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Using "nth-of-type" with IE8

IE8 apparently doesn't support the CSS selector "nth-of-type".

You can fix it by adding this script to your page:

You will also need to add the following script to the bottom of your page (of course you will need to swap the numbers with your own):

$("div:nth-of-type(1)").css("background", "#b44835");

I used this to fix an IE8 compatibility issue with something called InfoGrid:

Function To Find Largest UID Number In LDAP

 I got most of this function from It will find all the uidNumbers, sorting them largest to smallest, then return the largest number.

$ds = ldap_connect("localhost");  // assuming the LDAP server is on this host

    function findLargestUidNumber($ds)
      $s = ldap_search($ds, "ou=people,dc=yourdomain,dc=com", 'uidnumber=*');
      if ($s)
         // there must be a better way to get the largest uidnumber, but I can't find a way to reverse sort.
         ldap_sort($ds, $s, "uidnumber");

         $result = ldap_get_entries($ds, $s);
         $count = $result['count'];
         $biguid = $result[$count-1]['uidnumber'][0];
         return $biguid;
      return null;

$largestUID = findLargestUidNumber($ds);

LDAP shadowlastchange - Weird Date Format

I'm working on a PHP script that adds an user to a directory using LDAP.

Here's the formula required to get the date format that shadowlastchange uses:
$unixTimeDays = floor(time()/86400);

It's the days since the last epoch.

Py2exe Issues

When getting the directory of the file you're executing in python use the correct example:

CORRECT: os.path.abspath(os.path.dirname(sys.argv[0]))
INCORRECT: os.path.dirname(inspect.getsourcefile( lambda:None ))

If you're using py2exe, the incorrect example will just give error messages.

Outlook 2010 - Run a Script (Blank)

Apparently a script does not equal a macro in outlook. When you're setting up a rule, you have the option to run a script. However, your macro will not show up in the script menu unless it has (MyMail As MailItem) as an argument. Example:

Sub Save(MyMail As MailItem)

SaveEmailAttachmentsToFolder "AgentReports", "html", "C:\Users\EBRNPAL\Documents\Agent Reports\Saved"

End Sub

Save Outlook Attachments Automatically With A Macro


Sub Test()
'Arg 1 = Folder name in your Inbox
'Arg 2 = File extension, "" is every file
'Arg 3 = Save folder, "C:\Users\Ron\test" or ""
'If you use "" it will create a date/time stamped
'folder for you in the "My Documents" folder.
'Note: If you use this "C:\Users\Ron\test" the folder must exist

    SaveEmailAttachmentsToFolder "AgentReports", "html", "C:\Users\Paul\Documents\Agent Reports\Saved"

End Sub

Sub SaveEmailAttachmentsToFolder(OutlookFolderInInbox As String, _
                                 ExtString As String, DestFolder As String)
    Dim ns As NameSpace
    Dim Inbox As MAPIFolder
    Dim SubFolder As MAPIFolder
    Dim Item As Object
    Dim Atmt As Attachment
    Dim FileName As String
    Dim MyDocPath As String
    Dim I As Integer
    Dim wsh As Object
    Dim fs As Object

    On Error GoTo ThisMacro_err

    Set ns = GetNamespace("MAPI")
    Set Inbox = ns.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox)
    Set SubFolder = Inbox.Folders(OutlookFolderInInbox)

    I = 0
    ' Check subfolder for messages and exit of none found
    If SubFolder.Items.Count = 0 Then
        MsgBox "There are no messages in this folder : " & OutlookFolderInInbox, _
               vbInformation, "Nothing Found"
        Set SubFolder = Nothing
        Set Inbox = Nothing
        Set ns = Nothing
        Exit Sub
    End If

    'Create DestFolder if DestFolder = ""
    If DestFolder = "" Then
        Set wsh = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
        Set fs = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
        MyDocPath = wsh.SpecialFolders.Item("mydocuments")
        DestFolder = MyDocPath & "\" & Format(Now, "dd-mmm-yyyy hh-mm-ss")
        If Not fs.FolderExists(DestFolder) Then
            fs.CreateFolder DestFolder
        End If
    End If

    If Right(DestFolder, 1) <> "\" Then
        DestFolder = DestFolder & "\"
    End If

    ' Check each message for attachments and extensions
    For Each Item In SubFolder.Items
        For Each Atmt In Item.Attachments
            If LCase(Right(Atmt.FileName, Len(ExtString))) = LCase(ExtString) Then
                FileName = DestFolder & Item.SenderName & " " & Atmt.FileName
                Atmt.SaveAsFile FileName
                I = I + 1
            End If
        Next Atmt
    Next Item

    ' Show this message when Finished
    If I > 0 Then
        MsgBox "You can find the files here : " _
             & DestFolder, vbInformation, "Finished!"
        MsgBox "No attached files in your mail.", vbInformation, "Finished!"
    End If

    ' Clear memory
    Set SubFolder = Nothing
    Set Inbox = Nothing
    Set ns = Nothing
    Set fs = Nothing
    Set wsh = Nothing
    Exit Sub

    ' Error information
    MsgBox "An unexpected error has occurred." _
         & vbCrLf & "Please note and report the following information." _
         & vbCrLf & "Macro Name: SaveEmailAttachmentsToFolder" _
         & vbCrLf & "Error Number: " & Err.Number _
         & vbCrLf & "Error Description: " & Err.Description _
         , vbCritical, "Error!"
    Resume ThisMacro_exit

End Sub

Declaring 2 Variables At The Same Time In Python

I thought this was interesting:

import os
fileName, fileExtension = os.path.splitext('/path/to/somefile.ext') 

Since os.path.splitext returns a list of 2 items, you can assign those 2 list items to variables at the same time with the code above.