Here’s my %PROMPT% variable on Windows: $P$_[%USERNAME%@%COMPUTERNAME%]$S$G$S Here is what it looks like when in my user directory: C:UsersMatt [Matt@THINK] >
I stumbled across a post regarding how to configure Firefox’s font scaling when you’ve used the Windows DPI scaling. Take the Windows DPI setting, for instance 120DPI, and divide it by 96 (120/96=1.25). Next, set the about:config option layout.css.devPixelsPerPx to this value.
This is a short write up on how I installed my Rails development environment on Windows Vista. If you have any trouble, consult the notes section at the bottom. Update: I missed the part about installing the devkit, thanks to Roger Pack on the Rubyinstaller-devel mailing list. I also added a section for references. Downloads […]
Testing out how Windows 7 Beta handles my wife’s Wacom tablet. I’ve found the Pent Flicks to be very useful. When they work that is. Internet Explorer 8 is a bit flakey with pen input. Mozilla Firefox completely ignores the pen and I have to use the global pen input panel. BTW, I used the […]
Here’s a short sample of RocketDock. Requires Windows XP or Vista. Screencast created with CamStudio.
Just stumbled across QTTabBar for Windows XP/Vista. It adds tabs to Windows Explorer. Obligatory screen shot: Setup is a little non-obvious, after installation you have to logout and log back in then right-click in the toolbar section of an Explorer window to turn on the QTTabBar toolbars. Requires .NET Framework 2.0 to be installed […]
I was having a problem when viewing my downloads folder which contained a few AVI files. Vista kept giving me an error message “COM Surrogate has stopped working”. A Google search sent me to this post on howtogeek.com. Well, it appears that Nero is a major culprit but I don’t have Nero installed on this […]