okay... i just aquired a new job.. thank god. its a silkscreeing tshirt graphic shop.. you know those basic ones you see in every town or city... nothing fancy. the place i work just got bought out.. they are revamping the whole place... bringing it up to date in equipment etc. we run silkscreens, sublimations, etchings, etc. etc. the basics... pretty old stuff.. nothing advanced... that i know of. my first time working at one of these places... i used to work as a graphic artist/production artist at a directory service.... did adds..logos..posters etc. now what ill be doing here is basically cleaning up files... graphics/logos submitted by clients... making new ones... creating other various graphic related deals... 2d wise that is.. pretty basic... and then output them for sublimations... color seperations ... transparencys etc. etc. most of you who know of this type of business know what it takes so i dont have to say much. what im asking for help on is basically recommending or advising me one what i need to get (equpment wise) and networking all this to get my part up and running. im currently working with thier old system... os 9 (blah).. they have a new mac set up running osx (cool) ...photoshop cs...illustrator cs... the works. i need to get that set up for a new printer that ill be shopping for thats laser and does color seps and sublimations whatever. i need to get all the old files created on os 9 thru illustrator 8 etc. to run on osx illustrator 9 etc. all the old junk off the old computer to the new one basically. most of this stuff will be taken care of somehow whether i get help or not because the old owner is helping the transition anyways... but it will look good for me if i can take the initiative and push my wieght there... if you know what i mean. plus i really want osx to work for me.... ill be the one using it.. and i dont want to deal with os9 AT ALL. i know this is a mouthfull but im throwing this out to see what you all say. im looking for advice and help... not someone going on the offensive with me... not here for that. if you dont like what you see and want to down me... just move on .. dont waster your time. on the other hand if you have some friendly advice/suggestions im totally open. thnx.