Formatting text in Google Docs 2022

Google Docs    |    Beginner
  • 10 videos | 41m 59s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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In order to create attractive, easy-to-read documents, it is vital to know how to format your document text. This course will introduce you to the fundamental tools you need to modify and style your text in Docs. First, you will learn the ins and outs of font formatting, including how to choose a font family, modify the font's style and size, and add colors and effects. Next, you will discover useful paragraph formatting tools to allow you to change the alignment, indentation, and spacing of your paragraphs, as well as to add borders and backgrounds to your paragraphs. Finally, you will see how to use paragraph styles, such as titles and headings, to begin creating structure in your document.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in the formatting text in docs 2022 course
    Modify typeset and font size
    Find and add google fonts
    Modify font style and letter case
    Apply standard and custom colors to font and highlighting
  • Configure text alignment and indentation
    Configure line and paragraph spacing
    Configure borders and shading
    Use paragraph styles and paint format tool
    Customize paragraph styles

IN THIS COURSE

  • 59s
    This video outlines the key content covered in the Formatting text in Docs 2022 course, including applying basic font formatting, aligning and indenting paragraphs, and formatting paragraph styles. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 14s
    Knowing how to format your font is an indispensable skill in Google Docs. Choosing the right font can contribute greatly to the style and readability of your document. In this video, you will learn how to modify the font and font size of your text. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Getting additional fonts
    4m 22s
    The Google Docs toolbar contains a limited selection of common fonts to apply to your text. In case you do not find the one you are looking for, you can browse through the more than 1,000 font families in the Google Fonts repository and choose one to add to your list. Discover how to find, add, and apply additional fonts in this video. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Modifying font style & capitalization
    4m 4s
    Each font can be assigned three basic styles to emphasize your text: bold, italics, and underline. In Google Docs, you can further format text with extra effects such as superscript and strikethrough, and even change the capitalization of selected text. See how to modify the font style and letter case of your text in this video. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Formatting font color & highlighting
    4m 29s
    Changing the color of your text can be a great way to attract your reader's eye. In Google Docs, you can choose from one hundred different standard colors or create a custom color using a color picker graphic interface or hex code. In this video, you will learn how to use colors to format your font and highlight your text. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Aligning & indenting paragraphs
    4m 57s
    Understanding text alignment is a key component of maintaining a proper layout in your documents. Using the alignment settings, you can align paragraphs and lines to the left, center or right, and justify blocks of text. Along with these basic settings, we’ll also look at more advanced indentation options. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Configuring line & paragraph spacing
    5m 6s
    Paragraphs make up the fundamental basic structure of any document. How paragraphs and lines are spaced will therefore have a significant impact on the layout of your document. Watch the video to see how to modify and customize line and paragraph spacing. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Configuring borders & shading
    4m 20s
    You can add borders to individual paragraphs and sections of text to help them stand out. You can further customize these borders by specifying attributes like border style and width, as well as by adding a colored background. Find out how to configure paragraph borders and shading in this video. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Formatting paragraph styles
    4m 59s
    In Google Docs, you can create your own paragraph styles by changing formatting aspects such as font, spacing, and alignment. You can also save styles as default formatting to use in different documents. Watch the video to find out how to create your own custom styles in Docs. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Creating custom paragraph styles
    4m 30s
    In Google Docs, you can create your own paragraph styles by changing formatting aspects such as font, spacing, and alignment. You can also save styles as default formatting to use in future documents. Watch the video to find out how to create your own custom styles in Docs. FREE ACCESS

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