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How can I easily merge the tabs of two Chrome windows?

Click on a tab on one side, hold shift and click the tab on the other side. You now have all of them selected and can simply drag the tabs onto the tab bar of the other window. This also allows you ...
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Fix YouTube captions that have abnormally low-contrast

You can change fonts and colors and such via Settings gear > Subtitles/CC > Options
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How can I open a PDF in Google Drive in the same way as a downloaded PDF?

You can open a PDF in the Chrome PDF Viewer from Google Drive by (mis)using the print feature. After you open the PDF in the Drive PDF Viewer, click the Print icon. Click Cancel on the dialog box ...
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How to uninstall Gmail Offline Chrome app?

Took me a while to find it too, all of Google search hits have threads locked before anyone answers the question, however... Gmail Offline can be removed on the Apps page in Chrome: chrome://apps/
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Stop Chrome from asking me which account I want to log in as?

If you are signed out of all Google Accounts, this "choose account" page should show a button for "Remove" at the bottom (next to the "Add account" button). Click on "Remove", and each account will ...
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How do I disable Slack tab "badging" in Google Chrome?

You can use Tab Modifier to change the Icon to a permanent Icon that won't change when receiving messages. Just add the rule for your slack and change the icon, then refresh the slack page. Maybe a ...
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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 delete all passwords saved on my google account?

One possible solution is Click on the 3 vertical dots in the upper right corner Click "More Tools" > "Clear Browsing Data" On the new page, change the time frame to "All ...
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How to stop Google from automatically translating search results?

Update: it seems that the wider roll-out of the feature has been cancelled by Google. At least on my side, the feature is no longer offered. I'm seeing similar comments on social networks. You should ...
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Why Is Google Drive convinced that I'm offline?

I had this same problem for about a month. Today I had the idea to disable the image blocker extension that I had installed for Chrome. Drive started working again immediately. I wish I had realized ...
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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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Fix YouTube captions that have abnormally low-contrast

Found the answer to this. You have to change the font opacity setting. Its under the gear on the bottom of the video. Then click Subtitles, then options, then scroll to the bottom, and you'll see ...
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Fix YouTube captions that have abnormally low-contrast

I finally figured out the root cause and a (quicker) alternate solution: I must have unwittingly hit YouTube's keyboard shortcuts that change the appearance of subtitles/captions: o Rotate through ...
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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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Random gray horizontal lines in Google Sheets - using Chrome and Opera

Jason is right: been having the same issue and going back to a 100% zoom "fixed it". It seems Google Sheet does not handle a 110% zoom very well.
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Gmail: How to open emails in an 'independent' new tab?

there is the option to use old school basic view with URL: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/h/ then you can use freely even middle-button-mouse-click
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How do I disable Slack tab "badging" in Google Chrome?

You aren't alone in this request, however it isn't possible at this time. The Slack Twitter account responded to this question only last month: Ah, it is unfortunately not possible to disable ...
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How can I open a PDF in Google Drive in the same way as a downloaded PDF?

the solution is to use this kind of url : https://drive.google.com/uc?print=false&id={file_id}
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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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Stop Gmail automatically checking for new mail

No, not really. There's no setting within Gmail that would let you turn off retrieval of new mail while you have a network connection. I can think of a couple of workarounds that could get you close ...
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Ctrl + F not working for browser page search when using Google Docs

Pressing F3 has the same result as pressing Ctrl+F in most browsers and this hotkey is not used in Google Docs.
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Search YouTube favorites?

As all these options seem to have gone dysfunct in 2020, for anyone who just wants to get this/any/all data out of the google dark net: https://takeout.google.com/ allows you to export your complete ...
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Search YouTube favorites?

Specs Go to -> PLaylist Settings (of Favorites) -> Advanced Settings . Youtube allows you there fetch your list (Click read more). Save the list locally. Code your utility that searches the HTML ...
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What is Google Dictionary?

It was initially a separate service that spun out of Google Translate but is now incorporated into Google Search. To invoke it, use the define keyword with the term you want to get a definition of. ...
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Google Maps (web) shows up blank when I am logged in (only on Chrome)

In Chrome click on ‘Menu’ (3 Dots) menu visible in the upper right corner of your computer screen. Next, select ‘Settings’ from the list of the options displayed there. Thereafter scroll ...
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How can I open up PDFs in Google Drive with the Google Chrome PDF viewer?

Unfortunately it doesn't seem to be possible - check out this thread on Google forums. It seems that the only choice is to connect an app to Google Drive for alternative PDF viewer (which is not the ...
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How do Telegram "background notifications" work?

Many extensions and web apps use background pages that do their work where you can't see them. For example, if you use Google Mail Checker, a background page works to send new message alerts. ...
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How to never launch the slack desktop app while loading a slack link?

You need to reset Slack's custom scheme handler. There is a super user post, that describes how to achieve this. Go to the redirect page that's giving you trouble. In the address bar click on the ...
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