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Re: How To Adjust Mac To 256 Colors When Running SheepShaver

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  • britbloke
    Nope. There is a Sound under Control Panel, but nowhere does it mention Monitors.
    Message 1 of 9 , Nov 15, 2012
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      Nope. There is a "Sound" under Control Panel, but nowhere does it mention Monitors.



      --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "C.W. Betts" <Computers57@...> wrote:
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      > There should be a "Monitors and Sound" Control Panel.
      >
      > On Nov 15, 2012, at 7:57 PM, "britbloke" <julianswest@...> wrote:
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      > > Thanks for the response. "Monitors" does not show up in the Control Panel in Classic/SheepShaver.
      >
    • britbloke
      Thank you so much John. Works perfectly. My question is resolved. J
      Message 2 of 9 , Nov 15, 2012
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        Thank you so much John.

        Works perfectly. My question is resolved.

        J

        --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "J.J. McVeigh" <kd4vs@...> wrote:
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        > At 03:43 +0000 16.11.2012, John R wrote:
        >
        > >In both WPMacApp and SheepShaver-WordPerfect Install, the Monitors
        > >and Sound control panel is present but disabled. Go to Control
        > >Panels > Extensions Manager, enable that control panel, and restart.
        >
        > It is enabled for me, but that is because I performed separate
        > SheepShaver and OS installations.
        >
        >
        > >I forget why I disabled it in my package, but suspect I was worried
        > >about a conflict with the separate Sound control panel, which
        > >SheepShaver needs. I don't see a conflict at this point, though.
        > >Anyone know a reason to have M & S disabled?
        >
        > I have detected no conflicts.
        >
        >
        > >For that matter, is there a reason not to run SS/WP in 256 colors in
        > >the first place? The screen would be faster.
        >
        > Agreed, the only reason not to do that I can foresee is if a
        > particular program needs more than 256 colors. For the primary
        > programs that I run under SheepShaver and OS 9.0.4 (WordPerfect,
        > Timeslips, and Touchbase Pro), 256 colors should be fine. Just for
        > laughs, I tried launching an old version of Photoshop that I have (v.
        > 5.0 LE), and it does in fact run. That program would probably want
        > more than 256 colors.
        >
        > With best regards,
        > --
        > John Joseph McVeigh
        > Butler, Maryland, USA
        >
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