This improves sound from tiny...
Posted by opsotta, on Jun 24, 2002 at 05:23 AM, in Mac OS X
Yes, it is working with the f -flag. But it... 402 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, it is working with the f -flag.
But it seems to matter in what order I specify the flags:

tar -cfv test1.tgz 1500 ant.mpg
produces an archive with the name v and complains that it couldn't...
Posted by opsotta, on Jun 23, 2002 at 04:14 AM, in Mac OS X
Yep, I'm using the latest version of OS X and... 313 Views / 15 Replies  
Yep, I'm using the latest version of OS X and I've tried different players on different iMacs.
It's better on OS X 10.1.5 than on 10.0 (phase and bass). But it's the last few percent that's
missing...
Posted by opsotta, on Jun 23, 2002 at 03:52 AM, in Mac OS X
tar not working 402 Views / 6 Replies  
When I just enter "tar" I will get "tar: Failed open to read on /dev/nrst0 <No such file or directory>"
When I try to create an archive, I will get the same error message, but with a write error....
Posted by opsotta, on Jun 22, 2002 at 07:20 AM, in Mac OS X
Cannot recommend OS X for iMac users - bad audio 313 Views / 15 Replies  
Just try it by yourself: Play a music file in OS X. Then boot to OS 9 and play the same file.
You will notice, in OS 9 it is much more crisp, much richer in the lower frequencies and
more detailed...
Posted by opsotta, on Jun 22, 2002 at 07:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Did you check the email-adress in the address... 597 Views / 5 Replies  
Did you check the email-adress in the address book?
Try to edit it and check whether there are characters hidden somewhere.
Maybe just a space in the wrong place, so the email-address gets faulty?
Posted by opsotta, on Jun 21, 2002 at 01:50 PM, in Applications
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 281 Views / 7 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by rw:
<strong>I think this...
Posted by opsotta, on Jun 12, 2002 at 06:49 AM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 281 Views / 7 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Synotic:
<strong>Just...
Posted by opsotta, on Jun 11, 2002 at 06:48 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 281 Views / 7 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by AKcrab:
<strong>Did you...
Posted by opsotta, on Jun 11, 2002 at 10:29 AM, in Mac OS X
Anyone able to save the new MPEG-4 streams? 281 Views / 7 Replies  
Has anyone been able to save a movie from Apple's new MPEG-4 Video Gallery?
You can find it here: <a href="http://www.apple.com/quicktime/preview/mpeg4_gallery/"...
Posted by opsotta, on Jun 10, 2002 at 10:50 AM, in Mac OS X
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