Monday, August 4, 2008

Printing Large Visio Diagram

My friends in SE team seem to have some passions with the diagrams. That makes the diagram big and cannot fit on a single A4 paper.

To print one of these diagrams onto multiple sheets of A4 paper, you can simply go to Page Setup. And then under the "Print Zoom" section, adjust the "Fit to x sheet(s) across by y sheet(s) down". After that, you can print the diagram as usual by go to File->Print. You will then need the scissors, glue and some hand works :D

Sunday, August 3, 2008 Doesn't Like Thai People

Long time ago, I was trying to sign up an e-mail account for my friend, Nattaporn, at But I was unable to. tell me that the user name "nattaporn" contains word that is not allowed.

Today, I tried to sign up with my mother name again and got the same error message.

What the two names have in common is the "porn" segment which is very common for Thai names. I am sure there are millions of Thai people those have their names containing "porn" (-พร). For instance, Siriporn (สิริพร), Nattaporn (ณัฎฐ์พร), Tuangporn (ตวงพร), Pornchai (พรชัย), Pornsook (พรสุข). "Porn" is, in fact, a good word in Thai which means "Blessing". may has to reconsider this name filtering criteria since it is losing many of Thai users.