Did you know that centering text in Google Docs is quite easy which can be done in seconds? Yes, you can center text vertically in Google Docs without any hassles.
Centered text in Google Docs is the best option to use for the headlines and the short lines of the text. By using centering text in Google Docs, you can let users read them easily because lines are too short, and don’t need any eye movements repeatedly.
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How to center text vertically in Google Docs?
Even though there is no straight way to align text vertically center in Google Docs, there are a few features and workarounds you could try to center text in Google Docs and align them vertically. You can use page layout options such as page size, margins, orientation, and text alignment and spacing options. Below are some of the ways we’re going to learn to center text in Google Docs.
- Center text in Google Docs using “Tables”
- Center text in Google Docs using the “Aligning option”
- Center text in Google Docs using the “Margin option
- Center text in Google Docs using some workarounds such as tab and spacing options.
How to center text vertically in Google Docs using tables?
To center text in Google Docs using tables, follow the below steps.
Step 1: Open Google Docs and sign into your account.
Step 2: From the document, navigate to the menu bar at the top of the screen and click “Insert” > “Table” and choose the required row and column.
Step 3: Now select the cell or even more than one cell that you wish to align and right-click and then select the “Table Properties” option.
Step 4: From the “Table Properties” dialog box, click the “Cell vertical alignment” box and then select the required alignment.
Step 5: Once you click ‘OK, you will see the text will be realigned in the center vertically.
How to center text in Google Docs using the “Aligning option”?
You can also center text in Google Docs using the “Aligning option”. To do so, follow the below steps.
Step 1: Open the Google Docs document and type the text you want to align in the center.
Step 2: To center the text on a page, first select the specific text that you wish to center by dragging the cursor through the text.
Step 3: Navigate to the top of the screen and click on align icon from the action bar that is present at the left side of the line-spacing icon.
Step 4: Now select the “center align” option. From the left side, the second option. See the below screenshot for your reference.
In this way, you can center text in Google Docs.
How to center text in Google Docs using the “Margin option”?
To center text in Google Docs using the “Margin option”, follow the below steps.
Step 1: Open the Google Docs document and click File menu > then Page Setup.
Step 2: A new window will open with four page layout options, that include margins. You can set the size of the left, right, top, and bottom page margins. You can adjust the alignment by selecting one of the four alignment icons on the toolbar. All you have to do is just move the “inverted triangle” icon in the margin in the center of the page.
This will align the already type text to the center and also let you type text in the center of Google Docs.
Workarounds to center text in Google Docs
If you want to adjust the text and align them vertically in Google Docs, you also use spacing and tabs options. To align a single sentence or a couple of sentences, you can just place the cursor before the first word of the sentence and click on the tab button until you reach the center of the screen. In this way, you can define your own center alignment.
If you want to have precise control over the placement of text on the center of the page, you might explore the spacing option. By using the space tab before the first word of the sentence, you can create the exact center alignment and align it vertically on the Google Docs page.
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Voila! You can now center the text in Google Docs and align them vertically in Google Docs very easily!