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My first useful 3D printing: an example

My first useful 3D printing: an example

In the video below I show you with an example how easy is became to design and make what you want to make, thanks to the 3D printing. Now it is also valid for a novice like me. I was looking for a support for the brush heads of an electric toothbrush, but I didn't… more

Python script to store and load your preferred desktop layout

Python script to store and load your preferred desktop layout

Are you tired of having to load, place and resize the programs you normally use every time you start your computer? Would you like to have a simple program that does it for you automatically? Do you wish easily to switch from a series of programs oriented to… more

An awesome cover letter template in LaTeX

An awesome cover letter template in LaTeX

A good curriculum vitae must always be preceded or accompanied by an equally valid cover letter, I have always heard this or it can be read in almost all online guides. As a good awkward customer to this document I have always paid little attention focusing only on… more

EU Cookie Compliance for D8 introduces the GDPR but with some inconveniences

EU Cookie Compliance for D8 introduces the GDPR but with some inconveniences

By updating the EU Cookie Compliance module for my site in Drupal 8, I had to change some settings and review the translations because not everything worked well, above all the black area in the top when the info banner disappeared. Let's see how this can be remedied… more

Another tool to avoid eye strain: Redshift

Another tool to avoid eye strain: Redshift

In Xubuntu 18.04 I had some problems with the functioning of f.lux, so I migrated to Redshift. These are software which adjusts the color temperature of your screen in order to prevent eye strain during night-time use and reduce disruption of sleep patterns. In this… more

How to alternate colours when changes day

How to alternate colours when changes day

I am continuing the development of my script to auto-transfer Calendar entries into a spreadsheet. In this article I show you a convenient function to change the colour of the row when changes the day of the event, useful when for example you have more than one… more

easyMP3gain on ubuntu 18.04

easyMP3gain on ubuntu 18.04

After the installation of the last version of Xubuntu, I discovered that easyMP3Gain doesn't function for this release. However with a little of research I found the correct way to install it and it is very easy!

The program is a graphical interface for… more

Instructions to generate a Google sheet from your Calendar entries

5 steps to auto-transfer your Calendar entries into a spreadsheet

In the article and more accurately described in the video, I explain you how to export your calendar events into a spreadsheet using the Google Apps Script. Besides I show you the use of triggers to automate the update of the sheet when you change, add or remove an… more

How to write a LaTeX macro that doesn't need a fixed number of arguments

How to write a LaTeX macro that doesn't need a fixed number of arguments

In order to answer at a comment in an old article, I have discovered an interesting trick to bypass the limit of the predetermined arguments that define a LaTeX macro. In the following sections I explain the basic idea under the hood with the solution for creating a… more

An example on transfer entries from Calendar to Sheet through Google Apps Script

An example on transfer entries from Calendar to Sheet through Google Apps Script

I want to introduce you with a video, that show how fast and efficient is the use of Google Apps Script to automate the export of Google Calendar data into Google Sheet. Besides it is possible to instruct the code to make some calculation, change the style and do… more