If you’re anything like me, you consistently have that moment of panic where you can’t remember where you put your glasses.
Only to find out five minutes later they’re on your head.
We can all do a better job of keeping our things organized, and that goes beyond just items like our glasses or keys. This includes the work we do in Google Drive as it can easily become cluttered and unorganized with important documents, spreadsheets, and slides.
To stay organized, you can easily create a folder directly in Google Docs. Unsure how? It’s easy!
Creating a folder in Google Docs
Between Google Drive and Dropbox, there are many ways you can make the most out of cloud storage. Make sure you always know when your documents are being stored by breaking down how to create a folder directly from your Google Doc.
How to create a folder in Google Docs:
- In the document, click the file folder icon by the document title.
- Click folder icon with the plus sign in the lower left-hand corner.
- Name your new folder and click the blue checkmark icon.
- Click Move here.
For further instructions and step-by-step screenshots, keep reading!
1. Click the folder icon
Once you’re in the document you’re looking to save and move into a folder, click the folder icon located by the document title.
2. Click the folder icon with the plus symbol
From the drop-down menu, click the folder icon with the plus symbol in the lower left-hand corner.
3. Name the folder and click the checkmark
Enter a name for your new folder and click the blue checkmark icon to save the folder.
4. Click Move here
When the folder is created, click Move here.
At the top of your Google Doc, you will receive confirmation that the document has been moved and is officially saved in a new folder.
Organization is the key to success
And that rings true in all aspects of life -- including where you keep your Google Docs. Thankfully, creating a folder can be done directly in your Google Doc, so you can be sure every document you create is exactly where it needs to be.
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