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In Google Spreadsheets, getting current exchange rates is very easy with the built-in Google Finance querying function. E.g, to get the current rate for USD/EUR: =GoogleFinance("CURRENCY:USDEUR") This will work for all exchange rates Google Finance is tracking. See http://googledocstips.com/2011/03/09/how-to-calculate-foreign-exchange/


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Here are some options for you: GOOGLE SPREADSHEETS There's a Google Spreadsheet script that returns the exchange rate between EURO and a currency that you specify. Data is supposedly from the European Central Bank. Setup: Open a Google Docs Spreadsheet. Click Insert > Script > Search for ECBExchangeRate Install it. Usage: ...


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Update – March 25, 2012: The old workflow stopped working due to changes in the Google APIs. This one should fix it. Follow step 1 below, then download the new version of the workflow. You can create a so called Printing Workflow. It will be available in the options you have when printing a PDF. We need some steps for this, so bear with me: 1. ...


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This was covered on Lifehacker: Back up your Google Apps data If you've jumped on the online word processing and spreadsheets bandwagon, you've probably already got a lot of docs on Google's servers (I know I do). By default, backing up those files means you'd need to download them one at a time, which is quite frankly a tedious waste of ...


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Go to File → Page setup... and change to Landscape there. The current view does not appear to change but next time you go to print preview, you should see that it is formatted landscape.


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I know you said you didn't want to use a browswer, but if you use Chrome, it should be possible to save a site (like GMail for example) as an application on your desktop, which will then allow you to run that application without all the fuss of a browser. Click the Tools icon (or Page Menu) Select "Create Application Shortcut" Profit!


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I found GDocBackup and it is working quite well for my purposes right now. Thanks to everyone who suggested other options.


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You can turn on analytics support and try to associate a viewer to an IP address


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Cyberduck recently added support for Google Docs http://cyberduck.ch/


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Enter GMDesk. GMDesk is an Adobe Air application that lets you run Google without troubling your browser. This comes in handy because it lets me close my browser without losing contact with Google Mail or Calendar or Docs. Even better, it lets me keep my Gmail or Google Reader account front-and-center no matter what I’m currently browsing. If you don’t ...


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If you activate the Foxit Reader Firefox plugin (which can be done when installing Foxit Reader or through Firefox' Tools menu->Add-ons->Plugins->Foxit Reader Plugin for Mozilla), you can then click the attachment link Download (instead of View) and you will get the option to see it in Firefox through that plugin. You cannot use Foxit reader without ...


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No, this feature does not exist in GoogleDocs Google Support Forum


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Try OpenOffice, it's free and able to parse CSV-files in both Writer and Calc.


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To disable Chrome from automatically using the Google Reader, go to "chrome://plugins/". Then locate and disable the plugin called "Chrome PDF Viewer". When this was installed, it should have automatically disabled your previous reader, (mine happend to be Adobe Acrobat, but this should work anyway). Then find your Foxit Reader Plugin entry, and re-enable ...


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If you are using Chrome as your browser, click on the Toolbar (wrench) in the upper-right corner, click "Tools," click "Extensions," and you should see the "Docs PDF/PowerPoint Viewer (by Google)" extension. If you do not find the "Extensions" in the menu, type chrome://chrome/extensions/ to the address bar. To disable the viewer, simply click on the ...


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Here is Google's Official Shortcut Page for Google Doc. There you find that the current shortcut to insert comments is Ctrl + Alt + M and the old shortcut was Ctrl + M. I would have to assume that the old shortcut isn't supported. Which leads to this... Check this out: (Source - Google Support) "Originally, US PC keyboards (specifically, the US 101-key ...


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CyberDuck (on OS X and 'dows) supports Google Docs as a target, but I don't know if it has any automation features.


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There's an active discussion on the Google support forums right now with one suggestion that has worked for some, but not from all. Quote: I just found solution. I created new folder and kept default name "New Folder" then I selected the folder "Google Chrome" and clicked move to and moved it to "New Folder" then I selected "New Folder" and clicked ...


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Google Docs Backup from Google Enterprise Marketplace


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Create the form using New > Form menu. When you create a form in Google Docs, it automatically stores the responses in a spreadsheet. In the spreadsheet, you'll find related items in the Form menu item. Refer to the Google Help instructions for working with forms.


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Let's see which file formats are shared between the two if we are moving data from Google Docs to Visio! Google Docs' supported export file formats for Drawings: PDF Document (.pdf) Scalable Vector Graphics (.svg) PNG image (.png) JPEG image (.jpg) Visio's supported import file formats: AutoCAD Drawing File Format (.dwg, .dxf) Compressed ...


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Basically, yes, they're the same. To all intents and purposes, the 'cloud' is the internet. Google Drive, Ubuntu cloud services, MS Skydrive and the multitude of other 'cloud service providers' essentially give you the ability to store information in a way that it can be retrieved by you, anywhere there is connectivity to the 'cloud'. This type of cloud ...


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To answer simply, yes, they are the same concept. Ubuntu One and Google Drive are competitors that seek to provide the same service of keeping your data for you so you can access it anywhere. There are lots of practical differences between them, and reasons why one would be more convenient than the other, but just like Facebook and Google+, they're the same ...


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The following should work for this case: =SUM(B1:B10) - SUM(A1:A10)


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There is a Libreoffice extension named OpenOffice.org2GoogleDocs that is aimed at this purpose. It works by downloading the files from Google Drive to the computer hard disk in a user-chosen directory; it can download files from Google Drive and upload to that cloud service documents on the user's system. The whole process is made by downloading files, ...


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I realize this question was answered sometime ago but this thread came up in my Google search and I feel as though I have a much better answer to provide. The best solution for opening PDF documents inside Google Drive with something aside from Google Document Viewer is to register another Google app. Here is a quick search of the available PDF Viewer ...


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Do you want to open them for editing or just to view them? If you just want to view them, add a .txt extension to the end of the file name. If it is filename.bat it then becomes filename.bat.txt . It remains a text file and in the future, should you want use the original file, all you have to do is remove the .txt .


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This is currently only supported if you have Google Apps Premier Edition using the Google Documents List Data API. There are 3rd parties that have created applications implementing the functionality: One for Mac is: Memeo Connect More info: Store and share files in the cloud with Google Docs


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Dropbox just announced that this feature is in development.


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You could use the feature to sent documents directly to Google Docs via email. Just open Google Docs, choose Upload and scroll down to the bottom of the page. There you will see a unique email address to which your students can email their documents; the name of the document is the email subject. You can read a bit more about it in this Lifehacker article. ...



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