Learn what's new in Google Docs

Stay up-to-date with the latest updates in Google Docs: 

June, 2019

Compare documents in Google Docs

To use this features, you need to sign in to Google Account through work or school, and you’re not signed into a Google Account. Click here to sign in to your Google Account.
You can compare two documents in Google Docs to see their differences. Learn how to compare documents.

 

April, 2019

Track trends and more with the improved Activity dashboard

To use this features, you need to sign in to Google Account through work or school, and you’re not signed into a Google Account. Click here to sign in to your Google Account.Activity dashboard now tracks view and comment trends in Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Learn more about the improved Activity dashboard.

Edit Office files with Google Docs, Sheets & Slides 

You can now directly edit, comment, and collaborate on Office files using Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Learn how to use Office editing. 
 

February, 2019

Visual update for Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Sites

Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Sites will be getting a new look and feel on the web. Learn more about the new look.

January, 2019

Insert a Drawing from Google Drive

You can now embed Google Drawings files into your document. When the source file is updated, you'll have the option to update the embedded drawing too. Learn how to create and insert a drawing from Google Drive.

November, 2018

iPhone & iPad: Add a bookmark in Google Docs

You can use bookmarks to link within a document to a specific section. Learn how to add a bookmark on your iPhone or iPad.

October, 2018

Use a vertical ruler in Google Docs

Now you can adjust tables in Google Docs with the help of a vertical ruler. Using the vertical and horizontal rulers is an easy way to control cell width and margins. Learn how to show or hide the vertical and horizontal rulers.  

Change header & footer margins

You can easily change header and footer margin sizes in the format menu. Learn how to change margins.

iPhone & iPad: Add a table of contents in Google Docs

Now you can organize your Google Doc from your iPhone or iPad by adding a table of contents. Each item in the table of contents links to titles and headers in your document. Learn how to create and edit a table of contents.

iPhone & iPad: Add & edit tables

You can organize the information in your document by adding a table from your iPhone or iPad. Learn how to add & edit tables.
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