HOW TO STRIKETHROUGH IN GOOGLE DOCS ?

INTRODUCTION

We create documents in Google Docs almost daily.
Documents consist of text
and symbols. The need to strikethrough the text may arise any time in different situations.


STRIKETHROUGH MEANS TO DRAW A HORIZONTAL LINE IN THE TEXT THROUGH THE MIDDLE SUCH THAT IT SEEMS LIKE CROSSED OUT.


The formatting of the text consists of many operations such as setting the size of the text or numbers, making them bold for giving emphasis,
underlining them for showing the importance and

STRIKING THROUGH IS USED TO SHOW SOMETHING WHICH WAS THERE BUT NOW BEEN REMOVED OR NOT NEEDED OR COMPLETED.

So, in this article we would learn various fast and speedy ways to strikethrough the text in GOOGLE DOCS.

WHEN IS STRIKE THROUGH USED IN GOOGLE DOCS ?

STRIKE THROUGH THE TEXT to show that

  • Something which has been removed from the data.
  • Any task which was there but now has been completed.
  • Anything , where we want to show the presence of some information but which has been omitted or has become redundant.

For the example, Suppose, we have a list of chores

  1. Do the dishes.
  2. Wash the car.
  3. Go to Market.
  4. Meet any friend and so on.

After we have complete two jobs. Our list can be shown as

  1. Do the dishes.
  2. Wash the car.
  3. Go to Market.
  4. Meet any friend and so on.

WAYS TO STRIKETHROUGH TEXT IN GOOGLE DOCS

We can use many ways to strikethrough the text in GOOGLE DOCS.

The ways available are :

  • USING MENU
  • KEYBOARD SHORTCUT

Let us discuss all the ways one by one in detail.

STRIKETHROUGH TEXT IN GOOGLE DOCS USING MENU OPTION

This section deals with the techniques to STRIKETHROUGH or CROSS OUT the text in GOOGLE DOCS.

STEPS TO STRIKETHROUGH OR CROSSOUT THE TEXT IN GOOGLE DOCS USING MENU OPTION

  • Select the text which you want to strikethrough.
  • Go to FORMAT MENU > TEXT > STRIKETHROUGH as shown in the picture below.
BUTTON LOCATION FOR STRIKETHROUGH IN GOOGLE DOCS

  • As we click the STRIKETHROUGH OPTION, the text will be strikethrough.

The process is shown below in the animated picture.

STEPS TO STRIKETHROUGH TEXT IN GOOGLE DOCS USING MENU OPTION


STRIKETHROUGH TEXT IN GOOGLE DOCS USING KEYBOARD SHORTCUT

The fastest way of operation in any application software is still the use of KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS.

Follow the steps to use keyboard shortcut to STRIKETHROUGH any text in GOOGLE DOCS .

  • Select the text which we want to strikethrough the text.
  • Press ALT and keep it pressed, press SHIFT and keep it pressed too and press 5.

  • It’ll strikethrough the text within fractions of seconds.
USE ALT+SHIFT+5 SHORTCUT TO STRIKETHROUGH AND PRESS AGAIN TO REMOVE STRIKETHROUGH
  • The strikethrough is applied.

REMOVE STRIKETHROUGH FROM TEXT IN GOOGLE DOCS

STRIKETHROUGH is a toggle function .

TOGGLE FUNCTIONS WORK IN AN ON OFF WAY.

Once used, they’ll put the effect on, pressed again they’ll remove the effect. Simply select the cell or text and click ALT+SHIFT+5.
Strikethrough will be removed.

Similarly, we can easily remove strikethrough by MENU OPTION

  • Select the text where you want to remove Strikethrough.
  • Go to FORMAT MENU > TEXT > STRIKETHROUGH
  • Click it.
  • Strikethrough will be removed.