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How to get a link to a Google Translate translation?

I was able in the past to do that, but I can't find how anymore.
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How to sort Google Scholar search results by number of citations?

There appears to be no way to sort Google Scholar search results by any field. If somebody has figured out a way to do so, please share.
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How do I get Gmail to ask me to be a mailto handler again?

I noticed that when I open up Gmail on Google Chrome, a popup near the top asks me if I want to let Gmail be my "mailto:" handler. If I select "No," I'm assuming that Gmail will no longer ask me to ...
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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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Can I open a Google Drive document in read-only mode?

Can I open one of my docs/spreadsheets/etc in read-only mode? I would like to view it for reference without having to worry about it being modified.
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Whatsapp Web: "Phone Not Connected"

I constantly get "Phone Not Connected" in Whatsapp Web. This issue is sporadic and resolves itself in the course of a few minutes. When I really want to send a message right now, I fix it myself by ...
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Once a due date passes and the card is done, how do I keep the card and lose the red due date alert?

I have a card with a due date of today. The task is complete, and we've moved it to our "Done" list. How can I update the card so that the due date icon is not red implying that it is late while ...
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How do I sign out of a single Google account?

I am trying to sign out of a Google account I have on Chrome, running on macOS. I do not see a "sign out," "log out," or a "remove account" button anywhere in the account dropdown. I only can see a "...
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Is there a way to search through liked videos on my YouTube account?

Is there a way to search for specific videos in my like playlist on my account?
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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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Copy raw link found by Google search, not the one with extra redirect added [duplicate]

In Firefox, after searching for some keyword in Google and getting a list of results, I would like to copy the link address of a particular result. But I find that the link address is not the actual ...
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How does Gmail decide to thread email messages?

Sometimes I'll notice false positives (includes an email that isn't part of the thread) and false negatives (misses an email that should have been part of the thread). How does Gmail decide which ...
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How do I recover my Google account, password, or username?

Google Account Recovery Questions This is the canonical target for Google Account questions about recovering usernames and passwords, as well as problems logging in for other reasons. For example: I ...
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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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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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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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In Slack, is there a way to filter out search results from a specific channel?

I know you can do in:#channel to only get results from a channel, but is there a way to filter out results from a channel? A lot of our channels are spammed with automated messages and it adds noise ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to change the default Google Slides animation?

Google Slides has its default animation setting to be "Fade In" with a non-instantaneous speed (see picture). I know I can change it manually to "Appear" and "Fast", but is there a way to change the ...
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How to export a filtered set of rows from a Google Spreadsheet?

Is it possible, when exporting a Google Spreadsheet into a CSV, to apply this operation only to filtered set of rows? I need to get in CSV exactly the rows which are visible on the sheet after a ...
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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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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 ...
Korneel Bouman's user avatar
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5 answers
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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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Google Apps: 2-factor verification code for brand new user?

I am the admin of a Google Apps domain. I created a brand new user account. I tried to sign in as that user (in a new browser) and it told me that "Your organization's policy requires you to enroll in ...
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How to reverse the order of selected rows?

Is there an easy way to reverse the order of selected rows? (Or how about all rows, if that's easier.) Specifically, in this case, there is no column that could be used for sorting to get them in ...
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How to search within a Twitter user's likes

In Twitter, is there an operator that allows you to search within a user's likes? Perhaps something like likes:username or list:username/likes etc.?
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Is there any way to send an email from a Gmail plus address?

I know that I can sign up to a service using [email protected], the question I have is how can I send an email from this same address?
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How can I set a Gmail filter that finds email sent "only to me"?

I want to create a filter for all email sent by me only to me. I do that because when I have a note that I want to remember, I send it to myself. I want to label all those notes so I can find them ...
Andrew Warner's user avatar
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4 answers
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How to silence Slack's default slackbot?

I'm using Slack with Ubuntu Linux 16.04. While I enjoy working with Slack, there is this annoying Slackbot, which keeps repeating the same messages all the time (for example: 'User is in Do not ...
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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 ...
Daniel Bingham's user avatar
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Stop a '+' from generating a formula

I'm having a bit of a struggle. I'm creating a spreadsheet which uses plus signs (+) regularly. I want a semi-permanent fix for +'s turning into addition formulae.
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Print Playlist from Google Play Music

I want to print a list of songs (with artist, album, rating and, if possible, number of plays and duration) from my Google Play Music account. There is no easy way to do this from the app. Doing ...
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How can I find a message by Message-ID in Gmail?

For archival purposes, I am storing a list of emails. I would like to be able to later find a particular message in my Gmail account. A unique message identifier is its Message-ID. However Gmail does ...
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How to specify the entire sheet as range in Google Sheets?

The best workaround I have found so far is: worksheet_name!$A$1:$YY but ideally I would like to be able to simply write, e.g.: worksheet_name! So, does anyone know: is there a syntax for ...
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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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6 answers
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Can I host my own instance of Trello?

I like using Trello, but my company might block the site at any time so I am uncomfortable really depending on it. Is there anyway to buy a version to host within my company?
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How can I recursively set ownership of Google Drive files and folders?

We recently moved from Dropbox to Google Drive for our whole company and I used one user account to move everything into Google Drive. Now most/all of the file/folders are owned by one account. The ...
Dan Mandle's user avatar
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Markdown formatting in Google Keep?

Is it possible to use Markdown formatting in Google Keep?
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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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Can I trick GitHub into displaying the PDF in the browser instead of downloading it?

When viewing a PDF file on GitHub, there seems to be no way to have the browser simply display the file as opposed to downloading it. None of these links work, and these are the only ones I'm able to ...
Sean Allred's user avatar
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6 answers
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Hot keys to switch between tabs?

Does anyone know if there´s a shortcut to switch between tabs in Google Spreadsheets? If you use CTRL+PgUp / CTRL+PgDown like in Excel you switch between Chrome or Firefox's tabs instead.
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Fill value in multiple cells in Google Sheets

In MS Excel, after selecting a range of cells it is possible to enter a value and press CTRL+ENTER to have that value set in all selected cells. Is there a keystroke in Google Spreadsheets that would ...
Cristian Lupascu's user avatar
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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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