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This powerful word processing application allows you to work in the cloud, collaborate with your colleagues in real time, and create beautiful text documents for your personal and professional life. 

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G Suite for Personal Use

June 2, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
G Suite for Personal Use

When it comes to cloud-based office suites for personal use there are only a couple of real contenders ... G Suite from Google and Office 365 from Microsoft. Both are great options, but which is the best option for you? In this article we explain the pros and cons of both product suites, and detail why we think G Suite is the better choice for many home users.

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Google Docs vs Microsoft Word

April 17, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

Google Docs vs MS Word

The text creation software market is saturated with a mix of popular brand names and independent companies providing paid and free licenses. However, there are two competitors that are fighting tooth and nail to be named as the best word processing software, the battle of Google Docs vs Microsoft Word. In this article we compare these two products and suggest why you may choose one over the other.

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Set expiration dates for access to Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides files

April 25, 2016 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
We know that businesses today don’t operate in isolation; employees work not only with one another, but with third-party vendors, clients, customers, and other businesses as well—and often on a temporary basis. To keep your organization’s information safe in these situations, we’re introducing the ability to set an “expiration date” for specific user access to files in Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. For instance, imagine your business hires an outside contractor for a project lasting three months.
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Conditional formatting improvements in Google Sheets

March 30, 2015 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

People using Google Sheets will now have more powerful conditional formatting options. This launch will add the following features:

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Edit Documents together in real time with teammates, partners or clients!

February 19, 2015 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Edit documents together in real time with teammates, partners or clients. Open Google Drive »
 
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Cheers for Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms

December 16, 2014 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

90,000 hours. That’s the amount of time the average person spends working during their lifetime. To put that in perspective, if you spend 90,000 hours watching movies and did nothing else — no sleep, no breaks — you would be watching for 10 years non-stop.

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Edit Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files directly with Google Drive

October 8, 2014 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Google Apps for Work
 
 
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How to work with Microsoft Office Document in Google Docs

July 28, 2014 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

Check out the latest release from Google for Google Apps. Get the recap from Google below!

A few years ago at Google I/O, Docs, Sheets and Slides got a major upgrade — making it even easier for you to get work done at the office and on-the-go with Google Apps. In case you missed it, here’s a recap of how you can edit Office files, make Suggested Edits and a new ability to convert tracked changes to Suggested Edits:

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Leave Microsoft Office Behind Part III: Embrace Google Drive

June 19, 2014 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

Why would I switch to Google Drive and Documents?

Google Drive➨ Real Time Collaboration: Let teams work from anywhere on virtually any device

➨ Device Agnostics: iOS, Android, tablets, Chromebook, PC, MAC

➨ Unique Features: One version, instant saving, revision history

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How To Share Docs, Slides and Drawings With People Who Do Not Have a Google Account

June 16, 2014 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

Google has made it easier to share Docs, Slides and Drawings with people who don’t have a Google Account. As a result of this change, files shared outside your domain to an email address not linked to an existing Google Account can be viewed without having to sign in or create a new Google Account. If a file is shared with edit or comment permissions, the receiving user must still sign in with a Google Account in order to edit or comment on that file.

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