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 with all the keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8. You can also download the Keyboard shortcuts for

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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 Notepad++ Load the plugin by going to Settings -> Import -> Import Plugin and select

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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” Rightclick on the taskbar and select “Start Task Manager” By holding down Ctrl+Alt+Del opens the Windows

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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) 15%, rgb(159,204,232) 58%, rgb(191,245,255) 79%); background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(bottom, rgb(132,170,193) 15%, rgb(159,204,232) 58%, rgb(191,245,255) 79%); background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(bottom,

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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 suitable exclusion pattern e.g. **/jquery*.js Solution found at bug report 349020 comment 15 via stackoverflow topic ignore

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Open zip file on MAC

Mac should be able to open a zip, however, depending on version, OS or some other strange reason. Mac OS X has a built-in application to do this, Archive Utility, but apparently this does not work with every zip files. The Archive Utility error: “Unable to expand “myfiles.zip” into “Downloads”. (Error 2 – No such file

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