How to Double Space a Document in Google Docs

Formatting requirements can vary significantly depending on the situation involving the documents you are are creating. Some requirements are meant to minimize the length of documents, while others are focused more on making the document readable. One formatting option that can vary a lot is the preferred line spacing for documents. In Google Docs you […]

How to Download from Google Docs as a Microsoft Word File

Google Docs is gaining a lot of popularity as an affordable word-processing solution. Many people have Google accounts, and the ability to use a powerful application like Google Docs, for free, is very appealing. But Microsoft Word is still very popular, despite the fact that the desktop version requires a subscription or a one-time purchase […]

How to Copy Formatting in Google Docs

When you are researching a paper or putting together a document that includes information from multiple sources, it’s common to simply copy and paste relevant information. Unfortunately many of the places from which you may be copying that information will use different formatting. This results in a document with a number of different formatting styles […]

How to Remove a Link from a Document in Google Docs

The ability to add a link to a document is something that can come in handy for any program that allows that functionality. Creating a clickable object called a hyperlink means that someone can click on a word in your document and open a page on the Internet that is relevant to the topic of […]

How to Clear Formatting from a Selection in Google Docs

There are many formatting options available in Google Docs, and most of them can all be applied simultaneously to the same character, word, sentence, or paragraph. While combinations of formatting elements can be helpful in certain contexts, you may find yourself editing a document that has too many of them, and it is making the […]

How to Adjust the Transparency on a Picture in Google Docs

Pictures that you want to put into a Google Docs document can come from a variety of sources. Unfortunately the versions of those images that are available to use aren’t always exactly what we need, so we must make some adjustments to help them deliver the desired effects to our readers. One such element that […]

How to Add a Comment in Google Docs

Google Docs is an excellent replacement for document editing for many situations. Once such situation is environments where you are often collaborating on a document with a group of people. While that group could gather in person to work on the document, there are other ways that you can all provide your input. One helpful […]

How to Crop an Image in Google Docs

Pictures can be an important part of a document, but often a picture that you want to use will need some editing before it is ready for your document. You may be familiar with tools like Microsoft Paint and Adobe Photoshop for such purposes but, if you only need to crop your image, then you […]

How to Insert a Picture Into a Google Doc

Google Docs shares many of the more common features that you will find in Microsoft Word. One such feature is the ability to add a picture to your document. This picture can be added from a file on your computer, or from any of a number of locations online. If you need to put a […]

How to Get a Word Count for a Document in Google Docs

Certain situations with documents will require you to reach a minimum word count. But when those word counts start getting higher, manually counting all of the words in a document can be both needlessly time-consuming and prone to error. Fortunately many word processing applications have tools that will give you a word count, including Google […]