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How to Double Space on Google Docs

How to Change Line and Paragraph Spacing in Google Docs

How to Double Space on Google Docs

You can change the amount of space between your lines and paragraphs to give documents structure and improve readability.

Change Line Spacing

  1. Select the paragraph you want to adjust.
    Line and Paragraph Spacing
  2. Click the Line spacing button.
  3. Select a spacing option.
    Line and Paragraph Spacing

Additional space is added between the lines in the paragraph.

For more spacing options, select Custom spacing to open the Spacing dialog box.

Change Paragraph Spacing

If you want to add space above and below the paragraph, use paragraph spacing instead.

  1. Select the paragraph you want to adjust.
  2. Click Format on the menu bar.
    Line and Paragraph Spacing
  3. Click Line spacing.
  4. Select Add space before paragraph or Add space after paragraph.
    Line and Paragraph Spacing

Additional space will be added before or after the selected paragraph.

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