You can now view embedded Microsoft Office files in your documents when you’re working with Office files in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.. This feature allows you to:
- View the files in preview mode,
- Copy an embedded file directly to Drive, or download it.
View your embedded files from Office in your documents
Admins and end users
Why it matters
We’ve heard your feedback that it’s important to be able to access embedded files within your Microsoft Office files. This feature enables you to access embedded Office files within your existing Office files from Docs, Sheets, and Slides for a seamless work experience.
- Admins: There is no admin control for this feature.
- End users: There is no end user control for this feature. Visit the Help Center to learn more about how to work with Office files using Office editing.
Available to all Google Workspace customers, as well as G Suite Basic and Business customers. Also available to users with personal Google Accounts