How to Use Google Docs



Google Docs means Google documents. Google Docs is like a virtual office that works on a web-based basis and can be organized and created free of charge in documents or Excell format files. You can use the internet browser to access Google Docs.


If you run all your business online and don’t want to pay for Microsoft Office, Google Docs is a good choice. To use Google Docs, you must be connected to the internet. By creating your own account, you can create files, documents and tables.
With Google Docs, you can export your documents and view them with other Office software. It is very simple in terms of design. Everything works on a single console. You can optionally create your own folders. If you want, you can also share your documents with other Google Docs users.

How to Change Margins in Google Docs

  • Click File.
  • Select Page setup.
  • Change the margins.
  • Click OK. Click Set as default if you want future documents to have these margins.

How to Check Word Count on Google Docs

  • On your computer, open a document in Google Docs.
  • To find the count of words, characters, and pages, at the top of the page, click Tools. Word count.
  • To close the window, click Done.

How to Superscript in Google Docs

  • Open the text where you want to type subscript.
  • Switch your keyboard to the Engineering Keyboard.
  • Tap the subscript icon on the bottom-left.
  • Tap the subscript character you want to type.

How to Delete a Page in Google Docs

Just hit Delete

How to Add Page Numbers in Google Docs

  • Open a Google Doc.
  • In the top left, click InsertPage number.
  • Then, click either: Page number: Choose where you want the page numbers to go.

How to Insert Text Box in Google Docs

  • Go to “Insert” and then click “Drawing … “.
  • Within the Drawing tool, click the “Text box” .
  • Draw your desired text box shape.
  • In the toolbar, you’ll see a paint bucket.
  • Click “Save & Close”.

How to do Subscript in Google Docs

  • To do this, highlight the text that you want to convert to subscript. 
  • Select Format from the menu.
  • Select Text and then select Subscript.

How to See Word Count on Google Docs

  • Open a document in Google Docs.
  • To find the count of words, characters, and pages, at the top of the page, click Tools. Word count.
  • To close the window, click Done.

How to Do Hanging Indent on Google Docs

  • Select the text where you want to add a hanging indent.
  • Go to Home > Paragraph dialog launcher. > Indents and Spacing.
  • Under Special, select Hanging. You can adjust the depth of the indent using the By field.
  • Select OK.

How to Strikethrough on Google Docs

  • Highlight the text you want to strikethrough.
  • Click the “Format” section in the header.
  • Hover over the “Text” button.
  • Select the “Strikethrough” button.

How to Turn on Spell Check in Google Docs

  • Open a document or presentation in Google Docs.
  • Click Tools and then Preferences and then General.
  • To turn on certain auto corrects, like automatic capitalization, spelling corrections, or link detection, check the box next to the function.
  • Click OK.

How to Add Fonts to Google Docs

  • Go to docs. new and start or open your document.
  • Click “More Fonts” in the top toolbar
  • Click on “More fonts” when you open the drop-down menu.
  • Select any other fonts you want from the left column, then click “Ok” when finished.

How to Add a Page on Google Docs

  • click the “Insert” button
  • Find and hover over the option for “Break.”
  • From the top of the sidebar list, click “Page break.”

How to Change to Landscape in Google Docs

  • Open a document in Google Docs using a web browser.
  • Click “File,” and then click “Page setup” in the menu.
  • In the Page setup dialog box, choose the orientation you want to use: Portrait or Landscape.

How to Make Columns in Google Docs

  • Open a document in Google Docs.
  • Select the text you want to put into columns.
  • Click Format. Columns.
  • Select the number of columns

How to Flip an Image in Google Docs

  • Click on it to select it.
  • Go to Actions .
  • Select Rotate
  • Select Flip horizontally

How to Add a Border in Google Docs

  • Go to your Google Docs page and in the Start a new document choose Blank.
  • In the Menu click on Insert > Drawing > New.
  • In the top menu click on Shape > Shapes and choose how you want your border to look.
  • Once a shape created, a Border menu will appear and from there you can format the border.

How to Make a Graph on Google Docs

  • On your computer, open a document or presentation in Google Docs or Google Slides.
  • Click Insert Chart. From Sheets.
  • Click the spreadsheet with the chart you want to add, then click Select.
  • Click the chart you want to add. If you don’t want the chart linked to the spreadsheet, uncheck “Link to spreadsheet.”
  • Click Import.

How to Wrap Text in Google Docs

Select the image or object, and then click the Wrap Text icon in the box that appears.

How to Move Images in Google Docs

Mouse over the image, and the cursor will change into directional arrows.

How to Rotate an Image in Google Docs

  • From the top toolbar, select “Insert.”
  • Select “Image” from the dropdown menu.
  • Choose where you want to pull the image from

How to Search for Words in Google Docs

Using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + f (⌘ + f on a Mac).