The best tips for Google Docs, Sheets and slides

Google Docs, Sheets and Slides have become very essential in our daily work these days. Most of us these Google Docs, Sheets and Slides at least once a day as these are one of the best productivity tools. Because of this, many users of Google Docs are looking for ways to save time to improve productivity. Keeping that in mind, I’ve come up with the best tips for Google Docs, Sheets and Slides.

The best tips to make Google Docs, Sheets and slides work for you:

  • Create new files with a URL:
  • Get ready to go offline:
  • Watch your word count in real-time:
  • Speak before you’re spoken to:
  • Link your Documents:
  • Turn back the clock:
  • Type what you meant to type:
  • Change up the fonts:
  • Change up the font rotation:
  • Get alerted of any changes:
  • Know your shortcuts:
  • Let macros do the work:
  • Lockdown specific cells:
  • Duplication made easy:
  • Trim videos inside Slides:
  • Get some guidance:
  • Use add-ons as time savers:
  • Don’t start from scratch:

 

Let’s discuss in Detail about each one of the above tricks:

Create new files with a URL:

It is always good to have a list of bookmarks in Google Docs. Create bookmarks with docs.new, Sheets.new and slides.new. Creating these bookmarks will allow you to open new documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in Google Drive with just one click. This way you can save some valuable time at work.

 

Get ready to go offline:

Do you know that you can use Google Docs? Yes, there is an option. To enable the feature, visit Google Drive screen on the web. Click the Cog icon which is there on the top right corner. Click “Settings” and tick the checkbox next to “Offline”.

How to enable Google Docs offline mode

How to enable Google Docs offline mode

 

Watch your word count in real-time:

Here is the most wanted tip for content writers. Google Docs on the web has added the option to find word count and this is the real-time feature. This should help creative writers/content writers while writing articles and saves a lot of time. To activate the feature, select Tools, Word Count and tick the box marked “Display word count while typing”.

 

Few more best Google Docs tips and tricks to become a power user:

Speak before you’re spoken to:

Do you know that we can speak faster than we type? Yes, most of the cases that is true. If you want to try this, check it out in Google Docs. To activate the feature, navigate to “Tools” and Voice Typing from Google docs on the web. Now try dictating documents rather than typing. You will be surprised to see the results.

 

 

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