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Right now it's not possible to add more styles or rename the existed ones, but you can modify them to match your needs. For example you could style your code as you wish and then by selecting one of the headers and choosing the Update Heading # to match selection, that particular style could become your new "Code" style. Then select something else and ...


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Try this one. Implementation of "Eight Days of Malaise" idea. Open www.Snipt.net and Sign Up for new account. After signing in click on the Add Snipt button. Write your code in given area, select appropriate language from drop down and click save button. You can see in below image that your code is colourized. Select this colourized code and copy it. ...


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No guaranteed, faithful audit trail is given by Google Docs. Logs are lost by Google because of (1) deleterious forced upgrades (2) forced space optimization (3) no downloadable backups preventing loss. Revisions Deleted by Upgrade: Google Docs' last official upgrade did not save, nor migrate, old Revision History to their new version, resulting in total ...


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AFAIK, you can only copy and paste from the spreadsheet to the text document. The spreadsheet is inserted as a table, but they are not linked: if you change something in the Spreadsheet, it will not get reflected in the text document. Of course, I'd absolutely love to be proved wrong!


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I've found codepad.org which allows to share code snippets. It supports syntax highlighting and even compilation of code. And it supports wide range of programming languages — C, C++, D, Haskell, Lua, OCaml, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby, Scheme, Tcl. And one more great feature — it does not require to login.


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Actually it is possible even without editing the HTML/CSS. I'll give you an example with a blank document but once you'll figure out how it works you will be able to do it on already existed document. Also if you are not already using the keyboard shortcuts I would suggest you to start using them (in this example I'm using Mac's shortcuts, but you can easily ...


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I just checked and currently it is not possible to do that, on the table itself. There's however a "hack" option available: add a table in a table, see screenshot: See example doc I've created: table in a table If you set the color of the grid lines to be white, than it will fade away. It will also give you flexibility to position the table off-center. ...


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A document can potentially be in multiple folders, but you can get a list of them through the UI. First, click the folder icon next to the document title: This will open a list of the folders that the current document is in: You can click the folder name from that list to go to the main Drive listing for that folder, or click the Organize button to move ...


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Sorry, you can't. All of the fonts for use on Google Docs are powered by their Google Web Fonts service. You can only add fonts that are listed on that service. Instructions on how to do that are here http://support.google.com/drive/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=189190


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Google hasn't made it publicly known what format they store Google Docs in at this time. The closest I can find to anything official is this post: We do not expose our native formats at this time Google Docs supports importing and exporting in a range of formats (including docx, odt, pdf and html), however they convert going each way to their internal ...


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You can indeed. Looking at the HTTP traffic, when you click the button to create a new document, it goes to https://docs.google.com/document/create first. I've checked and you can hit this page directly and it will do just what you want.


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I'm honestly not sure when this was updated, but centering a table directly appears to be possible now. Simply right-click on the table and go to "Table Properties", "Table Alignment", "Center". Click OK.


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Until recently, it was possible to edit the CSS (stylesheet) and HTML source of a document. It took some work, but if you knew HTML and CSS you could add a CSS class to your doc, and then edit the HTML to use it, e.g. in the HTML <span class='booktitle'>Infinite Jest</span> and in the CSS .booktitle { font-style:italic; } Google has more or ...


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You will need to write a Google Apps Script for that. You could let the first row of the spreadsheet be field names, and create a template document where the fields are referenced like [FIELD]. So if your spreadsheet looks like: NAME | STREET | ZIP | TOWN --------------------------------------------- Vidar | Karl Johans gate 15 | 0200 | ...


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I will assume you're not using Chrome, which is why my answer is relevant. Check out this article on copy/pasting in Google Drive documents: When working in Chrome, you can use the right-click menu to copy and paste content (or select "Copy" or "Paste" from the Edit menu in the toolbar). When using the right-click-context menu in Drive, the stuff you ...


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You can do this fairly easily through All Items. You can even see the folder where it's saved. Click More on the left Click All Items Choose to sort by Last modified or Last edited by me or Last opened by me


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From the Google Drive Help documentation: Deleting a single header or footer will delete all headers/footers on each page of your document, just as editing the text in a single header or footer will change the text in the header/footer on each page of the document. Also, from this Google Forum Question, the feature you're asking for, has been requested ...


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It’s possible to insert todays date through a macro. Open your Google Document and under Extra select Scripteditor. This opens Google's script editor where it’s possible to create macros for Google Documents. Paste this script and save it as Date Macro or something: (also available here) ** * The onOpen function runs automatically when the Google Docs ...


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Well, it seems easier to do that by scripting the document like this: var pars = DocumentApp.getActiveDocument().getBody().getParagraphs(); var counterh1 = 0; for(var i=0; i < pars.length; i++) { var par = pars[i]; var hdg = par.getHeading(); if (hdg == DocumentApp.ParagraphHeading.HEADING1) { counterh1++; var content = ...


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For the French language, Druide Antidote and Cordial are the best (spell + grammar + conjugation checkers) and have integration for Google Chrome. But they aren't free. Otherwise, Spell Checker for Chrome is a free extension that supports French. For Polish, you can try using the built-in spell checker in Chrome (you can even provide your own dictionary, ...


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One way to have your "dictionary" include spellings from other languages is to translate the document into the language you desire. This will create a copy of the document in the language you choose. Though this way may produce some weird results, I find that once translated the "spell check" does provide corrections with the translated language, though ...


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This is not possible in the current version of Google Docs with "English (US)" regional settings. Until they change this you can convert millimeters to inches using this Google query: <n>mm in inches Or you could follow the tips in Dominiks answer, and change your language settings to "English (UK)".


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The gPDF for Google Docs Viewer will provide a link to open PDF documents in Google Docs. Update: Just found that Google also has an extension, Docs PDF/PowerPoint Viewer, which does exactly what you're asking for.


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You cannot search paragraph marks in google documents now... but if you'd like to change the line spacing of the document, or add/remove space before or after a paragraph, click the line spacing button on the far-right of the toolbar. (http://docs.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=58227)


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I've done some research and came to the conclusion that it can't be done in Google Docs. This thread in the Google Product Forum shows all kinds of negative energy around this topic. One user suggested taking a screenshot of a Google Spreadsheet that can be imported into the Google Doc: Jack Kleeman UPDATE Here's my own attempt: I've included the ...


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The easiest way would be to make a top level folder called "Business" in your business account, and a "Personal" folder at the top level in your personal account Then place ALL your business folders below "Business" in your business account and similar in your personal account. Google Drive doesn't really see each folder as separate in that way. Even if a ...


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In the font selector, at the bottom, is a link to "Add fonts...". Click that. The "Add fonts" tool will open, showing all available fonts and indicating which ones you're using. Simply find Tahoma (or whatever font you're looking for)... ...and click it so that there is a checkmark next to it. Click OK. And now you should see Tahoma in your list ...


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Google Drive accepts at least some of the same special search keywords as Gmail. I searched for before:2013/01/01 after:2012/12/15 and got back only files with "Lasted Edited" dates in that range. Google support has more information about searching your Google Drive, including the search operators it supports.


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Google docs won't actually render HTML, or execute any code pasted into it. What you can do is view your HTML as a page in the browser, which will show: Copy it from the web page, then paste into your document - it will look like this: The question you referred to was for people who wanted to present their HTML code within the document with syntax ...


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Not with Google Drive, no. The closest you can get when you share is to set a collaborator to "Can View", which means they can't edit, but it won't prevent them from copy-paste, printing, or simply making a copy. You'll need to look into some other way of sharing the information. (I believe PDF can be set up to prevent copy-paste.)



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