How to Format the Labels in a Pie Chart in SSRS 2008 R2

OK this REALLY made me do a facepalm. I was wresting again with SSRS (Microsoft’s SQL Server Reporting Services), and was just trying to format the numbers in a pie chart. It seemed clear enough: right click on the little numbers in the pie chart and edit the number format. It even displays all┬áthe numbers …

How to Remove a Workspace from Team Foundation Server 2008 [#TFS #dotnetdev]

Recently I ended up having a workspace conflict in Team Foundation since it paired another user’s name with my machine’s name, and then when I attempted to establish a new workspace, it complained with a message like: The working folder C:\dev\MyWorkingFolder is already in use by the workspace MYMACHINENAME;otherguy on computer MYMACHINENAME. So after a …

How to Add a “Send Link” Button to the Bookmarks Bar in Chrome

Really helpful tutorial about how to add a bookmarklet to your Chrome Bookmarks Bar that emails the URL to the current page open in Chrome. I needed to do this recently so this really came in handy, and it’s super easy to implement. Basically here are the steps: Open Chrome (if it’s not already…). Right-click …

Separation Anxiety from Apple Magic Trackpad Eased with Logitech T650

I love my Apple Magic Trackpad, but it can be tricky to get working on a Windows machine, so I decided instead to try out the Logitech T650 Wireless Rechargeable Touchpad. So far so good. The feel is very similar to the Apple trackpad, and the gestures (even under Windows 7) are tweakable so they …