Amit Agarwal strikes again! From Digital Inspiration: How to Email Spreadsheets Automatically on a Recurring Schedule. “Introducing Email Spreadsheets, a Google Sheets add-on that lets you automate the reporting of spreadsheet data and dashboards by email. If you are an office worker who has been emailing spreadsheets to colleagues manually, this add-on will save you a ton of time. And because it runs on the Google Cloud, your spreadsheet reports will be delivered even while you are offline or on vacation.”
PC Magazine: 7 Simple Steps for Cleaning up Your Google Drive. “You can organize files in your Google Drive by putting them into folders and using other tools, both conceptual and actual, to ensure you can always find what you need. These tips and points of advice will show you how to organize files in Google Drive, and they should also work well if you’re using Google Drive for Work.”
How-To Geek: The Beginner’s Guide to Google Docs. “If you’re just getting started with Google Docs, its extensive features and add-ons can be a little overwhelming. Here are some tips to help you get started with this powerful alternative to Microsoft Word.” Very detailed starter guide. If I had a friend getting started with Google Docs, I would point them here.
Yahoo Finance: Dropbox Overhauls Software, Upping Rivalry With Microsoft, Google. “Dropbox Inc. unveiled the biggest overhaul yet to the way users experience its software as it seeks to push further into the productivity market dominated by Microsoft Corp. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google.”
Make Tech Easier: How to Open and Edit Remote Files from Google Drive in LibreOffice. “LibreOffice is a powerful tool, and it’s only getting more powerful. While it’s a desktop tool first, you can now use LibreOffice in a browser, making it an alternative to online office suites like Google Docs. Recent versions of LibreOffice have added support for editing files remotely on SAMBA shares, over SSH, and via other methods. One of the more interesting of these is Google Drive support, which we’ll dive into in this article.”
The Register: LibreOffice 6.3 hits beta, with built-in redaction tool for sharing those █████ documents. “The Document Foundation has released the first beta of LibreOffice 6.3, with new features including a redaction tool and a Fourier Analysis spreadsheet function.”
Guiding Tech: Zoho Docs (Writer) vs Google Docs: Which Tool Is Better at Document Management. “Zoho Writer is the word processor of Zoho Docs. Similar to Google Docs, it comes with collaborative features and a nice interface that can tempt anyone that is looking for a switch. So, should you switch from plain old Google Docs to Zoho Writer? Well, that’s what we are going to find in our post today as we weigh both Google Docs and Zoho Writer to see which one shines as the better document management tool.”