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Jun
11
comment How to make hidden files not show up on Windows 7?
This must be a duplicate.
Apr
19
comment Opening VSD files with Visio 2010 Viewer
Despite the name, Visio 2010 viewer, is not a stand-alone application, but it is a plug-in to Internet Explorer. As such it does not really work well. For instance, for printing properly, there is often no other way than to zoom, take a screenshot, crop (in, say, Paint) and print out through some other program, say Word.
Apr
8
comment PDF files are opening in Firefox, undesiredly
This is the correct answer.
Jan
15
comment What is the best tool for creating and managing RSS feeds?
(WordPress, not Wordpress.)
Jan
11
comment Why does Excel treat long numeric strings as scientific notation even after changing cell format to text
That is probably because it is stored as a string. What happens if you make another cell be, say, the cell's content multiplied by 2?
Nov
9
comment How to open the Recycle Bin from the Windows command line?
More shell shortcuts (94).
Nov
1
comment NotePad++ - Why does finding ^ not work?
The link seems to be (effectively) broken.
Oct
10
comment How do I repartition an SDHC card in Windows?
On one of the computers, I removed the drive letter and tried with "Optimize for quick removal" and with "Optimize for performance" (though the NTFS formatting option did not appear for some reason for the "Optimize for performance" option). I also restarted the computer. The option is still dimmed. I will try it on another computer/setup later today.
Oct
10
comment How do I repartition an SDHC card in Windows?
James: I want to shrink the partition size in order to be able to format as FAT16 (FAT32). This is to do some testing on an embedded device that currently has reliability problems writing to an SDHC card. It may even turn out to be a work-around for the current problem.
Oct
9
comment Reformat SD card to NTFS
Indeed it does!
Sep
20
comment Why can't I copy the text from a PDF?
@Rookie: Unfortunately, this question has been closed, so I can't post an answer.
Sep
19
comment Why can't I copy the text from a PDF?
This issue may be due to password protection of the PDF file (that may prevent copying and/or printing) and not affected a particular PDF reader.
Sep
9
comment Find all files older than one minute
The day after, the OP stated it is on Linux, not Mac OS X. If that would have changed the answer, can you update it?
Aug
19
comment Is there a program that will quickly find recently created files
The link is effectively broken now; it redirects to a generic "Windows XP downloads" page.
Aug
15
comment How can I get RealVNC to accept incoming connections in Windows 7?
Aaron Dhiman's answer contradicts this statement.
Aug
1
comment Is it possible to set wget to show the transfer times in milliseconds?
This is not suited for short transfers where establishing the connection may take much longer than the actual transfer.
Jun
25
comment Can I run a Windows 8 64-bit VM on a Windows 7 32-bit VirtualBox host?
Possible duplicate of Can I install Windows 7 64 bit on VirtualBox running on a Windows 7 32 bit OS?
Jun
3
comment How do I use regular expressions in TextMate's find dialog box to search and replace?
TextMate uses the Oniguruma regular expression library. Section 20.3 of the manual has information on the flavour of regular expressions TextMate is using and apparently there are some options in the user interface of TextMate to affect some behaviours of regular expression matching (Ruby, Perl, Java and Oniguruma style).
Jun
3
comment How do I use regular expressions in TextMate's find dialog box to search and replace?
Should the output be four of "\caption{}" or only one? Should the numbers (1, 2, 3, 4) be extracted and put in the output?
May
23
comment Firefox needs 1 GB of RAM
The AFOM link is (effectively) broken now ("Search Results for "afom". No results found.").