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the arabic content in the cell excel is not shown correctly

The Text is in the cell is well written and when you click on it is is correct as shown in the upper view, On the cell itself it is not shown correctly For an example: Cell view: حمدا upper view : ...
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How to remove large white blocks from Excel preview in Google Drive?

Does anyone know how to remove these large white blocks from the preview of an Excel file in Google Drive? The file itself is somewhat old and has gone through many large changes, including ...
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PDF printing from browser preview produces multiple printed pages

Printing PDF files (1 page documents) through the browsers preview (Chrome, Firefox, Vivaldi) has this page printed multiple times.All possible settings (browser, printer, printing dialogues, etc) are ...
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Preview Word / Excel Files in Files Explorer without MS Office

I am lecturer in a university, we are forced to use WPS Office as the institute cannot bear the expenses of MS Office, so we have lost the defualt feature in windows to preview Word/Excel files after ...
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No Adobe Reader PDF Preview in Outlook after Update in November

I used to have the possibility to quickly open a preview of a .pdf file in Outlook. Adobe Reader is my standard .pdf viewer in the background. After an update by Adobe in November there was no preview ...
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Unable to edit PDF document from either adobe pro or Preview

I would like to delete certain pages from a pdf document but my old method, open it in Preview and then click the thumbnail and click the delete button, doesn't seem to work, even though it works in ...
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Can you update WhatsApp's link previews?

If you share a link in WhatsApp, it gives a preview, which remains the same even after you update the link externally, for example a YouTube video link. Is there a way to force WhatsApp to refresh ...
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How do I increase the Taskbar Thumbnail Preview Delay Time in Windows 8?

When I hold my mouse over minimized items in the taskbar (Word docs, Chrome pages, projects in other programs, etc.), the preview windows disappear before I have a chance to click on the document or ...
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hyperlinks reappearing upon PDF creation

I am using word v16.49 and Preview to convert to PDF. Even if I remove a hyperlink from the .doc file, the hyperlink is recreated in the final PDF (though it isn't blue). From poking around, I know ...
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Outlook Preview Pane Not Working - Neither is Opening the Email [duplicate]

When I opened my Outlook today, the preview pane isn't working correctly (it previews nothing). I have logged out, logged in, reinstalled the program and still it isn't working correctly. Even when I ...
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Word 2016 with the "Word could not create the work file" error message - What has been done, and not sure what to do next

My wife is having a problem with the "Word could not create the work file" error message, which has to be clicked on like 20 to 30 times to clear all the pop up windows. I tried the ...
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How do move alignment line in Intellij in code-view portfolio?

I would like to move with this alignment in Intellij vertically or just simply remove it. Screenshot from Intellij I am trying to find options for that particular aligment in Settings but can not find ...
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How to force-close (discard) all open documents in Preview and/or TextMate?

I have this issue with both Preview and TextMate, and maybe there's a common solution to this, if not, feel free to direct me to fixing one or the other. I have literally years' worth (hundreds and ...
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How to make ranger's image/pdf preview persist in terminal?

Just got image/pdf preview working in ranger, but I've noticed that when moving my mouse away from the ranger terminal window, the preview disappears. More annoying than this is that you can't run ...
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How to print elongated pages

I have an ESP 3200 Kodak printer. It does a great job at printing however I am making skateboards and using heat transfer vinyl, and printing it in sections rather than a single page. I have recently ...
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macOS Preview application: Text boxes cannot be resized vertically, can this be remedied?

macOS version: El Capitan Version 10.11.6 (15G31) Preview version: 8.1 (Version 877.7) When I write a text box annotation, I can tell that text is going into the box when I write it, but the text ...
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Can't process input text from Preview app in macOS Catalina for Automator's service

I have a Quick Action made with Automator that will google search the highlighted content. My Quick Action function run(input, parameters) { return "https://www.google.com/search?q=" + ...
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Adobe Acrobat split window horizontally instead of vertically

I'm looking to scroll through and compare the same multi-page document side by side in Adobe Acrobat. Right now I'm forced to open the file in Apple Preview and Acrobat side by side which is just ...
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Preview issue on mac

Every time I open a pdf with preview, I get the spinning wheel and preview crashes. I have seen online that I must delete the following: Containers/com.apple.Preview However, I am unsure if I ...
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How to create short video previews at specified intervals starting AFTER 10 seconds?

I'm trying to create some video previews consisting of 10x1s clips. My challenge though is to skip the first few seconds of the input files as they normally are all black without any content. Current ...
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"This file cannot be previewed because the following previewer has been disabled: Microsoft PowerPoint previewer."

After clicking on the attachment, and before the message shown above appears, the following transient message is seen for a few moments: "Starting Microsoft PowerPoint previewer..." Clicking on ...
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Android studio preview not showing title bar and menu bar?

I'm trying to create an app, but for some reason i can't see the title bar and menu bar in the preview section (shown on picture). I have tried changing the Theme, still doesn't work. Looked up ...
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What is the shortcut keys to scroll to the top or bottom of a PDF in Preview on macOS on a MacBook?

What is the shortcut keys to scroll to the top or bottom of a PDF in Preview on macOS on a MacBook? I've tried everything I can think of. The answers I have found so far only refer to an extended ...
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How to enable svg preview in file explorer?

I want to preview .svg files in file explorer. I've been trying to use the file explorer extension available here in github, but to no avail. My Windows version is Windows 10 Home (more specifically, ...
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My finder doesn't show thumbnails anymore

My finder doesn't show thumbnails anymore, but simply spins indefinitely in the preview pane. This has been the case for a couple of months now and my productivity is suffering. I've looked around for ...
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Windows 10 search: how to preview the part of the file where the word has been found?

When I search the word "computer" on my folder that contains several .docx files, windows list the list of files which contains this word, which is good. But I would like to see more than the list of ...
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How to Automate the Save As command for multiple open files in Preview

I use Mac OS to run a daily business utility that will create eleven (11) reports printed to PDF and the files open in Mac Preview. The files are created with generic filenames such as "Constant.pdf" ...
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File explorer preview incredibly slow Windows 10

I have recently upgraded an engineer on our site to windows 10. Our engineers use the file explorer preview pane extensively on DWG files as this saves them from having to load each file to know what ...
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Why are my pdf pages temporarily blurry in Preview?

I am using Preview to display a 1MB pdf file that contains a presentation. OS X High Sierra. At each page/slide, the image is blurry for about one second, before it gets sharp (correct). I have found ...
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Windows 10: transparent icon bug in thumbnail preview

I always had this bug, at least since I started using Windows 10 when it came out (I am now using version 1709, it's still there). I think the thumbnail preview for certain transparent icon is broken....
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Thunderbird finds a message but fails to open it

I have a problem with Thunderbird, which finds my e-mails but sometimes fails to open them from search results. For instance, I have this e-mail (screenshot 1) which I can locate manually by date. ...
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Preview on macOS doesn’t open multiple PDF files in one window anymore?

Preview used to open multiple PDFs in one window - by selecting multiple files in finder, you could right-click and open all of them together. This was particularly useful to 1) get a total page count ...
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Fix Links / Move comments and highlights from one pdf to an identical pdf - Mac Preview

There's a professor where I study who tends to upload his lecture notes 3 pages at a time. This means he started with 3 pages in the first class, and then after each class he adds 3 more pages to ...
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Windows file explorer won't preview PDF: "the file you are attempting to preview could harm your computer"

Some pdfs view fine... others have this message: "the file you are attempting to preview could harm your computer..." Is there a reason for this happening?
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Cannot see preview of CorelDRAW files

I’m using Windows 7 and CorelDRAW 12. For some reason, I cannot see previews of CorelDRAW files on my Desktop or in the drives - only the name and ‘white page' icon is displayed. In the past, I have ...
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Brackets live preview takes time to refresh a page

I am using brackets to code a php website and live preview mapped to the htdocs/mysite folder. From the last 2 days, any update I do on the code is not reflecting immediately on the live preview and ...
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Excel: Ensure Page Break View setup in Excel stays with document shared/ sent to someone else?

By default apparently the Page Break configuration that I setup inside an Excel file does not go to another person on their machine. I wanted them to print it that way. They could change it but they ...
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How to select text in a PDF being viewed within Firefox's integrated viewer?

Firefox includes it's own integrated PDF viewer. How does one select text (for copying to the clipboard) from within a PDF being displayed by Firefox's integrated PDF viewer?
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Windows 10 Taskbar preview stopped working

I've got a new GPU today and suddenly the taskbar previews stopped working. Here is how it looks like now: However it still works fine if I only have 1 window opened. If the same program has 2 or ...
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Outlook: PDF Preview Handler Error

Ever since I upgraded to Outlook 2016 my attachment PDF Previewer has stopped working with the message This file cannot be previewed because of an error with the following previewer: PDF ...
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How to prevent Mac OSX Preview from modifying original image?

I like to use Preview from Mac OSX to view photo because it is preinstalled and fast. But the annoyance is that whenever I edit photo, like resizing, the original got modified immediately. This is ...
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How to determine where a file is located in Mac

I'll present my question in two parts, one specific and one more general. Say I have a file open in Mac preview. I want to figure out the directory that the file is located in. How do I do this? ...
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Can the Google Chrome preview link be moved to the bottom-right of the browser?

I want to move the gray preview link from the bottom-left (default) to the bottom-right. Is this possible, either through an extension, Chrome Flags, or some other form of wizardry?
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Can I keep on running Office 2016 preview after official release

I'd like to install Microsoft office preview on my windows 10 running computer.Its public preview version is still available and free.I haven't try out any office preview before .On Microsoft's ...
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How to make Windows 10 taskbar thumbnail previews bigger? [duplicate]

The window previews in Windows 10 are too small to make any informed decisions. How can I increase the size of the thumbnail preview? Note: This is not a duplicate of Is there any way to make taskbar ...
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How to disable Taskbar Thumbnail preview in Windows 10?

Just wanted to disable window preview thumbnail in the taskbar: This is just the same as How to disable Taskbar Thumbnail preview in Windows 8 ? . I followed some solutions written in the answer, ...
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Is there a way to call gnome nautilus sushi to view files using command line?

I like the file quick viewer of nautilus (using to preview files, supporting many kinds of file types). How can I call this previewer from terminal directly? Or is there some alternative program ...
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switching from emacs to Preview of the compiled latex document, resets its display to page 1

I just upgraded to Yosemite but had to reinstall various pieces and this is what happens. I edit my latex document using emacs, and preview its pdf using Preview (auctex is installed, and I compile ...
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Can you preview Office 2010 files in Outlook 2013?

Issue: One of our users is using Outlook 2013 and Excel 2010 on a Windows 7 machine. When she receives an email with an Excel file attached, she is unable to preview the Excel file. She gets this ...
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How to set Preview default saving format as jpg?

I often take snapshot of screen and paste it to Preview. When I save the image, the default is png. Is there anyway or settings in plist to set the default image format as jpg for saving?
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