Shortcut for Highlight in Google Docs Shortcult for Highlight in Google Docs on Windows: Press Ctrl+Alt+H and then use arrow keys and enter to choose color.
How do you highlight the background in Google Docs?
Click the Highlight Color icon. Click the desired highlight color.
How do I highlight all instances of a word in Google Docs?
Select all occurrences of a word in Google Docs
- Open the Find and Replace interface (Ctrl + H → find)
- Enter the string you are looking for (and select options if applicable, e.g. matching case)
- Click on Find In → Current selection / Main Document . This selects all occurrences of the string.
- Close Find and Replace .
How do you highlight cells in Google Docs?
How to Highlight Cells in Google Sheets
- Select the cells to highlight. You can simply click and hold and drag your cursor over the cells you wish to highlight.
- Click the Fill color icon in the main toolbar. The Fill color icon looks like a bucket pouring paint.
- Select the fill color.
How do I control highlighting on my keyboard?
Hold down the "Ctrl" key and the "Shift" key. Press the right arrow key to select the word to the right, or press the left arrow key to select the word to the left. Select one character at a time by holding down the "Shift" key and and using either arrow key (right or left).
How do you keep highlighting in Google Docs?
Select the desired words using your mouse or keyboard by holding down shift and dragging/moving your cursor across the text you wish to highlight. Next, search the toolbar for a little “pencil” icon, next to the icons for bold and italic. When you hover over the “pencil” icon it should say “Highlight color.”