My TV Interview was live today

தமிழில் மைக்ரோசாஃப்ட் ஆபிஸ் செயலிகளை எப்படிப் பயன்படுத்துவது என்று திரு மாலன் அவர்கள் திரு தி.ந.ச.வெங்கட ரங்கனை சன் நியூஸ் ஐ.டி டாட் காம் நிகழ்ச்சியில் 2005 மே ஒன்றில் கண்ட பேட்டி. இதில் எம்.எஸ்.ஆபிஸ் தமிழ் செயல் முறை விளக்கமும் இருக்கிறது. நன்றி: சன் டிவி. I have spoken in All India Radio Chennai a few back on “இணையத்தில் வணிகம்”, during my school 12th standard participated and came second in a popular Chennai Doordharshan (TV) Quiz programme conducted by Prof. வா.வே.சு. But today was different, my first full 30-minute-long TV Interview was live today in Sun News Channel from 5:30PM to 6PM.…

Office 2003 Tamil Language Interface Pack

After my earlier post on MS Office 2003 Tamil LIP, I had several inquiries on where you can download this. The single source for all Indic Language related information and download from Microsoft is the Bhasha Portal. Having said that, here is a cheat-sheet for trying this out: 1) You need Windows XP (Pro of Home) as your Operating System. 2) In Windows XP, go to “Regional and Language Settings” applet in Control Panel. There in the Second Tab, titled “Languages” Enable “Install Files for Complex Scripts and Right to…

Microsoft Office 2003 – Tamil LIP Launch on 15th April

Last Friday was a very special day for me, I did a demonstration on a stage that seated the “Who’s Who?”. The special event was one in which Microsoft India launched their Tamil Interface Pack for Microsoft Office 2003. C-DAC with association with Government of India also released a free Fonts and Software Tools for Tamil CD. The event was hosted by Mr Dayanidhi Maran – Cabinet Minister for IT & Communication and was attended by Dr Kalaingar Karunanidhi – Former Chief Minister Tamil Nadu, Mr G.K.Vasan – TN Congress President & other distinguished…

Screen Capture – Microsoft OneNote 2003

It is generally said that in a complex software product like Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Visual Studio, etc., 80% of people use only 20% of the feature. I realised how true it is yesterday. I have in my Laptop, MS Office 2003 installed, loaded with all the bells and whistles, including the new OneNote application. Though I have been using OneNote for some time now and find it convenient to put down quick notes, audio clips, etc,  I didn’t know it had a good screen capture function. In my one…

Article on PCQuest – Using OFFICE XP’s PIA from WinForms

Last year in March 2003, I got a chance to write an article for PC Quest Magazine. The article was on “Office XP PIA from Winforms”. USING OFFICE XP PIA from WinForms Learn how you can use hundreds of objects found in OfficeXP, extend and automate them in your Winforms projects. Writing a new .NET WinForms application? Need a spell checker or a formula driven grid control? When I said I am sure you thought of MS Word and MS Excel. Won’t it be great if you can reuse the…