Do you hate the fact that when you type in a Google Docs document, the text always starts at the top of the page and goes horizontally across? And what about those times when you need to write in a different direction, like downwards or diagonally?
Well, don’t worry – there is a way to type vertically and change text direction in Google Docs! In this blog post, we’ll show you how it’s done. Keep reading for instructions on how to get started.
At first, let’s look at how to type vertically in Google Docs. Here’s how to do it:
1. Open up the Google Docs document that you want to type in.
2. Place your cursor where you want to start typing.
3. Go to the Format > Drawing > New from the top menu.
4. A new drawing box will appear – click on the Text Box icon. Then click and drag the cursoron the drawing canvas to add the text box.
5. Start typing in the text box and write your desired text. Now make the box vertical by minimizing it’s width.
6. After doing so, press “Save and Close” to close the draw box and add the text as an image file to the document.
That’s it; your vertical text is now ready!
You can also change text direction in Google Docs to make the text vertical. Here’s how to do it:
1. Follow the first four steps from the previous section – open up your document, place the cursor, go to Insert > Drawing > New, and create a text box. Add your text in the text box.
2. Now press on the dot icon above the text box and turn it to left, as shown in the screenshot.
3. The box will become vertical when you rotate it to 270 degrees. You can also change the text to other directions as you want.
4. After doing so, press “Save and Close” to close the draw box and add the text as an image file to the document.
That’s all there is to know about how to type vertically and change text direction in Google Docs! We hope you found this guide helpful. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment below. Thanks for reading!