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Edit Post #284581 Post edited:
14 days ago
Comment Post #284577 @#53305 It is not a text file, although some parts of it are plain text, so it is really not that difficult. `histdel` looks good indeed, but it works with regular expressions, which makes it a considerably more error-prone than editing `.viminfo` by hand.
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14 days ago
Comment Post #284581 @#53305 `file -i .viminfo` says: `.viminfo: application/octet-stream; charset=binary`. It is a binary file.
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14 days ago
Comment Post #284577 Thanks @#36377c, it is, but barely. With your hint I could write a solution. I guess we make a good team ;)
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14 days ago
Edit Post #284581 Initial revision 14 days ago
Answer A: Delete command from Vim's command line history?
Although `.viminfo` is technically a binary file, some parts of it are actually plain text. From `:help viminfo-read-write`, > The viminfo file itself can be edited by hand too, although we suggest you start with an existing one to get the format right. It is reasonably self-explanatory once you'...
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14 days ago
Edit Post #284577 Initial revision 14 days ago
Question Delete command from Vim's command line history?
Sometimes I accidentally enter a command with a typo in Vim, e.g. `:e!fil` instead of `:e!file`. As a consequence, the incorrect command clutters the history until it is evicted from the binary `.viminfo` file. Can that incorrect entry be deleted from the command line history? How? `:hel...
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14 days ago
Edit Post #284508 Post edited:
Matrix is a too much specific tag. Transfer comment to question.
20 days ago
Comment Post #284512 This is a very good option compared to Maxima when it comes to interactive sessions, since it allows one to use arrow keys properly and even has history of commands via the Readline library.
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20 days ago
Suggested Edit Post #284508 Suggested edit:
Matrix is a too much specific tag. Transfer comment to question.
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helpful 20 days ago
Edit Post #284511 Initial revision 20 days ago
Answer A: Matrix solution software
You could use Maxima. Some packages offer a GUI (Xmaxima or Wxmaxima, if I'm not mistaken), but you can use it in the terminal. Below, an interactive terminal Maxima session in which I define and invert the two-dimensional rotation matrix. ``` (%i3) m: matrix([cos(x), -sin(x)], [sin(x), cos(x)...
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20 days ago
Comment Post #284508 The program should inverse a matrix. Alright, but does it need to be a browser program, or are you willing to install one? Windows, Linux, ...? Does it need to be free-software or free of charge?
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20 days ago
Edit Post #284354 Post edited:
29 days ago
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helpful 29 days ago
Comment Post #284354 Perhaps Zoom will cut it for you? [Not that I recommend it...](https://stallman.org/zoom.html)
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about 1 month ago
Edit Post #284354 Post edited:
Remove subjective and indeterminable requirements.
about 1 month ago
Suggested Edit Post #284354 Suggested edit:
Remove subjective and indeterminable requirements.
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helpful about 1 month ago
Edit Post #283847 Post edited:
about 2 months ago
Comment Post #283847 @#8049 Thanks for bringing this up. I'd say word processor is a subcategory of text editors, since both can edit (pure) text. But I agree that the question seeks a word processor, since it's about coloring words. Edited.
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about 2 months ago
Edit Post #283871 Initial revision about 2 months ago
Answer A: Simple text editor for Linux with support for coloring individual words
Thanks to Samcarter for suggesting Abiword! It does quite more than just coloring text, but it's much lighter than Libreoffice (I only had to install two dependencies). Files can be saved in various formats, such as Abiword, plain text, PDF, doc and Postscript.
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about 2 months ago
Edit Post #283847 Initial revision about 2 months ago
Question Simple text editor for Linux with support for coloring individual words
I'm looking for a text processor that can color specific words, just like Microsoft Wordpad can (select a word -> click the color button -> choose a color), but for a GNU/Linux system. I have considered Libreoffice but it is too big and requires installing 60 dependencies. Since all I want is to c...
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about 2 months ago
Comment Post #282533 The SU one asks "will my computer run Windows 11?" Objective, and although at first glance it seems lazy, it's actually a self-answered question, meant to be a canonical Q&A. Although your edit substantially narrows down your question, it is now "can I trust this website distributing Windows ISOs?" I...
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4 months ago
Comment Post #282533 I'm afraid your question does not comply with the [how-to-ask guidelines](https://powerusers.codidact.com/help/how-to-ask). "Should I trust them? Is my desktop compatible with Windows 11? Is Windows 11 safer?" Three mostly unrelated questions, at least one of which is subjective.
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4 months ago
Edit Post #282513 Post edited:
It turns out this is about GTK, not Firefox specifically, so changed tags.
4 months ago
Edit Post #282514 Initial revision 4 months ago
Answer A: Disable compose and dead key transient characters
I have found that this also happens with dead keys, and that keyword was more fruitful for the search engine, which directed me to Reddit: GTK has changed how dead keys work. So the issue is not specific to Firefox, but to all GTK3 applications! The poster further claims: > I have not found a ...
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4 months ago
Edit Post #282513 Initial revision 4 months ago
Question Disable compose and dead key transient characters
I use AltGr as a compose key to insert accented characters. E.g., to insert "ë", I type `AltGr` `¨` `e`. Now, in Firefox, pressing `AltGr` inserts an underlined dot character, and pressing `¨` causes it to replace the underlined dot with an underlined diaeresis. Then I press `e` and "ë" shows up...
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4 months ago
Edit Post #282184 Initial revision 5 months ago
Question Show the command argument in Tmux status-line
This is the relevant fragment of my Tmux configuration file. set -g automatic-rename on set -g automatic-rename-format "#{panecurrentcommand}" set -g window-status-format "#I:#W" set -g window-status-current-format "#I:#W" With that, each ...
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5 months ago
Comment Post #281975 @samcarter You're welcome!
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5 months ago
Edit Post #281975 Initial revision 5 months ago
Answer A: Switch off automatic redirection to search result in DuckDuckGo
You have already given the answer, and I have just found that it is documented under the Search Syntax section: > Use `\` to go to directly to the first search result. For example, `\futurama`.
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5 months ago