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Questions tagged [google-chrome]

For questions about Google Chrome insofar as they relate to interaction with a specific web application. Questions about Chrome settings or features should be asked at superuser.com.

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Is there a way to allow markdown style code snippets in google docs?

I have seen a couple of methods of formatting code in google docs (e.g. here and here), and they both involve addons which then require you to go through menus (GUIs). Is there a way of changing ...
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Reset Google Search layout

I'm using Chrome on a Mac and all of a sudden my Google search layout switched back to its old interface with a black bar on top. I've tried logging out and logging in my account, cleared all ...
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Google Chrome incomplete sync history [migrated]

I've been using google chrome portable on multiple computers (and sometimes multiple portable installations on the same computers) have them all signed in and synced to the same account. While ...
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Is there a way to use Google's advanced search parameters without triggering the CAPTCHA test?

When using Googles advanced search operators, I only ever get about three or four tries before I start getting harassed by these perpetual reCAPTCHA turing tests: Yes, I'm human. No, I'm not a robot. ...
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Google switches primary and secondary email accounts regardless of login order

I have two separate email accounts logged into Google Chrome that switch order regardless of the order I log into them. I want to stop this from happening. I log into my personal email first, so that ...
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Chrome inspector devtools sources incremental text selection: Undo last?

Most people don't know about this feature, but Ctrl + D will select the next match: https://www.keycdn.com/vid/blog/select-next-occurence.mp4 (source article) This is a feature that exists in many ...
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Google Chrome autocomplete calculation won't let me select and copy the result

I used to be able to type simple calculations in the URL bar in Google Chrome and the result would appear beneath the calculation where I could now hit the down arrow key to select the result and then ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to add a non-breaking space in Chrome [migrated]

We have a number of staff/ clients using Chrome to manage various Content Management Systems (i.e. Squarespace, Shopify, Silverstripe, Wordpress etc.) In some cases the users want to add a non-...
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Some websites won't load on Chrome Canary, ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED [migrated]

Some websites' assets fail to load on Chrome Canary, i.e: GET https://abs.twimg.com/a/1547701933/css/t1/twitter_more_1.bundle.css net::ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED Accessing https://abs.twimg.com/a/...
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How do I circumvent the “Your connection is not private” error [migrated]

For school, I sometimes need to go to third party websites for audio books for class. A lot of the YouTube ones are restricted, so I try to find ones on third party sites. I then get an error saying "...
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Gmail shortcut keys overridden by DevTools shortcut keys

I can't get Gmail shortcut keys to perform the Gmail actions because (I think) the DevTools actions for that shortcut are performed instead. For instance, to mark an email as read is Ctrl+Shift+I, but ...
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Prevent YouTube seeking video upon tab-switch shortcut?

To reproduce bug: On macOS Chrome or Firefox (but not Safari); View a video (playing or paused) on YouTube; Press command-number to switch tabs (eg command1 for tab 1, command2 for tab 2, etc); ...
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Twitter bookmarklet is unavailable

Due to Buffer.com browser extension not allowing you to unshorten links when sharing on Twitter (they use their own shortener buff.ly unless you purchase a paid plan: https://faq.buffer.com/article/...
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My Chrome account isn't my primary email

I've been using Chrome synced with my personal email for some time. All of my Chrome settings, bookmarks, history, etc. are on there. In practice I use my school email a lot more often (I use my ...
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Sync Chrome with personal G Suite account

I changed my gmail to a personal G Suite account. I'm the only user and the main reason was to have my personal domain with the G Suite (+ some of the benefits with storage). However I'm struggling ...
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How can I display two Gmail accounts within the same inbox?

Is there an alternative to making one of these accounts forward to the other? I now use a personal and business email account, and having both tabs open all day in Chrome is a bit heavy on resources. ...
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Google maps 3D not working on VirtualBox

Why maps.google.com's 3D feature while running Chrome (latest) on Ubuntu 18 in a virtual environment (VirtualBox) with Windows 10 host is not enabled? Virtual Machine's settings: Oracle VM ...
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Play my YouTube's “Watch Later” playlist on another computer without signing in my whole Google account

My current setup involves two laptops side by side, a Mac and a Windows 10 PC. I use the Mac as my workstation and the PC for gaming, casual web browsing and media consumption (Twitch, YouTube, etc). ...
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Toggle users in Google Chrome within Chrome OS

While working on Windows or Linux, I am able to easily open new instances (windows) of the Chrome browser just by clicking on the user icon in the chrome of the browser. This means I have fully ...
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How can I save the urls of the opened webpages into https://www.google.com/bookmarks/?

I have opened a number of web pages in Google Chrome browser in my android phone. Is it possible to conveniently save the urls of the opened webpages in https://www.google.com/bookmarks/? Chrome ...
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How do I disable Slack tab “badging” in Google Chrome?

When I have unread slack messages, the Slack icon on the browser tab is a bright white (with a red dot when I get a mention): When I have no unread messages, it is grey: Is there anyway to disable ...
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'Snips' pasted from clipboard into body of gmail message have broken “googleusercontent.com” after sending out the email

A user regularly sends emails by snipping to the clipboard and pasting it to the email body. They are not saving to a file and pasting that, but copying it straight to the clipboard and pasting. ...
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Quickbooks online app overrides Chrome “open last closed tab” shortcut

Quickbooks Online's web app for macros overrides Chrome's command+shift+t command to open the last closed tab. Is there a way to make Chrome win this fight, or disable Quickbook's keyboard shortcut?
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How do I avoid having to sign into Gmail twice whenever I change accounts?

Do to some weird and infuriating re-implementation of the Chrome/Gmail sign-in system, whenever I switch from one Gmail account to another, I now have to sign in twice in a row to access my email. ...
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How to never launch the slack desktop app while loading a slack link?

When I go to a slack link in chrome, the page attempts to launch my slack desktop app. For example loading a link like this in chrome: https://box.slack.com/archives/CXXJDXXXX/pXXXX61509300XXXX ...
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Stop Gmail notifications for specific senders

I'm using Gmail in a Chrome tab on Windows 10, and it's set up to produce notifications for new emails. There are some senders for which I'd like to not get notifications for. There is a trick based ...
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How to send files with Skype for Business **ONLINE**?

According to this thread https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_onedrivefb-mso_win10-mso_o365b/skype-for-business-transfer-failed-immediately/2982098c-0846-4a99-a653-35b648bbfeb6 ...
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WhatsApp Web - clicking on the desktop notification doesn't switch to the browser

I have the desktop notifications turned of for WhatsApp Web app, and my default browser is Chrome. When such a notification comes up in my PC and I click on it, the taskbar item of Chrome only flashes,...
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Is it possible to delete my searches from my Google account?

I notice that Google's Chrome browser actually stores all peoples searches in their Google account. So for example, if I create a new user in Chrome, so a blank history, no bookmarks. And I log into ...
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WhatsApp web - recently used emoticons are not saved

I am using WhatsApp web on Chrome on my PC (Win 10, 64 bit). For some reason, recently used emoticons/emojis are simply not saved, which I do see working fine on another PC I have (and it always ...
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Reopening an incognito tab

I logged in my Facebook account through the incognito tab but accidentally closed it before logging out. The session still remains logged in... Is there another option to log out from this browser ...
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How does YouTube know I'm using touch input and how can I pretend it's not touch?

If you go on youtube.com on a windows touch device, you will see the following behavior: If you long press onto a video, instead of getting the option to open in a new tab and the usual stuff, the ...
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How to get keyboard shortcuts Gmail HTML version?

I want to be able to open emails in new tabs using Gmail and Chrome. I have found that using the HTML version works well for this (see 1 2), but now my keyboard shortcuts aren't working. Is there a ...
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Gmail: How to open emails in an 'independent' new tab?

When using CTRL+Left Click to open emails in new tabs they are 'dependent' on the tab from which they were opened, which I don't want. Example of problem: From Tab 1: Gmail inbox I CTRL+Left Click ...
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How to make the default Gmail account different from Chrome profile account?

I've tried other solutions to change the default Gmail account but they have only worked temporarily on Chrome. My Chrome is set to sync with the account with email A (and I want it to stay that way) ...
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How do Telegram “background notifications” work?

The Telegram web client (at https://web.telegram.org/) can send me notifications even when no telegram.org web page is loaded into any open tab in my Chromium web browser. How is it possible for a ...
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Save screenshot to Dropbox on PC having keyboard without PrintScreen button on Chrome [closed]

I have an HTPC where I watch tutorials on youtube or wherever, but the cheap BT keyboard I have for this doesn't sport a PS button. I want to take screenshots on this machine to my Dropbox so I can ...
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How can I open up PDFs in Google Drive with the Google Chrome PDF viewer? [duplicate]

I'm in Google Chrome, but when I click on the PDF in Drive, I can only read it in the Drive viewer. I'd like to be able to read it in the normal Chrome viewer. I know I can download the file and then ...
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Twitter stuck on an endless redirect loop due to the new GDPR pop up (Chrome)

About a week ago Twitter would no longer let me log in on their site due to a popup which caused an infinite redirect loop. I have tried Mobile mode and TweetDeck so far but none of these worked for ...
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Does changing Google account password log me out of Gmail on Chrome?

I used a public computer to check my Gmail. I forgot to log out of the public computer. I have just changed my Google account password and I have always had 2 factor authentication enabled. Will I ...
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Google search with no result except the top section

When I search by https://www.google.ca/search?q=current+time+in+sydney&start=0&num=1, I get the following: Is there a way to get this without the one search result-- only the box showing the ...
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GMail keeps logging into the wrong account,how do I remove one from the list?

My daughter logged into gmail on my machine running Chrome, and now every time I open gmail to it goes to her account. I can switch to mine using the "user menu" on the right, but this leaves the ...
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How to add event to Google Calendar (2018 design) from Chrome omnibar?

In the old design of Google Calendar it used to be possible to add a new event directly from Chrome's omnibar using the following URL: http://www.google.com/calendar/event?ctext=+%s+&action=...
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Chrome tab for Twitter shows new tweet count; any way just to show notification count?

When I have Twitter open in desktop Chrome, the tab label will display a counter of all of the new tweets in my feed. This isn't at all helpful since I'm not interested in re-checking Twitter every 30 ...
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Delete all activity from google account

It's similar to delete from google chrome question, but it still different. I'm trying to delete my history using https://myactivity.google.com/myactivity?q=somequery (because I want delete it on all ...
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Google Chrome always shows Twitter mobile view

I have been looking at twitter.com in Google Chrome browser, Version 64.0.3282.186 (Official Build) (64-bit). I use a number of extensions, all enabled except as noted: BehindTheOverlay 0.1.3 ...
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How can I be able to see the page size within Google Search Results?

Right now, I need to conserve Internet data, and want to avoid bloated websites that consume at least 1MB (images included). I know there is a Page Size Inspector plugin in Chrome but it seems to show ...
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Google doc 100+ pages: how to automatically makes it load all the page (without having to wait)

I'm working on a 100+ pages google doc in chrome. Each time I open it, I need to wait for all the pages to load (I see the page increasing when I hover the scroll bar on the right). The problem is ...
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Google Search is always grouping stackoverflow results. How to disable?

Since the beginning of this year, I think, Google Search started to group any programming-related search results from stackoverflow: Due to this I can't see all stackoverflow results on the first ...
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Google Maps (web) shows up blank when I am logged in (only on Chrome)

I've been having this annoying problem for quite a few months now. If I am using Google Chrome (tested on a Mac and on Arch Linux), and I am also logged into my Google Account, if I go to https://...