Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Hyperlinks not opening immediately from emails

If this happens then follow the steps below to fix it...

To reset Internet Explorer Settings, follow these steps:

  1. Close all Internet Explorer windows.
  2. Click Start, type inetcpl.cpl in the Search box and then click inetcpl.cpl on the Programs list.
    The Internet Options dialog box appears.

     

    Note for Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl in the Open box, and then click OK.

  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Under Reset Internet Explorer Settings, click Reset. Then, click Reset again.
  5. When Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box.
  6. Start Internet Explorer again.
    Your changes will take effect the next time that you open Internet Explorer.


Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Resharper equivalent for clipboard ring

Assigned Ctrl+Shift+V to ReSharper.ReSharper_PasteMultiple instead as I find this to be a much more useful interface than trying to guess what the last 10 items on your clipboard are.
Plus it supports way more items than just the 10 you get with Visual Studio.
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Wednesday, 6 August 2014

How to open Visio documents in Visio Viewer when you already have Visio installed

  1. Just delete the HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.vsd key from you registry root
  2. Enter the below registry text into a .reg file and double click to add it into your registry
  3. In internet explorer choose File, Open, (select all files filter), and then select your .vsd file, and then allow the activex control to run.
  4. Also to remove the warning from IE each time you open a .vsd file, set the following security option in your Internet options, Advanced dialog...
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Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.vsd]
@="VisioViewer.Viewer"
"Content Type"="application/vnd.ms-visio.viewer"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.vsd\PersistentHandler]
@="{FAEA5B46-761B-400E-B53E-E805A97A543E}"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.vsd\shellex]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.vsd\shellex\{8895b1c6-b41f-4c1c-a562-0d564250836f}]
@="{21E17C2F-AD3A-4b89-841F-09CFE02D16B7}"