How to draw a straight line in Google Slides

If you are using Google Slides, you may be having some trouble finding how to insert a line. Once you have figured out how to insert it, getting it to be also straight can be frustrating. Follow these easy steps to get it done.

Go to menu bar and select line.

Line option on the main menu
Watch the video

This site has a companion YouTube channel that has pretty much, well almost exactly, the same content. If you like this, you’ll like that.

Now, here’s where the real trick comes in. If you want to draw a line, go ahead. But, if you want to draw a straight line, hold down the shift key while you draw! There it is, a straight line.

A very straight line!

0 thoughts on “How to draw a straight line in Google Slides

  • This is not working for Vertical lines. My line is slopping to the left or right never straight even with the shift key its becoming annoying because its so easy in powerpoint

  • Dana

    If you are using slide to create an org chart like I am doing….use the elbow line. Noodle around with it and you’ll see that it make vertical and horizontal lines.

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