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Automatically creating events related to a new event in Google Calendar

Does anyone know of an existing tool that will let you automatically create multiple events whenever a new event is added to a Google Calendar? The use case is if you always have the same pre/post ...
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Remove the name of the recipient from Gmail’s autocomplete

When Gmail autocompletes a recepient's email it goes something like: "John Stewart" <john@stewart.net>,. Can I force Gmail to remove the name (John Stewart) and leave only the email? For ...
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Are there any automation tools that organize your uploaded photos in Dropbox?

This is sort of a followup or corollary question to this: How to move Dropbox "Camera Uploads"? Are there any third party apps or simple automation tools/scripts that help you organize (and ...
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Automatically send emails from Gmail

I use Google Apps email to send out details of a product I sell to people who enquire about it via a web form. After a month or so I go through my Sent Mail folder and send a follow up email to all ...
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Auto CC all outgoing mail [duplicate]

Is there a way to auto CC to a specific email adress all outgoing emails from a Gmail account? I tried doing it with a filter but I don't have the option of CC. I know there is a script for ...
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Any way to auto-approve requests to join new-style Facebook group?

Re-posting this since my previous post got closed as a duplicate, and the question they said it was a duplicate of does not fix my problem. I have a new-style group. Back when the new Facebook groups ...
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any way to auto-approve requests to join Facebook group? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make Facebook group open for joining? I run a group on Facebook and I get bombarded with requests to join it. I just want to allow anyone to join without me ...
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How to auto share to Google+ when share or like from Facebook?

I love both sites but get tired quickly to double my time doing the share jobs e.g. like button, share button, ... on both site. Is there a way to share in one site, says facebook, and that will be ...
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How can I get a Google Document to link to the editing of itself?

Imagine a published Google Document. On the bottom I want an "Edit this document" link. Is it possible to do this automatically, somehow? Maybe with a macro or similar? Edit: Just like on a Wiki ...
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Follow up of the YouTube auto-upload question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automate uploading of videos to YouTube Automate uploading of videos to YouTube I asked here a question and someone gave me a link to YouTube API thing and one came up ...
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How can I automate a series of actions, after receiving an email in GMail?

Here's what I want to do... When an email with a known subject, or from a known source, is viewed I want a button that will: Add data from the email (could just regex parse) to a new row in the ...
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How can I modify a Gmail account to forward an email that comes in with additional parameters?

Say my Gmail account gets an email. How can I make it so that any email that comes to my Gmail account automatically forwards to another email bob@gmail.com with ADDITIONAL parameters in the body of ...
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Is it possible to teach Gmail to auto-hyperlink words in the body of an email?

I'm finding that I often write emails where the same words or phrases need to be hyperlinked to the same site every time I type them. I'm not talking about typing out website names that I want to be ...
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Make Flattr re-flattr automatically every month

I signed up to the Flattr service to support some of my favourite projects. However, it's starting to become a bit annoying because I need to log in every month to Flattr the same projects. Does ...
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Automated web form submission and retrieval

My ISP has a web form I can check to see what my current bandwidth usage and quota is. It's drudge work to everyday load that page, enter MAC address, submit, wait for results, scroll down to read ...
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Is there a way to auto-post paper.li daily to a (company) facebook page?

I use twitter for marketing purposes and it seems that pushing content frequently is good way to go. In facebook this doesn't work that well as people get annoyed if a facebook page they like keeps ...
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Automate uploading of videos to YouTube

Is there a way to automate uploading of videos straight to YouTube? I would like to keep lots of home made videos. Of course, they are subject to being lost, or somebody could steal the the computer, ...
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Google Docs keeps reverting to Arial 11pt

I use Google Docs for typing up a lot of work, and I like to type it up in Garamond. However when I add line-breaks sometimes Google Docs decides to revert to Arial 11pt (the default style for a new ...
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Other than tabbing all the way through it, what is the quickest way to fill out this web-based time input form?

In the form below, the tab index does what you think it does. I have been entering this form the same way for years by tabbing through it, but I have a hunch there is a macro/script out there that ...