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Get the font size after a browser zoom

Firefox, Chrome and Safari all have a zoom function (C-+ and C--) which is really nice. But is there a way to find out what is the generated font-size after the zoom?
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How do I get the size of open windows?

I want know the size (width and height) in pixels of a window that an application has opened. What's the simplest/quickest way for me to get it? Without doing any programming.
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windows printing document size

I print same document to same printer using different machines both running same version of Windows (with same service pack). Hardware is different - one is Dell another is HP The file size shown in ...
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What gives more performance per PCIe slot: Single-width video cards or dual-GPU video cards?

So I have a machine that I have been running with two Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT video cards for two years now. Been running fine but now I am starting to notice that some games are requiring more ...
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Is it possible to customise the appearance of the application switcher in Mac OS X 10.5?

When you press Command-Tab to switch between applications and the icons appear, is there a way to reduce the size of those large icons? I have tried 'Witch' but it can not be customised to achieve ...
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Local Disc (C:) inconsistent size?

Windows 7 tells me that there is ~25GB free in Local Disc (C:) but when I navigate inside, if I select everything and look at properties, the size is different. Take a look at the screenshot to see ...
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Windows - Check folder size of specific list of folders

I've been trying to establish a way to retrieve the folder size of around 5000 folders, which are contained in a folder with a total of around 15000 folders. So for example: Parent folder -- ...
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Windows 7: How to display the total size of Recycle Bin

On Windows XP, the total size of Recycle Bin could be seen easily, but I can't see it on Windows 7. Why did Microsoft hide/remove this feature? Am I missing something? REMARK 1: I don't need to see ...
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Limit/rotation of ~/.xsession-errors?

My ~/.xsession-errors file grows very fast and I'd like to set a limit on its size. How?
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PDF margins compromised when printing

When I was printing a PDF file downloaded from a Quebec website with A4 paper, the margins were seriously reduced, which resulted in an uncomplete print. (I assume they use Letter size there). Can ...
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Windows 7, HP Printer, Windows Update Drivers and A4 page sizes

I have a HP Photosmart Printer and I am running Windows 7 Ultimate. I am in the UK and have Windows Regional Settings configured correctly as UK. As I really don't want to install HP's bloaty ...
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What is the difference between X-inches diagonal, X-inches viewable, and the modern X-inch “class” in monitors and tv's?

I'm really dumbstruck by this one. I see it everywhere now, though. The last time I bought a monitor, a Samsung 1941BW, it was just 19-inches widescreen. Before that, LCD's, TV's, and CRT's where ...
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Delete Directories smaller than x

How can I delete Directories which are smaller than, say, 1000 KB? I already have a file list from the command: du -sk * | sort -n > sort.txt but I don't know how to proceed. ++++++++ ...
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encoding movies for the web

I have a friend that hosts his website on IIS and Windows Server 2003 R2 32-bit. He has .WMV files and .MPG and others and some of these are 30 mb in size! He wonders why users complain the site is ...
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vm fusion only allows 40gb drive for windows7, can I create another drive?

When installing w7 on my macbookpro using fusion, it says 40gb maximum size for the vm drive. can I create another drive and link it to the vm? Also, can I change the memory allocated, it default to ...
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Outlook 2007 font sizes

Something really strange seems to have happened to my Outlook 2007. Everything was working fine for a long time now but at the end of today, all of a sudden, all of the fonts in Outlook are messed ...
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How to reduce size of icons on ubuntu desktop

I want to reduce the size of icons on my ubuntu desktop/All the icons are too big and i am using just 12.1 inch laptop so its looks too horrible.
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suggestions for migrating a windows 7 install to a new 4K sector disk

I'm looking to upgrade the disk on a windows 7 box to a new larger drive. In the past for such migrations I'd just hook both drives up and use a linux boot disk and use dd to copy from one disk to ...
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How can I tell how many bits my ssh key is?

I already created an ssh key for myself sometime in the past. I don't remember "how many bits" it is. How can I tell? I'm wondering because I'm using hosting at nearlyfreespeech.net and their faq ...
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Is there an IE8 setting for “minimum font size” to display?

When I look at our website in IE8 the text we have set to display smaller doesn't display smaller. But when I use BrowserShots.org it shows IE8 renderings with the smaller text appropriately smaller. ...
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Is it possible to analyze the size of a SubVersion repository?

Is it possible to know how much disk space each project in a SubVersion repository is using? I can check out a working copy of each project and look at the size each project takes up, but I don't ...
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Microsoft Virtual PC maximum hard disk PC

What is the maximum space that I can allocate on a MS Virtual PC 2007?
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How to change the size of desktop/window fonts in Puppy Linux 4.1?

How to change the size of desktop/window fonts in Puppy Linux 4.1?
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Why is Latex so big?

On windows, MikTex comes in a DVD. It's several times bigger than a typical Linux distribution. This makes it impossible to carry Latex on a memory stick like I do with many other useful software. ...
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How to edit and enlarge the font in a PDF document?

I have a 6" Kindle. I often read technical PDF files, but the problem is that they don't get converted very well to Kindle's native format (for example, code blocks get messed up, etc). When looking ...
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Open text file in notepad/notepad++ based on size

When i double click a text document, if that text file is more than 1MB(or some specified size) I want that text file to be opened in Notepad++ while the files that are smaller should be opened in ...
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Is it possible to edit emails?

I have an email account and I use IMAP to access it. There are a couple of emails I have received that I really want to keep, but I would like to make them smaller. They have some attached images that ...
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Why doesn't Windows XP show “Total Size” and “Free Space” for USB flash disks?

When I double click on My Computer, I can immediately see the Total size and Free space for internal and external HDDs, and inserted CD/DVD media, but in the same columns I cannot see these values for ...
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VMware Fusion disk size

I have a Windows XP x64 install in VMware Fusion. The amount of space that the VM reports as used (C:) is ~20GB. However, the amount of space the VM is taking up on my disk is 30GB. Why the ...
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Changing the fonts of address-bar & search engines in Firefox3.6?

I have Firefox 3.6 My screen resolution is 1920*1200 (120 DPI), hence the fonts of Firefox address-bar and Firefox Search Engines are too small. Can we change the fonts of them ? Thanks.
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Prevent Thunderbird from trying to display large plain text attachments

I have a coworker who loves sending large plain-text tab-delimited data files by e-mail instead of our network share. The problem is that Thunderbird hangs while it renders all of that text into the ...
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How can I change the subtitles font size in VLC Media Player?

That's my question: How can I change the subtitles font size in VLC Media Player? I try with Preferences > Video > Subtitles/OSD, but I can't find an option to change the font characteristics.
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Make WL Messenger remember the size of the input text box

Every time I (re)open a chat window in Windows Live Messenger (v2009/b14.0.8089.726), the input text box is scaled up to about 300 pixels in height, leaving little room for the conversation text box ...
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Total folder size with ls -lh

I created a directory where I put ten files, each one with exactly 1,048,576 characters (1024^2). The size of each one of them should be exactly one megabyte, counting megabyte as 1024^2 bytes. If I ...
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How do I enlarge fonts for GTK applications?

I ran a program under WINE and when it terminated, suddenly lots of programs were running with tiny fonts, including Google Chrome, Unison, and PLT Scheme. I think what these programs have in common ...
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ftp server file size difference vs actual file size

I am connecting to an FTP server to download some gzipped files and I noticed something a bit disconcerting about the SIZE command and my google-fu has failed me. ftp> size file0001.xml.gz 213 ...
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Actual file size on mac os x

I have a large number of folders that each contain quite a few files of varying sizes (from a few bytes to 400kb or so), mostly smaller ones. I need to get the actual (not the disk usage) size of ...
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Can Windows 7 restore itself from image to a smaller HDD than original?

I've created a full system image using the built-in Win7 utility, it was from a 300GB drive but there is only about 50GB of data. I then swapped disks in my notebook, the new one being 80GB SSD and ...
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Lilypond: Is there a way to auto-crop the paper

In Lilypond the paper size can be set to A4, A5, Letter and so forth. However I have only a short song, and I want to embed it lateron. Therefore the output from Lilypond must be cropped somehow. Is ...
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Notepad++ Display Printing Page Count

I have a rather large document i want to print via Notepad++, but i can't get the page count before printing. Is there a way to do it? (Assume standard 8.5"x11" paper)
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Enlarging everything on 16" 1920x1080 notebook display in Windows 7

Does Windows 7 have an option to enlarge everything on the screen, e.g. via a spi setting? How well does this work? i.e. do the objects look clear when enlarged? I ask this because sometimes ...
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USB drive not showing full size

I have a 4GB usb-drive. Just now i have formated it with fat filesystem. But after fomating its only showing 200MB instead of 4GB. I am using windows VISTA operating system... I am frightened.... Can ...
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Windows reports discrepancy in partition sizes after resizing with gparted

My drive was formatted to look like the following: Partition 1 - NTFS - 100Gb for Windows XP Partition 4 - Extended Partition Partition 5 - EXT3 - Linux boot partition - 200 Mb Partition 6 - XFS - ...
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MS Word fonts enlargement

Is it possible to change the default font MS Word from the set default (11) to something bigger?
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Powerpoint notes page prints with wrong font size

I have a Powerpoint 2003 slide with a lot of text in the Notes. When I Print Preview the slide with Notes, all of the Notes text appears on the page. When I actually print the slide, the Notes are ...
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file size returned from ls - Linux vs OS X

I have been moving a large number of files between a Linux system (ext3) and Mac OS X (HFS) and have noticed the slight variation in how the file size is reported by the ls command. Having done some ...
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Changing the size of the Windows 7 taskbar

Is there a way to change the size of the Windows 7 Taskbar? Internal or with the help of outside programs, both welcome. Something like the MacOS X Doc Zooming effect would be OK/nice, too. Edit: I'm ...
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How to determine where my disk space went [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to find disk usage of folders in Windows Best program to visualize file system usage on Windows? What’s using up my disk space? Windows 7 - mysteriously missing ...
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To what extent is size a factor in SSD performance?

To what extent is the size of an SSD a factor in its performance? In my mind, correct me if I'm wrong, a bigger SSD should be, everything else being equal, faster than a smaller one. A bigger SSD ...
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20 Gig drive, 16Gig free, but a folder with 17Gig? How is this possible?

I am wondering how this is possible. At my host, I have a Mysql folder that is 17 Gig big (du told me) , however I have only 20Gig, but df and the admin panel say's I still have 16Gig Free. How is ...