[AZ-Observing] Re: Stupid computer (maybe operator)

  • From: "Richard Harshaw" <rharshaw2@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 May 2012 21:06:21 -0700

Yeah, rub it in, Jim.  My next 'puter will be a Mac. I'm just about fed up
with Microweenie's Winders.



Richard Harshaw
Cave Creek, Arizona
Brilliant Sky Observatory


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[mailto:az-observing-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jim Warthman
Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2012 9:01 PM
To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [AZ-Observing] Re: Stupid computer (maybe operator)

Steve,
I hope your file is back to "normal". Your story will help Mac users
appreciate Time Machine. Once it's set up, it automagically keeps hourly
backups for the past 24 hours,daily backups for the past month, and weekly
backups for everything older than one month. Makes it simple to go back to a
recent copy of a file you may have inadvertently messed up...

     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_Machine_%28Mac_OS%29

Enjoy,

Jim

On May 1, 2012, at 7:22 PM, stevecoe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Stan and JD,
> 
> I had already saved and exited the files I messed up and it was 
> everything from Andromeda to Canis Major.  My only consolation is that 
> I discovered it before Virgo or Vulpecula.
> 
> Ken Sikes, once you mess with a computer there is no going back.  We 
> did used to make observing lists on 3X5 cards.  Life was so simple.
> 
> Dick Harshaw, I am afraid that Access is still over my head.  I don't 
> need to learn a new program to screw things up.
> 
> Clear skies and no "Disk Full" messages; Steve Coe
> 
>> Or maybe just 1 second or less if the application Steve was working 
>> in supports the CNTRL + Z which is "Undo"
>> Stan
>> 
>> 
>>> Well, it may have taken 25 seconds to correct!
>>> 
>>> JD
>> 
>> 

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