How to change the background color of table cells in Google Docs

It is very easy to insert a table in Google Docs. Once you have inserted the table, you can edit and format it in various ways.

In this article, we will be talking about one way in which you can format your tables: by changing the background color of the cells.

By default, the cells are transparent. This means that their color is the same as the color of your document. Since the color of Google Docs documents is generally white, the color of the cells is also generally white.

However, you can change the background color of the cells to any color you want. 

You can choose from one of the many existing colors or you can create a custom color. 

Changing the color of the cells of your table allows you to highlight certain cells (such as cells containing important information). It also makes your table look more interesting and therefore makes it engaging. 

3 methods of changing the background color of cells in Google Docs. 

  • Using the background color icon in the table toolbar
  • Right-clicking and opening Table properties
  • Going to the Format menu and opening Table properties

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How to remove table borders in Google Docs

Google Docs allows you to conveniently insert a table in your document. Once you have inserted a table in the doc, you can also edit it in various ways. 

In this article, we will be talking about how to remove the borders of your table by changing its color and thickness. 

Removing the borders can make your table look more aesthetic. Sometimes, removing borders allows you to combine cells (when you remove borders by merging cells). These are some reasons why you might be interested in removing table borders.

4 methods of removing table borders in Google Docs.

  • Using the table toolbar to change the color or thickness of the borders
  • Right clicking and using the Table properties window to change the color or thickness of the borders
  • Going to the Format menu and using the Table properties window to change the color or thickness of the borders
  • Merging cells

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How to select a Line in MS Word

You may not have numbering enabled for all the lines in your Word document. Even so, Microsoft Word tracks all lines in a document with numbers. Thus, going to a specific line in your document is a very simple task for Word.

Most of us do not think of our document as containing a certain number of lines. We tend to look at documents as chapters, sections, pages, paragraphs, sentences, etc

But Word has a special feature that takes you to a specific line.

The feature allows you to jump not only to a specific line in your document. You can also use it to move backward or forward relative to your current position in the document. To select the line, you must use the mouse or a keyboard shortcut.

Furthermore, you may also want to select a specific line without knowing its line number. You can do this by using the keyboard. Thus, we can select a line in a Word document in one of two ways:

  • Using the line number
  • Without using a line number

Let us see how to do the above in simple steps.

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How to add slide numbers in Powerpoint

When you are in a long presentation with many slides, it is easy to lose track of where you are. PowerPoint allows you to add slide numbers to each slide. The number of the slide allows you to locate your present slide on the entire presentation.

It is possible to add individual slide numbers to each slide. You can do this by inserting a text box and entering the slide number inside. But, we do not recommend this method. Adding or subtracting slides from the presentation will mess up the numbering. Then, you must adjust the numbering by hand.

Instead, we recommend allowing PowerPoint to add the slide numbers for you. The advantage is automatic updates whenever you add or subtract slides. By default, PowerPoint adds the slide number in the footer area at the bottom of the slides. But, you can add the slide master for your presentation. This will allow moving the slide numbers to where you want, and help you format them.

Let us see how you can do all this.

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How to insert a table in Google Docs

Google Docs allows you to conveniently insert various objects in your document. Some examples of objects you can insert in your document include images, shapes and tables. 

Tables are a collection of rows and columns. They store data and are useful for performing data visualization and analysis. 

In this article, we will be talking about how to insert a table in Google Docs. 

2 ways to insert Table in a Google Doc

  • Going to the Insert tab
  • Creating a table in Google Sheets and copy + paste to Google Docs

We will also cover how to edit and delete your tables.

With that introduction, let’s learn the two methods.

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How to Change Background Color of a Slide in PowerPoint

By default, PowerPoint offers a white background for all slides. But, you may want to change the background color for better aesthetics.

PowerPoint offers many choices for changing the background color. You can replace it with:

  • Solid Fill — Fill the background with a solid color.
  • Gradient Fill — Fill the background with a color that changes its intensity gradually.
  • Picture or Texture Fill — Fill the background with a chosen picture or texture from a file.
  • Pattern Fill — Fill the background with a pattern.

Let us see how to change the background of a slide.

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