Google secretly introduced word files editing feature in Gmail which enables you to directly click on edit and be taken to google docs.
Previously when you had received an attachment, you could either download it or move it to Google drive. Now you will directly click on it if you want to edit and open into google docs giving you a seamless working environment.
About Google Docs
With Google Docs, you can write, edit, and collaborate wherever you are. Access your docs from your phone, tablet, or computer even when there's no connection.
Working as a Team - Multiple people can work at the same time, and every change is saved automatically.
You can comment, chat and real-time editing on a single document with teammates or people outside your company.
Then you can see edits as others type, communicate through builtin chat and ask questions through including comments.
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