Switch between the AODocs interface and Google Drive

Some actions can be performed only in the AODocs interface, such as publish to the web and configure security settings in Secured Folders.

When working in Team Folders and Secured Folders using the AODocs Smartbar, you may need to switch from Google Drive to the AODocs interface and back again.

This article explains how to:

 Access AODocs from Google Drive
           Access AODocs from your My Drive
           Access AODocs from a library, folder or file in Google Drive
           Access AODocs from the breadcrumb in Google Drive (with the Smartbar installed) 
           Access AODocs from Google files (with the Smartbar installed)
 Access Google Drive from AODocs
           Access Google Drive from the AODocs homepage
           Open a folder or document in Google Drive from an AODocs view
           Access Google Drive from AODocs documents

Access AODocs from Google Drive

Access AODocs from your My Drive

1. In your My Drive, press the app launcher.

2. Scroll down and press AODocs.

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You are redirected to the AODocs homepage, where all the libraries you have access to are displayed.

3. To open a library, press its name.

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Access AODocs from a library, folder or file in Google Drive

When working in the Google Drive interface, you can open a library, a folder or a document directly in the AODocs interface.

1. Right-click on a:

  • library root folder
  • folder
  • document

2. Select Open with, press AODocs. The item opens in the AODocs interface.

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Learn more: Import Google Drive files and folders from Google Drive.

Access AODocs from the breadcrumb in Google Drive (with the Smartbar installed)

Note: You must install the Smartbar to use this feature.

When working in the Google Drive interface, a label indicates the type of AODocs library you're working in. 

1. Press the label to open the information panel.

2. Press the Open in AODocs button. The library opens in AODocs.

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Access AODocs from Google files (with the Smartbar installed)

Note: You must install the Smartbar to use this feature.

1. Open a Google file. 

2. Press the Open in AODocs button. The Google file opens in AODocs.

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Access Google Drive from AODocs

Access Google Drive from the AODocs homepage

1. Open the AODocs homepage.

2. Press the Google Drive button on the library card of a Team Folder or Secured Folder. The library opens at root level in Google Drive.

Note: You can't open Document Management libraries in Google Drive.

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Open a folder or document in Google Drive from an AODocs view

1. Open a view in your library.

2. Select a folder or document to open in Google Drive.

3. Press the Open in Google Drive button. The item opens in Google Drive. 

Note: If you didn't select a folder or document, the library opens at root level in Google Drive.

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Access Google Drive from AODocs documents

1. Open an AODocs document.

2. Press the Open in Google Drive button. The document opens in Google Drive.

Note: If you selected a document with a non-Google file attachment, the file opens in the Google editor.

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