Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 50 of 66
Search: Posts Made By: digital_dreamer
Thread Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Forum
Hmmmm. Good question. The main (only?)... 512 Views / 1 Replies  
Hmmmm. Good question.
The main (only?) difference between the two boards is that the Quicksilver carries extra power pins for the higher clocked CPUs. Although it may work, I'd be wary of the extra...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Apr 24, 2008 at 01:52 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Wow. You guys just don't get this stuff do you!... 4,515 Views / 102 Replies  
Wow. You guys just don't get this stuff do you! :p

I've been in printing and publishing for some 25 years, before Macs appeared on the scene and we were using CompuGraphic phototypesetting...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jun 25, 2007 at 05:09 PM, in macOS
Is a restart considered power-cycling? My... 2,324 Views / 52 Replies  
Is a restart considered power-cycling?
My understanding of a restart in modern CPUs is that it's a graceful shutdown and reboot without powering off. At the moment it is safe for powering off, a...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jan 8, 2007 at 05:13 PM, in macOS
I think we should just forget the unsupported RAM... 18,645 Views / 61 Replies  
I think we should just forget the unsupported RAM disk boot process and move on to something different. How about creating a bootable USB drive with some of your favorite apps?

Here's a link for...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jan 1, 2007 at 07:49 PM, in Applications
I think we should just forget the unsupported RAM... 966 Views / 10 Replies  
I think we should just forget the unsupported RAM disk boot process and move on to something different. How about creating a bootable USB drive with some of your favorite apps?

Here's a link for...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jan 1, 2007 at 07:48 PM, in Applications
Log in as the Admin of your server, just like you... 571 Views / 6 Replies  
Log in as the Admin of your server, just like you would locally.

Reviewing your post, again, I see you are "registering" as Admin.
Ignore the share privileges that you have set up in the...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Feb 22, 2006 at 09:41 PM, in macOS
:eek: Something's not right. That's more than... 2,570 Views / 32 Replies  
:eek:
Something's not right. That's more than double the current draw of the others on this thread.
Was your system working on something?

regards,
MAJ
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Feb 22, 2006 at 09:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm not holding my breath, that's for sure. ... 584 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm not holding my breath, that's for sure.

As far as I'm concerned, 6.5 isn't good enough for the production department. I have 6.5 on only two systems and that's as far as it'll go. The...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jan 9, 2006 at 10:48 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Testing....1....2.....3 Count me in this... 18,645 Views / 61 Replies  
Testing....1....2.....3

Count me in this beta testing group. Sent a email.

Just used the software for the first time the previous day to boot up a G5 with Diskwarrior. A real valuable tool.
...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Sep 14, 2005 at 09:47 PM, in Applications
Sure, but that's only 30 minutes of usage after a... 1,276 Views / 18 Replies  
Sure, but that's only 30 minutes of usage after a reboot!

regards,
MAJ
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jul 28, 2005 at 10:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Call me stoopid, but where the heck is this... 673 Views / 7 Replies  
Call me stoopid, but where the heck is this password assistant?
And, no, Spotlight was no help! :brick:

regards,
MAJ
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jul 17, 2005 at 02:38 AM, in macOS
:D At least they're gay, otherwise we'd... 879 Views / 12 Replies  
:D

At least they're gay, otherwise we'd have a proliferation of sidebars everywhere.


regards,
MAJ
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jul 4, 2005 at 08:19 PM, in macOS
The Channel Mixer is the most flexible solution. ... 777 Views / 13 Replies  
The Channel Mixer is the most flexible solution.
Select Monochrome button and give equal amounts to each RGB channel. Then, adjust for taste.

This is a great technique for color art that doesn't...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jun 18, 2005 at 04:25 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Try selecting the options in the Network CP... 698 Views / 5 Replies  
Try selecting the options in the Network CP manually and force it to a different configuration.
Show "Built-in Ethernet"
Select "Ethernet" tab
Configure "Manually (Advanced)"

Then try:
Speed...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on May 28, 2005 at 08:43 PM, in Networking
So, are you saying your Mac doesn't connect to... 698 Views / 5 Replies  
So, are you saying your Mac doesn't connect to your router via DHCP? Is that how it's set up?
Does it show up with a junk IP?

How are you determining it is not connecting? Can you connect to your...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on May 27, 2005 at 09:08 PM, in Networking
Sounds like a low resolution output. Not... 448 Views / 3 Replies  
Sounds like a low resolution output.
Not familiar with iDVD, but does the export function allow you to select output resolution? :hmm:

regards,
MAJ
Posted by digital_dreamer, on May 21, 2005 at 02:47 AM, in macOS
Have you tried relaunching the Finder? Bring up... 571 Views / 5 Replies  
Have you tried relaunching the Finder?
Bring up Force Quit via Command+Option+ESC.

regards,
MAJ
Posted by digital_dreamer, on May 18, 2005 at 01:12 AM, in macOS
In your InDesign Print dialog, under Graphics,... 688 Views / 6 Replies  
In your InDesign Print dialog, under Graphics, under Images, is "Send Data" as "All" or "Optimized Subsampling?"

Just curious.

I haven't installed Tiger yet, even though it's been sitting on my...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on May 18, 2005 at 12:31 AM, in macOS
The "copy current URL in safari and paste into... 7,390 Views / 111 Replies  
The "copy current URL in safari and paste into new mail message" can be done in Javascript. Just bookmark this:...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on May 16, 2005 at 10:06 PM, in macOS
I don't know about iTunes, but in the movie... 5,129 Views / 8 Replies  
I don't know about iTunes, but in the movie trailers, Apple's using the Library/Quicktime/Cache folder.
However, after finding the "correct" file (looking at file size) in the numerous cryptic...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Apr 30, 2005 at 03:19 AM, in macOS
I've had all kinds of weird, unpredictable ide... 820 Views / 4 Replies  
I've had all kinds of weird, unpredictable ide issues with B&W CPUs.

I wonder if the previously mentioned issues are Rev. 1 issues, or just general B&W IDE controller anomalies. :hmm:

regards,...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Feb 22, 2005 at 07:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, guys! Any DIMM risers out there?! :P... 637 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, guys!

Any DIMM risers out there?! :P

regards,
MAJ
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Feb 21, 2005 at 11:52 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Largest DIMM B&W G3 will see? 637 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm doing another Mac mod as a media center in the living room and would like to know what is the biggest DIMM the G3 will see if I were using only one slot.
I know the G3 will only see 1GB total,...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Feb 21, 2005 at 11:12 PM, in Hardware Hacking
QuarkXPress and "File not found" error 2,166 Views / 2 Replies  
Over time, I've repeatedly run into the "File not found" error when attempting to "Get Picture" in QuarkXPress. After selecting the file in the open dialog, this is the error that would crop up.
...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Dec 26, 2004 at 03:51 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
QuarkXPress 6.X & Suitcase X1 font activation 834 Views / 2 Replies  
I've been slowly trying to migrate one of our OS X machines at the daily to QuarkXPress 6, but have been having trouble with auto font activation.

I have basically the same font library imported...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Dec 26, 2004 at 02:10 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Yeah, it's puzzling! :D Here's an update: ... 462 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, it's puzzling! :D

Here's an update:
I can download the pdf from the client's website using OS X, Jaguar and Panther versions. I can also download it in Windows XP.

I just can't download...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jul 21, 2004 at 09:47 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Re: Opening PDFs from web site results in error 462 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the reply.

I forgot to mention this client had made available on his site PDFs from us before, when we were using Acrobat Distiller 3.0, and he had no problems. His recent comment was,...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jul 19, 2004 at 11:08 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Opening PDFs from web site results in error 462 Views / 5 Replies  
Just upgraded one of our systems to Acrobat 5, and have been using it successfully for print jobs. However, PDFs that we have sent to a client are then posted to his web site for review. These fail...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jul 19, 2004 at 07:54 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Just a heads up on InDesign's PDF creation... 1,167 Views / 24 Replies  
Just a heads up on InDesign's PDF creation abilities:

Better make sure your printer can work with InDesign's PDFs.
I have not had good success with its PDF export options. It'll create PDFs...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jul 17, 2004 at 05:22 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
How large is/are your hard drive(s) on the G3? ... 721 Views / 8 Replies  
How large is/are your hard drive(s) on the G3?
IIRC, the IDE controller on rev. 1 units will cause HD corruption on drives 18GB or larger. Master or slave.
See this xlr8yourmac page ...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jul 16, 2004 at 10:04 PM, in macOS
Preference Panel: ... 1,113 Views / 18 Replies  
Preference Panel:
http://idisk.mac.com/digital_dreamer/public/UPS_Preferences.jpg

Menubar:
http://idisk.mac.com/digital_dreamer/public/UPS_Menubar.jpg

Only thing I don't like about it is its...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jul 15, 2004 at 03:04 AM, in macOS
I agree wholeheartedly! :thumbsup: :D 55,856 Views / 558 Replies  
I agree wholeheartedly! :thumbsup:

:D
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jun 3, 2004 at 04:58 PM, in macOS
Re: Re: IBM says chip woes easing 2,717 Views / 8 Replies  
I certainly hope not! :eek:

regards,
MAJ
Posted by digital_dreamer, on May 12, 2004 at 10:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Correct, the LED's intensity is varied via PWM,... 2,210 Views / 14 Replies  
Correct, the LED's intensity is varied via PWM, not analog.
It does seem that Open Firmware contains some basic commands that are sent via serial link to controller (i.e. no RAM indicator).

I...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on May 1, 2004 at 12:57 PM, in Hardware Hacking
It's not as easy as one might think. Here is the... 2,210 Views / 14 Replies  
It's not as easy as one might think. Here is the circuit:

http://idisk.mac.com/digital_dreamer/Public/Power-Switch-Controller.jpg
Please review and obey the inline image rules, posted at the top...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Apr 30, 2004 at 09:37 PM, in Hardware Hacking
If the Finder is hogging the CPU and you are able... 3,434 Views / 28 Replies  
If the Finder is hogging the CPU and you are able to return to normal after relaunching the Finder, then it's not related to a picture file on the desktop.

However, if the Finder continues to hog...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Mar 15, 2004 at 04:41 PM, in macOS
Has anyone noticed that none of the links like,... 1,223 Views / 8 Replies  
Has anyone noticed that none of the links like, "tech specs," "architecture," "performance," etc. do not work?!! :confused:

"G5 processor" link works.
The bad links have /reaction/ in the path....
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Feb 17, 2004 at 02:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
:D 1,244 Views / 19 Replies  
:D
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Feb 10, 2004 at 12:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
I definitely get this delay. It's doing a... 669 Views / 13 Replies  
I definitely get this delay.

It's doing a disk access for something. I have menumeters with HD light on.

In Safari, if I click on a bookmark folder in the Bookmarks Bar for the first time,...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Feb 2, 2004 at 03:07 AM, in macOS
WeÕre still discussing this? :err: Well, let me... 4,617 Views / 58 Replies  
WeÕre still discussing this? :err:
Well, let me beat the horse some, too... :D

There is nothing wrong with the calculator.



Bingo! :thumbsup:

What people here fail to realize is that,...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jan 17, 2004 at 01:16 AM, in macOS
Gigabit Power Supply Voltage Test... 853 Views / 2 Replies  
Gigabit Power Supply Voltage Test (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=95064) from Apple site.

I know because I built my own dual G4 (gigabit Ethernet). :)

Best of wishes!
...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jan 16, 2004 at 11:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
I see that the graphic is the modified/edited and... 8,148 Views / 70 Replies  
I see that the graphic is the modified/edited and thus, corrected version! :D

(The Itanium 2 and Opteron data has been transposed.)

regards,
MAJ
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jan 14, 2004 at 02:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
Have you tried Portfolio... 1,278 Views / 22 Replies  
Have you tried Portfolio (http://www.extensis.com/portfolio/index.html) from Extensis? It can be rather simple, if you just need the basics. Or, it can be pretty powerful, if and when you need the...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Jan 10, 2004 at 11:05 PM, in Applications
Found it! It was a site by Frank Limbacher... 482 Views / 1 Replies  
Found it!

It was a site by Frank Limbacher (http://www.mediaworkers.de/text-align/index.html) highlighting the new CSS3 capabilities of Safari 1.1, including text shadows and transparency effects....
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Dec 25, 2003 at 06:54 AM, in Developer Center
Info on text drop-shadows in safari 482 Views / 1 Replies  
A while ago, there was an article on creating a CSS for safari that will incorporate Quartz features, such as drop shadows. Can/would anyone point me in that direction, or fill me in on this subject....
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Dec 24, 2003 at 06:02 PM, in Developer Center
If you can, go with USB 2.0. There's a BIG... 683 Views / 13 Replies  
If you can, go with USB 2.0. There's a BIG difference in speed.

I have a 512MB Lexar JumpDrive 2.0 Pro (http://www.lexarmedia.com/jumpdrive/index.html) (USB 2.0), and it transfers at 6MB/s (I...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Dec 16, 2003 at 04:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I could never stand defragging with Drive 10, and... 1,656 Views / 27 Replies  
I could never stand defragging with Drive 10, and would stop it well before finishing because itÕs way too slow. TTP 4 seems to use the same technique - S-L-O-W.

Although I use Diskwarrior for...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Dec 9, 2003 at 05:13 AM, in macOS
For one, redesigning any custom Northbridge bus... 2,881 Views / 26 Replies  
For one, redesigning any custom Northbridge bus controller is is a serious and expensive undertaking, especially this one (with high-speed dual CPU buses). Wise engineers would do well to make sure...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Dec 7, 2003 at 07:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
All you need is the Find tool in the Finder!... 732 Views / 7 Replies  
All you need is the Find tool in the Finder! Given that Quicktime files are relatively large, itÕs made more simple. HereÕs what you do:

Find the files that have been modified today on your local...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Nov 27, 2003 at 12:18 AM, in Applications
Wow. At first I thought, "Big deal. Would you... 493 Views / 5 Replies  
Wow. At first I thought, "Big deal. Would you rather have the cursor move back, or jump back, to where the window is/was prior to Exposˇ?"

But, the problem is deeper than that. There is a...
Posted by digital_dreamer, on Nov 23, 2003 at 03:56 PM, in macOS
Showing results 1 to 50 of 66
 
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:59 AM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2015 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2