Description


Use ready-made add-ons to do more with Gmail and Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms. You can also create your own scripts in any of the Google Docs editors with Google Apps Script.

Examples

  • Add Google Analytics to your spreadsheet.
  • Add a thesaurus to your document.
  • Add form responses in Docs to create a poll.
  • Add interactive questions to your presentation.
  • Manage sales and customer relationships directly in Gmail.
  • Turn emails into assigned tasks with due dates.
  • Add custom menus and windows with Google Apps Script.


Docs editors instructions

Install an add-on

  1. In Docs, Sheets, Slides, or Forms, open a document, spreadsheet, presentation, or form.
  2. If you’re using Docs, Sheets, or Slides, at the top, click Add-ons > Get add-ons.
  3. If you’re using Forms, in the top-right corner, click More more_vert >  Add-ons.
  4. (Optional) To see a short description of an add-on, point to it. To see a full description, click the add-on.
  5. Click the add-on you want to install and click Free.
  6. If needed, review the access message and click Allow.

For more information, see Use add-ons & Apps Script.


Create a script

  1. In Docs, Sheets, Slides, or Forms, open a document, spreadsheet, presentation, or form.
  2. If you’re using Docs, Sheets, or Slides, at the top, click Tools > Script editor.
  3. If you’re using Forms, in the top-right corner, click More more_vert > Script editor.
  4. Create your script.

For help, see Overview of Google Apps Script.


Gmail instructions

Install an add-on

  1. In Gmail, click Settings settings > Get add-ons.
  2. (Optional) To see a description of an add-on, click it.
  3. Click the add-on you want to install and click INSTALL.
  4. If needed, review the access message and click Continue.