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TonyB [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, March 26, 2009
10 years ago4,158 views

Drawing is now available in Google Docs

google.com/google-d-s/whatsnew ...

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

LOL at the Writely! text :D

Good fins Tony! It should be a handy feature for a lot of people, mostly those with wacoms

drtimofey [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

The only downfall is that it's not as sensitive to the pen.

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Just as I thought... :-)
blogoscoped.com/archive/2009-0 ...

Official Google Docs blog post here:
googledocs.blogspot.com/2009/0 ...

DaveB [PersonRank 3]

10 years ago #

Very nice. Every week I need my desktop applications less and less. This will be great for flowcharts.

Above 5 comments were made in the forum before this was blogged,

TonyB [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

I've had no luck sending a Google Doc with a drawing that still includes the drawing once exported as a .doc or PDF. Anyone else seeing this?

macbeach [PersonRank 6]

10 years ago #

[put at-character here]TonyB:

Yes, I tried it twice, I just get a blank page.

Do they test these things at all?

Veky [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Of course they don't. You test these thigs for them. ;-)

que [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

It doesn't print images or show in Print Preview either. I'm often surprised they release new features like this that clearly have broken functionality. I can understand they sometimes want to get something out early to get feedback and ideas – which is fine – but why put it out there when you KNOW something is broken? They should fix known issues first, then release it and get user feedback about enhancements, changes, etc.

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