June 2007

Mac Book Pro coming up: XP or Vista ?

Posted by Theo Heselmans on June 29th, 2007

I ordered a brand new Mac Book Pro 15" a couple of weeks ago. Don't know why it takes so long to deliver. Could be because I asked for the speedy 160Gb 7200 rpm harddisk. Anyway, I've been waiting fo

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I’m not a Member

Posted by Theo Heselmans on June 28th, 2007

I hate it when I still see @formula code that uses @IsMember. You usually see this in combinations like (e.g. as a hide-when formula): @IsMember("[Admin]";@UserRoles) A much cleaner approa

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The last mortal man

Posted by Theo Heselmans on June 27th, 2007

I'm a big fan of SF and Fantasy, and read quite a lot of them. Besides ordering them on-line, I also tend to buy a big pile, whenever I'm in the States. I went to Lotusphere last January, for the 12t

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VLOOKUP: nice enough

Posted by Theo Heselmans on June 24th, 2007

Most people use the VLOOKUP function in Excel regularly. It's a nice enough function, as it does a look-up of a value on a table, and returns the corresponding value of another column of the same tab

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Notes Data to Excel: the fast way

Posted by Theo Heselmans on June 21st, 2007

I do a lot of Excel reporting using Notes data, lately. This is pretty easy stuff, because you just have to create an Excel object and put a value into a cell. Look at the following straightforward L

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Invitation !

Posted by Theo Heselmans on June 19th, 2007

Last year in September, I was invited to help with the 'vendange' (grape harvest) at Château Goubau. This winery is situated in de 'Côtes de Castillon', only 10 km. from the famous (and beautiful)

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Great Spanish Wine

Posted by Theo Heselmans on June 18th, 2007

I'm a big fan of red Spanish wine. Penedes, Navarra and Ribera del Duero are my preferred DOCs. One of my all time favorite is from another 'appelation': Toro. The bodega is called 'Finca Sobreño'.

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A Present for you

Posted by Theo Heselmans on June 17th, 2007

You can't imagine the number of times I needed to do a full-text search for an empty field. A couple of months ago I read the most amazing undocumented feature in the FT-search: is present. The tip

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Finally did it !

Posted by Theo Heselmans on June 16th, 2007

After months of doubt, I finally started my own blog. No idea who's going to read it, but that's not important now. At least I made a start. I got some topics I thought about talking, but I'll just se

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