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Posted December 20, 2015 by

How to Edit Google Photos Movies

Google Photos

This is Part 2 in a series. Be sure to check out Part 1: How to Make a Google Photos Movie. You could certainly find a more advanced movie maker. You can only edit the theme, soundtrack, and clip length/order in your Google Photos Movie, but I do not know of any movie makers that […]

Category Apps, Google

Posted December 19, 2015 by

How to Make Animations with Google Photos

Google Photos

You can easily make gifs or animations with Google Photos. In fact, Google Photos will occasionally make them for you using a series of similar photos. The photos are stitched together and shown one after another to create what is essentially a moving picture, which is saved as a .gif file. You can then post […]

Category Apps, Google

Posted December 18, 2015 by

How to Make a Google Photos Movie

Google Photos

Google Photos movie maker is truly incredible. Choose a few videos or pictures on your phone, and Google Photos will automatically pick out short clips from each, slap a cool filter on them, and add a soundtrack. You get a fun, quality movie montage in less than a minute with absolutely no skill required. If […]

Posted December 16, 2015 by

How to Insert Symbols in Google Docs

Google Docs Home Page

Do you need to insert symbols in Google Docs? You can choose from Egyptian Hieroglyphs, emoji, Asian and Arabic scripts, arrows, mathematical and scientific symbols, and more. It is not a problem if you do not know the name of the symbol you need. You can draw it out with your mouse, and Google will […]

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Posted December 15, 2015 by

How to Create Internal Links in Google Docs

Google Docs Home Page

You can use bookmarks to create internal links in Google Docs. This is a useful feature to use if you have a long document with references to other sections within the same document. For example, you could write “As we discussed in section 4.2,” and add a link to the bookmark in section 4.2 that […]

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Posted December 14, 2015 by

How to Create a Graph in Google Docs

reate Graphs in Google Docs

Moving graphs from Google Sheets or Excel to your Google doc is fairly simple, but you can save yourself that step by generating a graph in Google Docs directly using a free add-on called g(Math). This is especially useful for teachers who need to create tests containing multiple graphs. Do you want to insert properly formatted […]

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Posted December 12, 2015 by

How to Create Table of Contents in Google Docs

Google Docs Home Page

Google Docs is an excellent tool for collaborating with others to write documents. If your paper is long and broken into multiple sections, you may want to add a table of contents in Google Docs to show the organization of your paper and allow you to jump from the table of contents to any section without having […]

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Posted December 11, 2015 by

How to Use LaTeX Math Equations in Google Docs

How to Type Math Equations in Google Docs

Google Docs is an excellent tool for creating papers and reports. If your report is technical, you can use the g(Math) add-on to allow you to use LaTeX math equations in Google Docs. g(Math) will allow you to insert equations with square roots, exponents, fractions, and more in a professional manner. You can also insert Greek […]

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Posted December 8, 2015 by

How to Create Flow Charts Online

Google Drawings Flow Chart

Google Drawings is one of the lesser known Google Docs. It is used not only to create diagrams and charts but also drawings. Google Drawings is the Google Docs version of the only slightly better known Visio from Microsoft Office. Flow charts are very effective tools for describing processes. There is a standardized convention for […]

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Posted December 4, 2015 by

What are Regular Expressions in Google Forms?

regular expressions google form

Google Forms gives you the option to check that respondents answer your questions the way you want through what is called data validation. For instance, you can make sure that if you ask for an email address, the response typed in is, in fact, an email address. Google Forms has several simple, user-friendly options for data validation that […]

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Posted November 30, 2015 by

How to Translate Web Pages


They call it the “World Wide Web” for a reason: People all over the world are adding content to the internet in hundreds of languages. In one of the triumphs of the modern age, internet users are armed with tools that let us overcome the language barriers that have separated people and cultures for millennia. One […]

Category Browsers, Google, Internet

Posted November 27, 2015 by

How to Add Managers to Google Plus Pages

Google Plus

Creating a Google Plus page for your business or organization is beneficial for a number of reasons. Not only does it give you a way to connect to consumers on a social media platform, it also gives you a boost in Google search results. Not surprisingly, Google favors information from its own ecosystem. Once you […]

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