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How to change word selection separator characters in Windows 7?

When I double click a word of the form a.b then the selected text is either a (if I doubled clicked before the dot) or b (if I doubled clicked after the dot). This is very convenient, but if I have, ...
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Run .sh file on double click on Windows with Cygwin

I created a .sh script file on my Windows machine. I'd like to run it on double click. If I open up the Cygwin Terminal and start it manually with the “sh” command it runs without problems. When I ...
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Windows symlink to executable - does not open by double click [duplicate]

On Windows 7 I created a symbolic link to an executable using: mklink Test.exe C:\Path\to\source.exe But when I try to run it by double clicking on it, i get the "open with" dialog. Running it ...
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Double-clicking issue after installing Windows update KB3013455

Let me start off by saying that I do not install anything on this workstation, except Windows updates (which I should probably stop doing as well after I fix this issue). The unrelated problem started ...
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How do I explain when to double-click verses single-click?

When teaching computer novices I notice that some always double-click when it isn't necessary or they ask 'How do I know when to single-click verses double-click?'. I've been using a computer for so ...
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How to install a program in Windows 7? [closed]

Is it Right Click > Run As Administrator or Double Click? I had to uninstall and reinstall some programs many times to get it to work and I'm not sure it is because I chose one or the other. ...
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How to get Double Click in notepad in Windows 8 to select the entire word / line of text and not stop at symbols such as -,+,% etc

In Windows XP, when one double clicks on a word, the entire word is selected. This is also true for words with dashes as well as urls that have dashes or other characters. For example: ...
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Extract Archives on double-click in Linux

Is it possible to double-click an archive (zip, 7z, tgz, etc.) in a GUI Linux file manager like Dolphin and have it automatically be extracted? Automatically creating a subfolder upon extraction ...
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How to open/view a picture fullscreen FAST in Firefox?

With FireFox (on Windows OS), I do a lot of browsing on pages with pictures. These images are standard img HTML tags (no fancy scripting like flickr and friends). I often want to open them in "full ...
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Windows Explorer - Different Behaviour for Double-Click of Files and Folders

I want to have a different behavior for double-click in Windows Explorer (Windows 7) for folders and files. Folders should be opened with double-click, but neither documents nor executables should ...
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linux python single file double click to run

I'm using Ubuntu Linux and have my python files setup so that when I double click them it opens my text editor to edit them since most of my python files are "work-in-progress." However a few of my ...
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double click doesn't work on win8 desktop from first time

i have win8 and double clicking works fine after entering my computer. However, on the desktop when i double click any icon it doesn't open until the third click. i tried removing the domain user from ...
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Change taskbar to allow double click to start programs?

I would like to be able to double click on programs on my taskbar to start them rather than one left click because I find myself accidentally starting programs when trying to quickly navigate to ...
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Mouse double-click min interval

This is the second mouse dying on me because of a poor switch ! Under most operating systems there is a option to set the max time interval in which two mouse clicks are processed as on double click. ...
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Don't open all mails when double-clicking at sorted group headings

At View → Sort by → Grouped By Sort you can activate the grouping of your mails by the chosen sort method. E.g. when you select the sort method "Date", you get groupings like "Today", "Yesterday", ...
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How can I keep leading zeroes in a comma delimited, double-quoted fields csv file when viewing in Excel 2010?

Yes, I've researched the question here, here, and at stackoverflow and I know this seems like a duplicate question. Therefore, I'm making my question more specific: "How can I keep leading zeroes in a ...
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double click/click-drag-release on terminal to select a text results CTRL-C

When I double-click in a terminal, for example xterm, konsole, to select text, it'll select text and then the cursor return. It's not expected because the cursor should be not be moved. I meet this ...
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Is there a way to not select whitespace after a word when double-clicking?

In Windows, it seems the default behavior when double-clicking a word is to select the word, and any whitespace following the word (spaces or tabs). You can see this behavior across all programs, so ...
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Send double-click with Autohotkey

I'd like to remap the middle mouse button to double-click using autohotkey. A simple remapping (4th mutton -> middle button) worked fine using XButton1::MButton but I couldn't find a way to remap a ...
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Mac OSX / Xcode, double click the word to select it, selects across dots and other characters [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wrapping word configuration in mac I don't know if it's supposed to work like on Windows, but some apps like Chrome, Firefox are doing this as expected and some, like ...
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Windows Ctrl + Double Click to open a folder in new window

On some Windows OS'es, Ctrl + Double Click on a folder opens the folder in a new window. I like this behavior! But this only seems to be the default for certain versions of Windows (Windows 7 and ...
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Excel: Why does double-clicking in a cell jump to a different cell?

Normally, when you double-click a cell, you enter in-cell editing mode, right? This works most of the time, but occasionally on random cells, a double-click instead moves the focus to a different cell ...
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How can I make the mouse wheel button perform a double-click in windows 7?

I have a "generic" mouse, and like most mice these days, the wheel has a click action as well. My "Microsoft IntelliMouse 1.1A PS/2 Compatible" Mouse used to have software that would allow the wheel ...
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I can not start a .jar-file by double-clicking, only from command-line in Windows

I have a Java application in a .jar-file. I can start it by typing java -jar myapp.jar and the application starts, but if I double-click on the .jar-file, nothing happens. What can be wrong? How can I ...
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Mouse: Single clicks occasionally register as double clicks

I have a generic Logitech USB Optical Mouse (couldn't find a model number) and occasionally when I am doing a single click, it registers as a double click instead. For example, when I click a file ...
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Double click title bar to minimize window (as in OS X)?

I am an OS X user at home, and now the PC I use in my new job is running Vista. What I miss from OS X is that I used to double click the title bar to minimize a window, but now that leads to maximize ...
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Make single clicks behave as double clicks

On the computer, you have to double-click sometimes to launch an applications or open a document, while in other places (buttons, dock icons) a single click is enough. On the web, you generally have ...