Items Tagged with documents
#882 / 2011-02-21 09:30:00 / 2:07 min.
In this tutorial, we explain some of the
changes to Google Docsthat have been made recently. If you frequently
use Google Docs, you might have noticed some of these already. Some changes are cosmetic, though others have
added features to Google Docsthat can make it easier for you to
share and organize your files.
#5 / 2011-01-14 09:00:00 / 1:22 min.
In our last episode on
working with Google Docs, we'll show you how
adding links to documentsis easier than ever before. Google Docs can
automatically detect linksso that you can easily
add links to fileswithout having to input full URLs, saving you a number of steps and lots of time.
#4 / 2011-01-13 09:00:00 / 1:00 min.
Collaborating on documentsis easy when you're
using Google Docs. That's because Google Docs lets you
see modificationsto files in real time, including what changes were made and who made them, and even
chat in Google Docswith others who are viewing the same files as you. We'll show you how it works in this episode.
#3 / 2011-01-12 09:00:00 / 1:20 min.
In this episode, we show you how to perform a
Google Image Searchwhile
using Google Docs.
Searching for picturesfrom within Google Docs to
find images onlinethat that you can use in your documents and share with others when
collaborating on files.
#2 / 2011-01-11 09:00:00 / 1:23 min.
Not only can you
create text documents
using Google Docs, but you can also
create drawings and basic artwork. In this episode, we show you how to
make artwork in Google Docsand show you a couple of tricks for manipulating your files.
#1 / 2011-01-10 09:00:00 / 1:31 min.
In order to
use Google Docs, you'll want to
upload some documentsto work on. In this episode, we show you how easy it is to
upload files to Google Docsand show you how to
change the privacy settingson the files that you upload.
#4 / 2011-01-06 09:00:00 / 1:17 min.
#4 / 2010-12-23 10:00:00 / 2:27 min.
One significant criticism of the iPad involved the device's inability to
print documents and websites. Fortunately with
iOS 4.2that problem has been mostly fixed so that you can now
print documents with your iPad. We'll show you
how to use AirPrintto print with your iPad in this episode.
#54 / 2010-07-20 12:00:00 / 2:06 min.
Striving toward the utopian dream of a paperless office? Did you know you can verify the authenticity of a document, sign contracts, send secure forms to your colleagues (and much more), but do so quickly, securely and most importantly, legally online? Most countries recognize the legality of a digital signature and deem it binding. Also, many industries have established regulations that recognize digital signatures as valid replacements for handwritten signatures. This week, Stacy introduces three online services for creating your own digital signatures.
#11 / 2010-07-05 10:00:00 / 1:15 min.
If you need to
create or edit documentson the go then you won't likely be picking your iPhone as a first choice of tools. However, if you
use Pages on your iPad,
handling large text documentsbecomes much more manageable. In this episode of
60-Second Appwe'll show you
how to use Pageson your iPad both with and without an external keyboard.
#3 / 2010-05-26 09:00:00 / 2:04 min.
An important part of any office suite is the word processor. Writer is the word processor in OpenOffice.org and it's full of features and is compatible with Microsoft Word documents. Here we'll walk you through some of the basics and what you need to know to get started
using Writer in OpenOffice.org.
#701 / 2010-05-14 09:30:00 / 2:23 min.
If you already have a
Google Docs accountthen you know how handy it can be. Its got tons of storage space available and you can
access your documents anywhere. With
GDocs Notepad on your Androidphone you can take advantage of Google Docs even further. We'll show you how!
#1 / 2010-05-03 09:00:00 / 3:00 min.
In Gmail 101 we gave you a brief overview of
Gmail and how it works. In Gmail 201 we got into more complex concepts like
labels, filters, using colors, using Google Gearsand more. Most recently, in Gmail 301, we got into advanced topics. We looked at plussing, keyboard shortcuts, canned responses, mobile Gmail and other features. Now, in Gmail 401, Graduate Studies, we're looking at Google Apps, superstar searches, remote logon, video chat and even more.
#10 / 2010-03-19 09:00:00 / 1:55 min.
With your whole document workflow in one place thanks to Google Docs, it can be handy to star your favorite documents so you can find them at a glance. In this final installment of our
video tutorial on using Google Docs, Molly McDonald looks at doing just that. She also explores
transferring ownership of a Google Docand hiding documents you don't want to see.
#9 / 2010-03-18 09:00:00 / 2:29 min.
Using forms in Google Docs, you can track RSVPs for a party, get signups for a bake sale, take a vote or whatever else you might think up. Our
video tutorial on using Google Docstakes a look at quickly and easily creating and sharing forms in Google Docs.
#8 / 2010-03-17 09:00:00 / 2:30 min.
Molly McDonald continues our
video tutorial on using Google Docswith a look at
creating a PowerPoint style presentation in Google Docs. Once again showing it can be a viable
free alternative to Microsoft Office, Google Docs lets you create attractive slideshow presentations.
#7 / 2010-03-16 09:00:00 / 2:17 min.
There are a ton of
templates in Google Docsand they're free for the taking. In part seven of our
video tutorial on using Google Docs, Molly McDonald looks at
using templates in Google Docs. Templates offer attractive layouts, project-specific functions and just generally save a lot of time. Why reinvent the wheel, after all.
#6 / 2010-03-15 09:00:00 / 1:36 min.
Because files can be shared easily and can be edited simultaneously with one or more collaborators, Google's online offering proves it can do some things that other offline office suites simply can't do. In this
video tutorial on using Google Docs, we look at the comments workflow and how it makes
online document collaborationeasy.
#5 / 2010-03-12 09:00:00 / 1:20 min.
In Google Docs, you can easily link one document to another. You can link a sales write-up to a slideshow presentation for example or just link one text document to another in order to provide context.
#4 / 2010-03-11 09:00:00 / 1:45 min.
It won't take long for your Google Docs home screen to become overrun with all the documents you've created and uploaded. We continue our
video tutorial on using Google Docsby organizing our documents and spreadsheets using
folders in Google Docs.
#3 / 2010-03-10 09:00:00 / 1:45 min.
One huge benefit of
cloud computingis that it's easier than ever to share documents and other files. No more email attachments required. No more version control troubles. Our
video tutorial on using Google Docsdemonstrates the sharing and emailing functions in Google Docs.
#2 / 2010-03-09 09:00:00 / 1:27 min.
video tutorial on using Google Docscontinues with a look at
how to get your documents in the cloudby
uploading files to Google Docs. If you're convinced that Google Docs is a viable
free alternative to Microsoft Officeor if you have a bunch of documents on your computer that you want to be able to access from anywhere, this is for you.
#1 / 2010-03-08 09:00:00 / 2:13 min.
Kicking off our 10-part
video tutorial on using Google Docs, Molly McDonald runs down
how to access Google Docsand gives a quick tour of the Google Docs interface. Google Docs is a viable
free alternative to Microsoft Officefor basic word processing, spreadsheets and even presentations.
#21 / 2009-11-10 12:00:00 / 3:26 min.
Get your documents into the cloud with any one of these
10 great free online word processors. These
free online word processorslet you do just about everything you'd do with Microsoft Office without having to pony up. You can share documents without having to worry about version control, get offline access and sync with your docs next time you're online and much more.
#7 / 2009-06-30 09:00:00 / 2:43 min.
#34 / 2009-06-16 17:00:00 / 2:30 min.
Cheryl Poirier, AKA Miss Download, somehow managed to obliterate
Microsoft Officefrom her home PC only to discover the
open source equivalent to Office, OpenOffice.org. Not a moment too soon either; she had an important spreadsheet due in two days' time!
#144 / 2009-03-23 09:30:00 / 1:31 min.
Sometimes you just need to take a peek in order to see if you have the right file. That's what Quick Look is for. It gives you a way to quickly see files without having to open up their native applications.
#74 / 2008-12-08 09:30:00 / 2:50 min.
If you're looking for a free tool that creates PDFs simply, quickly, and accurately without unsightly watermarks - look no further! PrimoPDF is a free document conversion tool that can quickly create PDFs from over 300 different file types and acts very much like a printer within windows.
#60 / 2008-11-27 09:30:00 / 1:21 min.
Make the folders in your profile private, including My Documents, Favorites, Cookies, the Desktop and the Start menu, so that users who share your computer cannot access them or the files within.
#7 / 2008-10-26 00:00:00 / 2:26 min.
Google Docs is a great way to manage your online workflow. We look at some of the different ways you can easily import documents and spreadsheets from your computer, your email or from an online source.
In this series we'll show you some tips and tricks for using Google Docs. We'll show you how to upload files and convert PDFs to text as well as how to find images using Google Image Search without even leaving Google Docs. These are just some of the features that make collaborating on documents with Google Docs so convenient.
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