Google notes

From raju

gmail

keyboar shortcuts

  • To enable keyboard shortcuts:
Gear icon -> Settings -> General -> Keyboard shortcuts -> select Keyboard shortcuts on -> Save Changes
  • press ? to display the keyboard shortcuts in gmail
  • e - archive

Advance search

  1. Example
is:unread after:2010/01/01 before:2011/01/01 

will search for all unread emails sent after 12:00 AM (or 00:00) 2010-01-01 and before 2011-01-01. Emails from 2011-01-01 are not shown.

Ref: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/7190?hl=en

advance to next message after delete

  • Settings -> Labs -> Auto-advance -> Enable -> Save Changes
  • Settings -> General -> Auto-advance: -> Select "Go to the next (newer) conversation" -> Save Changes

Google calendar

missing features

  • No way to enter strike through text in the event description.

Youtube

use html5 instead of flash

  • Go to www.youtube.com/html5 and set YouTube's HTML5 player to be used wherever possible. This setting is stored in a cookie.

Search related

Submit URLs to search indices

dummy

google voice

old versions

Decrypt a google search results link

verbatim search

Search for something and then click Tools -> Verbatim to show results that exactly match.

Alternatives to google products

  • google search - yandex.ru, duckduckgo.com
  • gmail - fastmail, protonmail
  • google reader - feedly
  • google code - gitlab, github
  • google docs - Dropbox Paper, iA Writer, Notion
  • picasa - flickr
  • google analytics - gaug.es
  • google groups - discourse, slack, github issues

Currently no alternatives for

  • youtube, maps, android

exclude from searches

  • -site:docs.gitlab.com -site:about.gitlab.com -site:gitlab.com
  • iphone issues - -site:solveyourtech.com
  • https://history.google.com/ - google search history

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