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Batch Script to ZIP Together Files With Same Names

I have 314 vector images I'm looking to submit to the various stock image sites I'm a contributor to, but a number of these require that the vectors be bundled into a ZIP folder with a JPEG preview ...
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Automating SMTP Configuration

The following is an excerpt from a series of instructions I am following as a list of company procedures they would like me to automate. Is the following achievable through command line/batch, and if ...
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How to automate software registration via batch or script

We use a program called vspace created by ncomputing. This allows for example 4 stations on a single host machine. So, each time this is installed we have to fill out the registration form which pops ...
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Is it possible to autocrop black borders of a video with ffmpeg?

I think it has a "blackness" video filter, which can determine if a picture sequence is black. Maybe it also has a filter to determine crop values automatically to remove black borders form edges of a ...
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Ways, means, options & approaches to auto click “more..” links/ buttons on opened webpages/ urls?

Different ways and means to auto click ..more.. links/ buttons on opened webpages/ urls? When I go to events like this on Meetup or Even brite I like to review who are the people attending and try ...
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Batch file to open 4 or 6 internet explorer screens and place them by dividing the desktop equally

I intend to write a script that can open 4-6 IE screens that can be automatically be placed on the desktop. So essentially all of them will get equal space on the desktop. I am aware of the command ...
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Script to fire fn + f6 every time computer starts?

My laptop's touchpad has malfunctioned. Every time I start the computer, I have to manually press the keys fn+f6 to shut it off. How can I create a script which does this automatically on every start? ...
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Best way to provision vSphere VMs remotely

Edit: Sorry, should have mentioned this upfront: looking for a Linux-only solution here. I'm looking for a way to automate the process of provisioning vSphere VMs remotely. I'm wondering what is ...
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78 views

Creating a script to open and save a file

I currently have about five thousand 2D drawings, under many directories on one server, and all of them have a .prt extension. These files were created in the 90's using a software called CADKey. ...
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38 views

How can I run a command at login?

I would like to run a command at login on my Fedora 19 GNU/Linux system. What is the best way to do this? Note: i am using the GUI. Thus, I could not simply place the commands in my .zshrc file. They ...
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Automate login and wating

I am trying to write a script to do something wait x time and stop that something. For instance, I would like to ssh user@example.com wait $RANDOM%1000 Exit SSH then: vnc someuser someDomain ...
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298 views

Counting pages within Word [.doc] documents

I'm trying to find a way of listing the number of pages within multiple word documents, all saved within the same folder. Is this possible using VBA? I am using: Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2007 ...
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301 views

Change the OSX system language in a script

Manually I just go into the system preferences, change the language ordering, and restart my app so it starts up in the default system language. Then I can run automated tests with the app running in ...
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Ubuntu - Disk Duplication - Automation

I know very little when it comes to linux but I'm looking to construct a cheap disk duplicator out of an old server that we have. The server is currently running Ubuntu 12.04LTS and has 8 hot ...
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66 views

Automatic VM Instance Install

I want to simplify setting up training computers for our trainers inhouse. The situation is we have an enterprise based software program (which runs with .net + SQL Server + IIS) and when our trainers ...
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Is there a script that can retrieve the current Windows 7 security updates? [duplicate]

I need a way to download the windows 7 security updates for multiple computers that do not have Internet connections, so running the windows update is out. What I would like is a way that I can ...
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540 views

Windows command to copy file forcefully when that file is used by another process

I am copy a file using copy command. But its throwing some error. copy /y ..\BuildLog.htm . Error is : The process cannot access the file because its used by another process XCOPY /Y is also ...
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Copy and email Etherpad content regularly

I use Piratapad as a todo list for our printshop with 100+ members, and would like to once a month copy all active issues from the list and email it out to our members. What would be the simples way ...
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222 views

Windows Terminal Emulator with powerful scripting language

I have to deal with a legacy application exposing a CHUI (Character UI, i.e. VT100) on Solaris. Users access this via terminal emulation from Windows desktops. They use macros (sequences of characters ...
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28 views

Customize action when button is pressed on an external harddrive

I have a Transcend StoreJet external harddrive. It has a button on the outer shell which is used for synchronizing folders and files when it is pressed. There is a software that enables this function. ...
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340 views

Remove all user folders except one on reboot

On a Mac, how can I create a script to automatically remove all user profile folders except a specific one on a reboot?
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310 views

Inserting files via automation in Premiere Pro

I'd like to have a way to automate creating a sequence, inserting two video segments, and then inserting another piece of video in-between that changes each time (the previous two segments are always ...
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1answer
188 views

Macro in Adobe Photoshop for consecutive numbers

I want to have a way where the numbers of a thumbnail image will automatically run itself from one to 300 and save each individual image as a .png file (a macro/automation/script). For example, I ...
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570 views

I need a VB script that executes to update Time Server every time Windows starts up

I need the script to automate Time Server update. I suspect the internal battery that keeps time up-to-date is dead and I don't want to change the battery because I'll discard the laptop soon for a ...
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482 views

Auto unrar script tomatousb for transmission web client

I am running the tomatoUSB custom firmware with the latest shibby mod on my Asus RT-n66u router. I have configured the transmission web interface that was preloaded and its up and running. Now I am ...
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timed television controls [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Turn off display in Windows 7 without additional software In the office we have a wall mounted television connected to a PC that is always on. Is there a way to have ...
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245 views

More advanced 'Apple Automator' like software?

What I'm looking for is a program similar to Automator or A Better Finder Rename but more extensive / advanced. In my situation we have two files with the same name, one is a MOV the other an XML. We ...
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386 views

Command line FTP - delete all files and folders

My script looks something like this: ftp -i -d -s:C:\Automation\FTP_Config_Files\FTP.txt My FTP.txt reads like this: open xx.yy.xx.zz user password lcd Z:\ cd /inetpub/wwwroot mdelete * mput * ...
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661 views

How to automating Putty Shell task on Windows 7?

I am interested in connecting by shell (Putty or another tool) (I have cygwin and OpenSSH ) This is what I wish to accomplish: Upload some files by scp (from Windows 7) Connect to the remote server ...
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66 views

Automatic Excel Script

I am a 6th year medical student and I'm working on my thesis. I have no experience with programming whatsoever, a friend recommended me to post my question here. I am strugling with the following ...
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133 views

How to auto-update a website mirror with exceptions to certain pages?

I'm currently mirroring a website on my server. The site itself is rarely updated, but it is updated enough that info can become outdated quickly. I mirrored it first with wget, and this worked fine, ...
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170 views

automating script via GIT for windows

I'm running GIT for windows 1.7.11, I have a shell script that I want to automate, I am not willing to bog down my network running the script during the day and I have no desire to come to work at ...
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Writing scipt to open multiple applications with a username/password

Is there a way to write and run a script that will enable me to: Run an app with a username/password Have that script carry out a few simple shortcut commands (ie connecting to and receiving from ...
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1answer
127 views

Pidgin: a me-specific log file?

I'm trying to make a compilation file of all the text sent by me and all the responses that included my name.... What's the best way about scripting this? Is there a plugin like that for pidgin? ...
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adding pre- and post- actions around an existing windows program?

There is a program I use all day long and it's data resides in a single, large file. I work at 2 different locations and sometimes also on the road and need current data. In the best of days I ...
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scriptable image viewer for Windows

What are some image viewers on Windows that can be scripted? For example, the user opens a folder in the image viewer and he/she wants to mark some images in the folder for deletion. The user may ...
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543 views

How to automate sending faxes on Windows 7?

I need some way to remotely send files for faxing by a Win7 machine. One of the ideas I had is to use a shared dropbox folder in which I can put files which have the destination phone number as the ...
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perform actions on a web page from desktop shortcut

I'm looking for a way to create windows desktop shortcuts that will open a web page and execute a javascript function in that page. The page is a form for filling attendance hours with a function to ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I make my other computer run a program?

If I have two computers, both running Windows 7, on my home network, is there some way to write a script so that I can click on a single icon on the one computer and make the other computer execute a ...
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1answer
331 views

vim automation ex commands

Yeah, I know, I could just use sed. But lets assume I'm some sort of sicko. A masochist if you will.. I have a file, /tmp/a.script, containing: %s_"taxonomy\.php[^"]*\([0-9]\)_"\1.taxonomy_g ...
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How to rename and move files to new directory

I would like to rename a file that is uploaded to another server from extension .txt to .txt_mvd and move to a different directory for archiving in a Windows batch mode. Can anyone help with what the ...
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robo ftp - How to reference uploaded file in Upload Complete event script

I have tried using %lastfile but it seems to be empty and refers to some batch command initiated by Robo FTP instead of after a [passive] receive. Apart from the official web site, is there any other ...
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222 views

Outlook 2007 Calendar - want to automate moving calendar a day ahead

I have a display board outside of a conference room that continuously shows an Outlook calendar for the conference room bookings. Right now it requires that someone log onto the host pc and manually ...
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How can I use vim to automate this…?

I'm implementing hundreds of similar functions at the moment which take on the form String name(String arg1, String arg2, String arg3, String arg4) { ...
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818 views

How do I sort the “/etc/passwd” UIDs?

I have been banging my head on this little project the past few days and here is how it goes... I need to organize all the UIDs for multiple servers so all users have the same UID in their ...
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How can I merge two lists of emails to get rid of duplicates without any programming?

Say that I have two lists of emails, that look something like foo@example.com, john@doe.com, boo@boo.com boo@boo.com, jane@bigcorp.com and I need to put them together into one big list while ...
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1answer
493 views

How can I open a console window at the specified position of the screen?

I need to start several cmd.exe console applications so that they should be positioned on the screen in a particular order - is it possible to do with a .bat file? I am running Windows 7.
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How can I take hundreds of smaller images and create one big tiled image?

I have 251 images that are 128x128 in size; I need to create one big image that includes them all tiled together. The image will be 32128x32128 in size if all goes well (Paint.NET says it will be ...
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Automating tasks in Windows 7

I need some help automating some tasks in XP. Most of them are of console nature. Now in Linux this probably wouldn't be too difficult to pull off but I'm not too acquainted with Windows automation ...
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How to automate Inkscape export?

Currently I do this in a BAT file: Inkscape.exe --file "some.svg" --export-png "some_64.png" --export-width 64 Inkscape.exe --file "some.svg" --export-png "some_96.png" --export-width 96 Inkscape.exe ...