How to Highlight in Google Docs
Highlighting is a useful feature in any word processing tool, and Google Docs is no exception. Whether you’re collaborating on a document or simply need to draw attention to a specific phrase or passage, the ability to highlight text is a valuable tool.
So, how do you highlight in Google Docs? Here’s a step-by-step guide:
Step 1: Select the text you want to highlight
To highlight text, you must first select the portion of text you want to highlight. You can do this by clicking and dragging your cursor over the text, or by double-clicking the word(s) you want to highlight.
Step 2: Click the “Text Highlight Color” button
Once you have selected the text you want to highlight, click the “Text Highlight Color” button in the toolbar. It looks like a small highlighter pen and is located between the “Bold” and “Font Size” buttons.
Step 3: Choose a highlight color
When you click the “Text Highlight Color” button, a dropdown menu will appear with various color options. Select the color you want to use for your highlight.
Step 4: Apply the highlight
Once you have chosen a color, click on it to apply the highlight to your selected text. The text will now be highlighted in the chosen color.
Step 5: Remove a highlight
If you decide you no longer want to highlight a section of text, simply click on the highlighted text to select it, and then click the “Text Highlight Color” button again. From the dropdown menu, select “No color,” and the highlight will be removed.
In conclusion, highlighting text in Google Docs is a simple and effective way to draw attention to important information or to collaborate with others on a shared document. By following these easy steps, you’ll be able to highlight to your heart’s content in no time.