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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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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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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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Cyberduck With an easy to use interface, connect to FTP (File Transfer Protocol), SFTP (SSH Secure File Transfer), WebDAV (Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning), Amazon S3, Google Storage, Windows Azure, Rackspace Cloud Files and even Google Docs. Convert uploads to Google Docs format and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for image ...


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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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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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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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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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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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This is the simplified version of the formula you provided in the question: =IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(C24,'Ability Base'!A$2:B$50,2,FALSE)), "Not Ability", VLOOKUP(C24,'Ability Base'!A$2:B$50,2,FALSE) ) Maybe you can tell your requirement in words if the above is not suitable. (Tested in Excel 2003)


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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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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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Google Docs was rebranded Google Drive and a local folder can be created that will have its contents uploaded/on-sync. As Lake pointed on the comments, while this is not exactly "mounting as Mac OS Drive" it may help. The software you need can be downloaded from http://drive.google.com/


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You can get part of the way with the Tile Tabs addon for Firefox Allows tabs to be tiled within the Firefox browser. Tiles can be arranged horizontally, vertically or in a grid. Tiles can be re-sized by dragging splitter bars. Links can be dragged to open in other tiles. Scrolling of tiles can be synchronized.


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This has been a question without a good answer for many years, a niche that's been wanting a solution no matter what the technology was at the time. Pre-web solutions (in the PC/Microsoft realm) included Lotus 1-2-3 and then Excel macros, and later MS Access and VBA. I believe that was somewhat the idea behind InfoPath as well, though it wasn't very well ...


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Many years ago I worked in an environment called 4th Dimension, which was a database with easy programming. You may want to look into something like Access or an open source equivalent. What used to be a cool tool for this was Hypercard. Sadly, it's been gone for years. You may have luck google'ing 'Hypercard replacement'. The best link i got for that was ...


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If this was an Excel spreadsheet, I would not have hesitated and suggested Infopath. Not being familiar with Google doc's methods, but being familiar with people who build applications in Excel(Hear! Hear!), Infopath + Acces/SQL Server express generally made it somewhat painless. If you the kind that likes text tutorials. . . If you prefer video ...


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C:\Users\\Documents\Google Drive If you want to use Google to edit the text file, then yes that is normal. If you just want to keep the .txt file, then only use your local computer application (i.e., notepad or similar) to edit the file. When you save it to the same location, Google drive will sync up the .txt file. HTH.


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And you really only want to use the plugin to view the PDF? Because you can open the PDF in "Adobe Reader" directly from the file list by clicking some white space next to the file in the list (or selecting the checkbox) and pressing More and then Download. After that you can choose Open with: Adobe reader. You could even choose to open it as default ...


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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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Use the download feature. Select the files you want to download. Choose the More and select Download... A window will popup asking what format you want to download the files in. Make your choice, then click the blue download button. Note: this was found in Google Drive Help.



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