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Export Google Plus1 without web scraping

If I'm going to use it, I want to know I can get my entries out. While I can get my entries from my profile page, that only shows some at a time. If I had hundreds that could get tedious. Is there a ...
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Google Docs file upload limit

I am trying to load a 1.8 Mb .docx file into Google Docs and getting the following message: "This file could not be imported because it is over the 1 MB limit." I have no idea why this may be, ...
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How do I delete text messages from Google Voice?

I want to delete about 3 text messages from Google Voice. How? I only have the option to delete the entire conversation.
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Is there a way to remove overlaying events in Google Calendar?

Is it possible to change behavior of these events to stack next too each other instead of overlaying?
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Unable to Request Different Custom URL For Google+

I received the notification on Google+ Page pre-approved custom URL and would like to request for a different URL. On the Google+ Help Page, it stated there that we can request a different URL but ...
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Google Calendar not showing updated entries from iCal URL

I've created a new Google Calendar to display entries from an iCal URL. Both methods, described below, were used to accomplish this: Google Calendar → Other Calendars → Add by URL Google Calendar → ...
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How to publish your thesis on Google Books?

While searching for a certain thesis, I have often found that some of those thesis also show up on Google Books. I would like to know, is there a provision where I could publish my thesis online on ...
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Prevent receiving all mail: *@mydomain.com in Google Apps, being Super Administrator

I'm a Super Administrator for a domain associated with Google Apps. For some reason, I'm receiving all mail that is being sent to this domain. Here's what it says in the Account Settings of my Super ...
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How to synchronize Basecamp and Google Docs automatically?

Is there a way to synchronize Basecamp attachments with Google Docs? Are there any products on market doing this?
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How to sign in to YouTube and Google with different accounts?

One of my accounts got cancelled and I can't sign in to YouTube because it redirects me to the cancelled account page. Also I can't use the YouTube email as my main account. Is it possible to use one ...
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Adding a Google Hangout button to my site. When visitors click it, is there anyway for it to initiate a hangout with me?

Basically, I am adding a Google Hangout button to my Contact page. The idea is for my visitors to be able to press the button and for it to initiate a Google Hangout with me. Is this possible? Is ...
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Download or Forward a PDF from Google Drive iPhone app

How do I forward or download a PDF from the Google Drive iPhone application?
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Using multiple Google accounts without logging in and out to use [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Manage Multiple GMail Accounts on the Same PC/Browser? How do I set up multiple Google accounts so that I do not have to log out one to log in to the other? I ...
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How do I make Google default English in Chrome?

If I go to Search Settings / Languages / select English / Save, it goes to English but then keeps switching to Slovak. In my Cookies, I have 'Allow local data to be set' checked. I'm in Ireland and ...
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Multiple admins for a Google+ brand page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I grant permission to another user for my Google+ product / brand page? Is there any way for a Google+ brand page to have more than one admin? I'm sure I can ...
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How can I create a recurring task in Google Tasks?

There's a task that I need to do every Tuesday and Thursday. Is there a way to configure a recurring task in Google Tasks? I can't find it.
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Is there any way to transfer files from internet website to Google Docs directly?

Suppose I have the file www.abc.com/temp.zip. Can I directly transfer it to Google Docs without downloading to the computer first?
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Report sites where owners post documents with my full name

Where can I go to report websites that have published my full name? There are some blogs and sites, but just a few hosts. These sites are posting content with my fullname, and I would like to report ...
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Will Google track me less if I pay for Google Apps for Business?

I'm increasingly freaked out by the relevance of ads I see across sites. For example, I receive a joke mail about planning a trip to Antarctica, and now I start seeing Antarctica travel ads across ...
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Google contacts moving from My Contacts to Other Contacts

For some reason a subset of my Google Contacts are being moved from the My Contacts list to the Other Contacts list. Unfortunately this has the effect of removing them from my iPhone as I have them ...
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How do I find out the cost per click for specific key words on Google Adwords?

I'm new to the "Adwords" feature of the Google search engine. I understand that for a fee measured in cost-per-click, I can have sponsored links appear in Google searches. I see that on the Adwords ...
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Delete all Old Google Plus Posts

Is there a way to delete all of my old (all is also fine) posts on my personal Google+ profile without deleting my Google Plus account?
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Trust a device for more then 30 days in Google Two-Factor Authentication

When I log on to my Google account and have to enter a two-factor code, I get an option to trust this device for 30 days: Some time ago, this option trusted the device permanently - which is a lot ...
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How to recover google account when two factor authentication is enabled but codes are lost [duplicate]

Does anyone know how one can recover your Gmail account which has Two Factor Authentication enabled when you lose the printed codes? your authorized phone + laptop are unavailable? I lost my ...
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Google Calendar Sync changing meeting organizer of recurring appointment in Outlook 2010

In Outlook 2010 I have created a recurring meeting with my non-gmail e-mail address. After a Google Calendar Sync, Outlook does not recognize me as the organiser anymore. If I look in Google Calendar ...
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Search Gmail for emails with no text (except for signature)

I want to create a Gmail filter that uses the Canned Responses labs feature to automatically send a reply to messages that have no text in the body, apart from any signatures. How can I do this?
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Add Google Map to my Google Calendar

Ok. So, I have a saved map of my plans for Saturday on it. It's in "My Maps" on Google maps. Is there a way to link that map (as in attach it to the calendar event, not just paste a link in the ...
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Trusting apps from Google Apps Marketplace

From my experience with third-party Facebook apps, I'm wary of adding apps from the Google Apps Marketplace to my Google Apps installation. Can I trust apps from the from Google Apps Marketplace? ...
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To have one Language in Google in Many Countries?

I would like to have my primary language (English) as the main language in Google Searches. Secondary comes the following languages I need to stay many days per month in Latvia; and many other ...
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Google Groups - “Don't Display at Top” nor “Delete” are working. How to get help from Google?

I have several posts which are pinned to the top of my Google Group. For some reason when I click "Don't Display at Top" they temporarily seem unpinned until I reload the page... they instantly re-pin ...
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Show search results from my Google Bookmarks while doing a Google search

When I do a Google search, is there way (or setting) to show results from links stored in my Google Bookmarks (if any) at the top and then after that results from web? As of now, I have to search in ...
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Wrong Google Drive Account

I have the wrong Google Drive account linked to my Trello; how do I correct this? The email address I use to login is the correct email for Google Drive, but the files are not showing when I want to ...
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How to get the “Save in Google Docs” Option when viewing an attachment?

Using Google Chrome on two computers, two google accounts. I can click "View" next to an attachment within an email, the document will show in a new Google Drive tab with an option to "Save to Google ...
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Implications of using Google to login to third-party websites

Nowadays a lot of websites (for instance CNET.COM and some forums) offer to login using your Google (Facebook, Yahoo etc) account instead of creating account on the website. Can anyone explain what ...
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Why does Google skip my search result?

Recently, I was actually searching for some pdf documents on Google. My search query was: conditions for view Serializability The result page looked like this: The first result was exactly what ...
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Can I ask Google to return single search result from each domain?

Can I ask Google to return single search result from each domain? For example, when I search php, it returns 3 results from php.net, e.g. www.php.net/, php.net/downloads.php, and ...
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Google Checkout “Integration” section is missing. How to get it?

Apparently, if you create a Google Checkout account while creating your Google Android Market account, the Checkout account created is not a full-featured account, it is missing some sections. Most ...
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Is there a way to import my booksmarks, e.g. favorites or delicious, into Google plus 1?

Since I have my booksmarks there, putting them into Google might make searches better without a lot of manual training. EDIT 8/16/11: a script that does this would be fine too.
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How do I change the time interval displayed in Google Calendar?

In Google Calendar's week view, the time of day is listed down the left side of the panel. Each hour is divided into two blocks. Is there a way to change this to "squeeze" down the time so it only ...
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Make pre-existing strings of single events repeating in Google Calendar

I imported a calendar from an external site onto Google Calendar for a church website. I need to string together separate events into one repeating event so that they can be edited en masse. For an ...
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Any way to auto-add “&hl=en” to URLs of Google services? [closed]

Google tries to "help" users understand English language content in its various services like Google Groups when the reader is located in presumably non-English speaking territories. There are a few ...
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Auto Saving a Google Search Result Page [closed]

I was trying to auto save a Google result page but when I opened the designated folder and clicked on the autosave file, it won't open the Google result page. There was a message that said Some ...
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How do I change my Google search location? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I access google.com outside the US? Is there a way to tell Google to speak to me in English, instead of German? When searching google by using the Chrome (12.0 ...
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Youtube account suspended, What now?

My youtube account has been suspended for the video that I have created. And I still suspect if it has broken any law. What to do now? Can I reinstate my youtube account or the least create a new ...
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What's the best way to “share” a Google contact? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to share/synchronize contacts between Google accounts? Hi all I was wondering if there's any way for us to "share" a contact? Just like in Google Docs, I ...
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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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Is there a shortcut to Gmail Contacts?

I often update my contact list. Currently I have to Open Gmail Open contacts link Is there a quicker way to do this?
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What happened to Google Answers? [closed]

I was browsing around Google recently, and I found a link to Google Answers. Now I didn't even know there was a Google Answers, but when I clicked the home button, I got this: Does anybody know why ...
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Gmail hacked, no IP alerts

Recently my Gmail was hacked - I was suddenly signed out of Gtalk and my password no longer worked. I was able to reset my password by following my secret question/answer. When I logged in again, I ...
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Is Google's new URL shortener service g.co already usable?

Some time ago, Google acquired the domain g.co as an URL shortener exclusively for its own services (e.g. Tech Crunch). So far, I haven't seen it in use anywhere, and it would be very useful for long ...