How To Vertically Center Text In Google Docs

Google Docs is a versatile platform for creating, editing, and sharing documents online. It provides numerous features to format your text, and one such feature is vertically centering text on a page. However, this might not be as straightforward as it seems. In this blog, we will guide you on how to vertically center text in Google Docs.

Steps to Vertically Center Text in Google Docs

Let’s go through the detailed steps.

Step 1: Open Your Document

First, open the Google Docs document where you want to vertically center the text. You can do this by navigating to Google Docs, clicking on the folder icon, and selecting the document from your Google Drive.

Step 2: Select the Entire Text

To vertically center all the text in the document, you need to select it. You can do this by clicking anywhere in the document, then pressing Ctrl+A (Windows) or Cmd+A (Mac).

Step 3: Open the Page Setup Menu

Next, navigate to the File menu in the top left corner, then scroll down and click on Page setup….

Step 4: Vertically Center The Text

In the Page setup dialog box that appears, you will see an option labeled Vertical alignment under the Margins section. Click on the dropdown menu next to it and select Center.

Here is the sequence of commands in Google Docs:

        1. Open your document
        2. Select the entire text -> Ctrl+A (Windows) or Cmd+A (Mac)
        3. Click on the File menu -> Page setup...
        4. Under Vertical alignment -> Select Center

Step 5: Save The Changes

After selecting Center, click on the OK button to apply the changes. This will vertically center your text in the document.

That’s it! You have successfully vertically centered your text in Google Docs. Now, no matter how much text you have in your document, it will always remain centered.


Google Docs is a powerful tool that offers many formatting options for your documents. Vertically centering text may not be an everyday need, but knowing how to do it expands your capabilities as a Google Docs user. We hope this guide was helpful to you. Stay tuned for more Google Docs tips and tricks!