The “NEW” Google Sheets promises several improvements including offline access in Chrome, faster loading and scrolling, new function editing tools, spreadsheet functions, filter views and improvements to advanced conditional formatting [link].
To use the new Google Sheets, you’ll need to opt in by doing the following:
- Open Google Drive at drive.google.com
- Click the gear menu in the top right corner of the screen and select Settings.
- Click the Editing tab.
- Select the checkbox next to “Try the new Google Sheets.”
The caveat? Well, some features are not ready yet
- Protected sheets and ranges
- Notification rules
- Spell check
- API support
Up an at ’em!