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Microsoft took the opportunity on Wednesday to run down a list of features that have either rolled out very recently or are in the process of rolling out. One is Insights for Office. This lets you right click on a word, select “Insights,” and get info from Bing Snapshot, Wikipedia, Bing Image Search, Oxford English Dictionary, and the web. This …
Four and a half months ago, Google indicated that it was developing an "integrated PDF viewing experience" for Chrome. Now it’s arrived – sort of. An integrated PDF viewer has at least been introduced to the beta channel.
The beta channel represents a step forward versus the developer channel, anyway. Plus, although there are presumably some quirks left to iron out, it sounds like Google’s done a nice job of designing the viewer.
Love ’em or hate ’em, PDFs are far from rare. Legal documents, official letters, and corporate reports – among many other things – are often found in this format rather than any other. It’s important, then, that the Google Chrome team has begun to take PDFs into account.
Google has released a new product called the Google Docs Viewer. This is a way to display PDFs, Powerpoints and TIFF documents directly in a web browser without requiring a download.
Google has decided to make PDF viewing in Gmail a little more user-friendly. Now when you get sent a PDF attachment with a message, you will see a "view" link, which will simply open the file within your browser rather than make you download the file.