Editing Documents in Google Docs 2020

Google Docs 2020    |    Beginner
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Google Docs includes numerous tools and features for editing your documents efficiently. First, learn how to choose the most proper view mode to work with a document. Google Docs offers three different options to edit, review or modify a document. Next, explore several ways to input and manipulate text in a document, and discover how to easily find and replace text.


  • Select a view mode to work with a document
    Insert text in a document
    Use the handwriting tool to insert text
    Insert text with voice and commands
    Insert special characters
  • Select characters, words and paragraphs
    Copy and paste text
    Cut, paste, and remove text
    Find and replace text in a document


  • 3m 13s
    Before editing or reviewing a document, it is important to know how to change your view mode and what each one is useful for. Google Docs features three different view modes, each one suited to a different task or set of tasks. For example, use the Editing view to get full access to all the editing tools. FREE ACCESS
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    This tutorial will introduce you to the basics of text entry when using the Google Docs word processing application. You will learn how to use both the mouse and the keyboard to position your cursor, how to use the keyboard to input text, and how to delete anything you no longer need. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using handwriting input in Google Docs 2020
    3m 19s
    Google Docs supports handwriting input. This feature allows you to draw text with the help of your mouse or trackpad, or even a stylus if you have a graphics tablet connected to your computer. Here you will see how to activate and use this feature. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Using voice typing & commands in Google Docs 2020
    3m 38s
    A new feature of Google Docs is the ability to dictate text vocally in more than forty different languages. This means that you can insert text without even touching your keyboard! It is also possible to activate voice commands, which means you can even add punctuation and adjust the formatting of your text with only your voice. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Inserting special characters in Google Docs 2020
    3m 28s
    You may find at some point that you want to insert into your document a text character that is not found on your keyboard. Using the Google Docs special characters gallery, you can insert different symbols, punctuation, and foreign language characters into your document. This tutorial will show you everything you need to know in order to find the character you are looking for. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Selecting text in a document in Google Docs 2020
    2m 49s
    As well as the automatic text selection manipulations that can be executed in Google Docs, there are also a number of manual manipulations that you can perform. Find out how to select single characters, whole words, and entire paragraphs using your keyboard, mouse or both. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Copying & pasting text into a document in Google Docs 2020
    4m 10s
    If you are working on a file in Google Docs with multiple sources at a time, you may find the ability to copy and paste text selections useful. In this tutorial, you will find out how to transfer text from another doc, an email or a web page. Once you have inserted text, it is also possible to quickly remove any formatting in order to adapt it to your own document. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Moving & deleting text in Google Docs 2020
    3m 5s
    Google Docs allows you to move text around your document. In this tutorial, you will discover the different ways to move text from one location to another within the same document, using both the mouse and the keyboard. You will also learn how to remove text from your document. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Using the find & replace function in Google Docs 2020
    3m 26s
    When working on a particularly long document, you may find the search function useful if you are looking for a particular section or term. Moreover, it is also possible to find and replace a word in the document using the Google Docs automatic Find & Replace tool. FREE ACCESS


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