Monthly Archives: October 2014

Folder Sharing in Google Drive

In previous posts such as this one I’ve talked about sharing your files with your collaborators. It can be a lot of work, though, to set up sharing on a file-by-file basis.

If you regularly share assets with the same group of people, it often proves easier to set up a shared folder to help you. Once the folder has been suitably shared, anything placed in it will automatically be shared according to the folder’s share settings. ...read more

Spell Check for New Google Sheets

Google have now added spell checking to the new version of Google Sheets – a new and improved spell check compared to what was avilable within the old version.

Similarly to the implementation of this feature in Docs and Slides, spelling is checked via the web so that the dictionary is always up-to-date. Also like in Docs and Slides, people can add words to their own dictionary as I described in this post so that the spell checker won’t mark technical terms or other specialised markup items as misspellings. The personal dictionary is shared with Docs and Slides, so adding a word via any of these applications makes it available from the others. ...read more