Styling information beyond the minimum of semantic elements: colours, styles (boldface, italic), sizes and special features.

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Issue with Custom number format in Google Spreadsheet

I have a number cell formatted in this way: #,#" days";. Nevertheless, if I write 1.5the output is 1 days even if the content is still 1.5. Otherwise, if I write 1,5 the output will be as it is ...
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What's the best format for multi-word hashtags in tweets?

What's the best format for multi-word hashtags in tweets? Some candidates for consideration are, supposing a phrase's normal writing is "foo Bar baz": #FooBarBaz (camel-cased) #foo_Bar_baz ...
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Ampersand ends formatting like bold (in Android App)

I want to write for example: A & B but the ampersand makes it to: A & B any way to fix it without makes it twice bold?
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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 ...
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How to make a protected range appear normal in Google spreadsheets

I have a project in Google spreadsheets shared with several other users. There are sensitive formulas throughout that I have protected to prevent accidental deletion or overwrite by the other users. ...
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Can't unmerge cells

I have a lot of data in a Google spreadsheet that depends on charts I spent ages trying to make look pretty. There is a stupid block of merged cells that won't unmerge, and when I try to ...
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Date format in Google Spreadsheet is not correct

Whenever entering the date e.g. day-month-year, it automatically changes to month-day-year. I went into format>number>more formats>more date and time formats, and I changed it to day-month-year. And ...
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How to highlight selected text

Did Google for some reason remove the feature to highlight selected text in a document? How can it be done now?
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Format link to Wikipedia page about an essay or chapter title

For books and movies it's easy: surround the link in pairs of single-quotes to italicize it. For example, Lord of the Rings. ''[[Lord of the Rings]]'' But according to "Which Titles Are Italicized ...
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Gmail action buttons

Recently, Gmail started showing "action" buttons next to emails that have links to trigger actions on certain third-party sites. For instance: At first, I only noticed it with emails from Amazon, ...
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How can I share common formatting between Google Documents?

I have a folder of about 20 Lesson Plans in Google Documents. Although I used an initial template with a bunch of custom formatting for Heading 1, Heading 2, etc. I now want to tweak the styles. Is ...
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Making Zimbra web mail format replies for not top posting?

My company uses Zimbra web mail. I participate in a lot of traditional mailing lists, where top-posting is frowned upon. When I hit reply, I want the message set up for interleaved reply, but instead ...
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Wiki markup with templates

I have a template where I would like to include a variable {{{1}}}, but I also want the text that will be placed there to be in <code>{{{1}}}</code> tags. But in that case wiki just ...
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Math cases on Google Drive

How can I write math equations with multiple cases on Google Drive. I can't get the code below to work. This is how I would create it in LaTeX. \begin{cases} 0 & n = 0\\ 1 ...
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Italicize one word and not others in draw.io

I am using draw.io to make diagrams related to genetics. It is convention in my field to italicize gene names. I would like to have a box that says "genename::cDNA" where "genename" is italic and ...
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Cell reference with colour formatting

Is it possible to reference a cell in Google Spreadsheets so that cell where it gets displayed also displays it using the same text and cell colour formatting? =A1 Will only reference dell's value. ...
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Adding a header and footer to a Google Spreadsheet

I'm in the process of changing to Google Drive from MS Office for all aspects of my work. Pretty much everything I need is there, but the one thing we can't work out how to do is how to get a header ...
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Gmail plaintext quoting format

How can I properly format text quotes such that gmail will render them graphically ? To see what I have in mind see following screenshots from my gmail. Whole thread is publicly accessible in gmane. ...
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Keep Formatting When Pasting to Gmail

I liked formatting my e-mails in MS Word and then copy and paste them into Gmail. I did it, among other things, because I could control line spacing and text alignment (I prefer it justified). Gmail ...
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Google spreadsheet: protect formatting while allowing to change data

As the title says, I would like to protect the formatting of a cell (or a range of cells) in a google spreadsheet, but still allow changing the data in that (or those) cell(s). For example, I want to ...
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Cleaning up Gmail contacts

I am currently in the act of cleaning up the contacts on my Gmail account. I have to replace all the numbers with "04" at the beginning to +61 444 444 444 but most of them are in the format such as ...
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How to change the default style of text links in Google Docs

I want to format the default style for text links—currently the color is blue & are underlined. Is this possible? And if yes, how can I do it?
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Is there a setting/extension to disable HTML formatting in received Gmail messages?

I want all INBOX messages in gmail to appear in plain text. When I read the messages I receive, I just want everything appearing in a consistent font and size of my choice. No html formatting ...
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How do you post a Facebook Note in a group or on a page?

To make formatted posts on Facebook you have to use Notes. This is fine for posting on your wall, but how do I post a Note to a group or page, or is it impossible to post a formatted post using those ...
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Can I add a line break in my Twitter bio?

My Twitter bio looks bad because the line is split at unfortunate places. Can I force a line break at a particular place? The form at https://twitter.com/settings/profile inserts a carriage returns ...
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Using amsthm package in blogger

I'm using mathjax to display math equation in blogger. Is there any way to use the amsthm package in blogger throught mathjax? What are the other options for formatting theorem, definitions, proofs in ...
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What's the format of the text that is copied from Google Docs in the clipboard?

When I copy text from Google Docs and paste it in the OSX Text Edit application, format and links are preserved. If I copy it into a simple text app, the format is not preserved, but the text is ...
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Change background color of single page in Google Document

I would like to know how to change the background color of single a page in a Google Document. I want to make the Cover Page attractive.
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line breaking in trello format is following markdown or not?

Recently I'm trying Trello to orgnize my project with friends, I'm happy that it support markdown, because I'm also using it to write my blog and all other docs. But now I notice that, when I input ...
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In draw.io, is there a way to automatically position a swimlane or process diagram?

I've drawn a workflow/process diagram in draw.io, but each time I make small changes I have to move everything else around. Is there anything that automatically re-positions the diagram when I make ...
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How to center a table in Google Docs?

Centering data within a table cell or cells in Google Docs is straightforward and easy (highlight and center). But how to center an entire table? This should be easy, but it isn't. I can't for the ...
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How do you manually block-quote in Gmail's new compose interface?

Gmail recently released a new UI for compose. How do you manually quote a paragraph? The block-quote button seems to have disappeared from the formatting toolbar in the rich text compose editor.
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How do I mix formats in one cell?

I've got a string like ="Daily Avg: " &AVERAGE(C3:C13) I'd like to be able to apply number formats within my cell's formula. Is this possible without custom scripts? I've searched Google's ...
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Shortcut key for monospaced character format in Confluence

Is there a shortcut key to set the selected text to monospace in Confluence or is it possible to set up one somehow? I know the {{...}} markup but it's rather cumbersome.
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How to set a Google Docs Spreadsheet cell format to bare text?

I am to store international standard phone numbers (starting with a plus sign followed, usually, by plain numbers) in a Google spreadsheet column. An example of such a phone is +420123456789 When I ...
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How can I highlight selected text in a cell and not the whole cell? [duplicate]

In my Google Spreadsheet, I have a lot of text in a cell and want to highlight a small portion of this text with a particular colour. But, whenever I try to do this, the formatting gets applied to ...
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Some incoming Gmail messages do not word wrap

I've noticed that in Gmail some incoming emails do not word wrap. This is quite annoying as I have to navigate the cursor horizontally to read the message. Some people think that the sender's email ...
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How do I change date format at top of day in Google Calendar?

I can change the date format for most dates displayed by my calendar to Irish format, however I can’t find how to change this one. The dates at the top of each day are shown as 5/17 or Month/Day—as ...
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Is it possible to format the description of a Facebook event page?

I manage the Facebook page for an Orchestra, and the plain text format of the event description makes it difficult to create a readable listing. I'd like to be able to use bold, italics, bullets, ...
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Proper formatting of text when inlining an image in Gmail

I use the inline image feature from Google Labs to be able to attach images as inline in emails. But while the image does come in there is a blank space just left to the image and the text starts ...
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Format credit card numbers as four digit blocks in Google Spreadsheets

I have this credit card number in a Google Docs spreadsheet of the following format: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX How can I make it display like XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX or XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX where they're in ...
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Using code in Trello Cards

In Markdown, you should be able to specify a block of code that will not trim whitespace by using four spaces in front of every line of code. Why doesn't it work?
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Insert a table in Gmail

How can I create a table in a Gmail message? I've currently got the data in a Google Docs spreadsheet, but copying and pasting that into the Gmail editor just pastes tab-delimited columns, not a ...
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What are all the formatting options for a Google+ post?

What is the markup language for creating posts (and responding to posts)? I know of the following ones: To make text bold, use stars around the text: *bold text* To make text italics, use ...
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Formatting addresses in Trello with single line spacing

How do I use Markdown in Trello to format a simple address where address items are not all on the same line?. Here's an example address I want to format: George Smith 27 Smith Street Smithsville ...
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How do I change date and time formats in Trello?

How do I change the formatting of time and dates in Trello? I'm looking to change the following: time presentation to 24 hour clock instead of 12 date format to DD/MM/YY instead of MM/DD/YY?
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Formatting bullet lists in Trello

The cards description field in Trello says they are supposed to accept markdown. However, I can't seem to be able to use stars to format a bullet list. All my text is put on a single line, with ...
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How do I Insert a carriage return on a card in Trello?

I have added a card to a board in Trello, and now need to edit the text on that card. How do I insert a carriage return? I have tried the following: Shift + Return Ctrl + Return Shift + Ctrl + ...
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Formatting text in checklists in Trello, or embedding comments

How do I format text in a checklist, or embed comments, within a single checklist item in Trello? I would like to provide additional notes and a hyperlink for several items in a checklist, but I ...
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Can you add basic text formatting (bold, italic) in Yammer posts?

When writing a post (or a comment on a post) in Yammer, is there any way to add basic text formatting such as bold or italic text?