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[wpmac] Re: How To Adjust Mac To 256 Colors When Running SheepShaver

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  • britbloke
    Thank you so much John. Works perfectly. My question is resolved. J
    Message 1 of 9 , Nov 15 8:19 PM
      Thank you so much John.

      Works perfectly. My question is resolved.


      --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "J.J. McVeigh" <kd4vs@...> wrote:
      > 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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