When opening Google Drive for the first time, you will be prompted to enable Google Drive which provides you with a free 5GB Cloud online storage for your files.
Creating new Documents
To create a new document, click Create from the to open the context menu offering various document types to create and click on the kind of document required to create as new. It's important to remember in Google Docs that your documents are automatically saved continually, so you won't ever lose anything.
When clicking on the Documents options, the screen below opens:
When clicking on the Presentation option, the screen below appears:
When clicking on the Spreadsheet option, the screen below appears:
To enable Offline Google Docs, perform the following steps:
- Open Google Docs as normal.
- Click on the Settings option, as shown on the next page and click on the option marked Set up Docs offline. http://images.knowhow.com/Computing/Chromebook/8.docs-settings.png
- From the screen that appears, click on the option for Allow offline docs. On Chromebook, step 2 should already be completed by default. http://images.knowhow.com/Computing/Chromebook/8.docs-offline.png
Once done, the following message will appear to confirm that Offline docs are being enabled.