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How to Force a Copy When Sharing a Google Doc

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Did you know you can force a fellow user of Gmail / Google Apps to make a copy when sharing a Google Spreadsheet? You can do this by adding a short amount of text to your document’s unique URL.

1.) Click the blue Share button at the top right corner of your Google Spreadsheet’s screen.

2.) Copy the URL within the window that appears.

3.) Paste this URL in an email to whomever you want to share it with.

4.) Add “&newcopy=true” to the end of the URL (remove the ” “)

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