- @-mention people, files, and meetings: Talking about the first feature of Google Docs, Google already adds @-mention in the document which shows information about a person like location, contact information, etc., now Google adds more features for @-mention by introduces a new feature called smart chips in Google Docs which now recommends files and meetings. Now when the user type “@” it will instantly showing recommended people, files, and meetings. Smart chips can easily preview linked documents without opening them externally. Smart chips also coming to Google Sheets in the upcoming months.
- Emoji reactions in Docs: Google also introduced emoji reactions in Google Docs which will be rolling out in the next few months.
- Pageless Docs: Also, a new pageless format for Google Docs removes the boundaries of a page so the document is perfectly fit to your screen whatever device you use, it doesn’t matter.
- Inclusive language recommendations and other new assisted writing features: The assisted writing feature will also offer more inclusive language recommendations when it makes sense — like that you use the word “chairperson” instead of “chairman,” or “mail carrier” instead of “mailman,” for example. It will also make other stylistic suggestions, like avoiding passive voice or offensive language. All of this will help speed up your editing and make your writing stronger.
- Smarter meeting notes template in Docs: This new Docs template will automatically import any relevant information from a Calendar meeting invite, including smart chips for attendees and attached files.
- Connected checklists in Docs: Starting this week in Docs, checklists are available on web and mobile. And you’ll soon be able to assign checklist items to other people and see these action items in Google Tasks, making it easier for everyone to manage a project’s To Do list.
- Table templates in Docs: Table templates will arrive in Docs in a few months. Topic-voting tables will allow you to easily gather team feedback while project-tracker tables will help you capture milestones and statuses on the fly.
- Work in Meet directly from your Doc, Sheet, or Slide: You can now present your content to a Google Meet call on the web directly from the Doc, Sheet, or Slide where you’re already working with your team. Jumping between collaborating in a document and a live conversation without skipping a beat helps the project — and the team — stay focused. And in the fall, Google will be bringing Meet directly to Docs, Sheets, and Slides on the web, so people can actually see and hear each other while they’re collaborating.
- Live captions and translations in Google Meet: Google currently offers live captions in five languages, with more on the way. And Google will be introducing live translations of captions later this year, starting with English-language live captions translated into Spanish, Portuguese, French, or German, with many more languages to follow.
- Timeline view in Sheets: You’ll be able to toggle between new views in Sheets to better manage and interact with your data. Google’s first launch will be a timeline view that makes tracking tasks easier and faster. This flexible view allows you to organize your data by the owner, category, campaign, or whichever attribute fits best. Using a dynamic, interactive timeline strengthens your ability to manage things like marketing campaigns, project milestones, schedules, and cross-team collaborations.
- More assisted analysis functionality in Sheets: Google will also adding more assisted analysis functionality in the Sheets web experience, with formula suggestions that make it easier for everyone to derive insights from data. Sheets intelligence helps you build and troubleshoot formulas, making data analysis faster and reducing errors.
- Create and edit Sheets, Docs, and Slides from Google Chat rooms: Teams can now jump from a discussion in Google Chat directly to building content together. Creating and editing Sheets and Docs from Google Chat rooms is already live in web experience, and will enable it for Slides in the coming weeks.
Additionally, smart canvas drives the next era of collaboration in Google Workspace, where Google committed to providing a solution that’s flexible, helpful and that fuels innovation for organizations in every industry. On the frontlines, in corporate offices, and across the countless workspaces in between, Google Workspace will continue to transform how work gets done.