Calendar view power toy for OneNote 2010

Omer, one of our developers here, kicked out a nice little powertoy for OneNote 2010 that lets you see when pages were created in a calendar type of format. He graciously agreed to let me share it here, so I hope you enjoy it as much as I have. Here’s the quick start to it:…

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Tip: Quickly getting to Zoom commands in OneNote

I catch myself needing to zoom on pages in OneNote more and more frequently. Typically, I have a mouse with a scroll wheel and zooming while holding the CTRL key and using the wheel works great. Occasionally, though, I am on a laptop or tablet or something that does not have the mouse with the…

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No phone for new testers

As I was (sort of successfully) getting our new tester’s office set up for her, I opened a box labeled "phone." Those of us that have been here a while have had a desktop phone since we started. Originally, they had analog phones and phone lines which was the norm 10+ years ago. On a…

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Setting procmon to put logs in the TEMP folder

One of the testers on the team assigned a bug to me that concerns a test tool we use regularly. Specifically, we run procmon (from Sysinternals) to track basic information about OneNote. The logs that we generate can get fairly large after a day or so of running – think 6-12GB or so – and…

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Fighting with video cables, monitor stands and power supplies

Last week I was given a couple of machines to set up for a new tester who starts tomorrow. (She’s not a new tester – she was our intern last summer, but I digress). Problems I faced: The monitor had no stand. We managed to get some hand me down monitors from a lab, with…

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