FAQs for using Google Apps
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You can create documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings, and forms.

Can I really work on a document the same time as someone else?

Absolutely! You can share any type of document created in Google Docs with your colleagues. Then all you can collaborate on it in real-time, each person making their own edits. You not only see other people's changes as they happen, but you can tell who's doing what! Learn more about sharing and collaboration

Can I import files such as Microsoft Office documents into Google Docs?

Yes, you can import the following types of documents into Google Docs:

  • Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx)
  • Microsoft Excel (.xls, .xlsx)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt, .pps, .pptx)
  • Rich Text (.rft) 
  • Plain text (.txt)
  • HTML (.html) 
  • PDF (.pdf)
  • Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop (.ai, .psd)
  • Autodesk AutoCad (.dxf)
  • Apple Pages (.PAGES)
  • Scalable Vector Graphics (.SVG)
  • PostScript (.EPS, .PS)
  • TrueType (.TTF)
  • XML Paper Specification (.XPS)
  • Comma-separated values (.csv) 
  • Tab-separated values (.tsv)
  • OpenDocument Text (.odt)
  • OpenDocument Spreadsheet (.ods)
  • StarOffice (.sxw)

Can I share documents I create in Google Docs with people outside of my domain?

Sure, as long as this option has been enabled by your Google Apps administrator. If it is, you can share any of your documents with customers, suppliers, and others outside of your domain.