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Use Google Translate without mouse

When I want to translate something i do this: Open browser Write translate into searchbar. This makes the translator come up. Click on the "input text" window write something that should be ...
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How can I add a shortcut on my desktop to a document in Google Docs?

I would like to have a shortcut on my desktop to an Excel document in Google Docs. How can I create a shortcut (icon) like this? I use Google Chrome as web browser.
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Google spreadsheet thinks Chrome is Firefox

I am an Ubuntu user with Google Chrome 39.0 and whenever I enter a Google Spreadsheet-document (with Chrome), I get a warning header saying that "This version of Firefox is no longer supported, please ...
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Disable https on YouTube

I want to access youtube over http than https for my project. The problem is that youtube automatically redirects me to the https protocol. I have tried disabling all the add-ons, accessing youtube ...
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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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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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Open Link in Email with IFTTT

Using IFTTT, I saw many recipes for getting an alert if a keyword or sender sends an email to your inbox, but I was hoping there would be a way to open any link found in the target email in my browser ...
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How to view pdf and doc files in Google Chrome instead of downloading them? [migrated]

Is there a way to stop Google Chrome from downloading .doc and .pdf files ? Chrome automatically starts to download files when clicked on them, but some browsers like Yandex opens them so you can ...
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How do I get rid of the big blue bar at the top of Google?

How do I get rid of this big blue bar at the top of Google: It is really annoying! I am running Google Chrome on a Mac.
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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 ...
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Where are all the not-free chrome extensions? [closed]

The chrome webstore seems to allow for apps that cost money. However, I can't find any of them in the actual webstore. What does this mean? Are paid apps just hugely unpopular and a bad way to go? ...
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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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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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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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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 can I select text from Google Calendar's Agenda view in Chrome?

Sometimes I want to select text from the Agenda view of Google Calendar, but when I try to do so in Chrome, I'm unable to. Is there a workaround for this?
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Workflowy Chrome app says it's in offline mode

I use Workflowy, but am unsure if my issue is related to Workflowy or if it's a Chrome app thing. I've installed the Workflowy chrome app, and have it in its own window. I've been using it a while, ...
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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 do I get Gmail to ask me to be a mailto handler again?

I noticed that when I open up Gmail on Google Chrome, a popup near the top asks me if I want to let Gmail be my "mailto:" handler. If I select "No," I'm assuming that Gmail will no longer ask me to ...
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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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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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Disable the Google Plus red notification number on Gmail, Google search, etc

How can I disable the big red number showing on the Google account bar that comes from Google+ activity? Whenever there are new notifications from Google+ the box turns red showing a number or count ...
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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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Limit search among a set of websites with Google Chrome

What setting do I need to adjust or create to make the search in Google Chrome limit itself to a pre-defined set of websites? For example, I want to search all the Stack Exchange sites ...
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How to use GPG with Gmail?

I would like to read and write GPG encrypted mails within Gmail. I found FireGPG, but the support for Gmail has been discontinued (and I am using Google Chrome as a browser). What is the most ...
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in chrome: gmail zoom in returns to default

I surf in gmail via chrome. I usually zoom in (pressing ctrl and +) to 150%. when i click on "inbox" \ drafts \ sent mail the view reset to zoom 100% but if I press ctrl and + I see the zoom ...
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GOOD online IRC client for freenode on Google Chrome OS? [closed]

I wonder if there is a good online IRC client especially for Freenode, besides http://webchat.freenode.net cause that one really, really suck :) There are no notifications, you can't save your ...
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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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Google Keep auto-focuses Chrome

I opened Google Keep in Google Chrome, then I focused another window while it was loading. Suddenly, Chrome re-focused itself! While I was typing in another window! (I even minimized the window, ...
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Flickr problems with zoom

I'm having a problem with zooming in on pictures in Flickr. When I open an image in Flickr (when I'm completely logged out) in IE or Firefox or Chrome, I can click on the image, and if the image size ...
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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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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 add “On behalf of” in Gmail

I have always previously use this, but for some reason now in Google I can't add a custom email address and send the email's via googles servers. This is bad The old screen looked like this: ...
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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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YouTube Black Screen of Death

When opening certain videos on YouTube, I am met with a "Black Screen of Death". In other words, there is a black screen from the top of the URL bar to the bottom of my screen. I can still interact ...
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How to recover Google bookmarks from Google Chrome [closed]

How do you recover your bookmarks from your Google account? The bookmarks were made on a different computer, using the same account.
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Save dynamic content in Chrome on a Windows tablet [closed]

I have written a few web pages that get some user data via forms over the course of these pages, store it as cookies, and then get the cookies and tabulate the information on the last page by doing ...
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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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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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invisible in Gmail when using Chrome Hangouts [duplicate]

I installed the Google Chrome Hangouts plugin. But after that, I can’t stay invisible. Does anyone know how to stay invisible when we're using the Hangouts plugin or even the Google Talk plugin?
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Save document as PDF on Google Drive through Google Cloud Print in Chrome

If you click on Print button (or Ctrl+p) you would see print page where you can select the printer. Among other, local printers there is an option: Print with Google Cloud Print by clicking of ...
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Why can't I view the raw RSS feed from Feedburner?

I'm trying to view and copy the URL to a feed to import elsewhere, but I just can't view the raw XML RSS feed for some reason! I'm using Chrome. http://feeds.feedburner.com/Freakonomics?format=xml ...
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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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Google Play Music Not Adding MP3s On-Demand

My recent attempts to add music on-demand to Google Play Music have yielded nothing - no "Processing music..." or "Added __ of __" messages, just nothing. Previously I could add music on-demand; and ...
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How can I hide Disqus from websites that I visit?

Often when I visit a webpage, the comments section is many times longer than the actual post. This makes scrolling very cumbersome, as the actual post takes up a very small portion of the scrollbar. ...
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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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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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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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Google maps does not save my Places options

After saving many places in a map of mine that I modified with all details (logo and other info), when I reopen that map many details (like logo!!!) are not correct and I am not able to understand ...