Update: CopyPaste is now up to version 4.0.5. It supposedly fixes the Command-Tab problem.
Beale Street also notes that LaserWriter 8.5.1 fixes the omission of the CopyBits and proper clipping support (see Technote 1114 and previous item in MacFixIt). "These are two LaserWriter bugs that we have slaved for years to work around for ScreenShot and ExposurePro."
Essentially, you cannot use the Printer port for a serial device when AppleTalk is active. Making matters worse, simply turning off AppleTalk from the Chooser is often not enough by itself. You may also have to restart. Apple adds: "However, be aware that using file sharing … Read more
Regarding Apple's statement that the problem occurs in G3 Macs that have "Outrigger and K1 enclosures," Kevin Purcell writes that these terms were internal code names for the products. Outrigger refers to the desktop case (so named because of the swing out power supply). K1 is the mini-tower case (it's half of a K2 case, such as the one used in the 8600). This implies that the shut-off problem may affect all G3 … Read more
GTE recently updated their email system. A reader found a problem with the update if you use Emailer 2.x: "To send mail, your 'email account' entry should be set up as <Account Name>@gte.net but to receive mail you have to change it to <Account Name>@mail.gte.net. To work-around this problem I configured 2 GTE accounts within Claris Emailer, GTE[get] and GTE[send], each one configured appropriately to get or receive mail."… Read more