How to Lock an Image’s Position in Google Docs?

How to Lock an Image’s Position in Google Docs?

While composing a document with both images and text, one of the chief issues faced by the user is the movement of the image’s position by the movement of the text. This causes quite a lot of practical difficulty in optimizing the layout of the document. The constant movement of the uploaded image along with the changes made in text cause the document to appear chaotic and messy. In Google Docs, there is a provision to lock the image in a chosen space which let the image stays in the same place despite the text being edited, moved, or even deleted. This enables the user to work their way around the text accordingly without having to worry about whether it may affect the position of the uploaded image. All the user has to do to avail of the service is to follow several simple steps.

How to lock an image’s position in Google Docs?

Step 1.Open the Google Docs application on the device.

Step 2.Choose the document to work with.

Step 3.Open the document and click on the image that has to be locked.

Step 4. Click on the Move with The Text option that is present at the bottom of the image.

Step 5.Click on the Fix Position on the Page option from the options that pop up.

Step 6.Now the image can be moved across the document manually.

Step 7.The position adjustments can also be made by clicking the three vertical dots present at the bottom of the image.

Step 8.Click on the All Image Options from the menu that appears.

Step 9. A drop-down menu appears on the right side of the screen.

Step 10.Click on the Position option in the drop-down menu.

Step 11.Several options appear.

Step 12.Click on the Fix Position on Page option.

Step 13.Another option that denotes the position of the image relative to the left margin is present among the options.

Step 14.Click on the measurements to make necessary changes to the position of the image in the document. The user can notice that the position of the image is being changed according to the change of each magnitude on the X and Y axis.

Step 15.The user can also check out the Quick Layouts provided by the Docs to decide on the permanent position of the image. 

Step 16.Numerous quick layouts are available in the section and the user can use the arrow icon to navigate through the entire options of layouts before choosing one.

The image is locked in the assigned position successfully and in case the user needs to remove the feature and let it move along with the text freely, all he or she needs to do is to click on the image, choose the Move with Text option appears at the bottom of the image and then, activate it.