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  • winword repaginating issue

    we have a document that keeps on repaginating eveytime i open it in winword. i found a post in usenet that you just have to save it as a webpage (html) then resave it as word document and it did solve the problem. just sharing!
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 10-14-2007
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  • deltree = rd /s

    for years i thought deltree (deletes a folder and all the files in it) was removed from the DOS days. before it was not included in the default command set but available as a separated executable. i just stumbled in one of our post build events which does the same with the remove directory command with...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 10-10-2007
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  • Debugging JavaScript code in ASP.NET

    I am currently working with conversion of ASP Classic web application to ASP.Net 2.0 and I have to deal with a lot of client-side script. Before, I used to insert an alert( sampleValue ) to be able to view the current value of a variable until I found out that about “debugger” keyword in JavaScript....
    Posted to n@rds by n.ocampo on 09-11-2007
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  • Tracking active item in Solution Explorer

    I find it hard when the currently active code sheet or item is not highlighted in solution explorer and there were times when i couldn't easily see where the option is so this is for my future reference. VS 2003: Tools->Options->Environment->Projects and Solution VS 2005: Tools->Options...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 08-28-2007
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  • Computing Time Difference

    While Sql Server provides functions to manipulate datetime data types(DateDiff, DateAdd etc.) they don't have(as far as I know) functions to manipulate time. Very useful when computing time differences. In the past I had to manually datediff parts of the time(hh:mm:ss) which wasn't scalable especially...
    Posted to Bonski's Box by bonskijr on 06-23-2007
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  • How I fought the "Maintenance Project" boredom

    I was browsing devpinoy today when I saw a post by one the members about his "maintenance project" boredom. While I was reading his post I kinda had this "blast from the past" moment wherein memories of how i was back when i was starting my career as developer started vividly jumping...
    Posted to Keith Rull by keithrull on 06-11-2007
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  • [Updated] How To: Merge Multiple Microsoft Word Documents

    "Combine. Merge. Join. Append. Concatenate. Microsoft Word Documents." A few weeks ago I wrote an article about merging word documents in C# and got great response about the article. One of the readers, Abhi, had an interesting problem. The application he wrote was throwing this error: Word...
    Posted to Keith Rull by keithrull on 06-09-2007
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  • aggressive applications and slickrun

    once in a while, i still experience slickrun battling with another window on which of them should be activated (this has been a long outstanding bug of slickrun). my usual workaround is to lock my system (Win+L) then unlock it. slickrun behaves as normal after this workaround.
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 05-23-2007
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  • Closing shortcuts

    if you're a keyboard junkie, you might have mistaken to close that Visual Studio Tool Window (resharper's find usage is a prime candidate) with an Alt+F4 keystroke and when you don't have any changes to save, your slow VS which took you almost a minute to load is now closed. Next time, just...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 05-07-2007
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  • Sql Server Data Type Precedence : Redux

    Previously jokiz bloged about this one , I'd like to add further. The same issue cropped up again in the forums although not the exactly the same as jokiz's experience, this one could really give you hours of head scratching. Previously I was amazed that dynamic ORDER was possible with T-SQL without...
    Posted to Bonski's Box by bonskijr on 04-17-2007
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  • Using ConnectionString section in NHibernate

    Finally NHibernate (1.2+) is able to take advantage of .NET2.0's connectionStrings section, which previously I'd have to either declare it twice (in either config file or the dedicated hibernate.cfg.xml) All you need to do is, instead of using hibernate.connection.connection_string, use the "newer"...
    Posted to Bonski's Box by bonskijr on 04-08-2007
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  • Sql Server: How To Restore A Non-Production DB Faster

    Today I was preparing the DB for an implementation of one our module app, I brought along a soon to be production DB . The DB itself was not that big (5GB), however restoring it was taking alot of time. Normally I wouldn't worry about it, but I was on time constraints and the Establishment is working...
    Posted to Bonski's Box by bonskijr on 03-01-2007
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  • Getting rid of .svn folders

    I often copy several OSS projects that I have checked out from their public Subversion repository, back at home so that I have the "bleeding edge" source when working. I find it a hassle to have to include all the .svn files. John Galloway presented a hack which even includes the command in the Context...
    Posted to Bonski's Box by bonskijr on 02-25-2007
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  • Reflector tips

    Here are some tips on using Lutz Roeder's Reflector that some of you might not yet know. Enclose search parameters with quotes for exact match. Use AssemblyList for sets of assemblies (I currently have .NET 1.1, .NET 2.0, CSLA 1.1, CSLA 2.0, NHibernate, NUnit, MbUnit, Infragistics) Analyzer rocks! I...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 02-20-2007
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  • Closing an MS Office document

    I'm sure most of you have noticed when you press Alt+F4 while in an MS Office window, or click the X button in the upper right window of an Office document, it tries to close all instances of that Office application. If you have a number of word documents opened and you just want to close one of the...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 12-13-2006
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