The Notepad trick

There is a good reason Notepad has survived through all iterations of Windows. It is the best tool for clearing formatting! For example, copying text from a webpage to Word will often keep the formatting (color, size and so on) but copying it to Notepad first and then re-copying it to the other editor clears… Continue reading The Notepad trick

Unix tools on Windows

The other day, I set out on a journey to get many of the wonderful Unix tools running on Windows in something that resembles a terminal. In case you did not know, you can come a very long way by installing msysgit. It includes a terminal called Git Bash and all the common Unix tools… Continue reading Unix tools on Windows