Ever wonder why your text doesn’t wrap correctly in a Google Sheets or Google Docs tool? Although a simple spreadsheet such as Google Sheets has many similarities to Microsoft Excel, there are enough differences to confuse. Google Docs is the same. This article will teach you how to text wrap.
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What is Text Wrapping in Google Docs?
Text wrapping is when images are inserted into google documents. The surrounding words and characters will adjust to wrap around the image. The text would be moved above and below the image without this. It would also adjust the line to fit the image height.
The wrap text format is turned off by default. In-line images will be inserted in the same way. Also, it will embed the image within the line of characters, similar to the break text option. This can be a wasteful use of page space, especially if your google doc is short.
Why use Wrap Text in Google Docs؟
Wrap text makes Google Docs files easier to view and reduces the pages required for files that contain multiple images. This option is beneficial if you intend to print these files. This format type is recommended for anyone who wishes to publish their work.
The template makes it easier to read your documents. It is easier to read a well-formatted document that has images that are adequately aligned than one that has pictures that split the page. These page breaks can draw attention to undesirable places.
This applies to creating a timeline using Google Slides and adding a textual explanation or including an image or video in your Google Word Doc.
Google Docs Wrapping Text: A Step-by-Step
While the wrap text option doesn’t differ from Microsoft Word, it is still difficult to find because it doesn’t have a dedicated menu. Follow these steps to use it:
1- Insert a file with an image. Click Insert from the top menu. Hover over the image and then choose the location where you wish to place the image.
2- If the image wrap text style was not selected, it should default to Inline. To open the wrap text menu, click on the image.
3- The Inline Format, which is explained above, places the image in alignment with the text but leaves empty spaces around it.
4- To select wrap text, click on the middle icon
5-To place the image, click and drag it using the wrap text editor format. This allows you to place the image as per your requirements.
6-By default, the margins between text and images are 1/8″. This can be adjusted by clicking on the Image Margin textbox and selecting your preferred margin size.
7- Click on the Position Options to choose whether the image is locked in place. If you choose Move with Text, the image will adjust with the paragraph if you add or remove text above it. Any text you add to the image will not affect its position if Fix Position on Page is selected.
8- Google Docs allows you to choose the location of your image. Click on Fix position on the page in the right-hand menu or choose it from the dropdown box.
9- Click on one of the Quick Layouts to lock the image according to your selected format. To see more layout options, click on the left and right arrows.
Is the wrap text option the same on a Word Document?
No. Text wrapping has its menu in a Word document. Click on the image you want to wrap and then click Layout in the top menu. You will find a Wrap Text Icon in the Arrange menu. This will allow you to select how the image will interact with the text.
Google Docs allows you to combine images.
Yes. Select Insert from the top menu and hover over Drawing. To open the drawing options, click on +New. You can copy an image to the window by clicking on the image icon. You can place additional images by clicking on the image icon again. To save and close the image, click Save and Close.
Google Sheets: How to wrap text
You’ll notice strings of text or data overflowing in each cell when you work on a Google Sheets spreadsheet. This happens when data or text in each cell is too long to fit within the cell.
It’s easy to do.
- Choose the whole row or column in which you want your text wrapped
- Choose Format from the menu.
- Choose Wrap from the Text Wrapping options.
- Click Wrap
How can you wrap text in Google Slides presentations?
- Open Google Slides and navigate to the slide with the image and text you want to work with.
- Click Insert > Image to insert your image.
- Choose the location for the photo. You can insert text to your slide if you still need it.
– The problem is that the entire text to the right is contained in one text box. In fact, this means that you can’t place the last paragraph under the image. It will give it the appearance of wrapping text. This is where the solution lies: create a new textbox, copy and paste your bottom paragraph into it, then position it in a way that gives it the appearance of wrapping around it.
– Click and drag the cursor over the text you wish to copy to your clipboard. Then press Ctrl+C (Command+C for Mac) and follow the instructions. When selected, the text is highlighted in blue
-Now, click “Insert” in the menu bar. Then click “Text Box” from the dropdown menu.
– Once you select a slide, your cursor will transform into crosshairs. Click and drag your cursor to draw the text box on the slide
– Next step, press Ctrl+V (Command+V for Mac) to copy the text. Copy and paste the text from the other box into the new text box.
– Now, adjust the text box at the bottom to align it with the image’s left and right sides. To select the text box, click and drag the handles.
-After fine-tuning, you can wrap your text around an image just like if you were using a tool built into your computer.