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Sublime Text 3 - Quick Add/Find Match behavior

Suppose I'm working with a file In Sublime Text 3 that contains multiple occurrences of a single character variable, c, which I want to rename to another name. When I select one instance of that ...
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Weird selection behaviour in Word 2010

I am not a very avid Word user, so I stumbled across this: When selecting text with the mouse, Word automatically aligns the selection to word boundaries. Can I disable this behaviour? I usually click ...
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Select Omnigraffle control points hidden underneath selection handles

I have a custom shape in OmniGraffle 6. I don't know how to select the control points (little blue diamonds) because they are hidden underneath the object selection handles (little white squares). How ...
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Select bookmarked lines in Notepad++

is there any option ( plugin?) in Notepad++ to select all bookmarked lines? I have enabled Multi-Editing settings this way: Settings -> Preferences -> Editing -> Multi-Editing Settings -> Enable ...
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Selecting Entire Column minus first several rows in Excel

I'm trying to create a template for use with repeatedly generated data. With each worksheet, I need to make several graphs, however, the last row with each worksheet varies. I want to select all the ...
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How to select multiple JPEGs in WORD 2011

I'm trying to center a bunch of images in Word 2011, but they are interspersed in text. How do I select a group of them (normally Ctrl-Y with left click) such that I can select them all, then center ...
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Create shortcut to 'Play Selection' for Windows Media Player on Win7.

I have a directory with 40 video files. My current pattern is to select 10 of them at a time and click the 'Play Selection' button. This involves three clicks and has plenty of room for error: Open ...
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Is it possible to select which folders to sync in Skydrive on Windows 8.1?

Is it possible to select which folders to sync in Skydrive on Windows 8.1? (I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro) This is possible in Windows 7 version of SkyDrive, but can't see setting in Windows 8.1
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“ubuntu terminal”-like console for windows?

I have to work in vista for a while and I am searching for a console that will look much like ubuntu terminal. I want to be able to make the background transparent, change the font color, use keyboard ...
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How does the operating system decide what gets selected on double click? [closed]

When you double click text, the word under your cursor gets selected. How does the operating system decide what gets selected? It stops at whitespace characters, and certain symbols, for example, when ...
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Select column without cell adjacent in Excel for Mac

I want to select the entire column to the left without the cell adjacent to the left to run a fuzzy-lookup. Of course I'd like to make that expandable, so I don't have to make it by hand. Here is the ...
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Browser plug-in that evades text selection disablement? [closed]

I'm unable to select text in my browser, but only on this site. I tried selecting some text in the article section and hit Cmd-C (Control-C) to copy it to the clipboard. It just doesn't work. I've ...
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Python: select logical code blocks with VIM

How does one select logically indented code blocks with VIM? For instance, consider this bit of Python: 01:class Foo(object): 02: 03: def __init__(self, bar): 04: 05: if 'baz' in bar: 06: ...
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Select files which end with certain characters

Is there any way to select files which end with certain characters in Windows? I have a folder which contains a large number of pictures which have been created but with a resized size, and I'd like ...
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How to select all ActiveX objects in an area using a mouse in Excel?

Because of this problem with ActiveX objects changing size, I am not grouping my ActiveX objects in my Excel worksheet. Grouping them causes my solution hack to not work which is quite annoying. ...
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How to select all text quickly in a Tera Term Pro window?

I am using Tera Term Pro version 2.3. I am hoping to select all then [Alt+C] to copy. I tried using [Ctrl+A] or [Alt+A] but it doesn't work. There is no "Edit > Select All" menu option. I have no ...
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How to select a text box in Adobe Acrobat XI professional in order to copy it?

I running Adobe Acrobat Professional on a Macintosh OSX Mountain Lion. Recently, I upgraded from version X to version XI. Under the old version X, I could select a text box by clicking on it and ...
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Automaticaly selection (particular area) in the JPG files

I have some 5000 pages of document (JPG or PDF), each page has around 30 rectangular boxes (some content is there inside the box), I need to capture 30 rectangular boxes automatically and assign some ...
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photoshop rectangle marquee dimensions and info dimensions differ

I select one element on my psd design. Rectangle marquee says smaller size(9px), but after i let my mouse - info panel says element is 15px in width. I'm using photoshop cs6
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How to keep selected text highlighted when focus changes in Microsoft Word/Excel

Related to this question: Show cell selection in Excel when not in focus which I would set a bounty for, except that a) I have so few points to offer that I doubt anyone will take the bait and b) my ...
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How to select one table column in MS Word printed PDF document

I've got a lot of PDF like this: Jogn Doe Carol Black Street 1 Street 2 City OtherCity The data in MS Word 2010 source are formated as a ...
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What is the shortcut to select everything between curly braces in Notepad++?

Is there any shortcut in Notepad++ to select all (highlight) codes between the curly braces (start & end)? E.g. Code between if-else, nethod definition, while, for loop etc.
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Can I make shift+arrow keys work the same way in iTerm2 as they do in text boxes or the Matlab CLI?

this question has some discussion on why shift+arrow keys don't use the default behaviour of selecting text, but it doesn't have any suggestions on how to make it have that behaviour. I'm ok with it ...
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Gimp - select rotated ellipse to path

I just wanted to know if there was any way to select a rotated ellipse to path so that I could stroke it as a path? Thanks in advance!
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How to extend selection in gnome-terminal? Depends on version?

I just moved this question I made some time ago, from StackOverflow to here: In a terminal I can select a single line, double clicking with the Left Mouse Button. With xterm, I can extend that ...
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How can I prevent Javascript from selecting text and modifying the clipboard in Google Chrome?

How can I prevent Javascript from selecting text and modifying the clipboard in Google Chrome? This can be very easily done in Firefox, but I cant' find the option in Google Chrome. I like Chrome ...
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Excel: Highlight all instances of a phrase like in notepad++

If I select a phrase in notepad++ it will highlight all other instances of that phrase. Is there a way to do this in Excel as well?
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Excel: Select all that are not in a set of values (and delete)

I have a list of zip codes, but only a handful of them are needed. In Excel, how do you select all rows which do not meet (or inversely meet) a set of criteria?
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How to create and run a macro that runs on current visual selection?

I'd like to create a macro so that if I select a piece of text (either by a keyboard or a mouse) and invoke this macro, it adds [b] and [/b] around the text (for example). I'm familiar with recording ...
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Popup search results for selected text in Firefox

Often, I want to add a relevant hyperlink for a blog post, but I find the tab switching really clumsy. Is there a Firefox addon/userscript that can: search Google/Bing for selected text, display ...
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Add or remove single pixels from selection in Photoshop?

Sometimes in Photoshop I'm working with images at very close-up levels, such as small animated GIFs and emoticons. Often I'm zoomed in all the way, working at pixel level. If I've got a selection ...
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How to make vim highlight the last character of a visual selection?

I want to use _ as my terminal cursor (konsole/gnome-terminal). However because of this, using visual block selection in Vim becomes a problem, as Vim does not highlight the character under cursor as ...
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Shift click to extend marked region

Suppose I want to select some text (mark a region) using my mouse, but without dragging. What I normally do (in most apps but emacs) is: click with the left button of my mouse (down-mouse-1); ...
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How to copy windows explorer file selections and past filenames as txt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Copy filename to clipboard Win7 How can I select multiple files in explorer and get a string of text listing the file names like i would get if i selected the files from ...
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How to improve the hotkeys Ctrl+Left and Ctrl+Right?

I'm just wondering if anyone of you figured out a way to improve these bindings or use them together with other bindings to make go through lines of text faster/easier. namely the problem i'm facing ...
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Outlook individual email selection box

Outlook at one time had a column which provided a small box next to each email. When you clicked on the box, the email was selected. This would allow you to select several emails at one time even if ...
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Copy visual mode selection below selection in vi

In vim, I often find myself repeating the same steps to copy a section before making changes to it: V to start Visual mode linewise j until I have selected the section I want to copy y to yank the ...
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How do I select middle part of a hyper link?

How do I select a middle part of an hyper-link as you see in the image above? You can also suggest me a browser extension or a userscript that converts all links to text in a selected sub part of ...
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How to extend selection in gnome-terminal?

In a terminal I can select a single line, double clicking with the Left Mouse Button. With xterm, I can extend that selection clicking with the Right Mouse Button in the place I want to extend it. ...
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How to set a custom sized rectangle select area in gimp?

I am a totally newbie gimp (using 2.6.11) user and whenever I need to select a rectangular area of an image (for further pasting it into a new image), I just click the "Rectangle Select Tool" button ...
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How to select a single element or layer in Photoshop CS6

I just moved to Photoshop CS6 at work, and I can't find how to select an element by clicking it. In CS5 I just Alt-clicked and it selected the element in the layers list. Is this feature still ...
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Move to end of selection in MS Excel (2003)

I have a large set of data that I update regularly by copy/pasting and overwriting old data. I do this for 10k-15k records at a time. Once I have pasted, I manually scroll down to the last line of ...
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Vim - How to select a whole HTML block, including the tags?

Suppose I have: <div id="help"> <table> ... ... ... </table> </div> How do I select the whole block, starting from <div id="help">, in ...
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How to adjust a single side of rectangular selection made with Marquee Tool?

I am struggling to make a selection made of different layers. For example, a button with text and shadow (each in its own layer). I would like to copy it to a image file but it is really hard to ...
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How to copy a button with shadow effect from PSD to PNG

I got a web site design in PSD file from a web-designer. All element s there snap to guides, which is handy when I make a selection to copy an element of design to a PNG file: guides make my selection ...
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Outlook 2010: Is it possible to multi-select different emails across multiple folders?

Normally, you can CTRL+right click to select multiple emails in a folder. You can then forward all emails at once and they will appear as attachments in the email you're composing. I happen to have ...
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Adobe Acrobat X Pro - printing selected pages

In previous versions, you could highlight several different pages and then print "selection". This newer version does not seem to have this as an option when I go to my print screen. Is this ...
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macports gcc select error trying to exec i686-apple-darwin11-llvm-gcc-4.2

I am working on OS X 10.7 (Lion). I have installed gcc 4.7 from macports: sudo port install gcc47 It seems to be working properly: $ /opt/local/bin/gcc-mp-4.7 -v (...) gcc version 4.7.0 (GCC) ...
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How to set CorelDraw not to select just drawn object?

If I draw something in CorelDraw, the just drawn object is immediately selected. This prevents from handwriting, since selection markers interfere with the pen. So, is it possible to disable this ...
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xterm select text with keyboard that is anywhere in window

Is there a way to select and copy text anywhere in terminal(xterm) window(that is, not only current shell line, but also output from previous commands) using only keyboard?