How to upload from Microsoft® Office 2010 to Google™ Docs
If you regularly work on any of the Microsoft Office 2010 applications such as Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Excel 2010, or Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 to create or edit a document, you will be happy to know that you can now access the document from almost anywhere and work on it without losing your productivity or time. All you will have to do is use the simple tool Google Cloud Connect. It is an add-on for the Microsoft Office suites that allows you to easily upload and sync documents, spreadsheets and presentations with Google Docs so that you can work on your documents anytime you like. Other than giving you an easy access to your documents, it also enables you to share the same with your colleagues/ associates to facilitate multiple users to view and edit. Uploading from Microsoft Office 2010 to Google Docs is simple. By following these steps, you can conveniently do it on your own.
For uploading a file
- Go to the home page of Google Docs and click on the ‘Upload’ button. It is located just near the ‘Create’ button.
- On the drop-down list, select the ‘Files’ option.
- Browse your folder/drive to locate the particular file/ files.
- Select the particular file and hit the ‘Open’ option.
- Selecting the option will open the ‘Upload Settings’ window for you.
- You need to read through the options mentioned there and select the ones that you want Google Docs to do it for you.
- Once the options are selected, click on the ‘Start Upload’ button for the process to begin.
- Once the upload is over, you will be able to view the file/ files on your Google Docs.
For uploading a folder
Follow the above-mentioned steps as is and instead of browsing to locate a file and uploading it, browse to locate a folder and upload the same.
Tip: While uploading a document from Microsoft Office 2010 to Google Docs some formatting may be lost. In addition, to avoid inconvenience, it is a good practice to occasionally check your synced documents on Google Docs to see that all updates and edits are available as per the ones done on your Microsoft Office 2010 document.
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