You can use Google Cloud Connect to share a doc with other people who are using different computers. When you add others to the document as editors, they receive an email letting them know that you've shared the document with them.
The doc will appears in Google Docs Viewer as a Microsoft Office document and is available in the editors' Documents List. From there, the editors view the doc in preview mode. If they want to edit the doc, they can download it and open it in Microsoft Office. Once opened in Microsoft Office, any edits they save will be synced to your doc.
How to open and edit a doc that’s been shared with you
- Click the link in your email to open your doc in Google Docs.
- Click Download.
- Open the doc in Microsoft Office.
- Make any edits. When you’re done, click Sync. After your changes have been synced with Google Docs, all other editors will be able to sync those changes back down to their versions of the doc.