After our 2010 Toyota Sienna van was in the shop this week, its driver’s side window stopped working correctly. It used to go all the way down automatically when you pushed it all the way down, and all the way up automatically when you pulled it all the way up. When you pulled the rocker switch half-way up or pushed it half-way down, then it would just move the window up and down per normal. Continue reading “Fixing a Toyota Sienna Automatic Window”
When I am working on a script that creates a number of files or backups, it is really helpful to be able to change all of the filenames at once to have a new file extension or prefix the filenames with something.
I take a lot of photos on my phone, and while HEIC is a great photo format there, it doesn’t work everywhere yet. I am frequently converting photos to send to family, post to social media, or even just to get them printed. I don’t use Photos normally, so having to import them into Photos and then export them as another format, like JPG, is tedious and time-consuming. Continue reading “Converting HEIC to JPG on a Mac”
Being a consultant, I am often sent CSV files and SQL files when starting a new project so I can get a development version of their environment up and running locally. Many times, these projects involve massive legacy databases, and when I get the files, they are too large to open in a text editor. Continue reading “Splitting Text Files That Are Too Large to Open”