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All the Spotlight stuff is in: ... 459 Views / 2 Replies  
All the Spotlight stuff is in:
/System/Library/CoreServices/Search.bundle/Contents/Resources/

JayJay1974
Posted by JayJay1974, on May 12, 2005 at 05:16 AM, in GUI Customization
This is not really a bug, more of a lack of... 63,321 Views / 551 Replies  
This is not really a bug, more of a lack of attention to detail.

Burn Folders are slightly different to smart folders, see the 2 pixel difference?...
Posted by JayJay1974, on May 12, 2005 at 05:00 AM, in Mac OS X
Spotlight searches with "and" logic. The item you... 529 Views / 1 Replies  
Spotlight searches with "and" logic. The item you are looking for has to be all of these types to be found. If Spotlight had the ability to use "or" logic and even nested parameters, all would be...
Posted by JayJay1974, on May 10, 2005 at 01:39 AM, in Mac OS X
I was thinking of Straightener. Sort of the... 1,176 Views / 20 Replies  
I was thinking of Straightener. Sort of the opposite of Bender. Gotta love Futurama. I was going to change the icon to one of Bender, but have not found a decent one yet. Has anyone else?
...
Posted by JayJay1974, on May 4, 2005 at 08:43 AM, in Mac OS X
This happens to me too on my 2 month old 17" PB.... 965 Views / 12 Replies  
This happens to me too on my 2 month old 17" PB. It seems as thought Spotlight doesn't cache the file types. Annoying to say the least.

JayJay1974
Posted by JayJay1974, on May 4, 2005 at 08:35 AM, in Mac OS X
In 10.3 I used to set my PowerBook's screen... 34,320 Views / 280 Replies  
In 10.3 I used to set my PowerBook's screen brightness to the minimum setting at night (this turns off the backlight in case you are not aware of this feature of PBs.) I would also have the screen...
Posted by JayJay1974, on May 3, 2005 at 05:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Original shiny Spotlight search bar from Tiger DP 663 Views / 1 Replies  
Do you prefer the look of the Spotlight search bar from the Tiger Developer Previews to the current bar? If so, I've recreated the shiny one for you.
All you have to do is navigate to...
Posted by JayJay1974, on May 1, 2005 at 02:49 AM, in GUI Customization
Re: Are these screenshots of Longhorn Or Tiger? 2,857 Views / 47 Replies  
Originally posted by jocker:
http://www.picmate.co.uk/lh_explorer_demo_01.jpg

http://www.picmate.co.uk/lh_fast_search_demo_01.jpg

Does anybody else think it strange that they make the close...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Mar 26, 2005 at 02:59 AM, in Mac OS X
Networking Weirdness 375 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

I've done something to my PowerBook to stuff up the networking. The last thing I remember doing before I had problems was deleting a few AppleShare passwords in keychain access.

For Info:...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Mar 20, 2004 at 10:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Sharing a FW drive 285 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

I used to be able to connect to my FW400 drive from my PowerBook via my iMac, but since installing 10.3.3 I can't get it to show up in "Connect to Server" or the Network sidebar item.

Any...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Mar 19, 2004 at 09:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Crap Networking 27,832 Views / 143 Replies  
I found out that the little window with the cancel button does indeed show up, but UNDER any finder windows. Finder hangs upon waiting for the click to cancel. You can kill the process that brings up...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Nov 11, 2003 at 05:08 AM, in Mac OS X
FUS from Terminal and AppleScript 1,536 Views / 28 Replies  
Check out this from Mac OS X Hints:

FUS from Terminal and AppleScript (http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20031102031045417)

JJ
Posted by JayJay1974, on Nov 8, 2003 at 08:46 AM, in Mac OS X
Multiple occurances of nfsiod and netinfod 447 Views / 1 Replies  
I was playing with terminal.app and ran top and found I have 4 occurances of nfsiod and 2 occurances of netinfod currently running. I've tried killing them all except one occurance each but logging...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Jun 16, 2003 at 10:41 AM, in Mac OS X
InputManager??? 7,777 Views / 110 Replies  
If you're having trouble with v64 quitting on launch, then you may have PithHelmet installed in ~/Library/InputManagers/ . I had it installed and I tried everything to get v64 to work - D/L it 3...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Mar 7, 2003 at 07:10 AM, in Applications
Thank you! 343 Views / 2 Replies  
Thank you very much CheesePuff! I've been tearing my hair out about this one. I knew I saw it somewhere but where? Search engines were no help, but you were very helpful.
Thanks again! :thumbsup: ...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Jan 31, 2003 at 09:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Local Web Cache 343 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm sure I read somewhere not so long ago that you can set up your mac (using apache and setting the proxies in Network Prefs) to cache web sites, so that images don't have to be downloaded everytime...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Jan 31, 2003 at 12:24 PM, in Mac OS X
The pictures of Sydney are on the bottom of the... 1,541 Views / 17 Replies  
The pictures of Sydney are on the bottom of the PowerBook (http://www.apple.com/powerbook/index17.html) page.
I was wondering if it was possible to get the various images that apple uses to...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Jan 29, 2003 at 02:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Sherlock will turn out to be the mythical apple browser 940 Views / 8 Replies  
Just a random thought I had this morning after a lovely 12 hour night shift... :D

JayJay
Posted by JayJay1974, on Dec 15, 2002 at 04:58 PM, in Mac OS X
.dmg mounted after login 333 Views / 2 Replies  
Is there any way to keep .dmgs mounted after you log out and log back in? I'm fairly sure they used to stay mounted in 10.1.5 but now that functionality has gone. Any ideas?
Posted by JayJay1974, on Nov 3, 2002 at 02:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Can the same be done on a iMac G4? 471 Views / 6 Replies  
Can the same be done on a iMac G4?
Posted by JayJay1974, on Nov 3, 2002 at 02:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, that's it. That's heaps better. I was... 814 Views / 11 Replies  
Yeah, that's it. That's heaps better.
I was also going to suggest getting the resources straight out of iSync. I DL it and opened it up and the resources are right there in the...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Sep 28, 2002 at 11:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Transferring Users to a new install 302 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

I recently got an external HD, so I cloned my boot drive to the external. I reformatted my boot drive and installed 10.2 then the update on top of that. Now I want to transfer all my users...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Sep 28, 2002 at 11:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: New Jaguar Wait Cursor 814 Views / 11 Replies  
You wanted people to let you know what they think, well I think it looks bad personally. You'll have to do a bit more work to make it look "real". Firstly, only the arrows should spin, not the...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Sep 28, 2002 at 11:10 PM, in Mac OS X
That's basically what I did (that what... 452 Views / 5 Replies  
That's basically what I did (that what DesktopRebuilderX does). I confirmed the 6 LS* files were deleted. Logged out and back in, no good. Restart, still no good. I'm fairly sure that it was the...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Sep 16, 2002 at 07:33 AM, in Mac OS X
I had the same thing happen to me. All of my... 452 Views / 5 Replies  
I had the same thing happen to me. All of my applications went to generic icons. I stuffed around for a while, trying resetting permissions, then I tried DesktopRebuilderX I think it's called. No...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Sep 14, 2002 at 12:06 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 427 Views / 3 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by 68k33:
<strong>When...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Jul 28, 2002 at 08:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Didn't Steve say at the G4 iMac launch... 341 Views / 1 Replies  
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I seem to remember Steve saying something along the lines of the G4 iMac being the first Mac to be built with (for) OS X in mind? Quartz Extreme may have been in the back...
Posted by JayJay1974, on May 14, 2002 at 01:21 PM, in Mac OS X
I wish to do this so I don't have to have a... 446 Views / 14 Replies  
I wish to do this so I don't have to have a second ISP account (saving me $$ as I still pay for the cable connection) and so I can (hopefully) get better download speeds, as I would be the only user...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Mar 29, 2002 at 05:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Sharing Cable connection over dial-up 446 Views / 14 Replies  
Can anyone steer me in the right direction for this? I have a cable connection at my parents' place (I just moved out) and I wish to connect to the net over a dail-up connection to the computer...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Mar 29, 2002 at 04:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi Scrod, All I'm trying to do is make... 395 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi Scrod,

All I'm trying to do is make software for the users of Mac OS X. I appreciate that a problem has been found in the program and I'm trying to rectify it right now. As you have stated that...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Jun 15, 2001 at 08:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Hi Scrod, If you are having trouble with... 395 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi Scrod,

If you are having trouble with using this program, I would be happy to help you to work out what the problem is. Firstly, did you read the ReadMe? In it it states:

If the program is...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Jun 15, 2001 at 06:17 AM, in Mac OS X
New search tool for OS X 395 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi,

I have developed a new and fast search tool for OS X - LOOK4, to replace Sherlock in searching for files/folders on your hard drives.
Just go to esd software...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Jun 15, 2001 at 05:12 AM, in Mac OS X
Got this off the MOTU-MAC list, which got it from... 508 Views / 21 Replies  
Got this off the MOTU-MAC list, which got it from the DAW-Mac list, where it was forwarded from the Powerbook list. I can't see any reason to disbelieve it, but you know how chinese whispers goes......
Posted by JayJay1974, on Jun 1, 2001 at 09:40 AM, in Mac OS X
REVITUP, I'm interested in the idea too. If... 296 Views / 11 Replies  
REVITUP,

I'm interested in the idea too. If and when you get a reply, would you be able to post some info here in this thread? Thanks.
Posted by JayJay1974, on May 29, 2001 at 04:31 AM, in Mac OS X
Here's an OS 9 style one... 423 Views / 14 Replies  
Here's an OS 9 style one (http://members.optushome.com.au/jwiggins/files/BootPanel.pdf.sit) I prepared earlier:
http://members.optushome.com.au/jwiggins/images/BootPanel.gif

Jason
Posted by JayJay1974, on May 21, 2001 at 03:50 AM, in Mac OS X
When you upgrade to 10.0.1, software update... 369 Views / 9 Replies  
When you upgrade to 10.0.1, software update updates the system to 1.3.1. I thought at first it was just updating the "Software Update" component, but when you update OS X to 10.0.1. The first thing...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Apr 16, 2001 at 12:11 PM, in Mac OS X
I have noticed a speed up too. I thought it was... 505 Views / 29 Replies  
I have noticed a speed up too. I thought it was just me, but it seems to be true. After messing around with some files, I lost my main user preferences. Now everytime I login as that user, all the...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Apr 13, 2001 at 02:54 AM, in Mac OS X
Those buttons are in the Finder.app 618 Views / 31 Replies  
Those buttons are in the Finder.app
Posted by JayJay1974, on Apr 7, 2001 at 04:57 AM, in Mac OS X
Labels in the Finder 654 Views / 25 Replies  
I was poking around in the Finder.app in resorcerer (after converting it with QuickConvert) so I could add a keyboard command for "Hide Others" and found a resource menu item for labels (I think it...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Apr 6, 2001 at 02:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Classic idea 348 Views / 12 Replies  
I think it would be a great idea if that when an application in Classic is running, a little "9" badge is placed in the bottom left corner of the icon in the dock, just like the padlock badge, to...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Apr 4, 2001 at 09:20 AM, in Mac OS X
Speech recognition 251 Views / 1 Replies  
Has anybody got speech recognition to work on older machines such as 7300's? I have the Apple mic plugged in and it works fine in OS 9.x but doesn't on OS X. Thanks for any info.

JJ
Posted by JayJay1974, on Apr 3, 2001 at 02:51 AM, in Mac OS X
Have you tried to install it yourself yet? If you... 296 Views / 1 Replies  
Have you tried to install it yourself yet? If you have HD space, give it a try. It is a learning experience. If you're wanting to play with OS X, attempting to install it is the best place to start....
Posted by JayJay1974, on Apr 2, 2001 at 02:33 AM, in Mac OS X
Have you tried to install it yourself yet? If you... 260 Views / 1 Replies  
Have you tried to install it yourself yet? If you have HD space, give it a try. It is a learning experience. If you're wanting to play with OS X, attempting to install it is the best place to start....
Posted by JayJay1974, on Apr 2, 2001 at 02:33 AM, in Mac OS X
Importing vCards into Address Book 268 Views / 0 Replies  
I got sent a vCard. How do I import it into Address Book? I tried dropping it onto the icon in the dock, but all I get is a new card with the correct title, but no other information filled in. I even...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Apr 2, 2001 at 02:28 AM, in Mac OS X
Importing vCards into Address Book 243 Views / 0 Replies  
I got sent a vCard. How do I import it into Address Book? I tried dropping it onto the icon in the dock, but all I get is a new card with the correct title, but no other information filled in. I even...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Apr 2, 2001 at 02:28 AM, in Mac OS X
Installation on OldWorld Machines. 312 Views / 1 Replies  
After reading Ryan Rempel's instructions on installing Mac OS X on OldWorld machines, I have written instructions on how to create a modified installer CD without going through the hassles of...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Apr 1, 2001 at 11:27 AM, in Mac OS X
Installation on OldWorld Machines. 282 Views / 0 Replies  
After reading Ryan Rempel's instructions on installing Mac OS X on OldWorld machines, I have written instructions on how to create a modified installer CD without going through the hassles of...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Apr 1, 2001 at 11:23 AM, in Mac OS X
Installation on a 7300/G3 314 Views / 3 Replies  
I haven't received my copy of OS X yet and I was just wondering if anyone out there has installed it (or attempted to) on a 7300 of similar machine. I have a G3 upgrade in mine and 208M RAM. Should I...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Mar 25, 2001 at 08:33 AM, in Mac OS X
Another Sydneysider here. I would have thought... 686 Views / 61 Replies  
Another Sydneysider here. I would have thought that it wouldn't have been too much to ask of Apple to ship it today (24th) just to keep the faith of the users. They did it in the States, why can't...
Posted by JayJay1974, on Mar 24, 2001 at 12:42 AM, in Mac OS X
For real proof, I want to see the disks,... 349 Views / 33 Replies  
For real proof, I want to see the disks, packaging and the about box in the one photo. All I see are separate photos. Taken out of context, they mean nothing!
Posted by JayJay1974, on Mar 20, 2001 at 09:34 AM, in Mac OS X
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