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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. ...read more

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: ...read more

Bookmark All Google Chrome Tabs

Recent posts have discussed pinning and detaching tabs in Google Chrome. Today I’ll describe just one more tabs-related tip before I move on to other topics.

Sometimes you need to leave your computer, perhaps at short notice, and you’ve already built up a number of open tabs. If you don’t have Google Chrome configured to carry on where you left off when opening a new session, then closing the browser will lose those tabs and force you to remember and re-open them later to continue working. ...read more

Searching in Google Maps

Many people don’t realize that the search field in Google Maps has access to Google’s sophisticated search technology. Of course, you can simply enter a place name or street address and have Google find it for you – but you can also use search strings much as you would in a regular Google Search, and have Google do its best to return a relevant geographical answer: ...read more