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Google Docs - Create or Import Documents
How to import or create a new document in google docs
To Create a new document
You can create a new document right in Google Drive.
In Drive, click at the top left corner and select what kind of document you'd like to create.
Import and convert old documents to Docs
If you have existing text documents, such as Microsoft® Word® or Adobe® PDF files, you can import and convert them to Docs.
Go to Google Drive.
Click > File Upload and choose a document from your computer. Supported files include .doc, .docx, .dot, .html, plain text (.txt), .odt, and .rtf.
Right-click the file you want to convert and select Open with > Google Docs.
Converting your document from another program creates a copy of your original file in Docs format. You can then edit it in your browser like any other document.
Have a Word document?
If you've already stored Microsoft Word documents in Drive, you can also update them without converting to Docs by clicking Open in Docs at the top of that opened document.