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Word processing is the action of using a word processor software for the purpose of writing, editing, formatting, or perhaps printing of text-based material.

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Large Data Processing: Removing lines in one text document found in another

I have 2 large text files (~500M, ~15GB ea) That look like this: FileP.txt: test@test.com:testtest test@test.com1:testtest1 test@test.com2:testtest2 test@test.com3:testtest3 test@test.com4:...
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Why doesn't the down key go to the end of the line?

I like being able to use the down arrow key to move the cursor to the end of the line if its already at the last line and can't go any lower. Likewise, I like being able to use the up arrow key to ...
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Find superscript text in Word

I want to use Find and Replace to locate all instances of superscript text throughout a Word 2016 document. I had a look at Microsoft Technet's search string guide but couldn't find one for ...
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How to configure Emacs, Vim to automatically generate ligatures?

When I'm typing up a text document, I want my word processing software to automatically generate ligatures. For example, when I type aeon, the software should generate the text æon. Does anyone know ...
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Is there a way to make Word sort ignore parentheses?

For an example, suppose I am writing the following: Key for abbreviations to SI base units: m = meter (k)g = (kilo)gram s = second A = ampere K = kelvin mol = mole cd = candela ...
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How can I use Styles in Microsoft Word to only change specific formatting and keep other existing formatting unchanged?

I am trying to update multiple paragraphs of text with some complicated formatting (creating a blue line left of the paragraph). However I want the existing lay-out and formatting to remain the same. ...
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Duplicating a column of a table with keeping separate numbering (in word processor, e.g.: MS Word, Libre Office Writer, etc)

Following that question on how to make two table columns to have separate numberings. That question got answer: it appears, that just selecting the second column and applying the same numbering style ...
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How to use separate numbering for first and for second table columns in word processor (e.g. MS Word, Libre Office Writer, etc)?

Suppose I have table in rich-text document: ┌─┬─┐ │A│D│ ├─┼─┤ │B│E│ ├─┼─┤ │C│F│ └─┴─┘ If I insert numbering in usual way, it'll look like this: ┌────┬────┐ │1. A│2. D│ ├────┼────┤ │3. B│4. E│ ├────┼...
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How to preview text in all available font family?

Assume my PC has 100 fonts. I want to write "Hello World" in all available fonts at once in any text editor/word processor, how can I do it? I will input only a string and output will be preview of ...
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Double underline, one of them dashed

Anyone knows any word processor that can do a double underline; one normal line and the other a dashed line? preferably a linux-native something similar to this: It's also fine if the dashed line ...
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How to make hyperlinks show up properly in MS Word for files created in other word processors?

In my job, I am often sent articles created in a variety of word processors, which I open and edit in Word 2013. However, compatibility-wise, of course they don't play very well together. There's no ...
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MS Word footnotes skip numbers when using Track Changes

I'm using MS Word's "Track changes" functionality to edit an academic article with a lot of footnotes. The issue I'm running into is more of a 'feature' than a bug but I'm not sure how to approach it: ...
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Copy from txt file fails?

When I copy a line in txt file such as 7318912227725338960527291316 and paste into Word, it pastes a column instead of a row such as 731 981 222 772 533 89 60 527 291 316 This happens in ...
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Word: Flexible horizontal spacer

Is there any way to insert a flexible horizontal spacer inside Word lines? What I mean by that is something that grows to fill all the space that remains after the words and spaces have been accounted ...
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How do I disable selecting line in a word processor

I have a document with lots of line to be edited and want to disable selecting the line when I click empty left part of it. Here's a screenshot: I tried Notepad++, Notepad, MS Word, Wordpad, ...

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