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Today we bring you some best Chrome Extensions for Heavy Google Product Users. We already published an interesting article Top 10 Chrome Extensions to Boost your Productivity and a huge list of 50 + Best Productivity Apps to Organize your Life. Today we are just focusing on some Chrome extensions that will be very useful if you are a heavy Google Product [...]
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Angie Yamashita

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Once a text is translated into a student's first language it can be converted to audio. Nine languages are available (awesome, read jumping for joy) although, unfortunately, Arabic is not an option, sigh.
Free online Text To Speech Reader. Accurate with natural voices, multilingual. Real time. Free & always will be.
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Angie Yamashita

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First of all, I apologize if this is a dual post, I was unable to access the search feature to this community, with that said , HELP, Ayduame por favor, how do I keep my google templates from being deep-sixed by my employer (+Kim Mcmonagle) now that the gallery is no longer supported. Furthermore, how will I be able to create new templates. I basically use templates as electronic handouts in my classroom, they are also helpful when collaborating with teachers not at my site. 
Templates can be a helpful resource when creating a new document, slideshow, or spreadsheet. They can provide you with a starting point for a resume, report, budget, class presentation, or such. This can be helpful for young ...
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Angie Yamashita

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Easy Bib Add On 'Frozen', please advise
I have been using the Easy Bib Add On for quite awhile but tonight I could not get it to generate a citation. The Add on found the source in the database but when I went to Select it to generate the citation, it did not do so.
I uninstalled the add on and reinstalled it.
Has anyone had this issue before?
If so how did you get the add on to turn back 'on'?
#google_add_on
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Sometimes the actual easybib website works when the add on doesn't. You can log in with your google account. 
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Todd Lefemine

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Is there a way to have a google sheet with phone numbers that you can open from your phone and click to call?
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+Jon Tromans I tried that but sheets does not like the link.
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Sophia Emma

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Michael De Melo

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Can somebody tell me how to hide rows in Sheets from a Chromebook?

Unlike when i click on a column and have the drop down menu, there is no drop down menu for the row on the Chromebook.

I've looked everywhere and can't find a way.

I've also Googled and basically get 'click a row and select hide row from menu'....but i have no drop down.

I should also add that there is no left or right click, just the mousepad on the laptop.
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Yesh it was missing for me for a while but works again now.
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Angie Yamashita

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Hello,
I hope you can help me solve a mystery. In my school district, we have a Blackboard LMS with a plagiarism detector that is required to be used by my site. For every other aspect of the writing process, we use google documents. Unfortunately, the Blackboard LMS does not talk to google directly which means that we have to create out final drafts to an MS Word document.
My question is: why is it when MS Word documents are uploaded . converted that some of the files dump all the text into the header of the Google document and not the body.
Has anyone noticed this oddity in the Word to Google document uploads?
Is there any instruction that I can give to my students that wi
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I can't answer directly, only that I also have seen wierd formatting when converting from Word.

What I think might be easier, if you upload the Word files manually anyway, is for the students to just deliver regular Google Docs, then you download all the documents from the students in the Drive folder - they will then all convert to Word files. Then you can upload them to your plagiarism detector - if that is possible, that is what I am doing with Ephorus 
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Peter Olvecký

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Anyone else experiencing extremely slow Drive now?
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Curtis Jackson

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Hi all,

I know this isn't the right place, but wondering if anyone else is having an issue with GMail app on iPad?

Emails that I am forwarding aren't always going to the address in the 'to' bar, I am 100% sure that the person is right when I type it in, but when it sends it comes up with a different address! 
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Google was having issues with most of their platforms this morning. It should be good now
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Here's a tip, if you need to edit a google form that is already populated with data then temporarily disconnect the form from the response sheet while editing. Making changes is easier that way, Don't forget to "start accepting responses' once you have completed your editing. Cheers. #editing_google_forms
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Angie Yamashita

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First of all, I apologize if this has already been posted but this resource is awesome, http://translatordrive.softgateon.net/, especially if you are attending to ESSA, http://all4ed.org/essa/
#google_drive_translator
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Bjorn de Wals

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Is it possible to change top down the settings for maps en documents in them? Some users have the wrong settings in maps and or documents. They clicked the option ; only visible for users with the right link' but it must be changed to 'specific people only'
The only option i know for now is to change that for every maps or document but there to much document and maps to do this for. So is there a way to change this top down for all the maps and documents? I have the right to work in the document and maps and can change the settings (but map for map and doc for doc.......) 
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My Google Inbox Rant
 
Sometimes Inbox Sucks (Formatting)...

Two things I use a lot to communicate in email and other messages are high-lighted text and indentation. Inbox by Google has neither - as of yet. So there are a ways to do this - tho not very nice...

Hightlights
Open a new temporary GDrive document and format the text how you like with colours and hightlights and copy/paste into the Inbox message. Note however that document indents don't hold across copy/paste - bummer....

Indentation
This is tricker still :-( ... In the temp gdoc, create a two cell table, size the column divider as you like, paste the indented portion into the second cell, then set the line to 0px thickness so you don't see table borders (right-click, and table properties).
Copy this whole table and paste it into Inbox.

Finally
You have to delete the temp doc you created, and this can be done quickly from the File menu.

Oh.... and one more thing...
I need image sizing back too. Sometimes I need to know that the image will be a set size no matter the device or screen rez.

PS: Yes, I've sent feedback!!
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Les Bell

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Google, you're killing me! I want to insert various photos into a Google Doc. So I carefully collated the photos - some were taken on my phone and were already in Google Photos, while I used a photo scanner to move others to an SD card and upload them to Google Photos via my Chromebook.

Then I created my Doc, started typing and selected "Insert -> Image..." on the menu - only to find that I can only insert images from Drive, and not from Photos. Yes, there's a link to Photos on my Drive home page, but the "Insert image" doesn't show it.

How on earth am I supposed to insert my photos into a document? I might as well have just downloaded everything to a PC and used Microsoft Word. In fact, I can drag and drop photos off a local drive, just fine. So what's the point of Google Photos, if it won't even work with Docs?
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+Jeremy Seifert Aha! Phew! Yes - I was only seeing folders from Drive, and my blog posts, etc. I didn't realise that the Photos folders were there, further down. Thanks, +Jeremy Seifert, you're a life-saver!
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Eric Curts

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“Four Fantastic Feedback Tools for Google Docs” - training video and blog post
As educators we are always looking for better ways to connect with our students especially when providing feedback on their work. In this video and post we explore four fantastic tools to provide feedback that is more detailed, engaging, and personal. Tools include Google Doc text comments, voice comments with Read&Write for Google, video feedback with Screencastify, and natural handwriting feedback with the Google Classroom mobile app.
http://www.controlaltachieve.com/2016/09/docs-feedback-tools.html
In the past when a student turned in the paper copy of their essay, story, report, or project, it was common for their teacher to pull out a red pen to provide handwritten feedback on the pages of the student's work. Feedback...
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Ben Mendoza

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Questions about Google Drive with GAFE.
1) when I installed on school computer, it installed on C drive, not the Network drive. Is this the only option still?

2) assuming above is true, what happens if I install on another school computer I use on it's C drive? Will it duplicate files?

3) Most importantly... what happens if school computer gets re-imaged and C drives are wiped clean? Will it delete all the files from Drive?


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Perhaps this is a feature that some aren't familiar with.

Benefit is that I can mange files from my desktop.
I can manage Word and pdf docs from my desktop and have them available on other devices.
support.google.com
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Ashish Kanoongo

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How to download all the files and folder using powershell from google drive?
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insync has a terminal client. i assume it should work on windows? but it's not free.
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I have a folder that I shared with a user. That user has now deleted their google account. When i try to remove the sharing on the folder for the now deleted account the sharing is not removed. How can I remove all sharing ofd a folder including deleted users?

Thanks for any help.
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Thanks... seems a bit extreme... but sounds like it would work.. just seems odd you can't stop sharing with a deleted user.
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