Questions tagged [text]

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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Speech to text conversion application, but not in real time?

I have some audio files from classes at faculty, which I would like to have in text. So, I found couple off apps which are speech to text type of apps. For example, gdocs work fine with my speech in ...
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How to find any string in code in GitHub repository?

I feel like this is one of those things I must be staring right at, without seeing. Using the GitHub web-app, how does one find all occurrences of a search string in the code, within a specific ...
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Youtube force language of auto-generated subtitles

It happens to me countless times. Just for an example, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djzGkEWzCwM the language options of the closed captions only have one auto-generated option, which is "Korean (...
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Prefix '>' to quote from plain text email using Online Outlook Inbox?

I can't believe I'm posting about this issue. I'm using the Online Outlook inbox. I like to participate in mailing lists and such and I need to reply/quote to email in plain text (old style, I guess?...
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YouTube subtitle text search?

If I have a list of YouTube video URLs, how do I search text strings in the English subtitles? The automatically generated subtitles should be used if possible: use human subtitles if they are ...
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URL for Google Drive plain text docs as, well, plain text [duplicate]

Someone has sent me a link to a publicly viewable plaintext file in Google Drive. I can see it in the viewer by appending /view to the url, and in a 'preview' mode by appending /preview. But how do I ...
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Would like to exclude any sort of video from a Google search

I have a topic I'm interested in reading about. (DIY hamster toys in this case — but it could be anything.) When I do a Google search there are tons of videos in the results. In my initial ...
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How to toggle enable/disable words and phrases in WordPress?

Is it possible to disable phrases on a WordPress blog post? I have some information on that post that I don't want to show it for the moment - I will show it next year. I know that I can copy that ...
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How to change formula output directly?

I have a formula which produces some text, how do I highlight a part of the text to change the part's color?
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How to multiply two cells ignoring text?

I have two cells, containing "number text", how do I extract numbers from them to multiply?
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How many words in a string are capitalized?

I have some text in a cell (let's say A1) in Google Sheets and wish to count how many words have initial capital letters. I've tried a couple of things, but neither works: =countif(split(A1," "),...
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How do I fix text that has been replaced by shaded blocks in Google Maps in Chromium?

When I use Chromium Version 54.0.2840.59 (64-bit) with Google Maps, text does not appear correctly. The text may appear briefly, but then it is replaced by shaded blocks and nothing is legible. I ...
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Recurring signature block in Google Docs

I need to often input a signature block in documents made in Google Docs. This particular signature block has a line for an official's signature, with his title immediately under that line. In Word, ...
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How NOT to bold text in WhatsApp & still use ** around text?

Now as WhatsApp offers options for bold, Italic & strike-through text, how not to make the text bold while still enclosing it in *. Any kind of escape character? For example: *test* will result ...
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Outlook web's indent key shortcuts vs text selection

Does anyone using Outlook web ever use alt-left arrow & alt-right arrow to move a word at a time? What about the same with the shift key down to select a word at a time? Apparently not since shift-...
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Text is messed up when writing RTL (Arabic) with English in between

Whenever I try to write an English word in an Arabic paragraph in WordPress it becomes like this: بواسطة متجر Microsoft الإكتروني الرقمي where it should be like this: الإلكتروني الرقمي Microsoft ...
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How do I add text to my draw.io doc?

I don't know how to add text. Please help, I know there is a button that says "text" on it yet there is know way too add a text bubble.
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How do I define the entity for a relational schema in draw.io?

I would like to add text on top of the rectangles to specify the entity names. How do I do this in draw.io? Not inside the elements but on top of them.Something like Employee/Secretary as shown in the ...
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Counting specific words

I want to count how many times in a column certain words from a predefined set appear. In this example those specific words will be days of the week. For example: Mon =3 Tues ...
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Permanently enable plain text mode in Yahoo! Mail

The last button (icon) in the image below is Switch to Plain Text mode. It fits perfectly with my needs. How can I permanently switch to plain text mode? (If there is no such feature, I guess I will ...
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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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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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How to write in super large letters in an ordinary textfield?

I came across a YouTube whose title was made of letters that were not part of its logo. Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZkgIjJlsxA (it appears they letters have been removed, or ...
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How to get text only of following webpages?

I would like to have text only of the following web pages. 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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A minimal Gmail text editor / word processor? [closed]

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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Rotate text box direction in draw.io

In 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 degrees. I don't find any option do that. ...
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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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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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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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Does Google change Ctrl to Cmd if you are using a Mac? [closed]

In the two images below, you can see that Google displays Ctrl instead of Cmd. https://docs.google.com/ http://goo.gl/ If the user is using Mac (I only have Windows) does the interface change ...
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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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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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Image to text online converter [closed]

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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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 ...