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How can I download a list of urls but filter by pdf content?

I have a large list of links to PDFs. I'd like to download all the PDFs that contain a certain keyword. Is there software that will allow me to input a large list of urls for download but then only ...
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Linking columns on different sheets

I'm very new to VBA coding (only dabbling for this specific project), so I would really appreciate any advice on an issue I'm having. I'm attempting to link a column range (A2:A300) on Sheet1 to a ...
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How to make Microsoft Teams launch my default browser instead of Edge?

I use FireFox as my daily browser. But when I use Microsoft Teams, when I click on a link in Chat, it always bring up Microsoft Edge. My default browser is set to Firefox. But Teams ignores it. Is ...
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Why is the shortcut's target sometimes read-only in Windows 10? [duplicate]

I observe, that sometimes in the sortcut's options the target is setable (s. the first screenshot) and sometimes it's read-only (s. the second one). Why? What does it depend on? Is there a way to ...
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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 unhide a message group in phone link in Windows 11?

I have my Google SmartPhone set up to link to my PC's Windows 11 desktop using phone Link. I was hiding messages by selecting the ellipsis beside the message and clicking hide. I accidentally selected ...
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OSX App, cannot find the library when runnig

I created an OSX app with graphical interface, MyNiceApp.app. This app uses wxWidgets library, so it needs the file libwx_osx_cocoau_xrc-3.1.dylib . When I run it on my Mac, everything is ok. However, ...
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How do I grab IDL path for Microsoft Store apps?

Somewhere I found out that I can execute Serif Affinity apps via "IDL: scheme links". How can I get the same type of (IDL) links for other apps that I've installed via Windows Store, ...
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Win 11 home ed. with Admin privs. Can not run "Phone Link" despite multiple uninstall/reinstall reboots. There is no executable to run

I am the computer's owner with Administrator privileges, on Windows 11 Home Ed., but can not run "Phone Link" because "the app has been blocked by your system administrator" I ...
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Outlook add to internal link in email "file:///"

Since a week ago outlook chnaged his behaviour and started to add to the link used for the locall network "file://" and made impossible to open files on local network, someone has a solution?...
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Linux how to execute links in root folder

In windows if you create a shortcut to a .exe file or .bat, that file will run on its own directory, not where shortcut is, but in Linux, links pointing to scripts run in same directory as where link ...
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Slide links turned into not working hyperlinks. How to turn the hyperlinks back to slide links or make the hyperlinks work?

A Powerpoint presentation from 2009 that has working slide links was saved as a new file, in the same format "Microsoft PowerPoint 97-2003-Präsentation (.ppt)", and the slide links have ...
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Possible to make *some* symlinks behave like 'cd -P'?

In Linux, suppose you have a symlink at /foo/bar that points at directory /foo/baz. Case 1: If you do cd /foo/bar, you'll be in /foo/bar/baz. Case 2: If you do cd -P /foo/bar you'll be in /foo/baz. (...
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How can I store a webpage title inside a Windows .url file?

This is a question about the .url file format: How can I store the webpage title inside a Windows .url file ? I was unable to find an official documentation of the .url file format anywhere on the Net....
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Link preview in Telegram client expose IP address?

When you receive a link in telegram messenger there is a small preview of what you see when opening the link. Will this preview expose the clients IP address already or is that preview generated in ...
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How can I make a 50" long PDF from an email with preserving links?

Windows 10 on Lenovo YOGA, using Thunderbird and Wondershare's PDFElement. Email is a newsletter (in HTML I'm pretty sure); when I make a PDF it breaks into many ugly 8.5" x 11" pgs. but all ...
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Links browser "SSL error"

I have macos 10.10 Yosemite on my laptop and i configured links with this command: ./configure --x-includes=/usr/X11/include --x-libraries=/usr/X11/lib/ --with-ssl --enable-graphics Output was: ...
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pfsense routing table: link vs interface

Here is my pfsense IPv4 outing table (netatst -r): Destination Gateway Flags Netif Expire default 192.168.4.1 UGS em0 127.0.0.1 link#4 ...
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Can CALC external links be turned to internal links?

If I move or copy a LibreOffice Calc spreadsheet that has external links to spreadsheets within a LibreOffice workbook, can the external links be converted to internal and, if yes, how?
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Showing anchor href links formatted normally

In reading user generated content on the web where links are allowed in the content, I have encountered cases where the normal underline text format (that indicates that the text is a link) is ...
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Can I link from my website to a certain section of a PDF?

I write a blog on WordPress for my cosmetology school and I'm trying to link to a certain section of page in an external PDF from the MN Board of Cosmetology. I've been using #page= at the end of my ...
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Resilient file or directory linking or automatic link updating?

Is there a file or directory link method that would be dynamic/resilient against target change? I mean if I create a link mklink /d test c:\test I can change the link name after but not rename/move ...
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I have two cells each with comma delimited values, I want to combine these into one cell

I have two excel cells(A1 and B1) each contains comma delimited values in, I want to combine these values into one cell (C1), so that the first value from cell A1 is "linked" to the first ...
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Excel online: link to specific row or cell

Goal: I would like to create a link that opens an Excel sheet in Excel online at a specified row or cell to help the user to find a specific entry in several thousand rows without filtering, searching ...
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Change the iTunes Backup Location in Windows 10 fail

Cannot create a file when that file already exists? why is this happened?
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Choosing MacOS Mail rich-text link default

Since I have updated to MacOS 13, links (urls) I paste in Mail are automatically converted into link previews with an image. This happens when I paste links on a new line. A little pull down arrow ...
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Problems with links form word to Excel

I am used to link excel tables and cells in to word using paste special/past link/HTML format (unformatted text). Sometimes I encounter with two problems that maybe are related to each other (but I am ...
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How do I create references (as web URL Links) to specific emails in my Gmail account? [closed]

I want to create references (as web URL Links) to specific emails in my Gmail account so I can refer back to them quickly eg. Requests for specific features from clients that might be scattered across ...
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How to fix multiple chrome shortcut to task bar

Currently, I can only have 1 Chrome shortcut on my Windows 10 taskbar: But I have several shortcuts with different links, which I would like to have pinned to the taskbar as well. Ex: Link 1: https:/...
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excel - how to create a "copy" of a worksheet in the same file, that still references to the original worksheet

excel - how to create a "copy" of a worksheet in the same file, that still references to the original worksheet So I want it to behave like this worksheet 1 worksheet 2 = copy of worksheet 1 ...
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Links in localhost

I transferred the entire site to Xampp and all the pages are showing the way i designed them.. However, when accessing on localhost from another computer, none of the links work so I can view other ...
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How do you download a list of 300 files from a server (Anonfiles specifically)

I have a huge list of files, more than 300 but I was giving an estimate. I have them like this: https://anonfiles.com/1.mp4 https://anonfiles.com/2.mp4 https://anonfiles.com/3.mp4 https://anonfiles....
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Is there a way to have windows ask me which browser I want to use everytime I click a link?

I would like to set up Windows 11 so that it always asks which browser to use when it opens links. I use different browsers for different purposes on my computer, and no single browser should be ...
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Excel 2 way linkage in different sheets and different range

I'm trying to link 2 range of cells in a 2 way link. Meaning, if you change a value in a cell it changing the value on other cell and vice-versa. For reference: Excel: 2-way linkages for cells on both ...
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What's the safest way to open a suspicious link?

Sometimes I get very suspicious messages or I see a random link somewhere I obviously don't click on them but I'm still curious what's on the site. So that makes me wonder what's the safest way to ...
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Use Windows share with "remote-to-remote" links in Linux

I mount a Windows share on recent Linux with default options that work. But on the Windows share a new symbolic link with the name "archive" has been created that point to another Windows ...
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How to easily select a link text in a browser without activating the link

I'm used to select text by double (or triple) click to select whole word (paragraph). But this doesn't work when the word or the paragraph is a link. The link is activated by first click. Is there ...
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Operation not permitted when creating hard link (but soft link works)

I'm trying to create a hard link but get an error message "Operation not permitted" tikey@helios64:/data/$ ln /data/dir1/img1.jpg /data/dir2/ ln: failed to create hard link '/data/dir2/img1....
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Trying to download threads from a forum that's shutting down, but HTTrack isn't saving images/menu/colors and page links correctly

NotebookReview is shutting down at the end of the month, and there are several threads in their forum that I want to download to my PC before all the information is gone forever. I am trying to use ...
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thaOpen OS X Finder from link in text file

Is it possible to create an "internal" link that opens up a specific folder window in Finder? If not possible native, I remember seeing a plugin that did something similar, but can't ...
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Can't delete folders/files within a symbolic link or junction mklink

I used mklink to create a symbolic link /d to a hard drive. Now, even though I am the owner, confirmed by the "Take Ownership" process, I cannot delete files located in this symbolic link. ...
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Link and get specific data from another workbook

So I have a workbook named dwg data.xls that contains a table with the following columns: DWG No | S1 | S2 And I have another workbook named report template.xls that contains a report template. In ...
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Disable Excel link cell follow click [duplicate]

This is probably the worst design choice I've seen in my life, and it drives me mad. I need to edit some excel spreadsheets which contain links and move some cells around, and each time I click on a ...
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How to disable Firefox from opening "tel" links

On a certain website, you have to click a button to show the phone number, and at the same time it opens the "tel:" link, which opens an annoying popup "allow this website to open tel ...
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Hyperlink to .bat file within an Excel file, no longer works. "No Program is registered to open this file"

I have a hyperlink in Excel that is directed to a batch file on my domain network (actually multiple links for multiple files). For years, I can click the hyperlinks in Excel and after clicking 'OK' ...
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What is the rest of the text in the Google search URL?

For example, when I search "superuser" on Google, the first part of the URL is https://www.google.com/search?q=superuser, but there's also some extra text following behind it. When I remove ...
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MS Word - pasting link into text box from Excel inserts 2 blank spaces above data

I'm trying to automatically update some text boxes in Word using an Excel sheet, i.e. copying a cell in Excel, right-clicking in the text box in word and choosing the 'Link & Merge Formatting' ...
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Is there a way to make a browser to confirm when l move away from a web page?

Whenever I browser a site, I scroll and click different objects on the page. Sometimes I click on the wrong object, and page begins to change and load a site I don't want to visit. Then I have to go ...
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Linking back to table of contents in word document

I am editing a word document (on Mac) which includes a table of contents. The TOC is linked to appropriate places in the document. Great! Links to return to the TOC have been inserted in headers. ...
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Get the parent directory of a soft link

I have the following directory structure [xss]# tree /etc/test /etc/test ├── challenge │   └── domain.tld ├── domains │   └── domain.tld ├── users │   └── puff │   └── domain.tld -> /etc/test/...
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