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Very old, crispy font in certain UIs in Windows 11

I've installed Windows 11 today on one of my machines and I have noticed that LICEcap (and some other apps) has a very old, crispy font in certain elements of the UI. A font that I remember back in ...
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What to we call this time in any video?

What do we call the time, near the speed controller button showing the progress of video in any media player?
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How to close HP Audio switch interface without restarting?

How do I make this HP Audio switch interface go away without restarting my computer?
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How can keep the interface unchanged when input focus moving with mouse?

Info on my os and window manager and desktop environment. debian@debian:~$ uname -a Linux debian 5.10.0-11-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.10.92-2 (2022-02-28) x86_64 GNU/Linux debian@debian:~$ dpkg -l ...
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In Windows, what's the purpose of the crossed checkbox

I was looking at the images found in aero.msstyles when I found that the checkbox has a (supposedly unused) variant of the checkbox with a cross instead of a checkmark. I quickly confirmed that this ...
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Mozilla Firefox : activate reader view by default whenever possible [duplicate]

I really enjoy Mozilla Firefox's Reader Mode, however it requires clicking on the button everytime I open a new page. Is it possible to specify that I want Reader Mode to be active by default whenever ...
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Remove trend line from a Power BI line chart with continuous x-axis

I need to remove the trend line from my Power BI line chart. The trend line was automatically generated and is not meaningful in my data analysis. I can't find an option to remove it. The trend line ...
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Windows 10 now displays English in some parts of non-English OS version

I recently started noticing parts of my Windows 10 OS in English when they should be in Portuguese, as it has always been. This wasn't a big deal, but it was nagging after a while so I wanted to ...
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Show antialiased default font in applications, but turn Antialiasing off for Windows 10 folder/file names?

Is there no way to show the font of Windows 10 folder names, window titles etc. with no Antialiasing at all, but at the same time prevent it from forcing no Antialiasing in applications like Mozilla ...
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What could be causing this on multiple sites?

I have added no new chrome themes or extensions, and I have not changed my dark mode settings. I just woke up this morning, and some websites have graphical glitches like the one above and ...
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Unclickable buttons in Firefox after upgrading to Windows 11

After upgrading to Windows 11 (26000) occasionally in Firefox (latest version, 95.0.2) I encounter buttons that I cannot click (no "finger cursor" appears on hovering over them either). ...
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In Windows 10 21H2, how to change the target of a folder shortcut if the Shortcut tab is not available in Properties dialog?

In Windows 10 21H2, how to change the target of a folder shortcut if the Shortcut tab is not available in Properties dialog? I googled but had no luck.
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How can I create a clickable list that will apply one of various formulas to a column?

I've been given a project to revamp an Excel tool that my company uses to convert grades from foreign systems to US ones. Currently, they use a dumb spreadsheet that they fill out by hand. I've ...
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Windows 10: how to select multiple disks (in order to to eject them all at once)?

Suppose: How to select multiple disks (in order to to eject them all at once)? If not possible, then is it a defect? Is there a need to report it to Microsoft?
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How to enable "One Line UI" on Chromium based browsers?

Firefox has this very neat feature called (confusingly enough) userChrome.css which enables users to customize the browser's UI itself through a CSS file. I am using it mainly to have a one-line UI in ...
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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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Loop steps in karate UI automation based on size

I have a karate UI feature file Issue:- In the file i have a step where there are n addresses and based on clicking each address i move forward to the next page/action. I want to do this dynamically ...
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How to reject LibreOffice Calc autocomplete suggestion?

LibreOffice Calc likes to aggressive suggest cell content based on a prefix. It is easy to accept the suggestion by hitting ENTER. But how to I reject it, which is something that is needed even more ...
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In Windows 10, how can we set an application to be the default for all of its supported file types?

I don't have much experience with the newer versions of Windows, and I'm having trouble doing something that I remember used to be possible in Windows 7. When a program is installed, it was possible ...
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Thunderbird 78.0: possible to change selected email highlight color (when no focus)?

recently thunderbird 78.0 change a big way its UI. Although the changes are mostly good ones, I find that it is much less easy to see what element is selected (for example is the focus on the folders ...
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What is the correct term for when a web browser auto-adjusts vertical scrolling depending on webpage content?

What is the correct term for when a web browser auto-adjusts vertical scrolling depending on webpage content? This feature is supposed to help with viewing webpages, but I would like to try turning it ...
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How to use a batch file to change the desktop background color in Windows 10?

I want to make a batch file that immediately sets my Windows 10 (21H1) desktop background to white, and I'll make another for black. Here's what I've tried so far, but when I run it nothing happens. ...
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I'm having an issue with my ssh/sshd on windows powershell

I tried to change my port and log in for root access through my power shell while trying to config my key to where i didnt need passwords or to let anyone else log into my server and idk if i locked ...
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Is there a shortcut for the "Home" button in Citrix Virtual Desktop?

Is there a shortcut for the "Home" button in Citrix Virtual Desktop (CDViewer)? Or is there a way to configure it? I am not searching for the shortcut to swap between full-screen and window-...
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How to hide the Tab bar, Navigation bar and address bar in chrome desktop?

when you scroll up the page in the Chrome mobile app, the top URL bar automatically gets hidden like windows 10 automatically hides the taskbar feature. I'm wondering if there is such an option ...
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Mirrored text in start menu and windows applications on laptop with Windows 10

I've got a very weird problem: text in start menu, windows settings and other windows applications is mirrored: it reads from right to left. Even weirder is that text in windows search field, next to ...
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Word/Excel CustomUI - controlling scaling policy

Is there any way to control the scaling policy in MS-CUSTOMUI for the MS Word (or Excel) ribbon, or otherwise force a control group to always display in 'collapsed' mode? For instance, the following ...
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(Windows 10) Arrange and snap icons to grid in folders other than the desktop?

Is it possible to arrange icons in other folders the same way desktop icons can be arranged? Like arbitrarily placing the icons in different parts of the screen and also making them snap to grid. PS. ...
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How to completely remove the Start menu button from the Windows Taskbar?

How can one completely remove the Start menu button from the Windows 7 taskbar? Note, that I'm not concerned about the Start menu still being available via Ctrl+Esc and other techniques. I simply ...
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Is it possible to create a "double-decker" toolbar in the Windows taskbar?

For toolbars within the Windows taskbar, Win7 lets you specify if you want to use small or large icons. If you select small icons for a toolbar, but large icons for the primary taskbar, the icons in ...
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Delete cursor and ui elements from Winpe10

I want to have a winpe10 build that has no UI elements and a cursor. I want to do this because I want a batch file to run on startup fullscreen but when this is done I can still see the cursor and ...
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How do I undo an accidental change in my view using Windows on Lenovo?

I realize that the question title is not too informative. I suppose improvements there would be welcome. One step in that direction might be the correct language for these various views I describe ...
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How do I fix start menu icons that have lighter backgrounds?

I've recently installed some apps on my new device and pinned them to the start menu. But a few of them have lighter icon background colours and so they do not fit well with other icons on the start ...
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Size of icons in Quick Access Toolbar (Ribbon) in Windows 10 Explorer

How can I change the size of the tiny icons in the Quick Access Toolbar (Ribbon, not to be confused with Quick Access folders) in Windows Explorer? Possible directions to try: Opening explorerframe....
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how to convert qt5-designer generate .ui file to .py file?

I tried to convert the .ui file which is generated using qt5 designer to .py but all those ways are different some are working some are not working.
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How to open qt5 designer in linux using terminal?

How to open qt5 designer in ubuntu I installed it through the terminal using a command sudo apt-get install python-qt5 qt5-designer
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How can I permanently and globally disable Firefox's annoying and useless "leave page" confirmation? [duplicate]

We have carefully reviewed and considered Mozilla's opinion on the matter and dismissed it as something that does not fit our web browsing requirements. We are seeking community help to find a way to ...
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How can I remove notifications icon from windows 10 taskbar

I find this especially icon annoying, because I never use it, how can I remove it from taskbar? The right one in the image is the one im talking about Image link
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How to show more than 4 applications matching a search string in the Windows Start menu (Windows 7)?

In Win7, how can you show more than 4 apps matching a search string entered into the Start menu's "Search programs and files" input field when Control Panel items also match the search ...
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I have Windows in English, can I have only the French Keyboard?

I want Windows to be in English (US). I would like to use all the applications in English US (apps like Windows Mail/Calendar by eg). However I am in France and I use the French FR keyboard. But I don'...
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How to drop a table using mouse and context menu or main menu on DBeaver?

DBeaver is rather good with all the necessary features. However, something is missing. I'm using DBeaver to connect to PostgreSQL. The UI shows databases, table list, etc., right-clicking on a table ...
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Change Windows Close, Maximize, and Minimize button colors

Greetings, fellow Super Users! I want to change the Windows 10 title bar buttons (The X, square, and -) colors. However, I do not know how. If anybody knows how to do this, can you please share. ...
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Why does my UI break after my laptop has turned off the screen because of inactivity?

I have started to notice this behaviour last week. I use Windows 10 Pro Version 2004 OS build 19041.546. My power options set the screen to be turned off after 15 min of inactivity, and never to enter ...
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Windows 10: Can I reverse the order of menu items in task bar context (right click) menu (after moving task bar to right and not bottom)

The user moved task bar from traditional bottom position to the right. That is because the user wants it this way and prefers it on the side. But, after such change - the ability to "close all ...
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Adobe Photoshop 2020 Menu Disappeared (NOT the toolbar)

As can be seen on the screenshots below, the titles in the menu bar and each window disappeared. It seems that the menu itself is still there because I can choose options blindly clicking on the ...
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Ubuntu: Running a GUI application using the at command

How can I run an app showing a GUI (e.g. Chrome, Spotify etc.) at a specified time using the at command? Just doing echo "/path/to/spotify" | at now doesn't work. Edit: I also tried echo &...
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What causes certain lines of a webpages to get highlighted in my brower

My web browser shows up certain lines of text as highlighted in yellow, which is of no purpose. When I refresh the site this effect disappears. Happens with many sites other than wikipidea. More often ...
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Provide a clear logic to reverse numbers in spreadsheet

This may be tricky to explain but I will do my best. I have a load of numbers, and I need to reverse some of them. Only a human can decide which number does or doesn't need reversing. So a column with ...
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Default Tag view in KeePass on startup

I use categories to favourite some KeePass 2.x entries from various folders. With "Find Entries" for "Tag: Favourite" I can display those all at once. While KeePass will remember ...
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Some applications in full screen leave an invisible gap between top of window and the top border of the screen. (win 10, multiple monitors)

I notice this problem with emacs, notepad++, and WinRAR. When their window is maximized to full screen, there's actually an invisible gap between the top of the window to the top edge of the screen. ...
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