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Searching within Gmail's nested labels

Consider this setup in my Gmail inbox where I have 3 lists: mailing-lists/first-list mailing-lists/second-list mailing-lists/third-list If I want to search for all unread messages in any sub-label ...
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How do I disable the "interesting tweet" notification type on Twitter?

In the past, I would get Twitter notifications when someone liked or retweeted a tweet, or started following me. If I hadn't visited Twitter for a while after, I'd get an e-mail saying there were ...
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Statically positioned chart (ignore scroll)

I have a Google Sheets document with four columns of data. I have a chart on the right side. When you scroll down to see all the data, the chart scrolls up off the screen. Is there a way to make it ...
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How can I mark videos as read in my YouTube subscriptions without opening them?

I use the YouTube Subscription Service to follow Channels. The only way I know to remove "new" videos from the sidebar is by opening and closing them. I would like to mark all videos of a channel (or ...
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Why can only some of my Facebook Pages interact with Groups?

Facebook has recently added the ability for pages to join groups. When I enter a group as myself, I'm presented with the choice join the group as one of my pages. However, the choice is just for a few ...
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How can I exclude a specific folder from Google Drive search results?

I want to search for let's say *.doc from all my files in Google Drive but I want to exclude results from a certain folder let's say old docs. What do I type in?
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Templates for Slack posts

Is there a way to configure templates for Slack posts? e.g. I could type something like /template hi or just /hi and it would start the message with Hello world nice day isn't it, without actually ...
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Google Docs mathematics equations reference numbers

I am creating a document with multiple equations and I want to reference these equations in later parts of the document. Is there any easy way to do this in Google Docs, preferable automatically?
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Fit text box to the text in Google Drawings

I would like to fit every box to the text. Seems like not an option in Format. Is this a missing feature?
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Is it possible to make letters upright (non-italic) in equations in Google Docs?

On this forum answer on Google Docs it is mentioned that commands such as \mathrm{} should be possible. Just like in regular LaTeX (or MathJax). I cannot make this command work on my page, though. ...
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Can I mitigate Spotify's memory leak?

I need to use Spotify's web player because I cannot install the player on my work PC. Unfortunately I have noticed that after 30 mins - 1 hour of continuous play, Firefox starts lagging; a few moments ...
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Google+ pictures becoming corrupt

Recently, I was browsing through my Google+ photos on my Android phone and I noticed that many of them appear to have been corrupted. They are covered in varying patterns of colored bars. I've noticed ...
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Is it possible to block Facebook's sponsored ads using uBlock now that they separate “sponsored” text onto different divs?

If you inspect the word "sponsored" on Facebook's sponsored posts, you'll see they break the word up across multiple elements to bypass uBlock Origin and other blockers. Is there a way to still block ...
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Unable to see Add WhatsApp account in my Facebook business manager

I had tried to add a WhatsApp account in business manager settings. The guidelines in their helpcenter documentation stated that I could add a WhatsApp account from business manager settings. But in ...
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How can I delete all my direct messages at once in Twitter?

How do I delete all my Twitter direct messages in one go without having to click the delete button for each message?
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YouTube abysmally slow; high connection speed and other HD streaming fast—what gives?

YouTube used to work just fine for me. I could stream videos in 1080p HD with no problems or buffering. Now, for the past few weeks/months I haven't had even close to that experience. Only 480p and ...
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Link to Bitchute Video at Specific Starting Time

In youtube, you can link to a video at a specific starting time by adding query string parameters, like ?t=23m3s, to the end of the URL. How can this be done with bitchute videos?
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Prevent 'reply all' in Facebook group message

I'm the admin for a Facebook group of approximately 50 members, and I want to send a single message to everyone in the group. I need to use a message because most members of the group do not receive ...
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How can I associate a street address with a Google Apps Calendar conference room resource?

Google recommends naming calendar resources, like conference rooms, like this NYC-14-12-Boardroom-15-VC. This means that when a user creates a meeting that will take place in that conference room, the ...
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Additional sections in priority inbox?

I have been able to customize the categories in priority inbox like it details here. I thought I saw somewhere a hack to create more than the default 4 sections within priority inbox. I cannot find it ...
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Log in to Digg with email

I (accidentally) created another Digg account when I signed up for Digg Reader, because I used the same (my primary) email I used for Google Reader. Now I just realized I have two Digg accounts, one ...
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How to efficiently search all draft posts on Tumblr?

I have a large number of draft posts on Tumblr. I often want to find one draft post to continue editing the post. If I go to the drafts page, by default only the first few posts are listed. I have to ...
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Can Smart Reply be customized or influenced in any way?

Google rolled out a Smart Reply feature a while ago that gives me three possible replies depending on the content of the emails I get: I don't typically use those replies, however. I tend to be more ...
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How to block sites with Google News?

I'm fed up with the sensationalized stories from http://www.dailymail.co.uk and would like it not to appear in my news search results. I found a way to eliminate it from the news.google.com ...
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Google Calendar's "This and following events" option when deleting a recurring event

When deleting a recurring event in Google Calendar, I only receive the option of deleting "This and following events" sometimes. When this option is not available, my only options are to delete the ...
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How to enable "play next" button in YouTube?

My friend has a "Play Next" button in YouTube which can be used to queue videos on YouTube without making a separate playlist. I also found an answer on Quora stating that the person has it. It looks ...
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How to fit 15 minutes onto Google Calendar in single lines

I divide my time up to 15 minute intervals. But Google Calendar seems to want to treat all of my reminders as needing 30 minutes to display, even if they are spaced 15 minutes apart, resulting in half ...
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Why doesn't Flickr love me?

I was going to ask why my upload never finished, but this was more interesting: x-flickr-loves-you: 0 This is an actual HTTP header returned by the URL https://s.yimg.com/pw/combo/1/3.11.0 during ...
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Link to a specific mail in Outlook 365

When I read a mail in Outlook 365, I would like to put a link to that specific mail in my external to-do list in order to open it directly. It's possible with Gmail but I don't see how to do that ...
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How do I get a Google N-Gram plot with a logarithmic axis?

I have an N-Gram plot where the frequencies span several orders of magnitude and are thus some relevant results are not really readable on a linear scale. I am aware that I can multiply some lines ...
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Gmail keeps turning off 'Less secure app access' feature

When attempting to send an email (using Gmail SMTP) from my web application I get error message about failed authentication. This is a result of 'Less secure app access' feature being turned off in ...
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How can I change when a week begins in Google Fit?

I have set a weekly running goal in Google Fit. However, a "week" means Monday-Sunday, but where I live the week is Sunday-Saturday. Is there any way to change the definition of a week to match the ...
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How to turn a private plunk to public without forking?

I have a private plunk and I'd like to turn it public but I don't want fork it, so having two plunks. Any way just to change the visibility to public?
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How do you disconnect Facebook accounts from Instagram?

I signed up for Instagram and it said I already had an account with that email address. I didn't remember signing up but thought maybe I had done it a while ago. I reset my password and logged in. It ...
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Slack keyboard shortcut to toggle active / away

I am looking for the keyboard shortcut in Slack macOS app to toggle active and away. I could not find it here, for example: Slack keyboard shortcuts: https://slack.com/help/articles/201374536-Slack-...
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Prevent "Friendversary" notifications in Facebook Messenger

I rarely use Facebook Messenger. But I am often given red Messenger badge "unread message" notifications for friendship anniversaries. The notification causes a red Messenger badge, which ...
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Google Families Notifications

I am trying to turn off email notifications so that I don't get an email each time my son installs something. I have gone to all the steps guided in the support link: https://support.google.com/...
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How do I report spam/scam attempts in Hangouts?

I have kept the conversation open so this guy can be traced. He is using the persona of a topnotch COO of a very large reputable company in USA to "hire" people, hooking them via Freelancer.com. I ...
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Refer to numbered item in Google Document

Is there a way to refer (dynamically) to a numbered item in a Google Doc? For example, say I have a list: Item one Item two Item three and I wish to refer to item 2. in a normal paragraph, but in ...
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People retracting their last bid so that I reach my maximum bid

The following happened to me several times when bidding for something at eBay: I place my bid → I'm the highest bidder Alice places several small-step bids, but I'm still highest bidder (thanks to my ...
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How can I hide all videos from a given channel on YouTube?

How can I hide all videos from a given channel on YouTube? By hiding I mean never recommending any video from the given channel.
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How to change indent of bullets in Google Slides Master

I have created a bullet list in a Google Slide, and it adopts the indentation as specified in the Master Slide. I can select the Level One bullets, and manually change their indentation so the layout ...
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Resize table columns in Google Docs like AutoFit Contents in Microsoft Word

In Microsoft Word, you can resize column widths automatically using AutoFit Contents from the Layout ribbon's AutoFit pulldown menu. This resizes the selected table such that column widths are no ...
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Is there a way to view your status history on Slack?

I'd like to take a screenshot of some of my old status updates on Slack, but I can't find any kind of status history. Does such a thing exist? Update, July 2021: Not a complete history, but it looks ...
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How to organize Google Photos?

Is there any good way to organize photos into albums in Google Photos? I use photos for a lot of quick documentation and I need to organize them for efficient recall. I'm trying to filter the ones I ...
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How to find large files and specific file types?

I've tried different options in the search bar and searched Google far and wide but can't find help. My unlimited Amazon Drive account has been discontinued so I'm trying to prune it of all the large ...
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How to download an archive of all posts on Piazza?

Piazza has no official feature to download all posts. I can't use wget to crawl the site, because although I can get past the login using a cookies.txt file, the entire interface is dynamically ...
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Dropbox is showing folders, and then isn't

When I first enter one shared Dropbox directory, it first shows me all of the sub-directories as well. After a brief moment, though, it stops showing them. They disappear completely from my browsing ...
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Reference dynamic text from another document within Google Docs

I want to create a document that has ten pages in it (ten pages, each page a new set of unique information). I want that document to pull from ten unique, single page documents that users can update. ...
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Hide player controls while fullscreen in YouTube

Is it possible to prevent YouTube's (HTML5) fullscreen player controls from showing whenever it first goes into fullscreen mode? Like, don't show this automatically (at all): I want it to still show ...
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