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How to hide document names in print queues

There I was, minding my own business, printing off the latest set of sales reports for the weekly meeting – when I spotted it.

In the print queue display was our HR director’s print job, titled: “Mike Johnson – Termination”

How can you avoid this from happening in your workplace?

Where can I find my PaperCut login details?

Where can I find my PaperCut login details?

That’s the number one question we get from PaperCut users. In almost every case, it’s a student not knowing how to log in to their PaperCut dashboard to top up their balance.

Here’s how you can help them.

REVEALED: What really happens to interns at PaperCut?

IBL, in my mind, stands for ‘Incredibly Brainy Legends’. However, I’m told the more popular meaning for the acronym is ‘Industry Based Learning’. Since 2015, PaperCut has paired up with Melbourne’s Swinburne University to support year-long professional placements to students. As it happens, many of those placements have progressed into permanent roles. Just ask our […]

Return of the Constructival – episode V

Constructival is PaperCut’s version of a tech hackathon (construction + festival). This two-day event is the source of many projects that make their way into workplaces.

Here’s what happens according to an event organizer and a participant.

Saving paper during a Semester at Sea

Semester at Sea sees 500+ students and 100 faculty and staff set sail for a 100 day voyage of learning and discovery. It’s an exceptional experience in-which the syllabus is heavily based on the countries the students visit.

It will come as no surprise to you that they had rather unusual printing problems.

This is their story.

An introduction to the Pandoc document format tool

VALA – Libraries / Technology and the Future held their biannual tech camp in Melbourne, Australia recently.

There were lots of great sessions on using technology to manage and publish information. One such talk was by PaperCutter Alec Clews, speaking about the Pandoc text formatting tool.

Here’s that talk.

Sustainability at Work, the PaperCut way

After successfully introducing composting into PaperCut’s Portland office, Julie Gefroh decided to take the company’s sustainability efforts to the next level.

Fortunately, sustainability at work is something the City of Portland is very, VERY passionate about.

How much memory does PaperCut use?

A PaperCut user pinged me on Twitter, saying our software was a resource hog.

His accompanying screenshot seemed to confirm his words.

Surely not, I thought. Has PaperCut been secretly hoarding memory? What might the RAMifications be?

I engaged support guru Josh to solve this mystery.

Why PaperCut cares about kids coding

Recently, the pitter patter of mini PaperCutter feet echoed through the office as they dropped their parents off at work and headed to Code Camp.

Twelve eager students spent three days not only learning to code, but applying their learnings by building their own game.

Here’s why we’re teaching them young (no, it’s not for the cheap labour – promise).

Designing a job swap

A while ago I swapped jobs.

Nothing unusual in that. People change jobs all the time, right?

Except … this swap was only for three weeks.

Let me explain.

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