A column is a traditional newsletter-style format for a doc. In this video, learn to convert existing text into a column format for reading.
- [Instructor] Right now we're looking at this doc … in the traditional format. … That is, reading the text from top to bottom. … But you may be creating a flyer or a newsletter, … and you might prefer a column layout. … You can convert your existing text into a column very easily … with Google docs. … I'm going to start by selecting the text … that I want to convert into a column. … From here click format at the top of the screen. … Hover your mouse over columns, … and then you can choose how many columns you want. … Right now it's set to a one-column format, … which is what we're looking at. … I can select a two or three-column format, … and I can also click more options. … Again, I can choose the number of columns. … I'll select two. … I can choose the amount of spacing … I want in between each column. … And finally, … I can decide if I want a line between the columns. … I'll leave it at just a two-column format, … and click the apply button. … My text is converted. … And now this looks more like a newsletter. …
- Creating, naming, saving, and editing docs
- Formatting text
- Creating a table of contents
- Inserting images and tables
- Copying, renaming, and moving docs
- Publishing docs on the web
- Sharing docs
- Translating docs
- Using Google Docs on mobile devices
Skill Level Beginner
Google Drive Essential Trainingwith Jess Stratton1h 21m Beginner
1. Get Started with Google Docs
2. Edit Google Docs
3. Work with Images
4. Create Tables, Columns, and Charts
5. Work with Google Docs
6. Collaborate on and Share Google Docs
7. Use Google Docs on a Mobile Device
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