track changes Stories July 25, 2014

Google Docs now imports tracked changes from Word as Suggested Edits

Google recently introduced Suggested Edits, which is pretty much the company’s take on Word’s Track Changes feature for Word that lets editors collaborate with each other when composing a document. Aware the some people still use Microsoft’s word processing software , Mountain View has given Docs the ability to convert tracked changes from .docx to it’s Suggested Edits.

track changes Stories January 14, 2014

Google adds activity stream in Drive to easily track changes on files

Google just added a nice new feature to Google Drive that will make it easier for users to track and review changes made to files and folders. The new Activity Stream sits next to your files and folders and shows all changes that are being made by contributors on your shared files. You’ll also be able to filter the stream by selecting a specific file or multiple files as highlighted in the gif above. Here’s how to access it:

When you open Drive, click the ⓘ button in the top right corner and the activity stream will appear, showing you who has taken action on files and folders in My Drive. You’ll see a rundown of what your team has been doing, such as editing and commenting on notes, adding a new spreadsheet, renaming a presentation, and more.

The new activity stream isn’t available to everyone yet, but Google says it will roll out to all over the next week.

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