Monday, September 30, 2013

Trick of the Trade: Embedding Google Docs document in blog


Google Docs is constantly improving and growing. One of the cool features is that you can embed any document within your blog. Whenever you edit the Google Docs document, it automatically updates in your blog.

How do I do this?
  • Within your document in Google Docs, click on the upper right "Share" button and select "Publish to Web".
  • In the pop-up screen, select "Start Publishing".
  • Copy and paste the provided HTML code in your blog. 
  • With a little HTML editing, you can make the optimize the margins bigger than the teeny preset dimensions. To change the margins to 440-pixel width and 500-pixel height, add the extra text (in bold) into your code as follows:

And ta-da! Embedded is my handout from a recent talk on mobile apps in Medicine.


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