Uploading vs DownloadingUploading is copying files from your computer’s hard drive to the “cloud” …Google DocsDownloading is copying files from the “cloud”…Google Docs to your computer’s hard drive Google Docs Do wn l oad ad Uplo File File
Uploading FilesYou can upload and STORE any file format, but you can convert only certain types of files into Google Docs format
1. Click Upload 2. Click Select files to uploadNote: If you want toconvert your files to aGoogle Docs format, 3. Choose a destination foldermake sure this option isselected. 4. Click Start upload
Selecting Files to Upload When you click on Select files to upload, a window will open for you to navigate to the files you wish to upload. Navigate to files on a Mac: Navigate to files in Windows:Select your file and click Select Select your file and click Open
Downloading FilesYou can download a document from Google Docs to your computer two ways – from the main Docs window or from inside adocument. Before you download your file, it is important to know file formats that are supported:For documents: Here are the supported file types for documents:HTMLRTF Note: Downloading isWord also referred to asOpen Office exportingPDFTextFor spreadsheets:CSVHTMLODSPDFXLSTXT: only for a single sheetNote: its not possible to export a spreadsheet as .xlsx.For presentations:PDFPPTTextFor drawings:You can export your drawing as a PDF, PNG, or SVG file by clicking Edit > Export from the drawing toolbar.
Downloading files from Inside the document window From the File menu, choose Download as…and select the file format you want to convert to Note: when you choose Download, your file will download to your hard drive into the download location set by your browser.
Downloading files from Google Docs Main Window1. Select the file to download 2. From More actions, choose Export
3. Select the file format you would like 4. Click Download Note: when you click Download, your file will download to your hard drive into the download location set by your browser.
Use the Export feature from the main Google Docswindow when you have several files…of any file format File formats selected: Doc, Presentation, Drawing Convert and Download lets you change file formats in one window and shows you how many of each you will be downloading.