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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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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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Use two columns in Microsoft Word separately

I want to do a two-column layout in Microsoft Word, but instead of the second column being written as a continuation of the first, I want the two columns to be written separately just like they were ...
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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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How to make something like that with columns in MS Word 07

It's following after this question: How do I create multi-line tabulations in Microsoft Word 2007? I was told that I should make it with tables or columns. Yes I can make with tables but will it be ...
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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 ...
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Excel insists on formatting HTML

I need to copy around 15,000 rows of data from an MS SQL query to an Excel 2007 spreadsheet. Some of the cells contain HTML as plain text, and most of these include HTML tables. I want the HTML to ...
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Disable comma (,) in Excel Field

One of our Web Applications gives the users the ability to add multiple items to our database using a CSV file. To do this, they enter their items into an Excel template and then export to CSV. ...
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Formatting Latex in vim - issues with line breaks

I use vim's source code formatting features (the = key will format your selection and pressing gg=G will format the entire source code). However, it seems to not format correctly when it encounters ...
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Creating columns in OpenOffice.org Writer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I do two columns in OpenOffice.org Writer? How do I create two columns in OpenOffice.org Writer so that I can type in and easily move back and forth between the ...
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Why would RTF files created with Pandoc be opened as plain text?

I'm experimenting with Pandoc, in particular the markdown to RTF function. When I run the converter, the resulting RTF is opened in both Word and OpenOffice as plain text (where the text looks like ...
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Strikethrough in notepad++

Is there anyway I can have text with strikethrough style in notepad++? I use notepad++ for my to-do lists, and being able to assign strikethrough to the highlighted text (especially if it could be on ...
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Test Editing Revert to Standard Formatting

All the time I am editing emails or text documents and I copy and paste text from another source. This changes the the current text formatting styles to that of what was copied and it is always a big ...
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Prevent breaking of specified part of paragraph

For example, we have a paragraph: Quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog How can i prevent breaking the part "the lazy" ? I means, that this string will be incorrect in my formatting: Quick ...
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How to upscript text in Powerpoint 2003?

For some reason I can't find the menu that does that. Is it even possible in that version?
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Understanding Microsoft Word Formatting Behavior. Does anyone?

This isn't a question about how to do something (well, not directly), but rather an inquiry to see if anyone understands why MS Word behaves the way it does with respect to formatting from a design ...
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Line numbering per paragraph in Word 2007

How can I use line numbering in Word 2007, but for each paragraph? (By line numbering I mean the one from Page Layout/Setup, not regular list numbering) So something like this: 1 Lorem ipsum dolor ...
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Excel: copy cell formatting in equation

If I make an equation: ' on cell A2 =A1 Is there a way to make A2 have the exact same formatting as A1 and not just the value? i.e. I want a FORMULA that copies both the value and the ...