FrontMatter for VSC

I recently set up a addon for Visual Studio Code, for editing Markdown files in HUGO. The addon was from Elio Struyf called FrontMatter. I got it working quickly enough. Although I had problems with the media paths not showing correctly in the media browser. The reason for this was, I’d used the default setting (as mentioned in the documentation) which assumes media will be in the root static folder, where as I had media in an assets folder under the content folder....

November 1, 2021 · 1 min · Mark

SMB Mac 11.3.1

Apple in its infinite wisdom changed the settings for Samba ‘SMB’ protocol and killed access to my NAS server, thanks Apple not like I wasn’t using it all the time. I found a fix online, don’t trust me check if there are any risks in this fix: Create or edit this following file and add the 2 lines to the file. ~/Library/Preferences/nsmb.conf [default] protocol_vers_map=2

May 8, 2021 · 1 min · Mark

Function Key Toggle Apple Keyboard.

For Windows using the Apple USB keyboard without Bootcamp Control Panel software i.e. you aren’t using a Mac but still want to use the APPLE SUB Keyboard. Open the Registry and search for the following Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\KeyMagic Find the entry OSXFnBehavior Change the value from 01 to 00 00 is Function Keys 01 is Media Keys Unplug the keyboard or restart the computer to reload the new value.  

June 27, 2019 · 1 min · Mark

Logitech Gaming Software – Mouse not Detected

After installing Karabiner Elements for MacOS I found that the Logitech Gaming Software (LGS) was no longer detecting the mouse and was showing the move mouse to wake dialog. It took a while to figure out that the cause was the recently installed Karabiner Software, exiting the software allowed immediate recognition of the mouse. Not sure what the cause is and the mouse was functional though not under the LGS command....

April 22, 2019 · 1 min · Mark

Dell Display Manager Hotkey

With the Dell Display Manager dmm.exe there are command-line parameters to allow some remote control. They are as follows: ddm.exe /IncControl 10 • to increase brightness ddm.exe /IncControl 12 • to increase contrast ddm.exe /DecControl 10 • to decrease brightness ddm.exe /DecControl 12 • to decrease contrast The default with no second figure set is 1 or 1% - so in my example I use 5 for 5% like so:...

December 1, 2018 · 2 min · Mark