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Save a link to create new document in Google Docs

Is it possible to bookmark a link that, when chosen, will automatically open up new document (a word processing document in this case) in Google Documents even if I don't have GD open at the time? ...
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Netflix — How to Stream in Different Language?

There are lots of DVDs that have foreign language audio on the disc (ie foreign films might have English audio). Is it possible to stream a movie on Instant Play with an alternate language? Or do ...
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Show a number as binary in Wolfram Alpha

Is there any way to see a number as it's individual bits (i.e. base 2) in Wolfram Alpha? For example, given the number 255, it should show: 11111111 Similarly, the number 4 can be shown as: 100
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Can't send birthday gifts or greetings on geni.com

Sometimes when I try to send a birthday greeting or write on someone's guestbook, I get the message: You can't send a birthday greeting to this person How can I fix this issue? Why does it happen?
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How do I update street information for Google Maps?

As the result of the end of some works, a street has changed its direction of travel. Is there any way I can notify Google of the change?
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Figuring out who is the owner of a Google Spreadsheets form

I have noticed that Google spreadsheet form's have URLs in the form of http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=.... I don't see anything that relates to the Google account in the URL. There ...
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How can I change the default styles for Google Docs?

For a Document (Word-like) in Google Docs, I want to be able to change the font size, family and spacings for the built-in in styles. How can I do that?
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Is there a way to use less specific Twitter location?

I'm not sure if this would be a setting on my Android phone's Twitter application or on the Twitter website, but I want my tweets to have a location, but not my fine-grained location. Preferably, just ...
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Is there a good online French dictionary? [closed]

It should be accurate and well made. Search history would be nice.
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How can I make URLs automatically hyperlinked on a web-published Google Docs?

When I publish Google Docs to the web like this: https://docs.google.comView?id=dc7gj86r_22pv9qqffp I can manually turn a URL into a hyperlink as I did on the first two, but how can I make Google Docs ...
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How do I force YouTube to play videos in their lowest resolution?

Is there any good method that forces my web browser to play all YouTube videos on the lowest definition, even if the video offers a higher resolution?
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Good application for tracking member subscriptions? [closed]

I'm starting a small non-profit, that accepts donations from "members" in the form of monthly dues. Is there any web app that will help me track their payments? Something easier than keeping a ...
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How do I set a 'budget' in Mint?

I don't get how Mint determines your 'budget'. It has all kinds of weird numbers for me that I don't remember setting. Is that something they do automatically based on past spending in those areas, ...
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How to configure Google Alerts for different languages?

How can I configure Google Alerts to send me alerts in different languages? At the moment it alerts me for a certain term only in Italian, that is my default language. But now I would like to ...
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2answers
790 views

Sort fans of a Facebook page by join date

I can't seem to find a way to find out the chronological order specific users 'liked' a page. The main purpose would be to award say the 5000th user that joined "my" page. However, as much data as ...
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Is there a way to change the 15-minute edit rule for comments on a Ning site?

On a Ning community site, if you post a comment it will say "you have 15 minutes to edit this comment" and then it begins to count down. But if you come back a day later and realize you wrote: I do ...
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How to use old Google image search instead of new one?

I frequently use the Google image search. Here in Central Europe they recently deployed a new UI for image search with some fancy pop up windows. Can someone tell me how to switch back to the old ...
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4answers
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How to getting RSS feeds into Gmail

Is there an easy way (say, a bookmarklet) that, whenever I see a feed, I can subscribe to it so that updates will go into my Gmail?
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Decoding base64/quoted-printable attachment from Gmail

Sometimes, mostly Outlook users, sends me an email message with another email message embedded in it. It is done in Outlook by dragging an existing email message into the window where you're composing ...
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4answers
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Mobile version of Gmail on desktop Firefox

It would be useful to be able to check the mobile version of Gmail when my internet speed gets capped. I tried switching my user agent to iPhone 3, but this didn't display properly (appeared in a tiny ...
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Does Urgent Mail go to the Priority Inbox?

This is a follow up to Send Urgent Mail in Gmail If someone sent me mail from a client/application that sends the urgent flag, will this automatically be sent to important messages section ? If ...
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How to find many (all?) of the blogs dealing with “X”?

I wish to find all the blogs who are dealing with a topic. For example: "restaurant reviews" The first thing I would do is to google "restaurant review blog" and start going through the list. The ...
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Is any way to pass WebSense? [closed]

Is any way to pass WebSense ?
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Media purchase and download website that doesn't use proprietary software [closed]

The thing I hate about Itunes is that you have to use proprietary software. What website can you buy the same (mostly) commercial music, and just download mp3's or whatever through a web browser?
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Web-based Contact Application that allows list forwarding [closed]

I've found with Constant Contact, iContact and MailChimp that if you use standard email forwarding to pass their email on, that any unsubscription will unsubscribe you, the sender, because they ...
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Facebook App for Arbitrary HTML? [closed]

I'd like to find an application on facebook which would allow me to add a tab to my page that contains simple HTML - like a list of items, or a couple paragraphs, etc. Is there a good solution anybody ...
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Free/cheap desktop sharing service for remote teaching? [closed]

I am leading a free web development study group and we need some way to meet online in some kind of virtual classroom. Do you know if any free service exists that has these characteristics?: Free or ...
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Changing person's profile picture in Picasa web? [closed]

In Picasa it is possible to change a person's profile image when using "face-tagging". I can not do the same or synchronize my settings to Picasa Web. Any solutions? For some reason, the Picasa web ...
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Last.fm scrobblers ( websites / add-ons … ) [closed]

What websites or add-ons allows you to listen to music and scrobble it to your last.fm ? I know few like ; The Hype Machine website : based on music from blogs Universal Scrobbler add_on : allows ...
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How do I remove a contact from the Gmail chat list without blocking or deleting the contact? [closed]

Under Settings > Chat, I have "Only allow people that I've explicitly approved to chat with me and see when I'm online" checked. I want to know how to revoke chat permissions for someone whom I've ...
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How do I connect Blogspot to my Google Apps?

I want to connect my Blogspot account to my Google Apps domain. I have told Blogger to use blog.mydomain.com yet my browser tells me this didn't work. Because of the popularity of the words "blog", "...
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Gmail keyboard shortcut for “Display images below”

Is there a keyboard shortcut in Gmail for the "Display images below" or "always display images from" links in emails?
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Any website for studying English Words? [closed]

I am from China, and want to use a web app to help me remember more English words. Desired functionality: Randomly select words to test the user. If the user does not pass, test again some time ...
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Is there a barebones application for posting to Twitter and Facebook without seeing your update stream? [closed]

I am looking for a Web Application where I can post to Twitter and Facebook, but not see the updates from the people I follow. The stream is very distracting, sometimes I need to go make some ...
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rss/atom feed for abc.go.com

I'm wondering if there's an rss feed for show's on abc.go.com so I can see when new episodes are uploaded. The 'episode guide' section has one, but it's posted before the episode is uploaded. Asking ...
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6answers
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How often does Google Calendar update its “Other Calendar” feeds?

I subscribe to a couple of external calendar feeds from my Google Calendar (within a Google Apps account) and am curious to know how often they get updated. For example, I have a subscription to my ...
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2answers
268 views

Syndicate all posts and photos made to Facebook

My family has a website that helps to keep us all in constant contact with each other. Recently a good number of the younger family members have started to use Facebook. Our little family website, ...
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1answer
663 views

Mark as 'read' in Google Groups

Is there any way to mark all my Groups, specific Groups or specific threads in a Group as 'read?'
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Have Gmail display messages inside the list

Not sure how to word this, but I'd quite like Gmail to work like Google Reader - where you can just k,k,k up through the messages, without switching out to 'another page' for each message. I guess it'...
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1answer
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Auto Create a task from a Gmail via filter label

Is there a way to label an Email w/the word task, email it to myself and have it added to my tasks list automatically. I know I can open the email and add tasks but I'd like to do this via a filter ...
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364 views

Good app for a wish list? [closed]

I love Amazon's wish list, but I have a few items I want to record that aren't available on Amazon. Is there another app that does something similar and/or a way to add items that aren't listed on ...
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4answers
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How can I make Google prioritize StackOverflow results?

I don't want site:stackoverflow.com (that rules out other sites). I don't want to star stackoverflow.com Google results (that's too manual). I want to search Google such that any stackoverflow.com ...
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Graphviz Editor [closed]

What is the best online Graphviz DOT editor in terms of feature completeness, ease of use, and extensibility? Doing a simple Google search provides scant listings.
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2answers
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How can I reset a Hotmail password if I don't know the security question?

My sister recently changed her Hotmail password and she can't reset it, because the security question looks like this: The question was written long time ago in Greek and apparently Microsoft doesn't ...
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4answers
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Tracking friends on Facebook chat [closed]

Can someone please recommend me a tool to alert me when a specific person (or a group) comes online?
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1answer
807 views

Is it possible to locate all comments I've entered on all WordPress blogs?

WordPress sure seem to know who I am as I only have to enter my email address & name for my little avatar to appear when commenting on others' blogs, but I was wondering if there is any way that I ...
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1answer
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Embedding an Outlook Exchange Calendar in MediaWiki

Is there a way (ideally an easy one) to embed an Outlook Exchange Calendar in MediaWiki? The wiki is on an intraweb and I'd like to show the calendar on the main wiki page.
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4answers
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'Lorem ipsum' for images [closed]

I'm a coder and I have to test forms with images uploads. So I need some pleasant-looking dummy images, scenery or something. I'm looking for something like lorem ipsum for images. I found this http:/...
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1answer
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Is Gmail Priority Inbox only for Google Apps accounts?

I don't see Gmail Priority Inbox feature in normal Gmail account, but the option to activate is there on my Google Apps gmail. So, wondering is this Priority thing has been launched only for Apps??
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Label faces in Picasa per album

There used to be a link/feature in Picasa Web Album to just label faces in photos per album online. In each album it would list the faces it could find with facial recognition software trying to ...

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