People love Google docs as it is easy to use, let’s say user friendly, the use of a keyboard shortcut is way too easy to use with google docs, track changes, and many other features are made easy using Google docs. As we all know, a well, neat, and clear cover page encourages you, readers, to read your document hence gaining what has to offer. Cover pages mostly give your reader a hint on what they are about to get, so if your cover page should be impressive and contain all the required data for your work or document.
One can come up with a neat or clear cover page for assignments or projects hence saving cost and time as it’s easy and you don’t need people to design it for you. If you are looking for the easiest and convenient way to design your cover page, then you are in the right place.
We have different options. You can create your cover page from the foundations or use the templates. Google docs have document templates that make it easy for some people. We will learn all of them and see what favors you.
Create a new cover page.
Open google document.
Click blank to create a new document under Start a new document.
Page set up after clicking the blank page lets set up our document size, layout, margin, and color required, and all that. So, click files and then click page set up that will be easy. If you are not familiar with all these, you can set it to default. After doing all that (setting up your page as you want), click ok.
Insert tables as with tables, and it’s easy to define your working space (cover page space). Go insert and choose tables.
3 2 1
- 1: Columns (going down.)
- 2: rows (horizontal)
You have to extend to the size you need your cover page to cover. It’s easy.
You can add an image to make your cover page attractive. Click insert and the image.
Google docs allow you to make some simple modifications to your images. Like contrast, transparency, and position adjustment, many others.
You can upload your image from various sources.
- Google photos.
- Google drive.
- Your device. (computer and phones)
So, it’s up to you to look for an amazing image. You can add a wrap text, or if your image is well defined, you are good to go.
Add your texts; remember you can customize your texts in terms of color, fonts, and many others. Use the drawing tool to make it easy to drag the text over the image. The drawing tool provides an option of adding text, so this will be easy. To make your image more attractive, you can add other pictures over your background image to make it attractive. Also, to make your work professional, use ads.
If you are done with your cover page, download it in any format you want. Just navigate
File>download (as choose any format you like).
Create your cover page using Templates.
Google docs have a lot of pre-built templates you can choose to come up with a cover page. Also, you can find other features to make them look impressive. They do look childish, so you have to modify and make them look impressive. Google doc has a lot of templates so, you don’t have to worry about font, theme, and color. Let’s do this.
Open google document, then click the template gallery. Scroll down to education and choose what pleases your eyes.
These templates were made for specific reasons, so choose where your project or assignments lies. If its law picks legal if its education looks for it medicine the same.
Once you have your template, you can customize it to replace the image, color, the contrast of the image, adjust the position, and many more.
If you want to tweak the easy image, just double click and if you want to choose another image, just right click on the image. For the color
After clicking the image option, you will see a new panel where you will pick recolor and choose the color that goes with your project or assignment.
Replace the dummy text. Double click on them and replace them with appropriate text. Templates have their color palate; to main the same color across your project, take the colors at the bottom line.
Number your pages.
Navigate insert>header page number. To some people, header and page number will be viewed immediately after clicking insert down the list while other headers and page numbers will be the same, so you have to choose the suggestions.
After you have done all this, you can download it to use it offline click file>download.
The best this about this template you can do anything with it. You can adjust the position, color, fonts, and many more. Let’s say a company logo. You can move it around the way you want and add wrap text over it. It’s perfect for everybody who needs a cover page for anything.
Lastly, if you don’t find any template that suits you from the given gallery template, you can download them on the internet. They will show you how to upload or use them. Google docs have a lot of features that are making our work easy. If you are new to google docs am sure you will enjoy it as it’s easy to use and understand, well-defined icons, and also takes keyboard shortcuts.
I hope this was helpful. Also, there are other options you can check out like canvas, lucidpress, and many others. To improve your skills and work, try out other applications as they do have different features and applications. Check our blog for more tricks and knowledge concerning google docs and other applications.