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Disable videos in YouTube, listen to the audio only

My internet connection is quite slow (128 kbps while browsing) and I want to know if I can disable video streaming on YouTube and listen only to the audio portion. There are many songs on YouTube ...
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98 votes
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How do I download a YouTube video?

How do I download a YouTube video? I have used various solutions in the past that do not seem to work any longer (KeepVid and various Greasemonkey scripts). Is this just no longer possible?
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How to search the internet for terms with special characters [closed]

As I learnt from this post, Google has no ability to search for special characters. Let's say I want to search for ss!. Are there any other search engines that can achieve this? Please do not propose ...
Mehper C. Palavuzlar's user avatar
97 votes
11 answers

Create a Gmail filter for Calendar Notifications

I'd like to create a Gmail filter to filter all of my Google Calendar notifications into a separate folder. Google Calendar notifications have headers that look like the following: Reply-To: Helen ...
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96 votes
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How can I make some data on a Google Sheets auto-sorting?

Let's say I want Google Sheets to automagically sort some data, for example column C. How do I do that? I know that I can manually sort data by right-clicking and selecting Sort data, but this is ...
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How do I check my promotional credit with Amazon?

I'm trying to figure out how much promotional credit I have before I make a purchase (stupid 1-click for digital purchases). I do not want to check my gift card balance. I want to know how much ...
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93 votes
5 answers

How do I add a caption to an image in Google Documents?

When inserting an image into a Google Document, text can be made to wrap around the image by clicking on it and choosing the "Wrap Text" option. How can I also add a caption to the image, with text ...
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92 votes
5 answers

How to paste raw HTML into an email in Gmail?

I would like to send an HTML Newsletter from my Gmail account. I have the raw HTML, but how can I paste it into the editor, so Gmail will recognize it as HTML? Is this even possible?
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92 votes
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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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91 votes
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How to prevent cut and paste data changing references in formulas?

Google Sheets has a feature where if you have a reference to a data cell in a formula, and you cut the data from that cell and paste it in a new location, the reference in the formula is updated to ...
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91 votes
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How exactly does MEGA's download work?

When you download a file from the MEGA service, you are shown a pretty download progress bar within the browser. Once this progress bar reaches 100%, your browser then begins to download the file. ...
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90 votes
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Is there a way to remove sites permanently from (my personal) Google search results? [duplicate]

I regularly find sites that copy content from elsewhere (mailing lists, etc) while not providing any added value. Quite to the contrary, they are pretty heaped with ads. I'd like to remove those ...
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Is there any way to give more (or less) weight to words in a Google search?

Sometimes I may prefer results that have a certain term: resize image bookmarklet +chrome In this example, I want a bookmarklet to resize images. Preferably, I want one that works in chrome, ...
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89 votes
6 answers

How to restrict a Google search to results of a specific language?

How can I restrict the results of a Google search to only a specific language? Is there an operator like language:english?
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89 votes
7 answers

In what order are filters processed in Gmail?

If I have multiple filters that match the same email do they all get processed? If so, in what order are they processed? What if the first filter matched modifies the email to make it match (or no ...
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89 votes
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Can I merge two conversation threads in Gmail?

I really like that gmail keeps related email messages in one "thread" for easy access. But sometimes an email message gets left out. (I suspect the senders email client is misbehaving.) Is there a ...
Nifle's user avatar
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88 votes
3 answers

Analytics on GitHub pages

Does GitHub provide some (native) way to track visitors on some hosted page (pages at * I know we can see traffic on GitHub repositories and I thought there would be some similar ...
Weier's user avatar
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85 votes
6 answers

How to add days to a date

I'm using a Google Spreadsheet to perform calculations and I'd like to do some simple date math. For example, TODAY() add 7 days. I don't see any functions to do it and some quick stabs in the ...
Sam Bisbee's user avatar
84 votes
4 answers

Remove email address from suggestions in To field on Gmail

Gmail keeps populating the To field with an out of date e-mail address that I no longer contact. The email address isn't in my address book but I did use it a lot previously (the contact has since ...
henry.oswald's user avatar
84 votes
5 answers

Embed Google Spreadsheet in Google Document

Is it possible to embed a Google Spreadsheet into a Google Document à la Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word? How about a chart from a Spreadsheet?
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84 votes
7 answers

Is there a way to search using regular expressions?

It would be very useful if Google provided a regular expression search. Is there a way to do this? I am not talking about search operators like site:, filetype:, AND, OR or "Text". I would ...
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83 votes
7 answers

Can one delete a Gmail attachment but keep the email?

My Gmail account is starting to get full, so I have been using the new search term larger:1M to find messages containing attachments that are larger than 1 Megabyte. How do I delete only the ...
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83 votes
15 answers

Export Gmail messages to text or HTML files

I want to be able to export Gmail messages as text or HTML files so that they can be stored, passed around, and easily viewed later. I would really like to be able to locate a selection of my ...
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82 votes
7 answers

Adding equations to Google Slides

In Google Docs' document editor, there's rudimentary support for adding mathematical equations. I didn't find anything like that in Google Slides' editor. Anyone know a workaround?
Elazar Leibovich's user avatar
81 votes
2 answers

How to mark all e-mails as read in Gmail?

I was checking my email on my phone, and for some reason it glitched out and marked every single of my thousand emails unread. Is there any way I can mark all emails as read as once instead of doing ...
rassa45's user avatar
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81 votes
3 answers

Why does not resolve [closed]

When I try to access with DNS through, it doesn't work. Why? % dig +nocmd +nocomments ; IN A ...
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81 votes
4 answers

How to move photos from Google Drive to Google Photos?

I have a lot of photos in Google Drive, in random folders. I want to move them to Google Photos, because I really like the phone/tablet application - while the web app is... less good. I have no ...
Karel Bílek's user avatar
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81 votes
13 answers

Import SVG files to Google Docs as a drawing

I've a drawing I made in SVG format and I'd like to include it in a Google document I'm writing. I tried uploading the SVG file but it only lets me view it, not edit it. Any Google searches for ...
Don Kirkby's user avatar
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80 votes
31 answers

How to send big files via email?

Gmail's maximum attachment size is 25 MB. How to send files bigger than that?
80 votes
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Is it possible to add a checkbox/button equivalent?

What I'm looking for is a one click enable/disable or toggle in some form. The closest I've come is manually editing a cell to enter a 0 or 1, but I'm hoping there's a nicer pattern. I know there's ...
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80 votes
15 answers

Always a blank line above where I insert a table?

In Google Docs, when I insert a table, there seem to be always a blank line above the table. See the screenshot below. How do I prevent that?
Jiew Meng's user avatar
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79 votes
5 answers

How can I only search the Primary inbox in Gmail?

With the new Gmail inbox, I've gotten into the habit of ignoring everything that's not in the Primary inbox. I don't care about anything that's in any of the other inboxes (inboxen?). When I search ...
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2 answers

Summing a column, filtered based on another column in Google Spreadsheet

I have the following data in a Google Spreadsheet: +------+---------+ | Time | Include | +------+---------+ | 0:30 | No | | 1:00 | Yes | | 0:30 | Yes | | 0:30 | No | | 0:30 | Yes ...
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78 votes
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Is there a way to play all YouTube videos uploaded by a particular user?

For example, I want to play all 58 videos uploaded by a single user. Obviously I could create a playlist, add each video to it, then play the entire playlist, but is there a simpler way?
Dónal's user avatar
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77 votes
15 answers

In a Google Spreadsheet, how can I force a row to be a certain height?

In a Google Doc spreadsheet I would like to have each row the same height no matter how much text is in each cell. I have tried "resize row" but no matter how many pixels I put in, the row ...
Edward Tanguay's user avatar
75 votes
3 answers

Permanently turn off new Google Maps and go back to old one

I found new Google Maps slow, useless (routes with only two points) and wrong. Is there any way, I can turn it off completely and go back to favored old Google Maps? Or is this — as with ...
trejder's user avatar
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74 votes
3 answers

How to remove accounts from "Choose an account" list in Google sign in?

When signing in with Google (OAuth), it shows a list of accounts it already knows about. How can I remove some accounts from this list? I know I can nuke all of them by deleting all cookies, but I'd ...
Kornel's user avatar
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74 votes
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How do I execute a filter in Gmail for the current email in my inbox?

I know how to create a filter and once it's created it will execute this filter on all incoming mail. However is there a way to execute this filter on what I already have received?
Dale's user avatar
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74 votes
8 answers

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 ...
Robert Koritnik's user avatar
73 votes
7 answers

How do I delete a list or card in Trello?

I have recently been exploring the new web application Trello and I accidentally created a list by mistake. I figured out how to remove the list from the board by archiving it but in reality I ...
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73 votes
13 answers

How to make a task repeat on the last day of each month in Google Calendar?

Pretty much the subject says it all. How can I make a task repeat on the end of each month in google calendar. Jan 31- repeated task Feb 28 - repeated task march 31 - repeated task april 30 - ...
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73 votes
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Someone memorialized my Facebook profile but I'm still alive!

Apparently, it’s pretty easy to memorialize someone's Facebook profile. I am greeted with the following message after entering my valid and correct username and password: Account Inaccessible This ...
Brett Millett's user avatar
72 votes
11 answers

Can I format the Google Docs Table of Contents to only include certain headers?

I would like to have the Table of Contents only include Heading 1 and not any of the others. Is there a way to set the Table of Contents to exclude the rest of the headings?
Bruce Reyes-Chow's user avatar
72 votes
5 answers

Facebook detects if you are logged in Gmail

Today I was playing with some web security, and there was a surprise when I decided to test the Forget the Password link on Facebook. I chose to send the password reset code to my Gmail address, and ...
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71 votes
6 answers

How do I invite all team members to a new Slack channel

Is it possible to invite all users (the entire team) to a new Slack channel? It seems there are limits to the number of people that can be invited at once.
Abram's user avatar
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71 votes
14 answers

How to set a Google Docs Spreadsheet cell format to bare text?

I am to store international standard phone numbers (starting with a plus sign followed, usually, by plain numbers) in a Google spreadsheet column. An example of such a phone is +420123456789 When I ...
Ivan's user avatar
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71 votes
3 answers

Can I associate a GitHub gist with an organization?

My team has a GitHub organization account. A lot of the work I do results in one-off scripts that we want to be able to have on our organization page but that aren't big enough projects to justify ...
Yahel's user avatar
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71 votes
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Putting page numbers in a table of contents in Google Docs

I want to create a table of contents in a Google Docs document where the page numbers are automatically referenced. Is it possible to put page numbers in a table of contents like this?
EKK's user avatar
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70 votes
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Can I form a direct URL to a particular Gmail account?

Since Gmail implemented multiple sign-on, I have been unable to create a bookmark URL that will always go to my "" inbox. For hosted domains, it's easy enough to make the bookmark URL: https:...
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70 votes
5 answers

Is there a web app to create ASCII art tables? [closed]

Is there a web app that can create ASCII-art tables like this one?: ------------------------------------------------ | | ColA | ColB | ----------------------------------...
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