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How can I create a Google Spreadsheet whose name and cells auto-complete with cells completed on another sheet?

I'm using Google Spreadsheets to manage projects, and I'm not familiar with scripts or macros (though I'd really like to learn how to use it, so if you have any good tutorials or tips, let me know). ...
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Automatically add photos shared with me to Google Photos

I use Google Photos for all photos I take. When we have an event, friends and I tend to share photos to each other, using Google+. I can see the photos fine - but I really want a way of making them ...
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Auto sort of Forms responses

We use Google Forms to collect guest surveys for our resort. New responses get added to the bottom of the response sheet. While we can manually sort the responses using the time-stamp feature, not ...
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Can I set an IFTTT recipe to only run at a specific time?

I'm using a neat little IFTTT recipe that automatically responds to text messages I receive through Google Voice. This one, to be precise. I only need it to run when I'm at work, so I've been turning ...
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How do I auto-reply to text messages received through Google Voice?

I recently got a new phone number, and I want people who contact me at my old number to be automatically informed of my new number. I've ported my old phone number to Google Voice and set up a ...
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How to automatically reblog your Tumblr liked posts

Is there a way to automatically reblog1 the posts you like on Tumblr? I looked into IFTTT but couldn't find the right hooks. 1. On a different Tumblr, not the default one.
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Is there a way to add new GitHub repositories automatically to a team?

Say I have an organization on GitHub called ORG and a team comprising of all members in the org called TEAM_ORG. I would like any number of repositories that I ever create under the ORG GitHub ...
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Email Count in Zimbra

In our office we use Zimbra and we have a little administrative problem. Every Monday our secretary has to manually create an email in which the number of emails is shown for every user. She has to ...
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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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Fast buy & download list of songs on Google Play

Is there an fast way to buy a bunch of songs from Google Play and download all of them as mp3 files? (A specific list of songs that is, not just any bunch of songs). There are several steps that take ...
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Gmail Auto-Response, one time only

I want to set up auto-reply emails using scripts. We're currently using Canned Responses but the emails we're responding to just changed their setup so instead of sending the reply to the sender, we ...
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Is it possible to automatically schedule old Tumblr posts to appear on Twitter?

I've got a large Tumblr archive and would like to tweet one post every few days to Twitter. Is there any way of doing this automatically?
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IFTTT: Can I do two actions separated by a delay of 30 minutes?

I would like to use IFTTT to turn on an outside light when triggered and then, automatically, after 30 minutes, turn off the light. The trigger would be an SMS message and the switch is a Belkin WeMo ...
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Export CSV from a Google Spreadsheet page from command-line

I'm using a Google Spreadsheet document to configure a data-driven program. The program consumes a CSV file, which now I have to export manually from the document. It is rather inconvenient, as ...
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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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How can I get a Google Document to link to the editing of itself?

Consider this document. On the bottom I manually created the "Edit this document" link. Is it possible to do this automatically, somehow? Maybe with a macro or similar?
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With IFTTT every 'N'th post on Tumblr, Post on Facebook including top 5 tags used

Currently I have my archive from Pocket being sent to a Tumblr blog via IFTTT. When I review the posts on the blog I reblog them to another Tumblr blog if I like them, with tags. I'd like to post on ...
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IFTTT search and replace token content

I'm working with IFTTT and I notice that a token {{tags}} contains tags separated by commas. I would like to run a search and replace on , and replace it with # to turn these tags into hashtags. Is ...
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How do I automatically add new YouTube music to a playlist?

I am subscribed to various YouTube channels that release new music on a daily basis. Many of these channels unfortunately do not have a SoundCloud. As of now, I manually scroll through my ...