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Highlight without comments in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

How to highlight text in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC without adding any comment? I have tried many was but couldn't figure out anything.
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How to make highlighting text in WinDjView permanent?

I study my university e-books by WinDjView program and I made lots of "highlight text" writing notes that is visible only by holding mouse on it. Now I see that if I copy the same file (book ...
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How to best highlight a portion of a large list in notepad?

I use shift and left click, then move down, but it is very slow. When I try moving it faster, the highlighting stops.
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Excel Highlight Cells Greater than

I am doing a price comparison of various items with last year and this year. so in column F i list current price and Column I with previous price. I want to highlight the cells which has higher price ...
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How do you change the text highlighter color with keyboard shortcuts?

I have my preference setting on the default yellow highlighter but I want to know how you can change the highlighter color, while typing, using keyboard commands. I know that to highlight, the command ...
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Is there a way to Create a Custom Shortcut in Okular for Changing Highlighted Text Color

I am using Okular in Ubuntu 18.04, and there I want to change the color of the highlighted text to some other color through some custom shortcut. For example, let's say I have higlighted the text in ...
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How to drag conditional formatting (only) across columns using relative reference values

In Excel 2016, I have multiple columns of data, with 2 reference cells above each setting upper/lower limits. I want to highlight all cells in all columns which are not within their respective limit ...
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How to associate two or more rows in excel

I have 1000 rows, row 1 and 6 is associative and row 24 and 6 is associative. If I change any cell in row 6, all row 1,6 and 24 should highlight. How to do that. If I change any cell in 24, all, 1,6 ...
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how do I set pgadmin highlight color

Select text is white on white for selected text. How do I change to a color? (PGAdmin4 v.26 Query Tool running on OSX Catalina with Postgres v.13)
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Where are GoPro Highlight Tags stored?

I want to extract the (manually set) highlights from my GoPro-footage (HERO6-Black). I want to do this to mark the highlights on vacation and can use them to edit in Premiere Pro later. I found that ...
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Turn off VS Code red highlight

I ran across this highlight sometimes, and it is really a PITA. This is it: It doesn't seem to have any meaning to me, just a block of red. It extends to all the lines after that too, and only goes ...
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Change Selection Highlight Color in Microsoft Visio O365

I now Visio O365 installed, and I have a question: Is it possible to change the color of the highlighted area when doing a Ctrl F to search for something? I have tons of information on multiple pages, ...
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In Microsoft Outlook (2016), how can I highlight only today's elements, for single and series appointments

In Microsoft Outlook (2016), how can I highlight only today's elements, for single and series appointments? I learned (here and here) how create a rule that highlights single elements that start today,...
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Can't change selection highlight color MS Visio Pro 2019

I have Visio Pro 2019 installed on a Windows 10 machine with Office Pro 2016 for all other MS products. By default it is dark blue and nearly invisible when selecting black stencils, lines, etc. ...
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How to access highlighted text with pbcopy?

How can I "catch" text that has been selected (highlighted) via shell script? It was suggested to use pbcopy. The script would be idle in the background and when a certain key combination is pressed ...
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Use Word Find-Replace to Highlight Many Instances of the Same Text

We used to be able to use Find-Replace in Word 2010 to highlight all instances of a specified text string. The steps were simple: In Find, type the text. In Replace, select Format > Highlight. Either ...
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Using MS Word, how can highlight a text including border spaces as on StackOverflow?

Currently, I write a little documentation using MS Word and I try to highlight some text as MS Word in this sentence. On StackOverflow, using grave-accent (`) to delimit a word hightlights one space ...
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How do I save a pdf file with editable fields so that when someone else opens it, the fields are not highlighted blue?

I've made a document using Adobe InDesign with check boxes, radio buttons and editable text fields and saved it as an interactive PDF. Looks great in my version of acrobat - problem is, when my client ...
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How to customize/remove Chrome yellow highlight from search result hash bang

So I did a google search, which made me land on this question. As you can see, if you are using Chrome, some content matching the #targetText=xxx of the hash bang is highlighted: But in the dev ...
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Thunderbird: Display new emails in folded threads more aggressively?

When using the threaded view in Thunderbird, I have run into the problem, that it is easy to miss new mails, if the thread is folded. This is double important, because threads are folded by default. ...
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How to change the text highlighting color in Okular?

How can you quickly switch between text highlighting colors for the "Review" tools in the Okular PDF-reader? For example when browsing through a PDF file and wanting to color different topics ...
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Highlight rows with identical data in Excel

I have a number of rows within a large spreadsheet that have some identical rows I would like those rows highlighted but only if every cell on the row matches, if random cells from different rows ...
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NP++ double click highlighting to include “backslash” but only on the left

I work with LaTeX files a lot and I find myself using NP++ every now and then. I mainly use my LaTeX editor. There is a neat option in my editor that allows double clicking to highlight "\" but only ...
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How to highlight all occurrences of string in notepad++ user defined language by defining it as keyword?

Can we define in Notepad++ user defined language a keyword which if contained in any string will be highlighted automatically? eg. keyword in defined in language Actual file should highlight like ...
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Filter for Duplicates or Highlight Unique Responses Across Multiple Columns in Excel

I am trying to filter or highlight the results of a Survey with lots of response options, some of which repeat. E.g. List your favorite animals Name B C D E F Bob ...
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Automaically highlighting text in yellow after copy text in Word

I'm using Microsoft Word from Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013. With Ctrl + V I can copy highlighted text in Word. Is it possible to automatically highlight text in yellow (or any other color) ...
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How do I highlight particular rows based on a custom list of dates?

I'm building labor tracking spreadsheet that has every day of the year in it. Some of those days are paid vacation days. I would like to highlight the rows of those particular dates (not a range), ...
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How do I quickly circle part of an image to highlight it in Photoshop as I would in Paint?

I can do something like what is shown in the following image very quickly in MS Paint: How can I do something similar, circle something in red or highlight some text in a rounded-corner rectangle, ...
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Text highlighted in Word, saved to PDF; how to search for HIGHLIGHTED items?

I have a large docx file with highlighted text. When the file is converted to PDF, is there a way to search for originally-Word-highlighted text? Am using Adobe Acrobat X Pro and want to be able to ...
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During a search, how can I get Excel to highlight the matches within a cell?

In Excel 2016, I have some cells which contain a lot of text. When I try to search for a word in the sheet, instead of highlighting the matches within the cell, it only selects the whole found cell. ...
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Excel highlighting selected cell

I'm currently working in Excel a lot (MS Excel 2016) and searching for values. In the search result if I'm clicking on an entry, in the background automatically the cell is selected. Unfortunately ...
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Extract highlighted scanned text/ images from pdf

I need some tool or workaround to extract highlighted areas from a PDF. I'm working with a scanned pdf, so no text recognition and I also need to extract highlighted images. I tried Zotelo, Mendeley, ...
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Cross compare data between 2 workbooks

I'm trying to cross compare 2 data in 2 different workbook. Then, I need to find the missing data between the 2 and make a separate new, updated list. However, I only need to update the data if there'...
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How to keep the Highlighter tool selected in Skim?

When I use the highlighter how do I set it is selected by default. I don't want to have to go and click back on the highlight icon each time. I have made a shortcut but I have to press shortcut key ...
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How to highlight blank cells in a row only when both adjacent cells in the row are blank?

I'm looking at two columns and if a row has blank cells in both columns, I want to highlight both blank cells (but nothing would be highlighted unless both are empty). How can I do that?
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When I highlight a text and and click “search in google”, the selection messes up [closed]

So, imagine that I'm reading a page and there I find some random text, like "hungarian man escapes jungle", and I try to select that to google search it. The thing is, I have to select it, with my ...
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Windows: manually remove Start Menu current highlights

Not asking about how to disable the "Highlight newly installed programs" option. I'm looking for a way to keep this option enabled and instantly remove all current highlights, either one-by-one or ...
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Is there a way to keep the selected row highlighted when the window loses the focus in Excel 2010?

When I'm using Excel 2010, and I have a certain row selected, if I then tab away to another window or sheet, the row/cell that's highlighted is no longer visible. This is really annoying when looking ...
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How to Highlight all the same words along with comment in adobe or foxitreader?

I'm reading a PDF about c# programming.I'm not a native English speaker.so,I need sometimes dictionary for finding translate a word. for example,I want to know what is meaning of concern once time ...
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VBA macro script to find/replace words, then highlight them to know what words were changed in Word docment

I have a nifty macro below that finds and replaces words, then highlights them so I know what words were changed by the script. However I have to set my highlight color first, then run the script. ...
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How to highlight the current row and column like a crosshair in Libreoffice?

How can I highlight the current row and column like a crosshair in Libreoffice as guide for the eye? There seems to be an open feature request from 2011 and a very similar question for openoffice - ...
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In Notepad++ how can I use the Style Configurator to change my user-defined language?

I've created a user-defined language for Notepad++, including all the syntax styling. It works well. (It's actually for Markdown, FWIW.) I coded all the colors into the style when I made it. The ...
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How to highlight 3 consecutive cells w/ a 0

I want to highlight cells when the row has 3 consecutive (or more) 0s. I only want to highlight cells with a 0, and only if there are at least 3 consecutive zeroes. The cell values are from a formula.
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Excel highlight particular text in a sentence

I'm trying to highlight a text in a sentence that matches with the word in the other column. Lets say that column A (contains 'ball', 'can') of different row B (contains 'He kicks a ball', 'He can ...
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Highlight selected objects in LibreOffice Draw

Is there some way to see which objects are selected in LibreOffice Draw, when selecting multiple objects with Shift+LeftClick? Compare these screenshots from Libreoffice and Powerpoint (at slightly ...
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Excel - Highlight Unique Values Across a Row, Apply to Multiple Rows

What I am trying to achieve is create a bare bones diff tool using Excel. I have multiple files, each containing one column of data, and I would like to paste each file into a single column in Excel. ...
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Word 2013-create button/hot key to highlight select phrases

At my job I'm currently skimming through long documents and highlighting whenever a figure or table is called out. It always appears between parenthesis, for example: (Figure 7-8,5) or (Table 2-2, 26)....
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Emulate Stack Overflow's inline code span formatting in Microsoft Outlook

Stack Overflow's inline code span formatting is a useful tool for communicating text that includes code snippets or keywords. I find it easier on the eyes than bold, _ underline _ or italics. I would ...
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How can i make the background paragraph color be over the background image?

I have this particular problem. My LibreOffice Write document has inserted a background image following the method proposed in their Q&A site (link in the comentaries), which reads as follows: ...
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Byobu search highlighting

Is there a way to highlight search results in byobu scrollback mode?