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How can I copy this quote from PDF? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PDF has garbled text when copy pasting I'm reading a PDF copy of Jerome H. Friedman's paper "Data Mining and Statistics: What's the Connection?" using Google Chrome. It ...
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How to make Chrome recognize one word queries as a search not a url

When you type a single word, in other words no spaces in a search, Chrome asks you if you meant a url. How do I change this? v. 12.0.712.0
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Printing background colours in Chrome

I'm trying to print a php generated document in Chrome. On the browser it looks fine, but my printer will not print any coloured backgrounds. I know that IE has an option to print background but ...
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Chrome shows page shifted left

Courtesy of goal.com Check the pointer that I drew. It doesn't point the right arrow (->), however, it looks like hover on that arrow (arrow turns into green color). Moreover, when I press at that ...
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How do I disable CSS or make my own CSS style for a specific website in Google Chrome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change default CSS of Google Chrome Hello! I often have to view a website, that has a terrible fonts and formatting, but I really need the info from there. So, I want ...
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How can I make Google Chrome's minimize, restore and close buttons match those of other programs? [closed]

I like the way Google Chrome puts the tabs above the address bar, but I don't like the way the minimize, restore, close buttons are a different shape to every other program's. It means that if I sit ...
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Modifying the search engines in Google Chrome

I'd like to change the default google search from Chrome to http://www.google.ro/search?q=${search}&esrch=BetaShortcuts the reason being the the localised version of the search engine does not ...
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Customize specific websites on chrome's new tab page

Chrome's new tab offers the 8 websites you like to visit. Unfortunately for one of the sites, 4chan.org, the main page is a directory, not somewhere I want to go. I would like the 4chan.org thumb to ...
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Search bookmarks in Google Chrome address bar

I simply want to search through the bookmarks in Google Chrome as I type in the address bar. I don't want to have to type the full URL just to hit a site already stored in my bookmarks. Google Chrome ...
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Can I restore closed tabs after quitting Chrome?

I closed Chrome by accident. Now all the tabs I had open are presumably gone. I don't want to risk anything by starting Chrome now before asking for help. I fear that they will be permanently lost ...
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Running Java7 in Chrome for Mac OS X (requires 64bit?

My home banking system requires Java for logging onto the bank - see https://www.nemid.nu/ for a description of the system (in Danish only). This worked fine in Chrome under Mac OS X until recently ...
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It's All Text for Chrome?

I'm a big fan of It's All Text for Firefox, as it's really helpful to be able to quickly open up gvim and write out code, wiki markup, etc in a powerful editor rather than trying to do edits in a ...
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How can I improve font appearance in google chrome?

. On the left is firefox 4, on the right is chrome 12. Is there a way to make chrome render prettier fonts? The above image was taken on windows xp. Below is another example from windows 7.
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Which ports are considered unsafe on Chrome

Some ports generate an error when browsing to them via Chrome (see this related question). Which ports are considered safe, and which are unsafe by default?
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Google Chrome pinned to Windows 7 taskbar not opening under pinned icon

I have both Google Chrome and Eclipse pinned to my taskbar in Windows 7 64-Bit. However, when I launch these programs, they don't appear to open under the pinned taskbar icon Eclipse behaves ...
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Force Chrome to sync bookmarks?

I've been using Chrome's built in bookmark sync which seems to work well. Is there a way to force Chrome to do the sync as opposed to waiting for the alloted 'sync time'? Update: Seems to sync ...
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How to disable the close (X) button on Google Chrome tabs?

Is there any way to make Chrome not display an X button for each tab? I have two reasons for this: When I have many tabs open, the X buttons take a lot of screen real estate and make the tab titles ...
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Google Chrome automatically adding websites to my list of search engines?

I have noticed that certain websites (e.g. Stack Exchange sites, Dell, etc.) are automatically added to my list of search engines in Google Chrome. They even add a keyboard shortcut to their entry. ...
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Is there a NoScript alternative for Google Chrome?

I love using Google Chrome, but I don't like visiting sites that have embedded ads/pages that could have malicious JavaScript. Is there something like the Firefox extension, NoScript, for Google ...
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Make Chrome's Omnibar behave more like the Firefox AwesomeBar

One of my favorite features of the Firefox AwesomeBar is that I can simply type a substring of any URL or page title in my history and it finds all matches sorted by how frequently they were accessed. ...
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Starting Google Chrome in application mode

How do I start Google Chrome in application mode? What I want is to surf to a website, such as www.facebook.com, directly without borders or address bar, etc.
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How to pin a website to the Windows 8 Start screen without Internet Explorer as default browser?

I'm not sure if I like the whole idea of Start screen yet, but I would find it more useful with Stack Overflow as a tile in the group. Is there a way to add the Stack Exchange sites to this screen ...
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Is there a Chrome plugin to create separate session in a tab?

Say I wanted to login to two gmail accounts. I could have one tab that has it's own session, and another tab that has another isolated session. I understand Gmail has this feature for managing ...
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How to make Google Chrome search using google.com rather than google.com.hk? [closed]

I don't know how Google determines my location; it automatically switches to use google.com.hk. Both google.cn and google.com.hk are inaccessible to me in China, so I want to ensure I always use ...
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How can I have multiple browsing sessions in Google Chrome?

I often need multiple browsing sessions for logging into multiple services with different accounts at one time. I don't want to have to use multiple browsers, nor do I want to use a different release ...
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How can I use Autohotkey to focus on an existing Google Chrome tab, not a “container” window?

How can I use Autohotkey to focus on an existing Google Chrome tab, not a "container" window? Details Google Chrome seems to represent each window with a container window handle, which contains one ...
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Force-refreshing only JavaScript files in Firefox and Chrome

I want to clear only JavaScript files from my web browsers (Firefox and Chrome). I am doing JavaScript debugging, and it's annoying that my JS just won't get updated whenever I change my JS files. The ...
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Google Chrome plugin/bookmarklet: “open in Firefox”?

Is there a plugin or a bookmarklet for Chrome which opens the current page in Firefox? Update: Thanks Phoshi for the suggestion. Here is my AutoHotKey script (not messing with the clipboard...): ...
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What is 1e100.net and why do I have TCP ports open to it?

I see my PC has TCP connections open to 1e100.net. Looking at the content this seems to be a Chinese site and I immediately feared the worst re viruses/malware. Then I checked the whois record and ...
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Chrome cookies folder in Windows 7

Where does Google Chrome store its cookies when running on Windows 7?
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Make Google chrome with specific user profile as default browser

Is it possible to set Google chrome with a custom user profile as the default browser? When I set google chrome as the default browser, it picks the "default" user profile as against the custom one I ...
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Location of Chrome cache on Mac OS X

After a bit of Googling, I'm able to find the location of Chrome cached files on Windows but not on OS X. Would anyone know what the location is for Mac?
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Disable ability to pull a tab off of Chrome

I'm so sick of mistakenly pulling my Chrome tabs out of the tab list when i click on it, and having it open in a new window. I'm always pulling them off, then having to drop them back. Does anyone ...
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Memory leak in Google Chrome

As a developer it is very common for me to have 2-3 different IDE's open, 10-15 google chrome windows which can hold up to 200 open tabs (I know I get out of hand some times), Photoshop, couple ...
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Where are temporary files in Chrome stored?

Internet Explorer stores .flv temp files in temporary folder when viewing YouTube. So it's easy to find a copy of that .flv file. How about Google Chrome? Where does it store browsing temp data?
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Is there an “about:config” (Firefox) In Google's Chrome?

Anything similar to "about:config" (Firefox) In Google's Chrome ?
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Google Chrome Plugin for JSON Reading

Is there a Chrome plugin that renders JSON files in Chrome? Currently Chrome just tries to download them, and that's kind of boring.
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What is Chrome default cache size limit?

What is Chrome default cache size limit? Where it can be found?
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Why do web pages take so much RAM?

After leaving a bunch of pages open in Chrome, my computer gets sluggish. Windows Task Manager shows that some pages take a lot of RAM: Why do they take so much RAM? Is there a way to know how ...
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Is there a way to disable IPv6 in Google's Chrome?

I'm developing websites in a Windows 7 machine. When I've installed Firefox I've found some performance issue specially on connecting to the localhost, googling around I've discovered that it's ...
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In Mac Chrome, how can I return focus from the address bar to the page? [duplicate]

I can press Cmd-L to get to the address bar, but I can't find a keystroke to bring me back to the page. It sounds like Esc works on Windows, but it doesn't work on the Mac. Is there an equivalent?
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Is there any way of making Ctrl+f in Chrome use the selected text, as per Firefox?

One thing that's really bugged me since switching to Chrome is that Ctrl + F behaves slightly differently from Firefox. In Firefox, if you have text highlighted and hit Ctrl + F, it'll start finding ...
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How to disable Chrome themes/skins and get default window decorations

Is there a way to disable Chrome's custom window skinning such that it lets the OS draw standard window title bars, borders, etc, in the style I have configured the OS to draw such things with? I ...
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How to make Chrome open in kiosk mode even if there's already another instance running?

I tried chrome url --kiosk but it works only when there's no instance running. I also tried chrome url --kiosk --new-window but it doesn't solve my problem neither.
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How to force only Chrome to send network traffic through VPN connection on Windows 7?

So basically I have connected to a VPN and I want Chrome to use the DNS servers from the VPN network and also send network traffic through that WAN miniport (VPN tunnel). Everything else (Windows ...
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Unblocking Downloads in Chromium for Windows (Turning off File Zone Security)

Is there any way to prevent my downloads from getting file zone security information? Blocking executables is already very annoying (I know quite well what I'm doing), and it really ticks me off ...
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Java plugin doesn't work in Chrome — how can I fix this?

This used to work fine until a week or so ago, and I am not sure what has changed since then. I have just uninstalled what seems to be all the JVM stuff on my machine and reinstalled with the latest ...
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How do I get Google Chrome back to desktop mode on Windows 8

The Windows 8 version of Google Chrome seems to have been updated to support the UI formerly known as Metro. However, this seems to be the only option now, which means that I can no longer use Chrome ...
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Disabling or configuring blinking (pinned?) tabs in Google Chrome?

I've noticed with the latest release of google chrome that any of my pinned tabs will start blinking if there is new (ajax) content available. It's mainly Gmail, Reader, Facebook, Twitter doing this ...
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Can I change Google Chrome to predict my search AND visit the first result instantly?

Will it be possible to set up Chrome (with a custom search engine, a userscript, or an extension) so that when I type "angelman s" on the Omnibox, it will suggest "angelman syndrome" and go right ...