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Xcode Help Forum? 235 Views / 0 Replies  
Anybody in a position to recommend any good ones? Need some help parsing a server based XML doc!
Thanks!
Posted by neilnet, on Jul 16, 2012 at 07:33 AM, in Developer Center
Why is it that Mac users are so much more of a... 597 Views / 18 Replies  
Why is it that Mac users are so much more of a helping community than other online communities?

Thanks guys - very much obliged. :thumbsup:

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Posted by neilnet, on Dec 30, 2005 at 01:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Who wants to do some work for me? 597 Views / 18 Replies  
I've got an image that acts as a homescreen for our Internet kiosks.
It's currently an Illustrator file (saved as a jpeg).

Can someone put it into flash and make it move and dance about?

I'll...
Posted by neilnet, on Dec 29, 2005 at 03:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh wait... just found out that Panther isn't... 1,570 Views / 23 Replies  
Oh wait... just found out that Panther isn't actually installed on this machine... (doh!).
Is there any other way to do it?
Posted by neilnet, on May 6, 2005 at 07:15 AM, in Mac OS X
OK - I'm stuck at step 4! My version of Disk... 1,570 Views / 23 Replies  
OK - I'm stuck at step 4!

My version of Disk Copy (iBook 700, Panther) doesn't have a "restore" tab.
Copying the files straight to it doesn't make it bootable.

Help!
Posted by neilnet, on May 6, 2005 at 06:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Absolutely zero complaints about the program... 1,366 Views / 28 Replies  
Absolutely zero complaints about the program here...

Apple collected the box on Tuesday and sent it back good as new on Friday! (They even replaced my our-of-warranty broken keyboard).

Thankyou...
Posted by neilnet, on Feb 9, 2004 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just before I rush out to borrow another... 593 Views / 6 Replies  
Just before I rush out to borrow another monitor...

It seems strange that it should be the monitor only. Whenever the power button is pushed *nothing* happens. Zip/zero/zilch - no lights, no sound...
Posted by neilnet, on Nov 17, 2003 at 02:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Bondi blue - serious boohoo :-( 593 Views / 6 Replies  
Just had a problem with our first Bondi blue (B) iMac - maybe someone can help.

Yesterday the Mum of the house was checking mail on outlook when the monitor strarted to flicker (and make rather...
Posted by neilnet, on Nov 16, 2003 at 07:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Is the web boring? 765 Views / 26 Replies  
Quite a simple question.

Is the web boring? What sites do you find entertaining (Apart from computer threads like MacNN, shashdot, the register etc. etc.) - and why?

[NF]
Posted by neilnet, on Sep 29, 2003 at 08:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd love to post the code... but the applet is a... 466 Views / 5 Replies  
I'd love to post the code... but the applet is a freebie doodah in which I can't view the source. For obvious reasons the main file (which is a .class) opened in TextEdit appears in its raw form :-(...
Posted by neilnet, on Aug 11, 2003 at 12:58 PM, in Developer Center
Thanks for the help. You'll find the main... 466 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the help.

You'll find the main search page here (http://www.nogeeks.net/search.html).

It's kind of difficult to examine the source file - it appears to be an intact applet - but...
Posted by neilnet, on Aug 11, 2003 at 11:27 AM, in Developer Center
Who knows anything about HTML forms? 466 Views / 5 Replies  
Quite a simple question I'm hoping...

I'm using Adobe GoLive to write a basic site (circa 35-40pgs). On the top of every page I've got a simple box/html form that's 35 characters long, with...
Posted by neilnet, on Aug 11, 2003 at 10:10 AM, in Developer Center
Oh yeah - and it's probably not a good idea not... 2,338 Views / 49 Replies  
Oh yeah - and it's probably not a good idea not to sign up to any UK sites with the name Michael Jackson ;)

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Posted by neilnet, on May 30, 2003 at 04:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Learn to cope with hearing about football every... 2,338 Views / 49 Replies  
Learn to cope with hearing about football every single day of your life - even if you hate the sport.

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Posted by neilnet, on May 30, 2003 at 04:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Aha! It's not just me then. I always thought it... 406 Views / 8 Replies  
Aha! It's not just me then. I always thought it was MacReporter - but it's good to know it's not :-)

Now if only Apple would fix it...

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Posted by neilnet, on May 22, 2003 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Absolutely fabulous - thankyou! :D - N 533 Views / 9 Replies  
Absolutely fabulous - thankyou! :D

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Posted by neilnet, on May 19, 2003 at 01:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's the one Andi - now how come some people... 533 Views / 9 Replies  
That's the one Andi - now how come some people can load it and others can't?

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Posted by neilnet, on May 19, 2003 at 12:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You're sure? It works on my lil iBook...???? ... 533 Views / 9 Replies  
You're sure? It works on my lil iBook...????

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Posted by neilnet, on May 19, 2003 at 11:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Calling all Simpsons fans... 533 Views / 9 Replies  
Rather unusual query here.

Can anyone identify what episode this (http://www.nogeeks.net/nogeeks.wav) is from?

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Posted by neilnet, on May 19, 2003 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't ask me why I'm posting in this thread. 1,320 Views / 83 Replies  
Don't ask me why I'm posting in this thread.
Posted by neilnet, on May 18, 2003 at 02:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Alas this is right. The older you get the... 1,583 Views / 69 Replies  
Alas this is right.

The older you get the less there is that satisfies you. Quite depressing really...
Posted by neilnet, on May 18, 2003 at 01:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can't comment specifically for the states -... 347 Views / 4 Replies  
Can't comment specifically for the states - business is different over here (!), but I'm sure some ideas still hold true.

Yes, your lawyer is correct in that 40k isn't a great loss, but remember...
Posted by neilnet, on May 14, 2003 at 01:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Further to the Clie swivel problems I just got a... 866 Views / 19 Replies  
Further to the Clie swivel problems I just got a nice little letter from Sony telling me that it wasn't the clie that failed, but was actually my fault - MY FAULT!

Shrink - you've only had yours...
Posted by neilnet, on May 14, 2003 at 12:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
NOOOOOO!!!! DON'T PULL YOUR KEYS OFF - I'M... 854 Views / 17 Replies  
NOOOOOO!!!!

DON'T PULL YOUR KEYS OFF - I'M BEGGING YOU!

On another "keyboard cleaning" thread some time back someone suggested pulling the keys off, and foolishly, I did. :censor:

The...
Posted by neilnet, on May 14, 2003 at 12:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I kind of wish I hadn't bought that Sony NR70... 866 Views / 19 Replies  
I kind of wish I hadn't bought that Sony NR70 now... (grrr...) IMO it's not a good idea to buy any of the Sony models which have the screen that twists.

Mine has broken *twice* despite my babying...
Posted by neilnet, on May 12, 2003 at 09:43 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
A bit of a workaround, but you can hook up a... 795 Views / 3 Replies  
A bit of a workaround, but you can hook up a line-in cable to headphone out and line in on your G3 then play through iTunes and record to MP3 using recording software.

Quite why Apple have decided...
Posted by neilnet, on May 12, 2003 at 09:36 AM, in Applications
What do you do on the web? 504 Views / 16 Replies  
So the web is boring now that it's been around for some time.

What do you do online?
What's enterrtaining online?
What's interesting online?

Someone spare me of online boredom. :brick:
Posted by neilnet, on Mar 24, 2003 at 03:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmmm - i've had a 700 combo iBok for about 6... 612 Views / 10 Replies  
Hmmm - i've had a 700 combo iBok for about 6 months now and with dimmed screen, full processor speed, airport on I stil get just over 4 hours...

This has been machine main machine day in day out...
Posted by neilnet, on Mar 23, 2003 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Alrighty then all you keypoppers! I jus... 536 Views / 13 Replies  
Alrighty then all you keypoppers!

I jus tried popping off the keys and am serriously confuesed with the space bar. I took it off but now when I've popped it on one side sits substantially lower...
Posted by neilnet, on Mar 16, 2003 at 12:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
On that note, has anyone got the Missing Sync?... 690 Views / 13 Replies  
On that note, has anyone got the Missing Sync? I've bought a Clie NR70 that's due to come soon and having tried one before on my iBook know that for some weird reason it isn't normally picked up by...
Posted by neilnet, on Feb 26, 2003 at 03:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
1) Tried the key response and the time to key... 381 Views / 4 Replies  
1) Tried the key response and the time to key response control panels - neither (weirdly enough) had any desirable effect. The 'r' still sometimes repeats itself, even when I turn key repeat off.
...
Posted by neilnet, on Feb 17, 2003 at 05:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Music in its various forms holds the ability to... 1,332 Views / 63 Replies  
Music in its various forms holds the ability to influence emotion. Naturally, we as humans are drawn to emotion changing experiences.

We listen to music that we can relate to in the form of lyrics...
Posted by neilnet, on Feb 16, 2003 at 12:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The tale of the over-enthusiastic 'r' key... 381 Views / 4 Replies  
I've got a problem.

Or rather, my iBook has a problem.

Whenever I type, the 'r' key is over-responsive. If I tap it quickly it gives one 'r', but if I push it pretty quickly, as I would when...
Posted by neilnet, on Feb 16, 2003 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well I did it, and it only took one disc :) N 1,156 Views / 30 Replies  
Well I did it, and it only took one disc :)

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Posted by neilnet, on Jan 27, 2003 at 04:03 PM, in Mac OS X
SarcasmScan.app startup... Detecting:... 1,156 Views / 30 Replies  
SarcasmScan.app startup...

Detecting: 1...2...3...19

Detected: 19 words containing potential or definite sarcasm.

Conclusion: Warning :eek: :eek: Warning

You do realise I'm not *actually*...
Posted by neilnet, on Jan 26, 2003 at 02:21 PM, in Mac OS X
:brick: Who said anything about downloading... 1,156 Views / 30 Replies  
:brick:

Who said anything about downloading any Mac OS 10.2 images?!

I simply erm.... eh.... want to.... find out whether or not they eh... are... ehhh... both necessary because... eh...I'm...
Posted by neilnet, on Jan 26, 2003 at 07:16 AM, in Mac OS X
Gotcha - thanks :-) 1,156 Views / 30 Replies  
Gotcha - thanks :-)
Posted by neilnet, on Jan 20, 2003 at 07:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Simple Yes/No answer - does Jag need two discs? 1,156 Views / 30 Replies  
No trick question, really!

Jaguar comes with two install discs. Are both required during the installation process? What do each contain?

Thanks -

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Posted by neilnet, on Jan 20, 2003 at 07:05 PM, in Mac OS X
So my uptime claims 733 days... 395 Views / 4 Replies  
Recently checked uptime after sending my lil iBook back to Apple and it reads 733 days 14:55.

What?!?!

I'd post a screenshot (having just used grab), but I've no hosting facilities handy.
...
Posted by neilnet, on Dec 15, 2002 at 08:11 AM, in Mac OS X
Also extraordinarily impressed here :-) ... 997 Views / 18 Replies  
Also extraordinarily impressed here :-)

Apple picked it up on Monday and sent it out on Monday, with a brand new display installed!

FIrst class service - and to think you guys got me paranoid...
Posted by neilnet, on Dec 11, 2002 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So DHL picked the iBook up on Friday... and Apple... 997 Views / 18 Replies  
So DHL picked the iBook up on Friday... and Apple quoted me "ten working days" before I get it back working.

I'll keep you all posted with what happens.

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Posted by neilnet, on Dec 8, 2002 at 03:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK - so I called Apple (for the first hardware... 997 Views / 18 Replies  
OK - so I called Apple (for the first hardware fault, ever!). DHL, the courier company are due to collect it in the next "2 working days".

As a side note, the people in the tech team are...
Posted by neilnet, on Dec 3, 2002 at 02:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OH NO! Intermittant iBook 700 Screen :-((((( 997 Views / 18 Replies  
Awwww man..... :-(

I pulled my iBook out of its bag a few minutes ago after putting it to sleep 2hrs back.

The screen was lifted back to its normal position (circa 130deg open) and whilst the...
Posted by neilnet, on Dec 3, 2002 at 01:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So I want this, but am only using Stuffit 6,... 2,569 Views / 45 Replies  
So I want this, but am only using Stuffit 6, which of course doesn't decompress :(

I've tried to dl 7, but on a 56k modem it's painful, and to top it off, it cit off for me when I was at 7mb....
Posted by neilnet, on Dec 1, 2002 at 10:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Actually... I too prefer to write things in... 1,297 Views / 42 Replies  
Actually... I too prefer to write things in pen/pencil first off and then input it to a computer.

For sheer creativity, you can't beat a good old parker pen and a quality notebook...

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Posted by neilnet, on Dec 1, 2002 at 07:09 AM, in Mac OS X
Old Laserwriter Select 310 - HELP! 316 Views / 0 Replies  
So here's the problem...

I have this printer plugged in via parallel port to a W2k PC, and it works fine. But, for some reason it won't work using Ethermac iPrint on an IMac DV :-(

I've used a...
Posted by neilnet, on Nov 16, 2002 at 07:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It's the insanely sad iPod macbrickout high scored thread! 336 Views / 3 Replies  
Me = 591

Anyone even sadder to beat that?

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Posted by neilnet, on Nov 10, 2002 at 12:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Living in a lovely little country that rains... 878 Views / 52 Replies  
Living in a lovely little country that rains every other day, I can't relate either...

What's to love?

When it doesn't rain you can go anywhere and stay dry (which I believe is the natural...
Posted by neilnet, on Nov 10, 2002 at 07:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ordered a 700Mhz iBook from Apple on the 12th... 450 Views / 6 Replies  
Ordered a 700Mhz iBook from Apple on the 12th Aug. and it also came with 10.1.4 :-(

Since I'm in the UK I have to go and photocopy a sales receipt ands send it to Apple to qualify for 10.2. Last...
Posted by neilnet, on Aug 21, 2002 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Running it under VPC 5.04 under OS 10.1.5 -... 926 Views / 16 Replies  
Running it under VPC 5.04 under OS 10.1.5 - haven't tried it under 9 (haven't even booted into 9 on this system!).

I'm afraid I don't have access to a copy of Delphi.

When you say 'keep up...
Posted by neilnet, on Aug 21, 2002 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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