Sometimes you just need the date and time for something.Continue reading “ISO8601 Timestamps in Batch Files”
I wanted to have a “simple” solution for an (external) backup of my USB stick. The simplest way would be copy and paste, but I wanted something more robust. So what gets you robust copying of files in Windows? Robust File Copy – robocopy –, of course.
I use this manually, but for internal or permanently attached drives etc. this could be automated with task planning and removing the user promts.
How cool is that
I needed to run a ping with timestamp, but the ping command isn’t capable of such fancy features.Continue reading “Ping with timestamp”
Innovaphone has got a tutorial on how to implement a panic alarm with a function key on an IP phone which uses a BC conference object. This is good, but depends on the availybility of the function key. The key wouldn’t be available if you’re not on the IP phone’s home screen.
I needed something that can utilise a dedicated hardware button. Another helpful tip came from Nicos innovaphone Blog using multicast announcements.
This enabled me to build the following using a http command with a Shelly button 1:Continue reading “Panic Button/Silent Alarm with innovaphone IP PBX and optional Shelly button 1”
I had some trouble saving MS Word form letters to individual files, since Word lacks this functionality and macros didn’t quite do what I needed.
After some more searching I found pdfsam, which is — in its Basic version — free and open source software.
Now after I create a form letter in Word, I save the merged file as a PDF. Afterwards I just run it through pdfsam to split the file into new ones every n pages.