Archive for March, 2016

pip install rx

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

I just installed RxPy the Reactive extensions for Python, as you may guess from the title of this article. Well, that was easy. What next? Here’s a delightfully short program which does — ahem — something: It echoes stdin to stdout. Kinda. There are more newlines than I was expecting — an extra one after […]

Excel excess: how to remove unwanted styles with VBA

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Long story short, I just opened a workbook with 37,000 styles :(. Apparently this is a common problem). Allen Wyatt of ExcelTips suggests deleting non-builtin styles. But I had over 6,000 of those. And some of my user-defined styles are important! My solution is to remove any style whose name ends with a number, keeping […]