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Facebook does not provide a way to have groups that anyone can join instantly. Someone already in the group must add them, or they can request approval from a group admin. The likely reason for not providing this is that it would attract spammers. Old-style open groups had spam problems and they did not even have the new group notification or chat options....


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Gmail filters only act on messages when they arrive. There's not a way to do what you want with filters. For a pure Gmail solution, you can accomplish almost what you want by judicious use of search and the Canned Responses Lab. That will make sending identical messages to a bunch of people relatively easy. Another option would be to use some third-party ...


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Google+ API is currently read only. So no automated posting is possible right now. You have to wait till Google lets people create posts via API.


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Seems to be possible now (4th September 2012, 13:50 GMT-6): Open a new document or an existing document, Type some text (or select some existing text). Change the size, style, and font to what you want. Open the Format menu. Point at "Paragraph styles", then at "Normal Text". Select "Update 'Normal Text' to match". Future new documents should then ...


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Using @Al Everett's advice, you can use vacation responder for this. (Sorry Al, feel free to add this answer and I'll remove mine :) ) Go into your Gmail settings and looks for a section called "Vacation Responder" This will allow you to enter an auto-response for all incoming messages. Just uncheck the "Ends" box to make sure it will always be on. Note:...


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Yes, you can use IFTTT and create a recipe that goes from a "Feed" to Twitter. Create a recipe: Select the feed option: Select the "new item in feed" option: You can find your RSS feed for Stack Overflow by going to your profile page and scrolling down to the lower right corner. It looks like you have to do this for each site, as I can't find a ...


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There is a way to do it, however it can be a bit complicated and requires a unix web host with php 5, so be warned. Step 1 The first thing you have to do is add the maker channel. You do this the same way you'd add any other channel, by clicking "channels" at the top of the page and searching for it, then clicking on it and pressing the "add channel" ...


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One issue with the gmail autoresponder is that it only replies to those emails sent directly to the gmail account in question. This does not include accounts from other domains that are linked to the gmail account. You can get around this, and enable the use of better filtering, by using the following process: Create a new gmail account for the autoreply (...


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A very simple low-tech work-around is to maintain a file (e.g., Word, outlook task, etc.) with a list of these hyper-linked phrases and copy-paste the one you need into Gmail. Another option that should work in most email clients like outlook is to define a simple signature for each such hyper-link.


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If you click a flattr button you have already clicked on, you get a dialog where you can subscribe.


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Not currently possible in the new Google Docs interface. You can still, however, use the old Google Docs interface, where you can set a default font. Create a document in the old docs interface: https://docs.google.com/?action=newdoc Open the Format menu Select Document Settings... Set the font etc. the way you want Check "Make these the default styles ...


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Service There is some basic Github/Twitter integration in standard Github Services. Go to repository settings. Select Webhooks/Services from menu on left. There using Add Service drop-list button you can add Twitter service. Configuration is minimal, and twit is created for almost every commit, but it might be just enoug. And there is similar thing for ...


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It doesn't look like it. They have the trigger half of the solution with the Date & Time channel. You can set actions to trigger on certain days of the week at certain times. So imagine one recipe to turn your Google Voice recipe on at 9am and one to turn it off at 5pm. However, the IFTTT channel has no actions to do anything like turn on or off a ...


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You will have to write some code to accomplish your goal. Your app will log in to the Gmail server, grab all the new messages, alter them to add whatever parameters you want, and then send them off to the new address. I've done something similar using C# in the past.


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The Google+ API is read only at the moment. Google is working with select partners to provide the Page API which allows writing to the page. You may be able to work with one of these partners (see http://www.google.com/+/business/3rdpartytools.html) to get what you need. You can also request access to this API at https://developers.google.com/+/api/pages-...


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I've done in this way: Facebook → IFTTT recipe that triggers on Buffer → Buffer (set to post every 15 minutes) → Google+ It works from Facebook page to Google+ page.


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Using the Trello API, I created a bot that can do exactly what you want (and a lot more). It's been running for a while with very satisfied users (see this reddit thread). To use it, you invite user "butlerbot" to your board. It will create a list called "Butler" automatically. You enter commands as cards in that list. The command you want is something ...


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A webapp like IFTTT - If This Than That is probably the easiest way to achieve this. Sign up on IFTTT, use this recipe that I have published & click on Add recipe button (if required, you'll be prompted to activate the necessary channels) to automatically store a copy of the pic to Dropbox. If you prefer, you can have the picture sent to you via email ...


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Yes, you can do all of this with Google Apps Script, though it's a pretty large project that arguably should not be someone's first project with GAS. Here is an overview of methods involved, with pointers to documentation. Select a range of cells in a row: getRange. Create a graph based on that range of cells including key and labels: see Embedded Chart ...


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If you're interested in use (more than in development), you should give a try to rankade, our ranking system. It's free to use and it's designed to manage rankings (and stats, and more) for small or large groups of players. Rankade doesn't use Elo, but its algorithm (called ree algorithm), although more complex (here's a comparison), is similar to Elo if ...


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magentariver.com/dash is a free service that mirrors Google Plus activity on Facebook. It also provides RSS feed for IFTTT. Google Plus Pages and Facebook pages are supported as well! The Crosspost service has been recently upgrated and now supports posting to Facebook and Twitter too. It also trasfers newly posted photo albums from Google Plus to Facebook ...


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I recommend Boomerang for Gmail. You could also connect your Gmail to an Outlook account and use Windows' built-in Task Scheduler to send an email through Outlook (from your Gmail account).


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You should be able to Enable autocomplete under the Tools menu.


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Apart from Google Books, which allows you to search by ISBN to find both freely-available and paid versions of titles, the software you request probably does not exist (yet). It does not, however, allow you to download local copies of the books. For that, you should check Project Gutenberg which provides a number of download formats. If they do not have ...


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I found it myself by going here and archive the list(s) we don't want.


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You tagged GMail so that means you should be able to use Google Calendar to create a daily repeating event. Set reminders as needed then invite the 3 attendees. You can set SMS, local or e-mail reminders on all Google Calendar Events.


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I created in November 2012 this little app. For the sake of it not being made in vain, here's the code plus a sample Google Spreadsheet. It will handle team scores only: function onOpen() { // get active spreadsheet var ss = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet(); // create menu var menu = [{name: "Add team stats", functionName: "teamStats"}]; // ...


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Pre-/Post-events sound like project planning, which made me think of MS Project. Google found me the Microsoft® Project to Google® Calendar tool. It's been a while since I used MS Project, but I'm pretty sure you can link events like the way you've suggested. I'm pretty sure that other import/export ways are possible (e.g., export from MSProject to iCal, ...


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The only way of doing this would be to "Name" your contact with the email address. For example, in the example you have provided, your Contact would look like: Name: john@stewart.net Email: john@stewart.net (I tried it just now and this method seems to work for me)



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