MS Word: Split Windows Vertically

Split MS Word Screen Vertically

A VBA macro takes the active window in MS Word, makes it two, and then arranges them side by side.

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Resize images to Fit Browser Window

How to resize a photo to make the best fit in a browser window using javascript.

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Easy Reading in your Browser: iReader for Firefox

Article without iReader

A great help for anyone reading on the Internet comes in the form of an add-on for Firefox, which takes out the clutter and leaves the article.

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Monastic Dawnrise and Midday

Monastic at Dawn

A new calculator to find out the correct time for dawnrise and midday which are crucial for many of the monastic disciplinary rules and for lay people undertaking the uposatha.

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Facebook Comments: Dynamic Urls on Static Pages

Javascript

A note on how to insert the Facebook Commenting social plugin via javascript on static pages and make the url dynamic.

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Simple Buddhist-Christian Era Conversion Forms

Jesus and Buddha

Here are some javascript forms to make a quick conversion between the Buddhist and Christian Eras.

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Writing Filenames into mp3 Tags with a Batch File

I needed to write part of a file name into the mp3 title tag. There are some great tag writers out there, but I couldn’t find one that can write only part of the name, which is what I needed.

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Writing Filenames into JPEG Comments and Captions with a Batch File

File Names in Explorer

This post looks at how I solved a problem I had with naming captions in photographs so they can be easily uploaded to Picasa web albums. It also shows how to write to jpeg comments.

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Digital Mosaics made using Foto-Mosaic-Edda

Pedestal Mosaic at Shwedagon, Yangon

I very much liked the mosaic work found in the temples and pagodas I saw in Myanmar, and being inspired by the idea when I got back I made a digital mosaic based on a photograph of a pedestal mosaic at Shwedagon, Yangon.

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Virtual Desktops and Dual Monitors

Gmail open on one screen; Word on the other

The post discusses the uses of virtual desktops and a dual monitor system. It seems many people think it will be more complicated having two monitors, but in my experience anyway, the exact opposite is the case.

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My Not-So-Square Monitor

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Now there are several advantages of a laptop, but it comes with a price, which is that there is little room on the monitor to work with, and its almost an equation that the more portable :: the less room.

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Multi Calculator Programme

Simple Addition

I decided to write my own Multi-Calculator which would show all the operations I was trying to perform in the interface, and I am now making it available as a freeware download for Windows..

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Poster on Impermanence: FastStone Image Viewer

The Buddha

When I was at the Taiping Temple I became quite expert at quite quickly getting up what I hope were eye-catching and attractive posters in an attempt to interest people in our events.

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Photographic Paintings of Tonle Sap: FotoSketcher

Pink Rose

In earlier posts I have shown some of the tools I am using to output panoramic photographs and make videos out of them. Here I will show a great software that can make “paintings” out of your photos.

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Ta Phrom: Gods and Angels in Ruins: Digital Clip Factory

Ta-Prohm-Temple-Gods-and-Angels-in-Ruins

I had used the Digital Clip Factory to scan from one end of a photograph to another in order to make viewing of the long murals as Bayon presentable. I also have another video made this time of the East Wall.

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Mural Walls at Bayon 2: Digital Clip Factory

Bayon-Everyday-Life-and-War-Scenes

Doing long scans in this way is really an imaginative extension of what the software was meant for. A more usual way of employing it is to animate still photographs to make them more interesting. This is called the Ken Burns effect.

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Mural Walls at Bayon 1: Microsoft’s Image Composite Editor

On the second day at Angkor I started taking photographs of the walls at Bayon, it was actually quite hard work to shuffle along corridors holding the camera at a steady height, trying not to bump into anyone, and not to fall over either.

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View of Penang Island: Hugin and Panorama Tools

I had found some software that makes excellent, seamless panoramas, and I had visions of panoramas from the Bayon in Angkor that would, like their originals, be wall-long.

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Unicode Input Programme (Simple)

I have written a Unicode Input Programme, which, when active, runs silently in the system tray and allows for the input of Unicode characters through the use of hotkey combinations.

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