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Archive for June 24th, 2019

Enable remote desktop on Windows – SystemPropertiesRemote.exe

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/06/24

The easiest way to enable remote desktop access on Windows is by running SystemPropertiesRemote.exe.

There are alternatives using the command prompt that edit registry settings and network firewall in the links below, but they are all more cumbersome.

Links mostly via enable remote desktop on windows – Google Search

I need to check out:

  • which of the above are really old
  • how to find out if WinRM is enabled
  • see if this can be done over WinRM
  • see if this can be done with PSShell
  • see if PowerShell is a good successor to the now deprecated netsh
    • you want to enable the remote desktop group in a language and windows version neutral way, not just port 3389

Some registry entries:





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How to take a nap

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/06/24

When the Coen brothers were asked about their creative process, Joel Coen said, “We do a lot of napping.” Maurice Sendak: “I love napping. Working and reading…”

Source on the how and why: [WayBack] How to take a nap

Via: [WayBack] Want to increase your creativity and productivity? Take a nap! Here’s how… – Marjan Venema – Google+


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PlantUML Pleasantness: Change Line Style And Color – Messages from mrhaki

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/06/24

Learned a new thing today: you can change the line styles in PlantUML to these:

  • plain
  • dotted
  • dashed
  • bold

This in addition to the colour I already knew about. The order of these does not matter:

' Make a dashed line, alternative syntax for ..>
(*) -[dashed]-> "Write outline"
' Make line bold and use color name
"Write outline" -[bold,#green]-> "Find example"
' Only change the color with hexadecimal RGB code
"Find example" -[#ff00ff]-> "Write blog"
' Order of line style and color can be reversed
"Write blog" -[#6666ff,dashed]-> "Publish"
' Use dotted line style
"Publish" -[dotted]-> (*)

Source: [WayBackPlantUML Pleasantness: Change Line Style And Color – Messages from mrhaki


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