Copy and paste with Putty running on an Ubuntu VM

Last Updated on January 17, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

THIS was driving me batty. I have Putty running on Ubuntu which runs on an Oracle Virtualbox on a Win 10 machine. I was trying to copy and paste and getting nowhere. The solution turned out to be pretty simple

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Joomla, Artisteer and graphical buttons for the top menu

Last Updated on December 2, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

We use Artisteer to create templates for our Joomla projects. It does a great job overall.

We were trying to create a top menu and it was rendering as text, not as a graphical menu.

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How to override table settings for Joomla sites with Artisteer generated templates

Last Updated on December 1, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

We had a bit of trouble figuring out how to modify the settings of tables in sites that use an Artisteer generated table. We use JCE as our content editor.

The solution was quite simple:

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Centering Tables in Joomla with an Artisteer Template

Last Updated on December 1, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

Yes, I know.. Tables are deprecated.. However, they can be useful in certain cases.

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Artisteer templates with Ruby on Rails – Header and graphics not showing – solution

Last Updated on November 30, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

I was creating a Ruby on Rails site and used Artisteer 4.3 to generate the template.

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Getting “Wrap each selected line in a tag” with Ctrl + Shift + W working in Aptana

Last Updated on November 30, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

I was trying to get a feature of Aptana working correctly. According to context menu when working on a view, you should be able to hit CTRL + SHIFT + W to put a tag around the selected text. Once the tag shows around the text, you can change it to whatever you want: H3, LI etc.

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