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This may not be for everyone (I work in web development), and it's slow, but if you use Chrome or Chromium you can edit the HTML directly and it works fine. Right-click on the text you want to strike out Choose 'inspect element' The inspector will bring up that text - right click on it and choose 'edit html' Wrap the text you want to strike out with <...


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While this is a very old query, I have found a nifty way to work on it, thus posting it as a solution. There is a shortcut Alt+Shift+5 to toggle the strike-through. Select the text to strike through, click once Alt+Shift+5 the text is stroked, click once more the text is back to normal. For Mac: Cmd+Shift+x


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Solution Copy and paste the text below and change the word in the asterisks for your own needs: *bold*­ It will not be rendered as bold text when you post your Slack message. Note: There are hidden characters either side of the asterisks which will prevent Slack from formatting your word(s) between the asterisks. Explanation This is a variation of ...


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The button to change the text wrap option is slightly hidden. Hence, adding a screenshot from the new Google Sheets UI.


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Try clicking the dropdown next to reply and select "Message garbled?"


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Select your cell Replace its content with the following formula: =ARRAYFORMULA(CONCATENATE((MID( "Text to become vertical"; ROW(INDIRECT("YY1:YY"&LEN( "Text to become vertical" ))); 1)&CHAR(10)))) Repeat for each cell Observation: make sure the text you want in your cell is the same in both instances of the formula. From here: http://www....


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I just tested and a single back-tick will escape upcoming formatting characters for the rest of the message. `*I don't want this to be bold*` That will be formatted as code `*I don't want this to be bold* That will be formatted normally but both asterisks will appear instead of making the text bold.


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If you are using Chrome, you can use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Shift + V to paste the unformatted version of the copied text into Google Docs (or any other web page).


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Personally, I type emails that need more formatting options in the CKeditor demo. Then, I copy the final text into Gmail - the formatting is retained.


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UPDATE!: (2017-12-07) It seems Google has updated the Chrome web browser controls (and possibly others) to show placeholders for many common ASCII control characters, INCLUDING the Vertical Tab character! This change has caused my original Solution below to break, now showing "unknown character" squares or in some cases whitespace breaks, where before it ...


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There is no native way to do it, so you either do it in Word (or any other text editor that supports it) and then copy/paste the text in the compose window or you install a browser add-on.


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Here is a regex based solution: = regexreplace( "Text", "(.)", "$1"&char(10) ) Translation: Look in the input "Text", which could be a cell reference too, and find each instance of the regular expression ., i.e., each single character. Store the matched character in a sub-expression so we can use it later by putting the regex within parentheses. Then ...


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On Mac in Google Chrome, select the text, and hit Cmd-Shift-x.


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There used to be a feature request in their moderated feedback forum (the forum has since been closed down, maybe after Microsoft purchase). There are also some hints in the new support forum that this feature is still not implemented: https://community.office365.com/en-us/f/176/t/411396?ss=74658578-9abc-4885-842c-ca72c4abf31f


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It looks like the "Message text garbled?" option in Sarah's answer was removed from Gmail in mid-February 2017. In the Gmail product forums, user William25 posted this trickier but valid workaround. WORKAROUND! 1) From the "More" menu, select "Show original" 2) In the address bar, update the "view" parameter in the query string from "om" to "...


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Status indicators such as are often referred to as Code Repository Badges. These repo badges can be applied with Markdown to show on your wiki or documentation page; many dynamic status badges including the Build | Passing badge may be dependent on integrations with other services. Github.com/dwyl/repo-badges project has a good list of the most commonly ...


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You have do create it as a drawing. See here for more details on how to create word art.


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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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With the gradual roll out of new Google Sheets from very late 2013 onwards the default text wrapping behaviour changed from “on” to “off” (which suits me). So what may have been taken for granted now requires a conscious choice, though only to select the range to which wrapping is to be applied and clicking a button: NB: As of May 2019 the icon now looks ...


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There is only one way to achieve what you want: Use a bot to create messages using the Slack API. Here's a page with an example showing how to do exactly what you want. But if you, the human, are typing using the Slack client, as others have said, there's no way to produce a string of text surrounded by asterisks. If you don't want other kinds of formatting ...


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The following approach seems to work! <a href="" style="text-decoration:none;color: rgba(227,227,227,0.5);">%SENDER-INFO-SINGLELINE%</a> Basically, I'm now preemptively making the address into a link, but it's a link to nowhere (href=""), and its underlining is removed (text-decoration:none;). I adapted an answer I found here from Abby Wentzel....


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Pastebin is a site for sharing only plain text or source code. From their FAQ: Pastebin.com is a website where you can store text for a certain period of time. The website is mainly used by programmers to store pieces of sources code or configuration information, but anyone is more than welcome to paste any type of text. The idea behind the site is to ...


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You can align your dollar amounts like that by selecting the Accounting format. Select Format on the menu Select Number Select Accounting


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You can use Yammer notes, which provide formatting, such as bolding, italics, headings and bullets.


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One way to do it is to keep and edit documents as plain text files without leaving Google Drive. While Google doesn't support by default plain .txt files you can integrate a Google Drive 3rd party app (Ex: Drive Notepad or StackEdit).


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A simple one-step non-adjacent text selection functionality like Ctrl + click is not currently available in Google Docs. However, I have found a work-around which is able to achieve non-adjacent text selection in just a few steps which can still be a big time saver if you need to make changes to more than just a couple selections. Make the first text ...


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I can't find any official announcement, but it seems that Markdown is now supported only when posting as a page:


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No GMail does not currently have such a feature. BUT there is a really weird/annoying workaround if you want it that bad. Google allows you to have a signature. You can configuration the signature in the General settings. What you could do is put one letter in the signature with the formatting you want. When you compose a new email that would mean you must ...


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