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Emacs: Single column completion?

TLDR: Is it possible to make emacs use single-column completion? When using emac's completion mechanisms and there are multiple possibilities, then completions are displayed in a separate window, ...
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Make windows 7's grouped programs to be in the most recently used (MRU) order

Windows 7 groups programs together in the taskbar so that the user can access them using win+#. You can cycle through them by pressing the same # multiple times, but these programs are ordered in the ...
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How would I make a bootable CD/USB drive that auto-boots a system from a specific, non-default hard drive?

Context: I have a system that consistently forgets hard drive boot order. I specify it in the BIOS, and after the next reboot, it's gone. My primary boot drive is on an addon card (SAS HBA). The ...
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Number grouped data using VLOOKUP?

I have a huge dataset with income brackets in column B and BMI values in column C: totinc BMI 15600>18200 19.5 18200>20800 27.4 20800>23400 22 ...
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Windows 7 feature or freeware to keep a window always beneath others

Some programs e.g. GridMove and XNeat allow users to keep a given window above other windows using an "Always On Top" command. Is there a way to do the reverse i.e. "Always At The Bottom" with any ...
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Is there an automated way to edit the names and order of Excel sheets?

I'd like to reverse the order of the sheets in an Excel 2007 workbook and wonder if there is any way to do this other than a manual tedious process. I have around 100 sheets, so I'd like to avoid the ...
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Is it possible to permutate shell globbing expressions?

When using normal shell globbing, * often matches files in lexicographic order. For certain reason, sometimes I don't want this behavior. Is there a way to scramble matching results so their order is ...
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Windows XP alt-tab: How to restrict options to certain applications, in certain order and exclude others?

In Windows XP, Alt-tab keypress sequence to select applications, how can I ensure that certain applications always appear, in a certain order, with others always excluded? Background for asking is ...
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In terminal, take value of numbers into account when using ls

When listing directories in Bash, I would like the value of numbers to be taken into account. Currently this is the output I get: $ ls test_1.txt test_11.txt test_12.txt test_2.txt test_3.txt ...
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How to reverse the order of multiline text sections separated by blank newlines/line breaks?

How to reverse the order of multiline text sections separated by blank newlines/line breaks... ..., with a simple command or application, preferably without programming? I don't want a sort, but a ...
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In utf-8 collation, why 11- is less then 1-?

I found that the sort result in ASCII: Source file test: 1- 11- 1-a 11-a Sort using ASCII: $ LANG=en_US.ascii sort test 1- 1-a 11- 11-a And using UTF-8: $ LANG=en_US.utf8 sort test 1- 11- ...
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How do I reorder the pages opened on startup Google Chrome?

I've got a number of pages set to open when I start Google Chrome (1), but I'd like to change their order. There's no option on the Options dialog Basics tab for reordering the pages (2): Where ...
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Reorder applications and other login items on OS X

How can I reorder aplications and other login items on OS X 10.6 since System Preferences doesn't give us that power.
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Comma separated values (literally, not csv) in the same cell in excel, put in individual cells

I have a column of cells in excel which contain mails, some only contain one mail as they should but others, have more than one email per cell in this format: one@example.com, two@example.com, ...
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How to affect order of firefox addons?

For example, one add-on changes URLs (Long URL Plase), the other shows additional information for them (WoT), but for unchanged URL. How to make "Long URL Please" run before "WoT"?
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Upstart Help: Change Ubuntu 10.04 Service Boot Order

I am having an issue with the order in which services start up in Ubuntu 10.04. My workstations are configured to use winbind to connect to my Domain Controller for authentication. The problem is ...
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Why I lose bibliography numbering when I switch to IEEE - Alphabetic Order style in Word 2007?

When I use IEEE - Reference Order style for my Bibligraphy table I get the references numbers OK. Well formated as [2]. But when I switch to Alphabetic Order style I lose the numbers, and in their ...
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Change icon order for .ico file

.ico file contains icon with various size in particular order. Is there any utility to change this order in .ico file?
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Mac OS X software always order files alphabetically rather than by type

I have noticed many Mac applications sort the files alphabetically rather than by type. A good example would be Coda by panic.com. The files in the file menu are organized alphabetically. I ...
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How to reorder Empathy IM Client Contact List Groups?

Does anyone know how to manually rearrange the default contact list groups so they aren't in alphabetical order? I'm using Empathy 2.30.0.1 Ubuntu 10.04.
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How can we control the device driver load order in Windows XP? [closed]

We are trying to install both an HP scanner and a Kodak scanner on an XP machine and the problem is that HP's scanner driver always places itself into the first and default scanner device position. We ...
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What's the logic behind the Ctrl-Tab order in Internet Explorer 7?

Using Ctrl+Tab in Internet Explorer 7 (on Windows XP) seems to follow no sequence that I can work out. Using Shift+Ctrl+Tab even jumps around with no clear logic in what tab order is being followed. ...
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How can I have Excel reorder my rows correctly?

Sorry for the vague question. Let me explain. I am pulling data from my company's database. One of the columns is the line number on a Sales Order. However, the way our system works is that if an SO ...
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Does the order of command options in linux matter?

For example, when I entered either: gcc -O hello.c -c Or gcc hello.c -c -O Both did not complain. Does the order of command options matter?
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Albums order in iTunes: order by artist, then by year

I use iTunes (in OSX) with the grid view, and the albums are by default ordered by artist. Within each artist, the albums are ordered alphabetically by album name. I'd like to have an ordering by ...
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What's up with tab order on my Mac?

So, I just got my first Mac. It is slick, and I feel like I don't know how to do anything, but overall it is a great machine. However, I am becoming frustrated with the tab order in most web pages. ...
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Windows Task Manager process ordering

Is there any rhyme or reason to the default ordering of the Windows Task Manager processes tab under Windows XP? It seems totally random. And when sorting by CPU or memory, why do they default to ...
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How do you sort bookmarks in Safari alphabetically?

I have a lot of bookmarks in Safari and I would like to sort them alphabetically. It's a pain to do it manually, and I don't seem to find a "Sort alphabetically" menu option. Is this at all possible? ...
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How do I reorder the playlist items in the VLC playlist window?

In the VLC playlist window, I can't seem to drag the items around to change their order. Is that normal? In every other media player I've used before, this is possible. At the moment I'm resorting to ...
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SATA disks boot order?

I have a computer with 4 SATA disks connected, 2 to the motherboard and 2 to a PCI-card. I've moved all the disks from other computers so 2 of them already has windows installed, the other 2 has just ...
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How do I Reorder Recent Items[Applications] in Start Menu?

I am using the "recent items" feature of the Start Menu in Win7, but the only problem is the most used items are closer to the top, while the least used are at the bottom. I think it would be more ...
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Sorting files (images) and then renaming them automatically according to the sort

We want to sort image files in a directory and want them to renamed according to the order we gave. Is there a tool that can do this? (os: windows xp)