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pasting and automatically replace paragraph spaces with line spaces

I'm interested in saving time copy-pasting. I copy paste from websites, articles, newspapers, etc, which have different formatting. When I paste it into my word doc, it typically comes up messy ...
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Pivot Table Charts excel 2010

I have a selection of data that shows scores for a group by score 1-10 is it possible to create two charts in one, one that shows the value of the scores in a bar chart and the 2nd that shows the ...
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How to make Batch file to give a message when exiting?

Code: @echo off start /wait /b echo hi > message.txt pause exit When you click the batch and type exit, you the message saved. My problem is, if you exit by click " X " button, then no message ...
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Spacing Issue with Microsoft Equation Editor in Word 2010

I'm using Microsoft Equation Editor for an equation, say: X=A/B The numerator has the phrase "Consideration amount from Report". When I click outside the equation after typing, the word ...
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How can someone get my CLSID?

I just got a call from a guy telling me he was Microsoft IT support. He told me to go to a suspicious website and download an executable there. Totally did not give him the satisfaction and trolled ...
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VBA change Script on multiple tables

Via this forum I found a way to refresh autofilters in a table automatically after the data in a excel worksheet has changed, using this VBA script: Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As ...
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Will the Microsoft SQL transaction log by default be enabled during install?

I was asked this question in an interview? Does it depend on version of the server or is it always same (enabled or disabled by default)?
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Syntax For Searching the Microsoft Update Catalog

Microsoft allows download of Windows Updates, drivers and other upgrades from the Microsoft Update Catalog: http://catalog.update.microsoft.com . Unfortunately there seems to be no search syntax ...
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Coloring separate rows based on matching of data in key cell

i have a excel file as i want change the sheet that after sort on key column(MasterID), any rows same as key column change color to similar. for example
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How to copy Winodws 8.1 updates files from one pc to another?

I just installed Windows 8.1 through the app store in my windows 8 machine. I have another machine that needs to be updated. I can't get the iso because im a single language user. How to move the 8.1 ...
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attendance software in excel [duplicate]

I want to make an attendance sheet in excel. If a child is present, the teacher will write ‘P’ in a cell or ‘A’ for absent.I have to add ‘l’ (which indicate late comer) also with attendance.So 'P' ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 on four home computers

The license says up to 3 computers, and right now I've just acquired a fourth computer that I need to use. How can I include this computer into my license without purchasing a whole new license? Is ...
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Why can I not find HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer in Windows 7

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa369784(v=vs.85).aspx I am trying to find this location in the windows 7 registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer I am ...
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Microsoft OneNote Tool

So, usually the OneNote Tool will pop up with a window to ask which notebook to send it to. I accidentally checked the option to always open in a certain notebook. I wan't to clear this because I use ...
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Excel: DD/MM/YYYY stored as text…need to convert to Date format

I have a slight problem. It would be easier to post an image but I can't because I don't have 10 reputation. Anyway I have a column with the heading "Birth Date", and dates entered in DD/MM/YYYY ...
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How do I copy data to another sheet over multiple columns?

I have a 2 sheet Excel book. The first sheet has a number of columns,filled with data including 2 columns with peoples names (surnames and Christian names). The second sheet has 6 columns in which I ...
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How do I recreate Microsoft's Synthetic Bold in a non-Microsoft application?

I am using a font that does not have a "bold" typeface in a non-Microsoft application (specifically, a vector graphics program). I like the BOLD typeface that Microsoft synthesizes when I push CTRL-B ...
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Why is printing disabled in protected view in Microsoft Office?

Microsoft Office has a Protected View feature which is supposed to reduce the risks of opening documents/files from the internet that may be unsafe. However, why is printing disabled as well? Is it ...
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Clear Recently Used Fonts in Microsoft Outlook 2013

Someone know how to do this? Found some tutorials online but not remove the fonts just other things.
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Easiest way to automating updating msi files for deployment? [closed]

Recently, I was assigned to find a method to automate our updating of .msi files (firefox, adobe reader, etc..) that we use for deployment. What is the best method automating this process? Is there a ...
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How to show full outline for interlocking circles without sending to the background

I am trying to do a venn diagram in visio and have dragged three interlocking circles onto a blank page. Problem is that the inner lines disappear where they overlap - I have tried playing around ...
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Spreadsheet for Daily Equipment Hours

My goal on this is to keep track of equipment hours and have a daily report to reflect total hours and run time. I want to make a file with 31 days of worksheets in the workbook for the complete ...
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MDT 2013, SCCM 2012 RS, enterprise deployment… where to start?

Our company is just recently getting back into imaging at any level. We used to use Symantec Ghost for a while, but after there were enough problems (Windows machines having odd errors after a couple ...
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How can I install Microsoft Office 2010 on a Windows 8 machine?

I cannot install Microsoft Office on my Windows 8 machine. When I enter the 25-digit code, it says: The code is not a Microsoft Office 2013 code. How do I proceed? I have a 2010 license, so I would ...
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Excel: identifying if all values in a row are not equal

I am comparing setting files between devices and have loaded all the settings into an excel sheet. I want to see if any setting is deviating between the devices. Example: Setting1: ok ok ok ok ...
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How to block all websites but a few with Windows 7 Firewall

How to block all websites with Windows Firewall, and then allow a few websites to pass?
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Windows server CAL for accessing tcp ports [closed]

Is there any license for accessing the TCP port from a server without accessing the folders? Whether CAL is required for that? I do have 2 windows server OS license and I have 1 user CAL for the ...
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Windows 8.1 keeps setting a manual proxy when I uncheck the option

In Windows 8.1, for some reason you have to configure your proxy settings through the Modern UI instead of the control panel, which is a lot more powerful. In the proxy settings menu, there is a ...
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select options from a drop down list multiple times in excel 2013

I have a drop down list that has Option 1, Option 2, Option 3 etc. when I select an option it populates all the information into another worksheet. the second worksheet is listed with days of the ...
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Scroll Lock key on for keyboard lights but off for Excel

My keyboard uses the Scroll Lock key to turn the lights for the keys and key background on and off. Excel uses the same key to control movement when using the arrow keys. How can I "tell" Excel the ...
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How to format excel cells that show duration in years and months?

I can't figure out how to do custom formating that would format input "1/5" as "1 year, 5 months", or "5,0" as "5 years". I do want the cell to retain original input of "1/5" but visually display "1 ...
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Windows 7 x64 can't connect to a printer on a 32-bit server

I have a windows 7 64-bit PC which is trying to print on a printer which is hosted by a windows 2003 server. The server is a 32-bit OS. I cant locate any drivers for the printer. I've tried numerous ...
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Can't choose “rows to repeat at the top” in excel page setup menu

I purchased a brother dcp-8150 printer and now when i'm in office 2007 excel file my "rows to repeat at the top" option in page setup cannot be highlighted. Can you help
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How do I swap " and @ in OSX using my Microsoft Keyboard?

How do I swap " and @ on my microsoft keyboard? I'm on OSX. I have KeyRemap4MacBook installed and selecting the option to swap the keys has no effect. I have a UK Microsoft Ergonomic Desktop ...
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What happens when someone sends a Microsoft error report?

sometimes, when software crashes on Windows (which, depending on the type of software and the Windows version, can be quite often), Windows offers to send a crash report (the infamous "X encountered ...
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Is there any way to add new content to OneNote remotely?

I want to add new content to existing pages or add new pages to my OneNote notebook remotely. By email or by calling some MS OneNote API through Internet. Now I stuck with manual copying information ...
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Add Windows 8.1 user: Service unavailable

When I try to add a user with Microsoft Live account via PC-Settings (german Windows 8.1) I get the message "The service is currently unavailable. Please try again later.", for several days now. While ...
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Can't uninstall Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web

I have Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web on my laptop but I want to install the full version of Visual Studio Express 2013 (for both Web and Windows Desktop). Link to Visual Studio Express (full) ...
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In MS Excel 2007,IF functions or AND funciton

Per FUEL Conversion Bracket <35% 35.01 to 40.00 40.01 to 44.99 >45% < 76% 0 10 15 20 >76.01 % < 80.99% 25 ...
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Outlook 2013 Autocomplete Function not working

So usually after a few quick googles things like this can be resolved in a few minutes, but for some reason this one has escaped both myself as well as another senior engineer. Here is the setup. The ...
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uninstall a windows service framework 3.5 with a command line

I want to know wow to uninstall a windows service build in framework 3.5 without using the Programs and Features option, I want to use a command line command, any ideas?
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Is Microsoft's Photosynth app blocked in China?

I've been making photosynths for a few years on my travels but in China I can't seem to log in via the Photosynth app. I get this error: (In fact I hadn't realized until now that it's tied in to ...
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Malwarebytes Full Scan Loads GUI when done through Task Scheduler

I have used the Microsoft Task Scheduler to schedule my Malwarebytes updates and full scan since I can't get the Malwarebytes scheduler to work. The thing that is bothering me is that each time the ...
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Program suspended in Windows 8.1. Can't kill it because 'Access is Denied'

I have been getting this problem since I upgraded from Windows 8 to 8.1. What happens is after any program crashes, I cannot open it again and I cannot change any of the files that would normally not ...
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How to view a presentation generated by Microsoft Producer for PowerPoint 2002

We've been provided a link to a HTML presentation generated by Microsoft Producer for PowerPoint 2002. This link does not work neither with IE 11, Chrome 31, Firefox 26 nor Safari 7. I've even ...
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MS Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 - Stop Key Clicking

My new MS Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 clicks when the spacebar is pressed. All other keys are silent - as is my preference. How do I stop the spacebar from clicking?
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Is explorer.exe connecting to a Singapore Microsoft server common behaviour?

Netstas results explorer.exe TCP 192.168.x.x: 491x 111.221.124.116: 443 ESTABLISHED Is this part of error reporting?
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Is there an issue with this microsoft site?

I am trying to fix a friends computer (Had malware etc). I have used Malwarebytes to do that. Anyway now I want to update IE. I went too: https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/default.aspx >> Downloads >> ...
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How to Label / Tag Items in a Spreadsheet and get results in column

I want to tag items in a spreadsheet for similar reasons to nusantara in his question of 27 Mar 12 (see How to Label / Tag Items in a Spreadsheet). I have followed the excellent instructions given by ...
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How to decrease brightness of laptop screen which was changed?

I own http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c03061225 HP pavilion g6 1201tx laptop after using it for 2 years my laptop's screen display got damanged and i changed it ...