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As you are booting up just hold X key down, and... 571 Views / 11 Replies  
As you are booting up just hold X key down, and it should start up in X.

Unless you did something in OS9 like throw out the SYSTEM folder.
:confused:
Posted by spiznet, on Dec 13, 2004 at 02:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Panther is great. Faster than Jaguar. I had... 1,847 Views / 42 Replies  
Panther is great. Faster than Jaguar.

I had to install new version of more compatible ASM, otherwise dock disappeared, but thats the only problem I had and was easily resolved.

-Mark Scott...
Posted by spiznet, on Jan 13, 2004 at 10:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Was my post clear? Perhaps not. I am saying... 235 Views / 1 Replies  
Was my post clear? Perhaps not.

I am saying that, if I move files to a folder, I do not always see them appear in that folder until I close the folder, then open it again.

Also, perhaps...
Posted by spiznet, on Jan 13, 2004 at 10:00 AM, in Mac OS X
files icons/lists not updating after move 235 Views / 1 Replies  
Does it bother anyone that the rock-solid file system that existed under OS9 (sign of cross) and previous Mac OSes has been replaced by a fairly casual version of file/folder updating.

EXAMPLE:...
Posted by spiznet, on Jan 12, 2004 at 04:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Actually I found thsat thread, the answer is one... 410 Views / 2 Replies  
Actually I found thsat thread, the answer is one of the last posts:

Skylaw
Re: 10.3.2 and Dock [re: ML Zurich]
12/28/03 09:12 AM
I just did an archive and install of 10.3 (Panther) and...
Posted by spiznet, on Jan 7, 2004 at 10:16 AM, in Mac OS X
Dock gone bad- Panther install 410 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi-

I installed Panther and my dock appears at the bottom of the screen and blinks up and down.

I installed all updates and repaired permissions.

It is ok when machine starts up, only goes...
Posted by spiznet, on Jan 6, 2004 at 04:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Also, an easy way to do this (if the line only... 1,910 Views / 10 Replies  
Also, an easy way to do this (if the line only moves in one direction) Is to use only 2 images: one with the map & line, one with the map only.

Then use a "wipe" transition (using director,...
Posted by spiznet, on Dec 16, 2003 at 03:22 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Outlook 2001 Mac Printing Question 645 Views / 2 Replies  
Outlook Express printed sender and reciever email addresses and it is free with IE.

While on the subject, does anyone know if there is there ANY WAY from the Mac to print your address book from...
Posted by spiznet, on Dec 15, 2003 at 11:29 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Right, reconnecting pictures is problematic. ... 348 Views / 4 Replies  
Right, reconnecting pictures is problematic.

Another hard option: 11x17 scanners are > $2000

Digital camera option is the best one, I guess!
Posted by spiznet, on Oct 22, 2003 at 02:27 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Most of the educational priced software are at... 412 Views / 5 Replies  
Most of the educational priced software are at 1/4 list price. Most commercial upgrades are at 1/8 to 1/4 list price.

The way to do it AFAIK is to keep getting ed versions, or bite the bullet and...
Posted by spiznet, on Oct 7, 2003 at 09:50 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
My casette tape drive also not giving optimal... 655 Views / 15 Replies  
My casette tape drive also not giving optimal performance. Nowhere near as smooth as Apple IIe!

:eek:
Posted by spiznet, on Oct 6, 2003 at 10:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Use a service bureau that has Quark 6. Let them... 575 Views / 7 Replies  
Use a service bureau that has Quark 6. Let them open it.
Posted by spiznet, on Oct 3, 2003 at 10:07 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
The only file format that uses the resolution... 19,993 Views / 9 Replies  
The only file format that uses the resolution independent "clipping path" created by the pen tools & path menu is the Photoshop eps format.

(I'm just checking) ...with versions 6 & 7 you are also...
Posted by spiznet, on Oct 3, 2003 at 10:04 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: How is this done? 545 Views / 4 Replies  
It looks all hand done, he probably uses a scan for a backdrop & uses bezier pen tool & wacom tablet in adobe illustrator. nice stuff, and what others are doing!
Posted by spiznet, on Oct 2, 2003 at 04:14 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Art Director- I think you may agree this... 506 Views / 7 Replies  
Art Director-

I think you may agree this printer is the "closest" pressmatch for the money, as well as having great rip & print speeds. Short of a matchprint or digital proofer are you going to...
Posted by spiznet, on Oct 1, 2003 at 11:07 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
2. Colour accurate A3+ Colour Laser printer. ... 506 Views / 7 Replies  
2. Colour accurate A3+ Colour Laser printer.

Both need to be networkable via Ethernet, with 4-6 machines printing to them.

As mentioned in other threads, Xerox (Tektronix) Phaser 7700 can't be...
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 30, 2003 at 09:40 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I assume you have maxed out the system RAM,... 396 Views / 4 Replies  
I assume you have maxed out the system RAM, 1500mb
(3 512mb sticks costing 100$ each) is a cheap solution. Then set Distiller memory usage to 1GB.

-Mark Scott
Director of Technology
J/B...
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 26, 2003 at 01:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Don't rotate manually, input your rotation amount... 436 Views / 13 Replies  
Don't rotate manually, input your rotation amount on the option bar- which wasn't available in v. 5.5
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 25, 2003 at 02:56 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
art_director- We print proofs for the... 619 Views / 10 Replies  
art_director-

We print proofs for the authors of their college textbook illustrations, we save copies and compare them to the final printed pages- its as close as it needs to be.

Suprisingly...
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 17, 2003 at 03:31 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
quote: ... 619 Views / 10 Replies  
quote:
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Originally posted by DeathMan:
So hows the color? Pretty accurate for doing a soft proof? How close is it to actual...
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 12, 2003 at 04:22 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
right, Weezer: wasn't it just 6 months ago... 9,777 Views / 80 Replies  
right, Weezer:
wasn't it just 6 months ago when awctopus had us all bunched up saying that OS9 was here to stay...

(He always raises good points!)

Also no offense...
-Mark
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 12, 2003 at 02:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK, I found solution: Just print the report... 437 Views / 2 Replies  
OK, I found solution:
Just print the report created by Quark's Collect for Output. All the styles are listed there.
-Mark
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 12, 2003 at 01:58 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
: DeathMan Its probably a combination of a... 602 Views / 6 Replies  
:
DeathMan
Its probably a combination of a low resolution image, and a missing printer font.
The text should come out clean if you have both the screen font and the printer font.
If you're...
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 12, 2003 at 01:55 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
This is normal. On-screen, 72ppi looks fine,... 602 Views / 6 Replies  
This is normal.
On-screen, 72ppi looks fine, but for printing you'll need around 300ppi imagery.
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 10, 2003 at 02:25 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
The Tektronix Phaser 780 gave us proofs very... 492 Views / 2 Replies  
The Tektronix Phaser 780 gave us proofs very close to press color (with the correct driver settings) at 4 pages/minute.

More recently, the Xerox (Tektronix) Phaser 7700 gives us the same dead on...
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 10, 2003 at 02:21 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Oh, sorry, Quark 5, OS9. (and the Save... 437 Views / 2 Replies  
Oh, sorry, Quark 5, OS9.

(and the Save option merely records changes you have made to the styles (internally) , it doesn't save a separate file.)
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 10, 2003 at 12:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
printing out Quark style sheet information 437 Views / 2 Replies  
This may be a dumb question but is there a way to print out the details of style sheets contained in a Quark document?

It doesn't seem like Quark does this, nor does MarkzWare Flightcheck...
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 10, 2003 at 12:29 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
They could name the next version of search... 2,296 Views / 39 Replies  
They could name the next version of search software Ferret(tm)
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 5, 2003 at 02:40 PM, in Mac OS X
I tracked it down: It happens after using... 566 Views / 11 Replies  
I tracked it down:

It happens after using Fetch 4.01 and then returning to Finder.

The Cmd-W key does close the window (which of course cannot then be re-opened)

Thanks!!
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 4, 2003 at 01:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Title Bar stuck off top of screen 566 Views / 11 Replies  
Somehow in OSX I got a window with its title bar off the top of my screen. How can I move or close this window? (you can't click & drag with sides of window in X.)

And how does a window title bar...
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 4, 2003 at 11:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Maybe Apple decided to change that, too. What's... 421 Views / 4 Replies  
Maybe Apple decided to change that, too. What's next, no mouse?
:err:
Posted by spiznet, on Sep 3, 2003 at 02:05 PM, in Mac OS X
...And on a G5 it will run at the speed of a... 1,576 Views / 36 Replies  
...And on a G5 it will run at the speed of a G4!!!!
at least there is no debug code...
Posted by spiznet, on Aug 5, 2003 at 02:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Drive 10 930 Views / 13 Replies  
Drive 10
Posted by spiznet, on Jul 21, 2003 at 11:11 AM, in Mac OS X
I installed OSX onto an Imac here at my office.... 349 Views / 2 Replies  
I installed OSX onto an Imac here at my office. Some files did not copy over. (THis machine belonged to the CEO's Assistant) It had some word documents and some folders that were on the desktop that...
Posted by spiznet, on Jun 26, 2003 at 12:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: Re: Why OS X is getting slower over time. THE ANSWER. 4,506 Views / 66 Replies  
Is it really going to make a difference whether there are alias icons or file/program icons on the desktop- they are still icons. What is the improvement caused by, if not for the sake of the OS not...
Posted by spiznet, on Jun 10, 2003 at 02:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Ok, I have gone back to OS9 as well as OSX to... 450 Views / 10 Replies  
Ok, I have gone back to OS9 as well as OSX to find out why I got this impression...

My mistake!

After checking Adobe, Macromedia & Microsoft applications, I see that the palettes and tools...
Posted by spiznet, on May 29, 2003 at 10:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Sorry for the confusing message: Let me try... 450 Views / 10 Replies  
Sorry for the confusing message: Let me try again:

1) OSX Finder behavior closes all open windows except the one's from the *currently active* application. (Well, it doesn't close them, it just...
Posted by spiznet, on May 28, 2003 at 05:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Application Help Menus less useful in OSX 450 Views / 10 Replies  
Sorry, I just noticed this:

OSX finder makes all windows disappear except for the current App.

So: in an application, when you go for the Help menu, it comes up as browser html (in IE),...
Posted by spiznet, on May 27, 2003 at 01:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Its back! 413 Views / 2 Replies  
Problem with ethernet speeds in 9.22 disappeared after I installed the 10.2.6 update. I don't care why! Its working again.
Posted by spiznet, on May 7, 2003 at 03:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Problem went away after installing 10.2.6 update!... 682 Views / 4 Replies  
Problem went away after installing 10.2.6 update!
Hooray!
Posted by spiznet, on May 7, 2003 at 03:12 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Does OSX 10.2.5 slow 9.22 ethernet? 682 Views / 4 Replies  
After installing the 10.2.5 upgrade to my dual boot workstation, I got the following problem: 10.2.5 works fine and connects fine to the office 100bt ethernet...

But when I boot up in 9.22, my...
Posted by spiznet, on May 7, 2003 at 11:14 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
MacOSX 2.5 kills ethernet for 9.22? 413 Views / 2 Replies  
Only after installing the 10.2.5 upgrade: when I boot up in 9.22, my ethernet speeds are crippled (approx. 1 MB per minute, as opposed to several MB per second).

I thought 10.2.5 could have done...
Posted by spiznet, on May 6, 2003 at 12:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Just to throw in 2 cents worth: 1) I don't... 3,902 Views / 69 Replies  
Just to throw in 2 cents worth:

1) I don't think it was ever clarified: do you have the beige g3 with or without a g4 upgrade card? Make sure to keep the extension & control panel for the upgrade...
Posted by spiznet, on Apr 23, 2003 at 01:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: name for next processor 10,789 Views / 98 Replies  
what about "MacX5"

-speed racer
Posted by spiznet, on Apr 10, 2003 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Why Quicksilvers are more expensive now? 848 Views / 8 Replies  
this is what I've heard & seen:

1) MDD last generation had loud fans
2) MDD new generation don't boot OS9
3) MDD DDR ram is not significantly faster (but now actually cheaper, so this is no...
Posted by spiznet, on Apr 10, 2003 at 09:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Safari not printing 259 Views / 0 Replies  
Is there an obvious reason why Safari can't print web pages to the printers that IE has no problem printing to? I would love to use Safari fulltime but this issue always makes me go back to IE...
Posted by spiznet, on Mar 25, 2003 at 04:11 PM, in Mac OS X
I still go back to do real work, too. (500Mhz G4)... 883 Views / 15 Replies  
I still go back to do real work, too. (500Mhz G4)

Printing is extremely slow again after 10.2.4...
Eventually they will work it out in software or throw a much faster chip on the problem so that...
Posted by spiznet, on Mar 5, 2003 at 10:37 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Re: duals! 644 Views / 5 Replies  
[QUOTE]Originally posted by DrBoar:
[B]The argument that the 970 wull be single beacuse a single 2GHz 970 is faster than a G4 dual 1.42 neglect the fact that a single 2 GHz 970 is "only" on par or...
Posted by spiznet, on Feb 28, 2003 at 05:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Since you are adding an autoboot file for... 328 Views / 7 Replies  
Since you are adding an autoboot file for Windows, you might want to just use the Toast option to burn as a straight ISO disk.

(This is a PC format, but Mac's can read PC formats, too.)
...
Posted by spiznet, on Feb 28, 2003 at 05:25 PM, in Mac OS X
PCs cannot read Mac formatted disks (HFS, HFS+). ... 328 Views / 7 Replies  
PCs cannot read Mac formatted disks (HFS, HFS+).
Never have, never will.
Whether its a floppy, zip or CD.

You must burn as Mac/PC "Custom Hybrid". I do it from OS9 in Toast, but I thought that...
Posted by spiznet, on Feb 28, 2003 at 03:09 PM, in Mac OS X
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