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If you are marking student work, save yourself time by making shortcuts of the comments you make all the time. Go to Tools -Preferences and type in a shortcut and then what it stands for. If you put brackets around what it stands for, students will be able to easily see what corrections you want them to make (tip from
Grading Tips and Tricks)
When you go to Tools - Research select everything if you want pictures and websites. If you just want pictures, then select Images
Embedding docs to websites
Remember to go to Share and make your document Public before embedding on a website. If you don't then nobody will be able to see it. If you want multiple people to edit it, make sure the 'can edit' option is selected otherwise leave it at 'View only'
insert pictures from your hardrive by clicking and dragging onto the open Google Doc page
insert a comment, highlight text, right-click it, and select "Comment." Your name and comment will appear in the sidebar. To address a specific person in a comment, type "@" followed by the name.
Back up your files
hover over a folder in the Google Home, right click and choose Download, click Download when files appear.
email notifications with Sharing and Comments
you can turn off email notifications in Comments by going to Comments, click on the Dropdown arrow, select notifications and click on Don't send me any notifications for this doc and deselect notify me of all new comments and replies on this document
turn of Sharing emails by deselecting Notify people by email
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examples of Google Doc templates
Comments and Discussions
Infographic that explains how Google Docs can make your class paperless by
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"