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How can I send a fax online? [closed]

I am currently using a DSL connection and there are no dial up connections that I can use easily to switch my computer to a fax machine. Is there a good online service that can send a fax (PDF ...
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2answers
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YouTube stops buffering when video is paused

For some reason YouTube isn't buffering videos whilst they are paused. It started happening two months ago. At first I thought it was just a global change by YouTube, but after venting on Twitter I ...
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How to use Gmail's “Send Mail As” with another Gmail account through SMTP without “On Behalf Of”?

Related to this question, I want to remove the "On Behalf Of" when I send an email from another Gmail account via the web ui. So, as of now, my email is being shown as From emailA@gmail.com on behalf ...
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2answers
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'Lock' part of formula when copying from one cell to another

I have the following formula in a Google Spreadsheet: =IF(I11="VSS";G11;IF(I11="MCS";0;G11*Totais!C30)) I would like to freeze Totais!C30 when I click on bottom right of cell and drag down. ...
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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 attachments that are larger than 1 Megabyte. I'd like to just delete the attachment without losing ...
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Can I use the Fullscreen API in JSFiddle?

I have the following JSFiddle, http://jsfiddle.net/brantolsen/ejUWt/. It does the simple task of changing from full screen to non-full screen each time the body is clicked using the Fullscreen API. ...
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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 ...
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6answers
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Is there a way to create a link to a particular position inside a Google Doc?

If I have shared a Google Doc with someone so we both can edit it, is there a way I can send that purpose a URL that, when clicked, takes that person to the Google Doc and scrolls down to a particular ...
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Can I create a Google Calendar event that repeats at every 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday in the month?

Is it possible to create an event that repeats at every 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday in the month in Google calendar?
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5answers
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Can I view the HTML source of an email sent to my Gmail address?

I'd like to see how a certain email was put together. Is there a "View Source" for emails sent to Gmail?
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2answers
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How can I format a code block in Jira without the Markdown plugin?

Jira (hosted version) does not seem to support Markdown without a plugin. How can I paste and format a code block in a Jira issue comment or description?
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Is there a new way to remove sites from Google search results?

A while ago I got fed up with continuously finding w3schools in my search results when I wanted detailed, technically correct information. To fix this without having to continuously append -site:...
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9answers
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How do I plot a bunch of points on Google Maps?

I've got a list of hundreds of lat/long coordinates and I want to plot them on Google Maps. What is the easiest way to do this? The data is currently in CSV format.
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New Google Calendar (2017) Quick Add

In the old Google Calendar, I was able to create a new event by clicking on a day and typing both the description and time together in one field, like "Dr. Appointment 10am-11am", and it would parse ...
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2answers
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Search for special characters like “!” in Gmail subject

Does anyone know if in Gmail you can search all messages that have an exclamation mark in the subject? I would like to create a filter that adds a red ! label to the messages that have an exclamation ...
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12answers
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Can I change cell padding in Google Spreadsheets?

I don't want to stretch all rows and columns to make them more readable than they are by default...
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3answers
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How do you move a row in a Google Docs Document table?

[The question is somewhat obsolete; the new behavior does something reasonable on a paste when you've copied an entire row. As far as I can tell, there's still no way to move a row directly. The ...
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2answers
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Forwarding as attachment instead of inline using the GMail web client

Everytime someone sends a mail to my company's support email address, it reaches my boss. He then forwards the mails to whoever of us he thinks could be helpful, usually with a message like "Could you ...
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2answers
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Is there a way to display the number of messages for any label in the Gmail label list?

The Gmail sidebar displays the list of our labels (or some of them, according to settings). Next to every label name there is a number showing how many unread messages we have for that label. Is ...
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5answers
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How can I get GOOGLEFINANCE to return only the historical price of a stock and not an array?

I'm trying to figure out the cost basis of some stock that I sold last year and I can't quite get GOOGLEFINANCE to do what I want. The stock was purchased through a DRIP so there are about five shares ...
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2answers
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How can I download all photos from Instant Upload (Auto Backup)?

I've been uploading via Instant Upload (a.k.a Auto Backup) from my Android phone now for about a year. There are many photos and now I want to download them all to my computer. However, I can't ...
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2answers
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What does 'MT' mean in Twitter?

I keep seeing 'MT' used in much the same way that 'RT' is frequently used. What is the difference? Should I be using 'MT'?
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8answers
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Better way to search the Facebook activity log / timeline?

I'm trying to find a post I made on my timeline (aka wall) several months (or even years) ago, but can't find a way to search for it. I see there's a way to download my entire content, but that's very ...
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3answers
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Which carrier should I use for Google Voice?

Sometimes a website (e.g. Amazon) will ask for a mobile phone number so they can send you a text message (e.g. to track a shipment), but they also ask you which carrier you use (e.g. AT&T, Verizon,...
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12answers
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How to force Google search to only return English results?

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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10answers
34k views

How do I print a list in Trello for offline use?

I would like to print an entire list in Trello for offline review. How do can I do this?
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3answers
88k views

How to replace a video on YouTube

I need to make a small correction in a video I uploaded to YouTube. Googling shows that this is not possible. However, I remember seeing it done before. I posted a comment on a video saying that a ...
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13answers
161k views

How to download a Dropbox folder someone shared me?

Someone has shared a Dropbox folder with me. I got a URL to access the folder through the web interface. How can I download the entire folder? Note: The folder is too large to add to my Dropbox.
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2answers
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How do I find the earliest / original instance of an image on the web?

I'm curious about the etymology (aka "origin") of this image I found on the web: How would I go about finding the earliest websearch result for this image? Yes, I can use TinEye to find other ...
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3answers
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Advanced search in Google Contacts

Is there any way to do perform advanced searches in Google Contacts? For example, wild card operators, AND operator, OR operator etc? I want to search anywhere in a name, not just the beginning of a ...
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3answers
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In Gmail, how do I set the default email address for a contact that has two email addresses?

When I enter the person's name in the To field, the auto-complete comes up, and lists the several email addresses that I have for this person. The first email address that it lists, is not the one ...
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6answers
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Bugmenot (registration bypasser) alternative that doesn’t suck? [closed]

I used to love Bugmenot...but then they started blocking more and more sites. Now I'd say a good 75% of the time I try to find logins on bugmenot, the site is blocked. Is there a service like bugmenot ...
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5answers
12k views

URL to create a new Google document

What is the current URL to create a new Google Document please? Since Google last updated their Docs the old URL does not work.
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1answer
176k views

Reference data from another 'spreadsheet' in Google Docs/Drive [duplicate]

Is there a way i can reference data from another Google Spreadsheet in Google Docs/Drive? e.g., spreadsheet-A, sheet 1, column A is a dynamic reference of spreadsheet-B, sheet 1, column E I'm not ...
29
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11answers
62k views

How to copy image from Google Presentation to local application?

I'm trying to copy images from a Google Presentation to a LibreOffice Impress file, but having no luck. Any suggestions?
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5answers
43k views

Conditionally format by day of the week

How can I conditionally format cells in Google spreadsheets containing dates to have a different background according to the day of the week. For example, if a date falls on Saturday or Sunday, set ...
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6answers
222k views

Checkbox function to automatically add to total [duplicate]

I'm doing my club's accounting in a Google spreadsheet. I am looking for a way to put a checkbox at the beginning of a line in order to tick off the members who paid their dues and then have a ...
29
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2answers
85k views

How to find the oldest email in Gmail

Just what the title says, how do I find the oldest email in Gmail? I know ho to find the oldest email from a specific person, but I’m interested in finding the oldest email, regardless of the sender ...
29
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1answer
27k views

Create a folder in GitHub via the web interface

I want to add a new folder to my newly created GitHub repository without installing the windows setup. Is it possible to do so? I have gone through help which is saying to execute some commands to ...
29
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10answers
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How to analyze size of files in Dropbox

I have reached free storage limit of Dropbox and need to delete the files to make space. Is there a way one can analyze the size of files on Dropbox using its web interface? I can do it using ...
29
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3answers
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How do I delete entries from my GitHub Activity Feed?

I prefer my Activity Feed to contain only project-relevant actions (e.g., commits). I recently found my feed polluted with my issue comments. How can I remove specific entries from my GitHub Activity ...
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5answers
54k views

How to prevent Gmail from automatically marking message as read?

In Thunderbird I have such option and I use it. Now I am trying to switch to Gmail and I can't find such setting. I claim that no computer program can know, whether I have actually read a message. ...
29
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1answer
508k views

Is there any way to get driving directions to a location at a specified time of the day?

Is there any way to get driving directions in Google Maps to a location at a specified time of the day? By that I mean the map should take into account the average traffic for that specific time ...
29
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1answer
22k views

What is the difference between starring and pinning in Slack?

What is the difference between pinning a message and starring a message (other than how the UI makes the appropriate buttons available)?
29
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1answer
30k views

How do I find out who is a Slack Team Administrator?

When I try to invite a team member on Slack to a channel, I see the following message: Multi-channel guests may not appear below. Ask a Team Administrator to invite them. How do I find out who is ...
29
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5answers
39k views

Create documents with plain text formatting in Google Docs

How do I make documents in Google Docs with plain text format? Sometimes I make changes to text pages on my site and upload them to the website. The files are PHP and I prepare the pages in ...
29
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2answers
12k views

Using a custom star type with a Gmail filter

I have set up a Gmail filter that marks all incoming mail from a certain mailing list with a star. Right now, the filter automatically applies the standard yellow star. How can I set it to use the ...
29
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5answers
31k views

Add a Hyperlink to a Trello card

I have recently been exploring the new web application Trello and I want to add hyperlinks to a card. Is this possible?
29
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5answers
108k views

How to plot time series graph in Google Sheets?

I know it is possible to plot graph or chart in Google Sheets but the problem with current plotting way is that you can only specify the Y, but not the X, and as such there is no way to plot a time ...
29
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3answers
97k views

Auto-forwarding emails to 2 email addresses

Can I auto-forward emails to multiple addresses in Gmail? Or if I create a group, can forward my emails to that address?

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