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How to find all Google Docs (or Sheets) with comments?

In Google Docs/Sheets, when making a copy of a file, the comments don't get copied over. There is a plugin (Copy Comments) that makes a copy-with-comments for Docs, but it's one document at a time, ...
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How to extend word underline to end of line with Google Docs

I am trying to create a header where the underline completely extends horizontally to the end of the document, but I cannot find out how to do this.
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How to customize the toolbar in Google Docs?

Is it still impossible to customize the toolbar with extra buttons? Specifically, I'd like to add the strikethrough one (especially with how horrendous the keystroke for it is), but a general solution ...
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Vimium for Google Docs

I like to use Vimium all the time, but I'm having some difficulty understanding how to use it for Google Docs. In Google Docs, I can't seem to stop the cursor from blinking (i.e. it's as though I'm ...
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Prevent an automatic row from being created when a table extends beyond a page Google Docs

I've been working with Google Docs lately, and I often want to create a table: Sometimes my table falls between two pages, and annoyingly, Google puts horizontal lines in the table as though I had ...
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Change the text highlighted by a comment in Google docs

I've been working with a google document, and I have got a comment that references some text: I then go to copy-and-paste that text somewhere else in my document: Annoyingly, the comment I made ...
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How to embed Google Sheet into Google Document and keep the Google Sheet format

How do I embed a Google Sheet into a google document and keep the Google Sheet format in the document? I have got this far with the script but it's not working function updateData() { var ssUrl = ...
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TeX in Google Docs

I would like to type bra-keted expression into the document. How do I do that?
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Google docs get PDF without page breaks

Is there a way to make Google docs put all content in a PDF without splitting it into pages? I understand that sticking to a certain page size is important for printing, but for the PDF I'm making ...
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google docs, make summary sheet based on tags

I have a document in google docs. It is very long and I want to tag and extract only certain paragraphs into a second document that is a summary of the first document. I want to be able to dynamically ...
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Google Docs - controlled editing

I thought I read that the author could limit sections/areas of a Google doc from being edited by others?? Maybe I was dreaming?
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How to permanently change default page margins in Google Docs?

I know how to change page margins in Google Docs, but how to change them permanently? Right now I have to change them every single time I create a new document which is pretty laborious. Is there a ...
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What does “All changes saved locally” mean?

I'm using Google Docs. I have downloaded the file as a Word document and now every time I change anything it says "All changes saved locally". If I send this document to someone will they see the ...
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How to save MS Word document directly to Google Docs or Drive?

The goal is to work in MS Word but save it in Google Docs. Somehow smoothly, right from MS Word, without copy/paste. Is it possible with Google Docs?
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Normal Text in Google Sheets is absent. How to enable?

Where has Google hidden Normal Text in Google Sheets? It is present in Google Docs but is absent in Google Sheets: G Docs: G Sheets. There is anything under the menu except Normal Text: When I ...
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Why is adding folder/files grayed out in Google Drive?

This happened without any warning, but it works fine from my Drive desktop application on Mac. Any ideas?
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How to make Gmail automatically convert typed-in or pasted URLs into links

It used to be the case a long time ago that when you type in a URL into a Gmail compose window, and after typing in the last character (or immediately after pasting it in from the clipboard), and ...
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Reference dynamic text from another document within Google Docs

I want to create a document that has ten pages in it (ten pages, each page a new set of unique information). I want that document to pull from ten unique, single page documents that users can update. ...
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How do you embed a video into a Google Doc?

Is it possible to embed a video into a Google document -- not a presentation? If so, how?
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Google Docs App: Completely disable spell checker

I realized that in the browser version of Google Docs, you can disable (or at least hide) the spell checker in the View options. However, the mobile application has no View option. Where can I find ...
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Insert text box in a Google Docs document

I am trying to make something like this text box that has a colored background (gray around my code in this example) in Google Docs. I would like to put some gray box around my code without any ...
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Is there a way to not show my full name on Google Docs?

I want to share a document with my guild in an MMO, but for obvious reasons I don't want every single person to have knowledge of my real name. Is there a way to make it so that the name displayed is ...
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How to only use the Google Drive interface (and not the Docs one)

After the switch from Google Docs to Drive I've been trained to do everything through the Drive interface which I now prefer to the Docs one. But for whatever reason the Docs interface is still ...
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How do I make each page of my have different page numbers?

Every time I go to number my pages with the Google Docs Insert "thing", it makes all of my page numbers say "1". I've tried to change it manually, but it changes together. If I replace the "1" on the ...
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Can I change the default Google Docs suggestion mode text format so suggestion text is highlighted yellow?

I am using suggestions mode to make changes to a large google doc. When I have finished making my suggestions, I will need to print off the document for a group review meeting to go through the ...
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Display Google Docs in Compact View

Apparently, there is a way to view a Google Docs document as one long scrolling page (like a web page), instead of the antiquated default with separate pages. It is called Compact View, and it ...
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How to embed an image inside a Google Document comment?

I add comments all the time to Google Documents, however i would like to embed images inside Google Document comments (similar to how you can add images to facebook comments). Is this possible and if ...
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Creating a separate doc from comments in a Google Docs

I'm working on a document with multiple sections which is bound to have loads of comments from various people. I would like to dynamically aggregate all comments on a particular section below that ...
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How do I convert a Google doc to PDF without downloading it?

Related: How do I convert a Microsoft Word document to Google Docs format without having to download and reupload again?, which is the reverse of what I want—converting to a Google document. I'd like ...
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How can I embed a chart from a Google Spreadsheet in a Google Doc?

I would like to embed the chart from a Google Docs spreadsheet into a Google Docs Document, so changes to the original will be reflected in the embedded version. I found a way to embed a static image ...
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How to put one picture partially overlapping another in Google Docs?

In Word, I can do things like this I cannot find a corresponding option in Google Docs. Is it possible?
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Text folding in Google Docs

Can I hide some pieces of text under something clickable and open them up when mouse is clicked?
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Download icon not available for LibreOffice document in Google Docs

I have uploaded a document written using LibreOffice writer to Google Docs, but the download icon is not visible. How can I turn on download mode? I am using Ubuntu OS. File name is "Project", it ...
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Moving Google Documents bookmarks

I've noticed what must be a bug in Google Docs and can't figure out a feasible workaround. If you want to move (cut and paste) a section that contains a bookmark, most of the time the bookmark ID ...
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Slow add-on: ~13k named ranges in empty document

I've created Google Apps Script for Google Documents which uses NamedRange for keeping track of the text inserted by the script. The script is bound to the Document, because I use methods, which would ...
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How do I use keyboard shortcuts on German keyboard?

I am trying to use keyboard shortcuts in Google Docs with a German keyboard. In Google Docs keyboard shortcuts are made for American keyboards. For example: "Increase Indent" needs Ctrl+]. On ...
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How do I print a Google Docs document directly from Firefox?

Using Google Docs/Spreadsheet. If I open a Google Doc and select print (either via the menu, ctrl+p, or toolbar icon) from within Chrome or Opera it then opens a print preview screen where I can ...
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Add page break in table in Google Docs

Is there a way to force a page break in a Google Docs table? I've got a table that is going to extend across multiple pages and I'd like to choose where the break happens (I want to keep a row ...
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How to match width of a group of columns in a Google Docs table

I'd like to make a group of columns in a table in Google Docs. Is there any way to do this? Something like the Distribute Columns Equally menu item in Microsoft Word? So far the best I've been able ...
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Is there a known delay in Google Docs for searching my documents?

Is there a known delay, for example, if I have a document named "Trip to San Francisco" and search for it by content or by filename? I found if I close all Google Docs and Google Drive webpage and ...
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How to change the language setting of a Google Doc?

In Google Docs, I imported a Word document and converted it to a Google doc. The spell checker didn't recognize English words such as "Monday" and "February". I assume that the document isn't using ...
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Cannot switch between multiple Google Docs accounts being signed in them correctly

Here https://support.google.com/docs/answer/2405894 I read I can sign in multiple Google accounts and easily switch between them in Google Docs app. But it is not true. It doesn't work. I'm talking ...
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Can you make the background in Google Docs in different colors?

I want to change the color of my Google doc background to different colors, but I can't figure out how! Is this possible? And if yes, how?
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DocumentApp highlight NamedRange - use Comment?

I'm using NamedRange a lot in my script and I would like to highlight it's position in document. I'm currently toggling background color of it via custom button, but this is not convenient. I would ...
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URL to open Google doc in “Suggesting” Mode

Is there a URL convention that allows me to share a Google doc so that when it is opened it is in “Suggesting” Mode but still allows the user to change to “Edit” Mode? I know that I can share a ...
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Google Spreadsheets: Sum values for each month

I would like to sum the values that match each month in a spreadsheet. The spreadsheet looks like this: 2015-12-10 15 2015-12-19 10 2016-01-02 15 2016-01-05 25 And I want to obtain this: ...
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How do I search old revisions of Google Documents?

I know how to search in Google Drive, and how to view old revisions of documents. But is it possible to search all revisions at once?
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Syncing Google Docs with Microsoft Onenote?

Does anyone know a way to sync Google Docs with Microsoft Onenote? If syncing is not possible, then even triggering a backup would be nice. I know that IFTTT and Zapier can copy from Evernote, but I ...
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Can't download/export a large Google Docs document as PDF (what are the limits on Google Drive?)

TL;DR I have a very large Google Docs document which can not be exported to PDF*, but I can download it in all the other supported formats, which unfortunately do not fit my needs. What are the ...
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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 ...