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Sunday, July 22, 2007

I’ve Been Converted!

To Macs, that is.

Mr. olio has always been a Mac man, while I’ve always used PCs. My much-loved Toshiba Satellite is 4 years old—ancient in computer years—and it is starting to act spooky-quirky, so Mr. olio bought me a MacBook Pro. I LOVE IT! It’s really fast and it doesn’t come loaded with a lot of unwanted software. I’ve spent the weekend monkeying around with it and transferring my music and other files.

I used IE before I switched to Firefox, but Mac uses Safari, and I’ve just noticed that olio looks funny in Safari—my wrapper is screwed up and all the apostrophes in my sidebar are, too: Does anyone out there have any advice on how to tweak the code?

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At 6:35 PM, Anonymous Ned Hughes said...

I love PCs and I just can't imagine giving them up for a Mac. But I hear the new Macs are quite nice.

At 9:29 PM, Anonymous mel said...

Congratulations, Lee! My work machine is a Mac and I love it too.

Try running your site through an XHTML validator. It'll point you to areas in your code that are problematic.

Alternatively, try a new template.

At 10:43 PM, Anonymous mel said...

btw, I'm looking at your site in MacSafari right now and it looks fine to me.

At 9:00 AM, Anonymous Amy said...

Finally! And the site looks fine for me in Safari as well!

At 8:17 PM, Blogger lee said...

Thanks for the advice, mel. I’ll try that. When I started this blog I used Blogger’s green diamond template. My son told me he thought it was ugly, so I bought an HTML book and changed it to what I have now. Granted, it doesn’t look too terribly messed up in Safari, but the main wrapper partially obscures the atoms along the left-hand border, and I really like my pretty atoms!

Hi, Amy! I’ll stop by Facebook to say hi again soon, I promise.

Ned: I felt the same way until I got my hands on this MacBook—it’s great!


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