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

Last updated: January 29, 2019 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 […]

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 Alphabetize in Google Sheets

Google Sheets has many of the same features as Microsoft Excel. However, many of these features are found in different locations than you might be used to with Excel, so there can be a bit of a learning period as you familiarize your self with Sheets. One of the most commonly used features in Excel […]

How to Left Align a Spreadsheet When Printing in Google Sheets

In many cases a spreadsheet will look better on the printed page if all of the spreadsheet data is aligned at the center of the page. There’s something about centering information on a page that is just more visually appealing. Unlike Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets will horizontally center your spreadsheet by default. But there are […]

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 Hide Gridlines in Google Sheets

Gridlines are an important element for both editing your spreadsheet on a computer and viewing the spreadsheet on the printed page. In fact, Google Sheets has set this as the default behavior for the application. However, you may find your self in a situation where you need to display or print your spreadsheet without gridlines. […]

How to Restore an Older Version of a File in Google Sheets

When you are working with big spreadsheets and large amount of data, it is always a possibility that you will inadvertently change the wrong data, or you will copy and paste the wrong information. This problem can be made even worse when you are collaborating with a team of people on a single file. Google […]

How to Change the From Name in Yahoo Mail

When you send an email from your Yahoo account, your recipient’s email provider will display some identifying information about you to let the recipient know who sent the email. This information might be your name, your business name, or your email address. With a yahoo account, that “From” information is provided by the information in […]

How to Include the Document Title at the Top of the Page When Printing from Google Sheets

Spreadsheets can be difficult to tell from one another when they are printed out, especially if they contain similar information. Without an identifying title, for example, if might be difficult to tell the difference between your monthly sales report for January and your monthly sales report for February. This confusion can lead to mistakes, so […]

How to Save as a CSV from Google Sheets

While the popularity of Google Sheets has been increasing due to the large number of features that it has (and the fact that it is free), there are still occasions where you will need to work with a file in a different application. Fortunately Sheets makes it a simple process to download your Sheets spreadsheets […]