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Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Count Words and Display Progress Bar

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to display a progress bar while counting the number of words in Word documents. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things that a writer does is keep track of words. This is not so much because one gets paid by the word (although in the past ...

Weekend Scripter: Convert Word Documents to PDF Files with PowerShell

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, talks about using Windows PowerShell to convert Word documents to PDF files en-masse. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today’s blog is brought to you by Windows PowerShell MVP and honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney. Previous blog posts by Sean Kearney Take it away Sean… ...

Easily Unblock All Files in a Directory Using PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to unblock all files in a directory. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the day. As those of you who have been reading the Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog on a regular basis know, today is the speaker’s dinner (and scripting slumber party) for ...

Use PowerShell to Autocomplete Word Built-in Properties

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to automatically complete the Microsoft Word built-in properties. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Registration for the Charlotte PowerShell Saturday event to be held on September 15, 2012 is underway. (Incidentally, that is the day after my birthday. ...

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