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Excel custom format: Date/Time written out?

I'm looking to format a datetime in Excel 2010 to display as something like this: 1.234 ==> 1 day, 5 hour, 36 minutes I know how to do something similar for simpler scenarios For just days, I ...
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Meaning of formatting mark in Word 2010

Can anyone name and explain the formatting mark that appears at the end of line 2 and start of line 3 in the image below please? The image is a screenshot taken from Word 2010 and shows text in a ...
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Is it possible to make text strikethrough while sending instant messaging in skype?

does any one know, whether or not it is possible to strike through text like this in skype while sending instant messaging or edit message which has been already sent. I searched a little, and I ...
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Code when copied to Word 2010 looks horrible

I'm trying to collect thousands of code lines from the programming tool to Microsoft Office Word 2010 to prepare a book, but when copying the code to Word, it looks horrible. The semi-columns and ...
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Word 2010, how to create a numbering list that has only 2 value such as Ask and Answer

I am a transcriber, in Word 2010 I want to create a list style that consists of just 2 prefixes: Ask and Answer; and it looks like this: Ask: Are u happy today? Answer: Nope, & you? ...
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How to make just one text column be unquoted in final CSV?

I'm using OO calc and i have one column with phone numbers that have leading 0s, which are vital for the number to be valid. I can format the cell as text but i do not want the numbers to be quoted ...
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Advanced Heading numbering and formatting in word 2010 [closed]

I am attempting to use heading styles and multilevel lists/numbering to format the headings and subheadings of my masters thesis. The style I am trying to achieve looks like this: Chapter 1 1.1 ...
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How to insert display equations in a Word document without breaking a paragraph?

Is there a way to write a display equation in Word 2013, without starting a new paragraph? For example, the following text is a single paragraph: Notice how after the display equation, there's no ...
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Changing text format based on language

I have this large MS Word document which contains irregularly formatted text that contains both arabic and english words. What I want to do is to format this document based on language. Ex: All text ...
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In Word, formatting disappears when italics shortcut is pressed while cursor is within a word

I'm sure there's an easy solution to this one, but it's such a specific situation that it's hard to Google for it. What happens is this: In Word, I press ctrl-I. I type a word. I press ctrl-I again, ...
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Retaining cell formatting in a formula

I'm looking for a way to pass along text formatting when combining cells in a formula. The image attached shows a similar instance of the result I would like. If I combine A1 and A2 and A3 with the ...
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What formatting setting could be causing this indent within the table cell?

I am creating a resume using Microsoft word with the table as my means for structure. I am seeing some weird indents taking place within one of the cell, what could be the cause of this.
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How to type one character over another in Microsoft Word

I am trying to prepare a small document in Sanskrit language. The text that I am trying to type are very well available with my Windows 8 OS and I could type them fairly well. However, my requirement ...
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How to have Tables numbered as Figures and Images be numbered in with the Tables? [duplicate]

I have used tables to help place a number of images together to make one "Figure". As well, I have used "Paste as Image" to add Tables to the document in order to maintain the Excel conditional ...
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Formatting Entire Row with Multiple Rules

I would like to change the formatting (specifically text color) for an entire row based on which selection is chosen from a drop down list in Column C. Example: If C2 equals 'XX'(one of the ...
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consistently format a messy word document

I'm wondering when several people have applied all their idiosyncratic ideas of how a document should be formatted rudimentary all throughout the document, if there's an easy way to homogenize the ...
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Keep formatting while pasting to Visual Studio 2012

I'm having trouble keeping special formatting while copying from Notepad++ to Visual Studio 2012. I can't paste it here either, so I've made some images. Notepad++ Notepad The characters in ...
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vim: remove previous code indentation and convert to another

I have a c project with multiple files (more than 100), the codes are written in Whitesmiths style, but I want to change them into K&R style indentation. Is it possible to do using vim in an ...
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Prefix and suffix for endnotes and differing in-text endnote formatting?

Currently, I aim to use endnotes for practical reasons on a space-restricted paper. Already I know how to realize endnotes and watched this genius YT tutorial video. The problem is: How do I achieve ...
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How to implement text formatting like on Stack Overflow in Thunderbird?

I am curious if there is a possibility of formatting text like in Stack Overflow's WYSIWYG editor in Thunderbird. Currently I am using Thunderbird quite frequently to send and receive code blocks, ...
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In Notepad++, when i close a file and reopen it, 4 space tabs turn into 2 spaces. How can i fix this?

This happens all the time. It screws up my formatting... If i make a tab 2 times (8 spaces) it will turn to one tab (4 spaces) and 1 tab turns to 2 spaces etc. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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Is it possible to change the font in Trello?

In Trello I'm noticing that a lowercase l (el) and an uppercase I (aye) look the same in a task. I'm starting to use an open source font called Source Sans Pro. I've tried changing it in my browser ...
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Simple document highlighting in Vim

I am looking for a filetype= argument that will format or color document constructs such as lists, headers and sub headrs. Particularly I want the filetype plugin (or syntax plugin) to interpret ...
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How do I compile word document reports into a single report?

I would like to take several word documents and collate them into one. I'm wondering if there is a way to use templates, form fields, macros, etc to streamline this process. We have several team ...
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How to define custom formatting (“faces”) in org-mode for agenda lines by priority?

I'm using org-mode 7.8.11 with Emacs 24.1.1 and I want to change the colors used to display agenda lines, so that e. g. all lines with priority "A" are shown in red bold font. I tried to change the ...
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How to format numbered lists pasted from Word into Notepad?

When I copy a numbered list from MS Word into Notepad, I get a large space between the numbers and the text. How do I get rid of this space, please?
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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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AppleScript to paste clipboard into current application

I thought this would be simple... I want an AppleScript that launches Plain Clip and then pastes the clipboard into the current document where the cursor is. My script launches Plain Clip (a ...
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How do I shift over rows of text in emacs?

I have a set of rows like this: This is a row. This is row 2. This is row 3. I want to shift them over x number of spaces/tabs like this. This is a row. This is row 2. This is row 3. ...
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Inputting formatted IRC text in Pidgin

What plugin or software is available to use Pidgin's native text formatting system to allow IRC messages to be sent with formatted text?             
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How to change the orientation of a single line (section title) in Word

The effect I want to achieve is shown in the figure below. In the example, it is achieved by a text box. But I hope there is a better way in which the structure of article is not "interrupted" by a ...
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retain formatting from source document in mail-merge

I have set up a mail-marge in Word 2003. The source is a document where each field is a formatted text as the following one: I have different pieces of text to insert. However, when I insert such a ...
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Why can't I 'justify' text that I have copied from PDF into MS Word?

I find it really annoying that when I copy text that looks good in Adobe Reader into Word, the sentences which are left-aligned by default won't change accordingly when I press 'Justify'. The only way ...
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How to set the displayed precision for a complex number in Excel 2010?

MS Excel provides a set of functions to work with complex numbers. When displaying real numbers, one can set the decimal places precision from the Format Cells dialog. However, it does not work for ...
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Typesetting the document which fits into marked fixed lines

I have to typeset the article such as that the output should be printed on the fixed marks that are 1.36 cm apart. In other words, the printing sheet has marked lines which are 1.36 cm apart. I have ...
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Dreamweaver's “Apply Source Formatting” is great - can you recommend an alternative?

I've never found a tool that works as well as Dreamweaver's "Apply Source Formatting", but I don't own it (and wouldn't choose to use it for anything else). I use Espresso on a day-to-day basis and ...
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personal .txt archive; utf-8 or utf-16?; need chinese and scandinavian characters; performance irrelevant

So I use plain text for pretty much all information I keep. The files are (or will be) used with shell scripts, emacs, vim, terminal etc. on OSX and Linux. It would be ideal to be able to use English, ...
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Word: Prevent indentation for first paragraph on page

In Microsoft Word, I have configured the first line of every paragraph to be indented. I want to prevent this for paragraphs that are the first paragraph after a header, and prevent it for paragraphs ...
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How to deal with LDAP attribute values having $ in them

Just beginning with LDAP and have imported outlook records into a directory. that look like this: Have also edited individual addresses in in the Apache Directory Studio any number of ways to show ...
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How to prevent Excel rounding numbers or adding redundant 0's?

I have a column of numbers that appear like this: but the actual value of the shown cell is 20130.153334 Other values have a different number of decimal places. I don't want to add redundant 0's, ...
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How to force vim to end all lines with a single linefeed character (LF)

As the title says, I need to force vim (in my case gVim) end all lines with a single linefeed character (LF). How can I do this? I'm trying to follow the standards for PHP coding, specifically ...
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How can I make the window fonts bolder in Windows 7?

Is there a way in Windows 7 to make fonts on windows stronger? I am trying to help someone figure out how to make text easier to read. I have already adjusted the text DPI, used ease of access ...
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Is there a clipboard manager that can paste neglecting the format?

I know there are bunch of clipboard managers. But I am looking for a feature in them. I want to paste (by using a different shortcut) without the formats. Because when I want to get rid of the format ...
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Custom Date Format in MS Word 2010

I have a date field in a Word document which was created from a template included with Microsoft Word 2010. The default setting for this field is to display only two places of the current year. I ...
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Formatting a tab-delimited CSV/TSV to force Excel to interpret value as a string

I had a followup question to this related post - Formatting a CSV to force Excel to interpret value as a string (not date or number) I was wondering how does one escape text starting with " using ...
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Creating and removing tabs in vim

How can I add and remove tabs in normal mode in vim? Also, how can I add and remove tabs in visual mode (like selecting a code block in a regular editor and hitting tab or shift tab?
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Strange Text Formatting When Forwarding/Replying To An E-Mail In Outlook 2010

A client has come to me with a strange issue. When she replies to an e-mail the text she writes will be formatted in the standard Outlook 2010 colour of blue. However, she doesn't want this to happen, ...
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Formatting a comma-delimited CSV to force Excel to interpret value as a string

Searching around for a while trying to figure out how to format a CSV file in such a way to force Excel to interpret the values as a string and not try and convert them to numbers or dates. e.g... ...
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Disable formatting in Eclipse

I found that when I save a .java file in Eclipse, it helps me to reformat any indentation and line breaks. This is very annoying. How can I avoid it?
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Firefox addon for managing text width

While reading, I prefer that the text width is "reasonably" small and centered in the middle of the window (just to make an example, pick a blog post layout or the layout of SuperUser itself, which I ...