Getting started in Google Docs 2022

Google Docs 2022    |    Beginner
  • 10 videos | 39m 7s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
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Google Docs is a web-based word processing tool that can be used to easily create, edit, and view documents of all kinds. This course covers everything you need to get started using the application. First, you will see how to access the web application and navigate the different tools in its interface. Next, the course will teach you how to open documents, whether by creating a new document from scratch or from a template, uploading a file from Microsoft Word, or opening an existing document saved to your Google Drive. You will also discover useful tips to allow you to get started using Google Docs efficiently, such as by quickly applying commands with keyboard shortcuts and choosing the most appropriate document mode for your purpose.


  • Discover the key concepts covered in the getting started in docs 2022 course
    Access and connect to google docs
    Locate the main interface elements
    Create and edit a new document
    Upload files to google docs and drive
  • Locate and open documents
    View and browse a document
    Use editing, viewing, and suggesting modes
    Create a new document using templates
    Use menus and keyboard shortcuts to apply commands


  • 49s
    This video outlines the key content in the Getting started in Docs 2022 course, including exploring the Google Docs interface, creating and opening documents, and accessing tools and commands. FREE ACCESS
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    Before you begin using the Google Docs web app, it is important to know how to access the app and connect to your Google account. In this video, you will learn how to access Docs from Chrome or any web browser, and add a shortcut to your browser for easy access. You will also see how to sign into or out of your Google account. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Discovering the Google Docs interface
    4m 58s
    Google Docs comes equipped with a plethora of tools and commands to make text editing easy. In this video, you will see how to navigate the various menus, sidebars, and toolbars to make best use of the application. You will also discover how to navigate the interface of the Docs Home page, where you will find options to create documents, open documents, edit your settings, access Google Drive, and more. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Getting started on a new document
    4m 5s
    The number one use of Google Docs is creating new documents. In Docs, there are a few different ways to create a document, including a shortcut that you will discover in this video. Watch the video to see how to create, rename, and edit your own document. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Uploading documents
    4m 13s
    Google Docs offers similar functionality to Microsoft Word and other word processing programs. As a result, you can work on documents created using another application in Google Docs. In this video, you will see how to upload documents of different file types, specifically .docx (MS Word) and .odt (OpenOffice). FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Finding & opening documents
    4m 46s
    Documents created in or imported to Google Docs are stored in your Google Drive. You can locate these documents by searching or browsing the Docs home page, or by using the file picker tool to access files in your Drive and other locations. In this video, you will learn how to easily locate and open files. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Viewing your document
    4m 26s
    Rather than editing your documents, you may sometimes prefer to read and review them. In this video, you will learn how to optimize your viewing experience by zooming in and out of your document, as well as by using other view tools such as full screen mode. In addition, you will see how to browse your document by scrolling through it manually, or by using the document outline to navigate. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Choosing the document mode
    4m 7s
    In Google Docs, users can interact with documents in three basic ways, called modes. In Editing Mode, users have full access to tools and commands and can make changes to the open document. In Viewing Mode, the interface is optimized to allow users to read their documents without making changes. Finally, in Suggesting Mode, users can suggest changes to a shared document for other users to validate later on. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Using templates
    3m 46s
    Templates can be a good way to save time while creating documents with a professional look and attractive formatting. In addition to the extensive template gallery offered by Google, your organization may have saved templates that you can access in Docs. Watch the video to find out how to find available templates and create a new document for a template. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Accessing tools & commands
    3m 56s
    You can increase your productivity in Google Docs by learning a few ways to quickly apply its many tools and commands. This video will teach you how to navigate the various menus in the Docs interface and apply keyboard shortcuts. You will even see how to search for a command by typing relevant keywords and find a list of keyboard shortcuts. FREE ACCESS


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