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Would a DAW controller be able to control VLC (or similar) playback when VLC is not in focus?

I am on Mac. For interview transcription, I use VLC. Typical operations include play/pause, playback speed control (faster/slower), and backwards/forward jumps. That all works fine, as long as VLC is ...
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How to remove the random stock images from Windows 10's search pane?

I'm on Windows 10 Pro 21H2 version. In the last few days, my search pane started to present some random stock photographs (mainly landscapes, I believe) (from Microsoft Bing) upon opening it. I find ...
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Firefox scroll bar disappearing

Since the last update (Firefox 100), the scrollbar in Firefox fades out slowly when you don't move the mouse for a second and immediately reappears when the mouse moves one pixel. This drives me nuts ...
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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 switch back to Firefox' old style of tabs?

The recent update (89 I think) causes all tabs to render in the same continuous shading, which makes it somehow more difficult to spot each tab's start and end (regardless of the favicon, I'm sorry, ...
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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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What's the meaning of a red x-sign on Chrome tabs?

I guess it's a Chrome thing and not coming from the website as I can't see that icon in DevTools / Application / Images If I duplicate the tab, the duplicated one has the standard github icon. Also ...
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how can I get the old battery health charging back?

I have a Zenbook UX410UF and used to enjoy the battery health charging in gaming and continuous usages. A few days ago my laptop went through a journey which changed its windows version from Pro to ...
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Wordpress appearance button

Is it possible to place an appearance button on wordpress site. For example to make background bit dark or bit light or other colour. This feature is available on native apps. If it can be done on ...
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Illustrator: Change tool shortcuts to use a non-input key combination

The problem I'm tired of accidentally typing "v" and "a" characters into my text boxes when what I really want to do is switch to one of the selection tools (because their default shortcuts are V and ...
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Standard Windows Pick color dialog doesn't allow to enter 3-digit color codes

The standard Windows 7 Pick color dialog allows me to enter only 2 digits into text fields for hue, saturation, luminance and red, green and blue even though possible value range for each field is one ...
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Is there a way to suppress the waving pendulum animation in Firefox tab titles during load?

Is there a way to suppress the waving pendulum animation in Firefox tab titles during load? I'm seeing this in my latest update (57.0.1). Pretty sure it wasn't there before as it's driving me crazy. ...
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Prevent mouse from auto-moving to a Windows 10 notification icon when using keyboard navigation

I'm using the keyboard for most of my computer activities. Firstly, when I press Win+B to focus on the Notification Area, then navigate to an icon I want to interact with, and finally press one of: ...
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Possible to increase the width of empty left-edge padding within the Notepad++ edit area?

In Notepad++, the user can adjust the width of the frame around the edit area by changing the value of Preferences -> Editing -> Border Width. But for standard text files, I find that having the left ...
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Is there any way to disable WordPad's Text-Only format save warning?

Is there any way to disable the following warning from [Microsoft] WordPad? . Yes, I know I'm saving this document as a text-only .txt file. I've already said Yes to this dialog 25 times since ...
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How to toggle JavaScript on demand (Chrome browser)

In Chrome, I know how to manage exceptions by pointing my browser to chrome://settings/content so as to disable JavaScript on just a few sites. But there's this one site which was coded badly, and a ...
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OS X / Finder - Right Click "New Folder with Selection" - how to Increase the Animation Effect Speed?

I'm using Finder on OS X 10.9x. The effect that pulls all the selected items into a new folder from the right click "new folder with selection" is really nice, but way too slow for me. Anyone know a ...
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Hide Win 8.1 "tip" about "Switch between apps"?

I've just installed Win8.1 and I'm trying to set up IIS. When I open Add remove programs from the start menu I get the pc-settings app. In the pc-settings app I get a "tooltip" or whatever we should ...
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supressing Eclipse error messages

I'm frequently getting seemingly random NullPointer exceptions thrown that are shown to me in alert windows that steal my focus and force me to click the 'ok' button then everything is working fine.. ...
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Any way to make Google Chrome Inspector open in new window in Chrome 16? [closed]

I'm using Chrome 16.0.912.59 beta-m at work; my home machine runs Chrome 15.0.874.121 m. Running multiple monitors means having the Inspector open on the second window makes for far quicker iterative ...
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How to have Firefox torn tabs always restore down?

When you tear a tab from the tab bar, then a new window is opened, but the new window always has the same 'state' (ie: if the original window was a maximized screen then the new window will be ...
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How to disable panorama for Firefox 4?

So not only do I not use Panorama, but it is actually getting in my way too often when I open it by mistake, and frequently I find that I have tabs open that I don't want open and yet have been open ...
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