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Earlier today I had to open a Word document and I wanted to move it to my other monitor.
Then it occured to me - there's no place on the title bar to click & drag. The Title bar is full of "features" now. When did it ever become a good idea to move controls off a toolbar, which you can hide, rearrange, and move, to the Title Bar. Even the actualy title is some kind of save control that opens a drop down with save options.
When I tried to drag to window to the other monitor, I hit the title, and instead of moving, this drop down opened. Then I had to actually go find some place in the title bar to hold on to to move the window.
So instead of Click, Drag, Move, done, I had to spend 2 minutes trying to figure the damn thing out. What I'm sure was an "enhancment in the name of productivity" has really become an annoyance that makes me not want to use this app any more.
After coding apps for 35+ years, I'm strugging to the the evolution in software we use these days.
If it's not broken, fix it until it is.
Everything makes sense in someone's mind.
Ya can't fix stupid.
You seem to under-estimate the penetration of US cultural products around the world. Nearly 25 years ago, I saw a Coca-Cola billboard in the middle of nowhere on the Tibetan plateau (somewhere between Lhasa and the Nepali border). I'm not surprised these teenagers know about marvel franchise.
"Five fruits and vegetables a day? What a joke!
Personally, after the third watermelon, I'm full."
Yah I should not be surprised, while travelling down the Mekong we visited a Cambodian village which had only 1 TV in a dirt floored hall where everyone sat on the ground watching a Thai games show it was bizarre.
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity -
I'm old. I know stuff - JSOP
you should try the spanish "narices" (nose), "huevos" (eggs) or "cojones" ("testicles" colloquial with vulgar tendence)
If something has a solution... Why do we have to worry about?. If it has no solution... For what reason do we have to worry about?
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Anything that is unrelated to elephants is irrelephant Anonymous - The problem with quotes on the internet is that you can never tell if they're genuine Winston Churchill, 1944 - Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not be able to tell the difference. Mark Twain
Or don't take the medication at all, and become the bartender at James Bonds favorite pub.
"the debugger doesn't tell me anything because this code compiles just fine" - random QA comment
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I have a colleague who has been the Lone Ranger in a project for a couple of years now but recently that project's problems has become a much higher priority (it's a system for the gov't and we've landed a significant new contract to expand this service to a larger number of gov't agencies, ergo the higher visibility).
A small group of us have been moved onto the project to help get everything up to snuff. He has long complained that he doesn't have the ability to test code before pushing it to develop, which is partially true.
However, there is some basic testing he COULD do but apparently doesn't since I can't get my code tested for finding bugs in stuff he's pushed to develop. Things like testing the SQL to make sure it doesn't throw syntax errors or "Inconsistent types" (comparing a boolean to a string)
Since he's been the Lone Ranger in this code for so long, he's a little prickly about us coming into his domain.
How tactful should I be and how long should I remain tactful?