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Oh Mac Monkies......Another question from a new convert

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by BigMike, Sep 13, 2005.

  1. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    How do you set default programs? Say I wanted to set Mozilla as my default program to open links from emails etc instead of safari?

    Thanks guys
     

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    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    I though Macs were supposed to be easier to use?

    j/k :D
     
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    It's actually in the Safari preferences believe it or not.
     
  4. JRB

    JRB Guest

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    :stupid: mac this, mac that. Wait - I don't understand my mac. :stosh:
     
  5. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    isnt mac the one with corn rows?
     
  6. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    Wow, weird.

    Thanks :thumb:
     
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    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    LMAO!
     
  8. Dirt Jumper

    Dirt Jumper Chimp

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    Macs rule. =D
     
  9. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    See? Now THAT is intuitive!

    :rolleyes:
     
  10. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    I guess it kinda is, if you think about it. Kind of like you set some of the internet preferances through Internet Explorer
     
  11. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    yeah, it's a stupid decision on apple's part. it's especially stupid since it was in the "right" place (internet pref pane in system prefs) until 10.4 Tiger.
     
  12. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    You can GET to those via IE, or via control panel.
     
  13. kinghami3

    kinghami3 Future Turbo Monkey

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    Actually I've got 10.3 and it's not in the system prefs either; only in Safari. I think it's dumb too, but at least it's there. Maybe it switched when I upgraded Safari. :confused:
     
  14. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    hmm, ok, guess i'm wrong then :D . at some point it definitely was not in the safari prefs.

    and that point seems to have been the introduction of safari. d'oh.

    http://www.applelinks.com/p5/index....our_default_browser_and_email_client_in_os_x/
     
  15. kinghami3

    kinghami3 Future Turbo Monkey

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    Barbaton Turbo Monkey

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    it switched in the 10.2-10.3 jump. The first version of safari for jaguar didn't have it cuz it was in system preferences.

    didn't i just answer this yesterday for someone else?

    EDIT: yes, it appears that I did ;)
     
  17. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    oops :(

    But my thread has more responses, therfore I'm cooler :thumb: