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Notepad++: I want to highlight questions in multiple colors?

I've written a script in Notepad++, and I want to highlight individual lines based on who is speaking. I'm just trying to find a place where I can change text color or background color for individual ...
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Looking for an addon in Firefox which save the highlight text

Is there an addon can save what user hightlight on the page and will be automatically loaded the on next time user visit that page again ? Eg : I open http://www.mozilla.org/ and highlight We Believe ...
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In vim, how I can set a local match only for a specific filetype?

in vim, I can set local configuration as setlocal number How I can set a local match only for specific filetype? I use this: autocmd! BufEnter *.py,.vimrc,*.sh,*.c* :match ColorColumn ...
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Custom gedit Syntax Highlighting for Dummies?

I want to make (have, actually) a custom syntax highlighting for gedit. There would be just a few different items: A line that begins with 2 tabs. ----- One color. A line that begins with 3 tabs. ...
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How do I get Windows 7 to highlight my icons again?

You know when your mouse goes over a desktop icon in Windows 7, a small box appears around it highlighting it? It's gone on my computer. And it annoys me because usually when I'm waiting for a program ...
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I would like to highlight/shade table cells in two colors

This does not seem like a possiblility unless I can highlight the text in a second color. Can I add more highlight colors to the options available?
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Highlight text of emails in Outlook 2010?

Seems like this should be fairly simple, but I can't find a simple solution. Is it possible to highlight the content of emails received in Outlook 2010 without creating an entirely new message?
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While renaming, How can I disable Windows 7 highlighting the entire filename when I click'n'drag across part of it?

This is super annoying. If I highlight one word in the long filename, the entire filename gets highlighted (usually 1 millisecond before I tap delete or type something else). I just want Windows to ...
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How to highlight my currently focused monitor (in multi-monitor display)

I have added a second monitor and am now working in a multi-monitor display (in Windows 7). I have a constant problem with window focus, where I'm looking at one monitor, doing something with the ...
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Windows: How to double-click on word and only highlight that word?

In any textbox or editor of any sort on any version of Windows, if you double-click on a word, it highlights both the word and any space or tab characters that follow it. What is the use of this ...
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Select similar phrases in Microsoft Word

I need to select and highlight many sentences in which Microsoft Word in which the start word and the end word of the sentence/phrase is the same, but the content in between is different. How can I ...
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Excel: Conditional Formatting (Highlighting) Values Based on Another Worksheet

I have a workbook that has two worksheets. The first worksheet is simply a list of the first 78,498 prime numbers in a single column, A1-A78498. The second worksheet has a grid of numbers from 1 to ...
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vim: highlighting a search term without moving the cursor

Using Vim, I sometimes find myself staring at a section of source code for a while and suddenly want some variable on the screen to pop out. That's easy: /<var> which highlights them all. My ...
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Placing tags around selected text in notepad++

Is there a plugin, macro, or some sort of option for placing tags around selected text after I highlight and begin typing?
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Notepad++: Rule based line highlighting

Is there a way to automatically highlight lines based on predefined rules in Notepad++? I'm not talking about syntax highlighting, but rather about log files readability. I'm looking either for a ...
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Setting up multiple highlight rules in vim

I am trying to set up rules to highlight both trailing whitespace and lines which are over a certain length by adding this to my .vimrc: highlight ExtraWhitespace ctermbg=lightgray guibg=lightgray ...
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How do you increase Dragging Speed for Mac OS X Applications?

Greetings! This question regards dragging stuff to parts of a document which are "off the screen". For example: Dragging a spreadsheet in iWork Numbers to a part of the document that's "off the ...
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What is the best way to draw highlight an excel report cell for viewing and b/w printing

First off: I did search, and didn't find anything really duplicating what I want to ask, but it may be subjective, so I'll make it a community wiki. I want to ask what the best way to highlight or ...
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How can I disable color highlighting and marks of versioning in NetBeans?

How can I disable color highlighting and marks of versioning in NetBeans? (in my case, mercurial) PS: Now that I see, highlighting is on html tag attribute values, and doesn't respond to versioning, ...
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Mouse “Hilighter” program for Mac OS X to use in presentations

Is there a program that I can use as a highlighter pointer zoomer on Mac OS X (10.6.2) during presentations? I don't have and don't want to use hardware one.
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Remove VIM search highlight

After a search I've done, all the matches for the respective query remain highlighted and it's annoying. This happens even after I close the respective file (normal behavior?). How to I remove this?
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Customize Resharper Marker Bar

Is it possible to change the colour of the TODO/NotImplementedExceptions in the Resharper Marker Bar? I find the cyan nearly impossible to see on the grey backround of the window.
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Firefox addons to highlight all external links on a page

Are there any Firefox addons that highlight all external links on a page?
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How do I highlight multiple words in vim?

There is a cool vim script: http://vim.wikia.com/wiki/Highlight_multiple_words I found the script today. This script is what I want exactly. It works well with gvim 7.2. (Both of Windows and Linux) ...
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Tool to highlight and annotate text on websites?

When I read something I need to underscore what I like, or what I think is important, and to take notices about that read, near on that current paragraph. So, does anyone know a Firefox add-on or ...
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Highlight identical strings in vi(m)

One feature of Notepad++, which I find really useful and haven't found elsewhere, is the highlighting of other text that is identical to the one currently selected. Is there something similar ...
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textmate HTML tag highlighting like notepad++?

in notepad++ there is a nifty add-on that highlights the matching tag in HTML (so for example, if i click on a it highlights that closing tag as well as the opening tag that it's matched to). is ...
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Underlining search results in vim (instead of highlighting them)

Right now, all of my search results in vim are highlighted in a bright (i.e. unreadable) yellow. I was wondering if there was a way to set the highlighting for search results to underline instead of ...
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Formatting a PDF document

I just have Adobe PDF Reader, not an Adobe professional version. Is there any freeware or any other way through which I can highlight the text that is to be noted/marked? I want to use Adobe Reader ...
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Highlighting words in a pdf document

I'm trying to highlight words in a pdf document. However, behind the words, there is written in big letters "DO NOT COPY" all throughout the document. Sometimes when I try to highlight words it is ...
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Scanner software that can recognise highlighted text and give an option to omit it from a copy?

is there any scanning software that can recognize manually highlighted(with a highlighter pen) areas of text and give an option to omit them from a copy of the scanned document?
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“Syntax” Highlight a flatfile

I've googled and looked and explored, but it seems most editors configurable syntax highlighting definitions are based on keywords and such. I need one that is based on columns and lines, basically ...
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Tool for comparing two images?

I have two images that are slightly different. (The second is actually generated by some manipulation in MatLab). I need some way to compare these two images.Some utility that can highlight where the ...
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Highlight email?

I often find certain portions of email more important than the rest, so is there a way for me to highlight or mark certain sentences for future reference? Are there any mail clients that support ...