Can we make copy / download published Google Docs shared by others?

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Can we make copy / download published Google Docs shared by others? – Despite Google Docs excellence, there can be problems in accessing the service. You may not be able to clear out storage space, share files, or are unable to access a document. Thankfully, many Google Docs problems are easy to fix. With Google Docs, specifically, whether you’re storing and managing your documents, there’s a decent chance you’ll run into some manner of murkiness along the way. We’re going to offer some typical Google Docs troubleshooting tips, then solve some specific Google Docs problems, like Can we make copy / download published Google Docs shared by others?, and how to fix it.

I have a Google Doc link which looks something like this:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vTka35LEjmhp_0Fa8hUkWJazZSkGG5tO0phXt9lKrFdeh0nbPv-YyVjhsZGgGmdWWXELA9yl-ZXCesU/pub

You can click on above and see how it renders without any number.

I am am able to save it as html. Am also able to print it as PDF, but it somewhat screws up the format.

So, can I make copy of such published docs shared by others in my own drive? Or if not copy can I download them as docx (Microsoft word) file or PDF file?

Answer :

Nowadays the published to the web URL from a Google Document can’t b used to make a copy / download the corresponding Google Document. If you are able to contact the document owner ask them to share the document with you.

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