How to Resize the Canvas on Google Drawings

From small, wide, to gargantuan sizes of canvas, you can customize the size of your Google Drawings canvas anytime. Simply follow this brief tutorial on how to resize the canvas on Google Drawings properly. how-to-draw-using-google-drawings_-01

How to Resize the Canvas on Google Drawings

  • Step 1: How to Locate the Page Setup


    Achieving smaller or wider drawings is up to the canvas size you are using in your Google Drawings. To custom-sized the canvas, you can start by hovering your mouse on the File Menu button. As you can see, there is an option, so you need to scroll down. At the bottom, you can select the Page set-up.

  • Step 2: How to Choose the Canvas Size


    Since you have already clicked the Page set-up, it will redirect you to a dialog box. This contains the sizes for your canvas. You can select Standard 4:3, Widescreen 16:9, Widescreen 16:10, or Custom. Moreover, you can also choose your preferred measurement, such as the inches, centimeters, points, and pixels.

  • Step 3: How to Resize the Canvas in Another Way


    To use the Google Drawings canvas, you can resize it in another method according to your purpose. First, you need to hover your mouse and locate the triangle icon in the lower right corner. Next, you can click and drag it to your desired size.

  • Step 4: How to Zoom the Canvas

    It would be best if you located the View button from the toolbar. Then, select the Zoom button to choose the size. You can choose the Fit or press CTRL+ALT+[. Aside from that, you can also select another size such as 50 %, 100%, or 200%. Moreover, you can zoom in by CNTRL+ALT++ and zoom out by CNTRL+ALT+-.

Can I also use a vertical guide for my canvas?

Yes, you can use a vertical or horizontal guide for your canvas.

How can I use the ruler from my canvas?

You can hover and click the View button, then select the Show ruler.

Is it possible to clear the guides on my canvas?

Yes, it is possible. Just click the Clear Guide found on the View button in the toolbar.

Can I make customization of my canvas guide?

Of course! Make sure to select the Edit guide button.