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The new Google Groups interface—where is the pending members' answer to custom question

In Google Groups, if you allow people to request membership, you can have them answer a custom question (in the new Google Groups interface it's called a "New Member Question"). But the old Google ...
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Google Groups new UI: See all my posts

In the new user interface of Google Groups, how do I see all the posts to the various groups made by me.
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Merge two Google Groups together?

I currently have two Google Groups: A and B. Is there any way to merge these two groups together and move all the people in group B into group A? There are some people who are in both groups, so ...
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Joined a Google group now shared files appears to Google Drive?

I recently joined a Google Group and upon joining, several shared files started appearing in my Google Drive. Is there a way to prevent this from happening without leaving the group?
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Why are emails from a Google Group getting automatically deleted by Gmail?

I subscribe to emails from a Google Group. I noticed the other day that I felt like I hadn't gotten any emails about it in a while, so I went onto googlegroups.com and saw that there were many new ...
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Tagging in email or mobile view

My Google group has the option "require at least one tag" enabled, and in desktop view users cannot post without a tag. However, in mobile view: The option to tag is not even displayed on the new ...
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Email most, but not all, of the members of a Google Group

I need to email many, but not all, of the members of a Google Group. I would like an easy way to create an email to my group, but "expand" the list of members so that I can delete a few that I do not ...
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Google Groups replies via email: link to discussion?

When receiving replies made in a Google Groups discussion that I subscribe to, I wonder if there's a way to actually get a link to the discussion... Right now, the only links are the following: ...
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In GoogleGroups, how do you set the default Email Delivery option?

When folks join my Google Group, they are defaulting to "no email". I can't see how to change that default to "all email" or at least give them the choice.
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How to change maximum size of Google Group file attachments?

I looked for this over the net and on support.google.com but found nothing. I've got a Google group and if I send a mail with a size more than 8MB I'll receive a failure message due to max size ...
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Google apps group: restrict permission to send mail to group

I have the following situation in an educational institution: all students have a Google account within the domain @edu.schoolname.com all teachers have a non-Google account within the domain ...
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Post code snippet on Google group via email

I like to compose my posts in Gmail. It keeps the draft safe. Now I want to write a post for a Google group but I am not sure how to format code in my post such that it is rendered as code on Google ...
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“An error occurred while communicating with the server. Reload” error in new Google Groups

When accessing Google Groups I get the following error: An error occurred while communicating with the server. Reload The error happens only when I'm logged in and when the new interface is ...
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How can I subscribe to a Google mailing list with a non-Google e-mail address?

Some projects host their mailing lists on Google Groups, like this: http://groups.google.com/group/mojolicious I'm an old-fashioned guy, and I don't like reading mail on the web. I would very much ...
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How can I share Google Drive folders with a group?

I'm using Google Apps and trying to share a nested folder structure with many files with a google group. Example Group test@example.com Group Members user1@example.com user2@example.com etc. ...
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How to subscribe by email to a Google Groups mailing list with daily-digest option?

I'm setting up a Google Group for use as a mailing list with a non-technical audience. I want to be able to allow them to perform all necessary actions without using anything but their email address. ...
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Allow a non-member to e-mail my Google Groups membership

I am very new to Google Groups. I created a group and invited and joined my classmates as members. I want to know whether there is any possibility that I can give my Google Groups ID to my teacher ...
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How to really reply to all in gmail?

I receive mails through a distribution list (google group) from people that do not belong to the list (it's explicitly allowed that they can send us mails without belonging to the group) The problem ...
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In a Google Group collaborative inbox, is it possible to set the default “reply-as” to reply on behalf of the group?

I have set up a collaborative inbox. This is to use as a customer support inbox. The "members" are all customer support personnel, but anyone can post to the inbox. When members of the group reply to ...
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Google groups won't let me delete the posts

I tried to delete some old posts in a Google group owned by me. I know that, if I want to delete multiple posts, I can do that by selecting multiple posts, as shown below, then going through Actions ...
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Blocking spam in Google Groups for Business

My company is using Google Apps for its email service. We use Google groups for business as shared inboxes for general company enquiries and correspondence, e.g. info@mycompany.com, to which outside ...
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How to stop receiving “Google Groups: Message Pending” emails?

I was added as a manager to a group I joined and since that I started to receive Google Groups: Message Pending emails. How can I turn off receiving such email but stay in the manager role?
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Google Groups versus Google+ groups

Google Groups or Google+ Groups? I am confused as to which is a better solution for my small mastermind group. We want to do the following: Have ability to forward things via email to one email ...
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Groups does not show up on my bar in contacts. How do i get it on there

When I go into contacts, groups does not show up on the access bar. How do I get it on there. I can't access my groups.
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How do I tag a Google Group post that is posted via email?

We have a Google Group that accepts posts via email. Posts can also be tagged. Is there a way to tag posts by including some data in the email? For example mygroup+tag-mytag@googlegroups.com
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Google Groups search: Limit search by date (1981 - 1989)?

Google Groups contains an Usenet posts dating as far back as 1981. I want to search the Usenet archives for some historical references. How can I limit my Google Groups search to only be between two ...
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Is there a Google Groups Group? A place to leave feedback regarding Groups?

Most (if not all) Google Groups forums (at least the product forums) lack the ability to edit posts I'd like to leave some feedback regarding this, but I don't know where to take it Seems that ...
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Post to Google Groups via email

OK, so my task is simple: I want to post a message on Google Groups. It appears that you're supposed to be able to sign up by sending a blank email to foobar+subscribe@googlegroups.com. I did this, ...
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Can I send an email as a Google Groups owner/moderator?

I have a Google Group that requires me to approve all members. Someone whom I am not sure of his identity asked to join. Is it possible to send said person an e-mail from an owner/moderator address ...
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Why can't I post to certain mailing lists via Google Groups?

I'm unable to reply to any topic in the llvm-dev mailing list on Google Groups. I fail to see a Reply to button. Link for bigger image: here Is there any way to check whether replying directly via ...
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Cannot delete a Google Group

I went through all my Google Groups and deleted most of those which I didn't want or were dead, except for only one which it doesn't give me the option to delete it. When clicking on the group manage ...
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Disable threading or threaded view in Gmail Group

We have people from the same email address send us orders, and requests all day with the same subject line, also auto responses from clients, they are all getting grouped together and things are ...
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Google Groups: “Unable to load pending messages for moderation”. Where to report this bug?

Since 3 days, every time I open the message moderation page of the Google Group I administrate, I can see this message: Unable to load pending messages for moderation Usually this page would list ...
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Email when Taking a Topic using Google Groups Collaborative Inbox

We use Google Groups Collaborative Inbox and would like it to email a member when they take a topic (when they assign it to themselves). At present it only emails when someone else assigns a topic to ...
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Google groups new topic button - where the heck is it?

Long time computer user. New to Google Groups. I've joined a group, and can read the posts, but there is no "new topic" button that all of the help says to press. I've read up on posts of other ...
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How to tell if a specific Google Group is moderated?

I posted a message to a google-group that I am a member of (web2py-users) about four hours ago and it has not shown up in the list of posts. Thinking that I accidentally closed the tab before ...
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How can I get the most popular threads from 200+ Google Groups?

I'd like to monitor 200+ Google Groups across an organisation, and create a "master list" with only the most popular threads. An email would make it onto the master list each day if it was in the 20 ...
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User trying to join Google Groups is rejected as an existing member when not on the list

I'm an admin for Google Groups list and I'm having a problem where a user is not being allowed to join, with the rejection stating that the person is already a member. When I look at the members ...
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Does a collaborative inbox require a Google Apps licence?

We are looking to use the collaborative inbox feature at our company to give access to support and other emails. Do we need a specific licence for these email addresses?
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How can I move a post to another topic in Google Groups?

Is it possible to move a post posted under one topic in a Google Group to another topic in the same Google Group?
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Is it possible to edit a post in Google Groups?

When posting a new topic in Google Groups, I made a few misleading typos that I wanted to correct, but I couldn't find a way to edit the post. Is it possible to edit a post in Google Groups (in case I ...
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In Google Groups, is it possible to see the content of my posts that are held in moderation?

I stupidly didn't save the content of a well-crafted post anywhere before I submitted it to a Google Group, but it's being held in moderation. I want to send the question to someone else, but I don't ...
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Is it possible to browse groups by category in the new Google Groups?

In the old interface version of Google Groups there seems to be no way to browse groups by category. It is only possible to browse all groups at once. And they call that browsing... I call it showing ...
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In Google Groups, What does the Gray Number to the Right of Original Poster in the Topics List Mean?

In Google Groups, I am seeing a gray number to the right of the original poster of a thread. What does this number mean? It is typically +1, +2, and the number is less than the number of total posts. ...
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Google Groups holding legitimate email from subscribers as spam

I'm an admin using a free version of Google Groups as an email list. Lately, Google Groups has been holding a lot of legitimate emails from subscribed users as spam. Worse, it hasn't been informing ...
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How to re-enable a disabled google groups member

I have a google group with a bunch of users-- everything is great until today one of my users tells me she was trying to post something and got a bounce back from the google group. In the ...
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Initial post to external email address in Google Groups for Business

Ok, so I've set up a Collaborative Inbox on Google Groups for Business. It looks good so far, but one thing I can't seem to figure out: I would like to use it for career@mycompany.com, and one of the ...
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Can I exclude from a Google Groups a few users of my organization after specified that all members of my organization are part of that group?

What I want is some kind of exception. My Google Apps organization is large, very dynamic and most members of the organization must belong to a given group G1, still exist some of them that I want to ...
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Why can't I set up a Google Group with collaborative inbox on my own domain?

We're using Google Apps to handle our email (me@example.com), and according to Google you could set up a collaborative inbox for your business email through Google Groups (link). But when I sign in ...
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Reply only to message author on Google Groups

Prologue I created dozen of groups on Google Groups that functions as below (P.M. = personal messages; G.G. = messages sent to Google Groups group): ---- -------------------- |Boss| ...