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Advanced Google

Created by Anamika Megwalu & Mansi Warde (Student)

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides

URL for Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms: https://www.google.com/docs/about/

Key Features

  1. Google Docs, Sheets and Slides are just like Microsoft Office Documents, Excel and PowerPoint respectively.
  2. You can create files, format them by changing the font style, font size, adding bullets or numbers. Add new columns, rows or apply a formula to the row in sheets. Add animations and transitions to slides.
  3. You can insert images, videos or special characters.
  4. You can add comments to the files, sheets or slides.

Special Features

  1. Google docs are auto-saved. You need not hit the save button.
  2. Share documents with others. Multiple people can edit documents simultaneously. Editors editing the documents are identified at the top of the screen with different colors. Additionally, editors are identified with a cursor with the corresponding color.  
  3. You can type with your voice. Editors have to pronounce punctuation marks such as a period, comma, exclamation point, question mark, new line and new paragraph in order to insert a desired punctuation in the text.
  4. All modified versions of a document are retrievable. Click on File → Version History → See Version History. 
  5. You can type in any language with additional changes to settings. Click on File → Language. Select the language you wish to type in.
  6. You can translate a doc into any language. Click on Tools → Translate Document.
  7. Whenever an editor adds a comment to a file, collaborators receive a notification. You can turn them off. 
  8. Whenever any changes are made in Google Sheets, collaborators receive a notification. You can turn them off or customize them as per your need.