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4801  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Do You Purchase Software on Impulse? on: February 11, 2008, 06:41:10 PM
Because of the reinstall restrictions for Vista, I don't feel like I can freely install programs. After so many reinstalls, you have to buy the darn OS again!

I have never heard of this before. Quite frankly: You are scaring me!  ohmy
Will you (any of "you") please tell what this is about?  tellme
4802  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Do You Purchase Software on Impulse? on: February 11, 2008, 10:21:45 AM
Quote
Do You Purchase Software on Impulse?

Every program I have (except for Office 2003 and security programs) was bought on impulse
- discounted or not.


A bigger problem may be that I don't actually need all these programs...
4803  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: IDEA: toolbar with spec character links on: February 11, 2008, 07:38:27 AM
Thanks, jgpaiva.

Why does it have to be an icon? Why can't it be the actual character on the button?

Suddenly I remember why I asked for icons in the first place. I sometimes have to quote in ancient Greek, but too often I cannot remember the difference between eta, theta and zeta (I don't "know" Greek), and others. This is where an icon is ideal because of the tooltip telling me the proper name.

Can skrommels version show tooltips?   tellme
4804  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: IDEA: toolbar with spec character links on: February 10, 2008, 05:14:00 PM
Wow, skrommel. Thanks a lot!


I only have one question: What on earth do I do with such a code?  tellme


/an IT-analphabetic  embarassed
4805  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: How far can you throw a paper airplane on: February 10, 2008, 06:36:48 AM
...  I wonder what the farthest is?

- as far as I can see they are not telling, but:


Quote from: Mark
Mark Says:

May 21, 2007 at 4:26 am
A person I know who is ranked in the top ten is over 900m, and says a volcano is involved. Yes, he has the screenshot of his score to prove it. Obviously there’s a certain way to throw it that will make a huge difference, and not many people have found it.

>900m!!  ohmy  There certainly is more to be found - if the guy was telling the truth:

Quote
Iain Says:

May 31, 2007 at 9:39 pm
There have been a few questions about the genuine longest throw. We haven’t had time to look in the database for a definative answer, but during some testing on the new version (coming soon), we noticed that an accidental test throw of 129m was ranked at 239 globally. We have no idea at this point as to how anyone has thrown further than this even with the technique above but it does appear that some people have gone further than we thought possible (around 120m). We will try to figure this out soon and post back. - Amnesia

"around 120m" - sounds more likely.


Quote
# me Says:
February 5, 2008 at 4:01 am

ActuallyI don’t think that you can get past 125.999. I am now ranked at 531 at 125.771m. Keep dropping in rankings everyday. I do believe that it is now just the luck of getting the plane in just the right spot when throwing and hitting the keys at just the right moment. good luck Dave 1.


# Dave 1 Says:
February 5, 2008 at 11:04 am

Hey thanks, now I just need to work on reaction time.


# Dave 1 Says:
February 5, 2008 at 11:30 am

I guess your right me says I just got 125.799 and ranked 71.


# Gary Says:
February 6, 2008 at 1:41 am

Hey “me” that might be knocking you down at he 125.777 mark ? . I can hit it about 70% but since I got 125.802 on Jan 18th and the rank of 44th still holds even playing a couple or more hours a day unable to get passed that 125.8__ M mark but it does keep the mind off the snow out side. Keep playing I know I will til I see #1 Ha Ha.
Gary


# me Says:
February 6, 2008 at 3:59 am

Seems like there is a very fine line between 125 and 125.999. I hit it at a high percentage of the time also. Just have to figure out the exact time to release at the end. My reflexes just aren’t what they use to be but I’ll get it eventually. Don’t feel bad if you end up with 125.998 and #2 and I end up with 125.999 and #1

- so not "over 900m" but <126m 
"me" wrote > hitting the keys at just the right moment <, so there must be another cheat:

Quote from: S M
S M says: you have to select ’show all’ when your zoom in on the distance readings when it reached about 124m if you leave it to late it runs onto infinity-ish. The key thing is to exit through the window as high as u can. Start plane at very top left so u can see just the nose, move left the outside the main screen click and release and then move around the outside of the screen. enter on the rhs about 5 red dashes up, if u look carefully there’s a faint white line put the cursor just to the underside, the plane should exit through the window looking as if going to hit the wall above the window. Now the plane is really moving right click and zoom in over the distance read out, i usually place the cursor on the ‘units’ digit right click and zoom until you can see just the ‘tens’ and ‘units’ wait till u go thro the 100 distance and when ur at say 18 ie 114 right click poised to hit ’show all’ when you get to 124 -ish ie u can see 24 click ’show all’ u’ve got to be quick though other wise leave it to late and you fly into oblivion, click to soon and you’ll end up with only a poor score list 123 m or so !!!!
If u go into a black hole - lol just right click again and it select ‘ play’ I’m ranked 25th

- I think this zooming in and out is weird. I won't even bother to try.

http://flightsimx.archive.amnesia.com.au/
4806  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: How far can you throw a paper airplane on: February 09, 2008, 06:50:34 PM
"A good throw is 115 meter" - but 114.x seems all I can do:

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Downunder they have made a slighty different version, and a good throw is 140 meter:

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http://www.xboxpaperplane.com.au/  thumbs up
4807  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Firefox Extensions: Your favorite or most useful on: February 07, 2008, 05:30:09 PM
Oh, I forgot to tell that the primary reason I installed Firefox again is the program Firefox Preloader which CyberNet News just wrote about. The preloader is from February 2005 but is working okay with both Firefox 2 and 3, and I cannot understand why 'no-one' have told about it before. Of course you might not care for Firefox Preloader if you are running Vista with Superfetch enabled, but on my XP the preloader does magic. Nothing less!

Quote
(...) the open source Firefox Preloader. It can be set to startup when you turn your computer on, and with it Firefox will always be at your beckon call. If there are multiple versions of Firefox installed on your computer you can decide which one you would like it to work with.

This feature does come at a cost though. When the preloader first started up on my computer it used about 4MB of memory itself, and Firefox was using about 10MB. Those aren’t drastic numbers, but for those of you conscious about the memory usage you might want to think twice before using the preloader. Also, when you close Firefox it doesn’t actually close all the way, instead it’s just tucked away so that it will still start quickly the next time you go to use it.

Firefox Preloader (for Windows only)
http://cybernetnews.com/2...-faster-with-a-preloader/
https://sourceforge.net/p...files.php?group_id=129464  thumbs up
4808  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Firefox Extensions: Your favorite or most useful on: February 07, 2008, 02:16:48 PM
In the end of this post I have a question for you!

... explore Firefox once again.  Only problem is, we all know it takes at least 10 extensions to achieve the features of an Opera or Maxthon.  Ok, so be it, I'd like to ask everyone of their favorite or most useful/powerful extensions...

After a long brake I have taken up Firefox again.

Applikation: Firefox 2.0.0.11 (2007112718)

- Add to Search Bar 1.7
   add-to-searchbox@maltekraus.de
   http://maltekraus.de/Firefox/search-tools
   Add any search on any page to the Search Bar.
- All Customized Links 1.5
   {E2C5E80C-79B5-485a-A493-3E87E28823A5}
   http://www.vietnewsonline.com/phonglu/
   Quickly navigate to customized URLs through right-click menu
- ColorfulTabs 2.0.8
   {0545b830-f0aa-4d7e-8820-50a4629a56fe}
   http://www.thestasis.com/
   Colorful Tabs colors every tab in a different color and makes them easy to distinguish while beautifying the overall appeal of the interface.
- CustomizeGoogle 0.69
   {fce36c1e-58d8-498a-b2a5-66ad1cedebbb}
   http://www.customizegoogle.com/
   Forbedrede Google søgeresultater, og fjern reklamer og spam.
- CuteMenus - Crystal SVG 1.9.2
   {63df8e21-711c-4074-a257-b065cadc28d8}
   http://www.cutemenuproject.com/
   Tilføjer ikoner i alle menuer.
- DOM Inspector 1.8.1.11
   inspector@mozilla.org
   http://www.mozilla.org/projects/inspector/
   Inspects the structure and properties of a window and its contents.
- Download Statusbar 0.9.5.3
   {D4DD63FA-01E4-46a7-B6B1-EDAB7D6AD389}
   http://downloadstatusbar.mozdev.org/
   View and manage downloads from a tidy statusbar
- DownloadHelper 2.6.1
   {b9db16a4-6edc-47ec-a1f4-b86292ed211d}
   http://www.downloadhelper.net
   Download videos and images from many sites
- Extended Statusbar 1.2.6
   {daf44bf7-a45e-4450-979c-91cf07434c3d}
   http://galeb.etf.bg.ac.yu...d/firefox/extensions/esb/
   A Statusbar with Speed, Percentage, Time and loaded size (like Opera's one)
- Extension List Dumper 1.11.0
   extensionlistdumper@sogame.cat
   http://sogame.awardspace.com/
   Dumper en liste over alle installerede udvidelser.
- Extension Manager Extended 2.6.2
   Extended@spanglerco.com
   http://extended.spanglerco.com/
   Use the extension manager to view the id and the folder of an extension.
- Fasterfox 2.0.0
   {c36177c0-224a-11da-8cd6-0800200c9a66}
   http://fasterfox.mozdev.org/
   Performance and network tweaks for Firefox.
- FavLoc 1.1
   {472f4ef0-a825-11da-a746-0800200c9a66}
   http://favloc.fligtar.com
   Nemt download til ofte brugte steder.
- Image Toolbar 0.6.4
   {A4732521-77D9-447E-A557-B279AC923F06}
   http://www.cusser.net
   Provides easy access to common image functions.
- Launchy 4.2.0
   launchy@gemal.dk
   http://gemal.dk/mozilla/l...nchy.html?project=launchy
   Open links and mailto's with external applications like Internet Explorer, Netscape, Opera, Outlook etc
- Linkification 1.3.3
   {35106bca-6c78-48c7-ac28-56df30b51d2a}
   http://yellow5.us/firefox/linkification/
   Konverterer tekstlinks til ægte, klikbare links.
- Open In RegEdit 0.1.2
   openinregedit@firefox
   https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/4478/
   Select registry keys in the page and open them in the registry editor
- Popup ALT Attribute 1.3.2005092702
   {61FD08D8-A2CB-46c0-B36D-3F531AC53C12}
   http://piro.sakura.ne.jp/xul/_popupalt.html.en
   Popups alternate texts of images or others, and show long descriptions in the multi-row tooltip.
- RealPlayer Browser Record Plugin 1.0
   {ABDE892B-13A8-4d1b-88E6-365A6E755758}
   http://www.real.com
   Detects all recordable content on the browser
- Restarter 1.0
   restarter@bazzargh.blogspot.com
   http://bazzargh.blogspot.com/
   Add 'restart' to file menu see bug 336050
- RichScrollbar 0.1
   {9859aa37-9d17-4558-8ddd-11042c6f3390}
   http://dafizilla.sourceforge.net/richscrollbar
   Add to scrollbars some buttons to simplify common scrolling operations
- Stop-or-Reload Button 0.2.2
   {61D0D7AF-4FF6-476a-B68F-6531F613A6D8}
   http://v2studio.com/k/moz/
   Turns the stop and reload buttons into a single one.
   When you can stop, you have a Stop button, otherwise you have a Reload button. (Like Safari)
- Talkback 2.0.0.11
   talkback@mozilla.org
   http://talkback.mozilla.org/
   Sends information about program crashes to Mozilla.
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Two of the many things I like about Maxthon 1.6 ("Classic") are 1) the Maxthon Start Page which gives me my recent favourite links at once, and 2) the extra toolbar with shortcuts to programs of my own choice.

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All Customized Links is an "okay" substitute for half of the Maxthon Start Page, so my biggest problem with Firefox is that the only add'on I have found that comes close to the toolbar for "fav progs" is Launchy, and the author gave up updating this program two years ago, even though I think it still needs a lot in userfriendliness. The prime feature of Launchy is still working fine, but it is a nightmare to add links to other programs if you are not a coder. And it is for such a feature, links to other programs, I became interested in the first place.

So I came here to ask if 'you' know of a program / an add'on that will add such a feature to Firefox, making it easy to reach my favourite programs from the inside of Firefox 2, please?
 tellme
4809  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Quizo QTTabbar on: February 07, 2008, 07:58:24 AM
How does DMEXBar stack up against Quizo (or should it be the other way around)?

For me it was not a question about one or the other, but if they can live together. I saw a few features in DMEXBar that would further amplify Explorer beyond what QT already does - if they would just cooperate.


Quote from: DMEXBar changelog
Version History:

Because of public demand I will try to add a version history, here. This may be incomplete. There are always quite some bug fixes. These I do not mention.


Version 12:

- Destination directory menu for file commands contains list of other explorer paths.
- Attach explorer window function (Two aligned explorer windows behave the same way when minimizing, restoring, closing and activating).
Choose "Attach..." for any of both aligned explorers.
- File filter. View only files in Explorer matching a file mask.
Enter a file mask and choose "Filter files". The input filed is shaded blue to remember you that not all files are shown.
- Grip to move DMEXBar toolbar to the left in case not all buttons are visible.
Move the grip to show buttons which moved out of the window to the right.

- Enhanced standalone synchronize tool.
  Look at the file "sync-example.sync" to study all options.
- DMEXFav and DMEXDir toolbar backgrounds are themed.
- DMEXFav has enhanced drag & drop and managing functions.
- DMEXDir has a drop down menu on the right side to go to the last visited directories (history).
Left click on the dot in the DMEXDir toolbar.
- DMEXDir has right click subdir menus for each of the buttons (only if not flat toolbuttons are used).
Right click on any of the directory buttons.

- Viewer allows Drag & Drop of files.

Version 13:

- French translation
- Enhanced standalone synchronize tool by adding awizard to create synchronize files for automation. Run Sync.exe.
- Transporter tool and "Transport to..." command.
- DMEXDir and DMEXFav enhanced.
4810  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Quizo QTTabbar on: February 06, 2008, 06:26:24 PM
... this old favourite of mine.. DMEXBar 11, ...

The one at Simtel is now version 13, so briefly something did happen!
4811  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Quizo QTTabbar on: February 06, 2008, 01:57:24 PM
... now if someone would just come up with an explorer extension that let you have dual pane view...

I cannot offer you genuine dual pane, but two panes... ehh... two windows!

Today freewaregenius told about DMEXBar [click to read].

[attachurl=4] << FreewareGenius' Review.txt


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hmmm..: why did the screencapture loose the text? I swear: it was there! But I am not going to reinstall the program just in order to show these options - sorry!
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And now I should display the picture of two alligned windows but I cannot do so, because DMEXBar didn't work in my Quizo'ed setup. I would sure like [hint] 'someone' to test if the problem is my XP only or if QTTabbar and DMEXBar just cannot cooperate [/hint]. But at least DMEXBar is said to be working okay in a normal Explorer.

Unfortunately I think you can only find DMEXBar at the somewhat deranged SIMTEL:
http://www.simtel.net/pro...url_fb_product_page=59298

The program has not been updated for more than a year, and thus may be abandoned.
4812  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: FOUND: Need a font: Belgian Army (.ttf or .otf) on: February 06, 2008, 11:55:29 AM
So, Ampa, are we to wait for your personal project to be finished and published, before we can have a look at this rare font? Or do you have [hint] a link? [/hint] Please forgive me if I am crossing some border with this request.  embarassed
4813  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Quizo QTTabbar on: February 06, 2008, 11:42:18 AM
Just one of the many features that I like about QT:

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INFO from the previous page:
1.2.2 has been launched: http://qttabbar.wikidot.com/
4814  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Quizo QTTabbar on: February 06, 2008, 11:26:32 AM
1.2.2 has been launched: http://qttabbar.wikidot.com/

Quote from: Changelog
Added:

    Tab switcher window ( Ctrl+Tab / Ctrl+Shift+Tab )
    Option to enable/disable wheel click on Folder Tree to open new tab (XP)
    2 menus added to DesktopTool context menu,
            menu by one click/enable application shortcut keys on desktop
    Tab text shadow
    Drive letter on tab icon
    Option to draw toolbar background image stretched on each band
    Menu to merge other windows ( in a process )
    Update checker
    Now ButtonBar has system look
    Now explorer won't lock plugin files

*fixed:
    Right-Drag&Drop did not work in tab or subfoldertip
    Search bar of explorer disappears by tab changing (XP)
    Subdirtip excludes hidden folders
    Subdirtip menu cancels right-drag&drop menus
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4815  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: windows security - what's really necessary? on: February 05, 2008, 06:19:52 PM
Okay, , I have reinstalled Outpost Pro.
4816  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Best free firewall for Windows? on: February 05, 2008, 06:08:34 PM
... Isn’t giving a firewall a thumb down because it’s not perfectly compatible with PS tray a bit… extreme  ?? ...

I have a license for Outpost Pro, so I don't have to tolerate any problems.  Wink

The Danes ruled certain parts of Ireland a thousand years ago, so there may be some Irishmen with Danish blood, but I am quite sure that I don't have Irish blood...
4817  Other Software / Announce Your Software/Service/Product / Re: Free computer help online/CompuTech (my) programs on: February 05, 2008, 08:04:06 AM
It can be almost chocking how little it sometimes takes to make even a giant fall.

The best of wishes!  Thmbsup
4818  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: windows security - what's really necessary? on: February 05, 2008, 07:50:33 AM
Which kind of internet connection do you have?

I am not sure how to translate this into English, so I ask for your help on this, f0dder: "Hybrid kabel tv (TDC's webspeed)", for both Internet and telephone. TDC's spamfilter is very fine, but I don't think they filter or protect anythjing else.

But thanks for the warning; I will probably re-install my firewall very soon.
4819  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: windows security - what's really necessary? on: February 04, 2008, 05:34:15 PM
- yes, Darwin. I disabled XP's firewall right out of the box.

I had (and have) a Outpost Pro license, so I never gave XP's firewall any second thought. When I decided that I also should test firewalls as well as many other kind of programs, I soon came to the conclusion that it was too much trouble for almost nothing, so I stopped using any firewall at all.
4820  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: windows security - what's really necessary? on: February 04, 2008, 05:07:47 PM
But you used Windows XP's firewall, didn't you?

No, I have never tried to use XP's firewall - not even once.
4821  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: windows security - what's really necessary? on: February 04, 2008, 08:31:24 AM
For half a year my XP has now been without any firewall at all. And no router (whatever such a thing may be!?). Only NOD32, and now also ThreatFire. Whenever I test a firewall I seem to end up thinking it is not worth the hazzle. But of course, today I don't download from dubious places like I used to... back then I really needed all the security I could get! So maybe the security problem is more about being cautious about where to go and what to download?

4822  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Updated: Maxthon 2.0.8 FINAL supports IE/COM plugins on: February 03, 2008, 06:22:06 PM
Thanks, Darwin. I will of course try it out, but my prejudice is that it will be too slow for me. Not because I expect it to be noticable slower than 1.6 but because I am getting used to the fastest Internet browser I have ever met: ThunderBrowse! Wow!! For the more simple kind of email-link-browsing it is so much faster than everything else I have tried   that it is hard to beleive!!!


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4823  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: When you make your 100'th Post on: February 03, 2008, 08:22:47 AM
lanux have so far posted 19.53125 x 128 = 2500 posts!:Thmbsup:


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4824  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Almeza MultiSet - Anyone Use It? on: February 02, 2008, 05:29:15 PM
Like tinjaw, I have it but haven't used it, so you better read the rules yourself: [attachurl=#]
4825  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Replace Windows Explorer [SOLUTION] on: February 02, 2008, 02:33:55 PM
 undecided  I am quite sure Lashiec do not have a job i the service sector...

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+
http://blogs.msdn.com/old...ive/2004/03/24/95235.aspx and
http://apipes.blogspot.co...6/this-api-can-break.html

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