Google Docs is more important than ever these days due to the amount of people working, learning, and collaborating from home, and Google's keeping it up-to-date with the regular release of new features. Smart compose and autocorrect started rolling out to some users last year, and now both features are coming to Docs comments, to help make adding those to documents easier, smarter, and more grammatically correct.
Last year, Google rolled out Smart Compose and autocorrect to Gmail and the G Suite version of Google Docs. The feature automatically suggests words based on your writing patterns and common phrases, and it's eerily good at it. It looks like Google wants to expand Smart Compose to more apps, as 9to5Google has discovered a test that brings the feature to Gboard. As far as we can see, it works in multiple messengers like Google Messages, WhatsApp, and Telegram, but it may also be available for other apps.
If you're a Google Docs user in a G Suite team, you're probably still coming to grips with some new assistive writing features like grammar tips, autocorrect, and Smart Compose. Soon, those features will be adapted for Spanish drafters as well. It all starts with neural network-powered grammatical suggestions this week.
Sitting in the cloud, Google’s productivity suite has the big advantage of background updates and feature additions that don’t require user intervention. As part of such a rollout, Google Docs is getting a couple of features that landed first on Gmail and have been tested with a limited group of users. The company yesterday announced that Autocorrect and Smart Compose are now out of beta and will be available to a broader userbase in the coming days.
Last year, Google introduced Smart Compose to Gmail, a feature that takes the words right out of your mouth and completes sentences for you. It seems that it's both popular and reliable, as the company wants to start a test of the service in Google Docs, helping you complete common phrases and sentences more easily.
Imagine you've just finished composing a detailed and helpful email, and it's time to add a subject. How can you effectively sum up this masterpiece of electronic communication? So... "Hey" it is. Subjects can be hard, but Gmail will start filling those in for you with Smart Compose soon.
It's hard to believe that Gmail is fifteen years old today. In human years, that would equate to lots of sneaking around, unapproved driving, under-age drinking, and daily existential crisis about everything — i.e. normal teenage drama. But in Gmail years, this means we're getting some demure features. Namely, the email service finally lets us schedule emails.
Smart Compose helps you write your emails faster and more efficiently by suggesting the rest of your sentence for you while you're typing it. If you tend to use the same structures and phrases frequently, it can save you a ton of time. The feature is already live in Gmail on the web and was promised to be coming to Android, starting with the Pixels. The short-term exclusivity seems to be more restricted though, as Smart Compose is showing up on the Pixel 3 but not on the Pixel 2 / 2 XL yet.