What Google Says:
Google Docs is an online word processor that lets you create and format text documents and collaborate with other people in real time. Here’s what you can do with Google Docs:
- Upload a Word document and convert it to a Google document
- Add flair and formatting to your documents by adjusting margins, spacing, fonts, and colors — all that fun stuff
- Invite other people to collaborate on a document with you, giving them edit, comment or view access
- Collaborate online in real time and chat with other collaborators — right from inside the document
- View your document’s revision history and roll back to any previous version
- Download a Google document to your desktop as a Word, OpenOffice, RTF, PDF, HTML or zip file
- Translate a document to a different language
- Email your documents to other people as attachments
Source: Google Docs
Why You Should Use It:
Google’s answer to Word. Google Docs doesn’t have all the bells and whistles but it’s certainly a capable tool when it comes to editing your documents.
The amazing thing is you can have multiple people editing the same document in real time and all the changes are live, saving as you work.
Simply an app that you add to your Google Drive, it’s totally simple to set up and use!
Here’s an article from The Telegraph to help you get the most out of Google Docs:
http://news.google.com Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:56:11 GMT
Telegraph.co.uk Google Docs: 10 hidden features [Telegraph.co.uk] Google allows viewing and editing of Google Docs offline. Without being connected to the Internet, you can create new documents, make edits to existing ones, and view and leave comments. To enable and access offline editing, you’ll need to use the …How to easily migrate to SkyDrive from Google Drive, including your Google Docs…