Google Spreadsheets Adds Gadgets

Google Spreadsheets as part of the Google Docs suite added several new features including a Google spreadsheet gadgets directory.
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Google Spreadsheets Adds Gadgets, a Directory of Features

To add a gadget, click on the "Insert" dropdown and select "Gadget". Each gadget can be embedded into web pages or added to iGoogle, which is extremely cool because the data is updated automatically.
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Currently available gadgets include:
  • Motion chart: A Flash-based gadget animates certain numbers over time
  • Gauges: Adds gauges (as pictured below) with dials visually indicating the cell values
  • Table: Adds grouping and filtering features
  • Heatmap: A world map is connected to your cells containing an ISO country code, and then add color of different intensities to the countries
  • Web search and image search: Displays a result from Google by searching for your cell value
  • Organization chart: Draws a hierarchy based on cells containing names (pictured)
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    Simple Table Gadget
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    Heat Map

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