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Is there a way to mount Google Docs like a drive on the Mac?

I know that I can access Google Docs from Cyberduck and add/change docs. But is there a way to mount Google Docs so I can access it like a drive?
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1answer
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Mirror local directory to Google Docs

I would like to use Google Docs to backup certain directories on my local machine. Trying to do this manual however is quite tedious as I have to keep track of which files have already been uploaded. ...
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Stop Google Chrome opening Office files using Google Documents

How can I configure Google Chrome to stop trying to open PowerPoint and other document files using Google Documents? I work behind a firewall, and Google Documents cannot access the files anyway. ...
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Stop Chrome from opening pdfs in Google Docs Viewer

Some time ago my Chrome started to open PDFs in Google Docs viewer. I don't really know if I did something to force this behaviour, but I would like to view it as I was before (using Foxit Reader ...
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Why don't the Google Docs CTRL + ALT shortcuts work?

I'm currently using Google Docs, but when I try to use the keyboard shortcuts like Ctrl+Alt+M it gives µ instead. Is Chrome (9) overruling Google Docs in some way? How can I get these shortcuts ...
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How do I simplify this if statement to just add 1 every time (and possibly go with no limit)?

=if(C24 ='Ability Base'!$A$2;sum('Ability Base'!$B$2); if(C24 ='Ability Base'!$A$3;sum('Ability Base'!$B$3); if(C24 ='Ability Base'!$A$4;sum('Ability Base'!$B$4); if(C24 ='Ability Base'!$A$5;sum('...
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How to easily link a document with others

Let's say that I am writing some text document in word or whatever text editor or online wit google docs, etc. Let's say that at some part of the document I open a new one and extend there the idea. ...
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Any way to integrate Microsoft Word with Google Docs?

Is there anyway for me to edit word docs that I saved on Google Docs from Microsoft Word (e.g. read from Google Docs and save to Google Docs)? Perhaps via some kind of bridge? Maybe there is an app ...
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Need program(prefer free) for edit csv google(google docs - like Excel) on desktop [closed]

In my website i have csv google(google docs - like Excel)) files that should contain word translation. I need desktop windows program for edit google(google docs - like Excel) on my computer desktop. ...
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Get automatically offline copy of Google docs in Windows, Mac and Linux

I am using Google Docs. I would like to have offline copies of my documents on my different machines—Mac, Windows and Linux—that are updated automatically. Do you know of any solution for this?
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how to save ms office documents directly to google documents

I tried this program called office sync but it does not work on ms office 2003. It prompted me to input the username & password in google docs but when I try to look up the document that I save ...
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Dropbox like syncing for Google Docs

Is their a way (on mac osx) to sync a folder on my computer with Google Documents now that Docs supports all file types? A lot like the functionality of DropBox.
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Is there a Mac application that lets you manage google docs from the desktop?

On my iPhone there is a program called notemaster that lets me manage Google Docs right from my phone. But I was wondering if there is a similar app for the Mac?
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2answers
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See list of users who have viewed a document in Google Docs [closed]

I am looking for a way to see what users (if any) have viewed a particular document in google docs? I know that there is a revision history, but is it possible to see which users have viewed it ...
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2answers
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Remove 'Google Chrome' folder on Google Docs

I used to sync my Chrome bookmark, and Chrome create a folder named Google Chrome in my Google Docs Now I want to delete it. Is there any way to do?
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1answer
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Is there a way to “pre-load” Awesomebar with all my Google Docs?

It's convenient to just type the title of a Google Doc and see it pop up in the Awesomebar, but it only works for docs I've opened in the last month or so. Is there a way to pre-load all the doc ...
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Opening local document files in Google Docs

Is there any way that I could simply double click on a document file and have it open Chrome straight into google docs?
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How do I automatically synchronize Google Docs with Dropbox?

I would like to be able to edit one of my Google Docs on another computer, save it online (not download it to that computer and upload it to Dropbox), and then be able to go back to my home computer ...
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1answer
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Merge Vertical Cells in Google Docs? [closed]

Is there anyway I can merge vertical cells in Google Docs? Without resorting to editing the HTML code, of course.
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1answer
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Create a Google Doc in landscape mode [closed]

How do I create a Google Doc in landscape mode?
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How to use your PDF reader instead of Google Docs in Gmail?

I prefer Foxit Reader over Google Docs, but whenever I receive a PDF file over Gmail I have to either download it or view it in Google Docs. Is there a script (or any other way) to open Gmail PDF ...
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In Google Docs, how to create a form that can store the data entered into it in an excel sheet automatically?

The title pretty much says it all. I need to create a poll wherein I need to ask the users some questions. How can I do it using Google Docs? How will I access the data entered after that?
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GMail as mail-in database for attachments?

I'm a teacher and I get students to submit work by email. It would be great if anything they attach could automatically be added to my Google Docs with their name or email address as a label, without ...
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Bringing Google Docs to the Desktop

Is there a stable way of accessing Google Docs (application) from my desktop without having to use a browser on Windows? On my accepted answer... While I did stipulate that I wanted to not use my ...
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Google Docs: How to backup periodically?

How do I periodically backup my entire online documents in Google Docs? I am looking for a tool that can download the documents to my PC. I do not need any kind of two-way synchronization, just plain ...
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How to synchronize Excel with Google Docs spreadsheet

This feature is not officially suported by Google. Do you know if is there a way or a product that allows to synchronize the changes performed in excel into a google spread sheet? Create file in ...