Formating Tools in Google Docs
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Undo the last thing.
CTRL + Z
Redo the last thing.
CTRL + Z
Highlight formatted text.
Press the Paint format tool
Highlight the words that you want to have the same formatting.
Zoom in or out on the document.
Drop down to see different font (type) styles.
to add more styles to your collection.
Size of font.
Small numbers are small type. Large numbers are bigger.
(Makes regular fonts darker)
Good for emphasizing certain words.
CTRL + B
(Slants regular fonts)
Good for titles of books or making words appear different for meaning.
CTRL + I
(Underlines regular fonts)
Good for emphasising certain words.
CTRL + U
(Changes the color of the letters or highlights the background)
(highlight changes the background selected)
Left - Center - Right - Justify
Highlight words - press this tool - paste website or search for site to link
Example: SG Symabloo
Highlight a word or words - press this tool - type in a note - Press comment. Words will be highlighted in yellow.
This tool determines where the cursor will appear on the document.
Use Center to verify that the words or title will be formatted properly to the middle of the page or cell.
ex: Left alignment is standard
ex: Right Alignment
This tool allows the user to set the line spacing in a paragraph. The default setting is single.
Single, 1.15 1.5, Double
This tool allows lists/lines to be numbered.
This tools allows lists/lines to use bullet points
This tool changes the indent level in a list.
Highlight the formatted words - press this tool - all formatting will be removed and the font/style/alignment will return to the default
(Arial, 11, left align)
with tool used
Arial, 11, left align
More - shows more tools
This tool will change the background of a cell in a table
This tool will change the border of a shape or table
This tool will change the thickness of a border on a table or shape.
This tool will change the line style on a cell table or shape.
Editing Menu - Used when Sharing a document with others.
Editing - Allows direct editing of the document.
Suggesting - All changes are marked and will need to be approved. Changes are marked on the side of the document. Press the check to approve.
Viewing - Prevents typing/editing of document
Insert Menu - Important tools
Image: Will link to various sources to add a picture. Most often select search. NOTE: Will not cite image. Use Tools - Research to search for image to cite.
Special characters: Will add additional character (math, symbols, emoji, etc)
Header and Footer will be added to each page at the very top and bottom.