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Text box selection drag direction

Often I am in a program or web page and need to drag-select text in a one-line text box - say to remove part of a search query and replace it with another. What often happens is I'll select, type the ...
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Identifying WHICH textbox is being executed

I have a worksheet that has dozens of text boxes. A number of them execute the same macro while a number of others execute another macro, etc. I have five groups of text boxes executing five ...
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Word 2013 Textbox Margins

I'm creating a document and i'm using textboxes to create columns in it. However, the picture i'm inserting is always getting cut off and is unable to stretch to the max of the textbox width Example ...
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How can a macro be created to insert a text box pre-populated with text in Word 2010?

I am attempting to create a Macro to insert a textbox populated with predetermined text when a shortcut key is selected. I am able to record a Macro to generate the text but I am unable to get it to ...
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How to set Last Name equal empty in Skype? [closed]

Is there some way to set last name field as empty in Skype? I tried write   in last name textbox, but It is does not work.
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overset text doesn't appear by resizing text frame

I have a text frame in InDesign with overset text. See screenshot below: http://prntscr.com/4lgatf If I resize it horizontally (by dragging the right side of the box) then the textbox re-wraps its ...
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Can't get text box in Word to take up entire page

I want to create a text box that takes up the entire page in MS Word and have the text wrap above and below. However, no matter what settings I manipulate, there is always one line of text at the ...
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Word 2013 Textbox Clipping

When I insert a textbox into a Word document the content is clipped on the left side, like this: Some of the text isn't visible it doesn't help to make it bigger. Have any of you experienced ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Need to paste a column from excel into powerpoint- how to paste so they are individual slides, not one

I have a column of 50 in excel 2003. I want to paste it into powerpoint but it continues to paste as 1 whole text box. I need 50 individual text boxes. Is this possible?
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Include only part of a figure caption within a textbox in a table of figures in MS Word

I am writing a thesis paper with long figure captions. I have discovered how to use Style Separator to have only the first sentence appear in the list of figures, however, all my captions are in text ...
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Export an Excel chart and include a textbox

I have this code that export an Excel chart and it's working fine Sub ExportChart(ByVal fileName As String) ' Export a selected chart as a picture Const sPicType$ = ".png" Dim ...
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Moving cursor beyond shapes and text boxes I've just inserted

I've inserted some shapes and text boxes in the middle of a word doc. I'd like to go back and continue typing in the regular format, but I can't move my cursor beyond the shapes and text boxes I've ...
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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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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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Text boxes in excel disappear when worksheet is copied into new workbook

(Using Excel 2010) I am trying to copy a worksheet that has text boxes and paste it into an existing workbook. When I copy the worksheet (CTRL+A+A or right click-copy) and paste the worksheet in the ...
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Strange text-box placeholders in Chrome

I see following placeholders on every html form, in Google Chrome (my chrome version is 18 dev channel). What is that and how can I disable it?
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Ctrl+A (select all) does not work in some textboxes throughout Windows XP

I'm having a hard time with my Windows XP. Ctrl+A combination does not select all text in some textboxes throughout whole system. For instance it does not work in start->Run command window nor does it ...
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Dialog display with blank field assigned to variable in Mac Terminal?

I want to make a display box that has a text box that the user can enter a number into that will later be assigned to a variable. How would I do this?
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simple textbox, submit with enter, in autohotkey

i never write an autohotkey script with a GUI, so i'm a little lost about how can i achieve what i want. I need that after pressing a hotkey opens a empty textbox that let me write anything until i ...
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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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Save style of a text box MS Word 2007 or 2010

I've applied border, background and shadow styles etc to a text box and would like to save this so I can use it for later use. I cannot find how to do this.
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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. I would post a pic, but I don't have enough ...
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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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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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Is there a way to change Firefox's default textbox font?

Is there a way to change Firefox's default Textbox font? Because that option is not in Options -> Content -> Advanced. Like here: http://www.google.com.tw/
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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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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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Chrome : type in textboxes instead of selecting them

not sure what is happening but quite often i go to highlight/doubleclick text in a textbox in Google's Chrome browser, and somehow the textbox itself gets selected. I have to redo my selection so it ...