Written by Emilija Google Workplace / Docs
Vertical lines in a document are mostly used for organizing a group of text or for emphasizing a specific part of a particular text.
Vertical lines can be found in newspapers or resumes when people want to separate different important categories and create a visually appealing document.
So, if you are using Google Docs and wondering how to insert vertical lines in your text- documents, keep on reading to find out.
You can add vertical lines to Google Docs documents in three different ways, depending on where you want to place them and for what you want to use them.
Here is how you can place a vertical line in Google Docs.
In addition to enabling users to flip images, apply WordArt, or images behind the text to their documents, the drawing tool also allows users to insert vertical lines.
Here is what the line will look like in your text.
You can also edit a line by changing its width, or add dashed lines or arrows by selecting the line and clicking on the line weight menu, line dash menu, or line start and line end menus.
If you want to add a line at the end of your paragraph, you will need to use the option for adding paragraph borders.
This option is great when you want to emphasize a specific part in your document instead of using the options for inserting block quotes.
Here is what your paragraph will look like:
Additionally, you can use the formatting options add make dashed borders, or change the wight
Another way in which you can add lines in Google Docs is by adding between the columns in your text.
And here is what your text will look like.
In case you were wondering if you can add a horizontal line in Google Docs, the answer is yes.
Plus it is simpler than adding vertical lines in Google Docs since the option is much easier to find.
So just click on the ‘Insert menu’ and choose ‘Horizontal line’.