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Archive for November, 2019

How to change the User Account Control (UAC) level in Windows | Digital Citizen

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/11/18

Based on, but much shorter than, [WayBack] How to change the User Account Control (UAC) level in Windows | Digital Citizen which summary is

How to change how UAC prompts are shown in Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. How to disable UAC when you no longer want it turned on.

  1. Run UserAccountControlSettings.exe
  2. Pull the settings up to the highest one
  3. Confirm

–jeroen

Posted in Power User, Windows, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 | Leave a Comment »

Download Earlier Versions of Office: 2010/2013

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/11/18

Not sure how long these will stay valid, but apparently my nl_office_professional_plus_2010_with_sp1_x86_x64_dvd_731121.iso was damaged (I forgot to check the hash) but I could download a fresh one from [WayBackDownload Earlier Versions of Office.

If you cannot find it by product key (I also tried it with a Visio one: worked fine too), then you can use [WayBackOffice 2010 direct link, X16-32250.exe, X16-32213.exe which are archived here:

–jeroen

via: [WayBack] Lost Office 2010 or 2013 CD/DVD? Legally Download Office From Microsoft

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Intense Asymmetry and Self-Flagellation – @ASmartBear – WP Engine

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/11/18

Still so relevant: [Archive.isIntense Asymmetry and Self-Flagellation – @ASmartBear – WP Engine

Stop comparing yourself to something that is objectively incomparable.

via: [WayBack] Intense Asymmetry and Self-Flagellation – Marjan Venema – Google+

–jeroen

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ÜberPDF printing using a Delphi like canvas

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/11/15

For my link archive, as it has a lot of goodies in the comments, especially on how to avoid bitmaps in PDF emission: [WayBack] We took PDF to a whole new level today Load create, or editing a PDF in 2 lines of code using a simple Delphi (like) Canvas! We added a PDFPrinter and… – Joe C. Hecht – Google+

–jeroen

Posted in Delphi, Development, EPS/PostScript, PDF, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

4 Ways to Jazz-up Product Descriptions (without Hype) | Practical Ecommerce

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/11/15

Probably by now everyone uses these 4 Ways to Jazz-up Product Descriptions (without Hype) | Practical Ecommerce [WayBack]:

According to Karon Thackston, author of Amazon Advantage: Product Listing Strategies to Boost Your Sales, successful ecommerce merchants avoid hype.

  • Sensory language.
  • Imaginative scenarios.
  • Unexpected vocabulary.
  • Conversational tone.

Provide Solid Info

At a minimum, keep your marketing copy free of over-promising, exaggeration, and pointless bragging. Make sure you’re providing solid information for potential buyers. Then, if you want, jazz-up your wording to heighten rapport.

–jeroen

via: [WayBack] Nice article on no hype product descriptions  – Michael Riley – Google+

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