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Change word-document to the input from a GUI?

Every now and then I have to update some rent-contracts which I do by hand. Is there a way I could create a program / app / gui that asks me for input and then changes those values in the (word) ...
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Powershell GUI - not calling sub batch file

Regarding my Powershell script with GUI: When compiled as a .exe (PS2GUI with noConsole) it works properly, but when calling this same .exe from a .bat, it does not work: It does not start the Start-...
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2 vpn sessions in one laptop?

we are having to share a laptop at home. One person has a vpn session for work and it is all fine. The other person also manages to open a vpn connection (using different software and to another ...
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Manipulate Afx OLE Control in External Window by Powershell

I have to perform automation by manipulating (including get and set text from) an accounting system using Powershell. The process has a window which contain a grid-like container (the one with blue ...
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Enable disabled item in context menu

In specific application, when i right click, it shows context menu. However, some items are disabled, and some enabled: Is there any way, using WinSpy or any other similar tool, to manually enable ...
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GUI slow when switching programs or opening application list

I think I'm having issues with some cache or something similar. This results in the following issue: When I try to switch the open program using [Alt] + [Tab], the preview of programs takes a while ...
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How to identify which program has left a portion of its UI floating on my screen?

I noticed that what looks like a tooltip saying "Increase Indent" is floating homeless on my screen. Here it is with the edge of the browser window beneath it: It has attained nearly infinite Z-order ...
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Task Scheduler won't show icon in taskbar

I have a simple java gui app that makes a green or red icon on the taskbar (next to clock on the right). I made a new scheduled task pointing to my .jar file and everything works, i can see it ...
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WSL2 GUI not working

I am trying to get GUIs working with WSL2, but nothing I tried works. I turned off the Firewall for home networks (just for testing). I started Vcxsrv with the following options: Multiple Windows, ...
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Is there no way to avoid accidentally interacting with windows that jump into focus?

Ever since PC's had graphical interfaces, the same issue reoccurs: A user is typing on their keyboard or clicking on things. Then, suddenly, the OS decides it's a great time to bring a window from ...
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vim-like command line gui

Lately, I've been wondering how vim's user interface works, that when you start it, it occupies the entire terminal window, instead of just printing text and maybe requiring you to input something and ...
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Mini-GUI to launch remote linux process [closed]

I would like to know how to develop a script/portable app which launches a Linux process on a remote host. I have a linux application which runs on its own host. Everything works on the host. Most ...
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Run a VirtualBox Virtual Machine from an Ubuntu Server shell?

I have a server running Ubuntu Server 19.10 with no GUI and no screen attached. I only connect to it through SSH. Is it possible to install VirtualBox on there and run a Virtual Machine that does ...
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File Explorer filepath box taller than it should be

I installed the Vivaldi browser onto my computer, and since doing this, the top of my file explorer has looked like this: It's completely normal aside from the taller box around the Search box and ...
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Restore Thunderbird's look/interface?

I have two computers running the same version of Thunderbird. One uses an old, 5+ years, installation and looks like TB always did but on the other machine, where I made a new installation a few weeks ...
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Is Windows GUI FPS lower than refresh rate?

I'm just wondering why in a lot of videos on youtube with 60fps Windows interface looks much smoother than my real interface? If I can see smooth interface on video why I can't see it on my actual ...
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Ubuntu cursor is invisible after a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS on a Dell Power Edge T140

While installing Ubuntu 18.04.3 the cursor was visible and working. After installation and restart, the cursor is invisible. I tried a bunch of solutions mentioned online: sudo apt install gnome-...
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how to launch firefox in private mode with the keyboard?

How to launch a new private firefox window from the "type here to search" box in the start menu? (I think this is the same as windows key+r and then typing in "firefox" but not sure. There seem some ...
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Loading Items in combobox with powershell

I have loaded Virtual Machines into my Combobox $Form.Add_Loaded({ Get-VM | ForEach-Object { $WPFcboListVM.Items.Add($_.Name) } ... when the code is actually ran both Virtual Machines start and ...
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Some “graphical” applications are very slow using Awesome WM, but not using KDE

I have a pretty fresh install of Debian buster and am experiencing an annoying behavior. Some "graphical" applications are very slow when I launch them inside an Awesome WM session, but that doesn't ...
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Editing Specific numbers in a .txt file with matlab GUI

I have a bunch of different template .txt files that I want to be accessed by a user in matlab. these templates look like this, but with key differences that I will explain: LOAD BOX 1 SUBJ ...
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editing a macro with user input in matlab

I have 4 macros on on my system. each one is short, and contains the same basic code: LOAD BOX 1 SUBJ M1_299633_D295158_JUN19@1910_Aut_ERROR2 EXPT St2_Se4_Rat1 GROUP 1 PROGRAM ...
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Modify Outlook “now alignment”

is there a way to change MS Outlook's "planning view" to not put the blue now marker on the center of the screen when I navigate from another date to today? [… I am unable to upload fotos …]
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Mouse selection of text in editor with Visual Studio Code abnormal

Recently I had Visual Studio Code installed (Ubunu 18.04 LTS). I tried to select (by left clicking down and drag along the line) in editor, but the cursor stayed and no rendering as I observe. No text ...
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Windows 10 Inconsistent Button Appearance

On Windows 10, the buttons with visual styles take the appearance of a light-gray rectangle and a darker border. When hovered, the background and border turn blue: In some programs, there is a fade ...
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Lubuntu In VirtualBox Showing Tiny Icons

I just installed Lubuntu In VirtualBox and I am using a Mac. When i change the resolution options in Lubuntu, everything becomes really tiny like shown in the image Is there a way I can get a ...
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Change default GUI for Tails

I installed Tails from USB 1 to USB 2 and set up persistent volume on that usb. I used sudo apt-get install mate to install a new GUI for my tails, because I want to use it with tablet PC and GNOME is ...
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CentOS and GUI installation

I have CentOS installed with only terminal(i dont check "Server with GUI" when installing), and i dont see "Server with GUI" in group list. How i can install "Server with GUI"? When i dont have it in ...
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Launch GUI application on Headless System

One Python Script One GUI application Python Script does two things, currently launches at boot up of windows 10 OS, via the Common Startup folder. Python Script is running as server software to ...
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How to use manual update in avira newest version

I use Avira ( https://www.avira.com/en/ ) as my antivirus tool, sometimes online update may get an error, so I download virus definition files from websites and use manual update from its avcenter. it ...
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What's the difference between Windows 10's application scaling settings?

In Windows 10 you can scale globally, and change this on a per-application basis: I use scaling to make games appear a reasonable size on a 4k monitor. A recent Factorio update caused scaling to ...
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Organizing styles in Microsoft Word

I have a collection of Word documents being used for data capture, using styles to mark the text up as hints to a parser. (A bespoke tool would be better, but the editing facilities and Interop ...
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How to view folder path in finder? How to find multiple windows of an application?

I am having a lot of questions with mac OS. How do I view / copy the path of a folder in finder? How to bring a window to the front?  How to cycle through multiple windows of an app, say, Intellij?
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Main Storyboard not popping up in Xcode?

I recently updated my Xcode so now when I open it, my main storyboard doesn't pop up on the side bar. I tried opening a new project and I could see it there but I couldn't see the code editor for the ...
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(Debian) Unable to connect to X server on Debian and to launch GUI

I bought a new pc without any os and I am trying to boot it under the last Debian version. I am able to boot correctly on my key and to install Debian and the Gnome interface without problems. But ...
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All Qt-based applications (softwares, such as VLC, Calibre, Krita, MalwareByte) on Windows 10 run in the background but their GUI aren't, why?

I have some bunch of Qt-based softwares (such us VLC, Calibre, Krita, Mendeley Desktop, MalwareByte, Free Download Manager) which run in the background but not show any GUI in a Windows 10 machine. ...
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learning how to use MATLAB App designer, integrating existing code into GUI

I found a MATLAB script online, and played with it a bit until I got it to do what I needed it to. Essentially, I have an alphanumeric tag stored in an excel file, and the MATLAB code compares the ...
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Use gvim.exe as default editor for Octave on Windows 10

I installed gvim.exe and octave 5.1 on windows 10 machine. but I failed to use the gvim as the default editor on windows nor Linux. I tried two ways to do so, none of them worked 1. use GUI settings ...
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EXE gui for file launching [closed]

I am making a flash drive, that is used to play games, and run programs. I was wondering if anyone has created a customizable GUI, to launch different apps and games, without having to look through ...
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I am trying to link GTK+ to CodeBlocks in Windows 10, but getting “fatal error: gdk-pixbuf/gdk-pixbuf.h : No such file or directory”

I am tring to make an MCQ software system in C using a GUI. I am trying to link GTK+ to CodeBlocks but i am getting "fatal error: gdk-pixbuf/gdk-pixbuf.h : No such file or directory", every time. I ...
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Split screen into virtual displays

I need to make desktop user interface behave on single monitor as if several monitors are in use. I know there is a simple working solution for Linux here, but it is not enough complicated for my ...
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How to make the taskbar floating and compact (move the taskbar to a corner to save space)?

I never have many windows (since they are spread out between multiple desktop) and I never click the taskbar icons (<Win> + <Number> is more convenient for me), so I'd like to hide taskbar....
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What is the left panel called in mxGraph?

I am working on a network graph simulator using mxGraph and java. The problem is that I want to remove the left panel from the GUI. There is a option to hide/show but I wanted it hidden as default. ...
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Installation of wxWidgets

I'm currently trying to install 3.0.4 version of wxWidgets on a Raspbian Jessie. wxWidgets was successfully installed. However, when I try to run an application, the following relocation runtime error ...
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Tkinter module crashing computer

I have a python program which has been running well for the past several weeks with spyder, but today after making no changes to the code, running the program immediately causes the computer to ...
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How to change Firefox search box popup font size?

How to change Firefox search box popup font size using userChrome.css?
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Firefox or Chrome Auto Hide UI

I want to automatically hide the firefox ui until I mouse hover the top of my browser window without having to full screen. I love the windows task bar auto hide feature and hate that I cant find a ...
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Show contents of Visual Studio panel while dragging

When dragging a panel border in Visual Studio, is there a way to redraw the panel's contents after each mouse movement, and not just after release of the left mouse button? Basically I want the panel ...
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Kivy apps running at 0.2 fps

recently all my apps in Kivy started running on 0.2 fps… the only thing I have done to my computer was to install the newest update of league of legends... below is the output from the debug mode when ...
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Dual Mouse Pointers with Independent Controllers Possible in Windows (7 Ultimate x64) Possible?

Is it possible to have two mouse cursors within Windows GUI interface, each of which is paired/linked to a separate mouse device? So basically two people could use two separate mouse devices and yet ...

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