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Posted January 11, 2016 by

How to Create a Google Photos Shared Album

Google Photos Shared Album

The recently released Google Photos shared album is a fantastic feature for people who manage all of their photos using the Google Photos app. It allows you to share an album with other cross-platform Google Photos users who can join and contribute. Shared albums can be created on the mobile app or on photos.google.com. Creating […]

Posted December 27, 2015 by

How to Use Data Validation in Google Forms

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Google Forms is a helpful tool for collecting information from a large group of people. You can use the forms you create to make contact lists, send out surveys, manage registrations, and more. Like all Google Docs, multiple people can edit your form at the same time before you send it out. Forms will organize the responses with […]

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Posted December 26, 2015 by

How to Use Google Docs Review Mode

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The biggest advantage of Google Docs is that several people can edit a document at once without ever having to save. You can write and re-write each other’s text without any hassle. However, what if you want to discuss edits with your co-writers before making them? You can accomplish this by using the Google Docs […]

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Posted December 21, 2015 by

How to Create a Google Photos Story

Google Photos Story

I could go on and on about all the things I love about Google Photos. (Read my articles on auto-syncing from your phone and sharing accounts.) One unique feature of Google Photos is the ability to create Stories, which are like guided albums with an aesthetic flow. A Google Photos Story is a great medium for sharing photos of your […]

Posted December 21, 2015 by

How to Create a Collage with Google Photos

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Collages are a fun way to show multiple images at once. They can give viewers a feel for a whole event or theme without having to flip through multiple pictures. You can easily make a collage with Google Photos, which is my preferred service for backing up all my photos to the cloud. Check out […]

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Posted December 20, 2015 by

How to Edit Google Photos Movies

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This is Part 2 in a series. Be sure to check out Part 1: How to Make a Google Photos Movie. You could certainly find a more advanced movie maker. You can only edit the theme, soundtrack, and clip length/order in your Google Photos Movie, but I do not know of any movie makers that […]

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Posted December 19, 2015 by

How to Make Animations with Google Photos

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You can easily make gifs or animations with Google Photos. In fact, Google Photos will occasionally make them for you using a series of similar photos. The photos are stitched together and shown one after another to create what is essentially a moving picture, which is saved as a .gif file. You can then post […]

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Posted December 18, 2015 by

How to Make a Google Photos Movie

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Google Photos movie maker is truly incredible. Choose a few videos or pictures on your phone, and Google Photos will automatically pick out short clips from each, slap a cool filter on them, and add a soundtrack. You get a fun, quality movie montage in less than a minute with absolutely no skill required. If […]

Posted December 16, 2015 by

How to Insert Symbols in Google Docs

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Do you need to insert symbols in Google Docs? You can choose from Egyptian Hieroglyphs, emoji, Asian and Arabic scripts, arrows, mathematical and scientific symbols, and more. It is not a problem if you do not know the name of the symbol you need. You can draw it out with your mouse, and Google will […]

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Posted December 15, 2015 by

How to Create Internal Links in Google Docs

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You can use bookmarks to create internal links in Google Docs. This is a useful feature to use if you have a long document with references to other sections within the same document. For example, you could write “As we discussed in section 4.2,” and add a link to the bookmark in section 4.2 that […]

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Posted December 14, 2015 by

How to Create a Graph in Google Docs

reate Graphs in Google Docs

Moving graphs from Google Sheets or Excel to your Google doc is fairly simple, but you can save yourself that step by generating a graph in Google Docs directly using a free add-on called g(Math). This is especially useful for teachers who need to create tests containing multiple graphs. Do you want to insert properly formatted […]

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Posted December 12, 2015 by

How to Create Table of Contents in Google Docs

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Google Docs is an excellent tool for collaborating with others to write documents. If your paper is long and broken into multiple sections, you may want to add a table of contents in Google Docs to show the organization of your paper and allow you to jump from the table of contents to any section without having […]

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