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Now Google Apps admins can reset the sign-in cookies for any user from the Google Apps control panel. This will log out a user from all current browser sessions and require new authentication the next time that user tries to initiate an browser session to log in to Google Apps.

Editions included:
Premier, Education

Languages included:
All languages supported by the Google Apps Administrator control panel

How to access what's new:
To reset the sign-in cookies for a user:
- In the Google Apps control panel, click the 'Users and groups' tab, then click the user's name.
- In the 'Password' section, click 'Reset sign-in cookies'.

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Version 1.8 of the Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook plugin has been released with the following new features:

- New sync-status interface. This new interface provides progress indicators for address book, contacts, calendar, and email
- Support for sharing read-only calendars
- The option to cancel import

We have also started updating users of Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook with access to their domain's Global Address List (GAL). This list contains, users, groups, and contacts uploaded through the shared contacts API. It will also include name, email address, and telephone number (support for additional data is in development). The GAL, which will be updated automatically, will also be searchable within Outlook and available offline. Users who had not previously configured a GAL will automatically receive the latest data. Please note any changes to the GAL itself can take up to 24hrs to be in effect.

This GAL supersedes the previous Global Address List functionality, which required that the domain admin deploy a static XML file to each user's computer and configure a registry key. If domains wish to switch from their previous GAL to this new automatically generated and updated GAL, they may do so by removing the registry key they previously set, or setting a new registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Google Apps Sync\AddressBookSync
Value:
Value name: DynamicGal
Value data: 1
Value type: DWORD

Editions included:
Premier and Education Editions

Languages included:
US English

For more information:
http://www.google.com/support/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=153463
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- You can now drag and drop attachments directly onto a message when composing a new message.
- You can now insert a calendar invitation directly from the compose window in Gmail.

Editions included:
Standard, Premier, Education and Partner Editions

Languages included:
All languages supported by Gmail

How to access what's new:
Drag and drop attachments: Instead of clicking on "Attach a file”, drag the file onto the compose window to attach the file. For now, drag and drop attachments works for Google Chrome and Firefox 3.6 only.

Calendar invitation: Compose a new message and click on the new link “Insert: Invitation”. Click on that link and a small window appears that displays your availability as well as that of the people you're emailing provided you have permission to see their calendars. Click “Insert Invitation” and this adds a preview to your email message. Sending the message adds the event to your calendar and your friends’ calendars.

For more information:
http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2010/04/drag-and-drop-attachments-onto-messages.html
http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2010/04/insert-calendar-invitation.html

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Version 2.2 of the Google Apps Migration for Lotus Notes tool has been released with over 17 new features added and improved functionality. This tool migrates email, contacts, calendar and group information from Lotus Notes to Google Apps.

Editions included:
Premier and Education Editions

Languages included:
US English

How to access what's new:
Download Page

For more information:
https://www.google.com/support/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=161642

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A preview of the new Google Documents editor is now available on an opt-in basis.

- Key features: New ruler for margins and tab stops, floating image placement, new commenting structure in the document margin and instant messaging in the sidebar.
- Performance improvements: Documents now supports character-by-character real-time collaboration.

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

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Docs

How to access what's new:
To allow users to opt-in to use the new editor, in the administrative control panel, administrators need to enable the checkbox 'Enable pre-release features' in 'Domain Settings'. Users can then select the 'New version of Google documents' option in the 'Documents settings' area of Google Docs

Note: Starting on May 3rd, 2010 we're temporarily phasing out support for offline access to Google Docs through Gears while we work on new and improved HTML5-based offline access. For more information on this, please visit the Help Center.

For more information:
http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2010/04/laying-foundation-for-new-google-docs.html
http://www.google.com/support/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=179679

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A preview of the new Google Spreadsheets editor is now available on an opt-in basis.

- Key features: Faster loading and scrolling of large spreadsheets, drag & drop columns, formula editing bar and formula highlighting, auto-complete, improved sheet navigation.
- Performance improvements: Improved speed of initial loading, scrolling, cell freezing, collaborative editing, and more.

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

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Docs

How to access what's new:
To allow users to opt-in to use the new editor, in the Admin Control Panel, administrators need to enable the checkbox 'enable pre-release features' in 'Domain Settings'.
- When editing a spreadsheet, users will then see a 'new version' link on the top of any spreadsheet. Clicking on this link allows a user to opt-in to use the new editor.
- If users wish to opt-out again, click on 'older version' to use the older editor without affecting the spreadsheet.

Note: Starting on May 3rd, 2010 we're temporarily phasing out support for offline access to Google Docs through Gears while we work on new and improved HTML5-based offline access. For more information on this, please visit the Help Center.

For more information:
http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2010/04/laying-foundation-for-new-google-docs.html
http://www.google.com/support/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=179679

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Google Docs now has a collaborative drawings editor that makes it easy to build organizational charts, flow charts, design diagrams and much more.

- Share drawings just like any other Google Doc
- Download in a variety of formats
- Co-edit and view changes in real real-time
- Chat with other editors
- Use web clipboard to easily insert into other Google Docs
- Publish drawings as images and embed anywhere

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

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Docs

How to access what's new:
In Google Docs, click on 'Create new' to see the new option for 'Drawing' document type.

Note: Editing drawings in Google Drawings requires a HTML5 compliant (SVG compliant) web browser.

For more information:
http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2010/04/laying-foundation-for-new-google-docs.html
Help Center: http://docs.google.com/support/bin/topic.py?hl=en&topic=28131

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If your username is being collected when you submit to a form created in Google Spreadsheets, you now have a new option to also receive an email summary of your responses for your reference.

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

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Spreadsheets

How to access what's new:
At the bottom of a Spreadsheets form when the username is being collected, enable/disable the checkbox 'Send me a copy of my responses' to receive the summary email.

For more information:
http://docs.google.com/support/bin/topic.py?hl=en&topic=15166

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