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How to link or share an email in Gmail?

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 ...
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Google image search URL that can be shared?

A basic search on Google is /search?q=<query> https://google.com/search?q=space to make it an image search, simply add &tbm=isch https://google.com/search?q=space&tbm=isch to add ...
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Can I be notified if a Google Drive (Sheets or Docs) document is changed?

This is possible for google sheets without an applet like in the other answer. You can only set up notifications for yourself. You won’t get notifications when you make changes on your spreadsheet, ...
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How to link or share an email in Gmail?

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 ...
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How do I share a private YouTube video with someone?

The original accepted answer is out of date. The current steps are: Navigate to https://www.youtube.com/ Click your account icon at the top right, and select "Creator Studio" from the menu. In the ...
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Why can I not see revision history of shared Google Docs documents?

Even if you have Edit permission, sometimes the File -> "See revision history" menu option is grey-out. I've seen this happen after the page has been loaded in a tab for a long time. In this ...
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Google image search URL that can be shared?

The secret sauce is tbm=isch. tbm stands for "to be matched", and isch is short for "image search." Example: https://www.google.com/search?q=greyhound+puppies&tbm=isch
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How to share Entire Google Drive—right click menu with “share” option on “My Drive” not available

Unfortunately you can't share your entire Google Drive like you can share a folder. Google doesn't treat Drive that way. Think of your Google Drive storage as a post office. You can give anyone you ...
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How can I recursively remove sharing for a user in Google Drive?

No it is not possible. Google does not have the tools for and refer to 3rd party scripts. They confirmed to me that they do not offer this much needed admin functionality to better manage permissions. ...
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How to share my friend's shared post that was shared by another user/page/group?

Update I guess Facebook heard you because just 1 month after you posted it, it now happens by itself when you click "share" (unless you uncheck the option). Well, as long as you abide by the following ...
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Search for publicly shared files on Google Drive

Try this in Google search engine: site:drive.google.com [keyword] Or: site:docs.google.com/document [keyword] site:docs.google.com/spreadsheet [keyword]
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When sharing a document through Google Drive, is all its revision history also shared?

Yes, totally. These small example shows a document shared with me on june 2nd; and I'm able to see all the previous edits (the document was created on june 1st)
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How to share LinkedIn profile edits?

Apparently, it's a known issue... LinkedIn has been "working on it" for more than a month, with no word to users other than that. https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/forum/question/496565
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How can I save links to Google Drive?

I make a new Google Doc and I paste my url on the page as a hyperlink and name it. Make sure when you use this that your mode for the Google Doc is in viewing mode.
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How do I email collaborators on a folder or Word document in the New Google Drive?

This answer comes from https://productforums.google.com/d/msg/drive/xHCk8L06b44/I9AndODcDQAJ -- it's a great answer, so feel free to vote it up at its source. Folder Email-Collaborators Kludge (FECK) ...
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Renew Google Drive share link

There is no way to change the link of a file in Google Drive, but you could create set expirations dates. For details see Set expiration dates for access to Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides ...
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What happens to shared Google Drive files owned by a deleted account?

If an owners account is deleted, the files are deleted as well. If an owner deletes a file, the file is deleted for everyone involved. It doesn't make sense for Google to have stagnant files, space ...
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Can I be notified if a Google Drive (Sheets or Docs) document is changed?

You can use an add-on like ezNotifications to enable this functionality for Google Docs.
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Is rewarding users for sharing using Facebook or Twitter breaking the TOS?

That is correct, you are not allowed to reward users for sharing. Users must share something because they really want to, not because they get rewarded for it. BTW, the feed dialog was deprecated. ...
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How do I share a private YouTube video with someone?

I'm not sure if YouTube likes to change it all the time or what ... It took me a while to find it today, so I recorded a simple video how you can do it (as of Feb. 2020): https://youtu.be/JK8m-KfFLgI
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How do I share a private YouTube video with someone?

11.01.2019 - present day click on your profile icon on top right select Creator Studio go to Video Manager select video you want to share click on Edit button add your +1 person under Private ...
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Where can we see the list of all shared albums on Google Plus?

It seems that a link like https://plus.google.com/photos/+{NAME}/albums works.
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How to make a JSFiddle anonymous without logging out?

There's no way to do this without logging out, but you can open an incognito window (Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + N for Chrome, or your browser's menu bar → New incognito window) and go to jsfiddle.net and ...
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How to securely share your Amazon wish list with only certain people

https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=501094 Public: Anyone can see it. Shared: Only people with a url/link to your list can see it Private: Only you can see it
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How to share a link to a YouTube video that autoplays in HD

YouTube adjusts the video quality based on a viewer's screen size and connection speed, and they can even adjust the quality while the video is playing if connection speed changes (which actually is ...
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How can I share individual columns of an online spreadsheet?

You could use the ImportRange function to sync cell data between two spreadsheets. You could then share the individual spreadsheets to your various students. ImportRange documentation: https://...
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Twitter URL sharer: what does the 'Recommend @' field do?

"JaneDoe" shows up in the data-related part of the tweet link. This information is used after the tweet button has been clicked to display the "suggested people to follow" prompt. There is some more ...
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Is there a right to allow suggestions but permit edits in google documents?

Both Edit and Comment permissions allow users to suggest changes. References Suggest edits in a document - Google Editors Help
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Split one .rar file on Drive into several files before downloading

You can open a .ZIP or .RAR stored in Google Drive with the Google Drive Viewer and download each file separately. It is not currently possible to further subdivide the download chunks beyond the ...
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How to see date of folder sharing in Google Drive

Log in to Google Drive In the toolbar click the "Details and Activity" button (looks like an 'i' in a circle). This should open the activity pane. You can now see all your activities on Drive, ...
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