extension ExtPose

Hide Google Docs Explore or Research

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Description from extension meta

Automatically hide the Explore or Research Pane and Image Search in Google Docs

Image from store Hide Google Docs Explore or Research
Description from store Primarily for assessment using Google Docs on Chromebooks, this extension automatically hides the Research panel and the Image Search panel within Google Docs to help ensure a secure testing environment. To be used in conjunction with accounts which have been locked down via Google Apps Device Administration.

Latest reviews

  • (2019-05-16) Duncan PaƱiagua: This extension works but I really wish it could work for Google Slides and Sheets and anywhere the Explore feature appears.
  • (2018-12-04) Edward Rios: Not working. :(
  • (2018-10-09) I am not finding a way to enable the extension it is disabled when deployed with gsuite.
  • (2018-06-26) Eden Nelson: Priceless Extension!
  • (2018-01-18) Avrohom Eliezer Friedman: This is amazing. I just wish they can block searching for images via insert image
  • (2017-10-21) George Webb: Doesn't seem to work. Would love to get rid of that bouncing green icon.... ;(
  • (2016-05-03) pascaledmonton: Since it's not possible to disable the research function in Google Docs from the Admin Console, this extension does the next best thing, which is to hide it. In conjunction with other configurations, it makes it possible to use Google Docs for written responses in a summative assessment setting.


26,367 history
3.8889 (9 votes)
Last update / version
2023-12-06 / 1.8
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