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How to change default column widths in Macintosh Finder?

In Mac OS X Mavericks, I find that when I bring up a finder window showing items in a list with columns, the Name column defaults to being way to wide, I have to scroll to the right to grab column ...
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How to combine PuTTY automatic logon with width and height settings?

I saved a session in PuTTY where terminal width and height have been set. Now I want to make automatic logon and found that this could be easily done from command line. It really logs on. But then I ...
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Automatic width calculation for video resizing in FFMPEG

Right now I'm using this to try and scale a 720p video down to 480p, the problem is the automatic width is selecting an odd number. I am currently using -vf "scale=trunc(oh*a*2)/2:480 and it still ...
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Set Width of Multiple Column in Excel

I have a bunch of columns on a worksheet, these columns do not have the same width, But all these columns must have in total a given width. How can I do that, keeping the ratio? So I have this: ...
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Is there a shortcut in excel that will expand the column width to show the entire column header

Is there a shortcut in excel that will expand all the column width(s) to show the entire column header as well as complete column data. Now I need to go to each and every column in the excel sheet and ...
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Is there a way to compose messages in thunderbird >= 8 with width 100 (or any other arbitrary value)

I find that when I paste excerpts from my text editor (width 100) into the thunderbird compose window it is truncated to width 80 or so by the time it gets to the receiver. Within the compose window ...
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SSH Terminal width when run from plink.exe on Windows

I'm using Console2 to run a Powershell in which I run plink.exe to connect to a Linux server. It works fine except that ps, top and other utilities in the shell only thinks the output window is 80 ...
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Do laptops have a standard width/depth proportion?

In searching for a case for my laptop, I see product specs that state their case will hold a 16" laptop. This is a diagonal measurement, but I really want to know the width and depth. If laptops ...
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How can I set gvim's window width to 80 columns of text, plus the ones needed to show the line number

I use gvim with set number in my .vimrc so it shows the linenumber, plus a space, before every line. If the document has less than 10 lines, this takes 2 columns, If it has more than 10, 3 ...
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How can I configure the width of vertical WindowsXP taskbar to stop it expanding?

I prefer to place my Windows taskbar vertically on the right, but I want it to be one icon wide not two, that way if I have multiple copies of the same app running I can hover of the apps icon for it ...
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What gives more performance per PCIe slot: Single-width video cards or dual-GPU video cards?

So I have a machine that I have been running with two Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT video cards for two years now. Been running fine but now I am starting to notice that some games are requiring more ...
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Howto expand all columns in Excel spreadsheet?

I have a spreadsheet with many columns. The columns are all a small standard width. Double-clicking the partition line between columns will expand the column width to encompass the longest string in ...
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Windows 7 taskbar not maintaining width

I have placed my Windows 7 (64-bit, if that matters) taskbar on the left-hand side, and dragged it to the desired width (typically wide enough to see 2 columns of small icons with text in the Desktop ...
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How to get the width / height of an element in Photoshop?

This is something I always wondered about but never really asked. Say I have a rectangle box, image or other element in photoshop, when I make the desired element active and I check the info panel, ...