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Choose a font

The font selector on the text options bar let you select from a list of common fonts, as well as generic CSS styles. You can also add the web fonts that are available in Google fonts.

You can either choose the font first and then create text, or select existing text and change it to the font you want to use.

To choose a font for a new block of text:

  1. Select the Text tool in the toolbar
  2. Click the font menu, then choose the font from the pop-up menu, or start typing the name of the font you want to use to filter the list

To set the text formatting for existing text:

  1. Select the Text tool in the toolbar
  2. Click the container that has the text you want to select. The bounding box will turn blue
  3. Click and drag over the text you want to modify
  4. Click the font menu, then choose the font from the pop-up menu, or start typing the name of the font you want to use to filter the list

Adding Google Fonts

In addition to the common fonts that are built in to Google Web Designer, you can also use hundreds of free, open-source fonts available through Google fonts.

To add a Google font:

  1. Select the Text tool in the toolbar
  2. Choose More fonts… from the bottom of the font selection menu
  3. In the Add Google Fonts dialog, search for and select the fonts you want to add. Use the sorting, category, and script filters to narrow your options
  4. When you're satisfied with your selection, click OK. The fonts will now be available in the font menu
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