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Increment a number in a PDF

Is there a way to increment a number in a PDF everytime it is opened/saved? I have a 'mechanic report' PDF which need to be filled with worked hours and what was done and additionally i need this ...
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run spotify in background on windows 8.1 with screen off (tablet)

I run windows 8.1 on Linx7 tablet, installed Spotify on it and it runs great. However when the screen goes dark the music stops. Can it be changed so spotify runs in background with audio output on?
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Cintiq alternatives?

I typically work with traditional meda, however I've been wanting to get more into working digitally. I've had a Wacom Bamboo tablet for some time, but did not like it, due to the awkwardness of ...
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how to rotate my Graphic Tablet from landscape to portrait mode?

I have the Genius tablet 608x Graphic Tablet. it works fine in every sketching and painting software, what I need is to rotate the tablet so I can handle it in my left arm as a tall blanksheet and ...
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Can't find touchpad settings

I bought recently a Lenovo Miix 2 (11in, i5, 4Go version). Good skin and perfs, but I have a problem accessing the touchpad settings. I don't know if there's multitouch, but first, I can't scroll, ...
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Print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web

I wish to be able to print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web. Can I simply get a tablet, connect a USB printer and open Chrome with the --kiosk-printing switch in the ...
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Is there a way to root multiple Android devices at the same time?

I need to root 20+ tablets, so I was curious if there is any way to root multiple android tablets at the same time.
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HCL ME Y2 Tablet showing red screen on startup

On pressing the power button, usually the tablet shows a black screen, and then it starts. But now, it's just showing a red screen; it's stuck there. What is the cause behind this problem? Is there ...
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video conferencing over lan

I am looking for a video conference application for my colleagues. I don't need many feature, only single person to single person video chat, But I want to avoid external bandwidth, as it would only ...
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Will any PC digitizer pen work with my laptop?

I lost the digitizer pen for my Sony VAIO Duo 13 and I was wondering if I can buy any digitizer pen to replace it or if I need the pen specifically made for the Duo. I don't want to buy the one made ...
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How can I download games on a WIFI tablet without WIFI [closed]

Hello I have a Wifi tablet that I just bought. We don't have Wifi but we have a CELL C USB that we use for internet on the laptop .... what can I do to download games with the USB and without WIFI
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What kind of WiFi chip does the xd-705f has?

I'm trying to find the Wifi driver for the XD-705F Tablet PC. All the specs I find on-line only say that it supports IEEE 802.11/b/g wireless internet - no specific information regarding the vendor. ...
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could I run a PC desktop program on a win 8.1 tablet? [closed]

This is something I still do not get very clearly. Could I download, install and use my favorite x86 PC program, lets say Matlab, on a windows 8.1 tablet? Or windows 8 tablets can only use windows ...
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What's the difference between mobile and desktop processors?

I just read about the new Samsung Galaxy Note Edge having a 2.7GHz quad-core processor and 3gb of Ram. The laptop I bought last year by HP is 4 Gb of ram and 2.3GHz quad-core and my iMac is even ...
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Booting from USB on Asus T100TA

I have read that booting other operating systems via USB is theoretically possible on the Asus Transformer book, but I have not been able to get it to work. The main issue from booting on Windows 8.1 ...
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Installing APK's through mobile terminal ide?

I was wondering if you could manually install apks that are downloaded onto the SD card of my android tablet. I'm looking for something similar to the sideload command when connected to a computer. I ...
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Nexus 7 console snag?

I've been messing around with the console on my nexus 7 tablet and the other day while trying to do some simple commands it returns "no devices" before hand it would usually give a serial number of ...
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Run Keyboard Shortcut

Is there a way to run a keyboard shortcut based on what character I am writing on a tablet? For example can I hold down a key while writing on a tablet and successful run a shortcut?
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Shrink Senstivity of Tablet

Is there a way to shrink the sensitivity area of the Wacom Tablet? For example I currently own the Bamboo Tablet, but I don't like its current size and would much prefer something much smaller.
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Tablet not correctly registering pen position

My tablet is now registering my pen several inches up and to the right of where it actually is. Video provided: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2m5MNAaaHbYcWd1OTdXXzAtR3M/edit?usp=sharing It's a ...
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Can't change VisTablet PenPad settings

I have a VisTablet PenPad, and it works fine. However, it defaults to pen mode (where it jumps to the pen's location on the penpad) and I need it to be in mouse mode (where it moves relative to where ...
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Stuck in a bootloop

I am stuck in a bootloop for my Freelander PX2. After I tried to extend the internal storage (I have rooted the device successfully), I used the wrong argument and caused the device to be in a ...
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Strange Wacom Graphire 4 issue

I have a Wacom Graphire 4 and Windows 7 (see specs at bottom in needed). My tablet has started doing strange and very annoying things. all of a sudden I won't be able to control the cursor, if I'm on ...
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IE11 webmail issues with touch, Chrome seems not to have

So my company is starting to experiment with giving users tablets (Windows 8.1, Dell Venue 11 tablets). And I'm running into an issue with our webmail application. On a desktop, you'd normally have to ...
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Dell Venue 8 Pro: why is the battery designed to charge up to 87%

I noticed that my Dell Venue 8 Pro (Windows 8.1) battery does not charge more than 87%. So I uninstalled the ACPI-compliant control method. It reinstalled automatically on reboot. The charge was now ...
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How mobile devices can get their geolocation? [closed]

I recently bought an iPad mini. This is the cheaper version, no GPS included. I'm wondering how can these mobile devices get my exact location. I made some research on my PC like checking IP to ...
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tablet + wired network + recharging

Can any tablet simultaneously recharge and use a non-wireless network? The goal is like an always-on kiosk-like touchscreen, in a location that forbids wifi. Ethernet (not Internet) would be e.g. ...
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Changing tablet area for a really old tablet

I found (and are trying to use) a Medion MD 41217 in my house, but it's 4:3 and is HUGE! Every time I installed the driver it came with I blue screened so I googled around and found: ...
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In how far is the Ampere number important for USB powered devices?

Currently, I have three devices that can be charged via USB: Digicam: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41 Tablet: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition Smartphone: Nexus 4 (LG) They have three different ...
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Software Keyboard Missing in Flash

On a Lenovo ThinkPad tablet running Windows 8.1, the software keyboard does not appear when running a Flash-based web page in Internet Explorer. Specifically, there is a text box requiring that an ...
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Neo magnet damage to electronics

We use tablets, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite to be exact, in our production facility to deliver configuration parameters to our employees. It is often the case that they drop the tablet cracking it's ...
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disable tablet back camera

I have a Dell Venue 11 which has a front & back camera. I am developing an application for my device, but I am having an issue activating the front camera. Is there a way to disable the back ...
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Locking Android Tablets - How fool proof is it?

I am the IT manager for a large retailer. We are thinking of purchasing hundreds of Android tablets for our workforce instead of low end laptops, what we used to buy traditionally. The primary use for ...
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How to further dim the screen for Windows 8.1 Metro interface?

For using the tablet in a dark room, I am trying to set my screen dimmer than the lowest brightness setting that windows provides. Just like you would use screen filter in Android devices. So far I ...
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2 projectors + internal screen on Lenovo x230 Tablet?

I teach 100+ classes every year on fraud and ethics. I often need to write notes but people in the back of the room can't see the flipchart. So I want to connect 2 projectors: One would show my pptx ...
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Intel Core processor support for Connected Standby

Do the Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors support the Connected Standby feature in Windows 8.1? Asked differently: is Connected Standby a feature that is limited to the Intel Atom processors? A little ...
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Red ink for Windows 8 Reader App

I'm using the Windows 8 Reader app on a Surface Pro, and I really like the feature that enables you to mark up a PDF with the stylus. Is there any way to change the color of the digital "ink" created ...
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ASUS Tranformer 101G won't charge, but USB connection works

My ASUS TF101G tablet has suddenly stopped charging. If I plug it into the wall (dock+tablet), it won't charge. I tried plugging just the tablet into the wall, it won't charge. I tried just plugging ...
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Asus t100 not turning on

I have an Asus T100 transformer tablet with Windows 8.1. I plugged it in to charge and now it won't turn on. The red charging light is on, and if I hold the power button in for about 10 seconds, this ...
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Using net on a tab [closed]

If I have a tablet through which I can make a call, does that mean I can browse the net using this tab, as normally as I would have done through a cellphone? Is the usage of a dongle/wi-fi for ...
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Is there a way to image or clone a Windows 8 tablet that runs off eMMC storage?

I am attempting to image or clone Windows 8 tablets that run off eMMC storage. The specific device in use in an Asus Vivotab Smart that runs Windows 8 Core. Having attempted traditional imaging ...
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Lock down Windows 8 to run only one app

I am looking to lock down/restrict a Windows 8 tablet to run only one app. The tablet will be used as a remote control for a networked audio system (via a dedicated wifi network with no internet ...
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What linux distributions exist that will run natively on a tablet? [closed]

I don't need recommendations, I just wanted to know if there exists a distribution that runs or can run natively (not sandboxed in the host os) with documented confirmation, and/or instructions. I ...
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Set specific USB ports to charge-only [duplicate]

On Windows, is there any way to make some USB ports to be charge-only? I do not want to alter the settings of the devices; I want to change the settings of the USB ports on Windows, so that any device ...
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Using Surface Pro as a recording PC [duplicate]

I want to know if it would be possible to connect my laptop to my tablet with a mini display port to HDMI cable and use the tablet to capture the video stream from the laptop i.e. record the screen. ...
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Surface Pro 2: differences between Type Cover or Type Cover 2?

With the release of the Surface Pro 2, there is a new version of the Type Cover coming out - the Type Cover 2. It is supposed to be an improvement over the original Type Cover, being both backlit and ...
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install windows 7 on windows 8 tablet possible?

I don't know wether this is the correct forum to ask this question, if not I will remove it. My question is, is it possible to buy a windows 8 tablet with an x86 architecture processor and install ...
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Remote emacs access to my main computer

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 which runs the Android OS. I have a nice keyboard for it and would like to be able to keep editing and working in emacs when I am not by my main computer. My desire ...
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Dell Latitude ST shows WiFi hardware disabled

My Dell Latitude ST tablet stopped detecting any wireless networks. The card is enabled and the newest drivers are installed but Windows shows that there are no available networks. The Windows ...
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Kocaso M1400 ADB / USB drivers installation on Windows

I'm having trouble installing the Kocaso M1400 USB / ADB drivers on Windows 8. The vendor doesn't seem to provide them and the generic google drivers don't seem to work. The device is powered by a ...