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Disable wrap/increase width buffer

I have looked at the settings and the ConEmu project wiki but I am not able to find how to turn off wrapping or increase the width buffer so that the text written on the console appears on one single ...
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Looking for suggestions on how to arrange 7900+ lines of text in Calc

I have a dataset with the complete text of the Greek Novum Testamentum (New Testament); see an image here. Each line is one verse.  I will find the book and chapter boundaries with the help of these ...
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How to extract bytes from the middle of a file?

We are parsing some large EDI files that do not contain CR/LF. However, they do have ~ (tilde) as a segment delimiter. I am trying to extract the control record for the file and the last bytes of my ...
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How can I extract text (text only) from a PDF of sheet music?

I have a PDF book of sheet music that I need to extract the text from. I don't need to extract the musical notes or anything, just the verses of the text. I can't select one line of text by itself – ...
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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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Vim: wrap/indent/prefix mail lines with “alice> ” and “bob> ”

In a mail thread, Alice and Bob both sent me mail with incredibly long lines. I would like to send a reply that looks like this: alice> blah blah blah, foo dee bar dee baz, ho hum and then alice&...
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grep for “term” and exclude “another term”

I am trying to build a grep search that searches for a term but exludes lines which have a second term. I wanted to use multiple -e "pattern" options but that has not worked. Here is an example of a ...
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Vim ! before execute silent '!mkdir' what is it for?

Make new folder from Vim command line in Windows gVim In this with the mkdir command a '!' is added in front of the command. What does the '!' actually do?
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Export an Excel chart and include a textbox

I have this code that export an Excel chart and it's working fine Sub ExportChart(ByVal fileName As String) ' Export a selected chart as a picture Const sPicType$ = ".png" Dim ...
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what is the main difference between a file with .db extension and a file with .txt extension while I save both of them from a text editor?

What is the difference between a file with .db extension and a normal file with .txt extension , leaving the fact that a .db extension is for a database file and .txt makes a normal text file. I open ...
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Count deviations in two ranges of cells

Here's what I'm trying to do: Correct answers: A C A B D B ... Student: Answers: Score: -------- -------- ------ Charlie A. A D A B D C ... 4/6 George ...
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Can I get text wrapping with “Through” to completely surround an irregular shape?

I'm trying to get text to wrap around an irregular shape using the "Through" text wrapping option, but it can't seem to fill in space between two parts of the image sticking out of the bottom. ...
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Moving cursor beyond shapes and text boxes I've just inserted

I've inserted some shapes and text boxes in the middle of a word doc. I'd like to go back and continue typing in the regular format, but I can't move my cursor beyond the shapes and text boxes I've ...
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Removing Additional Spacing in Outlook 2007

Well, I have seen this question asked and answered dozens of times, however I have never found a solution. I am using Outlook 2007 and when I send an HTML message and CC myself, when I view the copy ...
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Name a abbreviated letter to a word

I wanted to name the the letters like PT or PIT as Pressure Transmitter or anything with P will be named as pressure and anything ending in T as transmitter. I want a cell funtion that can name all ...
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Bottom paragraph shifts to next page in Word 2010/2013

I have a doc with 1-inch margins. MS Word 2010/2013. When I type a paragraph (e.g. 10 lines) in the bottom of a page (there is no room for all the 10 lines in the bottom), Word moves the whole ...
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Want to wrap to 80 characters in Outlook, just like Gmail does to emails sent as Plain Text

I want to wrap to 80 characters in Outlook, just like Gmail does to emails sent as Plain Text. Apart from Gmail, this feature also works in Evolution email client in Ubuntu OS and Apple Mail in Mac OS....
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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 Source="Output/username/project/Content/...
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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. I'...
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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 do ...
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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) ...