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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 ...
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Can't type into some text fields in any browser on Windows 7

I can't type into e.g. facebook's log in form with my computer. I hit my keys, but nothing happens. Special characters like č, ć, š, etc. work. Backspace doesn't, delete does. This goes for Internet ...
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Vimium-like navigation in Windows and all other applications

I used Vimium recently and was fascinated about its 'link hunt mode' feature. I wonder if there exists any tool like it in Windows such that pressing F would auto-assign a key combination for all UI ...
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Line wrapping issues in bash/php

I am writing a program that prints colored lines, and the more I do with it the more I find myself working around line wrapping issues that come up. It is a sort of terminal written in php, here is ...
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bash disable line wrap without truncation

I am using a template heavy library in c++ and need to understand the template errors. Reading line wrapped template errors is a serious pain. Is there a way to disable line wrapping in bash without ...
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Working with TAB or indent in MSWORD

What is the proper way to use Indent and Tab functions in MSword? Ever since Word97, I get into situations where pressing "TAB" key, "increase indent" key, or the top "slider" has constantly ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Terminal - Huge/Large text on each command line [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to change my terminal window prompt text? I have been using "Ubuntu 12.04" for few days now (no previous Linux experiences at all) and I have noticed that ...
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Read a Section of Lines from a File in Linux

I'm trying to export lines 100 to 1,000,100 from a file with 62 million lines. So far I've found this command: head -1100000 input > output But head does not take an offset option. Thoughts?
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What tools exist for generating “ASCII Tables”, if any? [closed]

Consider a block like the following: +-----------------------------------+--------------------------+ | In Baseline | Not in Baseline | ...
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I need to shorten text search

I was wondering if it is possible to search for part of a text string. For example if the following is in cell A9: [Agent Name & ID: Ted Simpson - 1008] I am looking for a way to shorten it to ...
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Keep lines together in Word; but the heading gets cut off

I recently found out about the 'keep lines together' option in Word, and it has saved me vast amounts of the worst kind of proofing. What remains are odd headings here and there in lengthy documents ...
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How can I sort a document according to a substring in each line on Win7?

How can I sort a text according to hashtag on Windows-7? I have a long text (.txt format) which looks something like this: Blah blah #Test 123123 #Really Blah bluh #Really klfdmngl #Test I would ...
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How can i remove <eof> characters in a text document [closed]

I am getting a error "Unexpected token "< eof >" "--- when I am running a query against a java based xquery library So I would like to remove the < eof> characters-- how do I remove those? I am ...
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Find largest value of integer in repeating string

I have a script log file that looks a bit like this: 2012-9-16 Did something Did 345 things Script time: 244 seconds 2012-9-17 Did yet something Did another thing 23 times Script time: 352 seconds ...
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Copy colorful terminal (emulator) text output and paste as HTML?

I want to write notes (in HTML format) when learning linux. When I need to note colorful terminal text output, I want the color of terminal text can be remained in my notes, eg: Note 1: Test The ...
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Sublime Text 2 - insert breaks to match current wrapping?

Is there an automated way to insert line breaks at every point where the text is currently wrapping? After this operation, no lines should be wrapped, but it should look visually identical.
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Live Linux Distro for text only mode

I'm looking for a linux distro where I can boot into it via USB, run a script on startup and shutdown. I need bare minimum, but I also need network drivers. Also need to save files across reboots. ...
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Create a hyperlink from URL and title in Excel

I'm trying to construct a hyperlink from a URL and a name in different cells. a1 = http://www.example.com/ b1 = example c1 = <a href="http://www.example.com/">example</a> What I want ...
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How to prevent Firefox from opening up too many tabs

I wanted to view .cpp source code in FireFox so I selected FireFox as the application to open it with and checked "always do this" but when I clicked the link new tabs kept opening up and wouldn't ...
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Windows - Combine multiple text files into a single text file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any command-line or batch cmd to concatenate multiple files? I have over a thousand text files which I would like to combine into a single text file, is there any way to ...
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Php reading a file with several lines [closed]

I have a file named file.txt that looks like this: Line 1 Line 2 Line 3 Line 4 using the command: $content = file_get_contents(file.txt); echo $content I get the output on one line: Line 1 ...
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Enabling limited texting on Kindle fire [closed]

My nephew is a voracious reader and his folks got him a kindle fire. They want to let him text (they have a wifi gateway service) but only with some people - a short list of phone numbers. Any ideas? ...
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Desktop text that's always on top and loaded from file pereodically

I want to have custom text printed on my screen always on top. I tried rainmeter software and i could not find option to load text from file on my system or in any other way. What i want to have is ...
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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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Importing first line of TXT files to a spreadsheet

I have 2000 txt files that I need to read the first line of (it should contain a person's name). Ideally I would have a spreadsheet/csv with FILENAME, FIRST LINE OF FILE
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Fixing Corrupted Text

I Have text which looks like this: supposed to undergo yearly cardiac exam in order to stay on transplant list. But, there are > patients who are missing important cardiac information. It is yo ...
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Need an excel macro to produce a formatted text file

I am just learning how to make macros and I found a macro that nearly does what I need it to do, which is output a text file from Excel. What I need it to do is output this in a .mhd format, which I ...
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How to make Thunderbird compose mail with “Paragraph” as default?

I'm trying to do the exact opposite of How To Make Thunderbird Compose Mail With "Body Text" As Default?. So my current default setting for composition is "Body Text", but I want it to be ...
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Using Windows Batch Files to Filter a TEXT File & Create 2 files: Non-Alphanumeric & Alphanumeric

Windows batch files to execute this task: I would like to read a text file in which the variables are in quotes and are on seperate lines. If the variable is Alphanumeric, then it goes in the ...
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What tool can I use for scripted text manipulation?

Use case: I often have to deal with bad input data from my managers - malformed XML, CSV or other text files. I have to maually edit them into a usable format, which I normally do using a combination ...
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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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create multiple files from single text file based on headings

I have what I think is a really simple problem to solve (preferably with OS X / *nix terminal tools rather than windows command line). I have a manuscript formatted in markdown with # (H1) denoting ...
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Less not scrolling immediately on long lines (xterm-256color vs vt100)

When I press 'j' in a text file with long lines, it won't proceed to the next line until I've pressed j 'n' times. So if I have a file: a b c d e (long line that displays as 5 lines on screen) ...
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How to calculate a column of sums or test inequalities?

Given 34-2 34-5 34-3 I'm looking to obtain 34-2=28 34-5=29 34-3=31 Or, this would also be helpful: given: 34-2=5 34-5<=34 34-3=31 I'm looking to obtain ! 34-2=5 34-5<=34 ...
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Append line length at end of each line

Given input: tree branch the desired output is tree 4 branch 6 What is a *nix available command that does this?
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Safari iOS soft wrap text on zoom in

Is there a way to get Safari/other browsers on iOS device to soft wrap text on zoom in with gestures ? On iOS devices, I tried Safari, Opera Mini, Mercury Browser, but none soft wraps the page on ...
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Is there any way to keep text passed to head, tail, less, etc. to be colored?

Is there any way to keep colorization of text passed through pipe | to head, tail, less, etc.?
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Hidden characters inserted after pipe (|) followed by a space

Very often, on my Mac, when I use the pipe (|) character followed by a space character, an invincible character will be inserted in between. This is especially annoying when using the terminal, as it ...
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Unicode text exceeding boundaries?

I've seen this before on youtube comments and such as well but what is this called and how is it done? I saw it here ...
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Text boxes in excel disappear when worksheet is copied into new workbook

(Using Excel 2010) I am trying to copy a worksheet that has text boxes and paste it into an existing workbook. When I copy the worksheet (CTRL+A+A or right click-copy) and paste the worksheet in the ...
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Adding file name as an additional column in a .txt file?

I have multiple .txt files that I am able to combine into one big .txt file. What I'd like to do before combining is have each file name be a column inside the .txt file. The filename is a date that ...
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Mobile phone simulator for development [closed]

I have a new software that I developed for mobile phones, to allow the user to receive text for a chance to win prizes, wallpapers, ringtones etc... I want to know if there's a software that can ...
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how to permanently change the default wrapping for HTML files in Aquamacs?

The default wrapping for HTML files in Aquamacs (Options -> Line Wrapping) is set to Break Lines (AutoFill) at 70. I can change it, e.g. to Wrap, per buffer (file). But this doesn't change it for ...
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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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Fix a corrupted text file

I had a plain English .txt file. After sending it via Bluetooth, the content is corrupted and has weird characters like : #šh‘÷ÔÈ Any tips on what I can do to recover the original text?
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What program/text editor can i use [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Find and Replace using different keywords Im trying to find and replace some stuff, i need to find and replace using the following terms in one file: (actually i need ...
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From the Mac OS X command line, how can I insert a line after a certain marker line?

I have an HTML file. One line is the file is white space followed by this text: <!-- insert new downloads here --> How can I insert a line of text after that line in the file, just from the ...
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Change text orientation to landscape in Visio

In Microsoft Visio 2007, is there a way to change the text in the boxes so that it is oriented in landscape vs the defaulted portrait orientation? If so, how do I accomplish this? The box shape I am ...
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Convert .doc or .rtf to clean HTML on OS X

When I export a file from Word or TextEdit, I get very bloated HTML, full of crazy style tags on every paragraph, so I can't even clean it by hand. The only information I want preserved is: ...
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Extract text from PDF with a right to left language

I'm trying to extract text from a PDF with right to left language, and the text is get is mirrored. This happens in Nitro Reader 2 and Adobe Reader. How can I do it so that the text extracted will be ...