Using Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive

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5+ Hours of Video Instruction

Using Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive video training helps you master Google's powerful office productivity suite: Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive, and more! Learn all the hands-on skills you’ll need, in just 5 1/2 hours of easy video!


Get super-productive with Google's online applications—painlessly! Using Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive puts all the power of Google's apps at your command, even if you've never used any of them! In just 5 1/2 hours of incredibly easy video, Michael Miller gets you 100% comfortable and amazingly productive with Google's powerful online applications...just watch! Within minutes, you’ll discover how Google’s cloud-based apps work, how to get started, and how to create, import, export, save, and share files on any computer, smartphone, or tablet. Next, you’ll master Google Docs’ powerful text editing and formatting tools, so you can create powerfully effective documents and share them with anyone. Miller shows how to build great Google Sheets spreadsheets for personal finance and other tasks...create and deliver highly effective presentations with Google Slides...and make the most of free or low-cost Google Drive storage wherever you go. More than 50 million people already use Google Apps: It’s today’s #1 new productivity tool. This complete video tutorial teaches you all the skills you need to join them, fast!

Michael Miller’s 150+ nonfiction books have sold more than a million copies worldwide. Miller has also produced many training videos and DVDs for Que Publishing and other companies, including Alpha Books, America Online, BizSummits, Deluxe Corporation, and MarketingProfs. His Que video tutorials include How to Use GmailHow to Use SnapchatGetting Started with InstagramExploring Instagram’s Hidden Secrets,Shooting and Sharing with VineFacebook Essentials, and Creating Powerful Training Videos with Camtasia and Other Tools.

Skill Level

  • All Levels
What You Will Learn
  • How to use Google Docs to create any type of document
  • How to use Google Sheets to manage budgets and perform other spreadsheet-based activities
  • How to use Google Slides to create effective presentations
  • How to share files and collaborate with colleagues using Google's online apps
  • How to use Google Drive to store and manage all your files online

Who Should Take This Course
  • For every consumer, professional, employee, student, and teacher who is using (or planning to use) any of the core Google applications: Docs, Sheets, Slides, or Drive

Course Requirements
  • Basic skills in working with a computer and the Internet
  • No prior experience with Google apps or any other online productivity app is required

About Que Video

Que Video helps you learn technology efficiently with easy-to-follow video tutorials covering popular software apps, online games, and more. Each Que video is professionally produced and features the highest quality step-by-step instruction designed by trusted authors and trainers from Que Publishing, an imprint of Pearson--the world’s leading learning company. View Que Videos at:

Table of contents

  1. Lesson 1: Using Google Apps
    1. 1.1 Introducing Google Apps and Cloud Computing
    2. 1.2 Navigating the Google Apps Dashboard
    3. 1.3 Creating New Files and Opening Old Ones
    4. 1.4 Importing and Exporting Files in Other Formats
    5. 1.5 Working Offline
    6. 1.6 Sharing and Collaborating with Google Apps
    7. 1.7 Using Google Apps on Your Smartphone or Tablet
  2. Lesson 2: Using Google Docs
    1. 2.1 Navigating Google Docs
    2. 2.2 Entering and Editing Text
    3. 2.3 Formatting Text and Paragraphs
    4. 2.4 Working with Images
    5. 2.5 Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists
    6. 2.6 Inserting Links, Footnotes, and Other Items
    7. 2.7 Working with Headers and Footers
    8. 2.8 Creating and Formatting Tables
    9. 2.9 Collaborating and Commenting
    10. 2.10 Proofing and Printing Your Document
  3. Lesson 3: Using Google Sheets
    1. 3.1 Navigating Google Sheets
    2. 3.2 Entering Data
    3. 3.3 Working with Rows and Columns
    4. 3.4 Formatting Text, Numbers, and Cells
    5. 3.5 Working with Ranges
    6. 3.6 Sorting Data
    7. 3.7 Creating Charts
    8. 3.8 Writing Formulas
    9. 3.9 Working with Functions
    10. 3.10 Printing Your Spreadsheet
  4. Lesson 4: Using Google Slides
    1. 4.1 Navigating Google Slides
    2. 4.2 Formatting a Presentation with Themes
    3. 4.3 Creating, Deleting, and Organizing Slides
    4. 4.4 Entering and Formatting Text
    5. 4.5 Inserting Images, Shapes, and Videos
    6. 4.6 Inserting Charts
    7. 4.7 Creating Tables
    8. 4.8 Adding Transitions and Animations
    9. 4.9 Printing Your Presentations and Handouts
    10. 4.10 Giving a Live Presentation
  5. Lesson 5: Using Google Drive
    1. 5.1 Understanding Google Drive and Cloud Storage
    2. 5.2 Uploading and Downloading Files
    3. 5.3 Viewing and Printing Files
    4. 5.4 Managing Files and Folders
    5. 5.5 Sharing Files Online
    6. 5.6 Using the Google Drive Desktop App

Product information

  • Title: Using Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: February 2015
  • Publisher(s): Que
  • ISBN: 0134176642