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How can I apply “easy” formatting to org-mode blocks?

Org-mode is great for getting light markup and organization done, and the exporting is great too. However, I'm having trouble getting a simple formatting option done. I'd like to cast a whole block ...
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Disable/Escape TortoiseSVN Commit Dialog Markup

In the commit dialog, Tortoise provides some simple automatic markup: underscores for underlined text, asterisks for bold, and caret for italics. This is all well and good, but I do a lot of work in ...
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What does one use to make formatted documents (such as articles, papers, slides, etc) without Office & such? [closed]

As a VIM user, I'm so happy not to have to use the mouse for my programming works. I don't know much about markup languages, though, so I still have to use Office and other mouse-based software to ...
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Tidy rendered HTML output in Chrome's View Source?

More often than not when using things like CMS'es and static site generators, HTML output looks like rubbish (wrong indendation being the most annoying flaw). Is there any solution for having ...
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How to write LyX markup as text?

LyX has in-text things like notes and hyperlinks that are framed in color rectangles. And each of these elements is basically a piece of LyX markup, like [http://www.example.com||Link text]. How can ...
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Which lightweight markup languages can be converted to *.docx?

I've been trying out different lightweight text markup languages such as org-mode and Markdown. Before making a decision on which one to use, which of these languages are known to be directly ...
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How do I make a link *within* a page using Redmine (textile) markup

How do I make links within a Redmine Wiki page itself (which uses Textile markup syntax)? I can't find a solution here. Of course I can do [[ThisPage#Foo|Foo]] but I would rather do something simpler ...
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How can I edit the markup of a note in Evernote directly (Windows)?

I am looking to be able to remove, and update notes within the Windows Evernote client. The editor is moderately powerful, but I would like to edit the markup directly. I'm not even sure if Evernote ...
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What markup language is this? (ca. 1991)

I am preserving a manuscript written by my father. The data files are on 5.25" floppy. I have successfully read the files off the disks, but neither of us knows what format the markup language is. It ...
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Windows Markdown editor with auto-bulleting lists

I'm looking a text editor on Windows that can handle Markdown syntax. Specifically, I would like it to automatically insert bullets when adding to a bulleted list (so I don't have to manually type the ...
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Could lightweight markup text files and a version control system replace MS Word? [closed]

In every organization and program I've worked in, on, or for, Microsoft Word has been the ubiquitous means of capturing prose--be it engineering memos, documentation, white papers, specifications, ...
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Subscripts and superscripts in Excel

I have an XL sheet with chemical formulae - which is basically just letters with numeric subscripts and superscripts. I can save as an html page and get the <sub> and <sup> html elements, ...
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LaTeX, HTML/CSS/XML, or something else to build a resume?

I'm finding it progressively more difficult to maintain my Google Docs resume, and I'd like to redo it with the separation of content and presentation in mind. I thought LaTeX would be the best tool ...
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Is there a Firefox toolbar extension to enclose selected text with html tags?

While writing on StackOverflow and other community web resources I very frequently have to enclose pieces of text in "blockquote", "em", "pre+code", "a" etc tags, and enter them (even both - opening ...
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Is there a semantic (WYSIWYM) text editor application for Linux?

Is there a native Linux application that facilitates/enforces semantically marked-up text in a common format (HTML, Markdown, etc.) with instant feedback of how it looks with "pretty" formatting? I'm ...
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Web page generator like LaTeX

forgive if this is dumb. I was wondering if there was any such thing like LaTeX, by which you could write in a markup and compile it to a whole web page (of course with CSS and other styling). I've ...
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Searching for plain text file markup language with simple syntax

I prefer normal plain text files over OpenOffice files, because there are much smaller and the editing is faster. Most text editors open faster than OpenOffice or any other office application. What ...
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Tools to (privately) annotate/markup a website for maintenance

I've been tasked with updating a website. Rather than proofreading and updating each page (one at a time), I want to make a single pass over the entire website, marking graphics/images/videos that ...
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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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Don't number chapters

I am working on a school project, and I do not want to use chapters, and I want sections to be "the most important" style. Right now, sections are numbered n.m, where n is the chapter (0), and m is ...
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Name of Online Code Markup Engine [closed]

Ok, I'm looking for the name of a website. What this website does is take code in almost any language, and apply color markup to it. Does anyone know the name of this website? Edit: The specific ...
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Is there a blog engine that handles computer code highlighting well?

I am looking for a (free) blog engine (WordPress...) that handles sections of code well. That is, I could just markup a portion of my entry as code and it would indent/format appropriately, much like ...