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(Last updated 2014-11-24.)

Experienced application developer. Software engineer. M.Sc.E.E. C++ (10 years), .NET/C#/VB.NET, Perl, Windows/Macintosh/Linux, Z80 assembly.


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Jan
24
comment How can a paragraph be reformatted in Notepad++?
The clipboard thing is impractical as I am constantly using this feature, but the hardcoded value of 72 is probably acceptable. I will see if I can figure out how to attach a keyboard shortcut to the ReWrap command.
Jan
20
comment Configure Thunderbird to never send (or even try to send) HTML emails
The equivalent of "Preferences" is menu Tools/Options for the Windows version of Thunderbird.
Jan
10
comment Bookmark keyword for “I'm Feeling Lucky”
+1 for providing the short version ("btnI=745"). But I think it is a bad example as the result is empty (it's an old joke (by Scott Hanselman?)) and does not really demonstrate that it works. If "CPU" is used instead of "french military victories" then it will open the top result (a Wikipedia article in this example).
Jan
10
comment Firefox: non-Vimperator way to do mouseless browsing?
Yes, F7, to toggle caret navigation, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caret_navigation, is closest to the way Opera operates. It is still not same as real physical navigation (between links) like Opera, but it is close enough to be useful, especially when combined with the type-and-jump-to-link described elsewhere here. On the other hand when the caret navigation mode is enabled it is possible to select and copy text using only the keyboard.
Jan
1
comment Windows VM on Kubuntu
+1. Thank you very much for sharing these detailed instructions.
Dec
23
comment How can pop-up files/folder information be disabled in FreeCommander?
@T. Kaltnekar: that fixed it. Thanks. I have changed the title now that we know it is specific to FreeCommander.
Dec
11
comment How do I avoid the new SSL vulnerability?
Thanks for providing actual/specific information about this particular vulnerability. And for your analysis and conclusion.
Dec
2
comment How can multiple image TIFF files be converted to JPEG files?
@glallen: Thanks. It is good to know that it actually works with the type of images I have. I may decide to use this route.
Dec
2
comment How can multiple image TIFF files be converted to JPEG files?
I have downloaded and installed IrfanView. But "/extract" is not working as documented using the sample TIFF file. It saves only one JPEG file (a composite). Perhaps IrfanView can not handle this kind of TIFF file. I have tried with ImageJ and it can do the split (but this is from the user interface.)
Dec
2
comment How can multiple image TIFF files be converted to JPEG files?
This will produce the composite image. I have tried to use the "-deconstruct" option but img2img does not seem to recognise any of the options that it lists if run without parameters. Do you have some examples of img2img invocations with options/parameters?
Dec
2
comment How can multiple image TIFF files be converted to JPEG files?
That seems like an excellent way for exploration and for semi-automatic conversion. But would I always need to start IrfanWiew and bring up this dialog? Or can it done using command-line parameters or using some scripting?
Dec
1
comment How can multiple image TIFF files be converted to JPEG files?
That looks promising. I will give it a try.
Nov
9
comment Which router should I buy for 3G/HSDPA using Three Mobile Ireland?
Product page for Billion BiPAC 7402NX: billion.com/product/3g/…
Sep
18
comment Firefox: box mode?
OK, I found out how to enter the box mode. I have updated the questiion accordingly.
Sep
18
comment Firefox: box mode?
I have updated the question with the installed add-ons.
Sep
11
comment Fixing/Extending Standard Windows File Open/Save Dialog
TweakUI Powertoy does not work on 64 bit Windows (I just tried it). There may be a 64 bit version, but it is not known if it can be trusted: pronetworks.org/forums/…
Sep
1
comment Taking a modern hard disk apart?
It is an old drive that is very close to failing completely - even SpinRite has given up on it. I am curious as to what is inside. Besides the PCB is also fastened with these screws and in the future I may be able to save data on a drive by exchanging the PCB of two drives.
Sep
1
comment MS Paint: how to enter proper text?
That did the trick. Thanks!
Aug
31
comment What is the shortcut key to go backwards and forwards through tabs in Firefox?
Have you changed the default keyboard shortcuts?
Aug
31
comment What does this ping error mean?
What did you do to get this error message from ping?