Google Apps Tips

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Latest Tips


Style table cell borders in Google Docs

Add styling and colour to the borders of tables in Google Docs.


Search and Share delegated contacts

Sharing and searching for your Google contacts with a colleague is as easy as sharing a Calendar. Here's how you do it.


Send an email as an attachment in Gmail

This workaround will let you to send emails as attachments in Gmail.


An easier way to delete a file from Google Drive

A recent update has introduced the ability to delete a file whilst it is open. Here's how to do it.


Have fun with Hangouts

Make moving animations dance across your Google Hangouts Chats


Formatting Text in Hangouts conversations

Make your chats stand out using standard keyboard shortcuts for formatted text in Hangouts.



Latest News

Richer profile information with extended user attributes in Admin console
25 July 2014
Admins will now have the option to add and manage contact information on user profiles.

Suggested Edits for Google Docs
17 July 2014
Suggested Edits is available now for Google Docs on the web, and is coming soon to the mobile apps.

Google I/O brings new Google Apps announcements
26 June 2014
A roundup of the key announcements from this week's Google I/O Keynote.