Open Different Types of New Google Documents Directly with These 7 New Chrome Apps

By Akemi Iwaya on October 24th, 2012

Every time you want to open a new document of one kind or another in Google Drive you have to go through the whole ‘menu’ and ‘type selection’ process to do so. Now you can open the desired type directly from the New Tab Page using these terrific new Chrome apps from Google!

The best part about this new set of apps is the ability to choose only the ones you want and/or need, then be able to start working on those new documents quickly without all the ‘selection’ hassle.

Google Drive App Installation Links

Docs

Sheets

Slides

Drawings

Forms

Fusion Tables (Experimental)

Google Apps Script

You can learn more about these awesome new Chrome apps by visiting the blog posts linked below…

[via Google Drive (Google+), Google Drive Blog, and OMG! Chrome!]

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 10/24/12
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