How do I know when someone else has updated my Google Sheet?

Open your Google Sheet. Click on the “Tools” menu. Click on “Set Notification Rules.” Here, you can adjust the settings so that you are notified every time a collaborator makes changes to your Google Sheet. For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu. Keywords: check, permissions, collaboration, file, sharing, permissions, google, […]

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How can I tell who has my Bmail document open?

Collaboration (in google docs, sheets, forms, etc.) is a great feature that allows multiple users to edit a file at the same time. If you open the file in question, you can see who else is currently editing it at the top right corner. Additionally, each person editing the file is assigned a color and […]

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How do I use Bmail offline?

If you are in a situation where you will not have access to the internet but still want to use Bmail in order to read/manage your old emails or prepare some emails to be sent when you do have access to the internet, Gmail Offline is a feature that you may want to consider. Follow […]

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How do I report phishing in Bmail?

If you receive a Phishing message in your Inbox, you can report it to Google so that future Phishing messages may be prevented from ever reaching your or someone else’s Inbox. To do this, simply click the “More” drop-down menu inside the email, and click on “Report phishing”. (See screenshot below) For additional information or […]

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How can I work on a Google Doc without access to the internet?

You may be in a situation where you will not have access to the internet but still want to work on something in google docs. For this purpose, offline sync is a great feature. To use offline sync, follow the following steps: Open google docs by going to docs.google.com. Click on the “hamburger” menu on […]

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How many email messages can I send from Bmail?

If you are attempting to send large volumes of messages, you may find that Google prevents you from sending email.  Consult this documentation from Google for specific sending limits: https://support.google.com/a/answer/166852?hl=en If you need to send more email messages than allowed, contact the Tech Desk for assistance.  We can work with you to find appropriate solutions for […]

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What are Google Docs & Drive?

Google Docs & Drive are online web applications connected with a student, staff, or faculty member’s Bmail account that allows them to create and store documents, presentations, and spreadsheets.  Both apps can be accessed by selecting the apps menu in the top right corner of one’s Bmail inbox and then clicking the Docs or Drive […]

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What exactly does the new “Explore” panel in Google Sheets do?

Auto-analyze your data in Google Sheets with “Explore” Your data may not always make sense to you. The new feature, “Explore”, in Google Sheets, allows you to easily visualize trends in your data and gain a better understanding of it by automatically creating charts and surfaces insights based on the information available in your sheet. […]

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How do I use voice typing in Google Docs?

Available in over 40 different languages, voice typing is a new feature in Google Docs that lets you type simply by speaking into your microphone. To do this, select Voice Typing in the Tools menu, activate it using the microphone button, and start speaking. Google docs will transcribe your words into the document automatically. Learn […]

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