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CDFinder (http://www.cdfinder.de/)? I only use it... 421 Views / 6 Replies  
CDFinder (http://www.cdfinder.de/)? I only use it for optical discs, but it should also work for HDDs. While the UI isn't very nice, I like the fact that it can and does index files inside ZIP...
Posted by workerbee, on Nov 16, 2008 at 06:23 AM, in Applications
Sugarsync (http://www.sugarsync.com) would appear... 628 Views / 10 Replies  
Sugarsync (http://www.sugarsync.com) would appear to be another contender; Walt Mossberg had a positive review...
Posted by workerbee, on Nov 16, 2008 at 06:20 AM, in Applications
Same here - Drobo could be so nice, but USB on OS... 1,007 Views / 15 Replies  
Same here - Drobo could be so nice, but USB on OS X for disk I/O? No thanks.
Posted by workerbee, on Mar 17, 2008 at 11:09 AM, in Applications
Sorry I can't be of any help for actually finding... 579 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry I can't be of any help for actually finding DW8, but I'm wondering: why would you want DW8 instead of 9?
Posted by workerbee, on Feb 19, 2008 at 04:26 PM, in Applications
I got loads of these as well, and despite all the... 8,173 Views / 35 Replies  
I got loads of these as well, and despite all the silly voodoo dances that were recommended, including PRAM, disk permissions, exchanging perfectly good RAM sticks, and so on and so forth, and...
Posted by workerbee, on Jan 22, 2008 at 12:21 PM, in macOS
... and rest assured that most probably Leopard... 9,014 Views / 49 Replies  
... and rest assured that most probably Leopard will keep on crashing, so that you'll be able to use all your RAM pretty quickly again (since Leo crashes anyway).
I had similar experiences, getting...
Posted by workerbee, on Jan 22, 2008 at 12:10 PM, in macOS
Same here... basically the only reason I may get... 1,615 Views / 31 Replies  
Same here... basically the only reason I may get Office 08 is for CSV imports into Excel. Also some Word files I get from clients are not quite the same when opened in Pages... and my clients really...
Posted by workerbee, on Jan 2, 2008 at 05:35 AM, in Applications
I had the same, really annoying problem in my... 465 Views / 2 Replies  
I had the same, really annoying problem in my first install of Leopard.
For some obscure reason, certain application were really keen to exchange some normal default font like Helvetica with...
Posted by workerbee, on Dec 14, 2007 at 07:39 AM, in macOS
Ummm... and the "disable font" feature is just... 637 Views / 2 Replies  
Ummm... and the "disable font" feature is just here as eye candy?
No, I think there must be something else at work here: this is not how it's supposed to work, it makes no sense.
Posted by workerbee, on Nov 15, 2007 at 04:13 PM, in macOS
10.5 FontBook - does it actually do anything? 637 Views / 2 Replies  
Before 10.5, I used FontAgent Pro to handle my fonts on OS X (ATM + Type Reunion before that...); now with Leopard I'm trying to keep OS X as "clean" as possible, and therefore am using FontBook to...
Posted by workerbee, on Nov 15, 2007 at 03:16 AM, in macOS
Currently trying to get a Western Digital MyBook... 431 Views / 3 Replies  
Currently trying to get a Western Digital MyBook Studio drive to work as expected, I can't say I'm very enthusiastic about it.
I'll probably be heading back to LaCie (the LaCie 2big...
Posted by workerbee, on Nov 12, 2007 at 04:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Not extensively at all, but I've imported a few... 910 Views / 4 Replies  
Not extensively at all, but I've imported a few hundred fonts into FontBook, and so far am less than thrilled with the result:...
Posted by workerbee, on Nov 5, 2007 at 11:05 AM, in macOS
OpenType fonts installed and activated in... 46,914 Views / 363 Replies  
OpenType fonts installed and activated in FontBook do not show up in applications anywhere: not in Adobe CS3 or M$ Office 08 carbon apps, nor in iWork 08, Omni or other Cocoa apps.
...
Posted by workerbee, on Nov 4, 2007 at 01:24 AM, in macOS
For the moment, I turned Spaces off. I got this... 859 Views / 25 Replies  
For the moment, I turned Spaces off.
I got this in Safari todayhttp://i11.tinypic.com/4y9vkad.jpg.
Also, I was unable to start Photoshop as it kept crashing right away.

Restarting brought...
Posted by workerbee, on Nov 2, 2007 at 07:22 AM, in macOS
Watch your keystrokes, boy, watch your... 859 Views / 25 Replies  
Watch your keystrokes, boy, watch your keystrokes.
This setup has the potential to go seriously wrong. :P

I have 6 spaces here (so far):
1) Mail and iCal
2) OmniWeb, Safari, Opera
3) BBEdit,...
Posted by workerbee, on Nov 1, 2007 at 02:28 AM, in macOS
Is it possible to get Spotlight to learn... 1,088 Views / 13 Replies  
Is it possible to get Spotlight to learn shorthands like "PS" for Photoshop, "AI" for (Adobe) Illustrator, or "DW" for Dreamweaver?
I tried "DW" for instance, and Dreamweaver did very quickly show...
Posted by workerbee, on Nov 1, 2007 at 02:09 AM, in macOS
I've probably missed it, but: what sets Launchbar... 1,088 Views / 13 Replies  
I've probably missed it, but: what sets Launchbar and Quicksilver apart from Spotlight is that they remember one's choices. Launchbar simply knows that PS means that I think of Photoshop, while...
Posted by workerbee, on Oct 31, 2007 at 05:12 PM, in macOS
Interesting... it suddenly started to work here... 46,914 Views / 363 Replies  
Interesting... it suddenly started to work here as well. When I posted, I had watched the searching indicator for at least half an hour.

So now all is well.
Posted by workerbee, on Oct 30, 2007 at 04:54 PM, in macOS
Yee-e-es... but try to open the Help window and... 46,914 Views / 363 Replies  
Yee-e-es... but try to open the Help window and type "Spotlight" there:
http://i23.tinypic.com/16le9vk.jpg
Posted by workerbee, on Oct 30, 2007 at 03:22 AM, in macOS
:D :D :D Well said. On the other hand,... 2,358 Views / 66 Replies  
:D :D :D
Well said.
On the other hand, looking at what I get today in the Dock, :eek: > :brick: > :cry:.

Nice prophesy about the laughing, though... we'll definitely laugh at and about Stacks,...
Posted by workerbee, on Oct 30, 2007 at 03:08 AM, in macOS
I'm currently amusing myself trying to do any... 46,914 Views / 363 Replies  
I'm currently amusing myself trying to do any meaningful search in the help window: Finder > Open Help > type "spotlight" in to the search window > watch it searching for hours and not finding...
Posted by workerbee, on Oct 29, 2007 at 06:14 AM, in macOS
OT: badidea, I really like your sig. Did you... 27,194 Views / 82 Replies  
OT:
badidea, I really like your sig. Did you see the nice pics here (http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/3670595/)? What a gorgeous aircraft!

OK, back to OS X... :)...
Posted by workerbee, on Oct 26, 2007 at 09:26 AM, in macOS
Exactly the way I will handle this too. A fresh... 1,899 Views / 15 Replies  
Exactly the way I will handle this too. A fresh clean install always seems a lot faster (it's probably only psychology).
About the only thing I'm not at all looking forward to is re-authorizing...
Posted by workerbee, on Oct 26, 2007 at 01:15 AM, in macOS
These issues I guess (if they are issues at all):... 1,536 Views / 26 Replies  
These issues I guess (if they are issues at all):
http://forums.macnn.com/82/applications/351232/leopard-and-cs3-apps/
Posted by workerbee, on Oct 23, 2007 at 04:10 PM, in macOS
mrtew, I'm in the same boat: I like to use the... 2,983 Views / 65 Replies  
mrtew, I'm in the same boat: I like to use the latest and (hopefully) greatest, both for the OS as for my software, i.e. CS3 among many others. I really hope CS3 web plus deluxe or whatever other...
Posted by workerbee, on Oct 21, 2007 at 06:42 AM, in Applications
Does anyone know what those strange-looking... 16,227 Views / 152 Replies  
Does anyone know what those strange-looking bottons at the top left of the document window are? While I don't necessarily love the OS X red yellow and green baubles or their grayish "Graphite"...
Posted by workerbee, on Oct 14, 2007 at 06:50 AM, in Applications
What's wrong with using Safari's "private... 541 Views / 4 Replies  
What's wrong with using Safari's "private browsing" in the first place? I think it would do everything you want it to.. and possibly nothing you don't want it to.
Posted by workerbee, on Oct 11, 2007 at 03:57 PM, in Applications
Same here. Also, clients and other Winze... 836 Views / 19 Replies  
Same here.

Also, clients and other Winze users tend to not believe it's real live ugly Windows XP running on my Mac when Coherence (or Unity) is on... and showing windoze off in OS X is (still)...
Posted by workerbee, on Jun 15, 2007 at 12:29 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Same here... but with Parallels. Never had a... 836 Views / 19 Replies  
Same here... but with Parallels. Never had a crash nor a beachball while using Parallels 2.5 with XP Home, and since last Sunday I now can play Half Life 2 in Parallels 3 in my Mac.

Obviously,...
Posted by workerbee, on Jun 12, 2007 at 01:26 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Fine by me... if they also a) get the... 6,928 Views / 297 Replies  
Fine by me... if they also a) get the functionality (finally) right and, to a lesser degree, b) if the new-fangled UI stuff not only uses resources, but also is useful.

I'm not really sure about...
Posted by workerbee, on Jun 12, 2007 at 01:06 PM, in macOS
According to Apple's Brian Croll, no ZFS in... 2,024 Views / 54 Replies  
According to Apple's Brian Croll, no ZFS in 10.5.0:
Apple Says No Sun File System For Leopard -- Mac OS X Leopard -- InformationWeek...
Posted by workerbee, on Jun 12, 2007 at 12:52 PM, in macOS
Well, I'll believe it when I see it -- fixed... 6,928 Views / 297 Replies  
Well, I'll believe it when I see it -- fixed Finder, that is.
I know it's gonna be a new Finder, with much more eyecandy, and it's probably gonna use a boatload of RAM (ever watched iTunes RAM usage...
Posted by workerbee, on Jun 12, 2007 at 08:56 AM, in macOS
It should be waiting for you on the Apple... 1,327 Views / 52 Replies  
It should be waiting for you on the Apple website... in about 12 hours or so.

(At least that's what I hope: I want to see it too)
Posted by workerbee, on Jun 11, 2007 at 03:04 PM, in macOS
Just found the list of apps that run in Parallels... 3,413 Views / 34 Replies  
Just found the list of apps that run in Parallels 3.0 (according to the Parallel folks, that is):
• Autodesk AutoCAD 2008 (mouse synchronization should be off to achieve better
experience)
•...
Posted by workerbee, on Jun 8, 2007 at 09:30 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Apparently, Parallels will publish a list of... 3,413 Views / 34 Replies  
Apparently, Parallels will publish a list of games that are tested and run well. Reports on the Parallels Forum have been... um... varied: Parallels 3.0 and game compatibility... - Parallels Support...
Posted by workerbee, on Jun 8, 2007 at 06:02 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Parallels 3.0 672 Views / 9 Replies  
Just got the Mail about Parallels 3.0, which should be out shortly.
Now the Parallels server is completely overrun and does not currently serve any pages.

Does anyone have more infos about the...
Posted by workerbee, on May 31, 2007 at 05:59 PM, in Applications
Nothing unusual here either. CS 3 has been... 734 Views / 10 Replies  
Nothing unusual here either.
CS 3 has been generally very solid, with only Flash crashing maybe 3 times in 4 weeks of heavy daily use. I have not (yet) used DW a lot, though.
Posted by workerbee, on Apr 30, 2007 at 10:09 AM, in Applications
Yup. CS3 on Intel is quite nice, actually, even... 520 Views / 7 Replies  
Yup. CS3 on Intel is quite nice, actually, even though Illustrator still takes unreasonably long to start.
Posted by workerbee, on Apr 23, 2007 at 04:55 PM, in Applications
Or pirate it. And then listen to US software... 839 Views / 22 Replies  
Or pirate it.
And then listen to US software makers wailing about untold billions lost... :rolleyes:
Posted by workerbee, on Apr 9, 2007 at 02:52 PM, in Applications
I happen to be living in Switzerland, which is... 839 Views / 22 Replies  
I happen to be living in Switzerland, which is not in the EU, and has a 7.6% sales tax.

I also happen to be using all my software in English, so translating costs are somewhere between very small...
Posted by workerbee, on Apr 8, 2007 at 02:37 PM, in Applications
My prediction was patently false: CS3 is so nice... 4,068 Views / 16 Replies  
My prediction was patently false: CS3 is so nice that I have to have it ASAP -- I ordered yesterday.
Posted by workerbee, on Apr 7, 2007 at 08:03 AM, in Applications
From what I heard, Fireworks also is still using... 839 Views / 22 Replies  
From what I heard, Fireworks also is still using the old MM interface.

I also have been having a peek at CS3 - my order is officially in (and what's more, at the ridiculously inflated prices Adobe...
Posted by workerbee, on Apr 7, 2007 at 08:01 AM, in Applications
Every day, buddy, every day. 660 Views / 9 Replies  
Every day, buddy, every day.
Posted by workerbee, on Apr 5, 2007 at 12:12 PM, in Applications
Same old game, played every time Adobe ships new... 4,068 Views / 16 Replies  
Same old game, played every time Adobe ships new software... I do get somewhat tired of it, really.
I can't remember which software is was for, I guess MM Studio 8, but at one point I managed to...
Posted by workerbee, on Apr 5, 2007 at 04:26 AM, in Applications
In that case I'll continue my little experiment... 1,541 Views / 13 Replies  
In that case I'll continue my little experiment here: use Windows under Parallels with no Virus protection whatsoever, and see what happens.

I only use IE to check our clients' websites, and a...
Posted by workerbee, on Feb 24, 2007 at 03:59 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Is that also true of a PC running in Parallels?... 1,541 Views / 13 Replies  
Is that also true of a PC running in Parallels? AFAIK it does not see nor know about any Mac partition or disk drive; it only knows about it's own disk -- which is a drive image file. Unless folder...
Posted by workerbee, on Feb 23, 2007 at 06:40 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
DVDs and even DivX movies don't look too bad... 59,754 Views / 9 Replies  
DVDs and even DivX movies don't look too bad viewed full-screen on my 23" Cinema Display (full HD resolution), so I think DVD player and VCD do de-interlacing and upscaling quite nicely; I don't see...
Posted by workerbee, on Feb 23, 2007 at 06:33 AM, in Applications
Same problem here. Just repaired my... 1,131 Views / 6 Replies  
Same problem here.
Just repaired my permissions, and switched my ColorSync profile to a default Apple one... still no go.
The Window I'm trying to have using a different colour is my home folder....
Posted by workerbee, on Feb 7, 2007 at 01:18 AM, in macOS
My recommendation goes to Yummy FTP... 793 Views / 11 Replies  
My recommendation goes to Yummy FTP (http://www.yummysoftware.com/)... it's really excellent, highly elegant, and has nifty time- and headache-saving features (browse in sync and filters to name just...
Posted by workerbee, on Nov 29, 2006 at 11:59 AM, in Applications
Prime suspect for paging out: iPhoto. I recently... 584 Views / 8 Replies  
Prime suspect for paging out: iPhoto. I recently imported my collection (as aliases) from iView Media Pro, and started sorting them into film rolls (NB: having quit and restarted iPhoto inbetween)....
Posted by workerbee, on Nov 27, 2006 at 06:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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