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Auto-close lots and lots of Windows

I have this problem: I am working a lot on a computer, most of the day and night, and this results in my desktop having lots of windows opened, 70-100 usually, so I have to close all the windows I ...
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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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What kind of software would I use for tracking/managing dues payments?

I'm a member of a small-but-not-too-small organization, in which members pay monthly dues. At the moment, our treasurer uses a simple Excel spreadsheet with no automation for tracking dues, with some ...
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Organise M4A files into folders from its metadata

I have a folder with a load of .m4a files which all have metadata (track, artist, album, album artist) and I want to put them into the same structure as iTunes would. I found a script that someone has ...
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Software to manage service commitments?

I work with an organization that does a lot of volunteer service work and need a solution to the following problems that I considered using a spreadsheet for but would like additional suggestions. *2 ...
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Automatically sort music files into folders by album/artist names

I have a large collection of music files (let's say MP3), with metadata (ID3 tags), but all are located in the same folder. I wish to automatically organize all of them according to this metadata. Is ...
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Organizational Admin password management

The need arose in my organization of replacing some of the passwords used by the administrators (to servers, iLO's, vendors' website login etc.). my question is- how do you decide what passwords to ...
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In Outlook 2007, how can I show contents of all subfolders when I click on main folder?

I'm currently using outlook 2007. I have a folder titled "People" under which I have a number of subfolders dedicated to specific people. I'd like to be able to click on the "People" folder and see ...
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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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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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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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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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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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CD Key and License Key Organizer [closed]

Is there an application or something that nicely will organize all my CD/Lics in a nice format other then using Excel? Right now I keep them all in notepad and text files.
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Tag files and archives for easy easy access and search in Windows 7

Is there a tool that lets you tag things, so that you can find or organize stuff easily? I have a bunch of folders containing zip and rar files. Most of the zip and rar files contain photos. Is there ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Visio 2010 Organization chart

I'm looking to build an org chart in Visio 2010 by using data from excel. There are many tutorials about this, so this part is pretty easy. My question is, is there a way to create automatic ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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229 views

What is the best flow diagram if you have multiple processes and projects tied together like so

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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2answers
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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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How can I get virtual desktops (like Mac's Spaces) on my Windows 7 machine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the multiple desktop utility you suggest for Windows? Virtual desktop (alt+ctrl+1,2,3,4,...) like Linux on Windows 7 I make much use of ctrl-arrows to new ...
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1answer
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duplicate file/folder finder application for windows 7

I got old archives of my old computers, Now I decided to merge all these folders and organize them, I got many backups so I need app that will find duplicate files and delete / move them, any ideas?
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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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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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Teaching assistant tools for linux [closed]

Are there any teaching assistant tools for linux such as http://www.teachertool.de/cms/en is one for ipad?
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6answers
274 views

Software to tame my collection of files [closed]

I have more than 500 GB worth of data on my local and network drives. It is somewhat organized, but finding a particular resource can be problematic at times: did I put that educational video on c# in ...
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3answers
259 views

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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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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Set first image as folder preview in Windows 7

I am trying to customize the way image folders appear in Win7 explorer, but I can't seem to get it under control. Is there a way to force it to always pick the first image in the folder as the ...
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Do you know a tool for media sorting/reformating? [closed]

I have a fairly decent amount of videos and music (legally acquired, of course :)) and I usually maintain them by hand. Lately, I have grown bored of having to do that manually when a computer would ...
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What's a good way for organizing PDF documents on Windows? [closed]

I'm looking for a good way to manage a lot of PDF documents (e.g. papers, ebooks) on Windows. Ideally I'm looking for a Windows version of the great Mac app Yep. I've looked quite a bit and haven't ...
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1answer
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I need a tool that can organize my time and manage my tasks [closed]

Ok so I am really swamped at work, and need a tool that keep tracks of what I did and what I didn't. I need the tool to do the following: I need that tool to set priorities on my tasks. Some tasks ...
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Are SATA,USB, Ethernet, mouse, keyboard, serial/parallel ports connected to Southbridge via PCI bus?

From Wikipedia: I was wondering how to understand the right-down corner of the picture? Are SATA,USB, Ethernet, mouse, keyboard, and serial/parallel ports connected to Southbridge via PCI bus? In ...
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2answers
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Outlook keyboard shortcut to move message to a different folder

I am trying to organize my inbox and move my messages to certain folders. Is there a keyboard shortcut I can set up like: CRTL + 1 : Personal Folder CRTL + 2 : Task 1 Folder CRTL + 3 : Task 2 ...
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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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How can I organize movies, with IMDB import and fields for tags? [closed]

How can I organize movies on Windows? Features wanted: IMDB import fields: director, genre, year, actors,... covers manage DVD / BD / ripped AVIs, MKV moving/renaming files according fields I ...
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Making gvim 'instance-only'

I want to make gvim be 'instance-only', i.e., know of an option or something that opens the file as a tab on my already-open gvim instance instead of opening a new one. Example to clarify: suppose I ...
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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 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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1answer
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Moving Icons from one page to another in the Windows 7 Taskbar

As a programmer I have a tonne of icons pinned to my Task Bar (Visual Studios / 5 Different Browsers / Etc...) When you reach enough icons to fill the bar it flips the rest onto a 2nd page that they ...
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1answer
532 views

A way to organize desktop icons?

I have already looked at Fences from another SuperUser post, but it doesn't really fit what I am looking for. I have noticed that some laptops (I am a desktop user) come bundled with little ...
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Sort downloads by domain name automatically, in Firefox?

Is there a way to force images and executables to automatically download into separate folders in Firefox? I found this extension, but it doesn't work when I right-click-->save image as
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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 ...