"In versions of Adobe Illustrator prior to 7.0, a Pantone color can be accessed by typing the Pantone number (after importing the Pantone color library and activating custom colors in the Paint Style palette). The new version appears to lack this capability, but there is an undocumented way to activate it. After opening the desired Pantone library off the Swatch Libraries menu selection, click on any color inside the Pantone palette with the Apple and Option keys … Read more
Stephen Camidge found this on his Power Mac 7200 running Mac OS 7.6.1. Oddly, he found that it only occurred if the "4 font files installed by Adobe Acrobat Reader" were also present.
Howard Kong had this problem on a PowerCenter 150, running Mac OS 7.6 or 7.6.1. He confirmed that it happened even when RAM Doubler 2.0.1 was the … Read more
a. CyberFinder and the loss of the Power key shut down message Dirk Munson (of Aladdin) writes: "This is an issue that we are aware of that only affects newer PowerBook models (PPC only I believe). Unfortunately, there is currently no fix available."
b. Type 10 errors when waking from Sleep Several readers (John David Dionisio was the first to email me on this) have confirmed that this problem only occurs when AppleTalk is active and Ethernet is selected as the Connection method (from the AppleTalk control panel). Keeping AppleTalk off … Read more
"The bug causes system crashes to occur if CFM applications are quit in a different order than they were launched. Apple fixed the OSL 1.2 bug in Mac OS 8.0b5; we have confirmed the fix in our QA Lab. We have asked Apple to release a fix for pre-Tempo systems; they are currently investigating this, … Read more
b. Adobe on troubleshooting Adobe has a page with some basic troubleshooting advice for dealing with system errors. (Thanks, Paul Amundson.)
c. AppleVision possible fix Michael Zwick reports that an Apple Support statement on Apple's Discussion Boards, recommends plugging the AppleVision monitor directly into a wall outlet - rather than to a multi-plug power strip - as a potential solution for the problem of the monitor not turning on after a restart. However, this is not likely to be the solution for all instances of … Read more
Also, two more readers weighed in with their comments:
a. Jeff Montgomery noted that the Release Notes for Illustrator 7 "indicate that separations, at least, are not possible with a Level 1 interpreter."
b. Contrary to another reader's suggestion, James Magee claimed to have the printing problem even on Level 2 Postscript devices.
An align="left" tag in the first table tag can prevent the copy text from working. Remove the tag and it should work fine. However, the problem seems to occur only with Netscape, not with Explorer.