Google Docs Toolbars Redesigned

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The Google Docs team has been busy lately! Just today, the editing tools in Google Docs (and supposedly Presentations, though I can’t confirm because I don’t use Presentations currently) have been redesigned. Google Blogoscoped (which is also the source of one of my images) summarizes the changes, which I will confirm here.

Observe the old:

And the new:

There’s a rather substantial difference there (unlike the last difference I pointed out, which garnered the Google Reader “friends” fiasco (which still has yet to be reversed).

[First image credit: Google Blogoscoped, CC-BY-NC, modified by myself and hereby released under the same license]


I am an avid technology and software user, in addition to being reasonably well-versed in CSS, JavaScript, HTML, PHP, Python, and (though it still scares me) Perl. Aside from my technological tendencies, I am also a theatre technician, sound designer, violinist, singer, and actor.

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