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In Gmail, what causes email content to yield to white space at right?

The huge white space on the right appears more often than not in Gmail for Google Apps. This does not leave much horizontal width for email contents. Is there a way to prevent this?
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Songs Incorrectly Added to Multiple Google Play Music Albums

Sometimes when I have added one of my ripped CD's tracks to Google Play Music, the tracks incorrectly/annoyingly show up in multiple GPM albums. For example, I ripped my copy of Hank Williams, Jr.'s "...
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How do I default to international search in Google?

I have now reached the threshold for the amount of time I want to spend searching for how to disable a feature. I'm unsure if it's a Google feature or a Google Chrome feature. How do I search ...
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Google Hangouts can no longer be resized in Chrome on my desktop PC

A few weeks ago I was able to resize the Google Hangouts window, but now (and for the last couple of weeks) when I hover my cursor over the bottom or side of the Hangouts window it no longer changes ...
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Can I activate YouTube's “watch later” function on my mobile phone only?

Is it possible to have YouTube’s “watch later” function be active only on my mobile phone rather than on all of my devices and web browsers? I want to deactivate this feature when using my web ...
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Why have the YouTube video player suddenly become so big?

I'm not exactly sure why this has happened but until yesterday YouTube was working just fine. Then, the large player option on the video went out of proportions (literally) and is now way too big. I ...
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On Google Drive is there a way to connect Adobe Reader using “Connect more apps”

I want to open PDF files using Adobe Reader on the Google web drive. There is no problem on the local Google drive, but when on the web, one has to use various apps offered by Google that are ...
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Youtube center extension for chrome moves the video window to the right

I am using Google Chrome 32. I wanted to disable DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP) on YouTube & hence I installed the extension YouTube Center. It did disabled DASH but posed a few ...
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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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Control YouTube Video Speed Without Plugin

I am wondering if there is a way to control the speed on ANY video on YouTube without using a plugin.
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Google Dashboard claims that I have 26 open tabs, but I don't

When I open the Google Dashboard to view the data associated with my account, under the Chrome tab it says that I have 26 open tabs. I run Chrome on my phone, PC, and VM, and definitely don't have ...
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Google Chrome bookmarks or Google Bookmarks?

I'm using various Google services, one of them being Google Bookmarks. I have a lot of bookmarks saved. They were created long time ago, when I found that it was cool to have a browser-independent ...
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Ads not from this site in Google Search

When using Google Search, there was a section of ads labelled with "Ads not from this site" Is it normal?
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How can I force support.microsoft.com to display KB entries in English?

My browser's language preferences are set to (in order): [de-DE], [de], [en-US], [en], which works perfectly okay for 99,999% of websites I visit, since my mother tongue is German, with the notable ...
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How do I log into Stack Overflow using a different google account than signed in with in Chrome [closed]

I run two Chrome profiles on my laptop: Personal - Used for all my Stack Overflow accounts Work - Used for work Google account Both are signed into their respective Google accounts. How do I log ...
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How to disable YouTube HTML5 player? ( & Auto Play)

Every day I go through my YT subscriptions list and open every new video in a new tab (CMD + click). Then I play the 1st new video, close the tab, switch to the next tab.. Several weeks ago all ...
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Disable YouTube HTML5 player in Chrome

I'm running Chrome on my Mac and all of the sudden videos started playing in the HTML 5 player instead of the Flash player. I am not in the HTML 5 trial, the button says Join instead of Leave and I ...
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How to pause Youtube videos on Ubuntu with Chrome

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 with Google Chrome. I cannot pause Youtube Videos like it used to be and like I read in different places after my research with the spacebar. What happens is, that when I press ...
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YouTube videos automatically set to mute

YouTube videos have all started playing with the audio slider set to mute. I can slide the volume on for each video to hear the audio, but when opening a new video it's also automatically set to mute. ...
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Google Chrome shows “Get @username's tweets emailed to you” and Mozilla doesn’t

Google Chrome shows Get @username's tweets emailed to you when we visit the URL https://twitter.com/username without logging. But this option is not shown in Mozilla Firefox. Is there a way to hide ...
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How do I stop Google Chrome from translating English to English in Outlook.com

Google Chrome is translating English to English in Outlook.com. I am in the Czech Republic. Unfortunately the translation of my English to English is making my emails not make sense. Google had a ...
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How to set up a local Google Omnibox search with predictions? [closed]

I am from the UK and like to browse from Google.co.uk. When I am in a foreign country, the browsing from the omnibox goes to the local version, such as Google.co.il. When I try entering a custom ...
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Changing color scheme for some sites [closed]

I have often visit sites with bad color scheme. There is light gray text on white background. Is any simple way to apply custom (css?) rules for such sites? I am using google-chrome.
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Certificate error for Gmail

Over the past couple of days, I have been trying to access Gmail in Chrome by navigating to https://gmail.com. As seen in the error below, it says the server identifies itself as mail.google.com not ...
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Login to Google without going to “Google Accounts”

At work, they blocked personal email. Our IT staff couldn't find a good way to block only Gmail so they blocked ALL Google accounts. I asked my supervisor if all Google sign-ins should be blocked and ...
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What are Chrome App Packs for Business?

One of my friends told me about Chrome App Packs for Business. Where can I find information about this service? I haven't found anything at the Chrome Web Store. Do you have any experience with App ...
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Use Feedly without Pinterest

When I use Feedly on Chrome, it keeps popping up Pinterest login dialogs. This happens when I click on Flickr photos within the Feedly view, and seemingly also at random intervals when scrolling past ...
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Is there a way to disable YouTube HTML5 video player in Chrome?

A few weeks ago, YouTube started showing half of their videos in HTML5 player for me. Is there a way to force it back to using Flash player only (in Chrome)? (I'm opted out of HTML5 trial at http://...
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YouTube videos reload when I replay them? [duplicate]

When you start a video, there is a light grey bar which indicates the loading of the video. How come when I replay the video (by clicking the 'replay' button or by clicking somewhere random on the ...
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Google Image Search - New tab

Ever since Google's new Image Search format, it's not respecting my "Open each selected result in a new browser window." setting. When I click on an image, it will open the selected link in a new tab, ...
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How do I do a Redo after Undo (Ctrl+Z) in Twitter's tweet compose box?

Normally, Ctrl+Y would "undo the undo" and put me back where I was. But in Twitter's compose tweet dialog box, Ctrl+Y does nothing. This is on PC, Linux, Chromium browser.
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I'm in a loop: "Sync Error: Update Sync passphrase

My Chrome sync will not work. I cannot remember my pass phrase. In order to change it I am directed to my Google Dashboard which then says Your account seems to be empty. To start using sync, ...
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Some Google Drive Docs have error “This error has been reported to Google…” [closed]

For a few months, when I load some of my Google Drive wordprocessing docs, I get the Jacascript popup error in Chrome (latest version): This error has been reported to Google and we'll look into ...
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Why my Gmail goes partially unencrypted whenever I start writing a new message?

When I enter my Gmail account (Ubuntu precise, Firefox with a few addons—AdBlock, WOT, Ghostery, HTTPS Everywhere) the encryption of the page works normally (snapshot 1), and keeps on doing so until I ...
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Google Trends keeps coming up in Chinese

I'm having a problem with Google trends: it keeps coming up in what it looks like Chinese. I tried to eliminate several potential causes: Signed out of my Google account -> still in Chinese. ...
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Embedded Youtube videos are missing fullscreen functionality

If I view videos on Youtube, I see the fullscreen button, as well as being able to double-click the video. If a youtube video is embedded on a non-youtube site however, I'm missing both the button ...
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Skipping to position in YouTube player is apparently limited to buffered data

I experience this annoying effect and I don't understand if the problem is of the OS (OS X), the browser (Chrome), the Flash player, or YouTube itself. Everything is upgraded to the latest version, ...
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Is there a link to launch Google Scratchpad instead of pop-up?

I installed Google's Scratchpad extension in Chrome. I'm wondering if there is a way to launch it within the main window. I hate the way it opens as a popup.
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How to use hterm from my browser, and is it just as secure as my regular terminal emulator? [closed]

I just found the solution to a question that I posed in 2011: Is there a web app that provides a terminal emulator / secure interface to the bash shell? in a Chrome web store app called "secure shell"....
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Is this Facebook layout legitimate or a scam?

I've been having some trouble loading Facebook on Chrome. At first my wall simply didn't load and many of the options were not working properly. A few moments later a trojan was found in my computer ...
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Gmail: Recover deleted email from browser cache

I've permanently deleted an important email from Gmail Trash folder. And as I understand it, there is no way to recover the email from inside the Gmail application. But, I figured that my browser (...
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Navigation missing in Google Analytics when using Chrome

When I use the Chrome web browser, I can't see all the report in Google Analytics because it is missing the left hand navigation column. In Firefox, I can collapse this column, and then re-open it by ...
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How can I make Trello auto-login when Chrome starts?

Does it make a difference if I use the same account I use for Chrome? I really need it to be starting up when I ever I start Chrome, without having to sign in every time.
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How to resize a message in Gmail even narrower?

Gmail message windows can stretch far and wide: And they can be narrowed, spilling text over into the next line, while keeping all text visible. But at a certain point (about 450px wide), ...
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Can you make Google search results category (web, images, maps, etc.) show on top?

I was using a public computer the other day and was surprised to find google search results rendered a little differently on its Chrome than on my laptop's Chrome. Basically, the search results ...
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Why Is Google Drive convinced that I'm offline?

Okay, this is messed up. I opened up my budgets spreadsheet as I do every week, and realized that I could only edit 1-2 cells before everything would freeze up. Inspecting the UI, I found a tiny ...
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When using Chrome, why does Twitter's home page redirect me to a search for “searchTerms”?

This has been going on for some time. Whenever I type twitter.com into Chrome's omnibar, I am redirected to https://twitter.com/search/%7BsearchTerms%7D?source=desktop-search. Given the tweets showing ...
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Backup Chrome synced data (accounts/passwords)

Today I realized I lost 2+ years of web account/password data that was synced across all of my Chrome instances (iOS, Win7, total of 4 computers). My bookmarks were OK. It's happened to a few people ...
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Chrome doesn't display URL gadgets in Google Sites

I own a Google Apps domain, and I've built a site in Google Sites. Within the site I've embedded some gadgets, added by URL. The problem occurs when I open the site in Chrome: the gadgets aren't ...
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How to bypass a websites print version?

I'm trying to save a PDF of a page from the dailymail.co.uk website. When I open the print dialogue (in Safari and Chrome) the page looses all its formatting to become a stripped back printable ...