Google Docs is rolling out autocorrect is rolling out as smart compose as part of leveraging machine learning to improve user productivity.
However, the beta is only available for G Suite customers on the web and requires an administrator sign-up for the program.
Existing grammar correction tools are currently limited to paying G Suite accounts, and serve as a competitive advantage against other office offerings. Google is angling AI and machine learning as helping boost end-user productivity.
Google started testing the feature in November last year and now widely rolling out to all users. The rollout It will be available for all G Suite and personal Google Account in the next few weeks.
Generally, the feature in Gmail helps you draft emails faster as it suggests possible words that can accompany your tests as well as correct them.
The autocorrected portion will reveal an “Undo” buttonlike on any other mail and document in case of a wrong click while operating system’s standard keyboard shortcut also works.
Google Docs autocorrect is enabled by default. You can as well access it on the tools button though visiting Tools then click the autocorrect option.
Smart Compose in Docs helps you save time you time by cutting back on repetitive writing while reducing the chance of spelling and grammatical errors.
It can even suggest relevant contextual phrases. For now, this functionality will only be available in English.
Like in In Gmail on the web, suggestions will appear in the faded text after your cursor. This works by clicking on the “tab” button on your keyboard which will populate the machine learning-crafted sentences.
While on the mobile version, you can swipe right to accept hints.
If you don’t want the Smart Compose, you can as well disable Smart Compose by visiting tools button preferences. Here, toggle to show Smart Compose Suggestions, you will an option to disable.
Google is yet unclear on when smart compose will be available for other free consumer accounts.