Google is introducing a brand new characteristic in Google Docs that goals to make it simpler to collaborate on an e-mail draft, the corporate introduced on Wednesday. The brand new Google Docs e-mail draft template lets customers draft emails after which export them to Gmail.
The launch is a part of Google’s Good Canvas push that leverages the “@ menu,” which lets customers shortly carry out actions. The e-mail draft template may be accessed by coming into “@e-mail” in a Google Doc. Doing so will floor a template that features To, Cc, Bcc and Topic strains. Whenever you’re able to ship the e-mail, you possibly can choose the Gmail icon to export your draft to the emailing service. A Gmail compose window will pop up and the entire e-mail fields will probably be routinely crammed out with the data you entered within the e-mail draft within the Google Doc.
“We’re making it simple to collaborate on an e-mail draft in Docs with the brand new e-mail draft template,” Google stated in a weblog submit in regards to the new characteristic. “You may point out individuals within the recipient fields utilizing the @ menu with out having to recollect their e-mail addresses, and collaborate on the message physique utilizing feedback and options.”
The characteristic was first teased in February and is now beginning to roll out to all Google Workspace prospects, in addition to legacy G Suite Primary and Enterprise prospects. Google hasn’t talked about availability for private use, however TechCrunch has reached out to the corporate to be taught extra. It’s value noting that Gmail options typically first roll out to G Suite prospects earlier than launching for customers. As an example, enterprise prospects bought entry to Gmail’s deeper integrations with Chat, Meet and Rooms earlier than customers did.
The brand new e-mail draft template will probably be helpful in situations the place groups have to collaborate on an e-mail collectively. Though you can all the time copy and paste the textual content from Google Docs and Gmail, this new integration makes it simpler to make use of each of those merchandise in a single place and get issues performed quicker.