Activate Windows Start Button Snippets


Here's how to invoke a click on a Windows Start button from code.

25 February, 2013   

AppleScript code example to restart Django development server

13 December, 2011   

Chooses a pre-determined playlist from your iTunes library

23 January, 2013   

Adjusted for daylight saving or standard time as appropriate.

22 September, 2012   

Allows you to take a user to the previous page they were on using a button

It's an unfortunate necessity that you need to write different code for windows sometimes or at the very least load different libraries since there is no fork(), etc. This is how you can tell.

This is the kind of function every web developer should have in their toolbox for future use: give it a string, a start, and an end, and it will return the text contained with $start and $end.

05 January, 2013   

You can use carriage return characters to break the line: & # x 0 0 A ;

Shows how to focus a control in a Windows Form. If you are working with Web forms it is very simple, you just use "WebControl.Focus()" but this does not work for Windows Forms.

You may create a back button like your browser has. The following script allows the visitor to press a button and returns the him to the previous page.

06 July, 2013   

Draws angled text on a canvas at position X,Y.

12 January, 2011   

Browsers already have "back" buttons, so you'd better have a darn good reason for needing to put one on your page! This is totally obtrusive, but you could fix that by only appending this button through JavaScript.

03 January, 2013   

Choose a color scheme as found in the Display control panel applet

Place the following JavaScript code into your HTML where you would like the button to appear:

09 November, 2013   

Just like your browser's back button, the following script allows the user to press a button to returns the user to the previous page. Paste the following code where you want the button to appear on your page:

19 June, 2012   

Adjusts the brightness of a color by a specified amount in range -255..255.

Example code for moves cursor to the start of the selection (variations):

Place the following code where you would like the button to appear.

10 December, 2013   

VB.Net code for Fullscreen

13 December, 2011   

You can use to find and replace text in a variable. This script created by Bruce Phillips, one of the leading posters at MacScripter.