• About Paul Kiddie

    .NET developer at thetrainline.com, previously web developer at MRM Meteorite. Awarded a PhD in misbehaviour detection in wireless ad-hoc networks.A keen C# ASP.net developer bridging the gap with APIs and JavaScript frameworks, one web app at a time.

    http://www.paulkiddie.com

    A fix for Error 720: A Connection to the remote computer could not be established when trying to connect to a Windows 7 VPN

    by  • June 9, 2011 • windows 7 • 64 Comments

    I was recently re-setting up my Windows 7 VPN server and forgot an essential step that led me to get ‘Error 720: A Connection to the remote computer could not be established’ when trying to connect to it with Windows-based clients. Turns out you might need to assign an IP address range to the VPN […]

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    And we’re back….

    by  • March 10, 2010 • blog • 0 Comments

    Apologies for those of you trying to access my blog over the past couple of days: normal service has now resumed after getting severely let down by my old web host. Luckily I had some recent (but not fully up to date) backups so all bar a couple of the posts are intact. I’ll recreate […]

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    Including Visio diagrams in LyX documents

    by  • March 3, 2010 • lyx, TeX, visio • 1 Comment

    If you want to be able to include Visio drawings within your LyX documents, the process is relatively painless as you can export the drawing as a PDF and embed the PDF directly into the document. First, create your diagram in Visio as normal. Then, click File > Page Setup, select the Page Size tab […]

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    Commenting on PDFs generated from LaTeX documents

    by  • March 2, 2010 • pdf, TeX • 0 Comments

    PDF’s generated with pdflatex, the pdf generator for LaTeX documents which is used by default in LyX, cannot be commented on directly through the use of Adobe Reader alone (currently as of version 9). See http://www.tug.org/pipermail/pdftex/2008-August/007802.html for a good explanation for this. To enable this feature using only Adobe products you need to run the […]

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