Questions tagged [customization]

Modifying the default state of an application to suit a user's preferences or to address the unique requirements of a particular objective.

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How do I stop Gmail from turning my Unicode emojis into image emojis?

For some reason, whenever I type emojis from the keyboard, it turns them into image emojis. Here are some examples: This is the original combo of emojis: ...and this is the result of sending or ...
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Mediawiki: Custom Namespaces How To

I understand that MediaWiki cannot have subwikis, rather custom Namespaces would be the closest one could get (source). In order to test this I created a Namespace as per Manual:Using custom ...
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How do I change or remove my old YouTube custom URL?

Attempted Steps: I created a new YouTube "brand" channel. I moved my library of YouTube content to this new "brand" channel. I created a new YouTube/Google account, using a new, non-Gmail email, ...
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Map Axis Numeric Values to Strings

I have time series data reviewing the quality of an item. The ratings are on a 1-5 scale ranging from "Very Bad" to "Very Good". How can I define this mapping so that instead of seeing marks for 1, ...
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Custom button or bookmarklet to toggle Conversation View On/Off

I'm trying to write a script that will add a button (or even use a bookmarklet) to toggle Conversation View on and off. This works, some of the time, to do the toggling: window.location.href = "...
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How to left align dollar symbol but right align number?

I selected format -> number -> more formats -> custom number format: $#,##0_);[Red]($#,##0) How can prepend spaces between the $ symbol and the digits? Pad with spaces. So that the dollar sign is ...
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How to customize eBay's End of Auction emails?

As a seller, I'd like to customize eBay's End of Auction email. I couldn't find any up-to-date information about it apart of some old eBay FAQ page which says: To customize your End of Auction email, ...
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Customizing conditional email confirmations

I would like to set for the confirmation e-mail item "Send when updated" by condition When: "Entry.Status is not Reviewed". I set up all correctly by my opinion, but that doesn't work.
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How to customize the toolbar in Google Docs?

Is it still impossible to customize the toolbar with extra buttons? Specifically, I'd like to add the strikethrough one (especially with how horrendous the keystroke for it is), but a general solution ...
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Changing the font size of field Label entry text in Cognito Forms

Is it possible to change the size of the Label font for the Rating Scale and Repeating Section fields?
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How to add a line break in a custom date format in Google Spreadsheets?

Google Spreadsheets give us a tool to create and use a customized data format for date values. While the tool allows us to use arbitrary characters, like slashes and commas between the date fields (...
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Background Images for Google Calendar Events

Is it possible to upload background images for specific Google Calendar events? It seems that Google is showing this on their latest Google Calendar Android app, but is it possible to do this just in ...
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How to prevent MediaWiki from redirecting the main domain to the "Main Page"?

I see a lot of questions about how to change the title of a MediaWiki Main Page or how to redirect it to another page, but I can't seem to find anything on how to 1) prevent MediaWiki from redirecting ...
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How to hide "Joe Bloggs liked this."-type posts on Facebook

Nowadays many of the Facebook posts I see are of this form: Somebody I. Know liked this. ____________________________________ A story about a little girl living in New York. Including photo. 1234567 ...
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Is there any way sort Trello cards by custom values?

I sort my bucket list by a ((how much it excites me)*(how much value it will bring me)*(probability of success)/(cost in hours)*(days until [self-imposed] deadline)). Is there any way to assign such ...
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Using quick-search with startpage.com?

Opera offers shorthands to use with web searches. Recently I discovered startpage.com and would like to make use of it with the shorthands I am used to, replacing Google. From looking at the queries ...
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I want to get rid of the sentence “posts tagged _____” on Tumblr

I have created a photography Tumblr site to showcase my work: http://wonryu93.tumblr.com I love the theme and its simple grid system but! the redirected pages show the sentence "posts tagged _" on the ...
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"Select a background image" option is not visible in Gmail

“Select a background image” option is not visible in Gmail. Why?
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How to create a custom map by plotting only certain addresses or points in an online Web mapping service like Google Maps etc. for printing

For example, for any city, I want to create a A4 printable map, showing only specific addresses (like important areas of a city). Such a map will show which direction each area falls, optionally ...
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How to change font type, size, and colour in Google form

How can I customise the background, font type&size and the color of a Google form?
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Source in Caption: how to change it

I'm having a little trouble customizing my Tumblr theme (I'm currently using 'The Minimalist Theme' by Pixel Union). When I reblog a picture, I usually like to write some text below the image. In ...
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Customize OWA to Office365 Transition Page

We are implementing office 365 email accounts for our organization. To start the users still go to our regular outlook webmail login screen (xyzmail.xyz.org) They enter their credentials and click ...
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Changing color scheme for some sites [closed]

I have often visit sites with bad color scheme. There is light gray text on white background. Is any simple way to apply custom (css?) rules for such sites? I am using google-chrome.
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Adding colors and styles to a Wikipedia username

I’ve noticed on numerous occasions that some users on Wikipedia have names that include colors and styles while most do not. There are a bunch of examples of various kinds on this page (I’ve compiled ...
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Is the new version of Google Maps about to remove My Places?

Google recently started an offer to switch to new version of Google Maps in beta test mode. As far as I understand now, one of the nicest features of My Places is not present in new Google Maps, ...
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How do I disable zoom effect when hovering mouse over thumbnails in Google Image Search?

I think this is something of a usability flaw, so I wonder if it's possible to disable the effect that scales thumbnails up when mousing over the results. Either via a setting somewhere in my Google ...
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Can Google Calendar be customized via user-provided "Labs" features?

Google Calendar has the option of being customized by enabling features under the "Labs" setting. I would like to make my own customizations similar to these Lab features. Is this possible?
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Is there any way to make Google Docs document view default to compact controls?

Whenever I open a document in Google Docs for editing, I push Shift + Ctrl + F to set the mode to Compact Controls. I find this view simply superior, to the standard view, so I would like to make it ...
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How do I find the URL for a customized embedded Google map?

I'm trying to find the URL for a custom embedded map (not my map -- the one at http://flood.gistda.or.th) so that I can bookmark a link with the zoom and location levels that are useful to me, but I ...
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How can I remove the word "Said..." from blog comments?

How can I remove the word "Said..." that appears after the visitor name in blog post comments? This is the markup I have: <div id='Blog1_comments-block-wrapper'> <dl class='avatar-comment-...
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How to change colors for different boards in Trello.com?

I have started using Trello.com for task management, but I really want to be able to customize the colors on different boards. Is there any way to do this? Is it a possibility now or a possible ...
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Adding custom "tabs" to Facebook Page

I created a Small Business Facebook page and tried to setup some sort of a Welcome page/tab or similar. As I was checking web resources I suppose I should be adding Facebook App to my page that would ...
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Customize font or background image of a Flickr page

Can I customize elements on a Flickr page, like the background image or the font color, the same way I can customize a YouTube channel or a Twitter page?
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Do customized bit.ly links ever expire?

I'm about to send out "save the date" announcements for my wedding soon, and wanted to include a link to a our wedding page hosted on a popular planning site, theknot.com. The link options they gave ...
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Can I extract a Google Maps Mashup bitmap that is larger than my screen?

I would like to produce a large, high resolution map for printing to a plotter. If I had an arbitrarily large screen, like the size of the plotter paper, I would simply zoom to the desired level, ...
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How to create a map of a fictional place with Google Maps

The wiki for one of the video games I play has a map of the game world powered by Google Maps. You can see the map here. How would I go about creating a map like this for my own project? Is this ...
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How do I set up a customized training plan in DailyBurn?

I've been using DailyBurn for a while now to keep track of my weight loss (or, more accurately, my lack thereof). DailyBurn has a lot of cool features I don't use, but I would like to try out their ...
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