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Seems that having the abiliity to adapt to... 2,865 Views / 28 Replies  
Seems that having the abiliity to adapt to processor evolution is a basic part of Apple's OS X strategy. The 1998 WWDC announcement of OS X was followed by sessions discussing the Yellow Box API as...
Posted by suthercd, on Jul 28, 2006 at 08:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Poll: No problems. Fixed an issue w/ Photoshop CS2 and... 2,054 Views / 40 Replies  
No problems. Fixed an issue w/ Photoshop CS2 and custom print profiles.
Posted by suthercd, on Jul 5, 2006 at 07:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Once you have selected messages in the Mail.app... 1,358 Views / 7 Replies  
Once you have selected messages in the Mail.app by clicking on them, Automator will be able to know which messages were selected. With Automator open, set up the actions we have discussed in the the...
Posted by suthercd, on Jul 2, 2006 at 04:14 PM, in Applications
Select TextEdit in the Library list, which in... 1,358 Views / 7 Replies  
Select TextEdit in the Library list, which in turn will show you the actions available for it. Drag the action New Text File action below the other two actions.

In the pane for each action, it...
Posted by suthercd, on Jul 2, 2006 at 10:38 AM, in Applications
Take a look at Automator's Combine Mail Messages.... 1,358 Views / 7 Replies  
Take a look at Automator's Combine Mail Messages. After opening Automator, select the Mail Library and then the combine Mail Messages action. First add the Get Selected Mail Items action then the...
Posted by suthercd, on Jun 30, 2006 at 10:42 PM, in Applications
Big Mac, Thanks for the correction. C- 641 Views / 12 Replies  
Big Mac,

Thanks for the correction.

C-
Posted by suthercd, on Jun 13, 2006 at 11:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Not a matter of being 'proper', just the design... 641 Views / 12 Replies  
Not a matter of being 'proper', just the design choices inherent in each of the file systems. OS X uses HFS+, OS 9 and before were HFS. With each release of OS X the file metadata scheme has become...
Posted by suthercd, on Jun 12, 2006 at 10:08 PM, in Mac OS X
The files you copy are new. They were created... 641 Views / 12 Replies  
The files you copy are new. They were created when the copy was done. To preserve creation dates, you need to think in terms of backup. Use the OS X 10.4.6 'rsync', command line tool, and it will...
Posted by suthercd, on Jun 12, 2006 at 08:11 PM, in Mac OS X
I believe you can save the files as a postscript... 2,144 Views / 6 Replies  
I believe you can save the files as a postscript file and then open them with Preview. This will certainly work if you print to a pdf file.

HTH
Craig
Posted by suthercd, on Mar 27, 2006 at 03:09 PM, in Applications
Read the FAQ at http://fink.sourceforge.net/faq/.... 586 Views / 1 Replies  
Read the FAQ at http://fink.sourceforge.net/faq/.

fink install fink-mirrors

C-
Posted by suthercd, on Feb 27, 2006 at 08:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Run apt-get with admin privileges by entering... 828 Views / 1 Replies  
Run apt-get with admin privileges by entering sudo apt-get then your pw. There is also a a suggestion from the info when the install failed in the fourth line- suggesting auto-deconfigure will help....
Posted by suthercd, on Feb 25, 2006 at 02:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Quicksilver needs to build its indexes after it... 620 Views / 2 Replies  
Quicksilver needs to build its indexes after it is first installed. On my PB G4 1GHz w/ 1GB RAM, Quicksilver's CPU usage is 0.00% at idle and uses a bit less than 5% when open and being configured.
...
Posted by suthercd, on Feb 16, 2006 at 12:48 PM, in Applications
Other folders to check are /PreferencePanes,... 3,694 Views / 5 Replies  
Other folders to check are /PreferencePanes, /Extensions, /Contextual Menu Items and /Components. In your User account Library check folders with the same names as well as ~/InputManagers.

After...
Posted by suthercd, on Feb 15, 2006 at 03:32 PM, in Mac OS X
You will not ever (ever) need to access or change... 3,694 Views / 5 Replies  
You will not ever (ever) need to access or change files in /System. Your original question was addressed by my reply. If your video card is in-op, then there is nothing that the software can do to...
Posted by suthercd, on Feb 14, 2006 at 08:12 AM, in Mac OS X
Look in /Library/StartupItems. Also look at your... 3,694 Views / 5 Replies  
Look in /Library/StartupItems. Also look at your System Preferences-Accounts-Login Items. If that does not reveal what is loading and causing problems, then here is a way to diagnose

You can boot...
Posted by suthercd, on Feb 12, 2006 at 12:28 PM, in Mac OS X
On my machine I needed to add click radio button... 1,908 Views / 5 Replies  
On my machine I needed to add click radio button "Output" of tab group 1 of window "Sound" after "delay 2" to access the list of available output devices. OS X 10.4.x

??

Craig
Posted by suthercd, on Dec 14, 2005 at 08:24 AM, in Developer Center
How about using Applescript and the XSLT... 806 Views / 4 Replies  
How about using Applescript and the XSLT scripting addition from Late Night Software (http://www.latenightsw.com/freeware/XSLTTools/index.html). Depending on the files' location(s), you could create...
Posted by suthercd, on Dec 2, 2005 at 07:05 PM, in Applications
For now, the spam has stopped for me. It was... 427 Views / 4 Replies  
For now, the spam has stopped for me. It was odd, I tried setting up some Mail.app rules to catch it after looking at the headers and raw source. Thinking there might be some bits and pieces to use...
Posted by suthercd, on Nov 22, 2005 at 03:10 PM, in Applications
I also have received several pieces of spam that... 427 Views / 4 Replies  
I also have received several pieces of spam that have the same attachment. First I have seen of this in 3 years of .mac mail. Curious to see how long it takes for their filters to react/adapt.

C
Posted by suthercd, on Nov 21, 2005 at 10:31 PM, in Applications
Set up two different "Plans" with one with about... 1,330 Views / 39 Replies  
Set up two different "Plans" with one with about 100MB and the other 300 MB in each. Backed up each to my iDisk and there is no comparison between the new version and the previous. Much, much better....
Posted by suthercd, on Sep 20, 2005 at 04:42 PM, in Applications
Install process will verify that the existing... 519 Views / 6 Replies  
Install process will verify that the existing System can be upgraded. Specs for hardware are the same for 10.2 and 10.4.

Craig
Posted by suthercd, on Sep 18, 2005 at 10:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Heads up and a FYI. For Stuffit Expander 10 to... 1,639 Views / 34 Replies  
Heads up and a FYI. For Stuffit Expander 10 to function with OS X 10.4+, IPv6 needs to be set to Automatic in the TCP/IP window of the Network Preference Pane until version checking is turned off in...
Posted by suthercd, on Sep 17, 2005 at 03:43 PM, in Applications
If you have Developer Tools (free from Apple's... 518 Views / 1 Replies  
If you have Developer Tools (free from Apple's Devloper's site) installed, the SetFile command is available in /Developer/Tools. Entering /Developer/Tools/setfile will return a listing of the...
Posted by suthercd, on Sep 16, 2005 at 01:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks, larkost! 14 years of Applescript and... 465 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, larkost! 14 years of Applescript and never knew that Finder would do that. :cool:

D'oh!
Craig
Posted by suthercd, on Sep 8, 2005 at 07:49 AM, in Developer Center
The Finder cannot open the pdf, Preview is used... 465 Views / 3 Replies  
The Finder cannot open the pdf, Preview is used to view pdfs by default but is not scriptable. Safari can open pdfs and can be scripted. A quick script:
--
set selectedFile to choose file

tell...
Posted by suthercd, on Sep 7, 2005 at 08:33 PM, in Developer Center
Delete Safari's cache- after the last Safari... 310 Views / 1 Replies  
Delete Safari's cache- after the last Safari update I had some corrupted files in mine.

HTH
Craig
Posted by suthercd, on Sep 3, 2005 at 07:58 PM, in Applications
What's a Realisit? C- 720 Views / 10 Replies  
What's a Realisit?

C-
Posted by suthercd, on Aug 5, 2005 at 08:46 AM, in Mac OS X
20-20 has vendor specific libraries and is a... 1,089 Views / 4 Replies  
20-20 has vendor specific libraries and is a kitchen cabinet design program. While cabinets may look similar, the amount of detail and unit trim/feature info for each unit is extensive. Cabinet...
Posted by suthercd, on Jul 25, 2005 at 09:00 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
BBedit has find and replace. Select the a... 533 Views / 2 Replies  
BBedit has find and replace. Select the a character in the pasted text, Find from BBEdit's menu or command-f and then in the window that opens enter your replacement characters and the click the...
Posted by suthercd, on Jul 5, 2005 at 11:04 PM, in Applications
'leaks executable name' identifies unreachable... 862 Views / 7 Replies  
'leaks executable name' identifies unreachable memory buffers. 'man leaks' in the Terminal to get a more detailed explanation and a comparison with MallocDebug ( MallogDebug.app is the GUI version).
Posted by suthercd, on Jun 1, 2005 at 08:01 AM, in Mac OS X
When a Finder window is open, cmd-1 switches to... 1,092 Views / 20 Replies  
When a Finder window is open, cmd-1 switches to icon view, cmd-2 list view and cmd-3 columns view.

C
Posted by suthercd, on Apr 10, 2005 at 09:46 AM, in Mac OS X
Hmmmm. The Sawtooth was a G4 either 350 or 400... 592 Views / 23 Replies  
Hmmmm. The Sawtooth was a G4 either 350 or 400 MHz with the AGP motherboard. Check the clock speed of the chip and describe the USB/ Firewire ports so we can figure out what you have.

Craig
Posted by suthercd, on Mar 24, 2005 at 11:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Couple of code changes. In the middle of the... 854 Views / 17 Replies  
Couple of code changes. In the middle of the script the track is converted to the AAC format by 'convert thisTr'. The dictionary shows that convert returns a list, so we can use that info to keep a...
Posted by suthercd, on Mar 12, 2005 at 11:09 AM, in Developer Center
Phew, passed the test. I'll be looking in the... 854 Views / 17 Replies  
Phew, passed the test. I'll be looking in the mailbox every day for the decoder ring. Bookmarkable means...?? What app would utilize the bookmark? AFIK iTunes doesn't use that terminology. The...
Posted by suthercd, on Mar 10, 2005 at 06:31 PM, in Developer Center
How about adding the one line of script (one line... 854 Views / 17 Replies  
How about adding the one line of script (one line only) 'play thisTr' after 'set encoder to encoder encoder_backup'. Delete the rest of the code.

You already have a reference/alias to the track...
Posted by suthercd, on Mar 10, 2005 at 05:51 PM, in Developer Center
It is an app that is part of the default OS X... 394 Views / 1 Replies  
It is an app that is part of the default OS X install. All users have access to its functions, also makes the user interface partially scriptable.

Craig
Posted by suthercd, on Mar 10, 2005 at 05:23 PM, in Mac OS X
There is a delete command that takes a reference... 854 Views / 17 Replies  
There is a delete command that takes a reference as a param. You have a ref from the line that selects the file. Before going too much further, you'll need to put in some checks to be sure that the...
Posted by suthercd, on Mar 4, 2005 at 05:30 PM, in Developer Center
Give this a trytell application "iTunes" ... 854 Views / 17 Replies  
Give this a trytell application "iTunes"
Launch
set encoder_backup to name of current encoder
set acc_enc to some encoder whose name contains "ACC"
set current encoder to acc_enc
...
Posted by suthercd, on Mar 4, 2005 at 11:49 AM, in Developer Center
You can examine you system.log with the... 643 Views / 6 Replies  
You can examine you system.log with the Console.app in Utilities folder. Open Console and click on the Logs icon on the top right. Scroll down the list to /var/log, click the triangle to display this...
Posted by suthercd, on Mar 4, 2005 at 10:15 AM, in Mac OS X
My bank's and credit card sites don't distinguish... 555 Views / 8 Replies  
My bank's and credit card sites don't distinguish between Man and Win formats. The bank option is to download a QIF or tab delimited formated file. Amex has options for a Money, Quicken, QIF or tab...
Posted by suthercd, on Mar 4, 2005 at 09:36 AM, in Applications
Take a look at Doug's Applescripts... 854 Views / 17 Replies  
Take a look at Doug's Applescripts (http://www.malcolmadams.com/itunes/index.php) for the mother lode of iTunes scripts.

Craig
Posted by suthercd, on Mar 3, 2005 at 09:34 AM, in Developer Center
Are you using MacTCP or Appletalk on the System 7... 321 Views / 1 Replies  
Are you using MacTCP or Appletalk on the System 7 machine? Have you turned on Appletalk in the OS X Network System PreferencePane? In System 7 and 8 you could tunnel Appletalk though TCP/IP, allowing...
Posted by suthercd, on Feb 12, 2005 at 09:35 AM, in Mac OS X
I have not seen this with iPhoto5. Using a G4 15"... 430 Views / 3 Replies  
I have not seen this with iPhoto5. Using a G4 15" 1 Ghz Powerbook and downloading 20 7-8 MB RAW image files from a Canon G6, the bottleneck I find is the USB speed. As iPhoto was building its...
Posted by suthercd, on Feb 1, 2005 at 11:24 AM, in Applications
Posting your code with the question will help.... 2,358 Views / 3 Replies  
Posting your code with the question will help. The Archive capability in integrated into 10.3, the only tangible evidence is ~/Library /Preferences/com.apple.bomarchivehelper.plist. Using gzip and...
Posted by suthercd, on Jan 23, 2005 at 02:24 PM, in Developer Center
Couple of suggestions. Look at the path to... 438 Views / 1 Replies  
Couple of suggestions. Look at the path to command in the Standard Addtions scripting addition dictionary. This returns either an alias or string of several default folders.set cache_path to (path to...
Posted by suthercd, on Jan 7, 2005 at 10:33 AM, in Developer Center
Not sure from your question what it is you are... 459 Views / 4 Replies  
Not sure from your question what it is you are attempting to do. Do you have the same application stored in two different places on your HD and want to have an applescript access/use/launch only one...
Posted by suthercd, on Jan 4, 2005 at 09:57 AM, in Developer Center
Sorry for the bad link. When you download the VB... 540 Views / 5 Replies  
Sorry for the bad link. When you download the VB project Converter there is documentation that describes how to port from VB to REALbasic. Should give you answers to most of your questions.

Craig
Posted by suthercd, on Dec 27, 2004 at 09:38 PM, in Developer Center
As Angus said, REALbasic will come as close as... 540 Views / 5 Replies  
As Angus said, REALbasic will come as close as you can find on the Mac. You can find a VB Project Converter on their website (www.realbasicdownload/mac/.com) along with a guide for porting VB to...
Posted by suthercd, on Dec 27, 2004 at 09:10 AM, in Developer Center
There may be a start up file in... 662 Views / 7 Replies  
There may be a start up file in /Library/StrartupItems/ or (hopefully not) in /System/Library/StartupItems/.

Craig
Posted by suthercd, on Dec 21, 2004 at 03:34 PM, in Mac OS X
And then define what 'the idea' is. If it is the... 861 Views / 23 Replies  
And then define what 'the idea' is. If it is the user experience, you could go back to Borland's TSR Sidekick in DOS and later Sidekick II for Windows. Mix in some javascript starting in 1995, add a ...
Posted by suthercd, on Dec 20, 2004 at 09:04 AM, in Mac OS X
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