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Well, I certainly hope that the Mac version is... 1,038 Views / 8 Replies  
Well, I certainly hope that the Mac version is better than the latest Windows version. My Wife has been trying to format and print some simple labels for her hobby and the results have been a...
Posted by miro7, on Dec 10, 2003 at 01:56 AM, in Applications
You're right, I misread the initial post. Seems... 4,657 Views / 59 Replies  
You're right, I misread the initial post. Seems Gershwin likely never even made it to any real form at all considering that Copland couldn't boot from less than two computers.

I guess I was...
Posted by miro7, on Nov 15, 2003 at 11:59 AM, in macOS
You forgot Gershwin--the successor to Copland... 4,657 Views / 59 Replies  
You forgot Gershwin--the successor to Copland that would finally bring Macusers into the modern age of operating systems (Copland was amended to include limited mutli-tasking and protected...
Posted by miro7, on Nov 15, 2003 at 02:39 AM, in macOS
Yes. Simply work backwards. From the Exposť... 524 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes. Simply work backwards. From the Exposť control panel, set the commands to any other key instead of the ones that you would like to use for keypresses mapped to the mouse buttons. Then change...
Posted by miro7, on Oct 25, 2003 at 10:15 PM, in Applications
Also, and some of the Panther 'testers' might... 527 Views / 5 Replies  
Also, and some of the Panther 'testers' might confirm this, the new version of the DVD Player.app allows a preference as to which screen you want to watch movies on.
Posted by miro7, on Aug 24, 2003 at 02:33 PM, in Applications
I've got cable as well, so we can probably rule... 638 Views / 6 Replies  
I've got cable as well, so we can probably rule out the connection. However, that site seems to run pretty well here--considerably better than I would have expected. The only slowdowns that I'm...
Posted by miro7, on Aug 24, 2003 at 02:27 PM, in Applications
For my QS 733 7.0b1 and 2 have noticeably... 638 Views / 6 Replies  
For my QS 733 7.0b1 and 2 have noticeably improved performance for flash intensive sites. Did you ever use v6? Talk about slow...but compared to the Windows version, v7 is still a little slower. ...
Posted by miro7, on Aug 24, 2003 at 02:14 PM, in Applications
Doesn't Stuffit 7 have a new compression fomrat... 586 Views / 3 Replies  
Doesn't Stuffit 7 have a new compression fomrat called sitx? How does that compare to bz2?
Posted by miro7, on Aug 14, 2003 at 04:44 PM, in Applications
Well, I would assume that if you open them in... 568 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, I would assume that if you open them in Photoshop Elements then it will ask at what DPI you would like to rasterize the image. You can then flatten the image (if needed) and save it as a jpeg....
Posted by miro7, on Jun 13, 2003 at 05:09 PM, in Applications
Just picked it up again as well. Seems that 1.4... 1,346 Views / 26 Replies  
Just picked it up again as well. Seems that 1.4 balances the game out pretty well.

You no longer have to wait for your melee unit to engage the enemy--you can select them and click on the enemy...
Posted by miro7, on Jun 10, 2003 at 10:35 AM, in Gaming
This message generally means that the file has... 25,288 Views / 2 Replies  
This message generally means that the file has been corrupted in some manner. If you are able to open it on that one machine then it is possible that the corruption is hardly noticeable in a visual...
Posted by miro7, on Jun 9, 2003 at 12:07 AM, in Applications
1024x768 @85hz on a 17" G733 Viewsonic ... 1,900 Views / 66 Replies  
1024x768 @85hz on a 17" G733 Viewsonic
1280x1024 @ 85hz on a 17" Quantex (Mitsubishi Diamontron)

Both running on a Radeon 8500.
Posted by miro7, on Jun 2, 2003 at 05:36 PM, in macOS
IIRC, the single player version of JK2 doesn't... 559 Views / 5 Replies  
IIRC, the single player version of JK2 doesn't use dual processors, but the MP version does. It has something to do with the skeletal systems of the characters (see here...
Posted by miro7, on May 29, 2003 at 01:52 AM, in Gaming
Nope. When I said get out I meant done. ... 1,023 Views / 21 Replies  
Nope. When I said get out I meant done.

No more school needed. ;)

They'll be releasing it any day now. I can feel it :D
Posted by miro7, on May 29, 2003 at 01:26 AM, in Gaming
I just figured that they were waiting for me to... 1,023 Views / 21 Replies  
I just figured that they were waiting for me to get out of school before they released it. Now that it's almost June, however, I guess that I'll need to rethink my initial narcissistic ramblings. ...
Posted by miro7, on May 27, 2003 at 07:42 PM, in Gaming
True enough, but then again, everyone but Kelly... 5,259 Views / 85 Replies  
True enough, but then again, everyone but Kelly Hogan knew that :D

Apple certainly has the distinct advantage of polishing QE at this point--knowing that the implementation is solid. If Apple had...
Posted by miro7, on May 5, 2003 at 11:29 PM, in macOS
Not to rain on anyone's Windows bashfest, but I... 5,259 Views / 85 Replies  
Not to rain on anyone's Windows bashfest, but I seem to remember Microsoft having had the whole compositing engine (quartz extreme-esque) in development for at least the past year. Perhaps longer.
...
Posted by miro7, on May 5, 2003 at 10:03 AM, in macOS
You might just want to wait for TechTool Pro 4 to... 803 Views / 16 Replies  
You might just want to wait for TechTool Pro 4 to come out, instead of their Drive 10 product. With TTP4, I wouldn't think that Drive10 has much of a future (as anything other than a "lite"...
Posted by miro7, on Apr 19, 2003 at 10:08 AM, in Applications
It's been their catch-22 for years. You... 473 Views / 3 Replies  
It's been their catch-22 for years.

You would have to buy their program or already have it installed in some lesser form (just expander) in order to get the later or newer versions. :brick:
...
Posted by miro7, on Apr 19, 2003 at 10:05 AM, in Applications
I'm currently using Indesign to write my... 639 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm currently using Indesign to write my manuscript (well I write and edit the text in Word, but all layout and formatting is handled by Indesign).

Of course, my manuscript has to be landscape...
Posted by miro7, on Apr 10, 2003 at 01:29 AM, in Applications
When I updated in OS X, it asked me to locate the... 413 Views / 3 Replies  
When I updated in OS X, it asked me to locate the folder where Stuffit Deluxe > 7.0 resides. It then updated successfully. See if you might be selecting the folder above the SD one--I often have...
Posted by miro7, on Apr 10, 2003 at 01:26 AM, in Applications
Just to clarify/add--the G4 will do double... 2,830 Views / 42 Replies  
Just to clarify/add--the G4 will do double precision floats as well. Altivec only handles single precision in all current incarnations.

As of the 750FX, the G3 now handles double precision...
Posted by miro7, on Mar 14, 2003 at 02:07 AM, in macOS
The 8500 comes with all the adaptors needed to... 788 Views / 8 Replies  
The 8500 comes with all the adaptors needed to run two VGA monitors off the one card. Given that will enable QuartzGL on each of the displays, why would you even consider keeping the Rage128 around?...
Posted by miro7, on Feb 13, 2003 at 10:55 PM, in macOS
Bingo! That's one of the reasons. Other... 501 Views / 6 Replies  
Bingo! That's one of the reasons.

Other than that, I probably don't need Stuffit Deluxe (could probably get away with dropstuff+stuffit), but I'm less inclined to use CLI commands than I would...
Posted by miro7, on Dec 30, 2002 at 05:57 PM, in Applications
Yes, you're right, but you can switch to other... 501 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, you're right, but you can switch to other apps besides the Finder and still perform actions at nearly full speed--OS 9 will either be extremely slow at unstuffing (if it is in the background) or...
Posted by miro7, on Dec 29, 2002 at 11:27 PM, in Applications
What issues do you have with them? They... 501 Views / 6 Replies  
What issues do you have with them? They basically perform all the functions as their OS 9 counterparts, though perhaps not as conveniently.

I assume that you are talking about Stuffit 7, BTW.
Posted by miro7, on Dec 29, 2002 at 12:23 PM, in Applications
It can read them, though :D What good is... 692 Views / 9 Replies  
It can read them, though :D

What good is that?

It seems to be an amazing look into the short-sightedness of Iomega when they made the zip. If you want a technology to become ubiquitous, it...
Posted by miro7, on Dec 27, 2002 at 12:11 PM, in macOS
Another issue is the speed of a Zip 250 drive... 692 Views / 9 Replies  
Another issue is the speed of a Zip 250 drive read/writing to Zip 100 disks. It's a compromise that Iomega had to make in order to maintain backwards compatibility. It takes me approximately 20...
Posted by miro7, on Dec 26, 2002 at 01:10 PM, in macOS
Roxio gives a pretty good rundown of what a... 697 Views / 11 Replies  
Roxio gives a pretty good rundown of what a buffer under run (http://www.roxio.com/en/support/cdr/bufunder.html) is, as well as a page about burn proof technology...
Posted by miro7, on Dec 22, 2002 at 08:11 PM, in Applications
I checked the Pioneer Website and didn't find any... 697 Views / 11 Replies  
I checked the Pioneer Website and didn't find any information about burn protection or the like in their description of the A04 or A05 Superdrives. Are you sure that it is supposed to have the...
Posted by miro7, on Dec 21, 2002 at 01:52 PM, in Applications
Buffer underrun protection is a feature of the... 697 Views / 11 Replies  
Buffer underrun protection is a feature of the CDRW mechanism (hardware). Some mechanisms support it, others don't, though you are correct in assuming that Toast will expose that feature.
Posted by miro7, on Dec 16, 2002 at 08:03 PM, in Applications
You said "Disk Utility" ? Try using Disk... 461 Views / 2 Replies  
You said "Disk Utility" ?

Try using Disk Copy and go to file-->Erase CD/DVD-RW or hit shift-command-'e'

Hopefully that will work. I'm not sure why they don't have the capabilities for the same...
Posted by miro7, on Nov 11, 2002 at 08:35 PM, in macOS
There is a better way. Open Disk Copy. Go to... 575 Views / 4 Replies  
There is a better way. Open Disk Copy. Go to File-->Erase CD/DVD-RW Disc. It should work like a charm. After it finishes, it will then present you with the dialog about what app you want to...
Posted by miro7, on Sep 15, 2002 at 01:47 AM, in macOS
IME, running ACAD R14 and then 2002 under VPC (on... 857 Views / 14 Replies  
IME, running ACAD R14 and then 2002 under VPC (on a 400mhz G3 at the time) was exceedingly frustrating. Accuracy is where is falls short IMHO. If you have the cursor set to snap to specific objects...
Posted by miro7, on Sep 6, 2002 at 10:40 PM, in Applications
In my case, the problem was that Jag had reverted... 1,093 Views / 23 Replies  
In my case, the problem was that Jag had reverted my home network IP from 'manual' input to DHCP (complete with dummy IP address). Other than that, I have my PC setup with the standard MSHOME...
Posted by miro7, on Aug 26, 2002 at 02:23 AM, in macOS
Apple shipped two machines that had hardware... 542 Views / 4 Replies  
Apple shipped two machines that had hardware MPEG2 decoders--the one piggy-backed onto the Rage128 card in the B/W G3s and one for various versions of the Powerbook (Wallstreet or maybe a later...
Posted by miro7, on Aug 23, 2002 at 01:09 PM, in macOS
Piracy, just so everyone understands this point,... 1,957 Views / 28 Replies  
Piracy, just so everyone understands this point, could you clarify exactly what you mean here? Are you saying that there could be a patched version of 6C115 called 6C115a :p ;)
Posted by miro7, on Aug 15, 2002 at 03:37 PM, in macOS
It really sucks, though, when you get a mobo... 1,223 Views / 9 Replies  
It really sucks, though, when you get a mobo replacement and no serial number shows up even after a wipe/reinstall. Any way to edit the serial number (zapping PRAM doesn't help in this case)?
Posted by miro7, on Aug 13, 2002 at 01:32 AM, in macOS
Probably more accurate to call it a Power4... 4,475 Views / 78 Replies  
Probably more accurate to call it a Power4 Derivative rather than a Power4 Core. That would save on all the confusion as well. ;)
Posted by miro7, on Aug 12, 2002 at 08:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
IBM's target market was servers where SIMD is... 4,475 Views / 78 Replies  
IBM's target market was servers where SIMD is rarely used. They would gain more performance by upping the clockspeed and adding cache in place of SIMD real estate.

As far as rumors go, that was...
Posted by miro7, on Aug 12, 2002 at 07:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Speculation. Sustained. FWIW, I believe... 4,475 Views / 78 Replies  
Speculation. Sustained.

FWIW, I believe that "VMX" was the original name used for the SIMD instruction eventually called Altivec by Moto and jointly dev by AIM at Somerset.
Posted by miro7, on Aug 12, 2002 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
My understanding is that the Java 1.4 Update... 1,878 Views / 34 Replies  
My understanding is that the Java 1.4 Update should be released shortly after the official release of Jag. I think that you're still using 1.3.1 in 10.2 right now, which is still superior to...
Posted by miro7, on Aug 11, 2002 at 06:22 PM, in macOS
I just checked my Apple EDU ship status and it... 889 Views / 14 Replies  
I just checked my Apple EDU ship status and it still explicitly says 07/24. Maybe your shipment is delayed, but not mine ;)
Posted by miro7, on Aug 9, 2002 at 12:15 PM, in macOS
Uh, the same thing that you'd do with a... 1,605 Views / 22 Replies  
Uh, the same thing that you'd do with a Jpeg/Gif/Tiff/Pict? Was that a rhetorical question? :D

I imagine that we'll have the same range of choices with Tinkertool.
Posted by miro7, on Aug 8, 2002 at 09:48 AM, in macOS
I had originally thought that iTunes3 moved the... 547 Views / 3 Replies  
I had originally thought that iTunes3 moved the files to a new location (where the ID3 tag's metadata was used to define the folders). After looking at the structure I see that the files appear to...
Posted by miro7, on Aug 7, 2002 at 11:48 AM, in Applications
You guys must be impatient. I've accidently put... 2,454 Views / 35 Replies  
You guys must be impatient. I've accidently put my XP box to sleep without first disconnecting my Mac from having shared the XP HD.

Without interaction to the shared HD, no problems are...
Posted by miro7, on Aug 7, 2002 at 08:54 AM, in macOS
How about a purple crushed velvet look to replace... 1,285 Views / 10 Replies  
How about a purple crushed velvet look to replace aqua? "Pimpin is so haard to do."
Posted by miro7, on Aug 6, 2002 at 11:55 AM, in Applications
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 1,467 Views / 79 Replies  
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Posted by miro7, on Jul 31, 2002 at 07:48 PM, in macOS
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Well, the...
Posted by miro7, on Jul 31, 2002 at 01:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by miro7, on Jul 31, 2002 at 12:57 PM, in macOS
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