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Building a DOS batch script to rename files

I'm currently stuck on an issue with a DOS batch script I’ve been working on, and I need help renaming the files. Here is the renaming scheme I’m searching for: Original filenames ...
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I have a file with lots of Equations, in which all the “, ” Character shown as ? marks automatically

I faced such an amazing problem in office word. I have a file with lots of Equations, in which all the “, ” Character shown as ? marks automatically. The point is that when I copy them to somewhere ...
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txt file suddenly shows strange characters

I have a Notepad file (.txt) in which I have latin characters written. this file is in my dropbox folder. It contained something like: "P@SSW0rd". I tried to open that file today and it shows me some ...
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Matlab regarding Structure Arrays

Inputs: 1. (struct) An MxN structure array Outputs: 1. (char) A PxQ character array where P = (number of fields + 1) * R and Q = 50 * C Function Description: MATLAB does fine when displaying a ...
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Copy & paste suddenly stops working

When typing, my copy and paste functions suddenly don't work. This is happening most often in Google Chrome (I'm running Windows 7). I thought maybe this was due to my computer installing keyboard ...
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How to use a tilde character on elementary os

I want to use a tilde sign but I get a (§) instead ...If I press ´shift´ I get (±) . I am using Elementary OS : Version: 0.2 "Luna" (64-bit) Thank you
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Negation Symbol over character in Excel

Is there any way to achieve a negation symbol over a character within an excel cell ? Im looking for sth. what you can do in latex easily with \neg or \Overline
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Notepad++ How do I delete in between characters?

How do I select in between characters? Turn this. 11144552222/questions/ask Into this. 11144552222//ask
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What does STX, SOH, and GS mean in Notepad++ output?

Upon reviewing the MIME source for an email (presumably containing international characters), I see stuff like this in Notepad++ I understand that CRLF is carriage return line feed, but what about ...
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Html arrow characters aligned to bottom of font, how align to mid of font?

I want to use the following html charactes: A←↞⇽ However, as you can see, the arrows are aligned bottom of the font's vertical center-line. Is there a way to "lift them" up to the ...
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Characters Missing from files created with Windows Notepad

Plain text files that I have previously saved, and not modified or moved, using Windows Notepad, now have characters missing. The URL in each .txt file has the same characters missing, the colon and ...
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Alignment of characters in Word or Excel table

I have some hyphenated data like this: A 1| 2-8 2| 0-12345 3| 15-123 4| and so on How do I align the contents in word or excel such that hyphen is at the center?
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Can I define a new character for my OS?

Normally when I write u+0022 it writes " (Look here). Is there any way to define a new character? I mean can I design a character and define a value (u+9999, for example) to it in order to make OS ...
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remove <200b> character from text file

I have a huge text file containing this string/character <200b> that I want to delete. I tried with sed but it didn't work. sed 's/<200b>//g' file The character never shows when I open the ...
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Searching for literal characters with Firefox’ find feature

When using Ctrl+f to find the character ’, Firefox also finds ' (and vice versa). This was not the case in older Firefox versions (I don’t know exactly since when this happens). I understand that ...
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Scroll wheel in Character Map

Why can't we use the scroll wheel in the Windows Character Map? In every version of Windows I couldn't ever scroll with the scroll wheel of the mouse, but it's the only program that behaves that way, ...
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Characters missing when running Ubuntu (security onion)/xMing

I have problems with some characters. I am running Security Onion (which is an Ubuntu variant) through xming. Characters 1 2 3 4 w e r t f m Are not working. All others (to my knowledge) work which ...
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What is the coding character shurtcut on Windows?

I can use ` character with copy-paste from charmap but i want use with shortcut on my keyboard. What can i do? What is shortcut of this character on Windows 8? My keyboard is: Turkish Windows 8 ...
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How to view Unicode characters Paragraph Separator and Line Separator in Notepad++?

How can I see Unicode characters Paragraph Separator and Line Separator in Notepad++? If I select View - Show Symbol - Show All Characters, I still can't see these two characters. For example in ...
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Font Tracking in ppt

I need to set font tracking to 80% in a ppt slide, but it appears you can only set character spacing of pts. How many pts equals 80%?? I am using a purchased font (Whitney Light)
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Full character map

The windows Character Map tool only displays the characters from code point 0x21 (U+0021) onwards. Is there a standard (or known) tool that would display all characters of a font including the range ...
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Why do I see a lot of weird characters when I open certain files comprising native applications

I tried to open a file (QBWebConnector [which has no file extension]) in notepad but only saw this: MZ ÿÿ ¸ @ € º ´ Í!¸LÍ!This program cannot be ...
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GitHub displaying boxes on chromium [Arch]

I am running google chromium on Arch Linux. When I go to GitHub, chromium displays little boxes instead of what is supposed to be there (Screencap: http://i.imgur.com/mta2wDD.png). GitHub displays ...
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When I import a table from R to Excel the numbers change from this 1.6329932 to this 16.329.932.?

When I import a table from R to Excel the numbers change from this 1.6329932 to this 16.329.932.??? I need to convert 16.329.932 back to 1.6329932. the table has a lot of values and all have changed ...
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Spaces in paths of LaunchAgents for launchd in (Mac) OS X

I try to add a LaunchAgent with a path set in WatchPaths that contains a space. I tried the plain path and I tried to escape the space character with a backspace as well as adding quotation marks ...
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Preventing OSX from using “smart” curly quotes

Is there a way to prevent OSX from using curly double and single quotes by default? I use Evernote to store SQL commands for reference and instead of getting " and ' when typing I end up with ‘ and ”. ...
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How can I fix this display size issue in Windows 7 Character Map?

The last few times I've opened the character map (Win 7), the "highlighted" character and the "selected" characters have shown up very tiny. Clicking on a character to highlight it makes it even ...
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Rename folder in Windows 7 created in Linux with '?' character

I have a folder in a external hard disk created from linux. When I try to open that directory from Windows, I can't do it. The name of the folder is 2013-? with a special character who in Windows we ...
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Character count for SublimeText/WordCount

I'm new to Sublime Text (using ST3) and I've managed to install the SublimeText/WordCount package via Package Control. https://github.com/SublimeText/WordCount/blob/st3/readme.md lists ...
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How to encode a text string into QP?

I would like to encode some basic text strings into QP. I have tested several online encoders on the web, and none of them worked. One of them can be found at Webatic. I can use it to decode QP into ...
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Firefox encodes some characters as squares filled with numbers

Since a couple of days I'm experiencing this problem: Firefox (and Light too) displays a lot of strange characters in different websites. Something like: 🎂   And so on. I realized that those ...
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What characters are allowed in in column (nvarchar 50) of MSSQL Server 2008?

I have a column in MSSQL which is nvarchar(50) in which I enter passwords for users. I know that for example some special characters like $ % are allowed, but where do I see which list characters are ...
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Italian keyboard: entering the tilde (~) and backtick (`) characters without changing keyboard layout

Here is what the layout of an Italian keyboard looks like: As you can see, the curly braces, which are absolutely necessary to write code in any of C, C++, JavaScript, Java, Objective C, and ...
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Does Unicode have a unified way to input all diacritics, especially in MS word2010?

I search and find that in word 2010, the only way that can input all kinds of UNICODE characters is to use the "symbol table", which is a time butcher to find the character I need, because the ...
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How can MS-DOS and other text mode programs display Japanese characters

I've seen many text mode BIOS setup screens in Japanese. Recently I've even seen windows XP setup in Japanese. MS-DOS had Japanese versions too. Real DOS mode, not windows command promt! ...
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CMD: How to use non-English characters?

I want to work with non-English File names in CMD (Command Line) like creating Folder with the names or deleting several files that names are non-English. How can i work with this names ?
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Delete Text before and after a specific character in Notepad++

i want to extract a string which is between two quotation marks, deleting everything before and after the quotation marks, including themselves. For example this: 6 6 "The Socratic Method" ...
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CONDITIONAL FORMATTING for First SIX characters, ALL duplicates Highlight

How do I use CONDITIONAL FORMATTING for the First SIX characters ? I want ANY and ALL duplicates of the First SIX Characters highlighted. I need a formula but cannot figure out what formula to ...
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How to remove the 1 last character on every line in Notepad++?

In Notepad++, how do I turn this: aliraft into this: aliraf
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Searching some characters in text gives no results

I have this problem within many programs but to isolate the problem, I do this: I have myfile.cpp file. This file has this method: findmyIds() { ... } I open Notepad++ or Visual Studio or other ...
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Old MsWord file opening with junk characters

I want to open an old Ms Word file. The file is opening but its showing junk characters instead of the actual text. Before the file opens, the system asks me to choose some encoding. How do I open the ...
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Input characters of keyboard are changed in Windows 7

My keyboard's input characters place is changed. When I click to Shift+2 button to write @ character, it writes " character. When I click to Shift+" buttons, it writes @ character. It writes £ ...
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Typing special characters with keyboard shortcuts instead of alt-numbers on Windows

How can I type special characters with keyboard shortcuts, like on OSX? For example Option+Shift+R will make an ‰ (per mil-symbol) on Mac, how do I do the same on Windows? I have already tried the ...
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How to mix Latin and Greek script in Libreoffice formulae(Math)?

I need to write a formula which uses both Latin and Greek scripts. So far I can only make it so that either all characters are Latin, or they're all Greek.
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View font characters for fonts not installed

This question assumes a Windows system. For installed fonts, one can use Windows' Character Map to view the available characters of those fonts (with their Unicode codes). Even better is the "Symbol" ...
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What's the best way to get a random(ish) sequence of printable/alphanumeric characters?

I know I can get random (well, pseudo-random) characters, unconstrained, from '/dev/random' (or /dev/urandom). But what if I need these characters to generate a filename? I need to somehow have a ...
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Typeing an Unicode charatcter using autohotkey

How can I use AotoHotKey to replace rRR with U+200E character? I tried ::rRR::Send {U+200F} and ::rRR::{U+200F} but they do not works.
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Vim “:set cindent” filters commas from the document

With or without a specific document language, whenever "cindent" is set on vim, no comma can be typed or even pasted on the document. I got a "non-us-standard" keyboard (pt-latin).
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Tmux pane selection with mouse

I have the following problem while using tmux under Ubuntu. I enabled mouse-mode to switch between panes by clicking the mouse, but the switching is not always successful, and random characters appear ...
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Find and replace special characters

How can I replace this character (_) with this one (:) in a list of filenames? The filenames are like this: 1_0_1_1AE1_7F6_2_11A0000_0_0_0.png The problem with character replacement programs is that ...