The Google Docs Outline Tool

Navigating around long, complicated documents can be slow and a little tedious. I offered one possible workaround in this post, but a new Google Docs feature helps even more.

The new Outline Tool displays in a panel to the left of the page, where it lists headers for each section of your document. Using these links you can quickly hop from section to section within the document.

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Sharing Settings for Google Drive Folders

A small update from Google has made it easier to view the sharing settings on shared Google Drive folders.

Previously it was not always easy to find out who the folder has been shared with or how to update the permissions. Now, for shared folders, a new icon appears next to the folder’s name in the  navigation menu:

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Restore Deleted Google Calendar Events

Google has added ‘recycle bin’ features to Calendar, similar to those available in Gmail and Drive, allowing you to easily restore calendar events that have been deleted.. The name of the feature varies according to your language and location settings; in my ‘British English’ setup it’s called Bin, but I suspect that in the USA it will be called Trash.

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Let Calendar Choose Suitable Event Times

When you create an event for multiple people in Google Calendar, you usually want to choose a date and time when all of the people you want to invite can attend without rearranging their own agendas.

If your guests have shared their calendars with you, Google Calendar can make this task easier for you by suggesting times that work for everybody.

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