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Transclude a page from another language or another project

In Wikipedia, to copy the content of another page (called "transclusion"), you just need to add {{:SourcePageName}} in the destination page. Is it possible to transclude a page from: Another ...

wikipedia mediawiki  
asked by forzagreen 3 votes
answered by Glorfindel 1 vote

Why am I not seeing voice typing option in Google Docs?

I am running Firefox 76.0.1 (64-bit) on Windows 10. I am asked to prepare a document on Google Docs and they are suggesting using voice typing from "Tools" menu of Google Docs, but I can't find such ...

google-docs firefox  
asked by Pandya 1 vote
answered by Andrew T. 1 vote

How to stop Google Chrome from highlighting things I click on?

Since the update on May 28, 2020, Google Chrome has decided to do this annoying new thing where, on many sites: When I click on a box that I can type in, it surrounds the text box in a black outline ...

google-chrome highlight  
asked by Demon 1 vote
answered by Andrew T. 1 vote

Conditional Formatting w/multiple conditions and partial text match

I am working in google sheets and have a manual input quantity in column E. I am trying to write a conditional format that will highlight each cell in column E (or the whole row) that is greater than ...

google-sheets conditional-formatting  
asked by Mike 1 vote
answered by Glorfindel 0 votes

Sending a customised Google Maps itinerary - as-is - to Android phone

I'd like to have a customised route available on my phone for turn-by-turn navigation. BY customised I mean an A-to-B-to-C-to... itinerary that has been dragged at various points along the route, ...

google-maps  
asked by z8080 1 vote

How does one automatically generate a hyperlink for a cell containing a path?

I'm familiar with the HYPERLINK formula in Google Sheets to create links in a column, using a value in separate column as seen in this screenshot in row #2. I want the user to have the ability to ...

google-sheets  
asked by Anil Natha 1 vote

How does github determine the first commit date of a file?

I'm not very familiar with github and it's web interface except how to do basic operations (view the uploaded files, download as zip, fork project) Recently Microsoft open sourced the GWBASIC ...

github  
asked by user13267 1 vote
answered by Glorfindel 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How to download a Dropbox folder someone shared me?

Someone has shared a Dropbox folder with me. I got a URL to access the folder through the web interface. How can I download the entire folder? Note: The folder is too large to add to my Dropbox.

dropbox  
asked by Anna 30 votes
answered by likeitlikeit 17 votes

How to make Gmail automatically label incoming emails

I would like to set it up so that Gmail labels incoming mail based on which business email of mine the emails are sent to. I have two business emails that come to my Gmail account. For instance, if ...

gmail-labels  
asked by MelyElly 39 votes
answered by ale 34 votes

Adding a datepicker in Google Spreadsheet

Is it possible to insert a datepicker in every cell of a column in Google Spreadsheet so that anyone can click (with a single click) on that cell and get a datepicker calendar to select a date?

google-sheets  
asked by user12181 59 votes
answered by Kevin Mowrey 92 votes

My labels column has all of a sudden collapsed!

My labels column has all of a sudden collapsed and now only when I hover over them does it expand. How do I get the default back to always show all of my labels?

gmail  
asked by MargeK 42 votes
answered by Jeff 63 votes

I don't have an Instagram account. Can I still look at users' Instagram photos?

I don't plan on joining Instagram any time soon. But I have many friends who use the service and they occasionally ask: "Did you see what John posted yesterday?" I tell them no, and then ask them to ...

instagram  
asked by samthebrand 13 votes
answered by samthebrand 2 votes

What does "hide comment" mean? What happens if I choose that?

My friend tagged me in a random post and I wanted to remove the tag but unfortunately could not. I selected "hide comment" option but what exactly does that mean? Does that mean that the comment is ...

facebook facebook-tags  
asked by CapturedTree 1 vote
answered by freginold 1 vote

How can I download all messages from Facebook?

How can I download all my private messages from Facebook? I don't really want to have to scroll through the actual messages, wait for older ones to load, and copy and paste since I have 7k+ messages ...

facebook data-liberation  
asked by Michael0x2a 33 votes
answered by me name 19 votes

Can you answer these questions?

How to import all my mail.ru messages to my gmail without spending a penny?

I know my question is easy to answer but problem is language(Russian). By googling, I came to know only premium services will do the job. I am edge of losing all mail.ru account. I decided to set ...

gmail  
asked by Michael Yen 1 vote

Google Team Drive Doc in my Slack channel shows an old document title and thumbnail when posting, confusing team members

How can I force an update on the thumbnail and doc title? Slack doesn't seem to do periodic re-checks since the first time it cached the info. I've tried the command "refresh" the file, but does not ...

slack google-shared-drive thumbnail  
asked by Caroline Alemany 1 vote
answered by Caroline Alemany 0 votes

Synchronize time among several concurrent users

I'm using Google Sheets to come up with a quick Jeopardy-style game with an improvised buzzer. All players type in the timestamp shortcut (Ctrl+Shift+0) into a cell and the lowest value is presumed to ...

google-sheets  
asked by Rudy A 1 vote
answered by Rubén 0 votes
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