Google Docs gets more collaborative features in the new update

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In addition, you can also create your very own template with built-in Add-on customized to your company's workflows. These features have been added to G suite.

There are three new features included in the latest update: an upgrade to the Track Changes functionality, new templates as well as a template builder, and a new Cloud Search feature. Google has announced new features to improve version control, more preview options, and manage changes. This will also give team leaders a historical record of the team's progress and contribution. You can organize and track your team's changes in one place under "Version history" (formerly known as "Revision history") on the web. There is also an option to only show named versions.

Other minor tweaks include being able to preview a clean version of a document with a single click (i.e. the document without any edits or comments all over it, so you can see at a glance what the finished product will look like). Select Tools Review suggested edits Preview accept all OR Preview reject all. Until now, the suggestion mode has only been available on the desktop, which has been pretty annoying if you've ever wanted to make edits on the go.

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New Litera Change-Pro and Workshare Add-ons in Docs make it easier to review redlines and potential errors as well, the post noted. The new Google upgrade brings these two functions together. "Teams use templates in Docs and Sheets to save time on formatting". And to address issues and increase the efficiency of work, Google introduces a new set of editing tool features. With the DocuSign add-on users can collect signatures right in Docs.

Finally, G Suite Business and Enterprise customers can now use Google Cloud Search in Docs and Slides via the Explore feature. To try it out, open the Explore tab in Docs or Slides and type what you're looking for. That, according to Google, will allow Cloud Search to offer "relevant information to help you work more efficiently", including pulling in info from Gmail, Drive and other G Suite apps.

Several new updates pertaining to version history have landed in Docs but not Sheets or Slides. Now Google just needs to reduce the amount of memory G Suite apps require.

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