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Excel: Expand multi-line rows

How to end up with one row per entry in a spreadsheet when some cells contain multiple entries. This example will expand the data below in to multiple rows using a VB. Noting here for my reference. The following code … Continue reading

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Installing Screen on Synology

Home page for screen To install on synology you need to have ipkg installed. Mine is located in /opt/bin. sudo /opt/bin/ipkg install screen If you just run /opt/bin/screen you will get a terminal error as you may not have a … Continue reading

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git & Synology

Setting up Synology with git A great article here with screenshots – How to install Git Server Some git commands now to use: Creating working store: cd git_repo mkdir project.git cd project.git git –bare init cd .. chown -R git:users … Continue reading

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Convert DV footage for IPad Editting

My DV footage is: video – 720 x 576, dv video dvdd,  25 frame audio – pcm s16 le, 48k, 16bit stereo I need to convert to: video – h264 mpeg-4 abc avc1, 1920×1090, 25 frame audio – aac sterio 44.1k Automated the … Continue reading

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Great Tutorial on CSS Image Transitions

http://css3.bradshawenterprises.com/cfimg/

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Media download – synology

Synology is an amazing device for creating a central point for all my media. Now that automatic downloading is available it just gets better. To set up your Synology to download from newsgroups follow the steps outlined in this post…..hopefully … Continue reading

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Norton Internet Security & Microsoft Office Activation

A friend was having trouble activating their Microsoft Office software on their new Windows 7 PC and asked for some help. The problem was that it continually failed to contact the authorisation servers and so would not activate their software. … Continue reading

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Blogging with the iPhone

Okay, not more than a couple of hours ago I set up WordPress on my own site and now have downloaded the App for my iPhone. This blog has been typed out on my small phone screen a few feet … Continue reading

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Screen Capture Utility

Ever had the need to capture some or all of your screen so that you can include the image in to an email, or other documentation?¬†You could use the default Windows screen print functionality but that will capture all of … Continue reading

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