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(captcha) What is the meaning of 'second 3'? [closed]

I am trying to register a technical forum as a member. As usual, we need to answer some captcha as this is a common security question to prevent spam. And here is their security question: Of the ...
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I have done all the suggestions given to translate a wrong language in Chrome pages-does not work-what to do?

I have done all of these suggestions--over and over--some web pages and some Chrome extentions continue to display in Chinese, not English. When I click the translate bar the "English" translation is ...
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what's the meaning of “contribute” [closed]

1、Plug-ins can contribute actionSets extensions that define actions with an ID, a label, an icon, and a class that implements the interface IActionDelegate. The UI will present that label and icon to ...
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I want to type English words using IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet), how can I do it? [closed]

I want to type English words using IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) and use them to synthesize speech. I need to improve my English pronunciation. Is there any way to do it in Windows ?
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How can I check that a document is entirely in American or British English?

I'm not a native speaker and during writing, I have some candidates like "grey"'/"gray" that I will always mix up. So sometimes, when I write papers with colleagues (e.g. in LaTeX or plain text), we ...
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How to make a tilde on a spanish keyboard set to English?

That's right. I bought a Spanish computer, and set it to English. And I can't find the tilde. This is Mac OS X
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Can I change the sysinfo export language?

I just noticed that when I export the sysinfo logfile for diagnosis that all the stuff in there is in my national locale! This is of course bad if I want help from international / English speaking ...
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Looking for a program to create tests and do exams [closed]

I am looking for a program to help my little brother to study english. I am looking for a program with these features: free or an open platform Able to create your own test Able to do exams (based ...
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How do I hide the English language from the language bar?

My operating system is in English. I have two keyboards: Spanish and Japanese. I speak Spanish natively, and I'm learning Japanese, but to write in English I just use the Spanish keyboard. The ...
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Any MSN translate plug-in?

I want to chat with my father-in-law in China. He speaks no English and I speak no Chinese. Is there any MSN chat translation plug-in can help me?
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english learning software for Linux / Windows [closed]

I'm looking for a good English training software to improve my knowledge. It should be advanced and accademic / scientific oriented. EDIT: more info - Actually I'm oriented in two software : Rosetta ...
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linux synonym /antonym application

is there a free command line tool (with database) to find synonyms/antonyms (linux)? where can i get it?
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Windows 7 english detected as french [closed]

Where I study I was offered the possibility of partecipating into the msdn-aa program and so be able to download and install Windows 7 Professional (English / French) free of charge. However, even if ...
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Search for the best spelling and grammar checking tool for English language [closed]

I am searching for the best spelling and grammar checking tool for English language. I have no problem to buy this tool as long as it runs under linux (OpenOffice)...
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Firefox plugin for English learners

Could you please help find a plug-in for Firefox that supports the following functions: Showing translation of a word by a simple shortcut (like Shift + Right click). Allowing to modify list ...
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Quickly translate a word from English

I'm always reading English, but I'm a Spanish native speaker (I'm working on my thesis). Sometimes I need to translate a word into Spanish, and what I do now is to open a new tab and go to Google ...
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Translating Hebrew names to English? [closed]

I need a way to convert Hebrew names into their English counterparts. E.g. convert אסף to Assaf The solution can be anything from a CSV lookup table to some api to an online service -- anything which ...
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Advanced Grammar and Style Checker

I just finished writing and reviewing my masters thesis; however, I was wondering if there is an advanced grammar/style tool that'll go through my thesis and identify anything I've missed Edit: The ...
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How to do OCR on a PDF document? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to extract text with OCR from a PDF on Linux? I have a few documents in English and Hebrew that I scanned in and converted to PDF format. Is there some free or ...
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Which is best free online/offine service/tool to check correctness of grammar of english content? [closed]

Which is best free online/offline service/tool to check correctness of grammar of english content?
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Microsoft Word switch to French on me?

I was editing a document in word 2007 on Windows XP and suddenly all sorts of words are underlined as misspelled. I go into word options and it talks about French dictionary! My primary language is ...
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How to change the display language in “Movie Maker”?

I am currently using Windows XP Chinese version on my computer. I am using Movie Maker, but it's all in Chinese. Is there any possible way for me to "make it look" English without the need of ...
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On Windows 7, how can I assign languages (German/English) to user accounts?

I would like to have two user accounts on my laptop: one for a German speaker and one for an English speaker. Are language packs far enough advanced now that I can just: download a Germany language ...