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Q: Creating/Editing a text file.

How do you create/edit a text file for an installed game?
I have a game called Fable and I want to be able to play it on my XP but it is old and won't play I have done some research and come up with this
http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/4250414/Fable_(1996)_Fargus_RUS
as this is the problem I have been having I was wondering how to edit/ create the text file so I can input this info?
Thanks

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A: Creating/Editing a text file.

You have to open Registry Editor

Go to Start > Run > Type 'Regedit' and hit return

This will bring up the editor - from here search the thousands of registries for the one you want.

WARNING - this is pretty much the makeup of XP be careful about changing anything!

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So I'm wondering is there a way to have a text file editable only by certain local users? In other words, if I were to open the file in another computer via flash drive, is there a way to prevent someone from changing both the file contents and (especially) its permissions?

A:Protecting permission editing on a text file

You have to become the owner of the file (just making the makes you the owner). On non system disk (where win7 itself is on so C): All users have FULL ACCESS of the root folder. Since subfolders and files inheret permissions of parent by default... all files and folders can be read/write/delete/execute by all users.

You want to prevent access to file(s) or a whole folder (or multiple folders)? Or whole disk?

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Im after a program for editing Audio files. I have played around with Cool Edit but find it isnt very friendly. i can never seem to be able to do basic functions that i would expect from an audio editing program. i also want a program that i can use to creat audio files. i had a friend who had a great program where you had multi tracks and could choose an instrament and set it to play what ever note u want and then mix it all together. sadly i have fallen out of contact with him, and cant remember what the program is called. does anyone have any suggestions on a program that would do such functions? thanx

The other thing i wanted to ask about (i didnt want to start two threads). is my tv capture program has messed up. it was working fine untill all of a sudden when i open it, it takes a freeze frame of the selected channel, keeps it on screen with no audio, and then ends up "not responding". the program is called VisionTV . i doubt people would know it. but can anyone think of a reason as to why this problem maybe occuring? i want to get a different program to use, as this one isnt very good. but is it true that these programs are specific to the tvcapture card that they come bundeled with? thanx guys
 

A:audio editing/creating

what dont u like about cooledit?-
sorry but it's the only audio prog i use....
 

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I created a number of GPOs and they have been working ok. Edit the GPOs has also been working.
I now can't create any new GPOs or edit the existing ones. I get the below error message.
1. When editing
"Failed to Open the Group Policy Object. You might not have the appropriate rights."
2. When creating new
"The network name cannot be found."

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Hi,

My company recently moved to a new location and I was having everyone change their email signature in Outlook. Unfortunately, 2 of the employees were unable to select anything in their email options. They are both using Outlook 2003 SP2 Small Business Edition. When I tried changing it is has the current signature option but the drop down to change between the sigs is gray and the box to edit isn't available. I also tried to change it within the email itself by right clicking on the current signature and selecting the option but that is also all grayed out. The only benefit in this screen is it will actually let me choose between the different sigs currently available, but still won't let me edit or create a new one. Has anyone else had this problem or know a way of fixing it?
 

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Hi, when I edit a text in win7 .txt format, is there a hidden header that registers other info like the name of the computer, date, etc? If yes, how can I see it?
Thank?s

A:text editing

The closest thing I can think of to what you are asking for is that you can right-click on the file while in Win Explorer and select Properties then click on the Details tab for whatever info is collected.

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Hi - Is it possible to scan text into a Word document so that the text can be edited?
 

A:Scanning text for editing

It's possible to scan text into a document, period -- IF the software that came with your scanner* has OCR (Optical Character Recognition) capability.

Check your scanner program Help, or the actual manual.

Rgds,
Andy

* assuming some did.
 

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I've been having this problem in Chrome (under windows 10) for a while now, and this did not used to happen. When I'm typing text, for example, in forums, and I get a red underline, indicating some kind of error while I'm typing, nearly every time I use the backspace key when that underline is at the end of my text, my cursor jumps to the middle of the line, just prior to the underlined error, causing the wrong (ie. 'correct') text to be deleted. This has become very frustrating. It seems to happen intermittently, so maybe this is a problem with whatever forum software is in use -- I have no idea. Or maybe it is Chrome...

Has anyone had this problem also, and know how to fix it, or what causes it?
 

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Hello -

I find myself editing text allot. My text editor of choice it TextPad. Every one and a while, I'll get some weird behavior.

When you have a line of text, and you want to highlight it without using the mouse you can hold the shift key, and arrow back and forth. Shift+Ctrl+ left or right arrow will go by the word, or space.

Occasionally while working with text, always while holding the shift key and highlighting text my editor will go into a different highlighting mode where the cursor location is an anchor, I can let go of the shift key. When I move the arrows around the highlight function is still active. It's as if the shift key is stuck. Hitting esc moves the anchor, but I'm still stuck in this special highlighting mode. I'm pretty sure hitting enter gets me out of the mode.

It seems to happen on different computers, and with different versions of TextPad, I'm pretty sure I've seen it happen in MSword too, and that's why I would like to know more about it.

Has anyone else seen this?

Can someone tell me exactly how to start this highlighting mode? I'm moving around so fast, that when it starts, I'm not sure how it started.

Am I trippen?
 

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I've heard that you can make fonts in Photoshop but I haven't been able to find any tutorials online. Is there anyone who knows how to do it? Also, I'm using paint.net as my image editor for now because my HD is packed. If anyone knows how to create fonts with Paint.net or photoshop please post.
 

A:Solved: Creating fonts in Photoshop or any other image editing software

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"Rich (WYSIQYG) editing unable to run on your current system - click "OK" to swtich to plain text editing."

i keep getting that when i try to write in my blog. i also cant click the email box to write. what's up with that? anyone know how to stop it?
 

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"Rich (WYSIQYG) editing unable to run on your current system - click "OK" to swtich to plain text editing."

i keep getting that when i try to write in my blog. i also cant click the email box to write. what's up with that? anyone know how to stop it?

(i didn know what kind of problem it was so i posted here)
 

A:rich editing/plain text

Closing duplicate, please reply here:

http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=285377
 

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"Rich (WYSIQYG) editing unable to run on your current system - click "OK" to swtich to plain text editing."

i keep getting that when i try to write in my blog. i also cant click the email box to write. what's up with that? anyone know how to stop it?

(i didn know what kind of problem it was so i posted here)
 

A:rich editing/plain text

Closing duplicate, please reply here:

http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=285377
 

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I have a large list in a text file (roughly 900 items) and I want to do a few things to the list. First, I want to remove everything after a space on each line, including the spaces themselves. Then, I want to remove every line that does not have the either of these formats:
***kAA**
***kA**
Where "k" is the actual letter "k", "A" represents a random lowercase letter, and "*" represents a random number. Does anyone know a good program/web tool I can use to accomplish this?

A:Advanced text editing software

The first thing is trivial, even something as rustic as the built-in notepad can handle this, with the search and replace function.
For the second point, I'm pretty sure that a regular expression search can do the trick, again with a search and replace. I don't know regular expressions myself but possibly that tool will fit that search. I use Notepad2 myself and it can do that, and Notepad++ is another very capable editor.

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Not sure if this belongs here, but what the heck. I downloaded the program 'Wondershare,' I needed to convert some videos to disk so I could play them on my home dvd player.

I decided I didn't like the program so I deleted it through the Programs and Features in the Control Panel. However, it still left the remnants of what you see in this screen shot. Any ideas on how to remove/edit/delete this text??

The text I'm referring to is:
"Play With Wondershare Player"
"Add to Wondershare Player Playlist"

A:Help with editing/deleting text in window

Install the software again, reboot. Then use Revo Uninstaller Free to remove it, and reboot again.



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You could also run CCleaner once you've done that.

Hope that helps.

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Hi, I have T460p/Windows 7 x64 with Access Connections 6.26.80 installed. Laptop is not on domain, users are part of Administrators group.Access Connections worked for some time fine - new networks were detected and location profiles could be created, edited or deleted without any problems.Buttons for Create/Edit/Delete profile suddently became disabled (probably after some Lenovo update) and I am not able to get this program working normally again.I've tried several things:- ticked checkbox for non-admin users to be able to edit location profiles, but this did not help. - uninstalled AC, reboot, installed again (installation was done using admin account)...but no success, everything is the same - I cannot add or edit location profiles even I am operating as admin user,- tried with previous AC versions (79) and newer versions (85) - but again no luck. I could uninstall it and not use it again, but to use some other simillar software. But since the laptop has WWAN, now I am not able to use it, since I have no possibility to add or configure WWAN network access. Also I am not able to create WLAN hotspot. I have no idea what to do else, except to reinstall Windows again, but it could happen again...so that is not actual solution to this problem. Anyone had this issue? Thanks in advance!

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I'm writing a thesis (100 pages). I switched from Word 2003 to 2007, which is now upgraded to SP1. I'm experiencing this very annyoing bug and the SP1 update didn't fix it.

When I'm editing text, just suddenly when moving the cursor with arrows or selecting text (just doing some very basic editing) something happens. Text is moved within the paragraph about the amount of one word or so. But the screen is not updated correctly, text is moved at a certain portion of the screen but the rest is not updated. So the result is a total mess and I don't know what is really where anymore. I have to enter some line breaks to update the whole text again and get the screen updated.

It might have something to do with hyphenation or something, but I'm really not doing anything special. I couldn't find any other complaints about this, so it's strange. I could only find answers like "your touching your laptop touchpad", but no, this is not on laptop and the screen update is clearly buggy.

Has anyone else encountered this problem?
 

A:MS Office, Word 2007 text editing bug?

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Just wondering if anyone has a trick to editing protected text files such as your hosts file (c:\windows\System32\Drivers\etc). I open Notepad or Notepad++ as an administrator but it still wont even show the etc folder, so I have to go through my explorer window and copy it to the desktop, open it there, edit it, save it, then copy it back to the protected folder, confirm over writing and then finally it's in place. It's really annoying!

A:Trick to Editing Protected Text Files?

In the files Properties,Security, does your account have all permissions for the file. If not click Edit and give it Permissions

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I am running Microsoft Office 2000 and have a Canon Flat Bed Scanner CS-P3.8 program, however after reading some of the previous threads in this site I discovered I also have Microsoft Office Document Scanning.
I need to scan in Company Logos and paperwork for editing. I need to scan in the whole document with pictures and text - in its entirety - for editing in Microsof Word.
When I used the M.O.Document Scanning and sent the file to Word it did not include the picture and the file was not an exact replica.
It has been while since I have had to scan like this about 3 years but I remember when I was using Jasc Paint Shop Pro 3 for this purpose everything was a lot simpler.
Am I missing something? I dont think it should be this complicated?
Please help?
Any information would be greatly appreciated!


Thanks
Shmah
 

A:Scanning Text and Images for editing in Word

When you scan in a document it only becomes a series of dots on a page. If you scan in a document of words, to your eyes a small section of the dots will appear as letters. To the computer it is only a picture and the computer doesn't know if that "picture" is a letter, or a word, or a dog or a frog, it just doesn't know dots from dots.

There is software that can make an attempt to decode the dots or a certain size and shape to be particular letters, and those letters might actually form words. That sort of software is called Optical Character Recognition (OCR), but it will never be 100% accurate.

As far as I know, Paint Shop Pro does not have any OCR within it. Sure you can scan in a document and it will look like a document of letters, forming words, but as far as Paint Shop Pro cares, it is only a picture. Try and see if you can spell-check anything you scan. If you can, then it must have some sort of OCR. Without having some sort of OCR software when scanning, all you got is a picture.
 

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Hey guys,
I've been told that it is possible to edit the text of Windows error messages but I've run into some difficulty in trying to do so. I am fairly good at using Resource Hacker and I figured that if I could just find the system file that stores the error messages that I would be able to proceed in editing their text.

So my questions are...
Is it possible to use Resource Hacker to edit Windows error messages?
If so, what is the system file I need to target?
And Finally, If this is not possible with Resource Hacker then how would I go about doing it?

Just to clarify my reason for doing this in case it might help you guys to solve my problem..
My wife drives me crazy every time an error message comes up while she's on the computer. I just want to give her a "message of warmth" each time one comes up and help her solve the problem she has encountered. I also just think it would be a pretty cool thing to learn in case I ever need to help someone in the future.

Thanks so much for the help, it's greatly appreciated.
 

A:Editing Windows error message text

Not sure which error messages your wife is getting.
But I believe most of these messages are in Explorer.exe (The main Windows File)

Your resource edit program should be able to view/edit (make a backup - only because it loads Windows !)
 

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I am definitely a novice computer user-so please be patient! Right, I have windows XP/Windows and several programmes. I have Adobe Reader 8 and Microsoft Word 2003, o)
A Print shop has emailed me with an attachment which when I pressed 'Save' vanished - to be found hours later in Adobe. It is a business card layout for a wildlife protection group and contains a drawing of a badger and text in various colours/fonts/hights.
I would like to edit it so I can add it to Letterheads and leaflets but I can't make it do anything? I would like to send it to Microsoft Word but it saves it in numbers and letters-not images or text. I know I am doing everything wrong but ANY help would be SO gratefully appreciated!
PS When I press the 'Edit' button in Adobe it keeps connecting me to the Internet and asking if I want a 'free 30 day trial'??
Thankyou very much
 

A:Adobe 8 editing a downloaded picture/text-HOW?

I just copy and pasted a picture from Adobe Reader 9 to Word 2007 without any problem. Perhaps you should try updating the the latest and greatest from Adobe and see if that helps.
 

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Two small problems I noticed while using Firefox:

1. On boards that use prepared UBB-Tags (or something like that) whenever I click one of them it's inserted at the very end of the reply and not behind the cursor, like it should.

2. When the end of a line is reached, pressing space key doesn't produce any actual spacing...the cursor is still next to the last typed letter, which means you can't really see whether you spaced or not...like I said, it's minor, but seems to be a Firefox problem (and probably Mozilla, too, for that matter).

Is there a way to fix those, yet?
 

A:minor text editing problems in Firefox

I found that if you click twice at the cursor-position, it will insert at that position.
As to spaces, the TS board ignores more than 1 space anyway, so pressing an extra space for good measure does not interfere. While you are typing, spaces do 'show' unless at the very end of the message window. Once submitted, as said, anything over 1 space will be suppressed.
That's not a Firefox problem (or any browser for that matter).
 

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Not sure if this belongs here, but what the heck. I downloaded the program 'Wondershare,' I needed to convert some videos to disk so I could play them on my home dvd player.

I decided I didn't like the program so I deleted it through the Programs and Features in the Control Panel. However, it still left remnants in the 'Context Menu.' (right-click menu)

I've used Revo Uninstaller, CCleaner, Shell Menu View, and Everything to try and clean up the remnants- no luck with ANY of these.

Any ideas on how to remove/edit/delete this text??
 

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I'm using WordPress with a new theme (Magaling) I've uploaded. I'm attempting to alter the logo. I can open it in GIMP and make the text do whatever, but I can't figure out how to change the text! It's driving me insane. I've been looking through countless tutorials and still haven't figured it out. See attached file if it helps. Any suggestions are appreciated!
 

A:Solved: Newbie GIMP text editing question

If this is all that you have, you'll have to totally remake the text using Photoshop if you want to change it. In order to change the text, you'd need the "un-rasterized" file, aka: the file that has the text on an editable layer. Sorry
 

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Hello,
Is it just me or has the rules for inserting the cursor into text changed?? Im a developer and constantly clicking to insert code between other code. When click to set the cursor position it seems to always insert to the left of the charactor.  It seemed previous OS's if you clicked from the center of a char to the left it insert behind, and if you select to the right of centre of the char it inserts to the right.
It seems to me that if i click anywhere left of the far rigt of a charactor (to the right of centre) it inserts before the char, instad of after.  This means i either have to change te way i work to *always* select the char to the right of where i want to insert, or be ver precise and double check where i've inserted the cursor. 
It just frustrates me when i click to insert some text, say, into a html element (after the >), then i find i've typed the text within the html element (before the >). i.e. <tdSome Text> instead of <td>Some Text.
Is this just me??

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My pc is infected with the Security Suite virus, and I'm following the steps to remove it but MBAM is not finding any files so I want to post the log files as outlined in the Preparation Guide For Use Before Using Malware Removal Tools and Requesting Help.

dds.scr opens and runs but it does not open .txt files with the logs. Instead the command prompt type window just closes.

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I thought i had all my permissions and sharing done correctly until i tried to edit a text file across my network on another windows 7 machine. When i go to save the file it ask me "save as" which it never did while trying to do the same thing on a windows xp machine. Well after the save as i try to save over the existing file and it as if i wanna replace the file then after hitting ok i get Access Denied message.

-I have sharing on the drive and the file set to Everyone with full access
-I have security tab setup so Everyone and Administrators have full access on both drive and file
-I tried changing ownership of the file several times and that has done nothing on both drive and file
-Also tried owership with inheritance turned off and on
-Even tried with firewalls/av software turned on and off
-The file is not blocked or anything like that
-UAC is turned off on both machines
-I can edit the file locally
-I have notepad set to "Run as Administrator" on both windows 7 machines
-I can write to the root C: such as copying over a .exe file or something like that. The issue is editing a text file only.

I can edit a text file on the root C drive on a windows xp machine but not any windows 7 machines across network. I am guessing i must of missed some windows 7 permissions policy some where to enable this. Now i can edit a file on windows 7 machines if it's not on the root of the drive say C:\testfolder\testfile.txt

A:Access denied editing text files to root C drive

Just a thought; would that file be set read only on the Windows 7 computer?

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Hi all, is there any simple text editing software which I can do bolding, underlining and all and when I copy the text over to my Wordpress blog, the bolding and all that will remain ?

I got tired of re-underlining stuff =/ .

Thanks alot ~

A:Any Text editing software which I can copy formatting to blog post.

Windows Live Writer. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Live_Writer

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Dear BleepingComputer,

by sheer chance I opened up two different text files in emacs. One of them had DOS displayed in the bottom left corner of the info. bar while the other didn't. The neat thing about the former is that I can edit it with emacs on my Mac and then transfer it to my Windows machine without having to worry about the carriage returns. When I edit the later (none DOS file) all of the carriage returns are replaced by boxes when I open it up in Notepad.

Now sadly I can't remember how I created the "DOS" file. I have tried several different variations: ANSI format, Unicode and googeling around to no avail.

Does anyone know how to create a text file which when opened up in emacs has s DOS displayed in the bottom left corner of the info bar?

Thanks,
Badmonkey

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The problem is when I right click on the Desktop the options for creating new Word or Text files (and other files that I don't use anyway) has gone.
I went to various sites for a solution but none worked or they were terribly convoluted.
So I decide to 'Remove everything and reinstall Windows' and that will not work, same with 'Refresh your PC without affecting your files' they both say 'Please wait...preparing' then it just goes back to the previous screen.
Advanced startup will restart but does not recognise my USB Recovery Drive
It goes like this -
Choose an option -
Use a Device -
EFI USB Device -
Restarts -
Choose keyboard layout (US)
Choose an option -
Use a Device -
EFI USB Device -
Restarts (again) & the whole process starts all over again.
If I choose Troubleshoot - Reset your PC -
'There was a problem resetting your PC' [Cancel]
(None of the other options in this section work either)
This just goes over and over..... (it's like a time loop)
It won't start in Safe Mode either, when I get to the password part it does not accept it. (I do know it).
Don't know if this is a connecting problem but -
At one stage there were files that disappeared and sometimes reappear (that I deleted) at various times.
&
For some time now System Restore has not worked (have learned to get by without it)
I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop with Windows 8.1
I think that's all of it.
Appreciate any help on this.

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A:There are no options for creating new Word or Text files

You do not need to Reinstall Windows. Go to Start/Search and type CMD, Right click the CMD results and Run As Administrator. In the Elevated Command Prompt type SFC /scannow and press enter. This will replace any missing system files.
If you need to boot off of your USB Windows Flash drive, Restart the computer and press F2 to enter Setup (Bios) Here, look for Secure Boot. If it is enabled, using your arrow and Enter key Disable it or change it to Setup Mode. Now go to the Boot tab. Here, if it says UEFI Boot, change it to Legacy. Save and Exit. Now it will recognize your USB Flash drive for installation.
Or you can create a UEFI Boot USB Flash Drive from a Windows ISO with Rufus, in my signature, if you don't want to make any changes to the Bios.

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The problem is when I right click on the Desktop the options for creating new Word or Text files (and other files that I don't use anyway) has gone.
I went to various sites for a solution but none worked or they were terribly convoluted.
So I decide to 'Remove everything and reinstall Windows' and that will not work, same with 'Refresh your PC without affecting your files' they both say 'Please wait...preparing' then it just goes back to the previous screen.
Advanced startup will restart but does not recognise my USB Recovery Drive
It goes like this -
Choose an option -
Use a Device -
EFI USB Device -
Restarts -
Choose keyboard layout (US)
Choose an option -
Use a Device -
EFI USB Device -
Restarts (again) & the whole process starts all over again.
If I choose Troubleshoot - Reset your PC -
'There was a problem resetting your PC' [Cancel]
(None of the other options in this section work either)
This just goes over and over..... (it's like a time loop)
It won't start in Safe Mode either, when I get to the password part it does not accept it. (I do know it).
Don't know if this is a connecting problem but -
At one stage there were files that disappeared and sometimes reappear (that I deleted) at various times.
&
For some time now System Restore has not worked (have learned to get by without it)
I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop with Windows 8.1
I think that's all of it.
Appreciate any help on this.

And now there's an error message when I want to open any Folder -
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A:There are no options for creating new Word or Text files

You do not need to Reinstall Windows. Go to Start/Search and type CMD, Right click the CMD results and Run As Administrator. In the Elevated Command Prompt type SFC /scannow and press enter. This will replace any missing system files.
If you need to boot off of your USB Windows Flash drive, Restart the computer and press F2 to enter Setup (Bios) Here, look for Secure Boot. If it is enabled, using your arrow and Enter key Disable it or change it to Setup Mode. Now go to the Boot tab. Here, if it says UEFI Boot, change it to Legacy. Save and Exit. Now it will recognize your USB Flash drive for installation.
Or you can create a UEFI Boot USB Flash Drive from a Windows ISO with Rufus, in my signature, if you don't want to make any changes to the Bios.

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Hi all,

I am trying to achieve the following functionality using VBA code:

Create a text file
Store a string in that text file, the string itself being contained in a String variable.
(Then I actually run a batch file using the Shell command which will call that particular string from the text file just created and execute certain functionality)
Delete the created text file

(This whole creation and deletion of text file is actually taking place within a Do Until loop. This is being done as I cannot figure out any direct way to pass parameters to a batch file at the same time that I am executing it, using the Shell command. Thus the text file acts as a workaround to that problem.)

Can anyone please also shed some light on how to read a string stored in a text file from a batch file. I am just hoping that this step itself is not too complicated.

Chow
Goels
 

A:Creating, Writing to and Deleting Text Files

You can pass a string argument to a batch file using:

shell "path to batch.bat " & chr(34) & strArgument & chr(34)

Where the string is stored in a string variable.

To read and write to a text file use:
Code:

Dim fNum as long
fNum=FreeFile
Open "filepath.txt" for Output as fNum
Write fNum, strString
Close fNum

To delete use:
Code:

Kill "path to file.txt"
 

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Hello. One of our users has an Excel 2007 spreadsheet that has 4 columns and their column headers are as follows:

Col A - Date

Col B - Sample #1

Col C - Sample #2

Col D - Sample #3

In column A it has the date and in columns B-D, it says one of four values in each cell - Poor, Moderate, Good or NR. It sort of looks like this:

Date #1 #2 #3
3/31/2011 Poor Good Good
3/31/2011 Poor Good Good
3/31/2011 Moderate Good Good
3/29/2011 Poor Good Moderate
3/25/2011 Good Good Good
3/25/2011 Good Good Moderate
3/25/2011 Good Good Good
3/23/2011 Good Good Good
3/23/2011 Good Good Good
3/23/2011 Good Good Good
3/21/2011 Poor Good Good
3/16/2011 Good Good Good
3/16/2011 Good Good Good

I am trying to help him create a scatter chart with the dates along the horizontal axis and poor, moderate, good and NR on the vertical axis. Now the values (poor, good, etc.) obviously aren't a numeric value. They are text. I can setup the horizontal axis with the dates and even the legend mostly setup. I am just trying to find a way to chart it where on every date, one of the 4 values (good, poor, value, nr) is plotted. Since it isn't a numerical value I cannot figure it out. Any suggestions would really be appreciated. Thank you.
 

A:creating excel chart with text values

Since it isn't a numerical value I cannot figure it out.Click to expand...

"You have ... text values .... This is often the format of survey data. You would like to plot these values, but an Excel chart cannot create a sensible chart from such a range. You need to consolidate the text values and calculate the occurrences of each value, using a set of COUNTIF formulas, or a pivot table."

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/ChartsHowTo/ConsolidateData.html
 

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I want to create a rule where the "From" and "Subject" text of all received messages in my Inbox from a certain person changes to a green or red font colour rather than the standard black.

Anyone know how?
 

A:Creating a Rules that changes message text colour

1) Right click on one of the display fields above your emails (doesnt really matter which one, but lets go with the 'From" field)
2) Click "Customize Current View"
3) Click "Automatic Formatting" which will open the Automatic Formating window.
4) Click "ADD" and name your rule whatever you want, for this example we will call it "Bob"
5) After you name it Bob, click "CONDITION" (Opens Filter Window)
6) Type in the address you want to set the condition in the "FROM" field and click OK. This will take you back to the Automatic Formatting window
7) Now Click "FONT" and this is where you will select what color/font/size you would like to change said email to.

Note: you can put multiple email addresses in one condition, but on 1 color.

HTH
 

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Hi,

I have 30 different files in the same path, but the name of the each file should be different, how i can combine all the files data into a single text file.

If there is any macro will help me solve this.

Thanks in advance!!!
 

A:Solved: Combining 30 text files into single text file

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Good morning / Good afternoon
As a newbie I am making the first posting on your forum and I hope it is not a silly question.

I received a hard print of an excel spreadsheet with data in 9 columns (2 date formatted and 6 number formatted) of figures from my by bank and I wish 2 use them for further calculation. As I didn't get an electronic file from the bank I scanned the data sheet on the HP Scanner into text files ( rich text, plain text etc) and attempted to import the text into Excel; but I was unsuccessful. Have I attempted the impossible or did I do something wrong ?

If it is possible to do so how should I proceed ?
With thanks, anothernub
 

A:How 2 import text data into Excel from scanned text file ?

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Hi,

I have a form in Access '03 which contains an option group with 3 options (radio buttons). I would like the option selected to determine whether it is possible or not to enter data in 2 text boxes, eg the selection will control which particular box is locked.

There are 3 options:

Option 1
Option 2
Option 3
There are the following outcomes based on selection:

Option 1 locks TextBoxAVG but keeps TextBoxHist unlocked
Option 2 Locks TextBoxHist but keeps TextBoxAvg unlocked
Option 3 Locks TextBoxHist but keeps TextBoxAvg unlocked
I realise that options 2 and 3 are the same - this is not a typo and is unavoidable in this case as I really need the 3 options.

I have seen how a check box can be used in similar circumstances but it isn't suitable when there are 3 options as in this case, see http://www.eggheadcafe.com/software/aspnet/30536106/check-box-to-control-edit.aspx

Any ideas or even solutions would be appreciated big time!

Best,
RustyG
 

A:Solved: Access 2003 - option group to lock text boxes for editing

Is this what you want?

Private Sub FrameReport_AfterUpdate()
Select Case Me!FrameReport

Case 1:

Me.TextBoxAVG.Locked = True
Me.TextBoxAVG.Enabled = False

Me.TextBoxHist.Locked = False
Me.TextBoxHist.Enabled = True

Case 2:
Me.TextBoxHist.Locked = True
Me.TextBoxHist.Enabled = False

Me.TextBoxAVG.Locked = False
Me.TextBoxAVG.Enabled = True
Case 3:

Me.TextBoxHist.Locked = True
Me.TextBoxHist.Enabled = False

Me.TextBoxAVG.Locked = False
Me.TextBoxAVG.Enabled = True
End Select


End Sub
 

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Hi,

I'm creating a procedure using Excel. Each cell is used to list an action step and includes reference to a procedure which resides on the business's website. I want to add a hyperlink to the reference text title only.

I can only seem to create a hyperlink for the entire cell, but some of the steps refer to two separate procedures, hence I need to create the link to the text.

PS. I've used Excel, rather than Word, as I'm using formulas to then sort and filter various steps.

Many thanks in advance!
 

A:Solved: Creating a hyperlink for text/icon WITHIN an Excel cell

 

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Hi

I have a report in which i display the dates chosen on the form that runs the report in the heading of the report as a text box.
It appears in the report; but when I choose to email the report as a pdf the text box appears on the mailed pdf as #Name

I have the text box set up so: =[Forms]![F_Payslips]![startdate]

Any ideas how to get it to appear on the pdf?
 

A:Solved: Access Report 'Looses' text box info when creating to mail as a pdf

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I am trying to create a macro that will select the text contents of a cell andcopy it into another cell. I know recording a macro isn't the best way to go,but I'm still pretty fresh in coding VBA.

When I record a macro on the following set of data (shown below) I cancreate a row above the first row containing "CASH" and copy the word"CASH" into the cell above it.

(sample data)

CASH 83 521.01
TRES.CARD 11 54.11
CREDIT2 0 0
HELP 0 0
SUBTOTAL 0 0

(recorded macro)

ActiveCell.Select
Selection.EntireRow.Insert
ActiveCell.Offset(1, 0).Range("A1").Select
ActiveCell.FormulaR1C1 = "CASH"
ActiveCell.Offset(-1, 0).Range("A1").Select
ActiveSheet.Paste

If I run the macro on the row containing "Tres.Card" it willreplace &#8220;TRES.CARD&#8221; with "CASH".

Essentially I am trying the make two rows for each of the existing rows. Iwould add "#" to the label in column 1 on the first line and add"$" to that label on the second line. The first line would thencontain the data from column B and the second line would contain the data fromcolumn C. So that the end result would look like:

(Example of end result)

CASH # 83
CASH $ 521.01
TRES.CARD # 11
TRES.CARD $ 54.11
CREDIT2 # 0
CREDIT2 $ 0
HELP # 0
HELP $ 0
SUBTOTAL # 0
SUBTOTAL $ 0

If anyone has any suggestions of the best way to do this that I'm not thinkingabout or aware of, I would appreciate it.

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A:Solved: Creating an Excel macro to select text content of a cell and copy it into ano

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Any suggesting on what i could maybe download for free or up to $20 from Cakewalk or Magix. All i want is something basic. I did pick up something called Midi studio (Magix) at best buy for $10 a few years ago after XP was released but this software i'm assuming was copywrited in 2001 before the release of xp. the system requirements for this software are as follows:

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 95, 98, 2000. Computer: Pentium with 200Mhz minimum, 32 MB (64 MB) minimum, 100 MB free disk space minimum, resolution 800 x 600 with 16 bit High-Color 16 bit sound card, CD-ROM drive. Microsoft mouse or compatible, DirectX 6.1

Is this something that would be safe to install on my computer or should i should for something else?
 

A:Looking for Midi Software for creating and editing midi files?

Try maybe Anvil Studio.

http://www.anvilstudio.com/
 

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Hi Guys,

Wondering if you could help me. Im looking for a program, or a way to edit a mpeg file with a jpeg insertion. I found this really funny mpeg file, and i just wanna replace the guys face with a friend's face of mine....

How would i go about doing this?

Nothing complicated or realistic...i just wanna be a cracker...hehehe...
 

A:Editing Mpeg File with a Jpeg File

You would have to edit each frame of the video file. It's not like there's a line of code that says "use face file man1.jpg". It's going to take more work than a file substitution.
 

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Details:

Windows XP Professional Version 2002 Service Pack 2
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition (avg75free_503a1205.exe)
AVG Anti-Spyware Free Edition (avgas-setup-7.5.1.43.exe)
No other anti-virus software installed prior to problem.

Yesterday, my AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition stopped working. When I try to run the program I get a message saying some files are missing. I tried to "repair" it using the installer file but it didn't work. So I uninstalled it and tried to re-install the progarm. However I got this message

Local machine: installation failed
Installation:
Error: Action failed for file avgamsvr.exe: creating file....
No such file or directory

I uninstalled AVG Anti-Spyware without seeing if it was working or not. Now I can re-install it either

Error opening file of writing:
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe

So anyway, I found this forum and followed the 5 steps before posting the log. The Panda scan showed I had a virus, I ran a second scan and it showed that it got rid of the virus. However I still can't install neither AVG Anti-Virus nor Anti-Spyware. I have already installed both ZonedOut and Spywareblaster as per your instructions. Here are the logs:


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A:Error: Action failed for file avgamsvr.exe: creating file - Virus:w32/bagle.hx.worm

bumping topic...

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Hi Everyone,
How to bind text from text file in to  Textbox using Powershell  and ajax?
please can anyone solve this issue and clear matter is -------If I will enter  a letter 'S' in textbox ,the words related to S must be visible below textbox i.e auto complete  like in google if we enter a letter g in google input box then we find
google,gmail etc....
this is my requirement please help me in this matter 
Thank You

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I did this years ago with XP, worked for word/wordpad/notepad/and online, like here. Now that I bumped up to 7, forgot how to do it... I think a quick regedit

Surprised no tut on this. For me, it's much easier to leave the cursor where I want to insert the character than going to start>Accessories>System Tools>Character Map or start>search>charmap>charmap.exe, and then 4 more clicks to copy desired character. Remembering the keys, not going to happen.

Also, related question, once you finally get to character map, why 4 more clicks? Scroll to desired character>select>copy>paste. Seems select and copy are redundant. How about macros? I generally only use a few of these odd characters anyway, and rarely at that.

Or even better, how about speech macros for these characters? If there were speech commands for unusual characters (e.g., ?, ?, ?, ?) and numbers/math (e.g., ?, ?, ?), that could save a LOT of time. Ever try to find/insert the ? or √?symbol?

So, 1) character map in context menu? or even better, 2) speech macros for a greater selection of characters/symbols, including math?

Two questions, sorry. But related. Any help with either would be appreciated.

A:How to add "character map" to context menu when writing/editing text

I know this can be done from a 3rd party app: Download Context Menu Editor 1.1 Free - Add / delete application shortcuts - Softpedia

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EDIT:I have found a solution, using a DVI to HDMI cable on an amd card will fix this problem, this thread can now die, hopefully someone else will find it if they have this problem.

Basically, i know what the problem is, but not how to rectify it. My tv (Sceptre X235BV-FHD, a rebranded sony bravia)suffers from an EDID mismatch issue or chroma subsampling due to some form of post processing done on my tv, i'm not sure which but either way the results are the same, my colors are inaccurate, text is blurry and it's painful on my already unhealthy eyes, in HDMI at least, vga is normal.

That said, i know how to fix it on nvidia cards, i used the method posted in this tutorial to disable audio over hdmi:
Cropped, off-center display at native 1900x1200 resolution on LG245WP and/or LG246WP monitors with recent NVIDIA drivers

The problem is, i recently upgraded to an amd card, and while i tried to use the pixel format to fix this, the amd drivers do not fix it, not only that but the registry edit to disable audio over hdmi that i used on nvidia cards no longer works(basically, if it sends audio over hdmi it causes my tv to think it's looking at a cable box or game system, not my pc), or the registry entry i need to input is different, or in a different location.
I have heard that i can permanently disable audio over hdmi through editing the EDID with this tutorial:
Force DVI/HDMI resolutions and refresh rates

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A:Blurry Text problem, EDID and registry editing problem on an AMD card.

You should put your note: "I have found a solution, using a DVI to HDMI cable on an amd card will fix this problem, this thread can now die, hopefully someone else will find it if they have this problem." At the top followed by a space. I had to read it all to discover that.
:-)

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