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bio website mattpotts.com
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Computer Science post grad from Lancaster University

Nov
14
comment Batch Convert OpenOffice (ODT) to MS Word (DOC) files?
Even if this approach did work, the fact that you're just renaming the files means that Word is smart enough to figure out that the file your opening is an ODT, even though it's named as a DOC.
Aug
8
awarded  Popular Question
Dec
1
accepted Is installing applications on a network drive going to make them slow?
Dec
1
accepted Does the “exclude files based on mask” option in Fling ftp actually work?
Aug
24
awarded  Commentator
Aug
24
comment In a URL, what is // for?
@DisgruntledGoat You could, yes, using some .htaccess rules. But you probably shouldn't.
Jul
21
accepted Is software from NCH Software safe?
Jul
17
awarded  Famous Question
Jan
19
comment How can I get Windows to add the date in a .LOG file automatically?
It was basically a coin-toss to decide since both answers gave pretty much identical information. I made a mistake on the timing part, I've now rectified it.
Jan
19
accepted How can I get Windows to add the date in a .LOG file automatically?
Jan
18
comment How can I get Windows to add the date in a .LOG file automatically?
Please see the answers below :)
Jan
18
comment How can I get Windows to add the date in a .LOG file automatically?
Thanks - accepted because you're two minutes ahead of Kerry
Jan
18
answered How can I get Windows to add the date in a .LOG file automatically?
Jan
18
asked How can I get Windows to add the date in a .LOG file automatically?
Dec
7
comment Save web page to pdf in background
excellent advice, thanks. this beats all the crappy firefox extensions hands down.
Aug
28
comment Is there a way to make Windows (or Firefox at least) TYPE text that is copied?
If you're using AutoHotKey this might be useful: autohotkey.com/docs/misc/Clipboard.htm
Jun
18
awarded  Notable Question
May
23
asked Is installing applications on a network drive going to make them slow?
May
7
awarded  Critic
Jan
30
comment Most convenient way to start/stop MySQL on Windows?
I was hoping for a less intrusive method, one where I can still just type a command to get the job done. i.e. I don't want to have to switch to the mouse and shift+right-click cmd to open it so I can then type my command