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Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know. - Daniel J Boorstin

On my day job I maintain a large database application for a growing Edinburgh-based travel search company. Every day I learn more about development and administration in the trenches, including how to cope with legacy worst practices and how to benefit from SQL Server best practices.

Studying part-time at Dundee University for an MSc in Business Intelligence.


Sep
26
comment How do I make sudo preserve my environment variables?
Solved my problem on Server Fault! Thanks.
Sep
12
asked How to make Outlook To-Do Bar always visible?
Aug
23
comment Is there a Shortcut for “Mark all messages as read” in Outlook?
When you have an inbox with 25,000 messages it's hard to scroll to the last message. It does work, though.
Aug
23
comment Is there a Shortcut for “Mark all messages as read” in Outlook?
This is slow in a large inbox, but works. I have 25,545 items in my inbox and 4,778 unread items. Outlook became unresponsive for a minute when I pressed CTRL+A to select all. When I pressed CTRL+Q to mark all as read, a dialog appeared for a minute to show a progress bar. After another minute, I have no unread emails. Thanks!
Aug
23
comment Is there a Shortcut for “Mark all messages as read” in Outlook?
Some keyboards have a menu key that simulates a context-click. It's usually between right ALT and right CTRL. It looks like a cursor hovering over a menu.
Aug
23
comment Is there a Shortcut for “Mark all messages as read” in Outlook?
Which context menu contains the item 'Mark all as read'? I can see a 'Mark as read' item when I highlight one or many messages and bring up the context menu. Is that what you mean?
Aug
23
comment Is there a Shortcut for “Mark all messages as read” in Outlook?
Sorry, I don't understand this. Do I have to press three keys together? I have only one E key. I tried holding ALT and pressing E twice while focused on the message pane but nothing happened.
Nov
24
comment Deleting entire lines in a text file based on a partial string match with Windows PowerShell
@JasonMArcher Can you post an example using Set-Content? I don't believe that Set-Content is a drop-in replacement for Out-File.
Nov
24
answered How to continue an HTTrack mirroring session from the command line?
Nov
24
revised How to continue an HTTrack mirroring session from the command line?
Add a space: "saves the"
Nov
24
asked How to continue an HTTrack mirroring session from the command line?
Nov
1
comment How can I allow non-administrators to use shutdown.exe?
+1 This helped to solve a 'Using Windows Server 2012 as a workstation' problem. How do I turn off the computer as a user rather than an administrator? By adding the Users group to the 'Shut down the system' right!
Sep
30
awarded  Yearling
Sep
30
revised How can I copy this quote from PDF?
Added images and steps to reproduce.
Sep
30
revised How can I copy this quote from PDF?
Remove reference to Adobe Reader. Google Chrome has its own plugin.
Sep
30
comment How can I copy this quote from PDF?
I forgot that Google cached PDFs that way! Very useful. I edited your answser to include a step-by-step guide with pictures to make this answer more generally useful.
Sep
30
accepted How can I copy this quote from PDF?
Sep
30
suggested approved edit on How can I copy this quote from PDF?
Sep
30
awarded  Commentator
Sep
30
comment How can I copy this quote from PDF?
I can't verify this solution because I don't have Adobe Acrobat.