Monthly Archives: February 2013

[Solved] 6176 – Quickbooks cannot get the address of the server.

Quickbooks cannot get the address of the server. We recommend you download the Quickbooks Connection Diagnostic Tool which can access and possibly correct the problem. If the problem continues, contact Support for assistance. `Error codes: (-6176, 0).` How do I resolve this? Quickbooks cannot get the address of the server Solution I called into Quickbooks and they asked if I was running a multi-user version of Quickbooks and I told them I was not. They asked if I was running Windows 8, Windows 7, or Windows Vista. I told them I was running Windows XP. They asked if I was using Quickbooks 2013 or Quickbooks 2012 and I told them I was using Quickbooks 2011 – which they then asked me if I wanted to upgrade for 20% of at a price of $149 and I told them I did not want to upgrade. I asked if they could help with the problem and they asked me to set up remote access for them to look at the problem. I asked if they could just tell me what to do. What they said was to open up the task manager by pressing Control+Alt+Delete and then kill all processes starting with qb – for me that was just QBW32.EXE that fixed the issue: I asked if there was anything else that could be done and they told me to update the software, which is already at revision “R12P” which can be confirmed by pressing “Control+1” or “F2” when quickbooks is open:

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Uncaught SyntaxError: Invalid regular expression: /(^|\.)fb(\.|$)/: Stack overflow

Today I was trying to use fancybox with jQuery and bootstrap while doing some website work. While trying to do some looping functions, like creating a gallery I started getting this error in the console: Uncaught SyntaxError: Invalid regular expression: /(^|\.)fb(\.|$)/: Stack overflow I did a lot of searching and found that error is typically caused by things like javascript variables that contain invisible characters like \u200B and maybe the ^M windows line ending. After searching through a lot of my files for the site I realized the problem was in one of the libraries I was using: Bootstrap As far as I can tell there is an issue in Bootstrap version 2.3.0 that causes this. I switched from using this Bootstrap url (2.3.0): netdna.bootstrapcdn.com/twitter-bootstrap/2.3.0/js/bootstrap.min.js To instead using 2.2.2 which is at: netdna.bootstrapcdn.com/twitter-bootstrap/2.2.2/js/bootstrap.min.js The error went away and fancybox / fancyapps started working just fine again.

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Gillette Razor Lineup

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How to Select a jQuery UI tab with Javascript

The documentation for jQueryUI tabs is a bit cryptic. It was not immediately clear how to Select a jQuery UI tab with Javascript, but I got it working with this little bit of code: $( “#tabs” ).tabs( ‘select’, “#profile” ); #profile is the id of the tab you would like to select, and #tabs is the element you set up the tabs on by calling $( “#tabs” ) You may also have to use jQuery instead of $ if you have noConflict mode enabled, the tabs need to be initialized first (as previously mentioned), and it is possible you will need to put all this info inside the ‘jQuery document ready’ wrapper: jQuery(function($){ $( “#tabs” ).tabs( ‘select’, “#profile” ); });

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Paypal Multiple IPN

When using GravityForms with the PayPal extension, the plugin asks you to set your IPN in paypal to: http://www.yoursite.com/?page=gf_paypal_ipn This is the settings page: The problems facing Paypal Multiple IPN are: You can only have one PayPal account because PayPal will terminate multiple accounts if you try to set them up PayPal only allows you to enter one IPN address on their website (admin) Potential Solutions are: Use the PayPal API to set the notify_url in your request Use a broadcast script to have a single IPN endpoint that will make CURL requests to all of your endpoints Ask your plugin developer to update the plugin you are using to use the notify_url instead of hard coding the IPN endpoint

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WordPress 3.6 changes the admin icons

The new version of WordPress – 3.6 – which is still in Alpha as of Feb 2013, has changed the admin icon set for the main menu in the administrative interface. Here is a preview of what the new icons look like: What do you think about the new icon set?

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What is the SIPS equivalent in Linux / Unix?

If you’re used to the OSX sips utility to convert and resize images, you might be surprised when you are on a linux box and realize that utility is not available. According to the OS X man page, SIPS is: sips — scriptable image processing system. On unix and linux there are some great alternatives, but the one I like to use is imagemagick ( http://www.imagemagick.org/script/index.php ) According to their site: Use ImageMagick to convert, edit, or compose bitmap images in a variety of formats. In addition, resize, rotate, shear, distort or transform images automagically. How to Geek has a good blog post showing how to use the convert utility to change image sizes easily: The syntax is something like this: convert example.png -resize 200×100 example.png

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Brawny gods just flocked up to quiz and vex him.

The history behind Brawny gods just flocked up to quiz and vex him. is fairly simple – it is used to get all 26 letters of the english alphabet into a short sentence, with 47 characters. Brawny gods just flocked up to quiz and vex him. If you look up The quick brown fox on Wikipedia you’ll find this is similar to what they say: “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” is an English-language pangram – a phrase that contains all of the letters of the alphabet. It has been used to test typewriters and computer keyboards, and in other applications involving all of the letters in the English alphabet. Owing to its brevity and coherence, it has become widely known. TypeKit also uses Brawny gods just flocked up to quiz and vex him., among other frases to demonstrate their fonts.

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Does Sending a Second Chance Offer Prevent the First Buyer from Purchasing?

On E-bay, does Sending a Second Chance Offer Prevent the First Buyer from Purchasing? A “Second Chance Offer” is when the seller of an item has been given the ability (authorized by eBay) to sell you an item you placed a bid on, but didn’t win. You can buy the item at your original bid price and all safely done right on eBay (just as if you had won the auction). So can I send a second chance offer while still waiting on the first buyer to pay? Yes you can! You can make second chance offers as long as you have more of the same item and you have buyers who accept second chance offers (default setting under preferences). eBay indicates in the bid history of each item who qualifies for a second chance offer. Just one-click and your offer is on its way! This is perfect if you have 3 brand new GE Toaster Ovens and you’ve only listed one, for example.

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