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Enhance Google Docs with Add-ons

Let's explore and share some of our favorite Google Docs add-ons! What are your favorite add-ons? Add-ons enhance what you can do with Google Docs or Google Sheets. To get started, just click on the Add-ons menu then "Get Add-ons." Once the add-on is installed, you can use it across a variety of Google Documents and Sheets.
Agenda
  1. Introductions
  2. Walkthrough of GoogleDocs Add-Ons
    1. How to Install and Remove Add-Ons
  3. Recommended Google Add-Ons
  4. Discovering Your Own Add-Ons
    Share your finds at http://www.todaysmeet.com/fairfield

GoogleDocs Add-Ons


Add-Ons
  1. Avery – Create address labels inside Google Docs for printing.
  2. Bulk Gmail Forward – Easily forward one or more email threads from Gmail to any other address.
  3. ChangeCase
  4. EasyBib – Cite books, journal articles and websites and add them to your Google Documents in MLA, APA and Chicago style.
  5. Gliffy & Lucidchart – Create flow charts, diagrams, site mockups, org charts and other technical drawings inside your Google Documents.
  6. JoeZoo Feedback Writer: "JoeZoo has 5 categories: mechanics, grammar, formatting, punctuation, and structure. You simply open the add-on JoeZoo, highlight the section you wish to score and click on either give feedback (write your own) or MonkeyChecker (auto check)."
  7. HelloFax – You can now send a fax to any number worldwide directly from inside Google documents. The free version lets you fax up to 5 pages.
  8. Mapping Sheets – Create a spreadsheet with a list of places and the sheets add-on will plot them on a Google Map.
  9. Mail Merge for Gmail – Send personalized emails to multiple email recipients with Mail Merge for Gmail and Google Apps.
  10. MindMeister – Create a hierarchical bulleted list inthe the Google document and MindMeister will converted that list into a visual mind map.
  11. PanDoc – You can send the current document to the client from within Google Docs to request their legally-binding signature.
  12. Read & Write for Google Chrome - Read&Write for Google Chrome™ offers a range of powerful support tools to help students gain confidence with reading, writing, studying and research.
  13. Save Gmail as PDF – Easily save your Gmail messages and attachments in Google Drive.
  14. TextHelp – This is like the yellow highlighter for your Google Documents. Select and highlight passages and save the annotations in a separate document.
  15. Twitter Archiver – Save tweets for any search term or hashtag in a Google Sheet.
  16. Twitter Curator – Search, filter and add tweets in a Google Documents. It is like Storify for Google Docs.
  17. UberConference – You can have an audio conference with up to 10 people while working on a Google Document. There’s an option to record the call too.
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