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Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-09-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,172
Posted By Andre
Command+d it is. Thanks!

Command+d it is.
Thanks!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-09-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,172
Posted By Andre
Keyboard short-cut for don't save

Hi!

When closing Pages (or any document app), you have the choice to save, cancel or don't save. You use enter to click save, escape to click cancel, but what is the keyboard shortcut for don't...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-03-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,724
Posted By Andre
Hey! This is a super old thread man :) You should...

Hey! This is a super old thread man :) You should have given up a long time ago, but anyway...

To follow the instructions I had originally, you have to boot into "single-user mode", NOT...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-03-2008, 03:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,945
Posted By Andre
Hmm... I re-read your post and noticed you had...

Hmm... I re-read your post and noticed you had mentioned that. I tried with the default settings and it didn't happen, so I switched to that QT app. Sorry!

On another note, what about iTunes...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-02-2008, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,945
Posted By Andre
Yes, but it blacks out the notebook screen,...

Yes, but it blacks out the notebook screen, right? Is there a way so that your notebook screen stays on, but displays the video full screen on the external monitor? QTAmateur does this, which makes...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-02-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,945
Posted By Andre
Oh nice! VLC does what I want, but QTAmateur even...

Oh nice! VLC does what I want, but QTAmateur even allows the MBP screen to be active at the same time! Wow! Someone read mw mind.

Thanks to both of you!
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-02-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,945
Posted By Andre
QuickTime - Watching movies on external display

Hi!

There must be a good 200 messages here about attaching external displays to MBPs. I got mine set up and working, but I don't understand how QuickTime's full screen option works.

No matter...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-07-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,724
Posted By Andre
When you start your computer, hold down command+s...

When you start your computer, hold down command+s to boot into single user mode. This will bring you to a prompt, which should be in your root folder. If you type ls (that is LS, but in lowercase)...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-27-2008, 12:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,724
Posted By Andre
Hey! Yes, those are the actual commands: ls will...

Hey! Yes, those are the actual commands: ls will list the files and folders, cd is short for change directory (to go back, use cd ..), and rm is short for remove. Be careful with rm though: don't...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-26-2008, 12:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,724
Posted By Andre
Hey! You should be able to log in as single user...

Hey! You should be able to log in as single user and access the command line. When your Mac is booting up, hold down command+s, which boots into single user mode. From here, you can ls to list the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-24-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,724
Posted By Andre
Strange that the same thing happened to me today!...

Strange that the same thing happened to me today! Actually, I had my MBP up for about two days and left it on today after a morning of coding. When I came back 3 hours later, I tried to open up the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-01-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,440
Posted By Andre
If you aren't using your notebook on your lap,...

If you aren't using your notebook on your lap, there should be little reason to up the speed of the fans. I usually bring them up to 3000rpm or so, so that it doesn't burn a hole in my jeans. Eric is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-01-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By Andre
The MacBook doesn't have a dedicated video card,...

The MacBook doesn't have a dedicated video card, just on-board video. I'm not sure how powerful it is, but it definitely won't play anything with advanced 3d acceleration required (ie, no StarCraft...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-22-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,760
Posted By Andre
OS X - A real multi-tasker

Hey! I'm a pretty new switcher; I bought my first Mac (a 15" MBP) about 3 months ago. Initially, I was a little wary. Everything I read about OS X was how great it was, so I guess I must have been...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-22-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,805
Posted By Andre
It's cooler than you might think :) On other...

It's cooler than you might think :) On other computers (read, Windows), it is, in my opinion, ridiculously difficult to set up an external display, including just watching a movie on your TV. With a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-22-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,805
Posted By Andre
In System Preferences, Displays, Arrangement, do...

In System Preferences, Displays, Arrangement, do you have mirror displays checked? If not, your TV is now an extended desktop from your MacBook, which means you can drag windows to and from your TV,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-21-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,115
Posted By Andre
Yeah, this is not a problem at all. Even when my...

Yeah, this is not a problem at all. Even when my MBP is plugged in, my battery goes down to 97% then back to 100% all the time. From what I've read, this is 100% normal, and definitely doesn't mean...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-15-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,089
Posted By Andre
Note that your Macbook is mini-DVI, so you need a...

Note that your Macbook is mini-DVI, so you need a mini-DVI to HDMI (not sure if this exists, but it should). Alternatively, you could get a mini-DVI to DVI adaptor, then a DVI to HDMI adaptor, and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-15-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By Andre
I find myself consistently trying to use the...

I find myself consistently trying to use the 3-finger swipe in Firefox; unfortunately, it's not supported!

I've only had a Mac for about 3 months now, and I found that after about 2 weeks, I was...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-15-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By Andre
There are a few posts about this, but I'm too...

There are a few posts about this, but I'm too lazy to track them down :) What kind of TV do you have? Does it support HDMI, DVI, VGA, RCA ports? Regardless, there should definitely be a way to do so,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-15-2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By Andre
I've been a Windows user for years, and just...

I've been a Windows user for years, and just recently switched to the Mac. Actually, I don't remember ever feeling that the mouse on OS X was different than the mouse on Windows. but I've read other...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-14-2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By Andre
Fitts' Law OS X

I will be referring to this interesting read from Smashing Magazine (specifically, point 6, which is Fitts' law): http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/08/12/top-10-usability-highs-of-the-mac-os
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-13-2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,199
Posted By Andre
I've never personally played WoW, but I've heard...

I've never personally played WoW, but I've heard there are lots that do and from what I've read, it should run great! :)

MBPs are awesome.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-11-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,609
Posted By Andre
I hope hughvane (or others) will have a better...

I hope hughvane (or others) will have a better response, but I believe the Video TS folder means that this CD was burned as a VCD, which basically means it's a DVD, except it is on a CD (over...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-11-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,609
Posted By Andre
Maxell usually makes pretty good quality CDs, and...

Maxell usually makes pretty good quality CDs, and if they are used for a submission, they should be newly burned! :) It sounds like just a regular CD-R, so you should be able to view the files via...
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