Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Smart compose and spelling autocorrect available when adding comments in Google Docs

Quick Summary

Smart compose and spelling autocorrect are now available when adding comments in Google Docs. These features help users compose comments quickly and with confidence by reducing the chance of spelling and grammatical errors and suggesting relevant contextual phrases. 

Smart Compose suggestions will appear in light grey when typing—to accept a suggestion, press “tab.” 

Smart compose suggestions will appear in light grey while typing a comment. 

Misspelled words will be automatically corrected while typing and denoted with a grey dashed underline. As you continue typing, this dashed line will disappear. 

Misspelled words will automatically be corrected. The corrected word will appear with a dotted grey underline. 

Getting started 

Rollout pace 

Smart compose in Google Docs comments 

Spelling autocorrect in Google Docs comments 


  • Available to Google Workspace Essentials, Business Starter, Business Standard, Business Plus, Enterprise Essentials, Enterprise Standard, and Enterprise Plus, as well as G Suite Basic, Business, Education, Enterprise for Education, and Nonprofits customers