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Thanks very much, Glenn. Appreciate it. 920 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks very much, Glenn. Appreciate it.
Posted by goatman, on Aug 23, 2015 at 11:36 AM, in Applications
Apple Mail Alternatives 920 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi. I'm looking for an alternative email client and was wondering if any use Apple Mail's same data folder. I think that would be easier if I even want to go back to Mail. Also, then I won't have...
Posted by goatman, on Aug 22, 2015 at 12:01 PM, in Applications
It's about time they "redectorate." The old... 651 Views / 4 Replies  
It's about time they "redectorate." The old dectorations were getting triesome.
Posted by goatman, on Mar 14, 2015 at 10:27 AM, in Mac News
Don't need to say "parenthesis", you can just say... 275 Views / 3 Replies  
Don't need to say "parenthesis", you can just say "paren."
Posted by goatman, on Mar 9, 2015 at 10:50 AM, in Mac News
Anybody bought an Air in the last day or two? 699 Views / 3 Replies  
Just wondering if the USB Stick is 10.6.5 yet.

Thanks.
Posted by goatman, on Nov 17, 2010 at 10:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you kindly. 7,783 Views / 42 Replies  
Thank you kindly.
Posted by goatman, on Oct 25, 2010 at 03:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How much RAM for the MacBook Air? 7,783 Views / 42 Replies  
I want to get my wife a new MacBook Air and was wondering if you think she can get by with the thriftier 2 Gb RAM. She does pretty light computing: Surfing, iTunes, etc. The most intensive app...
Posted by goatman, on Oct 21, 2010 at 07:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
subtracting one text list from another 510 Views / 9 Replies  
I am cleaning some mailing lists that are simple text files with carriage returns. I would like to subtract an old list from a newer larger list which contains many items in the old list. I don't...
Posted by goatman, on Jul 27, 2009 at 06:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Embedded QT movies: Safari/Firefox differences 379 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi --

On a web page I'm having made, I'm including an H264 QT movie using the EMBED SRC code (cuz I need to see a poster frame). AutoPlay is off--the user will start it. In Safari the 60 meg movie...
Posted by goatman, on Jun 21, 2009 at 02:09 PM, in Applications
Best Chance of Getting a 3G on 7/11 841 Views / 12 Replies  
What do you think? AT&T Store or Apple Store? I'm in San Francisco so there are 3 or 4 Apple Stores around.
Posted by goatman, on Jul 2, 2008 at 06:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Safari Auto-Complete URLs (editing) 503 Views / 3 Replies  
Y'know how when you begin typing in a URL in Safari's address field, it auto-completes addresses you've visited before? Is there a way to edit that list, or remove one URL?

Thanks.
Posted by goatman, on Mar 28, 2007 at 01:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Challenge Response Spam Services 498 Views / 7 Replies  
Can anyone recommend a good Challenge/Response service that is Mac-friendly? It should be able to handle several POP addresses and be wonderful thrifty. It'd be great if it could import the Address...
Posted by goatman, on Dec 11, 2006 at 10:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
it worked -- briefly 549 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks very much, Gradient. Heinz, at About.com had also suggested this as per his instructions at http://email.about.com/cs/macosxmailtips/qt/et062402.htm

He had suggested putting both the...
Posted by goatman, on Dec 4, 2006 at 11:14 PM, in Applications
Mail.app -- setting "REPLY FROM" (whom) 549 Views / 3 Replies  
I am creating a new email address -- me@mydomain.com. I'm setting mydomain.com to forward all mail to my .Mac mail (for the convenience of accessing mail on my .Mac page). Then I read the email in...
Posted by goatman, on Nov 30, 2006 at 01:57 AM, in Applications
Thanks, Glenn. That makes a lot of sense. I'll... 488 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks, Glenn. That makes a lot of sense. I'll tell my wife -- who was the real poster there.
Posted by goatman, on Nov 21, 2005 at 11:42 AM, in Networking
I see your points and they are well taken. Being... 488 Views / 6 Replies  
I see your points and they are well taken. Being in the advertising department, keeping familiar with blog activity is staying current with the zeitgeist -- but it's difficult to convey that point...
Posted by goatman, on Nov 21, 2005 at 12:56 AM, in Networking
Corporate Net Filters Strangling 488 Views / 6 Replies  
My new job is in a large corporation and sadly, it's all Windows. (No chance of connecting my Mac -- very security conscious of protecting their information.) The network has filters on it that...
Posted by goatman, on Nov 20, 2005 at 01:05 PM, in Networking
Indesign Printing Problem 354 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi -

Not sure what's happened here -- ID used to print fine. I haven't used it in a month or so, but today when I try to print (even old docs that used to be fine) the printed output looks like...
Posted by goatman, on Oct 26, 2005 at 07:17 PM, in Applications
Quicken and Tiger 1,251 Views / 4 Replies  
Since installing Tiger, my bank's .qfx WEB CONNECT files are not being processed automatically and so can not be imported into Quicken. Anyone had any luck?

Thanks.
Posted by goatman, on May 3, 2005 at 06:00 PM, in Applications
Right Justification bug 628 Views / 4 Replies  
Nope no luck. And the office upgrade didn't fix it.

When i trashed the prefs I didn't lose much-- account info, rules, signatiures, all were there. It was more the Preferences -- that stuff we...
Posted by goatman, on Jan 28, 2005 at 11:17 PM, in Applications
If you think this is something you're going to do... 2,567 Views / 4 Replies  
If you think this is something you're going to do regularly, this is a great program:

http://www.evological.com/imagedv.html
Posted by goatman, on Nov 18, 2004 at 02:06 AM, in Applications
Didn't work. Zut! 628 Views / 4 Replies  
Didn't work.

Zut!
Posted by goatman, on Nov 18, 2004 at 12:11 AM, in Applications
Entourage bug 628 Views / 4 Replies  
In the last few days a new quirk has developed in Entourage. Text typed in the address fields and in the subject line is right justified. Also, suggested words in the spell checker are right...
Posted by goatman, on Nov 17, 2004 at 04:11 AM, in Applications
If I put my PowerMac G4 dual 1 gig to sleep, it... 2,444 Views / 29 Replies  
If I put my PowerMac G4 dual 1 gig to sleep, it will kernel panic every time on waking.

I can put my Pismo G3 PB to sleep and it will usually be OK. But if Entourage is running after midnight when...
Posted by goatman, on Aug 11, 2004 at 02:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iTunes Music Store is soooo slow 420 Views / 2 Replies  
I've never seen the store react so slowly. For several days, I can't even use it. My download speed elsewhere is 1.4M. Anyone else seeing this?

Cheers...
Posted by goatman, on Jul 13, 2004 at 01:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
screen saver has existential crisis 385 Views / 1 Replies  
I have my screen saver set to show my iPhoto folder (whch conttains only 200 photos). But when it engages the screen goes black for a full 2 minutes before the photos start. If I create an album in...
Posted by goatman, on Jun 5, 2004 at 02:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks, comrades. I'll give 'er a try. 587 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks, comrades. I'll give 'er a try.
Posted by goatman, on May 21, 2004 at 12:44 AM, in Applications
Palm Sync Conduits with Entourage 2004 587 Views / 5 Replies  
I see that Microsoft has not made available new "Handheld Synchronization for Entourage_X" Palm conduits. Has anyone who has installed Office 2004 tried to sync to their Palm? Working?

Thanks.
Posted by goatman, on May 19, 2004 at 12:57 PM, in Applications
That's a great question, Goatman! That must be a... 404 Views / 1 Replies  
That's a great question, Goatman! That must be a way since Intuit has committed to Mac support.
Posted by goatman, on Feb 14, 2003 at 01:14 AM, in Applications
Safari & Quicken 404 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone know how to (if it's possible) configure Safari to work with Quicken so that Quicken can download banking info and then postprocess it into Quicken?

In Explorer I had to go into File...
Posted by goatman, on Feb 12, 2003 at 04:02 PM, in Applications
Poll: The noise of my DP 1 gig MDD is driving me... 767 Views / 11 Replies  
The noise of my DP 1 gig MDD is driving me insane. I don't know what I'm gonna do. It's sitting here running next to a G4 450 which is putting about about 1/3 the noise and without the high pitched...
Posted by goatman, on Jan 2, 2003 at 04:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
I think it might have something to do with curly... 464 Views / 5 Replies  
I think it might have something to do with curly quotes. try straightening the quotes and apostrophes with something like TextSoap and send it over and back and see. I've been wondering this same...
Posted by goatman, on Dec 18, 2002 at 04:53 PM, in Applications
Entourage file format (the real question) 464 Views / 5 Replies  
Sorry about multiple postings. I clicked SEND and it just sat there for 2 minutes and then failed... and then there were 2 empty postings. Anyway...

Basic question from an OS X ignorant guy: Are...
Posted by goatman, on Dec 17, 2002 at 08:32 PM, in Applications
Don't delete all my messages 213 Views / 0 Replies  
Attention Entourage Geniuses: Any idea how I can do this?

I've set up a schedule to delete mail in my inbox that is a year old. I'd love it if there was a way that it would still do that but leave...
Posted by goatman, on Jan 26, 2002 at 06:24 PM, in Applications
Clié and video 315 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm using gMovie to show a 1.5 minute trailer of a film of mine. I've been showing it on my grayscale Palm m500, which doesn't look great, and of course the audio is ridiculous. I'm interested in...
Posted by goatman, on Jan 1, 2002 at 06:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks. Yes, I did contact Mindspring and I'm... 400 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks. Yes, I did contact Mindspring and I'm waiting for a reply. However, in doing more searching for discussion on this topic, I came across somewhere someone saying that if you do a Force Quit ...
Posted by goatman, on Jun 30, 2001 at 12:04 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Ah-ha. I use MacPoet to connect my DSL -- the... 400 Views / 7 Replies  
Ah-ha. I use MacPoet to connect my DSL -- the app. given me by Mindspring. Can I freely install EnterNet 300? Are there any issues that you know of between choosing MacPoet or EnterNet?

Thanks...
Posted by goatman, on Jun 29, 2001 at 10:04 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Software Update control panel 400 Views / 7 Replies  
How can you use the Software Update control panel if you have DSL, since when you go to update it quits all applications, thereby bumping you offline?

Thanks.
Posted by goatman, on Jun 29, 2001 at 11:35 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks for the very thorough reply, Markus. (I... 337 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the very thorough reply, Markus. (I meant the software version of Protools).

Cheers...
Posted by goatman, on May 16, 2001 at 12:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iBooks and audio 337 Views / 2 Replies  
Is the 4500 rpm drive of the new iBook fast enough to handle digital audio such as Protools, etc.? Thanks.
Posted by goatman, on May 16, 2001 at 02:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've got one. This is my 1st PDA so I have... 312 Views / 2 Replies  
I've got one. This is my 1st PDA so I have nothing to compare it to. But syncing is pretty quick. Press the sync button and the data is being transferred after 5 seconds. I have 5 megs on it --...
Posted by goatman, on Apr 30, 2001 at 03:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Palm Extended Warranty 280 Views / 0 Replies  
I just bought a new Palm m500. (Love it.) Palm offers an extended warranty for $40, taking it to 2 years. (www.palmwarranty.com) This includes a one-time screen replacement. What do you think of...
Posted by goatman, on Apr 30, 2001 at 03:05 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I got a Palm this week & Entourage does sync its... 326 Views / 13 Replies  
I got a Palm this week & Entourage does sync its to-dos and memos for me, so what can I say? You are using the Entourage conduit that came with Office in the Value Pack aren't you, and not the Palm...
Posted by goatman, on Apr 27, 2001 at 01:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, I just tried to single-day event recurring... 300 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah, I just tried to single-day event recurring work-around. Not very eye-catching in the Palm calendar. This really surprises me -- such an obvious omission. Thanks for the suggestion though.
Posted by goatman, on Apr 25, 2001 at 11:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
syncing multi-day event banners from Entourage 300 Views / 2 Replies  
Do multi-day event banners not sync from Entourage to the Palm OS? None are appearing on my new m500 for me. That's disappointing -- that would seem to be a basic function you would look for... to...
Posted by goatman, on Apr 25, 2001 at 01:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
whither the m500 369 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm looking forward to the release of the Palm m500. I'd imagine they're going to be hard to come by for a while. Anyone have any tips or leads as to where a good place to order one from would be...
Posted by goatman, on Apr 19, 2001 at 08:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Serial vs. USB 311 Views / 4 Replies  
If you use a USB adapter with a Palm Vx (that has a serial connector), does it transfer data at USB or serial rates? How much of a difference does this make time-wise with an average size (let us...
Posted by goatman, on Apr 13, 2001 at 01:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
really disappointed with Entourage 203 Views / 2 Replies  
First of all, I can't believe that Entourage can't even dial the phone number of a contact. Is that not one of the most common activities of a PIM? I also can't believe that my address book of a...
Posted by goatman, on Feb 8, 2001 at 03:20 AM, in Applications
slow phone dialing 244 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone else experienced slow software phone dialing? On my G4, it takes it 5 seconds before it even begins to dial a number from Palm Organizer or InfoGenie. On my old G3 it was instantaneous.
Posted by goatman, on Feb 6, 2001 at 12:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
becoming a bona vide person 210 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm considering buying an unused copy of Office 2001 from a fellow who says that his is a full version but is an OEM version and comes with no manuals and questions whether it is registrable. I don't...
Posted by goatman, on Jan 5, 2001 at 05:12 PM, in Applications
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