How to Insert a Page Count in Google Docs

Adding page numbers to your document header or footer is useful for several reasons, and having those page numbers is often a requirement for different types of institutions. Individual pages of a document can be separated from one another on occasion, so having the page numbers provides a simple way to reassemble a document. But […]

How to Add a Hyperlink in Google Docs

Documents that you create in Google Docs can serve a variety of purposes, but one common trait that they share is the desire to inform their readers about something. This can take form in a variety of ways, including the addition of resources that can provide additional information about a specific topic. One way that […]

How to Add Strikethrough in Google Docs

If you find that you often have part of a document that you are unsure about, then the Strikethrough formatting option can be very useful to you. By drawing a line through a selection of text in your document you can indicate that the selection should be disregarded, but you don’t actually need to delete […]

How to Delete a Header in Google Docs

Do you have a document that you received from someone else, or are you re-purposing an existing document for something new? If so, then it is possible that there is information in the header that is no longer relevant, or that needs to be updated. Fortunately deleting header information in Google Docs is similar to […]

How to Add a Header in Google Docs

The header section of a document is a good place to put important information, such as the author’s name, the title of the document, or a page number. If you are familiar with Microsoft Word, then you are likely accustomed to adding information to the header in a particular way. Therefore you may be having […]

How to Stop Automatically Capitalizing Words in Google Docs

Many word processing applications include features that are meant to assist you in creating and editing your documents. Some of these features will immediately correct mistakes that are commonly made, such as improper capitalization of certain words. Unfortunately this automatic capitalization can be a problem when you mean not to capitalize certain words, so you […]

Where Did the File Menu Go in Google Docs?

The menus at the very top of the window in Google Docs provide you with the means to adjust the settings and formats of your document. Referred to as the controls, these menu options, including File, Edit, View, Insert, Format, Tools, Table, Add-ons and Help, are an important element of the application that allow you […]

How to Double Space on Google Docs – Desktop and iOS

These steps are repeated below with pictures. Formatting requirements can vary significantly depending on the situation involving the documents you are creating. Some requirements are meant to minimize the length of documents, some can dictate how to strike out text rather than removing it, while others are focused more on making the document readable. One […]

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 […]