You open up a Google Document. Your margins are set at 1 inch all the way around, and your font is Arial size 12. In other words, just not your style. Want to fix it? I’m here to help!
Change your default margins:
Change your default font/style
Yes, your students can do this, too. Think of all the time this will save when all they want to do is spend time making their text look pretty every time they write something.
You have a list of “stuff” you need to publish, but you don’t love the standard dot bullet, or you want capital letters starting with M. Can do!
From the toolbar or from the Insert menu, start yourself a list, and begin typing. Pay attention to the easy-to-miss tiny arrows beside the list options in the toolbar, as this is where you can do your customizing.
Once your list is started, you can right-click (or two-finger click/ctrl+click) on either a number or a bullet to get options such as these:
Revision History lives in nearly all of the Google Apps, and, in my opinion, it is one of their very best features! To find it, just click on the File menu in Docs, then on Revision History (or if you have a whole bunch of very flexible fingers, you can use the keyboard shortcut Command+Option+Shift+G).
Once you’re in there, be sure to click “Show more detailed revisions” to see all you need to see. Clicking on any given time will show you how the document looked at that very moment. Depending who is editing the document, any changes they have made will correspond to the color beside their name in the Revision History list.
Here are some super awesome reasons why you might want to dig into Revision History: