Google Docs Firefox extension

Google Docs Firefox extensiongDocsBar is a sidebar extension for Firefox, a perfect companion for all of you using Google® Docs.

With gDocsBar, you can drag and drop multiple files into the sidebar to upload documents.

You can search and filter documents right from the sidebar.

Your Gmail credentials are sent to Google directly over SSL and your passwords are safely stored in Firefox Password Manager.


Google Docs – A brief introduction

Create documents, spreadsheets and presentations online

You can easily do all the basics, including making bulleted lists, sorting by columns, adding tables, images, comments, formulas, changing fonts and more. And it’s free.
Google Docs accepts most popular file formats, including DOC, XLS, ODT, ODS, RTF, CSV, PPT, etc.

Share and collaborate in real time

Just enter the email addresses of the people with whom you want to share a given document and send them an invitation.
Multiple people can view and make changes at the same time. There’s an on-screen chat window for spreadsheets, and document revisions show you exactly who changed what, and when.

Safely store and organize your work

There’s nothing to download; you access your documents, spreadsheets and presentations from any computer with an Internet connection and a standard browser. Easily find your documents by organizing them into folders. Drag and drop your documents into as many folders as you want. You can also save copies to your own PC.

Control who can see your documents

You can make your documents available as a web page, blog post or only to the peoples you have invited. Fast convenient and free.

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2 Comments on “Google Docs Firefox extension”

  1. Nice extension, but I don’t like giving my Google password to a FF extension. I’m really concerned about my privacy. I prefer to use another FF extension that doesn’t require to enter your Google password: the extension I’m talking about is called Open IT Online ( and it allows to open several kind of documents and you can also choose which online service to use among Google Docs, Zoho and ThinkFree. I think it is worth to give it a try.

  2. Thanks for the tip George! I understand your privacy concern but I still believe it’s “almost 100% safe” to use FF extensions, especially when downloaded from the mozilla site directly.

    However, I’ll give yours a try as it’s always better to be safe than sorry… 🙂

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