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How to find a list of sites that I've authenticated with using my Google OpenID?

I use Google's Profile feature when logging into sites that support OpenID. Is there a way for me to get a list of all the websites that I have logged into using my Google Profile as my OpenID.
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How to easily add flight itinerary to Google Calendar from flight confirmation email in Gmail?

I got an email from my colleague about our business itinerary containing flight confirmation as a PDF attachment. Turns out Google can detect that it's a flight confirmation. When I search 'itinerary'...
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Is there a way to increase the rate at which Gmail fetches mail from another account?

I have configured my Gmail client to also check email from another (POP3) account. The fetch history indicates that Gmail does this automatically about once per hour. Is there any way to set this to a ...
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Is it possible to view the "read status" of a message in Slack?

Sometimes I want to know if a specific person has seen a message yet without having to Direct Message them. Is it possible to see read-status in Slack? How?
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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 ...
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How to center a table in Google Docs?

Centering data within a table cell or cells in Google Docs is straightforward and easy (i.e., highlight and center). How would I center an entire table?
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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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How to force Google search to only return English results? [duplicate]

I'm in France and trying to use Google in English only. My Google settings are set to English everywhere: I've also clicked on the link "use google.com" but when I do a search, it still shows some ...
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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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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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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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How to export selected emails from Gmail

I would like to export selected emails from my Gmail account to a text file. How can I do this with the Gmail web interface or some other (Linux) option?
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How NOT to bold text in WhatsApp & still use ** around text?

Now as WhatsApp offers options for bold, Italic & strike-through text, how not to make the text bold while still enclosing it in *. Any kind of escape character? For example: *test* will result ...
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How can I automatically set "last updated" cell in row Google Docs Spreadsheets?

How can I automatically set "last updated" cell in row Google Docs Spreadsheets ? I want to create a column where the cells' value will be automatically set to when that row was last amended. Is this ...
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Add 3 hours to Date value (DD/MM/YYYY 00:00:00)

I have cells with dates in this format: DD/MM/YYYY 00:00:00 and I want to add 3 hours because I'm in a different GMT zone. Is possible to use dates in a formula? Something like: 30/12/2012 22:15:00 ...
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How to automatically count amount of cards in Trello?

How to automatically count amount of cards? In some list, or in the board.
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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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Semi-transparent background for Google presentation text box

Is it possible to set the background of a text box in Google presentation to be semi-transparent? All I see are options to either transparent (a.k.a. "no fill") or completely opaque text boxes.
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How to omit skipped Google slides in an exported PDF?

When I use Download as > PDF Document (.pdf), skipped slides are included in the PDF. Is there any way to download a PDF without skipped slides?
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Can I share an event as an ICS file?

How can I share a single Google Calendar event with other users who may not necessarily use Google Calendar? I do not want to share it via email address, but want to provide something like an ICS file ...
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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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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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Google Translate an image, not on your phone

The Google Translate application now supports in-image OCR and translation of text: https://support.google.com/translate/answer/6142483?hl=en but this functionality does not seem to be accessible ...
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How does Google's new two-factor authentication work with IMAP, POP, etc.?

I'm very excited about Google's new two-factor authentication. Two-factor authentication means, in this case, that instead of just authenticating based on "something you know" (your password) you also ...
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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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Alternating colors for lines in Google docs spreadsheet

I have a shared Google spreadsheet where several users have already filled out parts. It would be useful to have alternately colored lines to facilitate correct placement of additional data. Is ...
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Convenient way to download attachments from multiple emails in Gmail?

Is it possible to select multiple email messages, and then download the files in their attachments in one archive file? The native way to click to open the emails one by one, and click to download ...
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Markdown to insert and display an image on GitHub repo

According to the GitHub documentation, the Markdown syntax for inserting an image is: ![GitHub Logo](/images/logo.png) Format: ![Alt Text](url) Following their example syntax, I can't seem to be ...
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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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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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Auto-updating column in Google Spreadsheet showing last modify date

Trying to figure out a way to have column two auto-update to show a timestamp of the last update. I realize the doc shows a timestamp of the last modification, but we have a lot of clients accessing ...
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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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How can I mark a card in Trello as done and keep it in the original list?

Is there a way to mark a card as done without moving it to a list named "done"? I'd like to keep the card in the list but show that it is done. We love using Trello. I am using it with a bunch of ...
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Display mail size in Gmail

As I'm running out of space I need to delete space wasting mails. Is there any option in Gmail that adds a size column in the mail list or even sorts them by size?
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How to change the default style of text links in Google Docs

I want to format the default style for text links—currently the color is blue & are underlined. Is this possible? And if yes, how can I do it?
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How can I remove duplicates in Google Photos?

I have duplicate images and videos stored on Google Photos. How can I detect and remove them?
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Is there a way to share/synchronize contacts between Google accounts?

My wife and I each have our own Google accounts for Gmail, calendar, etc. Obviously, we know some of the same people. We'd like to keep the contact information for those people shared or at least ...
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Cumulative Sum without Script

For this question, I've created a Google Apps Script function, that calculates the cumulative sum of a range. Martin Hawksey on Google+ made a comment about a more efficient way of calculating the ...
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How to turn off Insert/Overwrite in Google Spreadsheets

When editing text in Google Spreadsheets, in the formula bar, or editing the name of the sheet, overwrite is toggled, and pressing the insert key (numberpad or 'regular' insert key, numlock active or ...
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Display sheet name in Google Spreadsheets

Is there any way to display a sheet name as the result of a function in a Google Spreadsheets (exactly like this question, except in Google Sheets)?
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How do I remove permission from an app that I gave Google OAuth access to?

I gave Google OAuth access to this app that wanted to read Google Analytics API info. http://www.panguintool.com No problem, but now I want to take away that app's permission to read my data. Where ...
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My labels column has all of a sudden collapsed!

My labels column has all of a sudden collapsed and now only when I hover over them does it expand. How do I get the default back to always show all of my labels?
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Easy way to convert text lines into table rows?

I have a piece of text with many lines. What's the easiest way to convert these lines into rows of a Google Docs table? (Sure, I could create a table manually and 1-by-1 copy/paste each line into ...
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How to print a Google Docs document with comments in the margin?

Is there any way to get a Google Docs document to include its comments in the PDF file that it creates when you click the "print" button?
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Sync Office 365 calendar to Google calendar

I could not find an up to date question about how to sync an Office 365 calendar to Google calendar. I do not wan't to use an application designed to use the desktop version of Outlook like OggSync ...
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How to save temporary variables in Google Sheets formula?

I'm trying to create a formula in a Google spreadsheet which looks like this: if (x < 0, x + 1, x) It means if x is smaller than 0, return x + 1, else return x. However, x itself is an ...
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Create Gmail filter that contains a special character

I'm trying to create a search filter when I receive automated emails . The emails that I want to filter always contain the following format: Gitlab | foo | bar | herp a derp How can I create a ...
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How can I get around giving my mobile phone number to Google?

When I want to register an account with Gmail now, it says "Google will send a text message containing a verification code to your mobile phone." I don't want to give Google my mobile phone number!! ...
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How to link or share an email in Gmail?

I often want to share an old email chain with a friend -- usually someone who was on on the chain in the first place. Is there an easy way to send a "link" or otherwise share that email?
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How can I change the font in Google Docs just with keyboards shortcuts?

Question I have Google Docs open in the Google Chrome browser on a Mac. Now I select a piece of text and want to change it's font just with keyboard shortcuts -- without using the mouse. Example ...
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