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I have exactly the same issue with a 24in 3.06... 1,197 Views / 8 Replies  
I have exactly the same issue with a 24in 3.06 Ghz iMac (early 2008).

The 'geniuses' diagnosed a HDD failure then they changed their mind to a logic board failure.

The iMac starts to the...
Posted by lland, on Oct 18, 2010 at 09:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Managed to fix the problem - if anyone's... 616 Views / 4 Replies  
Managed to fix the problem - if anyone's interested, you have to 'link' the pictures files otherwise Illustrator converts them to the colour space in placing.

Once this is done you can check all...
Posted by lland, on Apr 26, 2006 at 06:47 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks The spot colours I am using are solid... 616 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks

The spot colours I am using are solid Pantone inks, not produced from CMYK.

No CMYK colours appear in the document, as far as I can see.

I need to check this, previously the spot...
Posted by lland, on Apr 25, 2006 at 02:09 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Spot colour in Illustrator CS2 616 Views / 4 Replies  
I have an Illustrator booklet that uses two Pantone spot colours (only) but it always shows as CMYK. In colour option I only have the choice of CMYK or RGB.

Can you check the job before sending to...
Posted by lland, on Apr 25, 2006 at 11:04 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
If you have a larger version and Illustrator CS... 881 Views / 13 Replies  
If you have a larger version and Illustrator CS just place the image 'select' it and use the 'type' option in the 'trace' tool bar.
Posted by lland, on Apr 20, 2006 at 11:42 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Go to Systems preferences - select the Version... 469 Views / 7 Replies  
Go to Systems preferences - select the Version Cue icon under 'other' double click to open and at the bottom of the window 'settings' un-check the 'Show Version Cue CS2 Status in menu bar' option.
...
Posted by lland, on Apr 1, 2006 at 03:17 PM, in Applications
In the print window you have the option to create... 627 Views / 12 Replies  
In the print window you have the option to create a pdf file - have you tried that?
Posted by lland, on Mar 4, 2006 at 04:50 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
You should be asked to give a WEP password then... 943 Views / 4 Replies  
You should be asked to give a WEP password then the application will create several passwords for you to use.

You will need them to connect.

I would also use the MAC lock down feature to allow...
Posted by lland, on Mar 4, 2006 at 04:47 PM, in Networking
If you go to your local newspaper print centre... 1,096 Views / 4 Replies  
If you go to your local newspaper print centre they will give you the end of the paper reel.

They will go through dozens of reels each day.

Just cut the paper to size.
Posted by lland, on Mar 4, 2006 at 04:43 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
DVDBackup (free) and as you mentioned DVD2oneX... 532 Views / 5 Replies  
DVDBackup (free) and as you mentioned DVD2oneX which is cheap for what it does.

Both can be found on versiontracker.com.

If you can find an aternative to DVD2one for free that works as well let...
Posted by lland, on Nov 9, 2004 at 05:58 PM, in Applications
Can't download Safari 310 Views / 1 Replies  
When I try to download Safari from Apple (US & UK) I get this message...

Our apologies but there was an error with your session (perhaps you were away from your computer for a while).

This has...
Posted by lland, on Nov 9, 2004 at 02:19 PM, in Applications
Part of Norton Utilities 352 Views / 4 Replies  
Looks like it's part of Norton Utilities - but what does it do?


/Library/Application Support/Norton Solutions Support/Norton Utilities/DTDaemon
Posted by lland, on Feb 21, 2003 at 07:22 PM, in Mac OS X
My StartupItems folder contents 352 Views / 4 Replies  
The following files are in the StartupItems folder

Note: the Track Delete

What is it?

Can I delete it?
Posted by lland, on Feb 21, 2003 at 06:56 PM, in Mac OS X
File deletion tracking services 352 Views / 4 Replies  
When I start up in OS 10.2.4 I see the following loading...

File deletion tracking services

Can anyone explain what this is?
Posted by lland, on Feb 21, 2003 at 06:40 PM, in Mac OS X
It happens in iPhoto and Preview 394 Views / 5 Replies  
It happens in iPhoto and Preview
Posted by lland, on Jan 13, 2003 at 06:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Trying to stay clear of OS 9 now. No way in 10... 394 Views / 5 Replies  
Trying to stay clear of OS 9 now. No way in 10 then?
Posted by lland, on Jan 13, 2003 at 05:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Screen anti alias 394 Views / 5 Replies  
Is there a way to stop the screen from anti aliasing. I understand that OSX used the pdf format to draw the screen is this what causes it?
When you are retouching photos if you use the sharpen...
Posted by lland, on Jan 13, 2003 at 05:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Tried but no luck, wouldn't let me delete the... 353 Views / 2 Replies  
Tried but no luck, wouldn't let me delete the icon in the info window.
Under Preview the same document icon appears - spooky!:hmm:
Posted by lland, on Jan 12, 2003 at 08:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Posted on dpreview.com by Al Malin.... He... 467 Views / 5 Replies  
Posted on dpreview.com by Al Malin....


He needs the speed to make up for the...
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1. Time he wastes rebooting to fix Windoze crashes and "blue screens of death"

2. Time he wastes...
Posted by lland, on Jan 12, 2003 at 07:58 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Photoshop icon 353 Views / 2 Replies  
the Photoshop icon in my dock and in the Photoshop folder has changed to a Photoshop document icon.
How do i get it back?
When I rebuild the desktop in X it tells me that the desktop file doesn't...
Posted by lland, on Jan 12, 2003 at 06:36 PM, in Mac OS X
You can download here... ... 12,393 Views / 248 Replies  
You can download here...

http://www.apple.com/safari/

Or the software page of your national Apple web site
Posted by lland, on Jan 7, 2003 at 07:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Just trying it and got this error message... ... 12,393 Views / 248 Replies  
Just trying it and got this error message...

Sorry, the ***** Internet site cannot currently be viewed using
Netscape 6 or other browsers with the same rendering engine.

In the meantime,...
Posted by lland, on Jan 7, 2003 at 07:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: Totally agree with Memento you can cahnge the... 541 Views / 7 Replies  
Totally agree with Memento you can cahnge the resolution down in Photoshop!
Posted by lland, on Jan 3, 2003 at 07:10 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Na problems updating in bonny Scotland What... 1,053 Views / 21 Replies  
Na problems updating in bonny Scotland

What are your problems?
Posted by lland, on Jan 3, 2003 at 06:36 PM, in Mac OS X
After lots of test files my ericsson was still... 535 Views / 6 Replies  
After lots of test files my ericsson was still unreliable.
I changed phones to the Nokia 6310 and it never had a failure.
The Vodafone network only connects at 9600 UK - Orange will connect at 2800...
Posted by lland, on Jan 3, 2003 at 05:47 PM, in Mac OS X
Bluetooth OSX 535 Views / 6 Replies  
I am using a Titanium G4 running OS 10.2.3 and a D-Link bluetooth adaptor. The phone is a Sony Ericsson T68i and is on the Vodafone network in the UK.

Regardless of the T68i modem settings, on the...
Posted by lland, on Jan 2, 2003 at 04:37 PM, in Mac OS X
If you are in the UK you could try Virusbarrier X... 1,417 Views / 53 Replies  
If you are in the UK you could try Virusbarrier X it's on a CD with this months MacFormat.

If you have a fast connection it is also available with others on

www.versiontracker.com

Symantec...
Posted by lland, on Dec 23, 2002 at 06:55 PM, in Mac OS X
You could try setting the brightness of you... 1,351 Views / 25 Replies  
You could try setting the brightness of you screen in the control panel to match the dark print.

Then when you set the picture to look OK it should print the same as it looks on screen.

If this...
Posted by lland, on Dec 23, 2002 at 06:40 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
10.2 is a lot better than 10.1 and it IS worth... 404 Views / 9 Replies  
10.2 is a lot better than 10.1 and it IS worth the price.

Try it you'll love it
Posted by lland, on Dec 2, 2002 at 07:11 PM, in Mac OS X
The company I work for was looking at PCs for... 1,034 Views / 19 Replies  
The company I work for was looking at PCs for design/editorial - they love them - and tried very hard to convert, but in the end the bought Macs.

Designers may be changing - but they will be...
Posted by lland, on Dec 2, 2002 at 06:51 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Yes, I agree having used lots of mice the best is... 737 Views / 11 Replies  
Yes, I agree having used lots of mice the best is the old ADB they can't be used with the new macs - but in my opion they are the best.

I am using a Logitech cordless and it isn't very good for...
Posted by lland, on Dec 2, 2002 at 06:38 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
You can do a cut-out using 'paths' in Photoshop ... 818 Views / 5 Replies  
You can do a cut-out using 'paths' in Photoshop save only the cut-out part - that overlaps the text - as an EPS file.

Then call it into a new picture box on top of the text. Then reduce the...
Posted by lland, on Dec 2, 2002 at 06:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Spinning beachball of death 255 Views / 0 Replies  
In MacFormat (UK) it advised using the Jaguar cache cleaner and, to avoid the spinning beachball (which i wasn't getting!), to switch off all the Directory Access settings but leave Appletalk.
...
Posted by lland, on Dec 2, 2002 at 05:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Lowest common denominator rule applies. Let... 458 Views / 24 Replies  
Lowest common denominator rule applies.

Let them get on with it!

Rise above it, yes everyone is a designer just not good ones.

I have been seen the changes and good designers are just that -...
Posted by lland, on Oct 11, 2001 at 06:08 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Have just bought a graphire2 and am very pleased... 883 Views / 4 Replies  
Have just bought a graphire2 and am very pleased with it. The old saying - 'you get what you pay' for comes to mind.
I am happy, the children can use it but it is also useful for my work.
Posted by lland, on Oct 11, 2001 at 05:56 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Yamaha writer won't read CDs 409 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a Yamaha CRW8424S CD-R/RW drive attached to a Grey G3 266 (SCSI). I can write OK using toast but the drive refuses to read - asks to format discs.
I had it working before big systems problems...
Posted by lland, on Oct 11, 2001 at 05:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
We are on a network of some 300 Macs from Quadras... 177 Views / 2 Replies  
We are on a network of some 300 Macs from Quadras to G4s. The users move around - most common servers have their name and password access saved. Using older OS this was not a problem. With the...
Posted by lland, on Aug 22, 2001 at 04:38 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Keychain - can you switch off? 177 Views / 2 Replies  
Can you get rid of the keychain and go back to the 'save name and password' setting?

I know you can save the 'name only' but it would help us if you could save both but NOT set up a keychain.
...
Posted by lland, on Aug 22, 2001 at 01:35 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The programme I use for font renaming etc is... 509 Views / 4 Replies  
The programme I use for font renaming etc is 'Fontographer'
Posted by lland, on Aug 13, 2001 at 08:19 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
You can open each image in photoshop and cut /... 1,107 Views / 3 Replies  
You can open each image in photoshop and cut / paste to one file.

This will put each image on a new layer.

Use the layer mask tool to blank out the unwanted part of each image (ie everything...
Posted by lland, on Aug 13, 2001 at 08:09 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Try 'Drop Rename  -  3.5' on version tracker 359 Views / 2 Replies  
Try 'Drop Rename  -  3.5' on version tracker
Posted by lland, on Aug 13, 2001 at 08:04 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Inside the plug-ins folder in the applications... 585 Views / 1 Replies  
Inside the plug-ins folder in the applications folder are two files (ver 9) Adobe Illustrator Startup_CMYK and Adobe Illustrator Startup_RGB.

To create your own prefs save the file with the...
Posted by lland, on Aug 9, 2001 at 10:43 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
If you have Photoshop you can open one image then... 5,273 Views / 5 Replies  
If you have Photoshop you can open one image then under 'image' canvas size create a canvas long enough to take include the other image. Copy and paste the other image to a new layer and position to...
Posted by lland, on Aug 9, 2001 at 10:00 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Descreening usually involves blurring the image... 611 Views / 3 Replies  
Descreening usually involves blurring the image to remove the dots that were used to create the CMYK plates for printing.

You should only use it with printed images - and at different levels if...
Posted by lland, on Aug 8, 2001 at 06:54 AM, in Applications
Are you using the latest version of Photoshop? ... 237 Views / 2 Replies  
Are you using the latest version of Photoshop?

Try opening the version of Photoshop you wish the files to open in before clicking on the image icons.

Then the pictures should open first time,...
Posted by lland, on Aug 8, 2001 at 06:45 AM, in Applications
I use a simple programme called Wordlinx 2.1.2... 271 Views / 2 Replies  
I use a simple programme called Wordlinx 2.1.2 which does the basic job. It came from a CD on a Mac mag cover in the UK.

It also comes with some scanners - Mustek.

If you have any problems...
Posted by lland, on Aug 8, 2001 at 06:40 AM, in Applications
Thanks for your help Q. Deleting the Prefs... 223 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for your help Q.

Deleting the Prefs from Navigation Services was just perfect - some macs had large lists of folders (some duplicate).

Photoshop is still hanging onto the folder that a...
Posted by lland, on Aug 8, 2001 at 06:26 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Save as help 223 Views / 2 Replies  
In OS 9 the 'save as' window, in some applications, have three icons in the top right. The far right icon (aclock) stores a list of visited folders.

Can anyone tell me how to remove a folder from...
Posted by lland, on Aug 7, 2001 at 09:38 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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