Google Docs: Updated, gets CSS Editing, Insert Videos, Saved Searches and More

Google Docs is updated with couple of new features. You can now, both add and remove people's access and set advanced permissions from the Docs list. You can now access browser contextual menu by hold down the shift key while you right click to use the browser (rather than Google Docs') right-click menu in the Docs list and while […]

Google Docs is updated with couple of new features.

  • You can now, both add and remove people's access and set advanced permissions from the Docs list.
  • You can now access browser contextual menu by hold down the shift key while you right click to use the browser (rather than Google Docs') right-click menu in the Docs list and while editing documents.
  • Create custom views onto your documents by saving advanced searches, which then will be displayed in the folder pane under a “Saved searches” label*. To save a search, click “Show search options” in Google Docs and perform a search; afterwards, click on “Save this search” and give the search a custom name.
  • If you don’t want to generate & print in PDF format, you can now choose file —> print to webpage to print your documents directly from the browser. Print Settings - now a separate File menu option - only apply to regular printing (via PDF).
  • Google Docs now allows apply CSS to documents for better customization. Select edit —> CSS to create your own custom styles. See tips & tricks for using CSS.
  • Google’s Presentations tool,  now allows to add speaker notes to your slides. These notes will be visible to you and your viewers in presentation mode or when you print your slides. Now, you also, add videos to your presentations with just a few clicks. In the Edit toolbar you'll see the new "Insert video" option which allows you to embed videos into your slides.