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Documentation is a file or set of files that come with a program which detail the programs operation.

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The mysterious Win+End shortcut - is it some undocumented black magic?

I am using Windows 10 and Win+End toggles gray screen. I think if you also use Windows 10, you can reproduce that. However, when I look it up in the Internet, I fail to find any documents about that. ...
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Where does one find documentation regarding various plist / “default” settings in macOS?

When I try to find out how to do various things on macOS, there are often mentions online as well as on this site of various pieces of software that do this. More rarely, I am able to find mentions of ...
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How should one best save a "documentation" of a directory tree? [duplicate]

I have an old "music" directory tree with tons of files. Although it is being replaced by a new "music" directory tree (this time with FLACs instead of MP3s), I shall still like to ...
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Looking for an efficient way to query "perldelta"s for news

A common problem I have with Perl is this: I want to find out at which release some feature had been introduced. There were several "perldelta" manual pages (one for each release), but I'm ...
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Microsoft Word Page Number Location

I am working on a Macbook, and I am working on word 16.57. I added some page numbers at the bottom right of the pages, but the numbers show way too high up in the page. It is the first time I see it ...
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Align images to paragraphs in step-by-step process instructions (Microsoft Word)

I am trying to reformat step-by-step manufacturing process instructions that someone else created in Microsoft Word - each one is about 10 pages long. The current documents do not do a good job of ...
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How can I disable moving / animated pictures in documentation?

I would like to learn Visual Studio Code, but I cannot get past its "modern" and "engaging" documentation. The very first screen you get when I browse to this URL has a moving ...
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Automatically fixing of some pydocstyle errors?

Pydocstyle is a piece of software that provides warnings for python docstrings. Some of these could easily be fixed by a computer e.g. D209 Multi-line docstring closing quotes should be on a separate ...
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XKB configuration file documentation?

I'm trying to debug some keyboard issues on an Ubuntu Linux desktop. I'm reading XKB configuration files at this point, but I have yet to find the documentation on these files. Instructions like this ...
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Documentation for SKEW.P

I think the formula for population skewness from photo here is wrong. I think correct formula is this. Am I right? [EDIT] Please check the example and the result in documentation with both formulas. ...
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Windows Registry Key database [closed]

Is there a document or a website where the Windows registry keys are explained ? Some of them are clear, however when looking for certain features it is difficult to get documentation. Thanks
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Anyone knows what Framework used to build react native documentation or the react js documentation?

I was goind to start a documentation and I was in love with the documentation made by react js or the react native documentation which is really awesome. I wanna know what framework used to create the ...
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How to resize a screenshot so together with its explanation it fits one document page

I am writing instructions for tablet/smartphone users. Generally I have one screenshot and some explaining text on one document page (currently a Word document). Is it automatically possible in Word ...
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How to get xournalpp's code documentation?

I installed xournalpp like this in Debian: sudo apt install doxygen sudo apt install graphviz sudo dpkg -i xournalpp-1.0.20-hotfix-hotfix-Debian-buster-x86_64.deb By entering the menu: office--...
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How to document Excel Power Query steps?

I have an Excel 2016 spreadsheet that has a Power Query sheet in it. The query is used for transforming data. The query has multiple steps. While some of the steps are straight forward, others are ...
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ROG Maximus XI Hero (wifi) temperature sensor identification in iCue

I set up my ROG Maximus and installed iCue. The dashboard intelligently picked up all the voltage and heat senors from the CPU and other parts but not from the motherboard. It just lists Temp #1...to #...
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Ffmpeg bluray option

let's take for example I got this https://nyaa.si/view/1235388 According to FFmpeg usage to take Bluray as input we can use ffmpeg -i bluray:"path/to/bluray/" -map 0 -c copy -c:a flac remuxed-bluray....
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hevc_nvenc option information

I tried to encode to hevc_nvenc but the documentation on FFmpeg is too less and all options are not clearly defined. So if anyone can be good enough what all options do and what settings and filters ...
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How to understand my network switch vLAN

I have a network switch that is unmanageable but it has (Vlan, Trunk, group, port and set) option via button.  I can't find a manual because there is no model or company name. Update: Appleoddity has ...
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devdocs.io doesn't seem to work offline

OS: Linux Mint 18.3 Browser: FireFox 70.0.1 Ironically the documentation for devdocs.io is somewhat scarce. It seems there is no add-on for FireFox for devdocs, although there is one for Chrome. I'm ...
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The start button in Windows 10 is not really start, how should instructions describe it?

The windows "Start" button was really part of Windows XP and it's just an icon in Windows 7 and 10 but most documentation still calls it start button. Is that correct? Is it acceptable? Specially ...
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Is there a download option for the documentation and tutorials at https://perldoc.perl.org/5.30.0? (Windows user)

I want the documentation and probably the tutorials saved locally on my computer, as usually I only have a 64 kbit/s internet connection. I'm working on Windows 10. At perlfaq1.html#AUTHOR-AND-...
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docker compose: what is the default 'command'?

Docker noob here Reference for command says is it will 'Override the default command', but what is the default command? I can't find it online, and I haven't found it in the docs I'm guessing its ...
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Amazon AWS Certificate Manager + Godaddy verification

I am a newbie in web development. My company needs a SSL Certificate for its website and I seem to be struggling a bi t. I followed amazons verification steps, and used the provided DNS record into my ...
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Routine Document creation with variable number of fields

I'd like advice on the best way to automate very routine document creation. The documents will typically be step by step instructions with a header and footer. Header and footer fields are constant ...
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Notepad++ and Python docstrings

How do you bring up the Python document string (as a tool tip?) for a function or class when using Notepad++ as a code editor? Is this possible? I asked this question on Stack Overflow, and a user ...
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What is [1] in GIT documentation?

I am start learning GIT and the documentation syntax is confusing. What does [1] signify in use cases such as "git-add[1]", or "git-commit[1]"? It is all over the documentation. On some website ...
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Which different UI versions exist in Firefox 64 64-bit? (in regard to update options)

My Firefox 64.0 64-bit is running on Windows 7 Home Premium, both set to German language. To find a way to stop the update nag screen I started a question (which might soon get deleted), and the ...
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less -+Option documentation

In this answer less -+S is used, to toggle the -S option off. I am wondering where this behaviour of less is documented, as scrolling less --help only yields +cmd Execute the less cmd ...
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How to read "fsutil usn readjournal C:" output

There is a utility that can be run on the Microsoft Windows command line called fsutil. One of the commands that it accepts is fsutil usn readjournal <volume pathname> along with several other ...
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Save a process as workflow for documentation

I would like to document a process/workflow that we follow for a task. And I think Visio would be better. But I want the default view of the workflow as a collapsed/summarized view and provide a ...
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how to export nodecore text to markdown *not* as header (#, ##)

I exported the tutorial to markdown, I noticed that large chunks of text such as this one were exported to standard markdown text: However when I create my own nodecore text it is always exported to ...
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Windows waitfor.exe signaling protocol needed

Windows has a waitFor.exe command available for use in in batch and powershell (and any other language that can call an executable), which allows you to sends or waits for a signal on a system, ...
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How to read and interpret Packet Formats in RFCs (Request For Comments)?

Often times when I am reading Request For Comments documentation, I always see the packet format section for a protocol outlined like the one below. My question is what do the numbers and different ...
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iptables: aren't these docs wrong?

I've been looking at two references for iptables documentation, and both appear to be wrong in some very important details. However, being new to iptables, I'm not fully sure, hence this post. ...
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Can't find Windows DDK documentation

I am looking for Windows DDK documentation, but I can't find it anywhere - not even in MSDN. For example, I can't find the documentation of KeGetActiveProcessors function, for getting ammount of ...
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Redundant repetitive documentation links in PhpStorm quick-documentation when adding them manually

I'm using Php Storm 2016.2.1. To access the quick documentation for the jQuery API inside the IDE, I've got the jquery.d.ts from GitHub. When I introduce the file to the IDE through the form at File / ...
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Is it possible to automate the generation of a Visio diagram from a written process?

I have several projects where process steps need to be written out (i.e, bulleted, numbered), and Visio flowcharts/diagrams need to be created for these processes. I guess Visio is optional, but it is ...
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How to read PowerShell Documentation Syntax

I could use a good explanation of PowerShell Documentation Syntax: > man Update-Help SYNTAX Update-Help [[-Module] <string[]>] [[-SourcePath] <string[]>] [[-UICulture] <...
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What does parameter1 0x4 for bugcheckcode 0x122 mean?

I've got a bsod (on windows 10.0.14393.0) and trying to figure out what happened. Event log says bugcheckcode 122 bugcheckparameter1 0x4 bugcheckparameter2 0x0 bugcheckparameter3 0xffff8406530bf010 ...
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Is there a manual for Google Chrome? [closed]

Perhaps a wiki of sorts? I just want to find an official place that lists all functionality in current versions. So many features get cut and replaced over the years; surely there must exist a ...
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¿BUG? can not create file with '=' via command line ECHO and COPY CON

WHERE is the documentation that explains the apparently anomalous behaviour of the equal sign below? STEPS TO REPRODUCE (at a command prompt): example with ECHO: H:\BUGS>echo abc > a-b.txt H:\...
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How to launch API documentation in browser from IntelliJ IDEA

I just downloaded IntelliJ IDEA and trying to do something usefull with it. I'm using scala plugin. It seems that IntelliJ downloads all libraries + javadocs mentioned in build.sbt project ...
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Resuming a job with 'r' in ZSH

I run Vim in zsh. And I often need to check something else in the terminal. So I just quickly suspend the editor by pressing Ctrl+Z and then type fg to get back. Today, by chance, I noticed that the ...
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detailed listing and description of freearc switches

The documentation that comes with freearc seems a little bit sparse and outdated unfortunately, at least when reading posts on http://encode.ru/ And following the trial and error principle is ...
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System diagram that users can drill down into

I am soon going to be creating some system architecture at work. Like any large system, there are different levels from which you can view the system. Very high, down to the nitty gritty. I was ...
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How to document the life cycle of products in the online store?

I would like any way the documentation of the life cycle processes of products on the website. And in General, business process content, editing, etc. of the website. For example. I have a store ...
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Xcode quick help not working with Swift

I have Xcode Version 6.4 (6E35b) and I'm trying to use the documentation. When I hold options and click a string class or something...the little help pop-up appears but then when I click "String" ...
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Documentation for BTRFS shorthand?

I came across this post where the answerer wrote btrfs sub snap -r fs snapshot among other things, where subvolume and snapshot were substituted for sub and snap. Sure enough, those commands work, ...
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Where can I find complete documentation on desktop.ini for Windows 7?

The documentation at the Windows Dev Center is fairly limited compared not only to third party sites, but to even what I can create by changing folder settings and opening up the resulting desktop.ini ...
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