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    Problems emptying my trash bin in MAC OS X!

    Re: Problems emptying my trash bin in MAC OS X! Ron, Have you tried holding down the option key as you empty your trash? Jim
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    Adobe Warns of Glitches with New Mac OS X Release ("Leopard")

    Re: Adobe Warns of Glitches with New Mac OS X Release ("Leopard") More proof, as if it were needed, that you don't want to be the "first kid on the block" with a new OS. Apple states on their web site that Leopard is "the biggest Mac OS X upgrade ever." They must be talking about the file size...
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    InDesign CS3 corrupted boxes?

    Re: InDesign CS3 corrupted boxes? Buko is right, saving your InDesign file as a .inx file can really help. Here's how to do it: Go to File - Export. Near the bottom of the window that opens is a pull-down menu "Format". Select "InDesign Interchange." Save the file, which will now be a .inx...
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    Mac OS regular maintenance?

    Re: Mac OS regular maintenance? Michael, What is the "magic dance" you do before updating iTunes (and other software I assume)?
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    Adobe Certified?

    Today I was looking at the "Adobe Certified" options at adobe.com. Does anyone have any experience with being an Adobe Certified Expert or Professional? +If you are one+, has it proved to be a plus for you professionally? Was the testing tough enough to make the certification worth something...
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    Mac OS regular maintenance?

    Re: Mac OS regular maintenance? cjworld, Thanks for the input. You stated +"Every new OS X comes with a script-based program called mainmenu."+ I have Tiger (10.4) and do not have mainmenu installed. I looked on the OS install CD and don't see it there either. Apple does have it as a...
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    Mac OS regular maintenance?

    I'm a freelance designer, so I have to be my own IT department. I am interested in what regular maintenance you do on your Mac work stations. I would like to know generally how often you repair permissions, etc. Thanks for any input. Jim
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    Does anyone use Version Cue?

    Re: Does anyone use Version Cue? I simply add the date to the end of the file name. For example, filename_8.30.07.indd, for an Indesign file. This helps me avoid overwriting a previous version. I know it isn't a very creative solution, but it helps this "creative".
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    Does anyone use Version Cue?

    Is anyone using Version Cue with Adobe's Creative Suite? I tried it for a few months with CS2 and didn't find it helpful. With the CS3 upgrade I didn't even bother to install it. I would like to hear from anyone who uses it regularly. Thanks for your input, Jim

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