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The $3 sum was a reference to an earlier post of... 1,624 Views / 41 Replies  
The $3 sum was a reference to an earlier post of yours.

http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&action=showpost&postid=1325895#1325895

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Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Apr 7, 2003 at 05:42 AM, in Applications
You didn't ask who uses Konfabulator instead of a... 1,624 Views / 41 Replies  
You didn't ask who uses Konfabulator instead of a calculator, you asked who uses a computer instead for a calculator.

Try doing what Statview or Mathematica or even a large Excel spreadsheet does...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Apr 6, 2003 at 05:52 AM, in Applications
Statisticians, physicists, astronomers,... 1,624 Views / 41 Replies  
Statisticians, physicists, astronomers, accountants, financial traders, economists, etc.

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Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Apr 5, 2003 at 11:48 PM, in Applications
That is true, and if I simply turned off the... 1,624 Views / 41 Replies  
That is true, and if I simply turned off the monitor to my old Performa 636, I wouldn't have needed to register your old Eclipse screensaver back when I was in college. It certainly would have cut...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Apr 5, 2003 at 08:54 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Re: Re: Terminal suddenly acting strange. Need to fix it. 512 Views / 9 Replies  
Not too surprised, .tcshrc files are generally created *by* the user or at least by someone with access to the machine.

Give Mac OS X Hints a try. Also try running a Google searche to see if...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Mar 29, 2003 at 01:44 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: Terminal suddenly acting strange. Need to fix it. 512 Views / 9 Replies  
Have you ever tinkered with either a .tcshrc file or an alises.mine file? I'm no Unix guru, but it certainly sounds like it.

To check the .tcshrc file, launch your Terminal and enter the following...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Mar 28, 2003 at 11:21 PM, in Applications
The widget in the lower-right corner, the one... 2,113,705 Views / 14,714 Replies  
The widget in the lower-right corner, the one showing CPU load, uptime and, I assume, the number of unread email messages, what is that?

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Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Mar 28, 2003 at 12:42 PM, in GUI Customization
Its part of the Tux'n'tosh set. Pop on over to... 2,113,705 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Its part of the Tux'n'tosh set. Pop on over to Xicons to download the collection.

http://xicons.com/details.php?id=631

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Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Mar 28, 2003 at 03:05 AM, in GUI Customization
Re: Using BBEdit to view source in Safari? 586 Views / 4 Replies  
Joe Gruber posted an article about how to do that very thing on his website back in January.

http://daringfireball.net/2003/01/safari_source_in_bbedit.html

The rest of his site is well worth...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Mar 2, 2003 at 04:18 PM, in macOS
Re: safari keyboard shortcuts 515 Views / 5 Replies  
You can expand on this feature quite easily using JavaScript. Add a bookmark to your Bookmarks Bar, title it whatever you like, and then enter the following in its Address field. I suggest placing...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Feb 23, 2003 at 04:34 AM, in Applications
Re: Dragthing help 1,039 Views / 3 Replies  
To recreate Zeldman's dock-style, do the following. I'll assume you already know how to add additional layers to your dock.

1) Create New Dock
2) Open Dock Options (Under the Edit menu)

3) On...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Feb 19, 2003 at 11:20 PM, in GUI Customization
The little dots underneath your Audion widget,... 3,659 Views / 72 Replies  
The little dots underneath your Audion widget, what are those from?

Also, where did you score the desktop image?

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Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Feb 14, 2003 at 02:57 AM, in GUI Customization
Re: How to edit and build a Widgit 5,970 Views / 112 Replies  
Control-click on a widget and select Show Package Contents. A new Finder window should appear where you can navigate through the bundle directory until your come to a .kon file. Drag that file onto...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Feb 12, 2003 at 01:59 AM, in GUI Customization
Somewhat, though it sounds like DragThing... 668 Views / 5 Replies  
Somewhat, though it sounds like DragThing (http://www.dragthing.com/) may be a bit closer to what he's describing.

Between the two, I vastly prefer MaxMenus if only because it consumes far less...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Jan 27, 2003 at 06:03 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Re: Re: Best way to learn "teminal" language/syntax 736 Views / 7 Replies  
Another worthwhile article is "A Mac User's Guide to the Unix Command Line, Part 1" from TidBITS #657:
http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tbart=07003.

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Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Jan 27, 2003 at 05:58 PM, in macOS
Actually, its called Learning Unix for Mac OS X... 736 Views / 7 Replies  
Actually, its called Learning Unix for Mac OS X (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0596004702/qid=1043707567/sr=8-1/ref=sr_8_1/103-4697368-9419846?v=glance&s=books&n=507846) by Dave...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Jan 27, 2003 at 05:51 PM, in macOS
What part weren't you able to visit? Using... 877 Views / 16 Replies  
What part weren't you able to visit?

Using Safari, I was able to successfully load the main page as well as the tips and tricks subsection.

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Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Jan 24, 2003 at 04:52 AM, in macOS
Found this in the MacCentral forums the other... 877 Views / 16 Replies  
Found this in the MacCentral forums the other night.

http://www.esrb.com/search_results.asp?key=simcity+4&x=0&y=0&type=game

As for expansion pack support, ApeInTheShell, considering that all...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Jan 24, 2003 at 03:43 AM, in macOS
The only screenshot I'm aware of is at... 819 Views / 11 Replies  
The only screenshot I'm aware of is at ResExcellence (http://www.resexcellence.com/snapshots/snaps_html/11-07-02_Rose.shtml). Check out the discussion about this shot over in the Konfabulator forums...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Jan 20, 2003 at 08:12 PM, in Applications
Re: Info on Konfabulator 819 Views / 11 Replies  
From what I've read over at the Konfabulator site, pretty much anyone will be able to put together their own widgets.

Check out the discussions over at http://www.konfabulator.com/forums/. Right...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Jan 20, 2003 at 03:23 PM, in Applications
Re: playing around with LaunchBar 435 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, Mister and Misses Jobs, who loved each other very much....

Anyway, Steve Jobs' address is listed as one of the examples of things one can do using LaunchBar. Use the Configuration menu to...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Dec 3, 2002 at 10:27 PM, in Applications
Re: iPulse 1,152 Views / 17 Replies  
At first launch, I agree the interface is a bit difficult to interpret.

However, going through the preferences for each gauge and reading its help file things came into focus quite quickly.

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Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Nov 18, 2002 at 03:53 AM, in Applications
Interesting that Apple uses MapQuest for maps in... 15,042 Views / 210 Replies  
Interesting that Apple uses MapQuest for maps in the Address Book but for the Yellow Pages in Sherlock it uses Maps On Us (http://www.mapsonus.com/).

Regardless, a great little feature.

-...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Sep 2, 2002 at 08:56 PM, in macOS
Are you updating from MaxMenus 1.1? After... 978 Views / 8 Replies  
Are you updating from MaxMenus 1.1?

After removing every byte of MaxMenus from my system (preference files, etc.) and doing a fresh install of MaxMenus 1.2 almost all of the problems I mentioned...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Aug 26, 2002 at 08:43 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: MaxMenus and OS X.2 978 Views / 8 Replies  
Even with MaxMenus 1.2 (MM 1.2), I'm having problems under Jaguar.

- Keyboard shortcuts display in the corner menus in what looks like an 16 or 18 point font.
- Attempting to access the middle...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Aug 26, 2002 at 02:00 AM, in Applications
I read, elsewhere in these forums but I can't... 1,988 Views / 12 Replies  
I read, elsewhere in these forums but I can't recall exactly where, the author of Transparent Dock has been testing a version that will work under Jaguar. It should be availble when Jaguar is...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Aug 7, 2002 at 12:24 AM, in macOS
Check out http://www.macosxhints.com/... 520 Views / 12 Replies  
Check out http://www.macosxhints.com/ (http://www.macoxhints.com/), there has been some discussion of this sort of thing within the past several weeks.

- Brooks
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on May 16, 2002 at 11:20 PM, in macOS
Give this a try, its worked perfectly for me. ... 272 Views / 2 Replies  
Give this a try, its worked perfectly for me.

1) File -> Show Info on any PDF document.

2) Pull down pop up menu on Show Info window until you get to the Open With Application pane.

3)...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on May 5, 2002 at 05:45 AM, in macOS
OmniWeb 4.1sp77, and probably earlier versions,... 245 Views / 2 Replies  
OmniWeb 4.1sp77, and probably earlier versions, keeps such information in the PersistentHistory.plist file located at:

~/Library/Application Support/OmniWeb/

Here's an entry from mine, I...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on May 5, 2002 at 05:34 AM, in macOS
If Red is the third item in your popup menu... 458 Views / 4 Replies  
If Red is the third item in your popup menu (which is a zero-based list), you can get what you want by doing this in the Change event:

StaticText1.Caption = str(PopupMenu1.ListIndex)

So, when...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Apr 15, 2002 at 11:43 PM, in Developer Center
Put a StaticText control and a PopupMenu control... 458 Views / 4 Replies  
Put a StaticText control and a PopupMenu control on a Window.

For the popup menu, put the following in its open handler:

// fill the popup menu with the name of jazz musicians

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Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Apr 15, 2002 at 05:07 PM, in Developer Center
I ordered an iMac/700 on 02/23 from the Apple... 1,388 Views / 54 Replies  
I ordered an iMac/700 on 02/23 from the Apple Store and just received an email saying it shipped from Rancho Cordova, CA at around 8:30 tonight.

Its a stock machine, so I'm not sure why its...
Posted by Brooks Seymore, on Mar 12, 2002 at 01:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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