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How to Change Line Spacing in Google Docs

How to Change Line Spacing in Google Docs
Written by prodigitalweb

For anyone and everyone using a computer, you know how important Google docs is for you. It is an incredibly helpful tool that allows two or more people to work together on a single text either in real time or by working on each separately. In this article we will show you how to change line spacing in Google Docs. Whatever it is, Google docs is one of the most important tools when it comes to one’s work arsenal. Another cool thing about Google docs is that you can access your document form anywhere and any device.

With all your work stored on servers and not attached to a particular device you can work on anything anywhere.  While it is a simple tool to use, learning how to use some of the more advanced features may take you a little time and getting used too. But no worries we’re here to help.  We will be showing you how to change line spacing in Google Docs in both PC as well mobile environments. So sit back and relax while we break it down for you.

How to change line spacing in Google Docs in a Mobile Environment:

If you plan on using Google docs on a mobile, remember line spacing ranges only from 1 to 2. While this is the case by using a mobile, on the desktop version you get many more options including a custom option as well.

In case you’re working on a document from the desktop, any spacing that you use will be automatically applied when you open and work on the document from a smartphone or tablet. In case you apply a particular line spacing from a tablet or smartphone, you’ll be limited to only four options- 1, 1.15, 1.5 and 2.

How to Work on Google Docs

So getting to the point of how to change line spacing in Google Docs from a phone or tablet- you first have to open the Google Docs app. Once you have the app opened you have to select the file you wish to edit. After you have the file of your choosing opened, click on the icon that depicts a capital  “A” with horizontal lines besides it.

How to Change Line Spacing in Google Docs

Once the pop up window opens up select “Paragraph”. Under the option for line spacing press the top arrow to get to the spacing of your choice.  Voila! You’re done.

How to change line spacing in Google Docs on a PC:

Learning how to change line spacing in Google Docs from a PC is much the same way, only here you’ve more options to choose from. Open the document you wish to edit. Once open, press on the icon that shows an arrow with horizontal lines besides it.

Then it is a simple case of choosing the spacing you would like. You can choose from the preset options or you can customize your line spacing. If you do choose to customize your line spacing, then you’ll get a window that asks for line and paragraph spacing. Enter your requirements and select apply.

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