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Search: Posts Made By: double acting
Forum: Computers and The Internet 15th October 2019, 16:20
Replies: 7
Views: 1,138
Posted By double acting
Nearly solved

Sorry to say none of the suggestions sent worked, but I have solved it myself, well in a way.

Open document up & go to Review, then Simple Mark Up, then No Markup, hey presto the offending...
Forum: The Engine Room 15th October 2019, 15:59
Replies: 14
Views: 1,432
Posted By double acting
CS Alert

She not only had bridge but also fore deck & after deck control when working cable. Being diesel electric it was never any problem.

Funnily enough the Old Man never used bridge control, for some...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 8th October 2019, 14:49
Replies: 7
Views: 1,138
Posted By double acting
Windows 10 Word problem

I open up a blank "page" and as well as the bit you type on there is another blank bit running down the side.

After you have written up the document and go to print it this blank bit gets on the...
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 9th September 2019, 17:48
Replies: 22
Views: 5,389
Posted By double acting
Sorry Dickie Boy, discharge books don't lie. I...

Sorry Dickie Boy, discharge books don't lie. I may dribble but I'm not daft.
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 16th August 2019, 16:11
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By double acting
I'm sorry I can not remember the web site and as...

I'm sorry I can not remember the web site and as I've just got a new computer I can not even look up my "history". I may be wrong, and if so I apologise in advance, but I think the surname of whoever...
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 14th August 2019, 12:14
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By double acting
On-Line Errors

I was browsing as usual when I came across a web site which claimed that the braid used in Union Castle - with a curl - was authorised in recognition of losses in world war II. This is a load of...
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 14th August 2019, 12:00
Replies: 22
Views: 5,389
Posted By double acting
According to my discharge book the Richmond...

According to my discharge book the Richmond Castle entered Greenock on the 21st of October 1963, for conversion to heavy oil. That was the reason no cards were taken on the homeward voyage.

This...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st July 2019, 20:06
Replies: 73
Views: 7,105
Posted By double acting
What I find curious is that she has a British...

What I find curious is that she has a British flag but no one on the vessel, according to the TV, is British.

I remember sailing with Union Castle when South Africa left the commonwealth. South...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 21st July 2019, 19:56
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By double acting
Unable to delete and or send E-Mails

I'm using Windows !0 and Yahoo for my e-mails, and unable to send or delete them.

When I have my e-mails shewn to view all of them the delete is greyd out. When I open one I can read it OK but...
Forum: Passenger Liners 29th May 2019, 15:18
Replies: 7
Views: 1,787
Posted By double acting
George Cornmell

He was a cadet on the Daru, voyage No 2 in 1958
Forum: The Engine Room 27th May 2019, 16:47
Replies: 71
Views: 7,574
Posted By double acting
HMS Queen Elizabeth

According to newspaper reports they are "replacing 284 hull valves", seems a bit strange, any clues as to why?
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th May 2019, 20:49
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By double acting
No, what I do is I open my pictures folder, then...

No, what I do is I open my pictures folder, then open the folder in which the relevant picture is located. Right click on the photograph and select open with, then select Adobe. Once open I do...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th May 2019, 13:21
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By double acting
Yes, changing the size in the Canon properties....

Yes, changing the size in the Canon properties. The "document" is actually a photograph which is 6x4 and I'm trying to print it onto paper which is also 6x4
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th May 2019, 00:03
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By double acting
Changing paper sizes

I'm unable to change the size of the paper from A4 to 4x6, I'm using a Canon Pixma iP4200. I go to Properties, Page set up, change the size to 4x6 hit OK, ask for a preview and it reverts back to A4,...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 8th May 2019, 17:50
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By double acting
Spaces between Text

For some reason I'm unable using Word to have text as normal, one line above, or below, the other. It always comes out with a space equivalent to one line of text.I'm using Windows 10. When I go to...
Forum: The Engine Room 18th April 2019, 17:04
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By double acting
General Electric MST-13 Power Plant

Came across an advert for the above in the Blue Book dated 1963. It offered bridge control with only one man in the engine room. Was it a success? Has anyone had any experience on it?
Forum: Computers and The Internet 23rd February 2019, 10:16
Replies: 11
Views: 1,425
Posted By double acting
Sorry I've tried all the suggestions but none...

Sorry I've tried all the suggestions but none seem to work. I'll try on line to find a site which may help
Forum: Computers and The Internet 22nd February 2019, 15:47
Replies: 11
Views: 1,425
Posted By double acting
ok, thanks for all the advice.I'll have a go when...

ok, thanks for all the advice.I'll have a go when I get home. At the moment I'm using my sisters lap top- they do come in handy some times- I mean sisters.

It is a tower about 5 years old.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 21st February 2019, 10:47
Replies: 11
Views: 1,425
Posted By double acting
Blank Screen Problem

I'm having to use my local library to get on line because my own PC is "broken". When I flash it up the power light comes on as well as the internal light. The monitor screen is black/grey and the...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 10th December 2018, 15:33
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By double acting
Many thanks Quiney, it worked perfectly

Many thanks Quiney, it worked perfectly
Forum: Computers and The Internet 6th December 2018, 15:22
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By double acting
Removing text box borders

How do I get rid of the borders on a text box. I'm using Microsoft Office 2007. The instructions I have are to go to SHAPE OUTLINE and click on NO OUTLINE. However shape outline does not appear on my...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 22nd November 2018, 15:39
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By double acting
Tying camera to Skype

I've followed the instructions and installed a web cam. When I click on the icon sure enough the camera is performing well.


However I wish to use it in or on Skype. My dud camera used to show up...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 19th November 2018, 16:54
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By double acting
removing an icon

On my desktop there is an icon like the outline of a blank word document but with a miniature word symbol in the bottom right hand corner.
I can not remove it , a right click moves it to the task...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 22nd October 2018, 11:37
Replies: 19
Views: 2,299
Posted By double acting
Replacing Photoshop

As I've lost Photoshop whilst "cleaning" my computer I've been looking for a replacement. I was recommended Picassa, but it appears to be no longer available. Does anyone know a suitable alternative...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 22nd October 2018, 11:28
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By double acting
Thanks to all who have replied. I'm happy to say...

Thanks to all who have replied. I'm happy to say I have reinstalled WORD on/in my infernal machine, so I can say this topic is closed
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