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18
Oct

Reducing Database log size in SQL server

After a while, the size of the log files in MSSQL can grow astronomically and some maintenance will be required. Below is a quick SQL script to reduce file size by backing up the data and reducing the log files.
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18
Oct

Insert Multiple image quickly into Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010 [UPDATED]

Ever wanted to quickly insert multiple images in to Microsoft Word? The following macro allows you to do this but as an added extra it will also add a caption underneath each image with the name of the file. Handy for all those images you need to include in your reports!

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3
Oct

Combine several word documents into one [tested on word 2007]

I cam across a scenario where I needed to combine many word files (50+) into one be document and still keep the original files so they could be edited.  I discovered word had a feature where you could include text from another file, which was exactly what I wanted but you could only do it one file at a time…this would take too much time to do it manually, time for a script.

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25
Jan

Week 2 of 52




Week 2 of 52

Originally uploaded by stefandumbleton

Week 2 was a difficult one to take. The theme was Breakfast, an easy one I thought but trying to make an interesting photograph that wasn’t like the pack became challenging. My initial idea was for the typicall cereal shot with milk pouring on but thought that had been done to death.

Having thought about it for a while (hence the lateness of week 2), I came up with the idea of a toasted soldier in a soft boiled egg. Great, I thought. Something a little different.

I am pleased with the final image, yes there are things I might have done a little different. Perhaps a runnyer egg but now need to concentrate on this weeks theme…TIRED.

30
Dec

Photography Cuff Links




Photography Cuff Links

Originally uploaded by stefandumbleton

Christmas is a time for giving and receiving fantastic present. I was lucky enough this year to receive a set of camera cuff links of my partner, a top pressy for anyone into photography!

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