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Check the setting in Account Settings >... 160 Views / 2 Replies  
Check the setting in Account Settings > Composition & Addressing in an account. Make sure that "Compose messages in HTML format" is not checked.
Posted by Curiosity, on Aug 31, 2014 at 01:50 AM, in Applications
My favourite browser is now SeaMonkey, since... 346 Views / 5 Replies  
My favourite browser is now SeaMonkey, since Firefox has been cut to pieces by its developers.
My favourite image viewer is Xee.
I like VLC, since it can access not only video formats, but also...
Posted by Curiosity, on Jul 3, 2014 at 01:28 AM, in Applications
How about VLC? It can create a playlist and can... 951 Views / 5 Replies  
How about VLC? It can create a playlist and can shuffle the order of playing if you like that.
Posted by Curiosity, on May 23, 2014 at 01:51 AM, in Applications
Are you using NoScript or YesScript? Those can... 376 Views / 11 Replies  
Are you using NoScript or YesScript? Those can both enable or disable javascript for individual sites.
Posted by Curiosity, on May 1, 2014 at 01:42 AM, in Applications
You have to set that from about:config now... 376 Views / 11 Replies  
You have to set that from about:config now because that setting was removed from the preferences graphical interface. This is the setting:
javascript.enabled - set to true
Posted by Curiosity, on Apr 29, 2014 at 01:09 AM, in Applications
I did not set it up. It just happened. Firefox... 508 Views / 12 Replies  
I did not set it up. It just happened. Firefox has the ability to interact with Growl already.
Posted by Curiosity, on Apr 14, 2014 at 01:42 AM, in Applications
Growl is under Other in System Preferences and... 508 Views / 12 Replies  
Growl is under Other in System Preferences and its icon is a paw.
Posted by Curiosity, on Apr 13, 2014 at 01:32 AM, in Applications
I do like it. The Mozilla browsers have Growl... 508 Views / 12 Replies  
I do like it. The Mozilla browsers have Growl notification built in, as far as I know. SeaMonkey and Firefox both use it, anyway. Cog, a music player, uses Growl to notify me when it starts...
Posted by Curiosity, on Apr 12, 2014 at 01:35 AM, in Applications
If you mean Growl that installs into the System... 508 Views / 12 Replies  
If you mean Growl that installs into the System Preferences, it notifies about all sorts of events. For example, it will notify you when a download has completed with a browser, it will notify when...
Posted by Curiosity, on Apr 11, 2014 at 01:41 AM, in Applications
If the battery swells up on a laptop, it can... 371 Views / 6 Replies  
If the battery swells up on a laptop, it can press on the underside of the trackpad. That can cause the mouse pointer to wander.
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 22, 2013 at 01:30 AM, in Mac OS X
Not sure exactly what a Magic Mouse is, but I... 608 Views / 4 Replies  
Not sure exactly what a Magic Mouse is, but I plugged a 2-button trackball into my Mac OS Tiger laptop and did not need to install any software. Mac OS just took it over and used it.
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 12, 2013 at 01:11 AM, in Mac OS X
Maybe that is related to your home page? Do you... 433 Views / 2 Replies  
Maybe that is related to your home page? Do you need to sign in to that?
Posted by Curiosity, on Aug 1, 2013 at 01:01 AM, in Applications
What is YouTube5? Is that something you have to... 749 Views / 11 Replies  
What is YouTube5? Is that something you have to install to use HTML5? On my system, Safari is using HTML5 whenever possible with video sites. Click to Plugin is the extension I use with Safari to...
Posted by Curiosity, on Jun 26, 2013 at 01:04 AM, in Applications
Safari for Mac is now using HTML5 with YouTube. ... 749 Views / 11 Replies  
Safari for Mac is now using HTML5 with YouTube. Click to Flash controls Flash, not anything else.
Posted by Curiosity, on Jun 25, 2013 at 01:55 AM, in Applications
You do have to set some settings for the... 646 Views / 4 Replies  
You do have to set some settings for the extension. Access those from Preferences > Extensions > ClickToFlash. If it is anything like ClickToPlugin, you have to check a box to enable it, and to see...
Posted by Curiosity, on Mar 27, 2013 at 01:09 AM, in Applications
Get ClickToPlugin. ClickToPlugin & ClickToFlash... 646 Views / 4 Replies  
Get ClickToPlugin.
ClickToPlugin & ClickToFlash Safari extensions (http://hoyois.github.com/safariextensions/clicktoplugin/)
Posted by Curiosity, on Mar 26, 2013 at 01:08 AM, in Applications
What about pasting into a text editor first, then... 521 Views / 4 Replies  
What about pasting into a text editor first, then copying and pasting into Notes?
Posted by Curiosity, on Mar 4, 2013 at 01:37 AM, in Mac OS X
What about browser.showQuitWarning? Does that... 390 Views / 3 Replies  
What about browser.showQuitWarning? Does that have any effect on the warnings about closing tabs?
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 15, 2013 at 12:13 AM, in Applications
What happens if you select a local .pdf file,... 1,915 Views / 11 Replies  
What happens if you select a local .pdf file, press Cmd-i, choose "Open with:", select Preview.app and click the "Change All:" button? Does that fix it?
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 2, 2013 at 12:30 AM, in Mac OS X
I just did that with Safari, both from the... 1,915 Views / 11 Replies  
I just did that with Safari, both from the Internet, and by dragging and dropping a .pdf file onto the Safari window. It works.
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 1, 2013 at 12:17 AM, in Mac OS X
I saw no need to index Spotlight since it is... 251 Views / 15 Replies  
I saw no need to index Spotlight since it is crippled anyway. I use EasyFind.
Posted by Curiosity, on Dec 2, 2012 at 07:50 PM, in Mac OS X
I think it is a good idea. Applications... 218 Views / 8 Replies  
I think it is a good idea. Applications installed inside a standard account have no admin privilege, so cannot change the operating system without asking for an admin login, which should make you...
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 9, 2012 at 09:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Why not just print to PDF? Use File > Print and... 384 Views / 3 Replies  
Why not just print to PDF? Use File > Print and choose to print to PDF.
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 7, 2012 at 09:34 PM, in Applications
Try repairing permissions on the drive. That... 525 Views / 27 Replies  
Try repairing permissions on the drive. That might unlock it.
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 5, 2012 at 09:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Firefox is a much better browser than Safari. I... 1,159 Views / 68 Replies  
Firefox is a much better browser than Safari. I use it only where Firefox cannot seem to go (such as some purchase pages), or to test things. Safari has so few options, the cookie handling is...
Posted by Curiosity, on Jun 6, 2012 at 01:12 AM, in Mac OS X
I would say Snow Leopard with Tiger a close... 1,782 Views / 57 Replies  
I would say Snow Leopard with Tiger a close second.
Posted by Curiosity, on May 14, 2012 at 01:03 AM, in Mac OS X
I have no idea what was going on, but the problem... 745 Views / 6 Replies  
I have no idea what was going on, but the problem is now solved. As a last resort, I reinstalled Safari 4.1.3, and it now behaves normally.
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 25, 2012 at 12:40 AM, in Applications
The exact error message: Bad Request ... 745 Views / 6 Replies  
The exact error message:

Bad Request

Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand.
Reason: You're speaking plain HTTP to an SSL-enabled server port.
Instead use the HTTPS...
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 24, 2012 at 02:12 PM, in Applications
I get an error page that says I am using HTTP... 745 Views / 6 Replies  
I get an error page that says I am using HTTP protocol to talk to an HTTPS site. That has happened with all the secure sites that I tried, and they were a mixed bunch of different types of sites.
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 24, 2012 at 12:09 AM, in Applications
Safari 4.1.3 problem with HTTPS 745 Views / 6 Replies  
I am unable to get Safari 4.1.3 to access HTTPS pages. I cannot do any secure web access at all. What would cause that? I am stuck with using Mac OS Tiger on my old laptop, so the latest version...
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 23, 2012 at 04:54 PM, in Applications
If you want to look at a whole folder full of... 981 Views / 32 Replies  
If you want to look at a whole folder full of pictures, Xee is a nice image viewer. It has arrows in the toolbar to load the next or previous image, or you can use keyboard shortcuts with the Cmd...
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 16, 2012 at 12:08 AM, in Mac OS X
Thunderbird for me seems to need to connect to... 695 Views / 3 Replies  
Thunderbird for me seems to need to connect to various verisign sites to check security certificates. One of these is evsecure-ocsp.verisign.com. Sounds similar in purpose to ocsp.digicert.com, so...
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 14, 2012 at 12:10 AM, in Applications
If you are using Little Snitch, it is using... 695 Views / 3 Replies  
If you are using Little Snitch, it is using Thunderbird.app now to make its rules rather than Thunderbird.bin. This seems to require more rules.
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 13, 2012 at 12:32 AM, in Applications
There is a graphics viewer called Xee that plays... 838 Views / 5 Replies  
There is a graphics viewer called Xee that plays animated gifs. That is the viewer that I use most of the time.
Posted by Curiosity, on Jan 22, 2012 at 01:36 AM, in Applications
I have synced my ipod contacts through iTunes to... 6,259 Views / 10 Replies  
I have synced my ipod contacts through iTunes to the Mac address book. Since the iPod uses iOS just as the iPhone does, that should also work for an iPhone.
Posted by Curiosity, on Dec 17, 2011 at 12:05 AM, in Mac OS X
Opera 11.52 not running Java 336 Views / 0 Replies  
I am running Opera 11.52 on Mac OS 10.6.8. Since the last Java update from Apple, Opera will not run any Java applets. Is there anything I can do to fix that?
Posted by Curiosity, on Nov 21, 2011 at 01:53 PM, in Applications
I just updated the software in the iPod to... 474 Views / 3 Replies  
I just updated the software in the iPod to version 5.0.1, and I like it better. The pictures are now sorted in order of filename, and are much better. I guess the problem is solved.
Posted by Curiosity, on Nov 12, 2011 at 01:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I do have a Mac. I prefer not to use iPhoto to... 568 Views / 7 Replies  
I do have a Mac. I prefer not to use iPhoto to store my pictures, because I dislike the viewing interface. I think Xee has a much better picture viewing interface. Since the instructions tell me...
Posted by Curiosity, on Nov 12, 2011 at 12:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
There is no trash can in the Photo Library... 568 Views / 7 Replies  
There is no trash can in the Photo Library pictures. That is only in the Camera Roll pictures.
With the Photo Library, there is an icon that looks like a box with an arrow coming out of it. That...
Posted by Curiosity, on Nov 12, 2011 at 12:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The photos I synced into it were not displayed in... 474 Views / 3 Replies  
The photos I synced into it were not displayed in order of filename or date & time. I wanted to view them in order of filename. The photo library is where the pictures are stored. What criterion...
Posted by Curiosity, on Nov 11, 2011 at 06:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This is a new iPod (v. 4.3.5). There is no menu... 568 Views / 7 Replies  
This is a new iPod (v. 4.3.5). There is no menu button at the top right. There is one at bottom left, but it does not bring up Delete as one of the choices.
Posted by Curiosity, on Nov 11, 2011 at 06:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Delete photos in iPod? 568 Views / 7 Replies  
How does one delete photos from a new iPod? The instructions in Safari in that iPod are no help. They tell you to use the Delete button, but there is no Delete button.
Posted by Curiosity, on Nov 11, 2011 at 02:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod file sort 474 Views / 3 Replies  
Is there any way to sort files in a new iPod? How are they arranged anyway?
Posted by Curiosity, on Nov 11, 2011 at 02:12 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sync photos with several directories 319 Views / 0 Replies  
Is there any way to synch more than one directory of photos and have them all stay in the iPod? It seems to me that I can only get one directory of photos in there. If I try to do a second one, it...
Posted by Curiosity, on Nov 11, 2011 at 02:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The screen savers are in the main library on the... 767 Views / 16 Replies  
The screen savers are in the main library on the hard drive or in your account library. They should be in a subdirectory called "Screen Savers".
Posted by Curiosity, on Nov 6, 2011 at 01:49 AM, in Mac OS X
Safari 4.1.3 will not open secure pages 363 Views / 0 Replies  
I am unable to get Safari 4.1.3 running on Mac OS 10.4.11 to open secure pages. It just gives an error message.
'Safari can’t open the page "https://<address of page>” because the server...
Posted by Curiosity, on Oct 28, 2011 at 07:52 PM, in Applications
I do not see any references to the Finder list... 428 Views / 2 Replies  
I do not see any references to the Finder list view background in the Finder preferences, the Finder view options, or the Appearance system preferences.
Posted by Curiosity, on Oct 20, 2011 at 01:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Finder list view 428 Views / 2 Replies  
In my standard account, the finder list view is striped, with alternate lines being white and light grey. In my admin account, that view has a solid white background. How did that happen? How...
Posted by Curiosity, on Oct 19, 2011 at 06:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Just one question: why do you expect to have to... 1,002 Views / 14 Replies  
Just one question: why do you expect to have to enter a password to access the Shared account? That account is accessible from any other account on the computer. That is why it is called "Shared".
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 12, 2011 at 01:07 AM, in Mac OS X
I can use the bookmarks menu on the toolbar for... 476 Views / 2 Replies  
I can use the bookmarks menu on the toolbar for everything except that one item. I would like to use it for everything.
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 8, 2011 at 01:15 AM, in Applications
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