Gmail new feature supports drag images into messages

Thursday, May 13th, 2010 | In Websites & Services | Tags: ,

About one month ago, Gmail had launched a new feature that allows users to drag and drop files into email and add them as attachments. On 11st May 2010, Gmail again to announce the enhancement on its drag and drop attachment feature.

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This time users can drag an attachment or image from their computer directly to the message compose box. This new feature can help the users to save lots of time, especially they are sending photos as preview-able attachment along with the message.

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Users do not have to manually upload the image by click on the “Attach a file”, instead the users can simply drag and drop the image onto a message to insert them as inline image. During the process, the loading icon will show and once completely uploaded the image, the image will display in the message compose box

This new feature is currently works only in Google Chrome with Gmail’s rich text mode, and soon will apply to other browsers. At this moment, this feature allows users to drag one image at a time and after inserted the image, it is possible to resize it or adjust its position.

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In the other words, this new feature is the enhanced version for the manual upload images with “images inserting tool”, which works in all the browsers but less convenient.

Information via gmailblog.


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