Filters, as used in computing, serve a similar function to those used in the physical world - they separate one type of item from a larger grouping of items.

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WAN Access Issues on LAMP Server

I am running a LAMP server and having trouble connecting over the internet. I confirmed everything is working fine locally. All other PC's on my network can access the server over the LAN. The ...
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filter through one excel spreadsheet using data from another

I have 2 excel files. One holds some products that i need to put into a database but it doesnt have all of the information i need. The second file has all the information for these products but there ...
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Filter comma-delimited Excel column

I have an Excel sheet serving as a master spell list for a tabletop game. Each row (save for row 1) contains the data for a spell: Name, Target, Range, Duration, Function, Effect, Subject, Level, and ...
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In a spreadsheet, is it possible to separate rows into groups that will not change order when filtered?

I am trying to make row subgroups in my spreadsheet rows so that I can sort my data but have rows in any particular subgroup stay together. This is probably easiest to show with a picture. Sorting ...
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How can I filter meeting requests and other calendar items in Outlook 2011 with a local client-side rule?

A server-side rule has "[Kind] is [Meeting Request]" as an available type of rule filter, but client-side rules do not have the [Kind] filter at all. Is there an email header that I could use to ...
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Combine and filter multiple RSS feeds?

I have a list of approx 10 RSS feeds from different websites that I would like to view, using Feedly or something, but I first need to filter these RSS feeds for a specific keyword in the title. ...
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Setting up firewalls/filters on network of apple products

My father-in-law is trying to set up a firewall/filters across his network of 2 imac, 1 macbook, and a handful of mobile devices. He mentioned Open DNS as a possible solution, but I am not familiar. ...
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what can filter a port on Fedora 19 besides router, firewall and selinux?

I am trying to use seafile which seems very nice. Unfortunately I have an issue that I fail to explain. From my two fedora 19 machines, nmap says port 12001 is filtered on the distant (say private) ...
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Disabling the web interface of a filtering program

I am using K9 Web Protection at home, which does a great job filtering internet content. Everything is controlled via the web interface which is available at the address 127.0.0.1:2372 . However, ...
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How to write an AdBlock Plus filter to block just one ad by URL on an otherwise exempted page?

I use AdBlock Plus with the default automatic filter subscriptions, but I exempt deserving sites that are not over-the-top with ads, such as most sites in "The Deck" ad network. Let's call one of the ...
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How do I count different values/characters in a column of cells?

I'm not sure if my description above is accurate. I have a client's full name and address in a single cell e.g.; Mr Smith, 1 High Street, London NW12 1AB I have hundreds of names, address and ...
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excel: how to filter for a specific ID given time constraints on a text field

I have an excel sheet that has a three fields: USER_ID | DATE_CREATED | TAGS Tags applied to the items in the sheet vary quite a bit, and are set up like |tag1 tag2 tag3...| within the field. I ...
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Excel: filter a column by more than two values

I have a worksheet with a column, user_ID, that contains a large number of user IDs I'd like to filter it down to about a dozen IDs, but using Filter -> Custom Filter only allows me to filter by 2 ...
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What alternatives to Barracuda Web Filter for small business? [closed]

We purchased and used a Barracuda Web Filter 210 about 5 years ago and it worked well for us at the time. I let the Energize updates lapse and the cost to bring them current is greater than the cost ...
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ffmpeg does not apply watermark on first generated frame (wm is applied on all other frames)

I am generating a bunch of jpgs from a movie, and want the watermark to be applied to all the jpgs. This works fine for all frames, but the first one, and I cannot figure out why. This is the command ...
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How to apply a 'comma separated list' as a filter in Excel?

I have a stock-list of books and would like to filter the stock data only with selected publishers. Is there a way I can provide a 'comma separated list' in the filter? I tried the 'Advanced ...
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How to deinterlace at double frame rate with ffmpeg + yadif? 50i -> 50p

I'm trying to figure out how to use yadif / yadif-2x with ffmpeg to convert 50i source material into 50p output that preserves the motion of all fifty fields per second. Right now, I am using the ...
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Inkscape: converting object with filter to plain object

In Inkscape 0.48, giving 2 objects: A and B, I want to apply on A a filter (e.g: Filters > Distort > Torn edges) and to subtract the resulting object from B (with Path > Difference). The ...
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How to live-preview lines filtered with a stack of filters?

I would like to have a live preview of a filtered plain text lines. It is important that multiple filters need to be applied either exclusively or inclusively (similar to the filters in process ...
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Working with “~” in excel

I have a data set that has names that contain ~ within them. Unfortunately, I cannot find a way to filter or incorporate these cells in a formula. For example, I tried to use a text cell that had ~ ...
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filter thunderbird email by attachment type

I'm getting malware sent to me as .zip attachments that are zipped up exe files. I want to setup message filters to catch them but I can't seem to find a way to do that. I tried setting up a customize ...
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Pivot table on filtered data

There doesn't be a way in Excel to run a pivot table on an Excel sheet that already has columns filtered. Thus far, I've had to manually copy and paste the sheet into another sheet and then run a ...
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Excel use columns in one table to make another table

I have an csv data dump which is a flattening of related tables from a sql database. So to simplify it looks like this. | col1 | col2 | col3 | col4 | +------+------+------+------+ | A | Ad | B ...
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How to get rid of text overlapping with the arrow buttons when filtered in Excel?

When filtering, my header columns are overlapped by the arrow buttons as in the below snapshot. How can I get rid of this?
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Using the advanced filter in Excel

I have 40 rows in Excel starting with a SerialID in sheet 1. In sheet 2 i have 109 rows which I would like to filter based on sheet 1. Sheet 1 contains records i want to hide from sheet 2.
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Excel 2010 Autofilter does not filter

I have been struggling with this for several days now and I would appreciate any help you may be able to provide. I have a sheet with 69 columns and 6600 rows called Raw Data. I also have a sheet ...
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Is there an easy way to have no choices selected in filter?

In Excel 2010 when I turn on the filter and click on the down arrow "Select All", and therefore all choices, is selected. Turning off all choices is as easy as unchecking "Select All". However ...
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ffmpeg Issue With setpts/asetpts and/or select/aselect

As a follow-up to this question I'm now fighting with the synchronous editing of the video and audio. I still try to cut the video by frames. While the resulting timestamps seem to be correct on the ...
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ffmpeg's select-filter generates unwanted black frames

I want to cut a video by frames with ffmpeg. What I came up with so far is ffmpeg -i P2.mp4 -vf "fps,setpts='PTS-STARTPTS',select='gte(n\,20)*lte(n\,30)',crop='600:430:100:650',scale='280:-1'" ...
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mixing transparent FLV video and background-image with FFMPEG

I'm having a hard time mixing a background png with a transparent flv. I scale and crop an flv video with filter_complex, and then i want to overlay it on a background png. When I put the png in the ...
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Combine multiple DNS filtering result

Several DNS servers provide filtering against different categories, mostly for the local government 'undesirable content', some for malware, and some for ads. What I want is to create/use a DNS server ...
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How can I process outgoing mail with mutt?

Is it possible to alter outgoing emails with mutt? I need it at the MIME level, just before a message is passed on to a SMTP server. For example: My language uses diacritics, but there are still some ...
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wget download a URL with filter

I want to download all jpg files of URL "www.link.com". However the jpg download links start with "dl.link.com". When I use the following code, it does not download any file. I assume because the ...
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Single-line input to multiline output in Unix

How can I use a filter to display something like: echo "Hello there" | H e l l o t h e r e
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Excel Formula for filtering data from one sheet to another

I have table that have the following columns (Agent Name, Client, Policy #, Premium) with the name of agents repeating several times since they have multiple clients... I don't want to give all the ...
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Internet filtering on iPad / DNS lookups

I would like to prevent access to adult websites on iPads by filtering them out. How can I stop people if they know the websites IP ? Allow me to explain a bit further. I have set up OpenDNS's ...
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Force the use of OpenDNS with an Edimax router

I am using an Edimax router on my home network and have set the default DNS addresses to those of OpenDNS's Family Shield. But now I realise the protection is safe only if I force the use of OpenDNS ...
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How can I filter specific rows from an Excel spreadsheet based on criteria?

I have a spreadsheet from which I need to select ONLY the first five rows in each category. Probably easier to see than describe.... I only want columns A and B when C is less than 5 -- ...
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Strip text off received messages in postfix

On one of my systems I run a secondary mail server which gets all mail from a primary server. However the primary server has an annoying tendency of attaching text to the end of the mails when ...
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Right click set rule context menu in Thunderbird

I can't seem to find an add-on or setting for this and it's not provided by default like it is in Outlook 2010. Is there any way I can get this functionality? It's extremely useful as I create a lot ...
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How can I filter for unique values using the most recent Date in a specific column?

I have 10K rows of data, some with multiple rows per employee, I need to filter by unique values by using the employee ID# in 1st column, but filter using the most recent date in another column. I am ...
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Single source worksheet, and multiple pivot tables using filtered data

How does one manage to create a workbook, where one worksheet is the master source data, but multiple pivot tables need to be created with the same set of "row labels" and "summed values", but ...
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Sort Excel Pivot Table By Month

I am trying to sort data in a pivot table. I am hoping to end up with a table that has row labels with my data types, and then 12 monthly columns with a count of each type in each column. So far I ...
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Can I filter multiple column headers to display subheadings of each in Excel?

I can't seem to find this anywhere... it may not even be possible without coding? I have a spreadsheet containing more than one heading in a single column. These headings are identified with blue ...
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Squid + Dansguardian Google instant filtering

I have a proxy setup using squid with dansguardian for filtering. Everything is working fine but Google instant and images for that matter are being a real you-know-what. I find that dansguardian is ...
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How to use wildcards in message filters in Outlook 2010

I want to set up a filter who moves every email which includes following header X-Facebook : from zuckmail X-Facebook : XXXXfrom zuckmailXXXX X-Facebook : YYYYfrom zuckmailYYYY and so on. normally ...
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Multiple video filters in FFmpeg

I want to add a PNG watermark and then scale my video. I may add more filters. This is my FFmpeg command. sweb@sweb-laptop:/tmp$ ffmpeg -i Wildlife.wmv -sn -acodec libvorbis -vcodec libvpx -b:a 128k ...
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How can I do halftone effects in Photoshop?

How can I create this effect in Photoshop? It basically is square dots that come closer together and are bigger where the image is darker.
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Zoom preview for curve bend filter

Is there a way to zoom the preview image for the curve bend distortion filter in Gimp 2.8?
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rule that evaluates mail upon arrival to a folder and moves it to another folder

Want to create a rule that evaluates an email by subject upon arrival to a folder and moves it to another folder - is that possible within outlook 2010?