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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 http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1732348/regex-match-open-tags-except-xhtml-self-...
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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 to ...
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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: <h1&...
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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 ...
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How to fix vim textwidth during editing?

When editing files that I limit in my .vimrc to tw=80, when I come back to edit them later, the line-lengths end up all over the place. e.g. lets say for the sake of argument that this line hits 80 ...
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Does anyone have an original Word 2003 normal.dot file?

I'm running Microsoft Office XP Small Business which has Word 2003. I need to know what the Original Default settings were in normal.dot for Paragraph Formatting, specifically: Indentation: Special: ...
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Preserve indent space for wrapped line in Word

I like to print out my code sometimes, so I was wondering if there was a way to get Word (2007 for me) to automatically preserve the amount of tab space for the whole of a wrapped line. Interestingly,...
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Strange text-box placeholders in Chrome

I see following placeholders on every html form, in Google Chrome (my chrome version is 18 dev channel). What is that and how can I disable it?
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Tell Thunderbird not to truncate or wrap lines when sending email

When I compose and send an email (I always write plain-text emails) in Thunderbird, it always truncates my sentences and adds line breaks in the middle of my sentences. How do I turn this feature ...
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wrap selection around … in notepad++

Is there any way to wrap the selected text in ',",),},],> or around any symbol in notepad++? I have looked around all of the plugins but there is nothing similar to what Textmate or eclipse can do.
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How do you copy+paste text from the terminal to a web browser, and vice versa?

I was just wondering if there's a simple way to do this, or whether it's completely dependent on the terminal you use. If that's the case, then is there a standard that most terminals go by? Right ...
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Make PDF tables able to be copied into Excel? (InDesign)

My organisation is publishing data tables, with these two design requirements: Must be a PDF to preserve our brand style and formatting, for people who want to print the tables themselves to use as ...
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Undo saved file after close

I've lost a very important file, because when I'm working on it, and I decide to test something there, I've deleted a very important part in it, and then my PC shuts down, so now I have missing a very ...
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Formatted hard drive, forgot to back up a text file. How do I get it back?

I have already had the same problem before. On that occasion, I found a program that could scan my entire hard drive for string pieces so I could recover it. Unfortunately I don't remember the name of ...
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Formatted HD, forgot to back up a text file. How do I get it back?

I have already had the same problem before. On that ocasion, I found a program that could scan my entire HD for string pieces so I could recover it. Unfortunatelly I don't remember the name of the ...
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Firefox combobox search

There are sometimes comboboxes on web pages (also known as <select> tags) with so many options that it is hard to read them all. A solution would be a plugin or extension to search big ...
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How to Save a File with a Filename Using a TimeCode in Linux

I'm on a tablet pc (Lenovo X60) so my keyboard is not available all (most) of the time, AND I'm trying out Linux Mint instead of Windows. The main thing I'm missing is my AutoHotKey :( I need to ...
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In Photoshop, how can I create letters with a gradient?

I am trying to create block letters where it gets darker at the top of the letters like the image below. What is the best way to create these type of letters in Photoshop? I am currently running ...
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Text wrap messed in Gmail [closed]

If I create an email in Gmail containing: You can run this: command number 1 command number 2 to another email address, then the email comes through fine. If I then, still in Gmail, I reply to the ...
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Microsoft Word 2007: different spacing when certain style is preceding

Is it possible to prevent Word form adding spacing between heading styles only? For example, there is a Heading 2 style, which has a "Before spacing" of 12px, which looks fine when it follows a ...
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How to repeat each line of a file, from the Linux command line?

How to make a file like: one two three ... into: one one two two three three ... I'm thinking this must be possible with one simple Linux command. If my editor had block selections or macros ...
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Copy files from m3u to destination

I have a playlist, m3u extended, formated like: #EXTM3U #EXTINF:213,2 Tåst - (foo bar) /home/www/Music/Test/test 123 - test.mp3 My problem is, that it seems the line-break is encoded as '\n\r' ...
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How do I edit text as one of the layers, using GIMP

I have a PSD and I want to edit text which is one of the "layers". Can I edit the text or do I have to create a new layer and delete the existing one.
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What is the recommend DPI for high definition screen 19" 1920x1080

I bought an nice laptop with a HD 1920x1080 screen. The problem is text is almost unreadable, it is tiny. So I scaled the DPI (dots per inch) up to make the text readable. What is the recommend ...
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Prevent text wrapping in data table (Excel charts)

Is there some way to prevent text wrapping of long headers with no spaces in the data table of a chart? I was hoping to find a "Shrink to fit" feature, like the one that can be applied to cell values,...
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Excel 2007: Possible to Wrap Text But Not Split Words?

Is it possible to use the wrap text option in an Excel cell but not have it split words when autoresizing? For example, if I have this text in a cell "This is my column title", it would be okay when ...
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Any application to create images that contain text (like buttons)?

I am developing a blog and I want to put in title images like this: Can anyone suggest good desktop application that does this? It shouldn't be difficult to use.
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Are there any Google Chrome extensions for inserting Furigana over Kanji?

Are there any Google Chrome extensions or userscripts for automatically inserting Furigana characters over Kanji in web pages? Please don't suggest Furigana Injector, because it doesn't work and is ...
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Using QuickText in Text Box inside Excel

I'm trying to insert a Quick Text date (the date always shows the current date or the date the document is printed) inside a Text Box in Excel 2010 and am not finding any Quick Text options inside ...
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Can I search through text in a flash object?

I'm using FireFox 6.0 and I regularly use Ctrl + F to search through large paragraphs of text. Now every now and then I come across a website that is completely built in flash. (Horrible of course, ...
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Upgrade/downgrade quotes in Textmate

Let's say I have this text: "stringy thingy" Is there a Textmate command or bundle that lets me place my cursor inside the quotes, press a command key sequence, and it will automatically change ...
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Batch find/replace in text or html files

I have a large collection of html files (thousands), and need to change a single character that wasn't displaying properly on some browsers. Is there a quick and efficient way to do this?
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On a Mac, can I read a file written to a thumb drive by Windows?

If I write simple text files to a thumb drive using a Windows PC, can they be read later on a Mac? If so, can they also be locked and unlocked with a software program (not encrypted) if I forward ...
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How to render some text with given font file?

How to just render some text with the given font? Expecting something like: echo "The slow cyan snail creeps under the eager cat" | render_text --font ./qqq.ttf --scale=18 -o text.png I expect this ...
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Is there a software that performs a textual analysis on blogs?

My company is looking to create a PivotViewer visualization of a client's Wordpress 2 blog posts for the last 11 years. To do so, however, we need to edit the somewhat haphazard, incomplete, and ...
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Find/Replace Paragraph End (^13) in Microsoft Word 2007 Merges Paragraphs

I need to replace a target at the beginning of lines with something else. Without wildcards, I can say to replace "^pTarget" with "^pReplacement". With wildcards enabled, I use replace "^13Target" ...
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Screencasting with explanation boxes

I wanted to make a video demonstration of one software. I wanted to use text description instead of using voice description, a simple example of what I've explained could be this short screencasting, ...
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TaskBar buttons show icon but no text

I installed Windows Server 2008 R2 (but I believe this question stil belongs here and not on serverfault) and the default look is one in which the taskbar buttons (taskbar, not notification icons) ...