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Re: filmscanners: VueScan Viewer(Mac)
On 11/19/01 10:23 PM, Bill Fernandez <firstname.lastname@example.org>, wrote:
>Over the many years I've been using the Mac I've found the simplest,
>fastest, most reliable way to handle these situations is to set the
>creator and type correctly. Then Every Mac you move these files to
>now and in the future will handle them correctly.
>There are several programs that let you do this, but the one I've
>been using for many years is Daniel Azuma's File Typer. This comes
>with the ability to create Auto Typer "droplets"...
Yep. That's exactly what I use, too. Great minds think alike, eh?
I have a set of AutoTypers for my most-needed file type conversions.
These are kept in a tabbed window at the bottom of my screen. The
window's icon view is set to Button mode, to make large drag targets.
Then, when I need to type convert a file, all it takes is a quick drag to
the bottom of the screen, the window pops up, and I drop the file on the
There are some shareware/freeware contextual menu plug-ins which provide
the same functionality with a control-click on a file's icon. I've tried
a couple of these and found them buggy. Perhaps there are some good
ones, but the AutoTypers-in-tabbed-window thang is just about as fast,
and totally reliable.
Julian Vrieslander <mailto:email@example.com>