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6 months in!

Confluence, a bit of Excel VBA, and more Confluence I’ve now been in the same contract role for a smidgen over 6 months now. Still loving the job but also still finding out how to do ‘stuff’ that this place develops. Once I understand that, I then have to write about it in an easy-to-read […]

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Two new ISTC articles available

The current issue of the Communicator magazine has the latest in my series on VBA User Forms. This time you get to learn all about combo boxes. It’s not exactly riveting stuff but they are a necessary evil if you want to build a decent looking user form for your own Word projects. As it’s […]

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Almost 2 months into my contract – an overview

Intro: In a change from the usual stuff I broadcast on here, here’s my “mini-review” of the first 7.5 weeks of my second contract role. It’s been a steep learning curve in the current role but it’s been a good experience so far. Lots of my skills are being used on a regular basis (esp. […]

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It’s getting there (Document Overview Report)

Progress I’ve added in Images, Shapes and Custom Styles into the report generator. So it’s coming along. However, it’s not without any difficulties due to the way Word VBA handles the insertion of a new table. I’m still getting used to the way that it works, for example: Normally, you find the table in your […]

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New beta available (v2.1f)

I’ve finally released a beta version of the Toolbox now that the Report Overview function exports into proper tables. The full suite of reporting options aren’t in there as I’ve got to add Custom Styles, various language detection, template names and both types of image: inline and shapes. But it gives you an idea of […]

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Another update on the Document Review function

It’s coming along nicely. Albeit with a lot of grey hairs being added to the head (and beard) as I split the functions apart from the listboxes into arrays. This morning I finished moving the Fields code out of the form and into the new ‘MainLoops’ module and it, like the others before it, now […]

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Site updated ready for v2.0’s release!

I’ve updated most of the pages with the latest screenshots. I had to install yet another WordPress plugin as, annoyingly, if you want to replace an existing screenshot you have to upload a fresh one, delete the old one then rename the new one and then it should (!) appear on the page. Or you […]

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