How to Insert Horizontal Line in Google Docs

How to Add a Horizontal Line in Google Docs

In this post, we’ll see:

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How to Insert Horizontal Line in Google Docs

PC

Here’s how you can insert horizontal line in Google Docs desktop version:

​Sign into Google Docs.
​Open the document.
Place the cursor on where you need a horizontal line.
Click on “Insert” at the top and then click the “Horizontal line.”

To Remove Horizontal Line: Select the horizontal line by double-clicking it. Press the “Delete” key.

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Android or iPhone

Let’s see how to insert horizontal line in Google Docs app:

​Open the Google Docs app.
​Open the document.
Tap on the “Pencil” icon at the bottom.
​Place the cursor on where you need a horizontal line.
Tap the “+” icon at the top. In “Insert” section, you see the “Horizontal line” option. Tap it.

To Remove Horizontal Line in Google Docs App: Place the cursor after it. Hit the “Backspace” key on your keyboard.

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How to Insert Text Box in Google Docs

​Sign into Google Docs. ​Open the document.
​Place the cursor where you need a text box.
​Click “Insert” at the top. Hover your mouse over “Drawing.” Hit “New.”
​In the “Drawing” pop-up, hit the “Text box” option which is between “Shape” and “Image.”
Draw a text box on the “Drawing” pop-up. If you like, you can add many text boxes here by doing the above step and this one.
​Enter the text within the text box if you want.
If you wish, customize the text box using the options at the top which are after the “Image” option. Also, resize the text box if you wish by dragging its resizing handle.
Once you’re okay with the text box, click on the “Save and Close” button at the top.

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Notes

1. You can edit the text box in Google Docs. Here’s how: Double click the text box or select it and click on the “Edit.” You see the “Drawing” pop-up where you make the changes you want.

2. You can’t do the above tasks on Google Docs for Android or iPhone.

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How to Insert En or Em Dash in Google Docs

PC

Here’s how you can insert en or em dash in Google Docs desktop version:

Sign into Google Docs. Open the document you prefer.
Place the cursor at the place where you want en or em dash.
Hit Insert > Special characters.
In the search box, type dash.
You see the en dash as the second one in the search results. And the third one is the em dash.
Hit the one you prefer.

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Android or iPhone

Let’s see how to insert en or em dash in Google Docs app:

Open a document in the Google Docs app.
Tap the “Pencil” icon at the bottom.
Put the cursor in the place where you want en dash or em dash.
In the keyboard, tap the “?123” (if you’re on Android and note that, I’m using Gboard) or “123” button (if you’re on the iPhone). Long-press the “Hyphen” key.
You see the en and em dash. Move your finger and select the one you wish.