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TitanApps/Google Drive (web) - Creating a New Document

This document describes how to create a new document in Google Drive, including opening the document, giving it a title, and saving it.

Opening a New Document

  1. After logging in to Google Drive, click the New > Google Docs.
    Image shows the New button in Google Drive for creating new documents.
  2. A new tab will open in your browser with a new blank document.

Giving the Document a Title

  1. Click on Untitled Document in the upper left of the screen.
    Image shows where the Google Document title appears, with the Untitled Document default.
  2. In the dialog box that pops up, delete Untitled Document, type in your title, and click Save.
    Image shows pop-up in Google Docs wherein the document title can be edited.
  3. Click OK.

Saving the Document

There is no need to save the document as it is will automatically save so long as it is connected to the Internet. The document will notify you in a space to the right of the menus at the top of the document.

For example, while saving:
Image shows a Google Document's saving notification.

And after saving:
Image shows Google Document's "All changes saved" notification.

Keywords:TitanApps "Google Drive" Google "Google Docs"   Doc ID:55116
Owner:Michelle L.Group:UW Oshkosh
Created:2015-08-14 16:00 CDTUpdated:2018-08-31 18:15 CDT
Sites:UW Oshkosh
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