Using Tables, Charts & Diagrams in Google Docs 2020

Google Docs 2020    |    Intermediate
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An effective way to present data in Google Docs is in a table. Discover how to add and delete tables, insert and delete columns and rows, modify column and row size, and apply formatting to tables. In a technical document, a diagram or chart is a good way of explaining your point. Discover how to insert and format diagrams, shapes, charts, and flowcharts in Google Docs.


  • insert, edit and delete a table
    insert, edit and delete rows and columns
    format a table
    insert and delete a diagram
    format and customize a diagram
  • organize items of a diagram
    insert, edit and delete a chart
    format a chart
    insert, edit and delete tables and charts from Google Sheets


  • 2m 44s
    Tables are a great way of presenting your data in a readable and clear way in Google Docs. We’ll look at inserting a table, populating said table with information and lastly deleting tables. FREE ACCESS
  • 3m 53s
    A table consists of rows and columns - Google Docs allow you to modify your tables in a variety of ways. They can be inserted or removed and resized without changing the overall ratio of the cells. You can also choose to change just the height or the width of the table, and fuse cells together without deleting a column or row by merging them. We’ll see how to adjust the dimensions of your table in this tutorial. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Formatting a table in Google Docs 2020
    3m 11s
    Once you have created your table, you may want to adjust its appearance in order to present your data in the best possible manner. We’ll look at how you can change your table's borders as well as work with the shading and alignment using the Google Docs formatting tools. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Inserting a diagram or flowchart in Google Docs 2020
    3m 47s
    In a technical document, a diagram or flowchart are often a very good way of explaining your concept in a visual manner. In Google Docs, you can use the Drawing function to insert shapes, lines and content to create a diagram or flowchart. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Formatting your diagram or flowchart in Google Docs 2020
    3m 16s
    Once you have created your diagram or flowchart, you may want to adjust its appearance. Diagrams can be resized, shapes in your diagram can be replaced with more relevant ones and the appearance of shapes and lines can be formatted. We’ll also look at formatting text with your diagram in this video. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Organizing your diagrams & shapes in Google Docs 2020
    3m 17s
    If you want to ensure your diagrams look professional, you need to ensure the shapes are lined up and placed properly in the document. With Google Docs, you can align shapes pixel by pixel as well as manage the order in which items are placed in the foreground and background. We’ll also look at how you can align and distribute items within your diagrams. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Inserting a chart into your document in Google Docs 2020
    3m 13s
    Charts are a great way of displaying statistical information or data in a visual way. In Google Docs, you can accompany text and figures in your documents with a chart. Charts can be created directly in Google Docs or based on data found in a linked Google Sheet, which will update automatically when edited. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Formatting a chart in Google Docs 2020
    4m 4s
    Once you have inserted a chart into your Google Doc, it can be edited, formatted, and even replaced. You can change the form, labeling and colors of your chart using the advanced editing options available in Google. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Inserting tables and charts from Google Sheets in Google Docs 2020
    3m 33s
    Google Docs, as part of the Google Suite, allows you to integrate content from other services as Google Sheets. Learn how to insert a chart from a spreadsheet created with Google Sheets. You will also discover how to paste tables and charts directly from a spreadsheet, then you can choose to keep the item linked to the source data. Lastly, you’ll see how to find all your linked objects in the document. FREE ACCESS


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