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Gabriel Lawrence
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I like numbers and technology.
I like numbers and technology.

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+Barack Obama Is this the kind of country you want to be? Good question - “The shooter was apparently armed with a handgun and a powerful assault rifle. This massacre is therefore a further reminder of how easy it is for someone to get their hands on a weapon that lets them shoot people in a school, or in a house of worship, or a movie theatre, or in a nightclub.
We have to decide if that’s the kind of country we want to be. And to actively do nothing is a decision as well.”

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Hi, Spring! 
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I guess I have the same airplane photography taste as the President. #plusonly

Check out @GabrielLawrence's Tweet: https://twitter.com/GabrielLawrence/status/711027568334413824?s=09

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So I've been using this company's products for a while A-PDF

http://www.a-pdf.com/index.htm

Very light programs that do pretty powerful things with PDF documents.

I have specifically used A-PDF Content Splitter. This will take a large PDF with repeated pages. An example, just a few days ago, my payroll company gave me a T4 PDF with all our staff's T4's in it. With the Content Splitter I was able split these out into separate files with the names of the staff as the file names.

The other one I use on a regular basis is called A-PDF AutoMail

This will automatically mail PDF's with a predefined template based on content in the PDF file.

I've used this to send out bulk invoicing to clients, where their email is in the invoice. I also used to use it for staff's pay stubs. They really do work amazingly well, and I think everyone could find a use for them.

I'm currently looking at the PDF to excel app to gather Toronto Hydro bills (we have 65 properties in Toronto, so 65 bills a month) and turn them into one excel document that takes info out of each pdf (usage, amount, property etc.)

This could once again save me hours of time.

Full transparency: We are a charity, and A-PDF is willing to give us a free license to PDF to Excel if I write a review.

That being said, I really have used their products for years, and love them.

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After the Liberals refuse to even consider Bombardier's jets for Porter at the Island Airport, they are now considering bailing them out... Cute. 

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It's snowing!
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Proud to be Canadian looking through #WelcometoCanada today. Welcome to your new home, it's cold, but pretty awesome. 
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If anyone wants access to the OneDrive for Business Next Gen Sync Client Preview let me know. I got the link today. Seems great so far, it synced my whole library without error.  I'll know in a month if there's no sync errors it will be better than the current awful sync client.

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After a federal election that hit a record turnout, 69%, it's easy to see why Canada is the true North strong and free. Lest we forget why. #rememberanceday
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