Google Introduces New Research Pane Inside of Google Docs

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By Akemi Iwaya on May 17th, 2012

Are you tired of switching to a new tab when you need to add an image, interesting fact, or other item to your document in Google Docs? Then you are definitely going to love the new Research Pane feature that has been added to Google Docs!

The new Research Pane allows you to find those awesome tidbits of internet goodness directly from within Google Docs now, so say goodbye to those extra tabs and tab switching hassles.

You can see the starting, weblink, and image result examples above. When you need to access the Research Pane, just go to the Tools Menu and click on Research or use Ctrl + Alt + R (Windows)/Cmd + Alt + R (Mac) on your keyboard. It will appear on the right side of your document window ready to go.

Learn more about this awesome new feature in Google Docs by visiting the blog post linked below!

Find facts and do research inside Google Documents [Google Docs Blog]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 05/17/12
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