• Wildcards in Word

    This is mostly a note to self, but may be useful to others trying to figure out or remember how to search for end of lines in Word and replace with a character. The case I almost always need to do this is taking a long list of people’s email addresses in some sort of list and converting it into…

  • Couple of nice new Vista Sidebar Gadgets

    Recently, a couple of new Vista Sidebar Gadgets came out from the Windows Live side: a search gadget and a traffic gadget. They’re really well done and useful. The Windows Live Search gadget by default is a general search utility but it has a few options that allow you to configure it as a search engine for a specific site…

  • Windows Live Search for Mobile

    It’s been out for at least a couple of months at this point but I just got around to it. Windows Live Search for Mobile is a very nice little application that you really should try out if you’ve got a Windows Mobile phone (it looks like it supports J2ME phones as well). It features the essentials for when you’re…

  • My checklist for setting up a WordPress blog

    Two friends of mine are in the process of setting up WordPress blogs (seven blogs between them actually–craziness). I found myself writing out an email to one of them with some details on some of the steps I go through for each of my blogs and figured I’d write it up as a post instead as it’ll even be useful…

  • Finding people in Outlook’s address book

    I’ve been extremely frustrated at times in Microsoft Outlook when trying to get the Outlook Properties dialog (e.g. it has all the Exchange data from the GAL for the person such as their title, manager, reports, DLs they’re members of, etc.) up for a contact in Outlook. If the person is also in my contacts the Outlook Properties page is…