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You can paste the image into Insert>Drawing, and then add a textbox underneath it and save that. However, there is no way of automatically captioning an image, which I think is a problem that needs to be solved.


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I am afraid you need to switch (just for editing your docs) to Google Chrome. As per the documentation found here : "Offline access is only available in the Google Chrome browser." Once on Chrome, under the corresponding settings, you can enable offline editing per file: OR for all files:


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Just to be clear for rookies like me, No, there is no code highlighting in Google Docs.


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I'm still looking for a better way, but this is my solution for extensive text replacing. I used Autocrat to accomplish this: I created my Google Docs text files and analyzed what I needed to be replaced. Words that needed to be replaced became placeholders << placeholder1 >>, << placeholder2 >>, << placeholder3 >>,... (But with more ...


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This can be done with the script given below. Enter it under Tools > Script Editor, and run. It will replace any amount of whitespace at the beginning of a paragraph with a single tab. Other whitespace will remain untouched. function spaces2tabs() { var paras = DocumentApp.getActiveDocument().getBody().getParagraphs(); for (var i = 0 ; i < ...


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From today (2016-05-20) on, Google is starting to roll out the ability to embed a chart from a Google spreadsheet into a Google document. At this point, two of my 3 Google accounts make the option available in the Insert menu, with a new Insert→Chart submenu below the Insert→Drawing… item. When you insert such charts, they remain linked to the original ...


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This is now a built-in feature in Google Docs: see Add a chart to a document. In the menu of your Google Document, go to Insert > Chart > From Sheets Select the spreadsheet and a chart in it. Keep "Link to spreadsheet" checked, if you want this to be linked to the spreadsheet. The linked charts are not updated automatically: instead, a floating button ...


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In Google Docs, you cannot limit the area of a document that an editor can edit. Anyone with editing permissions for a document will be able to edit any part of it.


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This can only be done with a script, to be entered in Tools > Script Editor. Once you save the script, it will run automatically every time the document is open, updating the date in the header. Here is one way to do this: function onOpen() { var date = Utilities.formatDate(new Date(), "GMT", "yyyy-MM-dd"); var pattern = "\\b\\d{4}-\\d{2}-\\d{2}\\b"; ...


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In my experience, I would like to have the header/footer on only one page, but since this feature is not yet added, I have to say that you cannot have a header/footer on only one page, but if you press different header/footer on the first page, you can have a different header/footer for 2-infinity.



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