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Google Drive and Docs In 30 Minutes (2nd Edition), 2nd Edition by Ian Lamont

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Chapter Five

Google Drawings and other apps

Google Drive comes with several additional programs, as well as the option to download compatible apps from other developers. The program that deserves a special mention is Google Drawings, a diagramming and sketching tool included with Google Drive.

What can you do with Drawings?

Drawings is integrated into Google Docs and Google Sheets (via the Insert > Drawing menu command), but there is also an option of using Drawings as a standalone program. It’s very useful. I’ve used Drawings to create:

Diagrams for my books.

Flow models for business presentations (see example, below).

Wireframes for planning Web and software applications.

Annotations for imported images.

Simple maps.

Creating a new drawing ...

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