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Is there any way to script a Google Docs spreadsheet?

I have a really complex spreadsheet in Google Docs, and while it works, having the ability to script it a bit (à la VBA in Microsoft Office) would make it a lot cleaner. I heard that this is doable in ...
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What is the bandwidth limit for Google Drive file uploads?

The Google Drive help states that one's storage quota "includes plenty of bandwidth for ordinary use". In practice, about how much does this amount to? Is Google Drive suitable for hosting for ...
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How do I let other people view my photos I’ve uploaded to Photobucket?

I've created an album and uploaded a load of photos to Photobucket, but when I send the link to my friends all they see is a login screen. I've searched but I can't find the option to make the album ...
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How do I get the phone numbers of my Facebook Friends?

There was a time that somehow Facebook synced to my phone and that was great but I did not want all of them. How can I manually select the Facebook numbers and then export it to my phone via Contacts ...
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How can I automatically share certain tasks in Remember the Milk?

Remember the Milk makes it really easy to share individual tasks, but how can I make it automatically share certain groups of tasks (e.g., I'd like it to automatically share tasks tagged #groceries ...
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How can I search for a keyword with special characters in Google Search?

I want to search for what += means, but Google won't return any documents. Also when I come across some PHP code I don't understand I can't search for the keywords as written. How can I search for ...
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How can I upload videos > 15min to YouTube?

I see that some YouTube users have quite lengthy videos. But if I ever try to upload a video of length more than 15 min, YouTube stops me. How can I get more privileges in YouTube?
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Use Google as an OpenID without logging into the rest of it?

Every time I login to Google as my OpenID I stay signed-in. This can get annoying as I feel safer searching Google without being logged-in, even if my dynamic IP is logged. Obviously I can just ...
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How do I make Facebook block a friend’s Mafia Wars updates?

I like Facebook to connect with friends, but I don't like the way their favorite games spam me. They just keep giving me Mafia Wars updates! Is there any way to block a friend's Mafia Wars update? ...
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How can I control who follows me on Twitter?

I tend to get a bunch of emails every week that say: JaneDoe (JaneDoe343) is now following your tweets on Twitter.is now following you. A little information about JaneDoe: 0 followers 1 ...
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How do I search within someone's tweets?

I remember Jeff Atwood (@codinghorror) had posted a tweet about a new website, but I can't seem to find the link. Is there any way I can search within someone's tweets to find that link?
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Is Picasa's face tag data stored in the photo itself? [closed]

I tagged all my contacts on my Picasa Web Albums, but I was wondering if this data is stored in the photo itself or would I have to retag every picture when I import them to my desktop or share them ...
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How do I transfer my blog posts from Google's Blogger to WordPress?

I have a blog on Google's Blogger, but now I want to move to WordPress. Is there an easy way to transfer all my old blog posts from Blogger to WordPress?
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Can I auto-forward my Gmail to another address?

I'm kind of paranoid about my email and I don't want it to be on Google's servers only. Especially after my account got hacked and all my email got deleted. So I would like to auto-forward my Gmail ...
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How do I sync Google Calendar with my Outlook Calendar?

At work we use Outlook, but I want an easy way to sync it with my private Google Calendar. However, I tried looking at the Outlook (2010) settings and couldn't find how to make a link. So how do I ...
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How do I delete all my mail from my Gmail account?

I want to clear my mail from my Gmail account, but don't feel like selecting every message (also the archived ones). Is there an easy way to delete all my mail from Gmail without having to delete my ...
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How do I delete my Facebook account?

I don't trust Facebook's new privacy settings and have decided to delete my account, but I can't find the kill switch. Does anyone know how I can delete my Facebook account?
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Google Docs document in Hebrew and English?

Is there any way to have Hebrew and English in the same document in Google Docs? So far, everything I have found about multiple languages seems to assume that you want the user interface (menus, etc) ...
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Reply to Mailman archived message

I was having a problem with the GNU Debugger (GDB) and while the issue appears to be recurring, I found only one instance of someone recently experiencing the same problem. I found this other instance ...
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Moving Delicious bookmarks to Google Bookmarks

Is it possible to copy all my Delicious bookmarks to Google Bookmarks, while preserving the Delicious tags as Google labels? It is easy enough to export as HTML and import again, but the tags get ...
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How can I delete my account/profile from asp.net forums?

I've created a profile to asp.net forums which has my full name as username and I don't want it to be displayed on my every posts. If I can change username then good, otherwise I want to delete that ...
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Showing the last login time of when a user logs into their Gmail account

How do I find out the last login time of a user when they log into their Gmail account? I don't see this information at all.
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In Gmail, is there a way to temporarily bounce back all incoming mail (SMTP 550 User Unknown)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to configure Gmail so that filtered user gets an NDR (non-deliverable receipt) or “bounce” message I have a gmail account I would like to keep in the long-term....
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How can I search for paragraph marks?

In MS Word, I do a search for ^p Is there a similar search string that I could use in Google Docs to find paragraph marks? I do that kind of search, by the way, to replace 3 paragraph marks with 2.
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How to track / monitor changes in an online PDF file?

How to track / monitor changes in an on-line PDF file? Need to be notified when that happens.
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Can I disable comments by default on my YouTube videos?

Comments are unfortunately always automatically enabled when I upload a video to YouTube either via their website or iPhoto, but more often that not I later manually disable comments for each uploaded ...
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Can I send a postcode direct to Google Maps in the URL?

I have a form on my web page that includes a postcode. I want to open a new window and display Google Maps with the data from my postcode form. Ideally something like: www.maps.google.co.uk%postcode=...
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6 answers
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URL format for Google's I'm Feeling Lucky

I have 3 or 4 keywords I want to send from my PHP page to Google and return one page as if I had gone on to Google's site and searched using "I'm feeling lucky." Does anyone know how to supply the ...
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Can a Google Voice number be daisy chained to another Google Voice number?

Can a Google Voice number be daisy chained to another Google Voice number? In other words, can you add a Google Voice number to another Google Voice account? Is this possible?
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"Older than" Internet search filter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to do a Google search for webpages last updated within 2 years? Because the Internet has grown exponentially every year, when I search for pages posted on the Internet 10 ...
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Making embedded YouTube videos start loading before playing

I am embedding a YouTube video in my website. Is it possible to make the clip start loading before the user presses play? (I would not like the video to start playing automatically.)
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Automatically sync Meetup events with Google Calendar [duplicate]

Is there anyway to automatically have my Meetup event calendar sync up with Google Calendar, or even Outlook? Update I want to do this for all of my groups at once (not each individual group)
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Can I change the aspect ratio of a YouTube video I'm viewing?

Is there any way I, as a viewer, can change the aspect ratio of a video where the uploader got it wrong? It's driving me mad! Can't believe YouTube doesn't have anything for me to fix this... Does it? ...
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Convert a Yahoo account to a Delicious account

I use Delicious + the Firefox extension to manage my bookmarks. Unfortunately, my Delicious account is plugged to my Yahoo account, which can stay logged in for only two weeks, keeps asking me to ...
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Hotmail registration date

Does anyone know if there's a place where you can see the date you've registered your Hotmail or Live email address?
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How to add a background image to a Gmail message

I want to have a background image while I compose a new message in Gmail. I must be able to type over it. Is it possible?
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Is there a way to send a document to Google Docs instead of downloading it to your drive?

I want to send a document to Google Docs instead of downloading it to my PC and then uploading it to Google Docs. Is there an easy way to do it (I'm using Chrome)?
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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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