Save Time and Utilize Templates

wp9654 07 Oct , 2015


Google Drive, Google Sheets in particular, offers numerous free templates to help you get a head start on your project. Dive right into working with your data rather than worrying about how things look. From Google Drive, click create new and then from template. From there, you’ll be able to browse templates and select the best one for your project.

Get Related Terms

This feature in Google Sheets is essentially a thesaurus, giving you synonyms and related words of any term. If you can’t think of that specific word, Google Sheets is here to help you out. Utilizing the Google Sets add on, highlight two related terms in your Google Sheets cell, and then highlight the whole cell while clicking Ctrl or option, depending on whether you are using a Mac or a PC. Terms will begin to appear, you you’ll likely find the one that was just on the tip of your tongue.

Google Slides

Google Slides allows you to create professional slideshows and business presentations with ease.

Create Translucent Text Boxes on Images

It Is highly important to ensure that your text is easily legible. Make text that is laid out on top of an image background appear more prominently by adding a translucent box or circle around it. You can do this by selecting a shape that’s behind the text, and then click fill color, and then custom.

Change and Link Shapes

Google Slides offers much functionality and customizability when it comes to shapes. For example, if you’ve created a shape, but then decide that you want to create a different one, this is an issue with an easy fix. All you need to do is go to format, and then change shape to choose the replacement shape.

You can also make the shapes link to websites, other slides, or email addresses. You can access this ability by right clicking on the shape in question and then clicking on the link option from the drop down menu.

Embed Your Presentation

Once you’re finished, you can easily embed your Google Slides presentation onto your website. In order to do this, select file, publish to the web, and click start publishing. This will bring up a menu with options such as slide dimensions and other details. Once you’ve set all of the details, you’ll get a code that you can copy and paste in order to embed the slideshow to your site.