Monthly Archives: November 2006

Looking back, looking ahead, looking at (generated) documents

It’s so long back I almost forgot it myself. Three days and 20 years ago, the 26th of November 1986, Gekko Software was founded. Coming from a biological background (hence the Gekko) I started my adventures in the world of … Continue reading 

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Vista RTM released. Back to Longhorn or on to mobile ?

Hereby I join the happy crowd running Vista RTM. So far nearly everything is running. Including Virtual PC 2007, I blogged about before. Here it is running the first public Longhorn alpha bits, as handed out on the PDC 2003. … Continue reading 

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Firebird database, VS 2005 (sp1) and Vista

Just like last time getting the Firebird database working on my new machine was a long way of trial and error. I have Visual Studio 2005, installed sp1 and it’s running on Vista. Installing FB has become easier but support … Continue reading 

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Blogmailr or Blog from Word ?

v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} New ways to publish blogposts  are popping up everywhere. I am pretty happy with blogging from Word 2007.  The good thing about Word is that it shines in spell and grammar checks.  … Continue reading 

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Yes you can use Word 2007 to write blogposts

My test was successful. I wrote a blogpost in Word 2007 and pasted in some source code. The result was pretty impressing. Let’s give it one more try. This time without line breaks or numbers in CopySourceAsHtml         public … Continue reading 

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Can you blog from Word 2007 ?

I used to write my blogposts in Frontpage. As a non-native speaker I do need the spell and grammar check to try to keep some standard. Frontpage produces pretty lean HTML which I pasted into the CS blog entry editor. … Continue reading 

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Vista, Visual studio 2003, Virtual PC 2007 (and the right hardware)

I made the jump and started using Vista on my main machine. The main concern was Visual Studio 2003 which is not supported by the brand new OS. Upgrading all running projects to VS 2005 is not an option so … Continue reading 

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