Adding fonts to our Google font library

The standard font library under our Google account includes several very useful fonts. We have access to a variety of other fonts which can be used to enrich our slides or documents.

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Working with Document Outlines in Google Docs

Document outlines in Google Docs are like a table of contents. These document outlines are very useful in long documents because they can be used to jump to sections in that document.

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mode options in Google Docs

Mode Options In Google Docs

Google Docs has three modes. We are usually in Editing mode when working on a document. The other mode options include Suggesting and Viewing. As an editor of a document, we can switch between any of these modes. In this lesson, we will look at the benefits of being able to switch between modes as the editor of a document.

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Google Doc Styles

Google Docs has a basic set of paragraph styles. Think of paragraph styles as a set of instructions for how to format text on a document. These instructions include the font, font size, font color and even the line spacing. With all this information contained it styles they are a powerful tool to have when developing any document.

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Google Doc Paragraph Style Settings

Google Docs has a basic set of styles that can be used to format text. In addition for formatting text, styles can be used to format paragraphs. For example, we can use styles to help format indented paragraphs and block paragraphs. In this example we have three paragraphs and we need to indent the paragraphs.

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Commenting On Google Documents

Any document in Google Docs can receive comments. Comments are very useful if you don’t want anyone to change a document but you would like feedback. Commenting on digital documents in Google Drive is very useful if those with whom you are collaborating don’t work or live in the same location. Educators can use comments to provide feedback to students. Students collaborating on documents can provide comments to others in the group.

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Renaming Google Documents

The easiest way to rename a Google Document like Docs, Sheets, or Slides is to click on the document name when it is open in edit mode. In this example, we have a spreadsheet that has been converted from Excel to Google Sheets. It still has the Excel extension.

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Renaming Google Documents

The easiest way to rename a Google Document like Docs, Sheets, or Slides is to click on the document name when it is open in edit mode. In this example, we have a spreadsheet that has been converted from Excel to Google Sheets. It still has the Excel extension.

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Converting Office Documents To Google Docs Format

Google Drive will accept almost any type of file and document format. Microsoft documents are one of those that can be uploaded and converted to the Google Docs format for documents, spreadsheets, and slide shows. When converting these document formats we have a couple of options. We can upload the documents in their original format and then convert them in Google Drive. We can automatically convert these documents as they are uploaded. This means that […]

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Converting Google Docs To Office Documents

Working with Google documents can be done by anyone with a free Google account. However, there are times when we need to provide a version of a document in the traditional Microsoft Office format. In that case, we can easily convert Google Docs, Sheets or Slides into their Microsoft version.

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