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How can I convert multiple textboxes in a Word document to tabular format?

I have a PDF that was exported from Adobe Indesign file. I now need to have the contents of this PDF in Word but when I use Save As or use Export to, both options render the Word document with text in ...
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How do I open and convert old Microsoft-generated videos "AVSEQ01.DAT"?

Digital-AV savants? I’ve inherited a dozen 20-year-old family video files saved in a format that refuses to be converted, copied, opened, read, renamed, or moved from the CDs on which they were ...
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How can i convert a .bin file to a .json file [closed]

There is a ".bin" file on my pc that i want to convert. I tried to do it with a ISO reader but it wont work. The only thing i know about this file, it stores some json data that i want to ...
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Convert multiple files with AutoHotkey

I'm trying to setup AutoHotkey to automatically convert a selected file to PNGs when pressing a CTRL+ENTER. To do the conversion, I'm using the CLI version of Filestar. I have figured it out how to ...
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Converting HTML pages with MathML equations to Word document

My goal is to convert this document (https://galileo.phys.virginia.edu/classes/252/lorentztrans.html) which contains math into word document with well formatted equations. Why only Microsoft Word you ...
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How to download videos from cisco webex browser viewer? [closed]

My university streams lectures using Cisco webex and then uploads a link for every single lecture so we can see the recorded video like this: https://i.stack.imgur.com/D8MJy.jpg There is no way to ...
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How can i convert a .bin (binary) to a .json (json) file with linux?

I don't know how to convert a binary file back to a .json file. I have been searching for a while now and could not find a single answer, well, i did but none of which worked. Can this be done in ...
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I can open omnibus but my co-worker can't

My co-worker and I belong to the same G Suite. She received an attachment that she couldn't open (no visible file type). She forwarded the email message to me. I checked the file type but there ...
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MacOs: "rtf can't be opened" when converting rtf to txt using terminal

I hope to convert some rtf files into txt files. However, when I tried textutil -convert txt PathName/*.rtf I got Error reading PathName/FileName.rtf. The file “FileName.rtf” couldn’t be opened. I ...
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Change row delimiter for a specific column in Excel

I have a excel file which contains data as below. +-------+----------+-------------------------+-----------+ | ID | Material | Description | Attribute | +-------+----------+------------...
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Can `magick` rename output file the same as input file with additional numbering?

Suppose in a folder, I have dog.jpg and fish.jpg. I want to resize them by 50% and save them with the same name, but with a numerical index. How can I do that using magick (allowing me to pipeline ...
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How to convert chm to doc/pdf [closed]

I want to know how I can convert a chm file into a doc (or alternatively a searchable pdf). After trying the online services as well as Calibre without luck. I am using windows 7.
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Creating a PDF with images

I have some image files in a folder. I want to have them as a single pdf, one image per page. I'm currently using Mutool and especially mutool create. I am willing to switch tools (command line, gui ...
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How to convert/format files back to programs,and other stuff?

I dunno if this was asked (excuse me if yes), I did checked first 3 pages but nothing found so... I have SSD (C:) and HDD(D:).I hided files and programs, with program HIDE FILES(by vovsoft) which was ...
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Convert multiple .jpg files to .bmp files

I am currently making a game with iGraphics, and for that I have to use images only in .bmp format. I have multiple .jpg images, and I want to convert all of them to .bmp format. Just changing the ...
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How would I run this on a chromebook?

I have made a text adventure game for windows but would like to expand to other operating systems. I have people on discord helping me with converting it to Macintosh OS, but I would like to have it ...
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Converting Excel spreadsheets to Word

Any idea how to convert Excel spreadsheets to Word or if it's an impossible task? I often deal with large datasets in Excel where a column will have many cells with long text of around 1000 words. ...
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How to convert fb2 into pdf in linux via terminal?

How I can convert fb2 into pdf in linux via terminal ?
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Copy text from a PDF document with phonetic alphabet included

I have a long list of vocabularies in a PDF document where the foreign words are also shown in phonetic spelling, like this: el chico [ˈtʃiko] Now, I have to copy the everything into a different ...
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How to convert large .htm file to .pdf?

I have a fairly large .htm file, 100 MB which doesn't fully load in any browser I've tried (the page stops rendering after a certain point), so I want to try converting the file into a .pdf file so ...
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How to convert from .aif files in OS X?

I have these two .aif [AIFF-C audio] files that I need converted into lighter formats in macOS 10.11 (El Capitan). Exporting to seemingly any format in Audacity results in no more than harsh static. ...
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GIMP 2.8.16 unable to open ORA files

I'm trying to edit/combine paintings I did in Krita with GIMP. Because GIMP can't open .kra files I saved them as .ora files. However, GIMP is unable to open any .ora files, including ones I made ...
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convert xls to utf-8 csv using LibreOffice command line?

I'm trying to batch-convert a bunch of Excel files (.xls) to CSV with UTF-8 encoding. But no matter what I try, nothing seems to happen. There are a few similar questions about this issue but I guess ...
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How to convert a GE Voluson file to cartesian format?

I am looking to convert a 3D model from a GE Healthcare Voluson E8 ultrasonic imaging machine into a file in cartesian format (layered). However, converting to DICOM format results in spherical / ...
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Converting UCS-2 encoded file to ANSI encoding in Windows Mobile 5/6

I would need to be able to convert UCS-2 encoded a text file to ANSI (or ISO8859-1) on Windows Mobile 5 and 6 platforms, and to make it even harder, it should be something that is scriptable (i.e. ...
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How to view Adobe Shockwave file (dcr file extension)

I have some ancient Adobe Shockwave files with .dcr file extensions. I managed to view them with the official Adobe player (download the full version, not the slim version). However, Chrome refuses ...
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how to get csvkit to convert very wide xlsx files -- weird error messages

I've been trying to convert a number of xlsx files which are very wide (over 200 columns) into csv files so I can aggregate them into a single file for analysis. I've been trying to use csvkit, but it ...
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How to downgrade scribus file version?

I'm currently using Scribus 1.5.1 development version and I want to downgrade to my 1.4.6 stable version. I want to import paragraph and character styles from my Scribus development file to a new file ...
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Changing file from .txt to .FOR

I have a .txt file that I want to turn to a .FOR file. I thought I could simply do the following "test.txt" to "text.FOR" when naming the file but that did not work, so what can I do? I downloaded the ...
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Windows - Perform Operations on File Dropped in Directory

I am curious if the following is possible. I want to set up a special directory in which I drop a word file. A script/program (written by me) in the directory will detect a new file has been added and ...
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How to convert plain text files into libreoffice cal (Excel sheet) on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a plain text file containing a huge amount of data. The data's are separated by semicolon and a newline for starting a new line of the following data. Here's a sample: "user_id";"device_id";...
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How to convert a keynote to something that I can run on Windows, with the least loss of quality?

I am going to do a presentation on a Windows computer. However, I don't have Powerpoint installed on my Mac. My Windows PC doesn't have PowerPoint either :( It only has the OpenOffice.org thingy. ...
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Notepad to .py file [duplicate]

When I first made a .py file I told it to open in notepad, and now it wont run in cmd, it only opens the notepad, does anybody have a fix for that?. I thought that i was supossed to run it by dobble ...
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Is there an easy way to convert ESC/P spool files to an image format on command line?

I am currently trying to convert ESC/P spool files from an old machine, which only has a parallel printer port, to an image format (I don't really care which). At the moment all I have found are ...
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converting .sys to .inf file, is there any software or method to do this? [closed]

Converting .sys to .inf file, is there any software or method to do this? I scoured the net and could not find any software or any explaining if possible and how. Any helpful responses welcome.
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How do I open .SPF file format for Mac OS X 10.10.5 (Yosemite)?

Does anyone know how I can open an .SPF format file? I'm using Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10.5). I believe it is an image as the person who sent it, sent a scanned document. I tried Photoshop with no ...
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How to convert .shp to ASCII in QGIS or R?

Actually I want to convert the shp file to .grd file. But before I convert the .shp to .grd, on my thinking, first I must convert the .shp into ascii. Is it possible to convert directly from .shp to ....
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Calibre's CHM conversion from PDF

I am trying to convert PDF to CHM. However, I see only these fileformats in the output dialog: Nothing of these is CHM. However, some may be similar. HTMLZ I did a conversion to HTMLZ which ...
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Improve FFmpeg time ? conversion takes very long

I have several rules to convert a movie to several formats and create a preview image. Problem is the execution of these takes very long. Also the outputted quality is very low. I harvested these ...
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how to convert .to files to a popular audio format

I have received an audio file with extension .To from a friend. I have found a player for this file type, but I want to convert it to a popular audio format in order to play it in my other gadgets. I ...
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How to convert a Voluson 4D ultrasound scan (.V00 file) to a video?

I have here a "4D volume cine" ultrascound scan (time series of 3D scans) created with a machine from GE Healthcare Voluson. The file is in their older, proprietary .V00 format. I want to create a ...
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How can I convert a Keynote file to another file type using Windows or Linux?

I want to take a Keynote file and turn it into a .ppt, pdf, or multiple .jpgs. How can I do this on a Windows or Linux machine I'm aware of free online converters that you can use, but I'm looking ...
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What is the easiest way to open a Mac Pages (.pages) file on Windows?

I have moved to OS X, and although Microsoft's Office software is brilliant on Windows, on the Mac its usability leaves something to be desired compared to Apple's own counterparts (Pages, Numbers and ...
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Convert pdf to excel

I have a pdf of 18,000 pages of data that I need to work with for a project. I'm trying to convert it to an excel spreadsheet. I can't use Acrobat because it's just for a summer project thus I don't ...
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Batch convert of Word docs with images to HTML

OK, here is my situation: I made a knowledge base for a company, they have about 500 word documents with screenshots in them explaining procedures and such. I can easily paste the text into the cms ...
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RAW disk image and .Img format, Difference?

So I need .img file to use with xen hypervisor. Currently I have a vmdk disk image of my current installation. It seems qemu can convert from vmdk to raw disk image, and as far as I read, .img file is ...
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Is there any command line docx to image converter available?

Is there any docx to image (jpg, png, bmp, ...) available with command line support? It's better to have one in windows, but if there is any in linux, that's great too.
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Converting Powerpoint to PDF server-based solutions?

I asked a version of this question earlier, but I'm in need of other solutions, so this is a more pointed question. I'm in need of a server-based solution for converting ppt files to pdf files. This ...
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Convert A Ghost Image File Into A VMware Disk Image File?

I am trying to convert a Ghost image file (.gho) to a VMware disk image file (.vdmk). I am using this command: ghost32 -clone,mode=restore,src=my.gho,dst=myimage.vmdk -batch -sure I get the ...
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How can I create a PDF file that my Nook Simple Touch won't reformat?

I've written a document in Open Office Writer and I'm trying to read it on my Nook Simple Touch. I'm exporting the .ODT file to a PDF file, and it works perfectly. The pages are all behaving as ...
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