Google services work with great collaboration between them, but there are areas where there is still a lot of room for improvement. The collaboration between Gmail and Google Docs receives very important news.
Thanks to Google Docs, you will be able to create email drafts for Gmail. Look how.
Google Docs has a strong component when it comes to editing text and sharing with others. At the same time, it is possible to take a document and modify it, comment on it, format it… among all the associated functionalities.
Integration with other Google services is obvious, this being one of the most important built into Google Workspace.
There is now a new update on the way that will provide users with a feature that will make it much easier to collaborate between Docs and Gmail.
Specifically, users will be able to create email drafts in Docs. This feature can be useful, for example, for sending emails that need to be reviewed or approved. So with document sharing, the email can be created together and/or reviewed, then you have to click on a Gmail icon to instantly edit the text there. In addition to the draft of the email body, it is possible to define the subject, the recipient and the contacts in CC and BCC.
How Gmail Drafting works in Google Docs
To create a draft in Google Docs of an email, the user can put an @ followed by the word Email in the document. In the list of quick shortcuts, you will find the draft email. Another option is to follow the path Insert > Building Blocks > Draft Email.
Shortly after, a template appears that includes the main elements for creating the draft email, namely subject, recipient, CC and BCC contacts, and email body.
Once the email is created, just click on the Gmail icon next to the recipient. This will bring up a Gmail window, with the known layout and all associated Gmail features.
As can be read in the information officially shared on the Google Workspace blog, this feature began to be distributed yesterday, gradually, to some users. It will start reaching the general public from March 22.