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7 habits of effective people

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Phrases I love

What’s the greatest day in the world? Today Definition of Junk: The stuff you keep for years, throw out and need three weeks later GUI interface using visual basic to track the killers IP address CSI This too shall pass … Continue reading

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Top five regrets of the dying

From: http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2012/feb/01/top-five-regrets-of-the-dying    A nurse has recorded the most common regrets of the dying, and among the top ones is ‘I wish I hadn’t worked so hard’. What would your biggest regret be if this was your last day of … Continue reading

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Getting a list of File sizes with Powershell

Simple enough to do: get-childitem -recurse | ?{!$_.PSIsContainer}| Select-Object Name, length | format-table -auto

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Searching Outlook with PowerShell

So, I was in the office this afternoon and had to pull some stats from email. I had a few options but the most interesting option was to work out how to scan a set of mails for specific information. … Continue reading

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Sergio Valente put it best when he said, ‘How you look tells the world how you feel.’ If you can slip two fingers between your neck and the buttoned collar of a new dress shirt, the shirt will fit comfortably … Continue reading

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Do… For…

I’m always in need of the a for…in…do batch command but always found the decription provided overly complext, Powershell does it really well but again is complex (for me at least). I found this article and it mader a lot … Continue reading

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Looping through a series of Chart data points

This has taken an age to find but turned out to be very simple, simply put I have a ton of bar charts and want to add series name to them. to do this manually is a pain in the … Continue reading

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Schedule charts in Excel

Every now and then I need to get a spreadsheet opened data refreshed and then published onto a sharepoint site. Once you have the data set-up in the spreadsheet. Add the below code either to Private Sub Workbook_Open() or in … Continue reading

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Elevator Pitch

The elevator door opens. And there stands your ideal investor. It’s the chance of a lifetime. But that chance only lasts as long as the elevator ride – you have less than a minute to make an impression. Hopefully, you’ve … Continue reading

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