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Buggy airport in OS X? 391 Views / 0 Replies  
Ever since I got my powerbook G4 I noticed that OSX (10.1.3 at the time, and jaguar now) didn't hadle the airport network in my campus too well. The signal would always be fluctuating and I'd lose...
Posted by lenz, on Oct 25, 2002 at 05:12 PM, in Networking
well it's pretty obvious that for those... 1,704 Views / 24 Replies  
well it's pretty obvious that for those powerbooks that take advantage of QE (particularly those with the 7500 GPU) will run hotter than before. I have a 550 and as you know the Radeon Mobility is...
Posted by lenz, on Sep 13, 2002 at 05:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
In previous builds of OS X I used to be able to... 1,169 Views / 12 Replies  
In previous builds of OS X I used to be able to restart the computer while connected to the tv, and quickly close the lid before it starts up and it would only dispaly onto the tv. I found that the...
Posted by lenz, on Sep 13, 2002 at 05:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: .hidden in other volume 512 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanx a mil! I can't believe I never looked in the Dev Tools for such a utility.
Posted by lenz, on Sep 9, 2002 at 02:27 AM, in Mac OS X
.hidden in other volume 512 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm wondering how I can hide a folder that does not reside in the same volume as the system. I have created a .hidden file on this volume and listed the directory in it but this didn't work. ...
Posted by lenz, on Sep 8, 2002 at 05:57 AM, in Mac OS X
For any of you that care, the iostream bugs have... 379 Views / 1 Replies  
For any of you that care, the iostream bugs have been fixed in X.2.1. Thank God, these were pretty critical bugs. I look forward to it's official release.
Posted by lenz, on Sep 3, 2002 at 12:18 AM, in Developer Center
Jaguar VM 591 Views / 6 Replies  
VM in Jaguar seems to be broken in 10.2. Overtime the VM file grows huge and i have to restart like twice a day. This never happened in 10.1. Anyone experiencing this?
Posted by lenz, on Sep 2, 2002 at 10:12 PM, in Mac OS X
IOStreams in Aug/July Dev Tools 379 Views / 1 Replies  
I have build several CLI applications that use IOStreams which now compile fine with the new dev tools but iostreams operate very strangely. Has anyone else come accross this problem? A simple...
Posted by lenz, on Aug 30, 2002 at 05:21 AM, in Developer Center
well they've either killed them or made a... 506 Views / 8 Replies  
well they've either killed them or made a complete resign of the APIs because I wasn't able to find a single dockling that actually worked in 10.2. I'll check out the release notes and updated cocoa...
Posted by lenz, on Aug 30, 2002 at 05:16 AM, in Developer Center
well for one thing I can't get iostreams to... 543 Views / 3 Replies  
well for one thing I can't get iostreams to behave like they're supposed to. For example, the getline function doesn't read the line until a second carriage return from the user. Here is the call I...
Posted by lenz, on Aug 23, 2002 at 03:39 AM, in Developer Center
major bugs in dev tools 6c115? 543 Views / 3 Replies  
I have installed the jaguar dev tools and there seems to be some rather critical bugs in them. Has anyone else experienced this? My cli applications which always compiled fine refuse to compile nor...
Posted by lenz, on Aug 22, 2002 at 10:49 PM, in Developer Center
inline asm? 400 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi, I want to access the add with carry instruction (which I assume still exists in PowerPCs) from a c++ application. I have never had inline asm instructions so please provide as much detail as...
Posted by lenz, on Aug 16, 2002 at 01:44 AM, in Developer Center
....and about the other topic you were talking... 1,326 Views / 24 Replies  
....and about the other topic you were talking about I have two things to say. First I'm very surprised that none of the usual losers have come to flame you and second is that although apple...
Posted by lenz, on Aug 9, 2002 at 04:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
don't worry man, the installation on any... 1,326 Views / 24 Replies  
don't worry man, the installation on any powerbook is usually a breeze. I have owned a wallstreet, a pismo and now a tibook and the hard drive swap is amazingly easy. Usually it just consists of...
Posted by lenz, on Aug 9, 2002 at 02:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
control actions 373 Views / 0 Replies  
I couple of weeks back I posted a question about how to embed a certain action into a text field control so that when the user hits return or enter an event is triggered that tell the program to go...
Posted by lenz, on Jul 31, 2002 at 04:41 AM, in Developer Center
ID3 is FAR better choice for the developers for... 587 Views / 27 Replies  
ID3 is FAR better choice for the developers for many many reasons none of which I'll discuss. However, it seems there is some unclarity about our answers. What I said is that you can have ID3X...
Posted by lenz, on Jul 27, 2002 at 03:58 AM, in Mac OS X
yeah, download ID3X and run your mp3s through it.... 587 Views / 27 Replies  
yeah, download ID3X and run your mp3s through it. If memory serves, there was an option to tag your mp3s according to their folder hierarchy
Posted by lenz, on Jul 25, 2002 at 05:16 PM, in Mac OS X
OK, here are my two bits....how come inkwell is... 1,776 Views / 164 Replies  
OK, here are my two bits....how come inkwell is nowhere to be found in 6c106? Is it going to be an optional add-on? As for 6c160 being GM or even FC I say no way! I have my tiBook running on it...
Posted by lenz, on Jul 25, 2002 at 05:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Too many flamers around here 344 Views / 8 Replies  
I seems there are far too many people with some office furniture stuck up the as*es going around and flaming any thread which they don't like. If you don't want to read the thread why waste your...
Posted by lenz, on Jul 25, 2002 at 04:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Jaguar 6c106 334 Views / 4 Replies  
I just got my copy of X.2 build 6c106 and man is this thing fast....web page rendering is like 2x as fast. There are tons of new features really appreciated by a powerbook user like myself and...
Posted by lenz, on Jul 25, 2002 at 05:09 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm using c++ using the carbon frameworks but I... 439 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm using c++ using the carbon frameworks but I think I follow the ObjC example. I'll give it a try

<small>[ 07-19-2002, 04:20 PM: Message edited by: lenz ]</small>
Posted by lenz, on Jul 19, 2002 at 04:18 PM, in Developer Center
text field input retrieval 439 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm wondering how I can set up a text field control so that when the user presses enter(and or return) it triggers some kind of event to let the application know that it can extract the data from the...
Posted by lenz, on Jul 19, 2002 at 04:18 AM, in Developer Center
what alot of you people fail to realise is that... 1,002 Views / 53 Replies  
what alot of you people fail to realise is that apple is just a company and in the end will shaft people to make money for itself. I complaining about .mac not because it's not a good deal but...
Posted by lenz, on Jul 18, 2002 at 10:07 PM, in Mac OS X
What's happening to apple...They're really... 486 Views / 41 Replies  
What's happening to apple...They're really letting some of us down. Did bill gates brain wash Steve Jobs? They should atleast settle with this guy out of court. I've used 10.2 and Sherlock 3 is a...
Posted by lenz, on Jul 18, 2002 at 04:35 AM, in Mac OS X
umm...people don't forget. That Carbon APIs are... 1,002 Views / 99 Replies  
umm...people don't forget. That Carbon APIs are not finilized. Apple will probably make almost all the Cocoa APIs accessible for Carbon. C++ is still the most dominant language and I'm sure...
Posted by lenz, on Jul 18, 2002 at 04:18 AM, in Mac OS X
## Component Manager: somone is attempting to find symbols in a component alias of ty 348 Views / 2 Replies  
I keep getting this error in the project builder console when I'm trying to select a file with the FileManager routine NavGetFile(); This is my exact usage of it. What am I doing wrong?
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Posted by lenz, on Jul 9, 2002 at 05:11 AM, in Developer Center
full path in terminal 412 Views / 1 Replies  
My question is about obtaining the current path the user is in when a command is executed. For example, if the user executes the following in the terminal:

cd /some/path
./ myProgram -someOption...
Posted by lenz, on Jul 6, 2002 at 08:35 PM, in Developer Center
OK, so this is what I have so far....I must say,... 541 Views / 13 Replies  
OK, so this is what I have so far....I must say, it's starting to look pretty sweet. A word of advice to anyone who also wants to do the same thing. Use a high grid sandpaper even for the stripping...
Posted by lenz, on Jun 21, 2002 at 07:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I forgot to mention one other thing....I want to... 541 Views / 13 Replies  
I forgot to mention one other thing....I want to finish it all up with some kind of light gloss coating to protect and even out the overall look to the carbon fiber. I'm wondering if any of you are...
Posted by lenz, on Jun 21, 2002 at 05:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
OK, I'll take some higher resolution pics as soon... 541 Views / 13 Replies  
OK, I'll take some higher resolution pics as soon as it's finished.

From what I have done so far I have discovered that there are two tricky parts to the process. One is to get the carbon fiber...
Posted by lenz, on Jun 21, 2002 at 01:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thanx for the correction.....I meant carbon fiber... 541 Views / 13 Replies  
thanx for the correction.....I meant carbon fiber :p
Posted by lenz, on Jun 19, 2002 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
what I did about peeling lighter tibook paint 541 Views / 13 Replies  
well it's not as pretty as the original but the color of titanium is rather attrictive especially since it's a perfect match to the keyboard. Overall it's much nicer than having patches of paint...
Posted by lenz, on Jun 18, 2002 at 11:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Power adapter light 345 Views / 1 Replies  
I bought my powerbook 4 months ago and for the first couple of weeks, when the battery was charging the rim of light around the tip of the power plug turned orange when the battery was recharging and...
Posted by lenz, on May 22, 2002 at 05:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
no offense but some of you people really need to... 868 Views / 74 Replies  
no offense but some of you people really need to get a life insulting the originator of this thread like that. The poor guy keeps repeating himself and no one seems to be listening. His point is to...
Posted by lenz, on May 12, 2002 at 04:48 AM, in Mac OS X
the fan activity is no different that X.1.4 so in... 417 Views / 12 Replies  
the fan activity is no different that X.1.4 so in other words it's pretty good....under regular use it never comes on. Only when using Virtual PC or playing Quake and cpu taxing applications does it...
Posted by lenz, on May 11, 2002 at 03:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
well my friend, I can tell you right now that for... 417 Views / 12 Replies  
well my friend, I can tell you right now that for us powerbook owners it's not gonna be much better for a while. I own a powerbook g4/550 and installed OS X.2 WWDC and I'll tell you the performance...
Posted by lenz, on May 11, 2002 at 05:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I can't wait for apple to write code to take... 402 Views / 22 Replies  
I can't wait for apple to write code to take advantage of the new G4 chips. Having 4 altivec units should definetly make a BIG difference. By the way, the finder is already heavily altivec aware...
Posted by lenz, on Mar 7, 2002 at 10:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook G4 LCD upgrade 349 Views / 5 Replies  
do you guys think that apple will offer an the new higher resolution lcd (if and when it comes out ) as a part purchase. If apple uses the current form factor for the tiBook I don't see why you...
Posted by lenz, on Feb 21, 2002 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't know if this info is going to be useful... 526 Views / 26 Replies  
I don't know if this info is going to be useful to you anymore but what the heck. I own a ibook500 and a tiBook550 and I must say that there is a big difference in the sharpness of the two screens. ...
Posted by lenz, on Feb 21, 2002 at 06:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would say that the fan on my 550 is 4-5x times... 414 Views / 10 Replies  
I would say that the fan on my 550 is 4-5x times as loud as my hard drive. I don't know if that gives a clear picture of how loud it is so here is another try. It sounds like the person on the...
Posted by lenz, on Feb 21, 2002 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the installation is a breeze....really it's a... 365 Views / 7 Replies  
the installation is a breeze....really it's a joke. All you have to do is unscrew the bottom cover, open two screws holding the HD in and put in the new one. Try doing this with a new iBook, it's...
Posted by lenz, on Feb 9, 2002 at 05:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah fellaws...relax. Thanx to the gentle... 559 Views / 21 Replies  
yeah fellaws...relax.

Thanx to the gentle men who answered. I have been to just about everyone of the desktop wallpaper sites and they all suck. The quality of the pictures are always poor and...
Posted by lenz, on Jan 11, 2002 at 03:09 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm talking about the desktop picture...not the... 559 Views / 21 Replies  
I'm talking about the desktop picture...not the overall desktop. So no, not the same topic!
Posted by lenz, on Jan 10, 2002 at 12:59 AM, in Mac OS X
Very very useful. I'm not gonna commit to... 357 Views / 5 Replies  
Very very useful. I'm not gonna commit to testing it yet cuz I have to check out my load at school. But it's a very clever idea!
Posted by lenz, on Jan 10, 2002 at 12:10 AM, in Mac OS X
Coolest OSX Desktop Pic 559 Views / 21 Replies  
There are always forums about the coolest looking mac, but how about the coolest looking desktop? I wanna see what you guys have out there.
Posted by lenz, on Jan 10, 2002 at 12:07 AM, in Mac OS X
I do believe that's what I was saying. I was... 649 Views / 17 Replies  
I do believe that's what I was saying. I was complaining about the drivers for the tiBook not the tibook itself. Infact in terms of video performance it's the best notebook apple has ever made
Posted by lenz, on Jan 9, 2002 at 04:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yes, but your powerbook uses the rage128 video... 649 Views / 17 Replies  
yes, but your powerbook uses the rage128 video card whose drivers are fairly mature. I own a powerbook 550 and a ibook500. DVD in the ibook is very good. I'm not talking about dropped frames, I'm...
Posted by lenz, on Jan 8, 2002 at 04:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
TiBook 550 DVD Quality 649 Views / 17 Replies  
I just bought a tiBook 550 and I have noticed that the dvd playback quality is awful. I have upgraded to version 3.0 of apple's dvd player but there is still TONS Of noise. I haven't done too much...
Posted by lenz, on Jan 5, 2002 at 02:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Adaptive Color 409 Views / 0 Replies  
I noticed that the when I change the resource images which my application draws to indexed color instead of RGB the performace increase is about 4-5 fold(taking the image to photoshop and choosing...
Posted by lenz, on Dec 19, 2001 at 08:21 PM, in Developer Center
trasparent custom window 392 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm wondering if anyone could post a code snippet that would create a custom window with a transparency of say .5. I have no experience whatsoever with Quartz and the documentation is starting to...
Posted by lenz, on Dec 6, 2001 at 08:38 PM, in Developer Center
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