Strikethrough is a horizontal line that runs through text while keeping the text readable. Here is an example:
Hello World , I am a strikethrough text.
As you can see, I have drawn a line through the above text and it is still readable.
Strikethrough is immensely useful in the editing process. It lets the editor convey that specific text needs to be deleted/revised.
Google Docs makes it super easy to create a strikethrough.
In this post, I will share two simple techniques to create strikethrough in google docs.
How to Strike through text in Google Docs
There are two methods to cross text out in a Google Doc Document.
- Using the Toolbar
- Using the Keyboard Shortcut
Let us check them out.
Strikethrough Text using Menu Bar
Highlight the required text that you want to strikethrough.
Step 2 :
Now go to the Format section of the menu bar and then click on the Text option.
At last, select the option strikethrough option that will draw a line through the entire text that you have selected above.
Step 4 :
This how the text will look after applying strikethrough
Strikethrough using the keyboard shortcut
Google docs offers a handy keyboard shortcut to create a strikethrough.
First, you have to highlight the text which you want to strike through.
After that, you have to press ALT+SHIIFT+5 together at the same time.
This will draw a line through the selected text.
I hope you have enjoyed the tutorial. Pls feel to ask your questions in the comment section below