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2answers
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How can I search Google for a negative number?

It only rarely happens, but once or twice I've found it desirable to be able to search the web for a set of search terms that includes a negative number. Unfortunately there doesn't seem to be any ...
27
votes
7answers
24k views

Can I get header numbering in Google Docs?

Is there a way to automatically number headings in Google Docs? It used to be possible with CSS but this feature isn't supported anymore in the new Google Docs version.
27
votes
8answers
15k views

Automatically sync Meetup events with Google Calendar

Is there anyway to automatically have my Meetup event calendar sync up with Google Calendar, or even Outlook? Update I want to do this for all of my groups at once (not each individual group)
27
votes
2answers
88k views

Google Docs, make a single page landscape

I have a really large table and I need to add it to a portrait document. Is there any way to make a single page landscape in Google Docs? In word you could add a "Section break" and do that. I hope ...
26
votes
11answers
32k views

Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received

How can I export a list containing e-mail addresses for everyone that has sent me an e-mail? I have all of the messages archived.
26
votes
6answers
4k views

Can I exclude spam domains from my search results? [duplicate]

Sometimes when I search for something, there are plenty of links to sites with no content (those who only have the premade templates which the search terms), spammers, and leechers (as in copying ...
26
votes
2answers
2k views

How, exactly, does a Facebook worm work?

I initially had assumed that a FB friend of mine was spreading a malicious link because she had innocently accepted an app and given it privileges, but she says that's not the case. See the exchange: ...
26
votes
3answers
7k views

How do I make a script public in JSFiddle?

If I have a private script, how can I make it public? According to JSFiddle, the script must be the base version and have a title. My current script has no title. I tried entering in a title and ...
26
votes
2answers
33k views

How long do I have to watch a YouTube video for it to count as a view?

YouTube videos have views. How long do I have to watch a video for it to count as a view?
25
votes
5answers
24k views

How can I only search the Primary inbox in Gmail?

With the new Gmail inbox, I've gotten into the habit of ignoring everything that's not in the Primary inbox. I don't care about anything that's in any of the other inboxes (inboxen?). When I search ...
25
votes
3answers
35k views

Markdown to insert and display an image on GitHub repo

According to the GitHub documentation, the Markdown syntax for inserting an image is: ![GitHub Logo](/images/logo.png) Format: ![Alt Text](url) Following their example syntax, I can't seem to be ...
25
votes
9answers
1k views

Are there any important features from Microsoft Office that a college student would miss if he switched entirely over to Google Docs?

I'm going to get a laptop for college, but I don't want to pay for Microsoft Office if I can avoid it (yes I know I can get it at a discount - I'm trying to figure out if I even need it). Are there ...
25
votes
2answers
97k views

Link to specific sheet in Google spreadsheet

I have a complicated Google spreadsheet with many sheets and a table of contents. Is there some way to create a link to the sheet names so that with a click one can go directly to the sheet? That is: ...
25
votes
3answers
17k views

Why does Google not consider dot in usernames of Gmail addresses?

E.g.: If your Gmail ID is abc.xyz@gmail.com, it considers this the same as abcxyz@gmail.com. Why is this so?
25
votes
3answers
14k views

How does Gmail decide to thread email messages?

Sometimes I'll notice false positives (includes an email that isn't part of the thread) and false negatives (misses an email that should have been part of the thread). How does Gmail decide which ...
25
votes
1answer
15k views

Create a folder in GitHub via the web interface

I want to add a new folder to my newly created GitHub repository without installing the windows setup. Is it possible to do so? I have gone through help which is saying to execute some commands to ...
25
votes
8answers
16k views

Better way to search the Facebook activity log / timeline?

I'm trying to find a post I made on my timeline (aka wall) several months (or even years) ago, but can't find a way to search for it. I see there's a way to download my entire content, but that's very ...
25
votes
8answers
145k views

Create a Google maps link to a specific location

I'm looking to create a link to a specific location using latitude and longitude for positioning, however I would also like to be able to add a marker onto the map as well, at the same location. This ...
25
votes
3answers
5k views

How do I move a list to another board in Trello?

I can easily drag cards between lists, and I can also rearrange the lists in a board but I am not seeing a way to move a list to another board? Is this possible?
25
votes
7answers
1k views

Any good alternatives to delicious? [closed]

With delicious potentially shutting down what am i to do with all my saved bookmarks? I know i can export them, but what service can i import them into? Ideally i would like something that: Has a ...
25
votes
2answers
10k views

How do I find the earliest / original instance of an image on the web?

I'm curious about the etymology (aka "origin") of this image I found on the web: How would I go about finding the earliest websearch result for this image? Yes, I can use TinEye to find other ...
25
votes
4answers
80k views

Is there a way I can see a list of all my YouTube comments over time?

I posted something the other day and wish I could find the video again. Is there a way I can see all of my comments?
24
votes
7answers
2k views

How can I throttle an over talkative person I'm following on Twitter without unfollowing?

In my stream of people I'm following usually one person tweets way more often than everyone else. How can I restrict the feed to show just a representative sample, or a maximum number of tweets per ...
24
votes
5answers
3k views

Keyboard shortcut to access the first link in a Google search page?

What is the keyboard shortcut to access the first result in a Google search page? Any "hacks" would be fine, as long as it does not require the mouse.
24
votes
4answers
218k views

Delete photo in Gmail/Google profile without uploading another?

I want to delete the photo associated with my Gmail account without adding another photo. I tried doing this in Google profile, but I could only find the option to upload a different photo (which I ...
24
votes
2answers
32k views

How to convert rows into columns in Google Spreadsheets?

I have a spreadsheet in Google Docs with two data rows and lots of columns like so: Is it possible to easily convert these rows into two columns and lots of rows (obviously retaining all ...
24
votes
4answers
52k views

How long is the delay between IFTTT trigger and posting action?

How long does it take for IFTTT to notice that a trigger has occurred and for IFTTT to fire off the event? The IFTTT website is absent of any documentation.
24
votes
6answers
26k views

Multiple dropbox accounts on one PC?

Is there a way to have a PC connect to multiple dropbox accounts? I have a personal dropbox account which I use to sync files across multiple PCs and that all works fine. However, someone who ...
24
votes
6answers
257k views

Can I change my Gmail email address?

I have a stupidly long email address on Gmail and would like to get it changed, or even just get a new one, but I can't see how. As soon as I log in on Google it knows who I am and signing up for a ...
24
votes
3answers
558 views

How do I ensure that what I post on Facebook stays private?

On Facebook, how should I adjust my privacy settings so that my posts stay private?
24
votes
2answers
15k views

How to show the week number on Google Calendar?

How can I show the week number on Google Calendar?
24
votes
5answers
40k views

Gmail rejects SMTP password with 2-factor authentication

I am using the Mail app on Mac OS X to access my Gmail account using 2-factor authentication. The app is configured with an application-specific password and it works fine for a few days: email can be ...
24
votes
7answers
18k views

How do I print a list in Trello for offline use?

I would like to print an entire list in Trello for offline review. How do can I do this?
24
votes
1answer
110k views

Can I install custom fonts in Google Docs

I want to know if I can use my custom fonts in Google Docs or any other Google Drive products.
24
votes
2answers
4k views

Forwarding as attachment instead of inline using the GMail web client

Everytime someone sends a mail to my company's support email address, it reaches my boss. He then forwards the mails to whoever of us he thinks could be helpful, usually with a message like "Could you ...
24
votes
8answers
22k views

How to use Gmail's “Send Mail As” with another Gmail account through SMTP without “On Behalf Of”?

Related to this question, I want to remove the "On Behalf Of" when I send an email from another Gmail account via the web ui. So, as of now, my email is being shown as From emailA@gmail.com on behalf ...
23
votes
9answers
7k views

Where can I store my private bookmarks online? [closed]

I want to store my bookmarks online, but I am not interested in sharing them with other people. I used to use myhq.com, but the interface is too clunky. These days, bkmks.com fits almost all my ...
23
votes
10answers
564 views

How can I be certain that a URL-shortened link I click isn't going to send me to a dangerous or unwanted site?

When I see a shortened URL, I'm always hesitant to click it because I don't know where the link is going to go. (In the worst case, it may lead to an XSS exploit against a site that I'm logged in to) ...
23
votes
5answers
15k views

How to make a task repeat on the last day of each month in Google Calendar?

Pretty much the subject says it all. How can I make a task repeat on the end of each month in google calendar. Jan 31- repeated task Feb 28 - repeated task march 31 - repeated task april 30 - ...
23
votes
5answers
56k views

How to hide page number on first page?

I have setup a document with page numbers within the footnote. Now I want to hide the number for the first page as it is the document's cover sheet.
23
votes
2answers
14k views

Which carrier should I use for Google Voice?

Sometimes a website (e.g. Amazon) will ask for a mobile phone number so they can send you a text message (e.g. to track a shipment), but they also ask you which carrier you use (e.g. AT&T, ...
23
votes
6answers
11k views

How do you handle dependencies between cards with Trello?

I was wondering how people handle dependencies between cards in Trello. If one of the cards needs to be Done before work can begin on another one, what do you do? These cards are big features, each ...
23
votes
4answers
31k views

Adding bibliographic references to a Google Docs document?

How can I add my bibliographic references to a Google Docs document? I've googled around for an answer and found WizCiteWeb from WizFolio, but they say it only works with the older version of Google ...
23
votes
1answer
45k views

Sending a new mail with another email as an attachment in Gmail

How do I attach an email from a previous conversation or mail to a new message in Gmail? Forwarding isn't feasible as I need to attach more than one email in a new message to my client. Is there any ...
23
votes
3answers
17k views

How do I delete a board in Trello?

Is it possible to delete a board in Trello? I see how to pin or unpin it, or add it to an organization. Best I can come up with is remove everyone else from it and set it to member visibility. Guess I ...
23
votes
2answers
7k views

Outline of Trello used for Web Project / Design Management [closed]

Does anyone have a good layout for using trello in Web Project / Design management? I've got a team spread over the world and would like to switch from Basecamp (I think) to something like Trello ...
22
votes
3answers
4k views

Can I use Gmail for my email domain?

I use my own domain for email, so that I can use multiple email addresses when shopping online, subscribing, etc. These are all redirected to Gmail. I have created some addresses under that domain ...
22
votes
6answers
659 views

I want a new unique online identity - how to find one? [closed]

I want to start a new online identity and use a single common identifier on as many sites as possible. What web apps or other methods are available for me to check if my proposed nickname is already ...
22
votes
9answers
97k views

How to alter text orientation to vertical in Google Spreadsheet document?

Using MS Excel I can go to Format of the cell and choose the text orientation from horizontal to vertical fairly easy. How do I alter text orientation to vertical in Google Spreadsheet document?
22
votes
3answers
20k views

Is it possible to forward all Gmail messages to another account *including* spam?

It's simple to set Gmail to forward all incoming mail to another account. However, the spam filtering is done before that takes place, so any messages that Gmail considers spam will end up in the ...

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