Making a process run completely or in part without the need of any user input once the process is started.

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How to trigger autohotkey script with a download

I want to trigger my script every time my Gpodder program downloads an MP3.
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Automated Goal Seek - Excel

I have been using goal seek successfully to back into a known number. This works great with a handful of lines - now I need it for 100s (probably 1000s) of lines. Any help would be greatly ...
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Can a windows computer turn itself on/off automatically although it was switched off

A colleague claims that his private computer with Windows 8 at home has synched bookmark information with his windows phone and downloaded Windows updates during his holiday although it was switched ...
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How to pick a different WiFi connection when one drops?

I have 2 WiFI connections available. Sometimes, the WiFi network disconnects, and when that happens, I'd like the system to automatically use the other connection. How can I do this? I'm using a ...
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Detailed macro with scheduling

I have a bookmark and two bookmark folders, each with 12 other bookmarks, in my chrome bookmark toolbar. I would like to be able to schedule a macro that clicks the first bookmark, logs into that ...
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Is there a way to make chrome autofill all available fields on a page, as opposed to requiring dropdown selection for each field?

If I have a field (e.g. mobile number) chrome will suggest the answer as I type, but is there any way for chrome to simply fill in the information without me having to manually trigger each field? ...
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Firing Windows script from internet webhook(ifttt etc)

I have recently been playing with IFTTT which works great for Android / iOS devices. However I want to connect it to my desktop PC. IFTTT has a set of webhooks that can be connected to, but they are ...
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How to upload a JPG to facebook with the caption pre-embedded?

What field do I have to put my caption into to have it show up on Facebook pre-captioned? I've been living on generating FBCMD scripts for years, but the developer has retired the project as of the ...
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CentOs How to run a command based on performance drop?

centos script automation I'm looking for a way to execute a command (in my case something that drops all connections that are mot Italians) when my server's performance drops and it starts lagging. I ...
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CentOs How to run a command on performance drop

I'm looking for a way to execute a command (in my case something that drops all connections that are mot Italians) when my server's performance drops and it starts lagging. I looked at inotifywait ...
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What is the “Burst” rule in Outlook 2011?

I am automating my workflow, and I found this action to be performed once the conditions of a rule are met: However, several Google searches failed me, and I can't find out what "Burst" does. I ...
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Automate clicking on links on a website to add items to cart

Usually I use the DownThemAll! plugin for Firefox when I come across a website from which I want to download a lot of files at ones. However, I am now confronted with the task to click on all links ...
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How to get the correct password?

If I know that a password field has 10000 possibilities because it's a 4 numbers password like 1234. Generally, It is abcd where a,b,c,d is any integer between 0 and 9 and so that's how I get the 10^4 ...
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Export and Import select box options

I have to fill out a web form choosing options from a select box for each question.. There 20 questions.. I Would like to answer one time and then save my choices because i have to do this multiple ...
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Computer logging off when I shift select a list of files

I have an extremely unusual behavior on my computer. It logs off the admin user when I shift select a list of files inside a folder/directory. I was going to check the Winlogon file inside the ...
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How to produce multiple result files in JMeter?

I'm trying to run JMeter in non-GUI mode but I want to generate two result files: one in CSV format and another in JTL (but using XML). Right now I have: jmeter -n -t C:\testPlan.jmx -l ...
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How to automate pressing right command key on a macbook using python

I am doing some automation for my testing work on mac. While a lot of tools and libraries are available to simulate button pressing on keyboard(like pyautogui and osascript), I could not find a way to ...
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Making Windows reboot 'clean' image

I'm trying to create an automation system where basically I activate automation-testing when Windows goes up. my constrains : 1) I can't use any VMs. my software deals with other softwares that ...
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how to automate selinux policy

I am working on a project to equip Security Enhanced Linux to take automatic decision of allowing or totally blocking access to a user, application or process based on certain environmental ...
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How to run script every time display is re enabled?

On my linux laptop my screen in flickering due to low PWM duty cycle, I found solution here: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=159817, and wrote script that set PWM to higher value. The ...
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PowerShell script to monitor files in multiple folders

Can anyone help me with the PowerShell script below to monitor files in multiple folders (like D:\test1 and D:\test2 and D:\Test3)? SET FOLDER TO WATCH + FILES TO WATCH + SUBFOLDERS YES/NO $watcher = ...
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How to create a macro for microsoft word to concatenate first and last name to generate username

I am trying to create a document in MS word that I can use to auto-generate logins and passwords for my users by just entering in a few details. The form looks like this (sample): First Name: John ...
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Is it possible in excel to highlight only selected data from perticular cell using some automation?

I have data sets in text in column A (old Values as text) and column B (new values as text). I want to compare column A cells with respective column B cells. The output I want is - to highlight only ...
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Suspend process according to CPU temperature in Windows 8

Is there is a software or a way to suspend a process according to the CPU temperature? Sometimes when I render video the CPU temperature increases a lot, so I have to suspend the process in resource ...
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Excel Predictive Text

I'd like to have Excel do predictive text based on a column on another sheet. I don't want to use the 'Drop Down' via data validation, since it is a long list of items and I can look up the value ...
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Is it possible to run a bat file on file save automatically in Windows

Each time I change a file, I need to go and manually copy it to another folder, so that the updated version would exist there. I know about mklink, but that's not feasible in my case. Is there a way ...
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Automatically “reject” images submitted to a folder that don't meet certain resolution/size criteria?

I receive a large number of images that are submitted by various people within our company. Rather than go through all of them manually, is there a way to have images that aren't at least 300dpi and ...
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Can I automate an audio playlist to play at certain times, in a desired order?

I currently use Windows Task Scheduler to play certain playlists at certain times of the day/week, which we broadcast online as part of scheduled programming. Each time the task executes, it opens the ...
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Click button on browser using ID programmatically (for Noob)

I am a freelancer, I have to upload images on a website, and I need automation. Taking example of this website, in google chrome, I can open console and enter $('#wmd-image-button').click() And ...
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Write content to file with Automator

I'm building an Automator Service to create an .html file and write some text in it. I've managed to create my .html file by using the New Text File action, but how can I write text in it? I see no ...
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Script/program that listens for user input, reads logs for output and sends broadcast

During code deployments there is a risk of service/system failures. The Network Operations Center monitors alerts from servers. If the alert comes as a result of a code deployment then it might not be ...
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Automatically launch an application if it is not running [closed]

I have an application which run in background but crashes from time to time. I am looking for a tool that works in the background and checks if a given application is running and if not it launches ...
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Run Excel macros in multiple files and paths

I need assistance to enhance the method I've implemented. Here are the details. I have multiple excel spreadsheets (xls, originally written on Excel 2007 or 2010) that have 3 main macros that I want ...
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How to achieve expanded abbreviations on Mac OS X?

On Windows, AutoHotKey enables you to write short scripts to recognize keystrokes and then expand them if they match a shortened abbreviation. For example, if I type 4111 and hit space I can expand ...
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Automate downloads which could be interrupted by VPN/ Download failures

I need to download 20 files each of almost 2 GB each. However, more often than not my downloads are interrupted either by internet failure or VPN errors. So, If its a download error, I need to restart ...
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Winamp: How to make playlist changes automatically reflected in M3U file?

When I remove a song from the playlist, I want the M3U that I loaded it from to also have the changes reflected. So if I have playlist.m3u with song1, song2, and song3 -- loaded in winamp -- and I ...
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How do I add a Google account (add person) using the command line?

For an automatization process inside a virtual machine, I need to add/login into a Google account on Chrome or Chromium using the command line only.
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Copy text selection with page URL as an HTML link?

I would like to be able to highlight a selection of text, press a shortcut or right click and pick a menu option that copies the selection of text along with the page URL (“its source”), as an HTML ...
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OSX - Custom lockscreen incorrect password script

As you probably know, in Mac OS X you can enable a lock screen when waking from sleep, where the user enters their password. I am looking for a way of running an Automator.app workflow when an ...
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connect to wifi via URL using code

I want to connect my tablet to a wifi that requires user name and password (and maybe a license agreement click) and submit button click that is available over a URL (like one at my school where I ...
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Is there a way to automate folder optimization type in windows?

In windows 7 and 8, the downloads folder become optimized for pictures after a while, it causes the folder to lag when opened and even after changing that it returns to pictures every now and then. ...
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How to stop the Browser from automatically opening a new window of ad.adsmatte?

when i load the SO and when I click login it opens a new window for ad.admatte.com,when i click questions/Tags or any option available on any site like this it is automatically opening a new window ...
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Automatically check voicemail accessible only by phone? [closed]

Very few people use the office voicemail anymore, but when an old-timer leaves a message I'd like to know right away. My current solution is to call the system everyday using a number with commas for ...
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How to update Zone File to add A-records

I need to to automate the addition of a-records to db.mydomain.com. I've tried to simply edit the file with sed and echo commands, but this doesn't work. It's creating a similarly named file besides ...
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How can I programmatically get a list of open tabs from Firefox?

I'm trying to make a tool that encourages me to read/close more tabs on a regular basis. I am sure that there are ways to do things like this, but I don't know how. I initially suspected that this ...
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How do I install Firefox with preconfigured toolbars?

I have a custom Red Hat 6 kickstart disc which installs and configures a workstation as a control system. We use Firefox (at the moment: the 31.4.0 long-term release) to allow the system maintainer ...
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Counting specific words within a batch of Word documents

I need a count of the number of times an acronym (e.g. ‘ABC’) is used in a collection of word documents. The acronym is always three letters and in block caps. All the word documents are contained ...
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Run script or app at logon for all users on the Mac

I want my Mac to auto-trash some cache-files from Adobe for all the users that log on to the computer. I am really new to this, so I'm sorry if my question is obvious. I have made a script and/or app ...
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Automate spreadsheet (Excel/CSV) workflow

I'm looking for a tool or process to help automate repetitive workflow tasks that require with an Excel or CSV file to be in a specific format. For example, we work with vendors that send us a list ...
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Windows Automated Installation. How can I change boot order in WinPE from a batch file?

Trying to complete automated install of windows OS. I have WinPe on a USB which is first in boot order. I have several batch files running automatically in WinPE making partitions etc. as part of the ...