How to Create a Bookmark in Google Docs

If you have a lengthy document in Google Docs, you can make navigation easier by using bookmarks. Bookmarks make it easy to jump to preset points in the document. 

From the table of contents, you can directly go to a specific chapter, or to a bookmark in another document.

3 ways to create a Bookmark in Google Docs

  • Create a bookmark with a link within a document
  • Create a bookmark with a link to another document
  • Remove bookmarks from a document.

We will show you all these options in easy, step-by-step instructions.

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How to Create a Venn Diagram in Google Docs

Venn diagrams portray the differences and similarities between concepts while displaying their interconnections. 

You can use Venn diagrams for:

  • Comparative analysis, 
  • Problem-solving, and 
  • Demonstrating basic concepts. 

Venn diagrams help to simplify complex ideas by bringing clarity.

We will show you how to create a Venn diagram in Google Docs in easy, step-by-step instructions.

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How to Insert Word Art in Google Docs

If you use Microsoft Word and love the word art feature, you might wonder if you can use it on Google Docs as well. 

Here’s the good news: you can! Word Art is a quick and easy way to add flair to your document and make it much more interesting. 

2 methods of inserting Word Art in Google Docs

  • Using the Insert and Drawing option
  • Using the Help and Drawing option

We will explain how to apply either method in a few simple steps.

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How to Make a Cover Page in Google Docs

If a cover page is not attractive, most people will lose interest in reading the document. An attractive cover page can draw people to your document. You don’t have to worry about using special graphics design software. With Google Docs, you can create the perfect title page.

The steps given below will show you how to design your cover page.

A simple method to create cover pages with Google Docs:

  • Remove margins and insert drawing

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How to Fix ‘Bottom Margin Bigger’ Issue in Google Docs

Thick bottom margins can be annoying when you need precise margins for your work. Most word processing software uses the widow/orphan control feature.

In Google Docs, the feature is active by default. It makes your text look better, but you may get bigger margins.

What is a widow? 

Imagine a paragraph that begins at the end of a page and occupies one line at the top of the next page. That line on the second page is a widow. By default, Google Docs will move some lines from the first page to the second page to prevent widows. Unfortunately, this transfer leaves thicker margins on the previous page.

What is an orphan? 

An orphan occurs when the first line of a paragraph sits at the end of a page. Google Docs will move this line to the next page. A transfer like this will leave the last line empty. The empty last lines make the bottom margins appear bigger.

The widow/orphan control prevents widows and orphans. There is no way to turn this feature off in Google Docs. However, the workaround below can give you slimmer bottom margins.

2 ways to fix bigger bottom margin in Google Docs:

  • Set document margin size
  • Minimize header/footer

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How to Overlap Images in Google Docs

Sometimes when you’re working on Google Docs, you might want to overlap images. Fortunately, you can overlap images in Google Docs. We give you two methods to do so.

2 methods to overlap images in Google Docs

  • Using Google Drawings
  • Using Wrap text

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How to convert Google doc into PDF

You’ve created a brand new Google Doc. You’ve edited and formatted it to perfection. Now you just need to send it in a PDF format and you are wondering how you can do that. Here are 5 quick and easy methods for you to do just that.

5 methods to convert Google Doc into PDF

  • Download the Google Doc as PDF
  • Save the Google Doc as PDF
  • Send the Google Doc as PDF
  • Download the Google Doc as PDF on your mobile
  • Share the Google Doc as PDF via your mobile

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How to insert Checkbox In Google Docs

When you have items in a list that needs to be crossed off, checkboxes can come in handy. However, you might wonder how to insert checkboxes in Google Docs.

5 methods to insert a checkbox in Google Docs

  • Using the checklist option from the toolbar
  • Using the checklist option from the main menu bar
  • Using a keyboard shortcut
  • Using Special characters
  • Using Substitutions

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How to create a Block Quote in Google Docs

When you have more than four lines of quotations, you might want to use a block quotation. However, Google Docs doesn’t offer a direct way for you to use block quotes. 

Fortunately, there is a workaround to use block quotes in Google Docs.


By manual formatting

Using this method, you can manually format a quote to a blockquote.

Step 1: Identify your quote.

The sentence introducing a quote ends with a colon, indicating the start of a quote. Here, the middle paragraph is the quote.

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How to view two pages side by side in Google Docs

To edit documents or to review them easily, you need multiple page-viewing options. Google Docs does not have an in-built solution for this. Resizing two tabs manually is the most known workaround, but we have better solutions for you. 

5 methods to view two pages side by side in Google Docs

  • By manual resizing
  • By resizing using the minimize button
  • Using keyboard shortcuts
  • Using the Tab Resize Chrome extension
  • Using Tab Scissors Chrome extension

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