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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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Display .pgm image file on apache webserver

I have a .pgm image file that I'd like to display on my apache webserver. Right now when I try to display it, it fails. Is there a way to configure apache so that I can display it successfully on a ...
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How can I get the displayed value of a cell in MS Excel ( for text that was converted to dates)?

How can I get the displayed value of a cell in MS Excel ( for text that was converted to dates)? Excel File Origin I have an Excel file that was originally a CSV file. At this time I don't have ...
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What are the possible tools to convert from pdf to epub?

I know similar questions have been asked before, but before marking it as duplicate, let me explain. I just bought a .pdf ebook online and would like to have it as a .epub instead. I usually use ...
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On Linux, how to export .svg files into a vector format readable by Powerpoint?

I am working on a Linux computer, and have a bunch of .svg files. I have to give them to a client who will insert them into a Powerpoint presentation (the client is working on a Windows machine). I am ...
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What is the ffmpeg command to convert 3gp to ulaw?

I am able to convert it to wav using: ffmpeg -i audio.3pg audio.wav but I need the command to convert it to ulaw. Anyone?
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Unable to convert m4a to mp3

My audio container is M4A, but codec is AAC. When I try to convert it into MP3 I got an error: afconvert ~/Desktop/src.m4a -f MPG3 -d .mp3 ~/Desktop/dst.mp3 Error: ExtAudioFileSetProperty ('cfmt') ...
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Gif output not as smooth when selecting a sequence of files individually

I have a sequence of images 001.png 002.png 003.png that I would like to combine into an animation. I used the following command convert -dispose 3 -loop 0 *.png out.gif And it looks ok. However, ...
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Convert .oxps file to .pdf file on Windows 8

I have done a university assignment and accidentally saved it as an .oxps file... How might I convert .oxps file to .pdf on Windows 8?
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Is there a way to bundle PDF files into to a Kindle friendly file?

I'm downloading PDF approach plates from Navigraph, and I have a folder--per airport--with files named after their corresponding approach / departure etc. Now I'd like to take such a folder with a ...
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Normalise levels, contrast, brightness of an image sequence

When making animated gifs or short stop-motion videos from an image sequence, I want them to have all similar levels so that the output looks smooth. It does not have to be a professional quality ...
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Turning down volume on multiple music files [closed]

I am using my android phone to play mp3 and flac files that i have stored on a microSD crad. The problem is that android only has 10 volume levels, and my songs differ in volume from song to song ...
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Convert .txt. file from windows-1251 to utf-8

I'm trying to read the cyrillic text that is stored in .txt format. Once I open it with OpenOffice, it is OK. Once I open it with Notepad++, it shows unreadable symbols. Setting Windows-1251 prior ...
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Is there a way to convert FAT16 to NTFS using terminal without convert.exe (windows 7)?

Do you know any other ways of converting filesystems in Windows 7 only by means of OS itself?
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Need to format PDF file

I have a PDF file that contains a customer list from the program CF Data Systems: Structure. I need to import this customer data into QuickBooks, but the way QuickBooks imports requires it to be ...
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PDF to EPS conversion: Bounding box problem

PLOS journals require submission of EPS format figures instead of PDF. Most of my figures were made in PDF and I used to simply crop the excess margins and use pdflatex to process the final output. ...
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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 TIF to PDF [closed]

I want to convert a TIF file into a PDF. When I search online, all I see is TIFF to PDF converters. I've tried following instructions from sites assuming that if a converter supports TIFF, it will ...
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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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How to convert embedded excel sheet to word table?

We receive word documents from clients that will sometime contains Embedded Excel Object(sheet) and we need to convert them to word table so that we can then import the documents in InDesign properly. ...
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What is wrong with this attempt to crop an image with ImageMagick's convert utility?

I am trying to make a tool that will, in imitation of responsive design on the web, make iPhone / iPad wallpapers by taking the largest centered crop-to-device-dimensions it can, and programmatically ...
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Is there a path from OpenSCAD to WebGL?

tl;dr version, Does a software path exist to convert from openscad input to render on a website via webgl? What I'm trying to do is display OpenSCAD created designs uploaded via post on a LEMPy ...
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convert db to dbm of a wireless device

I bought a replacement wireless device. I want to compare it's stats with the old one. I'm not very familiar with measuring units. Old device showed 60dbm (I think negative value) as signal strength. ...
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inkscape not working from command prompt

I was looking at the answer to the question (converting EPS to PDF) where they suggested using Inkscape to convert EPS to PDF images. I need the exact same thing. Using the GUI, it works like a charm. ...
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inkscape from command prompt

I was looking at the answer to the question (converting EPS to PDF) where they suggested using Inkscape to convert EPS to PDF images. I need the exact same thing. Using the GUI, it works like a charm. ...
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Can I move 1U hardware into a tower chassis?

I wish to setup a home web server. I bought a 'Dell PowerEdge 1850 Server' but as it's in a 1U case, the fans are small, and make far to much noise (for home use). (like Concord taking off!) So I ...
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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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How can I automatically convert PowerPoint to PDF?

I need to convert .ppt/.pptx files to .pdf files (or images) through the command line using a 3rd party product. I'm using this for a Windows 2008 server and I can't use any GUI or website as this ...
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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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DateTime to just Date

In LibreOffice, Calc under Linux, I have a table with DateTime values (eg. 2011-06-15T15:37:56+00:00). How shall I convert these values to just Date values (eg. 2011-06-15)? I suspect it is very ...
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Excel 2007 doesn't preserve asian characters when converting to csv [duplicate]

I am trying to save a spreadsheet as a CSV file. The file consists of korean characters, and the resulting csv has those characters literally converted to question marks (0x3F). I am running on an ...
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Inserting jpeg letterhead layout into a word document - Windows 8

I have been provided with a .jpeg of a letterhead layout by my graphic designer who operates in Mac - I need to convert this to a Word document without losing the integrity of the logo. By simply ...
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Is there a CLI-only package to convert MS Office files to PDF?

Is there a command-line interface only package to convert Microsoft Office files to PDF? Specifically, I need to be able to export doc/docx (Word), ppt/pptx (PowerPoint), xls/xlsx (Excel), and ...
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Batch conversion of smartboard notebook files

Is there any way, how to convert SMART *.notebook (file format to create presentations for Smartboard) to PDF in a batch? I have about thousand of such files to convert to pdf and the software ...
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How to convert A4 size postscript to pdf in Linux

I am trying to convert A4-sized PS documents to PDF. I am using PS2PDF, but it clips off the right side of the (landscape) page. Some googling has revealed that ps2pdf always crops to letter-sized ...
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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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Converting a file into a music file?

Are there any programs or tricks to converting any file, say a text file or a picture, into a music file like MP3 or WMA? To be clear, I'm not looking for text-to-speech, I mean literally use the ...
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Get Delay of Each Frame In A GIF

I'd like to get the delay of each frame in a GIF. I plan to turn it into an MP4 file. How do I convert an animated GIF to a YouTube friendly video format? In the second answer, it explains how with ...
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Method to convert Zipcodes to Addresses

At my mother's workplace, she often accesses the database and pulls out numbers in order to form reports. From selecting data Oracle to outputting reports in Excel format, she has come across this ...
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How much data storage capacity will be lost converting from FAT32 to NTFS?

I want to convert my 1TB (931GB) and 2TB (1.81TB) external hard drives from FAT32 to NTFS file system to support larger files. I've done some research on how to do it but before I decide if I should ...
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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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How to convert several files of one type (e.g. wav to mp3) using VLC or Audacity at a single blow?

I have 10 wav-Files. I want to convert all of them into mp3-Files. I managed to to this for one single file (as described in How to convert media using VLC?), but I don't want to do this for every ...
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Convert single PNG image into single PDF

I need a method to convert single images (specifically PNG format) into PDF's that are automatically re-sized to fit that single image (and not remain the default 8.5x11" letter size). I could do this ...
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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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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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How do I convert many text files from <some_encoding> to utf8-no-bom?

I'm looking to convert lots of text files (40+) from ISO-Latin-1 to UTF8-no-bom. How can I accomplish this?
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Multiple File Conversion with VLC media Player

I have to convert a number of video files to audio format but its very painful and time consuming to convert them one by one. Is there a way to convert them in a batch with VLC player?
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How to convert a power point pdf to a pdf that is easy to read on kindle?

I have several power point presentations as pdfs. I would like to read them on the original kindle in landscape format. When I read the original on the kindle then a single slide won't fit on the ...
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How can I convert HTML to pdf?

I want to read and annotate internet articles like books on my iPad so I would like to convert HTML to PDF. Is there a way of doing this that preserves every font as is can make PDF out of selection ...
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The G2M4 codec of Go to meeting?

I have some wmv files which use the G2M4 codec. They were created by go to meeting. Only windows media player can play these files. I want to remove this codec (is that even possible?) or convert it ...