|Google Docs For Android Updated, Brings Real-Time Collaboration, Rich Text Formatting, New Layout Tools, And An Improved UI|
Posted by Cameron Summerson in Applications, News
The Google Docs for Android app just received an update that makes it even more like its desktop counterpart. It brings a number of new features to both phones and tablets:
Create, view and edit Google documents with our new Android editorRich text formatting (bold, italics, underline, font color, background color)Layout tools (bulleted lists, numbered lists, indentation)Real-time collaboration - see edits from others in secondsCursor presence and highlighting
Here's a look at the new interface:
Unfortunately, this new interface only applies to standard documents; spreadsheets still use the mobile web interface inside of the app. Hopefully El Goog is working on an update to improve that interface, as well. Oh, and while we're making feature requests, offline editing would be nice.
Still, this is definitely a pretty major step forward for Docs' mobile app, so hit the widget below to grab it.
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[ Google Mobile Blog]