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Is there a way to insert Keyboard Glyphs in Google Docs? [migrated]

Here on the StackExchange framework we have a nice feature, which is apparently called "Keyboard Glyphs" (cf. https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/5527/keyboard-glyphs): CTRL+Z Is there a way (...
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Google Docs - Comments Limits

Are the limits in terms of number, length, and content of a comment on a Google Doc documented anywhere? I have a valid docx file that I've uploaded to Google Drive and when attempting to open it in ...
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Creating Tabs in Google Docs [migrated]

I know in google sheets you can compile multiple spreadsheets by using the tab feature at the bottom. I was wondering if there is any way to do this with google docs. Thanks.
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How to maximize the Drawing Window in Google Docs?

How to maximize the Drawing window in Google Docs? At the moment Google Docs ASSUMES (!!) that all drawings should be rectangular. Wasting half (!) valuable screen real estate across all computers in ...
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Google OCR - just in Lens, or can I find it elsewhere? [closed]

I need to convert some screenshots of spreadsheets to actual data. Google Lens seems pretty good at this - I save the image on my phone, then open it up with the Google Lens app, let it do it's thing,...
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Chromium doesn't recognise audio input

I have an mp3 audio recording I wish to transcribe using voice typing with google docs through chromium browser on linux. The audio settings dialogue recognises the external audio input (mic) but it ...
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Is google docs made by microsoft? [closed]

Is google docs made by microsoft? They launched a few months ago office online (office 365) so why would they if they were already maintaining google docs. But someone told me it was them (who were ...
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How to automatically create multiple sheets on Google Sheets?

I have one sheet (Sheet1) which I consider the template. In it I have a header with fields like "Student's name", "Parent" and "Phone number", which are personal info. Bellow it there's other stuff ...
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How do I save the format of chart I created in Google sheet

I have a chart in google sheet that I format to look more appealing to myself. This formatting includes changes to font size, font color, etc. (the usual prettifying knobs of any chart). But how do I ...
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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 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 open MS Office files like XLSX, DOCX with google drive by double click? [duplicate]

I've found this question, but the answer given there is outdated since google seems to have abandoned the extension mentioned in it (the extension looks like an old version of google docs, misses most ...
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Microsoft Word/Excel equivalent to the “Search the Menus” functionality of Google Docs/Sheets

In Google Docs/Sheets, I can hit Alt-/ (M-/ for Emacs users :) ) to bring up a menu that allows me to quickly search all the menus for a particular function and to select that function with [Enter] (e....
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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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Converting lots of Excel files to Word

I have around 30 Excel spreadsheets, each with 20+ worksheets. Each of these worksheets follows the same basic format, though there are slight differences. I also have a Google doc with sections ...

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