Ways to create new Google files
Use the browser address field to generate new G Suite files by adding the word “create” to the end of the address.New Google Doc: https://docs.google.com/create
New Google Sheet: https://sheets.google.com/create
New Google Slide deck: https://slides.google.com/create
New Google Drawing: https://drawings.google.com/create
New Google Form: https://forms.google.com/create
Try out these shorter, quicker ways to create new Google Sheets, Docs and Slides.sheet.new
Refer to a spot within a Google Doc
Refer collaborators to a particular bookmark within a document by sharing the bookmark’s URL.
- Place insertion point where you want the bookmark.
- Go to Insert > Bookmark.
- Bookmark: appears. Right-click on Link and then copy the link. Now you can paste the link to share the bookmarked Google Doc and anyone who has permissions to view the document, will follow the bookmark.
Alternately, you can refer to a document’s heading, since it appears in the URL.
Makin' copies!Make a copy by replacing edit with copy.
Great option when you want to people to make their own copy of for a class project or training session.
Try it, you'll like it!
Make a copy of Makin' Copies (doc)
Make a copy with comments. Replace edit with copy?copyComments=true
Give it a try!
Make a copy with comments (doc)
Make a preview appear before copying. Replace edit with template/preview
Make a copy with template preview (gdoc)
Share a clutter-free view. Replace edit with preview.
Makin' copies preview (gdoc)
Makin' PDFs & more!
Share a direct download of a PDF version of your document
I'm not a huge fan of PDFs since they typically mean a dead-end for website visitors. But, sometimes a PDF can be a handy option.
Google Slides & Drawings: Replace edit with export/pdf
Direct downloads are not limited to PDF. Other file types also work. Instead of using pdf in URL, try png, jpg, pptx, xlsx, docx, html, or txt.