See and use suggested content in a document

Find and add suggested content to documents in Google Docs. The suggested content is related to what’s in your document. You can also search your docs and the web from within a document.

Use Explore in Google Docs

  1. On your computer, open a document in Google Docs.
  2. At the bottom right, click Explore Explore.
  3. You might see files, images, or information you can use to help finish your work, in these categories:
      • Topics: Search results for topics related to your document. To see a result, click the title.
      • Related research: Research related to what’s in your document. To add a quote, point to the text and click Insert Insert.

Add images or info from other documents or the web

  1. On your computer, open a document in Google Docs.
  2. At the bottom right, click Explore Explore.
  3. At the top, search for a document, presentation, image, chart, or webpage. Search results will show in categories:
    • Web: Info from the web related to your document.
    • Images: Images from the web related to your document.
    • Drive: Documents saved in your Google Drive.
  4. Add an item from your search:
    • Add an image or chart: Click the item you want to add. At the top, click Insert.
    • Add a footnote: Point to your search result. Click Cite as footnote Cite as footnote.
    • Add a link: Point to your search result. Click Insert Link Add.

Tip: To see more charts or images from a document, click "See more content" under the presentation or document.

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