Thursday, January 18, 2007

Docs & Spreadsheets

Google has created this great FREE web-based word processing and spreadsheet program to help you manage your documents and keep them current on line, so that you can access them from anywhere!

This turns out to be a great thing if your giving groups homework assignments, checking in with your home-based to-do list, or working on a project with a business associate.

Here are some of the advantages.

You can import existing docs and spreadsheets or create new ones.
With the use of a web browser, you can access your files from anywhere.
Share changes with friends and associates in real time.

Let's take the Google tour, HERE

Create basic documents and spreadsheets from scratch.
You can easily do all the basics, including making bulleted lists, sorting by columns, adding tables, images, comments, formulas, changing fonts and more.
Upload your existing files.
Google Docs & Spreadsheets accepts most popular file formats, including DOC, XLS, ODT, ODS, RTF, CSV, etc. Familiar desktop feel makes editing a breeze.

Choose who can access your documents and spreadsheets.
Share instantly, as soon as your visitors sign in.
Edit with others in real time.
Multiple people can view and make changes at the same time.

Edit from anywhere.
Safely store your work, you needn't fear local hard drive failures and power outages. Easily save and export copies. You can save your files to your own computer in DOC, XLS, CSV, ODS, ODT, PDF, RTF and HTML formats.

Publish your work as a web page.
Control who can see your pages.
Post your documents to your blog. Publish within your company or group.


  1. Austin said...
    Hi, Thx for helping out by answering questiong for bloggers!
    May I ask you how I can get more than 1 set of adsense ads on my blog?
    How to change colors of my news feed and control whereit falls on my blog? Thx so much

    Sorry, one more thing, how do I get the "post a comment" on my blog so people know they can?
    Anonymous said...
    Can you help us in showing how to post images / form alogwith text running upto images in the same para (Similar to your current post) or posts on this site.

    Whenever I am using any image my text goes either up or below the image it is not in running mode with the image.
    English Teacher said...
    Hello!! I really need help. I am trying to upload documents for my

    I tried the options shown but did not work. Can anyone help?!
    Caffeinated Content said...
    I love Google Docs and use it all the time now instead of Word or Excel. It makes it really easy to work on shared projects as well by having the docs online that can be shared with anyone else who needs to be able to add, change or update it. Great article! Thanks

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