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How to add a link to Delicious and associate tags by sending an email?

Why would you want to use email? – I'd like to add links by email, so I can add to Delicous an article I am reading offline from my iPhone, in Instapaper or Read It Later. On Ping.fm – Ping.fm only ...
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Find a plane for four points using WolframAlpha

How can you find the plane of four points by WolframAlpha? Example plane((0,0,0),(2,-1,-1),(4,-2,-2),(8,-4,-4)) should give me x + y + z = 0.
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Why does my Gmail “drafts” folder have an unread count?

Obviously, it's a draft, therefore I've read it! This is annoying as I use drafts to record a “follow up note” against an email received (but not replied to as there is no way of adding notes to ...
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How can I set conditional formatting on a particular cell that depends on another cell's value?

In my example I would like to conditionally format column B cells. Those marked with x should be formatted according to value in column A (in the example the value is 1): A | B 1 | x 2 | 3 | 1 | x ...
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ISBLANK() function

Is there any way I can check whether a cell is empty? There is a function ISBLANK() but it returns false when there's a formula in a cell even thought the formula doesn't return anything (or an empty ...
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How to temporary block everyone (including recruiters) from seeing my LinkedIn profile

I am going to publish my CV, but without mentioning the current company, otherwise, recruiters will start to push candidates to my place before I leave. And I need to lock my LinkedIn profile which ...
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Web resources for specific types of funny pictures? [closed]

No, not lolcats. And I'm not really looking for a specific site, either. I have often wished that I had some funny picture to illustrate a presentation, a website, a post, an email, or something else....
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Bookmarks not visible in Delicious

I saved some bookmarks with proper tags, but these are displayed only when I log in. These are not available in the recent list on the homepage without logging in even though I searched with tag or ...
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How can I make an animated avatar for gravatar.com?

I was inspired by this animated avatar from free-avatars.com: Is it possible to use an animated GIF as an avatar on gravatar.com? I couldn't get it to work, but maybe someone else knows a hack.
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How to paste code and not have it formatted in Blogger?

I'm trying to paste some example XML snippets into a blog post on blogger, but every time I save or preview the post, blogger seems to remove my XML tags and just display the parameters. I can't find ...
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Is it possible to split discussions in Google Groups when someone hits reply, and just changes the subject line?

From what I can tell, if a Google Groups user wants to create a new topic, but instead of logging into the web site or opening a new email and addressing it to the group address, they just hit reply ...
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Embedding and sending HTML emails from Gmail

What is the best way to send out formatted HTML emails from Gmail?
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Function to find distance between cities

I'm working with Google Docs and want to create a spreadsheet of the following form: Point A Point B Mileage Los Angeles Miami 292100 Palo Alto San Francisco ...
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Copyrighted audio disabled from YouTube video - how did they know?

I posted a video on YouTube (SFW) nearly two years ago, with an ambient soundtrack taken from an Aphex Twin song (which I credited at the end of the video). After nearly 3000 views, it has had the ...
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Is there any website to upload/edit source code? [closed]

I really like PBworks but when I hit 'formatted' and paste my code (no other setting keeps single lines single) the spaces get messed up so it looks weird when I paste it back. (Luckily I don't write ...
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Hotmail is sending Swedish characters ä, å and ö as E4, E5 and F6?

I've gotten complaints that the "Swedish characters" (ä, å, ö) are getting corrupted when I send e-mail through Hotmail. They show up as E4, E5 and F6 instead. The e-mail itself says charset=iso-8859-...
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Where do my emails go when I click on 'Archive' in Gmail?

I selected a few important mails and mistakenly clicked on Archive. I don't know where that mails are? Where can I find them?
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Importing to Gmail from Yahoo! Mail Plus takes forever

I've decided to migrate over to Gmail, so of course I would like to migrate my old Yahoo emails and forward Yahoo mail to Gmail for a few months until the transition is complete. Unfortunately, ...
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Gmail address extraction

I would like to extract all e-mail addresses from my Gmail account, and extract them from the messages where some search term is satisfied. I don't only want to extract addresses from to: and from: ...
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Log into Gmail without SSL

How do I log into or use Gmail without having to go through the HTTPS or SSL version? Since the 443 ports for HTTPS is filtered in Iran, is there any alternative method of logging into Gmail which ...
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How do I remove duplicate contacts in Google Contacts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Find duplicates in Google Contacts I would like to remove duplicate contacts. My contacts run into thousands and merging is no small job.
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Gmail custom themes: how to add a background image?

A little time-wasting activity of mine currently, is customizing my gmail theme. But, as I look around, I cannot find the option for adding a background image. Some themes have it, so I guess, it is ...
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How can I reliably deliver email to Hotmail users?

One of my customers (annoyingly) uses Hotmail for his primary email address. A lot of the time, my emails to him get returned undeliverable due to an over-zealous spam filter. My email is from my ...
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If my Gmail address is abcdefgh@gmail.com, then what would be my OpenID?

If my email is abcdefgh@gmail.com, what would be my OpenID?
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How to migrate from a Hotmail account

Is there an easy way to move from a Hotmail account to something else, like a Gmail account or a new Hotmail account? Without losing all the folders, emails, contacts, etc.
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How do I search a Wikimedia web site for ALL keywords

I have a Wikimedia site that I want to search for both keywords that I type into the search box. When I go to the wikipedia.org site and look at the help it says that I can precede words with a + ...
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Is there a way to find YouTube users by country/city?

I was wondering if there was a way to search for YouTube users from a specific country (UK) and if possible a specific city. I know each user’s channel has the option to fill out country and city ...
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Where can I store my private bookmarks online? [closed]

I want to store my bookmarks online, but I am not interested in sharing them with other people. I used to use myhq.com, but the interface is too clunky. These days, bkmks.com fits almost all my needs:...
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Online similar images search engine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reverse image search engine Does anyone know of a search engine that allows you to upload an image and then find similar images on the web?
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Do calculated distances include uphills?

Consider a route on a map between two waypoints. Google Maps will calculate the distance between the two, and display it for you. This is very handy. Thank you Google Maps! Consider a route where the ...
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How can I get code syntax highlighting in Google Docs?

Is there way to switch on syntax highlighting in Google Docs? Personally I use it for editing and collaborating on C++ files, but PHP or SQL syntax highlighting also would be interesting.
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What is Wolfram Alpha good for? [closed]

I typically use Google for any data-gathering I need to do. Recently, I tried out Wolfram Alpha. This thing is pretty interesting. But I couldn't think of any use besides figuring out what the ...

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