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postBox: Outlook for Engineers

August 19, 2013 1

Introducing postBox, a couple (literally) of time savers for Outlook. I wrote them both in anger, having waster hours (in total) of my life seemingly…Read More

EngCel: Colours, Names and More

March 28, 2013 2

EngCel is a free add-in for Excel that I write and maintain. At its core EngCel it’s an easy-to-use in-line syntax for super-script, sub-script, Greek and mathematical characters. This week I thought I’d update you all on…Read More

The LUSAS Scripting Pack

January 10, 2013 1

The LSP (LUSAS Scripting Pack, for those with more time than acronyms) is the result of two years playing with the LPI, in an attempt to enhance the experience. As the LSP is formed of over 35 scripts, some of which…Read More

preDict’ive Text in Word

November 22, 2012 47

One of my chief criticisms of winword (as it was once known) is that I have to do all the typing. I know what you’re thinking: “Tom- that’s a little unfair, you can’t expect it to know what you’re thinking.” But it’s not. The…Read More

Inline Sub/Super- Script in Excel, and More…

October 25, 2012 23

I have written an Excel add-in called EngCel which does, however, make engineering in Excel a little more bearable. EngCel provides in-line superscript and subscript shortcuts for excel using the fairly standard ^ and…Read More

LUSAS Licence Challenger

September 13, 2012

Challenger essentially provides the polling support for the LUSAS licence client, giving you a way to see who is logged in, and to constantly challenge for any licences that come available. This is especially useful…Read More

Engineering with Excel

August 30, 2012 4

Considering how ubiquitous the Office suite is, however, it is not that surprising that for (relatively) simple calculations, repetitive design methods and result processing most engineers turn to Excel. Despite how much it…Read More