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SolidWorks – Apply Appearance in Assembly

March 28th, 2010 No comments
Apply Appearance in Assembly Documents in SolidWorks
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Backup WordPress Database Using PHPMyAdmin

March 27th, 2010 No comments
Backup WordPress Database
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SolidWorks AddIn Does Not Show up in AddIn Menu

March 22nd, 2010 2 comments

I have been learning writing SolidWorks addins using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008. In order to register my addin with SolidWorks so that it shows up in the “Tools->Add-Ins” menu, I had to add the following post-build event to my project:

For 64-bit system:

"%Windir%\Microsoft.Net\Framework64\v2.0.50727\regasm" "$(TargetPath)" /codebase

For 32-bit system:

"%Windir%\Microsoft.Net\Framework\v2.0.50727\regasm" "$(TargetPath)" /codebase
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Change Firefox To Open New Tab At Far Right End of Tabbar

March 3rd, 2010 No comments

Firefox 3.6 includes a new feature where new tab, when click on a hyperlink that targeted to open in new window or tab, middle-click a link, or right click a link and select “Open Link in New Tab”, will be inserted and opened right next after the current or existing active tab containing the link in the Tab bar. The behavior facilitate the related tabs, where tabs for origin web page and web pages that are open by following hyperlinks that span from origin page are grouped together.

Blank new tab continue to open at the far right end of the Tab bar. Previously, before Firefox version 3.6, all new tabs are added at the far right end of the Tab bar of the popular web browser to surf Internet. The change make Firefox tab behavior to be almost similar to Internet Explorer, specifically IE7 and IE8. Firefox users who can’t get used to the new tab opening style, and want to revert and get back to the old way of opening new tabs, where all new tabs are inserted and added at the far right end of the Tabbar after all existing tabs, use the following how-to trick to make the change.

How to Open New Tab At the End of Tab Bar After All Existing Tabs in Firefox and Disable Insert Next to Current Tab:

  1. In Firefox, type about:config into Location Bar.
  2. Click on “I’ll be careful, I promise!” button.
  3. In the filter text box, enter the following text string: browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent.
  4. The default boolean value for the browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent is “true”. Double click on the browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent to change its value to “false”.
  5. Close the tab, and the change will take effect immediately.
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