I have been using VNC server on Solaris, and a viewer on Windows for a while and have been able to copy text from the VNC client to Windows easily. I have also been able to copy text from Windows to an Emacs *scratch* buffer, sometimes, but that’s about it. I recently started using VNC on . . . → Read More: Copying Text Between VNC Client and Windows
I was using Turbo Tax Home and Business 2007 and wanted to send the final PDF to a tax consultant for some review. I wanted to create an encrypted PDF from Turbo Tax; I couldn’t find a way to do this. Then I figured that an alternative would be to “ZIP” the unencrypted PDF, and add . . . → Read More: Turbo Tax: Can't Create Encrypted PDF
If you have used a PDA or a smartphone, you are most likely familiar with an application called MemoPad (on Palm devices) and something similar. It is really just a text application where you can key in some notes for yourself. Having used PDAs and smartphones for a few years, I consider this as one of . . . → Read More: MemoPad: Your Handy-Dandy Electronic Notepad
Do you own a smartphone or do plan to get one? What do you plan to do with it? Why did you consider getting one?
A few years ago, I used to use the Palm based Visor Neo Personal Digital Assistant (PDA), where I used to store my address book, notes, calendar, etc. I used to carry . . . → Read More: How Smartly Do You Use Your Smartphone?
I have been using the Norton Ghost 9.0 for a couple of years now. When I started using it, I used to connect an external USB harddisk to my PCs and backup frequently. In some cases, I tried backing up data from one PC to a shared drive on another PC (see Strategies For Backing Up . . . → Read More: Backing Up Data With Norton Ghost On A NAS Disk
While browsing the EETimes website, I noticed an ad that said “Flowcharts from C/C++ code.” It sounded interesting, and so I clicked on it. It took me to the SGV Sarc website and I spent the last half hour reading what they have to say.
This company basically offers tools that can read your C or C++ . . . → Read More: Flowcharts Make Your C/C++ Code Readable