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Google Docs Chrome extension - what does it do / why does it exist?

I think mostly so that they can act like bookmarks, only better. I have a Google Docs icon on my desktop that will launch Chrome and go straight to my documents. Sure, I could drop a bookmark there ...
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Google Hangouts chat - No notification occurs for incoming messages

According to the Google support pages, you should check 4 items to be sure. Ensure your notifications are enabled. (Which you already said you have checked). Be sure you are NOT using Flashblock. If ...
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Where are all the not-free Chrome extensions?

Here are some of not-free Chrome extensions https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/english-grammar/dmlipdpffkahdcimegmdfkkfnlmdgnjl?utm_source=chrome-ntp-icon https://chrome.google.com/webstore/...
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Is there a difference between the gmail Inbox site and Chrome extension?

Short answer There is no difference at all. Explanation The screenshot doesn't correspond to an extension. Please note that the right up corner only display the "Visit website" button but ...
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Vimium for Google Docs

In order to use Vimium shortcuts the focus of the page can't be on the cursor. What I do is move the page focus to the menu using Google Docs' own shortcuts. Using the shortcut Alt + F the 'File' menu ...
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Hide "What's Happening" and "Who To Follow" on Twitter

I found using the uBlock Origin extension to be highly effective. To hide the "What's Happening" section first install the extension, then open the uBlock extension Dashboard controls and go ...
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Is there a Google Chrome Extension archive anymore?

Crx4Chrome is still active and functional. When you are on an extension page, it shows up to 10 old versions. To view more older versions click on "More Version History". To each page shows ...
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How to view full images on hover in Google Sheets?

you can insert URL into a cell in this or similar format https://i.stack.imgur.com/GV4QM.png and then hover over hovered link or you can insert an image into a cell and make it active: =HYPERLINK("...
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Why Google Hangout has two extensions for Google Chrome?

The first one is an extension, but the second one is an application (The reviews tab says "Rate this extension" or "Rate this application"). Extensions can appear in the extension bar. Apps can ...
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Why Google Hangout has two extensions for Google Chrome?

Only Google can say for sure, but it seems to me that it is likely there were two different extensions originally, and they've been able to merge the codebases. Perhaps one had been originally for ...
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Vimium for Google Docs

You basically can't. Google Docs is super zealous about dropping you back into insert mode (as you observed). Best just disable Vimium on Google Docs (https?://docs.google.com/document/*).
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Selectively remove/disable syncing Google Drive documents on Chrome

Short Answer No, there isn't. Long Answer The Google Docs app available via the Chrome Web Store actually works as a shortcut or bookmark to the web app. The Google Docs offline capability, is ...
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How can I filter Amazon.com results to exclude 3rd party merchants?

The easiest way is to add &emi=ATVPDKIKX0DER to the end of your search. Just perform your search, then click in the address bar and paste that at the end and hit enter and you'll get only items ...
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How to permanently get rid of the Yahoo Extension overlay

Kilrplatypus' solution is almost perfect. However, it has the sub-subdomain names in the rules (us-mg5) which is not constant. The more general filter rules are: mail.yahoo.com###uh-dmos-msgbox ...
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How to permanently get rid of the Yahoo Extension overlay

If you use AdBlock Plus, add the following to your "Add Your Own Filters" list: us-mg5.mail.yahoo.com###uh-dmos-msgbox us-mg5.mail.yahoo.com##.uh-dmos-msgbox us-mg5.mail.yahoo.com###uh-dmos-...
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Wikipedia Spam Filter Notice

This makes no sense at all, but somehow the Chrome LastPass extension is triggering the spam filter. I tested this by opening an incognito window and performing the identical edit, which succeeded. ...
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Selectively remove/disable syncing Google Drive documents on Chrome

Found an imperfect workaround. Seems that Chrome stores its offline sync data under IndexedDB. Visiting a docs.google.com domain (e.g. an offline synced document) and clearing (truncating) a couple ...
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How can I add the British Columbia holidays to my Google Calendar?

If you cannot import those holidays via Google Calendar itself, you can add them through an external source such as: https://holidays.kayaposoft.com/public_holidays.php?country=can&region=British+...
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How do I search the Chrome Web Store for apps?

Google is phasing out the use of Chrome Apps. They've likely removed them from the storefront to prevent new users from beginning to rely on apps that will be completely unsupported later this year. ...
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Chrome shortcut to immediately get a word's pronunciation?

You can use one of the various extensions available. If you find that they do not have a shortcut or easy access in general you can create a custom shortcut for them.
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Hide "What's Happening" and "Who To Follow" on Twitter

Sometimes it still shows for me too, but it helps to add the !important flag. Usually when I refresh the page, it goes away: div[aria-label="Timeline: Trending now"] {display:none !...
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Google G-Suite Marketplace - No results - can't add Chrome Remote Desktop or any Microsoft apps

It appears it was an issue with allowing access to the store to users. There is a lag from when you allow access to when it propagates to all users. Once this propagation occurs, users can access all ...
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Google G-Suite Marketplace - No results - can't add Chrome Remote Desktop or any Microsoft apps

Chrome Remote Desktop is available in the Chrome Web Store not in the G Suite Marketplace.
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Youtube player shortcut or extension to change to next higher or lower video resolution

There might be a workaround for this. I've been using "Hot Keyboard" macro for the past couple of years to deal with such problems. It has a very neat keyboard recorder/editor and you can also set ...
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What does clicking the word "`(change)`" do in Google Chrome's Extension "Save to Google Drive"?

Selecting "(Change)" goes back to the URL chrome-extension://gmbmikajjgmnabiglmofipeabaddhgne/options.html your Settings page, so you can change format (like different angles of a camera, .MHT, .HTML, ...
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Vimium for Google Docs

AFAIK it's not possible for Chrome extensions to interact with Google Docs editors, instead you could try to use Google Apps Script or Google Docs editors add-ons. It's worth to say that Google Apps ...
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Can I create a new Google Keep note from Chrome's omnibox?

You can write keep.new to create a new note. Make sure that: You are logged in with your Google Account You are online You can even use these other links: doc.new / sheet.new / slide.new to create ...
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How do I mass click on a link to save time?

You have to use JavaScript to do that. Open up your browser's console and paste this (jQuery): http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.min.js Then this: $('.alP').each(function () { if($(this).html() ==...
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Gmail inbox: older emails first

It's not possible to change the sort order in Gmail but some other tools like IMAP and POP desktop clients have that feature. The built-alternative to changing the sort order, is to use Gmail search (...
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How to permanently get rid of the Yahoo Extension overlay

I use the AdBlock Plus extension to do this - when you log in to your Yahoo Mail, wait for the annoying overlay to appear, then click on your AdBlock Plus icon. Select the option for "block element", ...
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