Gmail Now Lets You View Word Docs in Your Browser

Gmail now supports the ability to view Microsoft Word documents in your browser with a single click. The Google Docs viewer that handles the new duties already provides one-click viewing of PDF, Powerpoint and TIFF files.

The Word Doc viewing functionality works the same way as it does for the other supported file formats; simply click the “View” link at the bottom of a Gmail message with a Word doc attached to see the file displayed in your browser, without having to open a separate application. From there you can also download the document to your desktop or click “Edit online” to go straight into edit mode in Google Docs.

It’s a small update with big productivity implications for those who use and share Word docs frequently. What other file formats should Gmail support with one-click viewing?

Posted via email from Sideswipad

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