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One mechanism that you could possibly use would be to install a Virtual Manchine, such as Virtual Box, download one of the windows test images at https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/ which will give you a 90 day expiry image of windows and on that download and install for a trial period the version of office that your prospective ...


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I think something like canary tokens fit the bill here. See canarytokens.org and Thinkst Canary. Also I recommend also posting on infosec for more ideas.


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All of the above issues sound like they can be resolved with using Power BI. Power BI has come a long way and can now be embedded in PowerPoint files, plus you can view real time dashboards online via its web-based service (app.powerbi.com). Speaking from a professional perspective, I have 5+ years of experience in the field of analysis/reporting and have ...


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The best solution for proving that someone is illegally accessing your computer is to have some information on there that you can prove is not true and could not have come from anywhere else that the person getting access to it can not resist publishing. This goes back to maps and dictionaries having spurious places/entries so that they could prove that ...


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The simplest and least technologically sophisticated way to have something like this is likely an HTML document or an HTML email that links to an external image hosted in your server when opened in a browser. You only need to setup a file server to log the time and IP address of the file access. This requires no scripting and a browser or email app loading a ...


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In Europe (not sure about USA), it is legal to resell software licenses. When PCs are scrapped, companies who buy them for spare parts also run some software which extracts license key numbers, which are then resold on eBay. On Saturday, I picked up a license key for MS Office 2016 pro for US $2.35, and there were plenty more around that price mark. ...


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I found the best tutorial for this topic was through lynda.com: 3 hour tutorial, it assumes you know very basic programming already. The alternative is to use google spreadsheets + googlescripts, which is based in javascript


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You can use visualize javascript plugin such as AMCharts.js, D3.js, Chartjs to visualize your data but you need to have codding skills using javascript and use such libraries give you enough flexibility of choosing your chart that you want based on the business need, before that you should prepare solid part of code for reading the excel file then visualize ...


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The features you gain from using a database make this a Access hand down winner. However, mysql/mariadb might be an even better choice long term. You will eventually need to learn SQL, but know it will make life so much easier. A database can be connected to via ODBC in many different programming languages. Therefore you can use one of a dozen (probably ...


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I managed to get it working just using power query, though now I need to figure out how to automate the process of creating a CSV from this new data. I might end up using your solution if this turns out to be able to help me in this respect.


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You can normalize crosstabbed data in the way that you want using a Python program named un-xtab.py. It can be installed from Python Package Index (PyPI) at https://pypi.org/project/un-xtab/. The documenation is in the file un-xtab.html in the doc directory of the Bitbucket repository at https://bitbucket.org/rdnielsen/un-xtab/src/default/.


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You can have a check on Spire.XLS for .NET library. Spire.XLS for .NET is a feature rich Excel library written in C#, it does not have any dependency on MS Office and can be easily applied to create, convert, edit and print excel files, merge excel files, search text, create chart, import/export data and many more within .NET applications. For more ...


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Pandas will work in 3.7.2. https://pandas.pydata.org/ This is a great tool for what you're looking to do.


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