Open the document you want to copy. (If it asks you to login, use your vt.edu email to login.) Under the File menu, choose Make a Copy command. Give the file a new name if you like in the box that pops up: Click the OK button, and Google Docs will open a version of […]
Not yet. The new version just came live for me today (July 15, 2014), so I haven’t had a chance to create instructions yet. If you get stuck, send me an email and I’ll find you a solution.
You can export files from your Google Drive in several formats, including a Word docx, a rich text format document (RTF), and a PDF, with these simple steps: Open the document you want to download as PDF on your Google Drive. Under the File menu, choose Download As… (marked by the red rectangle in the […]
You can submit your projects for grading by posting the Share link for your document on your Google Drive in Canvas. The specifics for each project will vary slightly, but you can always follow these instructions to find the Share link you need to include: Locate your rough draft on your Google Drive. The document […]
We are using the Comment feature in Google Drive for peer review. The instructions below explain how to set up sharing, so that you and your partner can exchange documents online, and then how to add comments to specific sections of the document as well as to the entire document. Step 1: Share your document […]
The files that you share in class and submit for grading need to be in Google Drive format so that we can use the commenting tools built into Google Drive. These instructions will tell you how to check your files and how to convert them if necessary. Check the icon for your file in the […]
You can set up Google Drive to convert the files you upload automatically so that you never have to work about conversion or to ask you every time you start an upload if you want conversion. Follow these instructions to set up conversion if you like: Choose the Gear menu in the upper right corner […]