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query for symbol with ctags?

I indexed OpenSSL with ctags: $ cd openssl-1.0.1g $ /opt/local/bin/ctags -R * $ However, its not clear to me how to query for a symbol. The man page does not offer examples. 'query' is not ...
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What does the anchor symbol mean in MS word?

What does this anchor symbol mean in MS word ? It comes up to the left of some images when 'show hidden formatting' is on. I think it might be restricting group selection of an image (text boxes and ...
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How can I make the symbols that I insert larger by default in MS Word 2010?

I want to use the paragraph symbol, but when I insert it into my document, it's smaller than I want it to be. Is there a way to enlarge the symbol by default, either using autocorrect or something ...
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What are the general differences between a format and a protocol

I am still unsure about the distinction. I know that formats have definitions for symbols that represent data and how data is structured.
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Cannot type @£$ symbols in Windows 8.1

I'm having this weird problem with my Windows 8.1 that I'm unable to type-in @ £ $ symbols with my Swedish keyboard. I know the first probable answer would be to check my keyboard settings and correct ...
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What's the proper name of that symbol to collapse/expand nodes in a directory tree?

I'm pretty embarrassed to admit I don't know this one...I just realized I've always just described it, not actually named it :) So, that folder/directory collapse/expand symbol thingy, you know, ...
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Windows text font that has a glyph for Unicode character u2245 (i.e. approximately equal to)

I'm looking for a font that has the glyph for Unicode character U+2245 ("approximately equal to", the equality sign with a tilde above it) for use on Windows 7. I have checked the main fonts and so ...
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Typing Indian Rupee symbol with Windows 8 keyboard

I bought a Dell Inspiron 15R laptop. I don't know how to use the keyboard to type the new Indian Rupee symbol (₹). I searched Google and found an answer i.e. to hit the right Alt or AltGr key and then ...
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Identification software for Mathematical symbols?

Typically if you've forgotten or have never seen a symbol in a math equation before you are forced to read a large part of the context you found it in and guess which name that symbol has. That is too ...
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How do you type “`” or “~” when grave key is used to switch between keyboard languages?

In window you can use grave key to switch between keyboard languages. How do you type grave and Tilda symbols after that?
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Displaying unicode character U+2661 (“White Heart Suit”) in Windows 7

I can't get this character: ♡ to display properly in Windows Explorer, it instead shows up as a symbol of three lines, similar to this ☰. The strangest thing is that if i use the heart symbol beside ...
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Access 2010 Superscript, Subscript, and Math Notations

I am creating an Access 2010 database to read rich text files full of math questions. I have the necessary fields in rich text, but rich text does not seem to support superscript, subscript, and ...
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How to create a file with symbols in its name

How can I create a file starting from $SHELL, using quotes like " ",' ', \? I tried, but it's not working.
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Symbols in Excel graphs [closed]

I am a scientist and would like to use Excel to graph data. I know many people who use Excel graphing. However, Excel graphing will not let you use symbols in the Titles, in the axes labels, or in ...
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How to make “Real number symbol” (ℝ) in Mathematica

IS it possible to write the "Real number symbol" in Mathematica. The symbol I'm talking about is this ℝ
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Easiest way to type a hyphen on the Mac?

I can type a minus (-), an en dash (–) and an em dash (—) easily, I often need hyphens (‐) though. Is there an easy keyboard shortcut? If not how else should I go about inserting hyphens into my ...
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How can I type tilde (~) in the Ubuntu terminal with a Norwegian keyboard?

I am using Ubuntu terminal and want to type this: sudo -H -u gitosis gitosis-init < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub However I am not able to find tilde (~) on my Norwegian keyboard. Can anyone tell me how to ...
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Specifying Multiplicity in a Visio Database (ERD) Diagram

Is there a way to manually edit the cardinality/multiplicity symbols on the end of a database ERD made in Visio? The category I'm using is in Visio 2003 under Database -> Database Model Diagram I ...
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How to insert Entailment Symbol into Word Document?

How can I insert the entailment symbol into a Microsoft Word 2007 document?
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What is the ALT-Code for Irony Mark (؟)

Is there an alt code for the irony mark (؟)? If there isn't, is there some way I can set my keyboard to create an ؟ when I press Alt Gr+Y ?
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How do I convert lots of frames to a symbol in Flash MX 2004

I have 2 layers with multiple keyframes etc and I want to convert all of it to a button symbol... It just doesn't work :(
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Quickest way to write £ on US Keyboard?

What's the quickest way to write the pound (£) sign on a US Keyboard? Currently I use Alt+0163 but it's not very quick because my laptop doesn't have a number pad so I need to set num lock on. Is ...
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How to remove this symbol “^@” with vim?

I have some files that are corrupted with this symbol: ^@ It's not part of the string; it's not searchable. How do I substitute this symbol with nothing, or how do I delete this symbol? Here ...
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Where to find a specific LaTeX symbol

The symbol I'm looking for can have several names, I want to use for "contraction" (of a measure and a set). It should look like the lower left half of \square, that is, like \llcorner but bigger. ...
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Strange square-numerical symbols show as characters in Firefox

I have been seeing these strange symbols for a while now, and am curious as to what they are, and why they appear. Sometimes, they appear so frequently in one page, the writing is indecipherable. The ...
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Weird symbols on Mac

Since I've had my mac, I keep seeing this weird symbol. Till today, it had been only in the place of bullet points in OpenOffice.org. The first pictures shows this in a .doc file created on a Windows ...
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How do you use more emoticons in Office Communicator?

Is there any way to use emoticons beyond the default drop down list in Office Communicator 2007 R2? Do you have to install them, or can you just type in different codes? Is this even possible, or are ...