Google Cloud Connect: a step-by-step guide

Google Cloud Connect: a step-by-step guide

Summary: The Cloud Connect plug-in lets people share offline Microsoft Office files with collaborators via Google Docs, without having to fire up the Google Docs web interface


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  • Google Cloud Connect plug-in installed

    The plug-in allows documents in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to be available for collaboration in Google Docs, without reformatting them and without leaving Microsoft Office.

    This image shows the display after the plug-in has been installed and before login using Google credentials.

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  • Set permissions for Google Cloud Connect

    The plug-in, developed via Google's acquisition of DocVerse, allows users the choice of automatically or manually syncing documents.

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  • Google Cloud Connect login

    The last step is to log in using a Google Apps account, syncing the file to Google Docs with a click.

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