New ARC site is up!
My new website on the JFK Assassination Records Collection is now up at jfkarc.info. Stop on by!
Category Archives: Software
My standard text editor is Vim (now 8.X). When Vim is set up correctly for my language environment, it is a reliable workhorse that does pretty much what I want. However, there is one glitch I have run across more … Continue reading
A new computer running windows 10 and lots of updated software, what more can you ask for? A bottle of aspirin to go with it. The headache today is perhaps not the fault of windows 10. It is due to … Continue reading
My old computer (5+ years) now shuts down without any warning every 5 to 20 minutes. There may be a fix for this, but I have decided to bite the bullet and get a whole new system. The old system … Continue reading
(This should be a fub, but the description is too long.) One of the most frequent uses of database tables is to identify duplicate values in your data. Assume you have a table with a list of names, and you … Continue reading
This is the latest update of a note I first posted four years ago. Below is a summary of what I’m trying to do, then the revised solution. I use both Zotero and Endnote to do bibliographies. References that I … Continue reading
I finally got around to updating this site’s wordpress installation. The reason for the long delay was that the online updating process from wordpress was broken. I had originally thought this was because I had used non-standard permissions in the … Continue reading
I have had several problems with my program editor Vim recently. Here is how I fixed one of them. There are two directories that I had to mess with: c:\program files\vim [vim directory] c:\users\rabbit [user directory] the vim directory is … Continue reading
A quick note for myself and anyone else who is having headaches with this. Xmarks is a very useful bookmark synchronizing service, but I have had problems with it lately. If you are using the Firefox version of Xmarks, first … Continue reading
As I noted before, I use both Zotero and Endnote to do my bibliography work. For works that I have pdfs of, I keep these in a folder on D: drive. I use the same pdfs for both my Zotero … Continue reading