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Quicktime Codec Problem 479 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey,

My Dual G5 2.0 is having problems rendering Quicktime movies to the Photo-JPEG codec in After Effects 7. An Error (-8966) comes up. All the other codecs and frame sequences seem to work...
Posted by mAxximo, on Apr 28, 2006 at 11:55 AM, in Applications
IT blocked me from internet radio - Help 464 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey,
I got used to work listening to online radio but now IT has blocked my access to save some shitty network bandwidth. I still want to be able to connect when I'm working here late and there's...
Posted by mAxximo, on Jan 11, 2006 at 04:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks! This is the kind of answer I was... 589 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks!
This is the kind of answer I was looking for.
:thumbsup:
Posted by mAxximo, on Dec 6, 2005 at 12:45 AM, in Applications
Dragging Over Photoshop Icon in Dock Opens App but Not the File 589 Views / 12 Replies  
Hello,

As the title says, dragging stuff to the Dock to make it open in PhotoshopCS opens the application but not the file. I have to go Open>File to do anything...

Photoshop seems to be the...
Posted by mAxximo, on Dec 2, 2005 at 11:38 AM, in Applications
The same way you switch apps now with... 4,228 Views / 174 Replies  
The same way you switch apps now with Command-Tab, just Tab and release or hover with the mouse and click. Or click and hold for more options, etc.
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 20, 2005 at 03:00 PM, in Mac OS X
This is what I'd love to see well implemented in... 4,228 Views / 174 Replies  
This is what I'd love to see well implemented in OS X. As I posted earlier in this thread I'd like an option to have a “floating” Dock accessible via i.e. Option-Tab (much like the Application...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 20, 2005 at 01:42 PM, in Mac OS X
:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: 4,228 Views / 174 Replies  
:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 20, 2005 at 01:28 PM, in Mac OS X
My quick list to FTFF in 10.5: —Global... 4,228 Views / 174 Replies  
My quick list to FTFF in 10.5:

—Global Preferences to set up the default look and functionality of all windows, as in “no metal, List View, Sort by Date, Newer files at the top, Geneva 9, etc. All...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 15, 2005 at 04:25 PM, in Mac OS X
MIllenium, “FTFF” is already public domain... 4,228 Views / 174 Replies  
MIllenium,

“FTFF” is already public domain and you'll see it all over the internet, regardless of who came up with it first. Your intent on disqualifying all of those behind this “crusade” by...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 13, 2005 at 12:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Oh, the old “if you don't like it switch to... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
Oh, the old “if you don't like it switch to another OS”. Tells it all.
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 10, 2005 at 11:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Oh, the little people taking personal... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
Oh, the little people taking personal offense...how cute....
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 9, 2005 at 09:31 PM, in Mac OS X
After reading your thoughts on replacing the... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
After reading your thoughts on replacing the spatial desktop metaphor with type-based file browsing I hope that presentation was not anywhere near Cupertino! :)
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 9, 2005 at 03:29 PM, in Mac OS X
As of late Panther/Early Tiger I wouldn't say... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
As of late Panther/Early Tiger I wouldn't say things don't work. Do they work as expected being that OS X is selling under the “Mac” name? No. Could things in the UI department get noticeably better?...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 9, 2005 at 12:13 PM, in Mac OS X
I won't feed your lame “It's not OS X, it's you”... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
I won't feed your lame “It's not OS X, it's you” BS.
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 9, 2005 at 11:15 AM, in Mac OS X
I was not talking about CPUs, Don.... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
I was not talking about CPUs, Don....
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 9, 2005 at 10:51 AM, in Mac OS X
:stick: 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
:stick:
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 9, 2005 at 10:48 AM, in Mac OS X
Fixed that for you.... Let me tell you, I... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
Fixed that for you....

Let me tell you, I don't blame him. Screw the Jetsons and all those science-fiction scenarios where my computer will tell me that I'm out of milk. BFD. While that won't...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 9, 2005 at 10:20 AM, in Mac OS X
Every village has its idiot, right SMacTech? Keep... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
Every village has its idiot, right SMacTech? Keep it up.
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 7, 2005 at 12:56 PM, in Mac OS X
LOVED IT. Give me the key, where is it????? 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
LOVED IT.
Give me the key, where is it?????
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 7, 2005 at 11:36 AM, in Mac OS X
It's only logical. All of my problems with OS X... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
It's only logical. All of my problems with OS X are related to its shoddy craftmanship, stupid decisions, dumb GUI, sub-par usability and anti-Mac philosophy.

Stuff you didn't find in OS 9.
...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 7, 2005 at 11:32 AM, in Mac OS X
I had the same exact experience. Weeks of... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
I had the same exact experience.

Weeks of uptime were normal to me in OS 9. And when I say “uptime” I'm talking about having the *same responsiveness* during the fourth week as during the first...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 6, 2005 at 03:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Couldn't agree more. Tiger is what 10.0 should... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
Couldn't agree more. Tiger is what 10.0 should have been. Bugs and inherent usability problems aside OS X feels “release” for the first time.
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 6, 2005 at 12:52 AM, in Mac OS X
It doesn't matter what was holding it together.... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
It doesn't matter what was holding it together. It just worked. And for us non-geek users that's the only thing that counts.
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 5, 2005 at 05:22 PM, in Mac OS X
I'd like a well designed “Black Plastic” theme in... 1,984 Views / 66 Replies  
I'd like a well designed “Black Plastic” theme in 10.5 like here. (http://www.apple.com/macosx/)

But only after they had fixed this (http://www.anandtech.com/mac/showdoc.aspx?i=2520), of course.
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 4, 2005 at 07:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Guys, Thanks for your willing to help in my... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
Guys,
Thanks for your willing to help in my situation. :)

The thing is, I LOVE the multiuser concept in OS X. I know my life would be a lot easier if we had just one account instead of two but...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 4, 2005 at 05:47 PM, in Mac OS X
:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 4, 2005 at 04:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Because it only works for items *created* in that... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
Because it only works for items *created* in that folder. Older stuff keeps its privileges. It's normal having to rework or update things all the time (we are both designers) so this solution still...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 1, 2005 at 10:58 PM, in Mac OS X
OK, this time we get in the vault, each one of us... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
OK, this time we get in the vault, each one of us is standing in front of his security box, no one leaves the room so the blind employee should not worry about what we do inside the vault. She gives...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 1, 2005 at 10:51 PM, in Mac OS X
I've moved my Projects folder into my Home folder... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
I've moved my Projects folder into my Home folder and did the chmod thing. The first time I didn't put the * sign at the end of the first line and it returned some strange stuff. Second time I did...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 1, 2005 at 10:26 PM, in Mac OS X
No, the problem is none of the solutions suit me... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
No, the problem is none of the solutions suit me entirely....
Probably yours is the one I like the best even though I don't understand what is it really doing to our files.
If I apply that script...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 1, 2005 at 07:24 PM, in Mac OS X
How do I create a disk image that both users can... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
How do I create a disk image that both users can see? I'm spending so much time on technical stuff to use my computer that I'm losing my creativity....

Regarding your script I'll have to apply it...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 1, 2005 at 07:15 PM, in Mac OS X
The separate partition is not an option... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
The separate partition is not an option unfortunately, much less a “simple” one, since it implies erasing all my stuff and reformatting the disk.

The Shared folder solution breaks with any...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 1, 2005 at 05:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Come to think better of it, in OS 9 I'd *OWN* the... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
Come to think better of it, in OS 9 I'd *OWN* the bank. Yeah, that's exactly how it would be....
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 1, 2005 at 05:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Oh, yeah, like it takes a rocket scientist to... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
Oh, yeah, like it takes a rocket scientist to understand permissions...
The difference is I also understand *usability*.



Simple task? You tell me a simple way of opening a Photoshop file she...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 1, 2005 at 04:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Not even close. OS X has a retarded employee who... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
Not even close. OS X has a retarded employee who wants to see my ID at *every single step* of the process I described before.


No, the analogue would be I have all my stuff in my apartment...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 1, 2005 at 04:43 PM, in Mac OS X
OF COURSE, but look at how many times per session... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
OF COURSE, but look at how many times per session I have to enter them. ONE. Hardly the case now. I suggest you share your computer with someone else before expressing your opinion....
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 1, 2005 at 04:35 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm in, sure! Using your bank vault example... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
I'm in, sure!

Using your bank vault example it should work like these for me:

—I get to the bank in the morning with my girlfriend. I opened her a security box in my same bank to keep things...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 1, 2005 at 04:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Dude, I'm the ultimate user. I don't want to have... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
Dude, I'm the ultimate user. I don't want to have ANYTHING to do with software engineering solutions, that's not what I do. I've been using computers for almost 20 years now, mostly Macs, and I know...
Posted by mAxximo, on Sep 1, 2005 at 12:04 PM, in Mac OS X
:sleep: :sleep: :sleep: :sleep: :sleep: ... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
:sleep: :sleep: :sleep: :sleep: :sleep: :sleep: :sleep: :sleep: :sleep:
Posted by mAxximo, on Aug 31, 2005 at 06:33 PM, in Mac OS X
That's Apple/NeXT's job, not mine. As long as... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
That's Apple/NeXT's job, not mine. As long as they insist in calling it a “Mac” OS it's their moral duty to come up with a security scheme that doesn't get in the way of usability.
But I tell you...
Posted by mAxximo, on Aug 31, 2005 at 02:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Didn't need to...my Mac was still fully... 6,394 Views / 82 Replies  
Didn't need to...my Mac was still fully functional. Even today I can boot that G4 in OS 9 and do almost anything I need less the OS X and Windows hassles.
Posted by mAxximo, on Aug 31, 2005 at 11:24 AM, in Mac OS X
It's my computer, it's my prerogative. I'm more... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
It's my computer, it's my prerogative.
I'm more than qualified to do with it whatever I want.
Posted by mAxximo, on Aug 31, 2005 at 11:09 AM, in Mac OS X
What do you think a LOT of us are still using,... 6,394 Views / 82 Replies  
What do you think a LOT of us are still using, Horsepoo!!? It still works perfect for me and I have TONS of files to manage. Each one of my motion graphics projects end up having more than 5GB of...
Posted by mAxximo, on Aug 30, 2005 at 06:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Crashes existed, no doubt. I must have been very... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
Crashes existed, no doubt. I must have been very lucky though. I barely crashed in OS 9.1 while doing normal stuff. Same with multitasking. Supposedly, OS 9 didn't multitask very well but for me it...
Posted by mAxximo, on Aug 30, 2005 at 05:48 PM, in Mac OS X
I'd say that the simple fact that you and Apple... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
I'd say that the simple fact that you and Apple can't imagine of a way to overcome this annoying unix limitation doesn't mean it can't be done without messing with security.
It must be fixed in a...
Posted by mAxximo, on Aug 30, 2005 at 05:33 PM, in Mac OS X
LOL, the geek aristocracy making fun of the Mac... 13,380 Views / 280 Replies  
LOL, the geek aristocracy making fun of the Mac in their constant intent to re-write history...oh dear. Name of the application should better be “How Unix geeks would like Us to remember the Mac”. :D...
Posted by mAxximo, on Aug 30, 2005 at 01:39 PM, in Mac OS X
True, I was thinking of a digital camcorder.... 1,145 Views / 6 Replies  
True, I was thinking of a digital camcorder....
Posted by mAxximo, on Aug 30, 2005 at 01:17 AM, in Mac OS X
IIRC marketshare peaked in 1994. Unfortunately... 6,394 Views / 82 Replies  
IIRC marketshare peaked in 1994. Unfortunately I'm getting the 404 message in the link I have to some good marketshare charts.
Posted by mAxximo, on Aug 29, 2005 at 09:54 PM, in Mac OS X
FWIW I was talking about full 720x480 DV... 1,145 Views / 6 Replies  
FWIW I was talking about full 720x480 DV resolution.
Posted by mAxximo, on Aug 29, 2005 at 09:50 PM, in Mac OS X
No, marketshare started to decline —though very... 6,394 Views / 82 Replies  
No, marketshare started to decline —though very slowly— after the release of Win95. The 90s were a good decade for Mac sales compared to what happened when OS X made its debut in 2000.
Now, not...
Posted by mAxximo, on Aug 29, 2005 at 07:16 PM, in Mac OS X
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