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  • 2007 Super Fund Performance

    In typical fashion I have neglected to post information to this blog until way after the event. In that vein, Bainsworld Superannuation Fund produced an investment earnings rate for 2007 of 42.7%, a huge improvement...

  • Simple password generator

    This is a simple digit only password generator that I use for a number of purposes. My recent post about managing automation objects uses this function and I forgot to include it there - I...

  • Automation Manager Class

    I needed a way to manage calls to different office automation servers in a consistent fashion. These were mostly from Access to extract data from a large number of Excel workbooks. Specifically what I wanted...

  • Strip different types of characters from a string

    I realised that one of my earlier posts Generic Function to Copy Excel Data references a function called ‘tcStripChars’ in order to remove control characters from a cell value. This was required to prevent Excel...

  • Automatic email account assignment in Outlook

    I use Google Apps to host my family’s and my private company’s email but I manage my email through Outlook (because I prefer to operate off-line and I need to synchronise with my Nokia N95...

  • Generic function to copy Excel data between workbooks

    I needed a way to ensure that some Excel workbooks that were being completed by customers and uploaded to a server for analysis and subsequent loading into a database, were not being tampered with. Certainly...

  • 2006 Super Fund Performance

    I just noticed that I forgot to post last year’s results for the Bainsworld Superannuation Fund. Our investment earnings rate for 2006 was 11.7% which seems a little low given the way the Australian market...

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