Engadget reports the following good news for GoogleDocs users:
the Drive team added a couple more often-requested features to the product today, including: autocorrect for misspelled search terms, the ability to split documents into multiple columns and an auto-save feature that creates a copy whenever importing and converting non-Google formats.
Sure enough, you can find it quite easily:
One neat feature is that you can highlight the content on the page and format it in two columns, as shown below:
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How long have you been waiting for GoogleDocs to include columns?