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Connectors (lines and arrows) in Google drawings

When creating a flowchart in Visio I can choose how connectors will be rendered as: right-angle straight curved But when drawing the same chart in Google drawing there only seems to be straight ...
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Is there an option for a semitransparent text background in Google Drawing?

I am making announcements in google-drawings and the text isn't as visible as I want. Is there a way to make the text background color semitransparent?
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Is it possible to insert text from a Google spreadsheet into a text box in a Google document?

I need to insert text into a template that contains multiple text boxes in a variety of orientations. I can do that by inserting a text box from Google Drawing into a Google doc and formatting it to ...
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Is there a way to get an embed link for a Google Drawing?

I have a drawing in Google Docs Drawings, and I would like to embed a PNG/GIF of it in a web page, but I would like the embedded image to remain up to date with any changes made to the drawing. Is ...
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How do you restore the size of a Google Drawing in Google Documents?

I have a drawing inserted into my document: The drawing is clearly not at the proper size (as evidenced by the scaled text) Is there any way to reset or restore the drawing to its "actual" size ...
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Is there a drawing web application that supports clickable web links?

I like Google draw, but I found it is impossible to insert clickable links into the drawings. Do you know of a similar service where clickable links are possible? I tried already LucidChart, ...
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In copy/paste, Google Docs says “These actions are unavailable via the Edit menu, but you can still use Ctrl C” etc?

When selecting copy/paste from the right-click menu, why does Google Docs pop up a dialog to say "Copying and Pasting in Google Docs", with the message "These actions are unavailable via the Edit ...
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Specify Exact Size in Google Docs

Is it possible to set an exact document size in Google Docs? I am specifically using Google Drawing. I cannot find any options or ways to do this.
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How do I fit Google Drawing canvas to actual shapes?

I have a Google Drawing amongst my Google docs files with a huge canvas. The shape I drew within the image is a lot smaller than the canvas though. How can I tell Google Drawing to automatically ...
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Font or Word Art in Google Drawing

I have a drawing in Google Docs. I want to change the font of a text box. Looking at the help page How to use text in drawings, I see that apparently the only way to change the font is to use Word ...
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Import SVG files to Google Docs as a drawing

I've got a drawing I made in SVG format, and I'd like to include it in a Google document I'm writing. I tried uploading the SVG file, but it only lets me view it, not edit it. Any Google searches for ...
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How can I transfer the formatting of an object to another in a Google Drawing?

In a Google Docs Drawing, how can I transfer the orange background and red outline of the box on the left to the other boxes, e.g. with something like a "format transfer" icon (the broom) in Excel and ...