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Change default Windows Explorer file browser size and position

Many programs use the Windows Explorer file browser when opening/saving/etc a file as shown below. Is there any way to change the default size and position of the file browser's window whenever a ...
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Windows tool to resize and place three windows

By pressing Win← and Win→ I can place 2 windows alongside each other, taking 50% of the available space. Is there a utility which can help me to place 3 windows alongside each other? Or maybe even fit ...
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xmonad resize floating window according to size hint

In xmonad if you 'doFloat' a window in your manage hook, it opens with a size determined by its size hint. What I want is a way to resize an existing window according to that hint. Ideally I could ...
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Is there any way to redraw the text in a terminal window after resizing it?

Just a usability question really. You know when you are working in a terminal window and you decide to do some query that brings back a wall of text and you think to yourself... "that would be easier ...
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Change the display size of Google presentation on Google sites?

I know how to change the size of Google presentation inside the Google presentation editing page, i.e. by editing its Page setup. But how to change its size (display size) on Google sites? When I try ...
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Reduce jpeg size/quality for many files [duplicate]

I'm curious is there any faster way to reduce the size of jpeg files. My jpeg files are about 6MB per file. I open each file in a simple Paint program and press Ctrl+S to resave the image. File ...
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Enlarged partition, filesystem still reports old size

I resized the root partition with GParted, from 20 GB to 40 GB, but the filesystem still reports a size of 20 GB. How can I use all 40 GB? Update The resized partition was an LVM Physical Volume ...
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Google Chrome Window Resize “Sticking” on OS X

I'm using the most recent version of Google Chrome (34.0.1847.131 at the time of writing) on OS X 10.8.5, and for a few months I've been having intermittent issues resizing browser windows. There ...
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Windows: Is there any way to disable UI resizing?

I'm on Windows. As I always insist on the default appearances of GUI, I want to prevent accidental resizing (e.g. window resizing, column resizing). Any way to disable resizing (like they are locked)? ...
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Increase dynamic VDI disk size

I'm running Linux (OpenSuse) host (Oracle VirtualBox) with Win 7 guest. I configured the VM with a VDI format disk that grows dynamically as required. Windows currently has 3.5 Gb free but I need to ...
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How to increase lvm size in Fedora 20 ( partitions already messed up )

hi all i have two partitions one is used for f20 , and another is ntfs. i didn't know that gparted should not be used any more, and system-config-lvm has retired and not in repo anymore, so i boot up ...
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How to increase HOME Folder partition size in centos 6.3 64 bit

Have migrated my system windows 7 to centos 6.3 64 bit, while installing centos 6.3 have created a partition size details given below: Root ext4 30000 boot ext4 20000 tmp ext4 Allowed to fill ...
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Windows 7 Aero snap window resizing: love and hate, partially disable?

I love the "ease of access" window resizing in Windows 7 that are related to moving the window (move window to left for left half size, to right for right half, up for maximize, shake to get rid of ...
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How do I resize the view area on my computer monitor Windows 7

Currently the display of my screen appears to be wider than the actual view area of my screen. What I want is to get the displayed content, on my desktop to fit available area. How do I achieve this ...
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Resize Win 7 Partitions, Increase C & Decrease D

I have one 120GB SSD split 40GB/80GB between C & D. I'm trying to increase the size of C to 55GB and decrease D to 65GB. I can only resize D to a lower size, but the unallocated space can only be ...
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Can't resize picture on Outlook 2010

I want to add a picture to the body of an email. I insert it and then I try to drag the lower right corner to enlarge the image. When I end dragging, outlook restore the image to its original size. ...
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VirtualBox FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted. after resize

After resizing VHD file with VBoxManage modifyhd "c:\VMs\WinXP.vhd" --resize 50000 and successful operation I cannot boot from this VHD: FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted. Previous ...
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How to resize tmux panes inside tty

I'm not sure if I used the right term, but by "tty" I understand the console that you can switch to using ctrl+alt+f2 key combination. echo $TERM points to linux. Anyway, when I enter the tmux mode I ...
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When resizing columns, why does it sometimes quickly “zip” smaller?

When resizing columns smaller (not program-dependent), typically resizing from right->left, the column will sometimes quickly "zip" smaller, collapsing the column in on itself as if a black hole has ...
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Custom maximum window width and height?

environment: I'm on Windows, I have XP and 7, so both are interesting to me. Plan to install some Linux so that's relevant too. problem: I have enough screen space, and maximizing a window often ...
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SSH doesn't resize terminal

I'm trying to resize my terminal window which is connected via SSH, but the change of the size is not reported to the host. My system is Arch-Linux where most packages are up-to-date. Fortunately, I ...
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Does shrinking a partition to its minimum size then expanding it increase performance?

As a VPS administrator, I've shrunken and cloned partitions (or disk images) to perform backups. The shrinking of the partition adds a few extra minutes of downtime, but reduces the amount of total ...
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Resize image to a maximum size on command line

I have a very big collection of very big images, and I want to create a thumbnail gallery in which images are resized to a maximum-minimum-width (you will understand) of 180px. For example: If the ...
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How to reset the window position of an application

Applications that store and restore their absolute window-position, might end up outside the visible screen if the monitor's screen-space changes. This happens for instance when de/attaching an ...
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Scaling PDF content and page dimensions from command line

I have a set of images stored as separate PDF files. One image per file. Each image takes up one PDF page. I need to re-scale all of these images, preferably at the command line, so that the image ...
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“An error occured while resizing the device resize failed: 1.”

Trying to install Fedora. Go thru the wizard. During the installation, I click on create user, do the thing, go back. It crashes out on me. Power off computer. Retry. Go through process once more. A ...
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resizing a terminal within tmux doesn't seem to work

I'm new to tmux, and I'm having trouble finding a solution to resizing my actual terminal (I haven't learned quite enough about panes and windows yet). I'm running tmux1.6, and bash as my shell, on ...
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An unknown or invalid jpeg marker type is found

I tried to resize about 25,000 photos via a batch operation in Adobe Photoshop CS6. However, I receive the errors: could not complete request because an unknown or invalid jpeg marker type is found ...
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Reduce document size in PDF to increase margins

I want to reduce the size of the document in PDF so that I can have larger margins. I need this to print sticky notes without covering the original text. I've tried increasing margins, but it didn't ...
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Visio UML Activity Diagram - equally space swimlanes?

In a Visio 2013 UML Activity Diagram, how do I equally space swimlanes across the page? If I attempt to select the whole diagram and use the right drag point, it only resizes the last vertical ...
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How to change picture size [closed]

I am afraid my pictures are too large. How do you convert pixels to inches and what is the best size for sharing your pictures? Thanks for your help - Bron
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How do you change an individual icon's size on the desktop for windows 7

Is it possible to change an icons size on the desktop individually? I have already tried using group methods such as CNTRL and the scroll wheel but that just changes every icons size not the ...
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Resizing an exFAT partion

I have an exFAT partition on my external hard drive which I'd like to grow. GParted doesn't support resizing exFAT partitions, but is there another way to do it? I'm using Ubuntu 13.04.
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Select “move window” from Win8 desktop taskbar

I have my TV connected as "extended desktop". I start the VLC video player in a resizeable window on my primary monitor, drag it to the extended desktop, and hit "F" for full-screen. Then I settle ...
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windows 7: mouse can't move or resize windows

When I mouse-drag a window's titlebar, the window doesn't move. When I alt-space, m, arrow keys, the window does move (and then mouse-drag works, until I click and release the mouse button.) Same ...
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GParted LiveCD - Cannot resize partition

I'm using the latest GParted live CD and I am trying to re-size a partition on which the latest version of Ubuntu is installed. /dev/sda contains a linux swap partition and a partition that has the ...
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Automatic width calculation for video resizing in FFMPEG

Right now I'm using this to try and scale a 720p video down to 480p, the problem is the automatic width is selecting an odd number. I am currently using -vf "scale=trunc(oh*a*2)/2:480 and it still ...
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How to resize img file created with dd?

I have a DD image from a 4GB SD card that has two partitions, these two partitions are only using up about 800 MB and as such I wish to reduce the size of the img fie. Does anyone know of a way to ...
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How do I resize a partition on a GPT disk without the loss of data? [duplicate]

I want to increase the size of my C: drive which houses the Windows 8 OS. The disk partition scheme is GPT. How would I proceed to borrowing space from another partition and thereby increasing the ...
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How to resize VLC window?

I'm running VLC 2.0.6 on Windows7. The application launches by running in full screen mode. I'm unable to resize. My (CTRL-P), Video Settings are as follows: Display,Fullscreen is unchecked. ...
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why won't tmux resize terminal window to honor vi lines setting?

Say I open a terminal $ echo $LINES 25 $ vi :set lines? 25 :set lines=50 :!echo $LINES 50 -as I'd expect (and the terminal window resizes and everything works). But if I start tmux from a fresh ...
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How can I view 4 programs windows 2x2?

I'm looking for a way/tool to re-size my screens faster. Problem is: I want the 4 programs that I'm running to be shown in a nice 2x2 view so that I don't have to re-size the windows manually.
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Resize just one Icon on Desktop, Mac OSX Mountain Lion

There are some items on my Desktop that are begging for more attention than the others!! I would like to resize choice items! That would be great! :) (Everything I searched resulted in "how to resize ...
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PNG Batch resizing and saving while preserving transparency

I've got about 700+ png images. I need to resize and save them. However I also need their transparency to be intact. I tried Irfanview, but that didn't work. GIMP works, but I can't find a batch ...
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ubuntu:terminal+ssh+vim, resize

Background: OS:ubuntu 12.04 Display: two, one is laptop, and another is a extended monitor, which is bigger. Problem: Open a gnome-terminal in the bigger display, and log on the remote Linux ...
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Resizing window in Word 2010 on Windows XP

Two macros I have, one to size down a Word window down to 20% of the RH side of the screen, and the other to 80% on the LH side, have stopped working. (They are for reference files while I work on the ...
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Is it safe to resize a BTRFS partition that is part of a multi-device volume?

I have a multi-device BTRFS volume and I would like to re-size one of the partitions. To be more precise: My /home is spread across two separate BTRFS partitions. I shrunk down another partition to ...
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resize a volume

I would like to increase lv_home to 20G and increase lv_root to 120G. In VMware I extended the harddrive to 200G. You can see that below in .host:/ Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted ...
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Resizing virtualbox vdi doesn't work

I tried resizing my VirtualBox disk (.vdi) with VBoxManage, but it didn't resize the hard drive. The command while in the root folder of VirtualBox was: VBoxManage modifyhd ...
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Resize multiple images at once [duplicate]

Let's say I have a lot of images to upload to a web server. This images are very big so I want to make them smaller by resizing them to a smaller resolution. Because I have a lot of images, so I want ...