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Mar
15
comment What is the command to use to put your computer to sleep (not hibernate)?
@AfweWef: Why don't you post that as an answer instead of a comment?
Jan
21
comment How do I get Vim home directory?
@asdfg: Your source link zd-xp1:8080/ZohoSync is bogus.
Feb
20
comment What is the command to use to put your computer to sleep (not hibernate)?
rundll32.exe PowrProf.dll,SetSuspendState is not recommended. It is dangerous. (Because it corrupts the stack, as it does not comply with the function signature demanded by Rundll32. Then unforeseeable bad things may happen, as Raymond Chen warns…)
Jul
24
comment Sleep shortcut in win7
@grawity: I see, thanks a lot!
Jul
3
comment Archive a restore point permanently?
It didn't work for me and I guess it wouldn't work for anyone else. I'm not completely sure, because my system is so buggy right now, that it might have failed for secondary reasons. But I tried hard. When I simply copied older Restore Point (RP) files into C:\System Volume Information, System Restore didn't see them BUT deleted the 2 oldest RPs it had still seen up until then - so be careful! Then I tried replacing the whole folder from a backup but then Windows wouldn't boot anymore until I switched back to the current folder version.
Jun
22
comment Sleep shortcut in win7
@grawity: Thanks! How did you find the documentation for Powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState? (I had no success with two quick googlings.)
Jun
20
comment Sleep shortcut in win7
How do you tell that a function was not designed for Rundll32?
Jun
20
comment What is the command to use to put your computer to sleep (not hibernate)?
Apparently it does not: superuser.com/a/331545/21887 So it is considered dangerous to use this method and not recommended. (It corrupts the stack.)
Jun
20
comment What is the command to use to put your computer to sleep (not hibernate)?
wizmo.exe quiet standby suppresses arguably annoying beeps by wizmo.exe.
Jun
20
comment What is the command to use to put your computer to sleep (not hibernate)?
The ! in wizmo.exe quiet standby! enforces the StandBy even if applications object. quiet suppresses arguably annoying beeps by wizmo.exe. (In case someone wondered.)
Jun
20
comment What is the command to use to put your computer to sleep (not hibernate)?
Does powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState comply with the function signature demanded by Rundll32? Otherwise unforeseeable bad things may happen, as Raymond Chen warns
Mar
18
comment Sort file 'per paragraph' in Vim
Please accept an answer.
Feb
25
comment Repeat not only the last change but the others as well in Vim
(good) plugins should not be upset by custom mappings, since they can circumvent them with :noremap
Feb
7
comment Are there any free open source HTML editors?
@MartinBeckett: WYIIWYG? ;) Shifts the burden to the user though.
Feb
3
comment Are there any free open source HTML editors?
-1: Not WYSIWYG, as opposed to his two examples Dreamweaver and MS Frontpage.
Feb
3
comment Are there any free open source HTML editors?
-1: Not WYSIWYG, as opposed to his two examples Dreamweaver and MS Frontpage.
Feb
3
comment Are there any free open source HTML editors?
re the upper Notepad++ discussion: I guess Justin's point is that Notepad++ has many advantages over Notepad, but your answer seems to suggest that the principal difference is that it's FOSS.
Feb
3
comment Are there any free open source HTML editors?
-1: Those text ediors are not WYSIWYG, as opposed to his two examples Dreamweaver and MS Frontpage.
Feb
3
comment Are there any free open source HTML editors?
-1: While I love vim and use it extensively, it is not WYSIWYG, as opposed to his two examples Dreamweaver and MS Frontpage.
Jan
17
comment In Vi, how do I map “:t” equal to “:tabnew”?
@jiliagre: Oh, I see, thanks!