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If you feel comfortable using the command line,... 607 Views / 8 Replies  
If you feel comfortable using the command line, launch Terminal and run the following command...

sudo mdutil -E /

This will delete your current Spotlight index and force it to rebuild itself....
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Aug 6, 2007 at 05:32 PM, in macOS
No doesn't work. I just realized that this might... 1,407 Views / 9 Replies  
No doesn't work. I just realized that this might not be just a problem with the iPod firmware. Apparently in iTunes, I am having the same issues with playlists of just videos and playing them back to...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Oct 8, 2006 at 04:35 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Nope. It's messed up again. It was working... 1,407 Views / 9 Replies  
Nope. It's messed up again. It was working before, but for some reason it isn't working now. I haven't resynced it or anything.
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Oct 7, 2006 at 07:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Finally fixed it. I had to completely restore the... 1,407 Views / 9 Replies  
Finally fixed it. I had to completely restore the iPod (erasing all media) and then sync it back up with my library. After this was done, everything was back to normal and I could play entire...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Oct 6, 2006 at 10:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm sorry, but I don't quite understand. Why... 1,407 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm sorry, but I don't quite understand. Why would I want to manually manage my iPod when I currently have my iPod and iTunes setup to be in sync. How does this fix the problem?

The problem is...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Oct 2, 2006 at 02:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
In previous versions, I could just select the... 1,407 Views / 9 Replies  
In previous versions, I could just select the playlist and click play which would play the entire playlist of TV shows. But instead, it does nothing. I have to choose the playlist, select a TV show,...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Oct 1, 2006 at 04:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod upgrade 1.2 messed up my video playlists 1,407 Views / 9 Replies  
I had a playlist that contained all the episodes of a particular TV show (I have multiple seasons). In the past, I could just navigate to the playlist and click the play button to begin playing all...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Sep 30, 2006 at 08:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hmmm...it doesn't appear to work in Mail 6,414 Views / 49 Replies  
Hmmm...it doesn't appear to work in Mail
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Aug 25, 2006 at 10:13 PM, in macOS
Works for me in Safari's Google search. 6,414 Views / 49 Replies  
Works for me in Safari's Google search.
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Aug 24, 2006 at 10:22 PM, in macOS
Awesome. That is good news. That's another item... 10,423 Views / 123 Replies  
Awesome. That is good news. That's another item off my list of things I really would have liked added to Mac OS X.
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Aug 24, 2006 at 10:19 PM, in macOS
What about other windows like let's say...a... 10,423 Views / 123 Replies  
What about other windows like let's say...a minimized new mail message?
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Aug 24, 2006 at 01:16 AM, in macOS
I hope they decide to take spring-loaded items in... 10,423 Views / 123 Replies  
I hope they decide to take spring-loaded items in the dock to its full potential. Allow me to drag a item over a minimized window in the dock and the window returns to normal size allowing me to drag...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Aug 22, 2006 at 11:58 PM, in macOS
I think the Get Info inspector is one element in... 10,423 Views / 123 Replies  
I think the Get Info inspector is one element in OS X that definitely needs to be redesigned. If you expand all the items, the thing can get very tall very fast. I would prefer it to be grouped into...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Aug 12, 2006 at 05:24 PM, in macOS
Is there any ability to enter in Spotlight... 10,423 Views / 123 Replies  
Is there any ability to enter in Spotlight comments from within save dialogs?

I know Microsoft at one time was allowing users to enter in metadata (like keywords) for files directly in their save...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Aug 12, 2006 at 04:39 AM, in macOS
I tag all new PDFs and documents I download with... 3,301 Views / 55 Replies  
I tag all new PDFs and documents I download with "&unread" in the Spotlight comments field. Now all the documents I haven't read are just want keyword away from being found.
Posted by MPMoriarty, on May 12, 2006 at 09:16 PM, in macOS
640 MB. You know, I never actually looked at... 730 Views / 7 Replies  
640 MB.

You know, I never actually looked at how much paging was going on during these weird disk activity moments. I was only looking at CPU usage.

Well, Apple has told me to send it into...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Dec 17, 2005 at 11:42 PM, in macOS
I might have ask some follow up questions.... 594 Views / 8 Replies  
I might have ask some follow up questions. Apple's airport base station made networking extremely simple. Too simple if you ask me. I just hope that if I buy a wireless Linksys or Netgear router that...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Dec 17, 2005 at 11:40 PM, in Networking
I guess then I will have to get a new router. Any... 594 Views / 8 Replies  
I guess then I will have to get a new router. Any suggestions on 3rd party ones since an Airport Extreme base station is pretty expensive.
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Dec 17, 2005 at 08:37 PM, in Networking
I would figure that if I can still connect to the... 594 Views / 8 Replies  
I would figure that if I can still connect to the ABS to configure it and I am getting a signal level that everything with the base station is peachy.

Is there such a a thing as "partially" broken...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Dec 16, 2005 at 09:47 PM, in Networking
Can access the Internet from my base station 594 Views / 8 Replies  
Ok, this is weird behavior.

I can get a connection to the Internet from my base station by hooking up my cable modem to the airport base station for about two days and then I lose the connection....
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Dec 16, 2005 at 02:27 AM, in Networking
Everything appears to be OK with Disk Utility and... 730 Views / 7 Replies  
Everything appears to be OK with Disk Utility and no processes are showing up in Activity Monitor. I have booted up and checked everything using DU from CD and got the same results.

Here's an...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Dec 13, 2005 at 10:24 PM, in macOS
Odd hard drive problem with 10.4.3 730 Views / 7 Replies  
Ok, I haven't experiened this issue with any other version of Tiger so far. So I am thinking it has to be something with 10.4.3

Every hour or so my hard drive on my iBook starts reading rapidly...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Dec 11, 2005 at 01:45 AM, in macOS
So I can just get a 7,200rpm hard drive, take it... 823 Views / 8 Replies  
So I can just get a 7,200rpm hard drive, take it to CompUSA, and they will install it for me at $30/hr
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Dec 10, 2005 at 11:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks. Ok, I will give it a shot and report back... 887 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks. Ok, I will give it a shot and report back later if the problem persists. If I never reply to this thread again, you can assume everything has resolved itself.
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Dec 10, 2005 at 08:08 PM, in macOS
I'm thinking of upgrading my iBook's hard drive... 823 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm thinking of upgrading my iBook's hard drive also to a 7200rmp one. But the whole process freaks me out as I am a very clumsy person. Are there any reasonably priced third-party services that can...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Dec 10, 2005 at 04:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nobody knows what this might be? 887 Views / 5 Replies  
Nobody knows what this might be?
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Dec 6, 2005 at 11:06 PM, in macOS
Keychain problem 887 Views / 5 Replies  
Ok, I have been experiencing an issue with keychain .Mac sync and sometimes my airport keep asking for my "system" password. Not my user account password, but my system password. No matter which...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Dec 4, 2005 at 08:13 PM, in macOS
Problem addings keywords to PDFs in Preview 393 Views / 1 Replies  
This has been a problem for me since 10.4.0.

I go to Tools > Get Info and try to enter keywords under the "keywords" tab. But my keywords won't even show up after I enter them. They literally...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Nov 30, 2005 at 08:12 PM, in macOS
This does not occur with me. When I dragged the... 538 Views / 5 Replies  
This does not occur with me. When I dragged the same image from my browser into a folder previously containing that image, it creates another file and appends a number to the file.
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Nov 30, 2005 at 02:23 AM, in macOS
Why do you say this? I never used a Newton... 48,770 Views / 369 Replies  
Why do you say this?

I never used a Newton so I don't know what the interface was like.
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Oct 22, 2005 at 03:07 PM, in macOS
Ok, here's my two cents... Typing strings... 48,770 Views / 369 Replies  
Ok, here's my two cents...

Typing strings into a search box and the search box displaying results based on this search string isn't going to replace the Finder or its hierarchal file system...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Oct 21, 2005 at 07:58 PM, in macOS
No, I am not complaining about how you should be... 42,453 Views / 443 Replies  
No, I am not complaining about how you should be able to access any apps HELP guide from the Apple menu. I am talking about putting the System's Help guide in the Apple menu as this guide talks about...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Oct 1, 2005 at 11:34 PM, in macOS
One of the the things that has always bugged me... 42,453 Views / 443 Replies  
One of the the things that has always bugged me and seems so BACKWARDS is that Apple has no HELP menu in the Apple menu. If you want system help, you have to go into the Finder's Help menu and launch...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Oct 1, 2005 at 03:28 PM, in macOS
Getting listed in Google is going beyond just... 1,646 Views / 45 Replies  
Getting listed in Google is going beyond just Google indexing the contents of your website...

http://www.google.com/webmasters/sitemaps/docs/en/about.html

Many website owners are seeing this as...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Sep 28, 2005 at 12:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, the Finder really doesn't support this type... 390 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah, the Finder really doesn't support this type of sorting like Windows does. The way around it is to type a space at the beginning of a folder to make it appear first.

Or you can use Path...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Jul 8, 2005 at 05:36 PM, in macOS
While I realize that Acrobat 5.0 might be old, I... 1,287 Views / 13 Replies  
While I realize that Acrobat 5.0 might be old, I am not an idiot when it comes to knowing the difference between software incompatibility and software bugs.

The fact that the PDF can open in...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on May 9, 2005 at 10:14 PM, in macOS
All the PDF contains is text and graphics.... 1,287 Views / 13 Replies  
All the PDF contains is text and graphics. Nothing fancy. And other PDFs created with Tiger that are less than 30 pages will open fine in Acrobat 5.0

It's the ones that are more than 30 pages that...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on May 7, 2005 at 03:11 PM, in macOS
I had a lot of flaky spotlight behavior.... 925 Views / 7 Replies  
I had a lot of flaky spotlight behavior. Rebuilding the index would sometimes help, but it would just get flaky again. What finally fixed all the problems for me was when I actually shut down the...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on May 6, 2005 at 10:52 PM, in macOS
Well that is what is installed on our computers... 1,287 Views / 13 Replies  
Well that is what is installed on our computers at work.

All the PDF is is just text and images. All the images showed up on the pages after page 37, but none of the text did.
Posted by MPMoriarty, on May 6, 2005 at 10:48 PM, in macOS
"Save as PDF" Bug 1,287 Views / 13 Replies  
I recently created an 88 page document in TextEdit and chose to save it as a PDF from the print menu. The PDF opened perfectly in Preview and showed everything.

Now the problem...

Opened the...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on May 6, 2005 at 01:42 PM, in macOS
I'm sorry. I recently moved all of my files... 3,063 Views / 81 Replies  
I'm sorry. I recently moved all of my files around to make room for other website projects that I have going on concurrently.

Here's the new link...
...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Mar 29, 2005 at 11:53 PM, in macOS
I have completely rewritten Myth #2 on my... 3,063 Views / 81 Replies  
I have completely rewritten Myth #2 on my website. I have also tweaked my overall design and code so that it renders better in other browsers.
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Mar 29, 2005 at 02:28 AM, in macOS
Maybe Automator with its workflows will help... 3,406 Views / 55 Replies  
Maybe Automator with its workflows will help extend the services concept further.
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Mar 22, 2005 at 02:34 AM, in macOS
Well it looks like Myth #2 is coming down or is... 3,063 Views / 81 Replies  
Well it looks like Myth #2 is coming down or is going to be totally rewritten. I have posted similar posts like these on other forums asking for feedback for my website and I have gotten a lot of...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Mar 14, 2005 at 11:42 PM, in macOS
A PDF version is a good idea. I may do that. ... 3,063 Views / 81 Replies  
A PDF version is a good idea. I may do that.

Also, my website is just the first step. I plan on writing and selling e-books for switchers coming over from a PC to Mac OS X.
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Mar 14, 2005 at 07:28 PM, in macOS
Ok, I have been hard at work restructuring my... 3,063 Views / 81 Replies  
Ok, I have been hard at work restructuring my site. I have moved a lot of my"Why Switch" content into a new section called "Mac Myths".

Here's a link where you can check everything out......
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Mar 12, 2005 at 07:00 PM, in macOS
Poll: I am really excited about spotlight. I am... 11,913 Views / 110 Replies  
I am really excited about spotlight.

I am constantly tagging my music files in iTunes so I can find them faster and come up with more creative and useful smart playlists. The ability to do this...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Mar 12, 2005 at 05:08 PM, in macOS
I started this thread just suggesting a simply... 2,131 Views / 59 Replies  
I started this thread just suggesting a simply restore feature that backed up your library directory at certain times and then could be restored. A excellent example of how this could be useful is...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Feb 20, 2005 at 02:55 PM, in macOS
Well I was just thinking of something that backs... 2,131 Views / 59 Replies  
Well I was just thinking of something that backs up your library directory at different intervals making it easy for a user to restore their settings, preferences, etc if something becomes corrupted...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Feb 17, 2005 at 10:54 PM, in macOS
Do you think Mac OS X needs something similar to system restore like XP 2,131 Views / 59 Replies  
I was discussing this the other day with a friend of mine. He was saying how it's nice of XP to have its system restore in XP to fix things and its odd that OS X doesn't have anything like it.

I...
Posted by MPMoriarty, on Feb 17, 2005 at 12:29 AM, in macOS
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