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How to Apply a general Size to pictures in Microsoft Word 2007

Is it possible to apply a specific size to all the images in a microsoft Word 2007, while it's being edited. If so how can this be done. Thanks
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MySql memory allocation

Anybody knows how MySql allocates memory for "text" and "blob" in case i'm inserting smaller data than the max size of the column ? For example, What happens when i insert 50K string into a "text" ...
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Display Folder Size in Windows 7 Explorer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I visualize the file system usage on Windows? Folder size display in Windows 7 and Vista Is it possible to display the folder size in Windows 7 explorer like ...
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How do I find the size of a directory on a Unix-like command-line?

I know this is a very basic question, but I searched the web and did not find a simple answer. I'm sure it's some kind of two or three letter command, right?
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Why do Mac apps increase so much in size on 'installation'?

I downloaded VLC 2.0 for Mac. It was a 42 mb download! The corresponding Windows installer is only 21 mb, despite the extra code for the installer itself. But even worse, when I open the VLC dmg, the ...
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Does RAID 1 allow using the entire drive or does it entail some overhead?

I have a Synology NAS DS211j with two 2TB hard-drives mounted in RAID 1 (mirror). (By hard-drive manufacturers’ measures—1GB = 1000MB—the “real” size is closer to 1.8TB.) I rarely access this NAS and ...
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How can I tell how many bytes a block of text in an email takes up?

I'm trying to find out how many bytes of data a PORTION of an email is taking up (not the whole email). How can I find this out? Maybe there's something in a text editor like notepad++ that could ...
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Firefox- How to change font size of items in bookmarks sidebar

In Windows. (I know I can open Desktop > Properties > Appearance > Advanced > [and figure out which item determines it; probably Menu]. But, I don't want other things changed - just the ...
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max folders I can store inside a folder in a linux server

Is there a logical limit as to how many folders I can store inside a single folder in a hosting server (linux)? I`m talking about tens of thousands of folders.
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How can I see the size of each file in a particular directory in the terminal?

When using the terminal, is there a command that allows you to see the size of each individual file in a particular directory?
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Jpeg size difference

I have a 2560x1600 JPEG image and its file size is 2,532KB. Due to a website's upload restriction, I had to reduce the size of the image. Naturally I thought, "I'll just resize it in Windows so I can ...
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How to increase VirtualBox virtual drive actual size?

I have selected "dynamically allocated" mode upon creating virtual drive. I was thinking it will grow automatically up to maximum size. But it constantly has "actual size" of 4Gb and does not growing ...
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How do I change my resolution on my Mac to a custom size?

I want my Macbook to be 1280x720 for a certain thing I need to do, yet all the programs that do this cost money. Is there a free way to do within on Lion? NO: SwitchResX or whatever is not free.
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Is it possible to create a software RAID 1 with different sector sizes?

I bought a hard drive of a different model to my main drive and tried to mirrored them, but the following error message came up in Windows 7 Virtual Disk Manager: All disks holding extends for a ...
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How converting or importing outlook PST from old format to new unicode format

I have an outlook 2002 PST file. This old format has problems like a 2 GB size limit. I wanted to convert to a more modern PST format (unicode) which doesn't have this issue. MS's site says there's ...
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text size on 15.6“ and 17.3” laptop screens

I'm I correct in assuming that the size of text etc will be the same on: 17.3" screen with native resolution of 1600x900 15.6" screen with native resolution of 1366x768 The DPI for screen 1 is ...
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Remember windows size

In Windows 7, if I drag a window edge vertically to extend the window full screen (vertical wise) and then close the window and reopen it reverts back to the window size before extending it. Is ...
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Why is the reported size of this directory in Windows (7) so inaccurate?

What you see below is two directories. The first, on the left, is the the original directory I was zipping up with 7-zip. It is reported as 4.26GB. On the right, we have how large the zip file came ...
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Over 20GB of disk space is gone?

System drive, OS is Windows 7 x64 SP1 Ultimate. Windows Explorer shows 100GB of used space. TreeSizeFree shows 75GB of used space. Total Commander and FAR confirm TreeSizeFree's measurements ...
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Does 5 GB of jpeg images take the same amount of time to download and/or import as 5 GB of plain text?

Just wondering, since right now I'm importing all my pictures from a CD my dad burned for me. I was curious if 5 GB of pictures took the same exact amount of time as 5 GB of text when doing these ...
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Resize desktop smaller than screen resolution

I want to resize my desktop to be smaller than my resolution, meaning that the desktop will be placed at the center of the screen with black bars around it, is it possible? The reason for that, I'm ...
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MP4 and FLV formats, which one is smaller for the same video? [closed]

Is an MP4 file for a video smaller or larger than that of a FLV format?
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How can I make Windows Task Manager keep it's position and size upon reopening?

When I open Windows Task Manager in Windows XP with SP3 it opens in the top left corner and it occupies a very small part of the screen. If I resize and reposition it to fill most of the screen when I ...
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Journaling Folder Size Utility

I have been fascinated with Everything recently. It is a very simple utility that can manage to find stuff incredibly fast on NTFS because it reads the MFT and journal. Is there similar utility for ...
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How important for speed is the length of the phone cable between the wall and the modem?

I have an inconveniently-placed phone jack in my office, so I am running a 10m phone cable from the wall jack to the modem, which is on my desk. Consequently, I have a very short ethernet cable ...
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How To Measure Inches On Computer Screen?

I would like to see how 3.5-inches differ from 3.7 and 4.3-inches. Is there a way i can do this on computer screen? In a Paint Shop maybe? I just want to draw rectangle according to size of inches i ...
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Minimum size of a boot partition on debian

I'm setting up an old box with Debian; what I'm aiming at is a very minimalistic system for a more or less educational purpose (just a router/proxy or a system with some network cards configured as a ...
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Maximum size of hard drive partition for boot disk

I'm setting up an old box with Debian (etch, to be upgraded to squeeze; but only etch still has boot floppies). I have read that old BIOS versions do not support boot disks larger than 8.4 GB ...
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Thermal Pad Size CPU/Heatsink

If using a 2mm thick thermal pad to connect the CPU to the heatsink, does the size of the pad matter? Should it be cut to the size of just the metal piece in the middle of the CPU (10mm x 10mm) or ...
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Reset the open file window size in Google Chrome?

How can I reset the open file window in Google Chrome back to it's default size? My wife resized it when uploading photo's to a website and I would like to reset it (blame my OCD) I have deleted the ...
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PST File Same Size After Archiving

After archiving about half the messages in Microsoft Outlook 2003, the main PST file has not changed in size. Isn't the point of archiving to keep the size of the PST file under control?
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Outlook 2003 PST Size Limit

What is the maximum size limit in GB of a Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 PST file?
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Virtual PC dynamic disk - why limited to 130GB?

On my Windows 7 machine with XP Mode installed, I created a new VM in Virtual PC. I have a 1TB SATA drive installed in the machine and when I create a dynamic (expanding) disk, it only allows me to ...
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What is the maximum hard disk size recognized by Amibios v1502?

I have a Seagate Barracuda 500GB hard drive that the BIOS shows the size as being 0MB in compatibility mode, and 4.14GB in AHCI mode. My motherboard is an ASUS P7P55D-E PRO. What is causing the ...
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Is it normal for a SATA drive to show 0MB size in BIOS?

Right, so this is the first time I've attempted to build a computer that will use a SATA disk. Disk Details are as follows Seagate 7200.12 ST3500413AS PartNo. 9YP142-303 Firmware JC45 Date Code ...
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Why is my iPhone converted video much larger than the original?

For example, I'm trying to convert an .avi file of 818 megabytes. Then I use Miro Converter to convert to iPhone format and the resulting file is 865 megabytes. Is this normal? I would expect the ...
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How to reduce the size of the windows icons in the xfce4-panel taskbar?

How can I reduce the size of the windows icons in the xfce4-panel taskbar? I've reduced the height of my xfce4-panel from 20px to 16px and now the icons in the taskbar are truncated by one or two ...
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How do I find out the motherboard is compatible with the cabinet?

Building upwards on How do I find compatible motherboard for my computer? After purchasing the m/b http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_1156/P7P55DE_PRO/ which, as the specification says, ...
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How can I change the amount and size of Linux ramdisks (/dev/ram0 - /dev/ram15)?

Using Linux, when I boot I automatically have 16 16MB ramdisks, however, I would like to create one really large ramdisk to test some software. I found that I can adjust the size of the ramdisks ...
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Is there any benefit to buy 24 inch monitor over 21.5 inch monitor if resolution is same?

If resolution is same for different sized monitor then is it wise to go for cheapest? Is there any benefit to buy 24 inch monitor over 21.5 inch monitor if resolution is same?
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Resized maximized windows after screen resolution change

At my desk I use my work laptop docked with 2 external monitors; my primary display is 1680x1050. My laptops built in screen is only 1440x900. When I undock my laptop to take it to a meeting, all ...
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Windows 7 is blurry in 1024x748

I have a screen of 17" not panoramic (37.5cm x 18cm) with a maximum resolution of 1280 x 1024. I had windows 7 installed and everything looked ok in a resolution of 1024x748. I installed windows 7 ...
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How to sort Spotlight results by size in the Finder?

How do I sort search result by size in Finder? I would prefer some sort of setting, or shell plug-in. I'm using this to clean my hard drive by finding and deleting the largest files first. I'm not ...
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Is 8GB mini thumb drive sufficient for Ubuntu Desktop?

I have a dell laptop and have virtual machines, but I do not want to use virtual machine due to the speed concerns. I am thinking of buying a 8GB mini/micro usb stick (smaller than normal usb stick) ...
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How can I find files that are bigger/smaller than x bytes?

In a terminal, how can I find files that are bigger or smaller than x bytes? I suppose I can do something like find . -exec ls -l {} \; and then pipe the result to AWK to filter by file size. But ...
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What is the difference between `pt` and `px` in Photoshop?

I'm a little confused on the px vs pt conversion in photoshop. When I change the font size from 12pt to 16px should the size stay the same? Instead I see the the size of the text decrease when I ...
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Windows 7 - Is 10 GB right?

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 and want to make an image of the installation in the event I need to rollback. I typically reinstall Windows every 6 months. The installation as-is is over 10 GB, is ...
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Why I cannot use the 'size' command in FTP?

I made a screen shot of my operation as below on WinXP.As the remotehelp says,the size command should be implemented.But I got a invalid command .How can I fix this problem?
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Want to have two screens side-by-side

Currently I'm using a laptop with a 15" screen, and since I'm going to buy a new PC anyway I decided to stop that pain and try out a dual-screen setup. Now I'm unsure about various of the new ...
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How do I make Win7 remember the size of windows?

Every single time when I need to choose a file through an app via "Open..", the window neither remembers my listing preferences nor the window size I previously had. Is there a way to force it?