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I want to send a document to google docs instead of downloading it to my pc and then uploading it to google docs. I'm using chrome, is there an easy way to do it?

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The gPDF for Google Docs Viewer will provide a link to open PDF documents in Google Docs.

Update: Just found that Google also has an extension, Docs PDF/PowerPoint Viewer, which does exactly what you're asking for.

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I prefer something like a context menu option (instead of download, "open in docs") becouse most of the docs I need to download are redirect type links –  kkaploon Dec 15 '09 at 15:32
    
Check out Docs PDF/PowerPoint Viewer: chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/… –  heavyd Dec 16 '09 at 0:54
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It doesn't work for intranet sites and sites that require authentication. I was hoping for a solution that downloads the document first to your computer and then automatically uploads it to Google Drive and then opens it. –  Stijn Van Bael May 7 '13 at 11:18
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ditto: Google has released a Chrome extension for just this. It will open the document in chrome directly in a google docs viewer tab and give you the opportunity to save to your google docs if you chose. Check it out: Docs PDF/PowerPoint Viewer (by Google)

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Doesn't really help me, the site I am using doesn't have .pdf at the end of the links to the files, so it doesn't recognize them. –  kkaploon Jun 24 '10 at 18:04
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