This is quite useful… putting it here coz I keep forgetting the syntax
To use another cell as part of your comparison criteria in Open Office Calc functions like COUNTIF or SUMIF:
Sometimes you want to open in Emacs a source code file, and you want to see it formatted nicely (e.g. as you would see a .c or .java file) but the file has some totally different file extension.
In my example I wanted to view a MQL file (specialized programming language for trading), whose syntax [...]
An excellent page describing good linux software for burning CDs/DVDs, creating images, etc:
Xfburn – XFCE for Linux
K3B – KDE Burning Tool
GnomeBaker – GNOME Burning Tool
Often caused by excessive polling of the sr0 device. Fix:
sudo hal-disable-polling –device /dev/sr0
I struggled for a about an hour today with S-kp-home trying to bind it to something that would work properly in emacs (i.e select the text between cursor and start of line) before I figured out that although the problem manifested itself in Emacs, it is really due to the way Xwindows maps the Shift+Home/End… [...]
To convert a UNIX datetime value to date/time string in OpenOffice Calc or Excel use this formula (assumes your datetime stamp is in the A1 cell of the current spreadsheet):
If you want to test the above you may use the following simple C program:
#include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> [...]
I don’t know about the other people but to me the scariest UNIX command is by far sed. Today I found myself in a situation where I found no other way to solve my problem but to use sed… and it worked… and was not all that scary
I needed to replace a bunch [...]
How can we map the enum values to strings in the C programing language?
Often times you need to display a C enum as a string, most often when debugging or handling error conditions.
Typical techiques involve usually: a) defining an array of strings (the strings being the enum names of course, and the string [...]
Ever wondered what the funny-looking vars in the GNU Makefiles are? These two are the most common ones: $@ and @< there are some other are special vars as well.
Here’s what these two mean, and you can look up the rest on the GNU Makefile “Automatic Variables” help page:
$@ -is the name of the [...]
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