Google Apps update alerts

Slide numbers in Google Slides

Posted: 01 Dec 2014 01:41 PM PST

People using Google Slides can now add slide numbers to their presentations, providing a reference guide for both presenters and audiences. To add slide numbers, go to Insert > Slide numbers from the toolbar. You can then choose to apply slide numbers to all slides or selected slides. You can also choose to skip title slides:

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Release track:
Rapid release, with Scheduled release coming in two weeks

Adjust image color and filters in Google Docs

Posted: 01 Dec 2014 01:33 PM PST

As recently launched for Google Slides, people working with images in Google Docs on the web will now have the ability to adjust their color, transparency, brightness, and contrast.

To use this feature, select an image in Google Docs and click the Image options button in the toolbar (you can also right click on the image, or use the Format menu, and select Image options). Under “Recolor,” you can change the color of your image to match your presentation. Under “Adjustments,” you can change the transparency, brightness, and contrast of the image:

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Release track:
Rapid release and Scheduled release

Table cell merging in Google Docs

Posted: 01 Dec 2014 01:41 PM PST

This launch adds the ability to merge the cells of a table in Google Docs. Merged table cells can span more than one row and/or column. 

To merge table cells, highlight the cells to be merged in your table and select Merge cells from the Table menu (or right click and select Merge cells).

Merged table cells in Word documents can now be imported as well.

Release track:
Rapid release, with Scheduled release coming in two weeks

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Note: all launches are applicable to all Google Apps editions unless otherwise noted

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Scott Haslehurst
Scott is the CFO of GoPomelo and Head of GoPomelo X. His project team works exclusively in cloud application development. Scott explores cloud technology and the new opportunities it brings. As an agile coach at GoPomelo he is often found deep in post-it notes and burn-down charts!