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Tabbing out of the “to:” field in Gmail

I noticed recently that I can't seem to hit Tab to move on to the Subject field in Gmail. Pressing Tab simply inserts a tab, which is rather useless in the To field. Is that new or have I just not ...
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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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What kind of data does TrelloScrum keep?

TrelloScrum is a Chrome extension for doing Scrum in Trello. It 'has access to all your Trello data'. Does it transmit anything to a server? If so, what information does this server retain?
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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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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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“Stop sync and delete data from Google” from Google Dashboard does nothing

I've tried it on multiple computers, restarted, tried it over the course of few months, but I can't ever get it to work. There are loads of reports on Google's forums and one in the chromium bug ...
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How to keep Facebook chat online in Google Chrome with facebook tab closed

I was just trying to stay in touch with Facebook without keep the Facebook tab always open. Now I can check any notification with this Google Chrome extension And I have to open the tab only when ...
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Wikipedia Spam Filter Notice

I've been an occasional Wikipedia editor and user for many years. Twice recently when I tried to make a minor page edit, I received the following error: "Spam filter notice" Your edit was not saved ...
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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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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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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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How to hide data from rescuetime while in incognito

I just starting using rescuetime to try to keep track of my productivity, but I've run into a bit of a snag. Generally, I keep track of my unproductive time by being in incognito mode in Google ...
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Double/single-spacing for Gmail under Windows 7/8 with Chrome?

I must have hit some magic keystroke. Suddenly using the most recent copies of Gmail, Chrome, with those 7/8, etc. I'm getting double-spacing in Gmail for the Unreads and Everything Else. Until today ...
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Search Google Drive files directly from the Chrome search bar?

Is there a way (perhaps a Chrome extension) to show Google Drive search results in my Chrome autocomplete menu? For example in this image, if I had a Google Doc or Google Sheet called "orange juice" ...
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Accessing a dictionary within gmail

Is there a way to integrate a dictionary with gmail in google-chrome browser? Whenever I read or compose a mail, I wish to right-click on a word and find a 'synonyms' option similar to what I see in ...
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Different results from Google Chrome and Internet Explorer using Google

When I search for .NET related questions on Google Chrome using Google, it does not display results from MSDN. When I do the same search from Internet Explorer I get results from MSDN. I clear out ...
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Offline Evernote Access in Chrome

Is there a way to access my Evernote notes offline in Google Chrome?
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Advantage of Google Mail App

What is the point of the google mail app by Google on the Web App Store? by default it opens in a normal tab, has the address bar etc visible and is basically just a big bookmark on the new tab page. ...
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Adding BBC Programme RDF feeds to Google Reader [closed]

I would like to add feeds to my Google Reader notifying me of new programs from certain BBC series. Chromium gives me a feed to add, but Google Reader does not accept it, giving me the errors "...
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Can I create a new Google Keep note from Chrome's omnibox?

Chrome's omnibox features are really great, e.g. to create a new Google Calendar event. Is someone aware of any possibility to create a new Google Keep note from the omnibox?
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Google Chrome doesn't print to Google Drive. In my Gloogle Cloud Print I don't have Google Drive

Instead of having "Save to Google Drive" like they say here: https://support.google.com/cloudprint/answer/2541913?hl=en&ref_topic=4456182 in my Chrome 48.0.2564.82 m (64-bit) there isn't this ...
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Is there any way to disable DASH playback in the HTML5 player?

I like watching YouTube videos using the HTML5 player rather than the Flash player because I can get 60 FPS video. However since I have poor internet, I would like to be able to pause the video and ...
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Why does Gmail now lose viewed new message state?

When using Gmail, the first time in a tab (e.g. Inbox, Social, Promotional, and Forums) new messages get a NEW icon before the subject line of each message that is new since the last time you looked ...
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Changing the default RSS reader of Google Chrome [closed]

Where can I properly change the default RSS reader setting of Google Chrome? I didn't find it in the settings. When I click "subscribe", it subscribes me to Winamp. I really wonder how that happened! ...
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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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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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How to get LastPass Binary Chrome Extension to work across synced machines

Setup: I use Chrome Sync regularly across two machines I use LastPass as my password manager (it's already paid for this year so no alternatives suggestions, please) The binary version allows you to ...
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Selectively remove/disable syncing Google Drive documents on Chrome

I have installed the Google Docs app (extension) on Google Chrome (v43.0.2357.65 (Official Build) beta (64-bit) on Ubuntu Linux 14.04), and enabled offline sync on my Google Drive account. Offline ...
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Ctrl + F not working for browser page search when using Google Docs

When I do Ctrl+F in Google Docs, it shows the "document find view". What I would like is the "browser find view" when in Google Chrome. What keys do I need to press to do a browser Ctrl+F in Google ...
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Gmail crashing in Chrome?

Since the change in Gmail's interface, I've noticed that the Gadgets I use have disappeared. When I tried to expand Gmail's sidebar there were no line with three dots to grab and today I couldn't ...
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Chrome address bar Google search engine

I am using google chrome as a browser and fire up empty tags and type directly to the address the search query. The problem that raises is despite the fact that I had defined google.com as a default ...
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Gmail Unread Messages Favicons

How can you get Gmail to show the number of unread messages in the favicon? Specifically, are there any plugins for Chrome that allow me to do it with both regular Gmail and Google Apps? I've used ...
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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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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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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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Force HTTP loading of Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Log into Gmail without SSL I want Gmail to open in HTTP mode in Chrome. I don't care about security or man-in-the middle stuff; who would want to read my emails anyway? I ...
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Does Chrome have to be running in order for Gmail to handle mailto links?

I noticed that Google Chrome has a feature which let's Gmail handle mailto: links. I'm wondering whether or not Chrome has to be running on the computer in order for this to work or not.
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Why does Gmail keep popping up a div labeled 'Original Text'?

In Chrome, every time I click on something like Select: All, I get a popup div from Gmail that says Original Text: XXX where XXX is the list of options to the right of select. What is this? How ...
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Is it possible to see passwords that Google Chrome has saved to my account from my Android phone or a secure website?

There's an option in Chrome for me to turn on automatic password generation for when I'm creating a new online account. I'd love to use this feature but one hurdle stands in my way. If I'm on a ...
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Why does Google Talk think I am “signed in from a different location that doesn't support invisibility”?

I only occasionally use Google Talk, and only via Gmail in my browser. I always stay invisible, and only use it when someone asks me (say, via text or email) to chat with them, and then I send them ...
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Why is Google hiding the search input field?

For some reason, Google search is hiding the input field in Chrome and using the URL field as the search parameters. Is there a way I can disable this feature? How I don't like it: How I would ...
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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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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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Google bookmarks, delicious, and chrome sync

I'm not certain if I should ask this here or on SuperUser. Since Chrome OS is (mostly) all in the cloud, here goes... I heard this morning that Yahoo is shutting down delicious. (Edit: This may not ...
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How can i reduce the CPU usage of Google's Inbox

Even with all my extensions disabled Google Inbox takes 2-5% constantly and 20-40% in spikes every so often. This is also without the tab having focus. Currently I just open Inbox when i need it and ...
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Making Google Docs into its own application on Mac

I've been trying to figure this out all afternoon... My dream is that I want to be able to open Google Docs on my Mac as if it's an application. Chrome's setting's has a built-in "Add to ...
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Can't start a Hangout conversation

Has anyone seen this issue? About once a day, I can't get the Hangout chat pop-up to appear. I can see under any given contact that I've been sent a message, see the first few words, the contact is ...
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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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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 Sync Error: Update Sync Passphrase [closed]

I have an issue with Chrome (v20.0) and its Sync feature. Recently, I began seeing an orange exclamation mark next to my wrench icon. When I click the icon I see a line that says "Sync Error: Update ...