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Selecting random folders using Keyboard only

What I wish to do while selecting. Clicking by pressing Ctrl Trying to do it with keyboard. Using the Shift and arrow keys Using Ctrl to skip a folder and pressing Shift to select the required one....
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Word 2007 VBA: change underlying font color of tracked changes - by author

I am trying to figure out how to retain a different font colour for each author's revisions, which shows after the changes have been accepted. There are several authors. I want to apply a different ...
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Get specific data from Excel column

I have column with specific data like this I need to get data like "00+000" into another column. All other data is useless for me. Is this possible somehow? Edit: this data is not always rightmost, ...
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Select All Charts in Excel Workbook?

I have a workbook that has 25 tabs with each worksheet containing about 2-5 graphs. What is the best way select all the graphs in the different tabs at once? I've tried selecting all of them via F5 ...
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I3WM Command Criteria To Select Single Window

I would like to configure i3WM to hide a window's title bar, iff it is the only window on its workspace. The configuration should probably look something like that: for_window [???] border pixel 0 ...
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In Visual Studio Code, can I set the current selection to equal the current search match?

I can set the current search to equal the current selection (Ctrl-F), but how do I do the opposite? (I can also expand the current selection to all occurrences of the current selection with Ctrl-F2)
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Is there a way to quickly bookmark files in W10?

I have to choose some 10 pics from a folder containing some 4000 pics. Is there a way I can quickly bookmark those I like, as to narrow the selection? I use W10.
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Select next match in Sublime Text WITHOUT wrapping to beginning of document?

I love using Sublime Text (and VSCode) for features like cmd/ctrl + D, whereby the it highlights the next instance of whatever you have selected. I'm looking to set a preference (or ideally learn of ...
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Select only non-integers (doubles/floating points) in excel spreadsheet

I hope you understand the difference between an integer and a real number or floating points/doubles. I want to only select the non-integers excluding complex numbers i.e. the reals (doubles/...
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Disable selection page objects when selecting form fields

Version of Acrobat: 2019.021.20048 Operating system: Mac OS 10.14.6 Created pdf from Indesign with text forms as Interactive pdf. When I try to select forms in Acrobat by grabbing the desired area ...
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Move selected cells without formatting

I need to move (drag & drop) a selection of cells inside a formatted grid using border. The issue is that every time that the selection has borders the formatting is moved too. There's a way (good ...
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How to save a selection of drawings in MS-VISIO as pdf?

I have a Visio file with a lot of drawings inside. I would like to export one drawing as pdf. How can I do that? (P.S. Copying it to another Visio file is not helpful while I cannot save the object ...
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Adobe Illustrator Error - Hover/click area of object is dislocated from the object itself

I feel like im taking crazy pills. I can't select particular objects as their hover/click areas appear to be dislocated from the objects themselves. Im using iOS 10.14 with Illustrator 23.0.6. This ...
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Erratic left-click behavior with trackball

I use a Logitech Marble Mouse trackball with Mint Xfce (a recent distro change, and I'm still identifying weaknesses). It recently started to behave erratically with left-click operations: Grabbing ...
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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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What is the purpose of horizontal navigation (using arrow keys) inside Windows Explorer? [closed]

Pressing up/down selects the items in a folder. When the right/left arrow key is pressed, a blue box appears around the date/type/size of the particular item. What is its purpose? Is it just there for ...
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In Sublime Text, how can I jump and select to the next empty line between paragraphs?

In Sublime Text, what's the best way to jump between / over paragraphs? For example, if my cursor is on the empty line after bar's end statement, how do I jump to the empty line between foo and bar? ...
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chrome double click selection characters

In chrome, double clicking by default selects characters with certain delimiters. For example, a_b will be entirely selected but a-b won't be entirely selected. Is there a way to add the minus/...
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How to select rectangular text area in Word?

I want to select a rectangular text area in my Word document, using keyboard shortcuts or the mouse. How can I do that? ------------ |aaaaaaaaaaaa| ,aaaaa, aaaaa |bbbbbbbbbbbb| ,bbbbb, bbbbb |...
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Vertical Select in Word Doesn't Work - Alt Key Opens Research Window

It says in many places that I can do vertical selection in Word by holding down the Alt key while I drag the mouse. However for me this just opens a research window. What am I doing wrong please?
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Gimp - I don't seem to be able to arbitrarity move the edges of a selection anymore

I'm certain I used to be able to arbitrarily move any of the four sides of a selection without the other sides changing, but I can't anymore. When I click inside the selection and get the sizing bars ...
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Debian 9 Stretch install new gsmartcontrol from special repo

echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/alex_sh/Debian_9.0/ /' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/home:alex_sh.list apt-get update Ign:1 http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/...
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Notapad++ column editing: how to deselect a clicked location?

1- There is an option in NP++ to hold Ctrl while clicking in multiple locations in the text file, so the cursor stays there for multi-editing. I want to know how to de-select a clicked location? I ...
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How to find and select multiple items / values at the same time in Excel

here is an over simplified example of my problem I have 2 excel spreadsheets. The first spreadsheet has 1 column with a list of names John, James, Steve, Richard, Bob The second spreadsheet also ...
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In MS Word, how to move a word or selection to the right or left?

I know how to select a word or phrase with CTRL+⇧ Shift+→ Right Arrow or character wise with ⇧ Shift+→ Right Arrow. My question is: How do I move a selection within the text, within the paragraph, to ...
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Explorer now select files in empty space how to go back?

I am having problem with selecting files, before RS3 when I wanted to select files I just used mouse to select over file names they way it handled was like this: Each file selection space was as ...
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Display certain selection based on cell value - scheduling in Excel

In my workbook I have four sheets: Weekly schedule, Daily schedule, Shift template, Lists For my audiovisual trainers (a team of four) I made shift templates on one sheet. As they work different ...
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expand a hi-lited cells to include more cells using macro in excel 2007

I've hi-lited a section in my table and would want a macro to either expand the selection to include 2 more adjacent cells below the selection or exclude 2 more cells at the bottom of the selection. ...
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How to copy paste as raw csv from formatted csv file using LibreOffice Calc?

Given a raw csv file: $ cat foo.csv foo, bar buzz, "quoted string" If I open this one with Libre Office with these settings, I can view it nicely. Yet if I select the entire document again and copy ...
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Select multiple cookies for deletion in Chrome

I can search for my cookies in Chrome with: chrome://settings/siteData?search=cookies However, that only allows me to delete one at at time. Is there a way to select a number of cookies at the same ...
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Microsoft Office 2016 - How to apply Macro for selected text only?

I created Macro for replacing multiple characters at once. If I apply it for the whole document and then paste another text into the same document, applying the same Macro will do fine for newly ...
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Looking for a method to select non adjacent parts of text in Chrome

Certain apps let the user select non-adjacent text using Ctrl + selection, unfortunately, Google Chrome isn't one of them. Is there some workaround that makes it possible to select multiple non-...
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Border around selected item on Windows 10

In some software I'm using, a border is appearing around select items in list... Any ideas on how to disable this?
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How do I move ellipses around in GIMP

So if I make a new layer, and make an ellipse on it using the ellipse tool, then color it, then switch to the MOVE tool, and try to move it, (with the ellipse layer active) it won't grab the layer of ...
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Chrome no-longer pre-selects existing text in address bar when opening new tab

Sometime relatively recently (within past month probably), Chrome changed its behavior when opening a new tab. Previously when I hit Ctrl+T to open a tab, it would pre-select whatever was in the ...
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How to have a graphical multiboot menu Windows/Linux?

I have Debian 9.1.0 installed alongside Windows 10. When boot a text menu appears in order to select Windows 10 or Debian. Looking for another thing I saw in youtube a video where someone had icons ...
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OSX: Right-Click without selecting current word

Whenever I make a Right-Click (I use Trackpad) the word underneath gets selected and I see menu items related to selection, such as Copy, Lookup, etc. This looks to be universal in all OSX apps, at ...
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VBS: Select item in Windows Explorer last active window

I use the following code to select a file in a Windows Explorer window: Set objShellAPP = CreateObject("Shell.Application") objShellAPP.Open(WScript.Arguments(0)) WScript.Sleep(300) On Error Resume ...
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Everything I put cursor over seems I like I want to select it

this checkbox appear on any file I put the cursor on. I don't know what activied this (the last thing I remember I did was install Microsoft Money 2000, to open a .ofx file I received). How do I fix ...
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Select word instead of row on double click on text

When I double click a word in any browser or text editor, the whole line gets selected for some reason. However, I want only the underlying word to be selected (whether including trailing spaces or ...
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What household electrical devices could serve as an appropriate Master for the CE Tech Energy Saving Surge Protector?

I am attempting to use the Energy Saving feature of this surge protector: http://www.homedepot.com/p/CE-TECH-4-ft-8-Outlet-Energy-Saving-Surge-Protector-HDC804GWH/205893722 Using my laptop as the ...
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Disable drag&drop of selected text in Firefox and Chrome

When I have some text selected, sometimes I want to select text inside that selection instead (for example because I made a mistake selecting it and want to do it again). Instead, my browsers (Chrome ...
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Select a word in Notepad++ by hotkey

For some reason when I double click a word in Notepad++, the whole sentence (between .,"'()!?) is selected instead of single word. The same is when I use Ctrl + Shift + Left or Ctrl + Shift + Right. ...
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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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Select text without blocking keyboard input in ConEmu?

In ConEmu, if I select some text, I cannot type anything in the terminal anymore. I need to press Enter first so as to clear the selection. This is different from other terminals in Linux for instance ...
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Why does pdf text-selection only work on the right half of the page?

This happens quite often to documents I have not personally created. You're ok to select text backwards from the right-hand side, and if you do not go too far, you get the entire snippet. But ...
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Use MySQL to select the next one record after a matching value without a sequential RowID

How can I select all rows next to the row matching with the condition? But considering there is not a secuential RowID like ID Field This is the table structure with 10 rows, but the number of rows ...
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Use MySQL to select the next one record after a matching value

How can I select all rows next to the row matching with the condition? This is the table structure with 10 rows, but the number of rows increase in the future. Table structure Plain text: ID ...
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Auto GPU selection based on program running

I have two GPUs, a GTX 960 and a RX 480. I wanna to use 960 to play games but use 480 to decode video with MPC-BE + madVR. How can I achieve that with a auto selection powered by what program I'm on ...
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Drag delay on Mac + Trackball

I use a Kensington Slimblade trackball with macOS Sierra. I'm noticing a weird glitch where the system never seems to begin a drag where I'm initially clicking. This problem runs throughout my ...