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Facebook: How to successfully paste formatted text into a group post?

On Facebook, when creating a new post to be posted into a Group (as opposed to onto a standard personal or company page), Facebook allows you to add some simple formatting to the post. If you ...
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Copy several Slack chat messages without timestamps or users

If I try copying and pasting several Slack chat messages, I usually end up with lots of extra lines that are empty, or have a timestamp, or have a username and a timestamp. Is there any way to just ...
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A Script that Allows a Checkbox to Recognise a Value via Formula and Copy to Another Cell

Is it possible for: a set of checkboxes to recognise lists (grouped in one cell) on entry (via formula) to then have the same checkboxes copy the list to another cell as it returns "TRUE" ...
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Why 2 columns of the same value give different total?

Sample Data in Result Sheet I have a formula in A2 that extracts data & splits it into unit & product (A & B). I used the SUMIF formula to give the the total of each separate set of ...
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Google slides copy object 'with' its animations

I want to copy some objects with animations to another slide 'with' their animations. But I am not sure how to do that. If I copy the objects (ctrl+c) from one slide and paste them into another slide (...
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Stop Gmail and Google Calendar from replacing URL's titles

From about 2-3 weeks or so Gmail and Google Calendar (and probably many more) has enabled a "helpful" feature of replacing URL with corresponding webpage's title, when those pasting URL. Is ...
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How to copy and paste a formula changing only the cell references made on this sheet

How can I copy and paste a formula changing only the cell references made on the active sheet and leave references to ranges on another sheet as is?
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Copy text from a locked Google doc

I lock my Google Docs so colleagues can't edit them, but they do need to copy and paste from them. I have no trouble doing this from my own locked files, so why can't some of my colleagues do this, ...
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Date of paste.rs note

I'm trying to find out the date of a paste.rs note. Is there absolutely no way to do so? (even if an extension is required)
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How to copy and paste HTML (including images) from password protected pages?

I want to copy HTML (including images) from a web page to google docs. This works fine if the web page is public. But if the page needs a login, then the images are not inserted into google docs. I ...
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Extract Data from 2 columns if it matches condition

This is how my main data sheet looks like And for any item that has customization, for e.g. - ORGANIC, I want to extract/copy just those data, the meal name & total units to another sheet. And ...
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Copy Row Script & Paste at last Row in the Same Sheet

Do you guys have idea in script how can I copy the details on quotation GE-2108-0271-Rev.0 in few pages and paste the row at the bottom in the same sheet? Page 1: to be exact I need the number ...
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Creating a dynamic copy of another Google Sheet, in which new columns could always be linked to the dynamic copy

In a dynamic copy of an existing spreadsheet (that is also updated with new lines), I made a dynamic copy in another spreadsheet, in which I added columns. All good here. I use the new columns to ...
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Generate "cards" with info in Google Sheets

I have a sheet for an event and I need to generate identification cards like in the image for the pieces on the contest, around 1000 pieces, so no way to manually do it. I did a similar thing years ...
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Relative cell reference in formula doesn't change as expected when copied to a different cell

I have a working IMPORTXML formula in Google Sheets that includes a relative cell reference. When I copy the formula to another cell, I expect the relative cell reference to update but it does not. ...
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