Two new features in U-M Google

April 16, 2020

Google has announced two new features for the U-M Google domain:

  • Sort and filter cells by text or fill color in Google Sheets

Soon you will be able to sort and filter cells in Sheets by text or fill (background) color. To use this feature, select Data from the toolbar, and then select Create a filter. Finally, at the top of the range, click the Filter icon (), select Sort by color or Filter by color and then choose the type (text or fill) and color you want. Matching cells will be displayed at the top of the range. To learn more about sorting and filtering data in Sheets, visit Google’s Help Center.

GIF of how to use the new Sheets filter by color feature

  • Create and use multiple signatures in Gmail

Soon you will have the ability to create and use multiple email signatures in Gmail. This feature gives you the flexibility to use different signatures for different situations. To create multiple signatures in Gmail, click the Settings (gear icon) > select Settings > select General. Then, scroll down to “Signature” and select “Create New” to enter a new signature. Finally, to choose one of your signatures, open the signature menu in the compose action toolbar of an email. To learn more about multiple signatures in Gmail, visit Google’s Help Center.

GIF of how to use new Gmail multiple signatures feature

According to Google, the Sheets feature should now be available and the Gmail feature should begin showing up in on April 22 in U-M Google. The Gmail feature could take 15 days or longer to become fully visible.