Month: April 2012

PowerPoint Watch Out For Oversize Image Files

PowerPoint files (.ppt, .pptx, .pps and .ppsx) can sometimes become very large and slow, whether that is due to a large number of slide or heavy use of images you can easily exceed 50mb or another limit you might have. Watch

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Windows 7 Battery Meter Not Showing All Three Options

In Windows Vista it was possible to select from 3 power plan settings : “Power Saver”, “Balanced”, and “High Performance.” from the system tray. In Windows 7 however it’s only possible to have a maximum of 2 options where the “Balanced” setting

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Keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8

Windows 8 is around the corner with release in the end of 2012. There is a lot of new features and some has disappeared. Getting around in Windows 8 can be challenging without knowing the shortcuts so Microsoft has release a great overview

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How to find out which process is locking a DLL

Every so often you want to uninstall something and half the times some process has locked a dll file because of a delete or similar operation failed, or just plain explorer.exe that still has the folder open. To figured out

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Notepad++ plugin TextFX Unable to find libTidy.dll in system path

After Installing Notepad++ plugin TextFX and restarting the following error came: Unable to find libTidy.dll in the system path or C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\Config\tidy\libTidy.dll Htmltidy is unable to find libtidy.dll. This is due to the plugin not being included in 5.9.3 and up

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How to install Notepad++ plugin

From Wikipedia: “Notepad++ is a text editor and source code editor for Windows. One advantage of Notepad++ over the built-in Windows text editor, Notepad, is tabbed editing, which allows working with multiple open files.” Download your plugin e.g. TextFX Place the dll file in the plugin subfolder of

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Launching Windows Task Manager

There are several way to open Windows Task Manager. The fastest and easiest way is Ctrl + Shift + Esc. This is possible in Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 From Run or a command line type and run “Taskmgr”

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CSS3 Gradient Generator

Using gradient color can be cool and be completed with css style. Making a gradient color in css can be completed as following: [sourcecode language=”css”] <script type="text/css"> .txt { background-image: linear-gradient(bottom, rgb(132,170,193) 15%, rgb(159,204,232) 58%, rgb(191,245,255) 79%); background-image: -o-linear-gradient(bottom, rgb(132,170,193)

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Make Chrome Behave As A Mobile Browser By Changing The User Agent

Making your browser behave like a mobile browser can be helpful sometimes, this can easily be done by changing the user agent. This tools can also be helpful if you’re a developer and you want to test a site in

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Eclipse complains about jquery minified JS files

When using minified files in Eclipse it can caused errors when there shouldn’t be any. Eclipse complains when using jquery.min.js files. One solution is to ignore the specific file. Go to : Project->Properties->JavaScript->Include Path->Source-> Excluded Groups ignore specific files by adding a

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