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 automate these actions in JIRA?

We are managing our incidents through JIRA incident management tool. Usually we add an "Epic link", move particular issues to the "Sprint Board" and Assign it to concern person for every new issue. ...
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Automated way to get an exe file to automatically run every three days in Windows 7 Ultimate?

I am using Windows 7 Ultimate. Let abc.exe be a file. Is it possible to automatically run abc.exe every three days? I am finding a 3rd-party program that can do this job. Suppose that abc.exe was ...
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Move and resize window using a script in Mac OS X

I want to move and resize a window to a particular position and size based on percentage values (e.g.: 30% of screen width; positioned at 2/3rd of screen height). Can this be done using shell ...
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Is there some sort of sandbox to start a program in and execute macros? [closed]

What I am looking for is to something like a "cron job" but for a program. Let's say I want this to happen every time at midnight. Program opens up, a button within the program gets clicked, delay of ...
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Record and play back keystrokes in X11 applications [closed]

I need to automate some X11 applications so they perform certain tasks exactly the same way multiple times. The applications are entirely keyboard-driven, so I am looking for a method for recording ...
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How do I create a batch file that will create a folder for each day of the month? [closed]

At the beginning of each month inside a directory, I need to create a folder for each day in that month (in the format of DDMMYYYY). I'd like to just run this script on the first day of each month ...
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How to use Jitibit Macro Recorder with double pointer?

So, Jitbit Macro Recorder basically allows you to make the mouse perform specific tasks, so I can perform redundant, repetitive tasks automatically. There's also a program called Pluralinput which ...
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How to automate log on to remote machine via Internet Explorer

At work we can log onto our works computers from home. We do this via Internet Explorer or FireFox. We visit a URL, which begins the process. We have to Java enabled and a Java app runs. We then ...
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Is there any way to save a search in Xcode or OS X?

I want to improve my workflow by having a saved search that I can either simply open, or would automatically update. For my current particular use (may change in the future), it would search the ...
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Save Screenshots/clipboard contents to a word file automatically

I am trying to save the screenshots from snipping tool and copied text contents in Windows automatically to a MS word file specified. Basically I am logging all my test steps to a word file with ...
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automatically Save outlook attachment

Is there a Windows-based method that can automatically pull save email attachment from a outlook 2010 to a server? I get aan email daily with an attachment that I manually save to a folder on a ...
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Autoload CSV for batch printing labels (Brother P-touch Editor v5.1)

My goal is to automatically print shipping labels for an e-commerce website based on periodically created .csv-files. I have the .csv-files ready. I also have the shipping label template ready in ...
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Automatically turn airplane-mode on/off in Windows 8.1 when the Ethernet cable is plugged in/unplugged

Is there a way to automatically turn airplane-mode on/off in Windows 8.1 when the Ethernet cable is plugged in/unplugged? According to this SU question Windows should be able to work fine with both ...
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Acronis True Image automate restore process

I have to restore several pc's every four month from the same tib-image. At the moment I do the restore manually with the restore-cd but I would like to save time in the future. Is there an option to ...
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Can I make a rule in Outlook 2011 that fires on a message that is marked complete?

I want to create a rule that will apply a certain category to all messages whose flags are set to "Mark as Complete (^0)". Is there a way to do this? The closest I can find is a rule that fires if it ...
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Auto Extract New Archives On Linux

I'm wondering if someone can help me automatically extract new archives added to '~/Downloads'. I found a similar question asked here several years ago and there were some suggestions to use fsniper ...
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Possible to automate setting of Internet Explorer settings?

Is it possible to automate the setting of some Internet Explorer settings through some sort of self-contained script or program (and not something like Group Policy or domain controlling)? In ...
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Mac OS X - Scripting mouse wheel scroll and mouse clicks

On Mac OS X I would like to be able to press a key resulting in the mouse wheel scrolling a certain amount followed by a mouse click on a specifik point. Are there any tools that can help me achieve ...
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Make Sikuli run on a separate virtual screen

I'm using Sikuli to create scripts that run using screen captures. How could I make a sikuli script run in a separate virtual screen in order to be able to use my computer when a script is running? ...
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Print recurring lines of output to a text file

I want to write the following to a text file: a1 a2 a3 a4 a5 and so on until reaching a certain number of lines output. I have to type around 3500 similar lines. How do I automate this? I am ...
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Reconnecting a virtual keyboard

Background: At work, I use a PC laptop connected to a docking station. On the docking station, I have plugged in my Logitech G510S gaming keyboard (I utilize the hell out of the extra G keys for ...
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How to configure a FreeBSD port with default values (recursively)?

After doing a research in multiple search engines and reading https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/building.html and ...
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Apple script or automator to process list of names

So I have an automator or apple script job and I have never done this kind of process before. I need to use a list of about 5000 names as input, open an application called LINE messenger, use that ...
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Automatic re-connection to public WiFi hotspot with web-based sign-in?

There are many public WiFi hotspots that require you to visit a special login page before they let you connect to the Internet. Often they have a time limit after which you have to repeat the login ...
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Efficient way to copy and paste address into web form, fill forms

A repetitive task I would like to automate is moving address data from one website to a form on a different website. Currently I copy the name, paste the name, copy the first address line, paste the ...
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batch file error

When I tried to run a batch file using gdal_calculate command. The following error occurs: batfile is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. RuntimeError: ...
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Is there any way to make Outlook 2011 automatically run all rules?

I'm using Outlook 2011, coming form Gmail, and want to have it automatically run all rules. I'd prefer if I can set triggers like "once a minute" or "when an email arrives" or "when email category ...
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Massive XML Import in Excel in batch mode

I have created an XML map in Excel 2010 and I can import hundreds of XML files at once in an Excel sheet. However I would like to automate this, i.e. import new XML files that reside in a directory ...
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Shortcut directly to Windows Media Center Netflix plugin

How would I create shortcut that, when executed, would launch Windows Media Center and immediately open the Netflix plugin? The idea would be to then link that to another application, or an external ...
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Automated Twitter feed based on website update

I need to create an automated Twitted feed based on a particular section of a website that is updated at regular intervals. There is no RSS feed available. Any suggestions? Thanks!!
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Automatically log folder changes

I have a dropbox folder on my windows desktop in which I frequently add photos to and rename them, it is a bit tedious to try and remember what photos I've recently added, so is there some way that I ...
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Automate saving/email html page daily [closed]

I am looking for ideas on how to do this I have an intranet site , lets call it http://intranet/update.html if I do this manually I would 1. go to the site http://intranet/update.html 2. click ...
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How could I overwrite file hosts in OS X?

Well, in my company I have to change file hosts to map the domain to the LAN IP because our servers located here. Then when I arrive to home, I have to change hosts file again to comment out which IP ...
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How MS Word can automatically locate pictures?

When you write a document in TeX paragraph 1 \begin{figure} ... \end{figure} paragraph 2 after compiling, you see that the final placement of the figure will not be necessarily between paragraph 1 ...
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Winbatch how to set focus on next editbox?

How to set focus on next editbox? I have dialog with focused first editobx, I filled data by SendKey() function. But I don't know, how to switch to next editbox. I am using Winbatch. Code: ...
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How to run a job multiple times in Autosys

I have an SFTP job that downloads a file from a remote site. The remote file may be available any time between 10 - 11 am. I need to configure the autosys job in such a way that it retries in case of ...
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Download files from web, unknown name of file

I need to download 10-15 programas every week, and looking how to automate the process. It's easy when I know exactly the name of .exe file; but what about the case when I dont? For example, lets ...
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How to configure Fedora/Ubuntu desktop with a bash script?

The default appearance of Fedora desktop is not what I desire. So I will always change some settings through GUI-based "System Settings" after a new installation. However, I feel it is rather tedious ...
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Replace a couple of strings of text automatically?

More detailed: I've got a folder with data for a game which code is pure text and customizable (M.U.G.E.N). Beside all other things, the *.cns file of each character contains following string of ...
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Open attachments from many different emails at once? - MS Outlook 2013 [duplicate]

I ask here only about opening an attachment first, WITHOUT saving it. If desired, I'll then try to save it. Unlike the OP (richardtallent) in that question, I know no computer science or programming. ...
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How to have a value from one Excel sheet propagate to other sheets, while being incremented?

I have an Excel workbook, which has 100 sheets in it, all the sheets are identical apart from A10 in every sheet. In A10 of sheet 1 there is a value 101 which I typed in manually and A10 of all other ...
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Auto expand “See more” option plugin

I have to code a plugin for browsers (preferably chrome) whereby it will automatically expand the "see more" option for webpages. Take for instance, a facebook post with 1000+ comments, and they ...
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How can I make Firefox automatically fill a username/password form and submit it?

In our staff lounge I have installed a PC with a large TV to display our company notices. The notices are published on an external SharePoint page at head office and displayed in the lounge with ...
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Batch file unable to run commands after launching putty

I am writing a batch file abc.bat which is used to launch putty. I want the .bat file to go to a particular folder (in PuTTY), source it in csh and go to a particular path on that server. I wrote the ...
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Processing of images mathematically

I have numerous images from a directory that needs to be subtracted to another image(another directory) and I don't know how to do it automatically in batch process. Any idea? The following are the ...
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Run a program on this Christmas and then every few hours

My girlfriend has sort of strong perversion for colored stripes. She likes stripes on everything. So I decided I could set up a little surprise for Christmas and I made I program that generates ...
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Windows 8.1 - How to Activate Multiple Machines

So, I work for a company that recently purchased around 50 HP slim line desktops (System Model: HP EliteDesk 800 G1 USDT). Each machine has Windows 8 already installed. The machines ...
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Ideas on how to automate the export of cell values from 300 different excel workbooks

I have 300+ excel workbooks, containing some informaiton. I need to construct a dataset, containing information from each of the workbooks. To clarify, let me give you an example: -WB1.xls contains ...
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Send an email whena service is stoppped/Started [duplicate]

I have a requirement where I need to stop a service on a schedule. So I created a simple bat file which starts and stops the service using Net STOP /Start command, which I schedule using the windows ...
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Photoshop repeat event in all open tabs

I have 4 open tabs in photoshop. I'm working on my main image. How could i have that whatever next step i'm taking (lets say i'm gonna select the background layer) be replicated in all open tabs, so ...