Using DriveTo Access the DriveSelect the google apps icon, . Select the drive icon.Select the new icon, . You can create folders, docs which is like MS Word, sheets which is like MS Excel, slides which is like MS PowerPoint, etc..Location of all your files.Shows what files are shared with you. Files exist in 'My Drive'. This is just a different way of viewing.Shows a history of when files were accessed and activity on them.View of FilesShow files under 'My Drive' in Grid View.Show files under 'My Drive' in List View.Details of FilesDisplays the history of activity on a file like creation, upload to drive, comments, etc.Working Offline- Setup the chrome browser. Install 'Google Docs offline Chrome' extension by selecting then 'Settings'. Next select 'Extensions'. Scroll to the bottom screen and select 'Get more extensions'. In the 'search the store' box enter 'Google Docs Offline' and enable it in Chrome.-Select the then 'Settings' in the upper right side of the 'Google Drive' window. Check the box to 'Sync Google Docs, Sheets, Slides & Drawings files to this computer so that you can edit offline.' Select 'Done'.Convert MS Word documents to Google Docs Automatically- Select the then 'Settings' in the upper right side of the 'Google Drive' window. Check the box to 'Convert uploaded to Google Docs editor format'. Select 'Done'.Upload Files or Folders- Select 'New' or 'My Drive'- From the drop down menu select either 'Upload File(s)' or 'Upload Folder'
Last Modified on October 26, 2017