The ‘Google Docs’ Archives
Posted July 23, 2017 by

How to Change a Google Drive File Owner

Google Drive is an efficient, practical, and free way to share, save, and synchronize files on the web. Google Drive is your personal drive in the cloud that allows you to create folders and save documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Google Drive has three user types: owners, editors, and viewers. Each user type has a different […]

Posted February 15, 2016 by

How to Integrate Clipart with Google Docs

Google Doc clipart

Clipart is a well-loved feature of Microsoft Word that allows you to insert images into your documents. Images are appropriate for many types of documents and can add an aesthetic flair to your work. Google Docs does not have a built-in clipart function, but you can install a free add-on called Openclipart to integrate clipart […]

Posted February 8, 2016 by

How to Send a Fax Without a Fax Machine

HelloFax Google Doc Add-on

Fax machines are rather antiquated technology, but all the doctors offices and businesses that are stuck in the 1980’s and still use them make life difficult for the rest of us. I used to make trips to the public library to fax required documents for job interviews, medical forms, and more. Fortunately, you can now […]

Posted January 20, 2016 by

How to Send a Google Form

Google Forms is an excellent way to collect information from a group of people. You can Add styled themes, View automatically generated response reports and more. You can read about how to make a basic Google Form in my tutorial here. Once you have made your Google Form, you need to send it out to the people who […]

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Posted December 27, 2015 by

How to Use Data Validation in Google Forms

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

Google Docs Home Page

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 16, 2015 by

How to Insert Symbols in Google Docs

Google Docs Home Page

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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Posted December 11, 2015 by

How to Use LaTeX Math Equations in Google Docs

Google Docs is an excellent tool for creating papers and reports. If your report is technical, you can use the g(Math) add-on to allow you to use LaTeX math equations in Google Docs. g(Math) will allow you to insert equations with square roots, exponents, fractions, and more in a professional manner. You can also insert Greek […]

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Posted December 8, 2015 by

How to Create Flow Charts Online

Google Drawings Flow Chart

Google Drawings is one of the lesser known Google Docs. It is used not only to create diagrams and charts but also drawings. Google Drawings is the Google Docs version of the only slightly better known Visio from Microsoft Office. Flow charts are very effective tools for describing processes. There is a standardized convention for […]

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