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Opening Google Docs from Windows 10 File Explorer

I am using Google Drive Backup and Sync for Windows 10. Google Docs open VERY slowly from File Explorer. With the Chrome browser already open, it takes about 30 seconds after opening the file from ...
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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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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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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?
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Any way to make interactive graphs in LibreOffice like Google Doc's Trend chart?

Google Docs has a nice trend viewer that can be created just like any other chart: Is there any way to get an interactive graphic like this in OpenOffice? Manually adjusting the axes is really ...
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How to cut-and-paste - using right click - on all Google Docs?

In Google Docs, some documents would allow cut-and-paste using right click and choosing from a menu, while other documents insist that one use Ctrl-C, Ctrl-Shift-V, et al. Is there a way to force a ...
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How to copy/paste image from Word to Google docs?

It sounds strange, but I am not able to copy any image from .doc or .docx to Google docs. I have a situation when I need to copy some into from Word document to google docs document without uploading ...
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Copy Address of Cell

Is there some way in Excel or Google Docs to copy the address of a cell? I need to copy the address of a cell from another worksheet into a formula on the current worksheet. To do this, I have to ...
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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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Windows 7 Google Print Service

I'm wondering if there's any way to use a custom Windows 7 print service to send documents directly to Google Docs. My end goal is to use Google Cloud Print to be able to print any document from my ...
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Can Google Docs be used to “sanitize” a word or excel document?

Sometimes I have to download some word or excel documents from incredible sites. I need not only to read but also to edit them. I heard that Microsoft Office suite is a very popular attack vector. ...
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How to add fold-marks to a Google Docs document?

This question is about how to get fold-marks (very similar to this question) to your document in Google Docs. It would be very helpful. If it is not feasible per se are there any workarounds?
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followup on mass converting google docs

This question from apr '14 gives a way to download google docs as word, pdf or other files: Migrate Google docs to Office 365, convert from .gdoc to .docx select the files, click "more", then "...
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How to do the shortcut `ALT+/` on a German keyboard?

I see more and more webapps (such as Google Docs) using the shortcut Alt+/ to access the search mode. You find it in Google Docs, for instance, when you collapse the top menu bar, then on the very ...
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How to get Pentadactyl to work with Google Docs

It appears to be a well-documented fact that Google Docs does not work when using Pentadactyl (I believe it's some kind of focusing issue). I've spent many hours googling about this, and have yet to ...
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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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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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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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Non-WYSIWYG Text/Code-Editor App for Google Drive Web Client

I'd like to be able to: Open Google Drive in a web client on any PC Open/edit latex .tex files from the Google Drive web client In a web-client-based app Which is a fully functional YAFIYGI (non-...
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How to avoid Google dictation undoing correctly recognized voice commands?

I've been trying out the voice dictation in Google docs and the add-in for GMail. This is on a Lenovo T430 running 64-bit Win10 and using good quality Sennheiser PC 8 headphones with built-in mic. ...
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All Google services aren't working in Firefox 60.0.1

I'm using Firefox 60.0.1 64bit without plugins. But not a single Google service is working. As for mail, all the buttons are empty, without icons. Google image search doesn't load full pictures, ...
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Word not displaying images from Google Docs document

I have created a document on Google Docs and downloaded it as a Microsoft Word document. The images are not being displayed in the Word version. They are being shown as an empty rectangle with the ...
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Is there a way to force chrome to open google docs in a docs chrome app window instead of a new tab

I want the documents from the google drive chrome app to open a new google docs chrome app window when I try to open them. Is this possible?
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Opening Google docs document in FireFox causes an error

Every time I open a Google document from Google Drive via Windows 10 File Manager (Google docs or spreadsheet) I get the following (even after reloading): Opening the document in Chrome works but I ...
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Google doc no longer printing on PC or ios

Up until 8/24/15, I have had no problems printing Google docs from my PC. I have the latest windows upgrade, and have always used Google Chrome as my default browser. A few days ago, I went to ...
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Sync with Google Drive and Docs

I have a few friends who run a number of Google accounts and uses Google Drive (v3.2.2) and Google Docs (v1.1.3.5459) for iOS (8.1) with iPads. One of the friends has created a directory under Google ...
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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?