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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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MS Word - Converting a custom footnote to a continuous numbered footnote list

I have some footnotes that I am editing (on a Mac), which have cross-references to the footnote (so copying and pasting the footnote text into a newly inserted footnote is not really an option). How ...
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Editing Calc formula, when clicking cell, it does not enter cell reference

When I am writing a formula, I can type =A1+A2 and it works, but if I type = and then click on A1, the system does not put A1 in the formula bar. It just enters A1 in edit mode.
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Microsoft excel: Queries and connections - option to update data manually is greyed out

For my link to other excel workbook table: For some reason, the update: manual option is greyed out for this query link in excel Data --> edit links. I don't want the data to update automatically ...
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How do I create a perfectly seamless loop gif from a video which has multiple cycles?

Let's say for example I have a video of a ball going around in a circle. In the video, it's obvious it is a loop and the entire video is around 1 minute and 20 seconds long, so the ball goes around ...
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iSCSI vs a simple network share for a video editor

I'm trying to understand the difference between iSCSI and network share protocols. iSCSI is a block-level protocol that allows remote access to storage devices over a network. Whereas network share ...
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How to resize video but do not stretch/modify original video using ffmpeg

Im pretty bad at video editing/property terms. Sorry in advance. Green = Input video Red = Output video Sorry if this doesnt make sense. But can this be possibly achieved? I tried searching for ...
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Why does Microsoft Word's "Protected View" prevent editing?

To the best of my understanding (and correct me if I'm wrong), the purpose of Protected View is to display the document without executing any macros that the document may contain, in case those macros ...
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MS Word: File -> "Edit Property" to change author not listed

I'd like to edit the author name in a Word doc. I go to "Info," right-click the author name, but "Edit Property" is not listed. What to do? (running Professional Plus 2016 on ...
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Mass edit of Excel conditional format structure with formulas. Used the year 2022 in the formulas and need to change for 2023

I created a 17 tab worksheet for company locations to track monthly performance metrics against a budget. I used a reference cell as a condition to control conditional formatting of cells as well as ...
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Where is there a manual page for Command Line Editing shortcuts?

There are times when I would like to respond to an already existing post, here specifically, because I want to figure out the source that these people are using for the answers. The answers in that ...
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advanced options in word is stuck automatically selecting entire word though the default checkbox is not checked

I cannot stop word from always selecting an entire word when editing. I have unchecked the default checkbox that enables this by default in the advanced setting editing options, but it still ...
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Save edited HTML in Firefox

I load a page in Firefox. In the developer panel I edit some content. I change some contents (some paragraphs, some bullet points) eventually removing some nodes or adding a new one. I want now to ...
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Using FFMPEG to find the coordinates of the rightmost filled pixel in a png with transparency

Let's say I want to watermark several photos like this. A sample picture I will have several pictures with different bottom-most-right-most non-transparent pixel. The marked coordinate is what I need ...
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Remove Transparent Borders GIMP

I have an image of the Cosmic Cliffs (JWST) and I'd like to remove the transparent side borders. How can I do this? I had already tried to box select the image I wanted > Paste to New Layer > ...
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Does anyone know how to lighten a drawing from .tiff file?

I have a photocopy of an old machine drawing from 1982. It looks like it has been taped and I have been tasked with trying to edit the drawing so that it is eligible. Other from lightening the ...
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How can I click only once on the "add text" button and then add several texts in Foxit Reader?

I use Foxit Reader to complete a PDF form with the "add text" feature. Current I click on the "add text" button, the add 1 text, then click again on the "add text" button,...
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how to edit country and keyboard in windows 11 iso

I have used Rufas to make windows 11 iso but when it boots up it still is prefilled with United States region and United States keyboard and i need to select and change to UK. How can I modify the iso ...
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How can I edit an Outlook 365 invite in my calendar if I am not the organizer?

There is no Edit option in the events I have in my Outlook 365 calendar if I didn't create the event. I would like to modify the subject line of the meeting, the real estimated duration, etc. Thanks!
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How to Stream a camera view from another computer on Discord with better performance?

I had a customer with some issues with the app Discord, my client told me he got another PC to try something just in case. He ask me if I was able to redirect the video stream to another computer but ...
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Crop and cut video while keeping encoding?

I have a whole bunch of large video files, which I would like to both crop and cut: Crop: I don't need the entirety of the dimensions of each video; instead, I would like to specify a smaller ...
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Cannot edit calendar events for invitations received by mail (Nextcloud, via Thunderbird/CalDAV)

When I create events myself, everything works smoothly and I can easily edit them at any time. However, I cannot edit events events if the event was placed into the calendar by accepting an email ...
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Visio 2016: Unable to Zoom when Editing Embedded Files (Excel spreadsheets)

I am using Visio 2016 and having a constant, irritating issue. I need to edit embedded Excel spreadsheets everyday. Without fail, whenever I double-click the spreadsheet object in order to enter Edit ...
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How to best use SED to comment out a config value while adding a new config value right after it?

I want to edit some config files on in the CLI without a wysiwyg editor but instead using sed. Is there a best practice for doing that? Here are a few examples of what I mean: Config file example 1 A ...
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What do we call this line in video editing?

This might be an obvious question but I can't seem to find the answer to it. What do we call the line highlighted in yellow?
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I cannot access Source Code Pro font in Visual Studio 2022

I recently downloaded and installed Visual Studio 2022 professional and then tried to change the editing font to Source Code Pro but the IDE does not list it as an alternative. I have Source Code Pro ...
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How can I delete everything from XXXX to the last line before an empty line in a text document?

Given a text document with multiple instances of the content: XXXX random number of lines with random text other random text more random text random text 'blank line' i want to delete everything ...
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How can I edit files without them being extracted?

Currently, I have some files in a .rar file that is password protected. If I open a Notepad file to make some changes, this file will get extracted first, to the winrar Temp folder, and then I can ...
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Apply Fade In and Fade Out to mp3 without re-encoding

Since some time i am fighting with how to apply Fade In and Fade Out effects to mp3. The problem lies in the fact that it needs to happen on linux server as invoked process (command line). The other ...
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Set Notepad++ as the default EDIT program for '.txt' files?

Searching all over, I could not get Windows 10 file manager to open Notepad++ on the right-click > Edit option. There are quite a few answers on how to get the right-click > Open, and also ...
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MS Word: Set style font size to default / from underlying properties

When I create a style in Word, the font size of the style gets set to whatever the font size of the text I've selected is. e.g. if I create a style while 13pt text is selected, the new style text will ...
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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 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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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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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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