Easily collaborate and share Slide presentations with side-by-side viewing in Google Chat
Quick launch summary
In Google Chat, you can now open and edit a Slide presentation in a side-by-side view. By enabling you and your collaborators to directly edit presentations without leaving Chat, Google hopes to make it easier to transform your ideas into impact.
Chat users can open a Slide presentation by clicking on the preview thumbnail image in the chat stream.
- Admins: There is no admin control for this feature.
- End users: Use this feature by clicking on the document preview thumbnail image in the chat stream. To open the presentation directly in Google Slides, click on the blue link in the chat conversation. Visit the Help Center to learn more about how to Manage your files in Gmail rooms.
- Rapid Release and Scheduled Release domains: Extended rollout (potentially longer than 15 days for feature visibility) starting on July 21, 2021
- Available to all Google Workspace customers, as well as G Suite Basic and Business customers