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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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converting new lines to new paragraphs [on hold]

how do I convert 'new line' (shift+enter) characters into 'new paragraph' (enter) characters in the whole document? either in word or apache writer notice: when I type enter in a document as it is, ...
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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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4answers
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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 ...
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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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4answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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 ...
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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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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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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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1answer
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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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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 ...