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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Can't enter data in cell

Opened doc with several sheets. 1 of the sheets will not let me enter data-jumps me to another cell several rows down. Other sheets work fine. When I go back to the problem worksheet, I can type a ...
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How was this video made

ok guys I'm genuinely confused how this video was made and was wondering whether anyone could shed light on how this video might have been made or encoded or something. this video in discord is 51 ...
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How to remove all tags in XML file to display only desired text

What command would I use to remove all tags to display only what I want shown. There are hundreds of entries, only want to display the --name-- tag. Here is an example of a single entry. Original Line ...
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Editing XML but prevent changing XML structure?

Is it at all possible to prevent users from changing the XML structure in a file, but only enter/modify data? There is nothing in XSD Restrictions/Facets that specifies this. I have seen this SO ...
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How to edit files in EFI partition on Windows 10 [duplicate]

I want to edit my Clover boot entries from within Windows 10 to add back my linux mint listing in clover. I could boot my Linux Mint from clover until I was forced to reinstall my Linux mint instance (...
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How to edit the long equation in the linear format of MS word?

There's a matrix that has been created in the MS word 2019 illustrated as the following figures. It's found very difficult to edit later, because it becomes so long that exceeds the page width in the ...
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Is there a way to add an external transparent PNG overlay to a PDF without modifying the PDF?

I'm trying to find an application that will let you create an overlay to a PDF but doesn't actually modify the PDF, e.g. saves a transparent .png that (in the program) is linked to the PDF or creates ...
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How to move an entire collapsed level to another place in Notepad++?

Given a document in Notepad++ with the following content: For the sake of overview all elements are collapsed, like so: When I want to move an entire <element1>...</element1 around, I first ...
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Can an excel spreadsheet be 'refresh all connections' by any shared users

I have a shares portfolio (excel spreadsheet I have Office 365 for MAC,)that pulls down live stock prices. I loaded the spreadsheet onto OneDrive and the prices only update on opening the spreadsheet. ...
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Can you remove verbose form information from an excel cell but keep the first bit which I need in there?

I have to pull work reports monthly on the tickets we work in my office. I have been able to customize the output generated by the ticketing system to a point, but the notes section is verbose and so ...
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Unable to edit cells in excel (on MacBook)

I have a MacBook pro with microsoft 365 excellent, all updated. I have previously edited an excel file but now am unable to edit a column on a workbook. I cannot even select those cells. Most of the ...
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Can people see the changes made in word document?

I drafted something in a Word document and then made some changes before emailing it. Can the person receiving the document see or roll back to previous edits? If they can, how can I prevent that?
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Weird video files greyish thumbnails in Windows 10 explorer

On the Windows 10 explorer some of my video thumbnails, the image preview in some 4k files have a shade/greyish colour, if I play the video for example on VLC, no problem, the image is perfect like ...
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swap order of text in notepad++

I'm trying to swap my code (over 1000 lines) of this: from: HA09 HA(a9b0, a8b1, Cout09, Sum09); FA19 FA(Sum09, a7b2, Cout08, Cout19, Sum19); to: HA HA09(a9b0, a8b1, Cout09, Sum09)...
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How can I delete everything from X to Y in a text document?

Lets say, given a text document with the content: zeep XXX fleem flerb floot flop YYY zoop yim XXX abc def jpg gif YYY yam i want to delete everything in between XXX and YYY so it looks like:...
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Can cpdf remove margins from PDF pages?

To enhance the reading experience on e-readers, I'd like to crop the margins from PDF pages and maximize the text that's left, before converting them into PNGs. Since it has "-mediabox", "-cropbox", ...
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Online voice over lectures in powerpoint frustrations

My issue is this. While listening to PP and pause the audio to make my desire edits to the slide, I have to listen to the entire slide lecture again because the audio bar restarts. Occasionally, the ...
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I can no longer edit rdp files

When I right click on rdp files, I no longer have the "edit" option. The only way to modify the rdp file is to edit it with notepad which is not very convenient. How can I fixe this please ? I need ...
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Can ffmpeg concat and drawtext at the same time using input from a file? [duplicate]

Sorry guys, I am new to this site and new to ffmpeg. I am a using ffmpeg to concat videos by taking input from a file as shown below. mistakes.txt file VID_20191031_030050.mp4 inpoint 2222 outpoint ...
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Multiple cursors in Microsoft Word

A really useful feature in TextMate is multiple cursors, as described in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jqc5EdZmpmQ Are multiple cursors possible in Microsoft Word?
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Premiere Pro reactive audio wave form?

I have been checking out premiere pro and am baffled to see that there is no reactive audio waveform as shown in the image below. The audio waveform in the timeline in premier stays the same even if ...
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Can't merge mp3 and mp4 file using ffmpeg

I have tried many solutions but none of them work. When I input this command (video name replaced): ffmpeg -i video.mp4 -i audio.mp3 -c:v copy -c:a copy output.mp4 I just get a video file without ...
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QGIS 3 - Editing Issues

My nodes in editing keep disappearing when I hover over them and wont let me edit anything. If you over over the center of the polygon, you can see the nodes, but not edit any of them. You can move ...
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I took pictures of documents on my iPhone and I want upload them onto my Mac and then what do I need to do next if I need edit the documents?

I have taken pictures of the documents I need and I have them saved on my iPhone. I want to somehow take the picture of the document and either upload or convert it so I can edit the document and then ...
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ffmpeg, crop, select, then uncrop for the output

I would like to use ffmpeg to: Crop image Detect scene change on the cropped image Output the whole scene (uncropped image.) I know how to do 1. and 2. but not 3. Here is my command line: ffmpeg....
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Replacing middle & last names in many Word documents

I have about 200 letters I need to be sending out through email to people, and right now the header is set up like this: Dear FirstName MiddleName LastName, But my boss would like it to just be set ...
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clear (the text) and edit all .json files in a folder

I have a folder with a lot of .json file. I would like to replace the contents of these files by something in particular. I can erase all the text of all json files: FOR /R C:\YourFolder %%f IN (*....
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Changed one character in PDF, it reformatted entire text box [closed]

I made a PDF from a Word doc, added page headers (all different throughout a 200 page doc), but then discovered an error and had to remove only one 'dash' from one line on one page. When I did that, ...
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When a PC edits a file, does it delete the original file?

If code.txt (or whatever file) is edited and saved I have two ideas of how a PC would handle the process: The PC deletes code.txt completely and makes a new code.txt (edited version) from scratch. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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