How to Rotate Text in Google Docs [Easy Guide]

Google Docs is one of the best products from Google. Everything that we add in Google Docs is saved in real time and that means you don’t have to manually save the document every time you make a change.

The opportunity for creativity is vast in Google Docs and it all depends on how the user takes advantage of all the options. If you are thinking of using rotated rotated text on your document, you have come to the right place. Here you will learn how to rotate text in Google Docs.

By default the text we add is arranged horizontally , but when you want make your document stand out and attractive, then you can add text in different formats, stickers, images and more.

Can You Rotate Text in Google Docs?

Yes, you can easily rotate text in Google Docs. Although you can’t rotate the text that is already in horizontal, you can add new text in different angles that you set by rotating the text.

You can also rotate images that is also quite easy. But first lets check the steps for text.

How to Rotate Text in Google Docs?

As mentioned earlier, Google docs lets users rotate text, but the option is not directly available in the default menu. You can find the option by following the steps below.

  1. Open or create a document in Google Docs.
  2. On the menu section, click on Insert option.
    How to Rotate Text in Google Docs
  3. You will get a drop down list, choose Drawing followed by New.
    How to Rotate Text in Google Docs
  4. It will open a Drawing window. Here click on the Text icon.
    How to Rotate Text in Google Docs
  5. Now click on the empty place to draw a text box and then write the text that you want to rotate.
  6. Point your cursor on blue dot and rotate it at the preferred angle.
    How to Rotate Text in Google Docs
  7. Once done, click on Save and close and the rotated text will appear on the document.

You can resize the text box based on your preference.

How to Rotate Images in Google Docs

Rotating Images in Google Docs are straightforward and easier than rotating text. But if you are not familiar with the process, here are the steps.

  1. Open a document in Google Docs.
  2. In the Menu section click on Insert.
  3. Now in the drop down menu, select Image and then add your image.
    How to Rotate Text in Google Docs
  4. You can also copy and paste images directly in the document.
  5. Once the image is added, take the cursor on top of blue dot and then rotate the image.
How to Rotate Text in Google Docs

Can you rotate text on Phone?

No, rotating text is not possible in the Google Docs app for Mobile Phones. The drawing option that we use to rotate text in web version is not available in the App. Also you can’t rotate images in the Google Docs app.

So this is the complete guide on how to rotate text and image in Google Docs. This can be useful if you want to make your Google Docs presentation better or to highlight something. In case if you have any queries let us know in the comment section below.

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Ashutosh singh

Computer Science graduate and tech enthusiast. Love testing new tech gadgets ever since my first windows phone from Samsung. Working as a technical writer for more than five years, and I believe I have also developed good SEO skills. In my spare time, I like watching movies, and playing games.

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