Creating A Quick and Easy Checklist in Google Docs

This is a neat little trick when you need to have a checklist in a Google Doc. We often have a checklist of items that need to be done during projects and this simple trick makes it easy to include a checklist on items in a Google Doc. To begin creating our checklist we’ll select the unordered list option in the menu and select the square bullet option.

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Changing Google document share permissions

As we share and collaborate on documents, we might have the need to change the share permissions to documents. We might also need to remove share permissions from someone. With a document open, click on the share button in the button bar.

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Change Google doc shareable link permissions

Shareable links are a good way to share a document with those that don’t have a Google account. Recipients can view, edit or comment on documents without the need to have a Google account. When creating a shareable link we might have originally given the recipient edit or view only access to the document. We might have a need to change this permission later.

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Removing Google doc sharable link permissions

The shareable link option is a good way to share documents with others without the need for them to have a Google account. We can easily stop sharing a link to a document with others just as easily as we shared the link. Before turning off sharing for a link, you should either replace it with another or inform those with access to the link that the link will no longer be available. If not, […]

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Citation preferences in Google Docs research tool

Google has a great research tool built right into its Docs and Slides applications. This means we can cite sources of information from the internet and the research tool will take the hard work of citing information in the citation format we prefer, MLA, APA or Chicago. This citation applies to text and images.

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Inserting images with the Google document research tool

Let’s click once inside the search box. A filter menu will appear next to the search box with several filter options. These filter options are a useful way to get at the information we need most. If we don’t click on one of these filter options, then our search will deliver everything related to the keywords we use in the search.

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Google Docs Shareable Links

Google Drive provides a variety of ways to share documents with others, but some of these share options require the recipient to have a Google account before viewing or editing a shared document. Requiring a recipient to have a Google account may not be possible or may not always be convenient. Google Docs does provide a share option where the recipient does not need to have a Google account to view a shared document. In […]

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