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

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How can I custom format in excel to place periods (as separators) in an 18 digit entry?

This is regarding 18-digit accounting codes that contain multiple periods, as separators. I would like to enter just the digits without typing in the periods. Example: 112233333444555556 would ...
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Moving Windows 10 to SSD from HDD - SSD is not visible in BIOS boot options

I have a fairly new Acer desktop that I just upgraded to 10. I bought a Samsung SSD that I'd like to move my Windows installation and programs over to. It's more than big enough to fit all of the data ...
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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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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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View Source code Microsoft Excel

Is there an equivalent to view source code in microsoft excel for either the entire excel workbook or possibly for individual cells? Ideally I would like a way to view a list of every possible option ...
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Centos graphical installer format old disk

In the Centos graphical installer, i would like to format the whole disk and start from scratch, but it still keeps a rescue version from the previous os on the disk, how can i disable that and ...
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SD Card Locked Error on camera

I have a Canon camera. Last week after recording some movies, it took so long to process, so I got bored, and unplugged its batteries :D Then I turned it on, it said "Memory Locked". I inserted the ...
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Can't format or delete any files on SD card

I have a 16 GB SD card i'm trying to format for use. In Windows if I try to format it says Windows was unable to complete the format, and in Linux when I do fdisk -l -u, fdisk just hangs when the SD ...
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I don't know if my sd card is corrupted or what? [duplicate]

I can't format my sd card. There is details like memory available and use,I can open the contents, but when i open the content, it will like disconnected (?). It is also the same when formatting ...
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Unallocated Space after Live Disk Creation [duplicate]

I have a 16gb flash drive that I used as a live USB. While it was live, it had a total capacity of 2mb after formatting it, it still says 2mb. I viewed the disk in disk management and it showed ...
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Is there an image format for 2D images plus depth?

Are there any image file formats that encode a 2D image plus a depth layer? I know mpo and jps encode stero images (two 2D images for viewing in the left and right to create a stereoscopic effect), ...
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How to change Windows 10 Lock screen time format?

My Windows 10's time format is 24 hour clock, this includes the taskbar but the lock screen is still 12 hour clock format. How do I change the format of my time in lockscreen?
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How to have Excel recognize date in format MMM YYYY (e.g. Mar 2015)?

I have a system that has outputs reports to Excel but Excel does not recognize the format as a date--"Mar 2015" to be "Mar-15". This makes pivoting the data hard because the date column is sorted ...
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Cannot format Linux distro

I'm having some trouble with my installation of Kali Linux on my laptop, so I decided to just throw it all away and format it, then install Kali again. Problem is, while it appears that I have indeed ...
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Automatically formatting plain text files in Word

We have a legacy system that spits out text files that used to be printed on a 132-column printer. Some files have even longer lines, such as 169 characters. For whatever reason, the .DOC file ...
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What is the most efficient way to standardize time formats and find time durations exceeding specific lengths using Excel 2007?

THE SCENARIO: Let’s say somebody hands you a spreadsheet containing a column for the time duration of 416,000 videos. When the information was entered, it was entered into an Excel 2007 spreadsheet ...
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Accidental Format of Windows Hard Disk by Linux [duplicate]

I had Windows on my hard drive and with tons of data on that. Windows got corrupted and all tried failed to repair it and in absence of windows media I tried installing Linux but by accident it got ...
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How to include space in drive label using command-line MS format?

The obvious-to-me approaches fail. # format h: /fs:ntfs /q /y /V:512MB Disk Invalid parameter - Disk # format h: /fs:ntfs /q /y /V:"512MB Disk" Invalid parameter - Disk" # format h: /fs:ntfs /q /y ...
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CSV file has dates formatted e.g 20140530 that are not recognised as dates

CSV file has dates formatted e.g 20140530 ( should be 30/05/2014) that are not recognised as dates. Is there a quick fix to convert them to a date format without retyping whole column? Thank you!
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Seagate NAS 4000TB drive only shows up as 1677.90 GB

Does anyone know why a 4-TB drive would only be showing up as a 2-TB drive? I have converted the drive to GPT format, but it still only shows with 1677.90 GB. I am using Windows 7, 64-bit, so ...
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Format a number like a percentage (x100) without the % symbol

This is the opposite to the question Number format in excel: Showing % value without multiplying with 100. I have data which is in a format where, for example, a cell whose raw content is 0.75 ...
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Windows 10 Big Time Doesn't Have Leading Zero

I have my Windows 10 time format set to HH:mm:ss but for some reason, after clicking the time and date in the right hand corner, the time that appears doesn't have a leading zero. Is there any reason ...
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Does formatting the disk rewrite MBR (master boot record)?

The title says it all. I want to know whether MBR is overwritten after a Windows clean installation.
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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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Recover important photos/videos from unallocated space on MicroSD card (if possible)

I'm trying to recover photos/videos from the unallocated space on a MicroSD card, which was used in a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini GT-I8190N. The previously healthy card appears to have become corrupted, ...
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Clean install Windows 10

I have googled but can't find a definite answer to my question. All the answers are incomplete. I want to clean install Windows 10 using USB. When restarting from USB I want to use advanced and ...
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Raw Bitstream vs Container?

I've been researching multimedia formats (although recently, I've been told not to use the word "format" as it's ambiguous.) I learned that a video file is composed of the Raw Bitstream encoded ...
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Can’t use/format a new WD Blue 1TB (WD10EZEX) hard drive

I’ve been having problems installing a hard drive in my new desktop computer, which is booting off of an SSD. It is a WD Blue 1TB Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - ...
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StatusL 0xc0000225 when trying to reformat HP laptop

I would like to reformat my HP Pavilion laptop, but when I pressed F11, I got the following error message: Windows Boot Manager Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might ...
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Format datatable using VBA (values are as Double but String is needed for formatting)

urrently working on a vba script that makes charts automatically. I would like to add a datatable which is done using: .HasDataTable = True However I would like to show the values of series as ...
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Formatting numbers in excel so they are in parentheses

I want to format cells in Excel so the numbers the cells contain are displayed in parentheses (both negative and positive numbers). Examples: (4.54) (-2.32) The cells I want to format this way ...
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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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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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USB Stick Drive Losing Format

I have just purchased a new 64GB USB stick drive. It came formatted as FAT32, and I reformatted with Windows 10 as exFAT. It keeps losing the format, though. The process which I've followed several ...
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32GB SD card shows up as two volumes. One with 256MB of space. How can I utilize the full capacity of the 32GB SD card?

When I enter my 32GB SD Card to my Windows 7 PC it shows 256MB. Running disk management shows the following (disk H:). How do I make one volume of 32GB?
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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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exFAT to NTFS formatting troubles

I recently ran a chkdsk on 2.5" 230GB SATA HDD but the plug was pulled before the end of the chkdsk and since then it wouldn't boot up. Deciding to scrap all data on the HDD (no longer needed it), I ...
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USB stick cannot be formatted to F2FS

I have a 16GB USB stick which I want to format to f2fs. On Linux, the format command itself can succeed. However, if I try to copy files to that stick, I got IO error. However, I can not mount it. ...
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Format HD to remove traces of Windows 10 and reinstall Windows 8

I've gotten into a bit of a mess. Here's the situation: I have a Dell laptop that had Windows 8 pre-installed. I don't have a key or anything, due to the fact that it was preinstalled and Windows ...
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Reset/restore/recover Windows 10 laptop to factory state

I would like your help with a problem I am stuck with. I recently got a hand-me-down HP ProBook 4530s that I upgraded from Windows 7 Pro x64 to Windows 10 via the "Get Windows 10" app that pops up (as ...
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Format USB Drive with FAT on Mac with different Allocation Unit Size

I've been asked to format a USB Drive with a larger Allocation Unit Size than the default. I'm using a Mac, Snow Leopard. In Disk Utility, I am unable to see anything to do with Allocation Unit ...
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Possible to format a microSD card in ISO9660 format?

As title, is it possible to format a microSD card in ISO9660 format? More questions, and would I then be able to (or how could I) save to that card from a computer? More details, Windows or OS X (or ...
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disk cannot be formated

I have problem with my external 500GB disk. I connected it to computer, i cant see it at My computer, but i see it at disk managment, or in devices and printers. Disk managment show disk format: RAW. ...
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Remove Seconds from Excel DateTime field value

I need to remove the seconds date part from my Excel DateTime field that looks as follows: 7/8/2014 4:17:59 PM I tried to format the cell to : mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm This displayed the cell in the ...
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Using `top` to output only the running processes, PIDs and users?

I'd like to run top -n 1 so that it only outputs a list of running processes, their PIDs and the user that has run them (the "COMMAND", "PID" and "USER" columns). I don't need any of the other ...
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How to reinstall windows without usb? [duplicate]

I have a computer full of viruses (well actually my cousin has). I want to delete windows 7 and reinstall it. Is it possible to do it without a windows iso file? I also have an ubuntu iso on my ...
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What is taking up space on my RAID 1 hard disk drive setup after formatting?

I have two new 2TB hard drives and I made RAID 1 and made a bitlocker for them After format it reports there is 237 MB used I didn’t copy anything, I have turned off virtual memory and system ...
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Is there a custom format in excel to show cents values without a decimal

I would like to display 0.37 as 37¢, in Excel. I can do .37¢ with the format .00¢, but 00¢ doesn't work, cause it works with the whole number part. I know the percentage sign works with the next two ...
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How do I find out the audio format of a wav file?

In Windows XP, I used to use sndrec32.exe (Sound Recorder accessory) to open a wav file and the get properties on the file. This would display the length, data size, and audio format (e.g. GSM 6.10 ...
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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 ...