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How can I find the creation date of a document in Google Docs?

I'd like to know when a document has been created, but Google Docs doesn't seem to display that information anywhere. I tried looking at the revisions, but all it displays is a relative time (2 months ...
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2answers
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Co-creation of subtitles [closed]

TWiT broadcasts a weekly podcast in English. About a day later pokasta offers a transcription but it is text only. I would like a video with subtitles that would be comfortable to watch. I would ...
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1answer
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Can Facebook Events be integrated from an external site?

Could someone please tell me if it is possible to integrate with Facebook Events? In other words, pass some parameters to create an event from an external site and forward invites to via Facebook (and ...
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How can I determine if I can trust a company with my information? [closed]

We all know that we should be careful about what kind of information we put online. However, some applications exist purely to store some critical information like Basecamp, Google Apps, Mint, etc. I ...
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5answers
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What web apps will produce thumbnail screenshots of modern web sites [closed]

I'm looking for a web app (ideally with an API) that will, when given a URL, take a screenshot of the web page and provide thumbnail images. It must support sites that use javascript for rendering, ...
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Is there any way to set a reminder's time to a later time than an event on Google Calendar?

For example, if I have an all-day event, it will be triggered at 5PM the previous day. What if I want to be notified about it on the same day though? I was thinking I could do something like -12 ...
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2answers
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APlus.net account FTP is not working

I have an APlus.net hosting account, and I can't connect to the FTP. I can access the site, and I can log into the control panel on the aplus.net website. The error I get is: Oops! Google Chrome ...
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2answers
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In Google Reader, is there a keyboard shortcut to switch between show new items and show all items? [closed]

I pretty much use the keyboard exclusively in Google Reader, but I would really like a keyboard shortcut to switch between showing new items and all items. I know about showing the shortcuts cheat ...
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2answers
487 views

Create contacts from attached vCard?

Using GMail, is there a way to automatically add contacts from a vCard that has been emailed to me. I know that I can download it to my local system and import it from there, but I'm looking for a ...
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2answers
1k views

Is there a way to have Google Calendar scroll to normal hours by default?

When I open up a day in day view for Google Calendar, it starts at 12AM, which means I can't see any of the real stuff in the day until I scroll down. Is there any way to make it auto scroll or just ...
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7answers
10k views

Is there a way to export my Facebook status'?

I need a text document of my facebook status updates for all time. What's the quickest way to do this?
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2answers
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Is there a web application that helps with the download of a static website for offline viewing later? [closed]

Is there a web application that can download a complete web page so I can view it offline?
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1answer
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How do I find out the cost per click for specific key words on Google Adwords?

I'm new to the "Adwords" feature of the Google search engine. I understand that for a fee measured in cost-per-click, I can have sponsored links appear in Google searches. I see that on the Adwords ...
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1answer
127 views

How do I stop adverts being shown on a WordPress hosted blog?

I think WordPress shows adverts on blogs/webpages they host. Can I disable the adverts and what does it cost?
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2answers
226 views

How do I make a “blog” hosted on WordPress look like a website?

How do I use WordPress as a basic CMS without it looking like a blog? I don’t want comments, list of postings, etc. I just want some pages that link to each other with menus, etc.
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8answers
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Please recommend a Content Management System (CMS) [closed]

I am looking for a content management system that will let me: Point my own domain at it. Automatically handle menus and site navigation including a site map Help me to create consistent pages ...
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10answers
551 views

How to find web apps that are 'alternatives to x'? [closed]

Ideally, this would help when you are looking for a new app and want to check out all the possible solutions, and also when you are looking to switch from your current app. Many of the questions on ...
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2answers
2k views

Implementation of Reply-To header in Gmail

Gmail has always ignored the Reply-To header in the e-mail generated by contact forms submitted from my web site. So when I try to reply a message like this: From: webmaster@example.com To: webmaster@...
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1answer
380 views

Stop Gmail opening “Rich formatting” email editor

I have configured Gmail to use "Plain Text" when composing emails, this works as it should when I'm in Gmail. However when clicking a mailto link on a web-page it always opens the "Rich formatting" ...
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2answers
217 views

View MSDN pages in full screen width

Is there a way to see MSDN pages in an non-frames and non-panel way such that the full width of the screen is used for the actual content? (At large font sizes this is especially important.) In the ...
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9answers
429 views

Online thesaurus with quality results and low-ad count [closed]

I'm frequently looking for a different way to phrase a word. For example, today I wanted to find a word similar to "plague" but without the negative connotations. If I type thesaurus into Google, I ...
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1answer
192 views

Unsubscription links in spams: Safe? [closed]

Some emails circumvent the spam protection mechanism and drop into inbox. I occasionally see this happen both on web based mail services and on our Exchange mail server. Some of those spams have a ...
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2answers
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Find email address of Twitter user

My main objective to send direct message to a Twitter user. However I realized that I cannot do that until that user follows me. So is there any way to get the email id of that Twitter user so that ...
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8answers
27k views

How to use Gmail's “Send Mail As” with another Gmail account through SMTP without “On Behalf Of”?

Related to this question, I want to remove the "On Behalf Of" when I send an email from another Gmail account via the web ui. So, as of now, my email is being shown as From emailA@gmail.com on behalf ...
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4answers
350 views

Is there a way to get Google Reader to only show summaries or excerpts? [closed]

I know this is a subjective matter, but I prefer summary feeds or excerpts when scanning the latest posts - if I want to read the post, I'll click onto the site. Some feeds, however, show the complete ...
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1answer
614 views

Can I disable “mute” in Gmail video chat?

I really like to use the video chat built in to Gmail to let my baby son and my grandma talk to each other. The problem is that he really likes to get up close to the camera and "type" on the keyboard ...
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3answers
506 views

Have Google Reader show entire Digg article? [closed]

If you subscribe to a Digg RSS feed, I'm sure you are familiar with this problem. You can view the story, but then you have to click through to Digg.com, and then click again to view the actual ...
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1answer
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Can I get an RSS of the top Digg Technology items only?

I currently subscribe to Digg technology feed in my Google Reader. But I can't possibly keep up with the 900 posts a day that it gets (almost as much as TechCrunch). Is there a way to get only the "...
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2answers
2k views

Case-sensitive Google search

Is there any way to make a Google search case-sensitive?
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9answers
184k views

Create a Google maps link to a specific location

I'm looking to create a link to a specific location using latitude and longitude for positioning, however I would also like to be able to add a marker onto the map as well, at the same location. This ...
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2answers
525 views

Chat widget that supports Open ID login

I am looking for an embeddable live chat widget (like Shoutmix) that allows users to sign in using open ID before starting the chat. Any ideas? Most of the ones I've come across - Olark, Shoutmix, ...
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5answers
18k views

Is there a way to link emails from Google Sheets?

I'm trying to find a way to link to an email from my Google Sheets. We use our spreadsheet as a way to track bugs, issues, to-dos, and milestone timelines (we've tried other apps, this works best). It ...
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4answers
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How do I make a field display a calendar for picking a date

Previously, in Google Spreadsheet, I've seen date fields that, when clicked on, display a calender for selecting a date. How can I reproduce this?
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3answers
5k views

Upload a recording to Google Voice as a greeting

Short of putting the phone up to the speaker on my computer, is there a way to get a recorded greeting on Google Voice? I don't want to have Google Voice call me. I have professionally recorded ...
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5answers
1k views

Is there a way to change the appearance of Facebook?

Dear lord it's ugly. The sponsored box, people I know box, not to mention like a dozen other things that I don't use. Has someone "skinned" it with GreaseMonkey? Or actually built an app that just ...
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2answers
6k views

Migrate a Facebook Page to its own account

I created a Facebook Page for my company in my own Facebook account, and now I would like to migrate it to its own account. I would like to keep the custom URL and followers that we currently have. ...
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2answers
2k views

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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1answer
4k views

Buyers remorse… Can I return “Groupons” I bought?

I've heard that you are allowed to, but I can't seem to find where to submit the request.
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4answers
764 views

How should I explain to a “normal” person about gmail labels?

As a computer programmer I have no problem understanding labels/tags. However I find it very hard to make people understand that an email can have more than one label. Also I find it hard to ...
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4answers
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Is there a web app allow me to search through large repositories of code? [closed]

If I am looking for a particular C# language construct or how to use a keyword in JavaScript, I would like to search only in code, not in blog paragraphs about code. I thought I could do this at ...
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1answer
182 views

How do I add a retweet button to my WordPress blog?

I have a free version of the WordPress blog and I've tried adding a retweet button while editing the post in HTML, but it doesn't seem to appear. Any tips?
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4answers
309 views

Online translation web applications [closed]

Which online translation web applications are most popular (something like Google translate)?
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5answers
5k views

Is there a web-based equivalent of Microsoft OneNote? [closed]

I use Google Docs for most of my document creation / management needs, but one thing I've found seriously lacking is a note / task management system along the lines of OneNote. Does anything exist in ...
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2answers
161 views

In Gmail, how to a delete an email and view the next email?

Often when I am reading a set of emails, I wish to delete (or archive) the email I am reading and move to the next email in the list (inbox or search result). However, when I press “archive”, etc., ...
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1answer
145 views

Is there a way to get Hulu to work on Boxee?

I heard that they were compatible?
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1answer
343 views

Where do house search web apps pull their data from? [closed]

MLS? That's the obvious answer... But why is there differences in the houses that are shown as available on sites like Movoto.com, RedFin.com, and Zillow.com? Can anyone describe the discrepancy? ...
2
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1answer
204 views

Editing a video online [closed]

How can I go about making edits to an online video without having to download it and/or an application to my desktop? I want to be able to edit a video using a web-based service.
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3answers
721 views

Web based emulator for classic video games? [closed]

I've seen one that was a firefox extension, and plenty to download, but is there a website that I can visit to just play old NES games? Online, no downloads, etc. I'm not looking for a directory ...
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1answer
995 views

View accurate search results count in Gmail

Is there way to view the search results returned in Gmail to an exact number? Let's say I have a friend, who knows this girl, who won't stop emailing him. He's filing for a restraining order, and he ...
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2answers
780 views

Is it possible to change your MyOpenID.com username? [closed]

I have been poking around for a while and can't seem to find anywhere to do it or if it is even possible so.. Is it possible to change your MyOpenID.com username?

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