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Prevent Gmail from assigning a category when the message has a user-defined label (Multiple Inboxes enabled)
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Directly from GMail's help: Move messages between tabs If you see a message in your inbox that you want in a different tab, all you have to do is drag and drop it into the other tab. Another way to ...

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Can I disable video auto-play on Facebook?
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You'll want to go to the video settings page. From the settings tab, click the Video Settings link in the bottom left. Change Auto-Play Videos to "Off"

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How to highlight selected text
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It's still there, though I believe they changed the menu items. Select your text Click the Text Color button in the toolbar (it looks like an A with a line underneath it) Click the Highlight Pane in ...

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How to get "word count" of a book?
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The thread you refer to is 76 months old as of today (3/19/2014), dating that post to 2007. It seems that the text stats feature was removed at some time during 2012. Curiously, Amazon's help page ...

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How do I disable Google Sheets comment notifications?
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It feels like there should be another way to do this from within Google Drive or the spreadsheet itself, but I found a way to do this at the document level. The notification email sent by Google ...

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If you block someone on Facebook are they automatically deleted from your friends?
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Blocking a user automatically unfriends them as well. If John Smith was to unblock John Doe, he would need to re-request a friend connection with John Doe. From Facebook's help page for Blocking ...

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Tagging a Google docs revision
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There is currently no way to tag or add notes to an item in the revision history. The most common workaround is to Make A Copy of key versions, and name/organize them appropriately. While the "...

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How to hide all posts from timeline in Facebook
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There is no first-party way to delete it, but you can set it so that only you can view it. Head to Privacy Settings and edit the "Who can see my stuff?" setting so that only you can. Next, use the "...

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Facebook pages "recommendations"
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The "recommendations" section on Facebook Pages is enabled/disabled by adding/removing the map address for your business. No one seems to know just why FB tied these two functionalities together, but ...

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How do I comment on Mark Zuckerberg's posts?
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Public posts allow anyone to comment on them unless you have Followers enabled with the correct settings. With the correct settings, only Friends or Friends of Friends may comment on even public posts....

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How do you search videos that were uploaded on a YouTube channel in a certain time period?
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Attack this from the outside. Use Google's filtering capabilities. For example, let's say I wanted to search for videos by user "MyAbridged" posted in August, 2012. I search for myabridged site:...

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How to keep your friends in Facebook from seeing specific friends on friends list
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Not to such a granular level that John can't see Jane on your friends list. You can, however, block John from seeing who you are friends with at all. From your profile, click over to the Friends tab ...

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How to keep emails that I put in my folders while deleting them from my inbox in Gmail
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There are two concepts that need to be addressed here. Moving to a folder - This removes the email from your main "inbox" and moves it into the folder. To access this email, you must either view the ...

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New Facebook Chat list not working
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No, a system restore will probably not help you. It sounds like you've gotten the newest Facebook design rolled out to you. It seems to still be buggy, which is why they still haven't rolled the ...

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How to set the song I am listening to as a custom message in Gtalk?
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Unfortunately, Gmail/Gchat does not currently support this. To do this, you must use a client such as Gtalk. As per Google's instructions, you can share your current music via Gtalk: If you'd like to ...

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Is it possible to get a PayPal Sandbox account without creating a PayPal account?
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Based on the FAQ, it appears as though that they require you to tie an "existing" PayPal account to an existing Developer account. The alternative is to create a new Developer account, but you would ...

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n my Facerbook friend list, there are some lists that were created automatically (the one with lightning icon on their right)
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The default lists are called Smart Lists, and they cannot be completely deleted. They can, however, be archived. You can do this from two places. From the friends/lists page. On this page, scroll ...

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Why are posts on my Google+ Page for Business only visible when I'm logged in?
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It sounds like you didn't post to a circle/the circles you intended to. When you create a post, you are given the option to post to one or more circles. The default is "Public". If you can't see the ...

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How to view only MY posts on Tumblr
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From the front end, this is impossible unless you have tagged the posts appropriately. Looking at the API, it sounds like it may be possible to build a tool that would view a feed and filter on some ...

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Posting YouTube video to Facebook
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YouTube counts views regardless of what site the video is embedded in. One of the analytic reports they offer is Playback Locations which details which includes the following metric (amongst others) ...

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How to mass remove all friends updates in news feed in Facebook
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Officially, you have two possible courses of action: Create a new account. Deleting your old one is not required, but would be recommended to prevent confusion. Navigate to your friends list ...

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Show latest wiki post as of a particular date
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Assuming you are referring to a site running the standard wikipedia software... In the top right of any article, you will find a View History link Click through that and you will find a history of ...

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Why does Google continue returning search results if item is not in live page or cached page?
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It's possible (without being given the specifics) that the site is being returned based on pages linking to it. Google and other search engines will often return/rank pages based on the anchor text ...

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Provide a timestamp when a particular row is edited
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You just need to wrap an extra conditional around the "stamping" code. Check the row value and only execute the stamping part if the row is NOT 1. function onEdit() { var s = SpreadsheetApp....

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How to identify common queries for a topic?
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Look to Google Trends. For example, here is the trend page for the search iraq war. The bottom of the page shows similar queries and rankings. At the top of the page, you can download a csv of more ...

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Similar posts shared in Facebook
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No, there is currently no way to do this. Doing this would greatly complicate commenting on the cartoon - the system would not know which post the comment should be on.

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Facebook: Private Groups or Public Page question
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You can add people to a secret group without friending them first. Here is the "add member" interface for a secret group I am a member of. Notice the "Invite by Email" option. Clicking this brings ...

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How to get email notifications when someone likes my Facebook post?
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It's there in the notifications section, it's just far down and buried amongst a lot of others. From Account Settings or Privacy Settings, choose Notifications in the sidebar menu. Expand the Email ...

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Where has the “followers” button gone?
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The Followers tab requires that you have Followers enabled (set to "Everybody") to begin with. That is located in the Follower Settings section of your Account Settings Once you enable followers, the ...

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Block my activity on Friends' News Feeds like Photo Likes or Post Likes
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In short: You can't. Currently, there is no way to completely hide your activity on Facebook from everybody. Which bits of your activity that shows up in other people's feeds is based upon the ...

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