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ya thanks. auto notification didn't work for some... 345 Views / 3 Replies  
ya thanks. auto notification didn't work for some reason, so i am only seeing your message today...
Posted by egghead, on Mar 14, 2008 at 10:57 AM, in Applications
PDF attachments in Mail 345 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,

Anybody know how to control whether or not Mail.app displays PDF attachments in the body of a message? I prefer NOT to see some huge PDF document in the middle of my email, but Mail sometimes...
Posted by egghead, on Mar 13, 2008 at 04:09 PM, in Applications
Thanks -- It doesn't matter where I drag, it just... 518 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks -- It doesn't matter where I drag, it just doesn't work reliably. It works sometimes, in some windows, but eventually stops. I have no problem with icon or colunm view. It seems to me like a...
Posted by egghead, on Jan 14, 2008 at 09:40 AM, in Mac OS X
Leopard Finder list view 518 Views / 3 Replies  
Anybody else have weird problems with the list view in the Leopard finder?

It seems that I can't use drag and drop to move multiple items from a Finder window in List view to any other window....
Posted by egghead, on Jan 14, 2008 at 01:31 AM, in Mac OS X
horizontal scrolling 364 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

Can somebody tell me how to get the iPod (40 GB, pretty old by now!) to scroll horizontally so I can read the full title of a track? It's very irritating to have audiobooks etc which have many...
Posted by egghead, on Nov 8, 2007 at 02:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The reason for cordless 8,831 Views / 13 Replies  
For me, it's that I like my mouse on the left of the keyboard, and girlfriend likes it on the right. Either we have a bloody long cord, or we go wireless....
Posted by egghead, on Apr 3, 2007 at 01:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Best bluetooth mouse 8,831 Views / 13 Replies  
Anybody know a good BT mouse?

I have tried the Apple Mighty mouse, but the scroll ball gums up all the time.

Also tried the Logitech VS270, but there is no good Mac support -- the scroll speed...
Posted by egghead, on Apr 3, 2007 at 10:39 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wall mount for old Apple display 436 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

I'm wondering if anybody knows how to wall mount an old Apple Cinema Display (20in, the kind with transparent plastic feet)? I found products made by these guys:
...
Posted by egghead, on May 15, 2006 at 01:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Free powerpoint viewer 462 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

Does anybody know a free Powerpoint viewer I can download off the net?

Thanks in advance,

Nike
Posted by egghead, on Apr 18, 2006 at 06:27 AM, in Applications
response from apple service 370 Views / 2 Replies  
So i finally took my machine in for service, as i tested with an external DVD drive, and that was plenty fast. The diagnosis was a faulty superdrive, which will be replaced under warranty. So if you...
Posted by egghead, on Mar 31, 2006 at 04:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Optical drive slow/flaky 370 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I find that the Superdrive on my Core Duo 20in iMac is painfully slow to read audio CDs and ofetn can't read them at all. Importing in to iTunes is slower than my old Powerbook.

I can get...
Posted by egghead, on Mar 24, 2006 at 04:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
thanks for the help 468 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the help, people. I guess I won't bother.

-- Nike
Posted by egghead, on Mar 1, 2006 at 05:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple LCD as TV screen 468 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi,

I will soon have a spare Apple 20 inch LCD, as I'm planning to replace my old G4 Powermac with a new iMac. Does anybody know if it's possible to connect the LCD to a home DVD player to use in...
Posted by egghead, on Mar 1, 2006 at 11:20 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
external DVD drive 602 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I'm looking for a cheap external DVD drive that I can flash to be region free. Does anybody know of a generic model, hopefully one carried by Staples, Office Depot, etc?

Thanks in advance,...
Posted by egghead, on Feb 24, 2006 at 05:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I think there's a bug of some kind -- I finally... 568 Views / 2 Replies  
I think there's a bug of some kind -- I finally solved my problem (95% CPU, constantly) to some kind of corruption in the Custom catalog entry, perhaps because I had set the subfolder depth to...
Posted by egghead, on Feb 16, 2006 at 08:16 PM, in Applications
Quicksilver.app hogs CPU 568 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi folks,

I recently downloaded and tried out Quicksilver (from blacktree.com). The app is _great_ and lives up to the evangelism for the most part, but I have an issue where it seems to eat about...
Posted by egghead, on Feb 15, 2006 at 05:44 PM, in Applications
syncing Firefox 1.5 bookmarks with .Mac 268 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all -- does anybody know how to do this easily? There is a Firefox extension that is supposed to accomplish this, but it only works with Firefox 1.0. I'd love to ditch Safari for Firefox, and it's...
Posted by egghead, on Nov 5, 2005 at 02:44 PM, in Applications
Wireless printer adapter 378 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,

I have an HP laser printer which normally connects to the network via an ethernet cable. However, for various reasons (mostly the location of my router) I'd like to connect the printer...
Posted by egghead, on Sep 27, 2005 at 12:10 AM, in Networking
Detrius, Does Tiger have an option to keep a... 623 Views / 5 Replies  
Detrius,

Does Tiger have an option to keep a local copy of the iDisk? This was the case in Panther, but Tiger seems to have lost that option. Either way, it's annoying that the link doesn't come...
Posted by egghead, on Jul 18, 2005 at 12:18 AM, in Mac OS X
Tiger Finder forgets iDisk folders in sidebar? 623 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi,

It seems to me that the Finder in OS 10.4.2 does remember folders from my iDisk if they are placed in the sidebar. iDisk folders show up when I place them there, but they disappear after...
Posted by egghead, on Jul 14, 2005 at 07:11 PM, in Mac OS X
hp 1320 duplex 728 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I have a new HP 1320 printer, which is supposed to offer automatic duplexing, but I can't seem to get it to work under 10.4.1

According to the HP site, the Apple drivers included with Tiger...
Posted by egghead, on Jul 7, 2005 at 11:08 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
airport connection lost after wake from sleep 399 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

Recently I have had all kinds of problems with my airport connection disappearing after my PB 17in/1.5gHz wakes from sleep. To get the connection back, I have to either connect manually, which...
Posted by egghead, on May 17, 2005 at 11:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
playing dvd on a Palm device 511 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I am wondering whether it's possible to rip and compress a DVD I own so that the resulting file is small enough to put on a media card and play on my Palm T5. Has anybody done this? What...
Posted by egghead, on Apr 23, 2005 at 02:03 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Palm Tungsten T5, Tungsten C, or Pocket PC?? 1,289 Views / 18 Replies  
Hi,

I've been needing to get a handheld to take on trips when a laptop is too big and bulky. The main issue is to have something that is WiFi capable.

I was considering getting the T5 + WiFi...
Posted by egghead, on Apr 16, 2005 at 08:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
URL example 364 Views / 3 Replies  
Right!

For example,

http://www.crm.umontreal.ca/Number2005/

does not work -- the frames don't display.

Various sites where hovering a mouse over a link brings up a menu don't work...
Posted by egghead, on Jan 28, 2005 at 03:51 PM, in Applications
safari problems 364 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,

I have Safari 1.24 running on 2 Macs under OS 10.3.7, but I find that there are some things that just don't work, although they seem to work on Safari on other Mac's I've seen. Mostly these...
Posted by egghead, on Jan 28, 2005 at 03:33 PM, in Applications
spreadsheet reccomendation? 387 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all,

Anybody a decent spreadsheet for Mac OS X? I have been using AppleWorks, but it's not really good for much more than the most basic stuff. I'd get Excel if it existed as a standalone...
Posted by egghead, on Sep 22, 2004 at 12:10 PM, in Applications
Well, I tried the Linksys card too, and it... 647 Views / 16 Replies  
Well,

I tried the Linksys card too, and it works great. Installation was a snap, once I realized I had to take the internal card out first. Sleeps, wakes, connects, without any trouble, while...
Posted by egghead, on Sep 1, 2004 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks very much! I hope it works for me too. My... 647 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks very much! I hope it works for me too. My current Airport card is pretty much useless.
Posted by egghead, on Aug 31, 2004 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi, Can you please give me the Linksys model... 647 Views / 16 Replies  
Hi,

Can you please give me the Linksys model number? Also, which version of the OS are you running?


Thanks,

Nike
Posted by egghead, on Aug 31, 2004 at 01:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
which drivers? 647 Views / 16 Replies  
Hi,

I have the same sort of problems with my Airport Card and am thinking about the Linksys. Does the Linksys or other third party card require special drivers? If so, where can I get them?
...
Posted by egghead, on Aug 31, 2004 at 10:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
USB printer sharing 346 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

Can anybody tell me how to share a USB Lexmark laser printer with a Windows box on my local network? I'd like to find some kind of hardware USB switch or hub that lets both my Mac and my...
Posted by egghead, on Mar 19, 2004 at 11:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
ipod: dead pixels 484 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

I seem to have a whole row of dead pixels on my 20G Rev 2 iPod. They show up as a blank (light) line on the screen, cutting through the text or displays. When the backlight is on, they show up...
Posted by egghead, on Nov 26, 2003 at 11:35 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
online Mac retailer in Canada 343 Views / 2 Replies  
Anybody know if there is such a thing? I want to mostly buy HD/RAM/video upgrades, but all I can find are PC stores and I've had trouble with generic PC stuff being incompatible even when advertised...
Posted by egghead, on Nov 15, 2003 at 10:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
3rd party wireless card 492 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I'm looking for a wireless card for my PB G4/550, to connect to a D-Link DI 624 wireless router.

Anybody know what the choices are? I guess an Airport card would work, but I'm wondering if...
Posted by egghead, on Nov 12, 2003 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
AGFA Snapscan 1212u 433 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

I have an old Agfa 1212 USB Snapscan flatbed scanner. Recently I've been trying to get it to work with Acrobat 6, namely, to import scans directly as PDF documents.

Unfortunately, Acrobat...
Posted by egghead, on Sep 11, 2003 at 07:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sticky Brain + Safari 399 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

I recently installed the free Sticky Brain offered by my Mac membership, and it seems to be doing something weird in conjunction with Safari,

Basically, the Sticky Brain contextual menu...
Posted by egghead, on Sep 9, 2003 at 12:49 PM, in Applications
safari forgets passwords 698 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I have a problem where Safari doesn't remember passwords for a site that requires them for access. It used to be that Safari asked if I wanted to remember the user name password for such...
Posted by egghead, on Sep 5, 2003 at 02:16 AM, in Applications
itunes import 481 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

Does anybody know how to get iTunes to directly import AIFF files created by such apps as CD Spin Doctor or Final Vinyl? They appear greyed out in the file list, and can't be imported.

The...
Posted by egghead, on Jun 15, 2003 at 12:22 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: printing bug? 321 Views / 1 Replies  
PS: My printer is a Lexmark 322 Postscript printer, connected by USB.
Posted by egghead, on May 19, 2003 at 06:52 PM, in Mac OS X
printing bug? 321 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

I am having some problems with printing from most apps under Mac OS 10.2.6. The page range displayed is always from 1 to 1, regardless of how many pages there are in the document. The only app...
Posted by egghead, on May 19, 2003 at 06:43 PM, in Mac OS X
quicken 2002 help 304 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

I've been having weird problems with Quicken 2002, where graphs for security prices have ridiculous price ranges, like 512 to 1024 to 2048 dollars (basically powers of 2!) while the actual...
Posted by egghead, on Apr 30, 2003 at 11:39 AM, in Applications
multipage scans 271 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

I'm trying to scan a multipage document with an Agfa Snapscan 1212u, but I can't find any way to get a mutipage document out -- all the various output options force you to save after each...
Posted by egghead, on Apr 29, 2003 at 02:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What's in the PS/Fan kit? 469 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I got one of the first g4 1.42DP machines, and I suspect this one was shipped before the new fan/PS became standard. The CPU fan is a Delta, and the PS/fan seems pretty noisy. Can somebody...
Posted by egghead, on Apr 14, 2003 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
file sharing and sleep 408 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm wondering if it's possible to set up my Mac so that it wakes from sleep when it detects request for a file sharing connection. I read somewhere that this can be done by enabling the...
Posted by egghead, on Apr 8, 2003 at 05:06 PM, in Mac OS X
[QUOTE]Originally posted by fisherKing: [B]go... 454 Views / 6 Replies  
[QUOTE]Originally posted by fisherKing:
[B]go to the griffin website, or check versiontracker...there is a control panel to control level, and tone for the imic

Tried that too: it's better, but...
Posted by egghead, on Apr 6, 2003 at 02:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
imic problems 454 Views / 6 Replies  
Nope, I tried that: doesn't work. Putting it in the lower gain mode helps a bit, but it's still pretty awful :(
Posted by egghead, on Apr 5, 2003 at 05:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iMic problems 454 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi,

I've been trying to use a new Griffin iMic to record old audio tapes, but I can't seem to get the gain down to reasonable levels: everything comes out distorted.

I've tried OS 10.2 and OS...
Posted by egghead, on Apr 5, 2003 at 05:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: b&W G3 question: help!! 608 Views / 7 Replies  
Actually, it seems that the disk and drive both work under OS 9.2 -- but 10.2.4 doesn't even see the drive (not visible in system profiler).

Does OS X break the Zip drive? It's been so long since...
Posted by egghead, on Mar 14, 2003 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
b&W G3 question: help!! 608 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi,

I have an old (and soon to be retired) B&W G3/400 machine, the kind with a built in zip drive

In prep for the upgrade, I tried to copy some stuff off my zip disks to archive it, but now I...
Posted by egghead, on Mar 14, 2003 at 03:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
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