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To illustrate the usage of Apps Script for such purpose, I wrote a function that sums selected values in a document: either in a table, or in a paragraph, or in several paragraphs, etc. It is invoked by menu command "Sum selected", found under "Custom"; this menu item is created when the document is opened. The text of election is split by whitespace, and ...


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Like the previous poster said, one option is to download the file from Google Drive, then attach it to the email. Or, if you have Google Drive installed on your computer, you can attach the file directly from there. That's what I usually do, it simplifies things.


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Click on "Preferences" under the "Tools" menu in an open document, then uncheck "Use Smart Quotes". This setting is global, so it will affect all of your documents in Google Docs.


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Experiment shows the generation of bookmark Id does not follow any simple rule; Google may be using some hash function for this purpose. I created two bookmarks in one document, they got Ids id.bp1zcvxln5kg and id.f93qmv8z8g1s. Then created a bookmark in another, it got Id id.apnggattoj3a. Beyond the initial id., there is no pattern here. If you need to ...


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Once the TOC is generated, you can cut and paste each link into whatever order you would like. Any time the TOC is regenerated, however, it will reset any of your changes to match the structure of the document again.


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It's never happened to me, but I remember my mom sent me pictures in a Word file. Weird I know. But I was able to get those images out of the "wrapper". Maybe if you think of it as a wrapper? Maybe you can download it from your own drive and save-as another format? I'm just trouble shooting aloud. But maybe that can help you figure it out. Wrapper: ...


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Insert a 1 cell table as described in this link: https://www.quora.com/What-are-some-of-the-best-tips-for-working-on-Google-Docs Then change the cell background color with the text inserted.


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If you use Chrome, the Copy Comments Chrome extensions purports to do this for you. It's not perfect, however. In the usage notes, it says: Due to the limits of the Google API there is a loss of information in copying over comments. The content of the comment is copied over; however, the time created, the time modified, and a few other pieces of ...


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Ugly equation: Left side: one usage of equation builder. Increase font size. Right side: use another instance of equation builder. In this example, 30px on the left, 18px on the right. The formula writer tried to keep the box (container for formula) the same height as the rest of the line height; shrink to fit.


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While it's not the perfect solution, I just discovered a way that should be a little less tedious than what you're currently doing. I just created a quick bulleted list in a brand new Google Doc using the default color (black): Item 1 Item 2 Item 3 Item 4 Item 5 Once the list is complete, if you single click on one of the bullets, then all bullets in ...


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You can change style of each paragraph to "Subtitle", which makes Google Docs keep all of that paragraph and its' preceding heading on same page.


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In order to use Vimium shortcuts the focus of the page can't be on the cursor. What I do is move the page focus to the menu using Google Docs' own shortcuts. Using the shortcut Alt + F the 'File' menu opens and focus goes there, enabling me to use Vimium. Before I discovered this I used Chrome shortcuts to go to another tab and continued there (e.g., Ctrl + ...



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