Today’s PSA is brought to you by the letter L. What word starts with L? Linen! If you’ve ever used Google Docs, you’ll recall that the interface is wildly ugly. Well no longer. Using a plugin and a nice, big Linen JPG, you can turn GDocs into a thing of beauty.
For whatever reason (probably for SEO), a Brisbane, Australia driving school is hosting this Linen background for GDocs and is offering a set of simple instructions to set it up. While I don’t want to ruin their Google juice, here’s how to do it:
The creator, Matt Williams, noted that the background is “inspired by iOS/OS X Lion” and his noble goal was to make Google Docs pretty. Thanks to you, Mr. Williams. And if I’m ever in Brisbane, I promise I will take driving lessons from your teachers.
Google Docs is Google’s free web-based word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation application. The online app allows users to easily share documents and collaboratively work on them in real-time. On March 31st, 2008, the Google Docs team announced integration with Google Gears, allowing users to edit their documents offline.