If you decide to use Microsoft Office to create and edit documents, you can choose to continue using Google Drive for cloud storage. Cloud storage is very usefull for accessing your files on multiple computers. When you upload Office files to Google Drive, by default, they will be converted to Google Apps files. In this video, you will learn how to disable that option so that you can upload Office files and keep them formatted as Office files.
- [Narrator] If you're moving to Microsoft Office…from the Google apps then you might be worried…about giving up the convenient cloud storage…offered by Google Drive.…But there's really no need to be worried…about that there are plenty of cloud based…storage solutions that you can work with.…And unless you need to shut down…your Google account for some reason…I think you'll find that you can keep…working with Google Drive even if you…use the Microsoft Office applications.…Let's start by talking about Google Drive…here in a web browser.…And I'm looking at the contents in my Google Drive…and if I go into this folder we can see…the same files that I had on my Google Drive…when we started this course.…
But over time I've created some new documents in Office.…So I want to upload one of my Office files…to my Google Drive.…So I'm going to go into File Explorer, or Finder on a Mac.…I'm going to go into my Exercise Files,…and if you have the exercise files…you can use these to follow along,…and I'm just going to grab this Microsoft Word document.…
This course is intended for users of Office 2016 Home & Student, or an Office 365 Home or Student subscription. This course is not intended for Office 365 Business or Enterprise users.
- Downloading files from Google Drive
- Getting familiar with the Office interface
- Collaborating and tracking changes in Word
- Using styles in Word
- Using ribbons for formulas, graphs, and more in Excel
- Creating a presentation
- Working with themes in PowerPoint
- Configuring your Outlook account
- Transferring contacts and calendars
- Using Google Drive and OneDrive for online storage