How to Use a Different Date Format in Google Sheets

Date formatting has long been an issue for spreadsheet users. Sometimes a spreadsheet won’t recognize an input as a date and assign it a weird number, while other times it will put the date into a format that is different than what you want to use. Fortunately you do have some control over how your […]

How to Stop Printing Skipped Slides in Google Slides

The ability to skip a slide when you give a presentation in Google Slides allows you to customize a slideshow for multiple audiences. You can work on a slide and keep it in the presentation, but hide it from that presentation if necessary. But if you are also going to be printing your presentation, either […]

How to Add a Preview Panel in Gmail

If you are used to reading emails in Microsoft Outlook, or if you like to read emails without needing to switch away from your inbox, then a preview panel can make your life a lot easier. Therefore you might find some of Gmail’s views to not be as helpful as you would like. Fortunately there […]

How to Change Text Wrapping Settings in Google Sheets

When you type a lot of data into a cell in your Google Sheets spreadsheet, one of several things can happen. The text can overflow into the next cell if it’s empty, it can be forced to another line within the cell, or it can be clipped so that only the text that fits in […]

How to Move a Slide to the End in Google Slides

The order of the slides in a presentation is crucial to ensuring that your information is presented in the manner that you require. Adding slides is as simple as clicking the + button in the toolbar in Google Slides, but it’s very easy to accidentally add a new slide after the slide you are currently […]

How to Add Color to a Column in Google Sheets

When you are creating a spreadsheet that is going to be shared with other people, it’s common to have a particular column of data that is more important than others. But if there is a sufficient amount of information in your spreadsheet, you might be concerned that the importance of that data might get lost […]

How to Change Recalculation Settings in Google Sheets

When you make a change in one of your Google Sheets spreadsheets, certain functions will recalculate so that you always have the most current information. These functions include NOW, TODAY, RAND and RANDBETWEEN. But your needs might require these items to recalculate more frequently than that, such as every hour, regardless of changes, or even […]

How to Turn Off Nudges in Gmail

Have you noticed that you are seeing some emails at the top of your inbox, even though they aren’t the most recent emails you’ve received? This is a feature in Gmail called “Nudges” that makes it easier to access emails that require a reply from you, or that you might need to follow up on. […]

How to Make a Copy of a File in Google Drive

Have you created a document or a spreadsheet in Google Drive, and you would like to use it for a purpose other than why it was originally created? While you could simply use the original file then restore an older version of the file, it may be beneficial to simply make a copy of the […]

How to Publish a Google Sheets File to the Web as a PDF

Making documents publicly accessible from your Google Account is one of the simplest ways to let other people view your work. There are a couple of different ways that you can accomplish this, including an option to simply publish the document and generate a link that you can send to people. If the document that […]