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Why is it so slow to open up a 50 MB text file in a GUI text editor?

I've always wondered why is it so slow to open up a 50 MB text file, either in Notepad++ in Windows or Pluma in Linux. I have a computer with 16 GB of RAM, can't the OS just put the whole file in RAM ...
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font is grainy on new monitors

I purchased two AOC E2470Sw monitors which had decent reviews. On both of them, the text looks weird. I noticed it when I plugged it in and compared against my earlier monitors. I have adjusted the ...
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Excel Text Import Wizard Default Delimiter

Within the Text import Wizard, the default delimiter is TAB. Is it possible to permanently modify this default to be a comma? Don't be tempted to think that this is a duplicate question. Neither this ...
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Text files encrypted / scrambled after data recovery

I have a bunch of important notes that I recently recovered using EaseUS Data Recovery Software from a hard drive that got over written accidentally (Xubuntu install automatically chose that 2tb ...
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Excel - switching names in a cell

I have a list of peoples names in one column, showing first names first. I want to sort them in alphabetical order of surnames. Is there a way of doing that without changing the text around, and if ...
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Text Substitution on a Mac

My question is regarding the text substitution feature of my MacBook Air running El Capitan. Are the substitutions stored in an editable file somewhere on my system? If so, where? If not, is there ...
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Print all files in a directory as text

I want to print all the files in a subdirectory tree as text files (its a bunch of code and config files, all text). I am using Windows 8 The file explorer does not seem to have a "Print" option. I ...
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Alt with numpad doesn't give the right special characters

Using Windows 8.1. Input: | Expected: | Actual: -------+-----------+-------------- Alt+1 | `☺` | Windows ding Alt+2 | `☻` | Windows ding Alt+3 | `♥` | CTRL+C Alt+4 | `♦` |...
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Separate numbers from text Excel (complicated)

I have tried to play with =RIGHT(A1;LEN(A1)-FIND(" ";A1;FIND(":";A1;1)+1)) functions. However I can't get everything work. For example: -Length: 11,1m separation doesn't work for me no matter ...
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how to filter text file on the basis another text file.

I have two text files . One is wordlist and another one is file to be filtered. I want to remove or delete all the lines or links from the file if the line has any word from word list anywhere in ...
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Why is text blurred when I rotate the screen?

I have a rotatable display which I tip up so that I can fit more code on the screen. However any text on the screen looks just the slightest bit less sharp on the rotated display. Can anyone tell me ...
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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 to create a web site link without the leading http://

I'm creating a merge document. My only remaining problem is with web sites. InDesign doesn't seem to want to create a link unless "http://" is included with the address, but the world knows that http:/...
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Paragraph alignment not pasting correctly

When I paste a text box from one presentation to another the paragraph alignment of the text box changes from left aligned to right. Is there a setting that is causing this? I am aware that I can ...
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Changing background in Word 2010 doesn't change some text

When changing a word document to display a black background ( changing the page color ), not all the black text changes to white. It happens on different sections of the document and even part way ...
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Moving Powerpoint callout pointer

How can I move the pointer (the diagonal line) in a callout in Powerpoint? I want the pointer at the textbox to point to the middle, not the upper third. edit: I'm using PP 2003.
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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 enable text copy & paste for vnc

I am accessing a remote machine by VNC viewer. Sometimes I find I can't copy and paste text from VNC viewer.
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How do I remove all Background and images except text?

I have exported a powerpoint presentation to the MS WORD. It has background color and texts in text box. I want to remove them all need just text. So how can i do this in MS WORD. Currently i have ...
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How to replace multiple spaces by one tab

I've some text files which contain some colums seperated by a various number of spaces, but instead I need one single tab as a seperator. Is it possible to do in Bash?
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Linux more, how to move to beginning of file?

How to show the beginning of file or show the exact line with move terminal command if I gone to the next page?
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Parsing a text string in Excel

I have the following strings of text in Excel cells and need to get the value with the "%" symbol. I have tried several approaches with FIND, MID, LEN, SUBSTITUTE, etc., but haven't found the ...
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Create a hyperlink from URL and title in Excel

I'm trying to construct a hyperlink from a URL and a name in different cells. a1 = http://www.example.com/ b1 = example c1 = <a href="http://www.example.com/">example</a> What I want ...
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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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Sorting Text alphabetically using last word before comma

I'm currently ordered to sort a list with ~250 entries alphabetically. Problem is: Not using the first word(s), or a specific column, but using the last term before the first comma: [li]title ...
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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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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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Vim syntax highlighting disappeared for text files (.txt)

My to-do list is a plain text .txt file that I load in Vim. In .txt files Vim has always coloured hash marks (#) and the text following them on the same line, which I use to mark out urgent to-do ...
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Dark Mode in Yosemite has dark text in Spotlight for Definitions

I always use Spotlight for everything (i.e. apps, calculations, and definitions) . My calculations look fine on Dark Mode but why doesn't the font text color change for definitions? Does anyone know ...
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Is there any way to select text in Google Chrome with a keyboard shortcut?

Is there any way to select text in Google Chrome with a keyboard shortcut? The intention is to first select the word that the cursor points to, then the surrounding sentence, and etc. For instance, ...
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cleaning up pdftotext font issues

I'm using pdftotext to make an ASCII version of a PDF document (made with LaTeX), because collaborators prefer a simple document in MS word. The plain text version I see looks good, but upon closer ...
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convert old Staroffice Writer 3 file to readable document

I have an old SDW 3.0 Document wich mostly only contains text but the binary form seems to have no plain text included ... also libreoffice after 4.0 does not support that in reading anymore in ...
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Excel (.xlsx) - Drop-down lists/tables - Include specific values/text in drop-down list selection

Say I have a column, "Names", of single and multiple names (where two can occupy once cell), e.g. Names Anna Bruce Charlie Bruce / Charlie Anna / Bruce Upon creating a table I am given a drop-...
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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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Where do I configure the default text selection behavior in Windows?

(eg. mouse click selects entire word vs. mouse click inserts an active cursor) I find the mouse click behavior of Windows XP and Windows 7 annoying and intrusive. I don't remember Windows NT being ...
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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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Extract One letter and three numbers from .txt files using Notepad++

I would like to extract from many .txt files a certain data in Notepad++. It has a lot of data in one file, but I only need specific... This is what looks like in a file: ©Q Ńü Vý 8 ź) €...
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Transpose text using Sed

Please help me figure out how to solve this using sed. Given the following text: Kerala 4222 8129 8163 8164 Delhi 8502 8503 8504 ...
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Import from TXT file but skip specific lines via VBA

I need to import from a TXT file into an XLSM file but skip specific lines. I have a text file that is being imported into an excel file but if the TXT file has more than 117 lines I need it to skip ...
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Script to merge a specific line of multiple .txt files into one .txt file

I have ~800 .txt files. I need extract the name of each file, and one line inside the file, and export it to a new .txt file. The line I need to copy will always start with "System Boot Time:" I'd ...
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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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How to create a multi-line node in Freemind?

How can I create a multi-line node in Freemind? I don't need any formatting, just wrapped text.
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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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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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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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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 ...