Well, I dumped all the Safari stuff, down to the com.Apple.Safari.plist preference file, once more. This time I also dumped the Bookmarks.plist file. I reinstalled Safari, and then moved the Bookmarks.plist file from the iBook to the G4 tower (the two files were identical thanks to iSync). Now Safari is behaving very well. So I guess it must have been the Bookmarks.plist file that was causing the problem.<br><br>
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#195458 - 09/26/0407:11 AMRe: Firefox my new default
Hello all. First post here, and new mac user. I'm using mozilla 1.7.3. I used all the different flavors of gecko (k-meleon, netscape, mozilla, firefox) while I was on windows, and I guess old habits are hard to break. Safari just didn't click with me. I don't hate it or anything; it just wasn't for me. Other than that, I'm loving my new ibook. The next time I hear something about a worm on t.v., I'm just going to smile and crack open a diet cola. <br><br>
Welcome to the forums!<br><br>Good stuff about the Mozilla browsers....it makes switching much easier when you're used to those browsers, because they're exactly the same on Windows, Linux and the Mac. <br><br>
#195462 - 09/27/0407:04 PMRe: Firefox my new default
I like firefox a lot, but when I upload my flash files for my website, firefox shrnks them way down. Is this a firefox plugin issue or am I not exporting them properly for firefox. if you look at: www.turnerdigitalmedia.com in firefox, you'll see what i mean. However, when you look at it in IE, it looks fine.<br><br>All around em are familiar faces,<br>Worn out places,<br>Worn out faces.<br><br>Bright and early for the daily races,<br>Going nowhere,<br>Going nowhere.<br><br>Their tears are filling up their glasses,<br>No expression,<br>No expression.
Oddly enough, I never had much trouble with Safari. I didn't like it at first because of the progress bar (of all the silly things), but then I discovered to turn on the Status bar at the bottom of the window and now things are fine.<br><br>My only complaint is that it doesn't show the progress of loading some embedded movies. I have to open the status window and dig down through to find the progress. That can be a pain sometimes.<br><br><br>
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