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PHP file_get_contents over HTTP or HTTPS

G3rd November 2016 

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A nifty PHP script which will detect whether a page is being served over HTTP or HTTPS and return the result as a string for use in PHP file_get_contents (or other) include functions.

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Add comments to Excel formulae

G29th September 2016 

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Are your Excel formulas getting out of control? Here’s an easy method to insert comments, so that you can keep track of what’s what.

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PowerShell: Creation date into filenames

G5th August 2016 

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Insert a file’s creation date into its file name using a simple piece of PowerShell scripting.

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Use a batch file to run your PowerShell scripts

G1st August 2016 

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This simple batch file will enable a PowerShell script file (*.ps1) to execute with Administrator permissions in Windows.

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Folder or file browser dialogues in PowerShell

G28th July 2016 

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Make life easy for the users of your scripts: Rather then entering file/folder paths at the command line, let them select from a GUI dialogue box.

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DOS 8.3 short paths via PowerShell

G5th July 2016 

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Use this PowerShell script to discover the DOS 8.3 path name for any selected folder in Windows.

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Merge multiple CSVs with PowerShell

G28th June 2016 

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Use this simple PowerShell script to merge multiple CSV/TSV/TXT files into one.

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Migrate a local LemnaTec database

G8th June 2016 

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A step-by-step guide for migrating a local LemnaTec database between network drives.

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Robocopy

G24th May 2016 

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Use the built-in Microsoft “robocopy” utility to move or copy files en masse.

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Batch convert a folder of DOCX files to PDF

G20th April 2016 

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Use this handy PowerShell script to convert all Microsoft Word DOCX files in a directory into Adobe Acrobat PDF files.

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