In this article, we discussed how to text wrap in Google Docs.
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How to Wrap Text In Google Docs
Here are the steps that will help you wrap text in Google Docs.
1. Open the document on Google Docs that requires Text Wrapping.
2. Tap on Ctrl + A on the keyboard to select all the content.
3. Go to Format and click on it.
4. Select Align & indent and click on Indentation options.
5. Make sure the box for “Right” is zero and “Special” is “None.
6. Click on Apply.
Well, this might solve your issue of wrapping the text in your document. This is not applicable for wrapping an image around the text, so you must look below for that particular fix and steps.
How to Wrap Text Around an Image in Google Docs
Here is another method widely used to wrap the texts around the image. Follow the below steps.
1. Open a Document on Google Docs.
2. Enter some content and add an image to the content.
3. Now, simply tap on the image to select it.
4. A small menu below the image with the Wrap Text option will appear. Click on the Wrap Text icon in the middle.
5. Now, simply drag the image anywhere in the document to set it. It will automatically wrap itself as selected.
6. Also, the margin is set to ⅛” by default. You can edit it as you need.
These features and functions can only be carried out over the desktop version. If you are using the mobile app version, you may be unable to carry out any of the said processes.
How To Wrap Text Around A Table In Google Docs
There is no direct option to wrap text around a table in Google Docs. But as some workarounds, we will discuss multiple methods as part of this topic.
You can follow the below methods to wrap text in a Google Docs table.
Method-1: Using the Table as an Image
- Create a table in Google Docs.
- Select the table by dragging the cursor throughout the complete table and then you can use Ctrl + C keyboard shortcut or right-click and select the copy option to copy the table.
- Click on the Insert menu –> Select Drawing –> Click on the New option.
4. On the Drawing window, paste the table that you have copied above using the Ctrl + V keyboard shortcut or right-click and choose the Paste option to paste the table. You can slightly customize the table and then click on the Save and Close button to save the table.
5. Select the table image on the Google Docs document and click on the Wrap text option just below the image.
Method-2: Using Table Inside Table
You can also use this option to wrap text around the table using the below steps.
- Create a table in Google Docs.
- Right-click on the table –> Select Table Properties –> Update the Table border option to 0pt –> Click on the OK button. So that the border of the table will remain invisible.
3. You can insert the text in one of the columns, either right, left, top, bottom, etc, based on your need.
4. Now insert a table in the other column. To insert the table, click on the Insert menu –> Select Table –> Choose the rows and columns based on your need.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the difference between wrap text and break text?
Well, many users are confused between the two functions, and they have significant differences. A wrap text in Google Docs wraps the text around an image. After that, you can drag the image anywhere in the doc, and it will automatically wrap the text around it. Similarly, break text creates a small break or a gap between the text and the image. You can drag the image anywhere between the text, creating a significant gap from all ends.
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I am Rajkishore, and I have over 14 years of experience in the Software Industry. For a long time, I have been using Google Docs, Google Drive, and Google Sheets for my document usage, and I am sharing all the tips and tricks, the challenges I have come across, and their solutions to use Google Docs for your day-to-day use. I hope you will learn from these practical Google Docs tutorials. Read more.