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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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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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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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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 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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How do I highlight the max values across every column in a pivot table?

Looking for a way to use conditional formatting to highlight the max value in every column of a pivot table.
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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 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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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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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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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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vim/xterm: thin vertical highlighted bars on some lines at extreme right side of screen

I use vim in an xterm. Just recently I have noticed the appearance of thin vertical highlighted bars on some lines at extreme right side of xterm. They are not tied to the text, for they remain in the ...
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Highlight all instances of a given word in a PDF.

I want to highlight, preferably permanently, all instances of a search result in a PDF. For example, I want to highlight all examples of the word 'class' in a piece about Karl Marx to make finding the ...
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Highlight Message in Outlook 2013 Message List

I would like to be able to right-click (or equivalent) a message in the message list and be able to highlight it in the list. With a large collection of messages in a folder, zeroing in on the right ...
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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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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 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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Any way to save highlights or annotations within MHT file?

I've seen tools that let you highlight and/or annotate webpages and save those annotations online. I'm interested in finding a tool that will allow me to do the same thing on a webpage and save 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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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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Highlighting text on nytimes.com

I read the New York Times on a touchscreen laptop (Firefox, Windows 8). Whenever I select/highlight text using my mouse, the website seems to think I'm either swiping left or right using the ...
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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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Emphasize Find results in Chrome

In Google Chrome, the Ctrl-F(on Linux) Find feature conveniently scrolls to and accentuates (highlights) the searched word in the current page. However, sometimes The result may be in a tiny font, ...
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Highlights and notes on PDF files gone missing

I've been using the Reader app to read, highlight and notes to PDF files on Windows 10 and it is being working well for a couple of weeks. However, I just noticed the notes and highlights I added ...
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Outlook “Highlighter” colors

I'm trying to change the colors that I can highlight text with in Microsoft Outlook, as they're pretty garish right now. Basically just trying to desaturate the colors or make them look more like ...
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Is it possible in excel to highlight only selected data from perticular cell using some automation?

I have data sets in text in column A (old Values as text) and column B (new values as text). I want to compare column A cells with respective column B cells. The output I want is - to highlight only ...