Google Docs Tips – Documents Save Options

logo_docs Google Docs offer a great future to save your files. You do not need to save any documents in your hard drive. Google Docs has a very secured servers that save your documents online.

I never heard of Google Crashing and loosing data.

While you  are working on Google Documents, Google docs automatically saves your document from time to time. So you do not need to save it every time you make a change like in MS Word.

  • You can see the last saved information at the Top left corner of the page as seen below

Google Docs save

  • If you want to manually Save the Google Document you can click on the Save icon on the Menu bar as seen below

Google Docs save options1

  • There is also 2 more save option available at the top right corner of the page as seen below

Google Docs save options

  • You can click on the Save button to save the Google Document and continue to work
  • You can click on the “Save & Close” button to Save and close the document

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Google Docs Tips – Changing the Google Docs Work Space view


Google Docs offers great document editing space which is similar to MS Word.

You can change the editing views to Normal and Print View as in MS Word

  • Login to Google Docs
  • Open the document that you want to change the View type
  • By default Google Docs load all the new Documents only in Normal View
  • To Change this Click View on the Menu Bar


Google Docs View

  • You will see the below menu list appearing

Google Docs View Change

  • You have 3 options to choose the view
  • Google documents default view is Normal (Plain) View, Click on the Fixed-Width page view to see the Print View as seen in MS Word Documents
  • You can also make the screen bigger by clicking Full-Screen Mode, you can use the shortcut key Cntrl+Shift+F

Try this for yourself and make your choice.

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