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Network wierdness 27,227 Views / 143 Replies  
I was having big problems with connecting to an appletalk network even after changing the directory access settings UNTIL I reset my PRAM. Now it works as expected.

Still having issues with SMB...
Posted by JRT, on Oct 27, 2003 at 05:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Expose key bindings do not work for me! 270 Views / 2 Replies  
I agree.

I wonder if there is a way to make the F9 and F10 keyboard brightness keys require the FN key and then make expose use the regular F9/F10 keys...
Posted by JRT, on Oct 26, 2003 at 10:44 AM, in Mac OS X
Kernel panics on new 15" PowerBooks 240 Views / 0 Replies  
A coworker and I bought new 1.25mHz 15" PowerBooks with 1 gig ram about a week after they started shipping. We are both experiencing the same serious problems and I am wondering if others have seen...
Posted by JRT, on Oct 11, 2003 at 11:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Bluetooth mouse recommendation? 656 Views / 1 Replies  
I am looking for a 2 button, scroll wheel, optical bluetoothh mouse that will work with the new 15" AL PowerBook (built in bluetooth).
Anyone have any recommendations? TIA
Posted by JRT, on Sep 21, 2003 at 04:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Anyone make a dock for 15AL? 376 Views / 1 Replies  
Has anyone heard any announcements about a dock for the new 15AL books? I am not sure how that will work with the side connectors though...
Posted by JRT, on Sep 20, 2003 at 05:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
need advice on new PB HD 452 Views / 2 Replies  
OK, my new 15" AL will be here early next week with its 80 gig hard drive. So here is the question...

80 gig sounds like a lot of space. Do you folks partition these drives? Is there a speed or...
Posted by JRT, on Sep 19, 2003 at 02:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Makes sense to me. The real question is if that... 1,206 Views / 15 Replies  
Makes sense to me. The real question is if that same argument would make sense to SafeWare...

I do agree that the likelyhood of accidental damage on a laptop is much higher than manufacturing...
Posted by JRT, on Sep 17, 2003 at 04:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Applecare vs Safeware (for my 9.16.03 PBook!)? 1,206 Views / 15 Replies  
Interesting thread. I was not even aware of SafeWare and can certainly see its value. I am not sure it is a replacement for AppleCare though. The SafeWare site says they do not cover mechanical...
Posted by JRT, on Sep 17, 2003 at 10:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the reply. I am glad to hear it works... 7,452 Views / 58 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. I am glad to hear it works for somebody but I think you are one of a few.

I have everything you say including the additional Scheduling tab but when I click it to see the I...
Posted by JRT, on Aug 5, 2003 at 10:49 AM, in Applications
Just to be sure... are you saying that you could... 7,452 Views / 58 Replies  
Just to be sure... are you saying that you could see a coworkers calendar and schedule meeting into that calendar? If so, you are the first person I have heard that has gotten this to work.

I have...
Posted by JRT, on Aug 4, 2003 at 11:36 PM, in Applications
I have not been able to make this work either. In... 1,158 Views / 9 Replies  
I have not been able to make this work either. In fact, after scanning various newsgroups I have yet to find anyone that has gotten this scheduling stuff working...
Posted by JRT, on Aug 4, 2003 at 11:20 PM, in Applications
Well, I don't know what happenend but I just ran... 791 Views / 38 Replies  
Well, I don't know what happenend but I just ran your app again and it worked. I did not even reset the preferences from when it did not work... strange...

BTW, at this point I only have 1 set of...
Posted by JRT, on Apr 30, 2003 at 07:39 PM, in Team MacNN
I could use a little help here because I can't... 791 Views / 38 Replies  
I could use a little help here because I can't seem to get this app working. I start it up and set the preference to the log file (logfile_01.txt).

When I hit refresh it tells me that it has done...
Posted by JRT, on Apr 29, 2003 at 10:47 AM, in Team MacNN
That was it. Thanks. 473 Views / 3 Replies  
That was it. Thanks.
Posted by JRT, on Apr 17, 2003 at 07:54 PM, in Mac OS X
KidsSafe.crash.log??? 473 Views / 3 Replies  
When I look at the system logs (via Cocktail) I notice one error repeated again and again...

Apr 15 03:15:52 My-G4 crashdump: Crash report written to:...
Posted by JRT, on Apr 16, 2003 at 11:07 AM, in Mac OS X
auto log out after inactivity? 305 Views / 2 Replies  
Is there a way to set up user accounts in 10.2.4 to automatically log out after a specified amount of inactivity? I thought there was a way to set that up but I can't seem to find it now...

TIA
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Posted by JRT, on Mar 16, 2003 at 03:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Help! Programs don't see fonts anymore 199 Views / 0 Replies  
I just noticed that the font choices in all my programs is suddenly very limited to about 10 of the standard fonts. I have a lot more (maybe 125) in my Fonts folder that are usually available. I...
Posted by JRT, on Jan 28, 2003 at 11:55 AM, in Mac OS X
app to create forms in HTML? 305 Views / 3 Replies  
I need to mock up a HTML page containing text fields, check boxes and radio buttons. What are the current application choices for OSX?

Any help appreciated. TIA
Posted by JRT, on Jan 27, 2003 at 03:55 PM, in Applications
Function keys 275 Views / 1 Replies  
How can I set the function keys open an application with OSX like I could with OS9?

TIA
Posted by JRT, on Jan 27, 2003 at 11:31 AM, in Mac OS X
An IMAP account will do it but I don't think a... 288 Views / 6 Replies  
An IMAP account will do it but I don't think a normal POP account keeps track of what you have read/deleted/replied to.
Posted by JRT, on Nov 29, 2002 at 01:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Yet another Apple commercial spoof... 348 Views / 3 Replies  
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/content.php?id=68643&date=1036731600
Posted by JRT, on Nov 8, 2002 at 09:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Just wanted to thank everyone that contributed to... 769 Views / 20 Replies  
Just wanted to thank everyone that contributed to this thread. This is what makes MacNN great. Good, clear info and frank discussions.

Thanks again!
Posted by JRT, on Nov 4, 2002 at 07:36 PM, in Mac OS X
I guess my question is how easy is it to hack... 769 Views / 20 Replies  
I guess my question is how easy is it to hack those usernames and passwords? How real is the danger of someone doing that? Would those automatic port scanners find my machine with port 548 open and...
Posted by JRT, on Nov 4, 2002 at 11:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Wow, that was easy. I just tested it with AFP and... 769 Views / 20 Replies  
Wow, that was easy. I just tested it with AFP and it worked right away. Thanks!

Now the big question... How dangerous is this? How vunerable do I make my system by opening up that 548 port? It...
Posted by JRT, on Nov 4, 2002 at 10:21 AM, in Mac OS X
I don't need an easy to remember name, I can deal... 769 Views / 20 Replies  
I don't need an easy to remember name, I can deal with an ip address.

Do you have a name the software that would automatically get the updated ip address whenever my provider changes it? Is there...
Posted by JRT, on Nov 4, 2002 at 09:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Access home machine via internet? 769 Views / 20 Replies  
Is there a way for me to set things up so that I can access files on my home machine from outside via internet?

My home machine (10.2.1) is on a DSL account and does not have a static ip address....
Posted by JRT, on Nov 4, 2002 at 09:17 AM, in Mac OS X
installing OS9 after a clean OSX install? 296 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a friend that did a clean install of Jaguar on his reformatted internal TiBook hard drive. He did not install OS9 at all. Everything has been working fine but now he has decided that he...
Posted by JRT, on Oct 29, 2002 at 03:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Re: Removing StuffIt Menu from MenuBar 481 Views / 6 Replies  
:D :D :D Ha! Nice...
Posted by JRT, on Oct 28, 2002 at 11:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: another funny Apple commercial spoof 1,739 Views / 28 Replies  
I guess I found it funny because that was my reaction at first to OSX. I am a complete convert and, in the end, everyone (almost) will eventually see the light.
Posted by JRT, on Oct 28, 2002 at 04:54 PM, in Mac OS X
another funny Apple commercial spoof 1,739 Views / 28 Replies  
This one is for those all OS 9 diehards! I love the very last line!

http://www.fandango.net/switched.mov
Posted by JRT, on Oct 28, 2002 at 03:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Default Browser settings? 371 Views / 12 Replies  
Here is something I found on OSXHINTS.COM that finally worked for me...

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Sometimes, on Mac OS 10.2 (Jaguar), Navigator won't stick as your default browser. If you have this problem, try...
Posted by JRT, on Oct 25, 2002 at 08:05 PM, in Applications
Re: Stuffit 337 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes mt progress bar did finish before I go the message to log out.
Posted by JRT, on Oct 24, 2002 at 07:24 PM, in Applications
Re: Stuffit 7.01 and Magic Menu 337 Views / 3 Replies  
I did what it said and when I logged back in everything was correct. The Magic Menu is now 7.0.1.

Why do you think it has not finished?
Posted by JRT, on Oct 24, 2002 at 12:15 AM, in Applications
Re: Is Stuffit 7.0 working ok for everyone? 468 Views / 10 Replies  
It has not caused any problems for me (10.2.1).
Posted by JRT, on Oct 21, 2002 at 11:29 PM, in Applications
Re: Eagerly Anticipated Apps Thread 924 Views / 45 Replies  
Chimera 1.0
SpellCatcher for X
iCal 3.0!
Mail 4.0!!
Posted by JRT, on Oct 21, 2002 at 11:25 PM, in Applications
Re: OmniWeb or Chimera? 1,509 Views / 44 Replies  
I used Omni for a while but Chimera just gets better and better with each nightly. I use Chimera almost exclusively now.
Posted by JRT, on Oct 21, 2002 at 11:18 PM, in Applications
Re: Will Apple ever make iTunes usable? (70% CPU usage on my iMac..pic inside) 3,865 Views / 108 Replies  
Well, as others have pointed out, 40% is just not normal. Mine is averaging under 10% right now on a 500mhz G4. I use it all the time with 5 or 6 other apps running and have had no problems.
...
Posted by JRT, on Oct 19, 2002 at 09:53 PM, in Mac OS X
The apps mentioned here are all OK and will do... 536 Views / 10 Replies  
The apps mentioned here are all OK and will do the job but...

is there an app that will edit (cut and paste) MP3 files directly without first converting them to some other format?

I know there...
Posted by JRT, on Oct 12, 2002 at 03:27 PM, in Applications
OS X and .asf files? 281 Views / 1 Replies  
Is there anyway to view .asf files within OSX? I think .asf is Windows Media file...
Posted by JRT, on Oct 11, 2002 at 06:12 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: awesome change - buuuut 1,498 Views / 27 Replies  
Wow! That is very cool. History is one of the things that I missed in Chimera.

Any other good things that can be added with other magic pref lines?
Posted by JRT, on Oct 5, 2002 at 09:01 PM, in Applications
HA!!!! 2,424 Views / 35 Replies  
HA!!!!
Posted by JRT, on Oct 5, 2002 at 12:24 PM, in Mac OS X
What's in a name - Chimera - Mozilla - Navigator? 498 Views / 8 Replies  
Dumb question...

Why the split personality in the name of Chimera - Mozilla - Navigator? They are all the same program right? Or am I missing something???

Looking for the programs preferences...
Posted by JRT, on Oct 2, 2002 at 06:18 PM, in Applications
Re: Audible.com, no iPod 437 Views / 8 Replies  
With a 3 hour commute each day just buy her the iPod! I have a long commute as well and got my 10 gig iPod a few weeks ago.

It has changed my life! I am not kidding. I listen to books all the...
Posted by JRT, on Sep 30, 2002 at 11:06 PM, in Applications
Re: OS X Really Needs Kazaa 2,432 Views / 63 Replies  
I have been using Acquisition with a fair amout of success. I certainly think it better than LimeWire...
Posted by JRT, on Sep 30, 2002 at 10:57 PM, in Applications
Looking for MP3 audio track editor 428 Views / 6 Replies  
I am looking for an MP3 editor so I can cut and paste some audio sections of an existing track. I don't need a tag editor here. I want to actually edit the music track itself.

Anyone know of...
Posted by JRT, on Sep 30, 2002 at 10:19 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Configure specific browser from Entourage? 282 Views / 3 Replies  
HELP! Microsoft has taken over my machine! If I change my Internet web settings to a browser other than IE the setting gets changed back to IE all by itself!

I have no other apps running. The...
Posted by JRT, on Sep 23, 2002 at 08:54 PM, in Applications
Configure specific browser from Entourage? 282 Views / 3 Replies  
I want to set my default browser so that when I click on a link in an email it opens Chimera. I have set it as my browser in the Internet System settings.

Unfortunately (but not surprising)...
Posted by JRT, on Sep 22, 2002 at 10:27 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: JRT 1,312 Views / 14 Replies  
Well, I never had any problems with Spell Catcher and words it did not know. The program realy knows how to get out of your way when you don't need/want it.


And, while I think Apple has the...
Posted by JRT, on Sep 22, 2002 at 09:48 PM, in Applications
Re: Casady and Greene is in TROUBLE 1,312 Views / 14 Replies  
I completely agree with you about Spell Catcher. I go even further back to Thunder 7 which was the original speller by Evan Gross. It was bought by C&G and released as Spell Catcher.
Posted by JRT, on Sep 22, 2002 at 11:41 AM, in Applications
recommend keyboard? 492 Views / 3 Replies  
The keyboard that came with my G4 has finally started to die (the command key does not always work). I have never been entirely happy with the size and feel of it anyway.

I am looking for any...
Posted by JRT, on Sep 21, 2002 at 02:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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