A .new Shortcut for Creating G Suite Files

Looking for a quick way to create a new Google Doc? Just type doc.new and a new Google Doc will open instantly. The .new shortcut works for nearly all types of G Suite files.  It’s also forgiving in allowing variations of the shortcut. For example, you can open a new Google Sheet by typing sheet.new, sheets.new, or spreadsheet.new. 

The Complete List of .new G Suite Shortcuts

  • Docs: doc.new, docs.new, document.new
  • Forms: form.new, forms.new
  • Sheets: sheet.new, sheets.new, spreadsheet.new
  • Slides: slides.new, deck.new, presentation.new

G Suite Shortcuts

Don’t worry, the files you create this way are automatically saved to Google Drive. It may not add hours to your day, but I’m finding it is an incredibly convenient addition to my workflow. 

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