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How do you create name badges in Google Docs with a background, preferably using Avery? [migrated]

I am trying to use Google Docs to create name badges that have a background image behind the text. Our company used to have Microsoft Suite and historically, we used the Mail Merge option within the ...
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How can I find out the cell background color in Excel?

How can I find out the cell background color in Excel? Here is what I am trying to do: 1 Select the cell. 2 Click on the bucket. 3 Click on the More Colors... 4 Hoping to see the cell background ...
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Remove diagonal background or foreground in SmartDraw after Visio import

How do I remove diagonal background or foreground in SmartDraw after Visio import? This is very distracting on the eyes.
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How can I generate background keystroke in a shell script?

I'm intending to run a background shell script for keeping some security related application alive which seems detect key/mouse input for a specific duration. I prepared a script. #!/bin/sh while true ...
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What are the requirements to have the change your background feature enabled in Microsoft Teams?

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/change-your-background-for-a-teams-meeting-f77a2381-443a-499d-825e-509a140f4780 mentions: Note: If you don't see this option in the menu, the feature might ...
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Disable unique backgrounds on virtual desktops in Windows 11?

I use virtual desktops and the Bing Wallpaper app to get a fresh wallpaper every day. It worked great on Windows 10, but with Windows 11 each desktop can have its own unique wallpaper. Now when Bing ...
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Running a Script in Foreground Without Login at Boot Windows10

I am trying to run a programme (t-rex, mining soft) which runs in the cmd indefinitely. I want to run it at boot without login. I have got it to run without any problems by scheduling a bat file, but ...
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Users Unable to Change Background

I have multiple users reporting they can't change their background, these devices are Endpoint Enrolled or SCCM Enrolled (PXE) devices. I have checked registry - HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\...
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How can i kill all background processes?

I was preparing to take a state examination from home via MAC and the proctor would not release the exam to me in because I had 2 background processes running on my computer. I was unable to locate ...
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Run background (async) cmd with sync output

I am using curl to get a URL then writing to a file, like this: urls=( 'https://www.example1.com' 'https://www.example2.com' ) for i in ${urls[@]}; do curl $i & done echo 'stuff' I have ...
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How to fully load a website in a background tab in Firefox?

How can one ensure a website gets fully loaded when the site is opened in a Firefox background tab? For example, the COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at ...
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How to color the whole WIDTH behind a header in MS word?

I am trying to redesign my CV a bit. I would like to add some sort of header with a decent coloured background since I saw a similar design on another CV that I've really liked. However, I didn't find ...
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Run chrome apps/other apps as a background service

I have a Chrome app (a website) that I want to run in the background in Windows 10. That means that it won't be minimized but as a background service/in the task bar. How can I achieve this? Thanks
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How do I disable Microsoft Edge Updater?

When I end task it on task manager it opens up 15 minutes later. I don’t need a web browser I don’t use to be updating every minute of the day, slowing down my computer. I mean MicrosoftEdgeUpdate.exe
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Microsoft edge not appear in background apps

I want to fix windows spotlight, but, when i was triying to solve the problem checking what aplications were in background i didn´t see microsoft edge. Does anyone knows why that app is not there ? ...
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Using Thunderbird 78.9.1, what must I do to display "Important" message in red backcolor?

In Thunderbird 78.9.1, I search to display some tagged messages with some specific backcolors. Using Options in Thunderbird application, it is only possible to set forecolors ! I have found some pages ...
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Run a background script inside a docker

I want to keep running 2 shell scripts inside my container. These scripts shall start as I start the container. FROM centos:8 # Update the image with the latest packages (recommended) RUN yum update -...
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Set Windows Background Colours from a Webpage Script

The Display Screen Optimiser I have a web app which identifies the optimal background colours for reading speed. It can set this optimal colour as the background for our site but our users want to be ...
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System process disk activity

I've detected some disk activity by 'System' process. Checked Windows Update and Task scheduler, nothing. Checked Event Viewer, only activity I can see is numerous journals being created in 'Security ...
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Put a background image in footer in Word 2010?

I want to put a background image in the footer, but can only figure out how to put an actual image in. I tried putting an actual image in but had some issues with doing so. I need the background image ...
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Launched when a game is started by a shortcut, how can I find Steam again, after ending the game, in order to stop it too?

I start a Steam game by its shortcut. Then when I end the game, I would like to stop Steam after that game too. Under Windows 7 I used once, I had to do an Alt-Tab to find Steam and stop it by its ...
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Randomly change Windows Desktop Theme

I enjoy using Themes for my windows 10 desktop background. But each theme only has (roughly) 10 - 20 images and I get bored with the repeats quickly. I'd like to have Windows randomly change the ...
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Python background script dosn't work properly after sometime in Ubuntu

I wrote a python script to tail auth log and anylse the new lines. After that It writes output to another file according to the auth.log log line. I set that script to run in background after every ...
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Windows icons disappeared and background became blurry

I'm having a strange problem with Windows 10 since yesterday. Basically, all icons on the desktop have disappeared and the background has become blurry. When I try to remove a display or change ...
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Win10 How to Remove Background Picture For One Monitor Only

I have 2 monitors and inadvertently set the same picture as the background for each monitor. I wanted one solid color and the picture on the other but now I can only change them to both solid or a ...
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Is there a clever way to group a bunch of files together besides using a folder (for Windows desktop background images)?

I have many photographs, and I want to pick about 1000 of them to use as Windows desktop backgrounds (aka wallpapers). The easiest thing to do is copy the ones I want into their own folder, and then ...
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Telegram is automatically turning off in windows 10?

Telegram is automatically turning off in windows 10 when in background. What should I do? It worked perfectly till yesterday. And I don't remember I changed any settings or something.
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Widows 10 background not working

I have a windows 10 PC. I recently connected it to two 49" ultrawide monitors and adjusted the resolution under display settings to the appropriate setting. Since the old background I had was set ...
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how to schedule "pm2 start" script in ubuntu repeatedly?

So i have a python script running under pm2 in the background process. The code is simply os.system("sudo python webhooks.py) and the reason for this is that the webhooks.py file is meant to have ...
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Reroute pid output

Heyo all, Say I have a bash file. echo "Hey!" echo "Hay!" bash ~/otherstuff.sh & It's the last line that annoys me. I'd like it to be done in the background, which it ...
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Firefox stopped playing media in the background [closed]

Till the last update (79.0.5), media used to play in the background even if the browser is minimized (navigate to other apps), or android on sleep (press power button, screen off). But after the ...
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Setting background image in Git Bash with Windows Terminal

I have Git Bash running in my Windows Terminal, but I have trouble setting the background image, which is only visible in the right strip of the terminal window (it's cropped, not squished): At first,...
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Macro to change PowerPoint Presentation slides with random background colors

Is there a macro that can change the PowerPoint slides to have random background colors? I have looked for the PowerPoint themes, but usually they have few colors scheme. I am looking for a way to ...
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Looking to add a background inside logo, but not outside

logo with transparent interior and background I have the blue background offset so you can see the logo in transparent. Essentially I want the inside of the wheel and text to be blue, but I do not ...
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Windows 10 - bring background task into foreground

I have a scheduled task that runs an exe in the background. Every once in a while I'm suspicious that the exe isn't running properly but I have no way to see the output since it's hidden and I can ...
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How to change background image of Rainmeter system.ini

Rainmeter is a useful tool for creating desktop widgets. I'm using system.ini skin, it's transparent but I want some opaque background. The system.ini file has these lines: [Rainmeter] ; This section ...
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HP LaserJet 4M printing gray background

My HP LaserJet 4M just started printing gray background on my documents. I have cleaned both the printer and toner cartridge inside. Toner cartridge is recycled but relatively new. I have never ...
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How can I change the Background color and the Font size in Apache J Meter

How can I change the background color to White from the existing Black color and also increase the font size of the Apache J Meter Software?
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How can I prevent an app (specifically zoom) from running in the background when I close it?

When I close a certain app (Zoom) it appears in my notification area and continues to run as a background process. I have to manually right click and exit the program (or open task manager and exit) ...
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Disable Setting Windows 10 Background Image Through The Right-Click Menu

So in windows 10(any version tbh), if you have 15 images selected like this: 15 Images = "Edit Menu" Pressing enter will do the same as the R-Click Menu Item at the top, which is Edit in this case, ...
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Why can't execute the cmd on background on win10?

Some app was started by the command : c:\client_windows_amd64.exe -c c:\config.json It works fine in window's cmd,now i want it run on win10's background. start \B "c:\client_windows_amd64.exe -c ...
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