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We can now edit Google Docs with our mobile with the official App :) More information can be found in this blog entry from the official Google Documents blog.


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You should be able to do this natively. Android 3.0 (and below): In your launcher, press and hold on a blank area and click "Shortcuts". Select "Drive Shortcut", then your document, and it will create a link for you. Android 4.0 (and above) Open your app drawer and jump to the Widgets section. Swipe until you get to "Drive Shortcut". Long-press and drop ...


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There is now an actual Google Docs application in the Market made by Google. You can take a look at it in the Market online here: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.google.android.apps.docs&feature=search_result - I've used it and it's pretty similar to the online look, but with a more native feel. Hopefully, this is what you're looking for!


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You could simply use a bluetooth/wifi mouse app like PRemoteDroid. There are a bunch of others, and generally speaking they just allow your device to be used as a mouse/keyboard input. If you can pair with your PC it should work, although I've never tried it myself (I do use PRemoteDroid to pair with and remotely control my Xoom, though; works great). ...


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Google Docs on Android has no offline cache at the moment. Source The Browser version has this functionality. I hope the Android App get's offline docs too, that would be awesome. :)


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I do not believe this is the way Google Drive works. The app, if I am not mistaken, allows you to view (and edit some Google documents) but maintains them in the cloud. While it does allow you to download them, it saves them to your Download folder for local use only. You can choose photos you've taken from your gallery and upload them to Google Drive, but ...


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Use FolderSync. I was using it to sync folders with Google Docs. After upgrading to Google Drive, sync still works. I have just tested by adding new Google Drive account. Google Drive is fully supported. Just, choose Google Docs when adding account in the app. In case, you don't want to pay, its free lite version is also in Play Store, but with some ...


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One reason you will not find an editor for android that supports fonts is probably because almost all android devices only come with 3 fonts, Droid-Serif, Droid-Sans and Droid-Sans-Mono. There are some devices that have other fonts, but from what I have seen, they are not "standard" fonts like you would see on a PC/Mac. Also, the editors are limited because ...


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You can use ES File Explorer. To get connected: Press the settings button on the phone, or the app. Expand the Network list, and click Cloud. Click New, and choose Gdrive. Enter your Google credentials, accept the terms, and you're all set up. To copy a file to the phone: Locate the file on Gdrive through ES File Explorer. Long press the file. ...


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Goggle Drive gives you some security options regarding your documents: You can choose to encrypt all offline documents (that is, documents stored on your device); And can also choose to decrypt documents incrementally as they are streamed to your phone, by selecting the Streaming Decryption, thus having just a small portion of the document decrypted when ...


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I didn't realize you can change the account to use when uploading the file. I don't understand how I missed it, but here it is: Given that the marked account value always changes back to the other account and I have to adjust it every time, I guess there is still merit in the question. But my problem was finding this UI item.


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Using the Google Drive App I created a test spreadsheet to investigate your question. I found the [1] to be a footnote - at the bottom of the spreadsheet is a list of all notes about validation for each applicable cell. The same applies to comments made to cells and, I suspect, other types of advanced cell formatting that don't translate well to small ...


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If you've tried to clear it from the apps settings for Dropbox and Google Drive, you'll find there are no defaults set, because the default is set with the app that opens the file, not the app you open it from. From Apps in the device settings, go to Office Suite Pro's settings, and click Clear defaults there.


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Just had the same problem. According to this feature request, the feature is indeed not implemented in the current version of the Google Drive Android App. Apparently FolderSync does allow this (the free version works as well). You'll need to add Google Drive as a sync account, and then create a new "Folderpair", that allows you to pair a local folder to a ...


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There was a recent (around 5-Oct-2011) update of the offical Google Docs App, with the following changes: What's new in this version: Optimized experience for tablet users, Honeycomb (Android 3.0+) New 3-panel interface for improved browsing Details panel showing a thumbnail and sharing information Improved sharing experience with autocomplete system ...


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There are multiple solutions available, depending on your goal. Probably none of them covers exactly what you describe, but maybe one of them comes pretty close, or a combination can be the solution for you. A bunch of apps like Expensify offer to keep track of your expenses. Here you can scan your receipts, record your milage, and more (the app takes care ...


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I am using the latest version of Drive. I know there was a big update not long ago and I see this question was asked before the update. Anyway, just go to the cell/column/row and highlight it. Then tap on it again. Options will come up for "Clear" if it is just a cell or range. If it is a row or column "Delete" will be one of the options. I hope this ...


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From the looks of it, at this point, marking something available offline only allows you to read it offline when using a mobile device (Source). However, you can edit and write files offline if you are using a computer or device running Chrome or Chrome OS. I'm sure at some point Google will allow editing offline, especially for tablets, but at this point, I ...


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I'm assuming by driveyou mean google-drive? From this page you can zip and download all Drive files Google drive has the ability to download a bunch of files and folders in a zip file. To do so , just select the files and folders and select More > Download > Download from Google Drive The files will be zipped and it will take some time ...


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Google Docs requires an active Internet connection, when that error happens try testing whether you can access Internet on the browser. You can alternatively make a document available offline in the preview document screen, you still won't be able to edit it but it will be still be readable.


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This may not be helpful, but when I long press any file and set it to "Make available offline", it ends up in /storage/sdcard0/Android/data/com.google.android.apps.docs/files/pinned_docs_files_do_not_edit/{hexadecimal string}/. From there you should be able to copy them to some other location.


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As UncleZeiv rightly said, the Google Drive app does not support multiple file selection for sharing or other purposes, but there is a simple workaround. Open drive.google.com in your browser, and if prompted, open it in your browser, NOT in Drive app. If it opens in the drive app, then you need to clear this default in Settings (Android Settings, not your ...


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Firstly, this is assuming you have ICS or higher (not sure if the Gallery works this way before then). If you open an album, you should be able to long-press on a photo, and then at the top of the screen, where it says 1 selected, press that and you can say 'select all'. Then upload them.


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I have a D2pad as well and I am successfully using google+. like Mike C said, go to Settings>accounts&sync>add account (top right corner). There will be 4 options to choose from. Corporate/DropboX/Email/Google. Tap google and sign in to your google account. now that you setup your google account, open 1mobile market search and download and install ...


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The Google Drive app by default opens spreadsheets in List view - a sort of data-entry only mode in which you can edit data but not equations. You can select spreadsheet view - this used to be in a link at the bottom of the spreadsheet which involved zooming right out, now it seems to be at the top toward the left (this may vary by app/android version). ...


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Short answer: No. Long answer: I just put my phone into Airplane mode, and tapped the "Docs" icon that I happened to have on my home screen. It showed me a list of my docs! So far, so good. I then tapped one of the docs, and saw a frowny face that said something like "Sorry, can't access this document because I don't have a connection to the Internet".


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The best solution I have found so far is to access the desktop version (not mobile version) of a document with the FireFox browser for Android. This way, I am able to see all fonts just fine and edit the document without it suddenly adding characters at random or messing up the document. The only problem seems to be that FireFox does not seem to understand ...


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There is a Google Docs app available on the market but I myself wasn't too keen. However, there is an called Documents to Go which allows the creation and editing office documents and Google docs. To edit and create though you do need the paid version of the app as the free version is only a viewer but you need the free version installed with the paid ...



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