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You owe me a new keyboard... :D 819 Views / 6 Replies  
You owe me a new keyboard...
:D
Posted by techtrucker, on May 9, 2010 at 08:37 PM, in Applications
Ok, I'll bite, my PSC 1400 is not functioning at... 883 Views / 6 Replies  
Ok, I'll bite, my PSC 1400 is not functioning at all with 10.6 except for scanning via Image Capture.
Posted by techtrucker, on Sep 1, 2009 at 12:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Not sorry at all, I waited a couple of weeks to... 3,681 Views / 66 Replies  
Not sorry at all, I waited a couple of weeks to make sure there was nothing really ugly happening, then went ahead and did an erase and install on my MacBook.

A couple of little things bug me,...
Posted by techtrucker, on Mar 3, 2008 at 09:59 AM, in Mac OS X
Poll: I've had mine a bit over a year, it does see... 24,119 Views / 42 Replies  
I've had mine a bit over a year, it does see regular use. Two cracks as seen below. I just haven't taken the time to bring it in yet, I need this machine on a daily basis.
...
Posted by techtrucker, on Feb 23, 2008 at 10:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
By "shelves" or "bins" do you mean you want a GUI... 803 Views / 10 Replies  
By "shelves" or "bins" do you mean you want a GUI like DL for the records?

I agree that this might be a little bit more than a 5-10 hour project. I wouldn't mind something to do on the side,...
Posted by techtrucker, on Feb 7, 2008 at 06:17 AM, in Developer Center
If I knew then what I know now I would have gone... 3,391 Views / 4 Replies  
If I knew then what I know now I would have gone with boot camp from the beginning. IIRC the Fusion beta didn't support boot camp partitions, so that's how I wound up where I'm at. But yeah, having...
Posted by techtrucker, on Dec 28, 2007 at 04:30 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I figured as much...and thanks for the reminder... 3,391 Views / 4 Replies  
I figured as much...and thanks for the reminder about the file and settings transfer wizard, I had forgotten about that.
Posted by techtrucker, on Dec 28, 2007 at 08:54 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Going from Fusion to Boot Camp 3,391 Views / 4 Replies  
I know this is probably a stupid question, I searched around a bit and could find no answer. I've installed Fusion and XP and have everything running okay in Windows. I've decided that for the things...
Posted by techtrucker, on Dec 28, 2007 at 08:23 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Haven't read the whole thread...but the recent... 5,686 Views / 191 Replies  
Haven't read the whole thread...but the recent changes to Hotmail prevent me from logging in with Safari 3.0.4, that's only been a recent development, in the past week or two. Works fine with FireFox.
Posted by techtrucker, on Nov 18, 2007 at 07:50 AM, in Applications
We could use an inexpensive easy to use database... 642 Views / 9 Replies  
We could use an inexpensive easy to use database app on the Mac. I'm a long time FileMaker user and developer, but not everyone wants to shell out $$$ for FM Pro to track their stamp collection. I've...
Posted by techtrucker, on Nov 16, 2007 at 05:16 PM, in Applications
Quick Overview of what's new in ObjC/Cocoa 322 Views / 1 Replies  
I was pretty involved in Cocoa/ObjC development up till about a year ago, then a job change got me involved in other things. I'd like to return to brush up on my skills and update a few projects. I...
Posted by techtrucker, on Nov 16, 2007 at 04:57 PM, in Developer Center
Here's a weird one, just started with 10.5.1 -... 4,065 Views / 100 Replies  
Here's a weird one, just started with 10.5.1 - Spotlight won't find Disk Utility. It'll find all other apps I try, including others in the Utilities folder. Not a big deal, really, but I do use...
Posted by techtrucker, on Nov 16, 2007 at 08:36 AM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, that's very possible, it could truly be a... 4,065 Views / 100 Replies  
Yeah, that's very possible, it could truly be a good thing. May be why XP had to do the same thing.
Posted by techtrucker, on Nov 15, 2007 at 06:19 PM, in Mac OS X
I know, it's just new to 10.5, no previous... 4,065 Views / 100 Replies  
I know, it's just new to 10.5, no previous version of OS X installed updates that way. Mildly curious as to why.
Posted by techtrucker, on Nov 15, 2007 at 06:13 PM, in Mac OS X
I'll get flamed for this I'm sure...someone... 4,065 Views / 100 Replies  
I'll get flamed for this I'm sure...someone mentioned update installation after saying ok to restart. This was one of the things that drove me nuts about Windows XP updates. You'd download and...
Posted by techtrucker, on Nov 15, 2007 at 06:07 PM, in Mac OS X
I had mine disconnected during the Leopard... 315 Views / 6 Replies  
I had mine disconnected during the Leopard install, thought it would be cleaner that way. I did have another issue with the second drive, after I got what I wanted off it and disconnected it somehow...
Posted by techtrucker, on Oct 30, 2007 at 12:42 PM, in Mac OS X
...And Big Mac must have been typing at the same... 315 Views / 6 Replies  
...And Big Mac must have been typing at the same time! :)
Posted by techtrucker, on Oct 30, 2007 at 10:36 AM, in Mac OS X
Holding down Option at bootup should give you the... 315 Views / 6 Replies  
Holding down Option at bootup should give you the option to select the boot drive, that's what I did when in the same boat, had to go back to Tiger for one forgotten item...
Posted by techtrucker, on Oct 30, 2007 at 10:35 AM, in Mac OS X
It's funny, can't blame them for having a little... 946 Views / 30 Replies  
It's funny, can't blame them for having a little fun. Poor timing though, given the seemingly increasing amount of reports of Leopard installs booting to a blue screen. Rumor has it it was supposed...
Posted by techtrucker, on Oct 30, 2007 at 09:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Same version here, so far it's the only problem... 1,269 Views / 5 Replies  
Same version here, so far it's the only problem I've had...
Posted by techtrucker, on Oct 29, 2007 at 10:22 AM, in Applications
Leopard / Quicken 2007 bug 1,269 Views / 5 Replies  
Clean install of Leopard and Quicken 2007 on my MacBook. Quicken seemed to be fine, until while entering in a register a dialog box popped up asking me if I wanted to make the transaction a recurring...
Posted by techtrucker, on Oct 28, 2007 at 03:38 PM, in Applications
I can confirm the InDesign hiding issue, yet... 2,610 Views / 65 Replies  
I can confirm the InDesign hiding issue, yet Illustrator hides itself just fine. Clean install of Leopard and CS3, all updates applied. Haven't tried PS yet, Illustrator is my most used app.
Posted by techtrucker, on Oct 28, 2007 at 03:16 PM, in Applications
Spotlight issue in Leopard 304 Views / 0 Replies  
I did an Erase and Install of Leopard on my MacBook earlier today. The install went just fine, and afterwards I plugged in my external drive to start copying files. After a couple of hours I was done...
Posted by techtrucker, on Oct 27, 2007 at 07:48 PM, in Mac OS X
For some reason it only synced the Mail accounts... 721 Views / 4 Replies  
For some reason it only synced the Mail accounts and rules, no bookmarks, icals or address book contacts. Oh, it did sync the keychains too. I had made a bootable backup disk using CCC, so I booted...
Posted by techtrucker, on Oct 27, 2007 at 04:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes, now that Leopard is upon us I am really... 2,610 Views / 65 Replies  
Yes, now that Leopard is upon us I am really curious about CS3 compatibility. I'm not foolish enough to upgrade on day one, I live in Illustrator all day, but wouldn't mind upgrading relatively soon.
Posted by techtrucker, on Oct 26, 2007 at 02:53 PM, in Applications
Well, I finally achieved the desired result, but... 470 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, I finally achieved the desired result, but I lost track of all the steps. I moved the stroke of the black rectangle to the inside, then I selected the yellow circle, outlined it's stroke, used...
Posted by techtrucker, on Sep 19, 2007 at 06:14 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I've made sure everything is on the same layer,... 470 Views / 10 Replies  
I've made sure everything is on the same layer, tried selecting them nine ways to sunday..I can only get the following:

http://eagle.he.net/~sjwood/ebay/circle4.jpg
...
Posted by techtrucker, on Sep 19, 2007 at 06:01 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I tried all the options on the pathfinder pallete... 470 Views / 10 Replies  
I tried all the options on the pathfinder pallete and wasn't able to get the desired result, I suspect maybe it has something to do with the order I select the objects..I'll keep tinkering, thanks!
Posted by techtrucker, on Sep 19, 2007 at 05:36 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I know, I wrote that post between phone calls,... 470 Views / 10 Replies  
I know, I wrote that post between phone calls, emails, etc, sorry!

Here's an example of what I'm after. I drew the following by drawing the black circle, then offset the path to the inside and...
Posted by techtrucker, on Sep 19, 2007 at 05:14 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Basic Illustrator Question 470 Views / 10 Replies  
This is I'm sure a basic thing to do in Illustrator, but I have the feeling I'm going about it the wrong way. Say you have a circle that you've drawn, whether it was with the Pen tool or the Ellipse...
Posted by techtrucker, on Sep 19, 2007 at 03:29 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I repair permissions somewhat regularly, and in... 424 Views / 9 Replies  
I repair permissions somewhat regularly, and in this case did so before and after install. I will admit to not doing it before and after every application install. I did restart the Dock and Finder...
Posted by techtrucker, on Aug 11, 2007 at 06:00 PM, in Applications
Mrjinglesusa, thanks for the decency in your... 424 Views / 9 Replies  
Mrjinglesusa, thanks for the decency in your post, it is appreciated. I did restart the computer, repaired permissions, etc. It was the first time that had ever happened, and thought it odd enough to...
Posted by techtrucker, on Aug 11, 2007 at 04:11 PM, in Applications
If you checked the other thread you would find... 424 Views / 9 Replies  
If you checked the other thread you would find that I admitted my mistake, I had typed iWork instead of iLife in the title, and asked for the duplicate thread to be deleted...bonus points for...
Posted by techtrucker, on Aug 11, 2007 at 09:24 AM, in Applications
iLife 08 install screwed up my Dock 424 Views / 9 Replies  
Just installed iLife 08 on my MacBook, which has been running flawlessly, no haxies, etc. When the installation finished I found that a large number of my Dock icons had changed to either generic,...
Posted by techtrucker, on Aug 11, 2007 at 08:05 AM, in Applications
iWork 08 install screwed up my Dock 229 Views / 0 Replies  
Please delete, after posting I realized I typed "iWork" instead of "iLife". Sorry!
Posted by techtrucker, on Aug 11, 2007 at 08:04 AM, in Applications
Yes, that's helpful, thanks! I was drawing the... 353 Views / 5 Replies  
Yes, that's helpful, thanks! I was drawing the lines separate then trying to join them, reason being I have to use measured lines. And what I was doing wrong with the join was shift-selecting the two...
Posted by techtrucker, on Jul 22, 2007 at 03:45 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Need some basic Illustrator help 353 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm very new to Illustrator, and am attempting to do a few technical illustrations. The problem I am having is trying to join two separately drawn lines together, and having the corner points work...
Posted by techtrucker, on Jul 22, 2007 at 06:51 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
You might want to give this a try: Mail... 598 Views / 2 Replies  
You might want to give this a try:

Mail Scripts (http://homepage.mac.com/aamann/Mail_Scripts.html)

There is a script in there that removes duplicates, not sure if it works with multiple...
Posted by techtrucker, on Jun 2, 2007 at 06:52 AM, in Applications
Mithras, Surprised you remember that!! I am... 497 Views / 9 Replies  
Mithras,

Surprised you remember that!! I am still actively researching our move, I've been so busy at work I don't have a lot of free time. I was thinking about starting a new thread on the lounge...
Posted by techtrucker, on May 23, 2007 at 07:24 PM, in Applications
I needed the same thing you're describing...tried... 497 Views / 9 Replies  
I needed the same thing you're describing...tried out many apps and settled on Yojimbo. Now I's be lost without it, esp. the Drop Dock.
Posted by techtrucker, on May 23, 2007 at 06:08 PM, in Applications
Poll: OS X Millennium Edition. 13,056 Views / 127 Replies  
OS X Millennium Edition.
Posted by techtrucker, on May 19, 2007 at 05:20 PM, in Mac OS X
I haven't worked with Access in a long time, but... 248 Views / 1 Replies  
I haven't worked with Access in a long time, but I'm quite certain it can work with Excel documents, which FM can export to.
Posted by techtrucker, on May 1, 2007 at 04:05 AM, in Applications
Using the Mighy Mouse here. Just remembered... 4,555 Views / 17 Replies  
Using the Mighy Mouse here. Just remembered something...a couple of weeks ago I enabled the option to allow bluetooth devices to wake the computer. The KP did occur after waking up the Macbook, I...
Posted by techtrucker, on Apr 28, 2007 at 09:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just had my first KP ever with this macbook.... 4,555 Views / 17 Replies  
I just had my first KP ever with this macbook. System is updated, no haxies, etc. Did the update last night, put it to sleep with Mail running, woke it up and started typing a reply to an email when...
Posted by techtrucker, on Apr 20, 2007 at 04:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll bet it can be done with Applescript, as time... 269 Views / 2 Replies  
I'll bet it can be done with Applescript, as time permits I'll take a stab at it...
Posted by techtrucker, on Apr 15, 2007 at 07:25 AM, in Applications
I can't duplicate this, might you have an example... 373 Views / 3 Replies  
I can't duplicate this, might you have an example image?
Posted by techtrucker, on Apr 7, 2007 at 09:54 AM, in Applications
If you happen to be a member of dot mac (or have... 7,440 Views / 4 Replies  
If you happen to be a member of dot mac (or have access to a webDAV server) you can publish the calendars to the web. If not check out iCal2Web (http://www.ical2web.com/).

My only other thought it...
Posted by techtrucker, on Apr 6, 2007 at 04:18 AM, in Applications
Thanks for the advice Nodnarb, I will do that. I... 179,247 Views / 198 Replies  
Thanks for the advice Nodnarb, I will do that. I find myself altering my typing style for fear of making it worse, which isn't good!
Posted by techtrucker, on Mar 26, 2007 at 06:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just discovered a crack in my macbook, week 29.... 179,247 Views / 198 Replies  
Just discovered a crack in my macbook, week 29. This machine has only left the house a couple of times, and is used carefully and gently (albeit some heavy use).

The crack is in the top case at...
Posted by techtrucker, on Mar 24, 2007 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Another vote for Unison! 2,533 Views / 7 Replies  
Another vote for Unison!
Posted by techtrucker, on Mar 19, 2007 at 08:25 PM, in Applications
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