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Copy text with inline hyperlinks as plain text [duplicate]

How can I copy selected text from Firefox with inline hyperlinks as plain text? text { hyperlink | http://example.com } more text A partial solution is here, but it's far from perfect. I have been ...
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Character count for SublimeText/WordCount

I'm new to Sublime Text (using ST3) and I've managed to install the SublimeText/WordCount package via Package Control. https://github.com/SublimeText/WordCount/blob/st3/readme.md lists ...
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Is it possible to import a plain text numbed list into any version of Word, preserving formatting?

This seems like it should be simple enough to do, but I'm having a hard time doing it. I have a bunch of documents that we use for development in plain text so that I can automate the creation of ...
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Outlook keyboard shortcut to format a reply into plain text?

Is there a keyboard shortcut available in Outlook (2013) to format an email reply I am writing into plain text? (N.B. Unlike this questioner I want to maintain the format of the incoming message as I ...
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How to sort a file with string lines by the number of a specific symbol in the line?

Say I have a large plaintext file with a string on every line. The string only consists of alphabetical characters, except for underscores _, which divide the strings in syllables. I want to sort ...
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Disable warning about loosing formatting when saving plain-text files from Word 2013

Whenever I save a plain-text document in Word, I get a warning prompting me that formatting—even when there is none—will be lost if I save in this format. How can I disable this message? I know what ...
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Outlook 2013 adds line break when reading HTML messages as plain text

One picture instead of thousand words: What happens is that opening an HTML message as plain text adds extra line breaks, as if every HTML line break was interpreted as two plain text line breaks. ...
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Can I use JavaScript to insert in place some plaintext from a remote file by URL?

So, I'm not sure if the reason I'm having trouble with this is because it looks awfully like malicious activity or not. What I'm attempting to do is make my life a little less terrible with a piece of ...
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Cross platform softlinks?

I am using a scientific software that require softlinks to work with reasonable efficiency. However, I'd also like to sync my data, that must contain bare data from that software (i.e. not packaged ...
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Sorting plaintext by line-ending content

I have a plaintext list organized in the following format: [file pathname] [track name] [artist name] [numerical value] e.g.: C:\Users\Somi\Music\Shaheedi.mp3 Shaheedi [By.NagRa] [Rp] Pasla ...
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How to make an Outlook 2010 message Show URL links, pseudo Plaintext Paths instead of clickable links with only the description?

I often get emails with many URLS in them. They all arrive as HTML formatted, showing only the clickable link without the url. Since oftentimes links expire, this doesn't work well for me, eg if I ...
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Trying to re-direct emails as plain text using Applescript. Code (inside) isn't working, any help would be great

I have users sending mail through Outlook which formats the text as Rich text. I'm trying to create script where a "catch-all" email address intercepts the email, converts it to plain text then send ...
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Thunderbird: export a mailing list thread to HTML or plain text

Howto export a mailing list thread to HTML or plain text. Thread have 40+ mails. I use OS X if that matters. export should be well formatted and readable
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Convert outlook email to plain text

I have about 5 email boxes setup in Outlook 2013. I want all incoming emails sent in html to be converted to plaint text, only for one particular mailbox. How can this be achieved? I already know that ...
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Copy and paste plain text only in OSX?

My problem: I copy something from a webpage or Illustrator, then paste it into an email or another Illustrator document and the styles are carried over from the original doc when I just want the text ...
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Copy selected text with links appended in plain text?

Is there a way for a link to be copied with the selected text? "Some selected text with this link somewhere in the paragraph" To be copied as: "Some selected text with this { link | ...
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Firefox option to paste plain text into HTML inputs, similar to paste special?

This is something that's been annoying me for a while. With the current trend towards "rich web applications" it seems that some application developers are doing something funky with textarea elements ...
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Outlook Signatures for Plain Text and HTML

Is it possible to have Outlook pick a signature to use based on the email style formatting (HTML or Plain Text)? For example if it was HTML the company logo will show, if it isn't the company name ...
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Show text-only view of incoming email?

I'm being sent an email which offers alternate views: plain text and HTML. The two views have slightly different content. I want to read the plain text view, not any rendering of the HTML view. When ...
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Correct format for Mailing lists?

I came across this today lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/rtmpdump/2012-February/001827.html This person has used HTML email instead of plain text. I put this question up so that people posting on ...
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Plaintext natural language dictionaries

Does anyone know where I can find a source for free plaintext or xml natural language dictionaries. I am working on a program for memorization and I'd like to make some examples.
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Quoting original message after conversion from HTML to plain text in Outlook

When replying to an HTML-formatted message in Outlook, sometimes, I would like to be able to reply in plain text. Were the original message in plain text, replying to it would quote the original ...
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OSX Mail.app send only plaintext but read as html

I get email which seems properly plaintext formatted, but when I forward it out, the font size ends up being enormous and a few other formatting stupidities. So I tried the following: defaults write ...
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Why does Mail.app on Leopard force me to use plain text?

In Mail.app I found that many of my emails are forced to be: Content-Type: text/plain; charset=WINDOWS-1252; format=flowed; delsp=yes with the charset changing depending on what characters are ...
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Compute salt with known plaintext and hash?

I have the string that was used in a webapp with md5 hashing to come up with a hash. I also have the hash. But the md5 of the string doesn't match the hash, so I'm guessing there's a salt involved. Is ...
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How can I justify plain text in Linux?

I'm composing a plain text (.txt) document that has left-and-right justified paragraphs. I manually add spaces, breaking words with hyphens if necessary, until the lines are uniform length. To use an ...
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Prefer text/plain attachment to text/html attachment in Thunderbird?

Is there a way to have Thunderbird prefer the text/plain attachment to a text/html attachment when both are available in a message? Here's my problem: I want to view the output of my cron jobs as ...
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bulleted lists for plain-text documents in Vim

While Vim supports automatic indenting in lists, the default setting only covers ordered lists, starting with digits, such as: 1. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do ...
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A desktop Wiki editor/viewer: is there anything out there?

I'm a big user of wikis, mainly Dokuwiki, I really like the clarity and ease of use of simple text files. However all good wikis seem to require a web-server of some kind; has anyone come across a ...
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Outlook Plain-Text Viewer

How can I view the plain text part of a message in Outlook. Or, rather, since that's actually impossible, is there a plugin or standalone app I can drag a msg into, to see what the plain text part of ...
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Configure Thunderbird to never send (or even try to send) HTML emails

Where can I tell Thunderbird always to send emails as plain-text, and never as HTML-formatted messages? I hate HTML-based email, and always do everything possible to send my emails as plain text. ...
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Send To | Mail Recipient always sends the email in plain text

Whenever you select to send a file by email (right click on it and select Send To | Mail recipient) the email is automatically in plain text and additional text is included: Your message is ready ...
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How do I open a file in binary/plaintext format on Mac OS X?

This is the thing bugging me. I'd like to see some of my files in binary or plaintext format, but I can't figure out how to do it for all files. I can open some image files in plaintext using ...