Google Docs

Google Docs is an online office site, similar to Microsoft Office, but one that runs as a web apps and thus all you need is a browser and an Internet connection to use Google Docs.

How to Use Google Docs with Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office and Google Docs can be used together to create documents offline and then access them on the go. Let’s look at some of the best tools that willhelp you integrate Microsoft Office with Google Docs.

Build a Web Page Monitor with Google Docs using ImportXML

Learn how you can use Google Docs functions like ImportXML with XPath to build a web page monitor with scraping. This will help if you want to watch shopping sites like ebay or Amazon for any changes in the product price.

Translate Cells in Google Spreadsheets with this Function

Google Docs now includes some new functions to help you translate individual cells in an Excel spreadsheet from one language to another or for detecting what language is being used in a particular spreadsheet cell.

Tips for Using Multiple Sign-in with Google Accounts

Google multiple sign-in feature lets you switch between different Gmail and Google accounts in the same browser without having to go through the sign-in / sign-out cycle. Here are some related tips on using multiple sign-in.

Convert Web Files to PDF with Google Docs Viewer

This tutorial describes how you may convert web files of any format, including Word documents, XLS, Photoshop, PowerPoint Presentations, etc. to PDF format using Google Docs Viewer.

Perform OCR with Google Docs – Turn Images Into Digital Text

Google Docs can now perform OCR on digital images. You can upload an image containing typewritten or printed text (like a fax document or a scanned newspaper clipping) to your Google Docs account and it will turn that image into editable text.