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    Evil Photo&Graphic Designer Update popup!

    For about a month, my Xara Photo & Graphic Designer -- latest version. on a Windows Surface Pro -- has put up these annoying 'wanna update?' messages when I close down the program.
    Are times that...
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    Re: An excellent mass email program

    Good to see your replies!
    First: Gary, Tombstone is alive and well. Even though the Millennials don't know who Wyatt Earp was... since 1881, several other American cities have had far more memorable...
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    An excellent mass email program

    Retired now, I do tourism development for the City of Tombstone, Arizona... and also fundraising for my church.
    Found an absolutely excellent mass email program called ActiveCampaign... easy to use...
  4. Simple one-size for printing, emailing, social media

    First, good to see this forum still going. Retired now, doing tourism development in Tombstone Arizona.
    Discovered that if I make a 200 dpi JPG from a standard 8.5x11 letter page, the resulting...
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    Re: Is your job safe?

    Water, they say, is the only thing on earth that runs uphill towards money. In the USA, we have spent unbelievable amounts of money on huge dams on every river out West. In the past, not for water to...
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    Re: Is your job safe?

    San Diego -- we are close to opening a very large desalination plant up at Carlsbad. On line this November. 50 miilion gallons of fresh water per day, or 7% of the SD region water needs. See...
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    Re: Client Charge..... wot would you do

    I'm with Cloud on this. Here in San Diego, I charge US $45 per half-hour, $90/hr. But -- and very important -- I try to never bill by the hour... prefer instead to charge a flat fee per job wherever...
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    Re: supersite newb question

    Thanks Acorn -- after I import a picture onto the page, and then open the Names dialog, could you give me an actual example of what you would put in the Apply Name: box? Imagine it's a JPG of a...
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    Re: Gary Broke His Leg

    Sounds very serious... sort of the same thing I think John Kerry is going through.
    [Inappropriate comment, considering this is a family site]
    Hope it's getting better, Gare... and hope the...
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    Re: Is your job safe?

    So Egg, is there any way to get back to the max prosperity of, say, 1967 without greatly reducing the advanced countries' populations... back to 1967 levels? I watched the increase in weekly...
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    Re: Is your job safe?

    @ gamerprinter -- after looking at my son's Grand Theft Auto 5, I think you're safe! From robotic replacement, anyway.
    Offshoring is another story, since those guys in Bangalore and Hyderabad can...
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    Re: Gary Broke His Leg

    Just noticed this thread -- Gare, I hope this finds you out of pain and enjoying the spring weather, and healing up OK. Although as long as you are in a cast, you can make up wild stories about...
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    Re: cloud.xara discussion thread

    @ Angelize -- you know, it just might let you change the newspaper paradigm. Right now, if you want to pick up a syndicated column, you have to pay somebody to get the material. This could reverse...
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    Re: cloud.xara discussion thread

    Yes, I think for selling newspaper ads it might be very useful... but you could do the same thing on a lightweight Surface Pro, or a small laptop. Anyway, it will be interesting to see how this...
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    Re: cloud.xara discussion thread

    Reading these comments, I find myself agreeing with Mike Wenz's reluctance to make site or art changes at a customer's place. Obviously, with our laptops and an internet connection, it is easy to...
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    Re: Professional Opinion of my website

    I think, re your friend with the outsourcing company, that he should be ashamed of himself. If our daily struggles to keep feeding our families were a war, he would be a traitor.

    Glad that you are...
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    Re: supersite newb question

    Acorn -- if I make a 4 or 5 page Supersite -- with horizontal pages with those neat transitions -- after the site is up, if I make an edit to something on one page only, does it have to re-upload the...
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    Re: Professional Opinion of my website

    DigitalPhaser's note about using as much live text as possible ... DEFINITELY for the <h1> tags... is so important re the search engines and page rankings. Also, in your metadata area, what you put...
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    Re: Professional Opinion of my website

    Don't change a thing. Immediately, I know what you are selling, and where. And how to get more info about any property. And how to contact the agent.

    The photos are just fine. The more the...
  20. Re: [B] HOW TO POST SITE CLIENT CAN SEE BUT NO ONE ELSE FOR NOW?[/B]

    Bob -- I guess the 'old school' way would be to create a folder called /dev ... for development ... and build your whole site in that folder... with a similar /dev folder on the client's site for...
  21. Re: New Adobe Acrobat Document Cloud -- bloatware, or OK?

    Not new, then... I haven't kept up, thanks, Gary.

    Just checked the Adobe website, and it is unclear whether or not you need the Cloud scan to make the PDF.

    Interesting -- no more support for...
  22. New Adobe Acrobat Document Cloud -- bloatware, or OK?

    Got an e-mail from Adobe this morning. About a new version of Acrobat that apparently includes text-recognition scanning. Snap a photo of a document, and it turns it into an editable PDF with the...
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    Re: A website for rare old cars

    Thanks Keith! Hang in there, in a few years there will be a GIANT AMAZON DRONE, maybe a surplus B-52 bomber, to fly that car up to Ontario and drop it, sorry, place it gently on your driveway!
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    A website for rare old cars

    Finished a rare-car website today, http://concourscoaches.com, for a client down in La Jolla. If you are curious about the world of concours d'elegance vehicles, take a look.

    With no offense to...
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    Re: Amazing GIF Animations

    They are so good! Messed around years ago with scripted Flash animations driven by math... but to do this with GIFs, just amazing... thanks Gary!
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