deals with text in general, such as processing of text by a web app, but is unsuitable for the more specific text tags (`text-formatting`, `text-analysis`, `text-to-speech`, `text-editor`, `text-message`)

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Snopes.com Can't highlight text - why?

Does anyone know why I can't highlight text when visiting Snopes.com? Give it a try and see if it works for you - This is something that happens on every computer I've visited Snopes from, if I had to ...
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Image to text online converter

Can anyone recommend a website (free tool) where I can enter an image (it contains some text) and get back text.
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How to reverse text on Google Spreadsheets?

When I enter data in a Google Spreadsheets cell, I would like the text to reverse itself. For instance, I would like to put in a cell My text and get it converted to txet yM.
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Pastebins (web apps that allows posting snippets of texts) that allow registered users to opt to not include their usernames on specified pasted texts

Are there any Pastebins that will allow registered users to opt to not include their usernames on specified pasted texts? I know I can post as an unregistered user, but I want the management and ...
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Online Tool for advanced text comparison with diff and notes [closed]

I'm looking for a online tool that allows me to paste two versions of a text and compare the difference side by side, line by line and maybe add notes to certain changes. I found many "diff" tools ...
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How do I stop the Wordpress.com post editor from inserting nonbreaking spaces?

The Wordpress.com post editor has an annoying habit of inserting the   character in posts. This wouldn't be a problem if it inserted it appropriately, or even consistently. This is, alas, not ...
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Split content with multiple lines into multiple rows and columns in Google sheets

I like to know if it is possible to split an entire paragraph contained in a single cell, into multiple columns and paragraphs using formula's in Google sheets. This is what the text in the cell would ...
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What text triggers the GMail warning about forgetting attachments?

I would like to know exactly what text causes the GMail pop-up dialog box that warns that you may have forgotten to attach files to an e-mail. I have visited a lot of webpages describing the feature, ...
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Show text/plain even if both text/plain and text/html are sent

Someone sent me an e-mail in both text and HTML, with embedded (attached) images. One of the images is 3311-pixel wide. As a consequence, gmail widens the text box accordingly, which makes the e-mail ...
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Set Gmail to reply text-only to only a specific address

I just subscribed to a mailing list that (still) requests that messages sent to it be text-only, no exceptions. (Their FAQ references storage space being at a premium on PDAs such as Palm Pilots.) ...
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How to write in super large letters in an ordinary textfield

I came across a YouTube whose title was made of use letters that were not part of its logo. Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZkgIjJlsxA These letters are considered part of the text ...
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A minimal Gmail text editor / word processor?

Gmail is my favorite text editor. It autosaves (in the cloud). It's browser-based. All I have to do to share with a friend is press send. But opening a new window is difficult - especially while ...
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text box direction in draw.io

Using draw.io. I have text box with default text direction horizontal. I am trying change the text direction to vertical or trying to rotate the text box 90 degree. I don't find any option do that. ...
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Copying text from Gmail without line-breaks

Sending emails in plain text format with Gmail wraps each line at ~70 characters. How can I copy the text from a received/sent mail without the line-breaks?
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File uploads stuck in queue

I'm uploading a folder to MEGA. Uploads seem to be working but as soon as it attempts to upload a README.TXT file, said file and all others get the 'Queued' status. All other file types that I have ...
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Extract entries from a Google Docs file into different parts or files

In a Google Document I keep a journal. Entries are separated by days, although I sometimes write very often and at other times not so often. The journal is a continuous document where each entry has ...
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Why do the fonts in my Google Doc look bad in “published” mode

Here's what my document looks like in Google Docs: When I publish it to the web, this is what it looks like: What's going on? Why is the bold replaced with this thin, slightly blurry text? (The ...
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How to find an app to group my favorite pictures, like a more advanced Pinterest with a few extra features?

I understand this is not the place to ask for app recommendations, hence see the forming of my question: how to find an app I miss two features from Pinterest but I miss them badly: Let's say I ...
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Does Google change Ctrl to Cmd if you are using mac? [closed]

Just a simple question really, In the two images below, you can see that Google displays Ctrl instead of Cmd. I was wondering if the user is using Mac (I only have Windows), does the interface change ...
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How to get text only of following webpages?

I would like to have text only of the following webpages. Sometimes Google searched results (webpage, .pdf, .doc, ...) have "Cached" and then I can click "Text Only", but I can't do that for the ...
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Tabbing through a textarea that captures tab [migrated]

Many times when I am being tab to switch fields, some times it entered into a text area where pressing tab indent your text. How can I get out these textareas using keyboard so I can continue ...
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Is there a search engine that allows you to search for a specific string including special characters that has similar coverage to Google [duplicate]

Let's say I want to search for "100-Coins Star" (with the speech marks to tell Google to search for that specific term). Google comes up with results for 100 Coins Star. Ignoring the spaces and dash. ...