Today, web users of Google Drive are getting three new features involving Docs and Slides. All three the new features enhance the usability of Google’s productivity suite.
Hit the break to see what’s new.
The quick-moving GIF above is showing something that Google Docs users (myself included) have been waiting a very long time for. Google added the ability to merge cells in Docs.
Improvement in Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology is one of Google’s lesser-known projects, at least to lay consumers. In reality, many of us have been using OCR for years without knowing what it actually is.
OCR is the technology that enables Google to digitize text captured in image format and make it legibile from the computer’s perspective.