Questions tagged [collaboration]

Working together to achieve a goal.

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Can I collaborate with Google Sheets offline on multiple devices?

Can I do something about this: I manage multiple teams on sites with little or no signal except the small office WiFi spots. I want to have a copy of a single Google spreadsheet on multiple iPads for ...
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Get notified when a shared Google Keep note is being updated?

I have some notes in Google Keep with collaborators. How, if possible, can I get some kind of notification when such note is being updated by someone else? Also third party solutions are fine, since ...
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Collaborate on a github-hosted markdown file, no login required

I have my blog on GitHub Pages with Jekyll. The .md files are in a public GitHub repo. I would like to be able to add a link at the bottom of a post, something like "Feedback? Suggest changes at link"....
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“Accept change” and “reject change” keyboard shortcuts in Google Docs

Do these not exist? I found it so handy using Lyx for a project recently, to be able to quickly keyboard-navigate and accept/reject, with no mouse involvement. For one thing, Google Docs' navigation ...
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Does spreadsheet revision history include notes?

Can't find answer online or perhaps I am using wrong keywords If a note is made in Google Sheets, will its deletion or edit be reflected in the revision history? Please cite. Of course the foolproof ...
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Hold position relative to content in a rapidly changing Google Docs document with many editors

I'm trying to edit a big Google Doc with many editors all typing at once. When people above me type and add or remove text, the document reflows, and the part I am trying to edit moves from page to ...
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How to integrate Beeminder with Authorea?

Over at Academia, it has been suggested to integrate Beeminder with Git services like Github or Bitbucket to gamify academic writing by positive and negative reenforcement. I’m trying out Authorea. ...
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Collaboration with Dropbox Business

We've just started to use Dropbox Business. Our files are organized in subfolders, for example: Clients > Company-A > Design Clients > Company-A > Development Clients > Company-B > ...
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Computing the percent of authorship in a Google document?

I have a Google document where 4 people contributed. Is there any way to get a sense of how much each of them committed, like TortoiseSVN does for SVN repositories?
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Can I get a permalink for a comment in a Google Doc?

I will probably just go ahead and tag people in my comment (Request for somebody to comment on a section of a Google Docs document?) for now, but I was hoping there would be a better way to do this. ...
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“Object not found” error when saving a Google Apps spreadsheet in Box after edit

The corporate entity that I work for is rolling out Box.com, and since we like the collaborative features of Google Apps, I am experimenting with the Box.com integration with Google Apps. Using the ...
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How do I message Google Document collaborators?

When I'm collaborating with others on a single document I'd like to be able to send them messages as I would in a chat client but without switching between windows. I can't see a way to do this from ...
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How do I write or read Google-Sheets “comments” on mobile devices?

In a Google-Sheet called Field Schedules for Google web-apps at http://drive.google.com you can right click on a cell to open a context menu with the option to "Insert comment." Let's say for example ...
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Is there a way to switch “To” and “Cc” fields in Google Groups Collaborative Inbox?

I'm currently evaluating the Collaborative Inbox of Google Groups to be used as a group inbox for sales orders. The inbox will be able to receive messages from the public. I'm unable to find how to ...
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Email threaded discussions to a web app? [closed]

I and my co-workers get into long and eventually confusing email threads about what we're working on, or comments and revisions about a certain project. For example, I'll email several people about ...
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Editing conflicts in browser-based SkyDrive vs. Word application?

When collaborating on documents, I typically use Google Docs as over the years editing conflicts have become very rare. However, for working on collaborateive .docx files, I'm opting to use SkyDrive ...
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In a Google Group collaborative inbox, is it possible to set the default “reply-as” to reply on behalf of the group?

I have set up a collaborative inbox. This is to use as a customer support inbox. The "members" are all customer support personnel, but anyone can post to the inbox. When members of the group reply to ...
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Is there something like private items in Basecamp?

While in Basecamp classic you were able to mark todo-lists or messages as private (only visible by your company), it seems that there's no such feature in the "all-new" version of Basecamp. I know ...
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Task / todo / outline system in Google Apps

In project planning, sometimes I do a todo / task list because I can create an outline with multiple levels. But then I want to share that task list with several people and either give them view or ...
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Alternative to IdeaTorrent (web application with thumb-up feature)? [closed]

I am searching for a collaborative web application with a thumb-up like voting system. This will be used by users/developers/managers of an application to vote for their favorite feature and comment ...
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Best organiser/scheduling programme for small company? [closed]

I'm looking for a program on behalf of other people, but in doing so it has struck me how few easy-to-use personal organiser type programs there are out there. Don't get me wrong, there are thousands ...
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How to share a Dropbox folder but hide collaborator/user’s emails?

I work with two different customers and need to share the same folder with each of them, but I don't want them to know of each other. At the moment, any user who joins a shared Dropbox folder can ...
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Suggest Audio live streaming service [closed]

I've setup a meeting with my 4/5 local buddies and I want my remote friends, (who are physically not present here with me) want to listen to our discussion. In simple words, I want to broadcast our ...
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Looking for a clean and seamless discussion+documents board and/or Google groups alternative [closed]

I've been trying to find a clean, fresh and nice-looking alternative online tool for writing topic pages and then discussing them. Ideally, this should be a wiki page (where users are able to embed ...
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What web-based software combines bug tracking, agile project management and client collaboration? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are project managing, task/issue/time tracking web apps are available for free or at least cheap enough? I'm aware of really good packages that handle each one ...
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Collaborative translation tool [closed]

Do you know any collaborative translation tool? I've seen the suggestions in this answer, but I'm specifically searching for a tool to translate books (so large documents made of paragraphs, mostly), ...
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How can a team share private video screen captures?

Part of our QA process is capturing UI bugs on video and embedding these videos in bug reports. Is there a service out there that lets a group share videos in a centralized location (not individual ...
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What's the best place to discuss something privately? [closed]

I've been considering putting together a business proposal, and I would like to find a place to discuss this online with other collaborators privately. I also want to make sure that the data doesn't ...
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Drop Box style section for my website [closed]

I have been using dropbox to as a place to distribute files that are too big for email. We dont do this too often but its becoming more usual. Does anyone know of a webapp that we can attach to our ...
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Show edits from Google Docs users in different colors

I frequently use Google Docs for collaborative assignments, and love its ability to show you where other people are typing (and who is doing it) in real time. However, when returning to a document ...
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What options are available for collaborative task management? [closed]

I'm trying to figure a way for our small team to collaborate on to-do lists on projects and otherwise. We have tried Basecamp and a bunch of similar 'project management'/'collaboration' apps, but they ...
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Collaborative editing and voting application [closed]

Background: I have a university group assignment which, to keep it simple, involves interviewing someone. To work on the questions to ask, I want everyone in the our group to: add possible ideas edit ...
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Collaboration wiki which provides page level access/ authentication [closed]

Is there any wiki/web service like Google sites which allows the admin to givepage level access/ authentication to the users ?
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Are there apps for [near] real-time collaborative programming in JavaScript? [closed]

I'd like to take part in, or host an event where I collaboratively code something with a small group of people in geographically dispersed locations. Is there a web app like jsbin.com or jsFiddle ...
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Best place for collaboratively developed, courseware [closed]

What sites can I use to access free repositories of collaboratively edited text-books, curriculum, class notes and courseware? Some good ones that I'm aware of: WikiEducator OER Commons ...
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Why do some collaborators have edit privs while others do not?

I have created a small site using google-sites, and I listed a handful of people as collaborators. Some of them have gmail accounts, while some don't. I would understand it if only the users with ...
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Is there any Social Translation web site? [closed]

Is there any web app that people can translate texts (articles, movie subtitles, etc) together?
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Private, everlasting version of what was previously Etherpad

I really enjoyed Etherpad.com while it was around. I know that the owners open-sourced the project, but I am wondering if anyone has adapted the code so that I can have private, everlasting "...