Category: Tips

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VIM cheat sheet

Ever wanted to have a nice graphical overview of VIM keys? Here you go. There are actually multiple great cheat sheets available, not just the one linked above. * More VI cheat sheet

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Yoga 3 Pro: HD&4K video problem persists

In my Yoga 3 Pro review I talked about a problem of watching HD and 4K videos on the Yoga 3 Pro with Chrome. Chrome wants to use the VP9/WebM codec by default, which is not hardware accelerated on the Yoga 3 Pro. Result: if you watch videos on the...

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GVim font changing

Using the graphical interface on your Raspberry Pi? Using gvim as the editor? Don’t like the font (or size)?

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Peek definition

You probably know F12 in Visual Studio, which transfers you to the point of a definition. But did you know that pressing Alt-F12 will invoke a function called peek definition, which only opens a small popup to inspect the code, but will not actually go there. Much faster to check...

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PowerShell aliases, or how to run Notepad++ easily from PowerShell

I have to sometimes play around with PowerShell, and while in there, sometimes I need to edit files. I prefer Notepad++, but found it difficult and slow to start. So aliases to the rescue. Just typing: set-alias edit “C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\notepad++.exe” will create a new alias called edit. And it can be invoked...