In September last year, Google launched a tool "Google Scribe," that "provides text completion service. Today, the search company launched a new version of Google Scribe that brings more features to word processing:
Besides formatting, Google Scribe provides features that help you author high quality documents quickly:
- Automatic text for links
Just paste or type any link into your document and Google Scribe will set an appropriate link text.
- Smart toolbar
Google Scribe now displays an abridged toolbar close-by when you select a portion of the document.
- Text completion in 12 languages:Google Scribe auto-completes text as you type. In addition to saving keystrokes, the suggestions indicate correct or popular phrases to use. Google Scribe now auto-detects document language, so you no longer need to choose a language.
You can view other applicable suggestions by clicking on the options button next to the Google Scribe icon and choosing "Show Multiple Suggestions".
We have extended auto-complete support to Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish in addition to English that we already supported.
- Correct your document as you type
Google Scribe now has basic support for checking spelling, punctuation and phrases in your document. Google Scribe underlines incorrect usage and clicking on underlined words or phrases will display a menu of suggested corrections to choose from.
You can try out the new Google Scribe at Google Scribe.
[Source: Google Research blog]