Documentation is a file or set of files that come with a program which detail the programs operation.

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asciidoc for bachelor thesis?

I'm looking for alternatives to LaTeX for documenting my bachelor thesis and I was thinking of asciidoc. I use it for nearly all documentation I write but I'm not sure if it matches the requirements ...
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Managing records of bugs and notes

I want to create a knowledgebase for a piece of software. I'd also like to be able to track bugs and common points of failure in that application. Linking knowledgebase articles to bug records would ...
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Where is the Official list of Windows Environment Variables?

I'm working on some .bat stuff created in a legacy application, which uses many environment variables. I need to know exactly what is every one of them (%windir%, %os%, etc.). So I need the official ...
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Where can I find the manual for a Dell Latitude E5400?

I have a new laptop, a Dell Latitude E5400 running Windows 7 Pro’. I’m very happy with it so far except it doesn’t seem to come with a manual. I’ve checked the DVDs that come with it and can’t see ...
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Design information on Ubuntu (10.10 or otherwise)

I am looking for a good source of information on the design and components of Ubuntu. The vast majority of items I have dug up so far have been user guides or programming info. I am looking for ...
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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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How to I Document User Rights on an existing Linux System?

Need to document user rights on an existing Linux system. What commands, actions, etc. will allow me to gather complete user profiles? User rights include, but are not limited to: File/Directory: ...
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Tool to produce HTML documentation with WYSIWYG or WYSIYM editor?

One of my colleagues has been tasked with producing documentation for three different products. The documentation needs to be in HTML, and if not properly compliant, at least close enough to display ...
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Good open-source DocBook editing tools? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Tool that helps writing a Book with DocBook Code? I am looking for a good open-source application to help with editing DocBook documents. By good I mean: ...
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How to prevent Spell checking code in MS Office?

We use MS Office. Outlook for emails, Word for some documentation and I use OneNote a lot for my own note taking. What bugs me is when I drop some code or use key words or even camel case into these ...
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Does this exist: a standardized way of documenting a file-system structure

At work, I'm in charge of maintaining the organization of a whole lot of varied data on a standard file-system. Part of this is coming up with sensible classification (by similarity, need, read/write ...
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User manual for Sony PCG-252L to find the location of the video card

I took apart my Sony PCG-252L, but can't find a video card. Any of you know where I could find a manual to help me out?
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Sound quality in bluetooth headphones doesn't change to high

My Bluetooth headset Philips SHB6610 has several profiles. It can work as low-quality sound headset (HFP) and high-quality sound headphones (A2DP). Typically whenever I start to play the music in my ...
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Using gcc documentation

I downloaded gcc-4.1-doc package to my Ubuntu computer. How can I use it? What command should I execute to see this documentation?
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How to disassemble an Acer Aspire 5730

I have an Acer Aspire 5730-4163 whose power jack has died. I'm looking for a disassembly how-to or service manual, preferably with clear pictures. Google hasn't turned up anything for me. Anyone know ...
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A good manual for Firebug

I can't find a book on how to best use Firebug or at least a sort of .pdf file. Just small guides. Does anyone have a link on this.
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Tool to annotate pictures (screenshots) for documentation purposes? [closed]

Long time ago, I saw someone use a software (on Windows) that was specifically created to annotate pictures. It made it simple to add arrows, boxes, circles in "outstanding" colors to the image. ...
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Wiki & issue-tracking in one system?

I'm looking for an integrated solution that combines documentation of a software system with tracking of bugs, change requests and feature requests. Requirements: Documentation using a wiki would ...
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dvdauthor documentation?

Where is the rest of the dvdauthor documentation? If you read it, many functions and attributes have no descriptions (like commandline options or XML tags.) Other programs, however, use those tags. ...
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Finding manuals for lpr

This thread is based on the thread. Where are the newest manuals for lpr? I would like to know where the flags such as "page-range" are documented. I did not find them in Ubuntu 9.10.
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PDF manual of ASUS GTX 295

I am unable to find and download the user's manual for this GFX card by ASUS: ENGTX295/2DI/1792MD3 (it's the non-OCed version of GeForce GTX 295) Where is it hidden?
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Sharepoint - Pitfalls to plan around?

Management is taking steps to rectify an issue with have with document management. The issue with our document manage is: we don't have any... Currently, we have a drive on the NAS with upwards of ...
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Best way to browse Powershell help?

I'm a Powershell user. I think the Get-Help is useful, but I don't like to read help in the console. Is there a program that can display the help in an external window? with links and display that you ...
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How to instruct a beginner to regedit.exe?

i'm putting together some directions for beginners on how to check something in the registry. The first step is to get them to run regedit. For a Windows Vista or Windows 7 machine, what would be ...
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How to use Ubuntu's PHP-doc

I run sudo apt-get install php-doc I did not find a man entry, nor "which" entry for the program. There is no "phpdoc" -program in my PATH altough I have /usr/bin in my PATH which apparently ...
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Does Windows 7 include a CHM Helpfile viewer?

Does Windows 7 have a CHM viewer preinstalled? Windows Vista didn't have one, so helpfiles of most regular software could not be viewed.
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How do I use the awesome window manager?

I've installed awesome on my Ubuntu laptop, and I like it. But I feel kind of lost. I don't know any keyboard shortcuts and the man pages aren't really any help (for instance, what does Mod4 mean?). ...
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What does the index mean e.g. pkg-info(1)?

Many man pages include an index e.g. pkg-info (1) and sometimes the same man page references the same base but with different indices e.g. pkg-info (4). What does the index stand for?
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What does 'source' do?

$ whatis source source: nothing appropriate. $ man source No manual entry for source $ source bash: source: filename argument required source: usage: source filename [arguments] It exists, and it is ...
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Are there any copy and pastable web form elements for use in word (for documentation/mockups) [closed]

Are there any copy and pastable web form elements for use in word (for documentation/mockups etc) Just need to quickly show a layout examples of web forms to send to clients.
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Help files and power point presentations

Edit: Some clarifications: We already use Help and Manual for our help files The question is really what to use that allows us to make hyperlinks from help file to presentation, and back, and still ...
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Manual for IDE Syquest EZ135

Anyone know where I can find a copy of the manual for a IDE Syquest EZ135? My google-fu yields only the manual for the parallel-port version. I'm specifically looking for where/how to set the ...
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Adobe InDesign + third party plugins vs. Framemaker

Apropos of this posting on Stackoverflow, I'd quite like to hear anyones experiences on using Adobe InDesign/InCopy plus third-party plugins such as those listed here. Specifically, how good would ...
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Old KB articles on MSDN

Microsoft removes KB articles when they get old. Its really frustrating to come up to a page for a KB article you know should exist, (you bookmarked it) but its just been removed. Does Microsoft put ...