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Meet Jonathan: Creating Cortana’s ‘personality’
When you interact with Cortana, you're in touch with the work of Jonathan Foster's team. He leads creation of what Cortana says, which is a major part of how she shows her "personality".
Writer's Exercise Software for Microsoft Word
I have been thinking how helpful it would be to have software that can be set alongside a Microsoft Document that exercises a writer's momentum, that can be used to stimulate a writer out of writer's block, or even basic training skills (such as defragmenting or verb confusion correction). I could imagine that the seniority that Microsoft is able to create such software from, the programs would be worthwhile and a lot of fun!
Meet Ashley: Make support content useful and friendly
Meet Ashley, who writes Windows help content so that finding an answer or fixing a problem is easier, and even enjoyable.
Computer Humor for the Day!
Clean computer Humor has a way of making a long day seem a less humdrum, so here is the first of hopefully more to come to brighten your days! There was once a young man who, in his youth, professed his desire to become a great writer. When asked to define "Great" he said, "I want to write stuff that the whole world will read, stuff that people will react to on a truly emotional level, stuff that will make them scream, cry, howl in pain and anger!" He now works for Microsoft, writing error messages!
Use Scripts and Notepad to Make a Shutdown computer Shortcut
Some people have stated they wanted to be able to shutdown the computer from the desktop so I am going to tell you how; First you need to open Notebook and then click on File. Now click on new. You now have a blank page in front of you. What you're going to do next is write a simple piece of Script code to your new blank page. The Script is; @echo off shutdown -s -t 30 -c "shutting down within 30 sec" Once you have done this, you will then click on file again and then click on Save File As. A window will open up. What have to do is where it says Save as File Type, change it to all files. Now name the file Shutdown.bat. Once you have done this click next. You have just successfully created a Shortcut that you can place on your Desktop to Shutdown your computer. Simply go to where you saved the file and drag it to the Desktop. Here is the Scripts for Shutdown / Restart / Logoff; SHUTDOWN @echo off shutdown -s -t 30 -c "shutting down within 30 sec" RESTART @echo off shutdown -r -t 30 -c "Restart within 30 sec" LOGOFF @echo off shutdown -l -t 30 -c "Logoff within 30 sec" Just follow the above steps for each one. Happy Computing Everyone!
Cortana: a digital assistant with personality and smarts
People like Cortana for her personality and intelligence. And that starts with a team of writers.
Microsoft Virtual Agent offers personalized support 24-7
Microsoft Virtual Agent offers instant technical support 24/7. Learn how content and science teams came together to create friendly, conversational artificial intelligence.
Writing made easy with Office Dictate
With the Dictate feature of Office 365, writing has never been easier. The built-in Dictate tool within Office will help you save time, increase your efficiency, and assist those with writing challenges in capturing their thoughts in a productive way.
Night light: Why Windows won't keep you up at night
The light shining from your PC screen does more than just display your work. As Windows engineer Tyler Donahue explains, one of a computer screen's eye-opening effects led to creation of the night light feature in Windows 10.
How do you take screenshots?
Did you know with the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, you can set the PrtScn button on your keyboard to open the Snip & Sketch app? I find this to be the fastest way to take and share a screenshot. How do you take your screenshots? -Joe, Services Advisor at Microsoft
Lists the identity and status of writers, and displays metadata such as component details and excluded files. This is the default parameter. detailed: Lists the same information as metadata, but detailed includes the full file list for all components. status: Lists only the identity and status of registered writers.
Writers maintain their state in an XML-based metadata object, the Writer Metadata Document. This writer metadata is the only data structure that contains the file set—path, file specification, and recursion flag—of the data to be backed up and restored.
Writers can explicitly do the following: Allow all processes access to call into the writer process. This option may be adequate for many writers, and is used by other COM servers—for example, all SVCHOST-based Windows services are already using this option, as are all COM+ Services by default.
In-Box VSS Writers. 05/31/2018; 15 minutes to read; In this article. The Windows operating system includes a set of VSS writers that are responsible for enumerating the data that is required by various Windows features.
Based on the book The Freedom Writers Diary and supported by a cast of first-time actors who drew from their actual experiences on the street, Gruwell teaches us all an important lesson about tolerance and trust.