Author Archives: Ludwig

About Ludwig

Lending a helping hand where I can. . . My motto: If it is worth doing, it is worth doing well.

VMware Player Updated

VMware Workstation 12 Player Released VMware Player has been a popular way to run virtual machines on Windows, and other, operating systems. A new version, now called VMware Workstation 12 Player, was released on August 24, 2015. The new version … Continue reading

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Microsoft Survey

Have I been too critical, Microsoft? The relationship between Microsoft and myself goes back nearly three decades. During that time I developed software for fun and for industrial applications,  much of it for PCs, and mostly Windows PCs at that. … Continue reading

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Windows 10 is coming!

Windows 10 is on its way Microsoft has started the free upgrade process to Windows 10 for PCs running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8.1. The date of the installation will happen some time after July 29, 2015. That is … Continue reading

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Blogging from Word

For a couple of months I have been testing the preview version of Office 2016. Each time I open Word I am intrigued by the templates that are offered: Preparing blog posts is supported in Word! The prior versions of … Continue reading

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Windows 10 – Is it soup yet?

Importing Photos in Windows 10 The latest Windows 10 Technical Preview, Build 10041,  already looks much more professional than the “for toddlers only” feel of Windows 8 and 8.1. The full screen Start page is gone as is the full … Continue reading

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Images in Posts

Originally posted on Live Writer Basics:
Images In Posts – Sources and Methods This is a revisit of this topic with updates and a look at how Live Writer works with the current versions of WordPress and Blogger. Many new…

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ICE-2 Distortion and Correction

Originally posted on Café Ludwig:
This is my second look at ICE 2.o, the Microsoft Research Image Composite Editor version 2.0. In this article we will take a look at distorting and correcting images and more. If you just open…

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