You can still get this behavior, you just need to focus it using the keyboard
(e.g. using Cmd/Ctrl+K then Tab).
rodiponer wrote:Large animated video clip GIFs slow down my browser. The effect is cumulative, so, for example, if there are several posts from someone who uses a video clip of a goat stomping on a man as a signature, my browser will freeze up for as much as a minute when the page first loads.
Less nerdy visitors here may not realize that the animated GIFs are causing their browser to slow down or freeze up. They may think that the forum itself is very very slow. They may find it helpful to know that:
On Firefox and Internet Explorer, you can press the Escape key to stop animated images from playing. Or, if AdBlock is installed in Firefox, right click on the image to block it permanently.
Chrome and Safari do not have a built in way to block images. On a Mac, I think the easiest way is to just block the website that the offending signature loads from, by editing the /etc/hosts file and adding the line:
rodiponer wrote:Yes, it should work with nearly all of your software. Only older programs made before unicode, or more modern ones where the programmer just didn't care about internationalization, will not recognize the new language pack.
I think I found the same one.rodiponer wrote:I haven't done this since Windows 2000, but back then, the best way was to download the language pack from Microsoft.
skibear wrote:Almost bought such upgradable HP laptop last week at St**les.
None in stock. Everyone I know thinks Vista sucks.
Today I'm buying the exact same HP laptop at Office Despot.
Same $449 price but with Windows 7. 3GB with 320GB HD
16' rect screen , DVD+-RW burner, wireless N etc etc.
Don't know anything about 7 either except some say it's almost the same
as Vista. Guess we're stuck with whatever Gates jams down our throat
(or is it up our ass) Of course there's Mac's or Unix.
Ranger Genius wrote:Re: iPad: What imbecile decided that it didn't need USB? Is this just a plan to rob their (already accustomed to being fleeced) consumers on proprietary peripherals? Yet another "revolutionary" apple product that does something not-as-well as an existing and less expensive product, while at the same time locking its users into a unilaterally-controlled media outlet.
Ugly Dougly wrote:Where's a good place online to sell an old BMW? My friend has one and she tried Craigslist to no avail. I think that a BMW-specialized website would attract the best buyers. Any ideas?
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