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301  DonationCoder.com Software / Find And Run Robot / Re: Missing out on the Control Panel Items, Launchy didn't on: June 25, 2014, 09:00:52 AM
To Tomos::: You seem to have approached nearest to my requirement. I wish to understand in detail, how did you accomplish the same!?

have a look here if you still want to set those up:
http://www.donationcoder....30726.msg287416#msg287416
302  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Recommend some music videos to me! on: June 24, 2014, 07:36:59 PM
Hey, is that Glen Hansard of The Frames?

I think he (Glen) and she (Maria?) have a band together. Or at least an album or two. Definitely worth checking out

I lived in Dublin when the Frames were in full swing (the 90's), but never saw them embarassed

Heard one of Glen Hansard's albums when passing a record shop a couple of years ago - didnt know who it was, but it prompted me to go in and buy it -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgFTM4sdW70
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZiCW4w3mI0
303  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: silly humor - post 'em here! [warning some NSFW and adult content] on: June 24, 2014, 07:00:42 PM
Not sure about the guys, but I am sure the women here can relate, although I have not done anything like this since the 80's, when most jeans did not contain any Lycra. The only thing missing from this video is the coat hanger, to pull up the zipper.  Grin

Laugh of the day App -
and there's no guarantee of a laugh (out loud) in any particular day ;-)

and Shane get's employee of the year wraith Thmbsup
304  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Watch lightning strikes in real-time on: June 24, 2014, 06:49:25 PM
What interests me about this map is how the lightning is detected from such incredible range. I'm rather interested in finding out how the sensors actually work, since they seem to be able to register South Florida lightning from all the way up in New York.
ahh, I was wondering what those lines indicated - yeah, they're often the other side of the continent tellme
305  DonationCoder.com Software / Find And Run Robot / Re: Missing out on the Control Panel Items, Launchy didn't on: June 24, 2014, 06:25:53 PM
^ I dont get that... [edit] oops, it does show when I press pagedown to show more results - see the last one on the list below embarassed [/edit]

I did create the 'godmode' shortcuts a while back (and posted about it here somewhere) and put them in a folder checked by FARR. So I do get a selection of network related options:

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306  DonationCoder.com Software / Clipboard Help+Spell / Re: CHS: Links to Review and Comments - Add yours on: June 23, 2014, 04:48:05 PM
Surely the program works better than that, but I won't take the time to try to figure it out.  I'm using Ditto as my clipboard, which is also clunky in this area, but it works better "out of the box" than this highly touted Clipboard Help+Spell.  
if you are going to use Clipboard Help+Spell,
it is best to go though the options and see what is possible (a lot). Different people are going to want different settings, so if you want a worthwhile app...

You mention ditto:
Ethervane Echo is based on & inspired by Ditto - I like it a lot, but it clashes with an ancient app I need for work, so I gave up on it. Not sure if it's being actively developed any more though.
307  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: SOLVED: Copy massive folder/file directory.... on: June 22, 2014, 11:56:44 PM
A sync programme?
I use Syncovery, cant say I've ever copied such a large/complex amount, but I'd be surprised if it didnt manage.
Not sure how the free offers would cope.
308  Other Software / Found Deals and Discounts / Re: World Cup 2014: 40% discount on the XYplorer Lifetime License! on: June 22, 2014, 06:06:09 AM
The promotion ends when Germany wins the cup or is kicked out of the tournament, whatever comes first.

Long may it last Thmbsup
309  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Soccer World Cup 2014 on: June 22, 2014, 05:51:04 AM
^agreed thumbs up

I was trying to find a match schedule based around each group as opposed to an overview.
This one from the Telegraph is good, it's actually a 'predictor':

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http://www.telegraph.co.u...chart-Predictor-Game.html


this one below is a lot more interesting though - http://rasenball.com/ - it's interactive (html5) and seems to have everything you could want:

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http://rasenball.com/
310  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Accent Tour Videos on: June 22, 2014, 05:09:16 AM
I have enjoyed the accent tag thing in YouTube in the past
e.g.
Scottish accent
Cajun accent

I generally find that people who 'do' accents are good - until you know the accents very well yourself, when it usually fails...
311  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Accent Tour Videos on: June 22, 2014, 04:32:28 AM
I feel like I'm being a fussy beggar if I say this, but I cant let it go:
if she's including Irish accents with the video title "British Accents", she may as well throw in American, Canadian, Caribbean, Indian, Australian, and a bunch of others...

Maybe you would have preferred she called it "accents of the British Isles?" tongue

dont start me off  Grin
312  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Accent Tour Videos on: June 21, 2014, 05:57:33 PM
She does an impressive range of accents.

I feel like I'm being a fussy beggar if I say this, but I cant let it go:
if she's including Irish accents with the video title "British Accents", she may as well throw in American, Canadian, Caribbean, Indian, Australian, and a bunch of others...
313  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Soccer World Cup 2014 on: June 21, 2014, 05:44:14 PM
I've been rooting for Germany from the get-go. Today's match was a _complete_ nail-biter... hope you guys caught it.
SO glad Klose equalized in the end or it would have been embarrassing, to say the least. I tend to be pretty obnoxious in my pre-match smack talk... would have had to eat a large portion of humble pie had Germany lost. tongue

yeah, they recovered well from their bad patch thankfully Kiss
But Ghana played really great :thmbsup:
Seen a few really exciting games by now, but that was one of the best.

Spain and England out huh
Italy looking shakey.
Havent seen any team yet that looks like a clear favourite. Which makes it all the more interesting to see what'll happen thumbs up
314  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Good bye. (originally About buying books, etc., especially at amazon's) on: June 21, 2014, 02:49:01 AM
Is there a thread that one posts in when they hit 33k?

I think you covered it Thmbsup cheesy
but,
for the record:
http://www.donationcoder....=2625.msg357764#msg357764
315  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: When you make your 100'th Post on: June 21, 2014, 02:42:15 AM
mouser is 33 cheesy
copied from another thread:

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316  Other Software / Announce Your Software/Service/Product / Re: Note5 on: June 20, 2014, 04:51:38 PM
I like having hotkeys for switching between note panels, but I keep switching panels by accident.  The Ctrl+[arrow] key combination is a Windows shortcut for moving forward/backword one word, and my fingers do it without thinking.  (This isn't uncommon...my fingers rarely think before doing anything. cheesy)

Is this affecting anyone else?

sorry, I suggested that. I've gotten kind-of used to it from Dopus for switching tabs. I didnt think about it's use in text....
317  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: ebay hacked on: June 20, 2014, 08:01:32 AM
if you have an eaby account, you will already have been contacted by them about it happening and changing your password.

oops - I came across it indirectly, did a search but didnt notice that the news reports were from May
318  Other Software / Announce Your Software/Service/Product / Re: Note5 on: June 20, 2014, 07:39:07 AM
@tomos - Which color theme are you referring to? The note color (where the body of the note is) should be lighter than the main color.

in all themes the darker colours are much more difficult to work with I find.
e.g.
from the default theme:

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but even this colour is difficult to actually read much of:

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EDIT// it's possible you have your monitor at much brighter settings than mine (?) (FWIW mine was roughly correct in this gamma test)
319  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / [old news...] ebay hacked on: June 20, 2014, 07:02:26 AM
Quote from: Lifehacker
If you have an eBay account, it's time to change your password. [...]
Attackers made off with names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, birth dates, and of course, encrypted passwords.
http://lifehacker.com/eba...-passwords-now-1579504977


Apparently it happened in Feb/March ohmy
320  Other Software / Announce Your Software/Service/Product / Re: Note5 on: June 20, 2014, 05:55:45 AM
Re the darker note colours: it's difficult to read the text on them.
Could you make the background colour lighter for the darker colours?

(btw I love the default colours thumbs up)


Are you considering formatting?
Clickable urls would be nice too smiley
321  Other Software / Announce Your Software/Service/Product / Re: Note5 on: June 20, 2014, 03:28:01 AM
@tomos - What did you have in mind for a "minibar"?

okay, that one was off the top of my head - I find always-on-top with transparency gets in my way eventually.
Hence the minibarbar idea.

But I think I'd actually prefer one key to close/minimise-to-tray (escape?) and a universal hotkey to bring it up again.

For mouse-people a minibar could be a good idea... reduce window size to shortest possible titlebar:

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(PS & FWIW, running fine here in Win7 x64)
322  Other Software / Announce Your Software/Service/Product / Re: Note5 on: June 19, 2014, 05:46:04 PM
Some suggestions (you've probably considered some of these already):

#1 only show scrollbars when text too long for window
#2 ability to reduce window to an ontop 'minibar'
#3 start with windows (I mean I can set it up - but would be nice to have in-app)
#4 ability to close to tray
#5 escape key to close window (to tray) - *or* to reduce to minibar (#2 above)
323  DonationCoder.com Software / Screenshot Captor / Re: Pasting screenshots in some of the MS Office products on: June 19, 2014, 04:04:02 PM
I think this was the same problem -
http://www.donationcoder....38004.msg355741#msg355741
324  Other Software / Announce Your Software/Service/Product / Re: Note5 on: June 19, 2014, 01:22:14 PM
very nice!

Is there a keyboard way of moving focus from one note to another?
if not, would it be possibly to add?
one of the typical shortcuts would probably be good Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl+Arrowkeys or Ctrl+PgUp/PgDn (?)

I can confirm "Changing the title of the leftmost note isn't persistent" is still a problem - v.1.0.0.12

@cschw:

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325  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: CodeSpaces site (company) destroyed on: June 19, 2014, 11:54:06 AM
^ from the comments:

DaveSimmonsArs Praefectus
Quote
yankinwaoz wrote:
Has AWS responded? For example, when the S3 buckets were deleted. Did AWS offer any sort of recovery? An S3 storage plan can have data migrated to Glacier, which provides a backup. If that was done, wouldn't that imply that AWS would have a backup sitting on a Glacier server of the S3 data?

No, It's up to YOU to set up backups, fail safes, Glacier, multi-factor authentication.

Amazon provides a set of tools, it's up to you to use them properly. These people apparently offered a backup and recovery service with a single point of failure, which is not a great design.
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