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Format for ID of YouTube video

Summary YouTube videoId and channelId identifiers are single integer values represented in a slightly mod­ified version of Base64 encoding. One difference versus the IETF RFC4648 recommendations is ...
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How do I convert a cell to RFC 3986 standard (URLEncoded) in Google Spreadsheets?

Yes, you can create a custom function for that. Click Tools → Script Editor. Select Create blank project. In the script editor window, paste the following code: function encode(value) { ...
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Link to a cell in a Google Sheets via URL?

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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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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Why is "Amazon" written with strange characters in this URL?

Using special characters is a method to tell the browser to use UTF8 encoding, and this probably is Amazon engineers putting in a bit of an easteregg instead of a dull utf8=✓ thing. For the record, ...
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Link to specific point in time on SoundCloud

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 ...
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Link to a cell in a Google Sheets via URL?

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 ...
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How do I embed an image from the web into a Trello card comment or description?

Further to the other answers: within the Description, you can also embed images that have been added as attachments to the card. (Note: this will only work in the description, and not in comments.) ...
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Craft URL to create Google Doc in specific folder?

I know this thread has been quiet for a while, but it helped me. I was able to accomplish this by: getting the URL of the destination folder https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/[Folder ID] taking ...
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Google Meet permanent room

Update From https://apps.google.com/meet/ A meeting link remains active until the meeting has ended. Meeting links for recurring meetings will stay active for as long as the event repeats. Options ...
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Can Pastebin.com turn URLs into clickable links?

This is a little late, but Pastelink.net should do what you're looking for.
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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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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 do I convert a cell to RFC 3986 standard (URLEncoded) in Google Spreadsheets?

For other's reference - a similar method also works for decode. function decode(value) { return decodeURIComponent(value); }
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Craft URL to create Google Doc in specific folder?

I watched what happens when Google Docs creates a new document in a folder. The browser briefly goes to a create url. To make the url, you need to know your folder's id. If you navigate to the folder ...
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How to set up delays in Google Apps Script?

To set up a delay on the execution of a Google Apps Script use sleep(milliseconds). The above will work between code sentences not if a formula is repeated thousands of times. It's very likely that ...
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How do I convert a cell to RFC 3986 standard (URLEncoded) in Google Spreadsheets?

You can do this without a custom function using ENCODEURL. eg: =hyperlink( ENCODEURL(A1) )
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Craft URL to create Google Doc in specific folder?

To follow on to the questions in comments on the answer from @jaycer : How do you create a file from a template inside a specific folder The URL would look like this https://docs.google.com/...
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Set recipient email address with wetransfer.com

Also, you can add multiple mail. https://www.wetransfer.com/?to=alpha@example.com%20beta@example.com And add your bookmarks for continuous use.
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How do I convert a cell to RFC 3986 standard (URLEncoded) in Google Spreadsheets?

For others who are still searching for this, Google Sheets has a function called ENCODEURL now (Aug 2018), so you don't need to make your own any more.
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Google Meet permanent room

go to https://bitly.com/ create a free account click on that orange button CREATE select BITLINK paste your meeting URL customize it as you wish (example: bit.ly/lets-meet-now) click on SAVE button
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How to set public Google Calendar embed URL to use client's local time zone?

AFAIK Google Calendar doesn't have a URL parameter to display an embeded calendar in the user's local timezone. Instead you need to use JavaScript or something like that. The following posts could ...
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Is there a quick way of getting a beautiful URL to a Google search query?

Well, this must be done manually, but it is so simple that maybe that is OK? Start by doing a new search, copy the URL and chop off everything from the '&' on. Now you've got something like the ...
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How to specify a target at WikiMiniAtlas

Here is the URL pattern: https://wma.wmflabs.org/iframe.html?wma= <latitude>_<longitude>_<width>_<height>_commons_<zoomlevel>_<language> &globe=Earth&...
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How do you format a Gmail's body via URL parameters?

This is not possible as per RFC 6068 The special "body" indicates that the associated is the body of the message. The "body" field value is intended to contain the content for ...
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Facebook search by url parameters documentation

There is no public documentation on these parameters. The filters_rp_location seems to just take a Facebook ID. In your case 155428381137989 which is https://www.facebook.com/pages/110-William-St-...
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Can't email a link copied from Facebook

They shorten long URLs, you have nothing to do about that. To copy the link, just right click it and choose Copy link address - you can right click the textual link, or the preview.
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Remove a content from the yimg

yimg.com is Yahoo's CDN service – it hosts any kind of static files that are part of their website, such as images, stylesheets, webfonts, or user uploads. Different subdomains have different purposes,...
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How to extract multiple paths from a single string of URLs in Google Sheets?

You have the basic concept right just piece it together step by step. This does the job: =REGEXREPLACE(JOIN(" ",ARRAYFORMULA(IFERROR( REGEXEXTRACT(SPLIT(A1," ",TRUE,TRUE), "https://example.com/(\...
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