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N.A.N.Y. 2021 / Re: N.A.N.Y. 2021: RaptureReplica by KodeZwerg
« on: September 08, 2020, 09:32 AM »
@KodeZwerg:  Thank you for the explanation.  The location is indeed non protected (C:\PortableApps\RaptureReplica).  I am not an administrator of my machine so I must use non protected locations--very frustrating.  Anyway, I did get RR to save the ImageOpacity.   To do this, I manually changed the "OpacityImage" key in the .ini file, as shown below:

Code: Text [Select]
  1. [Options]
  2. AutoSave=1
  3. OpacityGrab=100
  4. OpacityImage=255
  5. InvertColors=0

After I manually change the OpacityImage key to "255" then it saves as expected. 

@Contro:  Yes, ABBYY has the best object character recognition (OCR) technology!  It is great.  If anyone wants to check out a good freeware OCR tool, check out Capture2Text is very capable.  It uses Tesseract OCR technology though (which is open source).  I find that Tesseract will not capture a data table correctly,  but tools using ABBYY technology will.  For capturing scanned text documents, though, both technologies are equally good.  If a person wishes to convert an entire large document, check out the free https://sourceforge....ojects/gimagereader/

N.A.N.Y. 2021 / Re: N.A.N.Y. 2021: RaptureReplica by KodeZwerg
« on: September 05, 2020, 10:32 AM »
[ Invalid Attachment ] i don't get it. What is this for ?
I have obtained a little window as showed. What can I do with that ?
It is for times that you need to have information from one window visible, while you work in another window.  Perhaps there is a small table of numbers that you must enter into an Excel spreadsheet.  The table of numbers is in an email.  You cannot copy-n-paste because Excel messes up the formatting.  You must manually type the numbers in.  There are too many to remember, so you must view the table as you are typing into Excel.  If you have a computer with two monitors, put Excel in one monitor and put your email in the other monitor.   If you only have one single monitor though, it is hard to have both things visible at once.  RaptureReplica will allow you to open the email, copy the image of the table, then minimize your email program and open Excel.  You will be able to work in Excel, but will the image of the data table will be visible on top of it.  This is only one example. 

N.A.N.Y. 2021 / Re: N.A.N.Y. 2021: RaptureReplica by KodeZwerg
« on: September 05, 2020, 10:20 AM »
I was going to suggest auto-saving opacity, but I see that it is already planned.   :Thmbsup:
It is already implemented in latest download  :D
I don't think this is working.   Maybe I'm doing it wrong?  I have changed autosave=0 to autosave=1 in the ini file.  Still it does not save to opacity.  I am using Win 10. 

Regarding the name, I think that "RaptureReplica" is a good name for it.  The common religious view of the rapture is that God will pick out his select few people and raise them up into the sky to be with him yadda yadda.    With your software, the user is selecting a portion of the screen to raise up and be on top of the other windows....   It's a good analogy.    "CaptureRapture" would've also been a good name. 

EDIT:  It might be good to put a date/time stamp or version number in the Manual.txt or maybe the .ini file as a ;comment.  Otherwise the old and new versions look identical to us users.  :)

The tech department at my new school district (employer) won't let staff be 'administrators' of their computers.  I'm trying to talk them into elevating me, but I don't think that they will.   I'm wondering how other people cope with this?  It's super annoying.  I can't run trouble-shooters, or access certain system areas.  Worse is that I can't install many of the various computer programs I've come to rely on over the years. 

Fortunately, I am able to use a USB stick.   I've made a  folder at C:/Portables and put lots of "portable" (i.e. no-install) apps there, moving them over using the USB stick.  Mouser's stuff seems to all be portable which is a life saver.  Also I found NirSoft's "AdvancedRun" which has helped me install a couple of things that wouldn't install otherwise.  I google searched how to make an app into a portable app.  There doesn't seem to be any good solutions out there.  Everything listed was corporate-level stuff. 

Do you guys (and gals) have any tips for me to survive in this new non-elevated world? 

N.A.N.Y. 2021 / Re: N.A.N.Y. 2021: RaptureReplica by KodeZwerg
« on: August 31, 2020, 09:11 AM »
Hey this is great!  I've needed this for years and never even knew it!  Hundreds of times, I've made a screenshot, then opened the image in Screenshot Captor in a floating window off to the side.  Your solution makes way more sense.  Thanks for sharing! 

I was going to suggest auto-saving opacity, but I see that it is already planned.   :Thmbsup:

Screenshot Captor / Re: [SUGGESTION] Bendy Arrows
« on: August 29, 2020, 10:05 AM »

Something like this would do:,.15,.23,.96

Google Boomerang / Re: Boomerang still not working
« on: August 12, 2020, 10:51 AM »
What available alternatives are there? I tried looking and I couldn't find a program that does exactly what Boomerang does

You can try this if you're comfortable with AHK:

I actually used Boomerang at work to check the validity of things that I converted to Spanish.  My theory is that if it still makes sense when it's converted back to English, then the grammar must be pretty close.  When Boomerang stopped working I found this:
You can see my correspondence with Teadrinker, who wrote the actual working parts of the code.  It's actually Java code, but I use it inside of AHK. 

Code: Autohotkey [Select]
  1. ;##############
  3. Send, ^c
  4. {
  5.     MsgBox, There is nothing on the clipboard to translate.  Please select some text with the mouse, then try again.
  6.     return
  7. }
  9. asEsp := GoogleTranslate(Clipboard, "en", "es")
  10. asEng := GoogleTranslate(asEsp, "es", "en")
  12. MsgBox, ~~~~~~~~ As Spanish ~~~~~~~~`n%asEsp%`n`n`~~~~~~~ Back to English ~~~~~~~`n%asEng%`n`n~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~`n[Esc] to Cancel.`n[OK] to send translation to clipboard; then paste as needed via Ctrl+v
  13. Clipboard := asEsp
  15. GoogleTranslate(str, from := "auto", to := "es")  {
  16.    static JS := GetJScripObject(), _ := JS.( GetJScript() ) := JS.("delete ActiveXObject; delete GetObject;")
  18.    json := SendRequest(JS, str, to, from, proxy := "")
  19.    oJSON := JS.("(" . json . ")")
  21.    if !IsObject(oJSON[1])  {
  22.       Loop % oJSON[0].length
  23.          trans .= oJSON[0][A_Index - 1][0]
  24.    }
  25.    else  {
  26.       MainTransText := oJSON[0][0][0]
  27.       Loop % oJSON[1].length  {
  28.          trans .= "`n+"
  29.          obj := oJSON[1][A_Index-1][1]
  30.          Loop % obj.length  {
  31.             txt := obj[A_Index - 1]
  32.             trans .= (MainTransText = txt ? "" : "`n" txt)
  33.          }
  34.       }
  35.    }
  36.    if !IsObject(oJSON[1])
  37.       MainTransText := trans := Trim(trans, ",+`n ")
  38.    else
  39.       trans := MainTransText . "`n+`n" . Trim(trans, ",+`n ")
  41.    from := oJSON[2]
  42.    trans := Trim(trans, ",+`n ")
  43.    Return trans
  44. }
  46. SendRequest(JS, str, tl, sl, proxy) {
  47.    ComObjError(false)
  48.    http := ComObjCreate("WinHttp.WinHttpRequest.5.1")
  49.    ( proxy && http.SetProxy(2, proxy) )
  50. "POST", ""
  51.       . sl . "&tl=" . tl . "&hl=" . tl
  52.       . "&dt=at&dt=bd&dt=ex&dt=ld&dt=md&dt=qca&dt=rw&dt=rm&dt=ss&dt=t&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&otf=1&ssel=3&tsel=3&pc=1&kc=2"
  53.       . "&tk=" . JS.("tk").(str), 1 )
  55.    http.SetRequestHeader("Content-Type", "application/x-www-form-urlencoded;charset=utf-8")
  56.    http.SetRequestHeader("User-Agent", "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:47.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/47.0")
  57.    http.send("q=" . URIEncode(str))
  58.    http.WaitForResponse(-1)
  59.    Return http.responsetext
  60. }
  62. URIEncode(str, encoding := "UTF-8")  {
  63.    VarSetCapacity(var, StrPut(str, encoding))
  64.    StrPut(str, &var, encoding)
  66.    While code := NumGet(Var, A_Index - 1, "UChar")  {
  67.       bool := (code > 0x7F || code < 0x30 || code = 0x3D)
  68.       UrlStr .= bool ? "%" . Format("{:02X}", code) : Chr(code)
  69.    }
  70.    Return UrlStr
  71. }
  73. GetJScript()
  74. {
  75.    script =
  76.    (
  77.       var TKK = ((function() {
  78.         var a = 561666268;
  79.         var b = 1526272306;
  80.         return 406398 + '.' + (a + b);
  81.       })());
  83.       function b(a, b) {
  84.         for (var d = 0; d < b.length - 2; d += 3) {
  85.             var c = b.charAt(d + 2),
  86.                 c = "a" <= c ? c.charCodeAt(0) - 87 : Number(c),
  87.                 c = "+" == b.charAt(d + 1) ? a >>> c : a << c;
  88.             a = "+" == b.charAt(d) ? a + c & 4294967295 : a ^ c
  89.         }
  90.         return a
  91.       }
  93.       function tk(a) {
  94.           for (var e = TKK.split("."), h = Number(e[0]) || 0, g = [], d = 0, f = 0; f < a.length; f++) {
  95.               var c = a.charCodeAt(f);
  96.               128 > c ? g[d++] = c : (2048 > c ? g[d++] = c >> 6 | 192 : (55296 == (c & 64512) && f + 1 < a.length && 56320 == (a.charCodeAt(f + 1) & 64512) ?
  97.               (c = 65536 + ((c & 1023) << 10) + (a.charCodeAt(++f) & 1023), g[d++] = c >> 18 | 240,
  98.               g[d++] = c >> 12 & 63 | 128) : g[d++] = c >> 12 | 224, g[d++] = c >> 6 & 63 | 128), g[d++] = c & 63 | 128)
  99.           }
  100.           a = h;
  101.           for (d = 0; d < g.length; d++) a += g[d], a = b(a, "+-a^+6");
  102.           a = b(a, "+-3^+b+-f");
  103.           a ^= Number(e[1]) || 0;
  104.           0 > a && (a = (a & 2147483647) + 2147483648);
  105.           a `%= 1E6;
  106.           return a.toString() + "." + (a ^ h)
  107.       }
  108.    )
  109.    Return script
  110. }
  112. GetJScripObject()  {
  113.    VarSetCapacity(tmpFile, (MAX_PATH := 260) << !!A_IsUnicode, 0)
  114.    DllCall("GetTempFileName", Str, A_Temp, Str, "AHK", UInt, 0, Str, tmpFile)
  116.    (
  117.    <component>
  118.    <public><method name='eval'/></public>
  119.    <script language='JScript'></script>
  120.    </component>
  121.    ), % tmpFile
  123.    JS := ObjBindMethod( ComObjGet("script:" . tmpFile), "eval" )
  124.    FileDelete, % tmpFile
  125.    Return JS
  126. }

Set it to a hotkey.  Once it's running, select some text, then use the hotkey.  It shows the text as Spanish, then converted back to English. 

Here is what it shows for the above top post.

~~~~~~~~ As Spanish ~~~~~~~~
Mouser está cada vez va a arreglar esto? Fue un programa muy divertido y útil, pero debido a la nueva API cambia se rompió. Tengo buenos recuerdos de esta pieza de software y es un dolor de traducir de forma manual a través de un montón de idiomas.

~~~~~~~ Back to English ~~~~~~~
Mouser is ever going to fix this? It was a fun and useful program, but because of the new API changes broke. I have fond memories of this piece of software and it is a pain to translate manually through a lot of languages.

[Esc] to Cancel.
[OK] to send translation to clipboard; then paste as needed via Ctrl+v

Hopefully I'm not jinxing to whole darn thing by sharing, but [fingers crossed] it's worked flawlessly for 5 years! 

Screenshot Captor / Re: SC - smart screenshot folder
« on: August 01, 2020, 09:03 AM »
Another possibility might be to keep \SS on the Desktop, but change its "Hidden" property.  (?)

EDIT:  Also be sure to check some of the dangers of using Desktop for storage.

EDIT again:
It looks like you should be able to monitor the folder and change its attributes with DropIt
I can't get it to work though. 
I think maybe you can eight monitor OR change a folder, but not both??  Not sure. 

Clipboard Help+Spell / Re: Cannot move or delete clips
« on: July 30, 2020, 09:54 AM »
I find that things sometimes get locked if they're nor "Running As Administrator."  Maybe try that?

Clipboard Help+Spell / Re: Request: minimalist popup menu
« on: July 20, 2020, 09:30 AM »
I could make a few more optional, AND I could add an option to show EVERYTHING other than the recent clips in their own submenu.. might be a nice option.
Yes please :- } 
Also thanks for the reply. 

Clipboard Help+Spell / Re: Request: minimalist popup menu
« on: July 19, 2020, 06:23 PM »
I found a work-around for this ... Sortof ... I think .....
Double Click the "New" folder in the main window and you can assign a Shortcut Key to it. 

The bottom part of the screenshot shows what the quickpaste popup looks like.

top and bottom screenshots

Clipboard Help+Spell / Request: minimalist popup menu
« on: July 18, 2020, 10:06 AM »
I may have requested this years ago... Not sure.  Under the Quick Paste group is a ton of extra tools.  I have indeed used many of them over the years, but 99.9% of the time I don't use them.  Please consider the option to put all of these tools (see red X in screenshot) into a single sub-menu.  That way I wouldn't see them every time I launch the Quick Paste menu. 

-Thanks for considering.


Clipboard Help+Spell / Error EX11
« on: July 17, 2020, 08:34 PM »
Wow I've really broken CHS this time! 

I even uninstalled and reinstalled it and also did the "Verify, Repair, Optimize" too.  Doesn't seem to do this if I copy files, but copying text or images results in the below error.  If I then open CHS (quick popup or main window) the "Excerpt" of the text clips are indeed empty.  If I "Reestablish clipboard chain" then the error goes away, but immediately comes back. 

Note my post from this morning, where I "Restored" some clips from a month ago.  I'm not sure if it matters, but I had a spinning drive then, and an SSD now (irrelevant?)  I'm using Clipboard Help+Spell v2.46.1 on Win 10.

Holly moly.. Now my Desktop image just went black...  What the heck is going on with my system???!!!!

EDIT:  Okay, I think I fixed it.  The way I fixed it was (1) exit CHS, (2) delete the entire folder (C:\Users\steve\Documents\DonationCoder\Clipboard Help+Spell), then (3) restart CHS and let it rebuild the folders.  Of course I lost my settings, but that's okay.  I didn't have very many anyway.   ...In retrospect:  As posted here https://www.donation....msg439665#msg439665 I was messing about with the proprietary CHS database files.   I suspect that I accidentally deleted or changed one of them(?)  IDK.  I'll post a reply to this message if the EX11 error ever happens again.

Error EX11: TableClips: Field 'ExtendedData' not found

Clipboard Help+Spell / Maybe auto-back up as .csv?
« on: July 17, 2020, 12:29 PM »
Hi Mouser.    Today was the first time that I actually tried to restore from a backup.  I had a big script project before I upgraded my laptop with an SSD.  I forgot to save the script file, but I thought it might be in my CHS database.  I tried to import from the CHS backups that I did save before wiping my hard drive.  It didn't really work (see screenshot).


Anyway, no big deal.  But I see that if I do a manual export, it gets saved as a .csv file...  Why not have that be the standard file type for periodic CHS automatic backups?   As I look in my CHS directory, I see .bkp, .bbk, .blb, .bdk, .ibk, and .idx file types, but I can't seem to do anything with them. 

Anyway -- I hope everyone is staying healthy out there!   8)

EDIT:  I just found the setting for importing a back up.   :Thmbsup:

Announce Your Software/Service/Product / Re: OpalCalc 1.43
« on: January 25, 2020, 09:02 AM »
Hi Twinbee, just an fyi:  I had OpalCalc in the system tray and when my laptop wok up this morning I got the following popup.

And a scrolling shot of the popup:

Great app by the way -- I use it a lot!

Google Desktop Search.

Find And Run Robot / Re: FARR - Suggested Hotkey
« on: January 22, 2020, 07:47 AM »
I use Alt+Space.

Regarding AHK...  If you have code like "First Line`nSecond Line" I think that Autohotkey does not send "`" then send "n." I think it sends the non-printable "new line" character(?)  I'm not sure though.  Maybe Skwire or one of our other AHK gurus will see this and answer. 

N.A.N.Y. 2020 / Re: NANY 2020: Solar Date Calculator
« on: December 28, 2019, 09:20 AM »
I like it!

Living Room / Re: Strange Outlook Ribbon display
« on: November 23, 2019, 09:18 AM »
Not enough room on the ribbon maybe(?)  Try removing one or two of the groups that you never use.

Living Room / Re: How to calculate the area of a graph?
« on: March 06, 2019, 07:52 AM »
I'm not sure I could do the math on this.  Also though, I'm not sure I understand the question.  When you say the "straight" line, do you mean the Normoglyc one?  And you want to extrapolate out to hour 5?  To get an exact number, I think you'd have to have the math of the curve.  Visually I'd say it levels out at 105 mg per dl. 

You title says "area," but I'm not sure that it makes sense to calculate area of this type of graph.   It's not like a normal bell curve, were the x-axis represents members of a population.   The graph is three different groups of people over time. 

Again, not sure I understand.

Found Deals and Discounts / Re: Black Friday / Cyber Monday 2018
« on: November 25, 2018, 08:50 AM »
I think people already naturally want "stuff."  Acquiring stuff for a discounted price feels like a little win though.  That's what attracts people. 

Living Room / Re: Happy Thanksgiving to DonationCoder folks - 2018
« on: November 23, 2018, 09:26 AM »
Happy Holidays Folks!

Living Room / Re: Has anybody stopped to think[...]
« on: November 17, 2018, 09:10 AM »
But have you ever stopped to think--and then forgotten to start again?

Living Room / Re: How to model this?
« on: September 26, 2018, 07:39 AM »
Trying to understand... 
Each case has a start and end date.  But do you need to calculate the end dates, or the duration of the cases?  Or do you have both of these but need to calculate the total number of (increasing) cases?   Are you thinking of a gantt chart?  Perhaps give a little more information about what the real world application is...

General Software Discussion / Re: Request: Deepdream frontend.
« on: June 04, 2018, 08:41 AM »
Nice!  The one I've been using for a couple of years is  Even the "HD" ones are only about 1000x500 though.  :-(   

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