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Questions tagged [editing]

Editing is the process of selecting and preparing written, visual, audible and film media used to convey information. The editing process can involve correction, condensation, organization, and other modifications performed with an intention of producing a correct, consistent, accurate and complete work.

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Comment xml segment using shell script / command

I am trying to do a shell script with 2 parameters. xmlcomment -c cholo or xmlcomment -u cholo Given the following xml file, <?xml version="1.0"?> <guyList> <guy> <name&...
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Find and replace text via batch file

I have seen this question asked but never with a suitable answer for what I need I work doing remote tech support on computer systems and one of the things I frequently need to do is open ini files ...
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Notapad++ column editing: how to deselect a clicked location?

1- There is an option in NP++ to hold Ctrl while clicking in multiple locations in the text file, so the cursor stays there for multi-editing. I want to know how to de-select a clicked location? I ...
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How to edit InstallShield .cab without triggering error -5005 : 0x8007000d

How to edit InstallShield .cab without triggering error -5005 : 0x8007000d? Did i miss a step? user_Setup.exe File version: 9.1.0.429 Issue: Need to remove an exe inside InstallShield.exe, ...
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Windows 10 cannot change file associations [duplicate]

I recently bought a new Windows 10 computer. Installation of my apps without a hitch. I would like to the default file associations. For example I would like .GIF to open with Adobe Fireworks and ....
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How do I force automatic subtitles on a youtube video to play on youtube.com? [closed]

How do I force automatic subtitles on a youtube video to play on youtube.com? Not embedded. Can you give me a full line of URL to show me what code I need to add. My youtube video is in English, my ...
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How do I replace all occurrences of multiple strings in Word documents in a folder

I have the following working script, to replace 1 occurrence without tracking changes: $objWord = New-Object -comobject Word.Application $objWord.Visible = $false $list = Get-ChildItem "c:\users\...
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Excel Workbook - ownership request prompt to the editing user

I have a workbook file that is used by 1 team with a few people; but soon it will be disparate teams (2 teams; 8 people) accessing the file on our corporate share... This could grow to more teams and ...
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Edit a txt file via delimiter or offset

I need to edit a text file and plug in a new date that I have calculated. I have the date calculation stolen from another thread (need end of month previous month). I need to take that date as 3 ...
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Allow in-cell editing in compact layout

I've added a custom field to my Outlook reading pane. I can edit that field in single-line layout, but when I switch to compact layout it removes the option of in-cell editing. How do I enable in-...
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“Edit Links” button grayed-out

I have a user that, whenever they open a specific file, the status bar at the bottom right indicates that it it linking a file that the user isn't familiar with, even though she is the creator of the ...
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Saving SSH key in home instead of root

When I try to create an SSH key using sudo ssh-keygen -t rsa I get the request: Enter file in which to save the key (/root/.ssh/id_rsa): However, I would like the file to be saved in /home/user2/....
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Makes an blank 3s image section in ffmpeg

I have a video. And I want to make the image blank (black screen) 3s every 1 minute, sounds like the original video as I described in the following image. So please help me code ffmpeg. I use Google ...
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pdfjam pdfnup nup join line

I'm using pdfjam to imposition pages back together for artwork print. All works fine; however I'm getting a 1 pixel join line between the joined pages. For example a simple 100x200 2 pager black: ...
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Visual Studio Code - folded code expands on paste

In VSCode (and I think it's also relevant for VS), when a few lines of code are folded from the gutter (i.e: a function section), then copied (CTRL+C) and then pasted (CTRL+V) somewhere else, the code ...
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How to place text selection cursor at the beginning of the text field by default when renaming files on Windows 10?

I am quite struggling with naming files when I am either saving or renaming them because, initially, the text field is always entirely selected from start to end, so I am virtually forced to either ...
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How to remove all text before and after semi-colon characters

In notepad++ is there a way to remove all characters from the first semi-colon to the left, then all characters from the second semi-colon to the right? (including the 2 semi-colons mentioned). ...
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How can I scroll using the scroll wheel while editing a formula in Excel?

Apparently it's not possible to scroll (with the mouse wheel) while editing a formula. I'm using Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 (Version 1802). My Research has revealed, that this was a ...
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How to store every file change indefinitely?

How can I automatically save the entire change history of the files on my computer indefinitely? Dropbox stores file version history only intermittently and only for the past 30 days. The solution I ...
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How to quickly insert a HTML element in Chrome Developer Tools?

I am on the "Elements" tab in Chrome Developer Tools. In "Edit as HTML" mode, I remember doing a shortcut to insert an element instead of typing out <div></div> by hand. Something like "...
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windows need help for Large text file editing for remove duplicates - combine txt work on 50GB+

i have windows 2012 32GB RAM I7 CPU Prossesor 1TB SSHD i have .txt files of wordlists in lines the txt files start from 2GB to 50GB what kind of tools or program can work in that large size/lines to ...
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How to split lines in notepad++?

I have lines that are joined together and I want to split them. Example of lines before: :user1:example1@hotmail.com:4082e6739d188208d2450d1e03696b40:OdoA>D9e9VIOnP8^}M[e*FA)3!:Frankosh:test_93@...
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how to merge large txt files of 10GB+ into 1 txt file and remove duplicates lines from this 1 txt file fastest way? [duplicate]

simple my question is different because i need to merge the files into one too then remove the duplicates lines from the that file which will be over 50GB txt i have large .txt from 10GB+ files i ...
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Make PDF Editable

Is there any way to make a PDF file editable? I want to be able to type in the information manually. I've been working on making a template in Word to try to accomplish the same type of result, but ...
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How can I cut out part of a PDF document

I have a single page PDF document and I need to cut out a 2cm high part of it from the middle (which will then make the page a little shorter). How can I specify which vertical part of a pdf I would ...
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How can I remove all lines not containing email:password in notepad++ or Emeditor

Full Example File Containing: test@live.com:testing1 Yse@rur:userto astr@oSt@yahoo.fr:str@st5es @username1:password2 user2:@pass3 name@yahoo.com:1password my@example user@gmail.com:password !@#$%^ ...
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How To Remove Lines Containing Any Hash Type in Notepad++

Full example file containing: user:passowrd user:199d8ddda49f7505c8d896c8d2e81011 user:c7c08cc091bbe531449f62dd76e2e7c86e1dfa01 user:8e38fe8363321acd83deb0fc65ea00f9 user:...
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How To Remove Lines Containing Double Email in Notepad++

Full example file containing: clean000@yahoo.com:password0 example1@yahoo.com:example1@yahoo.com example1@yahoo.com:user1@hotmail.com clean111@yahoo.com:password1 example2@live.fr:user2@email.ru ...
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How To Remove Lines Containing Any Accents letters-characters in notepad++ or Emeditor

Full example file containing: ÁáÀàÂâǍǎĂăÃãẢảẠạÄäÅåĀāĄąẤấẦầẪẫẨẩẬậẮắẰằẴẵẲẳẶặǺǻ ĆćĈĉČčĊċÇçĎďĐđÐÉéÈèÊêĚěĔĕẼẽẺẻĖėËëĒēĘęẾếỀềỄễỂểẸ ẹỆệĞğĜĝĠġĢģĤĥĦħÍíÌìĬĭÎîǏǐÏïĨĩĮįĪīỈỉỊịĴĵĶķĹ弾Ļ ...
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notepad++ How to swap two if and then statements

So i have some code to reform (1000 lines) and i want to go from this if $one=0 and $two=32 then $dist=1 if $one=0 and $two=15 then $dist=2 if $one=0 and $two=19 then $dist=3 to this if $one=0 and $...
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How to select ALL DELETED (or ALL ADDED) text (track change) in MS Word 2016

it is a variation of question MS Word: How do I format all change tracked text at once? I am finding difficulty in working with the colors given in MS Word (I am at 2016) for track change. The ...
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Excel 2016 - locked for editing features vanished?

I'm not sure when it started but our workers cannot see the menu below now. "oo.xlsx is locked for editing by 'another user'. Open "Read-Only" or click "Notify" to open read-only and receive ...
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Windows 10 DOS editor colors with /B (monochrome) are scrambled

I have Windows 10 on a Lenovo X61 PC. I have a desktop shortcut to Command Prompt with color options set to grey text / black background. I run the editor using >EDIT /B filename. For a year this gave ...
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Extract original audio stream from file that had music added to it

I downloaded a file and it has music added over top. I was wondering if there is a way for me to remove the music stream so that I can restore the original audio stream from when the video was made? ...
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Word “when selecting, automatically select the entire word” option seems to make no difference

This is a matter of curiosity more than anything else. In Microsoft Word's Options (Advanced group) there is a setting named "When selecting, automatically select entire word". In the olden days I ...
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What is the recommended settings for dell U 2415 for photo editing?

My monitor display is dell u 2415. I want to calibrate this monitor to be perfect for editing photos. I can't afford to buy the x -rite color pro. I want to know if anyone used the dell u 2415 for ...
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Split PyCharm edit window on a Mac?

Does anyone know how to split the PyCharm edit window on a Mac. The website instructions appear to be for Windows. In any case, they don't apply on my machine because I am not seeing any tabs. ...
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How can I fill in a PDF (not a PDF form) such that each character is in a box

There's quite a few solutions for typing on PDFs (such as listed in the answers to PDF - What software to fill-out/fill-in a PDF form?), but I have a parallel question which I've wondered about off-...
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In Notepad ++ 7.3.1 is there a way to display a long list as two columns automatically?

For example, Item 1 Item 45 Item 2 Item 46 Item 3 Item 47 ... ... Item 44 Item 88 Etc?
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With monitor not functioning, how do I edit Bios to recognize new Graphics Card?

I am hoping someone can tell me how to get my new graphics card working with no monitor. The mobo internal graphics card has apparently failed. I have installed a new graphics card. (GEFORCE GT 710) ...
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Visio 2013 Dynamic connector master options greyed out

I need to use the edit master but its greyed out, how do I stop this?
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How can I edit notes in presenters view for PowerPoint 2016?

I am using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016 on Windows 10 x64 to present using presenters view. While presenting I want to edit/copy/paste into the notes section of the presenters view. How do I ...
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How do I create a video, using one background jpg and other smaller changing jpg's in the foreground?

I hope someone can help me, as I've never done this before. Basically what I want to do is create a video using a 2 hour long dj mix (mp3 file), a compilation. I would like the album cover as the ...
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Setting up a local video server

I'm a bit of a newbie to servers but am fairly tech savvy. I currently have a custom windows machine in my bedroom which is fairly powerful and I'm using it as a glorified drinks holder. I would love ...
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vim shortcut for moving to beginning of previous line not working

Pressing Shift and + takes me to first non whitespace character of the next line. I expected that Shift and - would similarly take me to first non-whitespace character of the previous line. But, it ...
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Audacity | Split | duplicate split-positions onto another layer

Audacity_2.1.2 win10_Home_x64 AUDACITY How to do a split Edit -> Clip-Boundaries -> Split depending on whether it's a point vs. selection CTRL-I Point vs. Selection Point A point will only ...
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vim open file in a new tab

I would like to do this - Open a file, say a.txt in vim. Then, do ctrl+z, which will take me back to the terminal, and hide vim in background. While I am in the terminal, now I would like to open b....
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Microsoft Excel 2010 Shared workbook - edit conflicts

We are using Microsoft Excel 2010 on Server NT. We log onto the server using remote desktop on our local machines. The excel file we are using has lists of clients, client details and trades that ...
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Using Excel, I want to remove certain characters from spreadhseet

I have a long list of entries on a excel data sheet like: 1235. "email address", How can I remove the in bold characters i.e. 1235. " and the ", from this. The initial numbers go from 279 - 5000.
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port forwarding - Transmission torrent client

I have a problem related to Transmission torrent client. Specifically on a Fedora 23 Linux distribution. My goal is to increase download speed and surfing on the internet. I found out the best way to ...