If you’re working with people who only have Microsoft® Office®, you can share a copy of a Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides file with them in an Office format. They can then edit the file in Office and send it back to you.


Send a copy of a file in an Office format

  1. In Docs, Sheets, or Slides, open the file.
  2. Click File > Email as attachment.
  3. Under Attach as, choose Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, or Microsoft PowerPoint.
  4. Enter the email address, subject, and message.
  5. (Optional) Check the Send a copy to myself box.
  6. Click Send.