If you’re a Google Documents user, you know that it takes several steps to create a new document. However, you can create a shortcut icon or a shortcut key combo in Windows 7 that will let you create a new document in a single click. Here’s how:
- Click an empty space on your Windows 7 desktop.
- Select New | Shortcut.
- In the dialog box, type in the following URL:
- Assign a shortcut key combination that’s not already in use. You can also create shortcuts to create new spreadsheets or presentations, using the following URLs:
These work for the standard Google Docs service. If you use Google Apps, you’ll need to include your domain and you’ll probably want to use SSL for security (https). For example: