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Real Simple Question: Home & End Keys 434 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi all, long time since I posted, simple question though:

I've been very annoyed by the Home & End keys not functioning like I was used to in Windows. When editing any sort of text it was...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Oct 27, 2004 at 01:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Software Update unexpectedly quits 323 Views / 1 Replies  
I've just reformatted my computer since it's been running kind of sluggish and quirky and I need it running in top shape in the near future. All I've installed since is FCP, Norton Antivirus,...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Feb 29, 2004 at 04:08 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm sorry, I should have specified. I didn't... 467 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm sorry, I should have specified. I didn't know people differentiated between markup languages and server side ones. I do infact want to learn the markup languages first, I just don't know where...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Dec 26, 2003 at 02:27 PM, in Developer Center
general question - where to start? 467 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey all, I'm sure you get this alot, but I was wondering where I should start if I want to get into web programming. I have a basic understanding of html and I know dreamweaver a bit. I've looked...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Dec 26, 2003 at 01:25 AM, in Developer Center
At the current price structure ($300, $400, and... 1,047 Views / 11 Replies  
At the current price structure ($300, $400, and $500 for a 10gb, 20gb, and 40gb) I think it would only make sense that they introduce a 5gb @ $200 - although I'd love to see it at $100 (that seems...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Nov 29, 2003 at 12:36 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I understood when asking that neither package... 858 Views / 18 Replies  
I understood when asking that neither package could compensate completely for the other, so in asking my main objective was to find which specific apps are disposable. And since I don't do much...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Nov 26, 2003 at 03:06 PM, in Applications
Adobe Creative Suite vs Macromedia Studio MX 2004 858 Views / 18 Replies  
I know this is a very heated question, and there are some very obvious answers one way or the other as far as specific programs, but overall, what's everyone's opinion on these? If you had to use...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Nov 25, 2003 at 11:51 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: this is crap 8,149 Views / 111 Replies  
I agree completely, except I wouldn't call the iMac so much a blunder as an "art piece";)
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Nov 18, 2003 at 05:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Video editing in the PC, any suggestions .. 901 Views / 14 Replies  
Maybe I misread, but the TV Tuner/Recorder to my knowledge is in a completely different "sport", let alone "league" as FCP/iDVD.

I don't think there's any real editing software included with...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Nov 15, 2003 at 09:07 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Same problem here. Ah Panther, such a double... 817 Views / 11 Replies  
Same problem here. Ah Panther, such a double edged sword.
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Nov 4, 2003 at 12:23 AM, in Mac OS X
just got mine - when i'll be able to install it,... 808 Views / 19 Replies  
just got mine - when i'll be able to install it, that's another story :p
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Oct 30, 2003 at 04:42 PM, in Mac OS X
I got 2x 256mb corsair value select dimms sitting... 2,105 Views / 30 Replies  
I got 2x 256mb corsair value select dimms sitting here but i can't get 'em in the computer. I sound really stupid, i know, but when i put them in they don't click, the latches to either side don't...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Oct 20, 2003 at 02:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ordered 8/28 Was supposed to ship 10/10 At... 2,985 Views / 53 Replies  
Ordered 8/28
Was supposed to ship 10/10
At midnight of 10/10 the date changed to 10/28
Apple can expect a nasty call tomorrow:mad:

(Stock configuration Dual 2 ordered through ADC btw)
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Oct 12, 2003 at 02:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
What word processor/office suite do you use? 663 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm thinking I'll need a word processor and eventually full blown office suite once I get m'computer, so what do you guys use? Can they view/create M$ Word documents? Are any of 'em free? :p
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Oct 10, 2003 at 12:38 AM, in Applications
Does anyone know if ADC (student, if it matters)... 7,876 Views / 131 Replies  
Does anyone know if ADC (student, if it matters) members get panther for free and when?

And if not, can you goto an apple store the night of panther's release and get it for free if you ordered a...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Oct 8, 2003 at 07:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Ordered through ADC on 8/28, stock configuration... 1,151 Views / 17 Replies  
Ordered through ADC on 8/28, stock configuration - due to ship 10/10

*crosses fingers*
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Oct 7, 2003 at 11:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
thanx everyone! when my computer eventually... 561 Views / 4 Replies  
thanx everyone! when my computer eventually comes i shouldn't have any problems then:)
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Oct 4, 2003 at 03:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Logitech mx500 question 561 Views / 4 Replies  
I just got my logitech mx500, unfortunately my g5 has yet to arrive. My question is, Mac OS X support isn't listed on the installation cd, am I gonna run into any problems?
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Oct 3, 2003 at 02:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
New computer on the way, questions bout setting it up 802 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey all, my new G5 is on it's way soon, and it being my first mac, I have some questions about setting it up:

-First, I got a bunch of partitioning questions, most importantly, how do I do this?...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Sep 30, 2003 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
buy.com - yay or nay? 352 Views / 2 Replies  
Just wondering if buy.com is a good reseller - i've been browsing and they got decent prices on peripherals. Do they work just like any online store or are they selling auction/used items?
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Sep 23, 2003 at 02:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
External Firewire Drives 499 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey all, I'm required to get an external firewire drive for my editing class, and I was wondering if you guys knew of any good deals? It doesn't have to be big, 60gb is plenty. Midway through the...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Sep 5, 2003 at 06:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
fcp might be worth the extra for soundtrack... 802 Views / 7 Replies  
fcp might be worth the extra for soundtrack alone, not to mention if you ever want to get into bigger things
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 27, 2003 at 12:48 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
As a student you'll get educational discounts... 1,221 Views / 18 Replies  
As a student you'll get educational discounts (which are higher on the dual) and you might consider signing up for the developer connection, giving you an additional $200 off (might be slightly less...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 26, 2003 at 12:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hmm, I wonder how much ram Mr. Jobs' dual 2ghz... 4,149 Views / 61 Replies  
Hmm, I wonder how much ram Mr. Jobs' dual 2ghz had at WWDC. I betcha there's an '8' somewhere in that number:p
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 26, 2003 at 12:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
lying and marketing are almost one in the same. ... 1,479 Views / 15 Replies  
lying and marketing are almost one in the same. But as an EDU costumer myself, I feel your pain. My shipping date isn't 'til mid october, so I'll be in the computer labs quite often until then :p
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 25, 2003 at 09:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Cancel the g5 and a pick up a 20" or 23" Cinema... 1,210 Views / 17 Replies  
Cancel the g5 and a pick up a 20" or 23" Cinema display, DVIator, and a switcher. Hook both your pc and your ibook up and you'll be good to go! (Although, the 20" + the 17" is the same price as the...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 24, 2003 at 09:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
I played EQ a month or two after it was released... 1,340 Views / 30 Replies  
I played EQ a month or two after it was released on PC. I played on and off for about 2 (maybe 3, it's all a blur) years. Being the obsessive type, I can honestly tell you it's the closest I've...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 24, 2003 at 08:06 PM, in Gaming
I just ordered a 17" studio display, is it the... 604 Views / 5 Replies  
I just ordered a 17" studio display, is it the same quality as the cinema displays?
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 24, 2003 at 07:47 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Well I looked it up: Coastmemory (second... 684 Views / 5 Replies  
Well I looked it up:

Coastmemory (second price listed is 'web' price)

512mb APPLE POWERMAC G5 DDR 400 PC3200
PC3200 (400) FOR 1.8GHZ AND DUAL 2.0 GHZ VERSIONS
GENERIC - p/n...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 24, 2003 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
OSX Books 391 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey all, I'll be getting my first mac relatively soon (5-7 weeks or so they say!) and although I've used OSX at work somewhat frequently and I've been roaming these forums quite a bit, I'd like to...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 23, 2003 at 07:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Well I just placed an order for a dual2 and a 17"... 613 Views / 9 Replies  
Well I just placed an order for a dual2 and a 17" apple display! It's a wonderful feeling when your folks see things your way :D
/brag off
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 23, 2003 at 06:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
ADC student membership 683 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi all, I'm looking to get a new G5 sometime soon, and it'll be my first mac. I have little programming experience, but I'm interested in the ADC student membership. But looking at the site I can't...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 23, 2003 at 10:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
if it's noticeably cheaper and has a comparably... 6,199 Views / 31 Replies  
if it's noticeably cheaper and has a comparably simple interface, i'd say they got me sold
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 22, 2003 at 09:05 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
the big price cuts are on the high end quad... 931 Views / 34 Replies  
the big price cuts are on the high end quad processor servers - not the low ends. low end computers are only getting like $50 bucks... good, but not a huge deal
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 20, 2003 at 11:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
*bump* HELLO Hello hello.... *echoes* 613 Views / 9 Replies  
*bump*

HELLO Hello hello.... *echoes*
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 20, 2003 at 06:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I thought it was very very good. The entire cast... 443 Views / 4 Replies  
I thought it was very very good. The entire cast was strong and the plot was very interesting.

It was my birthday and I needed to take my friends to an artsy flick for once :p (artsy as in not...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 20, 2003 at 01:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
200mhz really isn't the issue between the 1.6 and... 1,411 Views / 9 Replies  
200mhz really isn't the issue between the 1.6 and the 1.8 in my mind. It's more about the different system architecture. I'll most likely get a 1.8 only because since I want it to last so many...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 19, 2003 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
wait 'bout a week 1,650 Views / 11 Replies  
wait 'bout a week
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 19, 2003 at 01:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
It still is about cost. Low end Dells are... 4,189 Views / 57 Replies  
It still is about cost. Low end Dells are generally less expensive then low end home built machines- and get this, you don't have to build them. Not everyone is a computer nut who wants to live...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 19, 2003 at 09:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
Washington Township born 'n bred - and I goto... 439 Views / 10 Replies  
Washington Township born 'n bred - and I goto Temple...


I hate this place so much:p
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 19, 2003 at 09:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I completely understand and agree with the idea... 613 Views / 9 Replies  
I completely understand and agree with the idea that a monitor is one of, if not the, most important single component in a computer. But I also realize a $200 monitor is easier to replace than a...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 19, 2003 at 09:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I consider myself almost an exgamer. I was... 1,049 Views / 36 Replies  
I consider myself almost an exgamer. I was extremely into it back in the SNES era and by getting an N64 I missed the boat on all sorts of RPGS. But after playing Everquest for a few years I've been...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 19, 2003 at 01:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
dual systems are pricey to build, mac or not. ... 4,189 Views / 57 Replies  
dual systems are pricey to build, mac or not. Problem is, wintel machines don't need dual processors to seem fast. Up until recently their single processors are double the Ghz, which atleast sounds...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 19, 2003 at 01:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Best inexpensive CRTs 613 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey all, I'm gonna attempt to get a g5 but in doing so I won't have much left for a monitor. So I'm trying to find something nice in the $150-200 range. I'd like flat screen and possibly super...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 19, 2003 at 12:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
having not ordered one i'll play the troll and... 1,566 Views / 19 Replies  
having not ordered one i'll play the troll and say "go apple store, get 'em before everyone else! woo... yeah.. woo."

*ahem*

i want one... alot:rolleyes:
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 19, 2003 at 12:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
I just turned 19 and am so obsessed with getting... 2,281 Views / 29 Replies  
I just turned 19 and am so obsessed with getting a g5. All I've had for the last 5 years is a pentium 2, so it's definetly time for an upgrade.

Believe it or not, until about 2 years ago I was...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Aug 11, 2003 at 01:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Since the 1.6 and 1.25 use the same type of ram... 1,398 Views / 13 Replies  
Since the 1.6 and 1.25 use the same type of ram (DDR 333/2700) the only price difference in adding ram is that the 1.6 needs sticks in pairs. Two sticks of 512mb is less than $150!

Right now I'm...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Jul 21, 2003 at 12:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
What's the main difference (advantage?) of... 603 Views / 5 Replies  
What's the main difference (advantage?) of discreet combustion over AE?
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Jul 7, 2003 at 05:50 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Yeah I just read about them dropping the new... 784 Views / 11 Replies  
Yeah I just read about them dropping the new version of premiere from mac. I'm glad AE and Photoshop are staying with mac, but it worries me as to 'how long' adobe's going to at all.
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Jul 7, 2003 at 05:48 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
As far as photoshop is concerned, I'm not too... 784 Views / 11 Replies  
As far as photoshop is concerned, I'm not too worried bout getting that program, the digi video collection is really only a consideration because After Effects seem to be very important. I plan on...
Posted by Xaaron Swiftblade, on Jul 6, 2003 at 10:27 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
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