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Too many keyboard layouts

The short question: how do you handle multiple keyboard layouts without getting confused? I'm a fast writer. I've been using the default Swedish, QWERTY PC keyboard layout on Linux, DOS and Windows ...
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How can I merge two seperate two-column sections?

By highlighting my text, I determined the flow of text in my template document (the red numbers indicate the sequence in which the text flows): However, I want the text in the first page to flow ...
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Window 7 keep changing my keyboard layout

I just buy for my laptop a keyboard from eBay ,but because this keyboard is from Asia ,windows keep changing my layout , I just want to use it as an English keyboard ,also I've try lots of methods ...
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Word two page layout: odd on the right, even on the left [duplicate]

How can I set up MS Word to display the even page on the right and the odd page on the left, when using the two page layout (like programs as the adobe reader do)? Here is an example. On the left is ...
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Word 2010, Multiple Columns, Vertical center one column only

I am creating a document with two columns in Microsoft Word 2010. I want the first column to be centered vertically. I want the second column to be on the same page and the vertical placement to be ...
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How to insert a wide table into a page that is formatted with two columns

I have a Word document in which all text is written in 2 columns. I want to insert a table that is wider than a column, so ideally it should be inserted across both columns. But when I paste in the ...
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Can I keep columns from breaking across pages?

In Microsoft Word 2007, if I put a passage of text into a column layout that spans two pages, Word first puts everything that fits on the first page into a column layout on the first page, then the ...
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Problems to using a Windows Keyboard on a Mac OS X

I have a new gaming keyboard, called the Sharkoon Skiller Pro and I’m trying to use it with my MacBook Pro (2014). But it seems like all of the different keys are at different places. For example, I ...
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Keyboard Layout QWERTTY or QWERTZ [closed]

I notice that the Dell website only offers their 3000 series Inspiron desktops with a QWERTZ keyboard (i.e. QWERTY costs extra !). On querying this, Dell tell me that (quote) "QWERTZ is the normal ...
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Keyboard Layout Changes (But there is only one layout set)

I've been having a lot of issues forcing Windows 8.1 to keep using the same layout. I've checked both PC Settings (8.1) and Control Panel but I can't seem to find anything regarding other layouts ...
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Two-page view in Word, shouldn't the first page be on the right?

Greetings Superusers, I'm putting together a lengthy document in Word, and it's going to be printed and bound duplex. I've put page-numbers "outside" etc, and all is pretty. The problem is, in the ...
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How to fix the position of a picture on a fixed page, in MS Word 2013?

I took advantage of 'fix position on page' layout option of Microsoft Word 2013 for fixing the position of a picture in the page, but it only pays attention to the position of paper related to page, ...
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Overlap of text and grouped image in MS Word

I am using Microsoft Word 2013 on Windows 7 x64 and I am having issues with overlapping text with grouped text and images. When I do the following: insert an image (less than half of the page) make ...
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Can Thunderbird and MS Outlook be made to play nice together

I have had a long-term ongoing battle in having nicely formatted emails sent in Thunderbird totally destroyed by MS Outlook. Are there any settings in either program which can resolve disagreements ...
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How to refresh vim layout when split

After setting up some splits/vsplits and resizing gvim or the console running vim, splitter positions are not updated. Is there a way to force updating splitter positions (by retaining them in the ...
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How can I set layout options for my table in, MS word 2013?

MS Word 2013 has several options for setting the layout of a picture (in-line, top and bottom, ...) (fix position, move with text). But, about tables it lacks such options. When I write something in ...
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Is there a way to save the layout of various programs and explorer windows in Windows 7?

I'm using Windows 7 and I've got a few common things I do on my computer and each require a specific layout of the windows. For example, one might have Firefox open on the left side of the screen, a ...
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Word 2013 - How to create a new table style from an existing table style?

In Word 2013, lets say I have a few table layouts. For example Is there any way to create a new table style via the Design tab based on my existing table design, or am I forced to try to emulate ...
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WIndows 8 Keyboard Layout in task bar and in control panel language differ

In task but system shows 3 languages while in control panel languages only two. I think this third one came from one of the software installed. How can I remove it?
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Visio UML Activity Diagram - equally space swimlanes?

In a Visio 2013 UML Activity Diagram, how do I equally space swimlanes across the page? If I attempt to select the whole diagram and use the right drag point, it only resizes the last vertical ...
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How do I make a Little Schemer like layout in latex?

I want to make a two-column table that spans the entire page and is laid out something like this: =================================== Column 1 text Column 2 text ...
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us keyboard, german layout - special character < and >

i currently have an american keyboard with the corrsponding us layout (it is the surface type cover btw). As I am used to the german layout i changed the layout settings to german under win8.1. This ...
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Can Visio background pages set foreground-page margins?

Question: Is there any way to automatically set the margins of a foreground page in Visio 2007 to the margins of the corresponding background page? Situation: My Visio 2007 document has a portrait ...
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MS Word - Show “Outline Section, continued” at the Top of Each Page

In a Word document (2003) I'm using Header outlinining (where headings are put into the style Heading 1, Heading 2, Heading 3 and so on). How do I put in the page header the current style header name ...
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How to retain the custom popup layout in Sugarcrm?

I am using Sugarcrm 6.2.4 and trying to retain the custom Accounts popup that I have created for other custom module. The popup comes fine but when I click on Search button, the custom layout that I ...
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Sublime key binding not working

I am trying to bind some keys to handle some layouts in sublime, and they are as follows: { "keys": ["super+alt+ctrl+down"], "command": "set_layout", "args": { "cols": [0.0, ...
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Is it possible to enable Tiles View for icons on the Windows 7 desktop?

Is it possible to enable Tiles View for icons on the Windows 7 desktop? You can get the same thing in Windows Explorer by going to a folder and selecting "Tiles" for the icon view option. The Windows ...
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MS Word, remove header if heading 1 is present

Is it possible to disable the header on any page that has a Header 1?
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OCR for electrical circuits drawings

I would like to OCR an electrical circuit/layout drawing. These drawings contain the symbol/pattern of electrical components (resistor, cap, etc.) and their names written in two directions ...
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keyboard layout: change super key (windows key) to behave differently

one of my keyboard keys is dead (< >) and I'd like to change the windows/super key behavior, so I can use it to type < and > . is this possible? I'm on ubuntu 9.04 with gnome, I read some info ...
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How to change the keyboard layout at the Windows XP login screen

I have a Dell computer with Windows XP Home Edition on it. Yesterday I was fooling around with trying to make my computer read Japanese characters. So buy accident I changed the keyboard layout to ...
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Horizontal Labeled Hierarchy SmartArt in Word 2007 too tall

I have a Horizontal Labeled Hierarchy SmartArt object in my Word 2007 document and for some reason the background labels are just too tall. How I can I make it look more like this? Trying to ...
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Prevent Microsoft Word from wrapping tables across columns and pages

When writing technical documents, it is often required for tables to not wrap across columns and page breaks, so that all data from a given table are displayed in one place. In LaTeX, there is a ...
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Data field not showing on invoice (QuickBooks 2013 R12)

My QuickBooks just updated to R12, and it seems that one of the data fields as inserted in the layout editor is not showing in on the final invoice, or the preview. It just leaves an empty space. The ...
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Print PDF as handout

I'd like to print a PDF presentation in the following layout: Is there any tool to achieve this layout? Unfortunately, the presentation is only available as PDF (i.e. there is no PowerPoint, ...
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Windows adding additional keyboard languages by itself

I have this really annoying problem with Win7 adding random keyboard language layouts... I am using Swedish and Japanese since I live in japan and i only use these two (As I can write all the english ...
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Change keyboard layout automatically based on keyboard being used (Win) [duplicate]

My laptop has an Italian keyboard layout, but after moving to the US I'm using it with a US keyboard attached via USB when at work. When on the go I'm on the IT keyboard and constantly switching ...
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QWERTY vs QWERTZ vs AZERTY [closed]

What thought process went in to each layout? Which typist was considered when putting the keys in their particular spots on the keyboard?? QWERTY QWERTZ AZERTY
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Graphical Diff of PowerPoint Presentations

I made a powerpoint presentation which I sent to my boss who made changes to the format so it matched presentation policy. I am just curious as to what he changed and was wondering if there was a tool ...
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Ignore paragraphs in text-flow in OpenOffice

My goal is to place short summaries of a paragraph next to the paragraph (like, e.g., here: http://www.media-perspektiven.de/uploads/tx_mppublications/06-2013_Moebus_Heffler.pdf) - using OpenOffice. ...
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CSS absolute position don't work in MS Word

This is a sample: <html> <head> <title>word test</title> </head> <body> <div style='position: absolute; width: 30px; height: 50px; top: 100px; left: ...
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Vim: Show the index of tabs in the tabline

Lets say I opened file1.txt, file2.txt, file3a.txt and file3b.txt such that the tabline (the thing on the top) looks like this: file1.txt file2.txt 2 file3a.txt (Note how file3b.txt. is missing ...
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Change keyboard layout settings from a Linux console

I need to change the "Separate layout for each window" from a Linux console. Could anyone tell me where is the config file with keyboard preferences? Cannot find this I need just set/unset "Separate ...
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How to remove Character Style in Word 2003

I am copying text into a Word document that has its styles protected. Some of the text has a Character style applied to it that I would like to remove. I can change the style and it looks okay ...
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Microsoft Word's Advanced Layout dialog — explanation for super users?

Where can I find a detailed explanation of the options in Microsoft Word's Advanced Layout dialog? I am not unfamiliar with desktop publishing concepts and challenges. I understand there are ...
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What linux terminals support saving layout to what extent?

There is a question Save multiple gnome-terminal layout? it asks if window position, no. of tabs, title etc can be saved across OS reboots, with gnome-terminal. What are the possibilities with other ...
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Keep OSX from switching Keyboard layout automatically

I’m not using a normal Apple Keyboard on my Mac. It’s a standard ISO keyboard with a German Layout. Unfortunately this keyboard is not supported by OSX by default. So some keys are not working right. ...
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How to export a brochure into PDF with each layout as a page?

I have created a 3-fold brochure in Mac iWork - Pages. If I print the brochure then I can 3-fold it and everything is fine. But if I want to export as PDF then I get a 2-A4 size pages, and this ...
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How to get keyboard layouts from microsoft keyboard creator to run in Win 8

So, apologies in advance if I break any house rules as this is my first question on the site. I use my various PCs in English, Hindi and Tamil. The default MS keyboard layout for Tamil is basically ...