Wouldn’t it be nice if Drive’s “Shared with me” wasn’t just a dumping ground of every document link you’ve ever clicked, and every random file that’s ever been shared with you? Sadly, you can’t actually rename, sort or organize Drive’s “Shared with me,” so the solution is to create shortcuts, and organize/rename THOSE. To create […]READ MORE
Did you know that you can make your blank Google Docs have a specific font type, size and colour set? Start with a blank Style Template Doc, like this one, and customize it. Click here to make a copy of the Doc above, ready for your customizations. But, Dara, how did you do that automatic […]READ MORE
If you are using the web-based version of Google Drive, you can bookmark frequently-accessed Docs or Drive folders onto your Bookmarks bar (or a Bookmark folder)! Just drag the lock from the address bar (the one to the left of your document or folder URL) onto the bookmarks bar to bookmark that particular document. Don’t […]READ MORE
Rather than using Google itself to search the web for synonyms while you write, why not install an Add-on that integrates a thesaurus right into your Google Docs? Click Add-ons in the menu bar > Get add-ons Use the search bar and type in Thesaurus, press Enter Click on the thesaurus you want to install, […]READ MORE
It’s no secret that Google Docs (and Sheets and Slides) retains your version (edit) history. But a long list of dates and times you made updates to the document isn’t all that useful without any other detail or references. You can actually NAME your document versions. Without named versions, when you go to File > Version […]READ MORE
Suddenly struck by inspiration, you rush to open a new document to start pouring your heart and soul out through your keyboard… …Only the number of clicks and icons and visuals in the way of getting to that blank page, throws your creativity off track and suddenly you’re thinking of your to-do list, instead of […]READ MORE
The ease of sharing Google Docs and Sheets is one of the reasons we love Google Drive, and use it so often. However, what if you want the person you’re sharing the Doc or Sheet with to make a copy without having to explain how to make the copy? Gone are the days of putting […]READ MORE
You already know how easy it is to share Google Docs with others – whether as collaborators (where they can edit your document in real time) or as viewers (where they can see your document in its most recent version, but can’t edit it). But have you ever noticed that Google Docs has a “Publish […]READ MORE
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