Back in October, I posted about some of the updates Google had made to Google Docs. Well, today they rolled out some additional features that I thought you might be interested in.
The one that is most important to me is that Google Docs will now allow you to see other Collaborators changes in real-time as they type. This may sound familiar to you if you are a Wave user, but what it sounds like to me is the chat feature that so many of us have been requesting in this app. You can get a peak of this character-by-character real-time function in the video below.
Additional features that you may be interested in are:
- Creating collaborative drawings from the Docs list rather than only from within a Google Doc
- Increased speed in Docs, so you should be able to edit with up to 50 simultaneous users (rather than the actual 10-12 synchronous users that most of us have experienced)
- You’ll notice a ruler within your document for help with adjusting margins
- Additional ease with moving images and formatting your documents
For additional information on the Google Docs improvements check out the Google Docs Enterprise Blog.