The simplest way to do so is by using the toolbar:
Two more methods are in the article below!
Google Docs is a part of the Google Workspace package, and offers almost everything that Microsoft Word offers - plus, it's online.
Writing and editing text in Google Docs is quite simple and user-friendly, which explains the millions of monthly users.
When it comes to spacing, for example, line spacing is set at 1.15 by default, while the double spacing option seems to be missing.
This is a cause of issues for many users, since the double space on Google Docs is set by default, and due to a large number of options available on Google Docs, people find it hard to find the line spacing icon.
Double-spaced text in Google Docs creates a bigger space between two rows, meaning it creates a full blank line after each row of text.
This is widely used in academic papers, but since many users are unsure of the step-by-step process, check it out below!
You might also find interesting: How to Sort Things Alphabetically in Google Docs [3 Ways].
For users that are not so familiar with Google Docs, it might be extremely difficult to locate the line spacing icon and adjust their text.
Luckily, it's not as difficult as it may seem. There are two ways to make this change:
Using the toolbar is a bit easier, and quicker, as opposed to using the menu bar. Follow these steps to learn how to add double spacing in Google Docs:
If you feel like navigating Google Docs is too difficult, you can make the same adjustments for custom spacing by using the menu bar.
Follow these steps:
The steps we went through above are made for the Google Docs Desktop version. The following steps are for the Google Docs mobile app and are the same for both Android and iOS.
The Desktop version of Google Docs allows users to make double-spacing a default feature. Unfortunately, this feature is unavailable on the mobile app.
Follow these steps:
Writing in Google Docs is simple and easy due to its well-developed UI. However, in order to make the text easily readable, you might need to add double spacing.
In this article, we covered how to add double-spacing by using the toolbar and menu bar for Desktop and mobile phones, as well as the step-by-step process of making these adjustments default.