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Validation is the process of checking a parameter against a specification to ensure compliance.

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MITM Proxy - Checking Validation of SSL Certificate Chains

I am attempting to check our Android app's SSL Certificate Validation. I have MITM Proxy running on my Mac and am using the Mac as a Proxy for my Android phone. I can see all of the Android's http/s ...
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Validate/verify PDF files integrity

Is there any tool which I can run on the PDFs archives (all directories) and finally it lists/identifies the corrupt/invalid PDFs? I have hundreds of PDF files (related to documentation etc.) on my ...
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Adding a null to google sheets cell validation

In my Google Sheet i have cells that need validation. Users can pick from the drop down list and all works well. My users also need to be able to revert to an empty cell. Ie going back to an empty ...
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Pasting Validation to Multiple Cells

I am trying to duplicate the validation contained in one row to all subsequent rows below it. However when I copy the row and then paste it into rows below excel is changing the source of the list. ...
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Opening dropdown box immediately on cell entry excel

I have successfully implemented cascading dropdown lists, where the contents of the dropdown are filtered by the previous selection, using an adaptation of Contextures Offset/Match method of ...
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Excel: Data Validation to make a cell required

I have an Excel file with Column Headers in it. I want to give this Excel file to customers and have them fill in a few rows of data. Several columns are required. but not all are required. How ...
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How do I verify an SMS came from the number which is in the From field? [closed]

I am wondering if it's possible to determine if any SMS'es I get that are suspicious, can be checked if they really come from the sender without actually calling the number and asking the person ...
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How to protect data validation to fail while copy and paste data?

I am using data validation on a column by a predefined list. but it can be easily fooled or bypassed by pasting (Ctrl+V) data from other source. So how can i protect to user can't enter wrong data ...
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excel data validation in cells wit

In excel I was wondering how you go about adding a simple list (data validation) to a range of cells but have the data validation list only appear if the adjacent cell is filled? For example a simple ...
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Enforcing format input into a cell

I need my spreadsheet to only allow users to input in the format hh.mm/hh.mm for their working pattern e.g. someone works 12.5 hours in a 37 hour week would only be allowed to be input as 12.50/37.00
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How do I efficiently generate and validate file checksums?

I'd like to be able to capture and validate checksums for large-scale collections of files, typically nested within a complex directory hierarchy. Does every single file need a checksum? Are there ...
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Can I force MS Excel table column to use the specified pattern?

I need to develop a tool that enforces strict format of some table. The fields in this table follow specified patterns like number:number (11:20. 2:00), agreed date (11/20/2012 but not ...
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Data validation - require nearby cell not be blank

I'm trying to create a "comments" field in a worksheet for error-checkers that can only be used when certain errors are flagged as present. (by writing a whole number in the relevant cell) I've tried ...
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Excel data validation formula

I have a table with an input column and have set up two tables with the allowable input values. The correct table depends on the value in a cell at the end of each row. To determine which table is ...
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How to acquire unique hardware ID of my computer?

I'm going to send my computer for maintenance. But the services at my place have bad reputation, so I think I better be careful. I intend to write down all the hardware ID, so I can know if they ...
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PDF to PDF/A converter and validator for .NET or Linux

I want to convert PDFs to PDF/A under either Windows or Linux. If Windows I want a managed .NET library (with a DLL, not installation). If Linux then the validation file must be readable for code. ...
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date format excel

Problem 1: I have an Excel Cell which has the number format as dd.mm.yyyy. I need to add limits to that particular cell, using Date criteria in Data Validation. In the data validation I set the ...
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Checking for valid document files

I need a simple way to check if my files are valid documents (pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, odt, ods, odp and etc). I can't use file because magic does not work well at all. For example, for ...
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How to ignore Eclipse validation warning “Attribute (…) is obsolete. Its use is discouraged in HTML5 documents.” in HTML and JSP fragments?

Create a html/jsp fragment in eclipse in a project where html/jsp validation is active and add <table width="80%"></table> You will get the warning in the question title. One can ...
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Getting ip error error in html validation

I installed firefox web developer tools when i try to validate page then i got an error. the screen shot of error below
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How to validate for a set of characters in Excel?

I'd like to make a validation rule that prohibits the entry of certain characters in a given cell. For example, if my search set of characters are ("/","&","%"), then I should get the following ...
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How to explicitly download 64 bit windows 7 update from a 32 bit XP box? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Offline update of Windows? I'd like to keep my development box off-net physically as far as possible having connected to the net only at installation. At present I use a ...
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(Internet Explorer | Skype) encountered a validation error

I just reinstalled Windows 7 with the debugged Service Pack update but every time I run Skype or close Internet Explorer I get this validation error that can be seen here: Does anyone know what can ...
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Why does Windows XP require revalidaton?

I am running Windows XP SP2 on an old PC for my families internet. Two days ago it prompted that I had three days left to re-validate Windows due to 'Significant hardware changes'. My issue is, I ...
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How to set a character limit and remove characters over that limit excel 2007

I have to provide a CSV file for a telephone system with names and numbers on for a directory. The numbers cannot contain any spaces, and the names must be 20 characters max. I have a list of ...
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validate .net installation

I need some tool that can validate .net installation (v2, v3, v3.5 etc.). I know that there is some kind of application I used it once. It validate all .net files and tell whether everything is ok. ...
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How to validate Torrent-Files? [closed]

I am interested in finding out if there is a tool, online application or method of checking for invalid .torrent files and fixing them? I'm specifically interested in tools that validate the .torrent ...
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Why wont my DELL laptop take the product key on the COA sticker?

I was given an old DELL 1050 Inspiron laptop and I didn't have the original XP SP2 CD that came with it and so I just installed with a copy of XP that I had in the house. During install I tried to ...
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Looking for a Linux or Windows command line .WAV file checker

I am trying to find a command line program (Windows or Linux) that can check .WAV files, to see if they are complete, with no corruption or sudden endings. While I have found several programs that ...
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Putting table name as a reference for the purpose of cell values validation

I want to validate cell values with the help of the simple list. But it turns out that it's difficult to extend this list without necessity of updating validation source range every time new value is ...
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How do I know if my Windows 7 Professional product key is original?

Our company Wants to buy 30 Windows 7 Professional OEM licenses. Somebody gave us some packages like this: How can I be sure if this Windows 7 Professional package is original? How many users can ...
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Visual Studio 2010 and HTML5

I have a couple of questions regarding VS2010 and HTML5: Is there a way to have validation for HTML5 in Visual Studio 2010? How can I have the nice "block" to collapse and uncollapse on new the ...
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Validating quality and sound of mp3 files

I want to check the quality and sound volume of all my mp3 files. Are there any processes to validate them in bulk? I don't want to open each file individually and play them to check their quality ...
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Validate .html with W3c if you set target attribute on <a>-element?

If you set the target attribute on a element it won't validate at http://validator.w3.org how doe one come around this and still have it validating?
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Problem with a document: Invalid byte 3 of 3-byte UTF-8 sequence

I am trying to utilize an xml document but am running into this error: Invalid byte 3 of 3-byte UTF-8 sequence My document looks something like this below but with more tags and content. Please do ...