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Adding a datepicker in Google Spreadsheet

Is it possible to insert a datepicker in every cell of a column in Google Spreadsheet so that anyone can click (with a single click) on that cell and get a datepicker calendar to select a date?
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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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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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What does Treat as an alias do in Gmail?

When you set up a new account on Gmail to be able to send messages from that account, one of the options to choose from is Treat as an alias. The only documentation I found about the feature is this ...
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View/compare revision differences in new Google Docs document

In the new version of Google Docs is it possible to view/compare revision differences as you used to be able to do to see the changes highlighted. I know you can view previous versions but what I ...
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Is there a “YouTube-like” service for audio? [closed]

For uploading audio files (podcasts) and then embedding them in blogs and the like.
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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 ...
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With Google Drive, how can I have a single document in multiple folders/collections?

I tried Google Drive today and promptly noticed that the "organize" feature of Google Docs went from a multi-selectable checkbox (in which you can check multiple collections for a document to be "in"):...
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3answers
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Is there a way to use Trello offline?

Sometimes I work on a bus or in places, where I can't use internet. Is there a way to use Trello offline?
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2answers
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How to insert source code in Google Docs? [duplicate]

Is there a easy way to insert source code with highlight in Google Docs?
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8answers
36k views

Search in Gmail - How to search the mails without reply?

I'd like to do a search in my Gmail to find out the mails that I sent without reply. I tried this, but it doesn't work: label:sent -has:reply it seems that the 'has' operator only accept :...
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How can I import a large list of tasks into Trello

How can I import a large list of tasks (.csv or .txt) into Trello and convert into cards that are part of a list
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7answers
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How can I reorder Gmail filters?

I have more than 20 filters, how can I easily reorder them?
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1answer
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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?
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Why did I get a “There's been a change to your Google account” message and password reprompt?

I got a message on my mobile today: "There's been a change to your Google account" along with a prompt to re-enter my password. Could someone be using my account or is this a known issue?
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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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How can I subscribe to a Google mailing list with a non-Google e-mail address?

Some projects host their mailing lists on Google Groups, like this: http://groups.google.com/group/mojolicious I'm an old-fashioned guy, and I don't like reading mail on the web. I would very much ...
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4answers
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How to check if value is in range of cells?

I want to check if the value of a cell exists in a range of cells. How can I do this? Just like you would be able to do "if value in list_of_values" in Python for example.
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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 "@gmail.com" inbox. For hosted domains, it's easy enough to make the bookmark URL: https:...
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2answers
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How do you manually block-quote in Gmail's new compose interface?

Gmail recently released a new UI for compose. How do you manually quote a paragraph? The block-quote button seems to have disappeared from the formatting toolbar in the rich text compose editor.
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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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How do I recover my Google account (or Gmail) password or username?

I have forgotten the password or username for my Google account, or I'm unable to access my account for other reasons. How can I recover my account? (This Q&A is meant as a general description ...
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Is there a way to export my starred locations from Google Maps?

I have hundreds of locations starred in Google Maps. I'd like to export the list of them so that I can import them into other software, like Google Earth or map applications on my Android phone. Is ...
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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 ...
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5answers
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How can I follow someone on Twitter without them knowing?

Is it possible to follow someone on Twitter without them knowing?
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4answers
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How can I search for Gmail messages on a particular date?

I'm searching for a message on or about a particular date and rather than scrolling through my emails to go back about a year, I'd like to know a search method to only find emails from a particular ...
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13answers
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Shortcut to insert new row in Google Spreadsheets?

Is there a way to do this without using the menu? I have seen references to ctrl + space and ctrl + +, but this no longer works (zooms in and out in Google Chrome)
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Remove the Chat box from the left pane on Gmail

I don't ever use the chat feature of Gmail. Is there a way to get rid of the chat box on the left side? I can minimize it, but it still shows my name and the "Search, add, or invite" textbox. I can ...
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How do I find the date of the first commit in a GitHub repository?

Given a GitHub repository, how can I quickly find the date of its first commit? I often want to know how old the project is, but I cannot find a quick way to get to the start of the commit histories ...
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2answers
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Link to specific sheet in Google spreadsheet

I have a complicated Google spreadsheet with many sheets and a table of contents. Is there some way to create a link to the sheet names so that with a click one can go directly to the sheet? That is: ...
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4answers
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How do I get rid of “On Behalf Of” from my sent Gmail messages?

I have a Google Apps account with 1 primary domain and a secondary alias domain (let's say example.co.uk and example.com). When I send emails from the alias domain, the receiving person sees the ...
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What are all the formatting options for a Google+ post?

What is the markup language for creating posts (and responding to posts)? I know of the following ones: To make text bold, use stars around the text: *bold text* To make text italics, use ...
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Sum values with same name

I have a Google Sheets with a long list of names and amounts. Many of the names are duplicates. For example: John | 10 Bill | 2 Susan | 3 Frank | 4 Sally | 10 John | 2 Susan | 2 John | 3 Is ...
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Any risk in replying to a message on Facebook?

I got a message from someone I've never met before, or even heard of, from Nigeria. He wants to learn to write Java code and is asking me if I can recommend any websites or e-books to help him. He ...
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How to use Google's web cache to view a page [duplicate]

I have this Google webcache link of Forbes.com: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:YITURJmnFeUJ:www.forbes.com/celebrities2004/LIR4XKR.html%3FpassListId%3D53%26passYear%3D2004%...
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In Gmail, how can I attach an attachment from one email to another, without saving the attachment first or forwarding the message?

I often need to attach attachments from one email (or multiple ones) to another, without wanting to forward the original message. In a desktop client I would simply click and drag the attachment from ...
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14answers
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Is there a good equivalent to Mint.com for users outside the USA? [closed]

I'd love to use Mint.com but it's not available in the UK. Any idea when it might be available in the UK, or are there any recommended UK equivalents?
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Can a card in Trello display a table?

The markdown syntax says that you can use regular HTML and specifically mentions <table> as being possible. The only restrictions being that you have blank lines before and after the table, and ...
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Is there a safe way to save passwords? [closed]

I have a lot of passwords from various websites. I never use the same one twice, but the problem is that I keep forgetting them so I want to save them somewhere. If I'm on the same computer I can save ...
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5answers
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How can I mute a Google+ circle?

I've seen that the main stream is composed of all the singular streams from the various circles. I can mute a single post or contact, but not a circle (all the posts coming from people belonging to ...
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9answers
350k views

How to disable “Seen by” in Facebook chat

When two or more people chat together, Seen by appears when one of the participants views the last message. It is nice to know your message has been viewed, but it is also an invasion of privacy. ...
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7answers
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How can I backup all of my tweets?

Is there a way to download a backup of all of my own tweets, in case Twitter ever goes down for good?
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3answers
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Is it possible to have more than six labels in Trello?

Trello provides six color codes for cards. I can change the name of those labels, but I don't seem to be able to add more. I would like to label cards by "service area", and it happens we have twelve ...
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8answers
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How to create an em dash in Google Documents?

In most word processing applications, entering two sequential dashes is enough to create an em dash. Not in Google Documents: It'd be nice if those two hyphens joined together — wouldn't it? (...
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3answers
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Remove account from Google Account chooser

I've looked at several forums like this one and this one but since Google changes their interface every couple days, they're all wrong. Here's what my sign in page looks like today and I can't remove ...
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3answers
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How do I share a search query from Google?

Let's say I want to share the results from my query. There seems to be a lot of meta data in the query string. Which variables can be removed from the URL to still give a functioning Google search?
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12answers
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How to pass a range into a custom function in Google Spreadsheets?

I want to create a function which takes in a range... something like: function myFunction(range) { var firstColumn = range.getColumn(); // loop over the range } A cell would reference it using: ...
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4answers
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How can I view Google Photos that are not in a Google Photos album?

Go to Google Photos Add a few photos to a photo album Go back to All Photos See all of the photos there, even ones you copied to the Album. No problem here, per se. At least not yet. What if you ...
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9answers
209k views

Can I duplicate a folder in Google Drive?

I need to duplicate an entire folder on my Google Drive once a week. There are about 25 files in the folder. What is an easy way to do this?
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1answer
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Can I install custom fonts in Google Docs

I want to know if I can use my custom fonts in Google Docs or any other Google Drive products.

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