Google Docs recently introduced Outline Mode, a special view to quickly jump to parts in a long document. In this video, staff author Jess Stratton shows you how to access Outline Mode, how to add new items to it, what shows up in the outline automatically, and finally how to hide the outline if it's not needed.
- [Instructor] If you use Google Docs frequently,…you may have noticed…that one day when you opened up documents,…it automatically opened in something called outline mode.…This was a new feature of Google Docs.…Outline mode is great for being able to jump around quickly…through long documents.…The document outline is considered a tool,…so if you haven't seen it yet,…you can access it by the tool menu at the top of the screen.…From here, choose document outline.…It's going to open up on the left hand pane.…
Here you can see an outline of your document.…You can click on each aspect…and it will take you right there in your document.…What's great about outline mode…is that if you leave this pane open,…it updates in real time.…It also recognizes certain features of your document…to standout to make part of the outline,…so you don't have to do anything.…For example, boldfaced text, or underlined text,…or a lot of text in caps lock.…It recognizes that these things…are most likely visual headers.…
It can also pick up on font styles,…
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- Downloading files as PDFs or Word documents
- Using Docs templates
- Finding and adding additional fonts
- Copying styles with Paint Format
- Replacing text as your type
- Finding images using the Research tool
- Tagging others in comments
- Turning on Suggesting mode for collaborators
- Creating flowcharts with Google Drawings
- Translating documents into different languages