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How NOT to bold text in WhatsApp & still use ** around text?

You could send it as code using three back-ticks, similar to formatting code here on StackExchange: *word* = word ```*word*``` = *word* (Note: it will use a monospace font).
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How NOT to bold text in WhatsApp & still use ** around text?

Excerpt from the official WhatsApp FAQ: Note: There is no option to disable this feature. See https://www.whatsapp.com/faq/en/general/26000002
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Rotate text box direction in draw.io

Instead of rotating the text inside a box, you can rotate the box with handle then use 'rotate shape only' button in 'arrange' tab As below,
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How to reverse text on Google Spreadsheets?

As Ben Collins writes in his Blog you can extract all letters and concatenate them in reverse order using an ArrayFormula without any script: Use =ArrayFormula(concatenate(MID(A1,LEN(A1)-ROW(INDIRECT(&...
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How do I add text to my draw.io doc?

You can type text into every single shape. Just select one on your diagram and start typing. Also, you can double click anywhere in space on a diagram to add text there. Just select the text option, ...
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How to write in super large letters in an ordinary textfield?

Enter any text in this web site and get it translated as big block characters in different styles. ╱╱╱╱╱╱╱╱╱╭╮ ╱╱╱╱╱╱╱╱╱┃┃ ╭━━┳━━┳━━┫┃ ┃╭━┫╭╮┃╭╮┃┃ ┃╰━┫╰╯┃╰╯┃╰╮ ╰━━┻━━┻━━┻━╯ Just need to click on the ...
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How NOT to bold text in WhatsApp & still use ** around text?

I suggest you quote it instead. '*245*648464885838#'
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How to multiply two cells ignoring text?

=ARRAYFORMULA(PRODUCT(--REGEXEXTRACT(A1:A2,"\d+"))) Assuming A1 and A2 has the digits text combination.
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Would like to exclude any sort of video from a Google search

Google Search is geared up to return ‘hits’ that are the same as or similar to search terms. It has so much data that a list of “what I don’t want” rather than “what I do want” would be near infinite ...
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How NOT to bold text in WhatsApp & still use ** around text?

You could add a space between the asterisk and the word, like * that *
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How do I add text to my draw.io doc?

You basically have two ways to add plain text: Double click on the canvas (or hit Ctrl+Shift+X) to insert a non-linkable text block, and start typing Insert the text symbol (from General menu), and ...
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Counting specific words

ASSUMING the weekdays will always be abbreviated exactly as shown, are the entire cell content (not part of a longer string) and data is in ColumnA, the following may serve: =ArrayFormula(sum(...
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Outlook web's indent key shortcuts vs text selection

In diving through the settings again looking for "keyboard shortcuts" options mentioned by w3dk, I found in "options > settings > message format" the option "Compose message in this format: HTML / ...
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Outlook web's indent key shortcuts vs text selection

This is answered with respect to Outlook.com, not Outlook Web Access - sorry, my mistake! This would seem to be a conflict on Mac OS X only. On Windows, Ctrl+Left Arrow and Ctrl+Right Arrow are the ...
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How NOT to bold text in WhatsApp & still use ** around text?

Just add this ', single quotation mark before whole message no need to add it in end just add it in starting of message and WhatsApp will not bold text inside * symbol. For eg.: If your message is &...
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How NOT to bold text in WhatsApp & still use ** around text?

You can do it like this: ```*```test```*``` Technically the asterisks will be in a different font, but that's not really noticeable. The output will look just like *test*
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How NOT to bold text in WhatsApp & still use ** around text?

Well I have played a bit around, and WhatsApp is really not consistent between various media. The ZWJ answer (copy ZWJ here), imho the best, looks fine in iOS (and apparently on Android according to ...
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How to get Gmail (Google Mail) to automatically spellcheck emails being written?

Chrome has a spellchecker built in: chrome://settings/languages, scroll down to advanced: "Check spelling" in GMail is a one off check.
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YouTube subtitle text search?

to mass-download subtitles: download this: https://yt-dl.org/latest/youtube-dl.exe in a folder where you downloaded youtube-dl.exe create batch file BATCH.cmd with content: youtube-dl.exe -o %%(...
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How to toggle enable/disable words and phrases in WordPress?

I've found this plugin: Hide This - by Andrés Villarreal but I just noticed that only paid hosting can try plugins on Wordpress.com
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How many words in a string are capitalized?

Here's what I wound up doing (though I would still love to see an in-place solution, by which I mean one that doesn't require the use of additional cells): I created two additional tabs (worksheets). ...
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How NOT to bold text in WhatsApp & still use ** around text?

Extended from this answer, you can prefix the first * with a Zero Width Joiner character. So the text will be verbatim, with no extra visible space and with the standard font. [Paste ZWJ here]*127*...
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Text is messed up when writing RTL (Arabic) with English in between

The way I fix it only in the live page is by adding a special tag to each Arabic post (for example tag arabic) then in theme CSS I add: tag-arabic { direction: rtl; } You can add that CSS line ...
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How do I define the entity for a relational schema in draw.io?

You can simply put a text stencil (the 4th stencil in the "General" group) where you need the additional text. No need to paste from anywhere.
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Rotate text box direction in draw.io

Using the rotation handle on shape:
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