How to Remove Text Highlighting in Google Docs

The text highlighting feature in word processing documents can be a helpful way to draw attention to a specific selection of text in the document. But your school or institution might have strict rules about formatting, and highlighting text may not be allowed. Fortunately you can remove text highlighting in Google Docs in a similar […]

How to Switch Between Viewing Modes in Google Docs

The way your document looks can be affected by a lot of settings, such as the page orientation. But the way that your document looks on your computer screen can be affected by some settings in the Google Docs application as well. Your Google Docs document has a standard “Editing” mode where you can make […]

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. There are a number of visual settings in Google Docs, like the page orientation, that can affect how your audience reacts to your document. These are typically documents that are intended to catch the reader’s attention visually. For situations […]

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 […]