You can download or email a Google Sheet as a file. You can choose between converting it to a Microsoft Excel file, PDF file, CSV, or OpenDocument before downloading it. In this video, author Jess Stratton walks you through this process.
- [Instructor] As nice as it is to work on the web,…sometimes you just need to download a file…or email it to somebody else.…You can do that with Google Sheets.…Here, I have open a sampling of dummy data,…but I would like to send it to somebody else.…To do that, click File on the top left-hand side…of the screen and choose Email as attachment.…This is going to email the sheet as an attachment.…And because it's adding it as an attachment,…we can choose what file format it can be,…because it can't be a Google Sheet.…
A Google Sheet can only be viewed by a browser.…In the Attach as dialogue box, click the drop-down…and here's where you can choose to attach it…as either a PDF file, which means it can't be edited,…or as a Microsoft Excel document.…Both choices will preserve as much formatting as it can.…I'm going to choose PDF.…In the To field, put in the email address…of who you're emailing it to.…You can add a subject.…
By default, it chooses the document title,…but you can change that.…You can also add a message.…
- Explain why it is beneficial to use a template spreadsheet in Google Sheets rather than start from scratch.
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- List the steps to include multiple lines in a cell.
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- Recall the main advantage of using IFTTT services with Google Sheets.
- Recognize situations where Google Sheets email notifications would be useful.