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Greg Serafin

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Member Since:
April 23rd 2004
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Melbourne OZ
can spotlight be made to see the Library?
by Mark Palmos 11 years ago
Hello all I'm using a utility to clean up my laptop to free up some space. The utility tells me there is plenty of stuff in the Library (livefonts, audio stuff etc) which I never use, and I would like
Re: can spotlight be made to see the Library?
by Greg Serafin 11 years ago
Just recently I had a chance to talk to a guy doing software development for ****. He said that the design philosophy is aimed at a "little girl" level of understanding of the OS. "asking a user is a
physically accurate light colours
by Greg Serafin 11 years ago
Hi all, I promised a fellow teacher to produce a simple animation explaining the mixing of RGB lights into pure white colour (C4D10). I created 3 spotlights with pure R, G and B light colour, pointing
Re: physically accurate light colours
by Greg Serafin 11 years ago
Thanks for your reply. I'll try the suggested solutions. The only issue I see with them is that they require "burning" the white area, the problem there may be that we wanted to show the RGB lighting
ArchiCAD and C4D DVD tutorial
by Greg Serafin 12 years ago
Hi all, There is a new tutorial for architectural rendering in c4d on http: www.archicadtutorials.com Has anyone seen it Any comments IQ=0
Wide angle spherical distortion...
by Greg Serafin 12 years ago
Hi all, It's been nagging me for a while, how to create a "fish eye" lens affect in C4D. Finally, in a moment of (was about to say genius, but...) sanity, I built a rig, which seems to work. Go have a
Re: Wide angle spherical distortion...
by Karl Lloyd 11 years ago
That works really well. How did you do it I'm currently trying to match a straight C4D camera to a Vray camera with lens distortion and it's a bit of a nightmare!
Checking Internet Speed - how?
by Rob Hindley 12 years ago
Is that a way to check download speed while browsing Unfortunately internet speeds costs in New Zealand are diabolical and I keep going over my monthly cap - then its on to sloooooww connection times.
Re: Checking Internet Speed - how?
by Greg Serafin 12 years ago
Hi from OZ. Get the free "menu meters" you'll get a whole heap of info in the menu bar. Once installed, go to system prefs to set up. IQ
Renaming Boot Drive
by Andrew Commiskey 12 years ago
If you Rename the Boot Drive will it screw up the operating system A friend recieved his computer with his boot drive having a confusing name (he is just learning how to use a mac) and figured I would
Re: Renaming Boot Drive
by Greg Serafin 12 years ago
The only issue I ever had was wit backup. Backup worked on a "Macintosh HD" and after renaming created a new set fo the new name. On restore it did a restore to a NEW, HIDDEN volume in volumes called
Safari Beta 3
by Steve Denn 12 years ago
By installing Safari Beta 3 does that overwrite the Safari 2.0.4 that comes with Tiger or can you have two seperate versions of Safari Thanks
Re: Safari Beta 3
by Greg Serafin 12 years ago
Lucky you then, I am one of many for whom the mail plays up while Forwarding a message with an attachment. The attachment appears in the FWD, but not the message text itself. I am not dissing the Beta
Pages question
by Saeed Faridzadeh 12 years ago
Is there a way to have the information in the header section of my pages document NOT show up on the first thanks
Re: Pages question
by Greg Serafin 12 years ago
don't know, but they do: http: discussions.apple.com forum.jspa forumID=777 iq
This did my head in - HELP!!!
by Greg Serafin 12 years ago
Hi All, Having a major problem with what seems a simple thing: Sweep a rectangle along a linear path to create a frame - legs for an arm chair. Sounds like it is so simple, I could ask my cat to do it
Re: This did my head in REWIND!!!!
by Greg Serafin 12 years ago
OK, it's official, reading help helps. "A common mistake when using rail splines is to use a path spline with adaptive interpolation. This can generate insufficient subdivision for the rail to work pr
Render to Pic Viewer
by 50calguy 12 years ago
Hello Im a complete newbie to C4D and have a probably very simple question that I cant figure out. When I use the Render to Pic Viewer, it renders a different view then the one shown. In other words i
Re: Render to Pic Viewer
by Greg Serafin 12 years ago
If you are talking about rendering the same perspective view, even after you change the view in the viewport, the chances are your camera has a position keyframe on frame 1, and unless you delete the
how do I find out what files are hogging up space on my hard drive
by Todd George 12 years ago
Hello all running a 15 inch intel imac (1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo) under OS 10.4.9 the hard drive is 152 gigs right now I only have 4.57 gigs available and I cannot figure out why here is what I figure
Re: how do I find out what files are hogging up space on my hard drive
by Greg Serafin 12 years ago
Hi, You'll find that there are gigs upon gigs taken by iDVD themes, Garage Band sound files etc. To see your whole HD and remove what you don't want need check out the Disk Inventory X. http: www.derl
Clean-up for sale help
by Greg Serafin 12 years ago
Hi, I'll be selling my 10.4.9 MBP. I can't work out how to clean the HD and reinstall the OS to allow for the new users to have a "clean start" Also, will copying the "System.keychain and Login.keycha
Re: Clean-up for sale help
by Greg Serafin 12 years ago
Thank you, The problem is that I will have the new computer after the "old" one is gone. I have backups of (I think...) everything on an external Maxtor drive and I am hoping to restore the lot to the
Maya or Cinema 4D
by Metal Ninja Designer Guy 12 years ago
Here's the Dilly O' The college I work at is thinking about getting some 3D software for the design department. This is a mac based environment. The question is which product should the school invest
Re: Maya or Cinema 4D
by Greg Serafin 12 years ago
Hi, Coming from a similar background we decided on C4D for the college purely because of the learning curve. Maya seems to have been written by engineers for engineers (nothing wrong with that) and is
V10 file format and back save...
by Greg Serafin 12 years ago
Hi gang, I can't find any info on back-saving from V10. 9.6 says "unknown file format" - bad news... Any ideas on how to go 10 to 9.6 TIA IQ
Re: V10 file format and back save...
by Greg Serafin 12 years ago
Thanks Adam, Bummer, bummer, bummer... A back-save (even with some feature loss) would be nice, at least for the models. Simple generators, HN etc, don't seem that much different. Oh, well, upgrade=mo
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