Save to Drive, Plus Images Enhancements to Google Drive; Instant Find in Sheets

Save to Drive a Chrome extension added to Google Drive gives users a few new ways to capture content from anywhere on the web and store it neatly in Drive. "Once you've installed the extension, you can click the Drive extension icon to save an image of a page, the HTML source code, or a […]

Save to Drive a Chrome extension added to Google Drive gives users a few new ways to capture content from anywhere on the web and store it neatly in Drive.

"Once you've installed the extension, you can click the Drive extension icon to save an image of a page, the HTML source code, or a Web archive. Or you can right-click on images or links to files and save them directly to Drive," google blogged.

Save to Drive Chrome extension added to Google Drive

The options available to save as include: "an image of an entire page or an image of the visible page; the HTML source code; a Web archive (.mht)."

After you save using the extension, you'll see options to immediately open the file in Drive, rename it, or view it in your Drive list, where you can do things like add it to a folder or share it with others.

Plus, enhancements to images introduced today now let you zoom by scrolling or using the new 'fit to page' and 100% buttons. And if you have something to say about a specific part of an image, "you can select a region and add a comment to it."

Google Drive image enhancements: zoom by srolling or fit to page

You can download Save to Chrome extension here.

In other Google product news,

Google added a new instant find feature to Google Sheets to help you do quick and simple searches. "Just press Ctrl+F to pop up the find bar and begin typing--as you type, your search term will be highlighted everywhere it appears in that sheet," google said.

Looking to use the full find and replace tool? You can pull it up by going to Edit > Find and replace or using new keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+H (or Cmd+Shift+H on a Mac).

Instant Find in Google Sheets

Google Takeout added a couple of new features to make it even easier to download data.

First, "your original folder hierarchy is now maintained if you export files from Google Drive," google writes. Gone are the days of looking at the contents of your zip file and wondering which "secret_plans" file is which.

Second, "you can now pick a single resource within a service to download - for instance, a single Picasa album or top-level folder from Drive - instead of exporting every single file," google added.

To try it out, go to the "Choose services" tab and click on "Configure..." once you've added a service that supports this.

Google Takeout folder hierarchy is preserved.

Google Takeout  pick a single resource within a service to download

Fusion Tables now available for Google Apps for Business. "A limited version of Fusion Tables is now available for administrators to enable in the administrator control panel under Additional Services," google wrote.

When this service is turned on, users will be able to use all features of Fusion Tables except the ability to create a Google Map

Google's Knowledge Graph, added an ability to help "find key facts about medications." For instance, "if you search for [acetaminophen] you'll see a panel on the right side of the search results that offers details such as side effects, brand names and links to further resources," google wrote.

"While you'll find these results useful, they do not act as medical advice and remember that you should always consult a doctor if you have a medical concern," added google.

Lastly, a new Chrome experiment The Endless Theater, introduced today is a new way to wander the forest by viewing a continuous stream of different animations.

In addition, you can embed animations directly into your site or blog, so it's even easier to share your work with the world. Just go into the lightbox view and click "Embed."

Explore The Endless Theater here.