Process of preparing a disk for storing data. Specifically, "high-level formatting" involves the creation of a new file system and/or a boot sector.

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MS Word: Change font-size in table autoformat

After trying it for a few times, I can't seem to edit the font size through Ms Word's Table -> Table Autoformat. I can edit a lot of other stuff except for the font size. Are there any explanations ...
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Using Conditional Formatting, highlight a cells based on value in adjacent cells

How to highlight column B values based on corresponding Column A value using conditional formatting. Thanks in advance NRM
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How do I insert thousands-separators without affecting significant figures in Excel?

I need to figure out how to add thousands separators to large spreadsheets without affecting the amount of significant figures or the dates that are also in the tables. I can't figure out how to use ...
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Center text in Word document

I am working on a script that creates a Word document, but I cannot get the text to be center aligned. Here is an example of the code I'm using. (VBScript) set objword = createobject("word....
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New LaCie drive fails to mount on Mac OSX 10.8

I have a new LaCie d2 Quadra 4 TB external harddrive (this one). When I connect it to my Macbook pro with Friewire 800 cable (provided), the drive beeps about 20 times, then I get "The disk you ...
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Send preformatted text in Skype

Sometimes I send pieces of code using Skype. Very often the text is messed up with smileys, and some brackets show up doubled. Can I somehow send text that will not be transformed? Something like &...
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Set default tab in Outlook

Default tab in Outlook is 0.5 and it makes bulleted lists look bad. I can change tab size per each and every paragraph in each and every email each and every time I make a list but that's ...
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Excel 2010 - set format on all cells - even blank ones

So an odd question, maybe really easy. I have a large spreadsheet, with a few columns that will be filled in by various users as time goes on. Currently those are date columns, however, this question ...
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How to have full-width horizontal lines in Microsoft Word?

How can I have full-width horizontal lines inserted between the lines of a long text? I do not want to use Ctrl+U to add underline to the text because it does not add lines to the empty spaces. Also ...
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Format external drive in single user mode mac os x

I am looking for suggestion to format external volume in Single User Mode. diskutil eraseDisk didn't work in such environment, so is there any possibility to format usb memory stick from Single User ...
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How can I format a drive that is infected by crypto locker?

I am attempting to format an infected SD card on my Mac to no avail. When I use disk utility, and erase the disk, it says it erased but the disk still has the same content on it. I am considering ...
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Remove all images from my word document without losing the data formatting

I just want to remove all the images in my word document. I have about 365 pages document, in which there are images in almost all pages. I can not delete one by one. I can save it in .txt format but ...
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Merge Two Unallocated Partitions

I have a HDD with 3 partitions, an Unallocated 232GB, a 450 MB Recovery, and another unallocated 363.74GB. What I would like to do is merge the two unallocated spaces. The 232 GB and the 363.73GB ...
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Excel 2007 formulas not auto-filling when I drag down?

If you write a formula like: =sumproduct((something=$A1)*(something=$B1)) Giving a result of 8. Usually the references and results change as you drag it down into other cells. Well,the references ...
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Cannot recognize or format encrypted SD card

I have a micro SD memory card. How can I open encrypted SD card with Nokia mobile, the computer doesn't recognize any thing. When I insert SD card um used Windows and Ubuntu but the computer doesn't ...
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Format USB drive to NTFS/FAT from UDF

I formatted a USB drive UDF to boot an ISO image and now I can't find a way to get it back to being in NTFS/FAT or another usable format. Do I need a 3rd party tool?
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How can I prevent followed hyperlinks from changing color?

I have several hyperlinks throughout my document, in several different colors. I would like the hyperlinks to remain the same color/style after being followed, and not simply change the style of ...
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unable to format sd card

Ok before marking this question duplicate, understand my question: After formatting my sd card "successfully" from NTFS to Fat32, I put some content on it from my computer. But when I mounted it back ...
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How can I remove this large gap above my footnotes in MS Word?

How can I remove this large gap above my footnotes in MS Word 2003? I've checked all the usual stuff like paragraphs settings, including for the Normal & Footnote styles. This is the first set ...
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How can I use a USB Flash drive as a HDD harddrive?

As you see in the picture below, Windows knows which devices are USB's and which devices are hard drives. How can I make this USB into a hard drive? Can I format it or something? I need to do this ...
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Excel copy-paste: always match destination formatting

I use Excel to crunch numbers, so I usually don't want to copy the formatting along with the text. But this is the default. Is there a way to default to always match destination formatting when ...
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Make words fat using function bar

Is there a way in MS Excel 2013 to format words fat/thick using the function bar? I need the concatenating function and want to highlight each cells information with an additional section like title ...
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Formatting computer (Windows 10)

I made my pen drive bootable, and tried formatting pc with windows 10, I formatted my System drive and proceed further, but because of some reason it come up with error message, I then tried ...
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WIndows 7 Installation shows Error Bootmgr not found. Press alt+ctrl+del to restart

I have a Lenovo laptop, when I turn it on, it gives me a black screen with a message saying "BOOTMGR is missing press ctrl+alt+del to restart". And I did it for many times but it did not solve the ...
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Highlighting Groups of Alternating Names in Excel

I have been trying to find a good way to do this but it seems like I can not find a good Conditional Formatting formula to work with what I need. I am trying to do something along the lines of this ...
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How to design a table in MS Word that wraps text around a cell in a corner?

Here's what I want to achieve: Screenshot 1: Desired output In other words, I want the whole grey area to be one cell, the content of which wraps itself around the cell with white background. While ...
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How do I reformat an unmountable/unrecognised/unformatted USB drive?

How do I reformat an unmountable/unrecognised/unformatted USB drive? It will not mount or format on Windows Vista or OSX Tiger. Disk Utility sees the hardware, but no partition to mount. Testdisk ...
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Unable to format disk: 'The system cannot find the file specified'

I have a USB flash drive, which I may have mucked up, so I used DISKPART's CLEAN to clean it up. I created a simple volume, and tried to format it. (This is all using Windows' disk management.) I was ...
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Fedora 17 - Add 3rd harddrive to /home

I'm running Fedora 17 64bit that have 320gb and 500gb hard drive. Command df -h shows that /dev/mapper/centos-home has size of 710G. I want to add third hard drive and increase size of /dev/mapper/...
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Format datatable using VBA (values are as Double but String is needed for formatting)

Currently 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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How to concatenate a date in MS-excel and receive a date (not a number)

When I try to concatenate two cells in MS-excel in the formula I have the date as a integer number (eg: 04 april 2012 become 41006). How can I display the date also in the formula cells?
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Execel IF(AND) function too many arguments

I am trying to format a cell (B17) based on the value of B13, it needs to be green if the following is true and red if false: F17-E17-D17<=b13<=F17 I understand putting in two conditional ...
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How to copy multi-line text from Excel without quotes?

When you create a multi-line string in an excel cell (by using Alt-Enter), if you copy that cell to a text editor, excel will automatically add double quotes (") around the full string, ie: Cell1 | ...
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Restrict formatting of forms and SmartArt

I'm creating a Word template for CI, so only formats i applied may be used. On the text format level i've done good job. But how can i restrict format usage of forms and SmartArt? Like line thickness,...
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How to make Thunderbird compose mail with “Paragraph” as default?

I'm trying to do the exact opposite of How To Make Thunderbird Compose Mail With "Body Text" As Default?. So my current default setting for composition is "Body Text", but I want it to be "...
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How do you format numbers in Excel for Indian Currency (Rupees)?

Currently the Excel default formatting is: 1,000,000 500,000 How do you format the number to use the comma separator (,) like this 10,00,00,00 50,00,00 This is is how Indian Currency (Rupees) ...
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8GB memory stick only showing 49MB

I have an 8GB Sony USB memory stick and only 49 MB are being detected. I've tried on multiple USB ports and tried formatting it several times. I checked it for errors and it said none are found. I ...
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external hard drive can not be fornatted

While I was formatting my external hard drive (this one: http://nl.transcend-info.com/Products/No-284), another program that was running caused a failure that aborted the formating. Since then, I have ...
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Issues with Formatting my Drive on Macbook Pro Retina 13"

I have been having issues with formatting the drive. I have not been able to unmount and it has got the error -69877: couldn't open device. I went into info on disk utility and this is what I found. ...
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Protecting the formatting in Excel 2007

I'm creating a number of forms in Excel 2007 for other people to use. They will be accessing the digital versions, and I'm afraid that they'll eventually accidentally break the formatting I've ...
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Change margin/spacing of footnote in Word

There is some funky formatting issues going on with my footnotes in Word (Mac 2011): How do I decrease the gap between the footnote and separator line? This answer here doesn't apply to my version ...
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A dot between two numbers is converted to comma

For example when i want to write 1.1 in MS Word, the . is suddenly converted to ',' when i write the second 1. Here is a illustration of what happens: Notes: I am typing in Arabic and i want the ...
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Conditional formating in Excel 2010 with multiple criteria including dates

I have two side by columns (C & D). In column C I have due dates, and in column D I have date completed. I'd like to conditionally format the dates in column C to change color as indicated by the ...
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My Western Digital 500GB Passport disk says “not formatted” when I plug it in Windows

When I plug my Western Digital 500 GB Passport disk in my Windows machine, it says "not formatted, do you want to format it" something. I started having this problem after I put it in an old desktop ...
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WD My Passport External HD stuck at Formatting

My WD My Passport 1TB stopped working all of a sudden. I just got it 3 months ago. The computer recognizes the hard drive and when I went to Disk Management the file system says RAW. The light just ...
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Color Cell Based On Text Value

An Excel column contains a text value representing the category of that row. Is there a way to format all cells having a distinct value a unique color without manually creating a conditional format ...
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Can't format external hard drive (“in use”)

I'm running (via Boot Camp) Windows 7 SP1 on my 32-bit MacBook, and I'm trying to format a new Western Digital My Passport external hard drive to use NTFS. It came formatted of course but I wiped it ...
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Device not initialized, can't reformat

So I'm unable to access my flash drive because it doesn't initialize when I plug it into my computer, and when I try to initialize it I get "device not ready." There's nothing incredibly important on ...
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How do I make a hyperlink within a Word document to another place in the same document?

(It seems like this must have already been asked, but I'm not finding it.) I have a Word 2010 document, and I want to make a link in one part of the document pointing to another part of the same ...
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Unable to format a Pendrive (UDF)-TrusCont Protected

I received a Pendrive from my coaching classes loaded with notes and videos. The content in the Pendrive is protected and now the content has expired. I am unable to view the content any more and it's ...