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How do I edit files using Office Compatibility Mode (OCM)?

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You can open and edit your files using  Office Compatibility Mode (OCM). This feature enables the ability to open and edit Microsoft Office files in your Google Drive, the Docs, Sheets, and Slides homes screens & apps, and Gmail. Tp do this, follow the steps below.

Check to see if you are using Office Compatibility Mode

  • Open an office file
  • Click File at the top left side
  • If you see "Office Compatibility Mode" at the top of your menu, you are able to edit the file or save it as a Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides file.