Does your Gmail formatting options not showing? Are you tired of using the default text styles? This article will tell you how to get the Gmail formatting toolbar and how to use the required Gmail formatting options like Font style, type, color, etc.,
1. What is Text Style?
A text style is a resource that specifies text attributes, including the font, size, line spacing, font style, text alignment, and text and background colors. Text styles make it easy to apply a consistent look to all text throughout a file. if you change a text style, all objects that use the style are updated at once. A text style can be applied to objects created with the Text tool.
2. How to Use Gmail formatting options?
2.1. How to Use Gmail formatting options On Windows?
Step 1: Gmail formatting toolbar is missing – How to Get it?
Login in to your Gmail account. Select the “compose” option at the left of the screen. “New message” dialogue box is opened. In that enter the To address and write the message which you want to select. Select the text where you want to apply Text styles. Select the “A” symbol at the bottom of the screen beside the send option. You will see the Gmail formatting toolbar.
Step:2 Several formatting options are displayed on the screen. The formatting options are font styles, size, Bold, Italic, Text and background color, Underline, Alignment, Number list, Bullet list, intend less, Intend more, Quote and Strikethrough. Remove formatting, which is used to remove all the changes at a time.
Step:3 Before you going to apply the formatting options, select the text where you want to apply. Select the “Font” option. Several types of fonts are displayed, Select your desired font. Then the font is applied to the selected text.
Step:4 If you are feeling that the text is too small or too large, then click on the “Size” symbol and select the size.
Step:5 If you want to draw the attention of the reader to a particular part of the text, then we have several options to do that particular work.
Bold: “Bold” symbol is used to highlight certain words from the bulk of words. It is heavier and darker than the regular type.
Italic: “Italic” symbol is used to draw the attention of the reader to a particular part of the text. Mainly the italic is used to emphasize the titles, foreign names, etc.
Underline: “Underline” is a section of text in a document where the words have a line running under them. it is used to represent the important point in the text.
Text color: Select “Text color”, in that you can observe two types. Background color and text color. Select your desired background and text color which are used to highlight the specific words in a text.
Step:6 “Align” is nothing but arranging things or text in a line or a proper format. There are mainly three types of alignments. “Left Align” which is used to arrange the text to the left. “Right Align” which is used to align the text to the right. “Center Align” which is used to arrange the text in the center of the page.
Step:7 Number list and bullet list is a paragraph level attribute that applies a bullet or a number at the starting of the paragraph. There are used to represent an important point in paragraph one by one. If you select any one of these at the starting of the first point, then it automatically applies to the next point when you tap on the enter key.
Step:8 Removing all formats is as easy is applying. Select the entire text and click on the “Remove formatting” symbol at the top of more options list. All the formats which you applied to your text are removed.
2.2. How to use Gmail formatting options On Android:
Step:1 Login into your Gmail account. You can see a red pencil icon at the bottom of the screen. Click on that icon.
Step:2 The compose window is opened. Enter the text which you want to send in the place of compose text. Double-tap on the text, several options are displayed. Select “Select all” to select the entire text or just move the bubble upto where you want to select. Then click on the “Format” to display the different formats.
Step:3 Several formats are displayed at the bottom of the screen. In Android, we observe fewer formats than in windows.
Step:4 In android, you don’t have the possibility of changing the font and size of the text. you have the only options to highlight the main words in the text to grab the attention of the reared. You have the highlighting formats like “Bold”, “Italic”, “Underline”, “Text color”, and “Background color”.
Bold: click on the “B” symbol at the bottom of the screen. Then the selected word becomes heavier and darker than regular text. It draws the attention of the reader.
Italic: Click on Italic symbol to make the titles and the writer names or location or some other special words different from the regular text.
Underline: “Underline” is a section of text in a document where the words have a line running under them. it is used to represent some specific words or important sentences in the text.
Text color: It is also used to emphasize specific words in the text. Click on the “Text color” symbol and select your desired color, then the color of the text changed.
Background color: To change the background of the text select the “background-color” option and select the color which you want.
Step:5 Removing formats is as easy as applying. select the format which you want to remove from the text and click on the “remove format” which is at the end of the formatting symbols. Then the Format is removed from that word or text.
After reading this article, you are able to add styles to text in Gmail easily. you can easily change the font and size of the text. You can also highlight the important words with the help of formats like Bold, Italic, Text color, Background color.
Arrange the entire text to the left or right or center. With all these formatting options you can make your text more beautiful, grab the attention of the reader, and easy to find the title and important names or some other in the text.
Gmail formatting options – FAQ
How to change the font style in Gmail using windows?
Selecting the font option in the compose mail window and select the desired font style.
Can i highlight the word in the text?
Yes. you can highlight the word in the text by using several formats like Bold, Italic, Text and background color and underline.
How can i add bullets to the important points?
you have Bullets list option in the Formatting options. Simply by selecting that option you can add bullets.