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  • Shift+N for "No to all" during a copy operation

    Raymond Chen has this interesting post about Hibernate option from Shutdown, Alt keys, and so on. It mentions the Shift+N shortcut for "No to All" when encountering overwrites during a copy operation. I have eversince settled for holding Alt+N for this and didn't know about Shift+N until...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 09-20-2006
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  • TimeSnapper

    Jon Galloway recommends TimeSnapper here . The advantage of using it in filling up timesheets attracted me so if you are having a hard time filling up your timesheets, you can try the classic version also. I am also trying it out.
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 09-12-2006
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  • Limiting TortoiseSVN Show log entries

    When you are using SVN Show Log, you'll have a list of the top 100 (default setting) logs/revision logs from Subversion. It may take some time to populate them if you already have a number of revisions in your current project but you have the option to limit the entries from TortoiseSVN Settings ->...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 09-11-2006
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  • Decimal data type for financial applications

    My current project uses a double data type for its values and i have raised a suggestion to convert it to decimal data type instead. I remember that it is recommended to use decimal over double for financial applications because decimal data types have greater significant digits compared to floating...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 09-06-2006
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  • Resolving file locks using ProcessExplorer

    I often encounter file locks once in a while and finding out which process is locking a specific file is a painful task without the proper tools (devenv.exe i think is the ultimate file locker). Luckily Process Explorer exists to aid us with it. Some of the development scenarios is you can't delete a...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 09-06-2006
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  • Scott Hanselman's Tool List for 2006

    Scott Hanselman has posted an update for his recommended tools. you might want to check them out here . i am currently using some of the tools like ProcessExplorer, Resharper, SlickRun. You might as well checkout his weely podcast hanselminutes .
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 09-03-2006
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  • dropping dropdowns

    i haven't really used this shortcut key for the past years and eversince i used firefox with the web search, i became hooked into it. i've been using it in every application (ms excel, visual studio) to toggle the dropdownlist items. no need to use the mouse. so next time you want to select an...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 08-09-2006
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  • double quote and @ keys are switched in visual studio

    i noticed yesterday that my double quote key is switched with the @ key in visual studio. i tried it in notepad and it seems to be working. i'm glad i found a helpful post in the msdn forums this morning on how to fix this and it turns out that i have two language settings installed, US and UK, i...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 08-08-2006
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  • word selection through double click (with extra space)

    double clicking almost anywhere selects the word where the curret is currently in. i used it a lot to add hyperlinks on blog posts and it's beginning to be a pain when it always select the space after the word. similar post here .
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 06-26-2006
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  • keyboard shortcuts

    Jon Galloway lists a compilation of keyboard shortcuts that will be helpful for keyboard lovers like me. You might as well check it out here . since i have been using firefox for months now, i haven't really dug in on how to optimize its usage using keyboard shortcuts, so i love the following: Alt-D...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 06-14-2006
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  • window closing tip

    i was reading a blog entry from a sole MS Office blogger from my feed list Jensen Harris where i found out that double clicking the icon of the application in the upper left corner of the window is a shortcut to closing the app (i guess most are using the X button these days). i have used windows 3.1...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 06-09-2006
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  • birthday reminders after import contacts

    i noticed when i imported my contact list from a csv file that the birthday reminders were not populated. searched through usenet and it was the default behavior. the only way to repopulate the birthday reminders was to re-edit the birthday field and it will automatically create birthday reminders. i...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 04-09-2006
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  • SlickRun

    i just downloaded SlickRun after hearing it from boodhoo's episode in dotnetrocks. my officemate has been using it for quite some time now and i've decided that i give it a shot. seems like i can now eliminate the most used application icons in my quick launch tab. i was surprised though that it has...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 03-27-2006
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  • viewing directory file size on windows explorer

    i was about to install vs 2005 on my machine when i figured that i needed more space. i wanted to find the size of each folder in the root directory of my C drive (the guy who used this computer is very organized) so i searched usenet and was lucky to find the answer. just hover your mouse on a particular...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 02-08-2006
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  • Order of directories in DirectoryInfo.GetDirectories()

    I was reading around ASPNET forums when I got this interesting information about the order of directories returned by the DirectoryInfo.GetDirectories() function here by an MVP. "The rule of thumb used to be that the NTFS file system would return file names in alphabetical order, while a FAT file system...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 01-26-2006
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