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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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Finding the correct Inputs for Data Table in Excel

I am tasked to, "Enter the Data Table covering columns F and G: F calculates the rank of the person hired for each hiring experiment and G calculates the number of interviews after the "pre" ...
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PC won't detect microphone after being plugged in

I am tasked with configuring multiple microphones on Dell 5060 Optiplexes via the 3,5mm headphone jack in Windows 10. The weird thing is that some Optiplexes do detect the microphone input via ...
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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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How to use steam controller as a game controller outside of steam

I am playing a game that is only available in the EpicGames store and i would very much like to play it using a gamepad. But the only gamepad i own is a steam controller and it always emulates ...
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Turn off Windows 10 smart quotes

Some Windows 10 modern UI apps (at least Mail and Calendar) have adopted the bad habit of MS office to replace simple quotes with "pretty" quotes during input. In office you can disable it in the ...
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Insert special characters in Scite

Scite 4.2.2 on GTK (both 2 and 3) In the spirit of the old Alt+123 in Windows, I want to find a solution to inserting characters in Scite. This is not exactly the same as keyboard - Ways to enter ...
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How to type the Euro Symbol € on US English keyboard in Windows 10 without a numpad or “AltGr” key?

There are already many questions about typing the € symbol on keyboards where it is not one of the keycaps. Unless I have missed one of them, the answers fall into several categories: Alt+E, which ...
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Does USB version speed matter for input devices?

We know that USB v1 - v2 -v3 has different features and signal/transfer speed, I understand that storage devices will most likely benefit from the speed feature, but does the speed affect input ...
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Excel Input letters to value

I want to assign fixed values to input letters. I'm able to do that with VLOOKUP, but the case is that I need this for 100s of records. For example, I have given values to: S=50 U=60 P=70 E=140 R=24 ...
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I need to re-enable a key I disabled but forgot how I disabled it

Along time ago, I was broke and had to use a broken keyboard (more likely I was being a stubborn idiot, but I digress). I don't remember the details, but the keyboard was broken in such a way that I ...
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Where does pidgin get the input methods from?

Debian 9. Pidgin 2.13.0. When I right click on pidgin's input text this shows up: I would like to know where those methods come from in order to delete some and add another. ibus-daemon is not ...
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Pound sign (£) rendered as <ffffffff> in zsh

Things I've ruled out Terminal: works if I launch it with bash as shell Keyboard layout: £ inserts fine in Vim, bash and Firefox Unicode issues anywhere: emojis work in all applications I can't ...
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Windows users can see a strange letter (a white dot on black background) on text originally typed on a MacBook

I and my colleagues happened to see a strange letter appearing randomly in texts typed by another colleague who uses a MacBook and with the "Simple Telex" input method used for their keyboard setting. ...
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Unknown type name 'RAWINPUTDEVICE'

I have a little chunk of c code running in a windows 10 environment that keeps erroring with error: unknown type name 'RAWINPUTDEVICE'. Here is my code: #include <stdio.h> int main() { ...
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ALSA Error: ALSA lib pcm_hw.c:1713:(_snd_pcm_hw_open) Invalid value for card

Hey there dear community, I have been struggling with getting a Raspberry 3b+ and microphone setup to run for a few days now, interestingly getting the same error on both projects simultaneously even ...
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Inputs in Sublime Text 3

I am using Sublime Text 3 for my java code. Sublime text compiler is not taking inputs from user.Here is my Code and output . As you can see,when i insert an int after "Enter a Number:", It is not ...
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Can I use my new charger with lower ampere input [duplicate]

My charger has an input ampere of 1.4A whereas the replacement bought has an input ampere of 0.6 A. They have different input ampere. Is it ok to use? Original Charger:- Input 100-240V ~ 1.4A 50-60Hz ...
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How do I enter I/O ports during TempleOS boot?

I've been trying to try TempleOS.  When it starts booting up, it asks me to supply I/O ports and explains how to find those ports from Windows and Linux. I think I've found the ports it wants. I seem ...
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make zsh's undo behave like readline's

In zsh, if I type some text and the hit undo (C-_ or C-/), it undoes every keypress separately. Most other programs (readline, vim, etc.) would undo all keypresses at once (except if there was some ...
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Why does Krusader add a ^@ to all Useractions when running in the embedded terminal only?

It looks like the Krusader File Manager appends a ^@ character (which is CTRL-@, that is a null char) every time it runs a Useraction but only if it's run in the embedded terminal. This then leads ...
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Excel - Can one move the text-cursor in a range-input field using the keyboard?

This is a 'small' but extremely frustrating issue, and I would be very grateful if somebody could give me a hint: Whenever one has to "select" data in Excel - f.e. to define a chart data range - ...
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Is it possible to have 2 keyboards and two mice operate independently on the the same desktop screen?

where one user operates a mouse/keyboard remotely? I'm open to Windows or Ubuntu.... I've tried online services like https://www.use-together.com/ and we cannot type at the same time, it goes in a ...
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FFmpeg switch source RTSP in one contaier

I'm looking for a way to switch the rtsp input of two ipcam into the capture of a single mp4 file. At the moment I'm listening to: ffmpeg -re -i udp://127.0.0.1:20000 -c:v copy -an out.mp4 While in ...
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Ls and input redirection

I'd like to redirect contents of a file to ls command input: ls -l < /home/john/1.txt where 1.txt content is just: /etc I expected ls to list the content of file defined in /home/jonh1.txt - ...
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Is there a way to use the native Mac input methods when connected via TeamViewer

When I connect to a Mac machine via TeamViewer (e.g. from a Linux machine), the keyboard input is being sent directly from my controlling machine. However, it seems that input methods on Linux such ...
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Keyboard keys mixed up (y and z) on Win 10

Configuration: Lenovo P50 PC Windows 10 Enterprise I have a really weird problem. I have 2 keyboard layouts installed English-US (QWERTY) and German (QWERTZ). All was working fine. Then starting ...
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Excel interprets percentage inputs inconsistently

I am inputting numbers into a cell that is formatted to display the number as percentage. I desire to enter 10%, so I type “10” into the cell and hit Enter. The cell now displays 10% (great). I ...
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How to make Kaomoji and Symbols tabs appear on Windows 10 emoji dialog?

MS has added the Japanese Kaomoji and Japanese Compatibility Symbols in Windows 10 insider build 17661 I'm using build 17746 and I have Japanese keyboard on my PC, but I can't see those things appear....
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Unable to disable Hold to Rightclick on Touchscreen in Windows 10

Title. The option seems to be messing with some of my programs, so I've tried to disable it. In both the Ease of Access center and Pen And Touch control panel area, I've unticked "Enable press and ...
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How to use a 'Clickpad'

I'm going through libinput source and it mentions clickpads at some places. I've a laptop with a touchpad and I've never used a clickpad before. Can anyone explain how a clickpad works, what are the ...
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Input corrupted on Windows 10 after 1083 update: ASCII chars are replaced with �

Suddenly, likely due an update, input is corrupted for ASCII chars. I am using Windows 10 (Version 1803, Build 17134.112). Usually if I write left Alt + 254 on numeric keyboard I got black square ■ ...
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Batch File: Loop Not Outputting Inputted Variable Value to External File

The problem lies in this part of the code: for /l %%x in (1, 1, %num%) do ( set /p "inp=Enter Ext of PC: " echo pc-%inp%x>>"Myfile.log" ) Here is the full code: @ECHO OFF :: +++++++++++...
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use android or PC as keyboard output for RPI3

I just installed raspbian lite on my pi3 and don't have a keyboard to set it up with, I need some way of sending keyboard output to the pi so that I can configure SSH, I have a PC running windows 10 ...
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Trying to give “&” as part of adb shell input text

I'm working with the login page in one of the instance I need to pass the password which has "&" in it. It is not letting me send the text which involves "&". Example: adb shell input text ...
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Touchscreen support after update dropped

I'm an ArchLinux user I'm having an issue using evdev with my touchscreen (on Raspberry3 Board) before upgrading the system all works regulary.After the upgarde the touchscreen doesn't recognize touch ...
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Can i use a high ampere battery power bank than my tab's actual input [duplicate]

I recently bought a new battery power bank but its output is 5V 3.1A. But my tab's input is 5V 2.0A. Is it completely safe to use it with my tab or is there any danger or risk.
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How can i press a button in few on screen browser windows simultaneously?

I have my browsers opened in this configuration on my desktop: Is there a way to press red buttons simultaneously? I found similar question: Can I mirror / duplicate mouse events on both halves of ...
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Properties of a good object for tapping (stylus) on touchscreen keyboard?

I was thinking of inputting somewhat larger text on a touchscreen, and since I have fat and clumsy fingers, that will be a total pain to type by hand/fingers. So I thought, it would be much easier ...
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PowerShell: **reading** input from the keyboard AND **redirecting output** to a variable/file

Sorry if my question is trivial; I'm a beginner with PowerShell. My program (plink) is expecting for an answer from the keyboard and will return some output. Is it possible to redirect the output to ...
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Constant null input

I have a Lenovo Ideapad 700 with an Antergos. It appears that there is a constant input about every second, which keeps me from scrolling in the terminal or using tty. This is the output using $ xev ...
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Windows 7 Keyboard Language reverting back “ `` ”

I am having issues with a user who wishes to use "Spanish (Spain-International)". However, whenever he reboots he is unable to use the tilde (`) on vowels. He would normaly press: ` + e = é In his ...
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Holding keys doesn't work - Fedora 26 Gnome

Since two system updates before i started to notice that when i hold a key it repeats just a few times and randomly stops. Example (I'm holding a key and when it stops I move to the next one). ...
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Applescript - Customize text-to-speech pronunciation of Chinese characters

I would like to change the default pronunciation of certain Chinese characters and phrases using Applescript. This would be an improvisation of the suggestion given by @JRobert over here. The basic ...
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Windows 10 English Display Language with Russian Input Method

I'm struggling to achieve what seems like a quite easy thing. I'm running a Windows 10 Laptop installed in English. I live in Germany, so Country or region (Settings -> Time & Language -> ...
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Input format in Excel

How can I force the format for this example in an Excel cell? 3.3H73 (number, period, number, letter, number number)
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Does Dual-link DVI provide lower 'data-transfer latency' over Single-link?

There is a popular myth.. or reality.. I always wondered, what if i will connect Dual-Link DVI at 1920x1080? Does it ever produces any benefits over single link DVI connection? E.g. theoretically it ...
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Microsoft Word inserts `É` character when typing `?`

Currently when I attempt to enter a question mark in any application it works fine and I get the following symbol: ? But when I hit the same input inside Microsoft Word I get the following symbol: É ...
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Escape the input box while pressing Shift in Ubuntu

This disturbs me for a long time. Pressing shift may cause the caret to escape the input box. For instance, if I would like to rename the newly-created folder to underscore _, it frustrates me. ...
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Linux: date cmd doesn't accept its own output string as input string?

$ date Mi 14. Jun 09:54:58 CEST 2017 $ date -d "Mi 14. Jun 09:54:58 CEST 2017" +%s date: invalid date ‘Mi 14. Jun 09:54:58 CEST 2017’ Why wouldn't the date command accept its own output string as ...