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

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extract specific line from multiple text files

I have around 25 000 text files where I want to extract a specific line (255) and create a new text file with the file name the line was extracted from and the content of the line (IMDB ratings) File ...
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Looking to create a batch file capable of editing a line (or word) in a text file

I have a text file (...\config.txt) containing 2 lines which looks like: Preamp: -4 dB Include: surround.txt I need to change "surround" to "headphones" in that config file. I really need to make 2 ...
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chrome doesn't display texts properly.. again

On some web pages, chrome doesn't display texts properly.. like first picture. Those two screenshots are the same content. The difference is that which thumbnail the cursor is on. I set all ...
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Batch file merge two text files

I have two text files and I need to merge them like this: text file 1 [][][] [][][] text file 2 ****** ****** ****** output ****** [][][] ****** [][][] ****** I have already looked ...
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Ms-dos 6.22 not letting me save a file via edit program

I can't seem to save a file from the edit command on MS-DOS I have 3 directories: A B R I am running MS-DOS from VirtualBox (Could this be affecting it?) When I attempt to save the file on the A ...
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How can I return larger-than-normal UI text to its original size? [duplicate]

A couple days ago, text and buttons in title bars, menu bars, context menus, and even file names in explorer (and on desktop) became about 40% larger than they were before. I'm not sure what caused ...
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I've downloaded some files with Chinese filenames that look like gibberish on my Mac. How do I make it so they're viewed as Mandarin?

I read somewhere about text encoding but I don't know how to do that for file names. It seems like there's only aid to fix that for webpage content or file content. Please help - thanks!
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Efficiently stripe incoming one-word lines onto columns?

Consider a stream of one-word lines such as the stdout of $ echo foo bar baz quux xyxxy thud | tr ' ' '\n' foo bar baz quux xyxxy thud I say "one-word" to indicate there is no whitespace other than ...
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Filtering specific text from log file

So I have a log file from Twitch chat and I want to make a word cloud, to do this I only want the texts after their name eg. [Jun 01 2015 02:23:58 UTC] swimsphinx: test1 [Jun 01 2015 02:24:15 UTC] ...
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Need to create a bash script for ip filter

I have two files with multiple IP address and i want to fine those ip which in not in second file. file one has 1.2.3.4 4.5.6.7 and file two has 117.239.57.130 117.239.58.226 103.248.120.245 ...
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Text asking me to verify if my email is using IE on Windows 7

I just received a text asking me to put in a verification code if my email address is using IE on Windows 7. Why would I receive this?
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Libre Office Writer : Date to Text-Date

here is what I want to create: A document/macro that reads the current date (which is easy) and transforms the date e.g. 2015/12/17 into text like this: the seventeenth day of the twelfth ...
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how do I change the colour scheme on PuTTY?

I'm using PuTTY to SSH from my PC at home to Linux computers at work, but some of the text (folder names) is dark blue on black, which is almost impossible to read. How do I change the colour-scheme? ...
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How to select all text quickly in a Tera Term Pro window?

I am using Tera Term Pro version 2.3. I am hoping to select all then [Alt+C] to copy. I tried using [Ctrl+A] or [Alt+A] but it doesn't work. There is no "Edit > Select All" menu option. I have no ...
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Omnigraffle paste creates a list

Editing a text area and hitting Command+V doesn't just paste the text, it turns the entire text block into a numbered list. I've spent hours now and can't figure out how to fix Command+V to just be a ...
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Extract text from every three lines using Windows

I have a HUGE text file with details of my site users. (11GB+). It's built like that: Email: example@gmail.com Address: 1blahblahblahblah (Bitcoin Address). Password: blahblahblah Each of the ...
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Loop text that wipes left to right using FFMPEG drawtext filter

I have the following FFMPEG command which correctly wipes text across the bottom of a video. ffmpeg -y -i test_small.mov -acodec libmp3lame -vcodec libx264 -pix_fmt yuv420p -b:a 192k -b:v 1400k -ar ...
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Pulling dollar amounts from DoD Contract Awards

I'm going through Department of Defense press releases (here) looking for dollar amounts greater than $500 million. Each document is between 1,000 and 15,000 words, with dollar amounts inline with ...
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AutoIt: Get text from inside a Windows Metro app

I'm automating a Windows Metro app and need to read some text that it returns. I've tried using the "AutoIt v3 Window Info" utility to inspect the application but it's unable to see the text. What ...
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Russian characters instead of English characters?

So i downloaded these files from Bulgaria. They are the english version of the demo files for a programming tutorial. I noticed that when i try to rename the folders, each keystroke results in ...
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How can I merge two seperate two-column sections?

By highlighting my text, I determined the flow of text in my template document (the red numbers indicate the sequence in which the text flows): However, I want the text in the first page to flow ...
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In Notepad++, how do I split long lines in several rows?

I usually use Notepad++ for programming, but recently I started doing some writing in it as well. Writing usually involves long paragraphs with no line breaks, and currently those are displayed in ...
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How to send rich text to the clipboard from command line?

How can I send html to the clipboard as rich text from a script? My end goal is create a script so I can paste content from a source file into an email, but I want a general answer for pasting into ...
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What software can I use to invert txt list IP-ranges? (not a reverse DNS lookup)

This is a blocklist, but I want to have only IP in the list to be allowed. instead of: 1.2.3.5-1.2.10.20 2.2.3.5-3.2.100.20, i need: 0.0.0.0-1.2.3.4 1.2.10.21-2.2.3.4 3.2.100.21-255.255.255.255. ...
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Unicode text lost when saved as ANSI

When I saved a text file using a notepad with ANSI, I lost all of the information since it became all question marks. Is there a way to convert it back to Unicode to retrieve the text?
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A guest Linux system sees a text file as binary with ls

I am copying a simple text file to a guest Linux system on VirtualBox through shared folders, but after the copy, the VM seems to think that the file is a binary (it shows up green in ls): Is there a ...
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Recover the text from a notepad dump file

I was typing in notepad I then clicked save and it hanged so I went to task manager and clicked on the hanged process of notepad.exe "Create Dump File". I never got to save my .txt file ony the .dmp ...
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How to download text version of website?

How can I download the text version of a website? I need to do that using http raw protocol, e.g. telnet. However, I have no idea. Any hint?
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Why does “U0001f60e” come up in various online text?

I’ve seen this a worrying number of times as of late, people will write a comment and it'll end in U0001f60e or I’ll just be reading an article and U0001f60e appears in it at seemingly random points. ...
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What is a simple way to prepend a UTF-8 character to a text file using cmd?

Something like: echo \ufeff > output.csv type input.csv >> output.csv Where \ufeff is the UTF-8 BOM, and input.csv is a UTF-8 text file. How do I indicate a UTF-8 character in cmd?
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in linux using bash how can I split a text file based on percentage

I have a problem where I need to split files based on some arbitrary percentage. If I have 100 lines I need to have the file split by a 70 % / 30 %. The split program in linux does not give me the ...
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Illustrator CS4 - Text Box Moves When Adjusting Bounding Box

Adobe Illustrator CS4 I'm having a weird problem that I can't find the solution to. I make a text box manually to fill with text. I typically like to size it so the text is snug within the bounding ...
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Windows 7 cmd.exe “text mode” with Alt+Enter?

In XP, I can go to text mode in cmd.exe with alt+enter. This is when it goes full screen (no windows, no graphics - it uploads a raster font to the hardware). No longer works in Windows 7. What ...
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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 do I get rid off Babylon's text suggestions in Microsoft Word 2013?

I have tried all the suggestions and none of them seem to work - eg: C:\Program Files\Babylon\Babylon-Pro\Utils and it wont let me remove it from Word Options\Add ins. It is really annoying and ...
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prevent connector routing when elements placed on top of them in MS Visio 2007

Is there any chance to prevent MS Visio (preferably 2010) connectors from routing when a text block is placed on top of it? I want to achieve the effect as if the text block is on the upper layer, ...
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text not showing in windows 7, start button not working [duplicate]

i'm facing some problems in windows7 such as: in desktop i can see the icons, but there is no text under them.(i can click on them and launch/open them) when right click from mouse, there is no ...
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Is there a way to open a website URL from a text file that lists 600+ URIs via a batch file?

How could I write a Windows batch script that could allow me to open an URL, with a browser—Firefox or Chrome—from a txt file containing all the URIs? The point is: I would like the script to open ...
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How to combine sections of text, line by line

Is there a way (in Microsoft Office, Notepad++, etc), to combine multiple sections of text, line by line, so, for example, my text would changes from this: section 1, line 1 section 1, line 2 ...
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Why do text editors think this file is UTF-8?

I have two text files, which I'm giving download links to rather than a pastebin to preserve their contents precisely: field1.txt field2.txt Both of these text files consist only of spaces, ...
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Substitution in text file **without** regular expressions

I need to substitute some text inside a text file with a replacement. Usually I would do something like sed -i 's/text/replacement/g' path/to/the/file The problem is that both text and replacement ...
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Where is the Text Transform option for curving text in Microsoft Word?

I have looked at the following question: How to curve text in Word 2010? Following the answer, I inserted a WordArt object. The answer said to look at Text Effects → Transform, but I can't find ...
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Join split lines with specific character at the end of line

I have to join two lines. One of them has point end of it to the previous one in whole text example: line1:hello line2:goodbye. I need to change it to: line1: hello goodbye. I have to remove ...
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Most universal method of storing raw text? [closed]

What’s the most universal method of storing raw text? What I mean is, if I have some text, lets say “ABC,” and I stick that text into Microsoft Notepad it will encode the text using ANSI by default. ...
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How to recover pixelated text from JPEG image with Photoshop?

I've got a JPEG image with text on it (badly scanned document), which is hardly readable. I have already played around with the sharpen filters, contrast, levels and the color replacement tool, with ...
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Troubleshooting Text Not Displaying Properly - Java Applets / Pop-Ups

I'm having trouble troubleshooting a display issue I'm seeing in some pop-up windows, and it seems to be Java related. I'm on the latest JRE (no new updates available from java update), have tried ...
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Removing lines in text document that end the same

We have a script that downloads a list of domains for our squid box to block, but we keep getting warnings like the following: 2015/03/02 17:08:47| WARNING: You should probably remove '.artnau.com' ...
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Formula or function to change part of a text string color not using conditional formating

I have a shape I am using to highlight text. The text is using a formula to get a set of text from the spreadsheet . I need a single word to be a different color than the rest of the text string. ...
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What is the syntax of this text chunklet? [closed]

Canyou help me with this syntax? It start like: {kätkö\son\spiilotettu\sLinnainmaalle.\t\t\sfbhfiozönbiou(gseii¤hghioöghi/ejihohnbishgui ...
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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