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 […]

How to Add Page Numbers in Google Docs

Page numbers on a document are a crucial element for many schools and organizations. Documents can easily have their pages separated, which can make proper reassembly of that document quite difficult. You may be familiar with adding page numbers in Microsoft Word, but the interface in Google Docs is slightly different from Microsoft’s product. However, […]

How to Change to Landscape Orientation in Google Docs

The orientation of a document in Google Docs refers to the location of the long edge of the page. If the long edge of the page is on the left or right side of the document, then that is in the Portrait orientation. Conversely, if the long edge is on the top or bottom of […]

How to Open a CSV File in Google Docs

CSV files are something that you will frequently encounter if you handle a lot of data that originates from databases. It is generally one of the simpler file types to create, and it can be opened in a number of different applications. Because Google Docs (or Google Drive, if you have already converted over to […]

Copy a Row From One Sheet to Another in Google Docs

Data that you store in a spreadsheet on Google Docs can have value to you in other places than just that spreadsheet. Maybe you have a multi-sheet spreadsheet that requires the addition of that data, or maybe you are working on an entirely separate spreadsheet where that information might prove valuable. Regardless of the situation, […]

Google Docs Spreadsheet Searching

Locating data in a file, particularly a large spreadsheet file that contains multiple sheets and thousands of lines of data on each sheet, can be nightmarish if you attempt to do it manually. Luckily there is a Find and Replace tool in the Google Docs spreadsheet application that you can use to automate and expedite […]

How to Search Within Google Docs

Sometimes when you are writing a document you will find yourself needing to look up some additional fact, or locate another piece of data. Depending upon your Internet habits, this might involve opening a new tab, opening another Web browser window, or using the search function on the Start menu of your Windows 7 computer. […]