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How to create a self signed SSL certificate and how to use it with your web Server.

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SSL certificate is the foremost important aspect of any website. If your website is running without the SSL, the modern browsers will stop the users from entering the website. Of course, there are ways to bypass that, at your own risk. As long as your website has no commercial data exchange, sensitive user information, etc, you are still good to run a website without a proper SSL certificate. For example, a blog can run without an SSL.  Note that Google AdSense accepts websites without SSL.  But the topic of this post is about Self Signed SSL certificate. How to create one, how to use it, and where to use it.  Let us see where to use it. For any website which is used for internal purposes, it's always a good idea to use Self Signed SSL, instead of paying for a real SSL certificate. Internal I mean, within a company, team, or for personal uses, for testing purposes, etc.  Now, let us see how to create a self-signed SSL certificate.  What you need A Linux machine.  OpenSSL utility  A

How to create MS Word document automatically by inserting text file content to the word document

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There are many situations you may want to automate the MS Word document creation. In my previous posts, I have explained how to automate document generation using VBA. It was to create a new document. Every time you run the VBA code, it will create a new MS Word file. How to create a template in MS Word Now, I will explain how to insert a text file into the document as is at a specified location into an existing document. This is very useful if you are modifying an existing document. The main feature of this VBA is, it can insert new content at a specific location. That means you can insert new content into any part of the existing document, not just append the new content at the end of the file. The first step is to create a bookmark in the word document where the text file content will be pasted. Then, open the text file using VBA code and paste the content at the bookmark. Save the file with a different name. Before saving optionally you can remove the bookmark. Below video sh

How to make a copy of current document MS Word automation with dynamic fields

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How to make a copy of the current document using VBA in MS Word It makes use of the dynamic fields to create a new document with different values. The MS word document can be used as a template file. Using this template you can create a new document without much effort. Click on the button and fill the necessary information. And the document will be created at the specified location. Edit the macro and modify the hardcoded values as per your needs. Change the location of the target file. The new file will be created and stored at this location  This video explains the detailed steps to create and use this template. Part 1:  how to use dynamic fields in ms word https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlzyKniRckQ you can download the ms word file here https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B4UB3eOhhY26ZWhySlpROWlidEU