Copy your site, more search options, better announcements and Start Page for all editions in Google Sites


The following updates have been made in Google Sites:
– The ability to copy an entire site.
– The "recent announcement" gadget now allows you to control how much text is shown in the post summary. You can also configure the gadget to show a thumbnail of the first photo in the post.
– More control over the search box to do things like search across multiple sites.
– The Start Page is now available in all editions of Google (previously available in Premier Edition only).

Editions included:
Standard, Premier, Education, Team and Partner Editions

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Sites

How to access what's new:
To copy your entire site, click 'More actions', select 'Manage site', then 'General' and then 'Copy site'.

To configure the search box, click 'More actions', select 'Manage site', then 'Site layout' and then 'Configure search'.

To create a Start Page, click 'Create new page' and select the 'Start Page' template.


For more information:
http://googleappsposts.blogspot.com/2009/08/copy-your-site-more-search-options-and.html

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Translate Document in Google Docs


You can now translate a document into any of the 42 languages supported by Google Docs.

Editions included:
Standard, Premier, Education, Team and Partner Editions

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Docs

How to access what's new:
To translate a document, click 'Tools' and select 'Translate document '. After selecting your language, a new tab will open with your translated document.


For more information:
http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2009/08/google-docs-now-with-translation.html

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Speed selection in Google Video


You can now select which speed to play a video in Google Video.

Editions included:
Premier and Education Editions

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Video

How to access what's new:
To select your speed, use the speed control to watch a video at slower or greater than real time.

For more information:
http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2009/08/getting-up-to-speed-in-google-video-for.html

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Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry® Enterprise Server


Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry® Enterprise Server allows users to access Gmail, Google Calendar and Contacts using built-in BlackBerry® applications. Google Apps Connector installs on BlackBerry® Enterprise Server, connecting it to the Google Apps servers and synchronizes email, calendar and contacts for BlackBerry® users.

Editions included:
Premier and Education Editions

Languages included:
US English

How to access what's new:
Click here to get started with Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry® Enterprise Server.

Learn how to upgrade to Google Apps Premier Edition to use this feature.

For more information:
http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2009/08/google-apps-connector-for-blackberry.html


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Tip: Connect with other Google Apps admins in the Google Apps admin community.

Email task list in Gmail


You can now email a task list from Gmail.

Editions included:
Standard, Premier, Education and Partner Editions

Languages included:
All languages supported by Gmail

How to access what's new:
To email a task list, click 'Actions' and select 'Email task list'.

For more information:
http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2009/08/email-task-list.html

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Google Apps Script available from Google Docs


You can now use Google Apps Script from within Google Spreadsheets to automate tasks across Google products and customize and extend Google Spreadsheets.

Editions included:
Premier and Education Editions

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Docs

How to access what's new:
To create a new Google Apps Script, select 'Tools' and choose 'Scripts' from the menu bar in Google Spreadsheets.

For more information:
http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2009/08/launched-google-apps-script.html

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Sharing with Groups in Google Docs


You can now allow a group to edit or view individual documents, spreadsheets, presentations or files.

Editions included:
Standard, Premier, Education, Team and Partner Editions

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Docs

How to access what's new:
To share a Google Doc with a group, select 'Share', choose 'Invite people...' and enter group email address.

For more information:
http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2009/08/sharing-with-groups.html

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Email as attachment and updates to image export and functions in Google Docs


The following updates have been made to Google Spreadsheets:
– The ability to email a spreadsheet as an attachment
– The ability to export images as part of an .xls file
– Improvements to functions including the ability to use =sum() and =sumproduct() as part of the function goal cell

Editions included:
Standard, Premier, Education, Team and Partner Editions

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Docs

How to access what's new:
To email a spreadsheet as an attachment, click 'Share' and select 'Email as an attachment...'.

For more information:
http://docs.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=58225
http://docs.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=139704
http://docs.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=40609


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Support for Hebrew and Arabic in Google Sites


Google Sites now supports Hebrew and Arabic.

Editions included:
Standard, Premier, Education, Team and Partner Editions

Languages included:
Hebrew and Arabic

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Snap to grid in Google Docs presentations


Snap to grid in Google Docs presentations allows you to easily auto-align text, images, shapes, and tables within your slides.

Editions included:
Standard, Premier, Education, Team and Partner Editions

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Docs

How to access what's new:
Snap to grid is enabled by default. To disable or re-enable snap to grid select 'Arrange' and select/unselect 'Snap to grid'.

For more information:
http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2009/08/getting-your-ducks-in-row-with-snap-to.html

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Mail Delegation in Gmail


You can now allow others (i.e. administrative assistants) in your domain access to your email.

Editions included:
Premier Edition

Languages included:
US English

How to access what's new:
Administrators must first enable mail delegation by checking the 'Mail Delegation' checkbox under 'Email Settings' in the administrator control panel.

To enter a delegate, users can select the 'Accounts' tab under 'Settings' in Gmail and click 'Add another account' to enter their delegate's email address.

Once the delegate is signed into their own own Gmail account, they can then access their manager's account from the account selection menu at the top of Gmail.

For more information:
http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&ctx=mail&answer=138350

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