Google Rolls Out Three New Features for Gmail, Undo, Redo & Strikethrough Shortcuts in Compose Window of Email For Web
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After rolling out redesigned version of Gmail last year, Google now introduced a new update to the platform. Google has introduced a shortcut to undo and redo the text directly from the compose window in Gmail for Web. The company has confirmed that these new features will soon be available for all the users. The company has also included a new shortcut to strikethrough the text. Additionally, Google also introduced an .EML format for downloading emails. Google to Retire Hangouts by October 2019 for G Suite Users – Report.

Previously, the company rolled out number of changes including suggested replies to messages and nudges to respond to forgotten emails. This redesigned version of Gmail was rolled out for all the users last year in July.

With the new features, Gmail has added a shortcut for performing undo and redo operations straightaway from the formatting menu in the compose window itself. This new feature will make it easier for the users to bring back the accidentally deleted content in the compose window. Similarly, there is another option for redo. Previously, users were able to perform these actions using keyboard shortcuts only.

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The new update of Gmail also brings an option to strikethrough option on the compose window. Gmail team mentioned in the blog post that, "We've heard from you that this functionality is critical to quickly and efficiently write emails, especially when you want to visually indicate a change in language."

Google has also added a new feature that let the users download the emails along with attachments as an .EML file in rfc822 format. This new feature will make the emails recognisable by other email clients. This new feature also enables the users to download the emails as .EML file, which can be done by clicking on download message option from the overflow menu. Moreover, the users can also send these files as email attachments.