The arrangement of data for storage or display, also used as a term to empty a partition.

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USB Format Error

I'm having a real headache trying to reformat a USB drive. Initially it had a 200mb EFI partition and it caused the drive to disappear altogether. Since then I ran the CMD and wiped the disk using ...
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MSOutlook: Different formatting at different indentation levels

We use MS Outlook quite a lot and I like to follow a particular format when discussiong bugs/problems with other folks. I like to use 2 levels of indentation level in my text. The first (base) level ...
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Formatting an external HDD stuck at 70%

My external HDD which is a 250GB WD (powered by USB) seems to have problem! Whenever i try to copy some files, it stuck while copying. I decided to format it. So I used windows tool and performed the ...
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Restore specific folder after format?

I had quite an evening last night as one of my SSDs failed (one containing Windows install) and I had no backup. My other drives were full of pertinent files but were set as dynamic drives and thus I ...
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Don't break header/footer when making page landscape format

I have a document with a footer with page numbering and a header with some centered text. Long story short: I flipped one page to landscape format. Long story long: I made a forced page break to get ...
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Is the raw output of a webcam not always RGB or YUV?

[Actual question is in the last paragraph, I've posted my assumptions and thought process just in case it makes things cleared] This all started when I wanted to see what happened when too many ...
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Is it possible to burn a bootable OSX Mavericks ISO on a DVD?

My early 2011 Macbook Pro is almost full right now, and I was thinking about formatting and installing the new OSX Mavericks, because it's free. But. Since my Macbook came with OSX Lion 10.7.5 ...
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Need to format PDF file

I have a PDF file that contains a customer list from the program CF Data Systems: Structure. I need to import this customer data into QuickBooks, but the way QuickBooks imports requires it to be ...
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Avg times in mm:ss.0 format

I have a range of times formatted as mm:ss.0. The problem is trying to average these times. Time AVG 2:44.35 2:42.88 2:47.49 2:48.86 2:56.31 00:00.0
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custom scientific format in excel

In microsoft excel, I want to use the scientific format for a number. However the built-in format will the number with one digit in the left of the point. For example, it shows 2000000 as 2.0E+6. ...
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Is it possible to install Windows 8 on the SanDisk ReadyCache 32GB SSD drive?

I bought the SanDisk ReadyCache 32GB SSD drive this week. I didn't know about the caching stuff and thought that I would be able to install Windows 8 on it. Now I'm using it as a cache drive with the ...
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is it there any way to remove all picture in a word document?

i have a word document which has pictures and text and it contains more than 500 pages,selecting every page and removing pictures is tedious process,is it there any way to remove all pictures of a ...
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Windows 7 refusing to install due to a partition error during installation

When I started my computer, it gave me this error: Disk error occurred. Press Ctrl Alt Del to restart. or Reboot and select proper boot device, or insert boot media in selected boot ...
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How to Protect files on USBs

So I want to have files on my USB Stick, which you cannot delete or edit, so read only. They also need to remain on the USB when formatted by Windows, or diskmgmt.msc. Is there any way of making ...
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Excel export with specific csv settings?

I'm a newbie to excel and csv files. I have a excel file with the following structure … http://cl.ly/Rdkp user_login user_email user_pass first_name last_name display_name role Some Name ...
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How to change date format from dd-mm-yyyy to dd-mm-yy in formula bar of MS-EXCEL? (Still didn't got satisfactory answer)

I've written a date in one of the cells of MS Excel spreadsheet as 26-09-2013. Then by right clicking on that cell I selected Format cells and gone to Number->Date option and by selecting the type ...
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Excel: Align by decimal point in cells with stars

In Excel 2011 for Mac, I have the following column of numbers: 0.139** -0.131** -0.135* -0.053 0.139** 0.112* 0.183*** Some items are negative, and some have stars. My goal is to have the column ...
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Does second os harm my recovery partition?

i've bought Asus N56VZ recentyl but pre-installed Windows 8 didn't cover my expectations so I've decided to install higher version of Windows 8 on my hdd's second partition but i'm wondering about ...
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Modified Grub4dos to have format tool or command

i want my usb to boot with grub4dos and then using it to format hdd by just choose the number of menu with only 3-4 step and done example boot on usb then grub4dos run choose format or (delete ...
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Repairing corrupted Pen Drive

Last night, I formatted the Pen drive using Windows formatting tool. Once the format was done, I pulled it out without using "Remove device safely". Next time, I plugged in the device, the drive is ...
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Excel 2010 - formula that formats a cell in function of another cell value

Can i have a formula that formats a cell in function of another cell value. Lets say, if A1=1 all the values in column B are formatted into dollars. If A1 different than 1 then all the values in ...
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Does formatting the HDFS filesystem remove my data?

I'm starting to learn Hadoop. If I want to format the HDFS filesystem I need to execute bin/hadoop namenode -format Does it mean that it will format my filesystem, losing everything I have there? ...
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“du -h” with more decimal places

I'm working on a little util tool written in bash that gives me some information about a game server on Linux. For that reason I need a possibility to display the size of the file contents. I'm doing ...
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Replace Windows' drive format tool with Rufus

I recently came across the Super User question How do I place a bootable ISO on a USB drive? in my endeavour to find the easiest way to write the contents of an ISO image to a flash drive. However, ...
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How do I convert a word document to Daisy Format

I have been looking at getting a daisy converted but all I can see is going to cost me over a grand. Do you know of any way that I can do it cheaper than that?
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Ubuntu 12.04/xp dual boot testdisk wrote the wrong mbr to my storage disk

Using disk Utility in Ubuntu 12.04, I inadvertently formatted my 1TB ext4 storage disk to NTFS. I was in the process of doing clean installs so I just pulled the drive and set up a usb hdd dock to ...
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How are encrypted Word documents stored?

I know that Microsoft Office files are basically just ZIP archives with a different file extension that contain XML files. However, when you select the "Encrypt with a password" option how are they ...
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Accidentally formatted hard drive when installing Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

So, I had Windows 7 on my hard drive. I decided to dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04. I was in a hurry and hit the wrong button, so it wiped out (full format) my Win7 install. It was a NTFS drive, but was ...
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Excel 2010 > Chart Axis Formatting

I have a chart that has a primary and secondary headings. But, in the chart I can't find a way to just bold the primary heading. The table that the chart is created from has the primary headings ...
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Libre Office Calc, User-defined Number format permille

I know that LibreOffice allows you to define custom number formats. I have a spreadsheet that displays some smallish percentages (all are less than 1%). I would like to use permille ‰ instead. ...
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Can't format hard drives under RAID-1

I have a Gigabyte GA-EP45 extreme, which contains a "Intel Matrix RAID controller". On lspci outputs as: RAID bus controller: Intel Corporation 82801 SATA Controller [RAID mode] I bought two ...
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How to import this data set into excel? (column headings on each row delimited by a colon)

I'm trying to import the following data set into Excel. I've had no luck with the text import wizard. I'd like Excel to make id, name, street, etc the column names and insert each record onto a new ...
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Installed Ubuntu on usb drive, now it's read-only and can't be formatted

I installed Ubuntu (ubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64) on a 8 gb pendrive. Because it worked pretty slow, I wanted to change it back to a normal pendrive. But this is what happened. Windows7 can't open the ...
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ImageMagick mogrify does not overwrite original files

I would like to convert image formats. I can use 'convert' command, but it made another image. So I searched and find 'mogrify' command in ImageMagick official page. What I did was mogrify ...
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“Missing Operating System” GRUB

Okay ill keep it quick, I screwed up when formatting my harddrive so now I have this issue "missing operating system GRUB" when trying to boot And if I try to boot from a live CD or USB I just get ...
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Open Office Calc formating table

Instead of data, I would like the first row to be the names of the columns. How can I do this? One of the reasons I want this is so that if the rows are rearranged the names wont be jumbled up. I ...
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Can I increase the reliability of my hard drive by using less of its' capacity?

I have a used 3TB SATA hard drive kicking around that I am planning to use as a replacement in a Win 7 box. I don't need all this capacity so was I thinking if I format it to 1TB I would increase ...
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How can I prevent Windows 8 from trying to format my external ext3-format hard disk? [duplicate]

How can I prevent Windows 8 from trying to format my external ext3-format hard disk? Every time I connect my ext3-format hard disk for the guest virtual machine(ubuntu), Windows(host) shows the ...
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MS Excel: custom money format

Need to represent decimal number as "## hrn. ## kop.". Example: 1.2 => 1 hrn. 20 kop. 3 => 3 hrn. 00 kop. I've created custom cell format: 0," hrn. "#0" kop." Result is: 1.2 => 1, hrn. ...
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How to remove the blue vertical bar on the right and red dotted line at the top of the page in my word document

It's the first time I see those bar and can't figure out a way to remove them. My search on the web lead nowhere, I can't right click on it, it's only visible in the print layout view. See image ...
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How to copy the value and format of a cell into another cell on Excel 2010? [duplicate]

I have been looking all over the internet for this question, but it has not been answered by anyone. I am, on Excel 2010, trying to copy (not copy and paste) the format AND value of a cell, onto ...
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How to format an encrypted harddrive using Linux?

I`m not very experienced with Linux, however, there are a lot of inforamtion around, so I can usually learn what I need. I never understood, however, what "mounting" means in Linux. While using ...
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why can't i format a partition FAT32?

I have an HDD with two partitions. I can format one of them as NTFS, exFAT or FAT32. The other partition - a 51.26GB partition - can only be formatted as NTFS or exFAT. Why? According to Disk Manager ...
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How to make an Outlook 2010 message Show URL links, pseudo Plaintext Paths instead of clickable links with only the description?

I often get emails with many URLS in them. They all arrive as HTML formatted, showing only the clickable link without the url. Since oftentimes links expire, this doesn't work well for me, eg if I ...
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Eclipse code formatter on a per file basis

Eclipse has a powerful code formatter for Java, but I am wondering whether it is possible to define a code format on a per file basis, instead of defining the format for all java files? Thanks!
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Formatting Compatibility Across Email Clients

I want to type up a resume style email in the body of a gmail message and was wondering how much of the formatting would carry over to the recepient. Is there a standard that email clients follow when ...
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Need to input four numbers and output a formatted list

I've got a handwritten list of about 500 coordinates for sprites on a sprite map in the form X1 Y1 Width Height I need them outputted into a table with format {X1, Y1, X1+Width, Y1+Height} I would ...
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How to get Excel to save date fields as displayed.

I have data that has date-time values that I need to convert to a different format. I have created an Excel formula that concatenates the string into exactly the format I need. I currently have the ...
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Excel predefined format accident

Hi everyone I have a serious problem with my spreadsheet (xlsm) I don't know how, but cells with default format were converted to currency $, for example C12 has 123, now is $123.00. How I can ...
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Clone to new SSD failed, so I decided to do a clean install instead. Proper way to format/“clean” drive for new install?

I wanted to clone because it seemed like the most hassle-free way to "install" Windows on the new drive, but it did not work. Rather than try to troubleshoot the disk-cloning process, I figured it ...