Andrew Conroy has released a configuration tool for James Peacock’s KeyMapper module, allowing you to more easily set up your key mappings if you are either using a keyboard that doesn’t provide all of the keys you need, or if you want some keys to act as mouse buttons – particularly useful for some laptops, […]
Kevin Wells has released yet another update to his front-end for PDFUtils, a set of command-line tools for manipulating PDF files in various ways. Version 1.03 of KPDFUtil now supports converting PDF pages to JPEG files.
The Midlands User Group (MUG) usually meets once every other month, and the meeting this month would ordinarily have taken place today – but like other user group meetings and shows, it couldn’t go ahead because of the pandemic and consequent lockdown.
I don’t think anyone can possibly disagree with me when I say that 2020, so far, has been an unusual year. Most of the world is in some form of lockdown due to the SARS-CoV-2 (novel coronavirus) pandemic, with movements beyond our homes and interactions with people beyond our own households at a minimum – […]
The lockdown may have been eased slightly in the UK (elsewhere may vary), meaning you are permitted to venture outside for longer for your daily exercise, but that doesn’t mean you should be outside all day, every day – so what can you do at home for the rest of the day?
With its first release less than a month ago, Kevin Wells’ latest application, KPDFUtil, has seen an update – its second since release.
A new version of RPCEmu has been released, offering an easy way to get up and running if you haven’t used RPCEmu before – and if you wish, to try out RISC OS Direct without needing a Raspberry Pi.
At the 2019 London Show, news broke of something to be called RISC OS Direct – a new distribution (distro) of the operating system, and an accompanying video series. The actual launch of RISC OS Direct happened in February, at the Southwest Show, so should be covered in the show report – but that report […]
A pair of applications from R-Comp have been updated – NetFetch moving up to version 5.52, and Fireworkz Pro to version 2.24.6.
Kevin Wells’ recently released KPDFUtil, which provides a front-end for some features offered by PDFutils, has already seen its first update. Version 1.01 now includes support for extracting images from PDF files, with options for all images, or just those found on a certain range of pages. The new version also benefits from some minor […]