QGIS 3.0 Map tips

I’ve been playing with QGIS, and it’s an awesomely powerful piece of software for map making an analyzing geographical data. It has the ability to show HTML map tips when you hover over certain features, but with some restrictions. The containing box (which you can’t style, AFAIK) has white background…

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Draftsight Units

  I was a little confused by how units work in Draftsight, so now I think I’ve figured it out i thought I’d share. The Model They key thing to understand is that that the model, ie. the lines you’ve drawn, isn’t in mm or inches or feet, it’s just…

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Copy Folders without Files

If you want to copy a complete folder structure, but not the files contained in it, use robocopy from the command line: robocopy “A:\Source folder” “B:\Destination folder” /e /xf * This is lifted straight from https://superuser.com/a/873585/178934, I’m just putting it here for my quick reference.

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Gimp Plugin – fixed crop

This is a simple script to crop a plugin with fixed dimensions – I used it to crop out the window border from a VNC Client connected to an industrial touchscreen. (script-fu-register “script-fu-crop” ;func name “Screenshot Crop” ;menu label “Crops an image to a fixed size” ;description “Sandy Scott” ;author…

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Sysprep Notes

Sysprep With the OOBE and Generalise options, Will preserve user accounts Drivers will automatically re-install Remembers network keys Forgets network locations (Home/Work/Public) Updates remain installed Windows update need to complete an initial scan Microsoft update is turned off Action Centre items in default state Antivirus starts and works correctly

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Updating WordPress

EDIT: Don’t follow this, a properly set up installation will keep itself updated Updating wordpress: mkdir ~/temp cd ~/temp/ wget http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz tar -xzvf latest.tar.gz cd /var/www/html/ sudo rm -Rf wp-admin/ sudo rm -Rf wp-includes/ sudo cp -R ~/temp/wordpress/wp-admin/ . sudo cp -R ~/temp/wordpress/wp-includes/ . rsync -vcrultO ~/temp/wordpress/wp-content/ wp-content/ sudo chgrp…

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