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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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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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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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Formatting a bullet list when text wrapped next to an image

I can't find any combination of list formatting and default or custom text-wrap settings where, for item 4, the second line of text lines up correctly - i.e. where the 'n' lines up with the 'S' as ...
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Vertical alignment problem in textbox in Microsoft Word 2007

I pardon as its not a programming question at all. But if anybody can answer this it will be usefull for me. In MS word 2007 I drew a textbox and entered some text. Then I right clicked on textbox ...
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Increase space between text lines in Photoshop

How do I increase the spacing between two lines (or leading) in a paragraph in Photoshop?
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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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How to turn off Emacs's auto line wrapping for the current session?

How to turn off Emacs's auto line wrapping for the current session? I normally need the automatic wrapping, but when editing a email draft, i don't need that. is there a way to turn it off for a ...
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Looking for a Mac OS X terminal program that allows line wrapping to be disabled [closed]

Are there any replacements for Terminal.app that allow the line wrapping to be turned off? By turned off I mean in such a way as to cause a horizontal scroll bar to appear? I've seen proposed ...
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Word 2010 - Shading paragraph background

I have created a new Word 2010 document and am wanting to set the background shading of a paragraph to a given colour (using the blue circled button). My issue is that when I have done so, the areas ...
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Notepad++: How to wrap selected text in brackets, parenthesis, quotes?

I'm used to textmate and I'm looking for an editor on Windows that supports this. Notepad++ seems cool, but I when I have some text selected and type an opening bracket it replaces the text with the ...
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how to make bash not to wrap output?

Whenever some command generates long lines as output ( for example, when ls -l a folder which contains files with long names ), the long lines are wrapped to next line, thus messing up the column ...
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Does any Linux X terminal update line-wrapping on resize? [closed]

The Mac OSX Terminal will re-wrap lines when the window is resized. Is this functionality available in any terminal emulator for Linux? I'd prefer to do this with terminals like gnome-terminal that ...
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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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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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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 ...
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OpenJDK JRE textboxes become read-only after window loses focus

I have had this glitch happen in the DrJava IDE and in the Arduino IDE. I can edit code and stuff just fine until I switch to another window and back. All I can do at that point is position the ...
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How can a paragraph be reformatted in Notepad++?

How can I reformat a paragraph in Notepad++? In UltraEdit I can select one or more long lines and reformat the paragraph to the set right margin (e.g. 60 or 80) by menu command Format/Reformat ...
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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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Add padding to bordered paragraph

How can I add cell padding (term related to HTML) to a paragraph in Word 2008 (for Mac). Here is a screenshot of how my paragraph looks: How can I add space between the border and the characters?
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Branding Acrobat Text Box as part of PDF

Acrobat Version: 8.1.0 After adding a textbox to PDF, Is there a way so that, TextBox can be part of PDF document? I don't want people to be able to change/move textbox context and I would like to ...
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Make WL Messenger remember the size of the input text box

Every time I (re)open a chat window in Windows Live Messenger (v2009/b14.0.8089.726), the input text box is scaled up to about 300 pixels in height, leaving little room for the conversation text box ...
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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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how to turn off line wrap in gedit?

I've been using kwrite for a long time and love the way I can turn on/off line wrapping easily. Now I'm running Ubuntu with gnome, trying to avoid any KDE at all on this particular machine. Gedit ...
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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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How to avoid wordwrap in powershell ise output pane

When I execute a command that gives huge output, infact it is log of a running server, I see that PowerShell ISE output pane is automatically wrapping the text to around half of the screen width when ...
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How to set space between words in MS Word

When I am trying to Justify text paragraph in MS word, random space is generating between words. How can I set equal gap between words and how can I change the setting of Justify
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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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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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Control autoshape corner rounding for rounded rectangle in word 2007

I have some textboxes in word (some containing text, others dropped on to text with complex formatting) I have set the autoshape to 'rounded rectangle' The problem I have is that on the larger ...
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How to disable line wrap in TextEdit

I can not find a settings in TextEdit to disable line wrap. I have found only wrap to page/window.
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Why can't I wrap text around grouped images in Word?

When I paste two images into Microsoft Word and I set Wrap Text To Square: and then group them so they stick nicely together, I can no longer Wrap Text around this newly grouped image. Any ...
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Indexing text file content with command line query

I take daily notes in a plaintext file labeled with date in the YYYYMMDD format. These files are no more than 100 lines long, and are written in a blog style format. I'd like to be able search these ...
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Can I do a “one-time” file content search in Windows Server 2008 without adding the folder to the index?

Can I search for files which contain a specific string in a folder if that folder is not in the search index? So, lets say folder 'textFiles' is not in the index. I navigate to this folder in Windows ...
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Efficient way to index text files

I have a series of text files I'm downloading from a Yahoo Group and I'd like to tag them and index them. What program will help me do this?
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I copypasted text from pdf to word , but it s not filling up the whole space(all lines) how do i make it “spread” over the page?

how do i make the text spread over the page? I copypasted text from pdf to word , but it s not filling up the whole space(all lines) how do i make it "spread" over the page?
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Deleting entire lines in a text file based on a partial string match with Windows PowerShell

So I have several large text files I need to sort through, and remove all occurrences of lines which contain a given keyword. So basically, if I have these lines: This is not a test This is a ...
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How to select a word with keyboard when the cursor is on or adjacent to the word?

It is possible to select a single word by double clicking on any part of the word. With only my keyboard, is it possible to select a word when the cursor is on or adjacent to the word?
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How to convert a text file from Shift JIS to UTF-8 and back from the terminal

In order to make this conversion I have to use a text editor. This is tedious. Is there an easier way to do it, like some program I can run from the Linux or OSX terminal?
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Images / Photos and text boxes jump to top of page

Images / Photos, text boxes and text boxes with images embedded in them jump to top of page in some cases and not others. "Control + arrow keys" have no effect. It is even difficult to drag None of ...
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Convert CRLF's to line feeds on Linux

What's the best way to convert CRLF's to line feeds in files on Linux? I've seen sed commands, but is there anything simpler?
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Text formatter tools

I make notes in textual format, for example ## TODO list 1. do this 2. do that ## SOMETHING ### ANYTHING 1. do this 2. do that Are there tools to change this text into HTML or LaTeX format? I ...
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Looking for utility to look for identical blocks text within a *single* document

I want to look for duplicate blocks of text within the same document. Tools like WinMerge and Beyond Compare don't seem to do this. Does anyone know of a utility that can do this?
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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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Embedding Text File (Link to text file) in MS Word

I have been trying to embed a text file like we can do with Word files. Go to Insert >> Object Check the box which says "Insert as a link" At this instance, there is no option for text files. I ...
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Dictionary-based text auto-completion in Windows (i.e. Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail client)?

Most programmer's text editors and IDEs have it, automatic completion of the first few characters (letters) of a keyword or function name. Also, most address bars or search fields feature this (like ...
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Utility for converting Shift-JIS encoded files to UTF-8 encoded files

My client has a ton of Japanese text files which are encoded in Shift-JIS. They need a utility which can convert these files to UTF-8. Ideally, the tool would offer both command-line and interactive ...
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Anti-aliasing Japanese text on Windows 7?

On most websites that display Japanese text, it does not appear anti-aliased in my browser, while Latin text of course does. Kanji is universially anti-aliased, which is somewhat understandable, but ...
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Is there a freeware program for editing the text stream of PDFs?

PDFs are a great archive format for scanned images, but Acrobat does not allow you to edit the text layer of the document (the part that can copy and paste from) leaving you with just the raw OCR. Are ...
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Restrict the user from typing anywhere else other than in the text box in Microsoft Word

I have designed a letterhead with a background, a header, a footer and a big text box as the box into which to type the letter. How can I restrict the user from typing anywhere else other than in ...