Tag Archives: computing

Change Windows Desktop Time Format

Change Windows Desktop Time Format This post shows you how to change the windows desktop time format into something a little more standard. Since I realised that it could help me keep my date-labelled files and folders in order, I’ve been a fan, supporter and advocate of ISO 8601, which sets the standard of yyyy-mm-dd.… Read More »

Notepad2 Datestamp

How to insert and modify the Notepad2 Datestamp I like to keep a running plain text file as a journal of tasks, ideas, and cool things I find. Whilst I could just keep this as jumble of different thoughts, it makes so much more sense to keep track of the time and date that I… Read More »

Organising Computational Projects

As computational projects grow the folder structure of scripts, configuration files and outputs can often become bloated and confused. You can help prevent this by spending some time early on to get the folder structure right. This is a useful guide to organising computational projects:  http://www.ploscompbiol.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pcbi.1000424 I often got lost trying to find “that simulation”… Read More »

Origin scripting

Origin scripting can be very useful, but I’ve never really got to grips with it. To avoid having to use many different menus to manipulate workbooks, you can use ‘Before formula scripts‘ when you set column values. It took me a while to find a good guide on this, but this is what i was… Read More »