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How do we explicitly “save” in Google Docs word document?

Since I'm using Google Docs to save most of my files, I will visit it many times a day, sometimes to keep notes and stuff. Usually my edits are quick 10-second edits, and whenever I edit a document ...
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Twitter picture blunder - A vs B

I hope someone here can help me with this. I updated my twitter profile picture, it changed the picture fine. But my old tweets still appear with the old profile picture - how can I change it so all ...
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Merging Google account with Gmail to another Google account without Gmail

Let's say a user creates a Google account using johndoe@example.com Soon after, the same user creates a new Google account, but instead of using the old email, creates a Gmail address. Now the user ...
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Searching for Google contacts not in Groups [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Google Contacts - how to see which contacts aren't in a group? In Google Contacts, I've had Groups set up which look like this: All Contacts.. Family.. School.. Work.. etc....
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Is there a way to search for events with a equals-sign in Google Calendar?

I have events called "=====" (5 equals sign) in Google Calendar. I use it to mark stuff that I want to remember. But I can't search through these events. If I use the Search function in Google ...
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Unauthenticated access to Google Docs and Calendar

Today, I tried a demo of Openbravo (web-based ERP) and on its main workspace there were two widgets Google Docs and Google Calendar and they both displayed my Docs and Calendar data from my Google ...
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Can Google Docs converted .ppt files be reverted

After uploading a .ppt file onto Google Docs (and converted), How am I able to "unconvert" it (retrieve the original version) ?
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Google Reader auto-mark read possible? [closed]

I'm using Google Reader, there is a function that allows us to mark all as read which is really good, but I was wondering is there anyway to Mark the RSS as read automatically when they come in?
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Why won't Google let me login to YouTube? [closed]

It's been a while since I logged into YouTube. I just reset my password, and tried to login with my old username and the password I just set. I received a message saying I had to login with my Google ...
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How can I get rid of the “+You” tab on every single page from Google?

I've just been forced to leave Google Plus and Google Profile. As such, I'd like to not have "+You" leading every single page from Google. Is there any way to do so without resorting on client side ...
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Linking Google accounts after registration in Trello

Originally, I registered using my email address (@gmail). Now I would like to link that account to my Google authentication credentials. Is this possible? Or do I need to create a new Trello account ...
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Does Google Bookmarks show us how many total bookmarks we have?

Does Google Bookmarks show us how many total bookmarks we have? I've searched high and low for such a basic feature that I think it is really weird that there isn't such a feature!
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Bing search extension (Google-like)

Is there in Bing (www.bing.com) anythink like Google searching extensions? For example: inurl:bing site:stackoverflow.com will restrict searching through Google only for this (awesome, btw) website ...
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Why does Google think I'm in another city?

I work for a company that has offices in several cities. I moved recently, but I didn't change jobs; I just brought my computer with me to the new office. When I visit Google now, it still thinks I'm ...
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What is the solution for data recovery of Google Bookmarks?

In Google Contacts, we are able to do a restore of our contacts (data) in case we accidentally deleted all our data or something bad happens. So I am assured that as long as I can login to Google ...
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Want to email file to a google app for others to access

Google Docs used to let you email docs to it. Now they turned that off. I need that feature to collect match score reports by email and allow all coaches to see all reports. The coaches are ...
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Make 'All Items' my default location in Google Docs

I'd like to make 'All Items' my default location when I load up Google Docs instead of 'Home'. Clicking to remove the 'Home' label or having to navigate to 'All Items' every single time I want to ...
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Sharing Gmail task lists

How do I share Gmail task lists? Not emailing task lists, but sharing them, like a Google Doc or Google calendar.
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How does Google Plus check if a profile name is correct?

Google used to suspend profiles for incorrect names. Though based on one's country of origin, there may be names that may not seem legitimate to english-speaking nations. If they used to suspend on ...
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my google contacts do not have All Contacts

This is funny, people are claiming (http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Google%20Mobile/thread?tid=04935f1855c27f2a&hl=en) that there is something called All Contacts group in Google Contacts. ...
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Feed my Google+ account from Twitter

Looking for a way to have Google+ automatically add my tweets to my Google+ timeline. Currently, I'm setup so that: Google Reader, Pandora Likes, Ping Likes feed into -> Twitter And Twitter feeds ...
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Is Google's new URL shortener service g.co already usable?

Some time ago, Google acquired the domain g.co as an URL shortener exclusively for its own services (e.g. Tech Crunch). So far, I haven't seen it in use anywhere, and it would be very useful for long ...
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How to you use a * in a Google search question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I search for a keyword with special characters in Google Search? I wanted to search for the phrase asterisk44asterisk (with the asterisk replaced by * of course) ...
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How do I add a contact from within Gmail's contact interface to Google Plus circles?

I find it rather tedious to add a contact from within Google+ interface to a circle. I would rather add the contact from within the contacts section in Gmail. Is this possible? Better yet, can it ...
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How could I export my Google Bookmarks in lists?

I use Google Bookmarks and all of my bookmarks are organized into lists. When i hit export.. this is the file. and this is all i get: <!DOCTYPE NETSCAPE-Bookmark-file-1> <META HTTP-EQUIV="...
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Any easy way to migrate emails from Thunderbird to Google Apps?

How do I migrate my POP3/Thunderbird account to Google Apps and sync it back ? Is there any easy method/tool to do this ? Apparently I have done migration for Outlook users and I can't find any tool ...
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Setting a Google+ vanity URL like plus.google.com/me [duplicate]

Where can I set a vanity URL for my Google+ profile? Ideally I would like to be able to have my current profiles.google.com URL brought over in case Google decide the profiles are now valid for Google ...
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How to un-merge Google Apps and Gmail Account?

I have Google Apps account and was login into it using mail.google.com/a/my_domain_name and I was using my person Gmail by going to mail.google.com. Now, I got some email from Google, and when I go ...
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How can I have Google account bar tabs open in the same window?

I'm taking about the account bar that's at the header of the page, not the Google browser toolbar or the tabs in Chrome itself. Is there a way to configure the Google account bar to open items in the ...
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How can I create a recurring task in Google Tasks?

There's a task that I need to do every Tuesday and Thursday. Is there a way to configure a recurring task in Google Tasks? I can't find it.
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How to make Blogger show the last modified date of any post? [duplicate]

How can I make Blogger show the last modified date of a post? When I edit an old post in Blogger, is there anyway to list the last modified date somewhere? anywhere?
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Does Google Apps have a “Global Contact List”

We recently cut over to using Google Apps for our mail/calendars/docs etc... One thing I haven't been able to figure out is how to create a Global Address List for the company. When in Google Apps ...
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Export Google Plus1 without web scraping

If I'm going to use it, I want to know I can get my entries out. While I can get my entries from my profile page, that only shows some at a time. If I had hundreds that could get tedious. Is there a ...
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How do I change my primary Gmail email address on Google Accounts

How do I change my primary email address on Google accounts? (My current primary email is a Gmail address which seems to be the problem.)
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Is there any way to transfer files from internet website to Google Docs directly?

Suppose I have the file www.abc.com/temp.zip. Can I directly transfer it to Google Docs without downloading to the computer first?
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Is there a way to give Google storage to another user as a gift?

Google offers additional storage for its services (currently Gmail, Picasa Web, Google Docs). Is there a way to give this to another user as a gift? I.e. I'd like to pay for it for a year, enter the ...
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Gmail/Google search: change color of top bar back to white from new black [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change black Google bar back to white? Some time ago, Google changed the color of the top bar ("Web Images Videos Maps News Shopping Gmail more") to black. How can I ...
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Is it safe to give Google details to 3rd party apps like Reeder

I am just wondering that, is it safe to use your primary google account details to sign in into 3rd party apps like reeder? If it is safe then how exactly that authentication works. I am sure they are ...
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How do I stop Google from translating its pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to stop Gmail from serving us auto translations based on our IP address? This is annoying me to no end. Edit: Google is translating its pages and serving them translated. ...
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I no longer see the 'cached' link in Google search results [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I bring back the Google “cached version” links? Until recently when I did a search on Google, many of the results would show a 'cached' link beneath the ...
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Is Gmail for business still free [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free Google Apps could not be found I remember a while back Google offered free email to businesses, where you host your email with them and still use emails like me@mydomain....
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How can I delete a paid Google Apps Business account without stopping my Postini service if I use Postini for the same domain? [closed]

I use Postini spam protection for my example.com domain. My example.com production email is not hosted by Google. I also have a paid Google Apps for Business account for the same example.com domain. ...
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How to synchronize Basecamp and Google Docs automatically?

Is there a way to synchronize Basecamp attachments with Google Docs? Are there any products on market doing this?
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Google Ad Words Vouchers

I have three Google Ad Words vouchers but no account yet. Is it possible to combine these vouchers when I open my new account?
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Google Docs scattering my uploaded content

I've uploaded a folder which is full of other folders and files into Google Docs Webdav. After the upload was finished, I checked through the webdav and the website and everything was scattered. What ...
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Will Google track me less if I pay for Google Apps for Business?

I'm increasingly freaked out by the relevance of ads I see across sites. For example, I receive a joke mail about planning a trip to Antarctica, and now I start seeing Antarctica travel ads across ...
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Backup archive of Google Groups messages?

I've tried searching for a good solution, but it seems the only way is to actually download the individual .html files for each thread or use some screen-scraping method (which doesn't work so well). ...
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Merging Conflicting Google Accounts

I believe the answer is no, but I think that just having the question out there may let the community work together to figure out what we can do to get what we are looking for done. My organization ...
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So what's wrong with my iGoogle page? [closed]

Look at how messed up it is: http://i52.tinypic.com/2wdva54.jpg This only happens on this PC (regardless of what browser I'm using - it looks like that in all browsers I use). But it works normally ...
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How do I restore the 'tasks' Gmail gadget?

I accidentally undocked then closed it, and I don't know how to restore it.