NextCloud Update Files

I have a NextCloud instance that I have run for over a year. In the meantime, there have been several updates. In fact, there was one yesterday that I installed. The Admin section has a nice tool for installing the update and it has worked seamlessly each time.

NextCloud Logo

Today, my …

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Email Clean Up

Happy New Year!

I’m cleaning up my email to start out this year. I want my email to be a place where I take care of business. When I get an important email I don’t want it to get lost in the clutter. Time to clean up and …

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Word List Dictionary in Linux

Learned something interesting today. There is a word list text file on my Linux Mint computer that contains over 100,000 English words. In fact, there are several word files for some common languages. Your word files may vary based on your Linux distribution or locale. The files are in …

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Dropping Google Analytics on Can of Worms

I have made a couple of small changes to the Can of Worms website to improve user anonymity.

The Google Analytics link has been removed. I really don’t want to track you or anything like that. I would only glean a small amount of information while enabling Google to …

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Joplin and Boostnote

There are some great note taking applications available these days. I want to call out two that I’ve used within the last year.

I look for key features in a note taking application. Without these, it isn’t worth using.

  • Supports Markdown syntax
  • Has Markdown preview
  • Allows grouping notes …
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QCAD Block Library Quick Tip

A powerful feature of decent CAD applications is a “block” library of symbols that can easily be inserted into a drawing. This allows you to reuse groups of objects without having to redraw them each time. If you are learning CAD, make it a priority to learn how to use …

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Kelvin

I don’t think the Kelvin temperature scale gets enough love and respect.

So, I’ve come up with a slogan for Kelvin, It’s…

Kelvin: We stop at nothing”.

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User Preferences Dialog Example

When building a slightly more complex application using PySimpleGUI, you may run into the need to store user preferences to a file. This allow persisting some information or custom settings for the next time the user runs the application.


UPDATE: 08/12/2020

Not sure how I missed this the …

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PySimpleGui Versus tkinter Menus

I was wondering if some advanced menu features were available in PySimpleGui. Mainly, could you have check boxes next to items on the menu to show the state of that item? The screen shot below show menu checks in action in Visual Studio Code.

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PySimpleGui has the ability to create …

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