Google's rollout of the "Smart Canvas" feature makes Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets (even) easier to work with. Let's start with Docs 📑
Typing the “@” symbol within Google Docs will unlock a hidden menu you haven’t discovered until now! 🤯
This feature brings different Google products together—Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, Calendar, Gmail, Keep, Tasks, etc.—to elevate your workspace and productivity!
All you have to do is type the “@” symbol within Google Docs, then you will see a list of chip suggestions including people, files, media, etc.
The main benefit of these Smart Chips is that everything you tag becomes dynamic.
For example, if you want to tag someone:
The same can be done for files—Google Docs, Sheets, Slides. You can also “@date” to add a due date or “@checklist” to add a check box to cross items off your list!
Instead of having to manually copy and paste your note-taking template every meeting:
To make things even easier, you can choose to attach this document to the Calendar invite by hovering over the meeting title.
This works for other page components such as headers, footers, footnotes, watermarks, and bookmarks.
You can automatically create a table of contents by using the Title and Heading Chips. Within Google Docs:
This is handy for when you’re working with longer documents!
Check out this post on the top 10 tips you need for Google Docs!