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  • Jonathan Hardwick

    Jittery digitizer on a Toshiba Portege 3500 Tablet PC? Pen stopped working? Try this

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    I just fixed an annoying problem on my old Toshiba Tablet PC - the pen stopped working. To be precise, when I tried to use it the mouse pointer would flicker madly along the top and left edges of the screen, totally unable to track the real position of...
  • robgruen's WebLog

    Props to all the hard workers out there, give yourself a pat on the back!

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    Well, it's 10 to 1 AM here and I just got back from a 5k run. It's good to run late at night, fewer cars, cooler temp, less polution, etc (Yes, I'm blatantly ignoring all the negatives). The road runner here has been out since the mid-afternoon and a...
  • John Lawrence (MSFT)

    Windows XP Service Pack 2 is a Good Thing

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    I just send this out in email to some friends and family, and this isn't exactly something we're keeping quiet about here at Microsoft - but just in case you've missed it: You might have heard that Windows XP SP 2 is going to be...
  • Nick MacKechnie

    5 MOM 2005 Solution Accelerators

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    Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005 Solution Accelerators deliver additional benefits for Windows Server System environments managed by MOM 2005. They do this by delivering ITIL–based best practices and prescriptive guidance for handling operational...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    The Quick Web Services Guide

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    The Windows SharePoint Services Web Services provided in the Microsoft.SharePoint.SoapServer namespace provide numerous methods for accessing site content. These include methods for working with lists, site data as well as methods for customizing meeting...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Getting a Value

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    Let’s start with a DataGrid that looks like the following If we wanted to retrieve the value that a user selects from the drop down list control shown in Column 4 into a value. We would use the following code. ' Gets the value the dropdown control in...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Creating a DataGrid Programatically

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    Someone recently asked me how you can programmatically create a DataGrid. So here is an example that I put together. Private Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load CreateGrid() End Sub Public Sub...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Customizing the DataGrid

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    Let’s start with a DataGrid that binds to a DataSet that is returned from a Web Service using the following code. Private Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load 'Put user code to initialize the page...
  • Nick MacKechnie

    Application Compatibility Testing and Mitigation Guide for Windows XP Service Pack 2

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    Windows® XP SP2 introduces new security technologies to better enable Windows XP computers to withstand viruses, worms and other kinds of attacks. This guide will assist IT Professionals to test and mitigate application compatibility issues arising from...
  • Van Kichline's WebLog

    Suite Frameworks

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    It's been a busy week of writing test cases. We have so many test suite frameworks I can't believe it. Our checkin suites are written against one framework (but other teams use other frameworks.) Our QA tests use another framework, and the perf test cases...
  • jeff's WebLog

    mouseDown + mouseUp = click

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    Q: Why does IE6 + XP SP2 block new windows launched from my onMouseDown handler? A: We wanted Pop-up Blocker to allow new windows launched as a result of a user initiated action. We defined 'user initiated action' as a click (or keypress). A click is...
  • Roberdan

    Feedback on LinkedIn Social Network

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    This is just on experiment based on the book I mentioned below, but this is the game: pls, give me any feedback on what do you think about Social Networking (as LinkedIn or other like Nexus)! Do you think could be a good idea to merge this theory with...
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