I knew it was too good to be true. Tons of beautiful blogs sharing lovely and useful printables. For two months now I've been in my glory, greedily clicking on all of the amazing shared documents out there.
The image to the left represents a mere fraction of the documents I now have on my account.
So snow day...again. I lazily browse through your lovely blogs this morning and then wander over into GoogleDocs to find something I know I had saved.
I gasp! I can't!! I am completely OVERLOADED!!!
I think I found a solution though. You can create folders in GoogleDocs (by the way, separate but related, why can't I embed my links anymore?!?!). The look to GoogleDocs is a bit different, but I actually kind of like it.
So just in case you feel like organizing too, here are the steps:
Under the Create New menu, select Collection. This is where you will be able to create and name a folder.
I started with a couple of different folders for the different docs I've saved so far. For each new folder, you will have to start back on "My Collections" first, then create a new collection...otherwise you will be creating sub-folders (I'm just not ready for that yet!).
I must confess I became a little over-excited when I found out you can color-code your folders too (!!!).
So I had to play around to find the perfect colors of course. I swear, any excuse to distract me from the main task.
Once you have a few folders set up, you can return to "All items". From there, you can just click and drag documents to the specific folders.
And then your main list ("All items") will keep track of your folder names (and colors!) next to each of the docs.
I'm still organizing as we speak, but I created one folder for all of my Files to Share here on this blog. The other folders are to organize all of the wonderful documents I have found out there in blog land.
Please tell me I'm not the only one who will be doing this!!!! :/