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Dark Mode in Yosemite has dark text in Spotlight for Definitions

I always use Spotlight for everything (i.e. apps, calculations, and definitions) . My calculations look fine on Dark Mode but why doesn't the font text color change for definitions? Does anyone know ...
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How can I make corrupted-looking text? [duplicate]

I've sawn many examples of people making some text looking like corrupted. Examples: How is it possible and how can I make such text by myself? P.S.: For the curious ones, I will put the raw ...
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Is there any way to select text in Google Chrome with a keyboard shortcut?

Is there any way to select text in Google Chrome with a keyboard shortcut? The intention is to first select the word that the cursor points to, then the surrounding sentence, and etc. For instance, ...
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convert old Staroffice Writer 3 file to readable document

I have an old SDW 3.0 Document wich mostly only contains text but the binary form seems to have no plain text included ... also libreoffice after 4.0 does not support that in reading anymore in ...
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Excel (.xlsx) - Drop-down lists/tables - Include specific values/text in drop-down list selection

Say I have a column, "Names", of single and multiple names (where two can occupy once cell), e.g. Names Anna Bruce Charlie Bruce / Charlie Anna / Bruce Upon creating a table I am given a ...
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Extract One letter and three numbers from .txt files using Notepad++

I would like to extract from many .txt files a certain data in Notepad++. It has a lot of data in one file, but I only need specific... This is what looks like in a file: ©Q Ńü Vý 8 ź) ...
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Transpose text using Sed

Please help me figure out how to solve this using sed. Given the following text: Kerala 4222 8129 8163 8164 Delhi 8502 8503 8504 ...
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Import from TXT file but skip specific lines via VBA

I need to import from a TXT file into an XLSM file but skip specific lines. I have a text file that is being imported into an excel file but if the TXT file has more than 117 lines I need it to skip ...
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Script to merge a specific line of multiple .txt files into one .txt file

I have ~800 .txt files. I need extract the name of each file, and one line inside the file, and export it to a new .txt file. The line I need to copy will always start with "System Boot Time:" I'd ...
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I copypasted text from pdf to word , but it s not filling up the whole space(all lines) how do i make it “spread” over the page?

how do i make the text spread over the page? I copypasted text from pdf to word , but it s not filling up the whole space(all lines) how do i make it "spread" over the page?
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Images / Photos and text boxes jump to top of page

Images / Photos, text boxes and text boxes with images embedded in them jump to top of page in some cases and not others. "Control + arrow keys" have no effect. It is even difficult to drag None of ...
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How to avoid wordwrap in powershell ise output pane

When I execute a command that gives huge output, infact it is log of a running server, I see that PowerShell ISE output pane is automatically wrapping the text to around half of the screen width when ...
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OpenJDK JRE textboxes become read-only after window loses focus

I have had this glitch happen in the DrJava IDE and in the Arduino IDE. I can edit code and stuff just fine until I switch to another window and back. All I can do at that point is position the ...
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Restrict the user from typing anywhere else other than in the text box in Microsoft Word

I have designed a letterhead with a background, a header, a footer and a big text box as the box into which to type the letter. How can I restrict the user from typing anywhere else other than in ...
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How to turn off Emacs's auto line wrapping for the current session?

How to turn off Emacs's auto line wrapping for the current session? I normally need the automatic wrapping, but when editing a email draft, i don't need that. is there a way to turn it off for a ...
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Frozen text box in excel

I just learned how to add a text box to a cell and enable a scroll down bar as I had too much text in a cell (from this question To much text for an Excel cell). I created my spreadsheet and added my ...
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How to export outlook email body to a Unicode text file?

My emails in outlook 2010 have unicode characters inside their body, so when I want to export them to a txt file (Tab Separated In Windows) I got many question marks in output file! How can I fix ...
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How to grep a section of a file in bash shell

How can I "grep" the lines between an occurrence of some string1 and the (Nth) occurrence of some string2. e.g. if the file has line: A B C D E F G B C E Q I want to get the lines in bold (those ...
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All text files copied to my pc have encoding problems

No matter what their origin, if I copy/download a text file to my PC, polish characters are replaced by some weird ones. I've tried converting the files to different encodings, but it was not of much ...
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String variability generator: Forgotten password

There's a website that I changed my password on about 2 years ago, then quit. I know about 10 possibilities of what the password could be, and what I usually do is exchange a letter with a symbol, but ...
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Why is web text distorted?

On various websites text is distorted, this is happening in both Chrome and IE, but only to certain parts of text - the same page can show both normal and distorted text. See the two screen grabs ...
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Tweak the TextMate's soft wrap

I don't know if this can be done globally or only in concrete bundles. If so, I'm interested in doing it only in the LaTeX files (LaTeX bundle then). If the solution only works globally, well, no ...
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Recover .php files from an accidental partition format

I'm trying to recover .php files from an accidental partition format. I've used a lot of software, but the results are the same, unreadable text that looks: Download full file.
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Both Mozilla and Chrome are displaying half text

I have a problem with the text display on my browsers; My Mozilla and Chrome browsers display only the top 60% of some text. How can I fix this?
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How to parse a webpage into a text or excel file?

I'm trying to figure out a way to grab 4 - 5 lines of text from multiple pages of the same site, the information is always in the same place in the webpage. How would I go about getting that ...
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Include only part of a figure caption within a textbox in a table of figures in MS Word

I am writing a thesis paper with long figure captions. I have discovered how to use Style Separator to have only the first sentence appear in the list of figures, however, all my captions are in text ...
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How can the data in this PDF be obtained in plain text?

In this file http://www.pnas.org/content/suppl/2010/12/10/1014060108.DCSupplemental/Appendix.pdf starting from page 5, a number of data rows are written. I need these rows in plain text format. How ...
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Which older DTP software has exported these bitmaps? [closed]

There's a lot of such full-page bitmaps (sample 1, sample 2) floating around the data-entry market. Apparently the software that generated these can export the bitmaps, but not the text, requiring ...
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Open .tdt files in Excel by default

I routinely use Excel for TDT and other formats. I've never had a problem getting Windows to open .tdt files in Excel by default; in Windows 7, it's right-click | Open with | Choose default ...
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Formatting a bullet list when text wrapped next to an image

I can't find any combination of list formatting and default or custom text-wrap settings where, for item 4, the second line of text lines up correctly - i.e. where the 'n' lines up with the 'S' as ...
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HEXtoDEC with Text ouput issue

I am using Excel 2010 and performing a hextodec conversion with text appended to end. If I have a HEX value of 00B60000 that is located in cell D3 and apply the formula ...
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How make a paragraph to continue in next page in Word 2010?

In Word when the last paragraph doesn't fit inside the page it goes to next page, how can I make paragraph to continue in next page without pressing enter somewhere inside paragraph?
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Disable wrap/increase width buffer

I have looked at the settings and the ConEmu project wiki but I am not able to find how to turn off wrapping or increase the width buffer so that the text written on the console appears on one single ...
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Looking for suggestions on how to arrange 7900+ lines of text in Calc

I have a dataset with the complete text of the Greek Novum Testamentum (New Testament); see an image here. Each line is one verse.  I will find the book and chapter boundaries with the help of these ...
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How to extract bytes from the middle of a file?

We are parsing some large EDI files that do not contain CR/LF. However, they do have ~ (tilde) as a segment delimiter. I am trying to extract the control record for the file and the last bytes of my ...
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How can I extract text (text only) from a PDF of sheet music?

I have a PDF book of sheet music that I need to extract the text from. I don't need to extract the musical notes or anything, just the verses of the text. I can't select one line of text by itself – ...
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Is there software that displays text on top of windows?

Is there software or a script which lets me display text on a Windows 7 screen all the time, always on top of other windows?
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Vim: wrap/indent/prefix mail lines with “alice> ” and “bob> ”

In a mail thread, Alice and Bob both sent me mail with incredibly long lines. I would like to send a reply that looks like this: alice> blah blah blah, foo dee bar dee baz, ho hum and then ...
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grep for “term” and exclude “another term”

I am trying to build a grep search that searches for a term but exludes lines which have a second term. I wanted to use multiple -e "pattern" options but that has not worked. Here is an example of a ...
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Vim ! before execute silent '!mkdir' what is it for?

Make new folder from Vim command line in Windows gVim In this with the mkdir command a '!' is added in front of the command. What does the '!' actually do?
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Export an Excel chart and include a textbox

I have this code that export an Excel chart and it's working fine Sub ExportChart(ByVal fileName As String) ' Export a selected chart as a picture Const sPicType$ = ".png" Dim ...
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what is the main difference between a file with .db extension and a file with .txt extension while I save both of them from a text editor?

What is the difference between a file with .db extension and a normal file with .txt extension , leaving the fact that a .db extension is for a database file and .txt makes a normal text file. I open ...
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Count deviations in two ranges of cells

Here's what I'm trying to do: Correct answers: A C A B D B ... Student: Answers: Score: -------- -------- ------ Charlie A. A D A B D C ... 4/6 George ...
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Can I get text wrapping with “Through” to completely surround an irregular shape?

I'm trying to get text to wrap around an irregular shape using the "Through" text wrapping option, but it can't seem to fill in space between two parts of the image sticking out of the bottom. ...
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Moving cursor beyond shapes and text boxes I've just inserted

I've inserted some shapes and text boxes in the middle of a word doc. I'd like to go back and continue typing in the regular format, but I can't move my cursor beyond the shapes and text boxes I've ...
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Removing Additional Spacing in Outlook 2007

Well, I have seen this question asked and answered dozens of times, however I have never found a solution. I am using Outlook 2007 and when I send an HTML message and CC myself, when I view the copy ...
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Name a abbreviated letter to a word

I wanted to name the the letters like PT or PIT as Pressure Transmitter or anything with P will be named as pressure and anything ending in T as transmitter. I want a cell funtion that can name all ...
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Bottom paragraph shifts to next page in Word 2010/2013

I have a doc with 1-inch margins. MS Word 2010/2013. When I type a paragraph (e.g. 10 lines) in the bottom of a page (there is no room for all the 10 lines in the bottom), Word moves the whole ...
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Want to wrap to 80 characters in Outlook, just like Gmail does to emails sent as Plain Text

I want to wrap to 80 characters in Outlook, just like Gmail does to emails sent as Plain Text. Apart from Gmail, this feature also works in Evolution email client in Ubuntu OS and Apple Mail in Mac ...
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Regular Expression to replace part of URL in XML file

I need a regular expression in Notepad++ to search/replace a string. My document (xml) has serveral thousand lines that look similar to this: <Url ...