Modified 29 November 2018 by Lucy Taylor

Everyone loves to save a little time and learn a handy shortcut you can put to good use in the office, but this trick will save you great time and effort when working on your G Suite files

Create new G Suite files in minutes instead of going to your Drive each time you need to create a new file, pressing New + and choosing your file type. Follow this simple but effective tip shortcut to instantly create a new file straight from your search bar.

To create a new G Suite file:

  • In the search bar, simply write the G Suite file type followed by a full stop and new.

For example:

A new Google Doc

doc.new

A new Google Sheet

sheet.new

A new Google Form

form.new

A new Google Slide

slide.new