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Voice to text in Gmail?

Is there any way to enable voice to text (speech recognition) in gmail when using Chrome as a webbrowser? I really like the feature to search at google.com via voice and I'd also love to speak my ...
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Google Chrome - switch profile for tab(s in current window)?

I sometimes open useful pages under the wrong profile. If I could switch the profile for all those tabs it would be so useful. I don't want to copy the URL and paste it into a new window that has the ...
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Chrome: NPAPI plugin is required for this app

I'm trying to install the Sway.fm Unified Music Media Keys extension for Chrome, but I'm receiving the following error message. This application is not supported on this computer. Installation has ...
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Why Cookies must be Allowed for “Not Script” Extension to work in Chrome?

I've been using "Not Scripts" v0.9.6 extension in Chromium browswer (currently v30.0.1599.101) from the last one month and found the extension extremely useful. However, after reading some tracking ...
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Any way to save a spot on a webpage

If an article is a long read sometimes I want to save my spot on a webpage not the whole page itself. Are there any extensions/apps/plugins/addons to do this? Focus is on windows and google chrome
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Will Adobe Reader and Acrobat soon stop working inside Google chrome?

Google chrome developers are making two changes to help stop malicious plugins: one is to only allow extensions downloaded from the app store, and another is to disallow NPAPI extensions altogether. ...
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How do I get the Chrome App Launcher in the taskbar on Windows 8?

As you know, the chrome app launcher was a new button that showed up next to your chrome icon on the taskbar. For some reason, I removed that along with the start menu listing for the icon. Now, even ...
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Detect and Disable Extension Modification to Chromium?

Lately I have installed some extensions from chromium store and saw some strange thing!. When I google something some modification to google shown on google result page. after I searched I found out ...
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How to uninstall GmailTex

I installed the app GmailTeX or in store in my Gmail account, but I don't find any button to uninstall it. Does anyone knows how do I uninstall it? (Uninstall I mean stop appearing in the Gmail ...
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How does a single Shockwave flash plugin process control all flash content in Chromium?

Is there a method to find which thread of flash is controlling which flash content? My aim is to find per tab bandwidth statistics.
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Tidy rendered HTML output in Chrome's View Source?

More often than not when using things like CMS'es and static site generators, HTML output looks like rubbish (wrong indendation being the most annoying flaw). Is there any solution for having ...
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chromecast not showing smooth NFL Game pass tab [closed]

I've purchased a ChromeCast just to view NFL Game-Pass on my TV (since I'm nor in the US, Hulu and Netflix are not an option). However it doesn't cast the game smoothly. I've tried lowering the rate ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop in LAN environment

Is it possible to setup and use Chrome Remote Desktop in a LAN environment? So you don't need to login to google or need a google account to use it? i.e. use Chrome Remote Desktop in a LAN ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop

I have been successfully able to use Chrome Remote Desktop to access other computers when not behind a firewall/proxy server. As soon as I try to use Chrome Remote Desktop when behind a ...
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creating new tab in chrome when typing into address bar

This is something that other browsers can do by default, or at least Firefox. And up until recently I could accomplish the same thing with an extension called Chrome Toolbox by Google. However, it ...
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Custom Extensions on Managed Chromebooks

I am a developer looking for the best way to set up different schools with their own custom, private extensions (ie School A should be the only one with access to Extension A). Theoretically, I am ...
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How can I be sure that a Google Chrome extension isn't doing evil things?

I wanted to install this extension, but I have security concerns. The extension needs permission to "Access your data on all websites". This makes sense, but I presume this includes password and ...
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how to prevent my guest user from installing chrome extensions

in my home pc ,i have two login's one is mine and another is guest user, is it there any way to restrict my guest user from installation of chrome extensions?i fear installation of malicious ...
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how to determine which of the installed chrome extensions are showing text-enhanced ads or are injecting new CSS class names?

I have three google users [personal, work, work] in my chrome on Mac OS X. The chrome for my personal account [not the other two chromes] has text-enhanced ads in every site i go to. It ...
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How to check if extension in chrome or Firefox is safe or not?

I wanted to check if this extension was safe and secure ? When I enter my banking credentials on the IRCTC website , will it save my banking details and if yes , can anyone else access that details ...
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How do I reduce chrome's CPU and memory usage on page load?

I am running a Tampermonkey script in Chrome that auto-refreshes every 4-8 seconds a page within a page range that looks for changes in the HTML elements and acts within a certain threshold. The ...
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How can I see what is causing Chrome to run slowly?

I realise that I can turn off all plugins and then turn them back on, one-by-one, but is there an alternative that would show me which plugins are chewing up memory or processing power? Pages can be ...
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Chrome extension to open Powerpoint / Documents. How does this work?

I have installed this extension https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chrome-office-viewer-beta/gbkeegbaiigmenfmjfclcdgdpimamgkj/details And now I am able to view .ppt and .doc files in my ...
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Avoid horizontal scrolling on websites

Is there any chrome extension which rearranges text to avoid horizontal scrolling? For one own site we can use javascript, but is possible to write an extension which will insert required code on any ...
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Is there a way to save all the history in Chrome in a reusable format?

I know the history is stored in a sqlite database, but I suppose there should be a ready to wear solution. Something as simple as a CSV or JSON file with dates and urls would be optimal.
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A button in browser to convert YouTube video to mp3

I would like to convert a YouTube video to mp3. Now I copy the YouTube URL and submit it to http://www.youtube-mp3.org, which converts the video to mp3, and then download from there. This workflow is ...
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Turn off tabbed browsing: Chrome/Firefox - Is it possible? [duplicate]

Is it possible somehow to revert back to the old browsing habits, i.e. no tabs in Chrome or Firefox? I stumbled the web but I cannot find the answer to this question.
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How to redirect link using any browser extention or other techniques [closed]

if user type www.demo.com in address bar i want user to redirect to my affiliate link www.demo.com/?affid=omkar i tried many things but nothing helped me . Any Help Thanks in advance.
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How can I extract data and show within my chrome extension? [closed]

I am building a quora extension which will show the number of credits of a logged in user but I don't know how can I find and show credits?
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Maintain different set of extensions in Chrome, on different PCs

I use my GMail account both at home, and in the office, to sign in to Chrome. In my PC at home, I have a set of Extensions that I use a lot, like YouTube Actions, AdBlocker, HoverZoom, etc. But on my ...
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Changing Chrome's text zoom when connected to an external monitor

I have a laptop with a rather small builtin monitor, making it very hard to read stuff unless the chrome text zoom level is increased to 125%. One of the external monitors that I connect the laptop ...
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Chrome Extension : Close certain number of inactive tabs from the right

Now I know that there are extensions like CloseAllInactiveTabs to close all inactive tabs. But I need to keep several tabs (from the left) open and close all other tabs from the right. I sometimes ...
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Prevent Chrome from reloading a tab on restart/crash

Is it possible to prevent Chrome from reloading a chosen tab (or if that is impossible: all tabs) on restart or crash? For example let's say that I'm browsing reddit.com and I want to shut down Chrome ...
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Google Chrome Portable vs. Google Chrome

Is there any advantage/disadvantage of using the Google Chrome Portable app for PC (apart from it being portable)? In addition, I have had Google chrome on my PC installed for quite a while recently ...
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Some Chrome Extension Redirects me to Malicious Sites When Amazon.com is Accessed

I'm getting redirected to ezshoplist.me and alecyueee.us, when I try to access amazon.com. I'm actually redirected to these sites which redirects back to Amazon.com. I searched a lot regarding these ...
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Chrome script to auto highlight a user defined set of keywords

Are there any Chrome scripts or extensions out there that can automatically highlight a user predefined set of keywords and phrases? I've searched around and had no luck. Seems that there are ...
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How to create “IE-like” new session window in Chrome?

Like we can open a New Session Window in IE 8 or greater, can do the same in Google Chrome? I know that Google Chrome has New incognito Window feature but by using it, we can open Max 2 sessions at a ...
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Chrome extension to change User Agent only in current tab

I've used the dev tools to change the user agent, but that's annoying because it means you need to have dev tools open. I've used extensions to change the user agent, but they all seem to affect all ...
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Extension to turn off certain page element?

Does anyone know of a browser extension that allows you to disable an HTML element by id or class on a given web page? I prefer to use Chrome, but a Safari or Firefox solution would be great too. ...
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If I have an open tab with some page, can I find out where did I found link to that page?

If I have an open tab with some page, can I find out where did I found link to that page? I want answers like: You opened this tab from page XXX You pasted URL in address bar manually Is there an ...
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Why is Vimium's default setting for “Characters used for link hints” is what it is? [closed]

The "Characters used for link hints" section in the chrome extension Vimium is by default this: sadfjklewcmpgh I'm curious why that is?
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Make browser give a custom made note when re-visiting websites

Lately I've been browsing through hundreds of ads on a website similar to craigslist. Due to the similarities of the ads, I have to read through almost the entire ad to decide if it's interesting or ...
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How can let Chrome “Google Mail Checker” only show important mails?

I am using Chrome extension - Google Mail Checker, but it shows every unread email in my inbox. How can I show "Important and unread" mail only?
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How do I stop an inifinite loop in GMail Offline

When I try to use GMail Offline in Chrome it goes into an infinite loop, requests alternating between https://mail.google.com/mail/mu/mp/411/?mui=ca and https://mail.google.com/mail/mu/mp/511/?mui=ca. ...
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How to use new google voice searcher to write text in notepad?

I find out that google voice searcher is perfect tool to write instead of typing, but it works only at chrome and limited time. Now my question is how to configure windows to use those tools for ...
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Can I have a drop down menu for multiple tabs, in Chrome?

Is there an extension in Chrome that letsm e have a drop down menu for multiple tabs. As it becomes difficult when there are too many tabs like once it gets over 25-30 they start to blank out.
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How do I remove a Chrome Foxtab speed dial?

I've added several sites to the Chrome extension Foxtab Speed Dial. However I can't figure out how to remove a speed dial thumbnail!
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How to export PGP key (in clear text?)?

I created a set of PGP keys in Kleopatra using GPG4Win. I want to use my private and public keys to encrypt and decrypt emails with this Chrome extension: ...
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Copy Chrome extensions from one computer to another

Has anyone successfully downloaded Google Chrome apps (or extensions or whatever they are called) from another browser and then installed them on Chrome? Google Web Store and Google Play are blocked ...
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Some Google Chrome Extensions Appearing Grayed Out and Popup will not Appear

Two of my extensions Lastpass and Checker Plus for Gmail have grayed icons and upon clicking them the pop up box does not want to display. The extensions have no problems at work (running Ubuntu) and ...