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I think it must have been the Post Office - the... 13,057 Views / 224 Replies  
I think it must have been the Post Office - the guy just knocked at my door and handed me the package, I didn't sign for it.

A pleasant surprise - I'd resigned myself to waiting until Monday.
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Posted by stevenhaddon, on Oct 25, 2003 at 06:10 AM, in macOS
Well, I got my copy delivered at 9:30 this... 13,057 Views / 224 Replies  
Well, I got my copy delivered at 9:30 this morning...running Panther now...

Steve
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Oct 25, 2003 at 05:48 AM, in macOS
All the alternatives suggested require a lot of... 2,901 Views / 64 Replies  
All the alternatives suggested require a lot of mouse control. I don't know about you, but I prefer to hold on to the mouse button as little as possible.

I know plenty of users whose knowledge of...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Aug 5, 2003 at 07:31 AM, in macOS
I had this problem a while back...can't remember... 651 Views / 8 Replies  
I had this problem a while back...can't remember quite how I fixed it, but I'm sure it's something in the Network panel of System Preferences. Is Appletalk active?

Steve
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Apr 28, 2003 at 05:00 PM, in macOS
This has been around for a while - a little thing... 1,200 Views / 17 Replies  
This has been around for a while - a little thing that I consider almost a killer feature, combined with "open tabs in background". Take a list of search results. Scrollwheel click all the ones of...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Mar 13, 2003 at 01:35 PM, in Applications
BBC mentions Safari 873 Views / 6 Replies  
The BBC news website has an article about alternatives to IE, and Safari is the first one mentioned:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/2830239.stm

Steve
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Mar 8, 2003 at 08:57 AM, in Applications
You need to download Safari Enhancer or some... 525 Views / 6 Replies  
You need to download Safari Enhancer or some similar program (check Versiontracker). Use this to enable the debug menu. Then select the tabbed browsing option in the debug menu.

Steve
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Mar 7, 2003 at 11:41 AM, in Applications
I still prefer and use Camino too. Tabbed... 2,617 Views / 56 Replies  
I still prefer and use Camino too. Tabbed browsing is (obviously) much more mature than in Safari at present. I renders my online bank better. Also, although it's pretty speedy most of the time, I...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Mar 6, 2003 at 11:12 AM, in Applications
I love Entourage. If I didn't use it, I'd end up... 1,103 Views / 27 Replies  
I love Entourage. If I didn't use it, I'd end up using four applications instead of one: Mail itself, Address Book, iCal and a newsreader (still haven't found a decent one other than Entourage).
...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Feb 22, 2003 at 05:52 AM, in Applications
Thanks Mr_Frost, that's just what I'm looking... 698 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks Mr_Frost, that's just what I'm looking for!

Steve
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 29, 2003 at 02:46 PM, in GUI Customization
There aren't actually so many differences; it may... 588 Views / 4 Replies  
There aren't actually so many differences; it may be enough just to do a search and replace on the more common ones.

Some that I can think of...
- color/favor/honor/humor/valor/neighbor
->...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 29, 2003 at 06:04 AM, in Applications
Anyone know of a nice icon replacement for Sherlock? 698 Views / 4 Replies  
...it's that deerstalker, just doesn't fit in with the clean modern lines of the rest of my icons!

I had a look at xicons.com and resexcellence, but I found it hard to track down just sherlock...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 27, 2003 at 04:57 AM, in GUI Customization
I second the recommendation for MPlayer. It... 657 Views / 6 Replies  
I second the recommendation for MPlayer. It plays .avi and most other formats straight out of the box. Plus it'll give you full screen playback; Quicktime will only give you this if you pay extra...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 24, 2003 at 08:54 PM, in macOS
Excellent! At last a Sherlock channel I will... 2,183 Views / 59 Replies  
Excellent! At last a Sherlock channel I will actually use!

Steve

P.S. I third the request for the inclusion of play.com!
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 16, 2003 at 06:55 AM, in macOS
I love this feature too. You can open multiple... 714 Views / 3 Replies  
I love this feature too. You can open multiple pages from the finder or other apps and when you go into Chimera they're all waiting for you, neatly laid out as tabs in the one window.

As for...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 13, 2003 at 09:43 AM, in Applications
Disk in use...great, what now? 400 Views / 1 Replies  
I just burned a CD using the finder. However, it won't let me eject the CD because it claims the disk is "in use".

I come across this problem periodically - it's infuriating! Is there any way to...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 9, 2003 at 07:55 PM, in macOS
I've got the same problem; I think mine started... 684 Views / 7 Replies  
I've got the same problem; I think mine started when I first plugged in my MacAlly keyboard. Strangely, I had another one of these keyboards a while back (I tend to spill things a lot...) and didn't...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Dec 13, 2002 at 02:56 PM, in macOS
I did this just recently. I'm by no means an... 616 Views / 5 Replies  
I did this just recently. I'm by no means an expert, but this is the order in which I did things:

Home/Library: pretty much copied this in its entirety. Once you start to look through it, it's...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Dec 9, 2002 at 12:21 PM, in macOS
OS 9 is like going back to where you grew up...in... 1,493 Views / 39 Replies  
OS 9 is like going back to where you grew up...in some ways it's all nostalgic, and you can find yourself in a bit of a crisis about where you've ended up, but after a bit of thought you realize...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Dec 7, 2002 at 09:29 PM, in macOS
Try Omniweb - the "View Source" command actually... 1,242 Views / 42 Replies  
Try Omniweb - the "View Source" command actually brings up quite a good text editor with HTML formatting. Plus you can view the result without changing application.

Steve
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Dec 6, 2002 at 12:37 PM, in Applications
Beta 3 is on Versiontracker. It isn't... 1,063 Views / 12 Replies  
Beta 3 is on Versiontracker.

It isn't scrolling smoothly for me either. In fact, stickily would pretty much describe it, although the documentation says that the authors know the speed is an...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Dec 4, 2002 at 05:20 AM, in Applications
Very true. Every time I download, I spend a... 10,271 Views / 209 Replies  
Very true. Every time I download, I spend a little more time in Chimera.

But typing this has reminded me of one of the reasons I can't use it full time - in input boxes, the text lags behind my...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Dec 2, 2002 at 09:03 PM, in Applications
Well, I got the 1220U free from my Dad, so I... 678 Views / 8 Replies  
Well, I got the 1220U free from my Dad, so I can't complain too much :). He's happily using Vuescan with his new scanner...it's a shame it doesn't work with mine.

...especially since, up till...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Dec 1, 2002 at 08:41 AM, in macOS
You're right, guys - it does work in classic. ... 678 Views / 8 Replies  
You're right, guys - it does work in classic. Still would be nice to get it working in X though. Oh well, at least it is working. All I can do is hope that some third party solution materializes...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Nov 30, 2002 at 11:23 PM, in macOS
UMAX Scanner Drivers 678 Views / 8 Replies  
I recently acquired a UMAX USB 1220U scanner. Does anyone know if OS X drivers exist for this? Sadly, Vuescan doesn't support it and I can't track down anything on Versiontracker.

If not, it's...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Nov 30, 2002 at 04:42 PM, in macOS
Try "Sno", look it up on versiontracker.com. ... 2,865 Views / 45 Replies  
Try "Sno", look it up on versiontracker.com.

That's the second time I've mentioned that program today...honestly, I am not affiliated with the authors in any way... [hastily tries to disguise huge...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Nov 28, 2002 at 10:59 AM, in macOS
Possibly it's a misprint for "Sno Desktop"? ... 880 Views / 12 Replies  
Possibly it's a misprint for "Sno Desktop"? Search for "Sno" on Versiontracker.

Steve
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Nov 28, 2002 at 05:01 AM, in macOS
Organize scanned documents in OS X? 1,227 Views / 0 Replies  
My dad scans all his paperwork into his Mac, so he can file it and access it easily when required. He used a Paperport with OS9, and this came with software by Visioneer that allowed you to organize...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Oct 27, 2002 at 07:44 AM, in Applications
The Mac version still doesn't have it, but I have... 664 Views / 10 Replies  
The Mac version still doesn't have it, but I have hopes. I use opera on my Win 2K machine at work and it blows IE out of the water. The Mac version needs to improve significantly to get that far,...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Sep 30, 2002 at 03:48 AM, in Applications
While we're on the subject... 539 Views / 4 Replies  
How did you import your contact list from Entourage to Address Book?

Cheers,

Steve
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Sep 12, 2002 at 07:50 AM, in Applications
Retrieve lost image from Fire/IE 403 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all,

Wondering if anyone can help...someone sent me a jpg through Fire. I got a message that said I could go to a website to look at it. I said yes, it loaded up IE and displayed the image. ...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Aug 29, 2002 at 04:54 PM, in Applications
Have you tried downloading Mozilla 1.1? I've got... 1,878 Views / 34 Replies  
Have you tried downloading Mozilla 1.1? I've got chat.yahoo.com working fine on OS X 10.1; I think it's the latest Mozilla update that's done it.

Steve
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Aug 11, 2002 at 05:47 PM, in macOS
This is a worryingly unintuitive approach to a... 519 Views / 13 Replies  
This is a worryingly unintuitive approach to a fundamental function for a computer, don't you think? If the Mac is to sell itself as "easy to use", it doesn't help when someone has to turn to you...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Mar 19, 2002 at 04:43 AM, in macOS
Why does the Eject button not Eject? 519 Views / 13 Replies  
Let's pretend I haven't been using Macs for ten years. I insert a CD, listen to music or play a game, then press the eject button on the front of my G4 - the intuitive place to press to eject a CD....
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Mar 18, 2002 at 05:06 AM, in macOS
I second that. Other small points: ... 442 Views / 7 Replies  
I second that.

Other small points:

Speed up the menus in the favorites toolbar - there's an annoying slight pause before the menu pops up.
Ensure that downloads that I cancel aren't executed...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Feb 3, 2002 at 05:36 AM, in Applications
Would anyone be an absolute darling and post sp36... 22,142 Views / 1,656 Replies  
Would anyone be an absolute darling and post sp36 on an iDisk or similar? I'm downloading here at 82 bytes a second...

Cheers

Steve
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Feb 2, 2002 at 09:14 AM, in Applications
It's not just for network drives; I've seen it... 415 Views / 12 Replies  
It's not just for network drives; I've seen it too, on my hard drive.

I also suspect it has something to do with type/creator codes, but I don't (currently) have any mp3's that don't play in the...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 29, 2002 at 02:35 PM, in macOS
Yes, any FTP client will do the job for you. I... 511 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes, any FTP client will do the job for you. I find the easiest to use are Transmit (http://www.panic.com/transmit/index.html) and Captain FTP (http://captainftp.xdsnet.de/ftp/description.htm). ...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 25, 2002 at 05:05 AM, in Applications
The hope that the interface will somehow be... 642 Views / 34 Replies  
The hope that the interface will somehow be seriously changed by this move is rather naive. There are not going to be any major UI changes to OS X for a long time, get used to it! The last thing...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 11, 2002 at 05:30 AM, in macOS
I like digitalblasphemy.com for that artificial... 636 Views / 21 Replies  
I like digitalblasphemy.com for that artificial look.

For the natural look, you can't beat your own holiday photos (minus people of course). Get some sunny, open-air shots that allow you to...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 10, 2002 at 12:46 PM, in macOS
Sorry to be a nuisance in bumping this up to the... 431 Views / 1 Replies  
Sorry to be a nuisance in bumping this up to the top again, but does anyone have any ideas? I'm getting desperate here! :confused: The only audio thing I've got is a Macally USB microphone, but...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 10, 2002 at 05:03 AM, in macOS
Sorry if this has been mentioned before (I... 3,390 Views / 160 Replies  
Sorry if this has been mentioned before (I haven't read this thread in depth), but I'd like to comment on the assertion that iPhoto copies ALL your photos into its own library, duplicating them on...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 9, 2002 at 04:57 AM, in macOS
I used OE in 9; moving to Entourage for... 1,165 Views / 23 Replies  
I used OE in 9; moving to Entourage for email/news is a smooth step. I love the program, and would seriously recommend it. It does everything I need in those two fields, and has a calendar as well....
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 8, 2002 at 07:15 PM, in Applications
No audio on wakeup from sleep... 431 Views / 1 Replies  
This problem is infuriating! It's only developed of late. When the computer's been asleep for a while, there's no audio whatsoever. I've tried fiddling with all the volume controls - not a peep. ...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 8, 2002 at 05:44 PM, in macOS
I seriously recommend Entourage X, if you're... 1,165 Views / 23 Replies  
I seriously recommend Entourage X, if you're willing to purchase it. Until I bought that, my newsreader situation was pretty dire.

Newsflash kept crashing and didn't have much in the way of...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 8, 2002 at 05:35 PM, in Applications
Yeah, I reported that one to Microsoft a looong... 441 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, I reported that one to Microsoft a looong time ago.

Their attitude towards bug-fixes is not quite that of Omnigroup, alas.

Steve
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Jan 7, 2002 at 10:34 AM, in Applications
Resumable downloads is a very important one. ... 699 Views / 35 Replies  
Resumable downloads is a very important one. I've got a permanent connection but I was at my parents' for Christmas and trying to download some things for my Dad on his dial-up connection. It can...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Dec 31, 2001 at 05:43 AM, in Applications
Grrr, I can't get b1! It keeps saying "No such... 1,170 Views / 76 Replies  
Grrr, I can't get b1! It keeps saying "No such host planetmirror.com". Is there an alternative dl link?

Steve
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Dec 29, 2001 at 08:45 AM, in Applications
Thanks for the advice - I shall delve into the... 925 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the advice - I shall delve into the package and see what I can do! It would be cool to have a repository for replacement icons - maybe if people were to post their replacements here, and...
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Dec 27, 2001 at 04:35 PM, in Applications
Change toolbar icons in Omniweb? 925 Views / 6 Replies  
On a tiny trivial cosmetic note, is there any way to change the toolbar icons in Omniweb 4.1? They are a little functional-looking for my taste; I'd prefer more aquafied ones, like IE.

Steve
Posted by stevenhaddon, on Dec 26, 2001 at 09:54 AM, in Applications
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