In this video, staff author Jess Stratton shows users multiple methods of converting Google Sheets to Microsoft Excel by downloading, searching for all file types, and finally by using the Google Takeout tool.
- [Instructor] Let's talk about getting…your existing Google Sheets onto your computer…as Microsoft Excel files.…There's a few ways to do it and the best choice…for you is going to depend on how many files…you plan on bringing over.…If you have just a few files and you want…to review them first, then you can open up your file…and make any changes or look it over.…Here we can see a not so fancy sheet…although it does have a comment on it.…I can tell by this icon on the top right hand side…of the cell and if I hover my mouse over the cell,…the comment pops up.…This will carry over to Excel.…
Comments, additional worksheets, and formulas will convert…over if Excel supports that formula.…Chart types that aren't supported…in Excel won't be brought over, but you'll see…how easy it is to create charts in Excel…and a chart can be easily recreated…as long as the data is there.…That's the important part.…Let's click file on the top left hand side of the screen.…Hover your mouse over Download as…and choose Microsoft Excel.…
- Identify which option allows you to download all of your Google files at once.
- Explain what happens when you double-click the border on the right side of a column.
- List the formula that will copy the contents of one cell into the current cell.
- Identify the location where an excel file needs to be stored to work on it simultaneously with another user.