Typing in a blank doc shouldn’t feel like it requires an advanced degree. Dropping in simple things like images and tables should be, well, simple. That’s why, with Dropbox Paper, we did away with all the overstuffed toolbars and hidden right-click menus. In their place, there’s the plus (+) button. Just hover to the left of any text to make it appear and easily add commonly used items to your docs. Here are eight ways you can use the plus (+) button to create, embed, and organize in Paper.
More than a doc, Dropbox Paper is a flexible workspace that brings people and ideas together. While it’s a snap to get started, power users can get even more out of Paper using a few extra tools. Here are 10 hidden features we built for people who want to go beyond the basics.
You might put in eight hours a day at the office, but how much of that time is really spent on productive work? According to a McKinsey Global Institute study, only 39% of an employee’s time is spent on role-specific tasks. The other 61%? Slogging through email, trying to find a missing file, or syncing with co-workers. How do you save what time you can, and make sure the remaining moments count?
In theory, collaboration seems simple enough—you just need to be open to ideas and solve problems as a team. Unfortunately, small complications can make collaborating far more cumbersome than you’d think. That’s why we’ve built features to help you avoid collaboration obstacles and get back to working together. Here are four ways Dropbox can help.
With Dropbox Paper, you can grow bigger, brighter ideas. And when you want those ideas to truly blossom, sharing your Paper docs is the way to go. Input from co-workers can help turn solo flights into team efforts, and the commenting features in Paper make getting and acting on feedback easy. Want to master the ins and outs of commenting in Paper? Here are 12 ways.
Let’s face it: we’ve turned busyness into a lifestyle. The workday is filled with meetings, calls, emails, and surprise deadlines. We spend our evenings trying to catch up. We raise kids, race through TV episodes, or respond to a barrage of after-hours work messages. It’s crazy and constant, but the ends—a successful career, a satisfying home life—justify the means. Right?
Psychological research suggests we’re doing it all wrong.