Category Archives: Basic

Simpler tips and tricks, little or no experience required

Improved Paste in Google Sheets

When you copy and paste some content in a Google Sheet, the formatting of the pasted content is maintained by default (unless you’re using the Paste special function). Google has now added an extra feature that allows you to instead paste just the values contained in the content, or just the format of the pasted content.

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Partial Cell Format in Google Sheets

Various previous posts have dealt with cell formatting in Google Sheets..

Google has now upgraded this feature so it’s now possible to select a portion of the text within a cell and to apply formatting to only those characters, instead of to the entire cell. This new feature is available both on the web and in the Sheets app for Android.

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Bookmark All Google Chrome Tabs

Recent posts have discussed pinning and detaching tabs in Google Chrome. Today I’ll describe just one more tabs-related tip before I move on to other topics.

Sometimes you need to leave your computer, perhaps at short notice, and you’ve already built up a number of open tabs. If you don’t have Google Chrome configured to carry on where you left off when opening a new session, then closing the browser will lose those tabs and force you to remember and re-open them later to continue working.

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