PDF files – Display thumbnails on file open

    February 23, 2017

    One of the things that has frustrated me about Adobe Acrobat is that I frequently want to open all of my PDF files with thumbnails displayed by default. Alas it is not as simple as that. I can understand why Adobe does this because there will be some p …


    Git source control repository for UNC staff and students

    January 5, 2017

    Many probably are not aware of the UNC Git version control repository system at https://sc.unc.edu/ The great thing about it is that you can do a good bit of work directly in the web interface and you can do a great deal without the need to install Git …


    Powerpoint slides to Word document pages

    November 17, 2016

    Layout your document in Google Slides I like to use Google Slides to create simple print layouts of things (mainly due to the collaboration options available).  It is a cheap and effective print layout tool.  But once I create my layout in Google Slide …


    Renaming DICOM files to DICOM header Series Instance UID using Conquest PACS

    October 8, 2016

    Conquest PACS is a great application. I could not live without it and Sante DICOM editor in my day to day work. One thing I had forgotten Conquest is able to do, is rename DICOM files sent to it. If you are not a power user of Conquest PACS you probabl …


    SAS – create simple N observations for a dataset and create a text file with the number of observations in the file name

    September 15, 2016

    The purpose of this SAS example is to show how to add an ‘auto’ increment numeric variable to a SAS dataset with only character variables so we can find out the number of observations (N) in the dataset.  Not only that but to have SAS export a text fil …