Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Panther Edition

Errata for Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Panther Edition

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Frequently asked Question

White print on charcoal background is difficult to read for people with older vision (like me)

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FAQ - where to get Mac OS 9

The offer to obtain Mac OS 9 for $20.00 has expired, since March 1, 2004 (over a year ago; around the time of the third printing of this book).

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Power Users' Clinic: Secrets of the Plug-Ins

The 'Graphing' mode (Graphing-2D.calcview), 'Hexadecimal' mode (Hexadecimal.calcview), and 'Expression Sheet' mode (ExpressionSheet.calcview) all do NOT work after following the instructions provided. Tested on iMac G5 with 10.3.6; also verified by Apple Tech Support uses eMac with 10.3.8. For the 'Graphing' mode, all that is obtained is Calculator window as a solid field -- it does not have the graphing window, the equation entry line, nor the X Maximum, X Minimum, X Step entry boxes.

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1st paragraph

You state that the latest SuperDrives (as found for example in the Power Mac G5) can record DVD+R and DVD+RW. I just purchased a dual 1.8GHz G5 Power Mac and it only records DVD-R and DVD-RW. It came with the PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-106D.

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Box at bottom of page titled "Troubleshooting Moment'

In the last paragraph, the instructions on how to rebuild an email database state "Highlight several, if you like." Mail can only rebuild 1 email database at a time.