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Scan-to-PDF software for Linux?

I have a workflow whereby I scan paper documents into searchable PDFs using a Fujitsu ScanSnap S500 document scanner. I am not a great fan of the bundled software, but it's dead simple to use: place a ...
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Command line based todo list program?

Often at work I struggle to keep track of the multitude of jobs I have to juggle. Fix this bug, take a look at this unexpected behaviour, get abc to xyz etc. Normally I write these in a little text ...
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Emacs: What features or benefits are unique to either GUI or terminal interface?

Emacs can be launched in it's own GUI window or within a terminal (using the -nw flag). What features or work-flow benefits are only available in one mode or the other? I.e. If a user habitually uses ...
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What's a good work flow web or desktop app?

I'm looking for an application where I can draw workflows, a bit similar to a flow chart diagram but more loose with the rules. For instance, a typical workflow to ask a question here is: Search for ...
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What is the best way to reduce wind noise from a sound track?

I have many takes in a windy environment. No good microphon was used to avoid the wind hiss. The sound I want to keep are voices only (men and women, if it matters). Both left and right tracks are ...
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Is there a shortcut for switching open windows of the active application in OSX? [duplicate]

When switching between applications it's quite common to press cmd+tab. That's a really easy and fast way to switch between different applications. But I'm wondering, if there's a similar way to ...
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How do I efficiently block advertisements on a Mac?

I'm currently trying to block most advertisements using a combination of AdBlock (for regexes) and the /etc/hosts file. However, trying to bypass the issue where blocked ads just show up as an error ...
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How do you convert an existing shared drive to Alfresco?

How do you best take an existing shared drive and turn it into an alfresco one? Our office uses one central shared drive to store the following: Administration Documents. Employee Schedule (in ...
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How can I capture PDFs of websites that faithfully reproduce styles and layout?

Working with a limited set-up (Adobe Acrobat X Pro, IE 7, Firefox 9) I need to create hundreds of PDF archives of websites. As much as possible I need to preserve the style and layout of the pages. I ...
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Using Mendeley with InDesign

Currently I am writing up my thesis. I am using Word for writing and InDesign for figures and graphics. The only reason why I use Word at all is because I can insert Mendeley citations there. Is ...
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Workflow: suggest a versioning and file control for Designer and Developer

Our company are having hard time managing project files and managing versions of PSD, HTML, PHP, and CSS files. Can anyone recommend a good software or workflow to handle files and versions. Here's ...
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Best way to work on a small portion of a big file with vim

I spend my days working on 3k to 10k line files, and most of the time, I only work on 200 lines. I usually set a mark at the beginning and the end of the region I am working on, but this has ...
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Alias for directory using a symbol

I'm looking to set up an alias for my work directory, which can change as I change context, and I was trying to find something that was short enough to stand in as a replacement for ~. I'd be tickled ...
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Organize paragraphs in Word / OO Writer / LibreOffice Writer

When I read articles I often copy sections of it to a LibreOffice writer document (or any other Word-like program) with the purpose of having an idea collection. Sometimes I tag these sections or give ...
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Compression of large files

I am trying to compress large datasets (from 15-400 GB each). I am looking for the best compression software for Mac that has High compression rate. Is fast I have tried 7zX, which has excellent ...
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In Visio, how do I create a chart with coordinates throughtout time

I have these data (from MSSQL, that I converted into Access/Excel) on a moving object in a defined space x y time 0 0 07/04/2014 08:48:07 5 5 07/04/2014 16:35:25 6 4 ...
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Synergy mouse/keyboard sharing in reverse?

I love synergy for two computers on a desk or similar situation. However, I have a desktop common pc that I use as a media center and was wondering if there was a way to accomplish the following ...
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Dot net Blogging Engine that supports workflows? (Like MOSS)

Is there a Dot Net Blogging Engine that supports worflows. What I need is a way to automatically send an email to an editor when a new post is written, then once the post is edited, the author has to ...
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What Would I Call This? [closed]

When I'm working on a web development project or tutorial, I generally open the same applications, just with different files. I wrote a batch file for my current project, so I can open these with one ...
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Automating changeset merges in TFS based on work-item workflow

I'm working to automate our merge process for changesets related to specific work items, but I'm kind of at a loss as to where to start. Disclaimer: I'm almost completely new to TFS and DevOps ...
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Storing web-development libraries locally and update them whenever you are connected to internet

I'm learning things on the web and pretty much have developed several websites. Internet in our country is a bit poor and slow so developing using ruby or node js is pretty much a pain in the ass ...
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Intellij setup git macro

I would like to know if its possible to setup a macro for git. I want to be able to shortcut a git workflow : for instance : git checkout b git pull git merge a git push git checkout a
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Git workflow: how to save and share changes in a clean way

This is a question about a best practice. It's probably simple but I'm still fairly new with Git, and I'd like to get good habits for things I do frequently. The situation is the following. I have ...
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SVG to After Effects workflow?

I have a JavaScript chart component that outputs SVG. (It's kind of like an animated bar chart with a time slider.) One of my clients would like to customize this animation further in After Effects - ...
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Adjust Mac OS X workflow to recursively scan directory

Hi the image below is a screenshot of a workflow i have set up to use Handbrake. The problem is that it only acts on AVI's that are in the root of Movies, it doesn't say, grab an AVI inside ...
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Can someone suggest a workflow for transcoding videos in iPhoto from Motion-JPEG to something smaller?

I've shot a lot of video with "still" cameras over the years, and a lot of it is encoded with Motion-JPEG, which uses a lot of disk space per minute of video, compared to more efficient codecs such as ...
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How to set a field to readonly from a point forward?

This is my workflow: [Unconfirmed] ----> [Approved] ----> [something-else] ----> ... | |-> [NoRepro] I have a field that needs to be set readonly when it goes from Unconfirmed ...
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How can I 'prepare' objects in Photoshop?

Is it possible to 'prepare' complete groups of layers and styles into some sort of object so I can quickly recall it in another document? With 'prepare' I mean store them the same way you can store ...
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How to share a cross platform task list?

I'd like to be able to fire-off shopping lists that can be "checked off" to facebook friends, work tasks to collegues, and holiday steps to family all from the same tool / same method. All without ...
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Adobe Acrobat Xi Pro: PDF to Excel Export Workflow

I've seen that it's possible to export tabulated information within a PDF document to Excel (http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/pdf-to-excel-xlsx-converter.html) but this is a very manual process. ...
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How can I search for all files on my harddisk in windows 7 within a certain timeframe?

I would like to show all files on my harddrive that were modified in september 2013. And, I would like to exclude a certain folder with millions of java files. The windows search function in th top ...
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Alfresco share add more workflow outcomes

I'm trying to make a personalized workflow using activiti in alfresco enterprise. In that workflow there's an exclusive gateway with 3 possible outcomes: Accept Ask Another Reject The objective ...
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Adobe InDesign Ctrl+Tab'ing: can you make it cycle in tab order, instead of 'last used' order?

In InDesign, I often want to quckly Ctrl+Tab back and forth between two documents side-by-side (using, of course, Ctrl+Shift+Tab to go the other way). But I might have four documents open, in total. I ...
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Outlook flashes / flickers after clikcing Open Task button from a SharePoint workflow email notification

I have developed a custom workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. The workflow runs as expected. I receive the email notification that a task has been assigned to me and the email asks me to click the ...
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Keeping app windows locked in place

Is there a way to "lock" windows in place? To clarify, I don't mean snap them in place like you have in Windows 7, but instead "freeze" the window size and location. I'm often working with many ...
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Automator to find specific file in folder and then delete the folder

I have created an Automator workflow which asks the user for a folder and then it looks for files that meet x requirements. It then copies those files to another location. How can I then make it ...
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More advanced 'Apple Automator' like software?

What I'm looking for is a program similar to Automator or A Better Finder Rename but more extensive / advanced. In my situation we have two files with the same name, one is a MOV the other an XML. We ...
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What is the purpose of Templates in iWork Pages

As we launch Pages 09, it prompts us to choose the item from "Text processing" and "Templates". What is the purpose of "Templates" ? Actually, i expect from template the definition of document ...