How to murder (ok, remove) the Google Docs explore button and save your sanity

Gregory Sherrow
Nov 16, 2017 · 5 min read
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Random motion simulated for your supreme annoyance.
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Why does that thing keep animating itself in the bottom right corner? If it wants attention, I’ll give it some attention…
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Saving sanity one step at a time

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The actual look and position of the Ad Block Plus plug-in varies depending on which browser you are using but make sure it says ABP. There are many others that look like it.
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Once both weird looking filter rules appear in the larger box, you are done.
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Click on the Block Element selection
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Be sure to select the entire button regardless of whether it is expanded or not. Be careful not to select just the icon or text.
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TA-DA!



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Remote work consultant to companies and nonprofits; writer, webcomic creator and nut-job Runner.

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The view from Stercus Creek provides a rich mix of topics on life, technology, management, remote work, running and making it to five decades on one planet. Don’t forget to follow.

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