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Can I view the HTML source of an email sent to my Gmail address?

Once you get your Show original window up, your address bar will contain something like this: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?ui=2&ik=1234567890&view=om&th=1234abcd1234abcd Just change ...
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What file format or coding standard is a Google Document in?

Google uses a proprietary format called “kix”, which was introduced with the then new editor a few years ago. The basic structure of a kix file isn't comparable to structured markup (like docx which ...
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What file format or coding standard is a Google Document in?

The Google Docs format is described here: https://developers.google.com/docs/api/concepts/structure
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Image beside text in Gmail signature?

you can create customized HTML table at: https://www.w3schools.com/html/tryit <table> <tr> <td><img src="https://i.imgur.com/heRClds.jpg?1"> </td> <td></td>&...
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How can I use JOIN in Google Sheets to create HTML body?

So to start, you want to double each of the quotes inside of your HTML tags for it to show up properly and not cancel out: so class="p1" would be class=""p1"" then for for the the list of p1 ...
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Sending emails onSubmit using Google Apps Script Web Forms

You need to use the google.script.run.myServerFunctionName() client side API. You will need to use that anyway, in order to send the form data, unless you are using a HTTPS GET or POST request to ...
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Can I view the HTML source of an email sent to my Gmail address?

To add to the accepted answer: If after pressing "View Original" you don't see the HTML code and only see big chunks of random text (Base64) then what you want to do is select the text under ...
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Share a URL on Twitter with thumbnail

<meta property="twitter:image" content="<URL-HERE>" /> You can use this meta tag for twitter. For more informations see here: https://dev.twitter.com/cards/markup
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Image beside text in Gmail signature?

I found a way how to solve this. Go to Google Docs, create a table: Customize the border of the table: One can copy this in the Gmail signature:
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How to stop Blogger overwriting your custom html?

There is no way to prevent Blogger from doing this: the Post-editor does not support all aspects of HTML, and so some unsupported elements that you add will be removed (e.g., <p> tags), while ...
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How to paste raw HTML into an email in Gmail?

There is a quick and user friendly way to paste your HTML into Gmail using a newsletter creator for Gmail called FlashIssue (full disclosure - I'm the founder). We've had a HTML authoring tool for ...
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Parse HTML through Google Spreadsheet using scripting

If you're trying to grab data that's stored in a list or table, you should use =ImportHTML(URL,Type,Index). Where Type is "List" or "Table" and index is which # table/list you want to import. ...
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How do I avoid the <img src> attribute being stripped by Gmail?

Have you ever wondered why Gmail asks you before showing images in emails? We did this to protect you from unknown senders who might try to use images to compromise the security of your computer ...
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<cite> tags on Tumblr?

This probably happens because <cite> is a custom HTML tag, while <sup> is a tag that was recognized by Tumblr. And Tumblr probably filters out all HTML tags it doesn't know, for security ...
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bbcode in Facebook posts?

No, you can't use markup of any sort in Facebook posts. For strikethrough they're probably using high-ASCII characters. Pages may have more tools available to them, especially if they're advertisers ...
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How can I make a minimal, unstyled HTML form which works with Google Forms?

UPDATE: This used to work with the old version of Google Forms but it's not available anymore. Partial answer The skeleton of pretty basic instructions will look like the following: Get the code Go ...
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How can I use JOIN in Google Sheets to create HTML body?

I see what the Asker is getting at, and I have an answer and some advice: First, I should warn you, that down this path lies madness. It may seem like something obvious to do, and it doesn't look ...
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How to export text from Google Doc as HTML?

You can use a regular expression like this in Text Wrangler : <a href="https://www.google.com/url\?q=(.*)\&amp;sa(.*)">(.*)</a> and replace by : <a href="$1">$3</a>
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How to get inserted HTML to render in Google Docs?

I always do this and it works for me. Save the HTML file as it is, just save it as HTML. Open the saved file (HTML) with Word. Save it as Word format i.e DOC or DOCX. Upload the saved word file into ...
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Unable to insert a Table using HTML in blog page on Tumblr

You need to switch the default text editor being used to adjust the HTML code from Rich Text to Plain Text/HTML in Account → Preferences → Text-editor. The rich text editor apparently changes some ...
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How do I open a webpage in Google Docs?

Try Save to Google Drive Chrome extension. More details in Save web content to Google Drive NOTE: The above extension works with the page referred by the OP. From the corresponding Chrome Store ...
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How to generate a basic HTML (<p> and <br>) version of another cell in Google Sheets?

Here's a solution which will work if all the text is in a single cell, and doesn't require funky line breaks in the formula. =concatenate("<p>",substitute(A1,CHAR(10)&CHAR(10),concatenate("&...
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How to generate a basic HTML (<p> and <br>) version of another cell in Google Sheets?

It's not a pretty formula, but I got this to work (replace A1 with cell that has the source text to perform the modifications on): =SUBSTITUTE(CONCATENATE("<p>", SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(A1, " ", ...
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How to generate a basic HTML (<p> and <br>) version of another cell in Google Sheets?

I haven't verified this: =IF(ISBLANK(A1),"<br>",CONCATENATE("<p>",A1,"</p>")) In other words... if the cell A1 is blank, then return a "<br>", else, return the contents of ...
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How can I get a Google Doc to render HTML?

From my answer to How do you embed a video into a Google Doc? with a sligth adaptation: At this time it's not possible to insert a video to embed HTML in a Google document. Below is the current ...
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How to export text from Google Doc as HTML?

If you want to convert links in Google Docs to HTML, give the gd2md-html add-on a try (full disclosure: I developed this): https://github.com/evbacher/gd2md-html/wiki You can select a section of text ...
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<cite> tags on Tumblr?

It happens because <cite> is on an unpublished list of tags that are automatically removed. To fully control the HTML that appears on a text post, you'll need to change your Text Editor ...
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Paste a webpage in Gmail body

To get the contents of the HTML into an email: Put the HTML into a text file; Attache the text file to the email.
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Making a link in a tumblr post re="nofollow"

When composing a new post, click on the gear icon in the top-right corner. There’s a line "Text editor" which has the following options: Rich text HTML Markdown Select "HTML", then you can write ...
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Facebook sharer.php not updating shared information after page update

According to this page: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/share-button, normally, Facebook only scrapes your site for Open Graph information once a day. You need to manually go to the ...
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