Are you wondering how to do small caps in Google Docs? Even though there is no straight way to do small caps in Google Docs, fortunately, you can do small caps in Google Docs using some simple steps.
Google Docs does not include the ability to change cases by default. However, there are add-ons that provide this functionality and some workarounds you could try to do small caps in Google Docs. To enable this feature in Google Docs, follow the steps below.
Let’s dive deep into this article to learn small caps on Google Docs, change cases in Google Docs, and small caps add-ons in Google Docs.
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Small caps Google Docs
The most important benefit of using small caps in Google Docs is it can be easier on the eyes and can make the text easier to read. This is because there is a wide range of shapes of lower case letters as compared with upper case letters.
You can use small caps in Google Docs using different ways and workarounds. In this article, you’ll how to do small caps in Google docs using the following methods.
- Small Caps in Google Docs using “Capitalisation” feature
- Small Caps in Google Docs using small caps add-on “Change case”
- Small Caps in Google Docs using the keyboard shortcut
Change Case in Google Docs
Unfortunately, Google Docs doesn’t support a simple way or any shortcut to do small caps easily. However, you can do small caps using the “Capitalisation” feature with a couple of steps.
Small Caps in Google Docs using “Capitalisation” feature
To do small caps in Google Docs document, follow the below steps:
Step 1: Open Google Docs in your browser and sign in to your account.
Step 2: Open the Google Docs document and select the text you want to do small caps on it.
Step 3: Navigate to the menu bar at the top of the window and click Format > Text > Capitalization > Lowercase.
Selecting ‘Lowercase’ makes every letter in the selected text into small caps. In this way, you can select any text and do small caps in your Google Docs document.
Small caps Add-on Google Docs
Even though you can do small caps in Google Docs easily using the built-in capitalization feature, it doesn’t provide many other options provided while doing small caps in word processors. To get more lower case options, you can make use of small caps add-ons in Google Docs.
Small Caps in Google Docs using small caps add-on “Change case”
Follow the below steps to do small caps in Google Docs using the “Change case” add-on.
Step 1: Open Google Docs, sign in to your account and open the Google Docs document in your browser.
Step 2: Click “Add-Ons,” and then select “Get Add-Ons.”
Step 3: Search for “Change Case” into the search box, and click on the “Change Case” add-on in the G Suite Marketplace.
Step 4: Select “Install” to add the add-on to Google Docs and “Continue” to proceed with installing the add-on into Google Docs and grant all the permissions needed.
Step 5: After installation, click Add-Ons > Change Case to see a list of all the options available.
Step 6: Here, you can see a lot more different options to change the case of your text. You can use the “Invert case” that makes letters the inverse case of each letter selected. You can also make use of other change case options like Sentence case, First letter capital, Title case, etc.
If you have all capital letters in your document and want to change some of the letters in small caps or to format with several more options, you can use this Google add-on.
Google Docs lowercase shortcut
You can also change the text case using the keyboard shortcut. Select the text you want to do small caps in Google Docs, and press SHIFT + F3 on the keyboard until the lower case is applied.
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And that’s it! It is this much simple to do small caps in Google Docs.
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- Small Caps Google Docs (How To Do Small Caps In Google Docs)
- Change Case in Google Docs
- Small caps Add-on Google Docs
- Google Docs lowercase shortcut