Google Training Tip: Remove Formatting in Gmail Compose Window

When composing a Gmail message, you may need to copy and paste text from other sources. This text may already be formatted with different fonts, sizes and colors that may not be consistent. Instead of reformatting your text manually, use the Remove Formatting tool to instantly match all of your text to the default text settings.

A hidden gem, the Remove Formatting tool is in the Formatting Options toolbar. To use it:

  1. Highlight the text you wish to edit.

  2. Hover over the Formatting Options button in the lower menu bar.

  3. Select the Remove Formatting button (marked with Tx) to reset your highlighted text to the default settings.

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