The Future As Seen By Me In 2010

Well looky here, things one has scanned in eh. (ignore the photo, that's some guy that made some accounting software, not sure what became of him ;) MIKE RIVERSDALE is fuming. The expensive headphones he bought in Sydney three weeks ago have just died. His first reaction is not to randomly spill expletives into his coffee, but to use his iPhone to vent his frustration to his Twitter con- tacts, under the moniker Miramar Mike. "I will also put, 'What should I do?' It's a conversation. I'm reaching out to the people following me." The council predicts hand-held digital devices such as smartphones will rule the world in 2040. They already rule the life of Mr Riversdale, whose company WaveAdept helps businesses adapt - their computing sys- tems to allow staff to work from anywhere - and with anyone. In order of fre- equency, he uses his iPhone to tweet (1136 followers; 8363 tweets since joining), e-mail, make phone calls and use online services, such as checki

But I Can't Use Google Docs Because My Client NEEDS To Use Microsoft Word

Bollix!

Google Docs to Micrsoft Word (more ...)


And as you can see Google Docs to a stack other formats as well - HTML, OpenOffice, PDF, RTF and Text ... that should do ya!

And yes, it is good enough!


Getting Microsoft Word into Google Docs (more ...)
What if you want to go the other way?
You can either upload from the site or email them in.


And if you have a whole stack of documents then check out the Document List Uploader (download Windows .exe).


So there you are - documents in, documents out in loads of formats PLUS an API so you can write your own importer/exporter if that works for you.

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  1. Yes, but the real trick will be integration so i can save from MS Word directly into Google Docs and access Google docs from MS Word. Hopefully someone will come up with that

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  2. If you're using OpenOffice (and really, why wouldn't you be ... if you have to use an 'Office' client?), you can - http://extensions.services.openoffice.org/project/ooo2gd

    Works with Google Docs, Zoho and WebDAV, neat eh?

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