HOW TO CHANGE TEXT / FONT COLOR IN GOOGLE DOCS ?

INTRODUCTION

Google Docs is the word processor provided by Google totally free of cost for the individuals.

In addition to the foolproof sharing options, Google Docs offers a lot of other options too.

Every word processor should have some basic functionalities like handling the text , its color , size and more. Google Docs have them all.

We’ll be discussing one of such formatting features of Google Docs.

In this article, we’ll learn something very easy but frequently used CHANGING THE FONT or TEXT COLOR.

WHAT IS A FONT OR TEXT COLOR IN GOOGLE DOCS?

Let us first understand what a font or text color is.

FONT or TEXT color is simply the color of the Text which is being used in any document.

The text or font color of this text is black.

The text or font color of this text is green.

The text or font color of this text is Grey.



WHY DO WE NEED TO CHANGE THE FONT OR TEXT COLOR ?

There are many occasions when we need to change the font or text color in google docs.

Few of them can be one of the following.

We need to change the font or text color when-

  • We want to highlight the text to show something special or important.
  • We want to classify some information.
  • you need to change the text color to complement the background color which is different from the default color white.
  • You love to use any color just for the aesthetic need.

HOW TO CHANGE THE FONT OR TEXT COLOR IN GOOGLE DOCS ?

We can simply use the options available for font or text color change simply.

LOCATION OF THE TEXT COLOR OPTION

The TEXT or FONT color change option is available in the STANDARD TOOLBAR as shown with a blue square in the picture below.

TEXT OR FONT COLOR OPTION LOCATION



TYPE THE DOCUMENT IN THE TEXT OR FONT COLOR OF YOUR CHOICE

Let us first learn to change the FONT COLOR before we have created a document.

If we haven’t created the document yet, it is we can set the font color easily using the following steps.

  • Open the document.
  • Click in the page.
  • Go to TEXT COLOR ICON and click it.
  • Choose the color from the COLOR PALETTE.
  • The color will reflect in the icon itself.
  • Start creating the document.

The following animation shows the process.

SET THE TEXT COLOR IN GOOGLE DOCS



CHANGE THE FONT OR TEXT COLOR AFTER THE DOCUMENT IS CREATED

If we have already created the document, we can change the font or text color in the following steps.

  • Select the complete text or you can simply press CTRL+A. [ CTRL+A is better if you have many pages ]
  • Go to the toolbar and click the TEXT COLOR icon.
  • The Color palette will open.
  • Choose the color.
  • Click OK.
  • The color of the complete text will be changed.

The following animation shows the process.

CHANGE FONT COLOR IN GOOGLE DOCS WHEN THE DOCUMENT IS ALREADY CREATED



USING MULTIPLE FONT COLORS IN THE GOOGLE DOCS DOCUMENT

We can also use many font colors in the same document.

Follow the steps to use many font or text colors in Google Docs document.

  • Open the document.
  • If you already have created the document [ If the document already contains the text which needs to be text color changed]
  • Simply select the text which needs one color.
  • Go to STANDARD TOOL BAR.
  • Click on the TEXT COLOR ICON.
  • Select the color from the color palette.
  • The selected text will contain the color selected.
  • Now select the second portion of the text and again repeat the process.
  • You can repeat the process as many different colors you need in the document.

The process is shown below in the animation.

USING MULTIPLE FONT COLOR IN GOOGLE DOCS

In this article we learnt about setting the font or text color in Google Docs.