Friday, August 8, 2008

Exporting Everything Out of Google Docs

Good article explaining a way to export all your documents in Google Docs.
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Exporting Everything Out of Google Docs

If you’re an avid Google docs user as I am, then you’ll get to the point where you will want to be able to export all of your docs to your local computer. If nothing else as a backup.

Unfortunately, there isn’t a built-in easy way to do this. However, there is a way to do it thanks to Firefox and some greasemonkey scripts! I just gave it a shot and it works like a charm!


7. Your selects will appear in a new page like this


1. Install Firefox if you’re still stuck in the 1990s ( Firefox 3

2. Install Greasemonkey

3. Install the GoogleDocs Download Script

4. Install DownTHEMall: Firefox Download Manager

5. Go to Google Docs and select the documents you want to export (to select all documents in a folder/tag remember to click the Select: All option at the bottom of the screen.

6. Click on the new Download Your Documents menu and select the format you want to use for your documents.