Google Docs & Spreadsheets in Gmail Supports Microsoft Word & Excel

Jan 31, 2007 - 8:30 am 1 by
Filed Under Misc Google

Yesterday, I reported at Search Engine Land that Google Officially Adds Docs & Spreadsheets Integration With Gmail, based on Google's announcement. I wanted to be clear that it does support Microsoft Word and Excel documents, so I have been tracking a Google Groups thread, where a Google representative confirms that if an email with a Microsoft Word or Excel file is sent to your gmail inbox, it should show, "Open with Google Docs" or "Open with Google Spreadsheets."

When I try from my Mac, sending a Word or Excel document from Microsoft for Mac, it does not show me the option in my Gmail account. But if it did, it should look like:

gmail-docs-integration.png

Technically, Google is importing and converting the Microsoft document into a Google formatted document.

Forum discussion at Google Groups.

 

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