So you've saved a lot of notes into Evernote and you're wondering how to back them up in case something goes horribly wrong. Some might call you paranoid, but a glitch in a client update could wipe out your notes (and because Evernote syncs to the cloud it would wipe out all your notes in the cloud too). So how can you backup your data?
If you use a lot of keyboard shortcuts then will have already discovered that, by default, the F-keys on the touch/type keyboards are mapped to "helpful" shortcuts such as volume up/down and search. Rejoice however, as there is a simple solution to make the keys act as proper F-keys again without the need to hold down the Fn key.
Here's a very search tip to help identify all the receipts and order details for products and services in your GMail account. Simply enter the following and hit search:
subject:(order OR booking OR receipt OR cancellation) -unsubscribe
You can take this one step further by creating a Filter / Rule which will automatically label the emails to give you a visible indication in your inbox. Read more in the full article.
After installing a new graphics card I discovered that that the Start screen in windows 8 was appearing on a different monitor to the one I originally had it on in my multi-monitor setup. After a little digging, I discovered that there are two very quick and easy ways to switch which monitor it appears... Continue Reading →
WordPress galleries are a great way to display a sequence of screenshots as part of a tutorial, however there are times when you want more control over which images are displayed than can be achieved with the Gallery settings dialog box.
This post describes how to specify exactly which images are displayed in a gallery, or how to exclude specific images from being displayed.
In a number of posts I use some custom CSS styles to highlight sections of the text containing related information, warnings, etc.
In this post I take you through the simple steps required to add these to your own WordPress installation and describe how you use them within your own posts.
If you need to determine the configured speeds of the network adapters on your linux server, the ethtool command provides the answer. You can find the speed of all your ethernet adapters with a simple unix script.
We recently received a report from the developers that they were getting an ORA-29540 in one of their Oracle 9i development environments stating that the XMLDocumentCover class did not exist.