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Format Text in Google Forms (Easiest Way in 2024)

In this article, we will show you how to format text in Google Forms in just a few clicks. Simply follow the steps below!

Google Forms Text Formatting

To format text in Google Forms, you have a variety of options to enhance the usability and appearance of your forms. 

Here's how to do it:

1. Customize your theme.

Look for the "Customize Theme" icon in the top-right corner of your screen; it looks like a paint palette. Click on it to open the "Theme" sidebar.

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2. Change the font and size of your text.

In the Theme sidebar, you'll find dropdown menus for "Header," "Question," and "Text." Click on the dropdowns to select a new font and size for each section. 

google forms formatting

If you want more font options, click "More fonts" and access the entire Google Fonts library.

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3. Edit your title and description. 

Click on the title or description of your form to start editing. You will see a formatting bar beneath the field with icons for bold, italic, underline, and hyperlink.

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4. Apply text and formatting.

Highlight the text you want to format or place your cursor where you want to start typing. Click on the bold, italic, or underline icon to apply that formatting. 

Here's an example:

google forms text formatting

To add a hyperlink, click the link icon, and enter the URL.

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Formatting Text in Google Forms

5. Use lists.

For descriptions, you can also add numbered or bullet lists. Start typing your list and use the icons in the formatting bar to convert your text to a list.

Here's an example:

Tip: To remove formatting, highlight the text and click the "T" that has a line through it.

We hope that this article has helped you and given you a better understanding on how to format text in Google Forms.

You might also like our articles on how to submit photos on Google Forms and branching logic. To optimize your workflow better, we recommend reading our guide on how to receive email updates for Google Forms submissions.

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