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Under what circumstances will a passive HDMI-to-VGA adapter work?

I have bought a no-brand, passive HDMI Male to VGA Female adapter, to link up a PC with a more dated monitor. It did not work. After doing some reading, I have learned that buying such an adapter is ...
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Convert csv-like file (with custom separators) to ods, odf, xls, or xlsx

I have a csv-like file with complicated data and would like to open it in LibreOffice Calc, Microsoft Excel, or another spreadsheet program. What I mean by csv-like: Fields are separated by the ...
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How to use poppler to convert pdf file to text

I downloaded and installed poppler-0.88.0 from poppler but don't know how to run the command to convert a pdf file to text. Poppler doesn't appear at unbuntu menu and I also try alt+f2 with popple but ...
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Can mutool split a big PDF file into individual PDF pages?

I can't figure out if mutool can split each page of a multi-page PDF into individual PDF files. This works: mutool draw -o p%d.png input.pdf This doesn't (It only creates a single, bigger PDF with ...
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Vector image - convert JPG to EPS or build EPS from scratch

my friend have sent .jpg logo to some company and they responded that they do not accept that format and they needed it to be vector version and can't use .jpg, I wonder if converting .jpg to .eps ...
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ffmpeg can't convert JPG to YUV (nv12)

I have ffmpeg=4.1.3 and I want to convert a regular jpg file to nv12 (yuv). I used the command: ffmpeg -y -i image.jpg -vf -pix_fmt nv12 out.yuv and got: Unable to find a suitable output format ...
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Wps spreadsheet function issues

I tried to convert from a kelvin temperature in celsius with this function: =CONVERT(L3;"kel";"cel") and works well only with this type of example numbers: 300 or 300.7888436480150. But if i ...
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Mediaconverter is not working

I just bought an new mediaconvertr for my fiber optic internet. The problem is that the FX light is not blinking so I have no input. My setup is: Tp-Link Archer C3200 Tp-link MC210CS LWL-Patchkabel ...
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Error converting VirtualBox VM to Parallels format

I am trying to convert a VirtualBox VM, but Parallels returns the error PRL_ERR_CANT_CONVERT_OTHER_VENDOR_VM when attempting to run the conversion. I read that this might be due to the hard disk image ...
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SNG file into Midi, or directly into Ableton Live

I have a track which is saved in SNG format, which is a text-based format, which in the case of the track I have, looks like JSON format. Eg: {"version":2,"studio": "v2.3.0-65-gf6e8bc715", "bpm":150,...
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Reading/exporting WhereIsIt catalogs on Linux

I have some media catalog files (.ctf) created using WhereIsIt (probably version 3.83.405), on Windows. I am running Linux, and need to now read, and hopefully export/convert, those catalogs. How can ...
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I am trying to convert a CSV file to ANSI format with Textedit on Mac OS High Sierra version 10.13

I have to provide CSV files with Energy Manager consumption data to an Energy Management System (EMS) and I am working on a Mac with OS High Sierra Version 10.13. I work with LibreOffice and with the ...
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Batch convert docx files to pdf

I have many DOCX files (of Office 365) that I need to convert to PDF. I can open each one of them and export to PDF, but I am looking for a faster solution that can run in a batch file. One option ...
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VMware Converter - from which machine should I run the converter?

i wanna convert a VM from and to the same host, just for getting unused disk space back. So my question is how to do it best in terms of speed/time consumption. Should I run the converter from an ...
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AAC audio extracted using ffmpeg gets shortened when converted to WAV

I have an .mp4 video encoded in H264 and AAC. I extracted the audio so that I could make some changes in Audacity and use ffmpeg to combine the video and new audio. But it turned out that while the ...
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How can I convert a HEIC file to a JPEG file, in Debian?

This question appears to address this https://askubuntu.com/questions/958355/any-app-on-ubuntu-to-open-and-or-convert-heif-pictures-heic-high-efficiency-i However, on Debian, adding the required ...
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Convert lit file into mobi

I want to know how I can convert a lit file into a mobi (or alternatively a searchable pdf). I've tried the online services, and Calibre doesn't even open it. I am using windows 7.
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How to change COM port name in device manager while inserting external device

Serial to USB converter connect to com port in computer. In "device manager" show the com port name and (number). At the same time, In "Devices and printers" show the device name. I want to change ...
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How to convert a list of HTML links to a list of URL only?

I have a list of HTML links (stored in OneNote 2016), and I want to convert them to text form, with both title and url. So for example, I want to convert Super User to Super User: https://...
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How to remove a password I know from a PDF, with no degradation, on Linux? [duplicate]

Someone sent me a password-protected PDF. I know the password, but I want to make the PDF password-less, for convenience. However - I want to make sure I don't lose any of the information in there. ...
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How to convert chm to doc/pdf [closed]

I want to know how I can convert a chm file into a doc (or alternatively a searchable pdf). After trying the online services as well as Calibre without luck. I am using windows 7.
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Batch convert WebP files to GIF files offline?

Writing a batch script to convert all WebP files to be GIF format. Looking at the closest utility offered by Google, I don't see an immediately obvious way to do that. I don't like having to use ...
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How can I losslessly convert .webp images to .png?

I have a bunch of .webp images that I want to convert to .png. How can I do that without introducing any loss? GUI or CLI doesn't matter
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pci-e x16 as input and usb 3.0 as output. Will it work?

I want to connect a GTX 670 PCIe GPU via USB 3.0 from a Gigabyte Z77MX-D3H motherboard or a Teclast X80 tablet limited to USB output only. I think I possibly found the solution but I'm not sure if it'...
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Mark a conversation as read with quick steps in Outlook

I manage a lot of messages every day and a lot of them are grouped in conversations in Outlook. Once I read the last of the conversation, I already know the content of the rest of messages in the ...
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ffmpeg: how to convert mov file to gif , and gif is resized [duplicate]

how to use ffmpeg to convert mov file to gif , and gif is resized directly? Here is the raw file I firstly convert mov to gif, ffmpeg -i input.mov -pix_fmt rgb24 output.gif, then use imageMagick ...
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FFmpeg error when converting FLAC to mp3

I received the following error when converting a FLAC to MP3 with FFmpeg [flac @ 0x7fe841000800] Format flac detected only with low score of 1, misdetection possible! [flac @ 0x7fe841000800] Could ...
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ffmpeg deinterlace yadif=1 with NTSC to PAL converted VOBs

I have some VOBs that were stream copied from PAL DVDs, although the original work was NTSC produced in N. America. Sample image is Full frame image. When converting the aforementioned I use ffmpeg ...
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Can't convert 55cm x 55cm Word doc with many tables & equations to PDF

I have a word doc with custom page size: 55cm x 55 cm. I have huge tables drawn into them with a lot of equations. I am unable to save this doc as pdf (or xps) or print it to pdf. In all cases it ...
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Pixeled image in a pdf file if converting from .docx to .pdf

I have a picture in a Microsoft Office document, which has a good quality. If I convert this document to PDF using Adobe Acrobat DC this image loose quality and gets pixeled. I tried changing the ...
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Convert in-document links of an HTML page

Is there a way to convert in-document links (#anchor) in an HTML file to in-document links in a Microsoft Word file when converting the HTML to DOCX? When converting an HTML file to a DOCX document, ...
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converting numbers into timecode in Excel

I have a column with a bunch of two 4 digits. 1354 1356 1402 1421 1431 1452 1532 1546 ... and so on I've been trying to convert these to look more like 13:54 ~ 13:56 14:02 ~ 14:21 14:31 ~ 14:52 ...
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Covert FLAC to AIFF while saving tags/metadata

I need a command-line tool to convert a bunch of XXX.flac files to XXX.aiff while preserving the tags (artist, title, album, etc.). None of the tools I tried (ffmpeg, sox, flac) seem to do the job ...
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Convert PNG frames to video with missing frames

I have a camera that records at 30 FPS. I have found that the camera drops frames sometimes. What I have are PNG files named _Color_<some_number>.png. For example, _Color_1.png to _Color_10000....
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How to convert embedded xlsx files or objects in word to plain files when saveing a docm as docx?

Dearl all, I create lost of reports from a word docm template that contains also embed excel objects. I usually hand out the pdf documents but i am forced to send docx files to certain recipients. ...
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Convert crontab commands to systemd?

I am using crontab in centos and I am having many problems such as some commands are not executed or simply not running any and simply deleting the crontab file and putting the same lines back is ...
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How to convert negative decimal to negative time in excel and show it

I'm creating a spreadsheet for dispatch staff to track how far ahead/behind they are of schedule. Columns C4-16, E4-16 and F4-16 are lists D4-16 & G4-16 are converting the time from there adjacent ...
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Convert epub file to pdf : are there new solutions with a high quality converting?

I would like if threre are new solutions to convert with high-quality an EPUB file to get a PDF. I read the following post which tells that best converting is performed with "calibre" : convert epub ...
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Mac: script to convert a pdf file to Txt and convert linebreaks to cr to crlf

I'm trying to convert multiple PDF files to text and change their line breaks to CRLF, in order to make them readable on Windows. That's what I wrote so far, as a shell script: for f in "$@" do ...
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rsvg-convert rescaling ends up embedding image

I am trying to rescale the following svg image (stackoverflow.svg) <?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?> <!-- Generator: Adobe Illustrator 19.0.0, SVG Export Plug-In . SVG Version: 6....
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Unable to import textures/models no matter what I do

I use Crafty (Source Engine map file viewer) to open BSP files. But I can't, no matter what I do, get Crafty to import textures, models, or props. The documentation is so limited and conversations ...
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How to use ffmpeg to convert a G711 u-law or a-law file to wav

One of our applications allow user to upload several audio formats like mp3, G711 u-law or a-law etc. and it uses ffmpeg to convert those formats to wav. Convert mp3 to wav seems easy by using the ...
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Ignoring file extension when running program from Windows context menu?

I have added a "convert to JPG" option to my windows context menu. I have accomplished this by setting the context menu to run magick convert %1 %1.jpg. However, while this works, it will leave the ...
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Cropping PDFs for EPUB conversion using BRISS, Ghostscript and/or Calibre

I have a PDF file which is OCRed. I would like to convert it to epub. The main problem is that I'd like to crop my pdf so I do not have duplicate Headers or Page Numbers in my epub. I have tried first ...
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converting time in excel and/or adding +12 hours

I have this time in excel 2019-08-04T06:48:45.000Z It is in GMT time, how do I convert it to +12 hours? So what I want is 2019-08-04T18:48:45.000Z. That's an easier one(just have to change the hour) ...
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Why does ffmpeg's “tonemap” tone mapping filter give me different colors depending on the output format?

I have a source video that is a UHD HDR MKV file using the HEVC codec. Specifically, the input video stream as reported by ffprobe is: hevc (Main 10), yuv420p10le(tv, bt2020nc/bt2020/smpte2084), ...
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importing chapters into audiobooks with ffmpeg

We need to convert some old MKA audio books to the M4B format for our phones, but can't get the output to include the chapter info. We tried two ways to do this but neither one works. The first, ...
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How can I mass save a list of URLs to PDF?

I have a list of URLs for recipes that I want to save as PDFs before my subscription to the site runs out. A friend wrote an AutoHotKey script that will take the URLs and use the Print to PDF option ...
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old computer fonts not working

i will be as fast i can be for describing the problem i have... i have some very old greek fonts... they're supposed to have greek characters in but i can't make them work. Downloaded even a Font ...
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Converting m4a (alac) to flac using ffmpeg, output is lower quality?

I'm trying to convert my imported music collection to flac for compatibility reasons. Anyway, I'm converting using this command: ffmpeg -i file.m4a file.flac Now technically, this works fine, and ...

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