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

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Format code in Bluefish?

I asked a similar question on webmasters.stackexchange.com and was directed here. How do I format code in Bluefish HTML editor? There's auto-indenting, that's easy enough to find. Is there a button ...
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16 GB USB flash drive capacity down to 938 MB

After writing the FreeNAS IMG to a 16 GB USB flash drive, I can now only use 938 MB. I used the Win32 Disk Imager tool to write the IMG to the device. Then later, when I inserted the the USB drive ...
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How to convert integer column to time column?

I am trying to format an integer column to a time column, but the values all end up as 12 like this: 12 12 12
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How to change the font of the heading number in Microsoft Word 2003?

How do you change the font of the heading number? If I get into the Styles and Formatting tab, then click on the drop down arrow of the heading I want to modify, and then edit the font in the Modify ...
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Unable to format partitioned 32 GB micro SD card

I am unable to format my 32 GB micro SDHC card after I made two partitions on it. First partition is FAT32. Second is 4 GB ext3. Now I am unable to format my card and delete partitions on it. It ...
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Unable to format my sandisk 64gb sd card

I've been using my 64gb sd card (it came with an adapter) in my xperia z1 for a year. Later I used a few times for my DSLR Nikon D3300 with it's adapter. After using for about ten times in the camera, ...
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Automatically format cells as currency from .CSV when importing into Excel

When I import a .CSV file into Excel, how do I get all cells which contain a number to be formatted as currency? Currently, if the value for the cell contains the dollar sign ($), it becomes formatted ...
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Windows was unable to complete the format

Hi all I trying to format the memory card of mine but windows can't able to format it. I have tried for hours finding the solutions on the net but got nothing so far. Is there any way I can format my ...
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Excel - can you change the line colour of a Freeze panel divider?

I've been doing a stylistic overhaul of some daily checksheets we use for cross-checking data. The first three rows have been set as a Frozen pane so they remain at the top as you scroll, but ideally ...
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How to copy and paste a cell in a table in Word without losing the formatting?

I have a table in a document, in Word 2010. How can I copy and paste a cell? The whole cell, not its content. I copy a cell, it has a grey background with hatching ("shading"). Then I paste it over ...
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USB flash drive not working

I have a problem with my flash drive. When I plug it in it shows like this: And when I try to format it, it says it has "Unknown capacity": Do you know any way I can fix this or any software ...
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How can I 'align right' the results of Excel's “Text to Columns” feature?

If I am using the Text to Columns feature on the following data, using ";" as a delimiter: foo;bar;qux;baz;toast; quux;jam;beans; I'll end up with the results "left aligned" in the resulting ...
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What's the path when formatting one of the OS's of a multi-OS PC?

I have both Windows 10 and Windows 7 (main) installed on this PC. Should I do something different than the usual stuff (formatting one OS PC)? Or I'm just going to format Windows 7 partition via USB ...
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How to format the size of multiple link images in a power point simultaneous (2007)?

I've a powerpoint with one link image on each slide. I must update these images regularly but when I do, the size format of each link image changes. Can someone tell me, without using a macro, a ...
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IOCTL call error when trying to format an SD card

Found an SD card (1GB) lying around. Thought I might pop that into my card reader and see if anything is on it. Nothing. There isn't even a file system on it. I right-click and go "format" but ...
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How can I change the default date format?

When I paste a date into Excel 2010 in the format "2012-12-07 00:00:00.000" I'd like it to be displayed by default as "2012-12-07", but it is actually displayed as "00:00.0". I know I can work ...
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Why does Excel treat long numeric strings as scientific notation even after changing cell format to text

I'm trying to process some data in Excel. The data includes numeric account numbers and other long numeric strings (like cell phone MEIDs). I am not doing math operations on these strings, so I want ...
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How can I zebra-format rows in Excel 2010 automatically?

I've got a long list of data (export from MySQL) that I want to print out to tick each row after I've done stuff with it. Is there an easy way in Excel 2010 on Windows to make the table ...
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Using the correct keyboard layout without changing locale

May laptop was originally bought from Hong Kong and I had the change my region to the UK. This is one of the reason why I couldn't use the keys correctly e.g. the backslash. When I am working from ...
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Excel - Convert currency as text to numbers

I frequently copy and paste HTML tables into Excel to do quick aggregate operations (e.g. sums, averages, etc). In this example, PayPal, their HTML table contains text values like A | B ...
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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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How to determine when a secondary drive was formated that does Not have an operating system on it?

We have a laptop that had dual boot, primary is Win 7 pro and secondary WAS Win XP, the Win 7 hard drive was installed to run modern programs etc. we kept the XP drive for older building management ...
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How to format a Verbatim Execute Portable HDD 500 GB with Nero software encryption

I bought from an office closure a portable HDD, which seems to be encrypted with Nero software. Of the 500 GB it tells me, 40 GB are there. I cannot see the complete 500 GB. So, I do not care about ...
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Excel sees date/time value as text

I exported some data from a database as an excel file. One column contains date/time values in the following format: 2015-04-09 14:05:11.867 where the .867 indicate miliseconds. Excel reognizes ...
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how do I format my SSD plugged in as external

I have an SSD plugged in as an external drive through some sort of an adapter, what I'm wondering is how do I format that drive when I'm running a HDD right now? Do I just right click on the drive and ...
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Win7 set my FAT32 USB key as read-only; can't format it

Today, I backed up some stuff from a Win7 before migrating to Ubuntu. In the middle of copying the files on my FAT32 USB key, Windows set the key as read-only. Now, I need to format the key to put a ...
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SD Card voids writes

I have a 2 GB SD card that I plug into my computer through a switchless USB adapter. At first, the SD card was unformatted, so I gave it a msdos partition table and a total FAT32 partition. I use the ...
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Excel: Format rows in sheet B based on value in sheet A

How do I shade an entire row on tab 2 when an "X" is placed in column "A" of the same row in tab 1?
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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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Ensure nothing is on an SD card after main system it was on was infected by CTB-Locker

My parent’s computer—which is running Windows 7—got infected by CTB-Locker, an SD card was attached too so it got corrupted as well. I want to remove everything from the SD card, does a simple format ...
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Is it safe to add a 3rd partition to my hard drive so I can format Windows while saving important data?

Is it safe to add a 3rd partition so I have 3: system reserve C:windows Important data Then move all important files to the 3rd partition, then re-install Windows, then proceed to move those ...
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How to wipe SSDs with a report?

I have a bunch of SSD's that needs a secure wiping as there is sensitive data on it, but the program I use also have to give me some kind of report. I am doing this for another person, so it is ...
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Microsoft Excel 2013 Formatting When Importing Data

I am importing data from Quickbooks into an Excel 2013 spreadsheet and this will take place on a weekly basis with updated information being added to this report. The report is an Open Estimates ...
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If the file deleted is not actually deleted, why does it take so long to recover it?

When a file is deleted on your computer, only a pointer to the file is deleted. If so, why does it take so long to recover it? I coincidentally format my flash drive which used to have about 500 GB of ...
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Edge to edge image in Word 2010

I'd like to position an image in Word 2010 so that it's edge to edge bottom to top on the page. This is for PDF printing and not physical printing, so should have nothing to do with the limitations of ...
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Hide Some Data Labels but Not Others

I've created an excel graph that has colored bars based on their values. There are 6 series: 5 4 3 2 1 NA. I have figured out how to hide the zeroes when they show up in the 1 2 3 4 5 series but can't ...
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Windows SSD. Is is broken? [duplicate]

So I was using my laptop (Gigabyte P34G) as usual, when suddenly it kinda froze, but I was still able to move the mouse. Then I restarted it, and it got stuck on the BIOS menu. I was not able to boot ...
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FreeMind on Mac - how to get centre-page alignment when saving as PDF

I'm creating a Test Management mind map, using my home Macbook. I'll be saving it as a PDF so I can present it at work. Problem: When using the Export function and saving it as a PDF, it's saving at ...
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Windows SSD failure: cannot boot, format or partition the drive

I was using my laptop (Gigabyte P34G) as usual, when suddenly it kinda froze, but I was still able to move the mouse. Then I restarted it, and it got stuck on the BIOS menu. I was not able to boot my ...
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Data Assignation Tables vs. actual HDD location values?

This is my first post to any of the 136 SE website's and I just wanted to say how much I value the community and the information. I Apologize ahead of time if this is a duplicate. I spent a fair ...
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How to change date format in multiple text files in powershell?

Hello I have around 5000 text files (TXT) in one directory.Files are comma delimited. What I'm trying to do is to change date format (it is stored in first column of each file) from M/d/yyyy to ...
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How to format/repair a write-protected USB drive with I/O errors?

I ordered a bunch of 1GB usb drives from a semi-shady Chinese company. Most of them work just fine, but a couple of them won't let me format them because they are "write-protected." There is no write ...
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What disk image should I use with VirtualBox, VDI, VMDK, VHD or HDD?

Latest versions of VirtualBox supports several formats for virtual disks, but they forgot to provide a comparison between them. VDI VMDK VHD HDD Now, I am interested about a recommendation or ...
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How to format Ext2 in Windows XP?

I want to format my USB stick to ext2. I have following tools installed. But don't know how to use them for my case: Cygwin – I'm just a starter and not surely know how to use. (mkfs is also ...
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Converting date Jan-12 2015 10:51AM to Date format for sharepoint use

I have a date that imports into excel from an external source as Jan-12 2015 10:51AM, but is not a friendly date format for copyinging into sharepoint 2013 datasheet. How do I convert this in excel so ...
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Custom format to display percentage with plus/minus sign

Suppose I have cell value 0.465 and I want to display it in the spreadsheet in green as +46.5 if it is positive and -46.5 if it is negative. I have applied the following format ...
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When I non-quick format a USB flash drive in Windows, what actually happens?

Using quick format (right-click on drive in file explorer) in Windows (8.1) is a quick way to remove the files on a USB flash drive. But what happens when I use the ordinary format on a USB flash ...
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microsd locked write protected after installing kitkat

I've tried all programs whether it's Windows or Mac to get my microsd to be reformatted. I was able to back up all of my information however, the sd card won't format. I've tried Disk Utility, ...
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cell format excel number to text

I have a file with 4 columns and over 7000 rows. The columns are formatted as Number or Geral. But I'm using a plugging for php (SimpleXLSX) to read the xlsx file and create queries to insert into a ...
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Unable to format RAW USB Flash Drive

I have a Kingston 4GB Datatraveller USB flash drive that has seemingly become corrupted. On my main computer, the drive continually connects and disconnects and shows up as an Unknown Device. On my ...