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Is it possible to see the owner of a public Google Doc?

If the file is Public on the web or accessible via a link, yes, you can. The same applies to being directly shared with you via email, except there are no extra steps, just press "Share" and ...
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Current date as a variable in Google Docs?

As of May 2022, you can type @ followed by today yesterday tomorrow or even a free-text date like 5 may. You can also specify the format by clicking on the "cog" icon.
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When trying to access Google Docs from Android Firefox, I am stuck on "About" page

Looks like Google Docs (and their sister products Sheets, Slides, except Drive) does not support mobile view, so when it detects that the site is accessed on mobile, it will: try to open their ...
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How to copy a Google Doc URL with human-readable title?

There is no built-in feature for that. If your note taking app doesn't allow to use links meaning showing a text instead of the URL, or it does but you still want someting on the URL that reminds you ...
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How to copy a native Google Sheets/Docs/Slides file from shared drive to My Drive, natively using Google apps functionality

The solution I found is to use the Make a copy function in the File menu of Sheets, Docs and Slides. It asks you where you want to save it ; "My Drive" is one of the possible location. The ...
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How to copy plain text HTML/formatting method into Google Docs

Built-in markdown supported in Google Docs is limited. Unfortunatelly the markdown that you want to use is not supported. For details see Use Markdown in Google Docs, Slides, & Drawings. You might ...
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How to force Google Docs "Replace URL with its title" on heading links to instead replace the URL with heading text

If you use Google Sheets, there is a way to do this. ImportXML() is the function needed. =Hyperlink($I2, IMPORTXML($I2,"//title")) $I2 is the URL itself. I'm afraid I don't know if this ...
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