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Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 13th, 2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Raven
ChilBear, Can you explain that to me, please?...

ChilBear,
Can you explain that to me, please? His laptop is with his daughter in another town that I can't get to.
HIs email account is [email protected] Different than mine.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 12th, 2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Raven
Still hoping others have suggestions how to do...

Still hoping others have suggestions how to do this? There are 100s of emails. The daughter has given me screenshot of all the mail folders her dad had. Some would be more relevant than others. Is...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 18th, 2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Raven
ChilBear, I have a Mac. He used Windows. His...

ChilBear,
I have a Mac. He used Windows.
His email is [email protected]
So, do I set up an account on the cloud or would his widow do that so we both can access?
I'd like to keep this as simple as...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 18th, 2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Raven
ChilBear, Can you please explain exactly how to...

ChilBear,
Can you please explain exactly how to do that? Thanks!
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 17th, 2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Raven
How to download years of email files?

A good friend just died at his office desk. A HUGE shock to his family and friends. :verysad:
We worked on several community volunteer projects together. One of them involved government grant...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 20th, 2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By Raven
Font corrupted or substituted in Illustrator CS6?

I’m working on a brochure with a regional map ( dozens of lakes, rivers, names, roads, canoe routes, etc) in Mac OS X 10.10.5, Adobe InDesign & Illustrator CS6. (I’m semi retired and not using...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 11th, 2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 416
Posted By Raven
Export to PDF problem

I’m having some strange issues exporting one InDesignCS 6 file to a PDF.
which I need to send to my customer.

The document is a 18”x12” presentation folder. Page size is 9x12”.
It has text and 9...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 13th, 2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By Raven
Thanks, Wonderings. Appreciate your time to...

Thanks, Wonderings.
Appreciate your time to explain.
:-)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 12th, 2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By Raven
Thanks Wonderings, Yes, I've tried to be polite...

Thanks Wonderings,
Yes, I've tried to be polite to say Word will not work very well for their future graphic use. But if you work for a large company where all employees use MS software, they have...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 10th, 2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By Raven
Thank you for the suggestions. Does a vector...

Thank you for the suggestions.

Does a vector .AI file created in Illustrator and saved as a PDF, stay vector and then placed in MS Publisher?

Can Word or Publisher use and/or enlarge a vector...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 9th, 2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By Raven
Thumbs down Vector files on MS Word?

As a graphic designer, I created a branding program for a non-profit animal sanctuary in a small community that has a major expansion program underway. Their volunteer board member is doing some of...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 9th, 2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By Raven
It's a 2012 MBP. What were the problems they...

It's a 2012 MBP.
What were the problems they might have had?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 8th, 2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By Raven
MacBooK Pro won't boot up!

I've been working on a keynote presentation for an important and large public meeting tomorrow evening. Yesterday my MBP started to freeze up during keynote use.
Had to hold power button to power...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 29th, 2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,594
Posted By Raven
Digital MacWorld magazine? Ugh! I read several...

Digital MacWorld magazine? Ugh!
I read several magazines monthly and MacWorld is my favourite. I don’t read each issue cover to cover at one time. Sometimes it gets read in the living room during...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 3rd, 2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Raven
Joker Eh, Yup I tried that. Scraped the dock...

Joker Eh,
Yup I tried that. Scraped the dock connector with a credit card. And toothbrush. Blew into it hard with my breath. And a photo air blower. Rebooted.

I can see the volume bar and it...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 3rd, 2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Raven
Sorry for the double thread. When I first clicked...

Sorry for the double thread. When I first clicked SUBMIT I just got a blank page. Posted it again later.

Seems that's the trouble with the sound problem. Everyone has a different fix. Obviously...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 3rd, 2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By Raven
No speaker sound on iPhone 4s

I've had my iPhone for 2 years of a 3 yr contract. Love it!
Except now I have no speaker sound - no alarm sound, no ringtones, no Siri voice or Youtube sound, etc. I can hear a phone call voice when...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 3rd, 2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Raven
iPhone 4s speaker sound not working

I've had my iPhone4s for 2 years of a 3 yr contract. Love it!
Except now I have no speaker sound - no alarm sound, nor ringtones. No Siri voice or Youtube sound, etc. I can hear a phone call voice...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 20th, 2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By Raven
Garf1108, Do they change anything on my 4s...

Garf1108,
Do they change anything on my 4s which I think is locked?
So, then I can make calls within the country? How about calls I get from Canada?

IllusionX,
Yup, that was about 4 years ago....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 20th, 2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By Raven
Using iPhone 4s overseas?

I'm traveling to South Africa for a month. I once made a mistake and made a cell call in the USA back to Canada. Coast me $240... roaming charges!!! Won't do that again.
So, what should I do/not do...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 20th, 2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 374
Posted By Raven
How to retain consistent color when exporting to PDF?

Mac OSX10.6.8 InDesign CS6.

I've created a design for a flowing graphic "wave" across an office window 20 ft wide. The only colour is Pantone #301 (blue), and there are gradients from 10% to 80%....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 27th, 2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By Raven
Just to finish this off... The best way to...

Just to finish this off...

The best way to do this and get close to the original pantone colours is to import any logo and graphics in InDesign as an RGB JPG file.
Logos imported as EPS didn't...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 3rd, 2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By Raven
Sounds interesting, Wonderings... Do you place...

Sounds interesting, Wonderings...
Do you place the PNG as a same size graphic in Word?
Is the "workable" space for text outside of this area only?
What if we also have info in the left margin to...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 2nd, 2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By Raven
Digital letterhead design?

I've used Adobe InDesign for years to design Brand Identity programs with printed stationery for my small business customers. Lately I've been asked to provide a digital letterhead to match the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 31st, 2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,239
Posted By Raven
Ended up re-doing the background gradient in...

Ended up re-doing the background gradient in Photoshop and importing it as a TIF file.
The rest of the graphics are vector based.
Exported the final InDesign file as a high res PDF (5 mb)....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 13th, 2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,239
Posted By Raven
How to reduce gradient banding in InDesign CS6?

I designed a vinyl fabric banner (10 ft x 2 ft) for a customer. It has a 4 colour logo on it plus a gradient tint in the background across the 10 ft length. The art was created in InDesign CS6 and...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 17th, 2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,007
Posted By Raven
pm-r, Tried that. it takes you to a Gaming...

pm-r,
Tried that. it takes you to a Gaming site where you are tempted with a no charge option to try "games", but leave your credit card number and you will be charged monthly after 30 days. No...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 17th, 2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,007
Posted By Raven
live cfl football online?

I live in a remote place and don't have cable. Only CBC and CTV.
It's annoying that CBC and CTV don't do live cfl broadcasts anymore but show live NFL games! TSN shows the games online only in the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 21st, 2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By Raven
Is there a Vertical Line Screen for Photoshop?

How can I convert a grayscale photo to a vertical LINE B/W image (no grayscale)? I can't find a way to do it with the filters in PS CS6. Is there a plug-in that will do that?

Mac OSX10.6.6....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 9th, 2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By Raven
pm-r, "in case you don't like it and you can...

pm-r,
"in case you don't like it and you can easily switch back and boot from SL"

Why would you want to go back? At some point we all have to move forward with OS. I'm still using SL and usually...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 9th, 2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,153
Posted By Raven
Illusion... Wow! Problem solved! Too easy. Too...

Illusion... Wow! Problem solved! Too easy. Too funny. So Simple. :-)
Back to 624 contacts which I didn't even know I had that many.
Have a superb day!
Thanks! :-)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 8th, 2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,153
Posted By Raven
When I Message, I see that all my contacts are...

When I Message, I see that all my contacts are listed. But not in my PHONE contact list.
Any idea why, and how to get them from one list to the other?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 8th, 2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,153
Posted By Raven
I don't use iCloud. I don't think it works with...

I don't use iCloud. I don't think it works with my iMac OSX10.6.8?

All my contacts still seem to be fine on my iMac. My iPhone and iMac have not been connected or synched. Not sure how to do...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 7th, 2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,153
Posted By Raven
Contacts disappearing from my iPhone?

iPhone 4s. iOS6.0.1

Over the past week, I would search for a contact number that I knew I had called before, and now it is missing. After several days of this, I see there I have 79 phone...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 21st, 2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By Raven
Interesting. Is this NOT an issue with anyone? I...

Interesting. Is this NOT an issue with anyone? I appreciate learning to change the settings to keep my emails for only a month if this the only way from now on. Yet I can't believe there is no simple...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 14th, 2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By Raven
How to remove SENT mail in iPhone 4s?

I've got 7000 SENT emails and counting.
When I click on EDIT, it only allows me to DELETE one at a time. Shutterrrr!
Is there a trick to this?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 14th, 2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,335
Posted By Raven
So, I upgraded all 3 Adobe CS6 apps before...

So, I upgraded all 3 Adobe CS6 apps before December 31st. Cost me $750. :-(
Before I installed, I thought I would see if there are any issues I should be aware of and found this discussion...
Adobe...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 28th, 2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,335
Posted By Raven
More news that shows where Adobe is pushing... ...

More news that shows where Adobe is pushing...

"Adobe saved the Photoshop CS6 feature enhancements for its Create Now Live event, which introduced a substantial number of enhancements available to...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 28th, 2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,335
Posted By Raven
i-rui, How do you know exactly when that small...

i-rui,
How do you know exactly when that small window of opportunity opens before the upgrade is announced?

I have to buy 3 CS6 apps in the next few days. Then in a few months(?) I'll have to...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 27th, 2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,335
Posted By Raven
Brilliant idea, i-rui! Except Adobe is telling...

Brilliant idea, i-rui!
Except Adobe is telling me I have to upgrade my CS4 apps by Dec 31st. And I have to upgrade yearly thereafter. If I buy CS6 now, I expect CS7 will be out in less than a year....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 25th, 2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,335
Posted By Raven
I continue to research my options and have found...

I continue to research my options and have found a lot of questions on various forums about Creative Cloud issues...
Adobe Community: Top Ten Questions About Creative Cloud...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 21st, 2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,335
Posted By Raven
If I don't upgrade now, will it require buying...

If I don't upgrade now, will it require buying the full versions in 3-4 years when I can't open someone elses Illustrator or InDesign files? At $600+ each? And how long will commercial printers keep...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 20th, 2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,335
Posted By Raven
I am the only user on my Mac out of my home...

I am the only user on my Mac out of my home office. I have separate apps, not as part of a suite. I know that I can stay behind the newest versions only so long before I cannot open someone elses...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 18th, 2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,335
Posted By Raven
How best to upgrade Adobe software?

I'm using Photoshop CS4, InDesign CS4, Illustrator CS4, with Mac OSX10.6.8 on an iMac24". As a semi-retired free lance graphic designer I can't afford to upgrade every time Adobe wants me to. Now...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 18th, 2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By Raven
Thanks Wonderings. I've noted it to the printer,...

Thanks Wonderings. I've noted it to the printer, and will let them figure it out.
:-)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 18th, 2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By Raven
Did that... I had to check off the Overprint...

Did that... I had to check off the Overprint Preview box to make anything work. Otherwise all the CMYK boxes were grayed out. Make sense?

When I clicked on the Black plate, the art disappeared....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 17th, 2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By Raven
Here is a recap... - the vector file was...

Here is a recap...
- the vector file was received from the customer as a CMYK PDF file. It is to be placed in a two spot colour flyer.
- I used Illustrator CS4 to open it and convert it to...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 15th, 2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By Raven
Sorry, I should have clarified this better - ...

Sorry, I should have clarified this better -
The vector art is in Illustrator CS4. It now looks grayscale on the screen, but the window title says "...CMYK/Preview". Which is throwing me off. Is it...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 14th, 2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By Raven
Illustrator CS4 question?

I am trying to change a CMYK vector file to grayscale in CS4. OSX10.6.8.
I went to Edit/Edit Colors/ Change to Grayscale. The .AI vector art now looks gray on screen, but the title says...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 23rd, 2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By Raven
Best logo file for email use?

My design client wants to use his new logo as a signature in his emails. The original art is vector line art in 2 pantone colours. Exported it as a vector EPS file and converted from there.
We are...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 5th, 2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,541
Posted By Raven
My mistake re MS Word 8... I have MS Word 2008...

My mistake re MS Word 8... I have MS Word 2008 install DVDS which I need to load on my wife's Mac Mini.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 3rd, 2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,541
Posted By Raven
How install MS Office 2008 on a Mac Mini?

I've migrated my wife's working files from her G4 OSX10.4.11 to a new Mac Mini, OSC10.7.4 using target disk mode. I did not transfer any apps, as it was suggested to do that as a fresh install from...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 25th, 2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,812
Posted By Raven
Of course, this is all subject to many factors...

Of course, this is all subject to many factors including how good the 5 is.
I'm just exploring options.

Is there a market for a used iPhone 4s?
Where is it best to sell it?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 24th, 2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,812
Posted By Raven
I have no idea how to back up my 4s files to my...

I have no idea how to back up my 4s files to my iMac. :-(
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 23rd, 2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,812
Posted By Raven
How to best replace iPhone 4s with 5?

I love my 4s. Have a 3 year contract with MTS in Manitoba until March 2015. Which is far too long.

I read on CNN that people in the USA sell their older iPhones before the new ones come out to be...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 6th, 2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By Raven
Live Olympics on iPad?

Where can I find live streaming Olympics? I downloaded the TSN app, but I still can't find live action!
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 4th, 2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Raven
Our web designer fixed it on a long weekend... ...

Our web designer fixed it on a long weekend...

Looks like I may need to repair / rebuild the mysql database, i've cut its overall size down by 75% but I doesn't seem to have sped the site up much....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 4th, 2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,277
Posted By Raven
I had another look at Silverlight. It takes up...

I had another look at Silverlight. It takes up 100 mb for my iMac! I'll think about it for something I may rarely use.
:-)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 4th, 2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 492
Posted By Raven
No sound on ctvolympics.ca

My apologies for the double post!
Not sure how to delete it.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 4th, 2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,277
Posted By Raven
No sound on ctvolympics.ca

Tried to watch the Olympics on my iPhone 4s. Great images. No sound.

Today my wife tried it on her iPad 2. Same thing. As she walked around the house, the sound came on for 2 seconds.

I tried...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 4th, 2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Raven
Thank you. Will get hold of our web people out of...

Thank you. Will get hold of our web people out of town, immediately!!!
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 3rd, 2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Raven
Website not loading

Our community organization has a tourism website that has been working fine for us.
Thompson Spirit Way (http://www.thompsonspiritway.ca)

Today, on my iMac OSX10.6.8, it doesn't load on Safari...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 15th, 2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,903
Posted By Raven
Here's a wrap up to our problem FYI. YAHOO...

Here's a wrap up to our problem FYI.

YAHOO MAIL ACCOUNT HACKED. LOST ALL EMAILS & CONTACT LIST.
FYI. SUMMARY OF WHAT HAPPENED...

1. Went to Yahoo Help to read up on Spam and Email Abuse.
...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 13th, 2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,903
Posted By Raven
Westweb, No contact list anywhere! Tried...

Westweb,
No contact list anywhere!
Tried gmail before, but it's too fussy when you want to send many (legitimate) emails. Too late for that anyway.

How to restore our emails?
How to restore...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 12th, 2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,903
Posted By Raven
Yahoo mail seriously hacked!

My apologies... this is more than a MAC issue, but I need your good advice, kind folks! :-)

I sit on a committee that is hosting an international conference this October. We send out email notices...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 20th, 2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By Raven
Yes, I've done both - Photoshop 11.02 and...

Yes, I've done both - Photoshop 11.02 and OSX10.6.8.
When I Force Quit, I can get out of Photoshop. After relaunch, it works until the first SAVE.
Haven't been able to find any solutions. As a...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 18th, 2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By Raven
Photoshop CS4 & Snow Leopard conflict?

Today I upgraded from MacOSX 10.5.8 to 10.6.3.
And I was working in Photoshop CS4. Not sure if this is related to the Snow Leopard upgrade, but...
*
“About Photoshop” is greyed out. Can’t tell...
Forum: Mac Masters Jun 17th, 2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,320
Posted By Raven
How to convert InDesign CS4 doc to MS Word?

As a graphic designer, I always design brand stationery elements in InDesign CS4. Often a two colour pantone printing job for my customer to match envelopes and cards, etc.

Now I've got a young...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 15th, 2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,186
Posted By Raven
Thanks Wonderings. I'll give that a try. I do...

Thanks Wonderings.
I'll give that a try.
I do have a graphic along the left edge that bleeds. I may have to redesign that.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 14th, 2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,186
Posted By Raven
Designer query - InDesign to MS Word

As a graphic designer, I always design brand stationery elements in InDesign CS4. Often a two colour pantone printing job for my customer to match envelopes and cards, etc.

Now I've got a young...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 11th, 2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By Raven
Question iPad case

Been looking for a specific case to carry my new iPad. Very slim. With a carrying handle. Haven't found one yet. Most are too bulky. Have u seen a supplier that I can access from Manitoba ?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 25th, 2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By Raven
Couldnt hold my wife back. She bought a 2 from...

Couldnt hold my wife back. She bought a 2 from the apple store for $419. She's pumped for 60+ year old lady! :)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 22nd, 2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By Raven
Wanted - ipad2

I want a used or refurb ipad2 for my wife. She will use it for email, web, skype, ebooks. Where do I find one for good price? If its used, what to be careful about?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 19th, 2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By Raven
The answer was in the PRINT setting which should...

The answer was in the PRINT setting which should be set to... Graphics - Send Data - All.
Problem solved!
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 10th, 2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By Raven
I have hundreds of logos from various sources......

I have hundreds of logos from various sources... tiff, eps, jpg. Some vector. Some bitmap. etc. It would take a while to find them all and convert the file format. Bitmap logo eps files usually are...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 9th, 2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By Raven
Logo files printing output with Jaggy edges?

I starting noticing some logos in ads (using InDesign CS4) that I designed were not printing properly on my new Lexmark E260dn laser printer when I was proofing. The logos are very pixellated. All...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 6th, 2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,555
Posted By Raven
So, that's the problem - using the latest version...

So, that's the problem - using the latest version of Safari that still works on a dual G4 OSX10.4.11 isn't good enough. The G4 works fine for my wife. She uses the browser, iPhoto, iTunes, MS Word...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 5th, 2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,555
Posted By Raven
Can't access TD online

Suddenly my wife can't access TDCanadatrust online. It gives this message:
"You do not have cookies enabled, please go into your browser's preferences and enable cookies so that EasyWeb will...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 6th, 2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,244
Posted By Raven
Thanks everyone. I'll wait a month for v5. And...

Thanks everyone.
I'll wait a month for v5. And get a basic lesson at an Apple Store in Winnipeg.

Still confused about POP vs IMAP and how that works... can I switch to IMAP, try it, and go back...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 3rd, 2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,244
Posted By Raven
iPhone questions from newbie

I've been waiting for years for iPhone service to come to northern Canada which it finally did earlier this year!!! Now my regular cell contract is up and I need to get an iPhone this month. Some...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 12th, 2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By Raven
Why slow emails to open at their end?

I never had problems with sending emails. But I got this today from a customer who works for a large mining corporation... "You know, every one of your emails has taken at least 30 seconds to open."...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 9th, 2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,551
Posted By Raven
Wouldn't print from Reader v10. Printed from...

Wouldn't print from Reader v10.
Printed from Photoshop! Thanks.

I asked the client to print it themselves to see if they could.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 9th, 2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 54
Posted By Raven
PDF won't print

I received a 16 page PDF file from a client. I opened it, clicked on PRINT and I get a window with: "The document cannot be printed". When I click on OK to remove window, I get another window with:...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 26th, 2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,349
Posted By Raven
I don't have Lightroom, so I'm exploring the...

I don't have Lightroom, so I'm exploring the options to create HDR or faux HDR. I'm deliberating whether to get Photomatix for CS4 or upgrade to CS5. I just purchased CS4 last year, so it's a bit...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 25th, 2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,349
Posted By Raven
I'm using my library of single nature images that...

I'm using my library of single nature images that I use in print design to promote my region in Northern Canada. All images are JPEGs.
Will Photomatix work on single images that are not bracketed?...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 25th, 2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,349
Posted By Raven
Thanks for both replies. I'm only using...

Thanks for both replies.

I'm only using single high res JPEG images. Which means they will be faux!
What's the best way to do that?

Do I need Photomatix if I upgrade later to Photoshop CS5?...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 25th, 2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,349
Posted By Raven
HDR images

I'm using Photoshop CS4 and need to create some High Density Range images for a brochure. Final size will be 8 1/2 x 11".
Is there a GOOD tutorial out there that walks you through this? I've tried...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 17th, 2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Raven
Well, everyones answer seems very clear. More...

Well, everyones answer seems very clear. More money left for my wife to go clothes shopping? Shhhh.
;-)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 16th, 2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Raven
Buy Macs in China?

My wife and I are going to China on April 9th for 10 days. To Beijing and Shanghai.
Do you think a MacBook Air, iPhone, and iPad 2 would be available for sale at a lesser price than in North...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 16th, 2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By Raven
You could scan at 125 dpi. The page should still...

You could scan at 125 dpi. The page should still print OK.
It may look low res.

Another idea is to place a jpeg or tiff file into InDesign or Quark and export as PDF. You'd have more control.
...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 18th, 2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,366
Posted By Raven
How to HARDEN a custom brush in Photoshop CS4?

In the PAINTING/BRUSHES panel, I've created a custom brush by using the Brush Tip Shape options. I started with a triangle shaped brush and sprayed a set of scattered triangles at 30 pixel diameter....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 5th, 2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By Raven
changing phone numbers for internet access

I've got 2 phone lines at home. One used for internet (from years ago) and the other is our regular home phone line. Now, it' finally time to save some $$ and use one phone line for all.

If I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 5th, 2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 24,397
Posted By Raven
Don't mean to change this topic, but I'm...

Don't mean to change this topic, but I'm disappointed in Netflix. The first two movies I searched for - ET and How to Train my Dragon - were not available.
Seems like mostly old and 2nd rate movies....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 24th, 2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,864
Posted By Raven
Thanks for your suggestions, Simon. This is an...

Thanks for your suggestions, Simon. This is an Apple OEM cartridge in an unopened new box and sealed bag. The only ones I have ever purchased.

I am now using my old cartridge again. I give it a...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 21st, 2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,864
Posted By Raven
Thanks for the suggestions. I can't return the...

Thanks for the suggestions.
I can't return the cartridge as defective. It was purchased last year from the States and kept as a spare. I normally would order another one now for the next spare.

I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 21st, 2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,864
Posted By Raven
I have a used printer that I bought years ago for...

I have a used printer that I bought years ago for spare parts. Never needed it until now. But...

"The teflon on your upper fuser roller is damaged."---
Why did these blotches only start when I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 20th, 2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,864
Posted By Raven
How to remove blotches on my printed pages?

Just installed a brand new Apple toner cartridge on my Apple Laserwriter Select 360. (amazing printer that still works great!).
Each printed sheet has a 1/4" black blotch in the middle of the page...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 2nd, 2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,009
Posted By Raven
Thanks doglips. I went to the link you...

Thanks doglips.

I went to the link you provided. Wow! 8 pages of trails and tribulations. Do I really want to do switch to Windows Live? It says MTS Allstream in Manitoba had a deadline which has...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 1st, 2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,009
Posted By Raven
What is MICROSOFT WINDOWS LIVE?

My ISP in Manitoba is MTS Allstream. They sent me an email that I need to sign up with Microsoft Windows Live to access newer email service. It won't change my email address.
I started going through...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 30th, 2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By Raven
Thanks for that. Sigh! ;-)

Thanks for that.
Sigh!
;-)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 29th, 2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By Raven
Damaged monitor have any use?

I have a beautiful, flat 20" Apple Display 2005 ($900!) that my wife knocked over onto the desk. The glass is OK, but 40% of the screen has a flat, dark colour and images can no longer be seen in...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 29th, 2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By Raven
Thanks for your comments, MacAndy. I quit QX4...

Thanks for your comments, MacAndy.
I quit QX4 years ago because they were charging so much to upgrade and there was ZERO customer support. I wasn't prepared to spend $800+ to upgrade at the time. As...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 29th, 2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By Raven
Free font offer

Quark is offering an upgrade to v8 and 1000 free fonts...
Quark Inc. – Desktop – QuarkXPress – Magic Bundle (http://8.quark.com/magicbundles/)

Actually I use InDesign CS4. I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 11th, 2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,550
Posted By Raven
Try this and see if you can get it to work. I...

Try this and see if you can get it to work. I can't.

- Make an octagonal box about 3" across with 6 pt line for the perimeter.
- Over top of this box position a one pt horizontal rule 4" long...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 8th, 2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,550
Posted By Raven
Wonderings, Almost... it's not a photo. It's a...

Wonderings,
Almost... it's not a photo. It's a set of 18 lines grouped as one. I now realize each line must be selected individually to cut out. Doesn't seem to work as a group.
More work! :-)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 8th, 2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,550
Posted By Raven
How to CUT something in InDesign CS4

I've "pasted into" a graphic element into an octagon box that I created. It has a coloured border and tint infill.
I want to remove the graphic element and each time I "cut" the whole box is...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 7th, 2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By Raven
apple Display smashed!

My wife was using our G4 with a 20" aluminum Apple LCD Display. Wonderful screen that I used since 2005 until I bought an iMac. Cost me $900.

The display unit got knocked over today on her work...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 16th, 2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,626
Posted By Raven
Is there a way to show the logo in my post...

Is there a way to show the logo in my post without having to open it as a separate attachment?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 16th, 2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,626
Posted By Raven
I'm still a bit confused about your...

I'm still a bit confused about your suggestions...

The customer is a Ski Club. This web guy is a PC user and amateur web manager. He asked for a 300 dpi jpg, which I know is too high res for web...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 16th, 2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,626
Posted By Raven
The customer only wants one logo to use on his...

The customer only wants one logo to use on his website. Background colours may change, so a logo with a transparent background is the best option.

Are PNG files usable for Macs and Windows?
What...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 16th, 2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,626
Posted By Raven
transparent logo file for website use?

I've designed most of my logos as B&W and two spot colour VECTOR files using Freehand 11.
I can export them as vector EPS files for use in two colour stationery print jobs. The background stays...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 31st, 2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,667
Posted By Raven
pm_r: Thanks. I'll upgrade to 10.5.8. Don't...

pm_r:
Thanks. I'll upgrade to 10.5.8. Don't pay enuf attention to that.

Still on hold about the bloat or not. This is the first Illustrator I ever purchased.

Any other comments about whether...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 31st, 2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,667
Posted By Raven
Do I need ALL of CS4 bells and whistles?

Still like using Freehand 11, but I just purchased Illustrator CS4 as a competitive download from Adobe. The price was right. I want to start learning how to use it mostly for vector based art -...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 22nd, 2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By Raven
Macfury, No, it wasn't. Almost decided to buy...

Macfury,
No, it wasn't. Almost decided to buy it at $277 which I thought was a deal. Never seen it so low before.Then checked it out at Adobe.com for an upgrade from Freehand for $199.

Makes me...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 22nd, 2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By Raven
Illustrator CS4 being sold TOO cheap?!

As a free lance designer, I've used Freehand v11 for years. I use it for logo design, signage, illustration, etc.
It's worked fine for me through OSX 10.4 and 10.5 As you probably know, it was...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 12th, 2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 15,987
Posted By Raven
How to import transparent image into InDesign?

I can't seem to get this right. I need to get part of a photo transparent and then import it into an InDesign document over top of different backgrounds. Each time I do that, the transparent part...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 24th, 2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,247
Posted By Raven
I went away for an hour and it finally worked...

I went away for an hour and it finally worked when I came back.
No idea why it took so long this time!
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 23rd, 2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,247
Posted By Raven
Repair Permissions stuck!

Was going to download an app update and I went to Repair Permissions. It gets to 1/4 on the gas bar and stalls. I rebooted. Tried to verify permissions and it starts and stops at the 1/4 point. I can...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 13th, 2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By Raven
Thanks Paddy. I'll give that a try. (Are you...

Thanks Paddy. I'll give that a try.
(Are you helping me on TWO forums now? :-) )
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 8th, 2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By Raven
InDesign CS4 question

Just been using CS4 for a few weeks. I'm designing a 32 page annual report with 76 photos. I never had problems gathering the links and fonts with a previous version of ID.
One click and all links...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 28th, 2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By Raven
I'm in the same boat as you. My time is worth...

I'm in the same boat as you. My time is worth money. I can't afford to have my Mac go down or struggle with font conflicts or other stuff that only wise techies can figure out. I upgraded to Leopard...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 17th, 2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Raven
Corrupted PDF file?

I sent my design customer a PDF proof of a B/W newspaper ad for approval. It has photos, text and logos in it. Designed in InDesign CS4. Saved as a press ready PDF. This is normally what I would send...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 7th, 2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,180
Posted By Raven
Thanks muchly, krs. That's exactly what my HD...

Thanks muchly, krs.
That's exactly what my HD looks like.
You've won my undieing admiration! ;-)

Which enclosure will work for me...
3.5 inch ATA Enclosure Firewire - Price Comparison -...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 6th, 2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,180
Posted By Raven
Sorry for all the confusion. Here's is what it...

Sorry for all the confusion.
Here's is what it says on the label on my drive:
Barracuda 7200.10 500 gb Ultra ATA
+5V 0.72A + 12V 0.52A

I'm looking at the photo of the drive from your link....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 3rd, 2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,180
Posted By Raven
Thanks krs. I will look at those links. I...

Thanks krs.
I will look at those links.

I forgot to mention the Seagate Barracuda is a Ultra ATA drive.
Will a 3.5" SATA enclosure work?
How do I know which cable type will work for the drive -...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 28th, 2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,180
Posted By Raven
enclosure for external HD

I bought an EHD for $20. It is still unopened.
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10
500 gb.

I'm going to use it as a 2nd backup for my 24" iMac, OSX10.5.6.
I have one EHD (Western Digital MyBook 1Tb) now...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 28th, 2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By Raven
On two occasions I designed a document (InDesign)...

On two occasions I designed a document (InDesign) for customers that had .25 pt white hairline rules as the background of a coloured page. Like a graph in the background. When I sent the PDF proof to...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 13th, 2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By Raven
chas-m, Yes, I know. I waited until my new iMac...

chas-m,
Yes, I know. I waited until my new iMac and OSX 10.5 was working and comfortable.
Downloaded InDesign CS4 today. Now gotta get a manual!

I still like Freehand and it works for me. So...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 12th, 2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By Raven
Had someone do that for me and it worked! ...

Had someone do that for me and it worked!
Thanks. :-)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 12th, 2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By Raven
For some reason the .ai cannot be placed in to...

For some reason the .ai cannot be placed in to InDesign CS.
I can't open it or place it with Freehand 11.
Photoshop will rasterize the file and leave a white box around it. Not acceptable.

Can...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 12th, 2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By Raven
.ai file to .eps?

I'm designing an outdoor display panel for a Firefighter Tribute site. All donors will have their logo shown. Over 30 logos. What a nightmare trying to ask small and large businesses for a vector...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 10th, 2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,965
Posted By Raven
What's an "rtfd" file?

A design customer just sent me his logo as a ABCLogo.rtfd file - 60kb.
He says it's an EPS.
I saved it to a folder and it reads like the email text with the logo embedded.
When I try to place...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 5th, 2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By Raven
Just found this supplier off a link from...

Just found this supplier off a link from amazon.com...
Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Mac Full Version (http://www.royaldiscount.com/adphcs4forma.html#)

They are a Better Business Bureau member and say...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 5th, 2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By Raven
Difference between Photoshop versions?

I've been trying to find the best price I can for Photoshop CS4 for my new iMac OSX10.5.6, as I can't upgrade my old version 7. I use it for graphic design. I'm not interested in the questionable...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 31st, 2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 830
Posted By Raven
Is there a Photoshop CS out there?

I'm not sure if I can ask this on this forum, but here goes...
I need a legit Mac Photoshop CS. Will pay reasonable price. Must need license transferred. Is anyone out there willing to part with...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 31st, 2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By Raven
Sorry, folks. I've got two threads going with a...

Sorry, folks. I've got two threads going with a similar question.
I emailed the vendor for a serial number. No reply.
Makes me dubious, but on the other hand, it's an Amazon vendor.
Mixed signals.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 31st, 2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By Raven
Thanks chas-m. I need to get a bunch of...

Thanks chas-m.

I need to get a bunch of files moved from my G4 Internal HD.
I used Target Disk Mode to transfer the data from the main G4 HD. But I don't remember seeing any 2nd Internal HD...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 30th, 2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By Raven
Migrating files from old to new?

I just migrated all my files from my G4, OS10.4.11 to a new iMac OS10.5.6 using Migration Assistant. Wow! How easy that was.

But, I've got an internal HD on my G4 that I used for archive and back...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 30th, 2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By Raven
ehMac, Yes I need it. I'm a designer and CMYK...

ehMac,
Yes I need it. I'm a designer and CMYK is essential.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 30th, 2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By Raven
planders, Yes, I know. I plan to "...buy a CS...

planders,
Yes, I know. I plan to "...buy a CS version, and upgrade from there".
This used one is about $180Cdn plus upgrade of $260Cdn = $440.

Here's another one - CS4 at $624Cdn...
Software...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 29th, 2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By Raven
Legit Photoshop offer?

I just upgraded to an iMac OSX10.5. It's awesome!

My Photoshop 7 won't work anymore as I was told, and Adobe won't let me upgrade to CS4. So, I've been looking to buy a CS version, and upgrade...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 23rd, 2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,404
Posted By Raven
Thanks to planders who made it work for me. Now...

Thanks to planders who made it work for me. Now that I know how that was done, I can get our local sign shop to do that themselves in the future.
Yes, Freehand 11 is old. But it still works for me...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 21st, 2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,404
Posted By Raven
How to save CDR files for Mac use?

I need a specific VECTOR logo file for a design job. The customer doesn't have the original. His sign supplier has the one, but it's a Corel Draw CDR file. I don't use Corel Draw.

I use Freehand...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 10th, 2009, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,062
Posted By Raven
I gave up and simply rebuilt the ad from scratch....

I gave up and simply rebuilt the ad from scratch. It works, and I hope this doesn't happen again. Otherwise I may be back.
Cheers! :-)
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 8th, 2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,062
Posted By Raven
I hope you can read the attachment screen shot as...

I hope you can read the attachment screen shot as I had to downsize it quite a bit.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 7th, 2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,062
Posted By Raven
Manny, Did that... Cut image. A rectangular...

Manny,
Did that... Cut image. A rectangular frame tool (with X) still shows.
I pasted image back, but it sits as a separate layer on top that I can move freely.
What's left is still a Group that I...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 7th, 2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,062
Posted By Raven
Nothing's changed. They were both created by me...

Nothing's changed. They were both created by me on the same G4 with the same app in the past week.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 7th, 2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,062
Posted By Raven
Can't Ungroup InDesign file

I created a 1/4 page ad. InDesign CS. OS10.4.11.
It has a rounded ruled border with a "Paste Into" psd image, plus text boxes and a logo EPS file that were all grouped into one. I copied it into...
Forum: Anything Mac May 8th, 2009, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By Raven
Upgrade to Photoshop CS4

I asked this question in another post, but it's not getting answered. So, I'll try again...

I want to buy Photoshop CS to be able to upgrade from there to CS4. In order to save $200+ as compared...
Forum: Anything Mac May 7th, 2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,867
Posted By Raven
Just trying to bump this up to get my last...

Just trying to bump this up to get my last questions answered.
Thanks all.
Forum: Anything Mac May 5th, 2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,867
Posted By Raven
Thanks for all your comments. Everyone's...

Thanks for all your comments. Everyone's situation is different, but your points have been taken. I will upgrade but in the most economical way possible... not by purchasing a full version of...
Forum: Anything Mac May 4th, 2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,867
Posted By Raven
I'm looking for a Mac Photoshop CS or CS2. Any...

I'm looking for a Mac Photoshop CS or CS2. Any suppliers besides eBay that you know of in Canada?
Seems like PC versions are a dime a dozen.
But Mac versions are hard to find.

Is this a legit...
Forum: Anything Mac May 4th, 2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,867
Posted By Raven
Finding a cheap copy of CS and upgrade from there...

Finding a cheap copy of CS and upgrade from there makes sense.
I'll try that route. Thanks.

For clarification - I'm a free lance designer in a small community in a remote part of Canada. The...
Forum: Anything Mac May 4th, 2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,867
Posted By Raven
Upgrade vs full Photoshop

I've got Photoshop 7. Tried to upgrade to CS4 for $199US. Adobe say's can't do. Have to purchase a full package at $700US. Aargh! That sucks.
Any other options?

I'm not into illegal purchases,...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 26th, 2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 690
Posted By Raven
Can't import EPS properly into Freehand 11

I have a photo of a dog, selected the area around its head, saved as a clipping path EPS file in Photoshop CS. When I import it into InDesign CS, it works fine. The background is gone. Just the head...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 19th, 2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,539
Posted By Raven
Thanks MannyP Design. Doesn't seem to a...

Thanks MannyP Design.
Doesn't seem to a plethora of complaints here! :-)
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 17th, 2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,539
Posted By Raven
This came from Graphic Arts mag, March 2009... ...

This came from Graphic Arts mag, March 2009...
HEADING - Beware of automatic software updates

Quotes:
- "Creatives Suites... shows up monthly to update a long list of items on your system"

-...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 16th, 2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,539
Posted By Raven
App upgrades are $199US each or $597 for all 3...

App upgrades are $199US each or $597 for all 3 that I use.

I read somewhere that when there are individual app updates that you download, it can create problems for other parts of the Creative...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 16th, 2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,539
Posted By Raven
Adobe Creative Suite or separate apps?

I use Photoshop 7, InDesign CS and Freehand 11 in my design work and need to upgrade on my dual G4, OS10.4.11. A new iMac to come later this year.

I can't upgrade to Creative Suite 4 because I...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 2nd, 2009, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,882
Posted By Raven
Yes, I see all that now. Thanks for the...

Yes, I see all that now. Thanks for the clarification.
I've looked for the best price on the Western Digital My Book Studio HD 1 TB.
Newegg.ca is still cheaper at $252 than WD.ca.
Any other...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 1st, 2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,882
Posted By Raven
Can newegg.ca be trusted?

I ordered a Western Digital My Book Studio external hard drive as my first ever order with newegg. Total $233 including shipping. Four days later, they tell me my order is cancelled because my credit...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 24th, 2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By Raven
Good suggestions. Thanks again.

Good suggestions. Thanks again.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 22nd, 2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By Raven
Quicksilver, The Creative Suite Std upgrade is...

Quicksilver,
The Creative Suite Std upgrade is $1000 Cdn. Except I don't have a previous full Creative Suite to upgrade from. Not sure if the upgrade applies to a set of individual apps.

Does...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 21st, 2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By Raven
Upgrade advice, please!

I'm long overdue to upgrade my apps on dual G4, 1.25GHz. OS10.4.11.
Currently using Photoshop 7, InDesign CS, Freehand 11.

How best to do this, bearing in mind I have a learning curve ahead of...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 21st, 2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By Raven
Well, I was ready to send the EHD back to Best...

Well, I was ready to send the EHD back to Best Buy, until I learned of a fix someone pointed out... WD Support > Downloads > My Passport > My Passport Essential...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 21st, 2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By Raven
This is the only online place I can find to...

This is the only online place I can find to purchase a WD My Book Studio Edition...
My Book Studio Edition 1 TB Hard Drives ( WDH1Q10000 ) (http://www.wdc.com/en/products/Products.asp?DriveID=374)
...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 20th, 2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By Raven
The WD My Book doesn't work on my dual G4. I...

The WD My Book doesn't work on my dual G4. I tried for hours. Totally frustrating. It was supposed to be plug and play. Yeah, right! Called WD support. They couldn't figure out what was wrong. Told...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 19th, 2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By Raven
Chas_m, Thanks for taking the time to reply at...

Chas_m,
Thanks for taking the time to reply at length.
I always find it interesting (and confusing) when I get conflicting advice from Help Forums.

I'm thinking I should upgrade 1 or 2 apps...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 19th, 2009, 02:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By Raven
Advice for iMac upgrade?

Using dual G4, 1.25GHz. OS10.4.11
Gonna buy 24" iMac, 2.66 GHz. OS 10.5

I'm a designer in a remote community. Currently using InDesign CS, Photoshop 7, Freehand 11, Keynote 3, Font Agent Pro4....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 16th, 2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,842
Posted By Raven
Yes, it has its own power supply. That's one...

Yes, it has its own power supply. That's one thing the WD support guy told me to do was to unplug it from my extension cord and plug it into the wall receptacle. Made no difference.

My iMac is on...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 15th, 2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,842
Posted By Raven
Will the latest 24" iMac solve my problem? ...

Will the latest 24" iMac solve my problem?
PLEASE say YES!
I don't want to spend any more time and money on my G4.

DR Hannon,
FYI... I operate a design business in a remote part of Canada. I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 14th, 2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,842
Posted By Raven
I checked out the Apple Tech Specs site... My 1...

I checked out the Apple Tech Specs site...
My 1 GHz iBook is #M9418LL/A which has two USB2 ports. Never knew that! And FW 400.

My dual 1.25 GHz G4 is mirror door #M8570. Says it has 4 USB ports....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 14th, 2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,842
Posted By Raven
Also, I think the EHD supplied USB2 cable...

Also,

I think the EHD supplied USB2 cable should not be the problem because everything worked when we hooked it up and initialized it to my iBook 1.25 GHz. Now someone tells me that the iBook has...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 14th, 2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,842
Posted By Raven
I just contacted Western Digital support. They...

I just contacted Western Digital support. They were very helpful, but couldn't get it to work on my dual G4.

We hooked up the EHD to my iBook G4. Finally was able to see an icon on the screen and...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 14th, 2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,842
Posted By Raven
The Best Buy Apple sales person in Winnipeg told...

The Best Buy Apple sales person in Winnipeg told me that USB1 would work, albeit slower. I live 500 miles from Winnipeg, so it's not that easy to get another cable or USB2 Card.
Anyway, USB 1 or 2...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 14th, 2009, 02:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,842
Posted By Raven
Apparently the drive comes with a PC format and...

Apparently the drive comes with a PC format and the Mac has to "evaluate the drive and determine how to interact".

"Partition failed with error - Input/output error". Seems like it's still...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 14th, 2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,842
Posted By Raven
Got a little further... Rebooted and the EHD...

Got a little further...
Rebooted and the EHD showed up in Disk Utility. The online Troubleshooting support at Western Digital said to Initialize it so the Mac can recognize the PC Format.

Once I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 13th, 2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,842
Posted By Raven
EHD not recognized

Bought a Western Digital My Book Essentials external hard drive for $129. I TB - can you believe it? :-)

It's supposed to be plug and play. Well, I plugged it in to my Dual G4, OS10.4.11, USB1...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 6th, 2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By Raven
Thanks Chuckster. Rebooted and the problem...

Thanks Chuckster.
Rebooted and the problem disappeared.
Wondering if it's some font clashing somehow?
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 6th, 2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By Raven
Font Agent Pro question

Mac OS 10.4.11, FA Pro 4.0.2. InDesign CS.

I designed an ad for a customer a few days ago. Created a Font Set using Myriad and Myriad Pro Bold Condensed family.
Today I opened the ad to make a...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 19th, 2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,187
Posted By Raven
Thanks winwintoo. I see that now. I was looking...

Thanks winwintoo. I see that now. I was looking at other shopping review sites like zdnet, etc. where I couldn't find that model.

Seems the comments are not in the Wow! range. So I'll pass.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 19th, 2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,187
Posted By Raven
Mac and Digital Photo Frame

I've been looking at this things for a while, but hadn't made a decision to buy.
Usually an 8-10" is in the $200 price range. I was waiting for a price drop as in now. Seems like a good deal......
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 12th, 2008, 02:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Raven
Tried pushing a sheet around the roller. Didn't...

Tried pushing a sheet around the roller. Didn't go all the way around.
The Paper did pick up some toner, but made no difference on the streak.

However, over the past few days, the streak is...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 12th, 2008, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Raven
Thanks grubican. That did the trick!

Thanks grubican.
That did the trick!
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 10th, 2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Raven
Thanks Rampant AV. That works in part. When...

Thanks Rampant AV.

That works in part. When I drag the images to Keynote, they get placed in order of their file name/number, not in the order that I organized them in iPhoto. Which means I have...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 10th, 2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Raven
How transfer Keynote slide show

Mac OSX 10.4.11. Keynote 3.0.2

I've got 90 iPhoto images in an Album on my desktop Mac that I need to transfer to my iBook for a slideshow presentation on a wall screen. I have KN3 on each Mac.
...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 2nd, 2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Raven
Thanks Simon. It's definitely worth a try. Just...

Thanks Simon. It's definitely worth a try.
Just not sure what you mean by the "blade" and where I find it??

I've had these streaks before with "compatible" toner cartridges. Then other ones...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 1st, 2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Raven
Toner or Printer problem?

Not sure if this is toner cartridge issue or my printer.

I've been using my first printer, Apple Laserwriter Select 360, since day one in 1995. It's been a work horse and quality and output has...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 30th, 2008, 03:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,722
Posted By Raven
Just getting back to this thread. Good discussion...

Just getting back to this thread. Good discussion that raises other questions and some experimentation...

1. Why is it when I save a TIFF or EPS file in Photoshop it gives me the option of a PC or...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 18th, 2008, 02:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,722
Posted By Raven
This thread has gone far beyond what I thought...

This thread has gone far beyond what I thought was necessary, but thanks for the input! Let's elaborate! :)

1. Are TIFFs and EPSs cross platform? Or do I need 2 versions of each photo file... a...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 15th, 2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,722
Posted By Raven
The ad is in a 32 page booklet to be printed on...

The ad is in a 32 page booklet to be printed on offset.
Created in InDesign CS.
If I get JPEG photos from customers, I save and place them as TIFFs. File size is larger, but... Does it matter?

I...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 15th, 2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,722
Posted By Raven
JPEG vs TIFF vs EPS

My customer sent me an ad (4x8") she prepared to place in a small booklet I've designed. It's a high res JPEG file.
The ad includes text, logo, and a photo.

Is JPEG an acceptable format to use...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 29th, 2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By Raven
Thanks for those. I'll try em when the time...

Thanks for those. I'll try em when the time comes. Although some haven't had a post or reply in days. Not exactly busy enough when you need some help like NOW!
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 29th, 2008, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By Raven
Graphic Design Forum?

Where's a good graphic design forum? One that would help with font issues, Photoshop, InDesign, Freehand, etc. Or do you have to go to each application supplier's forum?

I used to use...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 29th, 2008, 03:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 604
Posted By Raven
Graphic Design Forum?

Where's a good graphic design forum? One that would help with font issues, Photoshop, InDesign, Freehand, etc. Or do you have to go to each application supplier's forum?

I used to use...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 8th, 2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,192
Posted By Raven
Well, the seller was very quick and responsive. ...

Well, the seller was very quick and responsive.
They are sending me a Tiger Install CD for our eMac.
I will try the DVD on my G4.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 6th, 2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,254
Posted By Raven
By the length of this thread, there are too many...

By the length of this thread, there are too many choices out there! ;-)
I was interested in the Audio Engine, but it doesn't charge the iPod. I emailed the manufacturer and they do not have ONE...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 5th, 2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,192
Posted By Raven
I emailed the Seller on eBay and asked for a...

I emailed the Seller on eBay and asked for a replacment or refund on selling an illegal Tiger Install DVD. We'll see.

Do I have any other options to make this Tiger DVD work?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 3rd, 2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,192
Posted By Raven
The CD is black. 2005. v10.4. Label says "Mac...

The CD is black. 2005. v10.4.
Label says "Mac OS Tiger. Includes Xcode 2. CPU Drop in DVD."
In small print "part of a hardware bundle not to be sold separately"!!

There is also another CD -...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 1st, 2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,192
Posted By Raven
Can't get Tiger to load

I'm trying to upgrade my wife's eMac OS 10.3.9 so she can use her new nano ipod I gave her. Found out the you need at least 10.4.8 to work. Don't want to upgrade to Leopard yet. So, I bought a new...
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