Introduction to Google Docs

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Create a Header and Footer in a Google Doc

Format text and Add Sub headers to a Document

Create a Table and Graphs in a Google Doc

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1 week of study, 2 hours
Beginner-friendly
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

In this project, you will use Google Docs to create a document. You will be able to format text by creating paragraph form and setting line spacing. You will also learn how to create headers and footers along with sub headers. Tables and charts will be used within the document. You will learn a couple of methods for inserting charts that automatically update within the document. A review of how to share the document and protect the document while sharing will also be covered in the project. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Requirements

This course is for someone who is new to Google Docs and wants to learn the basics of the application.

Skills you will develop

  • Graphs

  • Document Formatting

  • Google Docs

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Create a New Google Doc

  2. Create a Header and a Footer

  3. Configure a Document for Paragraph Format

  4. Design a Table

  5. Create a Chart

  6. Format and Share a Document

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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