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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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Structuring elements in Python

Posted 1st September 2022

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Some simple methods to generate structuring elements as part of an image morphology pipeline in Python.

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Add your Conda environment to your Jupyter Notebook

Posted 31st May 2022

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By default, Jupyter Notebook will only display a single kernel (called ipykernel) when installed in a new environment. Here’s a procedure for choosing another Conda environment in a Jupyter Notebook.

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Launching “.au Direct”

Posted 24th March 2022

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Australia’s domain name manager auDA (.au Domain Administration) today launched the direct registration of .au domain names.

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Connect an RStudio project to Github

Posted 23rd March 2022

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Use GitHub to back-up your R projects within RStudio and ensure you maintain version control.

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Windows Package Manager (Winget) Cheat Sheet

Posted 9th March 2022

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Windows Package Manager is a command-line application for Windows 11 that simplifies the installation and updating of software. It’s easy to use and reasonably reliable.

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Blob analysis with OpenCV in Python

Posted 10th December 2021

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Here’s my methodology for performing a blob analysis from binary images in OpenCV using Python code.

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Fit an inscribing circle to a shape in OpenCV

Posted 30th October 2021

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The largest possible circle that can be drawn interior to a plane figure is called an inscribing circle. This can easily be fitted to a binary shape in OpenCV.

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