Google Slides shortcuts make graphic design even easier. Many of these shortcuts can also be used in Docs and Drawings. Click here for a one-page list of Common Actions & Text Shortcuts in Google Slides. Select Use Template.
Increase Font Size
Does the font size look too small? No worries, increase it with this shortcut:
- Select the text.
- Use CTRL + Shift + .
The period increases font size while the comma decreases it.
If the image doesn't have to be a specific size, the quickest way to decrease the image size while keeping its proportions is to use this shortcut:
- Select the image.
- Use CTRL + ALT + j
Think of j for Jen. Jen and Katie make an incredible team so use k to increase the image size.
When the image must be a specific size or you want to format the text fill, drop shadow or reflection, use this shortcut:
- Select the image, text, or object.
- Use ALT + letter o + \
to access the Format options menu.
Google Slides is more than a presentation app. In fact, Google Slides can be used to create magazine covers, movie reviews, and more. In the next lesson, you will do just that.