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I happened to need this feature to "reference" an old email with my colleagues. And I managed to do this with "rfc822msgid:" search operator. Copy the Message-ID from the header of the message you want to reference, then search for it. For example, the Message-ID is abcdefg@example.com and you can search for rfc822msgid:abcdefg@example.com in the Gmail ...


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Adding a .info after the URL will give you detailed analytics of the short URL, including: The full URL being pointed to QR Code Number of clicks over various timeframes Visitor information: Referrers Browsers Platforms (Windows, et al.) Country of origin For instance: This question: http://goo.gl/e1kTPw.info For a better example, here's the example link ...


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Assuming your values are in column A, you can do this in column B: =HYPERLINK(CONCATENATE("http://mywebsite.com?id=",A1);"link text") Then you can auto-fill down the rest of the column. If you want the text of the link to be the same as the id you're linking, that's as simple as =HYPERLINK(CONCATENATE("http://mywebsite.com?id=",A1);A1)


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You can append #t={minutes}:{seconds} to the SoundCloud URL. Example: https://soundcloud.com/stack-exchange/stack-exchange-podcast-51#t=9:36


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There is no way to get a link or to share an email or thread with another person using just Gmail. Gmail gives you a unique URL in the address bar for each message thread but that URL is only accessible after you have logged in to your account, so another user would not be able to access the link. Gmail Labs has a Create a Document feature but the document ...


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Imgur does not provide a direct link to images any more. Still. You have a couple of alternatives: Alternative 1 Right-click on the image and choose Open Image in New Tab Once the image is opened, copy the image address Alternative 2 Right-click on the image and choose Copy Image Address Alternative 3 After you uploaded the image click on the little arrow ...


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When you hit the share button on a song, the screen features a check box that lets you create a link to the a specific time: It's worth noting that at this stage, you can click the orange timeline above to navigate the song and find the time you're trying to link.


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Simplest method without scripts or any other troublesome stuff. Tried and tested in Firefox and Internet Explorer. Reload/refresh the page (F5) (because Step 2 will work only if you haven't already clicked the link). "Right-click and hold" on some empty space away from the link. Move your mouse pointer (with right button still depressed) over the link. ...


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Now this feature is implemented, try: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13PuCx8zKUjXvofFYBGzoOYog7UHpvLzCgxMLF9INnr8/edit#gid=0&range=D10 right click any cell and try get link to this cell


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Append id_ to the end of the date string in the url. http://web.archive.org/web/19981111184551/http://google.com/ (Header shown) http://web.archive.org/web/19981111184551id_/http://google.com/ (No header) Source: http://faq.web.archive.org/page-without-wayback-code/ If you want to view a page from the Wayback Machine that does not have all of the ...


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Notes: This only works with the old Google spreadsheets. From Moving spreadsheets to the new Google Sheets - Docs editors Help *Spreadsheets created in the old version of Sheets will eventually be converted to the new Sheets, which won’t require any action on your part. More details coming soon. Yes, it is possible to link to a row by using the ...


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Open menu Tools → Script Editor and paste this code: function getSheetUrl() { var SS = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet(); var ss = SS.getActiveSheet(); var url = ''; url += SS.getUrl(); url += '#gid='; url += ss.getSheetId(); return url; } Close The Script Editor. And use this formula: =hyperlink(getSheetUrl(),"Link")


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As another user answered, Google finally added a feature to Google Sheets (GS) spreadsheets to allow linking directly to cells. The feature is intended for linking to ranges of cells, but specifying single cells works, too. GS also supports linking to named ranges of cells in a spreadsheet, but that feature requires a little more work to use than the range ...


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You can use nFiles. Simply forward your email to i@nfil.es. This will turn your email into a web page similar to this: https://nfil.es/w/hI6JK9/ Then you can share the URL of your email messages to your friends via email, IM or social media. Details: https://nfil.es


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The link generated for a file is something like this: https://www.dropbox.com/_someRandomStrings_/_theNameOfTheFile If you replace www with dl it will take you directly to the respective file. Alternatively, adding ?dl=1 at the end of the link above, will redirect it to the dl.dropbox.com URL. Now, if you have the link to a folder and you add ?dl=1 at the ...


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Here's another alternative that works if you wanted to share the link on Facebook for instance: /translate.google.com/#origin_language_or_auto|destination_language|encoded+phrase+connected+with+plus+symbols Example http://translate.google.com/#auto/en/С+днём+рождения! This link, when clicked would take you to the Google Translate page, auto detect the ...


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If you want to be able to use the same share link you need to upload your new file as a new revision not a new file. Every time you upload a new file it will generate a new share link. However, if you upload a revision it will keep the same share link every time. To upload a new version of a file using the web interface: Log into your drive and find the ...


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You can't. We use shortlinks like that internally and the recommendation applies to internal products only (e.g. a page changes the URL, we don't need to update the product and just update the shortlink). For your purposes, you can either use the direct link to the MSDN page or use one of the available URL shortening services.


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Just go on Google Translate and paste the URL to translate in the left box. Select your target (and source) language and click on the resulting link in the right box. You will be redirected to the translated website in the desired language. The URL can be shared with others to share the translated website. Because the translation URLs are very long, I tend ...


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Use this service: http://urlclean.com/ You insert the copied link from Google results and get clean URL without Google redirection code.


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There's something I just found. It's related to posting YouTube videos. Let's say you are posting a video and you want to make attention at particular part of it. Just write hours:minutes and Google Plus will automatically create direct link to the video frame. "9:15 - blabla" will be linked to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=youvideoID#t=9m15s And yes - ...


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I had a somewhat similar problem and found the following solution: 1) Open the Master Slide; 2) Select "Colors..." at the top of the Master Slide; 3) At the "Theme colors" dialog (right-hand side of the screen), select "Link"; 4) Pick the desired link color and it is finished...


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While this question already has an accepted answer, I just found an alternative that for me, more closely satisfies the OP's question: While you can't share URLs as @OrangeBox points out, you can share search queries. Using Gmail's Search Operators, I've found that it's usually pretty easy to return a single result from even a large body of emails. So the ...


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One workaround is to add a comment to the cell. In the comment write +email-address, for e.g. "This comment is to link to the cell for +me@emailaddress.com". "Me@emailadress.com" will then receive an email with a link, that if you click it, will automatically highlight that particular cell+comment in the spreadsheet. I'm not sure, but you theoretically ...


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In Chrome Win7X64, right clicking whitespace away from a link, and releasing that click over the link, worked perfectly for me on a lengthy .ppt, just as suggested by benczur. The google link: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&ved=0CDIQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.fda.gov%2Fohrms%2Fdockets%...


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This is a little late, but Pastelink.net should do what you're looking for.


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With a very large number of files (50+), a method without painful clicking is the following: Open the desired Google Drive folder and get its ID in the URL from the browser location bar: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/<id> Open a new Google Sheet and navigate Tools > Script editor. In the new script, put (replace the <id> in the code)...


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Whenever you change the path of the file on the device you are syncing from, the public URL changes to reflect the change in path. [I can only confirm this for Windows based devices.]


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