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Force GitHub syntax highlighting language on source files

I have some C++ source files in a GitHub repo which have an extension of .C and are using C syntax highlighting, which I don't want. How can I set GitHub to apply C++ syntax highlighting to these ...
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How do I write an asterisk at the beginning of a line in wiki syntax without transforming into a list item?

When using wiki syntax, if I put an asterisk (*) at the beginning of a line, it gets transformed into a unordered list. How is it possible to have the asterisk to remain as it is when at the beginning ...
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How do I specify a filetype in a Google search?

Is there a syntax to specify a filetype in a Google search? What is it? (I'm looking for PDFs.)
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Can I add a line break in my Twitter bio?

My Twitter bio looks bad because the line is split at unfortunate places. Can I force a line break at a particular place? The form at https://twitter.com/settings/profile inserts a carriage returns ...
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Google Spreadsheets URL Syntax and Display Options?

I recently came across a Google Spreadsheet that had a slightly different syntax in the URL. I found these tags after the Spreadsheet Key: ...
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Find web pages that contain two specific links

How do I find a page with two specific links on it? I used to be able to do this in Google, but with the increasing dumbing down of Google this feature no longer works. e.g. I want science related ...
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How to use Google Code Prettify on WordPress

I'm writing my blog posts using Windows Live Writer and I use Syntax4writer whenever I need to include codes in the post. The output for Syntax4Writer doesn't look good on the Bueno theme by ...
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What is the exact syntax for linking to an fbid on Facebook?

Until recently, it was possible to link to pretty much anything which has a Facebook ID using syntax like this in status updates, comments, chat messages and probably elsewhere: ...
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Can I use Syntax Highlighter by Alex Gorbatchev with Windows Command Prompt commands in Blogger?

I use Syntax Highlighter by Alex Gorbatchev in my blog on Blogger. It perfectly works with all the programming languages I use. Recently I needed to highlight Windows Command Prompt commands and I ...
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Does Gmail have a problem sending to emails with dashes in them?

Gmail keeps hanging on me sending an email to 'kindle-feedback@amazon.com'. Does Gmail not like dashes in the To: field? EDIT: In this case I finally got it to send when I opened the email to a ...
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How to generate HTML for syntax highlighted code?

I want to post on my blog some syntax highlighted code. Sites like PasteBin allows you to do this, but they don't provide the HTML code hassle-free. Instead they suggest you to embed tags like this: ...