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Questions tagged [documentation]

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

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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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Where is the Official list of Windows Environment Variables?

I'm working on some .bat stuff created in a legacy application, which uses many environment variables. I need to know exactly what is every one of them (%windir%, %os%, etc.). So I need the official ...
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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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What causes SassDoc Error: spawn bundle exec sass-convert ENOENT?

When I run sassdoc ., I get the following error, when I am in /home/user/repositories/website/: » [ERROR] Error: spawn bundle exec sass-convert ENOENT at Process.ChildProcess._handle.onexit (...
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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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How can I create documentation like the Eclipse or Fedora documentation? [closed]

I need a CMS that creates documentation like Eclipse docs or Fedora docs. I need search options and good looking printing support. I don't want to hard code elements like current documentation ...
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Documentation for source code of wget

I downloaded the source code of wget from http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/wget/ (file wget-1.14.tar.gz). Is there any place where I can read to understand the whole structure of the source code? I can't find ...
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What does 'source' do?

$ whatis source source: nothing appropriate. $ man source No manual entry for source $ source bash: source: filename argument required source: usage: source filename [arguments] It exists, and it is ...
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What should be the minimum value necessory to transfer a ComPacket in TCG Opal IF-SEND/RECV

TCG Opal test document (Page No. 5) says that transfer length field in IF-SEND/RECV Command should be "the minimum value necessary to transfer a ComPacket". I want to know what is the minimum value ...
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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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Is there documentation for the command line interface of the Marvell Disk Storage Utility?

The Marvell Disk Storage Utility (DSU), as required to enable and configure HybridDuo mode with a Highpoint Rocket Hybrid 1220, Asus P8P67DLX or Lycom PE-115H has a command line interface, but neither ...
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How can I migrate from google keep to asciidoc?

I am trying to figure out how can I migrate google keep to asciidoc. I tried the following method. First Method I have downloaded all my google keep notes from Google Takeout but all keep notes are ...
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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 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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Archive of Microsoft's Powershell 2.0 Documentation?

When looking up information on a specific cmdlet built into Powershell on Microsoft Technet, you can choose between version Powershell versions 3.0, 4.0, and 5.0. See this page for an example - https:/...
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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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how do I alter the structure of a table in SugarCRM CE?

How do I add fields to the opportunities table so that they propagate? From within Studio > Opportunities > Fields I added fields. Pardon, I don't understand the next step to effect a change ...
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Where can I find a complete list of Windows STOP error codes?

Its all in the title, really. I need a list of STOP (blue screen) error codes so that when I see one, I can look it up. You'd think this would be documented somewhere, but I'll be darned if I can find ...
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Adding programming code into LaTex / LyX

Maybe I'm just being thick, but I can't find any sensible way to simply paste in my (python) code into latex without losing all the indent information (kinda important for python). Anyone got any ...
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Free official documentation for cables and models? [closed]

I've been looking through the ISO and IEEE sites for official documentation on the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, TCP, and a range of cable standards (5/5e/6). However, other than on the ...
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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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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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Online video courses “introduction to computing” [closed]

I am a long time programmer, low-level to mid-level stuff. I've word on various things like commercially available software to 5ESS to factory automation software. One thing I have not done over the ...
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How to refer to a menu entry in text?

Are there any official (vendor specific?) guidelines how to refer to a menu entry in a program? If I open Microsoft Outlook help there is always a listing:  1. Goto Tab x  2. Click on item ...
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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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Sound quality in bluetooth headphones doesn't change to high

My Bluetooth headset Philips SHB6610 has several profiles. It can work as low-quality sound headset (HFP) and high-quality sound headphones (A2DP). Typically whenever I start to play the music in my ...
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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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How to conveniently create and edit ASCII tables?

Are there any text editors which can read in a plain-text file containing an ASCII table and render the table wih convenient table-editing tools such as "add row," "auto-fit column width," "delete ...
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What's a good website or book to learn Photoshop CS3 from? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Photoshop Tutorials? I'm looking to learn Photoshop CS3. I mean really master it. i can do some basic things, but I'm not familiar with workflow or keyboard shortcuts yet. ...
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Windows XP + Internet Basics book/tutorial for an old person

My mom wants to learn how to use a computer, and I thought she'd better start off learning how to use Windows (XP) and the Internet. What books/tutorial (preferably free) do you recommend, which ...
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Online Video tutorials or good books on Protocols [closed]

I wanted to understand protocols and their basic functioning in depth, specially i am focussing on SIP and MEGACO/H.248 these days.. So, i wanted to have some links where I can find good tutorials ...
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Git on Windows - tutorial?

Does anyone know of a decent tutorial on how to set up Git on Windows? Which client do you prefer to use? Any that integrates with Visual Studio? How to use Git on windows? I am used to svn and ...
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Bash Shell Tutorials [closed]

What are some good bash tutorials? I would like to learn more about the bash shells commands and how to use them.
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Where can I find a tutorial for PCB? [closed]

I'm looking at using this PCB layout program and looking for a tutorial for it. After skimming through the manual, and a few attempts at guessing how to use it, I have to say that in combination they ...
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ssh which directory to put files in

I am extremely new to ssh. I have logged in through ssh, but i dont know which directories should i put files in and can anybody recommend me a tutorial which will give me a quick overview of it. ...
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Are there any good mplayer tutorials?

Are there any good mplayer tutorials aimed at newbies? I know about man mplayer, but it's too complex to start from there. Please don't suggest using any mplayer front ends!
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vi / vim tutorial recommendations

Being a common tool for *nix System Administrators, I'm looking for recommendations for vi/vim tutorials. After seeing this 'how do I do [this] in vim' question in Stack Overflow, I realize that I ...
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Open Office tutorials [closed]

I've been teaching the Open Office suite to adults. I've found some tutorials online, but I don't like them very much. There is always the possibility of doing one myself, but instead I could ...
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Tutorial for those who know Vim but want to learn Emacs as well

I would like to find a resource listing all the Emacs equivalents (for performing various common tasks or using features in common to both editors) for the Vim commands/features that I know well.
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What are good tutorials for Ubuntu network configuration from command line? [closed]

I had been using Ubuntu for some time, but no really comfortable with the Ubuntu networking concepts from command line. I searched on the internet, but could not find any nice tutorials for ...
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Good Blender tutorial for 3D Studio MAX users

Is there a good tutorial which should how to do things in Blender for ones who knows to to do the same things in 3D Max? May be in form of the table: 3D Max sequence of actions: | Blender sequence of ...
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Where can I find examples or tutorials about ingesting files in a Fedora Commons repository using PHP?

I'm having a surprising amount of trouble ingesting an image file into a Fedora Commons repository with PHP (and cURL). Furthermore, I can't find any working examples of this being done online. Are ...
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Expert-level tutorials on LibreOffice Calc

This question was posted on the LO Facebook page: Folk, Any one has Libre office expert level tutorial for CALC ? I need it to present in my company since we are migrating to MS Office to Libre ...