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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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How do you handle dependencies between cards with Trello?

I was wondering how people handle dependencies between cards in Trello. If one of the cards needs to be Done before work can begin on another one, what do you do? These cards are big features, each ...
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Linking directly to a specific point in time of a YouTube video

If I find a video on YouTube that I want to send to a friend, but I really only care about something at the two minute mark, can I send him a link that will start at two minutes into the video for him?...
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Is there a YouTube keyboard shortcut for the previous and next video in a playlist?

I have a YouTube playlist and would like to know whether there are keyboard shortcuts to move to a previous video or advance to a next video. This will be helpful instead of moving to click the bottom ...
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How to make Gmail automatically label incoming emails

I would like to set it up so that Gmail labels incoming mail based on which business email of mine the emails are sent to. I have two business emails that come to my Gmail account. For instance, if ...
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Label outgoing emails in Gmail when composing the mail

I try to label every single conversation that is in my Gmail inbox. For incoming mails this is super straightforward. I just hit L, type the first few letters of my desired label and hit Enter. So far ...
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How can I read all answers on Quora without having to register?

Quora only shows its first answer on a question's page, the rest gets blurred out. It then asks the user to register to read all the answers. I really do not like such bullying tactics and I hence ...
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Is it possible to link to a specific portion of a Vimeo video?

I would like to share a link to a Vimeo video and have it queue to a specific frame for beginning playback. Specifically, I would like to point out the Loss Aversion section of the Everything is a ...
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Change subject line in new Gmail compose window

With the old compose format, there is a section to edit the subject line. However, I'm not seeing this with the new compose window - am I missing something?
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Can I get header numbering in Google Docs?

Is there a way to automatically number headings in Google Docs? It used to be possible with CSS but this feature isn't supported anymore in the new Google Docs version.
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Google Calendar: How to quickly make several duplicates of an event?

In Google Calendar, what's the quickest way to make several duplicates of an event on different days if the events all have the same start and end times? (Assuming one doesn't want a recurring event, ...
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How to view an attached email in Gmail?

If I receive an email, where somebody has attached an .eml file, how do I view that in Gmail? I'm presented with a link to "View as Text" or "Download". If I "View as Text", I get the raw view of the ...
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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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Multi user filter issue in Google Spreadsheets

When two or more users view the same Google Spreadsheet and one of them filters the data by a column, that filter is immediately applied to all other users as well. Is there a way to avoid this and ...
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Online project management services [closed]

I need a user-friendly and cleverly designed web service to manage my projects and tasks. No matter if it's a free or paid service. Having a comment system and some game mechanics would be a big plus. ...
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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 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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Is Trello going to a pay model?

I'm loving Trello. I love the simplicity of it and how easy it is to build projects in it. I'm creating boards like crazy but I need to know that I'm not setting myself up for a heartache in the next ...
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Is there any way to see traffic sources to a GitHub project?

A lot of people just starred one of my GitHub projects overnight (yay!). Is there any way for me to figure out where this influx of traffic came from? Does GitHub provide any kind of analytics?
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Determine who unfriended me on Facebook

Is there a way to find out who "unfriended" me on Facebook?
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3answers
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Why does Slack limit the number of contacts in my sidebar's direct messages section?

Slack seems to limit the number of contacts shown in my sidebar's direct messages section to 10 or 11 contacts. If I start a direct message with somebody new, another conversation is removed from the ...
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5answers
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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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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 undo card archive on Trello?

I accidentally hit c with a card selected and archived the card. I tried to undo the archive but couldn't find the option. I tried moving the card back to the list but that didn't seem to work.
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Exclude label from a Gmail search?

How can I exclude a given label from a search, effectively finding all the email that do not have that label applied? I've searched Google, SuperUser, and the Gmail Advanced search support page to no ...
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In Google Inbox, is there a way to get a permalink to specific messages or threads? [closed]

In Google Inbox (Google's new email UI), is there a way to get a permalink to specific email threads or messages? This could be done in Gmail simply by opening a thread, and then copying the link in ...
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How do I undo a thumbs down on Pandora?

I accidentally gave a thumbs down to a song I really like. Does anyone know how to undo a thumbs down for a song on Pandora's website? Edit: I can't reach the song in my immediate history
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prevent CNN.com from autoplaying videos

Recently (maybe since a week ago), CNN.com started autoplaying videos. When I click on an article that has a video, the video automatically starts playing. Is there a way to disable this feature? I ...
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2answers
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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 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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Force YouTube to always buffer the entire video before playing

When I'm watching a YouTube video it will only buffer the next 30 seconds or so. This is something I want to avoid because when trying to watch 1080p videos it will keep pausing because it has to ...
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4answers
190k views

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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5answers
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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 to calculate weighted averages in Google Sheets?

I have a Google Sheets where products are listed as rows and attributes as columns. Each product's attribute is rated on a scale of 1-10. My last column is an average of these values (i.e. =Average(B2:...
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Is there a way customize priority inbox like this?

I would like to customize the priority inbox of my Google Apps email. The top section is already "Important and unread" and the bottom section "Everything else". In the middle I would like to have ...
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Is there a way to use the NOT operator on Amazon?

Is there a way to use the NOT operator on Amazon? I'm trying to find books, and am finding it very frustrating to be unable to filter out books I don't want based on author or subject.
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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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Google Apps as an online harddrive? [closed]

Google provides some pretty cheap online storage. My organization is interested in using this to host backups of some of our data on the Google Cloud. We may just want to use this as an offsite backup,...
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How did this guy hack Twitter's 140-character limit?

Today I was surprised to see that a guy has hacked Twitter's 140-character limit. The message consists of 930 characters. How could this be possible? The direct link to this tweet is here. For ...
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Is Google+ available for Google Apps accounts?

Google Plus launched today but when I try to check it out, I get the error: Google Profiles is not available for your organization. I have Google Apps on my domain. Am I missing a setting in my ...
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How do I make a script public in JSFiddle?

If I have a private script, how can I make it public? According to JSFiddle, the script must be the base version and have a title. My current script has no title. I tried entering in a title and ...
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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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3answers
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How do you format Facebook Wall posts?

There doesn't appear to be any formatting links when I do a Facebook Wall post. Is there any way to do formatting like HTML, markup, etc?
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6answers
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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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2answers
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Is it possible to create a Gmail filter that works on arbitrary headers?

(Not a dup: this very similar question really asks about the DeliveredTo header). Bugzilla provides a number of headers telling you why you received a mail, such as X-Bugzilla-Reason. How can I ...
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Is there any way to create a timestamp in a Google Spreadsheet?

I use PSPad as a text editor, which allows you to press Alt + D to insert a timestamp, e.g.: 2010-07-17 23:45:44 Is there a way to do this in a Google Spreadsheet?
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3answers
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Can I see only mail I have archived in Gmail?

In Gmail, the inbox view only contains mail which has not been archived. I'm looking for a particular conversation I had with someone a while ago to find a quote, but I can't remember the exact topic ...
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Link to a cell in a Google Sheets via URL?

One can link to a Google Sheets via key, and via key and worksheet id: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=SOME_KEY https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=SOME_KEY#gid=WORKSHEET_ID Is ...
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How can I change the default styles for Google Docs?

For a Document (Word-like) in Google Docs, I want to be able to change the font size, family and spacings for the built-in in styles. How can I do that?
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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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