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Windows 10 sidebar library under the Desktop

Notice how This PC is only located under Desktop. Collapsing Desktop hides everything that should be one indentation to the left. Is there a fix for this? Right clicking and/or dragging and dropping ...
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How to clean up File Explorer's sidebar?

I have several items on the Windows 10 File Explorer sidebar I would like to get rid of: In the case A this is an old network share that does not exist anymore. I tried to remove it by right-clicking ...
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How to enable sidebar on both monitors (in Ubuntu) on a dual monitor extended display?

I am extending my display on my Ubuntu but the sidebar appears only on my primary display. Is there a way to enable the side bar/side panel/dock panel on both the monitors?
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Favorites doesn't display anything in Explorer sidebar

On Windows 7 x64, I'm having an issue where the Favorites link in the sidebar fails to show any shortcuts, and the usually-cited fix of right-clicking on it and clicking either Restore favorite links ...
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Disk shows many times in Finder sidebar

On our build server, every build there are new copies of the disk in the sidebar (see pic, there are about 100 appearances of Hsierra). What command in the build scripts should I look for that might ...
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User key binding for packages in Sublime 3

I'm using OS X. At the moment I cannot determine whether it is possible to add user key bindings to packages added to Sublime Text 3. I'm trying to add a user key binding to an action in a package I ...
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Adobe Acrobat PRO DC hiding side bar

OK everyone, I have the same old issue that a lot of people have had in the past couple of years. Hiding the RHS pane and making it stay gone. I've read through various forum posts and tried ...
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Customize the maximum width of the Firefox sidebar?

I have Firefox Quantum web-browser version 57.0.2 (64-bit) in Windows 7. The Sidebar, unfortunately, has a maximum width of about 540 pixels. I tried to increase this constraint by going to about:...
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Add folder to sidebar from Terminal

I want to know how put some /my/folder/path/ to Sidebar in Favorites or Devices section, from terminal?
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Adobe Reader DC - Navigation Panes: Default Width

How can I set the default width of the Navigation Bars in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC? I am getting this every time I open a new document or collapse and extend again the Navigation Bars: How could I ...
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How can I display categories in Outlook's sidebar?

The sidebar in Microsoft Outlook 2010 displays a list of user-created email folders. I rarely use folders in Outlook, as I find organizing my inbox using categories to be much simpler. Is it ...
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Visual Studio Code disable sidebar code slider thing

How do I get rid of the sidebar thing below?:
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How do I add an item to the Windows 10 Explorer Sidebar

I occasionally use the Windows 10 explorer instead of my usual Total Commander when using windows. One thing that really bugged me was that "OneDrive" shortcut, As I don't use OneDrive. I found the ...
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How to hide sidebar group labels while using multiple column layout Sublime Text 3

I have sidebar enhancements installed. These group labels annoy me to no extent. Just to be clear, the marked area in the image below is what I want to hide.
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Remove or prevent sidebar from opening by default on Adobe Reader

In Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, presently 2015.007.20033, how do I prevent the sidebar from opening by default? It's not so bad when a PDF document is in portrait mode, but opening one in landscape takes ...
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OSX Mavericks Downloads folder opens in Finder without sidebar, status bar or toolbar

I have an issue which only started happening around 3 weeks ago which is when I open up the Downloads folder via the dock, the finder window opens without a sidebar, status bar or toolbar (see image). ...
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OS X Sidebar language is messed up

I use OSX in English - but with Hungarian as secondary language and with Hungarian format language in the system preferences. Still I get some sidebar names (like Downloads, Desktop, etc) in ...
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Windows 8.1: what to do when the "sidebar" on the right side of the screen appears and hangs?

When running Windows 8.1, some settings show up on a metro-like sidebar that comes on top of the classic Windows < 8 desktop. E.g., this happens when you press the network icon in the notification ...
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Recently opened files on Finder's sidebar in OSX

OSX Finder (seemingly randomly) adds documents I open to the sidebar under "FAVORTIES" section. How can I stop that? I use OSX 10.8.5 on a Retina MacBook Pro 15.
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Java sidebar program Sidebar.exe *32 [closed]

Do you recognize the program "C:\Program Files\Java\sidebar.exe" - I can't find anything about it by searching, and nothing in my event logs suggests what might have causes this file to exist. ...
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Firefox - A vertical tab addon that works with All in One Sidebar

I have All in One Sidebar (AISO) installed and am loving it. now, I was thinking of installing an addon that would display my tabs in the sidebar in a vertical way. Also, this sidebar should ...
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How do you toggle the sidebar and topbar in Calibre to create a clutter free viewing area for a document?

At one time this was not possible at all in Calibe. Is it possible now and what are the steps one would take to toggle the sidebar?
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"Sidebarize" a window in Windows 5.1+?

What is a free way to make a window "reserve" desktop space so other windows cannot maximize themselves into that area on the screen? Just like the taskbar and some sidebars. I do not really mean a "...
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On a Mac, how do you recover from accidentally removing a device from the sidebar?

So I've got my Nook plugged into my Mac and it shows a "No Name" device for my additional memory. I try to rename it, but instead of clicking rename in Finder, I accidentally click "Remove from ...
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How can I hide or remove the split-pane bar on the right in Mac terminal?

What do I need to do to remove the split pane sidebar on the right from the terminal window? Never used to have it and now I don't know how to get rid of it.
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File switcher sidebar in Notepad++ 5.5

I would like to know how to get a vertical file switcher on the left side i.e. in the left sidebar in Notepad++ 5.5? I would like to have something like this as shown from the gedit editor?
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Is there a way to add a custom group to Finder's sidebar in Mac OS X Lion?

Does anybody know if it is possible to add a custom group to Finder's sidebar in Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)? Currently you have Favorites, Shared and Devices. I'd like to add something like Clients or ...
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How to expand a directory under Favorites in Windows Explorer sidebar

I can collapse and expand any directory in the Windows Explorer sidebar, except for those folders I have added to my Favorites. How do I enable the collapse/expand triangle? A third-party app would be ...
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Firefox- How to change font size of items in bookmarks sidebar

In Windows. (I know I can open Desktop > Properties > Appearance > Advanced > [and figure out which item determines it; probably Menu]. But, I don't want other things changed - just the ...
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How to disable <user-folder> and `Libraries` item in Windows 7 sidebar?

Im annoyed by these two items in the sidebar. I never use them. If you know how to get rid of them, please share. Thank you.
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Why can't I add my home folder to the Mac OS X Lion Finder Sidebar?

After upgrading to Lion, I'm unable to add my home folder to the favorites section of my Finder's sidebar. I tried it through Finder Preferences by ticking the checkbox, but it deactivates itself ...
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Unremovable Links in OSX Finder Sidebar

Some links seem to be broken and can not be clicked. Drag & Drop to delete does also not work for any link in sidebar. Some can be removed by alt-click "remove from sidebar". I had disk utility ...
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How can I add a RSS Feed to the Windows 7 RSS Gadget?

I use Windows 7 and I can add gadgets to the sidebar. One of the gadget is an RSS reader. How can I add a RSS Feed to it? At the moment I have no feeds. I would like to have one from StackOverflow.
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Windows 7 - gadgets disappeared

I'm using the weather gadget on my desktop, and today out of the blue it disappeared! but not completely, there's a (i) icon there and you can see the close button (X) when you move the mouse over it.....
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Any way to enforce Windows 7 to run 32-bit sidebar.exe?

Is there any way to enforce Windows 7 to run 32-bit sidebar.exe instead of 64-bit?
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How can I assign a keyboard shortcut to open a bookmark on FireFox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to open a bookmark in the sidebar in Firefox without clicking on the bookmark in the bookmarks toolbar? For example, I would like to open my Google calendar (...
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Can I get vertical / side tabs in Chrome on Mac?

Can I get vertical / side tabs in Chrome on Mac? Right now it's Chrome 8 on OS X 10.6.
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sidebar widgets are minimized too when pressing "show desktop"

Windows 7 x64: I thought my sidebar widgets shouldn't be minimized (only normal windows) when I push the field show desktop on the right bottom corner. But now they are minimzed every time I want ...
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Windows 7 Sidebar crashes

In Windows 7 (Professional 64-bit) my sidebar.exe will crash roughly every 10 hours and it has been doing this for about 7 month now (at least that is the earliest entry in the event log). I found ...
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Sidewiki - Google Tool bar

I have sidewiki. I make an entry on a web page. Persons who visit that web page do not subscribe to sidewiki. How will they get to know that there is a sidewiki entry and then read it? Another way to ...
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How to remove Windows Sticky Notes from start up with boot

I want to prevent windows sticky notes from starting with Windows. I don't use those anymore, but couldn't find where to remove them from boot.
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Can Rainmeter "dock" like the Windows taskbar, Desktop Sidebar, or Google Desktop sidebar?

Well, I think that's the most succinct title I've ever had. Not sure what to say here, save for restating the question. Can Rainmeter "dock" to the walls of a display like the Windows taskbar, ...
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Google Desktop sidebar replacement?

I'm trying desperately to find a possible replacement to the dockable sidebar in Google Desktop. I've fallen in love with having my widescreen-estate able to "HUD" me to things like my weather, news, ...
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How to reset the Windows 7 desktop gadgets?

After changing the Windows Sidebar settings C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Sidebar\Settings.ini ( Where are the settings for the Windows 7 clock gadget stored? ) How do i ...
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Where are the settings for the Windows 7 clock gadget stored?

Where are the settings for the Windows 7 clock gadget stored For information on clock gadgets see here How to get more than 3 international clocks in Windows?
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Dock Windows 7 gadgets against screen edge

I've got four gadgets on my Windows 7 desktop. I want them to dock against the edge of the screen, such that maximized windows don't cover them (the "Always On Top" option doesn't meet my needs). Is ...
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Windows 7 sidebar, where is it?

I installed Win7 a while ago, and now I'm wondering if there is no sidebar in Win7? I can't find it, running "sidebar" (win+r) doesn't find it. It's not in the processes either. Is there a way to ...
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Where are Windows Sidebar gadgets installed?

I'm switching to a new computer and want to copy over the Vista/Win7 Sidebar gadgets I've downloaded to the new machine. Where are those copied when I install them from the web?
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Can Vista sidebar be pinned (locked in place)?

Can Vista sidebar be pinned or locked in place? I hate when I minimize all windows and sidebar disappears to and then I have to find and click icon. It would be perfect if sidebar can be locked so ...
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Can the Gadgets be on a Sidebar on Windows 7 like on Vista? And where did the Note Gadget go? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can you make Windows 7 sidebar work like Vista's Can the Gadgets be on a Sidebar on Windows 7 like on Vista (and letting the Sidebar occupy part of the desktop instead ...
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