Working within a command line environment, like a Bash session, can be far more productive that using a graphical user interface. Here’s a collection of shortcuts.
A quick-reference guide, with examples, on how to add math notation to Markdown documents.
The Snipping Tool in Windows 11, 2024, has a problem with the save location. The default location is the
Pictures > Screenshots folder. Also the tool does not remember the last location used, unlike older versions of the Snipping Tool.
Here is how to fix it.
Mermaid provides a markup language to describe diagrams. Describing diagrams in text brings many advantages.
Markdown is a plain text format for writing structured documents. Writing Markdown is a great way to take notes, the author spends less time distracted by formatting and more time focusing on content.
The interoperability provided by WSL enables calling or running Windows applications directly from within the Linux command line.
Adding icons and colour to folders and files improves the user experience in PowerShell.
PlantUML provides an extensive markup language to describe diagrams. The resulting diagrams can be exported to many formats, including graphics files such as .png, .svg and document formats such as .pdf and .html.
While some models of ThinkPad can charge by their USB-C port, there are many that can only be charged via the yellow rectangular power socket, referred to by Lenovo as “slim tip”.
The result being you may end up carrying two chargers around with you… a hefty ThinkPad brick with a mains plug and a compact USB-C charger for your other devices.
Recent advances in the USB-C specification allow for higher power USB-C charging.
This means you can replace the bulky ThinkPad charger with a more versatile USB-C one and embrace a lighter charging solution.
Microsoft’s Edge browser supports viewing PDF files. It enables marking up PDFs with your own comments, highlights and drawings. Several keyboard shortcuts make for efficient navigation through a PDF.