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How to get rid of text overlapping with the arrow buttons when filtered in Excel?

When filtering, my header columns are overlapped by the arrow buttons as in the below snapshot. How can I get rid of this?
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How to extract the first N words of each paragraph in a text? [closed]

Could you please tell me how could I extract the first N (e.g. 30) words of each paragraph in a text? Maybe with a regex?
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What does shiftwidth do in VIM editor

I read this about shiftwidth option on Google: To change the number of space characters inserted for indentation, use the 'shiftwidth' option. Ok Ok, but what's that more exactly? How can I try this ...
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System text background discoloration

I open my computer, hold my cursor over the wireless icons, the text for both Windows and Lenovo wireless preview has a blue and green background. Same with the right click menu (on the desktop), all ...
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Balabolka Text to Speech Substitute “Web Links” Pronounciation

The program reads out the entire web address for example it pronounces the ENTIRETY of "http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/ITCG/thread/0ac15d76-1491-404a-9bd8-a8401dac0078/" that's ...
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Saving a group of images from powerpoint as a picture, and the text is gone

I'm saving a group of images/text in PowerPoint as a picture for a graduation announcement. When I open the png file after it's saved, the text of the name will not appear. I tried saving the text ...
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VIM Editor: File Enconding and Line Endings

When saving files, these are my default settings in TextMate (Mac OS X): File Encoding: UTF8 (recommended) Line Endings: LF (recommended) How can I set VIM to save files with the same file encoding ...
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How to create files named after lines in a text file under Linux

I have a text file which contains a list of items (one for each line) and I need to create, in a given directory, a file for every entry in the said list; each one of these files should be named with ...
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Visio 2010 creating boxes around text

I recently installed Visio 2010 and spend a lot of time modifying diagrams. I have a large design with multiple colored text and lines in shapes. I can highlight everything and change the text to a ...
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How to Create a User Field that Displays the Product of 2 Other Numeric User Fields?

What I'm trying to do sounds very simple but I cannot find the way. Price × Percent = Down-Payment I already created the "Price" and the "Percent" numeric User Fields as variables but I do not know ...
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vim: modifying automatic textwrap in txt files?

I use the firefox plugin pentadactyl for firefox, which adds a vim-like structure to firefox. One nifty feature I found the other day is in textboxes you can use ctrl-i to open vim and on saveclose it ...
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Frozen text box in excel

I just learned how to add a text box to a cell and enable a scroll down bar as I had too much text in a cell (from this question To much text for an Excel cell). I created my spreadsheet and added my ...
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How to reverse text file in Windows

Please help me, how reverse/sort row in text file with batch in Windows? Example: I have text in this format 15/04/2013-07:10:30 lalala 15/04/2013-07:10:30 Text text 15/04/2013-07:10:30 1 lala ...
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How to grep a section of a file in bash shell

How can I "grep" the lines between an occurrence of some string1 and the (Nth) occurrence of some string2. e.g. if the file has line: A B C D E F G B C E Q I want to get the lines in bold (those ...
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All text files copied to my pc have encoding problems

No matter what their origin, if I copy/download a text file to my PC, polish characters are replaced by some weird ones. I've tried converting the files to different encodings, but it was not of much ...
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String variability generator: Forgotten password

There's a website that I changed my password on about 2 years ago, then quit. I know about 10 possibilities of what the password could be, and what I usually do is exchange a letter with a symbol, but ...
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Why is web text distorted?

On various websites text is distorted, this is happening in both Chrome and IE, but only to certain parts of text - the same page can show both normal and distorted text. See the two screen grabs ...
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How can I insert a line break over 100 times for a given text string?

I got this very, very, very long text string that consists only of e-mail addresses. It's so long that it goes off my screen several pages to the right. It makes it impossible to read. It looks ...
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Recover .php files from an accidental partition format

I'm trying to recover .php files from an accidental partition format. I've used a lot of software, but the results are the same, unreadable text that looks: Download full file.
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Trying to read a text file content and set variables values from that

I have a batch file that creates a text file with its output like the following: RESULT=0&SECURETOKEN=SmH3kciXiVkiwD0i70CwKYgAR&SECURETOKENID=2013031414280240&RESPMSG=Approved The ...
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Both Mozilla and Chrome are displaying half text

I have a problem with the text display on my browsers; My Mozilla and Chrome browsers display only the top 60% of some text. How can I fix this?
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How to parse a webpage into a text or excel file?

I'm trying to figure out a way to grab 4 - 5 lines of text from multiple pages of the same site, the information is always in the same place in the webpage. How would I go about getting that ...
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How can the data in this PDF be obtained in plain text?

In this file http://www.pnas.org/content/suppl/2010/12/10/1014060108.DCSupplemental/Appendix.pdf starting from page 5, a number of data rows are written. I need these rows in plain text format. How ...
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Which older DTP software has exported these bitmaps? [closed]

There's a lot of such full-page bitmaps (sample 1, sample 2) floating around the data-entry market. Apparently the software that generated these can export the bitmaps, but not the text, requiring ...
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Open .tdt files in Excel by default

I routinely use Excel for TDT and other formats. I've never had a problem getting Windows to open .tdt files in Excel by default; in Windows 7, it's right-click | Open with | Choose default ...
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How to convert ANSI colored text to PDF

I have a program that generates console output colored with ANSI codes. How to convert it to PDF keeping the colors? I need a unixish command line solution
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HEXtoDEC with Text ouput issue

I am using Excel 2010 and performing a hextodec conversion with text appended to end. If I have a HEX value of 00B60000 that is located in cell D3 and apply the formula ...
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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 to create text-shadow in Axure

My Goal Im using Axure for prototyping and I've created widgets which reflect my application UI. One thing I would like to achieve is the ability to add text-shadow onto certain elements, without ...
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Creating hotkey or keyboard shortcut for pasting specific text phrase in Mac OSX

I have a text phrase (actually, several phases) that I use frequently in multiple applications. I'd like to create a keyboard shortcut or hotkey that will paste this text phrase wherever I have placed ...
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Beyond-compare wont ignore line-breaks?

I have this comparison : I want those line to be treated equal. but it showes me they are different. I already applied those settings : What am I doing wrong ?
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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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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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Are there any tools for doing a text search within binary data?

This question is somewhat related to this so post: Searching text in binary data I am not looking for a programming solution that involves having to make a program to this. I was wondering if there ...
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Copying a .exe file'contents to .txt and changing extension [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to send an .exe attachment via Google Mail I want to send an exe file as a txt (literally write it as email content and send). I tried opening a new txt file and ...
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How to add text over GIF animation?

I have a gif animation and I want to add a caption over it. How can I do that ?
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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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why does an Excel column formatted as number lose its leading zero when the column is formatted as text?

I have to export a spreadsheet to CSV. One of the columns is a zipcode with east coast zipcodes that have a leading zero. When I reformat that column as Text hoping to preserve the leading zero on ...
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How to paste Excel data as fixed-width text?

If I copy data in Excel and paste it in a text file, I get tabs between cells. That's not good, I want spaces - and I want the columns to be aligned. How can I achieve this without a lot of effort ...
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How to link a page using live-template and text-data

I'm totally new in the field of confluence and i have a problem i obviously can not solve on my own. Building up my wiki i created a live-template so i can make sure every page has got the same ...
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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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Automatic replacement of expressions

Maybe this can be achieved through (extended) regular expressions, but I really don't know if or how. There seems to be a way to access "things that are found" by using $1, $2, … but I have no idea ...
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What's the best way to view lines X through Y of a large file?

I have a very large text file and I want to view, say, lines 2000 through 2010 (with the line numbers included) I know one sort of roundabout way of getting there: sc -l [file] cat -n [file] | tail ...
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Regex find-replace big file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a text editor for very big files? I need to find a text editor that can replace a regex in a 250MB file without crashing. I tried: EditPadPro NotePad++ Is ...
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How to copy text from Java program?

I am using a Java program called JDownloader v0.9.581 and I wish to copy the full file and link list from main scrolling window. JDownloader has no way to save the full list as a text file. I have ...
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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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Sort each standalone line alphabetically

I want to sort some items in alphabetic order, but in a very specifc way. I have, for example, the following list, each item separated by comma: monkeys, big dogs, cats pineapple, banana, orange ...