How to Superscript in Google Docs

Google Docs Superscript

Here are two ways to superscript in Google Docs.

1. Highlight a character and then select Format > Text > Superscript from the menu.

Google Docs Superscript

2. Highlight a character. Click Ctrl + . on a PC. Click ⌘ + . on a Mac.

[Read more…]

How to Add a Text Box in Google Docs

Insert 1 x 1 Table in Google Doc

According to Wikipedia, “a typical text box is a rectangle of any size, possibly with a border that separates the text box from the rest of the interface.”


In a document, as on a web page, a text box is used to emphasize or decorate text to make the text stand out from the rest of the document — like this.

 
Here are three ways to add a text box to a Google Doc.

[Read more…]

Google Docs Preferences: Should You Change Default Settings?

Google Docs Show Link Details

Google Docs General PreferencesGoogle Docs provides a lot of flexibility in terms of user preferences.

Some of the preferences are very useful when enabled. Others can be plain annoying.

However, utility is in the eye of the beholder. One person’s annoyance may be another’s productivity booster.

The following is a list the current options in the General tab (under Tools > Preferences), along with our preferences. Of course, your mileage may vary.

[Read more…]

How Does Google Docs Work?

How Google Docs Works

Google Docs is one of the productivity applications that’s included with free consumer Gmail and with Google Workspace (for business).

Google Docs is a cloud-based word processor, which means that no desktop software is required to create and edit documents. Documents are stored on Google Drive, which is the cloud drive included with Gmail and Google Workspace.

Google Docs has all the core capabilities that can be found in traditional word processors. It also has a number of capabilities that relate to the fact that the documents are stored on a cloud drive (vs. on one person’s desktop). So, how does Google Docs work? Here are just a few of the capabilities.

[Read more…]

This site includes affiliate links to Google.com and associate links to Amazon.com. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.

Gmail™, Google Workspace™, Google Sheets™ , Google Docs™ , Google Slides™ , Google Meet™ , Google Drive™, and Google Sites™ are trademarks of Google LLC