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How do I split a directory when a field changes in Word 2010?

I'm creating a directory mail merge in Word 2010 using an xlsx file as the record source. One of my fields is "Manager". Most of the fields will be different on every line, but Manager will be ...
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Force all files in a NTFS compressed folder to automatically compress [Windows]

Is it possible to keep all the files within a NTFS-compressed folder compressed? For example, if I have a compressed a folder using NTFS compression, it will compress all the files inside the folder ...
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Linux directory becoming a clear plain text file

Did anyone encounter this before? I have a directory called opt which is working previously. Last few days ago, i tried to expand LVM size by using off-line expand. It show success but with some error ...
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windows 7 - protect folder from re(moving/naming)

My computer is sometimes used by multiple users (younger ones :P), sometimes they move, rename or accidently remove a folder in the desktop folder. I want to prevent this, is there a way to do this? ...
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How to see if a folder contains a file at a glance?

I have a directory in Windows containing many folders. I have to place one file in each folder, so I'd like to see at a glance if each folder contains a file. I tried enabling 'File Count' (see below) ...
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How to unzip a zip file to a folder but avoid duplicate folders?

I think you all know that: you're getting a zip file and you don't know whether it contains all files in a folder or only the files. In order to not get a messed up directory, I never use "Extract ...
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How to set default view in folders in Windows 7 [duplicate]

Today I tried to figure out how to set the view of a folder the same for all. For example I want to always have full details of the containing files. How is this possible?
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I'm in need of a program that can detect and move files out of multiple folders at once

I'm looking for a program that can detect and move files out of multiple folders at once. Due to a mishap with a music tagging software, my music library is in a total mess. My files are now spread ...
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compare two directory (each with multiple sub-directory and folder) and find files that are not present in either one of them in windows

I want to compare two directory (including subfolders) for files (for example pictures) in two separate drives. I have thousands of files and are hidden inside subdirectory and folders. Small: ...
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How to change default folder template for MTP Device?

When connecting an Android Phone to Windows 7 by USB, it connects as an MTP device. The "media" folder template selected by Windows is incorrect for 95% of the folders on the phone. I want to cause ...
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Does the Windows-folder contain personal files?

I'm currently going through hard drives of my previous computers (Win 98 through Win 7). The goal is to identify personal files, communication, or programs to keep before I throw away the drives. ...
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Cannot create a folder because such folder already exists?

Running under Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64. When I try to create a folder with a certain name (for reference, let's assume it's X:\MyFolder, I'm getting this: The name I am using does not show as ...
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How to customize folder grouping in Windows 7?

I wonder, how to customize folder grouping in Win7? You can group them by Name, Date, etc β€” but how to create custom groups? Like, I have 30 folders on a disk, and i want them to be grouped under ...
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Grant access to User folder on external drive

I have recently replaced my notebook's HDD with an SSD, and reinstalled Windows 7 on the SSD. I bought a caddy for the "old" HDD, and I can successfully boot windows from the SSD. I can see the old ...
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Use rmdir to delete lots of empty folders within a folder

I have a folder which should at any time have less than 500k folders. These folders are created dynamically, and when the files (images) inside them are deleted by some script, the folder itself ...
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Is there a Win7 library (or similar) that combines multiple directories for the desktop?

In Windows 7, libraries were introduced that combined multiple "physical" directories into one so that multiple folders could be browsed as one "logical" folder. I want to do a similar thing for my ...
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Folders with alphanumeric names in the root of drive C:

Cannot remove. It seems to be trash related with .Net installation. It's very ugly and annoying. What should I do? Is there a safe way to remove them?
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Is there a way to add a “Contains” column in Windows Explorer?

I'm merging some old backup archives and getting rid of duplicates in the process, and I am frustrated by the fact that Microsoft has made it so difficult to find empty folders in Windows. The ...
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Random folder keeps appearing [duplicate]

I have an external Hard Drive and from time to time a random folder named something like 2eca741dd6d1f17e12bd34da6e546f appears. I delete it and some days/weeks later it appears again. The folder ...
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Make an IP forward to a directory on local machine

I would like to setup a forward, where I open my web browser, type in an address such as: http://helpdocs and it direct me to a folder on my computer with a HTML file in it, such as in a website. I ...
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Unable to open a suspicious folder as an administrator

I have a strange folder in my C: drive that is named "db0508036d5f02da1733769e". I've already run it through my anti-virus and malware scans and they have found no threats. Is anyone familiar with ...
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USB flash drive empty folders

Hi hello people i really need some help with this! I have this usb and i took a lot of folders and documents from another computer! All the folders are there but the problem is that it says that all ...
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OSX: check for subfolders, flatten directory structure into new folder, then move to desktop

I am in the process of cleaning a huge library of mangas (mostly -but not only- image files ). Each manga has a main folder containing subfolders, one for each volume. But sometimes, volume folders ...
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Delete several directories with a common prefix at the command prompt

I want to delete several subdirectories of the same directory. The directories have "tmp" as the first three characters in their name. This is not working: C:\Documents and Settings\rajesh\Local ...
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What is this hidden directory doing on my Desktop?

On my Mac I just encountered a hidden directory on my desktop. I don't recall putting it there. When I type ls -la in Terminal on the desktop I get the following: The last folder is what triggered ...
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Filetype is NET? Other sites on server are “folder”

I am curious as to why two sites on my Centos 6 server are "NET" as the filetype. Does it make a difference vs a folder? Here is a picture for better understanding: As you can see, ...
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Strange Alphanumeric folders in my D drive

I am seeing strange folders with long hash like alpha numeric names on my d drive (secondary partition). I have experienced a few of these a few years ago on xp ( I use linux mostly nowadays), and ...
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I cannot remove 'target' folder on Windows 7 generated by Maven

I am getting a strange error since I compiled, cleaned and recompiled a project with Maven 3.1.1 using Windows 7. Basically the 'target' folder generated is no more "removable" and it looks like has ...
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When I delete a shortcut folder on my desktop in Win 7, do I actually delete the real folder?

Let's say that I have a folder here C:\Music and I right click on this folder and choose create a shortcut on desktop Now, I have a shortcut Music on my desktop. My question is if I delete the ...
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Can anyone explain to me what happened to my flash drive?

I went to a library, copied some files from their computer (using Windows XP) to my flash drive (formatted to FAT16) and disconnected the drive using safely remove option. When I accessed the drive ...
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Gmail-label-like behavior for Outlook mail folder

At work, I have to use mail via Outlook. I'm not fond of the way my Outlook mail can only be reside in one folder. I miss Gmail lable a lot while using Outlook. Is there any way to turn Outlook ...
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How can I keep Red Hat Linux folders open?

I am using Red Hat Linux (2.6.18 from uname -r) on a 64-bit machine. I usually keep 2 particular folders open, so I can see and manipulate their files with GUI actions. If some period of time has ...
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Is there any way to synchronize a folder in 'My Documents' with bookmarks bar?

I often save web pages for offline viewing and every time i save a page in 'tutorials' folder, i have to open it up in browser and then save it on bookmarks bar. Is there any way to synchronize ...
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child domain creation, Replicating the schema directory partition taking too long

i am trying to create a child domain. at the face of "Replicating the schema directory partition" is taking too long. primary domain is on remote site. i found that server name is created in the site ...
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linux rename home folders and lost configuration

I've changed my Home folders name, like, "Documents" I changed to "docs", "Downloads" to "downloads" and "Pictures" to "img".. but now my Desktop is not well configured, for example, my ...
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Mac OS. Can't zip or copy a folder?

It is a folder with xcode project. Previously it worked normally. Now on both duplicating and zipping it shows an error. It is in other language but sounds something like this "Error on zipping ...
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Windows took control over “docs” folder

I've always had a folder named "docs" on my slave partition (D:). A few weeks ago, I believe the Windows system decided to take over it... what happened: It renamed the folder to "Documents" - ...
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I've searched my Mailbox in Outlook and opened one of the emails it found. Which folder is the email in?

This relates (at least) to Outlook 2013. When searching an entire Mailbox for email (the default search option, from the Inbox), I found the email I wanted. However, I can't see which folder that ...
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How to lock and unlock folder for specific time in Windows?

I am using Windows 7 Home Edition 32-bit version. Is there any way I can lock one of my PC folders for a specific time, and after the time period is over, the folder will be unlocked automatically? ...
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How to compare folders in Windows 7

Is there an out of the box way to compare two folders in Windows 7? The comparison should show the differences in terms of subdirectory folders and subdirectory files.
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Copy folder structure on Windows except for one folder with files

I need to copy folder structure without files except for one sub-folder. That is I want to copy the folder structure without files plus only one of the sub-folder to be copied with its content. I can ...
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Download folder? [duplicate]

link it shows a list of folders and I need to download one of them. How to download entire folder? UPDATED The link above shows the following picture: link I want to download the whole folder ...
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How to merge subfolders in libraries?

I have managed to group folders using Can I get rid of the Windows 7 libraries folder dropdowns? But now I see 3 folders all called "Soft" Currently this library includes: D:\Me E:\Shared ...
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Modified times of folders

How does the inheritance and propagation of modified times happen? In order to better put my question, I am going to list three examples: A folder has three files. One file gets modified (by any ...
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Unable to access \\machinename\c$ disk guest account by default is set in login

When I try to access a computer I need to administer on the network (\\hostname\c$) I cannot put credentials administrator and password. Instead, I get a default guest account and am unable to change ...
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Thunderbird folder structure recollapse when moving item

I have a long list of folders to organise my email in the Thunderbird folder pane. The list is so long that the folders and sub-folders do not fit on my screen (even with a full height Window at 1080 ...
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Make the contents of two folders appear in one

In Windows 7, I have three folders: "Images", "assets" and "all". I want the contents of "Images " and "assets" to appear in "all" automatically without copying those files into that folder (e.g. ...
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Is there utility for windows that makes changing lots of folder icons quickly?

Is there utility for windows that makes changing lots of folder icons quickly? more specifically app that utilizes drag n drop where i can drag .ico (icon file) onto a folder to use it as the icon? ...
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Sorting files in a folder into subfolders with a specific/maximum number of files

Im a bit of a noob on programming so i need some help. Im using windows 7 BTW i have several folders ; 0,A,B,C,D etc. each contains somewhere between 150 and 8000 files that start with the same ...
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Cannot find a mail in Outlook 2010

When searching for mail with my keywords, mail which haven't been moved into a folder can be found in the list, while the ones I have moved into a folder cannot be found. Trying to use all outlook ...