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How can I export a one page word document into an image of a particular resolution?

How can I export a one page word document into an image of a particular resolution? For example, suppose I have a word document, it has some word art on it, it is one page, it has some pictures, some ...
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Linux: grab audio from a video clip

I'd like to take audio track from a video clip in FLV container and save it to something playable by portable music players. Are there any easy to use tools for that? I know how to do that using ...
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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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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 convert PDF to ASCII Postscript so the contained text can be searched/replaced?

According to Chapter 3.2 of the PostScript Language Reference, "there are three encodings for the PostScript language:ASCII, binary token, and binary object sequence". We've been generating PDF files ...
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How to convert multiple mp3 files to mp4 with ffmpeg?

The following command takes the mp3, attaches an image to it, and converts it to an mp4: ffmpeg -i input.mp3 -loop 1 -i image.png -c:a copy -c:v libx264 -shortest output.mp4 I'm trying to apply the ...
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Convert text/general format time into numeric value that can be filtered

I have time data that is formatted as the following: 000:01:18 The problem is it is formatted as General, which is not recognized by excel as a numerical value at all. So no formulas will convert the ...
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How can I convert MS Access 2003 (2000 file format) to Sql Server Express 2014?

I've been searching for the past two days on how to get this conversion done, but every suggestion I've seen yields no effective results. I've installed Sql Server Express 2014 and have verified that ...
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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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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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How to convert 600 MB PDF to MS Word Doc?

All the apps, online & offline, do not seem to support such a filesize. Anyone out there have experience of succeeding for large PDFs?
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How do I convert multiple mp3 files to mp4 with ffmpeg?

The following command takes the mp3, attaches an image to it, and converts it to an mp4: ffmpeg -i input.mp3 -loop 1 -i image.png -c:a copy -c:v libx264 -shortest output.mp4 I need to do this for ...
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How to create an MP3 copy of FLAC collection, down to directory structure?

I have a collection of FLAC rips that I use for archival purposes and playing on my Hi-Fi system. However, I would like to create an MP3 copy of my entire FLAC collection (for using on my laptop, ...
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Notepad++ EOL conversion difficulties from UNIX to windows. How to ensure it stays converted?

I have a .txt file which is in a UNIX/OSX format when it should be in windows. I have tried to convert it in Notepad++ through Edit>EOL Conversion>Windows format. However when I convert it in ...
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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 to import MXF recordings on FCP?

I have a problem with my MXF files when I was about to import them into FCP7. It refuse to work at all. I tried couple of plug-ins and applications but nothing worked. How could I solve this problem?
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Converting a word document to XML format while preserving font information

I need to convert a Word document into an easily parseable format, so I chose XML. I found a tool which works, but it doesn't tell me which font the text is, which is my main method of parsing. Is ...
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Batch convert AppleWorks files into PDF within originating folder, delete original file?

Probably AppleScript is the way to go with this - I have found scripts online that do this, but snag on oversize printable area and put files in the same folder - I need files to stay in the folder ...
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Unattented conversion of PowerPoint presentations to video files

I want to be able to convert ppt to video files automatically, without user interaction on Windows. Like convert_ppt_to_video qqq.pptx --screen-size 1024x768 -o qqq.mkv. How it's better to attain ...
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Rending on Mac: Major codec issues with video editing software

We bought a Mac Pro thinking that it would increase the speed of rendering than on an unoptimized PC. But we ran into codec issues with MPEG and WMV. Our Tricaster PC outputs to MPEG, while it the PC ...
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virtualbox 2 vmware disk

I have a virtualbox disk I'd like to convert to a vmware disk. The disk is dynamic which makes it a lot more trickier. If I follow the instructions at ...
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Can I convert RJ11 to RJ45 without modem to use Ethernet?

I have a Tenda 300Mbps N301 wireless router that connects to the ISP with its WAN through a cable that has an RJ45(Ethernet) plug. I would like to use my this router on its WAN, with RJ11(Telephone ...
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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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Converting Windows Movie Maker projects (.mswmm) to Sony Vegas (.veg)

Since I don't want to redo the timings and edits of my existing project, but I want to upgrade to a better movie maker for more options (including editing existing parts, so I cannot simply render ...
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Setting field tab stops in Word 2010 for pdf conversion

When converting a Word 2010 docx to pdf, the tab stops at all hyperlinks in the pdf file. What I am looking to do is have the tab stop at the form fields only (not hyperlinks), in the converted pdf ...
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vCalender(vcs) to comma-seperated(csv) format convertion

I want my Mac iCal be able to read vcs format which my older windows outlook calender is on. I thought about converting vcs calender format to csv format but I can't seem to find a website who does ...
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How to convert ts files to avi in OSX

I have tried both mencoder and ffmpeg. With ffmpeg the sound was fine but there was no picture. With mencoder the video moved at half speed so the length was doubled. How can this be done right?
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How to open a TOD video files in Mac OS X?

When I record with JVC camera, I get .MOI and .TOD files for videos. How to open these files in my Mac OS X Snow Leopard?
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EIDE to SATA converter fails to show the Hard Drive in the OS

I recently bought a new PC based on Asus Crosshair IV Formula and AMD 965 Phenom II x4. After connecting my new SATA hard drive (working perfect) I wanted to connect my old PATA drive with an EIDE ...
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How to convert an WAV audio file into Core Audio File Format (CAFF), mono, 16-bit @ 44,1 kHz?

How to convert an WAV audio file into Core Audio File Format (CAFF), mono, 16-bit @ 44,1 kHz ? The files I need have a *.caf ending. I need this exact file format to play them on in my iPhone app. I ...
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Batch convert HTML file(s) saved using IE to MHT

I have numerous web sites that I've saved over the years. I used Internet Explorer's "Save As..." option to do this. It saves the original page as an .html document, and page requirements in a ...
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Batch converting video from avc1 to xvid

I need a way to batch convert 720p video files from avc1 to xvid in Ubuntu 10.04. I'm not terribly concerned about file size, but I do wish to retain the picture quality as much as possible. I believe ...
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Batch Conversion of PaperPort MAX Files

I've got a library of MAX files from an old Visioneer Scanner that used ScanSoft PaperPort. I don't have the PC that I used to scan them anymore, and I don't have the CD for PaperPort. Does anyone ...
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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 (-ve) number to a (+ve) or absolute

How do I update a field in a SQL table to change a neg to a pos. (Multiply *-1) I have some data that was loaded using a mapper tool. Unfortunately the data should have been - and was +. The software ...