The process of laying out text in a document for ease of reading. Including font, size, spacing, etc.

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Why MS Word changes character spacing in a document?

Apparently, MS Word changes character spacing for individual words at its will. I would like to ask: Why does this happen? Is there any benefits in this? In my opinion, it has no benefits. It even ...
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Create multiple paragraphs without manually adding the paragraph tags in Notepad++?

I have 18 pdfs in multiple languages with about 15 pages in each that need to be converted to html pages. The formatting isn't retained using save as so I'm copying the content to Notepad++. Is it ...
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How can I format as code in Evernote?

Is there an easy way to format my code snippets with line numbers on it? I've tried searching for it and they say that if I copy the codes in a richtext format then I can also paste it in evernote in ...
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Libreoffice - how to disable curly quotes? [duplicate]

I don't get it why my libreoffice puts curly quotes instead of straight ones. I'm using default English language, but still it writes curly quotes in a cell. But if write quote in for example find ...
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Excel 365 Find and Replace modifies column formatting

I have a column in spreadsheet set to 'text' format that looks like this: xxxxxx057483245 I am attemtping to replace the x's with another series of numbers. 42424242 for example. I go to find and ...
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Android Studio Formatting

I have been working on building the reformatting rules for Android Studio but I am having trouble with this sort of weird format that I like for switch statements. I like it looks like this: switch ...
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Find and high light all numbers in a certain range: MS Word 2013

Using Microsoft Word 2013, how do I highlight all numbers in a certain range. I already found out how to find and highlight all of a certain number, but this would be a big help. Example: I want to ...
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Missing the “L” shaped formatting icons in Microsoft Word

I am missing the "L" formatting (or maybe layout) things in Microsoft Word and don't know how to get them back. Below screenshot I found shows the missing parts in red circles: How can I re-...
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Impress won't save bullets or spacing

I make a nice neat Libre'Office Impress document. I put paragraphs on the page, with a quarter inch spacing after them. While I am working with the document, all is well. I then save the document ...
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Can I customize intellij's formatter to put conditional operators on the start of a new line?

Currently, IntelliJ (specifically Android Studio) chops down long conditionals like this: if (valueWithALongNameA || valueWithALongNameB && valueWithALongNameC) { } // becomes if (...
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Removing Line Breaks From CSV for Proper Excel Import

So I've created a batch script that outputs some text to a CSV. When I open the CSV in Notepad, it looks like this, which is how I want it. 173030,8,2793,2821244 173032,1,2793,2820692 173033,1,2793,...
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Excel - Copy cells without formatting / style data

I'm trying to copy a range of cells from an Excel 2010 spreadsheet and paste them into a table in AutoCAD LT 2016. My problem is Excel applies formatting information to each of the cells. AutoCAD uses ...
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Opposite font formatting

I remember seeing somewhere an option to set the cursive, also called italics, formatting in such a way that, when applying it to the selected text, the value of every single character changes to its ...
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How to get par formatter to not mangle paragraphs with non-space character prefixes, suffixes?

I can't get the par formatter to do what I want, specifically with automated prefixes and suffixes. Details: My .vimrc excerpt: set formatprg=par\ -w72reqh map t gqip This example input-to-par ...
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Send formatted text in Skype for Linux

Is it possible to use formatting (italics, bold, preformatted) in Skype for Linux as it is on Windows? How? I'm running Skype 4.3.0.37 on Ubuntu 15.04.
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Word 2013 - How do you delete a list of numbers at the side?

I have a Word 2013 document on my PC. I have opened a 36 page document (huge, word count more than 3300). I don't know why but there is a list of numbers on the left for each line. They are not ...
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How to make install Chrome extension for Firefox

I read with great relief that I can add strikethrough formatting to Gmail with the add-on described here—the description says it works with Chrome and Firefox. But the link in that post takes me to ...
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Is there a NetBeans formatter for eclipse?

My team uses NetBeans and has coalesced around NetBean's default formatting. Is there way to import NetBeans formatting rules for Java into Eclipse? There are a lot of Eclipse format plugins for ...
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How to break long lines in vim?

I have a quite big text file formed of blocks like Short line. Really long line. Short line. separated by empty lines, and I would like to use vim (on Linux) to break down the long lines and obtain ...
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How do you format an Excel date to represent >31 days with hours, minutes and seconds

Let's say A1 contains a value which is the number of days in duration. Example: 57.121875 That number represents the number of days. I would like to use an excel format which ultimately makes it ...
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Merge Multiple file using CMD

I have got plenty of *.cpp files in my directory. I have successfully merged file using the below command which i got from one of the sites online. for %f in (*.cpp) do type "%f" >> Merged.doc ...
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Equation or proper indexing in Microsoft Visio 2013

I am using Visio 2013 and I am trying to properly add an index to a variable c' (label of a square element) so that it is below the '. This is possible in Word 2013 using an equation, however I cannot ...
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Outlook 2010 calendar appointment - format text as HTML

Is there any way to create a calendar appointment or meeting request in Outlook 2010 and format the text as HTML (rather than Rich Text/RTF which seems to be the default)? When I create a new email ...
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How do I format a MAC address to be separated by colons?

In Excel 2013, I'd like to take the following MAC addresses and create a custom format mask to put colons separating every two characters. 80BE05AF20E0 C0F2FB0326E2 80BE05C52449 I've tried ...
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Manually editing Excel worksheet, need my edits to save as written in .csv without reformatting back

Here is my issue: I have exported about 2000 records from a database to manually clean up the dates attached to them. (It appears that someone exported these records before, then re-imported them ...
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Keep Rich Text Formatting in PDF text box

hopefully a quick question for you. I have a PDF that has printed lines, and I need to use a multiline text box to store all of the information. Using RTF, I found that a spacing of exactly 18 looks ...
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Table is malformed when opening IBM Notes documents

We have an IBM Notes client application where users store all kind of rich text information into notes documents, mostly it is pasted email conversations and some attachments. this is working fine in ...
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Excel formatting: how to format time periods?

I would like to format a time period like: 10:00 - 16:00 How do I? And can I do it without dates?
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Converting date Jan-12 2015 10:51AM to Date format for Sharepoint use

I have a date that imports into Excel from an external source as Jan-12 2015 10:51AM, but is not a friendly date format for coping into Sharepoint 2013 datasheet. How do I convert this in Excel so we ...
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MS Word 2010: Vertical line to paragraph

I have a timeline of events in my CV, where each event is described by a single paragraph. Some paragraphs are logically enclosed by others (such as an internship during studies), which I want to ...
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Double spacing in received emails while using Outlook

Using Outlook 2013 for composing an email, I see that the received email has double spaced. The reason that why Outlook generates such HTML message is explained in various websites, such as How to ...
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Open Office Calc - Stop date autoformatting

When I paste raw data into calc some of it converts to a date automatically (it is not date data, it simply contains a hyphen). This data is then lost because if i turn it back into text I get an ...
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How does Outlook determine if there are extra line breaks?

Outlook 2010 (32-bit) / Windows 7 I have a scenario where a plain-text email message is being interpreted incorrectly by Outlook and formatted strangely. On all other email clients, the message ...
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Word document page numbering

I have a Word 2013 (.docx) document and for some reason the page numbers have gone a bit loopy. I have a title page and then the main content. I have the following settings; In page number settings ...
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How can I let folder names display bold in Console2?

I am developing in Windows and am an active user of Console2. Is it possible for me to have my folder names show up in bold as opposed to being similar in formatting with my other files? Audtion ...
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LibreOffice Writer: Inserting a figure into a two column document

I edit a two column document in LibreOffice. I need to to add a figure (frame?) with a program listing. I want it to be of the width of two columns. I can make it either the width of a column (what ...
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keeping the formatting on a fillin field

I created a Word 2013 template, with a fillin field with references ({SET module {FILLIN "What Module do you want to install?"\o}}). Some of the reference locations have underlined formatting {REF ...
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How can I alphabatize the word TRUE in excel?

When I type the word TRUE in an excel cell, it centers it and when I try to alphabetize a column which includes TRUE it puts it at the bottom. How can I make excel treat the word true just as a word?
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How to use DATEVALUE with diffent locale setting without changing system settings

I have an Excel column that uses US date format, i.e. MM/DD/YYYY, but is a text column. I need to convert it to the date column for which I'd normally use the DATEVALUE() function. However, because my ...
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Is there anyway to format negative numbers in red in a table in Powerpoint 2010?

I have tables of data and I want the negative numbers to show up in red (similar to what you would do in Excel). Does powerpoint have this capability?
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Formula does not show superscript character

I have a formula which I want to show a result which includes a superscript character, but I cannot get said character as superscript. Normally I would just enter text into a cell and I can select ...
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Word Math formatting

I'm unsure of the correct terminology so I will have to use images to describe what I am after. If I have an equation with multiple steps, I want to format it to keep the equation in line over ...
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Can a browser apply coumns to text without columned html?

I would like my browser to take text served as one column and make multiple columns for easier reading. Ideally I'd like to continue using Firefox in either Windows 7 or OpenSUSE 13.1, but am open to ...
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How to make endnotes with brackets in Word?

In a Word document, I insert endnotes, that go at the end of the document. How can I have the endnotes with brackets [1] like this [2] ? I have Office Pro Plus 2010.
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Formatting data with regular expressions?

I wanted to format numbers all being exactly 8 digits long to to strings formatted like german date. E.g. 15081997 -> 15.08.1997 01012014 -> 01.01.2014 99999999 -> 99.99.9999 00000000 -> ...
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choosing first tab char of line in .txt file and repalce it by new line char in notepad++

I have a .txt file like this: ali is a writer ahmad is an instructor Note: Space between words are created by Tab and need to change it to this form: ali is a writer ahmad is an ...
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Utility to format text file into fixed width for Readme file

We have a number of plain text, MS word, and pdf documents that we want to be formatted in fixed width / fixed cols format in a plain text file, similar to many readmes found out in the wild. I have ...
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Centering a line of text in MS Word, but only centered about a portion of the line

I have a table whose column entries I would like centered, like in this link: However, I want all the numbers to be beneath each other, like this: The only way I could get it to look proper is ...
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How to space or control the line numbers in Notepad++

I am doing some data entry and each entry has about 5 or 6 lines. I would like each data entry to be labeled per the line numbers in notepad. Here is an example image. In this image I would like ...
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Can I create different versions of a heading format in Word 2013?

I'm creating a rather large document and I'm doing my best to use best practices by employing Word's styles to keep all of my formatting consistent. I'm running into one issue, though: I need some of ...