The process of reversing data compression and/or archiving

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How do I populate a column with the first x characters of text data in another column

I have a column with 14 characters. There is real information based on the first three characters. I want to have another column with only the first three characters for visibility and group by ...
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Extract Microsoft exe

I would like to extract the files from VC_redist.x64.exe. I tried using 7-Zip, but it only gave me files like this: 0 u10 u13 u16 u19 u21 u24 u27 u3 u4 u7 u0 u11 u14 u17 u2 u22 u25 ...
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How to extract video from only one part of a multi rar package without downloading the rest

I want to see only one video from a package of 10. All of these are in a multi part rar package. Does it mean that I need to download all 10 for the extraction to work properly or is there a way ...
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Excel, How to extract records that are all in one column

worksheet showing data How can I extract all the records stacked into a single column and rearrange into a 'normal' table with records in rows and fields in columns? Data is "vertical" because that ...
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How do I extract a background from a Windows 7 Theme file?

Pretty obvious, How do I extract a background from a Windows 7 Theme file? I like the background pics from some of the themes I've downloaded, but is there anyway I can get the pictures (background ...
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Is it possible to extract contents of a ThinApp container?

Is there possible to extract such packages made by somebody else. Ok, so if there is no general way of extracting such archives, which can be a huge exe file or tiny exe starter with huge packed ...
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how can I extract/harvest/export all sender addresses from outlook 2003?

I'd like to build a list of all the people who email me but can't figure out a way of doing it. Tools such as Xobni offer a list, but it is not possible to select the data from the 'analytics'. How ...
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Extracting background images from a PDF file?

I have a PDF file containing maps of the building I work in, here: http://www.libsys.und.edu/dev/FloorPlans_All.pdf The original source files have been lost, and I've been asked to extract the map ...
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WinRAR Extract batch files and replace newer

I am trying to extract around 195 KBs .cab for Microsoft Office 2013 SP1. I need a script which extract all .cab files and replace newer ones without
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Command line extracting specified file from 7-Zip file

I would like to extract a specific file from a 7-Zip (.7z) file, but that filename exist twice on different directories. How can I choose one of them? I tried using a compressed path, but I received ...
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How do I extract all ZIP files in subfolders using 7-Zip on Windows 7

I have a large Windows 7 folder tree structure containing many ZIP files. These are single-layer ZIP files (not ZIP within ZIP). What 7-Zip command can I use to parse through this folder structure, ...
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7-Zip command line: Extract silently/quietly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable the output of 7-Zip? I want to use 7z.exe from a command prompt to silently/quietly extract an archive. I do not want to use third-party scripts or APIs. ...
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Extracting “one of every 10 frames” in a video using VLC or FFmpeg

I am trying to extract "exactly 1 frame of every 10" frames of a video (i.e. extract 1 , leave 9 then repeat) for scientific purposes. The video is 105 frames, 3.5 seconds, 29.97fps (h.264, .mov, ...
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Extract One letter and three numbers from .txt files using Notepad++

I would like to extract from many .txt files a certain data in Notepad++. It has a lot of data in one file, but I only need specific... This is what looks like in a file: ©Q Ńü Vý 8 ź) ...
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How to extract sounds from .csb

I need to extract some audio files from a .csb file. Does anyone know a program that I can use for this? I tried vgmstream and SFIVAM but they both cannot open the file.
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how to extract .exe files from .zip archive (7-zip stuck on executable)

I face a problem that when I want to extract some .zip archive which includes .exe it will always stuck on that executable and do nothing. I never had such problems before, i can't remember at least. ...
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How will i know that the one part of multipart file is corrupt or just need to re-download? [duplicate]

I have downloaded multipart rar file, how will i know that the one file is need to download again, either the the volume is corrupt or the file is corrupt... I'm hoping you so to answer my question, ...
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Display Calendar/Notes entries with raspberry pi?

I want to realise the following: I'm using Lotus Notes 9 to manage my meetings, mails etc.. As a project, I want to display the meeting entries in my calendar with a raspberry pi on another display, ...
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zip: Unexpected end of archive

When I try to extract my 1.15GB downloaded .zip file am getting following error: ! D:\N750XXUCNG6_N750ODDCNG5_INU.zip: Unexpected end of archive I have tried this ...
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tar shows “is not a bzip2 file” error when uncompressing a .tar.bz file

I've a data_or.tar.bz file I tried to extract it with $ tar xjvf data_or.tar.bz Output is bzip2: (stdin) is not a bzip2 file. tar: Child returned status 2 tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting ...
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How to split pdf file in windows? [duplicate]

I have a pdf file with 120 pages.How can I extract only pages 20-40 and save it as another pdf file? I'm using free version of Foxit Reader. It doesn't have this facility. Any solution?
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How to extract a .dmg file in Linux?

As a Linux user, I need to get the content of a .dmg (Mac OSX disk image) file which contains an application installer. I tried dmg2dir (which requires dmg2img) which created an .img file but nothing ...
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How do I extract the elements from a container file (ODP, PDF, etc)?

PDF and other container file types like ODP contain several files glued together to a presentation / a document. Is there a way to separate these files after the container has been built? Like from a ...
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Why is it slower in Windows to extract rar files to USB/network storage?

I noticed in Windows 7 extracting rar to local hard drive is always significantly faster than to network storage (CIFS) or USB 3.0, even when the external storage has better sequential write ...
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ffmpeg extract lossless image from video

I have a 5s fps25 mp4 video and I use the following command to extract jpg images from the video ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -r 1 -q:v 1 output_%01d.jpg The images are extracted successfully, but jpg files ...
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What’s a good way to extract .rar files on the Mac? [closed]

Anything built-in? (E.g. command line tools.) Any well-regarded software? Update: I like The Unarchiver, but vote up your favourite, or add it as an answer if it isn’t there.
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Extracting audio from MP4 video into MP3

I downloaded a few MP4-encoded videos from which I'd like to extract the audio stream into MP3 files for easy listening on my digital player. Most likely, VLC can do this, but the instructions ...
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Extract a certain file from an archive with 7-Zip from the command line

If I have an archive, for example, some.zip that contains one or more files, how can I extract only one file (I know the name of the file) with 7-Zip from the command line in Windows?
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How do I extract highlighted text only from PDF files in Adobe Acrobat Pro version 9?

I'm reading a lot of pdf articles in Adobe Acrobat Pro and highlighting specific sections. I would like to know if it is possible to extract just the text I highlighted from these pdf files?
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How to extract image from PDF file

I currently use Foxit's PDF reader, and I recently downloaded an image from the Internet, but it is inside a PDF file. How do I extract this image? Operating system is Windows 7.
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How do I process extracted number files from Windows EasyArchive .mig file?

I am trying to recover data from an old XP computer that was placed in a migrate file using "Windows Easy Transfer" but after initial extraction I just have a bunch of number files. I used TN ...
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Windows 2003 R2 zip program blocking EXE file

I have a Windows 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition SP2 32-bit machine with all latest patch (as of 1-6-2011). It's a VM. I have a zip file, including a pdf file, a txt file and a exe file. If I copy the ...
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Batch the “Extract Here” command

I would like to batch the "Extract Here..." command on a complete folder. Every type of archive should be unzipped into the current folder with the name of the archive file. I have found some BATCH ...
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Is there a way to extract/export images from Publisher files without having Publisher?

A client gave me a Publisher file with images in it that I'm supposed to extract out of the file and use for another project. I use OpenOffice and it does not appear to support .pub files. Any ...
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Windows command line ZIP extraction with checksum or similar?

What I need to do, at the command line, is: Extract the contents of a a ZIP archive. Change an arbitrary number of the extracted files. Repeat step 1, but because it is a huge archive, only extract ...
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Unzip .gz file in windows batch script using 7zip

I have 7 zip installed on windows machine. I have to extract .gz files into .txt files. I am not able to find a suitable command to do that. I tried below : 7za e ...
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Unzip multipart files created from Mac in Windows

This is how I created a multipart archive from Mac; zip -r -s 1g archive.zip long\ folder\ name/ This creates files like archive.zip, archive.z01 and so on. Now I am trying to unzip this archive in ...
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How can I extract multipart RAR files using the command line unrar.exe?

Is there a way to extract all RAR files using unrar.exe via the command line without passing it each part? I have lots of multipart RAR files in mixed formats: .part1.rar, .part2.rar or .rar, .r00, ...
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How to extract the text from MS Office documents in Linux?

I need a way to extract the text from all of the MS Office document types (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), in Linux. I envision that there might be several different approaches to accomplish this, such as ...
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extract in same column cell with different format

I need to extract value in same column that have different format (date and text) as showed below: 09/02/80 23/12/73 ANA ANA 11/03/83 11/03/83 07/07/34 How could obtain from one column two ...
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Extract file from corrupt archive

I am trying to extract a single large file from a multipart zip archive. The file contained is correctly identified by pretty much any tool used, but I didn't have much luck in extracting it. Any ...
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extracting vs testing an archive?

is there any difference between extracting an archive vs testing it? I'm writing a batch script and if archive testing assumes extraction in the background then I'm planning to extract only and ...
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Extract Links from a sitemap(xml)

Lets say I have a sitemap.xml file with this data: <url> <loc>http://domain.com/pag1</loc> <lastmod>2012-08-25</lastmod> <changefreq>weekly</changefreq> ...
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How can I extract multiple 7zip archives to folders with the same names in Linux?

I have about 300 7zip archives, each with several files in them, and no directory structure inside. I need to extract all these archives to folders that match the respective archive. Example: ...
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Print each bookmark of a PDF separately

I have a very large (1000 page) PDF which contains about 100, ten page each documents one after the other. I would like to have them sent to my office printer as individual files so my office printer ...
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Extract rar file to preset folder

Normally when I want to unpack a rar file in Windows Explorer, what I do is right click and drag the file to the desired folder (in the left tree) and then select "extract here". This is through ...
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How do I extract Flash content from a PDF file?

I have a PDF file that has a flash file embedded. How can I can extract that SWF from inside the PDF file? Update: I am using Windows 7.
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Extracting .7z file with Unrar.exe and command line?

With WinRar.exe 5.00 we can extract a .7z file. (with right click on a file and extract it) but with Unrar.exe 5.00 and the following command line C:\Program Files\WinRAR>unrar x ...
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How to extract all images from a PowerPoint presentation?

I have a PowerPoint presentation that is basically a slideshow. How can I extract all the images into a folder? I've seen articles that direct you to save the presentation as HTML, but this file ...
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Universal command line unarchiving tool on a Mac

Is there some command line tool which allows extracting files from most known archive types? Something like StuffIt Expander, but without gui.