Although he cannot … Read more
Meanwhile, Apple has released 4 Technotes on the new driver. Much of it is probably more technical than most people would care to know, but some useful end user nuggets can be found, especially in the first one.
For example, LaserWriter 8.5.1 includes Desktop Printer Utility, which can be used independent … Read more
Update: Reader Neil Meyers writes: "Install SD 4.5 on another disk (such as a Zip cartridge), and copy the Magic Menu CMM … Read more
Apple TIL file on Ofoto A new TIL file on Ofoto and Mac OS 8 compatibility problems details this already well-documented issue. Still, it was a pleasant surprise to see that the article specifically mentioned MacFixIt - and the OS8foto fix available here.
a. Type 2 errors in Netscape Kurt Wiley reports that the Chooser extension portion of Epson 800 driver update, after being assigned to the printer port, caused a Type 2 error when he launched Netscape Communicator 4.0.3. Theo Maschus confirmed this. Drew Wong had a similar crash with the Epson 600 driver update.
b. Conflict with FileMaker Curt McAloney reports that, after … Read more
SDRAM info On the MRP today, Eric Belsley has detailed information on the new SDRAM used in the G3 Macs. Of particular interest, he notes that a statement on Apple's web site, that implies that you will need twice as much SDRAM as you now need, is simply wrong.
Qualcomm buys Now On Monday, Qualcomm (makes … Read more
Emailer compression As to the compression problem with Claris Emailer 2.x, Patrick Rady came up with the winning answer. He wrote: "255 errors usually crop up as a result of a problem with a file called "File Transfer Tools" in the Claris Emailer Files folder in the Claris Emailer Folder. Either the file is missing (or in the wrong location) or is from a previous version if you have recently updated or have multiple copies of Emailer installed on a given … Read more