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Is it possible to highlight text with the keyboard only?

I know you can highlight text with the mouse, but can this be done in a terminal on Linux/MacOSX with the keyboard only? I've tried using shift and other commands with the arrow keys to no avail. Is ...
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Notepad++ highlight transparency

I use dark themes and when I select a word, Notepad++ highlights all the occurences of that word in the current document. But the highlight color for matches other than the current word is somehow ...
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Formula to conditionally format a cell if the cell value (text) is not in row above

I need a formula to format a cell if the value of the cell is not in the row above. I have to compare 100 rows of 10 columns sorted by date with the column above it. Column A has the date and ...
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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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Excel Highlighting First Empty Cell Below An Entry

I've been trying for hours what I thought would be simple but clearly is not for me! I have a column where every ten cells has the word "TRUE" in it, the rest of the cells in between are empty. So it ...
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Select from x to top/bottom with page up/down on OS X

When I need to highlight a list of items in my explorer on Windows, I was able to select say the 5th item and then hold shift while pressing page end or page down to highlight a number of items. Is ...
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Windows 7 icon highlighting

When I select an icon, the text and the icon get highlighted but in some folders (the D: drive for example), it highlights the space around the icon as well and that annoys me. How can I disable the ...
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How do I extract highlighted text only from PDF files in Adobe Acrobat Pro version 9?

I'm reading a lot of pdf articles in Adobe Acrobat Pro and highlighting specific sections. I would like to know if it is possible to extract just the text I highlighted from these pdf files?
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Changing Opera's source search highlighting color?

I'm running Opera 12.01 and the highlighting color for source searching is a very very faint gray - barely distinguishable. After looking at this thread How to change Opera's source search ...
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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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Notepad++ regex highlighting

I'd like to be able to highlight entire lines in notepad++ by keywords, but these keywords would be added in the end of each line. I tried with the available mechanism of "User Defined Language" ...
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Change MS Project 2010 task text color by flag field

I want to change the text color (at least) for tasks that deliver a document. I setup the custom field "Flag 18" to show whether this line item is a document or not. I can change the gantt bar color ...
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How do I delete highlighted syntax in Notepad++?

I have just started learning HTML in Notepad++ and I am playing around with the tags a lot. When my cursor is inside of an open or closed tag both are highlighted automatically in purple. I was ...
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Excel: Highlight all instances of a phrase like in notepad++

If I select a phrase in notepad++ it will highlight all other instances of that phrase. Is there a way to do this in Excel as well?
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How do I create a conditional format with 2 columns

I am trying to create a rule that would highlight a cell under these conditions: Column B>1 & Column C=O I want Column C to highlight if they meet these two conditions. Can someone help?
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How to change Chrome highlight color

Background: I love Chrome, and I love using it for reading the news. However I prefer a lower contrast reading background. When you highlight all the text on a web page, the background goes blue, and ...
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How to select multiple words using touchscreen in win 8

When I double click on a word, win 8 highlights the word but there are no draggable things to select multiple words like on smartphones. If I touch-hold, i get right-click menu. I couldn't find ...
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Excel 2007 conditional formatting rule using formula to highlight a row based on matching text between columns

I am checking accountability of whether my office is creating source acknowledgement reports "C", recommended whenever a reference document "A" is read, and required whenever an article "B" is ...
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Linux terminal colour highlighting?

I'm wondering if it's possible to apply a customised highlighting scheme to linux terminal output, outside of the application that's generating the output. (Therefore, piping the output to some kind ...
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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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Highlighting duplicate column-pair and counting the rows Excel

Given the data below, the column-pair with the same values for at least 4 consecutive rows should be highlighted. Here's an image for better visualization: 2 2 3 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 2 3 1 2 ...
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How to select (highlight) answers or questions text in superuser without using a mouse?

Recently I started learning to use keyboard shortcuts almost for everything I'm doing on the laptop (os win7) but soon enough after I started, I bumped into the problem of being unable to highlight ...
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Is there a automatic way to extract highlighted text from pdf?

Is there a command-line solution to extract highlighted text from pdf? I have a bunch of pdf documents where I personally annotated, and was wondering if there is a convenient way to automatically ...
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Highlight PDFs and sort highlights by color

I am trying to find a solution to a problem in my researching workflow: When I read through long PDFs I want to highlight different kinds of sections in different colors. E.g. definitions in blue, ...
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How to search and highlight long passages in a PDF file?

I made several highlights on Kindle Touch to PDF files. Kindle saves the highlighted text in a separate file, not on the PDFs themselves. I have all the text of the passages I want highlighted, what I ...
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Highlighting in Foxit Reader

When highlighting text in Foxit Reader, it introduces spaces in between the letters and highlights letter-wise since the last update. Screenshot attached for you, on other pages of the document the ...
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Scanning and Recognizing Highlighted Text

This question was asked on an Adobe Acrobat forum. I am posting here since I am looking to solve the same task, but don't require that the solution use Adobe Acrobat. Is there a way to print a ...
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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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How to sync add-on for webpage highlighter, annotator?

I am using Prostetnic highlighter to highlight texts in webpages. It has a special benefit of reloading the highlights when I revisit the site. It stores the highlighted information in "patma.splite" ...
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Global userDefineLang.xml for notepad++

Notepad++ will automatically grab all user defined languages defined within userDefineLang.xml. No importing is involved. This file must be located within directory ...
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How can i use shift + arrow in any direction (as i used to in windows xp) to simply highlight text rather than create a new tab

In windows xp highlighting was never a problem. Isn't there a simple way to delete this shift + arrow = new tab shortcut? using control + arrow in any direction does the same.
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VBA: Change highlight color (RGB not wbColor) with keyboard shorcut (MS Word 2013)

I have this module in VBA assigned to a keyboard shorcut to change the color of highlight: Sub RotateHighlightwbColor() Select Case Selection.Range.HighlightColorIndex Case wdYellow ...
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Adding Markdown Sytnax recognition to NotePad++ via UserDefineLang.xml

I want to add MArkdown as a language to NotePad++. I've downloaded the UserDefineLang.xml file from this GitHub Project. As I understand it, I am supposed to simply copy the UserDefineLang.xml file ...
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How do I change the size of highlight tool on the text in Foxit Reader?

For some reason, the highlighting tool uses the size of the title (which is enormous because it's title i.e., Font size 40), instead of using the font size of the regular text (Size 12). The title ...
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Windows 8.1 Reader app: how to find all highlights and notes?

Can I view all my highlights and notes I did in a PDF document in the built-in Windows 8.1 Reader app as a simple list?
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Chrome Selected Text Get's “Stuck”

It often happens that when I'm working with Chrome Browser, I will have the experience of having an on page selection get - for lack of a better word - "stuck" - so that when I try to click or ...
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Diigo will not autoload my previous highlights on web pages. chrome, osx

I have a problem that Diigo won't reload my previous highlights from earlier when re-visit web pages. However I've found out that by making another additional highlight strangely reloads previous ...
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Firefox Inspector: Scroll element into view? And highlight?

In the Firefox Inspector, is there a way to scroll an element into view, so that Firefox jumps immediately to the element? Rather than requiring that I find the element on the page. I think Firebug ...