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Cyberduck Help / Howto / Google Docs

Connect to your Google Docs account to access all your documents, spreadsheets and presentations. This is a preliminary feature that must be enabled first using a hidden configuration option using defaults write ch.sudo.cyberduck protocol.gdocs.enable true or is enabled in the latest nightly build.


You need a Google Apps Premier Account to upload aribtrary files not supported by any of the Google Docs editor application. You will get an error message titled You do not have permission to perform this operation if you do not own a Google Apps Premier account. Follow these instructions to upgrade your Google account.


Download Formats

Google Docs supports exporting documents in different file formats. Choose the default export format for documents, spreadsheets and presentations downloaded in the Preferences.

Convert to Google Docs format

To edit uploaded files in Google Docs, supported documents must be converted. Choose not to convert documents, if you want to use your account for storage only.

The following document formats can be converted to Google Docs:

  • For spreadsheets: .xls, .xlsx, .ods, .csv, .tsv, .txt, .tsb
  • For documents: .doc, .docx, .html, plain text (.txt), .rtf
  • For presentations: .ppt, .pps

Refer to Uploading and exporting: Uploading any file for more information.

Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

When the OCR option is enabled, attempt to extract text and create a new document from PNG, JPEG and GIF images uploaded instead of saving the image itself to Google Docs.


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