Add or delete columns in a document


               

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You can insert or remove columns in a document in Google Docs.

Important: These features aren't available in documents that are in pageless format. To use these features, make sure your document is in pages format.

Make text into columns

  1. Open a document in Google Docs.
  2. Select the text you want to put into columns.
  3. Click Format and then Columns.
  4. Select the number of columns you want.

Change column formatting

  1. Select the columns you want to change.
  2. Click Format and then Columns.
  3. Click More options.
  4. Make your changes and click Apply.

Remove column format

  1. Select the columns you want to change.
  2. Click Format and then Columns and then 1 column Column.

Add a column break

Column breaks make the next text start at the top of the next column, similar to a page break.

  1. Open a document in Google Docs.
  2. Click the part of the column where you want to add a break.
  3. Click Insert and then Break and then Column break.

If the column break option isn’t available, put text into 2 or more columns.

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