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Google Wants Your Sheets and Slides Comments to Sound Less Stupid

Google's Smart Compose algorithm helping a user autocomplete a sentence in a comment

Google’s fantastic Smart Compose feature helps save you time by accurately predicting words and phrases in both Google Docs and Gmail. The feature just became even more useful, as it is now available in other Google Workspace services, like Slides, Sheets, and Drawings.

Just as the clever feature helps you write emails faster (and with impeccable grammar), Smart Compose’s predictive algorithm will help you write better comments more efficiently in Sheets, Slides, and Drawings. It’s the perfect tool to have at hand when working with collaborators, as it can help reduce the likelihood of you sending typos or using unclear language.

The feature is turned on by default for personal end users, and you will automatically see Smart Compose suggestions when you’re adding a comment in one of these programs. If you’re not interested in it, though, you can disable it for each individual Google Workspace service by going into Tools > Preferences then unchecking the “Show Smart Compose Suggestions” option.

For enterprise users, admins have control of the feature. Admins can toggle and manage the feature by going to Apps > Google Workspace > Drive and Docs > Features and Applications > Smart Compose.

Source: Google via Android Police

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