Create documents, edit them, review them, share them, work as a team, anywhere, anytime, from any device, even offline. You can do all this thanks to Google Docs, Google’s document editor. You can include images directly from your device, use Google search without leaving the document and much more. Discover all its possibilities by downloading the application.
Some important characteristics you should know about Google Docs
- Talk instead of type. For times when you’d rather use your voice than your fingertips to type, give Google Docs’ voice typing tool a try.
- Whether you are using Google Docs to write your resume, draft a project proposal, craft a business letter, formalize meeting notes, or design a brochure, you can be sure there is a template for that.
- Headers and footers are particularly useful when creating a Google Doc that has many pages.
- You can create a link to a bookmark, which is helpful for long documents because you can create a quick table of contents at the top of your document to jump to your various bookmarks.
Some FAQ of Google Docs
Can Google Docs open Word files?
If you want to open a Google doc in Word, you will need to convert it first. You can only download your Word Online documents as PDF, ODT, or DOCX files. But yes, you can use Google Docs to open and edit Microsoft Word documents.
Does Google Docs work offline?
Click the hamburger menu in the top-left corner of the screen, select Settings and enable the Offline toggle. Once you have done this, you will be able to continue editing and saving your documents whenever you lose internet access.
Can you work in group with Google Docs?
Using Google Groups, you can share content with multiple people via a single email address. You can create a group with an email address and add several members. You could then use the group’s email address to share a document with everyone in the group.
Is Google Docs the same as Word?
No, it is not. The difference is Microsoft Word does not offer the same compatibility as Google Docs. Google Docs offers the option to download your Doc as a Microsoft Word document.