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Search: Posts Made By: visualpurple
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-23-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By visualpurple
this seems like a back asswards way to do things

this seems like a back asswards way to do things
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-22-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,561
Posted By visualpurple
Black arrows were in Tiger (10.4). In Leopard...

Black arrows were in Tiger (10.4). In Leopard (10.5) they're blue dots.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-22-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,416
Posted By visualpurple
for what it's worth, I've had safe sleep disabled...

for what it's worth, I've had safe sleep disabled on my MacBook for almost 2 years now, and nothing has gone wrong. It's great to have quick sleeps.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-13-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,653
Posted By visualpurple
Seeing the red light when headphones are not...

Seeing the red light when headphones are not plugged in is NOT normal; it is indicative of this problem. The red light should only come on when headphones are actually plugged in (thus you should...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-13-2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By visualpurple
1. For general computing, that will be a...

1. For general computing, that will be a powerhouse. Macs in general have a great lifespan. My mom used an iMac for 7 years before inheriting my old eMac, which is 4 years old, running Leopard just...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-12-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,152
Posted By visualpurple
How are you organizing your music if it's not by...

How are you organizing your music if it's not by artist, genre, song title, year, or album? By how many illegitimate children the artist has?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-08-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By visualpurple
iTunes for Mac can't convert .wmas like iTunes...

iTunes for Mac can't convert .wmas like iTunes for Windows can. You need another converter, like this: http://www.easywma.com/

converting from one file type to another reduces the quality though....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-01-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By visualpurple
if NeoOffice is set to open .doc files, you can...

if NeoOffice is set to open .doc files, you can just double-click on the attachment icon in Mail and it will open
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-30-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,460
Posted By visualpurple
did you copy it to the desktop, or did you move...

did you copy it to the desktop, or did you move it? you probably moved it... if so, move it back to the applications folder, and then drag it to the dock.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-30-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,478
Posted By visualpurple
first one on the list... ...

first one on the list...

http://img67.imageshack.us/img67/171/picture3gb5.th.jpg (http://img67.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picture3gb5.jpg)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-29-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,642
Posted By visualpurple
I organize my pictures in Finder. I have folders...

I organize my pictures in Finder. I have folders set up like:

Pictures > 2008 > 07/29/08 - BBQ > [all the photos from that event, with the file names that my camera gave them]

I don't let...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-24-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By visualpurple
the plug head things on iPod chargers and...

the plug head things on iPod chargers and MacBooks are interchangeable, so I assume the extension would work
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-16-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,290
Posted By visualpurple
yes, there are many programs that do this. I use...

yes, there are many programs that do this. I use 'Senuti'.

Not sure about the album art, but iTunes can get that for you automatically anyway.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-15-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By visualpurple
click on any of the headers (name, date, size,...

click on any of the headers (name, date, size, etc.) and it will sort by that field.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-15-2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By visualpurple
Hotmail doesn't natively work with desktop Mail...

Hotmail doesn't natively work with desktop Mail programs...

there is a plug-in that you can try - google 'httpmail'

it doesn't work for everyone, but it's worked very well for me for a few years
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-12-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By visualpurple
the moving screen really freaked me out at first...

the moving screen really freaked me out at first but eventually I just forgot about it
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-09-2008, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,243
Posted By visualpurple
it comes with a trial version, but you have to...

it comes with a trial version, but you have to buy the full version separately
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-04-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,373
Posted By visualpurple
MacBook (Pros) come standard with a wifi card and...

MacBook (Pros) come standard with a wifi card and ethernet port that will connect to any wireless or wired router.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-04-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By visualpurple
iChat is a native AIM client... so yes.

iChat is a native AIM client... so yes.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-03-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,735
Posted By visualpurple
you could fret and fuss about how to charge your...

you could fret and fuss about how to charge your MacBook all the time, or you could just use it the way you want to use it, whether that means plugged in or on the battery. Chances are you'll end up...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-02-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,827
Posted By visualpurple
you can do that... keep your mouse hovered over...

you can do that... keep your mouse hovered over the window you want to drop the file into, and that window will come into focus. Then you can let go of the file and drop it into that window. It takes...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-02-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By visualpurple
right-click on the trash can and click Empty...

right-click on the trash can and click Empty Trash

or open up the trash can and click the Empty Trash button
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-01-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By visualpurple
the main difference isn't in the processor; you...

the main difference isn't in the processor; you won't notice a difference between 2.1 and 2.4. And the RAM and hard drive you can upgrade yourself very easily.

The difference is in the optical...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-30-2008, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By visualpurple
iPhoto organizes its photos in a bizarre file...

iPhoto organizes its photos in a bizarre file structure because it assumes that you won't go ****ing around in its file structure. It assumes that if you want to access your photos you'll open up...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-30-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,189
Posted By visualpurple
the picture is only seen by people who are also...

the picture is only seen by people who are also using the Mail program. Someone who opens an email from you in Hotmail won't see the picture.

Also, even if someone else is using a Mac and opens a...
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