How to Switch Between Viewing Modes in Google Docs

Your Google Docs document has a standard “Editing” mode where you can make changes to the content of the file. When in editing mode, those changes will simply update the content of the document without any additional notations about it. But there is also a “Suggesting” mode where you can make edits that appear as […]

How to Change the Zoom Level in Google Docs

Many of the productivity applications that you use on your computer will have a default zoom level of 100%. Depending on how far away from the monitor you sit, or how good or poor your vision is, that zoom level might be inadequate. So if you find that the words on your screen are either […]

How to Switch from Two Columns to One in Google Docs

Certain types of documents that you might create with Google Docs will require the document to be formatted into multiple columns. However, if you are editing such a document and need to put it into a one column document, then you might be wondering how to do that without a lot of editing or copying […]

How to Enable Conversion for Uploaded Google Docs Files

Google Docs is a great application that you get to use for free with your Google Account. It’s a very capable suite of programs that can help you create documents, spreadsheets and presentations, and it’s surprisingly robust. You might be having an issue, however, where you want to edit an existing file in a Microsoft […]

How to Remove Text Color in Google Docs

Certain types of documents are improved when you apply colorful or creative text effects to them. These are typically documents that are intended to catch the reader’s attention visually. For situations like those, it’s usually a good idea to use fun fonts, large text sizes, and colorful text. But many of the documents that you […]

How to Run Spell Check in Google Docs

Like most word processing applications that you will encounter, it’s very possible to make spelling mistakes in Google Docs. Whether it was because a word was actually misspelled, or because you made a typo, it’s very common for a document of any length to have at least one spelling error. But your school or job […]

How to Turn Off Automatic Hyperlinking in Google Docs

It’s possible to add hyperlinks into a lot of different programs in which you might be typing information. Whether you’re sending a text message, working on a spreadsheet, or typing a word document, there is probably a way for you to hyperlink something. In fact, hyperlinking is so common, that applications like Google Docs will […]

How to Change the Page Color in Google Docs

There are many ways that you can modify the appearance of your document in the Google Docs application, but perhaps the biggest change that you will notice comes from changing the page color. While you may be accustomed to using a white background for documents at school or work, Google Docs can also be used […]

How to Insert a Horizontal Line in Google Docs

There are a number of different ways that you can visually separate elements of your document, but one of my personal favorites is the horizontal line. When used sparingly it can not only look nice, but provides a clear indication that a new section of the document is starting. You might be used to adding […]

How to Insert a Page Break in Google Docs

Google Docs will naturally decide on its own when it needs to add another page to your document. This typically occurs when you are typing and have reached the end of the bottom-most line of the page. But occasionally you will encounter a situation where that page breaking isn’t exactly what you’re looking for, and […]