Google Docs Preferences: Should You Change Default Settings?

Google Docs General PreferencesGoogle Docs provides a lot of flexibility in terms of user preferences.

Some of the preferences are very useful when enabled. Others can be plain annoying.

However, utility is in the eye of the beholder. One person’s annoyance may be another’s productivity booster.

The following is a list the current options in the General tab (under Tools > Preferences), along with our preferences. Of course, your mileage may vary.

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How Does Google Docs Work?

How Does Google Docs Work?Google Docs is one of the productivity applications that’s included with free consumer Gmail and with Google Workspace (for business).

Google Docs is a cloud-based word processor, which means that no desktop software is required to create and edit documents. Documents are stored on Google Drive, which is the cloud drive included with Gmail and Google Workspace.

Google Docs has all the core capabilities that can be found in traditional word processors. It also has a number of capabilities that relate to the fact that the documents are stored on a cloud drive (vs. on one person’s desktop). So, how does Google Docs work? Here are just a few of the capabilities.

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