Get MS Form attachments in Power Automate

Posted on March 24, 2021

This post describes how to use Power Automate to get files uploaded using MS Forms and send them as attachments to an email. Start the flow with a "When a new response is submitted" trigger for MS Forms. First, get the response details for the response that triggered the flow. Then do Parse JSON…

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Update to blackjack component

Posted on March 18, 2021

Today I learned how to use git modules: First you add the submodule reference to & : Then pull the submodule when it updates: Incidentally, I am now using this method to make a submodule of this site's repo. Consequently, I don't have to manually copy over the source code for blackjack to…

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Filtering SharePoint Modern Calendar View

Posted on January 25, 2021

A few months ago Microsoft started rolling out a modern version of the beloved calendar view for lists in SharePoint Online. The modern view is a great improvement in some respects, but it does not seem to permit filtering of the items that appear in the list except by using the ad-hoc filter panel…

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I'm going to GatsbyConf 2021

Posted on January 22, 2021

GatsbyConf 2021 I have been using Gatsby for a while and I like it so far. I haven't attended any conferences since 2019 so this seems like a good one: low-stakes, personal interest, and all virtual, baby.

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ImageMagick Notes

Posted on January 04, 2021

Gist Imagemagick is a powerful command-line tool for editing images. This page includes some notes for how to use ImageMagick for simple image resizing tasks. This is useful because ImageMagick is lighter than Bridge or Photoshop and, when used with PowerShell, can help you make changes to a large…

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Remotely Manage Hyper-V Host

Posted on December 09, 2020

I have a Hyper-V host running on an ESXI host, so to manage the Hyper-V VM's I have to use Remote Desktop to get to the Hyper-V Host to open the management console, which is inefficient. Instead I would prefer to manage the Hyper-V host remotely, using Hyper-V Manager. The page below describes how…

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