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seemed to have taken care of everything after a... 526 Views / 7 Replies  
seemed to have taken care of everything after a restart.

thanks guys.
Posted by hodaddy, on Mar 18, 2008 at 11:44 AM, in Mac OS X
i'm glad to hear it works on panther. i took a... 526 Views / 7 Replies  
i'm glad to hear it works on panther. i took a break though. i'm out of the office now until next tuesday. i'll post back when i have time to tinker.

no, i didnt restart. the thought occurred to...
Posted by hodaddy, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:23 PM, in Mac OS X
no dice. i ran the command the first time... 526 Views / 7 Replies  
no dice.

i ran the command the first time with no errors; quit my apps; restarted them, and the recents are still there.

tried running the command in terminal again and now get the message:
...
Posted by hodaddy, on Mar 13, 2008 at 04:39 PM, in Mac OS X
how do you clear recent items from modal app dialogs 526 Views / 7 Replies  
i recently moved the whole of a local documents drive to a server for one of my production machines so that other machines will have easy and quicker acccess to the files. i still keep the local copy...
Posted by hodaddy, on Mar 13, 2008 at 02:43 PM, in Mac OS X
not so far. the way i use it i'd have to have 3... 824 Views / 12 Replies  
not so far. the way i use it i'd have to have 3 hands to have that problem.
Posted by hodaddy, on Apr 10, 2005 at 09:01 PM, in Mac OS X
my shadows look fine--both inactive in same app... 1,773 Views / 36 Replies  
my shadows look fine--both inactive in same app and other apps. what is everyone looking at?
Posted by hodaddy, on Apr 8, 2005 at 05:04 PM, in Mac OS X
launchbar and quicksilver do this already--kinda.... 824 Views / 12 Replies  
launchbar and quicksilver do this already--kinda.

i dont know what kind of algorithm they use. but, if i hit cmd-space (to activate launchbar) and hit 'P'...photoshop is at the top of the list....
Posted by hodaddy, on Apr 8, 2005 at 05:00 PM, in Mac OS X
it's basically an advanced note manager. use it... 1,821 Views / 36 Replies  
it's basically an advanced note manager. use it how you'd use a notepad or postit notes...store little clips of info you access regularly, whatever.

there are plenty of applications performing...
Posted by hodaddy, on Mar 31, 2005 at 04:21 PM, in Applications
i've had this happen to me twice. the first time... 379 Views / 2 Replies  
i've had this happen to me twice. the first time was traumatic, but a learning experience. the second time was much less painful.

first: there are a few applications that, when they crash, do not...
Posted by hodaddy, on Mar 31, 2005 at 04:15 PM, in Mac OS X
iMovie reads DV format (the reason it imports... 397 Views / 3 Replies  
iMovie reads DV format (the reason it imports directly from miniDV cameras)

so, a little legwork. open the clip in Quicktime, and export as DV stream. this will import into iMovie fine.
Posted by hodaddy, on Mar 30, 2005 at 02:58 PM, in Applications
actually, you seem to have found reasonable... 466 Views / 5 Replies  
actually, you seem to have found reasonable replacements for most of what .mac offers. so, technically speaking you wont see many advantages in .mac.

BUT

where it shines is in its integration...
Posted by hodaddy, on Mar 29, 2005 at 01:53 PM, in Applications
i dont use gmail. but, i have comcast. my... 500 Views / 2 Replies  
i dont use gmail.

but, i have comcast. my settings in accounts are as follows:

incoming mail server:mail.comcast.net
username: the part before the @ of your email addy
password: your password...
Posted by hodaddy, on Mar 27, 2005 at 06:30 PM, in Mac OS X
.menu is just the suffix of the file. you may... 825 Views / 4 Replies  
.menu is just the suffix of the file. you may have that turned off in your (finder->preferences ->advanced) preferences. so, i'll guess that the magicmenu file you have IS the magicmenu.menu file....
Posted by hodaddy, on Mar 27, 2005 at 10:45 AM, in Applications
i thot YOU were askin....these... 591 Views / 1 Replies  
i thot YOU were askin....these (http://www.david.purentropy.com/) have been out for a while, too.
Posted by hodaddy, on Mar 26, 2005 at 11:07 PM, in GUI Customization
there should be a magicmenu.menu item in your... 825 Views / 4 Replies  
there should be a magicmenu.menu item in your startup items (system preferences->accounts->startup items)

FYI, that item should be in the main Stuffit folder in your applications or utilities (or...
Posted by hodaddy, on Mar 26, 2005 at 11:01 PM, in Applications
trillian pro (the $30 version) supports both... 782 Views / 11 Replies  
trillian pro (the $30 version) supports both rendezvous AND video IM with iChat.
Posted by hodaddy, on Mar 26, 2005 at 10:56 PM, in Applications
iSync is applescriptable. so, you can essentially... 442 Views / 3 Replies  
iSync is applescriptable. so, you can essentially write an applescript application that:

1) opens iSync
2) begins syncing
3) waits until it is finished syncing
4) tells iSync to quit
5) tells...
Posted by hodaddy, on Mar 26, 2005 at 10:19 PM, in Applications
MS Bluetooth Mouse-newest rev not compatible 797 Views / 8 Replies  
i just wanted to start this thread in hopes of saving others the hassle of fighting with this mouse.

after reading numerous posts in various boards--including a link on apple's own site with...
Posted by hodaddy, on Oct 24, 2004 at 01:36 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iMovie4 & Canon ZR60 not compatible 503 Views / 2 Replies  
i have a mac. in fact i have more than several. i have 3 just for me at the office (i like the space heater effect, what can i say?)

a few months ago my office-next-door neighbor informed me that...
Posted by hodaddy, on Oct 20, 2004 at 06:00 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
MOVING SALE-tons of classic mac stuff 343 Views / 1 Replies  
just bought a new house...but, going from a 5 bedroom to 3 bedroom....so, most of the mac "museum" must be purged. i'm really not very happy about this. but, nonetheless there is a lot of interesting...
Posted by hodaddy, on Jul 6, 2004 at 10:13 AM, in Marketplace
Poll: i got one of these... 1,461 Views / 24 Replies  
i got one of these (http://www.willow-design.com/SC-18.html) from willow design for my ibook500. now my 12" p'book uses it. the company has gone/is going out of business. you may still be able to get...
Posted by hodaddy, on May 4, 2004 at 11:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
exactly. the differnece between PCMCIA type I, II... 414 Views / 2 Replies  
exactly. the differnece between PCMCIA type I, II and III is thickness (3.3mm, 5.5mm & 10.5mm respectively)

the real distinction should be made between PCMCIA and cardbus. cardbus is the 32 bit...
Posted by hodaddy, on May 4, 2004 at 11:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
just grin and bear it, mate. if you need to use... 1,054 Views / 14 Replies  
just grin and bear it, mate. if you need to use iDVD then you really have no option but to get the powerbook. FWIW, it works great. i've done several personal movies i've left with friends and family...
Posted by hodaddy, on May 3, 2004 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
well, i just ordered some beall 102-135 from... 1,056 Views / 14 Replies  
well, i just ordered some beall 102-135 from meritline.com '1X-4X DVD-R White Printable Blank Media 4.7GB General Purpose DVDR Disc' if youre looking for the exact description.

they guarantee burn...
Posted by hodaddy, on Apr 29, 2004 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
for the unflashed drive, i've heard the beall... 1,056 Views / 14 Replies  
for the unflashed drive, i've heard the beall 102-135 and the ritek G04 media are good for 1x (tho i never heard whether my 'source' used the shiny or matte G04 media) on the UJ-815.

i'm just...
Posted by hodaddy, on Apr 28, 2004 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'd say that's a hellova deal. i'd pay that... 573 Views / 7 Replies  
i'd say that's a hellova deal.

i'd pay that much just for a 'book w/o panther or the slipcase, keyboard, battery or warranty if only it had a superdrive. so, you have to weigh the cost of that....
Posted by hodaddy, on Apr 28, 2004 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
DVD-R media 1,056 Views / 14 Replies  
as much as this doesnt sound like a hardware related question, i find that DVD-R media is very sensitive to hardware. if mods still feel compelled to move the post, feel free.

have a 12" pb with...
Posted by hodaddy, on Apr 28, 2004 at 01:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
anyone have any thoughts on the HP iPaq h1945 (BT... 880 Views / 18 Replies  
anyone have any thoughts on the HP iPaq h1945 (BT only) or the 4155 (wifi/BT)? total crap? both are supported by missing sync. other than the palm os, do the T3 or clies offer any benefits over these...
Posted by hodaddy, on Apr 11, 2004 at 01:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
my elura2 does it fine too--tho i may have done... 753 Views / 8 Replies  
my elura2 does it fine too--tho i may have done it the 'hard way'. the only time i ever did it i hooked VCR video and audio outs to the elura2, hit play on the VCR and record on the camera. then, i...
Posted by hodaddy, on Apr 11, 2004 at 01:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
what video card are you running? do you have the... 460 Views / 3 Replies  
what video card are you running? do you have the hardware DVD decoder on that logic board?

i have a b/w G3 400 running panther. but, one of the video cards i was running caused kernel panics....
Posted by hodaddy, on Apr 4, 2004 at 01:28 PM, in Mac OS X
the portion of the laptop you are referring to is... 493 Views / 2 Replies  
the portion of the laptop you are referring to is anodized aluminum. that is, its a plating put onto metal. if you have scratched the plating off, there is little you can do.

i've successfully...
Posted by hodaddy, on Feb 15, 2004 at 04:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
never used it. but, dvdxdv... 387 Views / 2 Replies  
never used it. but, dvdxdv (http://www.dvdxdv.com/) should do the trick. there are CLI commands to do the same thing.
Posted by hodaddy, on Feb 10, 2004 at 02:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for all the replies. one of the first... 1,620 Views / 12 Replies  
thanks for all the replies.

one of the first things i did was call applecare. the CSR sent me two links from the TIL that said nothing more than "never use anything but water".

someone on...
Posted by hodaddy, on Jan 29, 2004 at 08:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
remove perm ink from pb screen??? 1,620 Views / 12 Replies  
beh! sharpie accident this morning. dunno how it happened, really. one minute i'm just finishing up burning a CD for a customer, open sharpie in mouth. next minute the thing squirts out from between...
Posted by hodaddy, on Jan 29, 2004 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
they sent mine to me free. mine's still under the... 779 Views / 10 Replies  
they sent mine to me free. mine's still under the 1 year warranty...yours should be too (the 12"s havent been out a year yet. i ordered mine at MWSF03.) overnighted them to me and everything--even...
Posted by hodaddy, on Jan 21, 2004 at 08:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ripped off again 610 Views / 6 Replies  
well, they say flattery...blah, blah blah

how long before apple legal gets ahold of this monstrosity (http://www.nextway.co.kr/products/new_150d.asp)?

OTOH, it does support OGG...decisions,...
Posted by hodaddy, on Jan 21, 2004 at 08:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
you seem to be knocking right at the crux of your... 734 Views / 10 Replies  
you seem to be knocking right at the crux of your problem--shelling out considerable $$$ on rev. A hardware.

i've done the same thing three times: the b/w G3 tower, the 12" ibook 500, and the 12"...
Posted by hodaddy, on Jan 20, 2004 at 12:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
this happened to me once. i had to reset the... 399 Views / 2 Replies  
this happened to me once. i had to reset the power manager. instructions here (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=14449#faq10)
Posted by hodaddy, on Jan 18, 2004 at 08:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
if you put them upside down, you'd be part of an... 11,815 Views / 99 Replies  
if you put them upside down, you'd be part of an even more elite club. you might even have to explain it to a few noob mac users.
Posted by hodaddy, on Jan 18, 2004 at 08:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
beh--the file seems to have been too large for a... 395 Views / 2 Replies  
beh--the file seems to have been too large for a copy (4 GB). move (mv) worked fine. is there a file size limit for terminal cp?

fyi- didnt need to use sudo
Posted by hodaddy, on Jan 17, 2004 at 12:34 AM, in Mac OS X
terminal: copy files to application package? 395 Views / 2 Replies  
the short question: is there a special terminal commmand for copying a file from a 'regular' directory to the root of a 'show package contents' directory? cp source destination doesnt seem to work,...
Posted by hodaddy, on Jan 16, 2004 at 05:10 PM, in Mac OS X
i'm glad the thing still works. dont beat... 2,199 Views / 23 Replies  
i'm glad the thing still works. dont beat yourself up too much. it sucks. we've all done dumb things (lost count myself)

anyway, at this point i dont think i'd bother buying applecare, if that was...
Posted by hodaddy, on Jan 13, 2004 at 10:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
magic key combo for 10-key pad lock??? 869 Views / 2 Replies  
i was cleaning my 12"pb keyboard earlier (with the power on) and must have hit the magic key combo. when i typed, *ONLY* the 10-key pad worked--the other keys produced no output.

i was more...
Posted by hodaddy, on Jan 13, 2004 at 10:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
officially, no. willing to void your warranty?... 769 Views / 4 Replies  
officially, no. willing to void your warranty? then, yes.

the 'superdrive' is standard 3rd party vendor fare. my 12" pb contains a matsushita UJ-815 drive.

i believe the AL15"pb has a UJ-816....
Posted by hodaddy, on Jan 10, 2004 at 05:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
its a thin line we're walking right now. while... 5,975 Views / 10 Replies  
its a thin line we're walking right now. while copying a DVD of a season of shows may be something that gnaws at the conscience, you can use a PVR/DVDR...
Posted by hodaddy, on Dec 28, 2003 at 04:27 PM, in Applications
there is an AGP version of the 7000 for p.c. all... 881 Views / 21 Replies  
there is an AGP version of the 7000 for p.c. all you need to do is flash the rom.

a) i think upgrading the stock card for QE is worth it. it makes the machine much more usable.

b) there is no...
Posted by hodaddy, on Dec 28, 2003 at 04:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
the 7000 is a tricky mod--tho not horribly... 881 Views / 21 Replies  
the 7000 is a tricky mod--tho not horribly difficult. i did it successfully in about 2 hours. but, it requires relocating the VRM board (need a hard-to-find 30 pin ribbon) and flashing the board with...
Posted by hodaddy, on Dec 25, 2003 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
osx users monitor like in os9? 499 Views / 0 Replies  
anyone remember in os9 there was a control panel called users, or something similar? it would show you in real time who was connected to your machine and how much network activity there was via a bar...
Posted by hodaddy, on Dec 22, 2003 at 10:28 AM, in Mac OS X
i was looking forward to the SEP900. but, the... 979 Views / 14 Replies  
i was looking forward to the SEP900. but, the reviews have been mixed....kinda bummed. it sure looks nice.

i'm looking for my next upgrade to be *at least* a GSM phone/pocketpc with bluetooth or...
Posted by hodaddy, on Dec 17, 2003 at 02:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
except that the 9500 case is a huge PITA to take... 461 Views / 4 Replies  
except that the 9500 case is a huge PITA to take apart, this is probably best and most easily answered by trying. nothing really needs to be reconfigured. just swap the drives (provided you are...
Posted by hodaddy, on Dec 16, 2003 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
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