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By Barrie Roberts | Stuff related to Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides & Sites

Time for a refresh: meet the new Google Calendar for web

Check your schedule. Starting today, a fresh look and new features are coming to Google Calendar on the web to help you manage your time more …

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How to move files from an on-site server to Google Drive

Move files and folders to Team Drive or My Drive locations, then access them from Windows or macOS with Google Drive File Stream.<p>Two organizations I …

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Use Google Drive and the Files app to organize content on your iOS 11 device

With Google Drive, you can access and edit your files across the many devices and platforms you work on. The new Files app for iOS 11 brings together …

Create custom headers and footers in Google Sheets

To create professional-looking spreadsheets, it’s often critical that you can append them with certain information—for instance, your company’s name, …

Google Slides has been updated with better Keep integration, an add-ons system, and other time-saving features

In a blog post today, Google has announced a whole pile of new features for G Suite's Slides, the web-based presentation tool. It now supports …

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Google Sheets (22) – Data validation

In this post we’re going to look at Data Validation, what is it?, what’s it used for? and how do you set it up? I think the very name puts people off …

Google Sheets (21) – Explore

In this post, we’re going to look at the “Explore” tool, which looks at your data and automatically produces charts and analysis from it. Plus, it’s …

Embed websites as iframes in the new Google Sites

We’ve heard you loud and clear—you want better ways to add content to the new Google Sites. Today, we’re making it easy. Going forward, you...

Google sheets (18) – Creating charts (part 2)

This is the second part of looking at creating charts in Google Sheets. See part 1 here. Here, we’ll look at some of the areas in more detail. We’ll …

Google Sheets (17) – Creating charts (part 1)

Continuing the theme from my last post on sparklines, a chart really is worth a thousand numbers. In this post I’ll show you how quick and easy it is …

Google Sheets (20) – Adding links

Sheets gives you the opportunity to add hyperlinks into your cells, allowing you to quickly navigate around your sheets, which is particularly useful …

Google Sheets (13) – Sorted!

Here we’re going to look at how to sort your data in numerical order and alphabetical order. Plus, how we can randomise our data.<p>Sort range<p>Here we …

Google Sheets (10) – Sharing, printing, downloading

Ok, so you’ve entered your data, you’ve made it look pretty, and you’ve used some awesome formulas. Now what? You usually want to share it with …

Google Sheets (5) – Controlling Rows & Columns-Part 1

In a previous post I looked at modifying the contents of the cells, now let’s look at various ways you can modify the rows and columns on your …

Google Sheets (3) – Formatting your data

Once you’ve added your data onto a sheet, you’ll probably want to format it in some way. By default, numbers entered are considered just that, normal …

Google Sheets (2) – Cell formatting

The fundamental building blocks of any spreadsheet are the cells. So, clearly it’s important to understand how to use them well. In this post I will …

Google’s Drive File Stream client for enterprise G Suite customers launching today

Launched in July, Backup and Sync is Google’s consumer sync client aimed mostly at regular consumers, replacing Google Drive for Mac/PC. At the same time, Google also developed a client that was especially suited for enterprise needs. After months of testing, the specialized Drive File Stream app …

Google Docs (13) – Adding comments & suggesting

One of the great things about Google Docs is the ability to work on a document collaboratively. To aid that, collaborators can leave comments on the …

Google Docs (21) – Connecting charts to Docs

It's easy to add charts to a Google Doc. There are two ways to do it. The first is to add the chart then edit the data. The second way is to import a …

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Google Slides (19) – Version History

<i>Updated – Includes the new version of Version history and naming revisions</i><p>One of the best features of the Google Apps is the revision history, which …

Have Students Build Learning Databases with Google Sheets

Google Sheets is an amazingly flexible tool, allowing you to randomly generate writing prompts, create pixel art, and discover mathematical …

GOOGLE FORMS (13) – Uploading files

Wouldn't it be great if there were an easy way to upload files to someone else's Google Drive? Well of course, there is. Previously only available in …

Google Slides (24) – Adding video

Updated – Now includes adding videos from your Drive.<p>Video can brighten up any presentation and it’s easy to add YouTube videos and videos stored on …

Google Slides (10) – Presenting your slides

<i>Updated – Voice type speaker notes</i><p>You’ve made your presentation, now you want to present it. Here let’s look at how to present your slides and some …

Google Slides (8) – Inserting & editing shapes

<i>Updated – Includes note on gradient fills</i><p>Along with images, Slides allows you to insert a wide range of shapes and then edit them. This is one of the …

Google Slides (3) – Setting up your slides

<i>Updated – Using Explore to improve your slides</i><p>Before we jump into the details of making your slides, you’ll probably want to set up the overall look …

Learn How To Creative Interactive Diagrams In Google Slides In Less Than 5 Minutes

Workshare Announces New Comparison Capability in Google Docs and Drive | Workshare Blog

<b>Las Vegas, (August 16th, 2017):</b> Today, Workshare, the high stakes document company, is extremely excited to announce a new collaboration with G Suite …