Google Drive Improved Screen Reader, Epic Docs Animation, and More



Google recently announced a major accessibility update to Google Drive as well as Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, and Forms. Specifically designed with blind and low-vision users in mind, the improvements include an improved screen reader and Braille display, as well as phone support. h/t +Lee Webster 




Automated lists, backspace to undo autocorrections in Google Docs, Slides, and Drawings - googleappsupdates.blogspot.com

In Google Docs, Slides, and Drawings, Google will now automatically turn on bulleted or numbered list mode when we detect that a person wants to make a list based on what was typed as the first visible character in a paragraph. h/t +James Sayer

Connect objects and images in Slides and Drawings - plus.google.com

Elbow and curved connectors between shapes are now supported in Google Slides and Drawings. When you go to connect two shapes, you'll notice these two new items in the drop-down menu. Learn more: http://goo.gl/4hQmvT h/t: +Dan Leighton