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There is a way, not very elegant, but it works. ... 3,564 Views / 21 Replies  
There is a way, not very elegant, but it works.

You need to download the free CYTV

http://www.lucid-cake.net/cytv/index_en.html

And VLC

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
Posted by chris.p, on Sep 12, 2006 at 04:52 AM, in Applications
http://www.eazydraw.com/ From their... 742 Views / 15 Replies  
http://www.eazydraw.com/

From their homepage:

"Think... MacDraw (now Claris Draw) on Steroids

The OS X drawing application of choice for Engineers, Entrepreneurs, Artist, Hobbyist and...
Posted by chris.p, on Feb 4, 2005 at 11:01 AM, in Applications
For the record, sheep are more associated with... 966 Views / 40 Replies  
For the record, sheep are more associated with Wales than Scotland- however, in this case it seems to be with the media.
Posted by chris.p, on Jan 21, 2005 at 09:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You could try this too- its free. ... 882 Views / 19 Replies  
You could try this too- its free.

http://www.nvu.com/

Its a WYSIWYG html editor, so can't be too bad.
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 13, 2004 at 12:49 PM, in Applications
dont steal music 920 Views / 5 Replies  
dont steal music
Posted by chris.p, on Sep 30, 2004 at 06:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I quite like setting the main Quark PDF prefs to... 587 Views / 9 Replies  
I quite like setting the main Quark PDF prefs to 'Create Postscript File for distilling later', and choosing export- save as pdf. This makes a .PS file and you can do as you please with. Dropping...
Posted by chris.p, on Sep 27, 2004 at 04:47 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hi there, thanks for replying. I hav tried that... 413 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi there, thanks for replying. I hav tried that game, but it isn't that great-sadly its not much fun.

anyone else have any ideas?

Thanks for the help!
Posted by chris.p, on Sep 27, 2004 at 05:23 AM, in Gaming
Maximum pool/ pool game for OS X needed! 413 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi there,

Does anyone have a copy of Maximum pool they want to sell, or know of any pool games for OS X? I've searched high and low, and there doesn't seem to be a single pool game for OS X- ppart...
Posted by chris.p, on Sep 26, 2004 at 02:00 PM, in Gaming
mail and safari will just make your fonts look... 614 Views / 6 Replies  
mail and safari will just make your fonts look horrid (from what I can tell, they seem to shift the characters along alpha line a few steps- ie: a becones c, b becomes d, etc) sometimes. This is...
Posted by chris.p, on Jun 2, 2004 at 07:22 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
It used to be that Photoshop could only manage a... 427 Views / 6 Replies  
It used to be that Photoshop could only manage a fixed number or fonts activated at once- I think it was around 125. If it was any more, then it wouldn't show anymore than this, and do what you say...
Posted by chris.p, on May 23, 2004 at 07:25 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
There never seems to be a point where you finish... 1,025 Views / 24 Replies  
There never seems to be a point where you finish learning these tricks- there is always something that I see that someone else takes for granted, and it amazes me- and saves a bit of time :)
Posted by chris.p, on Mar 24, 2004 at 04:32 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
It is Suitcase doing this, and as yet i haven't... 435 Views / 3 Replies  
It is Suitcase doing this, and as yet i haven't found a way around it- I have yet to trash font book yet (i never use it though) if you close the offending app, and re-open it, the problem goes away....
Posted by chris.p, on Mar 24, 2004 at 04:15 PM, in Mac OS X
This works for Quark too- and not just for... 1,025 Views / 24 Replies  
This works for Quark too- and not just for colours. anything you set up without a document window open becomes set as your default prefs. I would image in extends beyond colours in Indesign too.
Posted by chris.p, on Mar 23, 2004 at 05:37 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
in Quark, apple, alt, control+ shift... 1,025 Views / 24 Replies  
in Quark,

apple, alt, control+ shift clicking selects a box below the one you are selecting, and cycles through the layers.

apple + , brings up the alignment panel (might be an obvious one,...
Posted by chris.p, on Mar 19, 2004 at 06:17 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Everywhere I have worked used rgb until client... 460 Views / 12 Replies  
Everywhere I have worked used rgb until client proofs/ final output, and converted to cmyk for print. That is, the client wasn't shown anything that wasn't possible- we worked in rgb, then when final...
Posted by chris.p, on Mar 19, 2004 at 06:07 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
there is already a patch to make it run it osx-... 547 Views / 5 Replies  
there is already a patch to make it run it osx- it (AFAIK) was developed by someone who worked on the classic versions spare time, but its not bad- try searching macgamefiles.com- its called...
Posted by chris.p, on Mar 19, 2004 at 05:57 PM, in Gaming
the tax rate actually works in the uk favour- the... 459 Views / 6 Replies  
the tax rate actually works in the uk favour- the tax rate for new york (the most accessable place from the England) is around 6%, on a cheaper machine- while in the UK, we pay 17.5% on a more...
Posted by chris.p, on Mar 5, 2004 at 07:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
You could use "better html export"- there are... 271 Views / 5 Replies  
You could use "better html export"- there are loads of themes and far more options than iphoto has (jpeg quality, etc). It allows you to upload it where you want, because it exports to a folder on...
Posted by chris.p, on Mar 5, 2004 at 05:27 PM, in Applications
you could have selected a box, chosen 'select... 379 Views / 7 Replies  
you could have selected a box, chosen 'select same fill' from the 'select>same>fill' and changed colour, or just shifted the pattern the checker box width to the left or right (select all, double...
Posted by chris.p, on Mar 4, 2004 at 06:18 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Further to the recommendations above, i think you... 2,632 Views / 46 Replies  
Further to the recommendations above, i think you should pop into the national gallery and the portrait gallery (the better of the two) both are free as well- just off Trafalgar Square. In fact, I...
Posted by chris.p, on Mar 2, 2004 at 07:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I own both Studiometry, and Studio Boss- and can... 410 Views / 5 Replies  
I own both Studiometry, and Studio Boss- and can recommend either. I owned SB first, but development went downhill for a whie, and switched to Studiometry- However, since then, the SB developer has...
Posted by chris.p, on Feb 13, 2004 at 05:00 PM, in Applications
im guessing you use suitcase- i get this too. it... 371 Views / 2 Replies  
im guessing you use suitcase- i get this too. it seems to be when it tries to activate a font that you also have as a system font- ie helvetica, or lucia grande. its a pain- and the only way to fix...
Posted by chris.p, on Feb 6, 2004 at 03:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Same ting happened to me- except the installer... 291 Views / 3 Replies  
Same ting happened to me- except the installer said something along the lines of 'no active system folder on the machine' and quit. the only way around it was to copy the installed app off of another...
Posted by chris.p, on Jan 21, 2004 at 06:54 PM, in Applications
http://toastdesign.com/apple1984ad/ this... 392 Views / 4 Replies  
http://toastdesign.com/apple1984ad/

this isnt bad, but its only the 1984 pullout, and here for tv ads:

http://the.ausmac.net/AusMac/auslist.cgi?location=Quicktime-Movies

The was a link to...
Posted by chris.p, on Jan 17, 2004 at 06:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
dp 779 Views / 25 Replies  
dp
Posted by chris.p, on Jan 2, 2004 at 09:26 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I feel bad but I've never heard of this mag/book-... 779 Views / 25 Replies  
I feel bad but I've never heard of this mag/book- sorry, its just not that big in London- It's all D&AD ( for awards, annuals) over here; Creative Review, Design Week (for the mags)- And its a shame...
Posted by chris.p, on Jan 2, 2004 at 09:16 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I guess one worry is that the current iApps/... 502 Views / 14 Replies  
I guess one worry is that the current iApps/ iProducts would loose their strength- and be seen as old; consumers (and professionals for that matter) can be fickle, ie: "You are only using the...
Posted by chris.p, on Jan 2, 2004 at 06:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
'Malaka' is 'w@nkúr' in Greek... hmmm hope that... 7,137 Views / 93 Replies  
'Malaka' is 'w@nkúr' in Greek... hmmm hope that bypasses the censor here :) Sorry Brad- but its along the same lines (of offeniiveness)
Posted by chris.p, on Dec 30, 2003 at 09:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
its a bug- i remember it was 'all the rage' when... 628 Views / 8 Replies  
its a bug- i remember it was 'all the rage' when jag came out- a log out or restarting the app fixes it. I think if yu are runnig the latest version of the app (10.03) and the system (10.2.8 for Jag,...
Posted by chris.p, on Dec 18, 2003 at 04:06 PM, in Applications
Illustrator cs is a vast improvement in speed... 1,791 Views / 29 Replies  
Illustrator cs is a vast improvement in speed over Ai 10. Its a shame its how 10 should hve been, but there you go. Im sure some (ot sure up to which versions) you can open ai, eps etc files in...
Posted by chris.p, on Dec 16, 2003 at 05:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
just unplug it- if its not on the desktop (a... 381 Views / 4 Replies  
just unplug it- if its not on the desktop (a mounted drive), go for it (give it a bit of time to realise that info to the system though- about 15 secs)
Posted by chris.p, on Dec 6, 2003 at 09:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have only used Quark 6 breifly, and was under... 406 Views / 6 Replies  
I have only used Quark 6 breifly, and was under the impression that the file sizes were arount +-10k from Distiller (regardless of resolution) - obviously not. apologies for jumping to a conclusion....
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 21, 2003 at 08:14 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Quark 6 have pdf creation built in- why not use... 406 Views / 6 Replies  
Quark 6 have pdf creation built in- why not use that?
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 20, 2003 at 05:40 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I think of it as density. If they still dont get... 603 Views / 10 Replies  
I think of it as density. If they still dont get it, I just do some basic arithmatic, and ask for an image in pixel- widths (ie send it 2000x3000 px)- that generally does the trick.
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 20, 2003 at 05:38 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
You van get a replacement battery in the Uk for a... 706 Views / 13 Replies  
You van get a replacement battery in the Uk for a ist gen iPod here:

http://www.mdsbattery.co.uk/shop/productprofile.asp?ProductGroupID=1249
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 17, 2003 at 03:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You'll get over it- and feel better for it. Get... 1,842 Views / 81 Replies  
You'll get over it- and feel better for it. Get on with your life- she might see what see is missing. Don't pine, or whine, she wont give you a second look.

This is from personal experience- but I...
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 14, 2003 at 07:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I reacon on getting your own domain is best, but... 421 Views / 11 Replies  
I reacon on getting your own domain is best, but www.macmail.com is the 'Macitosh Hotmail' (their terms)- and its damned good too- you can use it as a browser based account, or with any pop program...
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 14, 2003 at 06:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From a marketing point of view, how about theming... 955 Views / 48 Replies  
From a marketing point of view, how about theming the game? player graphic, etc- like in Mario Golf, like you said. Maybe have beach tennis, or each match in different terrains, against players with...
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 13, 2003 at 05:50 PM, in Gaming
export Address (10.3) to Outlook 2001 (OS9)? 262 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi ther,

I would like to export my Addressbook in 10.3 to a format that Outlook 2001 in OS9 can read- I think it can take comma seperated files, (.CSV), and .PAB files, but Address book doesnt...
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 13, 2003 at 05:35 PM, in Applications
lol, buy the pal version- they generally give us... 1,633 Views / 58 Replies  
lol, buy the pal version- they generally give us less extras, 1 disk as appposed to 2, its a winner. After all the bitchiness, I'm glad thats how I will be buying it :)
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 12, 2003 at 07:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
To be fair, AI 11 is speedier- and thats worth... 727 Views / 35 Replies  
To be fair, AI 11 is speedier- and thats worth the upgrade (of sorts- should have been this way to start off with). I was always peed off with AI 10 speed, but this is ok.
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 12, 2003 at 06:38 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
you could use flash, and pull in all the text... 325 Views / 1 Replies  
you could use flash, and pull in all the text from text files or html files- it may help if the correct fonts (crylic, etc) are embedded in the flash document, or you may be able to pull it in as...
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 12, 2003 at 04:22 PM, in Applications
It would seem that 10.3 resolves the redraw... 671 Views / 18 Replies  
It would seem that 10.3 resolves the redraw issues with Q4 (and sp presumably with 5) - as for the corrupting of files- thats awful. Are you working from a network disk? it rogers files according to...
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 10, 2003 at 05:20 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Oops- I'd get it right if it said 'Command' on... 801 Views / 22 Replies  
Oops- I'd get it right if it said 'Command' on the key... until that day, its the Apple key for me :)

edit- reread first post- didnt realise that the poster new about this. sorry chap!
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 7, 2003 at 08:22 PM, in Mac OS X
The '@' is and always has been key '2' on Macs- I... 1,248 Views / 19 Replies  
The '@' is and always has been key '2' on Macs- I always thought it was a Mac thing, not a localisation thing- ops. I'm in the UK too.
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 7, 2003 at 08:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
To see the file hierarchy, its apple-click on the... 801 Views / 22 Replies  
To see the file hierarchy, its apple-click on the folder name on the title bar.
Posted by chris.p, on Nov 7, 2003 at 05:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Brilliant- thanks for the info. 313 Views / 3 Replies  
Brilliant- thanks for the info.
Posted by chris.p, on Oct 28, 2003 at 02:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Can I format 1 partition and keep the others with data on? 313 Views / 3 Replies  
I would like to install panther on my partitioned harddrive- the 15gb partition contains the os and all the apps, home, etc and the second partition has all the work folders, pictures, mp3's on- can...
Posted by chris.p, on Oct 28, 2003 at 02:24 PM, in Mac OS X
To the original poster, a good time to buy is... 620 Views / 13 Replies  
To the original poster, a good time to buy is when new hardware is released (not when its leaps and bounds, like G4-G5, obviously). I picked up a 30gb iPod for ú330, a few days after they were...
Posted by chris.p, on Oct 27, 2003 at 07:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Quicksilver G4= Magnatron iPod= Minitron ... 1,332 Views / 58 Replies  
Quicksilver G4= Magnatron
iPod= Minitron

and previous to that, the older computer was called Swan Jun (after Battle of the Planets)
Posted by chris.p, on Oct 27, 2003 at 05:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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