User folder size confusion2219 (8/30/2013 11:29:36 PM) comp.sys.mac.system I am using SnowLeopard on a Mac Pro desktop. I am trying to install a
SSD considerably smaller than my present rotating boot drive, WDHD. In
the process, I am trying to find disk space that is not really ne... Salmon
Key repetition for contrast change021 (7/9/2013 5:24:11 PM) comp.sys.mac.system Because of poor vision, I use the features of Universal Access very
often. The most used capability is that of inverse video and consequent
change of contrast when switching between text and pictures.
Recent Wikipedia connect effort1222 (6/3/2013 4:34:41 AM) comp.sys.mac.system I am still having trouble getting to Wikipedia. By using network
utility.app, I was able to track the string of computers through which
my request ran. For most sites, It connection was made in less than a ... Salmon
Maybe on topic; Wikipedia problems1135 (5/28/2013 11:37:48 PM) comp.sys.mac.system Wikipedia is my best source of information. About a week ago, I started
to get error messages saying Safari cannot open the page. I also had
troubles with other sites. Except for Safari, most of the problem... Salmon
Storing FAX numbers in Print dialog1432 (5/16/2013 5:55:40 PM) comp.sys.mac.system I often prepare documents I wish to fax in Microsoft Word. I have a
To send a fax, I select print to bring up the Print dialog box. On
Copies a& Pages, I select Send Fax. A grayed out window... Salmon
Change Command�Delete shortcut?1539 (4/14/2013 4:28:34 AM) comp.sys.mac.system After selecting a file in Finder, a useful shortcut combination to move
the file to trash is Command�Delete. Unfortunately, the +/= key is next
to the Delete key. Often, when using Preview to view a scanned... Salmon
Retrieving stored data from a Brother MFC135 (3/12/2013 1:25:15 AM) comp.sys.mac.system I have a Brother MFC-8640D. I use it as a FAX modem for sending FAX
directly from my Mac Pro Desktop. It is also used for scanning from
PhotoShop Elements and Preview.
I presume received FAX files and se... Salmon
Another Disk Utility dilemma?353 (2/6/2013 7:00:42 PM) comp.sys.mac.system My computer and disks have been working well.I have a Mac Pro desktop
running Snow Leopard with adequate resources and latest updates. It has
the original 640GB drive and three 2TB drives. One was devoted
MacKeeper; Stay away?1258 (1/16/2013 11:30:13 PM) comp.sys.mac.system On a TV grid site, ZAP, there is an an offer for a free download to
speed up Macs. I vaguely remember some controversy regarding MacKeeper.
IIRC one organization was pushing some kind of malware using a na... Salmon
Replacement external drive6419 (8/11/2013 3:55:13 PM) comp.sys.mac.system The POS Seagate GoFlex Desk for Mac has crapped out one time too many, so
I'm going to replace it.
Any suggestions for a reliable drive? Has to be external, and doesn't have
to be mobile. In fact, I'd ... michelle14(19017)
apps open on startup1114 (9/12/2013 9:09:23 PM) comp.sys.mac.system When I quit all applications and restart OS 10.8, the apps I was using
recently are likely to open automatically. I don't like that. Are
there preferences to stop it? A corrupted file?
Connecting to Comcast2111 (9/25/2013 10:12:06 PM) comp.sys.mac.system My daughter is moving into an apartment serviced by Comcast. She has a cable modem she used in a previous apt. that also had Comcast. We will then plan to connect the modem to an Airport Express via ethernet.
OT: Woman Shot in Driveway10310 (10/1/2013 12:46:21 AM) comp.sys.mac.system Linda Burnett, 26, a resident of San Diego, was visiting her in-laws
and, while there, went to a nearby supermarket to pick up some
Later, her husband noticed her sitting in her car in the drive... ghost_topper(2157)
Top 10 paid Mac apps6511 (10/6/2013 3:29:28 AM) comp.sys.mac.system Through the Mac App Store:
1. OS X Mountain Lion
6. FaceTime 1.0.2
8. Duplicate Detective
9. Disk Doctor
10. Live Wallpaper
I don't ... michelle14(19017)
Text Question63 (11/18/2013 8:09:20 PM) comp.sys.mac.system I collect recipes. Of course, recipes frequently use amounts such as
"1/2" or "1/4".
Sometimes, when I import recipes into Mac Gourmet from certain web
sites, the fraction is sort of "compressed": the sl... isw(728)