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Changing the default library folder path in R

G30th November 2017 

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A simple procedure in Microsoft Windows for setting the default library folder for installations of R.

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Resolving ‘Unable to move temporary installation’ in R

G29th November 2017 

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A simple solution to overcoming the “Unable to move temporary installation” fault when installing packages in R.

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Export a PostgreSQL query to a CSV

G24th November 2017 

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Export the contents of a database table to a CSV file using the psql PostgreSQL utility in PuTTY.

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Transferring packages between different versions of R

G31st July 2017 

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Use a couple of small scripts to easily “transfer” installed packages between different installations or versions of R.

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An ImageJ batch processing macro that works

G15th March 2017 

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A helpful generic ImageJ macro script that can be used to loop through files of type in a selected directory and then do something to them.

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UNC path from local path in PowerShell

G23rd February 2017 

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Use this simple PowerShell code to convert a local path into an UNC path.

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Access Virtual Application files via the Q-drive

G22nd February 2017 

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A simple technique to obtain access to the virtual environment (Q-drive) of an application in Microsoft Windows.

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Update R from within the console

G14th February 2017 

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A useful protocol for updating the R statistical package from within the R console window.

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HTTPS for Free

G29th January 2017 

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For those wishing to serve their website securely over HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure) via SSL/TLS, there is now a free option for obtaining the necessary certificates.

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Download all PDFs from a web page via PowerShell

G6th December 2016 

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Use PowerShell to download every PDF from a web page and save them to a nominated folder.

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