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How, exactly, does a Facebook worm work?

I initially had assumed that a FB friend of mine was spreading a malicious link because she had innocently accepted an app and given it privileges, but she says that's not the case. See the exchange: ...
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Where can I interactively play with jQuery and JavaScript? [closed]

I know there was website I once saw that permitted me to play interactively with JavaScript and jQuery. It had an IDE, a render pane and a result debugger thing too. Does anyone know what it was ...
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Link to no framed HTML in jsBin or jsFiddle

Is there a way in jsBin or jsFiddle to get a link to the page you created as is, without being embed inside a frame? If not, is there such service (something that would let me quickly create an HTML ...
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Sort Gmail by Date? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to sort your email in GMail by something other than the date received? Is there any way to sort Gmail by date in the web interface? The priority inbox is nice, ...
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Can Google Analytics track Javascript or .NET version usage?

I know that Google Analytics requires javascript to work, so I doubt it tracks that. But what about .NET version? Is there a way to view what .NET versions people are using on my site using Google ...
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Determining whether specified time is within 15mins of target time using Google Sheets scripting

I previously built this sheet in Excel in 2016 without scripting. I'm posting a similar question as I did back then, but this time I'm reconstructing the sheet in Google Sheets and automation is ...
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Unfriend multiple friends at once on Facebook

I'd really like to delete a large number of friends (~400) from my Facebook network and I'd really like to optimize this process. I found a greasemonkey script that will apparently help here: http://...
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Odd behaviour noticed with Gmail on different browsers

So I have my Gmail account open on two different browsers on the same computer (Chrome and Firefox). Now I was using the pop out chat feature of Google Talk embedded in the web page of my Chrome ...
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Create a script to block all followers on Twitter (except those that you follow)

Early last year Clayton Lambert posted a script on his blog which allowed you to automatically block users following you that were using the default Twitter profile image 'egg'. var unList = []; ...
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Javascript string() function in Google AdWords

Is there a simple way to implement the Javascript string() function in the basic Google AdWords interface? I want to pass some variables returned from a campaign management script to a spreadsheet (...
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Shortcut for clearing a column on Tweetdeck

I like to keep the queue of my tweetdeck columns clear, so I can quickly see what's new. So I clear each column after I've read it off. But it always takes three clicks on each column to clear it (1. ...
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How to pass a parameter allow= “geolocation” when embedding Google Apps Script in a Google site?

The target is to embed a Google Apps Script gadget into my Google site. The function of this script is to show a google map, determin the location of the client and center the map to the found ...
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Loop through all sheets, except for specific sheet names

I found the following code and want to use it to loop through all the sheets expect a few (that I don't want it to go through). My question is how can I edit this code in such a way that It does not ...
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How to get Google Account last activity info with more precision than a simple date?

Under Gmail page > Activity Information (low right hand corner) page, I can see: As per the last few rows, the information is certainly not helpful as they are accurate only to the day instead of ...
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Google Sheets casting cell value from Object to Number

One cell in a Google Sheets document holds a value given by a SUM of cells formatted as "elapsed hours":"elapsed minutes". Attempting to make calculations in a custom script on this cell will throw ...
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Keyboard Accessibility in Web Applications [closed]

I would put my question this way: We all know Keyboard is fast (as compare to Mouse). VIM is a simplest example for this. Is there any standard of creating web applications that are keyboard centric? ...
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How do I make a bookmark / favorite / weblink that opens a webpage in a small window? [closed]

How do I make a bookmark / favorite / weblink or command line command, that opens a webpage in a small window? For example, this page for BBC Radio 6 has a link for Listen Live, which opens the ...
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Online Stop Watch Using Pure Javascript and HTML and CSS ( No Flash!) [closed]

Is there an online stop watch that is constructed using pure Javascript, HTML and CSS, without using Flash? There are a couple of flash-based online stopwatch websites, but since I don't prefer ...
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Adjusted script to look for column header name, not the numeric representative of the column

From this discussion, I have a script that nicely updates a column's cell with the date another column's cell was changed. This works well because the TODAY() function always updates to today's actual ...
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How to tag all Facebook group members?

I'm an admin on a Facebook group, I would like to tag all group members to a post, how to do so? Does @group name work? I've seen on Youtube some bot software that claims to do that, but I don't ...
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How to add scripts to blog?

I want to add some source code in my blog in Blogger, so I did a search. In the website I found a similar question and in the solutions I found a solution: Copy the following code: <link href='...
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Using a script to only take only take cells with values in google sheets

tl;dr how can I make the script take an entire column (eg A:A) and then ignore the first (header) row, and any blank rows? Background I have an array in Google Sheets with date-ordered data (note ...
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How to automatically load expandable contents on a JSON web page? [closed]

I use QuoDB to find useful examples from movie scripts. It seems like a JSON web page and I'm looking for a way to show the results expanded without having to click on every "context" button. Is there ...
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How can I add “complex” URL attachments to a card via Trello’s API?

On Trello's API documentation, it is said that an urlSource parameter can be included while creating cards. This can be found here. I'm testing the API with JavaScript. The problem is that Trello ...
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How to Get Data from Multiple Cells and Combine into a Comment in another cell

I have a spreadsheet of orders (rows) that has room for 70 products (columns). I would like for a script to find every cell that has a value (0's are blank) and then write that value (this is the qty ...
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Populate Form Element Values based on existing Rows in Google Sheets

I am trying to convert an Excel UserForm into Google Sheets where the user can create, update or delete entries in existing sheet based on the input form values. I started with selecting a value and ...
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How can I add linkable anchors to Markdown headers on my Tumblr?

I'd like Markdown headers, like thus, ### Important stuff! -> <h3>Important stuff!</h3> to compile with HTML id properties, so they can be linked directly to: ### ...
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LibraryThing: How do I tell the bug collectors that the site is completely broken? [closed]

First, most of the web page is completely broken when using HTTPS, because they're using the css.librarything.com and js.librarything.com domains to serve CSS and JavaScript (without which the site ...
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Viewer/parser to show all the Javascript in a web page? [closed]

I am looking for a tool (preferably a plugin to Firefox) that will show and parse all the JS in a page as I browse. UPDATE: Most tools focus on the HTML parser. I need good js parsing e.g. list of ...
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Where is Gmail's CSS?

I've been looking at view-source:mail.google.com/mail for a while, and can't seem to find GMail's CSS. Does anyone know where to find it? I'm wondering if all the script in it "obfuscates" where the ...
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Google Mail Access URL

I want to display my Google Apps mails on my website homepage, in a google gadget. So, I want to fetch all mails of my google apps account using javaScript. Is there any way to access mails ?
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A straw poll widget to add CNN-style polls on one's own website or blog [closed]

Wufoo.com is very nice (maybe overkill with the features) but it's missing one thing I really want for a simple straw poll: when you answer the straw poll question, the question itself should ...
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How to format the time in this Google Apps Script

I want to format a Google Sheet cell when I read it in my script but it comes out 25 minutes later. The cell's time is 20:00:00 but the output is 20:25. I am using this var formattedDate = Utilities....
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How do I make this Google Sheets Script faster

function getCellValue(){ var x=2; var y=2; var targetSheet1 = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet().getSheetByName('Sheet1'); var targetSheet2 = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet().getSheetByName('...
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How to make Google Sheets jump to closest date to today when opened?

I have a Google sheet containing a list of events, with event dates listed in one column. I'd like to have my Google Sheets spreadsheet jump to the closest date to today's date on opening (i.e., ...
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How to Process Rows of Google Sheet Singly?

I have a google sheet with the following headers: | name | prop_id | number | street | city | state | zip | phone | first_name | last_name | email | |--------|:--------:|--------:|-------:|-----:|...
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How to get correct TimeZone in googlesheet using script?

I have wrote following script in my google sheet hoping to convert a timestamp in GMT to a customized timezone. function myFunctions(datetimeString,timeZone,format) { var moment = new Date(...
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How to timestamp on new added cells in LIVE google spreadsheet?

The code below insert timestamp in google sheet by editing another column. However, there an issue which I have no idea how to solve. When I add new row manually, it successfully adds timestamp, BUT ...
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Youtube player shortcut or extension to change to next higher or lower video resolution

I watch general videos on youtube at 720p and programming/ tutorial videos at 1080p I have searched a lot and its almost certain there is no keyboard shortcut to jump to the next higher/ lower video ...
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How to search multiple sites with Google and get random results?

I'm trying to find examples of English collocations in a set of sites. I know how to search in multiple sites as it's been solved here before. search term site:A OR site:B OR site:C The problem is ...
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Google apps script jdbc MySQL connection failure [closed]

I am attempting to connect to a hosted (not local) MySQL database using the Jdbc.getConnection method in Google apps script, but I'm repeatedly getting "failed to connect, check user name, password, ...
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URLFetch Being Called Too Often Google Sheets

I'm working on a google sheet for a calculator for a game. I have this script that automatically updates the price of a game item and I grab the API using URLFetch. However, every time I go to sleep ...
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Browser message alerts that open when you are in a diferent window [closed]

Facebook and other social apps show alerts for messages no matter what browser window I have open. This is different from standard JavaScript alerts, which only display when the user has that window ...
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Custom button or bookmarklet to toggle Conversation View On/Off

I'm trying to write a script that will add a button (or even use a bookmarklet) to toggle Conversation View on and off. This works, some of the time, to do the toggling: window.location.href = "...
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How do I find the value in the first column according to the edited cell? (Google Sheets)

I'm trying to create a sheet in the same workbook that will log changes that are made on the master sheet. Here is the 'Master List' where changes will be made: This following information needs to ...
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Continue from last modified cell

I have a large Google spreadsheet. The cell in which I have to work is in the last row of the sheet. Also, in this spreadsheet I have several sheets such as sheet1, sheet2, sheet3. I tried to find a ...
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Get final redirected link from Google's “I'm feeling lucky” function

I need to write a Google App Script function that takes the redirected link from Google's "I feeling lucky" button. The function should take: http://www.google.com/search?q="stackoverflow"&btnI ...
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Dialogue Box Input w/o click (just enter) in Google Sheets

I want to be able to use a barcode scanner to enter data in a dialogue box in Google Sheets. The barcode scanner inserts "enter" after the numbers. How can I make the enter trigger the data entry (...
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The script does not have permission to get the active user's identity

Anyone know why this caused The script does not have permission to get the active user's identity.? I don't have any functions that asks for the user identity. So I'm a little confused. function ...
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Jump to next empty cell in specific column

I'm writing a script where I need to take in a number attached to a name and team, process it as # of Rolls essentially, and then paste the results one by one into a running log. Each team will have ...