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It's still included. Keynote > Preferences >... 1,743 Views / 6 Replies  
It's still included. Keynote > Preferences > Include obsolete animations in choices.
Posted by m.brown, on Jan 15, 2006 at 02:27 PM, in Applications
Same here - has been for many months (prior to... 369 Views / 2 Replies  
Same here - has been for many months (prior to Tiger). Safari displays at maximum 2 days history, when I quit and relaunch usually only half a day's history is displayed.
Posted by m.brown, on Jan 13, 2006 at 07:13 AM, in Applications
It's weird that only some fonts work in Pages... 356 Views / 7 Replies  
It's weird that only some fonts work in Pages compared to other applications. Thanks for the tip on combining fonts, I actually found that using my regular font (Bembo) with a circumflex in Optima...
Posted by m.brown, on Dec 9, 2005 at 01:34 PM, in Applications
Superb! Thanks for that. Can anyone get this... 356 Views / 7 Replies  
Superb! Thanks for that.

Can anyone get this to work in Pages?
Posted by m.brown, on Dec 9, 2005 at 01:12 PM, in Applications
Yeah - option-i, not command-i. Thanks. I've had... 356 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah - option-i, not command-i. Thanks. I've had a look in the Character Palette and there doesn't appear to be anything.

Anyone know of any fonts that can create a p with a circumflex?
Posted by m.brown, on Dec 9, 2005 at 12:56 PM, in Applications
Inserting non-standard diacritics 356 Views / 7 Replies  
Does anyone know how I can place a circumflex above a lowercase italic p - as in the symbol used for a sample proportion. (command-i only appears to work with vowels). BTW I'm using a British...
Posted by m.brown, on Dec 9, 2005 at 12:41 PM, in Applications
Applications > Utilities > Keychain Access. The... 7,330 Views / 21 Replies  
Applications > Utilities > Keychain Access. The keychains are listed in the upper left hand panel.
Posted by m.brown, on Nov 8, 2005 at 09:48 AM, in Mac OS X
Troubleshooting permissions issues in Mac OS X... 1,203 Views / 42 Replies  
Troubleshooting permissions issues in Mac OS X (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106712).
Posted by m.brown, on Nov 8, 2005 at 09:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Yes, I deleted the entry under the system... 7,330 Views / 21 Replies  
Yes, I deleted the entry under the system keychain and created my airport entry in my login keychain. Problem solved (for me at least).
Posted by m.brown, on Nov 2, 2005 at 10:16 AM, in Mac OS X
Student Discount on Fonts 988 Views / 11 Replies  
Linotype also offers registered students up to 30% off font purchases.
Posted by m.brown, on Oct 29, 2005 at 11:34 AM, in Applications
Precision Recall - federated search/research 280 Views / 0 Replies  
I was wondering if anyone has tried Precision Recall (http://www.macnn.com/articles/05/10/25/precision.recall.released/) and what they thought of it, or if anyone knows more information about it than...
Posted by m.brown, on Oct 27, 2005 at 12:44 PM, in Applications
Have you checked in Preferences > Advanced > Turn... 412 Views / 2 Replies  
Have you checked in Preferences > Advanced > Turn off alarms when iCal is not open.
Posted by m.brown, on Oct 7, 2005 at 02:56 AM, in Applications
Thought it was - Thanks for the confirmation. 11,194 Views / 8 Replies  
Thought it was - Thanks for the confirmation.
Posted by m.brown, on Oct 2, 2005 at 01:17 PM, in Mac OS X
/Library/CFMSupport 11,194 Views / 8 Replies  
I was just clearing out some old files from my Library folders and came across a file in /Library/CFMSupport called edb1drv which is a shared library (Version 5.0.0. (worldwide) Simple Software...
Posted by m.brown, on Oct 2, 2005 at 09:33 AM, in Mac OS X
My Network (Airport) setting is set to "by... 737 Views / 6 Replies  
My Network (Airport) setting is set to "by default join: preferred network: my network" and is set to ask before joining an open network and require the admin password before changing wireless...
Posted by m.brown, on Sep 26, 2005 at 12:01 PM, in Networking
iDisk uses WebDAV not FTP for access. So unless... 599 Views / 3 Replies  
iDisk uses WebDAV not FTP for access. So unless you can access WebDAV servers via Freeway Express you will have to upload your site to your iDisk via the Finder or a third party application such as...
Posted by m.brown, on Sep 4, 2005 at 07:44 AM, in Applications
From ADC: system keychain A keychain that... 7,330 Views / 21 Replies  
From ADC:

system keychain
A keychain that belongs to the system as a whole, rather than to a particular user. System keychains are usually used by system daemons and services, but can also be...
Posted by m.brown, on Sep 2, 2005 at 08:26 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks but I know this about keychain etc., but... 7,330 Views / 21 Replies  
Thanks but I know this about keychain etc., but what is unclear is what the System keychain is for when only my Airport Network Password was stored in it. Furthermore, even though my Mac OS X login...
Posted by m.brown, on Sep 1, 2005 at 01:33 PM, in Mac OS X
System Keychain 7,330 Views / 21 Replies  
Can anyone tell me what the "System" Keychain is used for?

On my machines the only thing stored in it is my Airport network password. When I tried to view the password stored in it my keychain...
Posted by m.brown, on Sep 1, 2005 at 01:07 PM, in Mac OS X
You can configure a web server (certainly Apache)... 557 Views / 3 Replies  
You can configure a web server (certainly Apache) to "force" PDFs to download. This maybe the case on the server from which the pages/pdfs you encountered the "download" behaviour on. Sometimes this...
Posted by m.brown, on Aug 25, 2005 at 01:31 PM, in Applications
You should be able to restrict which printer a... 478 Views / 6 Replies  
You should be able to restrict which printer a user can print to in System Preferences > Accounts > Parental Controls.
Posted by m.brown, on Aug 11, 2005 at 04:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Logic Board problem? 445 Views / 1 Replies  
I noticed my PowerBook (15" 1.5 GHz 1GB RAM (512MB each slot) was running slow after I updated to 10.4.2. I checked the system profiler and it only found the 512MB RAM chip in the upper slot. I...
Posted by m.brown, on Jul 13, 2005 at 06:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is the new security featrure in Tiger which... 11,097 Views / 7 Replies  
This is the new security featrure in Tiger which attempts to prevent malicious programmes from being run at startup. I don't know what application is featured in the dialogue box - but if you don't...
Posted by m.brown, on May 9, 2005 at 11:25 AM, in Mac OS X
I think this is a common problem. I have it as... 628 Views / 5 Replies  
I think this is a common problem. I have it as well.
Posted by m.brown, on May 6, 2005 at 03:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Tiger Disk Images - Major Bug 777 Views / 3 Replies  
The developer of SuperDuper! (http://www.shirt-pocket.com/SuperDuper/SuperDuperDescription.html) is warning of a major bug in Tiger that he has reproduced.
Posted by m.brown, on May 6, 2005 at 08:39 AM, in Mac OS X
Ha ha! It took me a minute to realise what you... 33,806 Views / 280 Replies  
Ha ha! It took me a minute to realise what you where on about. Of course it should read:

"You can also interrupt the process without harming your data."
Posted by m.brown, on May 5, 2005 at 07:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Disk Utility - Erase free space (Zero, 7 and 35 pass) 33,806 Views / 280 Replies  
Disk Utility now allows you to erase free space on your hard drive: Either zero out space, 7-Pass or 35-Pass.

Disk Utility > Select your HD > Erase tab > Erase Free Space

Undeleted files are...
Posted by m.brown, on May 5, 2005 at 07:06 PM, in Mac OS X
It would make sense to me - especially since the... 681 Views / 13 Replies  
It would make sense to me - especially since the Finder Spotlight search seems inacapable of searching for mail messages - however, having had a good look, I don't think it is possible to save...
Posted by m.brown, on May 4, 2005 at 10:40 AM, in Mac OS X
One way round the problem of not being able to... 681 Views / 13 Replies  
One way round the problem of not being able to search for mail messages with Spotlight in the Finder would be to use Automator to build a Spotlight workflow, and then save the workflow as a finder...
Posted by m.brown, on May 4, 2005 at 10:22 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm not sure why you would encounter strange... 681 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm not sure why you would encounter strange results. The method I detailed allows you to refine a search down to a specific attribute if you desire.

I should have been clear that I wasn't posting...
Posted by m.brown, on May 4, 2005 at 10:05 AM, in Mac OS X
It appears that you can't. You can Spotlight mail... 681 Views / 13 Replies  
It appears that you can't. You can Spotlight mail messages from the menu bar, but can't via the Finder.
Posted by m.brown, on May 4, 2005 at 09:58 AM, in Mac OS X
No, you can include many different kinds of data... 681 Views / 13 Replies  
No, you can include many different kinds of data such as word documents, ical appointments, address book entries etc. You can refine what you are searching for in the Finder/Desktop by clicking on...
Posted by m.brown, on May 4, 2005 at 09:36 AM, in Mac OS X
Tiger Firewall Advanced settings 1,576 Views / 9 Replies  
I use an Airport Express for my wireless network, and since activating the Firewall log in the Sharing Preferences in Tiger, it has been logging incoming network traffic trying to access my machine....
Posted by m.brown, on May 4, 2005 at 08:27 AM, in Mac OS X
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Posted by m.brown, on May 4, 2005 at 07:59 AM, in Mac OS X
I believe he already has a name "Otto". See the... 1,127 Views / 20 Replies  
I believe he already has a name "Otto". See the "Explore Automator (http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/automator/)" box.
Posted by m.brown, on May 4, 2005 at 06:12 AM, in Mac OS X
New Mail feature 33,806 Views / 280 Replies  
You can now move Mail messages that you have replied to to different mail boxes (and move the sent messages to different mailboxes) and Mail will find the reply you have sent when you click on the...
Posted by m.brown, on May 3, 2005 at 08:50 AM, in Mac OS X
Ordering Spotlight search results 33,806 Views / 280 Replies  
Apologies if this has already been mentioned, but you can change the order of the results delivered by Spotlight by dragging a category in the Spotlight system preference search result tab.
Posted by m.brown, on Apr 30, 2005 at 08:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Dave Hyatt has more information on Safari 1.3 on... 12,818 Views / 241 Replies  
Dave Hyatt has more information on Safari 1.3 on his
blog (http://weblogs.mozillazine.org/hyatt/).
Posted by m.brown, on Apr 16, 2005 at 12:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Although this isn't much help for you now, CSS3... 578 Views / 7 Replies  
Although this isn't much help for you now, CSS3 which is currently under development allows control of opening links in new windows, tabs (behind and in front) etc. So in the future, if you have a...
Posted by m.brown, on Apr 14, 2005 at 07:51 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: Re: Re: going from admin user to plain vanilla user > will it screw up permissions? 598 Views / 12 Replies  
Doh! Thanks
Posted by m.brown, on Apr 1, 2005 at 06:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: going from admin user to plain vanilla user > will it screw up permissions? 598 Views / 12 Replies  
How do you change an Admin account to a "standard" account?
Posted by m.brown, on Apr 1, 2005 at 06:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Missing mail.app 491 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the reply and fixes. I can't be 100% certain that I did not accidentally move Mail to the trash and empty the trash. The directory structure was fine. In the end I decided to go for an...
Posted by m.brown, on Mar 29, 2005 at 11:57 AM, in Mac OS X
Missing mail.app 491 Views / 2 Replies  
I just turned on my PowerBook running 10.3.8 after a normal shutdown last night, and I've noticed that Mail.app is missing from my machine - it was there last night but now it has disappeared from my...
Posted by m.brown, on Mar 25, 2005 at 07:14 AM, in Mac OS X
If you click on "Show Completed Jobs" it should... 890 Views / 6 Replies  
If you click on "Show Completed Jobs" it should display what you have faxed and when, along with information if the job was cancelled or completed. Not ideal, but at least you can confirm if the fax...
Posted by m.brown, on Dec 13, 2004 at 03:55 PM, in Mac OS X
MDCPd process 1,343 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone know what MDCPd is? It's running as an admin process and taking up 80+% of my CPU.

[EDIT] On further inspection it's found here:
...
Posted by m.brown, on Nov 24, 2004 at 01:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: iPod Battery 486 Views / 5 Replies  
So is it normal for my brand new 4G 20GB iPod to loose all it's charge after 7 days of not being used?
Posted by m.brown, on Oct 15, 2004 at 03:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ahh! I think so - had me worried for a moment... 484 Views / 4 Replies  
Ahh! I think so - had me worried for a moment though.

Thanks.
Posted by m.brown, on Oct 6, 2004 at 07:09 AM, in Mac OS X
"I've never been overdrawn" "message" 484 Views / 4 Replies  
It's bizzare. I was just listening to the Bush vs. Kerry debate and over my PowerBook speakers comes "I've never been overdrawn" in a british accent (I am in the UK).

I have Bluetooth built-in and...
Posted by m.brown, on Oct 6, 2004 at 06:27 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: New iMac is up on Apple Site!! 17,166 Views / 272 Replies  
Ha ha! Look at this image from the UK HE store: new iMac (http://a248.e.akamai.net/7/248/8352/346/store.apple.com/Catalog/uk_inst/Images/cp_top_indi_imac_20040831.jpg)
Posted by m.brown, on Aug 31, 2004 at 08:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Security in perspective 381 Views / 0 Replies  
From BBC news (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/3840101.stm)



I think that puts that "security" thing into perspective.
Posted by m.brown, on Jun 25, 2004 at 02:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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