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

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Batch Label Printing Automation (Brother P-touch Editor v5.1, QL710W)

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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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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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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How to automate an activity of finding information from website [closed]

I have a recurring activity of going to a website and search for a "string" and find the a particular column value from the search results. I am trying for a way in which i can automate this or save ...
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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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Firefox - How save all open images in different tabs?

I have a window of firefox, with 150 tabs opened, each one having one picture. The only content of the page is the picture (but the link of the page sometimes is .php, not a exactly picture mimetype) ...
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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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Is it possible to autocrop black borders of a video with ffmpeg?

I think it has a "blackness" video filter, which can determine if a picture sequence is black. Maybe it also has a filter to determine crop values automatically to remove black borders form edges of a ...
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How do I enable Automatic Logon in Windows 7 when I'm on a domain?

When Windows 7 is joined to a domain the option to automatically login is no longer available in the advanced User Management console. Since I am running a small home domain because of SharePoint and ...
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Grep tool for XML [closed]

I am looking for a good tool to perform grep-like operations on XML - for example, extract certain attributes only. Grep itself can't handle it - any DFA-equivalent tool can handle only non recursive ...
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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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MS Access - Auto-Update Data Type After Import

I am looking to automatically update the data type of numerous fields in MS Access once I have imported some Excel data into the database. Almost all fields are set to Text fields, and this would ...
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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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Run Windows batch files at startup or when any user logs on

I have a server access where I want some batch files to run automatically for any user at startup. The problem is: Other users are unable to run this file and it is required to be run as the user ...
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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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How can I control Pandora via my Mac Keyboard?

How can I use the Play / Pause, and Skip Buttons on my MacBook Pro to control Pandora? I've just got Pandora set up as a dashboard web clip and also have the Pandora Adobe AIR desktop app. I have ...
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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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check and warp newest files added

How am I going to automatically check all the files that were added to the directory and then warp it immediately?Because everyday I am downloading hdf files and warping it from time to time is a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Automatically login and lock

I want to configure Windows 7 to login automatically after the computer is switched on. That's not because I'm lazy and don't like typing passwords. That's because I want programs that are configured ...
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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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How can I program the function keys on my MacBook?

I'd like to assign basic tasks to the function keys (or other keys if it's easier) on my MacBook. For example I'd like the following to happen when F1 (or whatever key) is pressed: Launch Safari ...
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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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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 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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Windows command to copy file forcefully when that file is used by another process

I am copy a file using copy command. But its throwing some error. copy /y ..\BuildLog.htm . Error is : The process cannot access the file because its used by another process XCOPY /Y is also ...
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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 connect to a VPN at startup?

I need to have a computer at a branch office automatically connect to the corporate VPN to simplify the login process (not forcing the user to press network login down the right). The client machine ...
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Open registry directly to a given key?

I need to open a registry key such as the following in regedit. HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Foo\Bar Is there a tool which will navigate to the key for me, without my having to navigate the folders ...
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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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Save attachments from many emails at once in Outlook?

Someone sent me 200 emails overnight, with one file attachment apiece. sigh I'm expecting another 200 each night for the next three nights (the emails come from a server, so asking them to batch them ...
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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 to run a .bat file silently and automatically

How am I going to run a .bat file in silent/background? And what command should I add to run a .bat file automatically, wherein every time I'm going to turn on my PC everyday the .bat file will ...
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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 ...