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Forum: General Actuarial 09-14-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Marcie: funny on multiple levels! My Walking...

Marcie: funny on multiple levels!

My Walking Dead People Shredder home version has been booted up. Last call on everything but the yearbooks and the college texts which are spoken for. Surely...
Forum: General Actuarial 08-31-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
"How can you resist? I'm like candy." Debra...

"How can you resist? I'm like candy."
Debra Winger, 1982
Forum: General Actuarial 08-31-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
I'm melting! I'm melting!

I'm melting! I'm melting!
Forum: General Actuarial 08-30-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Scintillating!

Scintillating!
Forum: General Actuarial 08-30-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Thumbs up Free very old yearbooks, college texts, TSA books, RSA, section periodicals

During deep dive housecleaning I discovered a cache of these old items and on the occasion of my departure from this once noble profession I am purging. Before tossing in the recycle bin I decided to...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-29-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,110
noscript seems to be a phenomenally well designed...

noscript seems to be a phenomenally well designed piece of software. Its interface is as perfect as I could dream. As to performance it has visibly, sharply sped up Firefox for me. I'm indebted for...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-22-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,103
It would be nice if someone has an instant way to...

It would be nice if someone has an instant way to force prefixing to be by alias in the SQL, yielding e.g. SELECT A.fld1, A.fld2,... FROM MyTable as A; so I could just change MyTable to MyTable2 once...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-22-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,103
Want Access timesaver trick to change source table

I normally use the design window for queries rather than the native SQL view. Over 90% of the time there's only one source table. Sometimes I want to run the exact same query but merely change the...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-15-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,110
FF3 drastically sucks down the CPU on one machine...

FF3 drastically sucks down the CPU on one machine I use too, and I don't believe I had a problem with FF2. I do know that I _always_ have severe usage with self-updating sports-score sites like...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-12-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,128
:iatp: Fair or not, AOL usage is a red flag for...

:iatp: Fair or not, AOL usage is a red flag for computer illiteracy. BTW I cringe when I use an AOLer's machine to browse.
Forum: Software & Technology 12-12-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,392
To make XL03 the default, issue "C:\Program...

To make XL03 the default, issue
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE" /o
(or other location if your installation did not use defaults). Office 11 refers to the Office 2003 family;...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-11-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,128
Since going off topic has been decherrified on...

Since going off topic has been decherrified on this post, with regrets to OP who is leaving Outlook, does everyone know how simple it is to send an Outlook email from VBA? I mean, after starting a...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-11-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,392
OTOH Satan is quite pleased with them.You've now...

OTOH Satan is quite pleased with them.You've now found the checkbox for pre-OL07 or non-WDS searching. Now brace yourself. This shockingly enough is something where Microsoft actually "got it" (well,...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-11-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Save for the aforementioned computer "turning...

Save for the aforementioned computer "turning itself on," if the hard drive ain't spinning, there you go. Or is this a trick question :lol:
Forum: Software & Technology 12-11-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,145
I agree with the prior posts, and just throw in...

I agree with the prior posts, and just throw in this cutie, which is mondo compact and it ain't slow. This is for fixed length records. (I've only used Line Input otherwise) Dim myStr(99999) As...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-14-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,643
Using CLng() "ought" to be more efficient than...

Using CLng() "ought" to be more efficient than FormatNumber, but I have not tested that. And the same may go for CStr() in lieu of str(). Microsoft is famous for slow functions - but these type...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-11-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,865
PopPeep (for multiple webmail accounts), POW!...

PopPeep (for multiple webmail accounts), POW! (popup slayer), TaskInfo (or any process timer/killer besides Task Manager). Nothing comes within miles of old Elftree to use instead of Explorer, but it...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-05-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
I really wanted to save data off in Access, and I...

I really wanted to save data off in Access, and I was rescued by pulling the code from the great Norweigan Erlandsen - http://www.erlandsendata.no/english/index.php?t=envbadac

There are some...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-04-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Thanks; I hoped to skip that tedium. BTW, I have...

Thanks; I hoped to skip that tedium. BTW, I have never run into a problem just swapping = with '= (single quote). (Except I have oft been burned copying and pasting from WORD, who typically changes...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-04-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Is copying autofiltered Excel data always by value?

Is that true? I'd like the formulas. The idea is, I have monthly references on sheet B:
=A!A1
=A!A2
...
=A!A300
etc. where only every 12th has data, I autofiltered nonblanks, hoping to copy the...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-04-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
I should note that one unmentioned advantage of...

I should note that one unmentioned advantage of the Access approach is that the other [shown] methods do not readily permit overwriting of records by key values. E.g. with FirstName, LastName, Score...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-04-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Append to CSV from Excel?

I have considered four approaches. A weak-seeming one is to read in the core A.CSV and rewrite A.CSV with the additional lines. Better would be to create a new B.CSV and something like...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-23-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,504
Hopefully you can live long enough to click on...

Hopefully you can live long enough to click on these possible solutions, much less read this message :-O

To state the obvious, try to reconstruct what software has been added before the symptoms...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-20-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,883
Thank you for the Control-shift spacebar...

Thank you for the Control-shift spacebar suggestion but I believe it does the same as Control-A. Try my original example, invoking it from cell A1, and see if it works. But if it indeed does work,...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-15-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,883
Oh, yes, they're deeply conscientious. But just...

Oh, yes, they're deeply conscientious. But just in case, let's push up the Googability to draw those particular flies:

"Microsoft employee" "more intelligent than others" "Sheer profundity" ...
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