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What Have I Done for You Lately?
- Java Applet Failure in Accellion Product
- Archiving in the Land of On-Line Archives with Outlook
- Private Meetings Not So Private?
- Make Minute Adjustments in Your Mac’s ScreenSaver Time
- What Can You Do with an off-the-Shelf Android Phone?
- What Happened to the Propagation of Dates in Project?
- More for Copying Drives or Partitions
- Create a New OU with ADManager
- Undelay Typing in Office 2013
- Oh, My Darling! Musica!
- JamesIsIn on Nevermore Be Bothered by Desktop.ini
- Denis Howe on Nevermore Be Bothered by Desktop.ini
- JamesIsIn on Keyboard input ignored for c, h, t, and v keys in specific applications only
- Peter Rush on Keyboard input ignored for c, h, t, and v keys in specific applications only
- JamesIsIn on Office 2013 Confirms Aesthetic Paralysis
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Category Archives: Applications
We run a product, not too dissimilar from Dropbox, for sharing large files across company lines. Our product is made by Accellion and it works pretty well all things considered. Recently we ran into troubles with the Large File Uploader. … Continue reading
History Back when Outlook used to require users to keep archived mail locally—you know, back when hard drives were small—there was a useful feature for automatically archiving mail along definable parameters (like age and size and so forth). Now that … Continue reading
One of my users reported that when they created a private meeting in a conference room using Outlook, the meeting was private for all users invited but public in the calendar for that room. Obviously that’s not very private. What … Continue reading
I had a user who was suddenly unable to interact with a Microsoft Project file and expect the reliant dates and times to change according to parent changes. In other words, there were project dates (or times) which relied upon … Continue reading
Our helpdesk uses ADManager as a tool for making Active Directory changes. Though it is slower than accessing AD directly, it’s a pretty robust tool and it’s reasonably intuitive in most cases. However, I needed to create a new Organizational … Continue reading
My team at work has been using Office 2013 for some time now. We’re vetting it for use company-wide I guess. I’ve already written about how ugly it is here, but now I’d like to write about a more pressing … Continue reading
Well, Clementine has been around for a little while by now. It’s based on an earlier version of Amarok and it’s available for Mac, Windows, and Linux. Since I advocate for Ubuntu I’ll give you the short version of how … Continue reading
Apparently it’s no problem. It’s no problem not because Microsoft has finally pulled their giant collective head out of their minuscule collective ass; it’s no problem because it represented a challenge worthy of hacking in the open-source community. You may … Continue reading
On my Ubuntu system I use black backgrounds and yellow lettering throughout: applications, dialogs, preference panes, everything. It’s very easy to read and even easier to acquire. (I’ll see if I can find an article explaining why this is, but it … Continue reading