Organization refers to the process of providing structure or order to a collection of items so the items can be quickly and easily found or used. If your question relates to files, use the specific [file-organization] tag. If your question relates to organization charts, use the [chart] tag. If ...

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Git/GitHub - Organizing Different Server and Client Repositories for the Same Project

I would like to know if there is a better way to organize multiple repositories for the same project. For example, if there are repositories for an iOS client, web client, and API server, should be ...
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Is there a way to numerically resize and position stardock fences

So, I hate trying to drag and resize fences, I can almost never get them correctly sized or spaced and while it helps my desktop organization, the offsets just bug me. Is there a way to manually size ...
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Icons not showing on my my External Drive

My friend could change icons on his external drive. I cant on mine though for some reason. Question 1: I make extensive use of custom icons on my computer. My icons are not working on my external ...
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Lightroom 5, photo order is wrong in Develop mode

When in Develop mode, my opened Catalog or simply imported photos, are not displayed in order. I am trying to find a "Sort by Name" or similar like I have in Windows, but I cant find it. This problem ...
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Linux command line/app to compare sets of folders against one another

I have many photos organised in folders. I also have an "Uncategorised" folder for photos before they are organised. I've found that many (but not all) photos in Uncategorised have now been organised ...
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How to include all Vim config files in some folder?

I want to reorganization my vim directory to be like this: - dotfiles |- vim | |- config | | |- global | | | |- basic.vim | | | |... | | |- plugins | | | |- ctrl-p.vim | ...
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Windows Explorer Folder Groups Toggle Collapse

Is there a way to create a keyboard shortcut for "Expand All Groups / Collapse All Groups" in Windows 7 Explorer? In Explorer their is not a shortcut listed. Does one already exist that I haven't ...
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Archiving your mails with Thunderbird

I use Mozilla Thunderbird since years now. I read some articles about how to organize your mailbox most efficiently for freelancers and got an quite good-working approach for me now. I leave ...
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Index/Organize/Label documents

I have many pdf/djvu documents, and I'm looking for the best way to organize them (in Windows). Say I have 3 books: "Traveling to the Past", "Nice Robots" and "Robots from the Future", and I want to ...
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Group windows so that they minimize and restore together?

Suppose I arrange four windows on two monitors, two on each, so that all 4 are visible. Then I go to other windows, or view the desktop. Normally, if I switch to one of the original four windows from ...
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Is it possible to set up separate Multilevel lists in Word?

I'm using Word 2010 and am not all that familiar with Multilevel lists. Now suddenly, I think I'm needing two sets of Multilevel lists in the same document. The document is a style guide, which is ...
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Password management at an organization [closed]

In my company we have a largish number of secure logins, currently all stored in a single KeePass database which some of us share the keys to. We'd like to have a more fine-grained, identity-based ...
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How can I permanently divide / separate files, folders, and shortcuts on Windows 7 desktop? [duplicate]

Basically I want to devote a flexible, visibly divided fraction of my screen to each type of icon visible on the Desktop (files, folders, shortcuts). What will I (or someone much more skilled than I ...
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What is the best flow diagram if you have multiple processes and projects tied together like so [closed]

I have used flow charts in school and in an attempt to create a less generic chart, I figured I will share the processes and data I wish to organize.. see what ideas are available for this complex ...
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In search of a tool to help me organize open windows based on tasks

I've always wanted a product where I can group running programs together. Say I'm working on 3 separate tasks at the same time and I have multiple programs running to facilitate the completion of ...
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software for scientific project organization with file preview and literature integration

I realize that questions similar to this one have been asked before but I have not yet found a good solution for my particular problem. I am looking for a software that allows me to organize results ...
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Organization: Ways to link/group documents with emails?

I like keeping my stuff organized, but short of printing everything out and keeping it in an actual file cabinet, I've never figured out a good way to link/group document files with related emails. ...
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dynamiclinkmediaserver folder in ~/Documents from Lightroom

Every time I view a video in Lightroom 4, it creates an empty folder in ~/Documents called "Adobe" with the folder "dynamiclinkmediaserver" inside. This is very annoying because I would like to keep ...
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Moving files inside my NTFS partition is as slow as copying them. What could be the cause of this?

I'm trying to tidy up my folders and files on one of my NTFS formatted external hard drives, a 2TB Western Digital Elements drive. When trying to move files from one folder to the other, the process ...
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Organize bookmarks, quotes, ideas and mockups?

I am not sure if I will ever come across one uniquely fitting paradigm/application for organizing the ideas and projects in my life - both professional and personal. I've tried with a combination of ...
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Manage Large E-Book Archive

I have a very large e-book archive (approx. 1TB) including various file formats eg. PDF, DJVU, MOBI and EPUB. I put them in different folders by subject eg. Engineering, Programming etc. But after ...
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How to add tags to mp3 files to make them searchable by tag and combinations of tags?

I have a collection of mp3s where each one is described with a series of 1-6 words that describe the characteristics of the song. Currently, I have merely added these words to the end of the file's ...
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Organization chart using Active Directory

Is there any tool which can depict Organization chart using data pulled from Active Directory. I am looking for portable thick client which can run on Windows.
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What is a good way to manage who's coming to a monthly event? [closed]

A group of friend organizes an event about every month, but it's a hassle to nag everyone every time to find out who's going. So what I need is a place where I can enter all events for this year, and ...
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Site to organize one's thoughts? [closed]

I can't remember the name of the wonderful webapp that helps one organize one's thought by typing in lists and then freely moving bullet points around. Searching for "organize thoughts" leads to many ...
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Storage Case or Organization Method for Sticks of RAM

I have piles of RAM scattered around my work area. Currently, they're not organized very well, nor protected against ESD. I was hoping to find out what others did to organize their piles of spare ...
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Grouping related e-mails together (tags? custom/manual threads?)

We get a lot of technical support e-mails from clients, and sometimes the going back and forth to fix the issue can take several e-mails, and during that time, I'll get other e-mails that are ...
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How to organize folders automatically into groups of a hundred?

I have hundreds of folders on drive A that I want to migrate to drive B. Within the drive B root, I want the folders from drive A to be put inside folders that themselves each contain 100 folders. How ...
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How to automate the process of organizing audio files on Windows

My library is a mess and manually organizing it in Windows Explorer is painful. I know MediaMonkey Gold provides tools to automatically organize your library folders, however are there any ...
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Simple CMS software to manage files [closed]

I've been loking around recently for an easy way to manage the files on my web server. I came accross OneFileCMS which is fine but lacks some features. I'm looking for another piece of software (PHP ...
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A streamlined method to organize files and folders?

I realize that users here are very savvy and I'm looking for a better way to organize my files. Currently I have two very important folders that are filled up with a ton of files which makes it super ...
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Whats a tag based file organizer? [closed]

I'm finishing professional school and over the years have acquired a pile of notes and articles that I'd like to hang onto. I'd like to add to them and create sort of an archive of article and files ...
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Music organization into folders for Linux(Ubuntu/Debian)? [closed]

I have a few folders with randomly assorted music files. I'm looking for a tool or utility that can read the ID3 tags, and then build and populate a folder structure in the format: some ...
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Paths for storing Windows utility programs - pros and cons

There are lots of utilities for Windows that just come as executables (no installers) so its up to you to decide where to save the files. A classic example is the Sysinternals suite. At the moment I ...
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What's the best way to manage a large font collection?

I have a good many fonts (I'm a bit of a dafont.com junkie), which slow my computer down a great deal when opening Photoshop, Word etc. I just tried to open Character Map and it took about 2 minutes ...
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Messy Filesytem : Duplicate File Removal from the command line

In debian/ubuntu I want to: a) create a list of all the files in one directory tree b) do the same for a second directory tree c) compare the two lists such that, only the file NAMES are compared ...
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Good process/software for organizing photos past/present

So I have tons of photos taken all the time. I have a lot from years past that I never went through (meaning deleting duplicates, etc). I've got a new pc with windows 7, and I'm wondering what a good ...
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Eclipse: Organising Files

I want to import a project that I'm planning to build upon. The problem is that it is very messy; with source files, class files and libraries under one directory. How would I organise these files ...
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In Outlook 2010, is there any way to disable the “Quick Click” for categorization?

I really like categorization in Outlook 2010. However, my instinct is to always left-click on the categories column, which always triggers a "Quick Click" action and sets the category to whatever the ...
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Picasa-like icon manager/organizer for OS X

I'm looking for a program (preferably free) that will allow me to manage, organize, tag, etc. my collection of icons (in ICNS format). Something similar to what Picasa and iPhoto do for normal ...
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How to back up song ratings in iTunes?

How can I back up my song ratings (0-5 stars) in iTunes? In what file(s) are they stored? Options Keep iTunes Media folder organized and Copy files to iTunes Media folder when adding to library are ...
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Outlook 2007: Categorize incoming mails by sender

Is there a simple way to assign email senders into categories so that all mails are grouped in the same way? For example I want all mails from my friends go into the "Friends" group, all Mails from ...
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iTunes: How do you manage your Singles?

I am having a tough time getting some kind of organization to happen with my singles in itunes. I enjoy electronic music and ultimately have a tons of songs that have been released as singles and ...
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Is there a way to change the way flip3d displays?

I'm curious if there is a way to get Win7's native flip 3d to display more like Expose or a ring switcher? It would improve my workflow drastically if I could more clearly see all my windows at ...
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Is installing programs outside of the default 'Program Files' directory wise?

For example, if I were to break up applications in such a way that games go to C:\Games\, development ones go to C:\Dev and etc, is this wise? I know that it can be done and is quite a common ...
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emacs equivalent of Xcode's #pragma mark?

I'm coming to emacs from Xcode. An Xcode feature I really like is the ability to type the lines #pragma mark - #pragma mark Section Heading Name to mark the subsequent part of my code as belonging ...
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Outlook 2010 Advanced Conversations Options

Is there anyway to expand on the conversation functionality in Outlook 2010? For example, add emails to a conversation group etc. A simular question has been posted here.
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Windows Explorer replacement which allows creating custom file properties

I'm looking for a Windows Explorer replacement that has the following feature in some way or another: The ability to create custom properties for files. by saying properties, I refer to fields like ...
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Why did iTunes put some songs on an album under “Compilations”?

I added a new album to my iTunes library. 15 of the 17 tracks are listed under "Compilations" in the artist browser, while the other 2 are listed under the artist's name. I tried renaming the Artist ...
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How can I configure Windows Media Player to manage my music library?

I'm currently using Windows Media Player 12 on Windows 7 Ultimate. I was using iTunes, but since I got my Android phone, I got rid of my iPod and uninstalled iTunes. I'm trying to do things like keep ...