Posts by Vish
    Posted October 10, 2014 by

    Microsoft Outlook: Do Not Set Selection as Read Automatically in Email


    While quickly scrolling through daily email messages, I found that Outlook automatically marks them as read. This is probably the most annoying aspect of Outlook that selected emails are marked as read by default. Fortunately, you can stop this from occurring. Keep reading to find out how.

    Posted September 12, 2014 by

    How to Disable DirectWrite on Google Chrome


    Google has released Chrome 37 for Linux, Mac, and Windows. This new version of Chrome is updated with improved font rendering on web pages with DirectWrite support on Windows OS. With DirectWrite, we can expect improvements in performance and better-looking text, without requiring any changes from web programmers. However, some users have complained that after […]

    Category Browsers, Google, Internet

    Posted September 5, 2014 by

    How Do I know If I Am Using Google Chrome 32-Bit or 64-Bit


    Google recently released the 64-bit version of Google Chrome. This new version for Windows promises better speed, security and stability than Chrome’s 32-bit version. Since most Windows users are running a 64-bit operating system, the 64-bit version of Google Chrome can take full advantage of this configuration to give better speed and performance metrics. When […]

    Category Browsers, Google, Internet

    Posted August 22, 2014 by

    Working with NULL Values in SQL Server


    We cannot predict values for most future data points while working with database systems. For example, tables used for customer information often have a mobile number column. It is possible that a customer does not hold a mobile number, or for reasons of privacy, he does not want to share his mobile number. In such […]

    Category Database, SQL Server

    Posted August 20, 2014 by

    Finding Duplicate Records Using GROUP BY in SQL Server


    There are various times when we need to find duplicate records in SQL Server. It is possible to find duplicates using DISTINCT, ROW NUMBER as well as the GROUP BY approach.

    Category Database, SQL Server

    Posted August 18, 2014 by

    Is_ms_shipped Property in SQL Server


    Most of the time, we need to search for objects using metadata (data about data) to get information about SQL Server. For example, we use a query to find which version of SQL server is running on a particular machine. Metadata helps us to find settings and configurations for various objects in our database.

    Category Database, SQL Server

    Posted July 22, 2014 by

    View and Edit Two Files Side By Side in SQL Server and Notepad++

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    Notepad++ is the editor that programmers prefer most because it is fast and lightweight. It is also bundled with tons of features and smart plugins. Notepad++ can be downloaded for free and is available on Windows as well as other operating systems. There are various tips and tricks that you can use to increase your […]

    Posted July 21, 2014 by

    Select Text Columns or Boxes Vertically in Notepad++ and SQL Server 2012

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    In any source code, we frequently need to select a piece of text vertically (column mode). This is not possible with typical editors such as Notepad or Wordpad. Vertically selecting text columns or boxes is one of the coolest tricks everyone should know in order to save time and increase productivity. This tutorial explains how […]

    Category Database, SQL Server

    Posted July 17, 2014 by

    Turn Off Automatic Spell Check in Notepad++ Editor

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    Notepad++ is the editor that programmers most widely use because it is fast, lightweight, and filled with tons of useful features and plugins. Recently, Notepad++ added a built-in plugin for automatic spell checking. Unfortunately, this new feature can be annoying to some as it shows a red mark under most programming language keywords, under some […]

    Posted July 15, 2014 by

    How to Prevent Images from Loading Automatically in Mozilla Firefox 23 and Later Versions

    How to Prevent Automatic Images Loading in Mozilla Firefox 23 and Later Versions

    With Mozilla Firefox 23 and later releases, the options Disable Javascript and Load Images Automatically have been officially removed from the main menu user interface. In previous versions of Firefox, users could turn off the Load Images Automatically option in order to minimize their internet bandwidth usage. Now, with the release of Mozilla Firefox 23 […]