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Midnight Commander — Multiple Selection

In MC I can copy the name of the current file from the list of files to the console pressing Ctrl+Enter. Suppose I want several files to copy to console. Example: want to create *.zip with several ...
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Text box selection drag direction

Often I am in a program or web page and need to drag-select text in a one-line text box - say to remove part of a search query and replace it with another. What often happens is I'll select, type the ...
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Select a rectangular block of text in Word 2013

I'm pretty sure that older versions of Microsoft Word would let me select a rectangular block of text by holding down the Alt key while dragging the mouse from one corner to the other. When I try it ...
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Select a number of rows from a set in Excel

I have a list of users in locations within my company. Vastly reduced from the 130,000 or so in reality, the data looks like the example at the end. What I need to do is to select a number of users ...
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Quickly delete all floating picture in Excel sheet

I have a lot of photos in my Excel sheet. I want to delete them all - currently Ctrl-A just select all cells. How can I select all photo objects?
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Group CheckBoxes In Word 2013

Can you group CheckBoxes in MS Word 2013? It seems like I should be able to select more than one since under the Developer Ribbon heading the Group button exists, but I can't seem to select more than ...
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Change menu selected item color

In windows 10 is there a registry trick to change the color of a selected item of a menu, for example in a right click menu or a toolbar menu or a sidebar menu such as explorer folder tree view. I'm ...
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Select Cells in Column Up to End of Data in Adjacent Column on OSX

I know there is a command to do this but I just can't find it. The answer here should have used this command but did not. Q: Given an empty column (B) adjacent to a column populated with data (A). ...
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How to prevent Excel from inserting formulas when typing + or - at the beginning of a cell?

Sometimes I have to mark some cells in a spreadsheet with - to indicate that it was not available or not related, not tested... Sometimes I also use + to denote positiveness or availability. But ...
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Switch between having the cursor at the beginning or the end of a selection?

When you start selecting a text, you hold shift and move your cursor forward and the cursor always stays ahead of the selection. Unless you had begun by moving the cursor backwards, then the cursor ...
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OS X How to select all protected files in a folder?

I'm currently on OS X 10.9.5 and am struggling to find a finder shortcut or option to select all protected files in a folder? Is there even such a thing? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Extra ...
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Fill formulas until end of adjacent table

I'm trying to fill a column with a simple formula using cells from an adjacent table. I know how to do that by dragging the mouse, but it's a very long column, so I'd like to use AutoFill. ...
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bash: How to use a quoted argument in select

From a command I get some arguments that I want to offer to the user with the select statement from bash in a shell script. The arguments supplied by the command may contain spaces and are therefore ...
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Can't select the files in a torrent using utorrent on mac

I would like to download just a few albums from a discography and when I open the .torrent in uTorrent, the window allowing me to select different files opens but when I select the ones I need and ...
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Microsoft SQL. SELECT FROM WHERE query with varchar type column

Inside the SQL Server Management Studio I am trying a query like this: In human words: Give me all rows from the table where the string in the column "name" is "alice". My not working attempt on ...
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How to mark files in irfanview?

I need to sort photos. Right now I use Irfanview tool to look through images. I use Del key to move (delete) images into Recycle Bin. I use Del key on images I like, since there are many less than ...
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Excel select to end of adjacent column

I'm using Excel 2010 on a Mac. If I hit CMD + shift + down arrow, the current column is selected to the end of the column. Is there a keyboard shortcut that, instead of selecting to the end of the ...
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Chrome Selected Text Get's “Stuck”

It often happens that when I'm working with Chrome Browser, I will have the experience of having an on page selection get - for lack of a better word - "stuck" - so that when I try to click or ...
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Highlight other occurrences of selection regardless of word boundaries

I have match_selection turned on, so when I select a word or double-click on it, Sublime Text 3 will highlight all occurrences of it for me. How do I get this behavior for when I select part of a ...
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How to get Double Click in notepad in Windows 8 to select the entire word / line of text and not stop at symbols such as -,+,% etc

In Windows XP, when one double clicks on a word, the entire word is selected. This is also true for words with dashes as well as urls that have dashes or other characters. For example: ...
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Windows 8.1 Selection Box

OS: Windows 8.1 Okay, you know how when you click and drag your cursor across the desktop and a blue bordered box appears? Well my problem... I guess isn't that big, but I'd like to fix it. My ...
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How to automatically select a non-consecutive range of rows/columns

I have an Excel document in which I want to select a few hundred rows (not necessarily consecutive), in order to then copy them into another document (which will incidentally serve as a source ...
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How can I activate or deactivate the CTRL at all times?

I have to select many files in a folder, or in different folders, but I don't want press the CTRL button every time. Is there a method to activate the CTRL key until I have selected all the files?
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Select column by number in Excel

I have a small issue with Excel. I doing transformations for some columns in the dataset. I know the number of the columns I want, but I wasn't able to use them in a formula. For example I want to add ...
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Smart selections (between quotes) for notepad++

def "Abc the quick brown fox jumped over def" print "Hello World" end Suppose my cursor is somewhere between abc and def, how can i make notepad++ select the whole text between the double quotes? ...
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Selecting words with the keyboard in Sublime Text

I'm using Sublime Text 3 on Windows 8.1. Could be ST2, I don't think this is relevant. I'm aware we can add multiple cursors to select different portions of different lines. Also, if we're looking ...
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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 OneDrive (Skydrive) on Windows 8.1?

Is it possible to select which folders to sync in OneDrive (formerly 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 ...
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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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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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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 except that my case concerns Microsoft Word. When I select text or a column/row in Microsoft Word or Excel (2003, 2007, 2010 ...
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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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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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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 ...