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

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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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Is there a website which explains the recent Windows updates?

When windows informs me that there are new updates, I open the Windows Update dialog box. The new updates are listed as code names like KBxxxxxxx. The right panel contains the same copy/pasted boring ...
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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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Website which aggregates browser change logs?

I'm looking for a website which displays a list of all the major browsers showing the change logs of the current version of each browser and also a history of one version back, two versions back etc. ...
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Permenant link to official Java documentation pages?

Does Oracle's official Java documentation pages such as http://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/util/concurrent/ConcurrentHashMap.html have permenant links? If so I'd like to use that instead ...
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Mac OS X Lion - Xcode components simulator location

When we downloaded Xcode 4.5.1, to test applications in older simulators we installed it from Settings->Downloads->Components Now there is Xcode 4.5.2 available. Again we need to download ...
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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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how do I alter the structure of a table in SugarCRM CE?

How do I add fields to the opportunities table so that they propagate? From within Studio > Opportunities > Fields I added fields. Pardon, I don't understand the next step to effect a change ...
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The Vim documentation illustrates a “wrong way” to add comments to HTML. What's wrong with it?

The "syntax.txt" chapter in the official Vim documentation says: HTML comments are rather special (see an HTML reference document for the details), and the syntax coloring scheme will highlight all ...
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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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Utility to format text file into fixed width for Readme file

We have a number of plain text, MS word, and pdf documents that we want to be formatted in fixed width / fixed cols format in a plain text file, similar to many readmes found out in the wild. I have ...
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Documentation: server diary [closed]

I would like to log what was changed on server and share it with my colleagues who should be also able to add their changes. We should be able to add manually comments and we would like to store ...
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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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Install CentOS 6 (Red Hat 6) documentation locally

I vaguely remember there was an option to install the documentation available at https://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/. Things like "Deployment Guide", etc. I'm ...
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Where can I find a complete list of Windows STOP error codes?

Its all in the title, really. I need a list of STOP (blue screen) error codes so that when I see one, I can look it up. You'd think this would be documented somewhere, but I'll be darned if I can find ...
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Documentation Management [closed]

We are writing documentation for several of our software applications. Those documentation documents share some common content fragments (eg corporate profile, etc.). I need to find some decent ...
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Free official documentation for cables and models? [closed]

I've been looking through the ISO and IEEE sites for official documentation on the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, TCP, and a range of cable standards (5/5e/6). However, other than on the ...
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OpenSource web based documentation system

I have a set of HTML pages that document my (OpenSource) software which looks fine in any browser. Now I'd like to help the user searching through the documentation (full text search, some keyword ...
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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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Copy-paste multiple pages of programming codes to Microsoft Word

My problem: want to copy hundreds of lines of programming codes to a Microsoft Word 2010 document. (make some sort of documentation) I've tried the method described in this question, to copy and ...
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Auto generate documenttaion in eclipse for javascript

I have never used any documentation software or plugin. I am using Eclipse Kepler as code editor for js files. All files are plain JS files. Is there any plugin in eclipse where i click button and ...
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How to conveniently create and edit ASCII tables?

Are there any text editors which can read in a plain-text file containing an ASCII table and render the table wih convenient table-editing tools such as "add row," "auto-fit column width," "delete ...
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cygwin git documentation

I just installed git using cygwin. I then tried using git help status but I received the error fatal: '/usr/share/doc/git-doc': not a documentation directory. And indeed, there is no folder git-doc in ...
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non-root man pages with Linux-Ubuntu

I'm working on a Linux-Ubuntu server as non-root user. I created a small application and because I'm not a privileged user I'm going to install it under $HOME/bin directory (this directory is in the ...
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Javascript API explorer / sandbox

Does anyone know of a simple API explorer that I can use to make a nice test page for my web service? I am aware of the following, and these are similar to what I want: ...
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Performance required to improve Windows Experience Index?

Is there a guide on the metrics required to obtain a certain Windows Experience Index? A Microsoft guy said in January 2009: On the matter of transparency, it is indeed our plan to disclose in ...
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Free enterprise wiki solution with office inegration [closed]

I am looking for a free wiki solution for our employees (~50). It should be easy to use and the main use is documentation. It would be nice if it has a good wysiwyg editor or even better office ...
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Looking for something to write troubleshooting scripts

At the moment all our troubleshooting doc is written in Word. I'd like to make it a little user friendlier - first idea was just to write it in HTML with something like : <p>Is the server up? ...
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How to fix code examples in Python documentation?

I'm having a strange problem when trying to view the Python documentation. Basically, all code examples cut off the last line of text. The screenshot below illustrates what I mean. The text box isn't ...
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Getting started with Far Manager

I'm interested in learning Far Manager. Are there any walkthroughs or tutorials or feature tours out there? The F1 help system is good, but it's more of a reference than a beginners guide.
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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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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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Documentation for source code of wget

I downloaded the source code of wget from http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/wget/ (file wget-1.14.tar.gz). Is there any place where I can read to understand the whole structure of the source code? I can't find ...
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Is the version of the linux kernel listed in the source some where?

If I'm looking at a version of the linux kernel source code, can I tell which version of the kernel it is? This is code that's currently not running on any platform (so I can't execute commands), ...
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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 ...
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Karbon (KOffice) user manual

I'm looking for the Karbon user manual or Karbon tutorials. It seems there is absolutely no documentation whatsoever although Karbon is already pretty sophisticated.
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Word 2007 textbox management

I am updating a user manual that was initially written by somebody else. I know that most manuals are not written in Word, but our office only uses Microsoft Office applications. I am doing fairly ...
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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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What tool to create visual documentation for software devlelopper audience? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Application to help build diagrams I'm looking for some tool to help me present high level view of an application to the developers. I want to be able to generate a ...
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Outline application with feature to toggle number of levels deep shown?

I was debating between superuser and personal productivity for this question, if there is a better site for this question please move it! I'm looking for an application for writing up outlines that ...
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LVM2: Where is the volume backup file documented?

I need to know the units of the various numbers present in the LVM .../backup/vg_XXXX file - the one that contains the detailed lvm structure for a disk. Where can I find documentation (info, man ...
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MediaWiki like wiki, but with user management?

I really like the syntax of MediaWiki, and that it doesn't use a rich editor, but I would very much like if it had user management. As far as I can tell, the page is either locked or open for anyone ...
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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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Where do I look for Linux kernel module documentation?

Where do I look for Linux kernel module documentation? For example, I've tried googling the module iwlagn, but I cannot find anything that tells me about available options. Where do I look?
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Unable to view Xcode 4.2 help “index.html” is locked for editing

When viewing help documentation in Xcode 4.2 (iOS SDK 5) we get these error messages: "index.html" is locked for editing and you may not be able to save your changes. Do you want to unlock it? The ...
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Software to generate a sequence of instructions

I'm looking for a desktop software that could help me record a sequence of actions on my website to then semi-automatically generate documentation for my end users. The generated documentation could ...
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How can I create documentation like the Eclipse or Fedora documentation? [closed]

I need a CMS that creates documentation like Eclipse docs or Fedora docs. I need search options and good looking printing support. I don't want to hard code elements like current documentation ...
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Does a Linux handbook exist? [closed]

I want to learn about Linux. I saw FreeBSD have Handbook which is awesome, is there such a project for Linux? Currently im using OpenSuse. I looked at their docs, but found nothing similiar.
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Scrolling plan file

How do I create a scrolling plan file? I read about their existence here http://www.catb.org/jargon/html/P/plan-file.html, but it doesn't explain how to actually make them.