It would be better if you can save more time for opening the office files in one click on Gmail?
With the last updated function “Open and Edit Office files”, you can open and edit your office files smoother and easier in one click on your Google Drive. Furthermore, with the latest update, you can open and edit your office files attached to emails on your Gmail screen directly. It would be a better choice for many users.
Previously, you needed to click on the office files that were attached to the email, then you had to save it to your Drive before opening and editing the file. Now you can edit the office file attached to email by just one click.
Moreover for work faster, you can reply to the email from the office file that you open directly. The email will be connecting with the original email or you can choose to compose a new email.
All of this is for those who are using Google accounts and willing to have more convenient and faster responses on work with new normal.
Source: G Suite Updates