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I read this article on Lifehacker on how to make a shortcut to open an empty Google Doc right from the desktop.

I would like to be able to open my file browser and just click on a document and have it open/import directly into Google Docs, basically "forcing" it to act like a local application. Maybe something like a &action=opendoc&docname=foo or something.

Does something like this exist?

I know how to mass upload documents into Google Docs, what I'm hoping for is a more transparent way of using the documents on my desktop with Google Docs.

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have you heard about http://www.gdocsopen.com? It does just that...

  • 7-day free trial, $17.99 to buy. It sounds good though. – Noumenon May 5 '14 at 14:04
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You can also now drag-and-drop to upload new documents;

http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2010/11/new-this-week-in-docs-drag-and-drop.html

Hope this (also) helps.

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