Structuring your document in Google Docs 2022

Google Docs    |    Intermediate
  • 9 videos | 37m 29s
  • Includes Assessment
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The structure of pages and paragraphs in Google Docs is a significant part of a document's formatting, which contributes to the organization, legibility, and flow of content. This course introduces you to fundamental aspects of page setup, including margins, sections, page numbers, and headers and footers. In addition, the course explores several tools to help you structure your content at the paragraph level. This includes adding white space with indents and tab stops, organizing text into columns, and creating and formatting numbered and bulleted lists.


  • Discover the key concepts covered in the structuring your document in docs 2022 course
    Set margins and configure page setup
    Use the ruler tool to set indents and tab stops
    Create numbered lists, bulleted lists, and checklists
    Customize bulleted and numbered lists
  • Apply column formatting
    Inserting page breaks and section breaks
    Configure headers and footers
    Configure page numbers


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    This video outlines the key content covered in the Structuring your document in Docs 2022 course, including making numbered and bulleted lists, inserting page and section breaks, and inserting headers and footers. FREE ACCESS
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    The size of your margins and your overall page setup have a significant impact on the layout and appearance of your document. Now, thanks to a new feature of Google Docs, it is possible to choose between a traditional and pageless setup. In this tutorial, you will see how to adjust your margins and configure your document's setup. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Setting indents & tab stops with the ruler
    4m 35s
    Indentation allows you to create uniform spaces before the lines of your paragraphs, while tab stops allow you to align your text in particular locations. Both of these features can improve the consistency and legibility of your document. See how to apply both indents and tab stops using the ruler tool. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Making lists
    Organizing your text into lists can help you present information in a digestible, easy-to-read format. In Docs, you can choose the kind of list that you prefer: bulleted lists, numbered lists, and checklists. This tutorial will show you how to add and remove each kind of list formatting. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Customizing lists
    4m 53s
    Google Docs offers a number of ways to format and customize lists. You can choose one of several numbered and bulleted list layouts, customize individual bullets and numbers, and apply paragraph or font formatting to your bullets and list levels. Watch the video to see how to customize and modify your list formatting. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Organizing your text into columns
    3m 41s
    Columns give you a unique way of organizing the content of your document on the page. In Google Docs, you can add up to three columns in your text and customize them by modifying spacing and adding dividing lines. Watch this tutorial to discover how to use column layout in Docs. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Inserting page & section breaks
    4m 27s
    Documents in Google Docs can be organized into different pages and sections. While page breaks create extra space in your documents, section breaks also allow you to format particular segments of text independently of one another. Find out how to build structure in your document with page breaks and section breaks. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Inserting headers & footers
    5m 4s
    Headers and footers can be used to present specific information at the beginning or end of each page, such as your name, company, or document title. These document elements can be configured in a variety of ways and can be formatted much like normal text. See how to add and format headers and footers in this video. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Inserting page numbers
    4m 2s
    Page numbers give your readers a sense of where they are in your document. Page numbers can be added in either the header or footer position. You can also specify the way in which page numbers in different sections are numbered. Watch the video to learn all about using page numbers in Google Docs. FREE ACCESS


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