Utility to automatically add foreign accents into text anywhere in Windows

Following is a little utility I’ve coded recently, to automatically add foreign accents (diacritical marks) into Slovak, Czech and Polish language in real time (as you type). Utility works in anywhere in Windows, as demonstrates the following video showing how the program works inside the Notepad, which as we all know, does not natively include such functionality. [Read more…]

How to fix Unhandled Exception: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException: The procedure number is out of range. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706D1) at at Acrobat.*

Recently I came across the following error when developing against Acrobat DC libraries:

Unhandled Exception: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException: The procedure number is out of range. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706D1) at Acrobat.CAcroAVDoc.Open(String szFullPath, String szTempTitle) at *.Program.ConvertToPDF(String inputPath, String outputPath) at *.Program.Main(String[] args) and this article describes the simplest way to fix the problem. [Read more…]

YouTube demo of my Android Application: Andy (Siri like Voice Assistant for Android)

This is a video demo of Andy (Siri for Android) I’ve developed for Android. I’ve never found a time to demo its features, so after nearly 4 years I decided to give it a try. Demo doesn’t include all of the features, but it was getting too long,… App is coded in Java & theoretically with small changes it could work on any platform. This demo was created using Windows Android emulator (to pretend a New York location). [Read more…]