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Android browser autofit fix

The built in Android browser for versions 4.something onwards have an annoying little feature called auto-fit turned on automatically. What this does is fix the width of the primary text column to be as wide as the …

Using PHP DomDocument to remove nodes

I needed to strip out some DOM nodes from a HTML file. I would use SED but some of the tags are multiline, and SED/regexes really don’t understand HTML/XML and get really confused if you’re using nested tags …

The wonder of xargs

If you’re ever sat at the linux commandline and had a repetitive task to complete on some files or directories then you’ll find “xargs” together with “find” a very useful combination. …

Search and Replace in Visual Studio

Today I’ve been parsing some text files in Visual Studio 2010 express in a semi-manual kind of way (lots of Find and Replace commands!). They were generally not too bad but I needed to clean them up to bring them …