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Converting FLAC to ALAC, preserving tags - in a script

I'm currently building a script to maintain parallel music libraries, because I have devices that can't play FLAC, but prefer to store my music in that format. However, I'm having some trouble with ...
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Semantic PDF to HTML conversion

I would like to convert a PDF document to a collection of HTML pages that exhibit 'clean' markup, and generate/keep semantic info (chapters, sections...), as well as perform cleanup tasks (e.g. I am ...
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Word document changes after saving as pdf

When i save my word-document as pdf, the word document changes. The changes which happen are: insertion of an extra table, and change in margin on that same page. The pdf looks like the word ...
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Converting a bunch of TS video segments into H.264 files

I have a lot of directories of TS video fragment files that I would like to convert into H.264 in MP4 files. Each directory consists multiple fragments that comprise one single video, and there is a ...
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Convert .doc or .rtf to clean HTML on OS X

When I export a file from Word or TextEdit, I get very bloated HTML, full of crazy style tags on every paragraph, so I can't even clean it by hand. The only information I want preserved is: ...
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Convert time to decimal equivalent it Excel / Emacs

I'm trying to create a chart of my times for my runs (e.g. 25:30, for 25 minutes and 30 seconds). How could I convert this "analog" time to the decimal equivalent (e.g. 25.5 minutes)? The problem is ...
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How to disable conversion when syncing iPod with Banshee

Banshee starts a conversion process whenever I copy some songs to my iPod touch. How can I disable that? I just want it to copy the files to the player without conversion.
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Converting 30+ GB of TIFF files into SPDFs

Any ideas on how to do it? I know ImageMagick will batch convert them to a PDF but Id like a searchable PDF. Adobe Acrobat pro seems to do it but its fairly slow and produces an image SPDF which ...
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Conversion Pdf 2 Excel

Hello to everyone and thank you in advance to all the superusers that will help me. I need to find a freeware (not trial) able to convert a pdf document on a excel sheet. Could the superusers ...
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How to convert a column of hex to dec in gawk, strtonum in gawk gives erroneous results

I am trying to script a database from a network stream. The network stream after being heavily sed'd drops a three column file that looks something like this called file.db ...
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DOCX to PDF… with Custom Document Properties

TLDR: How can I convert a DOC(X) to a PDF and keep CustomDocumentProperties and Fields - so that I can programmatically update the Custom Properties and print the PDF via a Windows Service? !TLDR We ...
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Enable auto save conversations in Microsoft Office Communicator 2007

For any conversation I have to manually say 'File->Save->Save As Email' which saves the Conversation so far in that window to 'Conversation History' folder. But many times if I forget to do that & ...
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Convert Pages '13 files to PDF in batch

I have tons of Pages files lying around taking up precious space on my SSD. I want to batch convert them to PDF preferably via a terminal command. I have iWork '13 and iWork '09. AppleScript-ability ...
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PDF file opened with LibreOffice, now conversion to Word needed

Of all the software I ever tried to handle PDF files, I found LibreOffice by far the best (at least for the files tested). The number of codes when importing the odg file into DVX2 (this is a CAT ...
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Pixel-to-pixel conversion of .docx file to PDF

I am looking for some type of DOCX to PDF converter that can be used through the command line. I don't need any of the functionality of the original .docx to be preserved. I basically just want a ...
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extracting mp3 audio from mp4: audio longer than video?

I have an mp4 video that has no audio/video sync issue. I tried to extract audio to an mp3 file, following the suggestion in this thread: Extracting audio from MP4 video into MP3 ffmpeg -i ...
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PDF to PDF/A converter and validator for .NET or Linux

I want to convert PDFs to PDF/A under either Windows or Linux. If Windows I want a managed .NET library (with a DLL, not installation). If Linux then the validation file must be readable for code. ...
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FFMPEG converting from m4v to mp4 does not stop processing

I'm using ffmpeg to convert various types of video files into mp4s. The command I use works for most video files I've encountered, however when it encounters an m4v it never stops processing the ...
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Convert .fon to TTF or OTF

How can I convert a bitmap fonts (.fon) into TTF or OTF fonts? I don't need any of the features in vector fonts such as ClearType; I just want my bitmap font simply transformed into TTF or OTF ...
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Convert .tar.gz/.tar.bz2 to .7z in batch?

How do I convert .tar.gz and .tar.bz2 files to .7z files using the command line?
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How to get .eml files into .pst files to import into Concordance

I have thousands of .eml files and need to get them into .pst files so I can import them into Concordance. Ideas?
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How to convert text to decimal in openoffice calc?

I have a column which contains: € 53,28 € 1.336,0 € 69,90 € 296,50 € 899,00 € 149,90 € 697,40 and so on. I want to sum the column up, but for openoffice it is text and not a decimal. What I did: ...
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How to make this imagemagick command work correctly?

# create a 2 color image from scratch to supply colors for mapping $ convert -size 10x10 xc:white -fill red -draw 'rectangle 0 0 5 5' \ -colors 2 +dither bicolor.gif # map 'em, Danno! $ convert ...
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converting huge MPEG audio files to something smaller

I've got some large MPEG audio files (144 MB each) that I'm looking to convert to something smaller so I can send them out as attachments to an email. Any suggestions on the software to use? I'm ...
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How to convert a WinSCP ppk to .CER/.PEM format acceptable by Azure Linux VM?

Googling was fruitless, as most people have a slightly different variation of this problem. I need to write some instructions on how to set up an Azure Linux VM and generate the keys using WinSCP. ...
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How can I batch convert subfolders of images into single PDFs?

I'm surprised I couldn't find an easy script for this online. I have a directory with lots of subdirectories, each filled with TIFFs. How can I batch convert subfolders of multiple images (TIFFs) into ...
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How can I convert a large PDF to PNG?

I want to convert a very large PDF file (>2GB) to a PNG (or JPEG) file so that it is easier to open and look at. I want to do that without opening the PDF file since it is too large to be opened. Is ...
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Why does ColorSync compression increase PDF file size for me?

I have this ebook that I'm trying to send to my Kindle from my Mac. I've done this before; Get a pdf, send it to Kindle address, and make sure the subject is "convert". This causes Amazon to convert ...
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Mac OSX Numbers - Convert text to datetime

I am using Numbers on a Mac. I have a CSV file which contains numerous dates in the format MM/DD/YYYY. I need to convert these dates into datetime format for insertion into a MySQL table. How do I ...
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Conversion of .gho to AWS image

I'm a training manager at a GIS software company. I work with a 3rd party company who delivers our training through .gho images. We are now looking to diversify, and offer AWS hosted training also. ...
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I've deleted some cells and cleared everything out and it keeps reverting back to DATE format

I've never changed formatting to date: I always keep it in General unless I need to make it different. Since my last Update, everything now changes to date when I either copy, paste, or when I ...
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How do I convert a word document to Daisy Format

I have been looking at getting a daisy converted but all I can see is going to cost me over a grand. Do you know of any way that I can do it cheaper than that?
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Want to convert PDF files to XLS and then bring those XLS to a particular format

Have some 1000+ PDF files. Want to convert those files to XLS and then bring those XLS files to a format which can be used to export XLS data to either existing or new MySQL tables. Can this be ...
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Can't handle convmv

Description: Ubuntu 11.10 Release: 11.10 Codename: oneiric I have a lot of folders and files with ??? ???? ??.txt - like file names when I do $ sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 ...
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Convert Large HTML to DOC?

I am programmatically converting an existing HTML file that has been dynamically created to a MS Word document. I've ran into a situation where the MS Word Document object fails to process the HTML ...
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Is there any way to convert an Adobe Pagemaker file to PDF?

Is there any way to convert an Adobe Pagemaker file to PDF? Are there any plug ins or any third party softwares?
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How to convert currencies in Excel based on historical conversion rates?

I want to make a small program in Excel that allows the user to convert certain currencies (USD, Euro, AED, CHF and GBP) to Kuwaiti dinar. The user can set the amount, the currency and the month, and ...
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universal text data format converter

I'm looking for a bidirectional file serialization format converter: xml, json, csv, sql table, excel, html, etc. I've only found tools that performs unidirectional conversion from one format to ...
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How to convert PowerPoint presentations into a Kindle/E-reader friendly form?

I have a lot of documents in .ppt and .pptx (blame the co-workers). I would like to read them on way home or elsewhere... when I have a little time to catch up with things. One thing I could do with ...
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I need to convert a bunch of *pngs to *.mpg in linux/CENTOS. How can I do this?

Title says it all, and I am not too familiar with LINUX, but I can get by if I get some help. I am looking for a way(s) where I can do the above, or in lieu of that, download a program that will do ...
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woff conversion

I'm having problems with a custom font in Google Chrome and Safari using the WOFF Format. I Figured out that the look can dramatically change depending on the converter I use (font-squirrel, ...). I ...
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Extracting Excel-published tables from a PDF document

I'd like to copy Tables 1,2, and 3 found at the bottom of this PDF file: http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/03-13-Coverage%20Estimates.pdf into Excel. I've tried Copy+Paste ...
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Conversion of GRIB and NetCDF to my database

I have downloaded "High Resolution Initial Conditions" climate forecast data for one day. It was a .tar.gz file so I extracted it in my local directory and I get the files as shown in the image below: ...
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Why does video conversion make my video look like an old movie?

I have downloaded some videos from you tube of a boxing match. It looks fine on You tube. After I download and convert the video, the sudio is fine and matches the video but the actual video looks ...
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Richtext enabled software that can save in a markdown

How can I copy text from a webpage (ex. this one) and use it to answer a question on SuperUser while retaining formatting? What software can act as an intermediary to convert a document (MS word ...
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Convert JPEG image to MPEG-2 Video

I am working on a digital screen unit which has a 2-3 second delay with still images, but no delay for MPEG-2 video. I have used Photoshop CS5 to export the JPEG into MPEG-2 (MP4(ISMA)), but the ...
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Alternative to onlinefontconverter.com for converting EOT to other formats?

I have an EOT file someone provided me for a project, he says he has no other format. I don't even know what it looks like. I'd like to convert to TTF, OTF, or anything else. But it looks like the ...
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What is the best method to use to convert my HD video files on Ubuntu 10.10?

Recently I bought a JVC GZ-HM650 HD video camera. The camera produces *.MTS files, which Ubuntu 10.10 can't play correctly by default. I would like to convert those files, so I can edit them in my ...
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Is it possible to show my own avatar when in a Skype conversation?

I want to record Skype conversation and need myself showed in Skype conversation GUI - at the moment we can see every one except ourselves. Is it possible to view my own avatar in the conversation ...
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Convert PDF with Arabic and English Fonts to Word

I need to convert a PDF file that has arabic and english text to word. A sample page from the file can be found on this link http://digital-dividend.com/clients/00000217.pdf I need to do this so the ...