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Word to HTML Conversion- Loss of image quality

I have a word document which has formulas and other things as images.Now when I convert this document to a HTML file (Save as Webpage) the images experience a loss in quality. This is negligible in ...
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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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ffmpeg | batch convert | make same filename

How would I use ffmpeg to create a batch convert file for sample rate conversion, such as: $ ffmpeg -i *.wav -ar 22050 *.wav Take note, that i'm only doing a sample rate conversion, but in the end ...
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How to rip a DVD with multiple titles into a single MKV

I have a digital backup of a concert DVD consisting of several VOB files and on that DVD each title corresponds to an individual song. When i tried to convert it to an MKV with Handbrake i could only ...
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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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Best settings to convert massive pdf hiking maps to images using ghostscript/imagemagick

I did convert all of the Te Araroa Hiking Maps from PDFs to JPEGs so far. The original maps are 16-64MB PDFs, which take forever to load on my Android Phone. I converted them using Ghostscript and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Batch convert video files for upload to Flickr

I have hundreds of home video files in various formats (AVI, MP4, MOV, etc) in sub-folders in a \My Photos folder on my Windows 7 PC. I would like to upload all of these to my Flickr account. But ...
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How to convert a Persian pdf file to Microsoft word format?

I have a pdf file which is Persian script and it is a Right-to-Left. Since Persian uses UTF-8 format therefore I can't convert it into a plain text in Microsoft Word, also I can't copy-paste the text ...
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FFMPEG “Past duration 0.xxxxxx too large”

I'm recording an HLS streaming and I would like to save in a FLV Container. My ffmpeg's cmd is: /.../recorder/class/ffmpeg-2.6.1-32bit-static/./ffmpeg -i http://server/url/playlist.m3u8 -b:a 128K ...
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Conversion AAC+ to mp3

I listen a radio station in VLC Media Player. It broadcasts in AAC+ but I want to listen it on my interneradio in MP3 format. How can I convert it into MP3 Stream?
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Imagemagick: Advanced JPG to PNG convertion

How could I do something like this with Imagemagick?: imagemagick -inuput:0*.jpg select-by-color:ffffff -threshold:15 -fill:fffff -mode:greyscale -mode:index:17 -output:Original_filename.png Using ...
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How can I convert a partition image to a mountable disk image?

So I thought I made an image of an entire drive, but it turns out that I only made an image of the main partition. This is an NTFS partition. How can I correctly convert this into an MBR-type disk ...
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OpenSSL, Converting CRT to PEM

I've been trying to use openssl to convert a .crt certificate to a .pem openssl.exe x509 -in server.crt -out openssl.pem -inform der -outform pem After using that command, I get unable to load ...
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Converting RAW Blackmagic Intensity Card frames

I am trying to convert raw video frames that I have captured using a Blackmagic Design Intensity card. The output frames are of the format: YCbCr 4:2:2 packed 8 Bit UYVY Abekas How can I convert ...
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How to convert PSD to JPG or PNG on Linux with Gimp CLI/batch mode (or other server-side tool)?

I've been working on a theoretically simple web service to convert PSD or AI files to jpeg, png or some web-compatible format. I was able to successfully use ImageMagic's convert -flatten sample.ai ...
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Converting base64 encoded database

I have a dadabase whose structure is really simple. <ws> <e> <k>base64_encoded_string</k> <v>base64_encoded_string</v> </e> ...
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Break up SVG images and save individually

I have a large SVG file containing a few hundred simple images. Is there any way to open the file, ungroup all the images and then save them all individually, in bulk? I don't want to have to copy ...
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Convert a set of files of one type to another using its 'Export' facility

I have a set of files of type .pn2 (that is a Persian word document) in directory A. The files can be converted to Unicode type using an ‘Export’ facility in its ‘File’ menu. That is, when I open ...
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automated conversion of xlsx to txt file

I need a way to automate a process where I would get a xlsx file in a folder and have it automatically converted into a tab delminited file (txt) file.What would be the best way to go about doing ...
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Allow multiple instances of Handbrake

Is it possible to run multiple instances of Handbrake on Windows 7 (video encoding application)? I have a 32 thread system and I think it would be more efficient to encode 2-3 movies at the same ...
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ffmpeg black bars at the left and right side of the video

I have strange problem with the resolution using ffmpeg. in the output bellow I've two files "test1" and "test2". "test1.flv" I've downloaded from website and it was already converted into flv, and ...
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Converting a large string of hex to decimal on windows

I have a long string of hex characters which I need to be converted to ascii , decimal and several other formats. The hexcode is separated by brackets and I wanted to know if there is any free tool ...
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WordConv.exe errors on Windows Server 2008 SP2

I am trying to convert MS-Word 2003 documents to the docx format as part of a larger programming effort. Microsoft offers their Office Compatibility Pack as an option for this conversion. As per the ...
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Name a abbreviated letter to a word

I wanted to name the the letters like PT or PIT as Pressure Transmitter or anything with P will be named as pressure and anything ending in T as transmitter. I want a cell funtion that can name all ...
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How does Adobe convert WAV to MP3?

When using Adobe's programs (Flash for example) to convert WAV audio to MP3 there is no silent gap added to the beginning of the MP3 file like it is when I for example use LAME (when using LAME a ...
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Convert .ppt to Word - with proper headings, font-sizes and page-sizes

How do I convert .ppt to .docx [or .odt, or something!] in such a way page sizes are scaled down and text is in "normal" font-sizes?
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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 ...