How to remove attachments from outlook (2007) emails easily

I receive often emails with big attachment that fill my inbox space very quickly. On the other side, I usually like both to remove these attach and keep the email to preserve the thread for future use. Outlook 2007 don’t have this feature so I wrote the following VBA function I added to a button…

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NicolTIP#007: What to do when you no longer can run macros in Outlook 2007

I am quoting information from [http://blog.tjitjing.com/index.php/2007/03/things-i-can-and-cannot-get-to-work-in.html] because I tumbled in this issue and forgot to "just" restart Outlook :^) Whenever I went in to Tools – Macro – Macros, selected my macro and hit run I would end up in the Visual Basic editor with an error message saying “The macros in this project are…

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NicolTIP#006: how to show previous and next item using LINQ

I had a table on SQL 2005 I am accessing it via LINQ. I had to select an item via a “where” condition (see below). var item = (from snap in adc.Snapshots       where snap.file == image       select snap).First(); The problem was that I needed to identify the previous item and the next item…

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NicolTIP#005: How to show the same content in two ore more positions using master page in ASP.NET

To write a web site and give to the entire site a coherent “look” with ASP.NET and master pages is very easy and productive. In brief, into the master page you need to put “placeholders” using the tag <asp:ContentPlaceHolder/> and into the content page, you can map real content with contenplaces (more information). Sometime can…

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NicolTIP#004: seven new keyboard shortcuts for Window 7

I love keyboard shortcuts and W7 add some new really cool… Managing Your Windows. Windows 7 simplifies document and program management by allowing you to “dock” a window or manipulate its size with one mouse maneuver or a simple keystroke. To dock your window on one half of the screen, drag it to the left…

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NicolTIP#003: How to install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Tools – Visual Studio 2008 Extensions, Version 1.2 on Windows Vista

If you try to install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Tools – Visual Studio 2008 Extensions, Version 1.2 on Windows Vista, you will get an error message telling you that you have to install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 in order to install the tools. Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (WSS 3.0) doesn’t support non Windows Servers OS,…

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NicolTIP#001: edit easily your machine’s HOST file

Edit the HOST file in Vista is difficult than ever, thanks to UAC. If you’re a geek that changes HOST file daily this can be a bit frustrating. I circumnavigated the difficulty with a shortcut. Right click on the folder you want to place the hyperlink (i.e. desktop) and select “new->Shortcut” As location of the…

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