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1  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: DONE: Skinny Paste on: September 17, 2010, 10:05:27 AM
You might try Notetab - a free/light text editor, which includes a clipboard.

To use the clipboard go to (menu) Document>Use as Pasteboard

http://notetab.com/
2  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Quicklaunch annoyance, question on: February 06, 2010, 05:00:45 PM
I use the Quicklaunch folder for a lot of shortcuts (about 50).  When I open the QL folder it sometimes takes a few seconds for the shortcuts/icons to appear.  This usually happens the first time I open the folder, but can occur anytime.  I guess it needs to load the links/icons into cache or something?  I was wondering if there a way to force the QL shortcuts to be loaded - so there is no delay.   Any ideas?

Thanks

btw - I know there is a setting for menu delay or something like that - mine is set to zero.  I set menu animations off.  My PC runs Xp on an intel Core2 6300 and 2gb ram, and is reasonably fast for most things I do.
3  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Voice thru Modem port to landline? on: October 21, 2008, 12:48:43 PM
How/Can I use a (sony vaio laptop) modem port as a direct dial voice line?
    I want to use a set of usb/headphones with a landline.

btw-This setup is not for my own use - I have not had a landline for awhile, and I'm out of date re using modems;-)

thanks
4  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Try xiles.net - NexusFile - excellent ***** on: April 23, 2008, 06:04:53 PM
Ive been a xplorer2 user for awhile - but just came across Nexusfile - it is the best IMHO.
Give it a try - no install version available - just unzip.




5  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: How do you track phone/contacts on your PC? on: April 18, 2008, 11:18:47 AM
Thanks Steven - I'm looking for new/better ideas like that.  Powermarks looks good but since its marked for 'end of life' AND it is not freeware... that's makes it tough for me to choose as a new app.
6  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / How do you track phone/contacts on your PC? on: April 18, 2008, 10:44:00 AM
I'm going thru my annual 'cant find a phone number - need a new phone list' ritual.  I'd like a simple database type app that is small enough to keep open without eating too much ram.  It also has to import/export is some common format like csv.  Something with PC+Linux versions would be a bonus but not required.  Features I'd like to avoid...

  • un-modifiable forms - The standard home/biz tab format does not work well for me - I'd rather have one 'form' with flexible fields - especially email > 1 or 2 email fields are not enough.
  • built in calendar/task management/etc
  • memory hog
  • pictures (dont need/want them in a phone list)

Any suggestions?
7  Other Software / Developer's Corner / batch file question re cmd + color on: April 15, 2008, 08:31:14 AM
For anyone still using batch files...
I customized the colors/font of my cmd window (on XP) by clicking the titlebar and changing Properties>Colors.
When I use my right click menu to 'open command prompt here" I get the colors I want.
I also have a batch file that opens a window with cmd /k but the colors default to black/white.
I read the color /? and cmd /? entries but did not figure out the solution - what "cmd" do I use in my batch file to open a window with the same colors/font as I get with "open command prompt here"?

thanks
8  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: IDEA: Personal Event Log on: December 29, 2007, 12:49:06 AM
Thanks for the update - looking forward to it.
Good luck with the move...
BJ
9  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: IDEA: Personal Event Log on: December 11, 2007, 06:10:29 PM
Hi Tinjaw,
Thank you so mucn!  Thmbsup Thmbsup Thmbsup I am sorry about changing the description- but did not think anyone would start so fast.  I look forward to any enhancements you come up with... thanks again!

Barrett
10  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / IDEA: Personal Event Log on: December 11, 2007, 01:07:35 PM
Updated Description:  I'd like a fast way to log a recurring event (that I am tracking) acutally happend.  My thought is a Program or Firefox Custom Button that, when clicked, adds the date/time to a log file.  Features that would be nice to have:
1. Works with or without the log file (text or html) open in a Tab
2. If log file can be html - record the selected event as an HTML table row.
3. Indicate the event was added by sound and/or message
The following enhancements would allow logging a few different recurring events...
3. Button includes a dropdown with entries based on my own text/vars (eg Event Description 1, 2, 3, etc)
4. Record the selected event as "Date/Time" plus "Event Description"
5. Default button opens the html/text file

Original Post...
Quote
I'd like a fast way to log a recurring event.  My thought is a tray icon that, when clicked, adds the date/time to a log file.  My use of this app would be 2 record when something (that I am tracking)  acutally happend.  Features that would be nice to have:
1. Indicate the onclick event by sound.
2. Ability to assign a name to the mouseover popup
3. Ability to assign my own (tray) icon
4. Tiny memory footprint

If there are alternative ways to do this pls let me know... I don't use AutoHotKey so that is not an option for me.  I'm on XP Pro.   I use Firefox 2 - maybe a bookmarklet/extension could write the time to a txt file?  I'll post a question about this option at www.custombuttons2.com

Thanks

11  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / 2 favorites (Blocknote and CSEs) on: August 15, 2007, 02:20:24 PM
Hi all,
This is an 'fyi' re 2 of my favorite tools... Blocknote - a free/simple html editor - great for notes, simple pages, email, etc., and Google CSE Search - If you search for 'Freeware' you'll probably find a few new "Freeware Search Engines", but it's a great tool for all kinds of research.  Creating CSEs is pretty simple too.... if you need one.





12  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Seconfig - XP freeware security utility on: August 02, 2007, 01:51:09 PM
Has anyone used this?  http://seconfig.sytes.net/?cat=2

Looks useful but I'm not an expert in such things -thought maybe someone here would be.

fyi - I stumble on it at http://www.freedownloadaday.com/


13  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Help/question re creating a key sequence on: July 21, 2007, 11:18:21 PM
sure... I'll do that.   I am becoming more interested in 'why' altshiftkey did not work - just out of curiosity.   I'll try to learn a bit about autohotkey.... maybe there is a solution.
Screen Capture is not a problem - I have many capture programs.

thanks very much for your help!

Cuidado!
14  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Wanted: GNOME-style emblems for Windows XP? on: July 21, 2007, 09:25:08 PM
http://interfacelift.com/...ns-win/details.php?id=994
15  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Help/question re creating a key sequence on: July 21, 2007, 11:31:17 AM
I am not sure what you mean by "altgr+shift+3v" but I press/hold the left Alt+ shift+3 keys and it works.
You can download the scrapture program - a tiny sreen capture tool - it is what requires AltShift3
http://www.stereopsis.com/scrapture/

thanks again
16  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Help/question re creating a key sequence on: July 21, 2007, 08:08:24 AM
Does not work for me... does it work for you?

thanks much
17  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Help/question re creating a key sequence on: July 21, 2007, 05:45:23 AM
Thanks again - but it also does not seem to work... (but manually pressing altshift3 still works)
Just to confirm - can the first 2 commented lines (leftover from installation default script) be deleted?
 fyi  - the app is 'scrapture'  http://www.stereopsis.com/scrapture/
===================
;#z::Run www.autohotkey.com
;^!n::
F5::
  send,!+3
  return
===================
fyi - Output....
026: Return (3.00)
027: Send,!+3 (0.02)
028: Return (40.80)
027: Send,!+3 (0.02)
028: Return (53.75)
18  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Help/question re creating a key sequence on: July 21, 2007, 02:36:26 AM
Thanks... my autohotkey.ini file is below.  the first 2 lines are from the default ini that comes with a new install - should they be removed?  If I uncomment them AutoHotkey does not load.   The program (scrapture.exe) is working - when I press AltShift3 it does it's thing.  But the code below - when I press F5 does nothing.  I'm not a programmer and new to AutoHotkey - so I'm sure the problem is me... what do I need to change?   thanks

;#z::Run www.autohotkey.com
;^!n::
F5::!+3

19  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Help/question re creating a key sequence on: July 20, 2007, 11:31:48 AM
Thanks for that...  but I have another quesion...  What about my useless function keys - is there a way to program a Function Key? (eg to do 'Alt Shift 3') ?

I'm sure a fancy keyboard could do this.. but I've got a plain old $10 model.
Seems like a waste to have those F keys since I hardly ever use them.

thanks again
20  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Help/question re creating a key sequence on: July 19, 2007, 07:23:41 PM
Hi all,
I have an application that requres Alt+Shift+3 to activate.
Can I create a batch file that will perfrom this?
I'd like to put this in my quicklaunch bar, and click to activate.

thanks for any suggestions.

Barrett
21  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / screencast-o-matic.com on: June 21, 2007, 10:45:46 PM
This site allows you to create and store a 'screencast' (ie a movie/sequence of screen captures)
I thought it might be useful for developers/others to demo features of their software.
It is a free service.

http://screencast-o-matic.com





22  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / FYI - links to a CompSci quiz and a good Wallpaper site on: June 18, 2007, 02:48:20 PM
Quiz for Comp Sci folks...  www.brainacademy.qmul.ac.uk/

Hi res wallpaper and icons... www.interfacelift.com
23  DonationCoder.com Software / Find And Run Robot / Re: Latest FARR v2.00.100 ALPHA PREVIEW Release - June 07, 2007 on: June 12, 2007, 10:15:39 PM
FARR v2.00.108 (using FF plugin mostly)
Works great - and no problems so farr.

Thanks for this great app!  Thmbsup

Barrett
24  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Firefox Bookmark tool to tag/index/search FAST? on: June 12, 2007, 08:48:11 PM
I have a lot of bookmarks...and cannot keep them organized.  I think what I need is a way to index them so I can start typing ... and a tool (TBD) will bring up matching URLS, keys, descriptions. etc.   I know this is what Firefox does...but it just seems slow... and I'm thinking a dedicated tool would be better at the task. 

Anyone have suggestions?  I am going to try using Locate32 (http://locate32.webhop.org/) which I already run for local search...it has text search... but seems like there ought to be some product that is designed to  edit/index and search bookmarks very quickly.

thanks
25  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Links page - suggestions wanted on: June 08, 2007, 07:02:54 PM
www.senduit.com
  • upload a file and get an  http link to it
  • free no registration
  • files up to 100mb, remain available up to a week
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