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Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 10-01-2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By bd-in-pdx
What color profile are you using? Adobe RGB,...

What color profile are you using? Adobe RGB, sRGB, your camera's color profile? Sounds like a misinterpretation of colors. The quality and whiteness of your paper can also contribute to dulling the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-21-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,386
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Sometimes starting your mac in Safe mode is all...

Sometimes starting your mac in Safe mode is all it takes to rid the machine of pesky or troublesome behaviors. (Correct me if I'm wrong mac gurus, but you hold the Shift key down while restarting to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-18-2008, 01:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Good point youthpastor, the distance to the...

Good point youthpastor, the distance to the laptop vs. the ancient monitor may be alerting the young user his/her eyes need to be checked. I would also wonder about the ambient light in the room...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 04-15-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,090
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Canon or Olympus are probably the closest in your...

Canon or Olympus are probably the closest in your ballpark. The EOS Rebel is a fine camera and Canon's prosumer lenses are really quite affordable. I don't shop around for Nikon very often but they...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-27-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,855
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Personally I prefer all the screen real estate I...

Personally I prefer all the screen real estate I can get when using Photoshop. For most apps I think the 13" monitor isn't a problem, but for Photoshop I think I would become a little frustrated with...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-13-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,970
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Don't shop for a new mouse until you've rested...

Don't shop for a new mouse until you've rested your hand/wrist for a reasonable amount of time. Your wrist still hurts because you're not letting it heal. While you're not mousing with it, you're...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-13-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Depends on your uses, but like already mentioned...

Depends on your uses, but like already mentioned Office for Mac is a universal solution for your past Office usage. I also use Pages for word processing and light page layout, Keynote for way better...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-12-2008, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,572
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Buy 3rd party RAM and install it yourself after...

Buy 3rd party RAM and install it yourself after the purchase, then get the extra sweet graphics card AND more memory. Apple's RAM prices are outrageous, buy elsewhere for a WAY better deal than the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-12-2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By bd-in-pdx
I can't give a specific brand (although I did...

I can't give a specific brand (although I did just swap out my wife's PB drive with a new Samsung 80gig... she doesn't need the space), but spend the few extra dollars on rpm. I would never again go...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-05-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Well I guess congratulations are in order, she...

Well I guess congratulations are in order, she sounds like a beaut! This is certainly the place to get inside info into playing with the innards of your new/used toy. And I'm pretty sure she'll...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-03-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Nope. (MBP 2.33 17").

Nope. (MBP 2.33 17").
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-31-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,514
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Clear your Safari cache under the Preferences...

Clear your Safari cache under the Preferences menu as well, it could be you're building up a back up of files Safari is slogging through (Firefox as well).
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-31-2008, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,614
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Also start up your computer in safe mode by...

Also start up your computer in safe mode by holding down the Shift key while you start it. Open up your Mail, quit it, then restart your computer in normal mode. Sometimes this is enough to work out...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-29-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,047
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Check out http://www.newertech.com/ for some...

Check out http://www.newertech.com/ for some processor upgrades for your new machine
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-23-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By bd-in-pdx
You don't need to put the images in the boxes...

You don't need to put the images in the boxes that say Double Click to Edit, those are areas reserved for text. Just delete them altogether or else choose a frame specifically designed for an image....
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-23-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 847
Posted By bd-in-pdx
"the right thing to do" depends on you I suppose....

"the right thing to do" depends on you I suppose. Since it's just you using the application though I would think a single license is really all you need, and it'll install just fine on a second...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-20-2008, 01:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,267
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Download the 10.5 driver from Epson's website...

Download the 10.5 driver from Epson's website (http://www.epsonstylus.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&oid=23762&infoType=Downloads), they have a driver that purportedly...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-18-2008, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,874
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Go into View >> Master Slides. Then you can...

Go into View >> Master Slides. Then you can actually modify the master templates to change the font size for every slide using that master in your presentation or in future slides. If you save the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-12-2008, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By bd-in-pdx
I know people who have bought camera batteries...

I know people who have bought camera batteries from eBay only to kick themselves in the *** for doing it, the batteries are horribly constructed Chinese crap. Just go to Newertech (www.newertech.com)...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-12-2008, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Save your paragraphs of text (in any application...

Save your paragraphs of text (in any application including iWeb) as PDFs and add them to iPhoto. You can then add them to your book as images and place them where they will look the most appropriate....
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-10-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Send Sony an email asking why they don't support...

Send Sony an email asking why they don't support macs. It's not Apple that's the problem here. And check to see if an application like Limewire might be able to manage your music files on your Sony....
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-06-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Use Network Utility (in your Utilities folder) to...

Use Network Utility (in your Utilities folder) to ping a website. It sounds like your LAN isn't the problem, it's possibly the connection from your router to the modem or your modem to network. If...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-01-2008, 02:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By bd-in-pdx
I use it all the time, but maybe I'm not the...

I use it all the time, but maybe I'm not the norm. I enjoy syncing my multiple macs, I back up essential files (this helped me ENORMOUSLY when my previous laptop was stolen!), I maintain an easy but...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-22-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,165
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Either you've got the coolest grandmother in the...

Either you've got the coolest grandmother in the world or else she just got taken by a con. If it is from that site though please report back (preferably with pictures!), that company makes very cool...
Forum: Movies and Video 12-09-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By bd-in-pdx
Rotate the images in iPhoto and them drag them...

Rotate the images in iPhoto and them drag them into your movie after you've rotated them.
To stop the zooming feature, Control+click on the image and select Project Properties, change Initial Photo...
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