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Dark Theme in WSL2

Posted 9th November 2023

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Implement a “dark theme” for GUI apps in Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL2)

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BCC meeting recipients in Microsoft Outlook

Posted 2nd November 2023

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A simple procedure to anonymise or hide all of the recipients in a Microsoft Outlook calendar invitation.

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Create a new Python environment on Linux

Posted 29th October 2023

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Easy steps for creating new Python environments in Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

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Jupyter Notebook in Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)

Posted 24th October 2023

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Here’s a procedure for enabling Jupyter Notebooks to run on a Windows brower from a Linux environment on the same machine.

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Correctly formatting LaTeX-based pseudocode with the ∀ (for all) symbol

Posted 17th October 2023

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Here’s a methodology for using the ‘for all’ symbol (∀) in LaTeX so that subsequent lines of pseudocode are correctly indented.

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Flattening nested lists or arrays in Python

Posted 2nd June 2023

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There may be a requirement to flatten a list of lists in Python in order to extract useful information more easily. Here’s a procedure for flatting nested lists using NumPy.

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Batch rename files using a CSV in Python

Posted 19th January 2023

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Use this simple Python script to change hundreds or thousands of file names automatically, based on a CSV. This procedure will work on all operating systems.

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List directory contents in CSV file using Python

Posted 18th January 2023

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Do you need to compile a list of all of the files in a folder or directory? This can be automated using a simple Python script which will save a list of the files (and their full paths) into a CSV file that can be read in Excel.

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Office rebranded to Microsoft 365

Posted 19th October 2022

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Microsoft has announced that its iconic Office suite of programmes are to be re-branded as Microsoft 365 from November 2022.

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Remove sensitivity labels from Office files

Posted 14th October 2022

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If your organisation utilises Microsoft Azure or Purview to apply “security labels” to your Office documents, you may be compelled to have unsightly headers and footers in your documents. There is a way around this, but it’s clunky.

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