One feature of Bmail is Google Drive (or Bmail Drive). Google Drive allows you to easily create, share and edit files online. With Google Drive you can create:
- Documents – text based files, used for papers, letters, lists, etc.
- Spreadsheets – files used to organize or perform mathematical functions on data
- Presentations – files used to present or demonstrate information for an audience
- Forms – files used to collect survey information, which is then stored in a spreadsheet
- Drawings – images, shapes, or art
Google Drive has significant advantages over traditional files. Google Drive is stored in your Bmail account, which is much more convenient than storing a file on your computer or in Netspace. In addition, there are a number of features in Google Drive:
- Upload existing documents, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint files
- Create new documents from scratch
- Download Google Docs as Word, Excel, or PowerPoint files
- Share and edit documents online simultaneously with any Bmail or Gmail user
- Keep track of changes and people who made the changes to a document, and roll back to any version.
- Publish documents online as webpages or post documents to your blog.
- Email your documents as attachments.
All Google accounts under Bucknell (Bmail accounts) have unlimited storage in Google Drive. Note that your Gmail account has a limited storage of 15 GB if you are not a Bmail user.
Bmail Drive may not have all the editing, formatting, or formula functions of Microsoft Office, but they are much easier to collaborate and share with other users.
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