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Is there a way to use inputbox and enter multiple lines?

I want to have a simple way to enter messages for employees to see upon logging in. It doesn't have to be date specific, although that would be nice, but I can't find a way to use dialog to allow me ...
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Cannot use Chinese input language in PowerPoint

When I use PowerPoint, I cannot input Chinese text....it just does not do anything. It works fine in all other Windows programs, like Word, Excel, etc...but not ppt. Someone said to go to Language ...
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Microsoft Japanese IME - Disable Alt + `

I have been using Alt + ` frequently in one of my applications. However, enabling Japanese IME input has messed up this combination because it toggles between alpha and hiragana (Microsoft IME + ...
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How can I enable touch input without having a touch device present?

I'm trying to find a way to enable touch style input in Windows 8. Specifically, I want to have the touch friendly user interface. I'm looking at doing an experiment where I use a Wiimote for input, ...
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Multiple multitouch monitor?

Can we connect multiple touchscreen monitor to dual/multi-head GPU, how does the input works on Windows 7? can the O/S handle multiple input from arranged monitor?
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Multiple input languages, switch between two

How could I have three or more input languages active (namely English/Russian/Chinese), but cycle with Alt+Shift only between two of them (English/Russian)? Punto Switcher handles this task only with ...
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Aquamacs, MacOS and language specific hotkeys

I'm running Aquamacs on Mac OS Lion. Input mode is set to native. When I switch input language to Russian all hotkeys stop working. As all keys are interpreted as Russian keys. Is there a simple way ...
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Controlling two windows with the same inputs

Basicly I want to be able to have two Windows open and when I type, it types in both. When I click the mouse it clicks in both. So on. I want to be able to duplicate what I am doing while doing it in ...
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My input devices have started doing their own thing

I'm having a very annoying problem that is interfering with my work, and I can't figure out what's going on. So a little background info: I built the PC myself last October. It has been working fine ...
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Move away from textbox using tab button

I was wondering about this for quite some time now. This applies to pretty much every software that has multiline inputs at some point, but I will give an example with a webpage since it's "more ...
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Excel opens asking for a date

I am creating a spreadsheet that needs to ask the user to input a date upon opening the workbook. The answer field needs to include a valid date range that goes back 13 months. Once a valid date ...
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How to make redirected input count as command output

I have a simple C console program that takes some keyboard input and outputs prompts and calculations. I also have two text files: a file with input for the program, and a file that contains the ...
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How would I make a batch that asks user input for timeout time?

I have a batch that allows me to hibernate with timeout but now I would like it to ask me the time for timeout. So it would be something like below: Batch asks for %value%: (user would write a ...
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How can create a password prompt in a batch file?

For a batch thing I'm making, I need to know how can create something like a password system, that hides the text you're typing and/or replaces it with asterisks (*) – so nobody can see what I'm ...
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How to create a virtual input in windows from an audio stream

Great to find this forum full of knowledge. I was wondering if anyone knew of an application or other work around to create a virtual input device in windows. I have a IP cam app on my android ...
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FreeBSD 8.2: Keystrokes in Bash do not show up

I just installed the latest FreeBSD 8.2 distro using Parallels Desktop. Problem: Whatever I type in the Bash/Shell it is not echoed on the screen. It's behaving like a password prompt. As soon I hit ...
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Vim encoding issue with danish characters æøå

When trying to input danish characters æøå into vim, I suddenly get "æ ø å " and then the questionmark blocks on reopening. The same goes for files saved in other editors and reopened in vim. I have ...
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Cannot type backquote or backtick in xterm

Ubuntu 10.10, XTerm(261), Keyboard layout = Canadian Somehow, the backquote (backtick = `) character can't be input does not get entered in XTerm. I type it and nothing happens. The cursor does not ...
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Why does my computer modify the order of some characters typed?

I'm having a strange problem that I'm not sure if it's related to Google Chrome (or it's "Animated tabs" plugin that I've installed), my OS (Ubuntu 13.10 + GNome) or my keyboard (Dell Vostro's one). ...
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Repeated keypresses are ignored

So, I'm having trouble fixing my brothers computer. The problem is that if I try to press a key more than once in succession every keypress but the first is ignored. Holding a key down works as ...
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How to programmatically control the mouse cursor, without hardware mouse attached in android?

I have an Android device and an app which should move the mouse cursor programmatically. When I have an Bluetooth or USB mouse attached to the device, I can send events to /dev/input/event7 to move ...
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How to type special characters in Linux when Russian layout is active?

The way to type special unicode characters in Linux is to press Ctrl + Shift + u and then to type the character number. But this method doesn't work when Russian layout is active. So if I'm typing in ...
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X window (or whole linux system) replace Caps Lock with ESC *and* Control

on windows there are several key maps applications that replaces Caps lock with ESC on a single 'press and relase' and with a Control signal if hold and another key is pressed. Is there any way to do ...
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Chrome: Cursor moves to end of input form after pressing backspace key

I've noticed some weird behaviour lately when using Chrome Version 29.0.1547.57 m. (untested on other browsers) When typing into a form field, most commonly a text area field, if I attempt to use the ...
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OS agnostic analog data input

I want to input an analog signal (for concreteness, temperature from a thermocouple) into a computer. The sampling rate should be at least several times (say, 10) per second. Moreover, I want to be ...
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All input unresponsive during/after games on Ubuntu Linux

The vast majority of times which I fire up a game on my PC, after a period of play time [random, 15 minutes up to several hours] my system will become unresponsive to all input. It isn't a full ...
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input mask behaving oddly

I am using Access 2010. I have created an input mask 0000\B?. The resultant should be 4 numbers, the letter B and an optional 2nd letter, ie 1234Bx. My problem is the ?. Any time the optional letter ...
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Windows 7 hangs upon input events and opening sockets

I'm using a work laptop running Windows 7 64-bit Professional. The laptop is a Dell Studio XPS and has the following specs: Intel Core i5 M460 Quad-core 2.53GHz 6GB RAM ATI Mobility Radeon HD4670 ...
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USB keyboard randomly stops working (can't reset device error: -32)

Once in a while (extremely rarely, maybe once every few months), my keyboard stops accepting input, seemingly randomly. The mouse is dragged down at the same time. What I tried initially: ...
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How can I create a desktop shortcut for “Listen to this device”?

In windows, there is a way to make audio from your input go to your output, by checking "Listen to this device". Is there a way to make a desktop shortcut or start menu shortcut that enables/disables ...
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EOFError when executing python scripts that need user input inside emacs

EOFError: EOF when reading a line Is what I'm getting when executing this one line script inside emacs in python-mode (by pressing C-c C-c) : print raw_input(">") Is there a way to make ...
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xorg: emulate mouse, no numeric keypad

How to emulate the mouse without a real mouse on X? i know about shift+num lock but i'm using a half keyboard that does not have a num pad or even the num lock key... i'm looking for something ...
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webdav davfs2 input/output error

I've got a box.com account configured in a Linux system so a user can mount it in a certain mountpoint and access its contents. It is declared in fstab as: https://www.box.com/dav /media/box davfs ...
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PC doesn't dectect my old soundcard

My old soundcard was not working not properly and I decided to buy new one. I installed the new one and it works good but the mic input has some kind of cracking sound (I think that I have some ...
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Forward second keyboard input to window and split-screen terminal and KDE

I have two keyboards (one internal and one external) and I want to split-screen Linux video output so I'll have tty on one half and X11 on second half and I want redirect input from external keyboard ...
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When using SCIM to type Hangul, space moves the syllable before going to the next word

When I type Hangul using the SCIM input on Ubuntu, when I press space, the last syllable automatically moves over a space, then adds another space. This goes away if I press a period and backspace it, ...
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How do I tell a browser which password field to save?

I am working on a website that requires two type="password" inputs and I would like to know if there is a way to specify to the browser which one to save (for autocompletion)? I know you cannot save ...
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Prevent changes to audio input selection on Mac OS X

Every day I share a number of Mac computers with many users. I need to be sure that none of them are able to modify the audio input settings of the machine. The Audio Input preference in System ...
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Keyboard mouse trackpad disabled at windows 7 login

I'm unable to log into windows 7 account and here's how it happened: I tried to fix some sleep/wake-up problem by disabling wakeup option for all devices listed by the powercfg command. after couple ...
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What is this? Debian Wheezy, Weird randomly occuring inputs

When I login in one of the extra virtual terminals there always come odd signs or control characters between my actual input. For example I type administrator and after the adm some garbage gets ...
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How to keep a new Firefox window (created in Linux FF with a mouse command) from stealing input focus?

I'm having trouble with new Linux Firefox windows (not tabs) stealing input focus. Basically: Put your Firefox window somewhere other than where new windows tend to open. In Firefox, press ...
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Credit card reader gives random output

I bought a cheap $10 magnetic card reader online. It identifies as a generic keyboard, and as such should work on anything that accepts USB keyboards. It works just fine on Windows, but on Linux and ...
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How to use Keyboard Arrow Keys during LUKS key prompt?

I have recently installed Linux Mint 17.1 laptop, during set up I checked the checkbox to encrypt the installation drive. I chose my passphrase, everything installed fine. On reboot, I am prompted ...
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Is there a way to record touchpad input?

I've been searching for a program or some other way in Windows to record the input that my touchpad sends. The reason I'm asking is because my Synaptics touchpad can do three finger swipes to go ...
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Raw_input printing new line

I'm working with a very simple script in python. I know I can rewrite things in a given line by printing "\r", but when I use raw_input and press enter the cursor automatically goes to the next line ...
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Simulate touch system Windows 8.1

Is there any way to use the touch keyboard un windows 8.1 as if the system where touch screen? I´ve installed an old touch screen (3M Multitouch, serial port), and want the touch-keyboard to appears ...
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Monitor a computer DVI output inside windows using DVI Input Card

I have a nice Mac Mini G4 and i wanted to start building a server with it. I plugged it up and everything but it seems like my monitor DVI interface has issues and cannot output the image properly. I ...
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Inpute & Update record in excel

I am working on creating a user form to store data in excel & update record, I have 3 requirement to complete my user form design. How can i create a unique reference number (preferable ...
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How to play multi-channel sound (from PC) on music center

Music center have 5 speakers and 1 subwoofer. But has only 2-ch AUX IN (means sound from PC plays only on two speakers). There is a way to play sound from PC on 5 speakers? Maybe I can enable ...
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Keyboard input fails or shows delayed and repeated key presses

My keyboard input fails. It usually occurs in the first 15 to 30 minutes of use. I begin typing and nothing appears. I use my mouse to exit and re-enter and sometimes this helps. Usually not much. ...