Pertains to the processing, import or export of plain characters (either ASCII or Unicode) from any language in written form

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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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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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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 ...
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Ms Excel 2010 Importing Data in One ROW and getting sum particular CELL

I am importing data by using .txt file to MS Excel and whole data is imported in ONE ROW. I want to get SUM of those values which corresponds to a particular Month. For Example :- Name Month Total ...
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Simple document highlighting in Vim

I am looking for a filetype= argument that will format or color document constructs such as lists, headers and sub headrs. Particularly I want the filetype plugin (or syntax plugin) to interpret ...
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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?

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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Substitute large numbers of files according to style guide

I'd like to do a wholesale reformatting of our tests, and I'm cleaning up some inconsistent capitalization. I'm thinking of using awk to do this, since sed falls a little short, and since I need ...
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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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How to overlay text on Adobe Acrobat pdf file?

I have an Adobe Acrobat PDF file on Macintosh OS X Lion that I need to overlay some plain text on top of at a particular position relative to the original PDF. Previously I have created a Microsoft ...
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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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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. ...