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Win 10 pinned apps starting effect (in taskbar) like that in Win 7?

In Win 7, if you click your app pinned on taskbar, a glowing rectangle will appear around the icon until the app started, then expand to normal task band. The glowing rectangle thing acts as a ...
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GIMP photo effects

Is there a function on GIMP that will "Kaleidoscope" an image or fractalize, it if you will. I want to be able to do this to my photographs. I used to be able to do it on PrintShop Pro but the ...
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How can I automatically load visual effect settings?

So... In Windows I want to be able to load in this configuration of Visual Effects: via command line/script I also need this to work on Versions of Windows with different language packs which ...
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Powerpoint 2013 - Change font size effect

Is there a way I can change the font size using animation in MS Power Point 2013? Grow/Shrink is terrible, it pixelates and mess up the line tab. I think it was possible to do in previews version, ...
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Keep smooth desktop slideshow transition without other animations in Windows

I like to disable animations in Windows at work because it feels a lot lighter and faster, so I have the following configuration: However, I also have multiple wallpapers that change every hour (...
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Windows 7 visual effects explanation [closed]

I am trying to remove visual effects that are not necessary, so I am trying to understand what each effects does so I can decide if I should keep or remove it. I haven't been able to find a ...
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fade in png with transparency into an mp4 video

I am trying to overlay a png file with transparency into an mp4 video the original video is 20sec and I want to overlay the transparent png from 00:10 to 00:20 of the original video, with the 00:10 - ...
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Changing Visual Effects settings through command line

Is there a way to change/modify the Visual Effects settings via command line? For example, I want to control (enabling and disabling) on Animate windows while minimizing and maximizing option from ...
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No shadow under windows

i am currently running a windows 7 ultimate on my pc. Yesterday i upgraded my Bitdefender 2014 to 2015 version, and after that i found that there is no shadow showing under my windows(border) or ...
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CLI programs that show “Hacker-like” terminal output [closed]

Maybe a strange request, but I am looking for Linux terminal programs that constantly spew out random but "important looking" text, just the way they do in Hollywood movies. You know, like ping www....
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changes in Visual effects in windows 7 by changing registries are being applied but not showing in the performance options

I have disabled all the visual effects of windows 7 by changing registries as per instructions that I saw on this page: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1908-visual-effects-settings-change.html?...
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How do I double the speed of the Start Screen effects in Windows 8?

When I say double the speed, I mean make the effects happen twice as fast. I only want the Start Screen effects to be modified, however if I had to modify all effect speeds that'd work too. The ...
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Stopping Windows from showing “ripple” effect when clicking with digitizer pen?

I have a Wacom digitizer with pen and Windows 7. Whenever I push down with the pen on the digitizer plate to click, Windows shows a "ripple" effect (an expanding, semi-transparent circle) where I ...
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Is it possible to remove the fade effect between login?

I'm basically asking this question: When I press Win+L, the “Locked” screen (with the password prompt) appears immediately. That’s nice, but not terribly important: I’m probably leaving the ...
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32bit Video Special Effects software for Mac OSX (Snow Leopard or Lion)

I'm about to get a Mac Mini (2.3GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5) which I'm pretty sure is 32bit (I'm really not sure) and want to be able to do basic video and audio editing on it. If it IS 32bit, then ...
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Windows are stuck stretching

I just updated to the new Ubuntu version. I have the different things I'm working on each in a different workspace. Sometimes, when I switch windows (using the new floaty bar on the left), my ...
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How to show window contents while dragging in Windows Server 2008 R2 for non-admin users?

I followed the instructions on question 41846 (How to show window contents while dragging in Windows Server 2008 R2?), that is: Open the System Properties dialog (I have to enter the Administrator's ...
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Compiz “Show Mouse” alternative for Windows 7

I would love to have that very cool Compiz "Show Mouse" functionality in Windows 7. Do you guys know a Windows alternative for Compiz "Show Mouse" that will give me a cool mouse trail particle effect?...
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Utility to add visual effects to Windows

I have no idea how to go about looking for this utility, so I though I would ask here. I recall a small utility that would add Compiz like effects on Windows. It was relatively small, and was released ...
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No desktop effects in Ubuntu 10.10 with (Optiplex 755) intel Q35

I work on a optiplex 755 with a intel Q35 graphics card. After installing Ubuntu 10.10 (was running XP before that) I could not enable any desktop effects. I have enabled the package sources and ...
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How do I disable the fade out/fade in effect when unlocking a Windows 7 workstation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to remove the fade effect between login? When I press Win+L, the “Locked” screen (with the password prompt) appears immediately. That’s nice, but not ...
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Powerpoint: a slide that counts to 2010

I want a slide in powerpoint that shows the number 0 and when I click a button the number increases by one one until 2010. It should take 4 to 6 seconds. How can I do that?
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Permanent solution to Win XP SP3 window animation removal

May I know how I can get rid of the Window Animation (seen when you minimise or maximise a window) in Windows XP Service Pack 3 Permanently‎? I have tried the following two solutions: I went to the ...
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desktop effects could not be enabled on Ubuntu

I would like to enable the "extra" visual effects on Ubuntu. When I choose the option for "extra," it searches for drivers and then says, "Desktop effects could not be enabled." Why doesn't this work ...
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Blur a moving area in a movie on Mac OS X

Note, there's already a question on this regard, but it's totally useless. I need to blur, or put a small opaque mask to a moving object on a movie I took, I am using Mac OS X. Clearly, I don't want ...
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blur face on a video file

does anyone know how can i blur a moving face on video file?
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After Effects CS4: Using layer markers

I have a question regarding Layer Markers in AE. What I'm trying to do is have a layer start off normal then in the time line I'll place a marker and have it change its color using Effect > Color ...
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Turning off Chrome's visual effects

Is there any way to turn off the visual effects used by Google Chrome? For example, the tabs slide around smoothly, the scrolling is really smooth, and there is a huge arrow that fades in and out ...
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What's the used software in this animation?

Please take a look at http://www.howcast.com/videos/186055-How-To-Create-a-Knol Is there software to do this kind of effect using screen shots and with similar quality? Note this is not Adobe Flash. ...
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Proper High-End Video Editing Software for Windows?

I'm wondering if anyone here has experience with Prosumer/High-End Video Editing? So far I use Adobe Premiere CS4, but it is an unstable and buggy mess sadly. This could be partially caused by the ...
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Windows-based video creation with Ken Burns effect

I want to create a video of old photos and I would like to use the Ken Burns effect for more pleasant transitions. I don't think I require inserting any existing video clips into this -- I just want ...
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Greenscreen (aka chroma key) effect with a webcam?

This is not the blue screen of death I am speaking of, but the process called bluescreening (also known as green screen, or Chroma Key). It removes a particular colored background from an image so ...
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visual effects on ubuntu

I will build an ubuntu system and I want to have as many visual effects as possible, which graphics card should I prefer and why? I do not intend to play games, I'll just work very long hours there ...