We are happy to announce the release of our new Google Drive integration. Starting today, you can now create and edit files directly within Onehub. The next time you sign in, you’ll see the following two new buttons in your Workspaces…
You’ll find the Create button on the toolbar of the Files page inside your Workspaces. This button displays a modal that contains a button for each of the Google Drive file types along with the existing Create Folder button. The very first time you attempt to create a file, you will be asked to connect your Onehub and Google accounts. After that, you’ll be able to seamlessly create documents, spreadsheets, presentations, or drawings with one click. Created files will be added to your Workspace in the corresponding file formats – DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, PNG.
In addition to creating files in Onehub, you can now edit files as well. The Edit button can be found on the preview page of any supported file type, including files that you previously uploaded (not created via Google Drive). If the file you’re editing is not a format that Google Drive can create, your updates will be saved back to Onehub in the corresponding format. For example, if you edit Filename.doc, that file will become Filename.docx. Rest assured, your entire version history will be kept intact, only the file extension will be modified. In addition, we fully support Google Drive’s collaborative editing feature. This allows multiple Workspace users to edit the exact same document collaboratively, in real-time. When the last editor saves, all of the group’s changes will be saved back to Onehub.
For more information on this feature including browser requirements and file support, please read our Google Drive support articles. As always, if you have any feedback, we’d love to hear it – post a comment below or email firstname.lastname@example.org.