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Taking data from one source and bringing it into the new application or service for use

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Automatically open ICS files in Google Calendar

Lots of web sites have an option to export events as an ICS file that can then be imported into a desktop or web-based calendar (for example if you're invited to a Facebook event there will be an ...
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How can I import a large list of tasks into Trello

How can I import a large list of tasks (.csv or .txt) into Trello and convert into cards that are part of a list
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How can I import Facebook events into my Google calendar?

I get a lot of invitations via Facebook, but I keep track of my schedule with Google calendar. Is there any way to automatically import or sync my Facebook events to my Google calendar?
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How do I import email from another email account into my Gmail account?

I have an email account with a provider other than Gmail and want to import that email into Gmail. Is it possible to do this?
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How to import JSON data into Google Spreadsheets?

There is IMPORTXML function to import data from any of various structured data types including XML, HTML, CSV, TSV, and RSS and ATOM XML feeds. Is there any similar solution to import data in JSON ...
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How to import from Google Keep or save all locally?

I have a lot of notes in Google Keep. Can I save this info locally on computer or import to MS Word? Not every note separately but all together?
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Importing only certain rows between spreadsheet documents

Document 1 has many rows of data. How do I import into document 2 only those rows that have a certain value in column C?
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How to import a Visio format diagram into draw.io?

I've been trying to import a Visio .vsd file into the draw.io web application, without success. I've seen various online references to Visio import being supported, but no exact steps. I've tried "...
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Insert image from Google Drive into Google Sheets

How do I insert/link to images existing in a folder in Google Drive into a Google Sheets spreadsheet? There is the image() function, I imagine using it something like this: image("googledrive://...
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Google Calendar Import or Copy All Entries From a WebCal:// URL

I have a webcal:// url for a calendar with a lot of entries, I can "add" the calendar in the "other calendars" section of my Google Calendar. But this isn't part of my calendar so will not sync with ...
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How to upload a file into Google Docs, given a URL

I want to edit a web document that I see open in my browser. What can I do? I have discovered that I can use the viewer, like this: https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/...
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How can I import existing emails into a new Google Apps email account?

I'm working on setting up a Google Apps account. As part of the switch, I'd like to import old emails for all users on the domain. I thought I could do this by using the mail fetcher functionality. ...
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Imported from Google Notebook?

Today I logged in to my Google Docs and saw a mysterious looking file Imported from Google Notebook - My Notebook. I have no idea what is Google Notebook or how it got there. The content of the ...
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How can I import an hResume into LinkedIn?

I have a public CV at careers.stackoverflow.com which supports the hResume format. I understand that LinkedIn supports hResume format. How can I import my careers.stackoverflow.com resume into ...
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Using Mint.com to pull and validate data from my ING Direct account

How can I get mint.com to work correctly with my ING Direct account? For the life of me I can't get it to validate and pull the data down correctly, is there some trick to it? Seems like their ...
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How do I import google.com/bookmarks into Google docs Chrome folder?

Note: this is not a Chrome question, it's a Google docs question. How do I import my google.com/bookmarks into the docs folder that is used by Chrome to sync bookmarks?
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How to add long list of names to Google Plus circles?

I belong to a group for which I'd like to create a Google Plus circle. I already have a flat ASCII file containing the names. There are about 40 of them, and I'd prefer not to have to type each one ...
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Importing RSS items into Facebook

I want to import my (Wordpress-based) blog entries into my Facebook account to share them with my FB friends. FB already has a built-in function to create Notes based on RSS items. The problem is ...
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Importing email into Gmail from Zimbra exported file

I've managed to rip myself away from Zimbra and get myself some Gmail goodness. Unfortunately, I'm not quite ready to give up my archive of 5000+ emails from the last few years just yet and would ...
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Importing to Gmail, no “Accounts and Import” tab

I have an email account that I would like to import all archived message from into Gmail. The Gmail help page on this topic says that this is done under the "Accounts and Import" tab in the settings. ...
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Import Yahoo! Mail and contacts to Gmail without Y! Mail Plus

I don't have Yahoo! Mail Plus so when I tried to import from Gmail as someone else has it doesn't work for me and I get migration errors. Only a month's worth of email is imported after I tried to ...
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Importing data into a Google Forms response sheet

I have some Google Forms and would like to import legacy survey data into the responses spreadsheet, so as to benefit from the data presentation features (having the combined data set) but I've been ...
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Import email addresses to Hotmail contacts without inviting as friends

I'm trying to set up a group of contacts in Hotmail with an imported list of email addresses. Under Contacts there is a manage menu that has an Import option. However, that lets me import a list of ...
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How to duplicate a blog on Blogger?

I am wondering how to duplicate a blog. I would like to copy the contents of my original blog and house it under a new URL. The two blogs would not be linked to one another and would be able to grow ...
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How can I correct Gmail timestamps after copying them over IMAP?

I have imported several thousand messages into my Gmail account over IMAP, but in the Gmail interface and the iPhone Mail application the date of every message has been changed to the date of the ...
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Is there a way to export all blog posts in Google Sites and import it into Blogger?

I have a Google Site that contains an announcement page. This announcement page is serving like a blog within Google Sites right now, but I would like to migrate it to use Blogger instead. I ...
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How to import somebody else document from GD to my Google Drive?

I have a link to somebody else GD document. I would like to copy/import it to my GD so for example, if that person deletes the file I would have a "local" copy. I can copy&paste entire document, ...
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Import old data into Trello?

My company has been using a different project management service for years. Is there any way to bulk import data? Then, we could be off and running with what we have so far.
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Is there a way to delete single imported contact from people hub in Outlook.com?

The title says it all. Outlook.com has the option to import contacts from several sources. However, I would like to delete some people which were imported from Facebook. Is there a way to delete ...
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How to use Gmail to check emails from external accounts

I had my Gmail account checking another (non-Gmail) account, with "leave a copy of retrieved message on the server" option set. The provider changed the username format (by adding the @-part). When ...
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Is it possible to 'reset' the value of a cell in one sheet from another sheet?

I have two separate google sheets (GlobalReport & IndividualReport). Both share information between each-other, but I need to be able to "reset" a cell value in the IndividualReport sheet. Cell ...
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Can I autoload data, save from a comma delimited file, Excel, etc

One solution was to use Trello for a Project Risk board, to show risks and mitigations. We use SharePoint for our Risk Register, but want to feed it into Trello. Didn't see the API to do that. Is ...
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Import maps in Google Maps

It's possible to export and import maps from one google's account to another? I had an account in google maps and when I changed my e-mail, I started to use Google Maps associated with this new login. ...
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How do I import Playlists to Amazon Music?

I have music that I have purchased from various sources and have them stored on my PC. I want to put everything on Amazon Music so that I can play them from my Amazon Echo or Amazon Dot via Alexa. I ...
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How do you import multiple VCF or CSV Files to Google Contacts

I was trying to find a way to import multiple VCF/CSV contacts to Google Contacts in one shot, instead of adding one by one.
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Import JSON to Google Sheet using Google Apps Script

I am using Apps Script in Google Sheets to import JSON from Google Analytics. I have previously used the ImportJSON function to easily get the JSON from an open API just using =ImportJSON(url) within ...
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Importing contacts to facebook from Google Apps account

I am using Google Apps for email on my domain. I have many contacts in that account whom I would like to invite to Facebook. Is there a way other than importing all those contacts to a Gmail account ...
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How can I import Gmail ZIP (contacts, emails) into another Gmail account?

I have exported all my contacts and emails from my Gmail account (as ZIP file) and want to import them into another Gmail account. How can I do it? I only found solutions using POP3/Imap and it doesn'...
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How to do lossless exporting?

I have several documents created using Google Docs. They are not plain text documents, but documents with images, tables, etc, etc. How can I export this Google Document to my computer, such that I ...
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How to export / import entire Google Sites?

Is there a way to export / import an entire Google Site? If not possible, is there a way to export / import selected pages?
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Can I import a list of events into Google calendar?

I'd like to import a list of events into a Google Calendar in bulk (not using WebCal, just a plain old text file). Can this be done, and if so, how?
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How to import MSN live blog to wordpress.com blog?

I have my blog at http://vgnam2404.spaces.live.com and I want to move all of the posts (and comments) to my wordpress blog at http://namgivu.wordpress.com. I don't know how to do this. Please help if ...
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Can I import playlists from Itunes to GrooveShark? [closed]

Is there a way to import playlists from iTunes into GrooveShark rather than manually adding all of the music I like?
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How to import an iCalendar event with diferent time zones

On Google Calendar I'm able to manually create an event that starts and ends in different time zones: I would like to recreate entries like this using the import feature in Google Calendar ((gear) &...
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Importing sheet into Google Docs but cell images are not shown

I am importing Google Sheet (with images embedded into cells with =image("img_url")) into Google Docs document but the images are not displayed, just the text data. Any idea how to achieve that ...
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Importing contacts and emails from Yahoo to Gmail

How do I import ALL contacts and emails from Yahoo to Gmail in one go, if there is no "Accounts/Import" tab? Is there an easy work around?
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Is it possible to re-import a board to Trello?

After exporting a Trello board as a JSON file, is it possible to import it again?
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How to make importJSON leave existing data alone, if calculation not performed?

I'm using the 3rd party importJSON() function, and I needed a way to make it calculate only when I explicitly requested it. Thanks to this question, I now have a way to do that, but a big problem ...
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How to keep receiving emails with same address from places I cannot remember right now?

My college is using Gmail. The format of my address is myname@student.college.edu. There is no way I will remember everyone I gave this email to. How can I keep receiving emails sent to this address? ...
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Import a CSV file from a URL to Google Sheets and update it periodically

I'm looking to pull data from a CSV file that gets update regularly into a Google spreadsheet that I can format the way I want. I know how to import the CSV as a one time thing but I don't know how to ...