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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 did the first Microprocessors knew the meaning of binary codes?

I've been asking myself this question for more than one year and I just decided to ask the question on here. I don't know if it's the right place or not. As far as I know Microprocessors are a ...
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Acer Aspire 5250 3 long beeps 2 short beeps

I have an Aspire 5250 notebook that when I turn it on gives me post followed by 3 long beeps and 2 short ones. It then shows me a garbled screen with all kinds of colors... change the mainboard ?
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How to add PSR2 formatter in Eclipse

I am using eclipse PDT plugin for editing php files. The formatter shows buildin PSR2 But i don't follow some rules like It adds tab to all bank lines automatically It don't add new line before ...
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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? ...