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Why does this window have square corners?

On Windows 7 with the Aero theme, Notepad++'s Preferences window has square corners, no system menu icon, a close button, and a darker 1px border. This window also has an AlwaysOnTop attribute. (I ...
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Modify styles in OneNote 2010

I'm running OneNote 2010 and wondering if there is a way to edit the default styles? If you change the default font, the styles won't be changed. Is there any template, registry key or file that ...
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Create latex style files

What (WYSIWYG) tools are there for creating LaTeX style files? What guides exist on how to build them by hand? Could you recommend some? =EDIT= To clarify - I'm looking for something that will ...
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A site for pimp my Notepad [closed]

Is there any site which have premade words and stuff for Notepad like: ______ ___ ___ /\ _ \ /\_ \ /\_ \ \ \ \L\ \\//\ \ \//\ \ __ __ _ __ ___ \ \ __ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ /'__`\ ...
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Downloadable templates and styles for Word 2010? [closed]

Where can I find downloadable templates and styles for Word 2010? I'm not a designer, but would like to find pre-packaged sets of fonts, colors and indenting that is more appealing that what is built ...
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Force style usage in Microsoft Word

Background Develop a consistent, professional-quality corporate template using Microsoft Word. Problem People use their own fonts, change styles, and generally make a mess of standardization. This ...
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How do I change the background colour in a Word 2010 style?

I have a header style with a navy blue background (TH1 in the screen shot below). How do I change the background colour? I can see the colour defined in the markup as a pattern: Font: Verdana, 14 ...
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Where can I find guidelines for how to use Excel's “Data and Model” cell styles (specifically “Linked Cell”)?

(I originally asked for "well-known" guidelines, but got no answers. In light of that I think it's fine is anyone just wants to answer with their own guidelines or a link to some they like.) I have ...
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How can I save my styles' modifications for eternity in LibreOffice?

Every time I modify or create a new style in Libreoffice Text Document it works great while I'm in the document. Yet, every time I go out from Libreoffice and then I go back, all my modifications and ...
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Multiple text alignments on one line in Libre Office

Is it possible to have multiple text alignments on one line in Libre Office? Something like: | | |left centre right| | ...
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Libreoffice considering ordinary text as headings

I am preparing my thesis with several headings and subheadings. In fact I started writing the report first and later went on to add pages in the beginning to insert title page, certificate, abstract, ...
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Stylish: How to import styles?

This query is about the Stylish addon for Firefox. How do I import my Stylish styles on one account/computer to another?
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Is there a way to export Word styles as CSS?

We have a standard document template in word for internal documents. The Graphic Design / Technical Writing staff have all the styles rigged such that we don't have to do any formatting ourselves. ...
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How to “demote” all titles and headings in Word 2010?

I built a large help document for an application I wrote. I used all the default styles in Word 2010, including "Title", "Heading 1", "Heading 2", etc. Sadly, when I generated the Table of Contents, ...
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Preserving accented letters in small caps in French in Word

I have a Word document where the section titles are in small caps. This document is in French. Accents in the small caps text disappear, e.g. “Caractères accentués” comes out as CARACTERES ACCENTUES. ...
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Firefox - Always block and use space of a given element

I'd like to block a specific element on a website, everytime I go on it, and I wanna do it for any element on a given webpage when I want to it. Moreover, I want to space freed by the deleted element ...
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Setting the first letter of a selection to be bigger and colored different than the rest

Is there an option or style where I can make a selection and on its first letter, have that be set at a larger font size, and possibly another color? Say I have a selection of text all set to 11 ...
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Why does code pasted from Visual Studio to Word and from Word to Gmail keep colors?

Why, if I copy code from Visual Studio directly into Gmail, all styles are removed but if copied first to Word and then from Word into Gmail then all styles including fonts and color are kept?
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Advanced Grammar and Style Checker [closed]

I just finished writing and reviewing my masters thesis; however, I was wondering if there is an advanced grammar/style tool that'll go through my thesis and identify anything I've missed Edit: The ...
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Remove setting from style to inherit setting from base style

In my Microsoft Word 2010 document I have two paragraph styles: Normal and Subject. Subject has "Style based on" set to Normal (inherits from Normal). In Normal, I have configured a 12pt gap after ...
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Changing furigana in Word 2011 for Mac

I've finished typing a document in Word and when I printed it I realized that the furigana is way too small for easy reading. Is there a way to globally change the size of all furigana for a complete ...
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How to add prefix to each paragraph of a certain style in MS Word?

Is there a way to add the same word (say 'Task') before each paragraphs of a certain style? Or before a group of paragraphs of the same style?
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Create alternating heading styles in Word

I would like to style a Word document with headings that have a border around them, but not for the whole page width. Something similar to this: The trick is, on odd pages, I would like the header ...
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Limited pixel values in layer effects and styles (Photoshop)

Some layer effects and styles in Photoshop have pixel settings. The problem appears when you want to scale your design. For example, in Bevel and Emboss you are able to set the Size and Soften. The ...
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When to use which built-in Microsoft Word style? [closed]

Or: is there any documentation from the MS regarding the usage of individual built-in styles that I can incorporate into SOP? Word has a real abundance of built-in styles. I guess a lot of them is ...
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Remove/change style of evince's red borders around links

Are you aware of a possibility to change the border size/color of the bold red border, evince paints around links (for example in PDF files, that have clickable links in the table of contents). Or is ...
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Which style to use for simple paragraph text in Word?

How do I find out what the various built-in Word styles are intended for? There are seven built-in styles that describe something along the lines of "normal base text paragraph": Normal Normal ...
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Show styles pane when Word 2010 starts

I use Word 2010 with the Navigation Pane on the left side of the screen and the Styles Pane (Ctrl+Alt+Shift+S) on the right side of the screen. Whenever I open Word, I have to set this up manually. ...
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Improved APA citation format in Word 2007/2010?

By default the APA citation in Word 2007 doesn't quite match APA style (e.g. it doesn't convert a citation to et. al. when the citation has been made previously and there are many authors). Is there ...
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Save style of a text box MS Word 2007 or 2010

I've applied border, background and shadow styles etc to a text box and would like to save this so I can use it for later use. I cannot find how to do this.
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How to apply external CSS stylesheet to document in Microsoft Word?

Seems like there should be a simple answer here, but can't find it in Word Help, MS Office Online, or Google... I simply want to be able to apply an external CSS stylesheet (standardstyles.css, e.g.) ...
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Adding horizontal space as part of a Word Style

I'm a very reluctant user of Word who really would like to emulate the dark side (TeX) in every way possible. I have the description list almost sorted out (simulating the default settings of LaTeX), ...
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A dot between two numbers is converted to comma

For example when i want to write 1.1 in MS Word, the . is suddenly converted to ',' when i write the second 1. Here is a illustration of what happens: Notes: I am typing in Arabic and i want the ...
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How to create text-shadow in Axure

My Goal Im using Axure for prototyping and I've created widgets which reflect my application UI. One thing I would like to achieve is the ability to add text-shadow onto certain elements, without ...
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In MS Word 2010, how do I use different styles for different indexes?

I'm using the \f switch in Microsoft Word 2010 to create multiple indexes. I need to style these indexes differently from one another, but I'm unable to work out how to apply different styles to these ...
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Prevent style from modifying color in Word 2007

How do I prevent a style from changing the font color. I have "Automatic" selected as the font color (and the "Default" button under "Font" is disabled by the way), but whenever I apply the style, the ...
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How do I set a style to be 'Heading' in Word 2013?

I have created my own custom heading style in Word and want it to appear under Headings in the Navigation pane. How can I do this?
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MIcrosoft Word 2003 - Can you import heading styles from other Microsoft Word documents?

For some reason, my copy of Microsoft Word 2003 has its headings all strange-like. I have a document with much nicer headings that I want to use. Is there an easy way to import these to my Word 2003 ...
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Vista - two different menu styles

I have noticed that the window menu for most windows look like standard menus, while the window menu for the command processor (cmd.exe) look different. I assumed that cmd.exe was providing ...
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Is there a way to copy an Excel worksheet without copying all of the cell styles in the source workbook to the target workbook?

The title pretty much says it. I have an Excel document with tons of randomly named styles that I didn't create but that I want to copy a worksheet from. When I do, it drags all of those styles into ...
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Is there any useful style of MS Word for code?

I need to use MS Word to make some documentation for python code. Line number, or boxing around the code, or anything would be better than just use normal format. Is there any good/useful ...
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Word 2010 — How can you make heading 4, 5, etc.. visible in the table of contents?

Word has Headings 1 - 9, but by default only 1 - 3 will show in the TOC. So, to apply a style to selected text other than Heading 1 - 3, I have done this: select the text right-click the ...
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How can I have paragraph spacing for normal paragraphs, but no paragraph spacing within tables?

I configured my "Normal" paragraph style to have 10pt spacing before and after. Within word tables, however, I would like no (0pt) spacing before and after paragraphs. The closest I came was by ...
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LibreOffice Calc - apply style to neighbouring cells

I have a column with data and I applied a style to it with the help of Conditional Formatting. I now wish to apply the outcome of that style to the neighbouring column that holds other data. Here is ...
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How do I apply two styles in the same line in LibreOffice?

Problem: How do I apply two styles in the same line in LibreOffice? The main problem is that I need two different styles: one for the index and one that is not supposed to appear in the index ...
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Numbered paragraphs in Word 2007

I have the following styles defined in Word 2007. They all have outline levels 1-6. They also correctly show up in the Table of Contents (not all, I only set the TOC up to Level 3). 1 Heading 1 ...
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Export MS Word 2010 styles

I have a client who wishes to standardise the MS Word Style used across multiple workstations (fonts, colours, headings, paragraph settings etc). Is there any way to export then import these styles?
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Firefox styles partially disabled. Colors, but not layout

I tried to create a new firefox profile, but this person's firefox still brings up pages like this. Layout is ok, but colors and link or button formatting is not correct. What setting is wrong ...
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How do I apply a presentation style in OpenOffice impress?

I'm working from a template someone else provided for me. In the "Styles and Formatting" window are a number of useful styles such as "Outline 1", "Outline 2", etc. If I click in a piece of text in ...
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Word 2007: style name already exists or is a built-in style… but I can't find it!

I'm tidying up a large Word 2007 document that has a lot direct formatting and inconsistently applied paragraph styles in it. I want to define a new style called "Section Heading", but am told that ...