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How to align Explorer's context menus to the bottom edge of the screen? (rather than having them open above the mouse)

In windows explorer when you move your cursor towards the bottom of the screen and right-click, the context menu opens upwards, above the mouse. Is there a way to open the menu as far down as ...
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Windows 7 icon alignment

I have downloaded several youtube videos to my video folder, but they are not in the order I want them, if I try to reposition them, they fly back to their original positions. What can I do to make ...
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Align text boxes in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

I have a PDF with a table on contents where each line is it's own text box object. I want to align these objects with each other but I can't find a way to do this. There is no "align" command and I ...
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How can I fix the misalignment of the addon icons in the new menu in Firefox 29?

The problem My firefox has recently updated to version 29 (Australis), and I really like it. But the icon text in the firefox menu is behaving a little buggy for some plugins. As you can see in the ...
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Excel 2010 clips top edge of content

In Excel 2010 on 2 different computers, the same file opens differently as follows: Correct: Incorrect: The correct one is displayed first. This is a file exported from a SQL Server Report; when ...
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Is my SSD disk aligned to 4k sectors and if not how do I fix it? [duplicate]

As per another post here on SU, I'm trying optimise performance of a USB 3.0 attached SSD drive. I've been told that aligning to 4k boundaries should improve performance(?). So how can I check that ...
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Any way to automatically align assembly code? [closed]

I have 4000 lines of assembly code which is messed up. Is there any tools that would align it automatically? I am talking about Tab and Space alignment.
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Win7/Server2008: Automatic differences SSD/HDD installation

It is said that a new installed Win7/2008 has "some" settings different if it was installed on a SSD than they would be on a HDD. Do someone have a reliable statement on what exactly is different? I ...
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How to align the cursor under a specific character?

Sometimes when coding in vim I'd like to start a new line and align the cursor under a specific character. For example: (,) <$> foo ^ -- I want to align here to continue typing like: ...
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How to set alignment of a picture vertically centered?

When we have a numbering and place a big picture right after the first number, how can I set the vertical alignment of the picture centered? Example:
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How do I align paragraph text so that it becomes shorter but WIDER?

I am wondering if anyone can help with this issue. If I copy text from a PDF file or a website that has a narrow width margin, those margin settings are preserved when pasted into Word or Onenote. ...
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If I align a partition to 24MiB then is it also aligned to any divider of this size?

Let's assume that I want to begin my partitions with an offset on flash drives because of: Although it is usually possible to write single pages, the data cannot be *over*written without being ...
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Is my Crucial M4 SSD aligned correctly?

today I installed Arch Linux on my Crucial M4 SSD (128 GB). Since I already had installed Windows 8, i had to change the partition table a bit (manually with fdisk). Finally, my OS is now set up, but ...
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Why should I align SSD with offset of 128 sector when sectors per track is 63?

For using an Windows XP with SSD, it is recommended that you align your partitions manually (or use eg. 7 for partitioning). Background It is explained that XP by its default alignment needs to use ...
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Excel: Align by decimal point in cells with stars

In Excel 2011 for Mac, I have the following column of numbers: 0.139** -0.131** -0.135* -0.053 0.139** 0.112* 0.183*** Some items are negative, and some have stars. My goal is to have the column ...
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Aligning numbers in Table of Contents in Microsoft Word

I am trying to create a table of contents page for my thesis. However, when am specifying my page numbers, am not able to set them in a straight line at all, compared to the previous entry. I have ...
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left and right aligned text with different page layouts

I want to make my template in Word 2010 as simple as possible for users. At the moment in the footer there is some text left aligned then a right tab stop for the page numbers. My issue is when I turn ...
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Correctly partition microSDHC card [duplicate]

I temporarily used my microSDHC card for flashing a BeagleBone Black embedded device. This process involved overwriting the entire card with a binary image that contained two partitions. Now I would ...
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How to properly align text between table columns in Microsoft Word?

I'm working with a large table in Microsoft Word 2010. It's a pretty simple table, consisting of two colums. In the left column, I have keywords. Those keywords are linked to a specification (portion ...
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Aligned partitioning of 2TB disk with Linux fdisk

Is there a way to create a single 2TB partition, which is 4096-byte-sector aligned, on a disk using the standard Linux fdisk (I have tried version 2.17.2)? I've tried the following things and ran ...
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Code compare tools dont line up on dual monitors

I have setup Visual Studio to use an external code compare tool. I've tried both Beyond Compare and DiffMerge and when the window is expanded to cover both monitors they dont align. Can someone ...
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How to copy [just] the alignment and the indentation?

If i have many paragraphs and i want to (Format paint) just the alignment and the indentation of the first paraghragh to the others without other styles like the font and colors how to do that ? for ...
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Correct misaligned encrypted partitions

I have encrypted my SSD with dm-crypt/LUKS to install an Archlinux in an LVM container. Here's a graph of the structure (it's in French but should be understandable): Now I realised I should have ...
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Is alignment to erase block size needed for modern SSD's?

I now this topic has been somewhat discussed before but I haven't managed to get a clear picture. I’m trying to figure out whether partition alignment to erase block size is necessary with recent-ish ...
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Free disk alignment tool? [closed]

Knows anyone a free disk alignment tool for windows like the paragon disk alignment tool? I'm not going to pay 30 dollar for this hopefully one time use case. But I could not find any good free ...
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DiskPart Align Minimum Value

Typically, when the create partition command is invoked, there's a default alignment of 1024, at least for the Windows 7 version. Say these commands were issued. select disk 0 clean convert gpt ...
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Partitioning in Linux with parted

I m trying to create a new partition in Linux with parted. I start parted as below. # parted -a optimal /dev/sda Below is the current partition table. Number Start End Size Type ...
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Justifying Text in Word 2007

How can you justify text in Word 2007 and not have the last sentence look really spaced out? IE: The Last Line Looks Like This to fill the space.
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Migrate Win7 upgrade from 63 sector to 4096 sector advanced format disk

If I use the Windows 7 backup on a system that has the 63 sector starting location and restore it to an advanced format 4096 sector system, will the restore create the starting sector at 63 or 4096?
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Advanced format partition alignment

I cloned a non Advanced Format drive (W7 64bit) to a new hard drive (Seagate) that was AF, the software I used supposedly does not support 4k very well (Todo Backup Free 3.5). Is there a Windows ...
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Tabs in Vim: How do you make it so that when you copy+paste code (legally) from a website, the tab alignment is correct?

So the tabbing is correct on the website itself, but when I paste it into the terminal, each line becomes tabbed further out than the previous one, and is horrendous to fix manually. How do you make ...
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Low performance on a Vertex 3 SSD

I have a new vertex 3 drive. I did a fresh install Win7 Ultimate x64, installed all the drivers, optimized the services for the SSD, and still it has 400mb/s read, 80mb/s write (using CrystalDisk ...
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Why do I have to “align” the partitions on my new Western Digital hard drive?

I just got a new 1 TB hard drive (WD10EARS) and it says if I want to use more than 1 large partition I must download the Acronis WD Align software to "align" the partitions. I tried just creating the ...
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Command that behaves like Emacs' align-regexp

Let's say you have a properties file that looks like this: prop1 = value1 longerprop = value2 reallylongpropthathasnomeaning = val3 shorterprop = val4 and you want to "beautify" it into this: ...
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Is my OCZ SSD aligned correctly?

I have an OCZ Agility 2 SSD with 40 GB of space. I use it as a system drive in Debian Linux ("Squeeze") and in my opinion it's really fast. I've read a lot on aligning partitions and file systems, and ...
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Is GPT aligned for 4k blocks?

The Wikipedia article for GUID Partition Table does not make it clear whether it is aligned to an underlying 4k-block filesystem. Seeing as the diagram shows the first block of the data sector as ...
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How can text be justified on both the left and right sides of a line in Word?

Is it possible to set Microsoft Word to display some text left-aligned and other text right-aligned on a single line? Here's an example of what I mean (vertical lines represent edges of page): | ...
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Vertical alignment for desktop icons in Ubuntu

Is there a way to enable vertical alignment of icons (so that icons span to horizontal lines) on desktop in Ubuntu? Similar behavior can be found in Windows desktop. Please note, that horizontal ...
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do SSDs still require alignment?

Finally I decided to move from HDD to SSD. I'm waiting for the third generation of Intel SSDs G3 to become available to purchase one. In the meantime I'm reading articles, user reviews etc and I see ...
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Are there any tools for aligning dynamic disks in windows 7?

On the heels of THIS question, I would like to ask, are there any tools that can make life easier for aligning windows 7 partitions with dynamic disks?
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What does it mean when people talk about “misaligned” hard drives?

I have been reading about people talking about "misaligned" hard drives, and how they are trying to alight them again. Can someone explain what this concept is all about and why are people worrying ...
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Text from pdftotext and alignment

I used texttopdf on linux to extract all the text from a multipage pdf, everything is fine, except that each page get a different alignment, although in the original pdf this is not the case, here is ...
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My new Intel X25-M G2 and the alignment thingy

I just bought a new SSD for my laptop, which is going to be a server running ArchLinux with grub2, GPT and btrfs. My layout should look like this: (grub-partition?) /boot ext2 75MB / btrfs ...
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How can I justify plain text in Linux?

I'm composing a plain text (.txt) document that has left-and-right justified paragraphs. I manually add spaces, breaking words with hyphens if necessary, until the lines are uniform length. To use an ...
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Selecting which object to align to in Powerpoint 2007

When doing an alignment in Powerpoint 2007 (say, Align Center), is there any way to select which object will be aligned to? It seems to pick one of the objects, but I'm not sure how it decides which ...
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Change align of icons

Using Ubuntu 10.4. How can I change aligment of icons to right in Notification Area Applet?
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Raid-1 Western Digital Green AARS, cloning and WD Align Utility

My current setup runs on top of 2x Western Digital 2500KS drives on Raid-1, using the motherboard's 780G raid controller, on WinXP. Everything is fine, but the drives are a bit noisy. I am ...
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Align windows to a grid in Snow Leopard

I've become so used to aligning windows to a grid on Windows (via Win+Arrow Key) and Linux (via Compiz Grid) that when I sit down at a Mac I want to gouge my eyes out trying to align windows. How can ...
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Unable to Align Layers in Photoshop Properly with CS2

Cannot Align Semi-Transparent Items? Windows Vista, Photoshop CS2. Steps to repeat: Create new document Fill a circle on a new layer Drop opacity of filled circle to 10% Create new empty layer ...
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How to align multiple artboards in Adobe Illustrator CS4

I have a bunch of artboards in a file and I want to align them accurately, like the way I can align graphic objects with Align panel. The alternative is to use a grid and align them manually with a ...