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Chromebooks @ SU Libraries: Creating Documents

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Creating a Word Processing Document

USING GOOGLE DOCS - You can create a word processing document using Google Docs. If you've signed into the Chromebook with your Google account, you can click the "Apps" button in the bottom left corner of the screen and choose the blue "Google Docs" button. Once Google Docs opens, click the blue "+" icon in the bottom right corner of the screen to create a new document. Any documents you create this way will automatically be saved to your Google Drive.

USING MICROSOFT WORD - Go to http://office.com and choose "Word Online". Choose the option to sign in with a school account, then sign in with your SU username and password. Once you've successfully logged in, just choose "Word Online" to create a new document. Documents you create this way will automatically be saved to your OneDrive and can be accessed later from any computer at http://onedrive.comTo rename the file, just click the document name in the blue bar at the top of the screen.

Creating a Spreadsheet

USING GOOGLE SHEETS - You can create a word processing document using Google Sheets. If you've signed into the Chromebook with your Google account, you can click the "Apps" button in the bottom left corner of the screen and choose the green "Google Sheets" button. Once Google Sheets opens, click the green "+" icon in the bottom right corner of the screen to create a new document. Any documents you create this way will automatically be saved to your Google Drive.

USING MICROSOFT EXCEL - Go to http://office.com and choose "Excel Online". Choose the option to sign in with a school account, then sign in with your SU username and password. Once you've successfully logged in, just choose "Excel Online" to create a new document. Documents you create this way will automatically be saved to your OneDrive and can be accessed later from any computer at http://onedrive.com. To rename the file, just click the document name in the green bar at the top of the screen.

Creating a Presentation

USING GOOGLE SLIDES - You can create a word processing document using Google Slides. If you've signed into the Chromebook with your Google account, you can click the "Apps" button in the bottom left corner of the screen and choose the orange "Google Slides" button. Once Google Slides opens, click the orange "+" icon in the bottom right corner of the screen to create a new document. Any documents you create this way will automatically be saved to your Google Drive.

USING MICROSOFT POWERPOINT - Go to http://office.com and choose "PowerPoint Online". Choose the option to sign in with a school account, then sign in with your SU username and password. Once you've successfully logged in, just choose "PowerPoint Online" to create a new document. Documents you create this way will automatically be saved to your OneDrive and can be accessed later from any computer at http://onedrive.com. To rename the file, just click the document name in the red bar at the top of the screen.

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