Create automatic outlines in Docs

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Tips

Navigating long documents can be time-consuming and difficult. Google Docs automatically outlines your document so you can jump between sections. You can then edit the outline as necessary.

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On the web

  1. In Docs, open a document.
  2. Click Viewand thenShow document outline.
  3. (Optional) To jump to a heading, click a heading in the outline.

On a mobile device

  1. In the Docs app, open a document.
  2. Tap Moreand thenDocument outline.
  3. (Optional) To jump to a heading, tap it in the outline. For documents with 3 or more headings, you can scroll through the document. Then, on the right, tap the bar with arrows and tap a heading to jump to it.
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