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Hard to read text in all browsers under Windows 7

I'm on Windows 7 64-bit. The text on all of my internet browsers (Chrome, Firefox, IE) is very hard to read: I have tried a lot of different methods from ClearType, to GPU changes and general ...
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Linux alternative to dtsearch

I'm a new linux user, just switched from Windows, and I had dtsearch desktop which indexed and searched the context of documents I had. Is there any alternative that is simple to use on linux? I've ...
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1answer
40 views

Find and replace with {Tab} key

I have this in a txt-file task a task b Lindberg's note: blah task b.1 task b.2 task c task d I want this task a task b Lindberg's note: blah task b.1 task b.2 task c task d ...
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Windows 7 cmd.exe “text mode” with Alt+Enter?

In XP, I can go to text mode in cmd.exe with alt+enter. This is when it goes full screen (no windows, no graphics - it uploads a raster font to the hardware). No longer works in Windows 7. What ...
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1answer
162 views

Is there a way to prevent notepad from inserting new lines when using word wrap?

I remember it wasn't doing this before but now when I am writing a few paragraphs and paste it into a forum post, I notice my lines were broken into new lines where I have to merge them manually. Is ...
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2answers
198 views

How can I access unselectable text from windows? [duplicate]

How can I access/copy unselectable text from windows (in Windows 7)? For example, when a warning/error/info popup box (or window) appear, is there a way to access the text of it (when the text is ...
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912 views

How can I sort a long list of text alphabetically?

How do I sort rows of text alphabetically without using specialized third party software or plugins (like Notepad++/Word/Excel/et al)? I suppose what I'm perhaps asking is -- How do I sort rows of ...
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680 views

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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1answer
181 views

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 ...
4
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2answers
800 views

Beyond-compare wont ignore line-breaks?

I have this comparison : I want those line to be treated equal. but it showes me they are different. I already applied those settings : What am I doing wrong ?
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1answer
113 views

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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1answer
634 views

Restoring window text size to default in Windows 7 x64

On Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1, I changed the text size to 150% (Control Panel -> Display). This worked fine; all text was scaled up correctly. However, when I tried to change it back to default ...
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How can I batch rename all files in a folder to '.txt'?

Can I change all files in my folder (extensions like .log01012010, .log02012010) to .txt? So I can search through all the files with the built-in Windows 7 file searcher?
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3answers
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What tool can produce the line count of a text?

I don't want it to delete the rest or anything but just to quickly report the number of lines the text I just entered is included. Is there a tool that quickly finds "the number of lines in this text ...
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4answers
486 views

Opening a big file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a text editor for very big files? I have a rather large log file on a Windows Server 2008 R2 computer. It's a couple gigabytes, but notepad, wordpad, ...
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2answers
175 views

Filter Entries in a Large Text File Based on Whitelist

Good day. I could really use your help on this one. I have a stats text file in the following format. ID=1000000 Name=Name1 Field1=Value1 ...(Fields 2 to 25) Field26=Value26 ID=1000001 ...
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5answers
6k views

Find and replace text in multiple files

I’m hoping someone might lend their time in helping me create a batch file or similar for finding and replacing text in several files. I have tried many “search and replace” utilities but have not ...
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1answer
147 views

Windows 7 (home) - How To Select Text In Links

I have seen many duplicate questions like this, this and on the Windows 7 Forums, but none of them have a satisfactory and perfect solution. Here's my problem: I was reading this article; in the ...
4
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2answers
509 views

Text in web page becomes encrypted when copied and pasted

When I try to copy and paste the text in the following web page to Notepad, the text becomes encrypted. http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/yazarlar/17887201.asp?yazarid=249 How does this happen? What ...
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3answers
4k views

Can I do a “one-time” file content search in Windows Server 2008 without adding the folder to the index?

Can I search for files which contain a specific string in a folder if that folder is not in the search index? So, lets say folder 'textFiles' is not in the index. I navigate to this folder in Windows ...
3
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2answers
627 views

Anti-aliasing Japanese text on Windows 7?

On most websites that display Japanese text, it does not appear anti-aliased in my browser, while Latin text of course does. Kanji is universially anti-aliased, which is somewhat understandable, but ...
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5answers
281 views

Replacing text in file at certain width

Is there a program that I can use that will let me replace text at a certain width? Example: I want to replace 20-26 with 0s. From: ...
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3answers
22k views

Deleting entire lines in a text file based on a partial string match with Windows PowerShell

So I have several large text files I need to sort through, and remove all occurrences of lines which contain a given keyword. So basically, if I have these lines: This is not a test This is a ...
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Windows 7 (DirectWrite) text-rendering comparison

Windows 7 apparently has advances in its text rendering through the new DirectWrite API. It sounds to me like DirectWrite is employing a more OS X Quartz style of text rendering; MS call it Natural ...