One week ago, we launched a new thumbs-up rating system in the Windows Secrets Lounge as a way for Lounge members to highlight particularly useful posts.
Seven days later, the thumbs-up scores are starting to roll in. Over 90 posts have received a thumbs-up so far, with more coming daily.
In a fine example of a thumbs-up post, Jim Cone helped fellow member rchris with a longitude and latitude format conversion problem. In the thread, “Convert latitude/longitude from decimal to degrees,” Jim provided the much-needed formulas — and earned a nod of thanks from rchris.
Thumbs-up points are the way Lounge members acknowledge outstanding posts. I encourage you to try it. More»
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The following links are this week’s most-interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions that you may be able to provide responses to:
☼ starred posts — particularly useful
If you’re not already a Lounge member, use the quick registration form to sign up for free. The ability to post comments and take advantage of other Lounge features is available only to registered members.
If you’re already registered, you can jump right in to today’s discussions in the Lounge.
The Lounge Life column is a digest of the best of the WS Lounge discussion board. Tracey Capen is technical editor of WindowsSecrets.com.