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Alternate way to pull down Android menu? [migrated]

It sometimes takes me 4-5 tries to access my Android pull down menu on my 8 inch Galaxy Tab. On the way, I might click something random on the open app and it's very frustrating such a central ...
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Should I write what image is for a button [migrated]

Is it necessary to write what a button is if you have a picture? This is a very general question, and I think the answer to that would be: It depends how clear the image is. So my question is if the ...
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Windows 10 - UI Doubled in scale after laptop screen replacement

I had my damaged laptop screen replaced recently, however after the replacement everything in the windows UI is doubled in size. Everything is overwhelmingly huge now and makes it very hard on my eyes ...
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Can we change interface language for a specific user in Win 10?

I wanna change the interface language in Win 10 only for my account. All users must be Brazilian Portuguese and my account should be in US English. Is there a way to do it?
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How to re-enable directory content pop-up in file path text fields?

(For Windows 10 Home, so no gpedit) DavidPostill linked to install instructions for gpedit, but relevant GPO not found. In other words, I am talking about the text fields/combo boxes in the ...
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How to bring a forced Dialog box from a Windows Application to background?

often applications open a dialog/message box and you can't focus the main application until you closed the dialog box. is there a way/a tool to "unlock" such a dialog box to be able to focus the main ...
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Windows XP, classic theme, empty space at the bottom of taskbar, caused by language bar

I have to use Windows XP for work reasons and this UI bug is a small but constant annoyance. When classic theme is enabled, taskbar elements don't align with the size of the taskbar, leaving a few ...
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Chrome: recent history in URL autocomplete

I'm giving Chrome another try since it recently made vast improvements in its memory management and performance is much better than in Firefox. There are some features from Firefox I'm really missing, ...
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Is it possible to change direction for the slide pane (thumbnails) in PowerPoint?

Sometimes I use PowerPoint in "half screen mode" (windows and left/right arrow key). When I do this I have a lot of vertical, but not horizontal, space. To use the screen space more efficiently I ...
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Windows 10 make Android-like folders on desktop

I like to be able to see my wallpaper, so I want to just have one folder with all my program shortcuts on the desktop. However, it's not very slick to have to open up Windows explorer to access the ...
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Disable click-through on windows

Is there a way to disable click-through in Windows 10? Click-through being when you click on a button in an inactive window, it makes the window active and also triggers the button. I'd rather it just ...
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How to remove the translucent white theme overlay introduced in Firefox 44?

Starting from Firefox 44, the browser overlays all themes with a translucent white overlay. In Firefox 43, the theme you had chosen wasn't overlayed (except for the active tab in the tabs row). ...
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blank/flashing Windows user interface

I've got a strange behaviour that happens randomly on my Wind 7 64-bits. Basically at random moments, some stuff that uses the Windows UI starts to get blank or flashing. Below there's an image ...
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Progress Bar in Excel 2013

I have a training doc on Excel, with multiple sheets, showing multiple tasks that need to be done. On the home page (worksheet) I would like to show a progress bar showing the amount of tasks complete ...
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how to access my Billion 7800VDOX router web UI after having configured it in bridge mode (modem)?

Unfortunately the ip address I usually use doeesn't work. No reference in the manual or whatever. The router is doing its job as a modem (connected to a router).
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Windows: How change the view icons on the window lower right corner

How I can change, say Details View icon to List View icon and Large Icons View icon to Tiles View icon ? I've searched everywhere and found nothing about it.
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Need help using procmon to debug “Power surge on USB port”

Like many others, I've seen a power surge on usb port error message pop up on my computer. Tried the usual fixes including replacing usb equipment and drivers. No luck. However, I have noticed that ...
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Word / Office menus grayed out?

Somehow my copy of Microsoft Office Word (version 2013) has gotten in a bad place and all the menus are grayed out. For example, here is a screen shot of the Options dialog for example: Notice how ...
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Explain GUI-less to beginners

Yesterday I got asked: "why a server does not have a display?" and "why some applications have to run on the terminal, rather than having a nice look-and-feel UI/UX?" While I had my technical ...
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Showing Visio 2007 grid on top of shapes?

Is it possible to display the grid in Visio 2007 on top of opaque shapes rather than beneath them? For example, in the below screenshot, I'd like the grid to be visible even in the area of the white ...
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On Debin Stretch, LXDE doesn't scale-down some application icons

I use IceWeasel on Debian Stretch, with LXDE. While most application icons display just fine (including IceDove), the IceWeasel icon exhibits a problem. Very often (but not always!) the large icon ...
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What is the default username and password for the KUCAM 1080P 2.0?

I just purchased the KUCAM 1080P 2.0 Mega Wireless Wifi IP Security Camera, Night Vision, Plug/Play, Pan/Tilt, ONVIF with Remote Video Surveillance Monitoring, and I'm wondering what the default ...
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Can I somehow display git file statuses in sidebar in Sublime Text 3?

I've seen this cool feature in Atom, where in bottom left corner Git status is displayer (like which branch, how many files changed etc) and in the sidebar files that are created but not added and ...
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How to remove the “enable editing” banner in Foxit?

I want to read a PDF/A document in Foxit. I love reading in "fit page" zoom, and so I insist on maximizing screen space vertically, as missing vertical pixels result in a smaller rendering of the main ...
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how to send keyboard to the right host when sharing a keyboard among several hosts

I have two hosts (windows-7) running side by side. I use Mouse without Borders to use a single mouse/keyboard (using Synergy I have the same issue, so all here applies too). In each host I am ...
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KDE Plasma Alt-Tab behavior options - most of them are missing

I just started using KDE plasma (on Debian Stretch). Now, I'm a simple, old-fashioned guy... ok, that's not true, but when it comes to Alt-Tab I am. I just want the plain old Alt-Tab behavior - like ...
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How do I get rid of the page counter on the right hand side of Chrome's PDF viewer?

When I'm reading PDFs on Chrome, every time I scroll up or down, a little icon appears on the right-hand side telling me what page I'm on: It's really bugging me, especially if the article is ...
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strange behaviour with return/enter key in Brackets

I'm learning web development, but Adobe Brackets' enter key behaviour is a little strange in my opinion. What happens is this: I type <html like so: then once I add the remaining >, it ...
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Scroll to the right in excel formula entry field

I can't believe this question hasn't been asked, but I can't find an answer anywhere on the webs, so: There are lots of formula entry boxes scattered around in excel that are too darn small, and for ...
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Make Skype for Business less horrible-looking?

At my new job, we use Skype for Business (SfB). As a chat client, it works sort of okay (although there are things such as the chat history* that are too simplistic or harder to get to than they ...
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Why does the Mac OS X Finder append “ copy” to a filename when duplicating it but adds a number to it (2, 3, etc…) if it’s copied via drag and drop?

The title says it all. Not much of an issue as much as I am curious about some Mac OS X Finder behavior I just noticed today and if there is any documentation on this behavior. In this first ...
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Windows - applications lose captions, ability to respond to mouse clicks, context menus corrupted

This is a problem that has been a minor annoyance for some time now. I have seen it in Windows 8.1 and 10. What happens is that an application starts up and is missing some aspect of the UI. In the ...
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How can I disable the 'unmount' option for my second internal harddisk in Ubuntu?

Edit: it seems that this is a known bug and that it is impossible. How can I disable the 'unmount' option for my second internal harddisk in Ubuntu? My system consists of a 128GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. ...
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How can one turn off spellchecking in Notepad++?

I have 6.8.3; the solutions given here: How can one turn off spell checking in Notepad++? ... are for version 6.5 or so. The UI items mentioned in the solution are no longer present. That is, my ...
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Right clicking on windows logo in Server 2012 r2 brings nothing up and empty Tools menu in Server Manager

There is something wrong with the user interface on my server, when I right click on the windows logo (in the lower left corner) then nothing happens, no menu appears with the usual options. Also in ...
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Disable Windows 10 from asking for Live.com password every reboot?

Windows 10 used to boot without asking for a password. Then, Windows made me enter my "live.com" credentials in order to download one of those live-tile apps. Now suddenly every time I reboot, I ...
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Client Side Mouse Tracking Software [closed]

In 2 weeks we have a field test for our developed web application (company internal) and about 15 end users are invited to test our web application. For this field test we want to track their mouse ...
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Access Supermicro web interface images

I'm trying to change some pictures on the Supermicro web interface. I noticed that they are in http://IPADDRESS/images/ from right clicking and opening image, but when I go to that URL (/images) it ...
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Avoiding the “Replace?” dialog on Send To in Windows 8

I use a network share as a backup for work I'm doing locally. Every so often, I switch to Explorer, right-click on recently-edited files, and select Send To | Backup (X:\). However, since the ...
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Creating a functional MS Access runtime application

I have created a functional Access database Feuilles.accdb. I want several users to be able to enter information via the form interface I created without having access (hehe) to the tables and ...
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All text changed to symbols in Windows 10 - Emergency

I booted my computer and now this is what I'm looking at. It's like my system font was set to Marlett. Furthermore, certain apps are unaffected, such as Chrome, Settings, (most of) TeamViewer, ...
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Couple's Computing: Easy way for wife to get some mouse clicks in on my computer?

My wife and I... have a wall of screens. 1 for her, 4 for me. (It's unfair.) About 26 sq ft of screen mounted on the wall. So sometimes, it would be nice if she could just move her mouse over from ...
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I'm stuck with Youtube's new experimental ui (found non-flash solution) [closed]

For a long time Youtube has this new experimental ui: http://www.androidpolice.com/2015/04/12/youtubes-experimental-web-player-interface-can-be-activated-using-a-chrome-extension/ Which can be turned ...
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windows 10 UI Language

I am upgrading to Windows 10 from 7. The installation begins OK but at some point I am offered 3 options "what do I want to save". The first is greyed out and asks if I want to keep all settings, ...
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How to pin a program from a drive different than C: to the Start Menu?

I have several programs installed on another drive (F:\) than my system drive (C:\). On Windows 7 I had the possibility to pin those programs both to the Start Menu and the taskbar. I just had to ...
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Windows 10 VPN Connect Button Cumbersome

I installed Win 10 Pro and added a Windows VPN connection. When I press the network icon in lower right edge, I see all my connections including my VPN connection. However, when I click on it, the ...
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How to group windows during switching?

I like how different windows of the same program are grouped on a taskbar in Windows 7. It's very handy when you need to have many windows opened in the same time. But in a pane which appears during ...
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Glitch where some applications show white boxes instead of UI elements on Win 8.1

I've been having some issues with a couple of programs where some UI elements are rendered white. When I hover some of them become visible while they are animating or something like that, as you can ...
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Remove specific cookie on firefox

I am doing some testing of firefox and got myself into situation where I need some cookies to be present while some others to be removed. I could write javascript that would do this, but was wondering ...
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How to make router's log-in pop-up?

When I go to my router's log-in page(192.168.xxx.xxx), there is a non-HTML and non-CSS pop-up. How do I make it?