May 21st, 2010 | Published in Google Apps
Gmail contextual gadgets are web applications that render in your Gmail web interface when triggered by certain cues. These gadgets enable users to make better informed business decisions faster by delivering relevant information to their inbox and where they can take action right from the email interface.
For example, the Google Docs preview gadget is shown when an email contains a Google Doc URL, allowing users to both preview and edit the document directly in the message view.
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How to access what's new:
- Administrators can access the Google Apps Marketplace via the control panel if already added. They can add the Marketplace to the control panel by clicking on 'Add services', or visit http://www.google.com/enterprise/marketplace/.
- Apps that use Gmail contextual gadgets can be found by searching the marketplace and refining for apps that feature ‘Mail integration'.
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