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How to enable VIEW permission of Google docs without having a Google account (reader)?

Posted on 2010-09-07
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I've some Google docs and want to send an URL to people WITHOUT Google account, so that they are able to read/view this document.
Viewers should not be forced to have a Google account.
I know about the "risk" that this link can be forwarded or published somewhere in the Internet.
Is this possible and how?
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by:nandakrishna
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You can open the document in google docs  Select "Share" on the right hand corner. And make it viewable to public, this does not require them to have gmail account.

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Nanda krishna.
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by:go4java
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Yes, but I do  not want to make it viewable to the public, the doc should be viewable to s specific group of people - to which I want to send an email with this "secured" link: something like google.com/hafvnasmz6usdahgfajgfajhgsdajfgsa
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nandakrishna earned 500 total points
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Yes you can select the option

"Any one with the Link" and then share the link across, without making it public. Hope this helps.

Thanks,
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