The latest articles by Irene Burn

  • Telnet tool: definition, how it works, principal commands

    Telnet is a protocol used for emulating a remote terminal. Telnet tool is an implementation of the Telnet protocol, which translates the protocol specifications into a programming language to create a program that can emulate a terminal. It operates in a client/server environment, meaning that the remote machine is configured as a server and consequently waits for the client to request a service from it.

  • Split a workbook into individual files in Excel

    A Microsoft Excel Workbook consisting of several worksheets can be split into individual files with minimal manual intervention. This can be done with the help of Excel Worksheet Separator: a powerful and user-friendly tool.

  • How to calculate VAT in Excel: formula

    In this article we will take a quick look at simple formulas in Excel, especially the calculation of VAT and inclusive of the sale price (including tax) for a purchase price without VAT (tax).

  • Adding space in mount point: to FSTAB

    File System table or FSTAB refers to system configurations which are usually used on a Linux environment. Sometimes users may have problems with adding spaces in mouth point path. This mainly happens because here various options are separated by a space.

  • Intel Core 2 duo overclocking: guide, software

    Overclocking is referred to when the user can change the system parameters to custom values which makes the computer or some of its components work faster than what is specified by the manufacturers. The way Intel Core2Duo is designed leaves a huge potential for overclocking.

  • Linux read file line by line: for loop

    This article will introduce the concept of playing a file line by line in Linux with the help of examples and best user tips. We'll walk you through some of the most common errors made when reading a file on the Linux platform, and show you examples of how the for loop and while loop outputs differ. We'll also provide you with some tips and examples on how to initiate a loop, and how to use the while loop output.

  • Run macro on opening: worksheet, workbook

    Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet application which is included as part of Microsoft office software. It features graphic tools, calculations, pivot tables and macro programming. It has the ability to automatically execute or run an Excel macro code. Macros are the set of commands used to create, record and save repetitive tasks.

  • How to create an Autorun.inf file: in Windows 7

    An Autorun.inf file enables the automatic running of CD files on your computer. When you insert a CD/DVD into the drive, this application allows the files to run without manual prompting. They are in synchronization with the system configuration. Autorun has been popularised by Windows and it saves a lot of time and effort for the user.