Have you ever typed your headline and ended up on the next page when you started typing the paragraph? It’s happened to all of us and will continue to happen. But, if you make a change to your document, you can keep your titles and paragraphs always together. This will help your documents not have unnecessary pages. The fewer pages you have to print, the better, right?
How to Keep Titles and Paragraphs Together
To always keep the titles and paragraphs together in Google Docs, you’ll need to highlight the title and the paragraphs. Once you’ve selected them, click on the Line spacing button at the top. It’s the button that has an arrow pointing in both directions and three lines to the right. It’s also highlighted in the image below.
You can also go to:
- Line spacing
- Keep with next
If your paragraphs are usually short, you might not often use the following feature. But, you never know if you might need it in the future. So, it’s always good to know how to use it.
The following tip will help you keep those big paragraphs together, so your reader doesn’t have to go to the next page to finish the idea.
To do this, highlight the paragraphs you want to always keep together. Once you’ve chosen them, click on the Line Spacing button again. But, this time, choose the Keep Lines Together option. You can also go to Format > Line Spacing > Keep Lines Together.
As long as you’re there, you’ll also see an option called Prevent single lines. Just as the name states, you won’t see a single line on a new page all by itself with this option. That’s all there is to it when it comes to keeping the paragraphs together. This option is definitely helpful since it can mean the difference of your document has only the necessary amount of pages.
By keeping your paragraphs together, you also help your document look better. The reader won’t see only a single sentence on a new page. You have three valuable options to choose from whenever you need them. How useful do you find these options on Google Docs? Share your thoughts in the comments below, and don’t forget to share the article with others on social media.