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WindowSpace

Windows 7 added some nice features that help you to arrange windows on screen. But I find that WindowSpace does an even better job. Even though I usually work with dual monitors, I find myself needing to put windows side by side, top and bottom or maximize them vertically. By dragging a window or resizing a […]

Posted on May 8, 2016 at 8:56 pm by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Desktop App, M@'s Picks, Tweak

Windows Mobile Mail Shortcuts

The mail application built into Windows Moblie includes several shortcuts to make managing email easier. To use them simply hold down the corresponding number for about 1 second. 0 – List Shortcuts 1 – Replay All 2 – Reply 3 – Mark Read/Unread 4 – Flag 5 – Move 6 – Forward 7 – Delete […]

Posted on February 1, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: M@'s Picks, Mobile App, Tweak

Search and replace across files

I still do a lot of my coding by hand, so every now and then I need to do a global search and replace across several files. Notepad++ (see this post) has this feature built in. Simply open all the files needing the search and replace in Notepad++ (drag and drop works nicely for this) […]

Posted on January 30, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: M@'s Picks, Tweak

Faster Favorites

Got a lot of favorites? You can get to any one of them easily by typing the name of it in the address bar of Internet Explorer. You can make it even quicker by naming your favorites with only one or two letters. I use “W” to jump to a weather forecast.

Posted on July 18, 2004 at 3:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · One Comment
In: M@'s Picks, Tweak

Send to Notepad

Ever need to open something in Notepad really quickly? You can add a “Send to Notepad” to the right click menu for any file type by changing the following registry keys: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT*ShellNotepad] Set default to “Send to Note&pad” (without the quotes) [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT*ShellXQXSETCMD1Command] Set default to “notepad.exe %1” (without the quotes)

Posted on September 17, 2003 at 7:19 pm by Matt Walsh · Permalink · One Comment
In: M@'s Picks, Tweak