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Why does google docs show this error? [migrated]

"Sorry, you can't view or download this file at this time. Too many users have viewed or downloaded this file recently. Please try accessing the file again later. If the file you are trying to access ...
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is there a cheatsheet template that I can use in google spreadsheet or docs?

i'm looking to create a cheatsheet. i use google apps. I was searching if there is any template for google spreadsheet or docs for a cheatsheet but found none. Anyone aware of such a template? by ...
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Google Docs - missing add-ons option [migrated]

I would like to ask you if you know why I can't see Add-ons option in menu bar in Google Docs. I already looked at my Google Apps settings and yes, it is enabled. Even if it weren't, there still ...
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in gmail i enabled “lab” for search in docs and sites however i get back results only from docs

I search for text my plugin is enabled, i do see results from docs but no results from google sites. I do see this at bottom "Show only Docs and Sites results ›" can anyone help? is it working at ...
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Google Docs Spreadsheet Export Statistics

I have a spreadsheet exported from JotForm.com but I want to export that spreadsheet to a "diagram" or to page that gives me the statistics of the form. I know you can do that just if you link that ...
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Going to print multiple cards in fixed size

I need to print out about 80 "cards" for an invitation and to fit the envelope I need to print them in a very exact size. Each "card" has to be 5cm in width and 7.5cm in height. Instead of just ...
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How focus on the document after find?

I'm filling a column after finding a row via a search on the name column. So I do CTRL + F, type the name, and click the the cell with mouse to fill it. Is there a way to do this without using the ...
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How to calculate percentage in Google Docs

I have this google-doc: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Avl3X68NxHC-dFY2YWgzTnRVZm1xaWlBTFl6TU9NTkE&usp=sharing Now I am trying to calculate the average (=average()) of the ...
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Google docs SpreadSheet get reuslt from a formula inside a formula

I was trying to obtain the result of a formula that is inside of another formula. | A | B | C | D | E | | Option1 | D2-(D2*10%)| | 10 | Result | | Option2 | ...
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How can I auto-share anything sent to one Drive account with another?

People sometimes share Docs with my rarely used Google account. So I have to email them and ask them to use my main Google account instead. It's a hassle for them and for me, plus it slows down our ...
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Are spreadsheet programs inherently unsuitable for “one row=one case” data?

Often when I'm working with large data sets, I structure the data in a way where every row equals one specific case. For example, in a psychological experiment, I input the data so that all data ...
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Google document does not print correctly on Mac 10.7.5 using Chrome

When attempting to print a Google document, the header does not get printed at all and the text starts almost in the center of the page - cutting off almost half of the text in the printable area ...
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How do I get Google Drive to open text files with arbitrary extensions as text files?

I have text files on Google Drive that do not end with the .txt suffix (such as: .r, .bas, .awk...). I want to view them using the Drive Notepad app, but it does not recognize the files as text. Is ...
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Opening .pdf's on Google Drive using Adobe Acrobat

Note: this is a question about Google Drive, not Firefox options. I've been using Google Drive and Docs a lot, so I tend to keep .PDFs on Drive as well just for convenient storage. But I don't like ...
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Why 'google docs' document cannot be opened using firefox?

I uploaded a document on google docs. The document has been shared in the public domain. I can see the document from chrome,opera but not through firefox . Is it that, google docs files cannot be ...
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Best way for bidirectional referenced table rows for double-entry booking

I want to move to a Google Spreadsheets setup to handle my private booking. Currently I have four tables: Overview Accounts Income Outcome Except of "Overview" all share following columns: Date ...
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Auto-Open PPT, DOCX, Etc in chrome?

I like how in chrome you can open .PDF files with the built in PDF reader (I believe it uses the adobe reader framework). Is there a way to have chrome open MS office files in google drive by ...
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Copy distinct values in excel from one range to another

Suppose I have a table like this: A B food 12 cars 30 cars 40 food 10 food 14 living 100 fun 30 food 40 I'd like to copy all distinct values from column A to some other ...
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Google Spreadsheets Error: All series on a given axis must be of the same data type [closed]

I am trying to use embed interactive column charts from Google Spreadsheets for a website. However, when I enter the HTML code into the website I get the following error: "All series on a given axis ...
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How to Unhide column A in Excel and Google Doc?

Let's say I hide column A in excel or in google doc, how can I unhide it (show column A again). Column A is the most left column. I have column B,C and D etc...
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Is it possible to access and edit Google documents directly from Libreoffice?

I'd like to work with a Google spreadsheet directly inside Libreoffice, without having to export and import it, in order to automatically reflect the changes on the online file. Basically, I'm looking ...
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How do I calculate the total difference between two columns of figures in Google spreadsheet/Excel?

Usually I would just calculate the difference of each row like this: =B1-A1 Then I would sum up the values of the column like this =SUM(C1:C10) and get my desired value. I don't want the C-column. ...
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Do Google Drive and Ubuntu One have the same concept?

Do Google Drive and Ubuntu One have the same concept? I just have an Ubuntu cloud account and Google Docs.
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Place multiple columns onto one line [duplicate]

Let's say I have a table in a spreadsheet that works like a calendar: Jan Fev Mar ... 1 5 7 1 2 3 4 9 3 8 3 1 4 2 9 0 5 2 1 2 ... And so on... I need to make a chart ...
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Google spreadsheets drop down not compatible with MS Excel

I've created a drop down list on a google docs spreadsheet but when I download the spreadsheet and open it up under excel, the drop down functionality is lost and only the first item is shown. I have ...
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Google Docs Document Private Comment

I have access to a collaborative Google Docs document on which I would like to make notes in preparation for a meeting (I am not the document owner). I would like to avoid wasting paper, so I would ...
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Google Drive and sync?

Two questions please: Where are Google Drive offline docs stored in my computer? which folder ? (*when accessing docs.google.com/offline) I have a text file in my Google Drive. When I click on it, ...
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Print > Save as PDF - Saved to Google Docs, not local drive

Recently I gave the Print > Save to Google Drive option in Chome, and it works well. All my web-pages I use goes to my Google Drive account as PDF files. My problem is, whenever I use the Save as PDF ...
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Can I link to another page in Google Docs?

I'm creating a large document (text, not presentation) in Google Docs, and I want to be able to link to other pages in the same document (like a pdf or # in the url). So far all I've found is how to ...
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Shared online document editing that automatically identifies who wrote what

I'm just wondering if there's a shared online document editing tool out there that identifies who wrote what. You'd think Google Docs would be the perfect tool but annoyingly, there's no automatic ...
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Reference whole sheet in another sheet - reference dynamically NOT copy + paste

I have multiple sheets relating to each room in a house, I also have a master sheet showing the overview of the whole house, what id like to do is pull all the data from the room sheets into the ...
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Setting Google Drive to open Google Docs files with Chrome

By default, Google Drive opens Google Docs files with the default browser, which is Firefox in my case. Can I set Google Drive to open Google Docs files with Chrome?
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How do I save a pdf file to Google Drive?

If I have opened a PDF file in Chrome with its plug-in Chrome PDF viewer, how can I save it to Google Drive directly instead of downloading it first and uploading it? Is there an extension that could ...
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Google Docs drawings to Visio

Is there a way to export drawings made with Google Docs to Visio? Maybe through some other software. I can see that Lucidcharts supports both Google Drive and export to Visio, but does it actually ...
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How to use Google Docs as you would Dropbox (or any other online backup site)

What I would like to do is have files sync in the background with my Google Docs account, both up, and down. Is there any way to do this? I use Mint 11, if it helps. Thanks!
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Is there a simple method to copy an image from Google Docs to the local clipboard?

Google Docs uses a 'web clipboard' approach for cut and paste that works very well so long as the paste target is another Google doc. However, I don't know how to easily copy an image from the Google ...
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Google Docs / Exel - need to know how to add formula

I'm using Google Docs / Exel and can't work out how or where to add a 'formula'. I have a column "i" which is the number of items. I have another column "j" which is the cost of those items. Column ...
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Excel lookup data from google docs spread sheet

Can excel lookup values from a spreadsheet in google docs? I would like my current excel forms to be able to lookup data from a spread sheet that used to be held on our server but now is a google ...
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How to open a link with only a keyboard on Google Docs

I wanted to know if anyone have any experience with using Google Docs with only a keyboard? How do I open a link there? The only solution I could find was to use Microsoft's MouseKeys option - but ...
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Google docs upload not working on OS X and firefox

I' d like to use Google Docs with Firefox on my OS X 10.7 . Unfortunately I cannot upload any documents. I think this is because I don't have a Java Plugin. How can I get this working?
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Is it possible to use Google Docs Viewer to view files already in Google Docs?

The title is a little confusing. I'll elaborate. As far as I can tell, the Google Docs Viewer tool accepts a link to a raw document file (e.g. .doc, .pdf, et. al.), and renders its contents in the ...
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Will Google Docs break my Word Document [closed]

I have a word document that I want to work with in Google docs. How can i know it will not be broken (That i cant get it back as a word document comparable to the one I uploaded, with the changes i ...
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Can I use Illustrator or InDesign to make a Google Doc look good?

I've just finished collaborating on a document in Google Docs with some colleagues. The content is perfect and the formatting is pretty good, but I'd like to tweak the formatting a little more before ...
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Google Documents keyboard shortcut to jump to editor mode and other cross-browser issues

I considered posting in webapps, but since it is partly a browser issue, I chose this forum. In Firefox, I notice that when I open an existing Google doc or start a new one, I am not automatically in ...
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Chrome and Firefox will not stop loading Google Docs

When I view any Google Docs document in Chrome, the tab will not stop loading. It loads, stops for a second, then starts loading again and as far as I can tell does not stop. The "x" button does not ...
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How can I create a PDF with form fields from a collaboratively edited source document?

I want to create a PDF document with a fill-in form. The source of the document is right now Google Docs, so that my team can edit it collaboratively with ease. However, Google docs doesn't support ...
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Looking for a service which can replicate data from SharePoint to Google Docs?

Is there a service which can replicate data from SharePoint to Google Docs?
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App created in spreadsheet vs programming a full application - is there a middle ground?

A colleague has a home-grown application in Google Documents, that involves users filling in a form, alternative questions being asked depending on what the answers are, and then outputting a ...
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How can I edit a google doc with vi and automatically update the original doc in the cloud when I write the file?

I'm using ubuntu 11.04. I have installed googlecl which claims to allow me to edit google doc files with vim. I have a google doc "test": google docs edit --title "test" --editor vim opens the file ...
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Is there a Chrome browser extension for managing Dropbox files inside Google Docs?

I would like to be able to edit Dropbox files inside Google Docs web interface. Is it possible?