Four eyes for the best emails

Four eyes for the best emails

Sometimes, emails are so important that several people have to look at them to make sure the message and tone is correct.

Or sometimes you just like a second opinion, for example if you have just started your new job and have to email 'that one customer'.

Previously you had to send email drafts back and forth and changes or suggestions were indicated with colors or in parentheses. Not very clear, nor efficient.

Fortunately, Google Docs now makes it possible to compose an email draft from a document. That way you can easily collaborate in one document, just like you are already used to in Google Docs.

Once everyone is happy, the message can be automatically converted from a Google Doc into a Gmail message. 

This feature helpt you send the best possible messages from now on!


  1. Open a Google Document and use the @ sign to open an email draft template.
  2. Fill the To, CC and/or BCC field by using the @ sign first.
  3. Enter a subject.
  4. Compose the body of the message.
  5. Once you are ready to send the message, click on the Mail icon: an email window will be opened automatically.


Ernst-Jan van Gils

Google Workspace Change Consultant
Ernst-Jan is a member of the Collaboration Squad in the role of Google Workspace Change Consultant.

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