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How to change your margins in Google Docs in 2 ways

Changing margins is great for stylistic purposes and fitting more content on a page. Ridofranz/Getty Images You can change margins in Google Docs to format page sizing or individual paragraphs. To change margins, you can use the Ruler or page setup dialog box. It's possible to change both vertical and horizontal margins in Google Docs. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Margins are the unused areas around the edges of your document that keep its contents from ...
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How to insert a text box or custom shape in Google Docs

Text boxes and shapes are a method for making content stand out in your Google Doc. dennizn / Shutterstock.com You can insert a text box or custom shape in Google Docs to help information stand out. A text box or shape can be drawn into Google Docs from the Insert menu. You can edit shapes or text boxes at any time by clicking directly on them. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. While some prefer Microsoft Word, Google Docs is a free alternative loaded with featur...
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Salesforce COO Bret Taylor is slowly taking over many of CEO Marc Benioff's major leadership responsibilities. Over a dozen insiders explain his meteoric rise to the top.

Niholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images; Salesforce; Santiago Mejia/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images; Justin Sullivan/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider In five years, Salesforce COO Bret Taylor has emerged as the heir apparent to Marc Benioff. Taylor's profile is growing as he takes over duties typically expected from a CEO, insiders say. Over a dozen of his past and current colleagues explain how his star rose so quickly. See more stories on Insider's business page. Salesforce...
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Apple, Google remove opposition app as Russian voting begins

By DARIA LITVINOVA and KELVIN CHAN MOSCOW (AP) — Facing Kremlin pressure, Apple and Google on Friday removed an opposition-created smartphone app that tells voters which candidates are likely to defeat those backed by Russian authorities, as polls opened for three days of balloting in Russia’s parliamentary election. Russian authorities are seeking to suppress the use of Smart Voting, a strategy designed by imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The election is widely seen as an important ...
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Fiberplane nabs € 7.5M seed to bring Google Docs-like collaboration to incident response

Fiberplane, an Amsterdam-based early stage startup that is building collaborative notebooks for SREs (site reliability engineers)  to collaborate around an incident in a similar manner to group editing in a Google Doc, announced a ​​€ 7.5M (approximately $8.8 million USD) seed round today. The round was co-led by Crane Venture Partners and Notion Capital with participation from Northzone, System.One and Basecase Capital. Micha Hernandez van Leuffen (known as Mies) is founder and CEO at Fiberplan...
Tags: Google, Startups, TC, Cloud, Enterprise, Developer, Funding, US, Tech, Amsterdam, Google Docs, Oracle, Incident response, Hernandez, Mies, Google Doc


Fiberplane nabs €7.5M seed to bring Google Docs-like collaboration to incident response

Fiberplane, an Amsterdam-based early-stage startup that is building collaborative notebooks for SREs (site reliability engineers) to collaborate around an incident in a similar manner to group editing in a Google Doc, announced a ​​€7.5 million (approximately $8.8 million USD) seed round today. The round was co-led by Crane Venture Partners and Notion Capital, with participation from Northzone, System.One and Basecase Capital. Micha Hernandez van Leuffen (known as Mies) is founder and CEO at Fib...
Tags: Google, Startups, TC, Cloud, Enterprise, Developer, Funding, Tech, Amsterdam, Google Docs, Oracle, Incident response, Notion Capital, Hernandez, Mies, Google Doc


How to use LinkedIn hashtags and resume keywords to apply for remote work

Just one in 10 companies expects all their staff to return to the office after the pandemic. Manish Rajput/SOPA Images When looking for remote jobs, it's important to tailor your résumé and cover letter accordingly. Highlighting any previous remote work or related soft skills such as Zoom could go a long way. Optimizing your LinkedIn profile and using the relevant hashtags will catch recruiters' attention. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Remote work might ha...
Tags: Google, UK, Resume, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Linkedin, Remote Work, Google Docs, Job Search, Salesforce, CV, Video Conferencing, Nordic, Remote workers


How to Delete Blank Rows from Tables in your Google Documents

The Document Studio add-on helps you generate Google Documents from data in Google Sheets and Google Form responses. You can create a template in Google Docs and the add-on will replace the placeholders with answers submitted in the Google Form response.This approach may however create a lot of blank rows in the table for answers that have no response in Google Forms. To give you an example, if the user has not answered the Age question, the generated document will have a row for the {{Age}} que...
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Chrome Beta to experiment with a more powerful New Tab page, web highlights, and search changes

Google is launching a new version of its Chrome Beta browser today that’s introducing some fairly notable changes to its user interface and design. The browser will introduce an updated New Tab page, which will now include cards directing you back to past web search activities, instead of only a list of shortcuts to favorite websites. Other changes aim to make it easier to navigate search results and to highlight and share quotes from the web. The New Tab page’s update will be one of the first c...
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General Catalyst, Abstract back Wanderlog’s $1.5M round for collaborative travel

Twin brothers Harry and Peter Yu grew up traveling all over, an aspect of their lives that continued even into their careers. What they didn’t enjoy was figuring out all the logistics, which has become more difficult during the pandemic: vacations that could be taken quickly now require more planning and even reservations. “People travel differently, but the common denominator is that everyone uses some kind of document to plan and share their trip information,” Harry Yu told TechCrunch. “We saw...
Tags: Google, Startups, TC, Apps, Y Combinator, Funding, Tech, Software, Google Docs, Harry, Yelp, General Catalyst, Hopper, Bay Area, Travel Tech, Niko Bonatsos


How to check the word count on Google Docs, and keep the word count on your screen

Google Docs has a native word count tool on both desktop and mobile. Geber86/Getty Images You can check the word count on Google Docs under the Tools section. On desktop, word count can be kept on the page at all times with the toggling of a checkbox. You can also check word count on Google Docs with the mobile app, but you can't keep it on your screen. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Google Docs has been around since 2008. It is a fairly fleshed out docume...
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Google Docs to finally borrow one of the best features from Gmail

Google is updating its Docs service with a new Smart Reply feature for comment replies. It's designed to help you compose comments with extra confidence.
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A crossword puzzle with a big purpose

Before the pandemic, Alicia Chang was working on a new project. “I was experimenting with non-traditional ways to help teach Googlers the AI Principles,” she says. Alicia is a technical writer on the Engineering Education team focused on designing learning experiences to help Googlers learn about our AI Principles and how to apply them in their own work.The challenge for Alicia would be how many people she needed to educate. “There are so many people spread over different locations, time zones, ...
Tags: Google, Education, Molly, Google Docs, Ai, Googlers, ALICIA, Alicia Chang, Engineering Education, Emoji Challenge


Why the hell can’t you copy folders in Google Drive?

For better or worse, I’m a Google Docs boy. While Microsoft’s Office or Apple‘s iWork software suites are more powerful, nothing beats how easy Google’s Drive suite is to use across multiple devices and by different people. Yet, there has been one issue haunting me for some time, something I need to get off my heaving chest: why the hell can’t you copy folders in Google Drive? You may read that and be like, “Callum, what on Earth are you talking about? I’m certain you can copy folders in Google ...
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Felt raised $4.5 million to get you to ‘think in maps’

From vaccine distribution plans to fire trackers to bar crawls for your best friend’s birthday, maps help people visualize space and express impact. And Felt, a new Oakland-based startup co-founded by Sam Hashemi and Can Duruk, is on a mission to make the medium more mainstream. Felt is a collaborative software company that wants to make it easier for people to build maps on the internet. It announced today that it has raised $4.5 million led by Bain Capital Ventures, with participation from Des...
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Everything You Need to Know About Google Drive's Big Changes

Big changes are coming to Google Drive, and they affect the way that you share, back up, and manage files from your computer. If you use Google’s cloud file storage system, here’s everything you need to know about the most recent upgrades—and what you need to do about them.Read more...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Science, Cloud Storage, Software, Computing, Google Docs, File Explorer, Cloud Applications, File system, System Software, Computer File, Technology Internet, Online Backup Services, Google Docs Editors


How to shop for the best laptop for school 2021

Rachel Mendelson/Insider When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Consider your budget and how you're planning to use your device when buying a new school laptop. Students should also look for education discounts and consider the resources available on campus. It's also important to consider whether a MacBook, Chromebook, or Windows PC is best for your needs. As a college student, your laptop is your lifeline. Whether you're working ...
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How to print directly from Google Docs on any device

It's easy to print a document from Google Docs on any device. Eugenio Marongiu/Getty Images You can print from Google Docs on your computer or from the mobile app on Apple and Android devices. To print from the Google Docs mobile app, go to the "Share & export" page within the "More" menu. On a computer, you can print a Google Doc from the "File" menu. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Google Docs is a great choice for simple document creation. Not only is i...
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Alt + F4: The Windows keyboard shortcut for closing applications, explained

Keyboard shortcuts, like Alt + F4, are a fast way to accomplish tasks quickly on Windows. Carolyn Ann Ryan/Getty Images Alt + F4 is a Windows keyboard shortcut that completely closes the application you're using. It differs slightly from Ctrl + F4, which closes the current window of the application you're viewing. Laptop users may need to press the Fn key in addition to Alt + F4 to use this shortcut. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Alt + F4 is a handy k...
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How to create a hanging indent on a Microsoft Word document for a bibliography or works cited page

Hanging indents are particularly helpful for creating bibliographies in Word. Eva-Katalin/Getty Images You can create a hanging indent on Word by adjusting the format options of the document. Hanging indents are a paragraph formatting option where the first line is at the margin and subsequent lines are indented. Hanging indents are commonly used in works cited and bibliographies. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Hanging indents (also referred to as second line ...
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How to make and edit a table of contents in Google Docs to easily navigate to sections of a document

Adding a table of contents to your Google Doc only takes a moment. lechatnoir/Getty Images You can create a table of contents in a Google Doc with a computer, iPhone, or iPad. Google Docs' table of contents feature gives readers an organized outline of the entire document. Your table of contents' sections will be automatically generated based on the headings in your Google Doc. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Google Docs quickly became one of the web...
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A Google Drive Update Might Break All Your Links

Now that Google has opened up its business-focused Workspace suite to everyone, there are some new Google Drive features. But as with every move, sometimes things get busted along the way.Read more...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Science, Technology, Cloud Storage, Computing, Workspace, Google Docs, Bandai, Blogger, Alphabet Inc, Google Sheets, File system, Google Workspace, Technology Internet, Google Docs Editors


How to Access Your Google Docs Files From Outlook

This tutorial explains how to access your Google docs (and all of the files on your Google Drive) from within Microsoft Outlook, so you can send them as attachments etc. Overview This process used to be a bit more complicated, but Google and Microsoft seem to have decided to play nice. Now it’s actually pretty easy to quickly attach your Google Docs files to an email in Outlook, although the process is a bit different depending on which version of Outlook you’re using. We’ve got you covered...
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How to edit Google Docs offline on your computer or smartphone

It's easy to use Google Docs - whether online or offline. Shutterstock You can edit Google Docs files offline if you've synced them with your device beforehand. Both the Google Docs website and mobile app support offline editing. Enabling offline editing in Google Docs is great for users without a steady internet connection. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Google Docs is great - until you lose your internet connection and suddenly lose all editing acces...
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Google will let enterprises store their Google Workspace encryption keys

As ubiquitous as Google Docs has become in the last year alone, a major criticism often overlooked by the countless workplaces who use it is that it isn’t end-to-end encrypted, allowing Google — or any requesting government agency — access to a company’s files. But Google is finally addressing that key complaint with a round of updates that will let customers shield their data by storing their own encryption keys. Google Workspace, the company’s enterprise offering that includes Google Docs, Sli...
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Google Workspace for everyone

Since the launch of Gmail in 2004, and Google Docs two years later, we’ve been building flexible, helpful and innovative solutions that allow people to connect, create and collaborate securely — from anywhere on the planet and on any device. When we debuted Google Workspace last October, we not only introduced a new brand, but also our vision for a single, integrated experience for everyone: Everything you need to get anything done, now in one place. Across apps like Gmail, Chat, Calendar, Drive...
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How to double space in Google Docs on desktop or mobile, or add custom spacing

Changing the line spacing in Google Docs isn't hard. lechatnoir/Getty Images You can double space in Google Docs using the "Line spacing" menu. The Line spacing menu lets you add double spacing, single spacing, and a variety of other styles. The Google Docs mobile app lets you enable double spacing too, but in a more limited way. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Google Docs is one of the most popular word processors available today. This isn't hard to un...
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A new tool to find stories from underrepresented voices

Editor’s note:  Rachel Hislop is the Editor in Chief of Okayplayer, which represents the innovative, artistic and progressive voice of black culture through the amplification of music, art, film and politics.In December of 2019, I was onstage at a Google News conference in Chicago giving a short presentation about creating stories for diverse audiences. I wanted to introduce Okayplayer’s approach towards telling stories about marginalized communities to the room of small to midsize publishers. M...
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How to Change the Font in your Google Documents with Apps Script

An organization recently migrated their Word Documents from Microsoft Office to Google Drive. The migration has been smooth but the Word documents imported as Google Docs are using Calibri, the default font family of Microsoft Word.The company is looking to replace the fonts in multiple Google Documents such that the document headings using Georgia while the body paragraphs are rendered in Droid Sans at 12 pt. Replace Font Styles in Google Docs This example show how to replace the font famil...
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How to share a Google Doc to collaborate and edit documents with others

It's easy to share a Google Doc with only a few clicks. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images You can share a Google Doc via email or URL link. To share a Google Doc, open the document and click the blue "Share" button in the top-right corner. You can also customize editing permissions so users can view, comment, or edit. This story is a part of Insider's Guide to Google Drive. Google Docs is one of the handiest online tools because the platform makes it easy to collaborate on projects and sh...
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