9/21/2021

New Google Drive update: You can now access Office files included in Documents, Sheets, and Slides

Google announced today an interesting new characteristic to Google Docs, Sheets, in addition to Slides allowing users to thought embedded Office files in their documents as well as/or  download or re-create them direct to Drive. The function behind this novel update, equally Google stated, is to make a 'seamless work experience'.

 today an interesting new feature to Google Docs New Google Drive Update: You Can Now Access Embedded Office Files in Docs, Sheets, and Slides
Source:Google Workspace Updates
 
With this new update, you tin access embedded Office files within your existing Office files correct from Docs, Slides, in addition to Sheets. When yous hover your mouse over the embedded file y'all accept the option to thought it inwards preview manner or to add together it to your Drive. This characteristic is available to Google Workspace users equally good equally those amongst personal Google accounts.

Since Google added built-inwards back up for Microsoft productivity tools, it becomes easier for Drive users to access, edit, comment, in addition to collaborate on Office files correct within Google Docs, Slides, as well as Sheets. The supported Office files are:  Word files (.doctor, .docx, .dot), Excel files (xls, .xlsx, .xlsm, (macro enabled Excel files), .xlt), as well as PowerPoint files (.ppt, .pptx, .pps, .pot). Check out these resources to learn more than about how to work on Office files inwards Google Drive.