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  • frice's WebLog

    Adding Additional Conditional Formatting in Access with VBA

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    Microsoft Access 2000 (and later) lets you conditionally format the data in combo box and text box controls based on certain conditions through the user interface or through programming. However, each control is limited to a maximum of three conditional...
  • Visual ActiveKent Sharkey .NET SE 3.11

    Messenger Plus

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    It's been a while since I used Messenger Plus , but I re-installed it today. So much good and/or fun stuff for those of us that run MSN Messenger a lot to communicate with people. From automatically marking you as away if you lock your machine, through...
  • Eric Jarvi

    os version detection

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    I maintain a script in our test harness that autodetects and reports back the OS version of the machine under test. I couldn't tell if I was running XP SP1 or XP SP2 - so I had a kludge that used spcheck from the reskit. But the real problem was that...
  • Chris Garty's Weblog

    OJB.Net and Generics

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    I posted a little while ago about trying to use reflection with generic types. I have been trying to use a generic list type within OJB.Net (an object relational mapper for .Net). I finished investigating this and thought I'd post a write-up about...
  • Evan's Weblog of Tech and Life

    Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated – so say the TabletPC

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    I don’t know about you, but I’m sick and tired of hearing about how the tablet pc is dead, the latest was this piece from Engadget . I know that many of the Tablet regulars ( Peter , Lora , etc…) have had plenty of posts indicating that...
  • Chris Garty's Weblog

    OJB.Net and Generics

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    OJB.Net and Generics The released versions of the .Net framework don’t support Generics. However, I am using the Visual Studio Community Technology Preview and have been attempting to use Generics with OJB.Net. In this post/article I’ll...
  • jaybaz [MS] WebLog

    2-4-6-8 Motorcycles are really great

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    I liked being on two wheels, but wanted to be lazy. As a Microsoft Intern , I took MSF’s RiderCourse . It’s great if you’re curious about motorcycling & want to learn to ride. It’s also great if you’re already riding...
  • Dan Fernandez's Blog

    Apple ITunes SDK supports C#

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    "Apple's SDK enables Windows developers to write code to control iTunes from other applications. These tools require iTunes 4.5 or later and support several languages, including C++, C# and JavaScript." News Source : http://www.macnewsworld.com/story...
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    A JScript .NET Design Donnybrook, Part Two

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    I am totally amused that the comments on yesterday's entry are nigh-isomorphic to the argument that we had over this in October 2000. As noted, f.bar(f); does in fact call the base class function, not the derived class function as some might expect. ...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    What about support for Developer Products?

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    Dennis Cheung posted a brief look at reality versus perception of Microsoft Support services around Mac Office. Some customers have pointed out the quality of support seems to depend on the specific product and region. Have you used MS support for...
  • Sara Ford's Weblog

    The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah comes out today!

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    I can’t wait to go to the local bookstore after work to get a copy of the Song of Susannah . Sunday night I was driving through the Redmond Town Center when I saw a poster in Borders announcing the 6 th book of this 20+ year old series. I had to stop...
  • Santomania

    Infopath forms and the XmlNamespaceManager

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    One common task when programmatically manipulating an InfoPath form is setting up the namespace manager. The following code will fail: MyInfopathDOM.SelectSingleNode("//my:name"); because of the unrecognized "my" prefix. But create a namespacemanager...
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