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Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-24-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,201
Posted By cjcoops
With the NTFS drives, if they're not PROPERLY...

With the NTFS drives, if they're not PROPERLY ejected from Windows some hidden file/setting gets snafu'd..... and it will not be able to be mounted in read/write.

The fix is easy enough.... if you...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-24-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,567
Posted By cjcoops
It's well worth trying out virtualbox (free)...

It's well worth trying out virtualbox (free) before using Bootcamp (I chose to set aside 40Gb for my WinXP install.... it's all taken care of during the Virtual Box install)
VirtualBox...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-22-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,201
Posted By cjcoops
I've been using NTFSmounter since I got my...

I've been using NTFSmounter since I got my Macbook Pro - still works fine with latest SL update.

NTFS Mounter (http://ntfsmounter.com/)

Plug your ntfs drive in, click on the ntfs icon in menu...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-26-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,464
Posted By cjcoops
I tried out VMware - was very good, but just...

I tried out VMware - was very good, but just stuck with Bootcamp.

Have since installed Virtual box, freeware virtualisation from Sun - and it's excellent, and free.
So, well 'worth' trying out...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-24-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,778
Posted By cjcoops
What view are you working on in these documents?...

What view are you working on in these documents? If you're using 'print' view, this is probably a factor.... try using normal or outline view - especially for very large documents (until ready to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-09-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By cjcoops
Totalfinder's great - that visor is lovely, it's...

Totalfinder's great - that visor is lovely, it's resizable then it comes up to cover whatever amount of screen space you prefer, allowing for easy drag/drop to Burn or others and so on, and once...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-09-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By cjcoops
I've used Pathfinder in the past - good... but...

I've used Pathfinder in the past - good... but now have moved to using Totalfinder
TotalFinder brings tabs to your native Finder and more! (http://totalfinder.binaryage.com/)

It integrates...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-06-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,420
Posted By cjcoops
ntfs mounter works fine & great for me too - BUT...

ntfs mounter works fine & great for me too - BUT beware!... or at least be AWARE that the drive MUST have been correctly ejected from any previous windows system.

If not, it can screw something up...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-02-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,957
Posted By cjcoops
Just install ClamXav - it doesn't start up...

Just install ClamXav - it doesn't start up automatically and won't run in the background (unless told to do so, it can monitor folders etc if you set it to do so) so you can show the fools(who are...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-25-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By cjcoops
Holy cow.... i've been frustrated by being unable...

Holy cow.... i've been frustrated by being unable to do this also - now, I can see the light... or, at least the selected items total size. Hurrah.

Wouldn't it be helpful to have this 'inspector'...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-23-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,738
Posted By cjcoops
I've installed Better Touch Tool so whether on...

I've installed Better Touch Tool so whether on Safari or my usual browser Opera, I just use a simple touchpad gesture to close a tab (and other gestures to open a new one, go back/forward, open link...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-16-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By cjcoops
There's no way to remove that absurd 'elements'...

There's no way to remove that absurd 'elements' bar.... I make may own toolbar, turn off the standard and any other toolbar and put my personal toolbar on top of that elements thing. Keep the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-13-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,439
Posted By cjcoops
I'd recommend going here ...

I'd recommend going here
http://word.mvps.org/mac/bend/bendwordtoyourwill.html

and getting a copy of that 'Bend Word to your will' document.... it's excellent, and will really help you get to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-03-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,181
Posted By cjcoops
Hey, works in Opera too.... the Thread title...

Hey, works in Opera too....

the Thread title did make me chuckle too....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-12-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,704
Posted By cjcoops
I use BetterTouchtool for both Safari and my main...

I use BetterTouchtool for both Safari and my main Opera browser :-

setup with these gestures:-
3 finger swipe down - switch to tab to the right
3 finger swipe up - switch to tab to the left
3...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-12-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By cjcoops
I have a Sony PRS-505 reader - has the 6" screen,...

I have a Sony PRS-505 reader - has the 6" screen, and also have Kindle for Mac installed, to allow me to download books for my Sony, along with other sources such as Kobo and Fictionwise... and all...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-12-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,099
Posted By cjcoops
Does this mean you already have BetterTouchTool ?...

Does this mean you already have BetterTouchTool ?
Downloads (SecondBar & BetterTouchTool) BetterTouchTool & SecondBar (http://blog.boastr.net/?page_id=1722)

This will make your already excellent...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-05-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By cjcoops
This is the way to go.... I do basically the same...

This is the way to go.... I do basically the same but using Dragthing, which the OP may want to demo - very flexible - although it is extra software, you'd have to pay up for.... www.dragthing.com...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-13-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By cjcoops
Applejack is a rather good maintenance one...

Applejack is a rather good maintenance one too....
VLC is in the list already - i've never used/opened Quicktime since i got my Mac. Think my Windows days has given me a permanent aversion to the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-13-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,452
Posted By cjcoops
I think the 'jerkiness' is just due to the...

I think the 'jerkiness' is just due to the unexpected speed of scrolling - so you end up stopping and re-sliding your finger.... oddly, i've rebooted since and it seems less extreme now. This may be...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-13-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By cjcoops
An 8Gb ram upgrade usually means two sticks of...

An 8Gb ram upgrade usually means two sticks of 4Gb - and these are expensive still, no matter where/who makes them.

The 2Gb sticks are a lot cheaper - only if your PC/MAC has four (or more) slots...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-13-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By cjcoops
Pretty good list - i'll be looking at the video...

Pretty good list - i'll be looking at the video transcoder, the rest was all pretty much pre-installed when i bought my Mac in bangkok, including Neo-Office which is the biggest omission.

Also...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-13-2010, 02:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,452
Posted By cjcoops
Just upgraded from 10.1 - kept all my bookmarks,...

Just upgraded from 10.1 - kept all my bookmarks, mail etc and my better touch tool gestures all stay working just fine - all good.... except, as mentioned the scroll speed seems horrible and very...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-05-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By cjcoops
or google 'Truecrypt' for excellent open-source...

or google 'Truecrypt' for excellent open-source encryption software.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-29-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By cjcoops
Get that Bend Word to yoru will document - it...

Get that Bend Word to yoru will document - it points out that the Master document route is NOT the way to go.... is to be avoided.

Coops
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