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Google Drive and Docs In 30 Minutes (2nd Edition), 2nd Edition by Ian Lamont

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Introduction

Why you need to use Google’s free office suite

Thanks for picking up a copy of Google Drive & Docs In 30 Minutes, 2nd Edition. I wrote this unofficial user guide to help people get up to speed with Google’s remarkable (and free) online office suite that includes file storage (Google Drive), a word processor (Google Docs), a spreadsheet program (Google Sheets), and a presentation tool (Google Slides).

How do people use these applications? There are many possible uses. Consider these examples:

A harried product manager needs to work on an important proposal over the weekend. In the past, she would have dug around in her purse to look for an old USB drive she uses for transferring files. Or, she might have emailed herself an attachment ...

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