How To Draw A Line In Google Docs

Do you need to draw a line in a Google Docs document? Maybe you want to highlight some text or create a table. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to do all of that and more. You’ll be able to draw lines in no time!

Step 1: Open Google Docs

The first thing you’ll need to do is open Google Docs. You can do this by going to in your web browser.

Step 2: Start a New Document

Once you’re on the Google Docs homepage, click on the “New” button in the top-left corner of the page. You can also open an old Google Document to where you want to add the line.

Step 3: Select the “Insert” Menu

Now that you have a new Google Docs document open, click on the “Insert” menu at the top of the page. This will open up a drop-down menu with different options.

Step 4: Choose the “Drawing” Option

In the “Insert” drop-down menu, select the “Drawing” option. Then press “New”.

Step 5: Draw Your Line

In the new window, click on the Line tool. After that left-click the mouse and move the cursor to draw a line.

Bonus tip: if you want a straight vertical or horizontal line, press and hold the “Shift” button while drawing.

Step 6: Add the Drawing to Your Document

Now that you have finished the drawing, press “Save and Close”. It will show up as an image in your Google Docs document. You can move it around or resize it just like any other image.


There you have it! Now you know how to draw a line in Google Docs. This can come in handy for a variety of purposes for your documents. With a little practice, you’ll be an expert in no time! Do let us know if you have any questions.