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Why can't we understand the content of a binary file after compiled?

As far I know, every program consists of a pack of processor instructions with some specific data variables(float, int, char...) to work on the processor registers. So, the first thing that I ...
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Coding for kids? [closed]

I'm looking for easy, accessible ways for young kids to make and see code work. My memory is being 6 or 7 and being shown by a high school babysitter how to make very simple BASIC programs on my ...
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Go to definition of a C function in a different file in Notepad++

While editing a C project on Notepad++ 5.6.7 (Unicode) with the SourceCookifier plugin, I can press Ctrl+Shift+Enter to go to the definition of a function which the cursor is on, but only if it is in ...
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Code signing issues

I have purchased a certificate from godaddy, which is now in .pfx format. I tried to convert it into .cer using Internet Explorer and Firefox. I tried to to sign midlet using converted .cer, but I get ...
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Adding programming code into LaTex / LyX

Maybe I'm just being thick, but I can't find any sensible way to simply paste in my (python) code into latex without losing all the indent information (kinda important for python). Anyone got any ...
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How do I remove a certain HTML code from a certain website?

There are some websites which refresh themselves in a very short period. I want to disable this behavior. The code that causes this problem is almost always following line: <meta ...
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What scripting/programming languages are default on Mac OSX?

I was wondering what programming or scripting languages come pre-installed on OSX? Particularly programs that can be run from the command line. I'm planning on parsing some CSS, and outputting an ...
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Maintaining format of computer code when posting

I'm trying to post some batch file script so that I can allow members to see the script I need help with. But, it seems when I do, the HTML application does not maintain the format of the script. It ...
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How to fix code examples in Python documentation?

I'm having a strange problem when trying to view the Python documentation. Basically, all code examples cut off the last line of text. The screenshot below illustrates what I mean. The text box isn't ...
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Fancy 3D Code Renderer

I'm looking for an automated tool that takes a file or series of files and creates an image from small sections of the code. Does something like this exist?
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I have a binary or hex file cached in firefox. How can I make it a working file?

I can't download the file anymore, but it's still sitting in my firefox cache. Using about:cache, I can see the file as an xhtml page showing the encoding, filetype, etc... and then three columns of ...
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Download an entire sites jpegs with wget instead of just thumbnails

When I try to pull all the jpegs off of this website (http://www.zodiackillerfacts.com/gallery/) using wget: wget -A jpg,jpeg -r http://www.zodiackillerfacts.com/gallery/ it only downloads the ...
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Apple keyboard key remapping under Ubuntu

I have an Apple keyboard that I simply love. I now hate my regular keyboard at work. I just have a small problem with the Apple keyboard. There is no "insert" key. The one that is usually Insert on ...
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Excel VBA code Private Sub Worksheet Change Power function not working

I'm making a worksheet where the wind speed defines the potential energy of the location. This value is the basis of a few sheets in the same Excel file. I'm trying to write a code that where I10 is ...
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Programming a little file to change between headset and monitor speakers?

I think there is a way to write a little file in Batch, I believe to change the default sound output system. What's the language that's written in and how can I write it (I am running Windows 7)? ...
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Binary repetition

In binary up to how many times can a 1 (one) or a 0 (zero) be repeated. Lets se i have an myfile.mp3 if i was to read the binary code of that file. would be something like "010001001010..." on this ...
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Movement command inside vim functions

I want to display the C function to which current line belongs. I don't want to use any plugin because I work on multiple operating systems with different machine capabilities and configurations. I ...
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MS Word custom style displays white separator lines

I am trying to setup a custom style within MS Word 2013 that would display code snippets. So far everything is alright, except there are white separator lines on every 2nd line. I have searched quite ...
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Removing one type of highlighting in Intellij Idea

How to remove this type of highlighting in Intellij Idea?
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Need to input four numbers and output a formatted list

I've got a handwritten list of about 500 coordinates for sprites on a sprite map in the form X1 Y1 Width Height I need them outputted into a table with format {X1, Y1, X1+Width, Y1+Height} I would ...
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Source code Formatter for Windows Live Writer

I have just downloaded the Windows Live Writer software for blogging purposes but it contains nothing for formatting source code. I have installed many plugins like code snippet, insert code etc. but ...
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Code formated with pre tag copy/paste problem

I have created a blog on Blogger and would like to display some short code snippets in my posts. I used pre tag with some simple formatting (no syntax highlighting). When displayed in browser code ...
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DEC / ASCII codes for ALL mac keys

I have a few questions: 1: Which key codes are used in Terminal? DEC right? 2: How do I find the values of all my keys? Any program I have found to do it for you won't work on function keys which is ...
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Can anybody say which plugins make this pic vim?

With descriptions and arguments for functions and variables. I need list of plugins which i need to isntall and my language is PHP.
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Syntax highlighting for emails

I'm once in a while sending raw code to customers. Is there a tool which adds (inline) styles to code, so that it is easier to read for my customers? A tool which works for gmail and other web-based ...
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Method to view machine or assembly code supporting a raster or vector image

I'd like to be able to view either code for a selected image. For example, if I have an image of a flower, what does it look like to the machine or how would the machine express it using it's machine ...
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Disabling automatic footnotes in Emacs org-mode

I have some LaTeX inside an org-mode file that is wrapping a Ruby code snippet and providing nice color formatting, which looks kind of like this: #+LATEX_HEADER: \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} ...
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how to control appearance of code blocks?

I use Emacs org-mode and don't edit TeX directly. Is there a way for me to instruct xelatex on how to interpret my org-mode code blocks? I'd like all my code blocks to appear as block quotes, i.e. ...
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Geany - preserve folding and unfolding of text every time a document is opened

Whenever I open a file in the Geany IDE, I want the file's text to be folded in exactly the same way that the text was folded the last time I was editing it. Is it possible to configure Geany to keep ...
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Add code snippets to Notepad++ context menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove/Delete current line in Notepad++ Possible? Basicly i want to add some of my most used commands by modifying shortcuts.xml and contextmenu.xml
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Format code in Bluefish?

I asked a similar question on webmasters.stackexchange.com and was directed here. How do I format code in Bluefish HTML editor? There's auto-indenting, that's easy enough to find. Is there a button ...
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Code Snippets storage [closed]

What is the best on-line or off-line storage for your Code Snippets? I am using Snipplr.
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Whats the best online backup solution for backing up files? [closed]

I am looking for a file backup service with at least 10GB of storage and FTP access. It needs Windows support and fast transfer. I want it to be free.
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Does a compiled software contain binary 0 and 1?

I know that after compiling a software or application, its code is converted into the machine language. Does a compiled software contain a binary 0 and 1? What happens after compiling a software? Is ...
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Redundant CTRL-SPACE proposal in Eclipse

How do I remove the redundant Ctrl-Space proposal in Eclipse? SWT JPA JAX-WS etc. Example: I just need Java standard first time click Ctrl-Space proposal.
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What is the shortcut to select everything between curly braces in Notepad++?

Is there any shortcut in Notepad++ to select all (highlight) codes between the curly braces (start & end)? E.g. Code between if-else, nethod definition, while, for loop etc.
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Formatting while statement (or for, …) with indent

Can GNU indent be made to format a while (or for, ...) statement to a single line? My indent (GNU indent 2.2.11) outputs this while (a == b) b++; I'd like it to output one single line instead. ...
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Windows DOS Command for Finding folder name with specific characters & select it

Trying to write batch file code for copying contents of a folder with path "C:\ABC" to another folder whose exact name is unknown ( its a Profile data folder of firefox) Profiles of Firefox are ...
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VBA Lookup by Multiple Criteria - Then Copy & Paste

Currently I have a 2 way database with 10+ fields and 1,000+ rows. Some fields are customer name, car model, year of model, price, date of purchase. I would like to lookup rows of data by multiple ...
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How to expand selection to include enclosing element in Sublime Text 3?

In some IDEs there is a nice feature (named "Expand selection to include enclosing element" in Eclipse). It expands current text selection to 1 level up syntax element. For example, Eclipse does this ...
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Visual Basic Console Application Copy Percentage? [closed]

I am making a Console Application that will copy larger files (up to 2 GB) (with My.Computer.FileSystem.CopyDirectory) and I would like make a percentage indicator. I just want it to show the current ...
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How can I bind 7 to 8 inches of code printed on paper? [closed]

I currently have ~five inches of printed lines of code, printed on 8.5x11inch paper, three hold punched and stored together in a large five inch binder. However, I want to add some more pages, while, ...
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Tabify / Beautify HTML in Texmate?

How can I "tabify" HTML in Textmate? I've tried selecting all, and then using Cmd+option+[ but it comes out a little weird... If it's not possible to do this in TextMate, if someone could help me ...
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Auto find and replace app for Mac

So I am making a website, and I want to replace code amongst many files at the same time, rather than doing it individually which would take an extremely long time. I am currently using codas find and ...
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Windows Vista - Error Code '0x45d'

When I went to turn on my laptop today, I got the error code '0x45d'. What does this error code mean and how can I fix whatever the problem is?
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how can i edit this AHK script to make it toggle?

So I have this script (thanks is due to whoever): lctrl:: { toggle:=!toggle } [color=red]~[/color]lbutton:: { if toggle When holding Ctrl, it prevents the scripts from working. How do I ...
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How can I change the way VS 2013 formats Razor inline code?

Whenever I format a Razor document (via Ctrl + K, Ctrl + D), sections that have inline code, such as this, are pulled to the left. How can I stop or change it?
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How to send mail in Lotus Notes 8.5 with Embedded code

Anyone can tell me please : How to send mail in Lotus Notes 8.5 with Embedded code ? I tested with embedded youtube video, and it doesen't work. Thanks in advance
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Smart selections (between quotes) for notepad++

def "Abc the quick brown fox jumped over def" print "Hello World" end Suppose my cursor is somewhere between abc and def, how can i make notepad++ select the whole text between the double quotes? ...
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Append text into a file while opened in an editor

Here is the scenario: A user creates a new file X.php let's say using nano. The user writes some content, saves the file (Stage S1) but does not exit the nano. He again make some changes and then exit ...