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There are plenty of commercial programs that have this feature, but it's not something I need often enough to warrant paying for.  If anyone knows of a free for commercial use tool that will work, please let me know!

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Living Room / Re: In-car GPS
« on: December 23, 2008, 01:22 PM »
I just got my wife a Mio Moov 310.  It was only $140 at Fry's.  I've read one or two bad reviews on it since I got it and this is my 1st experience with a GPS so I don't know how it stacks up to other GPS units.

Pros: Big Screen, Real Time Traffic Alerts (which can be a big time saver, spoken street names (it garbles a few, but overall, it prevents you from having to look at the screen), pretty good UI - several different view of your route, favorites, pretty good listing of nearby points of interest.

Cons: Sometimes it takes 5-10 minutes to find your location.  It seems to lag a little behind your actual position.  For example, it will say 'In 100 feet, turn left' while, or slightly after you have already made the turn (is this common)?

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Developer's Corner / Re: Processing
« on: November 13, 2008, 11:56 AM »
I'm quite happy with PyScripter.  It has most of the features you want (no code folding yet) and it is pretty small, 8MB.

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Living Room / Re: What do you do during your free time?
« on: September 02, 2008, 12:01 PM »
Play Anarchy Online
Watch TV w/ my wife
Read w/ my wife or alone
Play  w/ my dog, Sasha
Idly daydream about winning the lottery sans actual ticket purchase

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Screenshot Captor / Blurry Image
« on: July 01, 2008, 07:14 PM »
I created a screenshot and then I added some arrows and text to it.  For some reason, when I saved the image, the arrows and text were blurry.  :(
I tried doing the same thing in Snagit and the output wasn't blurry.

Also, I couldn't figure out how to resize the canvas (so I could add the text outside of the screenshot), so I pasted the screenshot into Paint and then opened that in Screenshot Captor.

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It sounds great!  However, I don't actually care about the folders per se.  However, I want to do something similar.  I would like all of the subfolders in my Games start menu to have the actual icon for the game.  I've done this manually for many of them and it is a pain as I have over 50 games installed.

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General Software Discussion / Re: Do you use Desktop Widgets?
« on: November 05, 2007, 01:05 PM »
I used to use Yahoo Widgets for the 1 Widget I really like (Sys Monitor) but since I had to minimize all the windows to see it, I switched to TrueLaunchBar.  It's not quite as pretty, but I can dispaly anything I care to see.

truelaunchbar.jpg

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LaunchBar Commander / Announcement mailing list?
« on: October 19, 2006, 12:59 AM »
It would be nice if there was an announcement mailing list, so I could be notified of new versions.  I currently (for the past 8+ years) use PowerPro, but it has such a hideous scripting language, that I would welcome a contender.

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