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Doh! It hadn't even ocurred to me that it was a... 353 Views / 4 Replies  
Doh! It hadn't even ocurred to me that it was a standard plug type. I'll just pick up a couple of cords from RadioShack.

Thanks!
Posted by tonymac, on Apr 2, 2006 at 08:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Extra cables to go from wall to power adapter? 353 Views / 4 Replies  
I just got my MBP and I'm wondering if I can get extra cables to go from the wall to the white power brick. I'd like to be able to leave one plugged in behind my desk and keep another in my laptop...
Posted by tonymac, on Apr 2, 2006 at 04:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My understanding (based on secondhand experience)... 567 Views / 17 Replies  
My understanding (based on secondhand experience) is that the issue is in the Macrovision copy protection used in some (most?) DVDs. My boss has a Pismo PB with DVD, and when he connected the video...
Posted by tonymac, on Jun 29, 2001 at 11:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You can try calling 1-800-SOS-APPL, but do you... 311 Views / 2 Replies  
You can try calling 1-800-SOS-APPL, but do you really expect them to pay for your mistake??
Posted by tonymac, on Jun 28, 2001 at 06:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FS: PowerMac G4/400 277 Views / 0 Replies  
Need to sell in order to buy a laptop. The machine is in excellent condition. Purchased in February 2000.

Specs:
400 MHZ PowerPC G4 Processor
320 MB PC100 RAM
10 GB ATA66 Hard Drive
DVD ROM...
Posted by tonymac, on Jun 26, 2001 at 11:09 AM, in Marketplace
Thanks for the advice. BetterInfoFor worked... 303 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the advice. BetterInfoFor worked perfectly. I had been able to get the status of the invisible tag using "info for" but wasn't able to modify it. With BetterInfoFor, I can read in the...
Posted by tonymac, on Apr 12, 2001 at 12:56 AM, in Developer Center
Need to set all files in folder to visible 303 Views / 3 Replies  
I need to be able to set all the invisible files in a folder to visible, preferably by dropping the folder onto an applet. I've tried this:

on open myFolder
tell application "Finder"
set visible...
Posted by tonymac, on Apr 10, 2001 at 04:54 PM, in Developer Center
I second the link to Arstechnica... 357 Views / 6 Replies  
I second the link to Arstechnica (http://www.arstechnica.com). For troubleshooting help check out http://www.helponthe.net

BTW I'm tonymac at both of those forums as well.
Posted by tonymac, on Mar 8, 2001 at 09:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Check out outpost.com. Free shipping (overnight)... 388 Views / 7 Replies  
Check out outpost.com. Free shipping (overnight) and no sales tax.
Posted by tonymac, on Mar 2, 2001 at 06:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Joshu, where'd you get the desk? I just moved... 3,784 Views / 562 Replies  
Joshu, where'd you get the desk? I just moved into a new house and I'm shopping for office furniture. I need a corner desk, and that looks really sweet!
Posted by tonymac, on Feb 27, 2001 at 11:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.adobe.com/type/browser/P/P_380.html ... 427 Views / 13 Replies  
http://www.adobe.com/type/browser/P/P_380.html

It's $96.00 though http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/frown.gif
Posted by tonymac, on Feb 16, 2001 at 07:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Number 1887. 1,137 Views / 22 Replies  
Number 1887.
Posted by tonymac, on Feb 9, 2001 at 06:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
sek929, That makes sense. I just thought if... 490 Views / 19 Replies  
sek929, That makes sense. I just thought if you're going to dream, dream BIG! http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif Personally, I just like computers regardless of processor or OS. The more the...
Posted by tonymac, on Feb 8, 2001 at 09:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why a dual P3 733. Why not a dual 1 GHz Xeons? ... 490 Views / 19 Replies  
Why a dual P3 733. Why not a dual 1 GHz Xeons?

RichardET: The dual 500 G4 is an excellent Photoshop workstation, but in standard office productivity and accounting/database applications, it can't...
Posted by tonymac, on Feb 8, 2001 at 08:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, the GeForce2 MX is the low end of the... 439 Views / 25 Replies  
Actually, the GeForce2 MX is the low end of the nVidia line. It retails for about $100 dollars, and in most things the ATI Radeon is much faster. Again this is typical Apple marketing BS. You want...
Posted by tonymac, on Jan 20, 2001 at 10:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Like just 4% of the population you are an... 515 Views / 39 Replies  
Like just 4% of the population you are an EXPERIMENTER (DIAT).
Although you're slightly shy (admit it!), you love control. When a
problem comes in your way, you stomp on it swiftly and decisively....
Posted by tonymac, on Jan 15, 2001 at 06:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It could be worse. We could be getting MacOS Me.... 537 Views / 24 Replies  
It could be worse. We could be getting MacOS Me. And it could be "My Computer" and "My Documents" and "My Pictures" etc.
Posted by tonymac, on Jan 11, 2001 at 01:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
When is someone going to make Partition Magic for... 490 Views / 9 Replies  
When is someone going to make Partition Magic for the Mac? This is the coolest utility I have ever seen for moving, resizing, and changing file systems without reformatting. Too bad it only works on...
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 21, 2000 at 08:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
Cool. We're famous. Regarding the issue with... 390 Views / 21 Replies  
Cool. We're famous.

Regarding the issue with your email account: Did you also update to Outlook Express 5 or are you still using the 4.5 version? You could also try the free version of Eudora....
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 21, 2000 at 08:27 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Worst car: Dodge/Plymouth Neon Ford Escorts are... 2,886 Views / 71 Replies  
Worst car: Dodge/Plymouth Neon
Ford Escorts are a close second.
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 20, 2000 at 07:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Try starting up with the extensions disabled.... 390 Views / 21 Replies  
Try starting up with the extensions disabled. Hold down "Shift" as the computer starts up. When you see "Extensions Disabled" you can release the shift key. Since you're having the same problem in...
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 20, 2000 at 07:48 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
And I'm tonymac (as always). I'm using a G4/400... 411 Views / 36 Replies  
And I'm tonymac (as always). I'm using a G4/400 and HP Pavilion (Celeron 533) and crunching ~3 units per day.
Whoohoo! I passed Danometer. :P (just kidding)

BTW, what's up with all the people who...
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 8, 2000 at 10:19 AM, in Team MacNN
Will that really work? It would be just like... 417 Views / 15 Replies  
Will that really work? It would be just like using a kill file on usenet!
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 7, 2000 at 07:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually most modern monitors store the settings... 519 Views / 3 Replies  
Actually most modern monitors store the settings for each resolution. So, once you set the positioning for a given resolution / refresh rate, the display will remember it the next time you switch to...
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 7, 2000 at 06:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apologies. I took that from another, more complex... 340 Views / 5 Replies  
Apologies. I took that from another, more complex script that I wrote, and adapted it. The correct script is:
tell application "Finder"
set theProcs to every process whose (file type is "APPL")...
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 6, 2000 at 10:37 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Apologies. I took that from another, more complex... 220 Views / 5 Replies  
Apologies. I took that from another, more complex script that I wrote, and adapted it. The correct script is:
tell application "Finder"
set theProcs to every process whose (file type is "APPL")...
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 6, 2000 at 10:37 PM, in Developer Center
tell application "Finder" set theProcs to... 340 Views / 5 Replies  
tell application "Finder"
set theProcs to every process whose (file type is "APPL")
repeat with theApp in theProcs
set appName to name of theApp
if appName is not "Finder" then
tell...
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 6, 2000 at 06:40 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
tell application "Finder" set theProcs to... 220 Views / 5 Replies  
tell application "Finder"
set theProcs to every process whose (file type is "APPL")
repeat with theApp in theProcs
set appName to name of theApp
if appName is not "Finder" then
tell...
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 6, 2000 at 06:40 PM, in Developer Center
BTW The head of a school is the "principal." And... 751 Views / 52 Replies  
BTW The head of a school is the "principal." And to think you graduated.

I also find it ironic that you were so upset that someone stole your stuff (that you were irresponsible enough to have left...
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 6, 2000 at 01:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
NT stands for "New Technology" as in no longer... 383 Views / 40 Replies  
NT stands for "New Technology" as in no longer based on DOS.
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 5, 2000 at 09:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've seen several Viewsonic monitors die... 392 Views / 3 Replies  
I've seen several Viewsonic monitors die inexplicably in the past couple of years. 5 or 6 out of the 18 or so that I've worked with. I'll never buy one for myself.
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 4, 2000 at 07:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
FYI Circuit City sells the Apex for $129 (I'm not... 415 Views / 7 Replies  
FYI Circuit City sells the Apex for $129 (I'm not sure about the price, it's been a few weeks since I was there)
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 4, 2000 at 07:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Am I the only one who took this as a JOKE? Get a... 692 Views / 42 Replies  
Am I the only one who took this as a JOKE? Get a grip people.
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 4, 2000 at 07:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just installed the cli version on my PC today.... 453 Views / 26 Replies  
I just installed the cli version on my PC today. I left it running, so hopefully it will have completed the first workunit by the time I get home tonight. In order to get it to run automatically, do...
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 1, 2000 at 06:59 PM, in Team MacNN
Yup. Most applications will come up on the... 410 Views / 5 Replies  
Yup. Most applications will come up on the primary screen (the one with the menu bar) by default. However, you can drag the windows to whichever screen you prefer.
Posted by tonymac, on Dec 1, 2000 at 06:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
1. Integrate with Windows NT domain security 2.... 530 Views / 24 Replies  
1. Integrate with Windows NT domain security
2. BTO options for better video cards
3. BTO option for CD RW & DVD (maybe a tower with two 5.24 front accessible bays)
4. Allow users the option of...
Posted by tonymac, on Nov 30, 2000 at 05:37 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The real problem is that studio shots are color... 462 Views / 3 Replies  
The real problem is that studio shots are color corrected under controlled D50 lighting conditions (to mimic natural sunlight). When you see the actual computer it is usually lit under incandescent...
Posted by tonymac, on Nov 29, 2000 at 11:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Regarding the 3.0 client for Windows. I upgraded... 453 Views / 26 Replies  
Regarding the 3.0 client for Windows. I upgraded my Windows machine to the 3.0 client at the same time I upgraded my G4. Is there any reason I would need to downgrade? Specifically, are there any...
Posted by tonymac, on Nov 29, 2000 at 11:27 PM, in Team MacNN
FYI Most of Stanley Kubrick's films were shot in... 262 Views / 7 Replies  
FYI Most of Stanley Kubrick's films were shot in 4:3 format, then matted for movie screens. The DVD releases of these films maintain the original 4:3 format.
Posted by tonymac, on Nov 29, 2000 at 11:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Where can I find the Seti Watch utility? I... 453 Views / 26 Replies  
Where can I find the Seti Watch utility? I checked download.com, but it didn't show up. Thanks.

[Update]
I found it at: http://members.home.net/mloukko/SETI.html

[This message has been edited...
Posted by tonymac, on Nov 27, 2000 at 06:48 PM, in Team MacNN
None of the Quadras had PCI slots. They all had... 477 Views / 10 Replies  
None of the Quadras had PCI slots. They all had NuBus slot, and a few had comm slots. Most had built-in ethernet and a 10baseT NuBus card can be had for $15-25 on ebay.
Posted by tonymac, on Oct 24, 2000 at 08:22 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Check out QuickKeys. It's more a macro system... 242 Views / 2 Replies  
Check out QuickKeys. It's more a macro system than scripting language. http://www.cesoft.com/products/qkmac.html
Posted by tonymac, on Oct 24, 2000 at 08:17 PM, in Developer Center
I assumed that was the "Best Triplet". 504 Views / 2 Replies  
I assumed that was the "Best Triplet".
Posted by tonymac, on Oct 19, 2000 at 09:32 AM, in Team MacNN
Microsoft (Word, Excel, Internet Explorer)... 340 Views / 4 Replies  
Microsoft (Word, Excel, Internet Explorer) applications support print preview, regardless of the print driver. HP print drivers (at least for the 1220C) support previews regardless of the...
Posted by tonymac, on Oct 18, 2000 at 10:44 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Yank the cord out of the wall. ... 623 Views / 11 Replies  
Yank the cord out of the wall. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

[edit: added smiley]

[This message has been edited by tonymac (edited 10-17-2000).]
Posted by tonymac, on Oct 17, 2000 at 01:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
My wife and I (both Mac users) have four cats. 642 Views / 49 Replies  
My wife and I (both Mac users) have four cats.
Posted by tonymac, on Oct 15, 2000 at 12:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.clarkwoodsoftware.com/peekaboo/ ... 318 Views / 2 Replies  
http://www.clarkwoodsoftware.com/peekaboo/

And it let's you manually prioritize processes.
Posted by tonymac, on Oct 12, 2000 at 08:31 PM, in Applications
I would recommend picking up a copy of the Visual... 262 Views / 8 Replies  
I would recommend picking up a copy of the Visual Quickstart: AppleScript for the Internet...
Posted by tonymac, on Oct 10, 2000 at 10:01 AM, in Developer Center
If you're using OS 9 with the CarbonLib... 295 Views / 6 Replies  
If you're using OS 9 with the CarbonLib installed, then it really doesn't make a difference. When/if you upgrade to OS X, the Carbon (OS X) versions will be able to run with out starting up Classic.
Posted by tonymac, on Oct 10, 2000 at 09:57 AM, in Developer Center
OOPS! The above link is for the Windows... 503 Views / 6 Replies  
OOPS! The above link is for the Windows self-running app.
For the Mac application: http://asu.info.apple.com/swupdates.nsf/artnum/n10097
For the Database:...
Posted by tonymac, on Oct 9, 2000 at 07:29 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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