Articles posted on June 6th, 2003

Flash animations in background Safari windows

Friday, June 6th, 2003 • 10:36 pm

I find it rather disappointing that, on my dual 1.25 GHz G4, when a Flash animation such as the one that Salon forces you to go through before you can access its “premium” content is playing in a Safari window that is not currently in the foreground (even if Safari itself is in the foreground), […]

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Acrobat 6 for Mac OS X: Bad news for Mac-using creative professionals

Friday, June 6th, 2003 • 10:08 pm

Reading the MacInTouch Reader Report on the recently released Acrobat 6 for Mac OS X, I am afraid the news is very bad. From ultra-slow performance for the simplest tasks to crippled “Professional” software that can’t even create “smart” PDF files (with tables of contents) from Microsoft Word documents — whereas the Windows version of […]

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Mac OS X: Installer Irritant

Friday, June 6th, 2003 • 5:14 pm

Installing the recent slew of updates (Safari, iMovie, QuickTime) reminded me once again of a regular source of irritation. I am a fairly quick typist/clicker, especially for well-known, repetitive tasks. So when the Mac OS X installer application asks for my password and then asks me to agree with the “Software License Agreement” that I […]

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