Microsoft makes a lot of products for productivity, but given that it’s hardly the most niche of categories, it’s not surprising that there are a ton of (free) alternatives out there to what Microsoft has to offer. We imagine that the company would much prefer if people used its products, and as such, we’re not surprised to learn that the company has banned a bunch of competitor products from being […]
If you’re someone who uses Google Docs fairly regularly and need to make a lot of edits, then you might be interested in a new feature that Google has introduced to its browser-based text editor. Dubbed “Compare Documents”, this is as its name suggests, where it will let users compare documents next to each other.
My first encounter with a digital word processor was via Microsoft Word 95. Microsoft’s Office Suite has made a name for itself when it comes to offline document processor. Things have changed lately and Google has challenged the incumbency with Google Docs.
If you find yourself in a situation where you do not have access to the internet but need to do some work using Google Docs, not to worry because the platform actually lets you use it without an internet connection, and here’s how you use Google Docs offline.
Google and Dropbox had announced over a year ago that they would work together to make their cloud storage services play nice with each other. The integration that was announced last summer is now switching things up a notch. It’s now possible for Dropbox Business customers to participate in an open beta program which allows them to edit Google Docs within Dropbox itself.
Google Docs is Google’s answer to a word processor, although given its online nature it means that users can collaborate with each other and where edits and changes made to the document can be seen in real-time. So much so that according to a report from The Atlantic, teens have been repurposing Google Docs as a means to chat with each other.
Word processing applications such as Microsoft Word typically come with their own built-in grammar suggestion tools. This means that as you type, it will be able to pick up on any grammatical errors you might be making and suggest ways to correct it. Now it looks like that feature will be making its way onto Google Docs.
Once upon a time, editing a Word document – or any text file for that matter – online was quite the painstaking process, that often led to using a subscription-based platform.Now though – or for the last few years, to be precise -, a wide range of practical free options are available, some of which have been developed by major tech companies. In this tutorial, we are going to be […]
You might have experienced this yesterday when trying to work on your drafts in Google Docs. An unexplained bug was locking users out of their documents and initially, it wasn’t clear what was causing this behavior. Google has now explained what was causing Google Docs to lock users out of the documents that they were trying to edit.
If you’re a frequent user of Google Docs you might have experienced this today. Many users have taken to social media to report an unexplained Google Docs bug that’s locking them out of their drafts when they try to edit the documents. Not only are they locked out, but they also receive a notification that makes no sense in most cases. The notification warns them that the document they’re trying […]
If you’ve recently received a Google Docs email from a contact that you know, you might want to clarify with them if they really sent it to you. This is because according to reports, a number of users have been receiving such emails but in reality, these are phishing scams that have disguised themselves to look like a Google Docs invite email.
If you own a Chromebook or if you want to collaborate online to work on any documents, Google Docs is a tool that works well and many people opt for that choice. Google Docs is a simple yet powerful online tool which lets you easily format your document. However, its interface is different from other word processors, and a number of people try to figure out how to change the […]
When it comes to writing term papers in school, the importance of citing your sources is important. The format of the citation is also equally just as important as different types of academic papers may call for different styles of citation. We understand that it is pretty confusing, but not to worry as Google Docs will make your life easier.
I get this question all the time: people have employees, interns or contractors in the office, share a bunch of possibly sensitive documents, then scramble to unshare everything after the workers are gone. The number of documents is sometimes overwhelming – but fret not, it’s easy to mass-unshare documents if you need to, here’s how.