How To Turn Off Link Preview In Google Docs

Google Docs , by default,  has link previews as thumbnails enabled. So, when a hyperlink is added, hovering on it will show a preview of the corresponding webpage. This feature can be disabled so that only the basic link details are visible on hovering. Here is how to do that: Open Google Docs, and click on Tools > Preferences. From the General section, remove the tick mark next to Show link...

How To Translate Text In Google Sheets

Google Sheets supports the Google Translate function, just like Google Docs. What this means is that you can translate blocks of text and text contained in different cells into another language using this feature. Here is how to use it: Open Google Sheets. To translate text, so that the results are in another language, use the following syntax:  =GOOGLETRANSLATE[“text”, “source language”,...

How To Enable The Word Count Indicator In Google Docs

Google Docs, by default, has the word count indicator off. So, you need to check the word count manually. This option can be enabled so that the word count is automatically displayed while typing. Here is how to do that in the web version: Open the Google Docs document to be edited and click on Tools > Word count. (Shortcut keys: Ctrl + Shift + C). From the Word count options, enable the option...

How To Add Watermark In Google Docs

Google Docs has some pretty useful features. Along with those, it also has the option of adding a watermark to your Google documents. Here is how to do that: Open the document in Google Docs in which the watermark is to be inserted. Choose Insert > Watermark. This will open the watermark editor. Two types of watermarks: Image and Text can be added. This example shows a local image that is uploaded...

Type Less In Google Docs With The Substitutions Feature

Google Docs has certain useful features like voice typing, a built-in dictionary, and more. When composing documents in Google Docs, it can be quite repetitive to use common words. That is where the substitution feature can be a time-saver. To use it, open Google Docs and load a document. Then, click on Tools > Preferences. There will be two sections: General and Substitutions. Click on the Substitutions...

How To Translate Documents In Google Docs

Google Docs has an option for translating documents into different languages. This translate feature supports various languages, and a translated copy of the original document is created. To use it, log in to Google Docs and open the document to be translated. Then choose Tools > Translate document. Rename the translated document if required (the translated document by default is saved with the...