Printing Envelopes in Google Docs

Printing Envelopes in Google Docs

Nowadays we people don’t like to write anything on paper, rather we are using mails. When I have something to mail, I want to print out the envelope. With the help of Google Docs, you can create and print envelopes in different ways. This article will be the perfect guide on how to create and print envelopes by just continuing to read.

Does Google Docs have envelope templates?

You might have this question “Does Google Docs have envelope templates?”. 

Unfortunately, the answer is ‘No’. Google Docs does not have an inbuilt Envelope template. However, you can create envelope templates from scratch using Google Docs styling tools with the help of Google Docs add-ons.

Google Docs doesn’t make creating envelopes an easy process. However, There is add-on support. Read further to learn how to create and print envelopes in Google docs.

Creating envelope using add-on in Google Docs

Google Docs doesn’t have #10 size envelopes as paper. But the envelope add-on does this job easily. 

How to create an envelope using add-on in Google Docs?

First, install the add-on to create the envelope.

Step 1: To install the add-ons, Open Google Docs -> Go to add-ons -> Get add-ons menu.

Step 2: Now search for envelopes, and install synergy LLC( It provides Envelopes, a Google Docs Add-on that adjusts page setup setting to various envelopes size including #10 envelope.)

Step 3:Once you create a new document, select Add-ons. You will find “envelopes” and now choose the envelope size for your choice. The add-on will resize the current document page size to match the envelope size. Then make your addresses and print.

Creating envelope using add-on in Google Docs

How to install page setup setting from add-on in Google Docs?

Printing envelopes involves choosing the right page size. Here you are about to learn how to install page setup from an add-on in Google Docs.

Step 1: Navigate Google Docs-> Go to add-ons -> get add-ons.

How to install page setup setting from add-on in Google Docs

Step 2: Search “set A* page size”(It helps you to change the paper size). Then install followed by clicking continue.

Create an envelope using add-on in Google Docs

Step 3: Create a new document that you want to use as the envelope. Return to the Add-ons menu then choose set A* page size you will see a full list of all supported paper sizes by scrolling down.

install page setup setting from add-on in Google Docs
Creating envelope using add-on in Google Docs
Create envelope using add-on in Google Docs

Step 4: Select any one of the sizes to transform the document immediately. You should know your envelope size so that you can match it in millimeters.

Creating envelope using add-on Google Docs

Step 5: Now you are ready to edit your document to include addresses and names. Make the font any color and size as your wish. If you need to change the margin size go to file -> page setup. Set the margin to 0, So that you can fine-tune exactly where the address should sit.

How to install page setup setting from add-on Google Docs?
install page setup setting from add-on Google Docs

Creating envelope in Google Docs from the Google Chrome web app

With Google Docs you can choose any 11 preset page sizes when you can’t specify custom page sizes use the chrome web app which will overcome this limitation.

To install Chrome web apps you have to use a chrome browser, then install the app by accepting the app’s permission. After installation, launch your app, name your document, specify the page size and margins, then select create your envelope. To open your document in Google Docs, select the generated link “Create your envelope”.

Suppose you have a bunch of items to mail, you might print labels instead of envelopes.

How to print an envelope in Google Docs?

To print an envelope in Google Docs, follow the below steps:

Step 1: Navigate to Google Docs. Create a new document for creating and printing your envelope.

Step 2: Launch the Mail merge for Google Docs from the sidebar. Then select “Envelope”. If you don’t have this add-on kindly, follow the above steps to install. 

How to print an envelope in Google Docs
print an envelope in Google Docs

Step 3: Go to Add-ons -> get add-ons -> set A* page size -> over 30+ page sizes are listed. Select your size and click on apply.

Note: DL envelopes are the most commonly used, as well as size 10 envelopes which are slightly larger.

Step 4: Now you can edit the first page of your envelope with your desired format. And also you can customize the font, colors, or text alignment option offered by Google Docs.

Step 5:  For making a Header or footer, Go to Insert->Header & Page number and then click either “Header” or “Footer” to insert into your document.

Step 5: You can also print envelopes for a mailing list from Google Sheets, click on “Select a spreadsheet” to link your mailing list. Then you can add merge fields by clicking on “insert a merge field”, then selecting the fields you want to merge. Merge fields are useful to insert a personalized recipient name or address. Then click on “Start mail merge”. Your envelopes will be generated by the Mail merge add-on and the merge fields will be replaced by the values from your spreadsheet.

Step 6: Now open your newly created document. Also, you can download your envelope in PDF or Word document.

Step 7: Before printing, you need to preview your envelope in your desired format. If any changes are needed, go back to the previous document, make your changes and click again ‘open’.

Step 8: After all changes, your envelope is ready to print and looks right. Click on File > Print. In the print, dialogue makes sure to set the paper size to the adapted envelope format.

How to print an envelope in Google Docs?

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Ultimately, you won’t print at all. Instead, you will share documents online or via email. But when you need to create and print an envelope, here is everything you need. Hope you have learned how to create and Printing Envelopes in Google Docs by just following the above steps. Now get your hands dirty by simply following this article.