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Can I turn off zoom-and-scroll behaviour of Adobe Reader's hand with down arrow pointer?
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This feature is designed for reading an article in a newspaper or magazine PDF: In PDFs, articles are optional electronic threads that the PDF author may define within that PDF. Articles lead ...

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Make IrfanView ignore text files or other file types?
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In Irfanview, go to Options menu | Properties/Settings | Extentions. Now, Option 1 Check the boxes for the file extensions you want to associate with Irfanview Select the option "Load only ...

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PuTTY: clear scrollback from commandline
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The CSI 3 J sequence to clear the scrollback buffer was added to PuTTY 0.59. (On the wish request page for this feature see the "fixed-in" line, or go to the PuTTY changes page and search for CSI 3 J.)...

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How can I tell if a screenshot was made in IE7 or IE8?
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Look at the website address shown in the address box. In Internet Explorer 7, the entire address is black: In Internet Explorer 8, only the main domain name is black, the rest of the address is gray:...

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Why does Windows Vista's Notepad randomly move the cursor after saving a file?
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I noticed this problem in Windows XP Notepad. It only happens if word wrap is on when you save. The amount the cursor moves back is related to the number of new wrap points before the cursor since the ...

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Where to find the Mona Lisa icon from Windows 3.1?
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It looks like the icon is in progman.exe, the Program Manager executable file. In Windows XP, you can still find the icon in %SystemRoot%\system32\progman.exe... After rediscovering this, I think I ...

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Where are ghostscript options / switches documented?
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From the Overview of Ghostscript page, I found the Ps2pdf.htm page explains dPDFSETTINGS: -dPDFSETTINGS=configuration Presets the "distiller parameters" to one of four predefined settings: ...

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Do browsers change URLs of saved bookmarks in response to 301 redirection?
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I tested the web browsers on my computer and none of them changed the address stored in the bookmark. Internet Explorer 7 - no Firefox 3.0 - no Chrome 4.0 - no Opera 10.01 - no How I tested First, ...

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Folder keeps changing back to read-only. What permissions setup causes this in Windows?
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The actual read-only flag on a folder is used by Windows to mark that the folder has special customizations, but doesn't restrict write access to the folder or its contents. When you look at a folder'...

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Does Chrome's Download Manager resume downloads if the connection is lost or closed?
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Using Chrome 4.0 on Windows XP, I started downloading a large file (1GB.zip), then used TCPView to manually close the connection. When the connection was closed, Chrome considered the download ...

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How to prevent Chrome from refreshing page when viewing source?
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From the bug report page, the workaround mentioned in comment 12 works: In the Developer Tools, enable Resource Tracking. (If it was off, enabling it will resubmit the request that generated the ...

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What are the technical requirements for a WPA-PSK passphrase?
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What exactly is the criteria for "ASCII-encoded" here? Just that they must be 8-bit chars with the high bit unset? Are non-printable characters allowed? Wikipedia's Wi-Fi Protected Access ...

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How to remap Capslock+{?} to Ctrl+Alt+Shift+{?} in AutoHotKey?
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I looked in the AutoHotkey help file under "Remapping keys and buttons". The general pattern is a::b will make pressing key a send key b instead. However, I couldn't get any of the following to work ...

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plugin to show anchors in an HTML page?
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Web Development Bookmarklets has a JavaScript bookmarklet called named anchors that will insert links at each <a name=""> anchor. To use the bookmarklet, add it to your favorites menu or links ...

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Where is the information about the position of a window stored?
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Each program stores information about its windows in its own way. For Notepad, I found the following in my Windows XP registry. In the registry, go to the following folder HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\...

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Is there any software that can play a subtitle file without a video file?
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You might consider installing a subtitle editor like Aegisub. I use Aegisub to sometimes make subtitles, and sometimes use it to preview subtitles without video. I've never watched an entire movie's ...

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Difference between Visual Basic and Visual Studio?
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Visual Studio is the integrated development environment (IDE) used to create programs in Visual Basic or the other 'Visual' named languages. So in that sense, it doesn't quite make sense to compare ...

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file:// to point a relative file to current directory
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I'm not familiar with the Leo outlining software, but if it handles links the same way a web browser does, try the following ../15.pdf file:../15.pdf Notes A relative link usually doesn't include ...

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ASCII-art unicorn one-liner
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Here are my attempts: ~nn°' `°nn~ ~m°' `°m~ ~nn"' `"nn~ ~m"' `"m~ ~nnº' `ºnn~ ~mº' `ºm~ ~nnº¯ ¯ºnn~ ~mº¯ ¯ºm~ ~nn^' `^nn~ ~m^' `^...

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Where does Adobe Reader store the "Page Display" setting?
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Did you know PDF files can specify initial layout and zoom settings that take effect when you open them? (For example, when you choose the Export to PDF command in OpenOffice, a dialog box lets you ...

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Spreadsheet forumula questions to pick a random DVD
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To return the value from column A, row R, you can use =INDIRECT("A"&R) To count the number of values in column A, you can use =COUNTA(A1:A65536) So for your case, you could use =...

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Converting decimal number of hours into time
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Be aware that dates and times in Excel are stored internally as an amount of days. You can use this fact to simplify conversions of time amounts. If you have an amount of hours in A1 you can ...

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Key sequences in AutoHotKey
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Here's an example that lets you press Win+C, then it waits for one more key. #c:: Input, x, L1 if x = d { Send 1 ;do something } else if x = e { Send 2 ;do something else } ...

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Google search: when I try to edit in search box; cursor jumps to the end
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To work around the issue, you can use the parameter complete=0 in the Google address to turn off Google's autocomplete. In Opera, for example, you can make a bookmark to http://www.google.com/?...

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How to go to a website on a shared server by its ip address?
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You say you want to manually specify both the the host name and the IP address, instead of relying on a DNS server outside of your control. Looking at the comments at the file_get_contents ...

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keyboard shortcut to right alignment in XP (any text box)
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Perhaps your computer has multiple languages installed and one is a right-to-left language? In Windows XP, you can set either Left Alt+Shift or Ctrl+Shift to change the language. If the Language Bar ...

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Does Internet Explorer have something equivalent to Chrome's app mode?
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HTML applications are .hta files that contain normal HTML. When you open them, just a window frame is drawn around the page. But beware, HTA files run without the security settings that Internet ...

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How to get the amount of current requested by a USB device?
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In the Device Manager, you can double-click on a USB Root Hub, then go to the Power tab. You'll probably have several USB Root Hubs, so you'll have to look at each one separately to find the devices ...

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Windows notepad as log
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As you already know, when you open a text file that begins with .LOG, Notepad will scroll to the bottom of the file and insert the time and date. To manually insert the time and date somewhere else, ...

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Excel: Pie Chart of a Question with Limited Possible Responses
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You'll first need to count the number of male and female entries, then make a pie chart out of that data. In OpenOffice.org Calc I was able to use the COUNTIF function to count the entries, then ...

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