Category Archives: Snow Leopard

Mac OSX 10.6.7 pdf print problem solved, fonts (via Farbfinal.de Tech Blog)

It's a new version of PDF reader.

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Nice solution. I haven’t had this problem myself but if it happens I am glad to know the solution. Have you ever watched the Andy Griffith show? It is really funny.

Issue: The OSX 10.6.7 update makes printing to PDF impossible to a lot of applications. Usually, switching fonts may help but thats of course not a solution. Solution: Hopefully, you have a time machine backup from the previous OSX version, preferably 10.6.6. If so, here is the easy fix: – open time machine – restore this folder from 10.6.6: /System/Library/Frameworks/ApplicationServices.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/ATS.framework done. PDF exp … Read More

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Looking for hidden setting for Mac OS X?

Apple Inc

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Secrets: All Secrets: page 1 – StumbleUpon. This is a great database. This could have even more useful secrets than Apple documentation.

Docs Tech Notes: Create bootable USB drive using the OS X terminal – StumbleUpon

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Docs Tech Notes: Create bootable USB drive using the OS X terminal – StumbleUpon. Nice work. It makes the process pretty easy.

Is single-clicking on the Mac double-clicking and opening files?

A Magsafe prise.

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I helped a friend yesterday with this problem. She said that her MacBook Pro just started to double-click items when she single clicked on them in the finder. It did this behavior with other mice, and also with the built-in trackpad. So here is what I did to solve the issue.

  1. Trashed specific plist’s in the /users/username/library/preferences folder.
  2. Trashed all plist’s in the users/username/library/preferences folder.
  3. Trashed all files in the users/username/library/caches folder.
  4. Reset the PRAM by holding down the keys 3 times
  5. Reset the SMC
  6. Tried a terminal command that was something like write -g Delaysomething 1000
  7. Reinstalled the OS system with the disk that came with the machine. Updated the software configuration.

Nothing that I did helped. She said the machine also had a kernel panic for the first time. According to the research that I did, Apple genius workers solved this issue by swapping out the machine for others. Has anyone else found a solution to this?

10.6.7 update causes OpenType font issues

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10.6.7 update causes OpenType font issues. This is concerning. OpenType PS fonts seem to be affected. It works fine in Preview and doesn’t work in Reader. Still you should be aware of this.

You can resize multiple Font Sizes at once

AT. This is pretty cool. I wonder who tried this and found it out?

Improve sluggish PDF handling in Preview Business Center Mac OS X Hints… – StumbleUpon

Evolution of Adobe Creative Suite Icons

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Improve sluggish PDF handling in Preview Business Center Mac OS X Hints… – StumbleUpon. Interesting solutions to this problem. It probably would also help if you examine how much ram you have and how many other programs you have open. If you use Adobe Creative Suite you need at least 4GB. Really add as much memory as you have money for. I have noticed that machines that have less than 2GB have slow PDF performance.

How to connect to MySQL in PHP on Mac OS X « The Missing Readme

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How to connect to MySQL in PHP on Mac OS X « The Missing Readme. Nice step by step. This should be on quick reference for developers.